Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat.

13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

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So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. This is key for YouTube community building.

Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight to Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I recently discovered an emerging New York City community/organization called The Office Hero League that seems to be providing the same value to the members of their community that an association would provide.

Community Building Through Innovative Conferences

Convince & Convert

Jason Keath, Social Fresh @jasonkeath. Jason Keath of Social Fresh joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to tell us about the blooming success of Social Fresh and how to run a more efficient, interesting conference. Read on for some of the highlights or listen below for the full podcast.

Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight into Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I recently discovered an emerging New York City community/organization called The Office Hero League that seems to be providing the same value to the members of their community that an association would provide.

2tor Paves the Way for Online Education and Community Building

Convince & Convert

Two team members from the online education company 2tor join Jay Baer and Eric Boggs on the Social Pros Podcast this week – Alexa Scordato , Director of Communications & Social Media, and Harrison Kratz , Community Manager for the MBA@UNC program. Alexa Scordato, 2tor @alexa.

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. How is your video content serving your community?

10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

If you have been building your business on rented land, have you honestly been expecting a massive ROI for your business for free? Why you must stop building your online business on rented land. Social Profit Factor Online Training Academy + Member Community .

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Don’t Listen to the Facebook Fear Mongers – What You Need to Know on Newsfeed Changes 2018 Webinar

Pam Moore

Yes, Facebook is continuing to favor content that is engaging and focused on building community, conversation etc. If they have focused on only building their business on rented social media land such as Facebook, they are getting a big wakeup call right now.

Getting to the Heart of What Makes a Conference Amazing with #MDMC2019 Founders

Pam Moore

Bottom line, I’m thrilled to be returning and love being part of the community. It takes a lot of smart work, late nights, collaboration, and devoted hearts to build something that we can all be part of together that is bigger than any of us can do on our own.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

If there’s one thing you take away from today’s post on content marketing, please let it be this: just because you build it, doesn’t mean they’ll come. Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc.

Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

” Talk about a religious celebration that’s gone mainstream… and one that engenders a feeling of community among those who celebrate the day. How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community.

“Growth Hacking” – Ignore the Hype

Waxing UnLyrical

There is a dangerous idea being shared in marketing, community management, and start-up circles in San Francisco – “Growth Hacking.”. Believing that “growth hacking” is the way to build your user base, community, or marketing program is a very dangerous idea.

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s a landslide: Community creates results. The Harlem Shake depended on community. User-generated content is far better at creating that community. Disclaimer: Pic-n-Post is a client of RedShift Writers. Hello, WUL readers! Remember me? I used to write here all the time.

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5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Below are tips on how to build a network (and then maintain it!) Look for online communities of bloggers and contribute to their conversations to begin building contacts in your focus area. Build Your Brand and Expertise. Do you have a great community building strategy?

Four Ways Content Writers Can Change the World

Waxing UnLyrical

Communication Community Building Daniel Cohen Guest Posts Writing Content Writers Houston Writeathon I have long been a proponent of the power of language.

How Franchise Organizations Can Use Digital and Social Media to Amplify and Grow the Brand in 2019

Pam Moore

Empowering franchisees to properly represent the corporate brand promise, learn how to have authentic conversations with their local market and community, the more consistent the brand will be across different locations.

Cracking the Crowdfunding Code: Can You?

Waxing UnLyrical

Over and above that, crowdfunding is integral to the #HopeProject campaign SBC is working on for Milaap (disclosure: client), not to mention building and motivating communities to do good is a particular passion of ours, so I figured I’d share it with you.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

She was simultaneously started on a fairly new melanoma vaccine therapy, the idea being that the surgery takes care of the local cancer, and the vaccine builds up her immune system to fight off any microscopic cancer cells that may show up elsewhere. We are a community.

Monday Roundup: Building Your Business Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Having a strong community is one of the most important aspects of business. This week’s roundup includes seven posts that are good reads on both maintaining as well as building your business community. How To Be A Better Facebook Community Manager. Happy Monday!

Teamwork Is a Contact Sport

Waxing UnLyrical

Business Building Career Development Public Relations building relationships community building Networking teamworkWe’ve all heard the old… very old…saying, “There is no ‘I’ in team.”

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Celebrating Women’s History Month

Waxing UnLyrical

The grandmoms who teach young women important lessons , or devote time to improving their local communities. Community Building Events Karelyn Lambert Social Media empowered women facebook event inspiring women women's history month

Sock Monkeys Against Cancer Reaches Tipping Point

Waxing UnLyrical

Community Building Personal Shonali Burke Social Media jennifer stauss windrum leslie luhrman lung cancer SMAC! for lung cancer). Earlier this month, Jennifer Stauss Windrum wrote a moving guest post on her campaign to generate awareness around lung cancer.

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Digital Marketing 2019: 5 Mindset Shifts Marketers Must Make

Pam Moore

Our agency, Marketing Nutz can help you build, launch and optimize your digital and social brand presence to achieve your goals. Digital marketers are scrambling in 2019 to find their place above the noise.

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

Ancita Satija Community Building Guest Posts Social Media Employees Engage facebook Six Degrees PR Yammer

5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

Waxing UnLyrical

In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). ” (on the relationship between customer service and the community) ~ Jenne Pedde , 2U, Inc.,

#Milaap4Hope: A Global Conversation on Sustainable Giving

Waxing UnLyrical

area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Community Building Events Shonali Burke Women''s Issues #HopeProject #milaap4hope milaap sustainable giving

While I Was Out: Reflections On a Social Media Hiatus

Waxing UnLyrical

As a business, you should concentrate on building an engaged community, not necessarily a huge one. If you have a strong community , they will be there when you come back. But had the client not also been a part of my community, I doubt they would have been as understanding.

Lessons in Listening and Customer Outreach From Chobani

Waxing UnLyrical

And the company has used a lot of the techniques I discussed recently, right here on WUL, on growing your Facebook community. That’s relationship building. Shouldn’t every business take getting to know its fans and building relationships this seriously?

Monday Roundup: Sustaining Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

Relationship Building is My Career. Shelly Kramer reminds us why offering your audience fresh, relevant, high quality original content is still the best way to sustain your community. Business Community Building Resources Shonali Burke Weekly Roundup

When Social Media Fills In The Blanks

Waxing UnLyrical

And doing things like this is what helps to grow your network and your community. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™.

How Socially Responsible Communications Maintain Your Community Cool

Waxing UnLyrical

Another great resource or ally can come from working with a trusted research firm that can help you “uncover the hidden patterns of understanding that undermine citizen action,” as the Topos Partnership has done for a variety of communities in at least seven different sectors.

What PR Pros Can Learn From Social Good Campaigns

Waxing UnLyrical

Having been part of the WUL network for a couple years now, I can fully say that this community is no stranger to social good and giving back. As I’ve experienced, understanding the community that is built through social good and how it can be activated is essential for any communicator.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

How Milaap’s #HopeProject Gives New Life to Former Devadasis

Waxing UnLyrical

There are a lot of pros and cons about being an independent business owner, but one of the pros is that, if you try to build your business right, you (mostly) get to pick your clients.

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16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me

Waxing UnLyrical

area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me. Community community building random facts

Launching a SMAC!Down: Sock Monkeys Against Cancer

Waxing UnLyrical

Mom and I want to build “SMAC! Community Building Events Guest Posts Philanthropy jennifer windrum leslie lehrman lung cancer SMAC! Guest post by Jennifer Windrum. NoMo is the ringleader of “SMAC!

How To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. The truth is, to grow a Facebook community you must bring people from outside Facebook into your Page. How To Grow Your Facebook Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Hey there, #WUL.

Taking Your Blog Post Series on the Road

Waxing UnLyrical

Nick Kellet is co-founder of the social curation platform Listly , that combines crowdsourcing, content curation and embedable lists to drive high-level community engagement, live inside your blog posts. Guest post by Nick Kellet .

Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

Check out our new comprehensive online social media and branding training academy, the Social Profit Factor , that will help with you tap into the power of social marketing to build your brand in a way that attracts your ideal audience and customer organically and paid!

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Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

Waxing UnLyrical

She manages the company’s Twitter , Facebook , Google+ , LinkedIn , Tumblr , and Instagram communities, contributes to Cision Blog , and assists with content, social strategy, and tactics.

12 Tips to Organize and Run a Tweetathon

Waxing UnLyrical

There are so many things I’ve learned during the course of this campaign – about blogger outreach, about measurement and analytics, about Facebook Groups, about community building – there are probably a ton of posts waiting to be written.