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.

Facebook Provides Community-Building Tips for Brands in New Report

Social Media Today

Facebook says that brands need to work on developing their community contribution capacity in order to align with modern connective trends

13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

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.

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?

Monday Roundup: Building Business Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

And from gathering the right data to connecting with potential clients, creating and building business relationships is a daily task. This week’s roundup features seven posts that focus on building business relationships. How do you build business relationships?

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.

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.

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.

Get Down with the OPC! How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community

Pam Moore

The OPC = other people's content and other people's community. Communities create markets, but only after you make the first investment in the human beings within. I share 10 golden rules to ensure you achieve the greatest results possible when engaging and participating in communities.

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.

Brand Strategy in a Nutshell – 5 Reasons to Invest in Branding Your Business

Pam Moore

It's your promise to your customers, partners, employees, audience and community. Your brand will help you tell your story and helps you build trust as it informs people what to expect. Your brand is the foundation and one of the most important aspects of your business.

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!

Your Logo is Not Your Brand – Why You Need a Brand Architecture and Strategy

Pam Moore

To survive in business today marketers must know how to build a brand architecture and strategy. Your brand is your promise and value you offer customers, your community and all who come in contact with your brand. It's community.

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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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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.

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.

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.

Prioritize the Top Social Networks for Your Business with These 5 Easy Steps

Pam Moore

How do you determine where your audience is hanging out online so you can build the most meaningful relationship with them as possible? How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community Content Marketing in a Nutshell for Business.

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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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?

Facebook 2018 News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business

Pam Moore

Ready to STOP building your business on rented Facebook land? Stop building your business on rented land. Unless you have been hiding under a rock or too busy to do the double click, you likely know by now that Facebook recently announced some big changes to their news feed algorithm.

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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

10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

When is the last time you did a reality check on how the people in your community are doing? I've had several in tears they are so overwhelmed with thankfulness for the content I have been pumping into the mainstream digital and social media community for over 10 years.

How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

They don’t think like a cash register or corporate building. They know who they are and what they offer their customers, partners, online community and friends. Social Profit Factor Training System + Member Community . 7 Foundational Steps to Build Your Personal Brand.

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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.