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.

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.

How Social Media Strengthens Companies [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Socialcast has compiled this nice infographic that explains how social media strengthen the relationships inside the company to engage employees and consumers when creating customer relations. Engage and build trust.

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. Five companies with a human social media presence.

“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.”. However, this version of the story neglects to mention the long-term life-cycle of the companies and how complex successful communications programs really are.

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!) Depending on your client or company, you’ll want to look for gatekeepers who have a similar focus or interest so that their readers will find an interest in your content as well. Build Your Brand and Expertise.

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

I was surprised to get a Facebook request from my company ( Six Degrees PR ) to join its Page named “Six Degrees PR bunker.” I never thought that any company would step up to connect and engage with its employees through a private Facebook Page – this was quite a surprise to me.

Lessons in Listening and Customer Outreach From Chobani

Waxing UnLyrical

Two years ago when the Midwest had a massive heat wave, and the company had trouble keeping up with demand, plenty of cups of yogurt were spoiled in transit or at the store. And the company honored every spoiled cup with a replacement, whether the spoilage was its fault or not.

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.

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 To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. With eight franchises in two states and many people working at the company, I am not sure if they asked their employees, friends and family of employees to “like” the page.

Launching a SMAC!Down: Sock Monkeys Against Cancer

Waxing UnLyrical

Mom and I want to build “SMAC! monkey, one will be given to someone with cancer (model to go into action the minute the company can financially sustain it). as a socially conscious, for-profit company. Guest post by Jennifer Windrum. NoMo is the ringleader of “SMAC!

How Disney Reached 100 Million Page Likes on Facebook

Mindjumpers

The company has been around for 109 years and is loved by people all over the world – no doubt the company is “liked” on Facebook too. Since August 2009, Disney started posting regularly on Facebook and their community grew wide.

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.

Changing Trends in Social Media Can Influence Your Business Model (part II)

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. Companies all over the world are now looking forward to improving their relationship with their customers with the help of social networking sites.

Trends 256

Facebook Launches Questions

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community. Questions will be a useful feature for business that run a page as part of creating involvement for users in the community.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. A year ago we set out to build a travel company and cruise discovery engine, but along the way Cruiseable turned into a travel and cruise publication as well. Assumption 2: Build a platform.

23 Tips to Build a Brand that is a Sweet Orange in a World of Bitter Apples

Pam Moore

How do you build a brand that is a sweet orange in an online social world of bitter apples? There is a way you can build a compelling brand without a million dollar budget. Below are a 23 tips to help you build a brand that will be remembered, sung, tweeted, and virally shared.

Brands 140

Managing Negative Comments in Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

If you work as a social media manager or online community manager you see these all the time … negative comments. Most customers who complain online don’t want to hurt your company. Guest Posts Social Media community building engagement managing negative comments yvette pistorio

Who’s on Your Cheering Squad?

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s because of those things that business owners need to build their own cheerleading squads , their own communities. Business owners who are interested in building a squad may do so locally. They build a two-pronged squad consisting of both offline and online cheerleaders.

The BBC Experiments With Video News Coverage on Instagram

Convince & Convert

From the content created, to the positioning and community involvement, the effort is both interesting and noteworthy for both companies and news outlets.

Video 126

How to Build Stronger Bonds With Your Community

Convince & Convert

It’s no small secret your online community and your loyal customers within are your company’s greatest asset. While a customer may be happy with their one-time experience with your brand, what’s going to make them a lifelong community member? Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

Nike Celebrates Instagram Milestones by Thanking Its Community

Convince & Convert

To commemorate both milestones, the company hosted a 24-hour long community celebration on its @Nike account. Throughout the celebration, Nike shared ten Instagram photos from its fans that inspire the company to “push further” on the platform.

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? They don’t realize the work that goes into building a following of more than 50,000 people and engagement on every post. Cleaning Company: “Double tap if you hate cleaning on the weekends.”

15+ Proven Content Ideas to Connect You With Your Audience to ZOOM ROI, Leads & Sales in 2019

Pam Moore

Did you know of the highest performing B2B content marketers, 90% say they prioritize their target audience's informational needs ahead of sales and promotional messages from their own companies. The heart of the digital and social online world of today is driven by two big things.

ROI 78

15+ Proven Content Ideas to Connect You With Your Audience to ZOOM ROI, Leads & Sales in 2019

Pam Moore

Did you know of the highest performing B2B content marketers, 90% say they prioritize their target audience's informational needs ahead of sales and promotional messages from their own companies. The heart of the digital and social online world of today is driven by two big things.

ROI 78

10 Proven Digital Marketing Strategies to Stand Out from the Noise in 2019

Pam Moore

Marketers who made the huge mistake of building their brand on rented social and digital land such as Facebook, are likely not sleeping well at night as 2019 is approaching. Did you know… 90% of companies use social media for brand awareness.

10 Proven Digital Marketing Strategies to Stand Out from the Noise in 2019

Pam Moore

Marketers who made the huge mistake of building their brand on rented social and digital land such as Facebook, are likely not sleeping well at night as 2019 is approaching. Did you know… 90% of companies use social media for brand awareness.

Is Your Brand Relevant as Avocado Toast? 10 Strategies to Stand Out from the Digital Noise in 2019

Pam Moore

Marketers who made the huge mistake of building their brand on rented social and digital land such as Facebook, are likely not sleeping well at night as 2019 is approaching. Did you know… 90% of companies use social media for brand awareness.

Is Your Brand Relevant as a Toaster and Avocado? 10 Strategies to Stand Out in 2019

Pam Moore

Marketers who made the huge mistake of building their brand on rented social and digital land such as Facebook, are likely not sleeping well at night as 2019 is approaching. Did you know… 90% of companies use social media for brand awareness.

10 Strategies to Stand Out From the Digital Crowd of Noise in 2019

Pam Moore

Marketers who made the huge mistake of building their brand on rented social and digital land such as Facebook, are likely not sleeping well at night as 2019 is approaching. Did you know… 90% of companies use social media for brand awareness.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Know how to not only build community but build real relationships with human beings built on trust and authenticity. Build, tweak and optimize conversion funnels, content strategy and plans, digital platforms and more over time and that results are not achieved overnight.

General Electric Hosts a Virtual Science Fair On Tumblr

Convince & Convert

General Electric also does a good job ceding new and previous Vine content to keep the community motivated. There are more options and companies than ever to help you pull in and house user-generated content (Mass Relevance, Olapic, Postano, and more).

Tumblr 118

Being Loud About 3M’s Quiet but Powerful Innovations

Convince & Convert

3M has always been a social company, he says, so social media becoming the new fabric of the world is a natural transition for them. People already want to be a part of the innovation driving this century-old company, so 3M is not struggling for engagement. Greg Gerik, 3M @ggerik.

Social Pros 29 – Lauren Vargas, Aetna

Convince & Convert

Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. For early stage and start up companies there’s an analogy of alignment.

Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. Letting companies target status updates. So, Evan is the Head of Community at UserVoice.com.

Are you bumping into coworkers enough?

Jeff Esposito

During the 30-minute session, the Zappos CEO touched on a lot of topics, but the one that stood out the most was on what he wanted to do with the company’s new offices in the old Las Vegas city hall. People matter – company cultures lie within employees.

Community Manager of the Year Finalists

Jeff Esposito

A few months back, I was named as a finalist for community manager of the year from Oracle /Vitrue along with Stacey Acevero and Carly Severn. Will you/your company be celebrating community manager appreciation day?