The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

I spent a few days last week at the new 1440 Multiversity , attending the Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum. Instead, after almost every session the participants broke out into small groups to discuss the topic of the panel and how we could apply it to our own businesses.

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31DBBB Challenge: Join a Forum or a Social Media Group and Start Participating


One of those places could possibly be a forum or social media group (like a Facebook or LinkedIn Group), and you’re missing out on a wealth of untapped readers if you’re not in there being part of the community too. LinkedIn Groups: Getting Started.

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8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups


Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. If you own a blog that has multiple authors, regular contributors, or regular guest bloggers , here are seven ways a private blog group can be utilized for helping strengthen the blog and its community as a whole. This should be the most obvious and important use of a private blog group. If the group is dead (ie., Best Group Platforms.

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Blogging from the World Business Forum

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Whenever September rolls around I always get excited about 2 things – fall sailing and attending the World Business Forum at Radio City in New York. This year the HSM team that runs the World Business Forum is mixing it up a bit with more social media aspects of the program.

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EVENT: Social Media World Forum in Singapore

Laurel Papworth

You can book at social media world forum. Lito S German BMW Group Asia. EVENT: Social Media World Forum in Singapore is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. I’m speaking on social media monetization at Social Media WorldForum in Singapore on September 22nd-23rd. I’m blogging about it now because the earlybird discount finishes 22 July.

How to Use Facebook Groups to Grow Your Business and Engage Customers


Today, though, with the power of Facebook groups for business , brands have an opportunity to build fan communities in a way that just wasn’t possible back then. Here’s how to promote your business and reap the benefits of Facebook group marketing. Facebook page vs. group.

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


Facebook group applications can be used to invite like minded people to share their thoughts on a subject. Do not set yourself away from the group. Community building- The impact of group communication. Social groups or group communication is the answer to this.

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[GET] How I Stopped Blackhat Forums & File Sharers Distributing My Products

Viper Chill

Even IM forums share fitness products, courses on productivity, WordPress themes and video courses from independent creators. The forums pass it off to their users in their terms of conditions before you register. Me : Hey Alisha, are you a member of a Blackhat forum called XXXX.

Why the Changes to LinkedIn Groups are Better for Your Users – and You


LinkedIn groups, I assure you, are not on the brink of going up in flames and burning group owners to the ground in their wake. The Changes to LinkedIn Groups Streamline its Top Functions. LinkedIn Groups Aren’t Your Bulletin Board for Sales.

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An Interview with Sean Geehan, CEO and Founder Geehan Group

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I met Sean at a recent ITSMA Marketing Leadership forum. Oracle, Wells Fargo (commercial group), HCL, and Intesource to name a few. Please note while I am not a customer of his firm the Geehan Group I am in discussions with them about having them consult for us here at Avaya.

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Working with Social Media Data: People and Groups

Net-Savvy Executive

Social media data provide information about both individuals and groups of people: who they are, who they know, what they care about, what they have to say, where they go… Have you noticed just how much information people are sharing about themselves, both intentionally and unintentionally?

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?


How does a blogger generally relate to a forum? For example, one of them is the application called Forums that I work with. You can also post your blog URL on a particular forum that deals with blogging directly.

Sony Builds Interactive Social Media Hub For 2014 World Cup

The Realtime Report

This online forum, which opened on May 1st, compiles the comments and conversations of soccer fans across the world on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+, organizing them all on one website. The forum will also keep statistics on all 32 teams and their players as the tournament progresses.

Why Sustainable Competitive Advantage is so 1990

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I also look forward to seeing her speak about this topic at the upcoming World Business Forum held in New York at Radio City Music Hall on October 7-8. When I was doing my PhD, it was all about conjoint analysis and co-word grouping and feature-function maps.

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5 Ways You Can Use Facebook Groups to Benefit Your Blog


3 days ago Facebook ticked over the major milestone of 2 billion monthly users , over half of whom use Facebook groups. That’s right, more than 1 billion people are using Facebook groups. Here’s how you can move to where the conversation is and develop community for your blog in 5 different ways with Facebook groups. Groups for your eCourse or other Education. One of the most common uses of Facebook groups by bloggers are ones set up to support a course or an event.

Understanding Word-of-Mouth Marketing: 5 Reasons Why People Share.


Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. They like to contribute, in relationships as well as in social groups.

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It’s Time to Own Your Social Community

Convince & Convert

Before the rise of MySpace and Facebook and Twitter and Tumblr, the “original” social media was created in the unglamorous yet impactful world of discussion boards and forums. The days of the leased social community are fading, and it’s time to re-embrace owned social.

Social Media Marketing Goals & Tools | Mindjumpers


Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum.

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Defining a Strategy To Use Content In B2B Marketing


In defining a strategy the following elements can play a role: 1) Segmentation The various target groups are divided into segments.

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Social Media Marketing Policies and Education: The Employee.


Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Value your employees by inviting them to participate in building your online brand, together, as a group of real people, all firmly trying to achieve a common goal.

The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Showcase reviews: Blogging Wizard (WordPress), Marketing Insider Group, MarketingLand, RazorSocial, SnapApp. It monitors results from Google, Bing, Yahoo, YouTube, and Baidu along with blogs, websites, forums, news, mobile, and shopping.” Marketing Insider Group.

Web Hosting demystified - II

The Marketing Blog

55 am Discussion forums still alive. these days … ) My quest for a good web-host landed me at several websites, blogs and discussion forums. Although the evolution of blogs has re-defined the art of conversations good old php forum continues to run well despite stuff competition. Popular MBA discussion groups like pagal guy , cool-avenues , job forums, web directories , scripts and other talks are still pretty much a part of traditional discussion forums.

Panel: Brand Management in the Social Media Jungle


Silicon Valley Brand Forum at Electronic Arts. At this brand forum, we’ll explore both the opportunities and pitfalls in managing a brand through social media. Larry Vincent , Group Director, Strategy at Siegel and Gale.

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Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here are some random thoughts from a collection of these experiences and feedback from conference speeches: 1) Features are NOT user experiences: Warning…if you ask someone about desired user experience and they say wiki or forum, you have work to do. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. © 2008 Community Group Therapy. Community Group Therapy is proudly powered by Silver Lexus and WordPress. Upcoming Events. About.

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Five Digital Channels For Word of Mouth Marketing


Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Think benefits for the target group and take care of blog posts, online videos on YouTube, presentations on slideshare, infographics or photos on Flickr, etc.

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When a Con Artist Comes Calling: Online Community

Laurel Papworth

So the group booked a venue interstate, a dinner, hotels etc and submitted a deposit to the moderator (community volunteer admin) who agreed to organise it all. You certainly can’t rely on a forum to show the full history of what has happened to that tribe! Besides the moral outrage is the shock of a trusted community member betraying the group. Recently, in an online community I am involved in, the members decided to get together in real life (IRL).

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

” Report: Where Marketers are Focusing in Social Media by Social Marketing Forum Jim Ducharme demonstrates the increasing importance of social media for marketers based on the amount of time spent on such efforts.


Myrland Marketing

Perhaps there are certain lawyers or industry groups that would be great bloggers, and that are good educators, and great at replying to all comments on blogs, thus building relationships.

Facebook Insights from Social Media Club Hawaii | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

Privacy Issues on Facebook Use Lists to organize your friends in to groups.

Community design showcase: NTEN keeps it simple


NTEN limits groups (communities) to several main communities only: the overall NTEN Discuss community ; conference-related communities – see 15NTC , this past year’s conference community. A site that concentrates engagement into its main discussion forums.

Is Your Business Using the Correct Facebook Profile?

The Social Media Incubator

There are three types Facebook offers: Profiles, Groups, and Pages. What about a Facebook Group? Facebook Groups are set up like a private forum. Individuals are invited to join groups where they can share photos, links, updates, and more.

Twitter for Business: Is It Time?

Webbiquity SMM

Of the top 500 people in event marketing per BizBash magazine (a group that should definitely be social media active), just 119 —less than a quarter—even have a Twitter account, and many of those are inactive. Twitter is in trouble.

Attend the Peer to Peer Fundraising Virtual Conference for Nonprofits!


The conference hosts — Armbruster Consulting Group, Cathexis Partners, DonorVoice, and Frakture — are excited to share their unique experience and knowledge with the sector.

Should your online community be open or closed?


New members can participate immediately without having to join closed groups. Some conversations may not be appropriate for a public forum. Groups can conduct sensitive business or work projects without outside interference.

How to Showcase Your Social Media Skills and Land Your Dream Job

Webbiquity SMM

Social media itself is teeming with self-help groups and forums that aim to help like-minded professionals. Guest post. Everyone has a different idea of their “dream job,” but regardless, getting it requires hard work.

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How is B2B Online Marketing Different?

Small Business Mavericks

You should also post in LinkedIn groups that are related to the niche you are marketing. You’ll get a lot better results posting in groups than you will posting directly to your profile. Forums are a great place to hang out and listen. Many times, you can connect and establish relationships with company big wigs on their own forums. Technology company employees in particular tend to use their own forums a lot. So head to the forums.

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Is Face-to-Face Communication Gone in the Digital Age?


But think about how you might expressly use online groups to promote face-to-face meet ups. It’s not just about providing a conference group where people can say “I’m going!”

How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

Webbiquity SMM

Join Niche Groups. Enlarge your network by searching for and joining groups that are relevant to your business. There are numerous groups on LinkedIn within most industry segments; look for those that are active and have a large networking capacity. Guest post by Brandon Brown.

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Associations should be incubators for startups


As for CMA, the group sees it as a chance to help build a stronger foothold in both the industry and city that represents their home base.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Agree, Disagree, or Qualify ( ADQ ) is a closed group for open minds dedicated to rigorously testing claims in concert with the values of free expression, eager education, and utmost respect. The last claim I ever posted there suggested that ADQ should have its own group. The answers that came back were agrees and easily accommodated qualified answers, thus prompting the forum. Join the forum at Hey there, #WUL. Long time no see!

Does Transparency Need a Filter?

Direct Marketing Observations

We think the aforementioned groups share too much and have no concept of what should and shouldn’t be shared in social media , but I digress. Personal forums for airing what bothers you on a conference call is not the time or place.

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How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

Find relevant groups on Facebook and LinkedIn. This is as simple as searching within “groups” on each social networking site for your primary keywords and recording the results. Note how many groups you find, how large the groups are, and how active they appear to be.

Become a Fearless Online Community Leader

The Realtime Report

Create new communities largely through leveraging connections within existing networks such as culling prospects from social fan pages or LinkedIn groups. As they grow, and more diverse members join, the dynamic influences the direction of the group organically.