Effective Online Marketing with Forums and Message Boards

Kikolani

Today’s companies are quickly recognizing the power that social media tools such as forums and message boards can have for finding new customers and spreading the word about products and services. Find out who runs the forum and send him a private message.

Blogs, Message Boards and Social Networks Now Daily Destinations for Many Women

Proactive Report

Social media is playing an increasingly important role in the everyday lives of Americans, particularly when it comes to getting advice on consumer products with many consulting blogs or message boards before making purchases. ’ Message boards/forums are second only to conversations with friends and family as the preferred source of product purchasing information for iVillage community users.

Social media metrics: why, what and how to measure according to Jim Sterne

Social Email Marketing

Social media management Social media metrics and measurement Social media ROI blogging bookmarking consumer-generated content customer satisfaction David Berkowitz Delicious Digg Facebook Flickr Forums and message boards Jim Sterne key performance indicator KPI LinkedIn lower costs Marketers Studio marketing mix media sharing micro-blogging Ning raise revenue roi sentiment social media marketing Social Media Metrics social networks StumbleUpon YouTube

How to Build a True Learning Community at the Core of Your Membership Model

SocialFish

archived member discussions on the topic, captured from message boards. Lunch break: logs into VIN to check discussions on message boards or catches up on a new clinical update. What makes a group into a learning community?

How My Guinea Pigs Became Famous Guest Bloggers

Waxing UnLyrical

Post on message boards and other blogs when relevant. No matter what you’re blogging about, there is a message board devoted to whatever your passion is. Guest post by Jessica Torres. A year and a half ago, I started a blog about my pet guinea pigs called Cavy Savvy.

Asian Social Media Equivalents [infographic]

Mindjumpers

The different types of platforms represented are social networks, message boards, blogging platforms, micro-blogging platforms, platforms of instant messaging, video sharing, photo sharing etc.

Three Ways Users Can Help Keep Twitter Vibrant

Webbiquity SMM

Use direct messaging judiciously but helpfully (avoid auto-DMs). By capitalizing on its strengths and encouraging B2B use, it can avoid becoming just a message board for short-form political rants. Is Twitter dying?

Visibility is More About Social Than Search

Proactive Report

If you’re able to woo them with your message or pitch, they’ll spend an inordinate amount of their own sweat-equity promoting their own content across their own social media platforms and profiles — including cross-posting onto LinkedIn, Medium, and other aggregator sites like Business2Community, Google News, and Yahoo! Message Boards and Forums : Only do this if you’re already someone who loves and uses message boards.

Manage Your Online Reputation in Multiple Languages

Idaconcpts

Monitor Message Boards. You can use services such as BoardReader.com, ForumFind.com, Big-Boards.com, BoardTracker.com, iVillage, Yahoo Message Boards, and MSN Money to monitor message board conversations.

Five Ways to Draw Traffic to a Blog Post

Webbiquity SMM

Are you trying to find a B2B audience on LinkedIn or on message boards related to your niche? Guest post by Kylie Ora Lobel.

Interview with Community Manager: Jonas de los Reyes from Yahoo!

Social Media Citizens

For gamers, we’ve seen how they’ve thrived on message boards while on the other hand, consumer-based companies see the value of building their communities on a Facebook fan page and/or a Twitter account. Jonas de los Reyes is a lead community manager of Yahoo! in Southeast Asia.

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Lessons in Humanity from Shidoobee

Waxing UnLyrical

So I asked my husband about it, and it turns out there’s a Rolling Stones-related message board called Shidoobee , which hardcore Stones fans (yes, B.H. On Saturday, my husband and I drove up to Atlantic City, NJ, to see Ronnie Wood in concert.

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US Women Are Following Brands & Stores

Proactive Report

It’s no surprise that women dominate most social networks and news sites.

How to Find Content for Your Blog

Bill Hartzer

Message Boards (people still use them, and they’re typically on topic). Message boards can be a great source of blog post content, especially if you have a blog in a certain niche.

Apple Pay And The Future Of How We Spend Money

Twist Image

The new app allows groups of people to contribute to message boards on topics of your choosing. Each user who joins can pick the name they want to use and, much like traditional message boards, group creators can also assign moderators or set age restrictions.

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Realignment #5: From Products to Solutions

SocialFish

Lunch break : Logs into VIN to check discussions on message boards or catches up on a new clinical update. Logs into VIN and enters a specialty board on a topic of concern to him to pose a question to, and get advice from, colleagues who have dealt with similar cases.

All your best content may now be considered fake news

Socialmedia.biz

For example, the more than polarizing InfoWars.com, founded by alt-right political firebrand Alex Jones, started as a simple message board. I t’s time for you to really invest in your own personal or professional social platforms.

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Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

In addition, WordPress’ sister offerings, BBpress and Buddypress offer message board and social network features as well that all integrate well with each other. They offer the standard fare including profiles, groups, message boards, multimedia, etc. Message Boards Message boards are a quick and easy way to enable your users to engage in discussions, provide feedback, and build a knowledge base around your products and services.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Zeke Camusio shows that WordPress isn’t just for blogging; it can also be used to build an e-commerce site, social network site, image gallery, email auto-responder system or message board.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

If you can’t think of what to blog about, get inspiration from the news, industry occurrences, message boards and other communities where your customers are hanging out.

Real Brand Storytelling

Twist Image

There were message boards and email lists. He is also the co-founder of the Web Analytics Association (now the Digital Analytics Association ), serves as an advisory board member of Search Engine Strategies , the eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit and several venture capital backed startup companies (like Bazaarvoice , Monetate , Nomi , TagMan , and more). Episode #446 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to.

The 5 C's of nurturing the Human Element in Social Media

Josh S Peters

Don’t force them to visit your Facebook page when they hang out on a forum or message board. These should all make sense to you, but if they don’t then spend some time on FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or your favorite message board and try reaching out to someone you don’t know.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

The best also monitor message boards and forums, easy to overlook but critical particularly for niche b2b products and services. Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. But how do you choose one?

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The Benefits of Offline Marketing

Kikolani

The nice part is that while you can send out the same postcard, letter, or catalog to everyone on your database, some direct mail services also let you target different messages in your direct mail campaign based on the information in your database. This is a guest post by James Elliot.

Protected Concerted What? The National Labor Relations Board and Social Media

SocialFish

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is at it again, by recently releasing its first two rulings on employer social media policies. The Board has issued three (3) reports providing guidance on social media policies. According to the National Labor Relations Board.

What Will Success Look Like?

SocialFish

Every day there are over 500 active message board discussions ongoing between VINners (members of VIN). “I simply would never have mustered up the courage to walk into a gym, full of fit people—let alone spend money I don’t have—if it wasn’t for Planet Fitness.

The Difference Between SEOs and Search Engine Marketers

Bill Hartzer

After all, if that “trade secret” ends up on some SEO message board somewhere, on Google+, or if it’s tweeted on Twitter, then most likely the “loophole” won’t last that long.

3 Ways to Improve Your Site’s User Retention

Convince & Convert

Their fears are legitimized by the array of trolls, spammers, and plain old nonsense that can be found in comments and messaging boards across the internet. The browsing experience is a two-way street. Today, nobody wants to be spoon fed information.

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Association Social Media: American Diabetes Association

SocialFish

I also manage the organization’s online message boards , a support community for people affected by diabetes.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity SMM

Its monitoring covers blogs, message boards, forums, microblogging sites, wikis, media sharing sites, social networks, online classifieds and review sites. Nielsen’s monitoring covers more than 100 million blogs, social networking sites, discussion boards and other sites where consumers can post content. Until fairly recently, keeping track of your organization’s online presence was relatively easy.

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

Webbiquity SMM

” Sharing habits differ based on the group being shared with, however, as “Social networks are the top method for sharing content with friends (92%)…In sharing online content with the general public, consumers prefer to use message boards (51%) or blogs (41%).”

The Taylor Swift Guide to Creating Compelling Content

Convince & Convert

This can come in many places, such as blogs, Twitter, message boards, etc. Image via Billboard.com. I am a huge Taylor Swift fan. Okay, granted, I’m not a huge fan of a lot of her music, but I am a fan of how she connects with her fans.

Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

I know many plastic surgeons would prowl the plastic surgery message boards themselves and as soon as anything negative was posted, they would go into defense mode and reply with their side of the story.

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Where Do Forums Fit Into Social Media Marketing?

Josh S Peters

I know many plastic surgeons would prowl the plastic surgery message boards themselves and as soon as anything negative was posted, they would go into defense mode and reply with their side of the story.

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50 of the Most Dependable Web Resources for University Students | Educhoices.org

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Other site features include a message board and rich text editor. College Ruled - Strictly for college students, College Ruled is an all-in-one app with class message boards and calendar making abilities.

Successfully Engaging Customers with a Cause

Buzz Marketing for Technology

That's when the messaging really started to spread like widefire. Case Study at the Media Convergence Forum from Liz Cahill, VP of Marketing and Communications of Lee Jeans 13 years ago Lee recognized women were the top consumers of their jeans.

LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google SMS Channels: Send SMS Text Messages to your Group for Free. Message Board LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account. If you are on LinkedIn but haven’t had a chance to explore all the features yet, this quick LinkedIn guide should come in handy. It shares tweaks and some lesser known features of LinkedIn that help you do more with your profile. You should be logged into LinkedIn for any of these tips to work. Export LinkedIn Contacts.

How to Integrate Social Media into Your Website with a Homeland Embassy Strategy

Convince & Convert

Michael Dell spoke about the issue of proximity in an article in Forbes back in 2006: The first step was to add blogs and message boards in the hope that irate customers will talk to the company rather than gripe to the whole Internet. Image by Eric Schwartzman.

Are You Keeping People Connected With Your Brand and Each Other?

Convince & Convert

The Weight Watchers site features a Community section with message boards for support, etc. ” Then Lauren’s team can pick up on that and amplify the message. Lauren Salazar, Weight Watchers @sassandglitter.

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An Interview with Advocate Health Care: Case Study #StoriesOfTheGirls

Diva Marketing Blog

New in the 2014 Stories of the Girls campaign is a message board prominently on the StoriesOfTheGirls.com microsite. Breast cancer still impacts too many lives. Advocate Health Care launched a unique program to bring attention to breast cancer prevention, treatment and support.

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The effective practice of social media marketing requires monitoring all channels, from online cruise message boards to social networking sites like Facebook or LinkedIn. Most of what we know about the program, we have learned here on the Cruise Critic boards.

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Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Forums and Message Boards (the oldest and second-most commonly used forms of social media).

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Social Media Adoption: Higher Education Beating Business

Proactive Report

38% of colleges’ and universities’ admission departments use message boards; 22% use podcasts and 13% use wikis. While we might think of universities and the academic world as a conservative space they’re streets ahead of business when it comes to social media adoption.