What do you think about your community platform?

SocialFish

Across the world, right now, thousands of community managers are about to decide which platform is best for their organization, but there’s no single source of honest community platform reviews, from real community managers, for them to research peer reviews.

Build A Platform

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I would argue that an individual with a powerful platform is someone who will never be unemployed. Platforms used to be something that someone else had to bestow upon you. That was the traditional platform. But that platform wasn't your own (it still isn't). platform.

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Choosing the Right Social Media Platform [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

There are many factors to consider when you’re choosing the social media platform that is right for your brand or company profile. StumbleUpon, Youtube, and Google+ are the most effective platforms for SEO goals.

How You Can Use Twitter As a Visual Marketing Platform

SocialFish

Twitter has gone from being a fun microblogging platform to taking on a life of its own. Non profits have found incredible success there, able to connect directly to their audience thanks to the platform being so open-ended. Base Visual Content On What Works For The Platform.

#HashAtIt: Now You Can Search Hashtags Over Multiple Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

Hashtags work on multiple social networks – but until recently there was no easy way to search them on all of these platforms. “We realized that our platform could give people the results they’re looking for as-it-happens, without any biased censorships,” said Paolone.

How to Choose the Right Social Media Platform to Connect With Customers

Mindjumpers

Searching the web, I stumbled across this schedule made by Heidi Cohen , which provides an overview of the social media format options by exploring the pros and cons of different social platforms.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. Some people want to debate the technical aspects of the platforms.

Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps!

Meet Team Sprout: Brian, Platform Engineering Manager

Sprout Social

Brian Cordonnier, a Platform Engineering Manager on Sprout’s Publishing Squad, embodies this commitment both in his work at Sprout and his hobbies outside of the office. This post Meet Team Sprout: Brian, Platform Engineering Manager originally appeared on Sprout Social.

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Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review

Kikolani

Web CEO has a lot to offer in addition to the features described above, including SEO training, a white-label reports, white-label integration of their tool into your platform, and the ability to resell under your brand. The post Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review appeared first on Kikolani.

Understanding Which Social Platforms to Choose When [infographic]

Mindjumpers

In this social media universe where different tools and platforms are available, it is also a good idea to design different messaging on each of these channels to make the best use of the dynamics of each of them. How to Choose the Right Social Media Platform to Connect With Customers.

[Cool Social Tools] Hot Online Community Platforms for 2015

SocialFish

And associations need to do if it they’re shopping around for an online community platform. Listed alphabetically: CareHubs : Relatively new on the scene, this online community platform’s killer app is the fact that it’s HIPAA-compliant.

Beyond Facebook: The Social Platform Leaders [Infographic]

Firebelly

Before you get bearish on Facebook, think about how many of these networks are actually ubiquitous; how deep is the actual engagement; are they platforms; what’s in it for brands; why should people care; and why should they share.

7 Awesome eCommerce Platforms For Small Businesses

Kikolani

Like any business model there are challenges to opening an online store, with the prime one being selecting the right eCommerce platform to launch your business. innovations, the platform is speedy, lightweight and easy to get acquainted with.

Salorix Launches AI-Powered Predictive Influencer Marketing And Social Media Management Platform

The Realtime Report

This is the problem that Salorix is trying to solve with a new social media management platform called Amplfy 2.0, Bhattacharya says that this predictive behavior begins to kick in after about 3 months of using the platform for a given brand.

Snapchat as a platform for branded content?

Mindjumpers

With the growing number of social platforms, businesses have numerous ways to communicate with their customers.? If Snapchat deals properly with the hacking scandal, the platform has extensive potential.

Facebook Prepping Instant Games Platform for Messenger?

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is reportedly set to launch an Instant Games platform for its Facebook Messenger application, allowing users to play “lightweight” games against their friends.

Social Media Marketing: Burberry Launches New Campaign on 10 Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

Burberry, a “digital darling” among luxury brands, recently launched its Autumn/Winter 2012 collection across 10 different social platforms, according to L2.

Facebook Just Downplayed The Biggest Launch They've Made Since Platform for the Web

Stay N' Alive

The other day I wrote about finding some information about the upcoming HTML5 platform for mobile launch awhile back. When in reality, Facebook just launched something bigger than the original F8 Platform Launch back in 2007. Facebook HTML5 Mobile Platform's Potential.

How to Figure Out Once and For All Which Social Media Platforms to Be On

Katie Lance

But, the bigger question remains, which platforms should you be on and why? These days, there are a lot of social platforms to choose from: Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, and the list goes on and on.

Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Draws Youngest Users Among Top 10 Social Platforms, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Among the top 10 global social platforms, Tumblr has the greatest share of younger users, with 47% of active users in the 16-24 year-old demographic. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1.23 billion monthly active users. via Facebook. YouTube.

Picking The Right Social Platform For Your Brand

Mindjumpers

Picking the right social platform is important in order to build the strongest possible social presence for your brand. But it might be difficult to keep up with the latest developments in the fast-moving world of social media, where new features and platforms are a daily occurrence.

Shhh…Don’t Tell. You Can Still Post Your Tweets To Other Platforms

SocMed Sean

The impact of cutting off access, means that a platform like Linked In is no longer able to allow their users to bring their tweets into their LinkedIn profiles via automated methods. Shhh… photo courtesy of Sarah G on Flickr via Creative Commons license.

In-App Payments to Brands, Other New Features in Facebook Messenger Platform v1.2

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook announced the launch of Messenger Platform v1.2, Other new features in Messenger Platform v1.2 Facebook introduced Messenger Platform v1.2 Readers: What are your early thoughts on the new features in Messenger Platform v1.2?

Messenger Platform v1.3: News Feed Ads Launch Messenger Conversations; Sponsored Messages Debut

SocialTimes Facebook

Monetizing Messenger is moving full speed ahead with Facebook’s launch of Messenger Platform v1.3, Vice president of messaging products David Marcus introduced Messenger Platform v1.3 Marcus also revealed the following new features for developers in Messenger Platform v1.3:

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Weibo – a Chinese Social Media platform

Mindjumpers

To put (or replicate, to some extent) all functions into one platform/ product seems to be a symbolic Chinese character, the more the merrier. To sum it up Weibo is the most important social platform for brands to be on in China, because of its large audience base and its pioneer advantage.

Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

Comments tied to one platform. Facebook has announced a new version of its Comments Box plugin – its social plugin that enables Facebook-connected commenting on a website. In this post we’ll take a look at some of the apparent benefits and risks of this new feature for businesses.

Facebook’s Atlas Ad Platform: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Facebook has revamped and relaunched its Atlas ad platform. Learn all about it in these five must-reads. Meet the new Atlas By Erik Johnson Today, we are announcing the launch of Atlas. We’ve rebuilt Atlas from the ground up to tackle today’s marketing challenges, like reaching people across devices and bridging the gap between online. Blog Facebook Social Media

Should Your Movie Be On Tsu [A New Social Networking Platform]

Social Media Network Marketing

As Mentioned In : [link] Soon after Ello came Tsu – [pronounced as Sue] Social Networking Platform. PervaraKapadia Since the Platform rewards with monetary benefits for Posting and Inviting Friends – this means that if your Post is good it can go Viral even better!

How Our Big Data Platform and Social Analytics API Work

Simply Measured

The big data platform behind the scenes is what makes this all possible. This tier is also responsible for the listening capabilities of our platform. Want to know about the rest of our platform and how it gives you the information you need to make better business decisions?

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On Having A Platform

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The way any individual can move the needle in their professional career is by having a platform. Part of the dance that many aspiring writers must do to get a major publishing deal is to demonstrate to the publisher that they have a platform. A well-rounded platform like this gets publisher's excited, but it's not for everybody. " Michael Hyatt over at Thomas Nelson Publishing had some similar thoughts in his Blog post, How Important Is An Author's Platform?

Facebook Developing New PC Gaming Platform; Teams Up With Unity Technologies

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is not playing around when it comes to games, announcing the development of a new PC gaming platform and a partnership with Unity Technologies. Unity–a development platform for 2-D, 3-D, virtual reality and augmented reality games—will integrate support for Facebook’s current gaming platform, as well as the new one it is developing. of the Unity platform, saying that interested developers can apply here by Aug.

How Content Platforms Inspire Internal Stakeholders to Blog More Often

Convince & Convert

Here’s how I developed content platforms for stakeholders across sales, marketing, client services, and support to establish a culture of content at Skyword. What is a content platform? Image via BigStockPhoto.com. As content marketers, we’re expected to do it all at our organizations.

Transmedia: Multichannel Storytelling Transcends Platforms

Geoff Livingston

“Ideally, each medium makes it own unique contribution to the unfolding of the story” (Henry Jenkins, 2006) Who doesn’t like a great entertaining story? Now imagine a story told throughout your daily experience across diverse media types. While not a new phenomena, transmedia storytelling challenges conventional siloed storytelling by transcending singular form to engage users. [.].

Native Ads Debut for Mobile App Install Campaigns on Twitter Audience Platform

SocialTimes Twitter

Advertisers running mobile application install ad campaigns on Twitter Audience Platform now have access to native ads.

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Will You Be Part Of The Twitter Self-Serve Ad Platform – Not Sure That I Will

Small Business Mavericks

Twitter have opened up a self-serve ad platform which, on the surface, appears to be good news for marketers. The platform used is a keyword bidding system much like Adwords and similar keyword bidding advertising options. If conversion levels are good, and the bid price on your keywords are not too high, then Twitters self-serve platform may be better than Adwords. A closer inspection should having you pausing for thought.

Facebook Updates Messenger Platform Policies, Speeds Up Review Policy

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Monday announced a policy update for its Messenger Platform , as well as a revamped review policy for submissions by developers. Developers: What are your thoughts on the updates to Facebook’s Messenger Platform policies?

Best Practices of Cross-Platform Social Media Marketing [presentation]

Mindjumpers

I really like the site and this time, I found a presentation by MatrixMediaFX dealing with the subject of cross-platform social media marketing including some great tips on how to navigate in social media.

Instant Games: Facebook’s New Cross-Platform Experience for Messenger, News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook Tuesday announced the launch of Instant Games , an HTML5 cross-platform gaming experience for Messenger and News Feed on both mobile and the web. Readers: What are your initial thoughts on Facebook’s Instant Games platform?

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Tesla Is Not A Car. It's A Software Platform

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Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It's not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7 FM are posting these segments weekly to SoundCloud , if you're interested in hearing more of me blathering away.