12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)


Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point.

Online communities are the best thing about the internet


Recently, all I hear when it comes to virtual online communities on the radio, the internet, or TV is how passionate, intimate, and persistent online communities are either: 1) bubbles within which all the denizens are echo chamber zombies or 2) they’re traps for naïfs and nerds who are one kind word away from being radicalized into violent extremism. On tmn.com, The Meta Network, I had a space called Fire. There are two kinds of communities: inherited and found.

Google+ is an antisocial network


For most, Google+ is an antisocial network. Antisocial Networking Service. The second article was in response to the tackle of passionate G+ users who professed love for their online community home, Plus. The Virtual Online Community. Classic antisocial networking!

Virtual online community and social media article roundup


Online communities predate February 2004. Social networks lived before Friendster did on March 22, 2002. Virtual online communities even predate the WELL ‘s birthdate, circa 1985. My first online community was a local dial-up BBS back in 1983—but I didn’t get it.

The Mum Community: Top 100 Influencers

Onalytica B2B

Mums are fast becoming a powerful economic force in the economy, and a very influential community. MAPPING THE MUM COMMUNITY. Be sure to click on the map to enjoy the full size network diagram in greater detail! The Mum Community: Top 100 Influencers Click To Tweet.

Meet your community by hosting an IRL Meetup


Reaching out to local communities and stoking fandom in real life. Fans of the show have our own IRC channel and even our own social network on Mastodon. Well, when it came to Goethe, I was trying to make a community of influencers. Spoil your community like that.

B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you can combine the element of Trust across a wide range of fans, followers and advocates then you have a community. The word community is often overused now that Social Media has come along.

5 Things Every Good Community Manager Does

Tomorrow People

Social media professional Sookie Shuen makes the case for community managers everywhere. So why do so few companies employ a social media community manager? At Tomorrow People , we''ve been developing our community management team and processes to real effect over the past 16 months.

Social networking services should be facilitated not controlled


Way back in 2000, Amy Jo Kim wrote the book on best practices and strategies on how to start, build, grow, and maintain online communities in Community Building on the Web : Secret Strategies for Successful Online Communities. A community is indeed a family.

Introducing the RebelMouse Creators Network


It's become a community effort. The new role of the editor is not just to cover the most important topics and people around their expertise, but also to invite those preferred influencers into their community and get them to participate in creating premium content.

The Other Social Network

Paul Gillin

If you thought the world’s largest professional network was little more than a place to post your resume, you owe yourself another visit. LinkedIn is set to eclipse the 100 million member mark sometime this spring, and it is quickly becoming the social network of choice for B2B professionals.

What I Mean By “Community”

Modern Marketing

by Heidi Melin | Tweet this We talk a lot about community at Eloqua. So often I get asked, “What is the Eloqua Community?”. Our community of Topliners , where global marketers come to share and inspire? Or is it our deep network of partners and developers? In our always on, networked world community can’t live in a bubble. Communities grow organically, around all the people you touch.

30 Gifs To Inspire Any Social Media Community Manager

Marketing Insider Group

You’ve learned how to deal with community members who drank some Haterade. You have grown used to having to repeatedly explain what you do to people at networking events in great detail without losing your poise. By NewsCred Contributor, Lauren B. Mangiaforte.

My marketing resolution for 2016: network, network, network

TaylorMadeIn KEW

But what particularly resonated for me was her challenge to us around networking. Yetunde asked the B2B marketers in the room to rank themselves on 2 questions: how often do you network and how good do you feel you are at networking? Networking is a skill. Happy New Year!

Facebook Makes Moves Toward Creator Networks


Build a Community of Creators. The new role of the editor is not just to cover the most important topics and people around their expertise, but also to invite those preferred creators into their community and get them to participate in creating premium content.

3 (more) stats that prove how newsletters create community engagement


Often we think of social media as a form of community. When a reader interacts with a newsletter, they’re participating in a community of people who value the same information. Text, email, and direct sources together send 14% of traffic to the network.

Is there still room for new social networks?


If you’re like me, you probably remember a period not too long ago when you couldn’t open your e-mail without getting another invitation to join a new social network. If you look at how social networks operate, they are rather similar. Image via Wikipedia.

Online Community App Reviews: Lithium vs. Influitive vs. Higher Logic


Let’s review three popular online community apps to do just that: Lithium, Influitive, and Higher Logic. All in all, now is the time to think about investing in a community platform to further accelerate your advocate or influencer marketing strategy.

Scoop.it Enterprise: The Alternative to Google+ Communities


On April 2nd, 2019 , the world said goodbye to Google+, a social network created by the search engine giant. Almost half of US internet users never visited Google+ as of 2018, and Google+ held less than 0.3% of social network market share in the UK. Private Google+ communities.

4 Simple Steps to Great Community Management

Modern B2B Marketing

Having a smaller but engaged community can actually prove more valuable. Creating an engaged online community is a challenge—but hugely worthwhile. Organic reach is on the decline due to recent changes in social network algorithms. STEP 1: Monitor Communities.

Managing Your Social Network: Top Tools You Should Use

Anything Goes Marketing

social media RSS customer service social bookmarking Twitter online communities social networksAfter having my kids I took a step away from social media except for posting adorable pics of my kids on Facebook. That's about all I had time for - so I thought. My thought process was driven by a severe lack of sleep (which still exists) and a desire to focus on my core tasks which included leading my team.

How Brands Can Build Online Communities That Aren’t Lame


“We just really need to build a community around _.” On Wednesday, the PandaConf stage was the de facto home to those who had actually built communities. During our discussion, they revealed some secrets that could help marketers and entrepreneurs develop online communities in 2017 and beyond. Individual users, not Nextdoor employees, are the ones tasked with starting each neighborhood community. He also warned others to watch out for an unbalanced community.

5 Ways to Get the Most From Google+ Communities


But this post is about using Google+ communities, which are fast becoming the a hotter version of Facebook groups. While the world’s least-understood social media network might not have the 1.1 It’s easy to share and post directly in the community from your own profile.

The Vidyard Community is Coming to Cities Across North America!


The Vidyard community is making the rounds to help you win more with videos! An exclusive sneak preview of the Vidyard product roadmap was shared afterwards, followed with networking over delicious appetizers and a tour of our partner and venue host, Media One Creative.

The Power of B2B Communities

Paul Gillin

Here are the first 1,100 words of the chapter on B2B social communities from my forthcoming book, co-authored with Eric Schwartzman, entitled Social Marketing to the Business Customer. The rest of the chapter will go into the various kinds of social communities and how to use them, with examples from the HR, food service, medical and construction industries. Does it set the stage for a deeper discussion of social communities? Online communities are a bit of a paradox.

Hindsight 20/20 Series: 5. Enterprise social networking is about people, content and places


Well, the fundamental point missed in that way of thinking is that a robust, mature social business platform is not just a Facebook-style social networking used at work. Most of us have been doing our jobs without the help of social networking platforms for many years.

Women in B2B Network: A Year in Review


It has almost been a year since the inception of the Women in B2B Network, and what a year it has been! From starting the network in the UK and bringing it stateside; we’ve held multiple events over the course of the year focused on empowering and supporting women in the workplace. To give everyone a better understanding on the evolution of the network, I sat down with my colleague Leanne Chescoe who helped form and grow the network.

New Heights for the Outreach Customer Community. Introducing: The Peak


We’re excited to announce some big news surrounding our customer community! We launched our customer community back in May of this year. Since May, feedback in the community has been overwhelmingly positive. Now, our vision and goal for the community has shifted.

We analyzed 5,000+ martech companies by network strength: here’s what we found


Scott and I are always on the lookout for inspirational ways for the community to leverage the massive martech landscape to share new insights, recommendations, and commentary. We produced a series of rankings that showcase martech companies with the strongest networks.

Official Launch of PipelineMarketing.com: A Community Site Dedicated to Revenue-Focused B2B Marketing


This is why we are launching PipelineMarketing.com , a B2B marketing community website where revenue-focused B2B marketers can discuss pertinent topics and learn from other marketers who have the same goal in mind -- revenue generation. Marketing is a powerful role within B2B businesses.

B2B Marketing needs to Curate a Vibrant Community

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This is something I am working on for FY11 and will be more than just a social network for our best customers. Related posts: B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI Trust is not a new thing when it comes to.

3 Charlotte Networking Groups You Should Join

Go Beyond SEO

As the primary source of business development for our organization, I leverage the powerful and supportive business community here in Charlotte. BLOC helps both large and small companies located in Charlotte and the surrounding communities. We are a community of women for and by women.

Top Takeaways for B2B Marketers from The Complete Social Media Community Manager’s Guide

KoMarketing Associates

Marty Weintraub and Lauren Litwinka, our friends over at AimClear , recently published The Complete Social Media Community Manager’s Guide: Essential Tools and Tactics for Business Success. At the end of the day, your business should be spending time on the networks that matter.

What is a Community Manager and Does Your B2B Company Need One?


In the marketing field, the term “community manager” has become increasingly popular. A community manager is the online face (and voice!) This might include recommending which networks are most appropriate, as well as creating, monitoring, and updating pages.

Buyerology Trend: Think Buyer Network vs. Buyer

Tony Zambito

  This article looks at how buyers are developing more complex networks of interactions as well as decision-making and how organizations must adapt their view of buying. Buyer Trend: Developing More Complex Networks That Collaborate On Decisions.

Rethinking Referral Marketing: Build Your Professional Network

Hinge Marketing

Now it’s time to turn your attention to building our your professional network. The fact is that your network is fertile ground for referrals. And today, your professional network extends far beyond the people you meet in person. Social Media and Networking.

How Building an Offline Community Can Help Your Online Marketing


Online communities can create meaningful connections that lead to long-term relationships -- but if you only have conversations online, you risk losing that personal touch. Align your offline community with your company’s mission. What do you want to achieve with your offline community?

How to Network to Your Next Client: 5 Dos, 5 Don’ts, 5 Great Examples


That’s where networking comes in. There are right ways to network — and wrong ways — the kind that could tarnish your reputation faster than you can click “Delete Tweet.” 5 worthwhile networking strategies that work. Speaking of LinkedIn, use your network.

Engineering360 Joins Expanding World of Vertical B2B Communities

Paul Gillin

” Edited by David Wagman , a journalist and analyst who’s covered engineering for more than 25 years, the site features news, analysis, product research and tools, events, product catalogs, an interactive community and other resources typical of professional networks.

Which Content Syndication Networks Are Right for You?


Authoritative syndication networks can also up your content syndication game, as they can place your content on influential websites with high traffic. Paid Services – As the name implies, you pay a certain fee to have your content published on various networks. Content Syndication Networks to Check Out. Content syndication networks are basically services that help you distribute your content across innumerable news and blog sites on their network.