What is Community?

HMA Public Relations

When it comes to community, what exactly is it and why do we all want to be a part of one? All this and more in today's blog post. The post What is Community? Featured Uncategorized Abbie Fink Community Facebook groups HMA Public Relations Professional groups What is Community

Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. So don’t do that for your blog, either! blogging Content PR 2.0

#PR Expanded Experiment: Results of a Spring Semester Blog Contest

PR Expanded

Last year, the PR Expanded blog community conducted an experiment with student written articles. Together, we conducted a blog contest with his Introduction to Public Relations class. blogging Content PR 2.0

How the New York Public Library’s Blog Mobilizes Communities

Cision

However, blogging is one of the leading tools in any brand’s content marketing strategy. And for nonprofit organizations on a budget, blogging can often be the most effective way to engage and mobilize communities. Q: How did the NYPL decide to start a blog program?

Community for Career Development: A Look Inside One NAVUG Community Member’s Journey

Presspage

I’m a member of NAVUG , an online community that is the epitome of Margaret Mead's statement. If you will humor me and enjoy the story I am about to share, you too can build a thriving and successful online community in your sphere of influence. I joined two communities while at home.

Monday Roundup: Building Your Business Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Having a strong community is one of the most important aspects of business. This week’s roundup includes seven posts that are good reads on both maintaining as well as building your business community. How To Be A Better Facebook Community Manager. Happy Monday!

2018: The Year the Community and Conversation Influencer Model Got Real

PR News

The post 2018: The Year the Community and Conversation Influencer Model Got Real appeared first on PR News Blog.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses PR Education and Learning on October 13th

PR Expanded

ET, the #PRStudChat community will gather to discuss PR education and learning in the classroom. PR professionals, educators and students will engage in a community discussion to share their perspectives on PR learning today. A follow up blog post by PR 2.0

What Does A Community Manager Do? +Bonus: The CM Toolbox

Doktor Spinn

I like to think of the community manager as a classical conductor, dedicated to showing the online community (the orchestra) how to get in sync, never through force or coercion, but by using the magical powers of suggestion alone. But what exactly is the role of a community manager?

How to Use Your Blog to Connect with Your Audience

ReimaginePR

You have a blog, you have a potential audience, and now you need to connect the two, but you’re not sure how. But, that’s okay, because by creating a solid blog strategy, you can find your audience. Here’s a checklist for what you should do after writing every blog post.

Making Your Blog More PR-Friendly

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

This is true for the earned media we generate, the thought leadership content we produce for clients and for our own blog content. Any company blogging today must have a strategy for boosting the visibility of their content and ensuring it is shareable and shared.

The #PRStudChat Community Celebrates “Ethics Month” With a September 15th Discussion

PR Expanded

The month is jam-packed with twitter chats, webinars, blog posts, newspaper articles, and in-person presentations. He will engage students, professionals and educators in a community chat session focusing on the importance of ethics in our professional communication.

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Join #PRStudChat on Feb. 16th for a Discussion on #Creative #Content to Excite Your Community

PR Expanded

ET, the #PRStudChat community will gather to discuss Creative Content to Excite your Community. Joining us that night will be special guest and co-moderator, Jacqueline Jensen , who is the Community Evangelist at Piktochart.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

The reason we went away was the reason most blogs go away , either temporarily or permanently. Other things take priority over the time one spends blogging, tweaking, editing, linking… and when there is a team of bloggers to manage, that is a lot of time, even if one has help.

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!).

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Financial Services & Social Media on April 19th

PR Expanded

ET, the #PRStudChat Community with gather and share insights on the communication changes faced by financial services companies and how they can engage and participate effectively in social communities. A follow up blog post by PR 2.0

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping.

Keep Your Ear to the Ground: Grow Your Community Through Listening

Cision

Now I want to step away from the importance of listening specifically to what’s being said about your brand and move toward paying attention to what’s happening on social media to grow your community. First, What do You Mean by Community? They’re part of your community.

Applauding the community at the Fringe

PR Conversations

It’s understood that the play’s the thing; however, it was the vibrant community found around each performance that proved an unexpected volunteer adventure at The Toronto Fringe festival 2015. The social Fringe 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. So our small marketing team is now working to grow our user base and nurture our new community. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

“Community Manager” Confusion

Waxing UnLyrical

about what the difference is between “community manager&# and “social media manager?&# I know I am – and I am both a community manager and a social media manager! My title is “online community & social media manager.&# Guest post by Maggie McGary.

The Best PR Tips For Promoting Blog Posts

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Public relations experts know that the majority of traffic coming to a blog post comes in the first hours and days of publication. This makes the timely promotion of your blog content critical to its success. Make your blog posts work harder through linking, sharing and more.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

You spent the first few months creating great blog content (in your opinion, and let’s assume, for the sake of argument, your opinion is spot on). Every time you reply to a tweet sharing a blog post link, for example, Livefyre counts it as a comment.

Join the #PRStudChat Community for a State of Healthcare Communications Twitter Chat on February 17th

PR Expanded

ET, the #PRStudChat community will participate in a Twitter chat discussion focused the state of healthcare communications. Dana Lewis created and moderates #hcsm, the international healthcare & social media community on Twitter that meets Sunday nights at 8pm CT.

How Long Should a Blog Post Be? [A Data-Driven Answer for B2B]

Sword and the Script

If you’re looking for a short and easy answer to blogging questions, here you go: How long should a blog post be? How long should it take to write a blog post? How often should I publish blog posts? Two Comprehensive Studies about Blogging.

Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. Why did you write Open Community ? So, what is “Open Community&# ?

Monday Roundup: Get Started With Blogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Maybe you’re even planning to get started with blogging? On January 10th, this blog turns seven. Getting started on blogging can be daunting, but IMHO is worth it. I’ve heard from quite a few of you who want to make blogging a priority this year.

Monday Roundup: Blogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Blogging is a great way to start conversations, share ideas, and build your online community. Whether through guest posts or original content on your own site, blogging can help your brand gain traction (I mean, just look at me!). Blogging for Profit? Blogging Upstream.

The Top 10 UK Walking Blogs 2017

Norton's Notes

Back in 2015 I wrote an article about my favourite walking blogs in the UK , the post received more than 40 comments and still proves to be very popular today. One of the most thorough and conducive UK walking blogs, The Walking Englishman is well-researched and incredibly user-friendly.

Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve found that one of the most important things to do, when trying to build one’s online community, is to participate consistently in your preferred channels. Hint: If you optimize your blog posts by properly filling out the excerpt , then this will work even better.

Essential sites for PRs: five communities you might have missed

PR in High Definition

So, here at Firefly Towers we’ve decided to take some of the strain and tell you about five must-see community-oriented […]. The post Essential sites for PRs: five communities you might have missed appeared first on Firefly Communications. Blog PR tips

Highlights from the State of Blogging in 2017 Survey

Sword and the Script

It’s easy to believe there are a million marketing blogs but that’s just not true. If you blog about marketing – especially with any semblance of frequency – you are in fact among a fair small group. Bloggers, by an overwhelming majority (76%), choose to run their blogs on WordPress.

Blogging vs. Press Releases vs. Coverage; Unscripted Marketing Links

Sword and the Script

Aside from the well-deserved round of congratulations, it occurred to me the acquisition is an indication of a maturing industry for content marketing, which of course includes blogging. The Blogging Gutenberg . Benchmarks: Blogs Press Releases and Coverage.

B2B Blog Metrics: 4 Effective Categories to Measure Success

Sword and the Script

Businesses that engage corporate blogging with professionalism and process can boost visibility, grow a community, and ultimately, have a meaningful influence on sales. Neither one of those companies saw sales solely because of a blog. How Long Should a Blog Post Be? [A

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MeasurePR: The Community Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

On May 24, the #MeasurePR chat was a community chat, discussing the reporting side of measurement—how PRs plan for a tool throwing bad numbers, reporting numbers that contradict, and whether Share of Voice (SOV) is a useful or useless PR metric. Guest post by Jen Zingsheim. [Ed:

Taking Your Blog Post Series on the Road

Waxing UnLyrical

So, when it comes to blogging and guest posts, it should be no surprise that these two can be combined to create a good effect. You can place a series of blog posts on disparate blogs as guest posts. You can link back to the different blogs inside each post as well.

The Beginner’s Guide to Blogging 10/10: Bulk Blog Topics Generation

Shift Communications

Blogging isn’t going out of style any time soon; with the ascent of content marketing, blogging, podcasting and video are on the minds of marketers and PR professionals all the time. Beginner's Guide to Blogging Series: Part 1: Blog Core Values. Bulk Blog Topic Generation.

15 Blog Headlines That Don’t Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

If you came here looking for 15 blog headlines that don’t suck… you were sucked in. By a blog headline that didn’t suck! “Find ways to get people to your blog !” Even if it’s from a blog(ger) I know and respect. I confess.

Monday Roundup: Blogging for Veterans

Waxing UnLyrical

Seeing as how tomorrow’s Veterans Day, I thought for today, we’d focus our roundup on content from blogging veterans; what it’s like, what their tips are, and how they keep going. This is an interesting POV from Alisa Meredith for Mark Schaefer’s {grow} blog.

10 social media blogs and e-newsletters I suggest following

Communications Conversations

If you’re reading this blog, you also know I produce a lot of content on a monthly basis: 2 blog posts per week, 2 podcast episodes per month and four Talking Points e-newsletters per month. Mark Schaefer’s grow blog. Buffer blog. V3 blog.