Five Activities to Grow your Twitter Community

PR Expanded

My course, Social Media and Public Relations, kicked off last week with the students building and branding their Twitter profiles and actively engaging in our classroom community (#UMASSPRSM). What are your best tips for growing community?

4 Ways to Engage Your Community

Cision

PR is nothing without community. With social media, engaging with your community has become easier than ever. Social allows you to listen to what your audience needs and adjust strategies accordingly to develop a loyal community. Build community around your audience.

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A Community Manager’s Toolbox

Shift Communications

Being a community manager may sound like a cool, trendy job filled with fun and creativity. Whether you’re managing a community of thousands or one of 100, you are the eyes and the ears of the company on platforms like Twitter and Facebook.

Community Management: Quit Herding Cats

Cision

If media relations is an arm of public relations, community management is another. A community grows your reach and influence. If those people like you and what you have to say, the community and loyalty grows. But how do you manage that community?

How to Identify the Influencers You Need to Engage

You need to understand who your community is and what makes them tick. You need to identify your “tribe” -- those who are immersed in your subject and have a following

Putting the “We” in Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In the social space, there’s a lot of talk about “community.” ” We hear it all the time and, rightly so; because community is just that important. Like Rome, however, a community can’t be built in a day. Putting “we” in community.

5 Ways to Staff Your Community Management

prTini

As your online community expands, how can your brand balance continuously improving content creativity and performance while providing a high-touch, personalized experience for the community? It’s not as black-and-white as hiring a community manager or outsourcing to an agency.

5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

Waxing UnLyrical

In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). ” (on the relationship between customer service and the community) ~ Jenne Pedde , 2U, Inc.,

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

Waxing UnLyrical

You may have created great content, and you may have a good distribution plan, but shares and engagement are unlikely to come unless you have also focused on community building. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation.

“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.

Taylor Bennett Foundation appeals to PR community

Sarah Stimson

In the … Continue reading → The post Taylor Bennett Foundation appeals to PR community appeared first on SARAH STIMSON.

How the New York Public Library’s Blog Mobilizes Communities

Cision

And for nonprofit organizations on a budget, blogging can often be the most effective way to engage and mobilize communities. Because the community of library bloggers is so big and distributed, it’s hard to take a one-size-fits-all approach.

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.

Can You Teach Creativity? The #PRStudChat Community Shares Insights

PR Expanded

On November 17 th , the #PRStudChat community gathered to discuss the importance of Creative PR and taking the art of storytelling to a new level. The #PRStudChat Community Shares Insights appeared first on Deirdre Breakenridge.

TCIP #054 – Communicating with Crisis-Affected Communities with Claudia Liute

Melissa Agnes

Claudia is a humanitarian who works on the ground in some very hostile and conflicted crisis-affected communities. In her experience, one of the things she sees far too often is people rushing in with the best of intentions for helping, but too often forgetting to first take the time to speak with the communities to get their take on things, their needs and preferred means of communication.

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 Celebrates “Ethics Month” With a September 15th Discussion

PR Expanded

He will engage students, professionals and educators in a community chat session focusing on the importance of ethics in our professional communication. The post The #PRStudChat Community Celebrates “Ethics Month” With a September 15th Discussion appeared first on Deirdre Breakenridge.

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.

How to build communities of social media influence

Shift Communications

This is the essential idea behind communities of influence. We’ve talked about this in the past (as far back as 2012), but only now are the tools and methods for executing on communities of influence becoming available. How do we think about communities of influence?

3 ways to build more enthusiastic online communities

PR Daily

That’s the goal of community building. Community building with your customers dramatically shapes the work of the entire company, from the conferences your CEO attends to the new feature your team will build next. Communities enter the daily lives of your customers and users.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement. Below I’ll highlight a couple of simple and effective methods that’ll help grow a B2B Facebook community through engaging content curation.

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Building Community through User Generated Content

Solo PR Pro

We gather and form mini-communities around our work, interests, locations and more. Long before social media, Harley-Davidson created a deep connection with their brand by enabling community. It is the community and the strong shared experiences that give rise to brand loyalty. .

3 Reasons to Build a Niche Community

Cision

Many PR pros who aim to get coverage in high-visibility media outlets and at a national level often overlook great opportunities available in their own communities. We’ve got three reasons why you should build up your niche community: 1. To build a community of advocates, it helps to know how your company fits in with local interests. Being familiar with your area and community members gives you a head start at inserting your brand into those conversations.

Winning better relations with the community

PR Conversations

By the time he wrote the chapter: Winning better relations with the community, a decade later, Irwin was a counselor servicing a number of leading corporations and industry groups.

How Socially Responsible Communications Maintain Your Community Cool

Waxing UnLyrical

Another great resource or ally can come from working with a trusted research firm that can help you “uncover the hidden patterns of understanding that undermine citizen action,” as the Topos Partnership has done for a variety of communities in at least seven different sectors.

Discussing the Divide Between Police and Their Communities, on The Police Podcast

Melissa Agnes

There is currently a huge divide between police officers / agencies and the communities they serve. His goal and his passion is in helping police agencies leverage social media to communicate effectively with their communities.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Photo: Provided by ADQ 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.

16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me

Waxing UnLyrical

area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me. Community community building random facts

#measurePR: Learning From the Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Last week, Spin Sucks ran a guest post I authored on how Twitter chats can be a doorway to your community. With no agenda and no guest, we ended up having what I called a “fireside” or community chat. How do you learn from your community?

How To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. The truth is, to grow a Facebook community you must bring people from outside Facebook into your Page. How To Grow Your Facebook Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

The #PRStudChat Community Joins Together for “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership” Twitter Discussion on September 13th

PR Expanded

Our community of PR students, educators and pros will join together for a dynamic Twitter chat on “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership.” September is PRSA Ethics Month and #PRStudChat will be holding an ethics discussion on Tuesday, September 13th at 8:30 p.m.

Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

” Talk about a religious celebration that’s gone mainstream… and one that engenders a feeling of community among those who celebrate the day. How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community. As you read this, you might be gearing up to celebrate St.

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. On Tuesday, October 13th at 8:30 p.m.

Buzzfeed kills brands' ability to post in community platform

PR Daily

A BuzzFeed rep confirmed the news to MediaPost in a statement: BuzzFeed Community is implementing some new guidelines for brands, which will affect how you use your BuzzFeed account. Brands have shown that the BuzzFeed Community platform can be an effective avenue for content marketing.

How to Make Your Community the Heart of Your Content Strategy

PR News

The post How to Make Your Community the Heart of Your Content Strategy appeared first on PR News Blog. If it’s your job to create and share content on behalf of a brand, then you know the feeling of shooting in the dark. You’re constantly asking yourself if an article or blog post idea will resonate with your target audience, or if content shared on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram (or Snapchat, if you don’t… Continued.

Online engagement is terrific, but don’t under-estimate the value of lurkers

PR Warrior

Engaging our key target audience communities – customers, constituents and stakeholders, influencers etc – is critical. Community engagement Content marketing Owned media Social media Facebook Jackie Huba Kissmetrics WikipediaA key metric used in today’s world of social media and online communications is engagement. And for good reason.

Tis the Season to Give Back. Why Community Relations is Smart Business.

Stern + Associates

Community relations shouldn't be an afterthought. Why Community Relations is Smart Business. It should be a strategic part of your business. Here's why. The post Tis the Season to Give Back. appeared first on Stern Strategy Group. Agency Culture

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. All for one and one for all.

Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts.