What is Community?

HMA Public Relations

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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.

How To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

This post will depress all the Facebook Ninjas who’ve drunk the Facebook Koolaid. One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. But their Facebook Page has just 23 fans so far.

Facebook increases opportunity for commerce and community

PR Daily

Facebook has introduced a new product called Marketplace—and it is set to compete with the likes of Craigslist and eBay. Unlike an eBay user’s experience, Facebook won’t be involved in transactions or shipping. A flagging system will help Facebook monitor illegal items for sale.

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.

How To Create a Simple Facebook Messenger Bot

Cision

Facebook Messenger bots (chatbots) are a controversial feature that was added to the standalone Messenger service earlier this year. And Facebook is building up an analytics tool to help create and track metrics around Facebook Messenger bots.

Facebook And The Perils Of Opposition PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The question came up after a recent report in The New York Times about Facebook’s handling of its PR problems over the past three years. Facebook’s posture under pressure should surprise no one. Definers also sought to paint Facebook’s critics in a negative light.

Social Media Communities: The “next move” for social media professionals

Karen Freberg

We have seen many communities arise of course over the past few decades on social media. However, can communities serve as the new “next move” for social media professionals? We are seeing how people are gravitating more towards groups (especially on Facebook) compared to connecting with others in regular newsfeeds. How do I go about in creating a community? Here are some best practices I have learned over the past few years in managing several communities.

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. How is your video content serving your community?

Listening, joining conversations and exploring communities

Stephen Waddington

#PowerAndInfluence, #FuturePRoof, #PRstack, #PRFest and Comms School are all examples of communities with conversation and learning at their heart. You can catch a replay of the webinar via the Comms School community on Facebook. The start point is finding a community to join.

The Facebook Dilemma

The Proactive Report

It seems as though Facebook has businesses between a rock and a hard place: their audience is on Facebook and wants to interact with brands there. A community of loyal and engaged fans is considered to be a valuable asset. ” Facebook. Treat Facebook the same way.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite its uncertainty in the stock market, Facebook continues to be an excellent way to connect with your client base and potential customers. But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement.

Facebook revamps livestreaming tools after Christchurch shooting

PR Daily

The company announced it would restrict access to Facebook Live tools for users who violate certain rules. Facebook hopes to make its livestreaming tools safer—and protect its audience—with a new “one strike” policy. Facebook has said it removed 1.5

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.

3 Ways to Expand Your Reach Within the Hispanic Community

Cision

In addition to this, the term “Hispanic” incorporates a very large group of people with varying cultures and lifestyles, and it’s important to understand the individual, unique subgroups within the community as a whole.

Facebook to hire 3,000 employees to “make [its] community safer”

PR Daily

It’s no secret that Facebook has a content monitoring and response issue. To address these problems, Facebook’s founder and chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, announced that the company will hire 3,000 new employees. As these become available they should help make our community safer.

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.,

How Target uses branded gifs to bolster community engagement on Twitter

Communications Conversations

In fact, it’s pretty close to automated responses via AI at this point (and, in fact, if you DM many brands on Facebook, that’s exactly what you’ll get!). It’s created a series of branded gifs its community management team can use in a variety of responses to customers.

Creating a Community for Continued Education: Launching #FrebergAlums FB Group

Karen Freberg

I have been a part of many different Facebook Groups, and I have found there are a range here for the types of communities they serve. and it has been one of the most engaged and vibrant communities I have been a part of. Allowing the community to decide on the content.

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!

Fostering Community and Hope One Story at a Time

Waxing UnLyrical

I didn’t have a lot of resources for message testing, but I did have access to Facebook. I was able to use basic A/B testing on Facebook to deliver different stories to the same target market. Community Christy Silverthone community Safe Families for Children

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.

Less “let’s go viral” and more “let’s build community”

Communications Conversations

While Holmes talked about how we’re in the midst of transitioning to a post-social-media landscape, I envision another stark trend: The comeback of community. Fewer people are talking about virality and shares, and more people are talking about community.

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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.

How Aflac overcame changes in Facebook’s algorithm

PR Daily

Facebook limits the organic reach of brands on its platform, so how can you still engage its massive user base? Facebook’s new algorithm is a major headache for communicators trying to reach big audiences on its platform. In the case of Facebook, the course is constantly changing.

Facebook’s cryptocurrency gets high-level and online pushback

PR Daily

Facebook is diving into the global cryptocurrency market, but many aren’t ready for the tech giant to have more power. Facebook has been working on the program for at least a year, with its former head of Facebook Messenger heading up the blockchain team. Facebook has 2.4

Monday Roundup: Caring Through Community

Waxing UnLyrical

How do we meaningfully build and celebrate communities? An energized community can give your cause (or campaign) just the right amount fuel to make a difference, no matter how large or small it is. But when done right, community building efforts don’t just pay off for your community, but for your organization as well. So: how can you harness the power of community to do good as well as make good this quarter? How do you bring your community together?

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

Doctor Spin

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?

Facebook launches multi-pronged push toward self-regulation

PR Daily

Facebook wants to beat governments to the punch on regulations and oversight. He wrote: Technology is a major part of our lives, and companies such as Facebook have immense responsibilities. These are important for keeping our community safe. PR Social Media Facebook

Grow Your Brand’s Community: Q&A With Shonali Burke

Cision

It takes more than a few posts and likes to build an online community, and it won’t happen overnight. ET, PR and social media expert Shonali Burke will share her tips on how to build, engage and motivate your community on social media to increase reach and grow brand awareness.

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!).

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. ADQ started as an extension of a Facebook page experiment on my own personal wall. 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.

“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.

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. Follow Cruiseable on Facebook and Twitter. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

Facebook Unfriends News, and it’s a Shame

Flack's Revenge

I had to smile when I read that Facebook’s reducing news content in the newsfeed. Just recall the headlines: May 2016 – Facebook is accused of liberal bias in the feed. March 2017 – Facebook launches new AI tool to fight fake news. Look, I get it, Facebook is a business.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I tell you all this not to make excuses for being away, but because part of being in a community means we share what’s going on. Through Facebook. This is not an ode to Facebook. We are a community.

Don’t Quit Facebook Yet

Shift Communications

Earlier this week Forrester analyst Nate Elliott released another one of his bi-annual “Facebook is failing marketers” reports that takes aim squarely at Twitter and Facebook when it comes to marketing tactics. It simply penalizes brands that are using Facebook incorrectly.

Marketing After Facebook for Brands [VIDEO]

Shift Communications

Facebook changed its algorithm to suppress unpaid brand posts. In this video, we’ll review the five pillars of digital marketing communications and how Facebook’s changes shouldn’t impact the rest of our marketing efforts: Search marketing.

Facebook chief attempts to steer the conversation with ‘tech talks’

PR Daily

Facebook wants to position itself in a positive light for 2019, but many questioned its CEO’s attempt to bolster the platform’s image. In a world where many physical communities are weakening, what role can the internet play in strengthening our social fabric?