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10 Key Stats of the Community Manager Space #CMAD | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

10 Key Stats of the Community Manager Space #CMAD | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing | Community Managers | Scoop.it
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So awesome to see friends like Laura HorakTim McDonald and James Baldwin featured in this Community Manager Appreciation Day article from Jeremiah Owyang!

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Happy Community Manager Appreciation Day! We Come Bearing Gifts | Marketwire blog

Happy Community Manager Appreciation Day! We Come Bearing Gifts | Marketwire blog | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Happy Community Manager Appreciation Day! What's this, you ask? Well, Community Manager Appreciation Day (CMAD) was created back in 2010 by Jeremiah Owyang
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Awesome insights from several community managers! Huge thanks to Marketwire and TheCMgr for putting this together!

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Q&A: Jeremiah Owyang on Community Manager Appreciation Day - Econsultancy (blog)

Q&A: Jeremiah Owyang on Community Manager Appreciation Day - Econsultancy (blog) | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Q&A: Jeremiah Owyang on Community Manager Appreciation Day
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The role of a community manager is one that is becoming more strategic by the day in over all digital strategy.
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Jeremy Owyang is the founder of CMAD and in this interview he gives some good information about the community manager as a role as well as a few tips. He is a smart man, definitely worth following!

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10 Social Media Tips to Help You Celebrate Community Manager ...

10 Social Media Tips to Help You Celebrate Community Manager ... | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Happy Community Manager Appreciation Day! Yes, this is a real holiday created in 2010 by Jeremiah Owyang. And no, we're not shocked that you've never heard of it. Sure, it might be a holiday created by a profession ...
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I found these 10 tips to be very helpful information for those working in social media. What kind of quick tips might you offer fellow cmgrs?

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Show Your Community Manager Some Love Jan. 28 - The Telligent Blog - News - Telligent

Show Your Community Manager Some Love Jan. 28 - The Telligent Blog - News - Telligent | Community Managers | Scoop.it
On Jan. 28, you’ll have a chance to express that appreciation, along with the entire social industry. It’s Community Manager Appreciation Day
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Jordan Sanders's comment, January 30, 2013 9:41 PM
We sure got free cookies (not to mention a free lunch) at #TheCRLiveChi ;)
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Appreciating Community Managers - Happy CMAD!

Appreciating Community Managers - Happy CMAD! | Community Managers | Scoop.it
When Jeremiah Owyang started Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD) we were one of the first to jump on the bandwagon because community managers often work behind the scenes which means that they ...
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#TheCR is a great resource for CMgr.

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10 Qualities of an Effective Community Manager

10 Qualities of an Effective Community Manager | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Community management is a popular skill on professional profiles, but not everyone is cut out to be a community manager.
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Ryan Lytle, community manager at Mashable, includes qualities like empathy, dedication, and passion


What do you think makes a great community manager?

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The Many Hats of A Community Manager: Celebrating #CMAD

The Many Hats of A Community Manager: Celebrating #CMAD | Community Managers | Scoop.it
In light of Community Manager Appreciation Day this coming Monday January 28th, we’ve put together an Infographic to highlight the many ha (RT @getsatisfaction: We've got a brand new infographic just in time for #CMAD that highlights the value a #cmgr...
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Great analogies about what a Community Manager does with their day. From therapist to detective to author, a CMGR does it all!

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Are We In the Midst of a Remix Revolution?

Are We In the Midst of a Remix Revolution? | Community Managers | Scoop.it
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Thought this was a pretty interesting take on content curation.

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Digital Marketing Resources

Digital Marketing Resources | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Digital Marketing Resources Nice Social Media Resources — this is another post, like “Learn Something New”, where I’ll continue to add to and build. • Resource for FB apps - unfortunately, there is a...
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Here's my growing list of tools for all kinds of digital mareketing needs. I've used most of them myself with excellent results. A couple I haven't used quite yet but heard great things about.

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Meet The Women Who Make Internet Startups As Cool Offline As They Are Online

Meet The Women Who Make Internet Startups As Cool Offline As They Are Online | Community Managers | Scoop.it
They're one half "celebrity," one half "mastermind."
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Community managers at startups have one of the toughest jobs! 

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10 Cheers for Community Managers Everywhere! (#CMAD) | Social Media Today

10 Cheers for Community Managers Everywhere! (#CMAD) | Social Media Today | Community Managers | Scoop.it
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I love this! A cmgr job should never go unnoticed. 

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26 Tips for Managing a Social Media Community

26 Tips for Managing a Social Media Community | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Do you wonder how to go about exercising good social etiquette and managing your social networking communities, all at the same time?
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An oldie, but a goodie! A-Z tips to help manage a community! 

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Community Manager Insights for 2013

Each year, we check in with some of the top community managers in the industry and ask them about emerging trends, and business value to their company. Thanks t
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Huge thanks to Caty Kobe for putting together this slideshare of Community Manager Insights for 2013!

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Natalie Villalobos - Google+ - 10 Tips For Being The Best Community Manager On The Block…

Natalie Villalobos - Google+ - 10 Tips For Being The Best Community Manager On The Block… | Community Managers | Scoop.it
10 Tips For Being The Best Community Manager On The Block
in honor of community manager appreciation day

It feels so good each year to have a day…
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This was by far the best hangout I've ever been a part of. Huge thanks to Carter for the invite and Natalie and Matt for sharing their experience and wisdom!

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Cedar Brown's comment, January 28, 2013 10:59 PM
I am SO jealous of this one!!!
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Watching this one right now!
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13 Social Media Tips from Community Managers - Salesforce ...

13 Social Media Tips from Community Managers - Salesforce ... | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Today is Community Manager Appreciation Day. Started by Jeremiah Owyang in 2010, he recognizes the importance and power that Community Managers can bring to a brand. He recently blogged,
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More great tips from some smart cmgr's from around the web! I really liked what Trish had to say in the number 4 spot, it's about relationships first, marketing last. Although all the tips were important, I really focus on that one specifically. Did any really resonate with you?

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Community Manager Appreciation Day: 25+ Experts Share Their ...

Community Manager Appreciation Day: 25+ Experts Share Their ... | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Image via sxc.hu How many times a day do you participate in some kind of online community? Whether we're interacting over Facebook, Twitter, forums, or some.
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Whoa! There are great tips from top to bottom here! I learned something on the very first tip, Twilert, awesome! I hope you find this helpful, because I think every CMGR can always use a little advice or help.

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Key Answers to Questions About Community Managers - Business 2 Community

Key Answers to Questions About Community Managers - Business 2 Community | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Key Answers to Questions About Community Managers Business 2 Community I loved being a Community Manager and with today (1/28) being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD), I had to write about my experience in this career-changing,...
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10 Key Stats of the Community Manager Space #CMAD | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

10 Key Stats of the Community Manager Space #CMAD | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing | Community Managers | Scoop.it
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Congratulations to all the Community Managers that connect people around the world.

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In Honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day: 4 Ways to Evaluate Your Community Management Strategy « iMediaConnection Blog

In Honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day: 4 Ways to Evaluate Your Community Management Strategy « iMediaConnection Blog | Community Managers | Scoop.it
In Honor of Community Manager Appreciation Day: 4 Ways to ... - iMedia Connection (blog) http://t.co/h8A7Jx05
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Important tips when in community management. Although simple, these types of things are often forgotten in social media strategies. Remember, it's not about the size of your following, but how engaging they are!

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Steal This Editorial Calendar. Your Blog Will Thank You.

Steal This Editorial Calendar. Your Blog Will Thank You. | Community Managers | Scoop.it
My husband and I have this phrase we shout at each other all the time...
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Need some editorial calendar inspiration? Some good thought process here plus access to hers.

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Looks like a solid calendar! And you know what the say... if it ain't broke, steal it :)

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Community Manager Appreciation Day 12 Hour #cmgrhangout #CMAD

Community Manager Appreciation Day 12 Hour #cmgrhangout #CMAD | Community Managers | Scoop.it
4th Annual Community Manager Appreciation Day is on Monday, January 28. My Community Manager is celebrating with a 12 hour Google+ Hangout
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This is going to be great! Check out the post to discover the lineup for each of the 12 hours. Without a question, there will be tons of great insights and lots to be learned about community management.

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Jewel Fryer's comment, January 28, 2013 9:40 PM
That was so much fun!!
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Crowdsource from your Community the Tom Sawyer Way – Community Nuggets Vol.1

Crowdsourcing is a delicate art which involves a certain nuanced communication skills and an understanding of psychology. Learn how you can embrace your inner…
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Absolutely loved hearing from Dave and the rest of the HootSuite team last Friday. Here's a bit more on how to make helping you look like fun!

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Community Managers Talk Resources, Analytics, and More at #TheCRLiveCHI

Community Managers Talk Resources, Analytics, and More at #TheCRLiveCHI | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Today's guest post comes to us from Jenny Weigle, organizer of TheCR Live in Chicago and the community and social media manager at CareerB
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I co-authored this w/@jennyweigle - CareerBuilder's #cmgr. These are a bunch of tools (for various purposes) recommended by different CM's attending #TheCRLiveCHI --You'll find at least a couple of them super useful, guaranteed!

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Infographic: The 2012 Community Manager Report

Infographic: The 2012 Community Manager Report | Community Managers | Scoop.it
Curious to know what role the Community Manager played in 2012? The guys at SocialFresh put together this cool looking infographic to shed some light. Are there any insights that come of a surprise...
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65/35 female to male CMs? I actually thought it'd be wider. Interesting stats about community managers in 2012.

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