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Small Business Guide to Social Media Mastery | Social Media Today

Small Business Guide to Social Media Mastery | Social Media Today | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
I’m still not convinced that every business is ready to invest in a social media strategy. There are companies like Apple who have incredible brands, fantastic advertising, and great products that drive marketing through their user community.
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Fierce Loyalty: Unlocking the DNA of Wildly Successful Communities

“Sarah Robinson knows what Fierce Loyalty is, and how to build it. She has spent her life transforming the ordinary into extraordinary….And along the way she has uncovered the patterns of building Fierce Loyalty – patterns that lie hidden in plain sight, patterns that are buried under the mundanity of running a business.~Les McKeown, Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author of Predictable Success

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Upcoming Webinar: The Community Lifecycle

Upcoming Webinar: The Community Lifecycle | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
The Online Community Lifecycle is the single most important thing a community manager can know. Attend our upcoming webinar on August 29th, and at the end of one hour you will have a full understanding of this concept.
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CMGR Reading List: Badging and Tiering Communities

CMGR Reading List: Badging and Tiering Communities | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
One of the many efforts that we've been working on over here at Chegg is creating a clear, standard way of badging and tiering our community members. I've written before about Brand Ambassador prog...
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"Culture eats strategy for lunch" - Community Lessons from Whole Foods

"Culture eats strategy for lunch" - Community Lessons from Whole Foods | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
This week, I attended BlogWell Bay Area, an event from SocialMedia.Org featuring eight social media savvy brands sharing case studies from their social media programs.
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How to Create an Idea Dashboard to Track Your Favorite Content Ideas

How to Create an Idea Dashboard to Track Your Favorite Content Ideas | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Content marketing productivity involves more than just creating great content. Here are the essentials on how an idea dashboard can help you track and apply the good ideas you find in the blog post...
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The evolution of the community manager: inside Etsy

The evolution of the community manager: inside Etsy | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
The Etsy community team explains how they facilitate a social experience on their site and why their roles are about more than just creating content
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The Key to Community Success: Behavior Change - The Community Roundtable

The Key to Community Success: Behavior Change - The Community Roundtable | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
The Key to Community Success: Behavior Change
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Ask questions you know members have the answer to

Ask questions you know members have the answer to | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
If you’re stuck about how to get discussions going, here is a simple tip; ask questions you know members have the answer to. Community in participation is as much about your members’ desire to impress each other as it is...
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Community Spotlight: Rokkus Radio, A Radio Station With a Story to Tell

Community Spotlight: Rokkus Radio, A Radio Station With a Story to Tell | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Rokkus Radio is more than a radio station, it's a community with bucket loads of personality, a lot of heart, and a dedication to trans-media storytelling. We caught up with the charismatic founder of Rokkus.com, John Starr.
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Report: 56% of Social Media Users Suffer From FOMO

Report: 56% of Social Media Users Suffer From FOMO | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
We all know that social media can be an addiction, a slippery slope consumed by the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO). Here's a look at some staggering findings.
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How to Protect your Site and Recover from a Google Penguin Penalty

How to Protect your Site and Recover from a Google Penguin Penalty | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
A month after Penguin 2.0 was released, the dust is settling and most people are eager to know:  What exactly is Penguin 2.0 filtering?  How does Penguin 2.0 differ from Penguin 1.0?
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Infographic: The 80 Rules of Social Media

Infographic: The 80 Rules of Social Media | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
The 80 Rules Of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] (The *80* rules of social media: http://t.co/2Z2BeBatvf Nice infographic!

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Building an Online Private Community – 10 Lessons Learned During The First 6 months — My Egg Noodles

Building an Online Private Community – 10 Lessons Learned During The First 6 months — My Egg Noodles | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Six months ago I launched what is now called Founders Grid - A private member community for like minded entrepreneurs who want more freedom, greater
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5 Things I've Learned Building New Communities

5 Things I've Learned Building New Communities | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
I was inspired by Guy's post on The Art of Community the other day. That combined with our launch of Mightybell Communities on Monday gave me the opportunity to reflect on what I've learned in eight
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The Online Community Lifecycle - Stage Four: Mitosis

The Online Community Lifecycle - Stage Four: Mitosis | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
A couple of years ago Feverbee introduced something we had been working on for years, our online community lifecycle.  The lifecycle was based upon Iriberri and Leroy's initial work and our own research and experience.
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The Online Community Lifecycle - Stage Two: Establishment

The Online Community Lifecycle - Stage Two: Establishment | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
If there is one single thing every community manager should know about communities, the lifecycle is it. Using the lifecycle you can identify exactly where you are now and where you need to go next.
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Why Do So Many Communities Fail? Conceptualizing a Framework for Communities [Video]

Why Do So Many Communities Fail? Conceptualizing a Framework for Communities [Video] | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
An online community is destined to fail if there is not enough interest in the concept for the community. So what does it take to create a community with a brilliant concept? Richard Millington explains.
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6 Questions for 6 Community Managers

6 Questions for 6 Community Managers | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
A community manager is a social catalyst, driving conversations in social networks, blogs, groups, and forums. They’re brand champions, town sheriffs, and caring listeners.
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Creating 'engaging content' is a waste of time in social media - Richard Stacy

Creating 'engaging content' is a waste of time in social media - Richard Stacy | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
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When members want to leave your online community

When members want to leave your online community | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Sometimes we can be so focussed on community building that when a member of our online community asks to leave, we end up stumped. How should you react when someone wants to leave your community?
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