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How To Become a Contagious Social Brand in 8 Steps

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Converting Newcomers Into Active Community Members [Video]

Converting Newcomers Into Active Community Members [Video] | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
In this webinar, FeverBee's Richard Millington reviews key elements of the conversion process and shares a data-based approach for optimizing the new member experience.
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A Company’s Role in a Community

A Company’s Role in a Community | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Community Marketing Firm. Inbound Marketing, Expert SEO, Web, Display, Media services. Marketing Technology agency driving and converting leads.
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Tech Is Letting Go Of The Follower Count

Tech Is Letting Go Of The Follower Count | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
The Internet's popularity metric of choice is growing increasingly irrelevant. But what comes next?
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The Unconventional Guide to Social Media Updates

The Unconventional Guide to Social Media Updates | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
It's 2013. By now, we all know the importance of social media, and how an integrated content strategy is the key to good SEO.
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Showcase Your Members in Social Media

Showcase Your Members in Social Media | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Social media isn't about broadcasting your news. It can be a great platform to gain exposure for your members. These 3 easy tips can get you on your way.
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Experts’ Tips on Keeping Your Community Engaged

Experts’ Tips on Keeping Your Community Engaged | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
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Online Communities & Social Media – Why Do Your True Fans Join Your Stuff

Online Communities & Social Media – Why Do Your True Fans Join Your Stuff | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Related posts: Online Community Hurdles: Top 9 Impasses of Building Thriving Online Communities Building communities in digital spaces is tough slugging. Ask...
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The Internet is an intimacy game. Satisfy your community members needs by encouraging different kinds of participation.

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ID and Other Reflections: Managing Diversity through Community Management

ID and Other Reflections: Managing Diversity through Community Management | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
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Explain like I'm five: How Community works

Explain like I'm five: How Community works | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
You probably haven't heard of Explain Like I'm Five. Only about 250,000 people have.
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#NomNomNom - Social Media Recipe for Success

#NomNomNom - Social Media Recipe for Success | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Over the past two months, I've been sharing my thoughts on the seven ingredients needed to make a successful social media program.
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Define, integrate, listen, engage, build, activate, and analyze = Dierdre Walsh's recipe for social media success.

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What are some ways to prevent evaporative cooling in online communities?

What are some ways to prevent evaporative cooling in online communities? | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 2): 1. Acknowledge Community Lifecycle

2. Passion At The Top to Ignite Passion at the Bottom

3. Reward Users With Rewards, Not Rank

4. Architectural Flexibility = Good, Managerial Flexibility = Better

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10 Must-Haves for Your Social Media Policy

10 Must-Haves for Your Social Media Policy | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Sharlyn Lauby is the president of Internal Talent Management (ITM) which specializes in employee training and human resources consulting. She authors a blog at hrbartender.com.
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Community Management Strategy: Data, Not Emotions

Community Management Strategy: Data, Not Emotions | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
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Community Design is Like Throwing a Good Party - It Takes Planning

Community Design is Like Throwing a Good Party - It Takes Planning | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Creating and sustaining healthy communities is part art and part science. . Topic: Customer Experience
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Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
It's not a skill that's been widely understood until quite recently, however community management has begun to move to the forefront of discussions about enterprise social computing as the use of social tools begins to climb the maturity curve.
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How To Use A Community Platform With Social Media Platforms

How To Use A Community Platform With Social Media Platforms | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Your community platform is your home. It’s the destination you want your target audience to reach so you can cultivate a community.
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Creating and Engaging Online Communities [Infographic]

Creating and Engaging Online Communities [Infographic] | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
This month we're discussing ways to successfully create and engage online communities. No matter where your community is online there are basic elements that you should employ to ensure it sits upon a strong foundation.
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How to develop online community guidelines

How to develop online community guidelines | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Online community guidelines are the very foundation of your community. They are both your shield and your weapon when you go into battle to protect your community! Spend time - with your community - and get them right.
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My 20 best productivity tips

My 20 best productivity tips | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
I'm not a productivity fiend. Flaying about in chaos can be exhilarating. But I do like the sport of finding a smarter way to do things. And I love it when
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Something in your community shouldn’t make sense

Something in your community shouldn’t make sense | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
All online communities need to have elements that are understood only by 'insiders'. This helps maintain a sense of community as membership increases.
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zapleahy's curator insight, March 9, 2013 6:25 PM

Martin Reed of communityspark.com argues the insider effect. He also takes the stance that one of the biggest threats to online communities is growth. 

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Five Things Every Community Manager Should Be Doing (But Probably Isn’t)

Five Things Every Community Manager Should Be Doing (But Probably Isn’t) | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it

The pressurised, real-time nature of the job means most of us are bouncing from campaign to campaign, too busy swatting aside goals and hazards to see the bigger picture: and that long view is where all the good stuff happens. How do you get there?


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Ken Pyburn's curator insight, March 9, 2013 10:56 AM

I found this stimulating and for all of us as "mangers of a village" it is food for thought as we encounter naysayers and doubters.

 

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I’m Starting an Online Community, Do You Have Any Tips?

I’m Starting an Online Community, Do You Have Any Tips? | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
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How to attract readers and customers with valuable community building content

How to attract readers and customers with valuable community building content | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Content is a powerful tool that can be used to grow your business and your community, but it can't be all about you. Consider using foundational and community building content to add value and draw customers to your business.
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Takeaways: Make simple changes. Try foundational and community building content.

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What to expect as an online community manager

What to expect as an online community manager | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Are you thinking about building your own online community? Perhaps you want to get paid to manage an existing one. If you’re new to the role of online community management, read on – I’ll outline what you can expect.
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