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Community Management Around the Web
Things found online to help community managers build themselves and their communities up
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How to Use Contests and Giveaways to Get User-Generated Content

How to Use Contests and Giveaways to Get User-Generated Content | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Given the continual rise of social media and Google’s ever-changing algorithm, quality content should play a central role in the activities of virtually any company looking to leverage the web as an effective marketing and communications channel.
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35 Free Pre-Designed Email Templates Just For You [And an Infographic!]

35 Free Pre-Designed Email Templates Just For You [And an Infographic!] | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
A 2013 guide to email design in infographic form (plus 35 free HTML email templates!).
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The Paradox of Popularity

The Paradox of Popularity | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Social media success does not breed success. It may breed paralysis. Here's thinking about the beauty of small.
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How To Grow Your Community

How To Grow Your Community | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Last week I had the pleasure of doing a second webinar for Ning. This time we focused upon how to grow your online community. They've kindly allowed me to show it here (you can skip the first 5:30 minutes) How...
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How to Get 40,000 Readers Without Guest Blogging

How to Get 40,000 Readers Without Guest Blogging | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

If you are looking for some sort of secret sauce, look elsewhere, but if you want to see some smart implementation of direct-to-success techniques that you can use in any niche, read on, this post is for you.

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The Myth Of De-Lurking And A Better Use Of Your Time

The Myth Of De-Lurking And A Better Use Of Your Time | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

Our December edition of community best practices is out. Click here to download it. 

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The Balance Of Discussions

The Balance Of Discussions | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
One of the hardest things to get right is the balance of discussions. How many should you post? What type of discussions should you post? Which should you highlight? Look at this screenshot from UK Handmade.
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3 Social Media Trends for 2013

3 Social Media Trends for 2013 | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

I’m a blogger, not a fortune teller. You can ask Miss Cleo if you want to know the future. But I do know what won’t be a trend...

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10 Ways to Get More Blog Traffic with Social Media Teasers

10 Ways to Get More Blog Traffic with Social Media Teasers | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Blog post at New Media Expo Blog : Did you know that the ways people consume your blog content are changing? Just last week, I was talking to a group of bloggers and readers.
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Ice Isn’t Seasonal: Small Online Communities, Like Small Businesses, Must Compete on Personality

Ice Isn’t Seasonal: Small Online Communities, Like Small Businesses, Must Compete on Personality | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

I have heard community managers complain about other, bigger communities in their space. About entering a space that already has established leaders. You don’t have the quantity they do or the resources or the convenience. But, you can compete at quality and personality. The ability to offer people personal attention is a strength that you do have because of your size.

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How to Increase Activity in Your Community

How to Increase Activity in Your Community | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

People participate in communities to satisfy their informational and social needs. The mistake most organizations make is they focus on the former and ignore the latter. The problem with the former is once someone has gained the information they need, they leave. Your challenge is to focus on their social needs.

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Does it pay to be honest on Twitter?

Does it pay to be honest on Twitter? | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
I have tried to create a completely honest Twitter account but it might be hurting my business.
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How You Can Get a Ridiculous Number of Facebook and Blog Likes in Record Time with Content Curation

How You Can Get a Ridiculous Number of Facebook and Blog Likes in Record Time with Content Curation | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
BufferPin It There are certain benefits to getting involved with social media, and becoming an avid content creator. This is true, especially if you want to stay well informed about your pet topics...
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Creating A Content Calendar

Creating A Content Calendar | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
The following is an edited excerpt from Buzzing Communities. A content calendar should identify not only the categories of content that will be used, but also the specific content that will feature within that category for that date.
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7 Common SEO Myths to Throw Out the Window Immediately

7 Common SEO Myths to Throw Out the Window Immediately | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Check out these common SEO myths you should stop believing in as soon as possible.
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Download Half Of My Book For Free: Buzzing Communities

Download Half Of My Book For Free: Buzzing Communities | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Thank you for giving me your time and attention for the last few years. You can now download half of my book, Buzzing Communities, for free. Click here: http://eepurl.com/cSzxw I hope you find it useful.
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9 Fun Facebook Page Examples to Spark Your Creativity

9 Fun Facebook Page Examples to Spark Your Creativity | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Facebook apps, learn how to add some fun apps to your Facebook Page that are designed to entertain, benefit or reward your fans.
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Sadly, I was not accepted into the Grey Poupon society. Snobs.

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Some good examples of how Facebook pages utilise peoples interests to bring them back to the page

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9 Unexpected Places to Find Good Community Managers

9 Unexpected Places to Find Good Community Managers | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

There are a few different areas that you could find really amazing community managers. Here are some that I’ve seen in my experience as a community builder:

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6 Tips for Creating Content That Spreads Naturally

6 Tips for Creating Content That Spreads Naturally | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

We’ve all been there -- you hit publish on a blog post and expect the social shares, page views, and agreeable comments to start rolling in. But sometimes you get pure silence -- crickets, even -- in response.

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How to Keep Content Thieves from Stealing Your Work

How to Keep Content Thieves from Stealing Your Work | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Plagiarism is a problem of epidemic proportions on the internet. It has been much too easy for someone to copy a webpage’s online content and then spread it around like it’s their own.
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How to Increase Reader Engagement with Images

How to Increase Reader Engagement with Images | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

From experience however, I have come to discover that one of the most effective ways of increasing the stickiness of a blog is to use images. Yes, just every image won’t work, hence I will take time to show you how I do it myself.

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Community Management Webinar: Recording Now Up and Ready to Watch

Community Management Webinar: Recording Now Up and Ready to Watch | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

Richard is giving away an excerpt of the e-book version of Buzzing Communities. It’s 50% of his book in handy PDF format. Download it here.

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Blogging Still Isn't Overrated

Blogging Still Isn't Overrated | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
Hard to believe 2013 is right around corner, right? I am happy to say that blogging in 2013 will still not be overrated.Blogging is important for any business, small and large. It doesn't matter if you make widgets, candy or boomerangs.
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An Open Letter to Founders: Creating a Community Strategy That Actually Works

An Open Letter to Founders: Creating a Community Strategy That Actually Works | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it

Here are nine pointers for working with your Community Manager to create a strategy you can both get behind.

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Which Emotions Lead To Higher Levels Of Participation?

Which Emotions Lead To Higher Levels Of Participation? | Community Management Around the Web | Scoop.it
In political psychology, it's known anger is the strongest emotion for increasing participation. If you can make your audience mad about something, levels of participation increase. The problem is you can't control anger.
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