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10 Ways to Build Loyalty Among Your Online Community Members

10 Ways to Build Loyalty Among Your Online Community Members

It seems to me that nonprofit social media campaigns are still focused on the numbers game – collecting the most Likes on Facebook, the most Twitter and Pinterest followers and... read more

Community Tip: Public vs. Private, Pros and Cons

Community Tip: Public vs. Private, Pros and Cons

Setting up social media channels is a great start to building a community. But it’s just that, a start. Once you’ve set up your channels, you’ll find there are a... read more

How To Get Your Leadership Team To Participate In Your Online Community

How To Get Your Leadership Team To Participate In Your Online Community

While you’re in trouble if your senior management team doesn’t understand or buy into your online community strategy, does it really matter if they themselves don’t participate? The 2014 State... read more

Business Networking: Online Networks Where You Can Succeed

Business Networking: Online Networks Where You Can Succeed

For those who are just getting started in marketing, or are old school, business networking means going to events, where you circulate around a room and exchange business cards. By... read more

How to Get Buy-In for Your Online Community Strategy From Even Your Craziest Stakeholders

How to Get Buy-In for Your Online Community Strategy From Even Your Craziest Stakeholders

Here is why building a private online community of customer or members won’t work at your organization…. Does that sound familiar? The truth is that there are very few organizations... read more

What To Do When Online Community Members Mention A Competitor

What To Do When Online Community Members Mention A Competitor

It’s bound to happen at some point. Whether it’s on a discussion board or in the comments section, the question of your customers, partners, or members mentioning a competitor in... read more

How to Hire a Community Manager

How to Hire a Community Manager

44.9% of B2B companies plan to grow their content teams within the next year. And with more staff dedicated to the art and science of content marketing, the sheer volume... read more

Where Do Associations Get the Most ROI from Private Online Communities?

Where Do Associations Get the Most ROI from Private Online Communities?

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Building community and generating member engagement fuel almost every business objective for your association. This includes producing research and content, advocating for your members, and continuing to provide education, support,... read more

How To Get Started On Triberr Today

How To Get Started On Triberr Today

Triberr is a very powerful tool for content creators. In a nutshell, it is a social network for bloggers. If you are a small business, you should be in the... read more

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Secret of Thriving Online Communities

Imagine if Bart Simpson was your community member! Ahem, maybe not with this expression. But, surely you would love to have many such members for a thriving community? So how... read more

How to Create a Best-In-Class Online Community (Data)

How to Create a Best-In-Class Online Community (Data)

The super-smart team at The Community Roundtable recently released the 2014 State of Community Management report. With social technology and business strategies evolving at a rapid pace, they do a... read more

The Best Community Managers Have These 5 Traits

The Best Community Managers Have These 5 Traits

Do you have an unfaltering attention to detail? Stellar sense of humour? Penchant for puns? In the newest entry in our mini-series on community management, we tackle the traits a... read more

How to Increase Engagement in Your Private Online Community: Six Things to Share

How to Increase Engagement in Your Private Online Community: Six Things to Share

Your private online community is only as good as the value it offers members. With as busy as your target audience is, your community has to offer them something of... read more

5 Things NOT To Do When You Respond To Members In Your Online Community

5 Things NOT To Do When You Respond To Members In Your Online Community

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So far, you’ve done everything right. You launched an online customer or member community and—even better—your community members have become active and engaged participants. Your company or organization is producing... read more

Web Hosting: One Size Does NOT Fit All

Web Hosting: One Size Does NOT Fit All

Web hosting: the activity or business of providing storage space and access for websites. Think of a web hosting provider as a property owner and yourself as a business owner... read more