August 7, 2014

Does your online business community need a moderator or manager?

by MediaShower

If your business has an online community or forum, you may need the help of a moderator or manager. Here’s how to understand the difference between the two, what they do and how they can help you. Continue reading

August 4, 2014

What makes an online community work

by Chris Abraham

How to build an online community? That’s up to your community. Your first 10 members will define your 100 will define your 1,000 will define your 1,000,000. So invite your early members carefully. Continue reading

January 14, 2014

Should you hire a social media community manager?

by Chris Abraham

The idea of deputizing someone else to act on your behalf in an official capacity is a time-honored tradition. Why then, is it so controversial in social media? Chris Abraham says that hiring someone to speak and respond on your behalf on social media is perfectly fine. Continue reading

December 12, 2013

Say hello to the power of online communities

by Guest

Here are five tools and platforms you can use to join or create communities and benefit from them for your business or organization.
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December 10, 2013

Crowd Companies: A brand council for the collaborative economy

by JD Lasica

Crowd Companies has just launched as a brand council for the collaborative economy. The new effort from Jeremiah Owyang takes the Sharing Economy, Maker Movement, crowdfunding, 3D printing and alternative currency and wraps them in a single metaphor: the Collaborative Economy Movement. Continue reading

October 21, 2013

Grow your online community by offering value

by Guest

Follow the 80/20 rule and know the difference between self-promotion & providing value Target audience: Marketing professionals, community managers, SEO specialists, PR pros, brand managers, businesses, nonprofits, educators, Web publishers, journalists. This article originally appeared at Moz and is republished with permission. By Mackenzie Fogelson CEO, Mack Solutions Building a community around your company is hard work. Just as with … Continue reading