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dont and donts on facebook

35 Quick Facebook Guidelines for Brands

With its continuously growing numbers of users, Facebook has become one of the largest social networks where consumers build real communities around a common belief, a product, or a service—and brands jump in to facilitate the process. One of its most useful features is Facebook Groups, where members of similar interests can easily collaborate, discuss topics, […]

Community Manager at Greatist

Who’s Hiring? 8 Community Manager Jobs at Greatist, Logitech, Snapguide and More

More and more companies are hiring for true community positions. (This is great news!) This is who’s hiring now for community manager jobs. Greatist – Community Manager “Greatist is looking for the best damn community builder on the planet. This person will oversee Greatist’s first-of-its-kind health community, acting as its chief of staff to seed, […]

7 Tips for Planning an Offline Community Event

Panelists: Dave Brown, Emily Miethner & Meghan Peters Photos by: Katie Curri & Dave Brown Planning an event that brings your community together offline can be daunting no matter what the size. What if nobody shows up? What if it’s boring? Who do I invite? We recently had our first bitly breakfast where we brought together community managers and digital strategists in the […]

Can Community Management Influence Lurking Behavior?

Can Community Management Influence Lurking Behavior?

Most online communities have lurkers. Lurkers are users on the fringe of a community—they observe what happens, but don’t interact, post, or contribute. Most CMs have likely wondered how they can turn lurkers into regular contributors. There’s some academic research that dives into this topic. Yes, you read that correctly: academic research. (Stay with me…) […]