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Etsy.com: Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The value that Etsy provides to its shareholders and community is much, much longer-term. How to craft a billion dollar business. 127 countries.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Online newspapers until now usually don’t charge readers, they just charge the Commercial Clients. The New Fourth Estate is Social Media.

Mary Poppins Online Community – Social Media Manager Leah Howard

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We grabbed a drink, Vashti held the camera and we chatted on about Facebook, Twitter, audiences, story lines and the future of social entertainment.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community,  on Facebook? Ignore the negative social media commenter.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

that taps into the power of purpose to drive community engagement. Purpose-Driven Communities. Shared Purpose of Community .

Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

I got my start building online communities in 1999 with the launch of TechRepublic.com. Attributes of Thriving Communities.

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. Stage Zero - What is Social Media?

Traditional Media brainwashing Australians about Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Telephones don’t stalk children, Social Media doesn’t intimidate them either. Don’t blame the online community tools.

Online Community Activism with GetUp and Prosper

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Name : The only thing that will move governments, media and real estate spruikers is cold hard numbers. Don’t Buy Now!

Quiz: Social Media and Voice

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And if engagement sucks, social media pays it no never mind. Online Communities social media funny videos voice Any others?

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Australian Journalists and Social Media Influence

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Forbes Magazine recently very kindly named me in the global Forbes Top 50 Social Media Influencers. Which journalist/media person is missing?

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SEO vs SMO and how to TURN OFF Google Social Media Optimization

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Search Engine Optimization has been hijacked by your friends and family (Social Media Optimization) and that’s a good thing. years?

2012 148

Sony online communities hacked

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Playstation and other online communities have been hacked. If you are the community host YOU are responsible for protecting members online. Online Communities social media social networks hacker online community playstation sonyProbably millions of credit cards stolen. PR crisis anyone?

List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What happens when the consumer fights back against the advertiser (using social media channels)? click to see the secret anti ad. Priceless. 4.

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Obvious one is Community Moderator for those that volunteer community admin duties. Unethical Media Behavior (11). agenda. Joomla!

List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here is a list I came up with – you might have more social media podcasts to add to the list. Social Media Business by Laurel Papworth.

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Online Community Software | Leverage Software

John Tropea - Delicious Community

When was the last time a software company did that?" - Jack Norton, The Home Depot "The online community for our Channel is a competitive advantage.

The Role of Brands in Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

T here seems to be a wave of bad advice and misguided thinking regarding where and how brands should engage with their communities. Stakes.

When a Con Artist Comes Calling: Online Community

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Recently, in an online community I am involved in, the members decided to get together in real life (IRL). Nothing unusual in that, around 20.1% of social network members that meet online will meet offline each year. What would you do in this situation, as a community manager? Outrage ensued. Most of them $20 each.

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Finish This Sentence: Social Media is…

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here’s some tips and warnings for beginner online community managers. . When you don’t know your community well.

2012 104

Social Media and The Cone of Silence – Victoria Department of Justice

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If the person I am employing (through taxes) to do work for my community is on my communication channel, I expect to be able to speak to them.

At the Core of Social Media: Online Community | Social Media Today

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

ComPartEval online_community

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Now that iGoogle is retiring , I need another free service to teach social media monitoring – know of one? Really grumpy !

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How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This article covers: What is a troll, History of Trollling and How Social Media can Fix Trolling (how can society fix trolling, actually).

2012 117

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Online Communities social media social networks facial recognition online community privacy real world social network tom tom

How To Build An Online Community | Social Media Today

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Building a successful social media online community begins with the end in mind. Your organization’s overarching business goals and strategy for the community will define what you want it to achieve -- the value it delivers both to its members and to your organization. online_community online_facilitation

Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

But this is what it looks like on Sunday: Every community has rituals. Movember and Social Media. Want to know why ? Also birthdays.

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Fast Wonder: Online Community Consulting

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Last week, I wrote a blog post about finding the right mix of listening and creating content for online communities or social media programs, and this week, I wanted to talk more specifically about the role of listening as a community manager. online_community online_facilitation

Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A “top list&# of social networks and online communities for business and corporate. Not blogs - they must have community features of many-to-many discussions, leaders, UGC etc.  Australian Businesswomen’s Network - run mentoring programs (private community). Australia’s community for solo & micro business.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

More info on the Corporate inhouse 3 Day Intensive Advanced Social Media workshop here]. More social media courses are available here.

2012 105

Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

augmented reality Online Communities social media social networks Facebook facial recognition privacyAlexKilpatrick. Useful.

Social Media ROI and CEOs – Affecting the $$$ Bottom Line

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Tell your CEO to get a basic understanding of ROI in online community discussions and activities or pay the price. Ah goody. Eventually.

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Traditional Media reporting on Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There’s a wild ride at the moment as traditional media slogs it out with social media. Media140 and Social Media. Jesus!

12 Random Acts of Social Media Kindness Campaigns: World Kindness Week 2012 RAK

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Public(s) relations today means managing relationships with the public who are now media companies themselves. Twelve actually. Literally.

2012 108

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Not surprising - it goes a long way to protect the company from fallout if/when staff do ignore the social media guidelines in place. . Thanks.

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why Governments Fear Social Media – the Demise of Representational Democracy. Email and online voting does that a bit quicker these days.

2011 137

Facebook Ad Social Media Fail – I’m An Idiot.

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Community Crew Logo. Ah well, I like my “corporate” logo for The Community Crew. Here come the 13 year olds!

2012 59

Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Called the Press or Media list. But Klout gives PR people a way of telling who on social media can get messages to the most people.

2012 91

Social Media Call To Action: Bullied on a Bus

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Not For Profit Online Communities peer2peer social media social networks bullying call to action Facebook IndieGoGo karen huff youtube

2012 88

My First Year as a Consultant and what 2016 Holds for Online Communities (I hope)

Online Community Strategy

Launching Structure3C on February 4, 2015  to help brands create successful customer communities and crowdsourcing initiatives. Really hard.