Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Casey Hopkins asked people to fund his new project to make a better dock for the iPhone. But how does one do that? How does one build a community that will give money to a project? Here are some steps to look at.

2012 126

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares The days of emailing out a PDF to a small group of journalists and hoping they will open the attachment on their blackberry – lol – and act on it are over. Usable and easy admin and structure – ability to email in a press release and have it go live!

2015 154

Trending Sources

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares How to write a #socialmedia strategy for Gov, Organisations. Do you have to write a social media strategy for a client? How can be examples (but not the actual content calendar for example). What is the Purpose and Values to Customer and Organisation?

2015 151

How to disrupt meetings

Chris Corrigan

My friend Tim Merry found this gem, from a 1944 CIA manual on how to perfrom acts of simple sabotage. With tongue in cheek, this would make an excellent set of guidelines to reflect on at the start of a meeting.

2015 38

How to Do a Social Media Strategy- Workshop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’ve been asked by a dozen or so people to run a live, online class on developing social media strategies – 4 hrs, 2hrs a day with examples/case studies, proforma docs to fill out, a framework incl my 9 steps of a social media strategy and what to include & not include.

2014 113

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

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How to turn off Google personalisation (SMO) and go back to SEO BUT: SEO is dead, SMO rules. SEO is where your website page is ranked based on links coming in, links going out, and keywords connecting the web of pages connected to your website.

2012 154

2017 How to Create and Use Facebook Business Page Lists

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

2017 How to Create and Use Facebook Lists: the old way has gone. Oh to keep an eye on your industry, to see best practices from your fellow travellers, to find content to share, to watch out what NOT to do and so on.

2017 40

How to do more of what works

Viv Mcwaters

Funny how things come together sometimes – an online course about decision-making in complexity and uncertainty, a book about being an astronaut, a workshop on social labs, and an exhibition on making animated movies. I didn’t plan it this way, it just happened, and now I have something to write about. I’m reading Chris Hadfield’s book An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth. Our response to the uncertainty we face is to plan.

2014 43

How to Escape Endless Networking Conversations

Partnering Resources

It’s fifteen minutes into a one-hour networking session and all you’ve done is listen to her talk about how her company’s new iPhone app / her patent for comfortable high heeled shoes / her algae-based nutrition bars will revolutionize everything. Maybe it will, but you need to move on.

2013 70

How-to Guides>> How To Develop a Taxonomy

Green Chameleon

This is the link to an A4 pdf version. This is the link to an A3 pdf version. We’re going to look at costs/prices for printing this on high quality poster paper and shipping it if there’s a demand.

PDF 43

How To Get The Content Advantage

Ken Carroll

Well, it’s about using content to power up your business. It Does All This How Exactly? Well, it’s content - and only content - that will exploit the tools, the technologies, the platforms that we now all have access to. Want to show up in search, in social?

2015 31

ModPo – Learn how to undo the way in which we read

Jenny Connected

I have some poetry books on my bookshelf and I like to hear others talk about and read poetry, but I don’t seek it out for myself. So why would I return to ModPo a second time? My work and real interest is in how people learn. That data belongs to Coursera.

2014 84

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life


A few days back my good friend Jack Vinson posted a rather interesting and thought-provoking blog post that would be incredibly relevant for all of those folks who happen to be rather active in various different social networking sites and who may be facing such a common problem as well.

2011 81

Facebook: How to View Newsfeed of a Friends List

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Let’s say you want to see just the status updates of a group or list of friends on Facebook. Perhaps you want to ignore work folk and just see your family’s statuses. How do you do that? When you confirm a friend, click Add To List.

How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business


Curating good, relevant content that matters to you is just such a wonderful thing! Take a look into this nearly three and a half minute long video clip under the title of “ How to Use Employee Engagement to Boost Your Business &# to see what I mean.

How to Write Facebook Sponsored Posts And Dodge the Haters

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Welcome to social media engagement! how to write sponsored posts and not be a dork. The minute you have to Buy Attention you’ve really admitted that the content/story/message is not strong enough to stand on it’s own. Respond to the comments.

2013 56

7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them


There is always something that we all get to learn. Seven ways to kill your presentation from Jeanne Trojan.

2013 87

How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Skip to main content. Community managers should know the subject in depth, have energy for stimulating collaboration among the members, and be able to devote sufficient time to leadership activities. From What are you supposed to do in a community? LinkedIn Home.

2016 21

How to Network From Your Desk (For Introverts and Busy People)

Partnering Resources

It can be hard for introverts to do a lot of the activities normally considered to be networking, especially the large group meet-and-greets. How do you find time to build and sustain your network? This is so easy to do and requires very little effort.

2013 99

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Try adding a hashtag or two that you know people use and monitor and see how it resonates. Without the hashtags, status updates, tweets, social objects sit there waiting for the subscribers to see it. WITH hashtags, outbound connection of content to channels occurs.

2014 129

How to Network in a Professional Association

Partnering Resources

If you’re like most people, you belong to one or two professional associations. These organizations are supposed to serve serve as your networking and education hub. Here are a few tips to help you get the most from your money. Talk to Current Members Before Joining.

2013 42

How to Build Strong Volunteer Moderator Teams

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Managing Staff

2015 22

How to Do a LinkedIn Profile Audit

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This is a video on how to do a preliminary AUDIT for your personal LinkedIn Profile AUDIT (fill in). Please click the cog and change to the highest setting. Shares Audit/Benchmark your LinkedIn Profile.

kelvy bird figured out how to explain what graphic facilitators do

Full Circle Associates

I struggle to explain what I do when I am graphically facilitating. This is so good, from the amazing kelvy bird. It is not neutral, like graphic recording. There IS a sensemaking and contextualization that I do WITH people (not just FOR them.)

2015 53

How to Network at a Social Event When You Don’t Know Anyone

Partnering Resources

Can’t I just go to hell instead? Here’s how to network at a social event. Before you go to an event, try to identify who else will be there. If you know people who plan to go, you can plan to meet there. The best way to create structure is in advance.

2013 85

How to Respond to Negative Reviews on TripAdvisor and Yelp

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. How Should I Participate For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you.

2014 34

How to Revive a “Dead” Online Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: ornello_pics Josh Barraza asked if I would talk about how you can revive a “dead” online community. Before we talk about the how, there are a couple of simple truths that we need to keep in mind. That’s a great suggestion. The definition of “dead” will vary by person, by community and by [.]. Community Cultivation Managing the Community Promoting Your Community

2012 35

How to Build a Successful YouTube Show

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation

2014 24

HOW TO: Find Facebook RSS Feeds & Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How to pull in Facebook Notifications into Hootsuite from Facebook Profiles and Pages using RSS feeds. How to Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite and use Facebook RSS feed. To Get Facebook Notification RSS feed. Add Facebook Notifications to Hootsuite.

RSS 58

How to Avoid Multitasking – The Pomodoro Technique


I am not sure whether you do or not, but I’m certainly having a blast myself at the moment moving away from multitasking on my day to day work after putting it together, specially for that area where multitasking was the king for me so far: meetings.

How to build a community

Community Guy

On the wall, they had the image below, titled “How to build a community&#. But I’d actually challenge you to consider this list, as written, in the context of online social community. For instance: Talk to a mail carrier = talk to a moderator.

2011 25

Social Engagement Journey: How to start a movement

Community Guy

Derek talks (in 3 fun minutes) about what it takes to start a movement, including leadership and more importantly, a following. If you haven’t seen this TED Talk by Derek Sivers , it’s really worth the watch.

2011 52

How-to Guides>> Poster on Conducting a Knowledge Audit

Green Chameleon

Here’s our latest infographic poster (formatted for A2 printing) on our knowledge audit process. We also have a video tutorial on the process here. Let us know if you have any questions! Download the full-size poster here (2MB file

2014 34

How to Strengthen Your Organization’s Influence Mapping

Alchemy of Change

Part 4 of 4: Organizations that are permeable are more open to influence from their external environment. That makes them more resilient and able to align themselves with market forces. Being open to influence is only one aspect of permeability, however.

2011 46

How to Make Decisions about Decision-Making

The Bumble Bee

It has been said that how a team decides how to decide is the most important decision it will make.

How to be Resilient - Face Reality, Find Meaning, Creatively Improvise.

The Bumble Bee

I like them because they addresses some of the weaknesses of otherwise excellent schools of thought such as Martin Seligman's Learned Optimism - namely that it encourages people just to soldier on and put a brave face on things and not ask for help which can be seen as failure.

2012 35

How to get strategic insights from Net-Map

Net-Map Toolbox

Just a bowl of spaghetti with toys on top? So, you have done the mapping, in front of you a messy bowl-of-spaghetti-with-toys-on-top-diagram and your participants or clients ask you: So what do we do now? What does this mean?

Re-Learning How to Play

How to Save the World

My sense is that if we could regain this capacity of playfulness in everything we do, it would positively colour our whole worldview, change how we see the world and our attitude and approach to everything we do, and hence positively affect our relationships with others.

How to Make Love Last

How to Save the World

Your love is all about you, she replied; it has nothing to do with me. You love who you imagine me to be, because no one can know who someone else really is. I told her I would work to discover who she really was, as much as possible, and love that person. I told her I loved her.

2014 12

Peoplebrowsr: How to search Twitter bio profiles

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Ever wondered how to search the Bio fields for someone in Twitter? How to search Twitter profiles? I think there are some directories, but first, people have to know about them, and two, register. Nothing to do with Peoplebrowsr search though.