Online community software comparison 2022
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Online community software comparison 2022

We make over 35,000 decisions every day. Most of these are minor. But others have long-term ramifications. You want to get them right the first time.  Choosing a branded community platform falls into the latter group, yet many people don’t know how to choose a platform that best suits their needs. To help, we’ve created […]
What Is a Community Manager?
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What Is a Community Manager?

A well-known African proverb states that, “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Yet, if you want to know where to go, you need a leader who knows the direction of travel. That’s exactly the role of a community manager and in this piece, you’re going […]
How to build an online community platform
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How to build an online community platform

“No business does business alone. We win together as a community.”  Those are the words of SAP CEO Christian Klein at an event in 2021. He went on to say that some of the greatest challenges of our time – the pandemic, climate change, and navigating disruption – would be better solved by connecting with […]
Retention is the foundation for growth
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Retention is the foundation for growth

If you work in the subscription economy, you already know that churn is the single biggest threat to your company’s growth. The cost of customer acquisition has risen by 50% since 2015, while a brand that sees only 2.5% churn will be 50% bigger than one with 5% churn after 5 years. This gives brands a clear […]
How to integrate social media and brand community marketing
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How to integrate social media and brand community marketing

In the battle for people’s attention, brands don’t face an either/or decision when sharing news and content through social media and brand communities. Both channels can work effectively together, drawing on the strengths of the different platforms, to build greater engagement and loyalty among audiences. How to integrate social media and brand community marketing – […]
Top 6 community marketing strategies for businesses
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Top 6 community marketing strategies for businesses

Fundamentally, business is all about the relationships that you create with others. No matter your industry, or if you market to consumers or other businesses, you need to forge genuine connections with your customers for your business to stand the test of time. That’s why community marketing is a powerful way to grow your customer […]
6 reasons why community management is important in marketing
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6 reasons why community management is important in marketing

Social interaction is fundamental to our learning, sense of wellbeing, and purpose. Until relatively recently, marketers have overlooked our need for social communities and have left this powerful medium largely untapped. But change is now afoot. Leading organizations are leveraging communities to build lasting relationships with their prospects and customers.  Increasingly, online communities will become […]
5 biggest advantages of online communities
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5 biggest advantages of online communities

Online communities are growing in popularity. From brand communities to customer support, increasingly we are moving away from broad, social networks, and seeking smaller, niche spaces to connect. In 2019, 76% of internet users visited an online community of some kind – a number which is increasing year after year. Yet there is still a […]
How to plan an online community
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How to plan an online community

Online communities are growing in number and in popularity – a trend which is set to continue over the next decade. But building an online community and attracting an audience is not something that happens overnight. To guarantee the best results for your community and ensure steady ROI, you need to build on solid foundations. Planning […]