Strength in numbers: Charles discusses all things community with the B2B Marketing Podcast
Community Management

Strength in numbers: Charles discusses all things community with the B2B Marketing Podcast

At a point where online communities are becoming essential to the marketing mix, Zapnito’s CEO Charles Thiede joined David Rowlands, Head of Content at B2B Marketing, to discuss how B2B businesses can leverage online communities. Here’s a snapshot of everything they spoke about. Cutting through the noise Charles began the discussion by setting out the need for […]
11 best practices for retaining customers
Community Management

11 best practices for retaining customers

“It’s cheaper to retain an existing customer than to attract new ones” is an adage as old as marketing itself and it’s given rise to a host of customer retention practices. But which practice helps a company retain customers effectively? That’s what we’re setting out to explore in this piece on retention best practices. Customer […]
Five trends that membership associations should know about
Knowledge Communities

Five trends that membership associations should know about

The way that members interact with membership associations has been evolving since the birth of the Internet. The Covid-19 pandemic caused another significant shift in member and association relations with 47% of associations reporting a decline in membership in 2021. Now, with many individuals and organizations facing budget cuts and economic volatility, there is yet […]
7 Reasons Online Member Communities Have Become Associations’ #1 Benefit
Knowledge Communities

7 Reasons Online Member Communities Have Become Associations’ #1 Benefit

What would make someone join an association today? That’s a question many association leaders are asking themselves, particularly as tightening budgets have many members scrutinizing the value they’re getting from their associations. Make no mistake, there’s a lot behind the decision to join (and remain) with an association. Tapping into this desire is the key […]
How to improve community member engagement and retention
Community Management

How to improve community member engagement and retention

Member engagement and retention is always a top priority for online communities. After all, it’s great to attract new members but to increase membership long-term, you need to make sure your members stay around. That’s where having a member engagement plan can pay off for your business performance and community growth.  Why member engagement matters […]
8 must-have features for any online community platform
Community Management

8 must-have features for any online community platform

By now, you’ve likely come across a few successful online communities, even if you didn’t realize what they were at the time. Salesforce’s Trailblazers, the GitHub community, and even HOG — the Harley Davidson Owners Group are all great examples of brand-owned communities that fulfilled a specific need. How did they achieve this? Through their […]
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