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 […]
For decades, community has been the heart and soul of the internet. Trends come and go, but one constant is our desire to connect with others around the world. Today, as our trust in traditional sources of online community continues to be eroded by misinformation and abuse, internet users are abandoning social media in droves […]
Originally published as part of the Community Marketing report by Zapnito and B2B Marketing. Download the full report here. With so many platforms and services competing for attention in the online marketplace, engaging customers can be a challenge. Attempting to connect with an audience across a fragmented set of social media channels is a struggle, leading […]
Originally published as part of the Community Marketing report by Zapnito and B2B Marketing. Download the full report here. 1. It’s too difficult to monetize One of the biggest ROI challenges facing community- based marketing is striking the balance between creating a burgeoning, value-add community, while also pulling in the revenue to keep it going. Sway […]
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Online communities require resource (to build them well, quickly, takes a lot of it!). So why are top brands driven to them to build customer relationships and share expert content?
Brand communities are a powerful way to cultivate a loyal customer base, get invaluable market insight, and build relationships that last.