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Building A Better Branded Community: Top 4 Tips

The digital age offers deeper connections between companies and consumers. Social media platforms opened the communication lines, and branded community establishment fortifies relationships. Branded communities are appealing to informed consumers who want to feel further alignment with a company or organization. Companies hosting branded communities benefit through deeper customer insight and prospect conversion. Here are […]

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Gamification: the secret sauce behind wildly successful branded social communities

Can you remember swelling with pride on seeing a “well done” sticker on an elementary school book report? Take a moment to recall how it feels (or how you imagine it would feel) when you receive a new belt in karate class from a sensei you deeply admire or your boss surprises you with a “waiter […]

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3 Community Management Tips For Smooth Sailing

In the age of the Internet, it’s now possible for us to reach out to communities of like-minded people from anywhere in the world. Whatever our interests, there are groups out there of people who share those interests, and all it takes to find them is the push of a button. However, keeping those communities […]

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Innovative Ways to Control Spam in SocialEngine

Welcome to our SocialEngine blog! Each month, we provide learning tools for our clients to help empower them to have the most success with their SocialEngine communities. In this month’s post, we’d like to focus on innovative methods you can use to help control spam in your community. First, let’s talk about what spam is […]

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Three Reasons a Custom Social Network Brings More Focused Branding

Can you really explain what your business’s brand is in a way that everyone instantly recognizes? For some businesses, it’s tough to come up with a focused way to look at your brand without veering into multiple directions. If you haven’t thought this through lately, it’s time to think about how to make your branding […]

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Building a Branded Community: What You Can Gain Investing Your Time in Social Media

The investments you’ve made in social media have perhaps mostly paid off after spending time marketing there. Nowadays, though, social media has become a little more challenging to find new customers without more targeting. When you have brand advocates working there, it becomes a lot easier. It’s why branded communities have become a new trend […]

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Build A Lasting Social Community

Lately it seems everyone and their dog is on social media. Groups and companies use it for a variety of reasons. But if you’re not distinguishing yourself with something to offer, chances are even your own group members will fall out of touch. Here are a few suggestions for how to keep your online community alive and thriving. […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating Your Crowdfunding Community

When it comes to raising money online, crowdfunding provides probably the best avenue. Crowdfunding campaigns, however, are often fraught with overlooked details that could drastically limit your success. What many people do not realize initially is that crowdfunding campaigns entail more than just setting up a project and waiting for donors and sponsors to pour in. The most effective campaigns […]

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Four Simple Tips for Communicating Setbacks to Your Post Crowdfunding Community

So, you decided to launch a crowdfunding campaign. Now it is over, the money is in your hands, and you are working hard to deliver on the project you promised your backers. Everyone in your post crowdfunding community eagerly awaits your weekly or monthly updates. Then you hit a delay. One of the many considerations […]

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Going Wild with SocialEngine Banners

Of all the features and improvements made to SE PHP v4.9, banners would have to be one of our favorites. With banners, you can let your creativity run wild and provide a truly beautiful site experience to your users! Let’s dive into the details! What are Banners? Banners are widget blocks that you can place […]

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