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3 Common Myths About Branded Communities

Branded communities are your new best friend. They’re the hot trend right now and they’re not going away anytime soon. With a captive target audience, brand cheerleaders all around, and the most beneficial feedback group you can imagine, it’s no wonder branded communities are so popular. In order to get the most out of yours, […]

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3 Reasons Why Branded Communities Have the Upper Hand

Looking to connect with your audience in a more meaningful way? Branded communities are your next investment. There are a few no-brainer reasons to join the numerous brands that curate their audience through branded communities. With a little work up front, you’ll hold the power of targeted advertising, consistent leads, and catered feedback in your […]

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Top 3 Dangerously Effective Reasons to Start a Private Custom Social Network

Did you know that according to some estimates, the average city-dwelling person can be exposed to as many as 5,000 advertisements in a single day? Being memorable is important. For this reason, marketing and branding experts are always looking for emotional triggers to implement into their campaigns. One of the most powerful emotional triggers is […]

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February Community Roundup

Hey everybody! Here’s a quick recap of what is happening in the SocialEngine Community in the month of February. Add-ons and Updates: Advanced Footer Plugin – Convey the Right Information from the Footer of your website. Notes – Create notes and categorize them or make sticky notes anywhere on your site! Uplinks – Uplinks adds a level of […]

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A Private Custom Social Network Makes CRM Easy and More Effective

When the average person thinks of a social network, they think of their favorite personal platforms like LinkedIN, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest, etc. When business owners think of social networks, they think of how they can use the platforms to generate sales and attract customers. However, savvy business owners are realizing that there’s more […]

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Ways to Engage Your Members within SocialEngine

Social networks are dynamic. They’re full of action as opposed to a static website. Members interact, post things that interest them, “like” or vote up the things they enjoy, and generally play with all of the toys available on a site. It’s this activity that keeps them coming back. If members come to the site […]

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3 Community Complainers You’ll Meet and How to Respond

Running a successful online community inherently means there will be some nay-saying. It’s not the end of the world, but there are some reliable ways to deal with it. Learning what to expect from your community and how to manage complaints within your online community is important. Listening and responding quickly are always your best bet, but let’s […]

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Announcing the FREE phpFox Importer!

Hi everyone! We’ve got some exciting news! We know that changing platforms can be a stressful time. The decision to change to the award winning SocialEngine platform shouldn’t be. It should be an exciting time inspired by all the new possibilities. As such, we decided to release a FREE phpFox to SocialEngine importer! Our dedication […]

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3 Tips For Maintaining Interest-Based Communities

Humans are tribal by nature. In the long ago and far away, we were born into our tribes. As we became more sophisticated we formed countries and religions, along with other social constructs and hierarchies. Today, though, we have a unique kind of tribe; the sort we choose to join out of interest. Whether it’s […]

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Leveraging Industry Influencers to Help Build Your Community

When executed properly, influencer marketing can be one of the most effective strategies to help build your community and establish your company or brand as a trusted industry voice. What Are Influencers? Influencers are industry leaders on social media platforms. These are the businesses and organizations that have extensive social followings. They are knowledgeable resources, […]

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