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Create a Twitter Clone Quickly with SocialEngine Cloud

Twitter has always been a staple of the social media scene. The platform created a genre of social networking that has seen steady growth since its inception. As the medium continues to grow you can grab a piece of the action by making your own Twitter clone with our SocialEngine Cloud. SocialEngine Cloud is sometimes […]

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A Look at SocialEngine Profile Questions

Hello and welcome! Today, we’ll introduce you to Profile Questions in SocialEngine PHP. We’ll cover what they are, how they work, and how they can be useful to your community. What are Profile Questions? Profile Questions are custom fields or questions that members answer for their profiles. The Profile Questions can correspond to Profile Types […]

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Explosive Growth Potential with SocialEngine Niche Communities

Hi there! Today, we’re exploring the explosive growth potential with SocialEngine niche communities. Grab a beverage, hop in a comfy chair and let’s spend time exploring this topic together. What is a “niche” community? A simple explanation of a “niche” community is a community that focuses on a particular topic for a specific audience. Facebook […]

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Responsively Mobile with SocialEngine

Our recent SEPHP 4.9 launch saw the introduction of our fully responsive Insignia theme. This article will introduce you to concept of responsiveness and how you can go responsively mobile with SocialEngine. First, what is a responsive theme and why should you care? According to StatCounter, “The combined traffic from mobile and tablet devices tipped […]

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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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