Tagged With "Twitter"

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How has Social Media Impacted You this Year?

Rosemary O'Neill ·
As we reach the waning moments of 2009, I've been pondering how the online community landscape has changed this year.  MySpace took a nosedive, Facebook cruised to the top of the heap (and got some egg on its face), Twitter is still a polarizing...
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How to take your first steps into an online community

Rosemary O'Neill ·
Lots of digital ink has been spilled discussing how to start an online community and how to grow one, but not much has been said about how to gracefully join an existing online community.  Even if you are an admin, blogger, or moderator of your...
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How to use the "firehose" to water your garden

Rosemary O'Neill ·
How many blog feeds are you subscribed to? Do you read online articles related to your industry? Do friends forward relevant posts or articles to you?  Yeah, me too. The daily onslaught of information can be overwhelming, but there's a reason you...
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Interview with Morgan Luce of VT Farm & Garden Exchange

Rosemary O'Neill ·
Today's interview is a special treat---our first video interview!  I had a great chat with Morgan Luce, who started VT Farm and Garden Exchange in April 2012, and is closing in on 200 members already.  I had to know her secrets, so I...
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What are the KPIs for an online community?

Rosemary O'Neill ·
Marketers sometimes like to make up acronyms for really simple things---for example, they say "KPI's" instead of "how we measure success."    KPI stands for Key Performance Indicators, and they are metrics used to help an organization...
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5 reasons to make your own social community

Rosemary O'Neill ·
First, let's clarify that when we say "make your own" social community, we mean make an inviting place for your existing community to come together.  Everyone has a community, after all (whether they recognize it or not).     They might...
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Quick Tip: Fun with Twitter Feed Widgets

Rosemary O'Neill ·
In Ghostbusters, they always say "don't cross the streams," but this Hoop.la tip will help you do that (without getting slimed). Twitter offers a simple way to get embed code. And you can use this embed code in a Hoop.la custom widget to present dynamic Twitter content within your community. You can do lots of fun things with this tool. For example, you can use Twitter lists to present combined feeds, you can pull in a hashtag stream, or you can display your Twitter badge (with a "follow me"...
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Rosemary's Secret Recipe for Small Biz Social Media Engagement

Rosemary O'Neill ·
As a small business owner with no digital agency, no reputation management firm, and no offshore support boiler rooms, I have settled into my own groove for handling social media responsibilities.    There are lots of folks out there who can...
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Social media jargon demystified

Rosemary O'Neill ·
The other day, I had to look up a social media term I had seen floating around in my cyber-travels, but had never fully understood.  It's hard to admit, but no, I don't know everything yet.  Yes you can quote me on that.  Since I'm...
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Don't be a social Frankenstein.

Rosemary O'Neill ·
Does your social community look like Frankenstein? Are your Facebook page, Twitter stream, YouTube channel, and blog lumbering around cyberspace in search of friends? If so, then you need a way to pull it all together into a social hub that lives...
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Beware the social media bullies

Rosemary O'Neill ·
Don't let them kick sand in your face or push you down on the playground.   You know the ones...they fold their arms and tell you that your community will fail unless it's on Facebook, or that you MUST have a Pinterest page, or that every...
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Behind the Scenes: Meeting Humans. In Person.

Rosemary O'Neill ·
Last night, I had the opportunity to attend Twestival Seat tle at Ray's Boathouse, an event organized by SMC Seattle to raise money for FareStart.  It was a wonderful gathering, I met lots of interesting people, and connected some Twitter handles...
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How to Adjust for Twitter API Changes

Rosemary O'Neill ·
Twitter has been taking steps recently to get more control over how its content is delivered via third party applications and websites. In this announcement, Twitter announced that starting March 5, it will begin the process of stopping the...
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Where Social Media Shines

Rosemary O'Neill ·
It's been easy lately to find people knocking social media in all of its forms...Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and our own LiveCloud corner of the world as well.  Often criticized as a time-sucker, haven for inane lifestreaming updates, and nest of...
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Why I Quit Facebook

Brian Lenz ·
My family and I just got back from a long vacation in Hawaii, and as part of clearing my head during the trip, I decided it was finally time to delete my Facebook account. I've been pondering it for quite a while, but inertia is a strong force to...
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Custom widget ideas for Hoop.la

Rosemary O'Neill ·
So....you can have all sorts of custom widgets in Hoop.la, but what to put in them?  Yes, you can go with the standard Google ads, but how about pulling in some interesting info from across the web? You don't need to be a code jockey to use...
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tracking code snippet from Twitter

art ·
Where would I put that code on my site? Copy your tracking code snippet. Copy the following tracking code snippet and paste it into the web page or website template you want to track, just before the closing </body> tag. Learn how to install tracking code snippet.
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Suggestions for Chat Events

Teresa ·
We held our very first chat event yesterday on our Hoopla community platform and it went really well! Previously we held chat events on Twitter and I think that still has its place in the mix. However, the functions available on Hoopla provide...
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Twitter + Facebook Links Don't Appear

Steve ·
Hi, I realize that the "Tweet This" and "Facebook Like" buttons have been in the latest version of Eve for some time and I would like them to appear in my forums and posts. But they never have been visible, that I can remember. The "Email a...
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Social Network Integration Changes

Jonmark Weber ·
As many of you know, we recently migrated all Hoop.la sites to SSL . One consequence of switching to SSL is that some Social Network integrations may need to be updated. This is due to OAuth callback URLs which are registered for each Social Network and are used to validate the authenticity of requests made through the various APIs that enable these features. Since each Hoop.la customer controls their own Social Network integrations, you must fix the issue if it applies to your site. If you...
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Re: Social Network Integration Changes

Daniel Dixon ·
Great information and thanks for sharing. it will be informative for me.
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