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Social Media Manager vs. Online Community Manager: Which is Better for Your Association?

Posted by Christina Green on Tue, Jul 12, 2016 @ 08:30 AM

Associations, and most businesses for that matter, don’t have bottomless wallets. Hiring for one position, particularly if it’s new, must be weighed over hiring for another. If you’re considering hiring someone that specializes in engaging with members and potential members, you may be wondering just what type of position you need to source.

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Tags: Member Engagement, Online Community Management, Online Community Jobs, Social Media for Associations

Selecting the Right Online Community Management Approach for Your Association

Posted by Christina Green on Wed, Jun 22, 2016 @ 08:30 AM

A watched pot may never boil, but that’s the only way to build a thriving online community. Until your online community is established and has regular contributors, it is your job to prompt members to participate. You need to stir your community’s proverbial pot and provide interesting, valuable discussions and content for your members.

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Tags: Online Member Communities, Online Community Management, Online Community Jobs

Everything You Need to Know About Careers in Community Management [Infographic]

Posted by Joshua Paul on Tue, Oct 28, 2014 @ 09:59 AM

If you’ve recently started to consider a career change to community management, chances are you’ve come up with more questions than answers.

Due to the relatively new need for community management positions, the various roles and responsibilities have gone largely undefined. However, if you have plans to embark on a career in this rapidly growing field, there are certain factors and details you’ll need to know to make your plans.

Luckily, our friends at The Community Roundtable conducted an in-depth survey on the “role, compensation and career path of the community professional” to help answer some of the biggest questions surrounding community management careers. Some of their preliminary results have been released in an infographic you can download here

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Tags: Social Business, Online Community, Online Community Management, Online Community Jobs

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