So, today is the day when Community Managers all over the world should feel a bit more appreciated. CMAD – Community Manager Appreciation Day – is an international event held every 4th Monday of January and which was first initiated in 2010 by Jeremiah Owyang, Industry Analyst on Customer Strategy and author of the blog Web Strategy. In this post, I’ll […]
Category Archive for 'Customer service'
Last week, I read an article on Businessinsider.com describing why some major brands chose to pull the plug on their social media customer service on either Facebook or Twitter. Being on social is an invitation to interaction – both the positive and negative kind. The question is: Will these companies benefit from NOT servicing their […]
Every week, we blog about how to optimize your brand’s social media presence, which tools to use and what the newest updates on the major social networks mean to your brand’s way of engaging with your target group. But what about the people responsible for incorporating EdgeRank’s newest changes on content, tweeting the best answers […]
Already on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest? Then you have taken the first baby steps to understanding what your consumers expect. The crucial part of being commercially successful on social networks, however, isn’t just to have a profile or account. Obviously. It’s to understand how your consumers expect to communicate with you, expect you to add […]
The SoLoMo revolution within social media interaction has previously been covered here on the blog. What is so important about it, is the opportunity of direct interaction with potential or already dedicated customers in a sphere that mixes virtual and real life, posing great opportunity for sales increasing engagement.
Engaging with your users and customers on social media is an easy, cost effective way of gaining brand awareness and loyalty. Most companies have already realised this. What is therefore quite an interesting fact is the gap between the ideals and the actual initiatives of companies, when it comes to providing customer service through social […]
The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series. Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value. This post is written by Fredrik Olimb, Local Community Manager […]
Recently, Awareness, Inc., social marketing software company, released a new report: “6 Mind-Blowing Social Media Stats – And What They Mean for Marketers”. Awareness has sourced the Internet to bring up some of the most interesting metrics to give brands a chance to boost their current marketing strategy. In this blog post, I will present […]
Building a presence in social media can be terrifying for many brands. Putting oneself ‘out there’ equals no control of what people are saying about you. The power is in the hands of the customers, and there’s nothing you can do to prevent an individual expressing their opinion – other than of course trying to […]
Last week Henriette wrote a blog post about the importance of connecting with your fans on a personal level when brands communicate on social media platforms. Today, I’m going to elaborate a bit further on this subject by having a look at some recent statistics about customer service on social channels. Have you asked yourself […]