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Community Building

by Lori Saitz on September 16, 2010

Connecting With Clients Through a Greater Purpose

by Lori Saitz on September 16, 2010

If you’re reading this September is National Literacy Month and part of my company’s mission is to contribute a portion of profits to literacy organizations. I mean, can you IMAGINE not being able to read?! Almost 800 million people worldwide are illiterate. I can go on and on, but this article is not so much [...]

by Shonali Burke on June 17, 2010

Will You Join Our Village?

by Shonali Burke on June 17, 2010

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Women Grow Business, it’s that it’s a growing, warm and welcoming village. In that, it “takes a village…” etc. Image: Julie Falk, Creative Commons This blog community, which is so wonderfully supported by Network Solutions, is amazing. Look at the women who volunteer their time to write for [...]

by Shonali Burke on January 27, 2010

Taking Over the Reins at WGBiz: The Power of Community

by Shonali Burke on January 27, 2010

It’s funny where life will take you. If you’d told me, 10 years ago, that not only would I be living and working in the capital of a world superpower, I’d have giggled. If you’d told me, five years ago, how incredibly important social media would become to my life, I’d have raised my eyebrows. [...]

by Jill Foster on December 21, 2009

Chief Troublemaker and Top Tips for a Great Facebook Fan Page

by Jill Foster on December 21, 2009

Over the past year or so, I’ve seen more and more non-profits and companies create Facebook fan pages for their organizations. Facebook calls fan pages “a customizable presence for an organization, product, or public personality to join the conversation with Facebook users.” Fan pages are great because they are designed for organizations, but they work [...]

by Jill Foster on November 10, 2009

Community Building Breakthroughs: Got Empathy?

by Jill Foster on November 10, 2009

My daughter is a tween who just started middle school. Every school day she wakes up to live in her world. Her essentials (and I mean essentials in every sense of the word): Clean pair of UGG® boots Fully charged iTouch Umbrella if it rains Cell phone for texting I am a women in my [...]

by Jill Foster on October 8, 2009

Community Building Breakthroughs: 4 Ways to Listen (and Understand)

by Jill Foster on October 8, 2009

Marketers who listen gain valuable information regarding the perception and authority of their brand. As such, sophisticated tools have emerged to give marketers a premium seat at the water cooler. Google the words “listening” and “social media” and you’ll get hundreds of search results relevant to the topic. From tips on how to listen, to [...]

by Jill Foster on September 17, 2009

The Chief Troublemaker Asks: Who's Afraid of User-Generated Content?

by Jill Foster on September 17, 2009

82 million & counting: a forever changed Web From homemade movies on YouTube, to movie and book reviews, comments on blogs, and entries in Wikipedia, user-generated content (UGC) has changed the Web forever. I can’t imagine the Amazon shopping experience without comments and ratings from other moms, the posts from the 500 or so people [...]