Engagement Strategy for brands’ Online Marketing

If you head your own business or lead your own brand, chances are you are aware of the crucial part social media marketing plays in your overall marketing strategy. You may even already be aware of the difference between social media management and community management. If that is the case, then you also understand that…

VentureSpell – The Social Fairy’s Unique Programs for Technology/Business Accelerators and Start-Ups

Over the past 3 years The Social Fairy has been a partner to the growth and success of numerous start-ups. The Social Fairy also works with one of Israel’s leading Technology incubators, communal work spaces, an Accelerator program and is connecting Start ups to Investors, when possible. From overall strategy and even business plans and…

Social Media Management Vs. Community Management

[This post was originally posted by me on Linkedin: http://linkd.in/1vU6bXE] I often find myself having to explain potential clients what it is I do as a community manager (and why it sometimes costs more than what other professionals offer). I found this great piece from the Community Roundtable this morning. It’s not a new piece but…

Stop wasting your time (and mine)! Thoughts on #marketing, stories and #people

I meet many people in various sectors, doing different kinds of business and I get to communicate with many brands. Almost always the meeting starts with a “tell me what you do” – usually from the CEO or otherwise business representative looking to perhaps hire me and my company for consults or community management service.…

Community Management as a tool for conversion and retention

A few days ago I saw a quote from Brian Solis saying: “Live your brand the way your customer is“. Brian could not be more right, but sadly this could not be more different and distant from the way online marketing is practiced, at least around me. Community Management is often perceived as being “social…