Since it was first conceptualized in the 1890s, the radio has come a long way from being a novel, imperfect communication device to a major broadcasting and entertainment platform, with its golden age set in the 1930s. Although new means of communication over distance have evolved, radio hasn’t been discarded but instead it reinvented itself by fusing with the Internet to keep its listeners tuned in and engaged, with chatroom widgets being a part of the transformation.READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Individualism is what truly makes humans interesting. If everyone looked and thought the same, life would’ve been boring. The diversity of views, however, isn’t unproblematic. On a grander scale, there’s the conflict of interests that may stem from it. But then, on a personal level, you may have individuals who follow certain ideas but don’t have many or any people around who share them. These folks may crave the companionship of other like-minded persons and their best bet for finding community is going online.READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Businesses build online communities to connect with their customers, prospects, and users. However, there needs to be an effective plan to ensure that everyone in your community is engaged and benefited. Read more to find out how you can make your community more engaging by following these 9 easy tips.READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Building things takes time and effort, plenty of it. It only makes sense that you want the end product to last. Strong interpersonal bonds require a lot of commitment from all parties involved and aren’t forged overnight. Growing an online community is a project worthy of taking up but it’s easy to get discouraged once you realize how much you have to put into it. Today I have something for you that will make the process easier. Read on to learn how to build an online community that lasts.READ THE FULL ARTICLE
So you’ve set up a site and have been working tirelessly to deliver great content and amazing user experience. Your promotional efforts are paying off and you’re now enjoying a steady flow of returning visitors. People coming to your site seem to like what they’re seeing and Google Analytics confirm that. You may be wondering what is your next step. Where do you go from here. One of the things you should consider is implementing community management software and here’s why.READ THE FULL ARTICLE
If your brand enjoys at least moderate popularity, meaning you’re somewhat known locally, and maybe even beyond, you can be sure there are people out there discussing it daily. These are your fans, enthusiasts, advocates, constituting the core of your business. It would be irrational to not try and harness the potential lying within. Bringing them together by building an online community centered around a brand is one way to spur growth. Let’s see how you can approach this tactic and what benefits does it create.
Online forums, despite having their shortcomings, have been a pretty great invention, really. Personally, I used to spend quite some time on a variety of them back in the days before social media blew up. I remember really looking forward to logging in and engaging with other community members on topics I’ve been passionate about. The idea of a discussion board is still going strong, but how can you make yours stand out and grow? Read on as I examine the benefits of adding live chat to an online forum.
Building an online community is a tremendous effort in and of itself. However, once you accomplish it, the result can be very rewarding. It feels really amazing to win a following behind a theme or an idea that’s important to you. It’s empowering to know that what you believe in also resonates strongly with a wider audience. You may have a noble cause and host your community pro bono, with no intention of ever getting anything out of it for yourself. I salute you if you do. On the other hand, there’s nothing wrong with trying to monetize it if you do it the right way.
Blog posts discussing various popular WordPress plugins are innumerable. The problem with them is that you’re most likely already familiar with or tried many of the add-ons listed. New posts you see no longer bring new value to you. Well, I’m here to change that! For the purpose of this article, I decided to take a different angle. I thought: “the big fish are doing alright, why not give the little guys some shine?”. That said, here are 11 best undiscovered WordPress plugins out there.
The Internet has been providing a social platform for people from all over the world for years now. Visiting various music-related forums and chat rooms was something I was really excited about back in the late 90’s. Being able to connect and discuss stuff with people I had never met before was a novel and thrilling experience. Some twenty years later, online interaction has evolved and became more sophisticated with all that social media have to offer, however, some of the most basic solutions have remained just as, if not more popular.