Category Archives: Community Building

7 Reasons Why Businesses Must Make Community Building a Priority

Thomas Griffin — December 6, 2019 Follow @jthomasgriffin Today, it’s not enough to advertise your business and hope that people believe your message. Such an approach treats your audience impersonally and won’t leave an impression on people’s minds. With the advent of the internet, people are met with ads and products everywhere. There’s a high … Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Businesses Must Make Community Building a Priority

Everything You Need to Know About Building an Online Brand Community

Thomas Griffin — October 10, 2019 Follow @jthomasgriffin Like individuals, no business is an island. Your business depends on your customers to survive and grow. You need to do everything possible to retain them and build loyalty. That’s harder than ever today. Even though the internet has lowered barriers and made it possible to do … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Building an Online Brand Community

Less “Let’s Go Viral” And More “Let’s Build Community”

Arik Hanson — June 3, 2019 — June 3, 2019 Last week, Hootsuite’s Ryan Holmes wrote an outstanding piece about how the rules of social media marketing have changed. Namely, how we’ve gone from “Town Square” to “Family room” (read the full post for his explanation). While Holmes talked about how we’re in the midst … Continue reading Less “Let’s Go Viral” And More “Let’s Build Community”

Why It’s Crucial to Build a Community Around Your Business

Shawn Dill — May 14, 2019 — May 14, 2019 We all know community is important. Most of us belong to some sort of community, be it a church, neighborhood association, or professional organization. We like communities because they help define our identity, make us feel safe, and give us purpose. Roy Williams discusses community … Continue reading Why It’s Crucial to Build a Community Around Your Business

Community and Competition Are Key Factors in Finding the Right Location For a Startup

David Kiger — July 24, 2018 Follow @davidkiger — July 24, 2018 Anyone who has bought a house or had other real estate dealings has likely heard the familiar phrase “location, location, location.” The quality of the area where a residence sits is tied to the home’s overall value. The same can be true for … Continue reading Community and Competition Are Key Factors in Finding the Right Location For a Startup

Why Helping Your Community Helps Grow Your Business

Emily Wiseheart — May 24, 2018 — May 24, 2018 There is no greater pride than helping your own community succeed. By joining together with your local customers, businesses, nonprofits and organizations, you’re promoting many different benefits such as economical growth, charity awareness, and the sense of camaraderie, just to name a few. Supporting your … Continue reading Why Helping Your Community Helps Grow Your Business

Why Building Community Matters in Ecommerce (and How to Get Started)

William Harris — April 6, 2018 Follow @wmharris101 — April 6, 2018 Your products don’t sell themselves. As an ecommerce owner, it’s up to you to develop and launch marketing strategies that help your target audience better understand what problem you’re addressing, what solutions you’re offering, and why it should matter to them. The problem … Continue reading Why Building Community Matters in Ecommerce (and How to Get Started)