People on the Move in the Social Business Industry, Jan 31, 2012

More jobs are coming in on the Web Strategy job board, see right nav, or see the full listing. In particular, AAA is hiring quite a few community managers, hear from their social strategist, Kim who’s listed below as getting promoted at the firm. Both the submissions on this job announcement board, as well as available social media positions at corporations continue to pour in. In this continued digest of job changes, I like to salute those that continue to join the industry in roles focused on social media, see the archives, which I’ve been tracking since Q4, 2007. People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Kim Snedaker is promoted at AAA Club Partners (a division of AAA) as Social … Continue readingPeople on the Move in the Social Business Industry, Jan 31, 2012

A Worldwide Salute to Community Managers

It’s the third annual Community Manager Appreciation Day (every fourth Monday of Jan) and I’d like to salute the folks working on the front lines at companies big and small leading the charge. These folks are critical in the change as companies have moved from the static website to the dynamic human focused social business we’re seeing across every agency. Charged with the following four key responsibilities: a community advocate, brand evangelist, savvy online communicator, and involved in shaping future products and services they’ve got their hands full. This exciting new role is common at many companies within the social media team, see composition of a social media team, and how community managers fit in. Yet despite the sexyness of … Continue readingA Worldwide Salute to Community Managers

People on the Move in the Social Business Industry, Jan 16, 2011

Mark you Calendars now that Community Manager Appreciation Day is coming this coming Jan 23rd, please salute your community professionals. Both the submissions on this job announcement board, as well as available social media positions at corporations continue to pour in. In this continued digest of job changes, I like to salute those that continue to join the industry in roles focused on social media, see the archives, which I’ve been tracking since Q4, 2007. People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Len Devanna joins Ant’s Eye View as Vice President, Social Business Strategy Assisting clients in their journey to become a fully-engaged enterprise. I’ve known Len for many years, and have always been impressed, congrats! Paul Fabretti joins Brazen PR … Continue readingPeople on the Move in the Social Business Industry, Jan 16, 2011

Buyers Guide: A Strategy for Managing Social Media Proliferation (Altimeter Report)

Get account control now –or risk a career of continual social media sanitation. To match the growing consumer adoption of social media, many companies have launched social media efforts with little planning. As social media spreads beyond corporate communications and marketing, business groups are deploying social media without a standardized process. In fact, enterprise class corporations (those with over 1,000 employees) have an average of 178 social media accounts and this number will only grow if left unchecked. Companies that don’t control these accounts are at risk of having abandoned accounts, lack of consistent experience, or untrained employees creating a crisis. Join Altimeter’s webinar to discuss this report. We’ll cover the market trends, industry problems, provide new data not in … Continue readingBuyers Guide: A Strategy for Managing Social Media Proliferation (Altimeter Report)