communities

How Connected Communities Can Bolster Your Business

When you hear “connected community,” it’s natural to think of the internet. While the internet is undoubtedly a conduit for connections, the actual concept goes much deeper. From public safety and transportation to civic engagement and economic development, access and efficiency are at the root of connected communities. Learning how connected communities can bolster your business. …

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Scooter startup says needy communities in San Francisco asked to be excluded

In defense of its practice of excluding two of the San Francisco’s neediest neighborhoods, San Francisco-based mobility company Scoot says local community leaders and organizations asked it not to allow riders to park their scooters in those areas. Scoot Chief Executive Michael Keating said community leaders in the Tenderloin and Chinatown expressed concerns about congestion …

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Local newspapers connect West Virginia communities | Columns

West Virginia is blessed to have 17 daily and 55 weekly newspapers across its 55 counties dedicated to local community journalism. This is despite the closure of over 2,000 newspapers since 2008 creating what many have termed as “news deserts” across many cities and rural communities across our nation. Many community newspapers across West Virginia …

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Melissa Fach on Content, Managing Communities & Helping People Break Out [PODCAST]

Podcast: Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | “You don’t realize how the little things you do matter to so many people. And I’m big on being kind, being nice, and being accepting as I can with people. I guess that meant more to people than what I thought.” Melissa Fach is among the most …

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How to Use Brand Communities to Keep Customers Loyal

Marketers have long sought to build relationships with consumers to encourage brand loyalty, but their tactics are falling short. Many marketers try to drive loyalty through traditional channels, such as maintaining a CRM database, launching a loyalty rewards program, and even using a social media following as a de facto “community” (hint: it’s not). Yet, …

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Introducing Palapa.co – 10 Lessons From 10+ Years Running Online Communities (FS327)

Are you all ready to finally hear about the great online community platform we have been working on for the last few years? We have been putting together something we are so excited about and you should be too! Please welcome Palapa.co! Palapa is our new online community based messaging service, designed to keep you …

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