Blaise Grimes-Viort My name is Blaise Grimes-Viort. I am an experienced Online Communities Manager and Social Media Strategist, and have worked with global brands, startups and charities, in fields such as Videogaming, Social Networking, Pharmaceutical, Broadcasting, Publishing and ISPs.

06 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 06/05/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! Using Content to Build A Community Public Relations – Trolls, Jerks, and ‘Civility in the Digital Age’ The Must-Have Resources for Community Managers, According to Them How to design large complex online communities using social science How to prevent the [...]

29 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 29/04/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! Community engagement pointers for journalists Infographic: An inside look at companies’ social media teams Demystifying How Facebook’s EdgeRank Algorithm Works [INFOGRAPHIC] Get Your Community Management Tool Belt On 2013 Best and Worst Careers — Ranking – Social and Community Manager [...]

22 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 22/04/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! What an Agency Looks for When Hiring Community Managers 50 Community Building Tips Why Knowing Your Community Type is Important You Can Build Great Community in YouTube Comments Facilitating Interactions Between Members (with one simple fact) Community In Real Life [...]

15 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 15/04/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! Social Media and the Role of Functional Classification Community Is About Your Behavior, Not Your Brand Some Old But Still Useful Reflections on Lurking feature requests = complaints = insights = success What Does Being a Community Manager Mean to [...]

08 April 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 08/04/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! Do below-the-line commenters have the right to remove their own comments? Community Management: Key Considerations Vanity metrics in social media and content marketing The simple reason your social media icons are doing nothing The Three Types of People Your Brand [...]

31 March 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Online Community Management Links Roundup 01/04/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! 8 Step Social Media Strategy [Infographic] 5 Social Media Monitoring Tools to Simplify Your Marketing 7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog 5 Ways Community Managers Can Blow Off Steam (Without Hurting Anyone) The effect of community type on [...]

24 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 25/03/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! The 12 Most Important Ways to Let People Know They Matter CMU Beef Of The Week #150: Sub Pop v Derek Erdman Your Own Participation as #cmgr in your community Connecting and Finding Fans: The Demographics of Social Media Users [...]

18 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 18/03/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! 10 Great Social Media Marketing Ideas from SXSW How to improve your company’s LinkedIn page How to get your coworkers to share company news on social networks Why “real names” don’t equal better behaviour online Community Managers: Voice Your Concerns, [...]

04 March 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Online Community Management Links Roundup 04/03/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! Are We, Social Media Professionals, Destroying Social Media? 10 Ways to Use Social Media to Promote an Event Connecting Your Community and Your Team Do You Want a “Sense of Community”? Fight For It How To Start An Online Community [...]

17 February 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 19/02/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! Moderation Guidelines for Google+ & Online Communities Valiant Lowitz: I’m a Social Media Community Manager! “I never wanted to be a Social Media Community Manager. I wanted to be a fireman, or a policeman, or anything! I just want to [...]

10 February 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 13/02/2013

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week. Enjoy! Why newspapers need to close their comments sections Community engagement is dead Can Community Management Influence Lurking Behavior? Director of Public Prosecutions gives interview on offensive messages Explaining Conflicts in Communities (with a 40,000 word debate about Star Trek) A [...]

04 February 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 04/02/2013 – #CMAD Special

Here are the community management articles I shared on Twitter for the past week, with a heavy slant on Community Manager Appreciation Day. Enjoy! Meet the Top 1000 Community Managers on Twitter, Globally eModeration CMAD wrap up Yammer’s Community Management Playbook How community managers can leverage what they’ve built: free report for #CMAD Schuh, giffgaff [...]

27 January 2013 ~ 4 Comments

Online Community Management Links Roundup 28/01/2013

I’m starting these regular roundups again. This one is a bumper issue as it’s been a while since I last posted one of these, but some kind of regularity will ensue. Enjoy! Community Management vs. Community Manager: What’s the difference? Community Manager Appreciation Day 12 Hour #cmgrhangout #CMAD Online Communities: Don’t Lose Your User Agreement [...]

22 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Speaking at the Virtual Community Summit 2013

Are you planning on coming to the Virtual Community Summit 2013 in London? I will be speaking as part of a panel on Social Networks, and would love to meet you there. The panel I am on is the Social Media and Social Networks Session, along with Thomas Messett, Global Editor-in-Chief – Social Media for Nokia [...]

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