• Sat, Jun 10 2017

    Product: Add community functionality to Sitecore with Telligent Community

    When it comes to integrating with Telligent Community, the questions I’m asked most are around integrating with Sitecore. I have compiled the majority of questions, with answers below, which provides useful explanation on what you can achieve w...
    • Wed, Jun 7 2017

    Why Go Social?: Social Marketing in an Online Community

    Social Marketing in an Online Community Two key channels for social marketing include social networks and your website. Today, brands are using these two critical digital channels much more to increase their brand footprint. More than likely, you are...
    • Tue, May 30 2017

    How to Succeed: Why Your Members Aren't Sticking Around… And What You Can Do About It

    Success can be ever so fleeting. What seems like a great community launch so often turns into a ghost town of little or no activity. But there’s something you can do about it. The key is to understanding the psychological motivations of your me...
    • Fri, May 19 2017

    How to Succeed: 10 steps to improve adoption of your social platform

    You’re well aware that your community can help you engage more deeply and widely with your customers, and reap the benefits of that engagement. A great community can make the all the difference between being a world-class company that domi...
    • Wed, May 17 2017

    Why Go Social?: Helping Those Who Help Babies To Hear

    Communities of Practice are challenging. But the results can change the profession you work in for the better, and maybe even make the world a better place. How’s that for a reason to go social? Hearing First is an organization that suppo...
    • Tue, Mar 21 2017

    Why Go Social?: Does My Organisation Need An Online Community?

    A quick Google search of ‘the benefits of an online community’ provides a plethora of encouraging results; from reducing support tickets, increased customer satisfaction, customer retention and advocacy, to improving SEO, increasing produ...
    • Tue, Feb 28 2017

    How to Plan: Implementing a Social Community: Actum’s success with MyOlympus and various functionalities

    Olympus is a well-known company, operating in several markets. One of their important product lines is cameras. Approximately two years ago, Olympus came to us (Actum) with an idea of building a community portal, based on Telligent Community 8.5. Th...
    • Wed, Feb 15 2017

    Announcements: Telligent Community 10 Now Available

    Today we are happy to announce the general availability of Telligent Community 10. Get Telligent Community 10.0 Some of the key features in this release are: Visually threaded comments and forum replies New, live conversation experience along with s...
    • Tue, Jan 31 2017

    Why Go Social?: What is the value of an Online Social Community?

    Thinking about creating an online social community for your organization? Check out this awesome Whitepaper by The Aberdeen Group with some great ROIs that you can use to show the benefits of community. Report Highlights: - Companies with an onl...
    • Fri, Jan 27 2017

    Developers: SAML Authentication Plugin Update

    Version: 3.0.1701.18 Recently the 'SAML Authentication Plugin' project on github (https://github.com/Telligent/SAML ) has been updated. Versions 3.0.1701.18 onward now properly honor the NameID attribute of the SAML token and use that va...
    • Wed, Jan 25 2017

    Developers: Telligent Community 10.0 Developer Announcements

    With the release of Telligent Community 10.0 just around the corner we wanted to share some details about one of the larger developments efforts in this release: Assembly Restructuring. Source Reorganization In Telligent Community 10.0 we have re-or...
    • Wed, Jan 25 2017

    Announcements: Aberdeen Group Whitepaper - THE ROI OF INVESTING IN AN ONLINE COMMUNITY PLATFORM

    This document will provide a brief overview of how investing in an online community platform helps organizations improve four key areas of the business: Impact on Customer Experience Results Impact on Marketing Results Impact on Sales Results Impact...
    • Tue, Dec 13 2016

    Announcements: Happy Holidays & Some Announcements About Support

    To all of our wonderful customers and partners, thank you for continuing to trust us as we build and support your platform of choice for creating incredible communities. As the holidays approach, we will have varying office hours which will impact our support availability. Please note that our offices will be closed on Monday, December 26 th , 2016 through Monday, January 2 nd , 2017. As such, general product support...
    • Thu, Dec 1 2016

    Announcements: Telligent Community 10 Preview

    Questions, feedback and suggestions We are happy to announce the first preview release for Telligent Community 10 and share a number of new features and significant updates. We'll be updating this site soon so you will be able to use these features l...
    • Thu, Nov 3 2016

    Why Go Social?: The Benefits of Online Social Communities over Other Forms of Social Networks

    If I asked whether your business was active on social media, you’d probably answer quite quickly with a “yes!” If I asked whether you were seeing the results expected from your investment, I am not too convinced you’d confidently answer another “yes.” For many brands, their social media efforts are not providing the results in which they were hoping and many are realising that social media just isn’t the place to build...
    • Thu, Oct 6 2016

    How to Succeed: 4 Ideas for Engaging Customers within Communities

    The best kind of content is content that is unique, authentic and engaging. Here are four ideas to help you boost content to engage customers within your community: 1: Blog posting within your community A blog post by a product owner detailing their perspective on how the community’s influence is impacting the decisions made in designing and building a product/good/service is authentic and engaging - customers see...
    • Wed, Jul 27 2016

    Why Go Social?: What is the Biggest Fear For Launching a Customer Community?

    In the past, organizations biggest fears of launching a social community was that the community would be misused, abused and have vulgarity they couldn’t control. But, that isn’t the case – customer communities exist for a purpose: to find answers, share experiences, share feedback and connect with the organization and other customers. Many organizations realized that their biggest fear (negative feedback) was in fact...
    • Tue, Jul 26 2016

    How to Succeed: In Case You Missed It - 10 Reasons to Upgrade

    As part of our new quarterly webinars, this quarter our Manager of Professional Services, Elijah Hardin, walked through 10 reasons to upgrade your Telligent Community site. To see the recording of the webinar click here . We hope you find this helpful when building a use case for upgrading your community to take advantage of some of the most advanced community features available!
    • Mon, Jul 18 2016

    How to Succeed: 5 basics for customer community success

    A customer community is the perfect platform for organisations to build real and meaningful relationships with not only customers but prospects too. It is these relationships, which foster engagement, loyalty and lead someone from curiosity to advocacy. From high-tech to higher education, online communities have a strong use case in most verticals, so long as the strategy is driven by the businesses’ objectives and...
    • Wed, Jul 6 2016

    How to Succeed: Engaging Consumers with an online branded community

    An engaged, branded community can be the ultimate asset for your company if done correctly. We are living in the “Age of the Customer” and Telligent’s technology helps you engage with your consumers in a more meaningful way. A branded community gives your organization the opportunity to increase customer reach, add value through-out the customer journey and improve existing customer relationships. Here are three suggestions...
    • Thu, Jun 30 2016

    How to Plan: Common Customer needs from an "Incredible" Social Community

    Customers typically want the same things from a positive Social Community experience. They want information , support , and interaction : Information. Information comes in the form of Forums or Blogs and can be documented and searched. Some common topics may include technical information, product/sales information and upcoming product enhancements etc. This makes it easy for users to easily search for technical answers...
    • Wed, Jun 22 2016

    Announcements: Telligent Community 9.2 Now Available

    Today we are announcing that version 9.2 of Telligent Community is available and ready for production use: Get Telligent Community 9.2 Telligent Community 9.2 is a minor release, but includes some important updates: We ran multiple versions ourselves (here) starting nearly 6 weeks ago Soliciting feedback from our community about the product While we fixed a lot of bugs (over 80) we also added some key...
    • Tue, Jun 21 2016

    How to Succeed: What role does or should the contact center play in the community.

    When it comes to a social community, many companies view their investment as a simple matter of outbound marketing. They view individual portions of their own organization as separate components without really considering from the customer’s perspective, the company is the company . Customers expect an omni-channel experience that doesn’t require they interact with the company through any one way. It’s imperative that...
    • Fri, Jun 17 2016

    How to Succeed: How to Handle Negative Reviews and Customer Complaints

    “People talk about you on the internet, why not give them a place where you can listen to feedback and manage the conversation?” This is the question I pose when someone voices a concern about having a flood of complaints overwhelm them by turning on a community. The truth is, no matter what product you sell or what industry you are in, you will at some point encounter customer concerns. One of the great benefits of...
    • Tue, Jun 14 2016

    How to Succeed: Winning tips for an engaged community

    Building an engaged community that is sustainable, profitable and with purpose takes a lot of different elements to make happen. You simply need to consult those who have grown successful social communities and will be inundated with tips and ideas. However, one element that is often overlooked is probably the most fundamental to online community building: your audience. This blog post will delve into the crucial community...