Trending Sources Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Feb 1 2009: $100 million worth of goods were sold on Etsy in 2008. August 2009: $15 million turnover of product in August 2009.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Are the guidelines, now public, under creative commons so other companies can use them and help provide a fully informed educated ecosystem community?

Online Community Software | Leverage Software

John Tropea - Delicious Community

When was the last time a software company did that?" - Jack Norton, The Home Depot "The online community for our Channel is a competitive advantage.

Communities of Practice: Conversations To Collaboration - SlideShare


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5 steps to a social media marketing campaign

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

More than listen/stalking, really understand what the community are doing. This is for a presentation I gave as a seminar on Thursday.

Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

But it does show that influencers can bridge social networks carrying the information across from one community to another. and that would suck.

The Art of Community Now Available For Free Download | Art Of Community Online

John Tropea - Delicious Community

My passion behind the book was to provide a solid guide to building, energizing and enabling pro-active, productive and enjoyable communities.

Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A “top list&# of social networks and online communities for business and corporate. Not blogs - they must have community features of many-to-many discussions, leaders, UGC etc.  Australian Businesswomen’s Network - run mentoring programs (private community). Australia’s community for solo & micro business.

The Art of Community Available For Free Download | jonobacon@home


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10 online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Source: CPsquare’s foundations of communities of practice online course. 6. 10 online icebreakers (the picture relates to number 10!): 1.

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The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. Tags: community diagram Thanks!

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Home - First Responder Communities


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6 Reasons to Use the Term “Community Benefit Organization”

Hildy Gottlieb

Ellis Carter, an attorney to Community Benefit Organizations, shares similar stories. We are Community Benefit Organizations! Nonprofit.

Social Marketing vs Traditional Marketing Mix

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It’s amusing to see commentary like this being bandied around amongst some of the media community who are clearly ill informed and have little to no understanding of the broader media landscape. Technorati Tags: Australia , B&T , Online Communities , social media , social networks , The Population , Tony Thomas. And gossip.

Case Study: Comics in Community Communication

Community Guy

In 2003, I was working on the community team at The LEGO Company, the maker of those fantastic and wonderfully ubiquitous plastic interlocking bricks.

Dealing with Suicide On Your Online Community or Forums: How You Can Help and Protect Everyone

Managing Communities

As a community manager or administrator, the situations we have to deal with are as varied as life itself. Tags: Dealing with Users Managing Staff Managing the Community Thinking For all talk about the online and offline worlds being different, at the end of the day, they have more in common than they do dissimilar.

Australia Social Finance: List of Peer to Peer loans and p2p banks

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Remember a bank holds money that the community members have each - for example, salaries, or savings. Particularly Australian p2p banks.

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The End of Management and the Rise of Bioteams

The Bumble Bee

To read Peters excellent paper: The End of Management and the Rise of Bioteams. To findout more about Dot Cloud: The 21st Century Business Platform.

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21st Century Learning: The Art of Building Virtual Communities


21st Century Learning « Learning 2.0 | Main | Meme: 8 Random Facts » The Art of Building Virtual Communities This is cross posted over on techLEARNING. Youd think developing a virtual learning community (VLC) or online community of practice (CoP) would be easier. Communities will meet wheretheir members are.

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I spoke at Media140 Sydney – I want to highlight some of the “arguments&# used against social media by the panels, also focus on Everybody co-creating The Human Narrative and the diminishing role of journalists who take news from one part  of the community and deliver it to another part:  It’s not YOUR content. It’s our content.

Life With Alacrity: Community by the Numbers, Part II: Personal Circles

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Theyre yet another thing that you must consider when thinking about communities of people. Tags: community dunbar How do they relate?

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Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

First quarter 2009 financings: * IMVU – $10,000,000. From TechCrunch 23rd jan 2009. ngmoco – $10,000,000. Ngmoco. –>.

Open Enterprise 2009 - Lee Bryant Interviewed by Stowe Boyd


Blog and check out Open Enterprise 2009: Lee Bryant Interview. Tags: Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0 With a twist!

Shirky: Broadcast Institutions, Community Values

John Tropea - Delicious Community


40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Community

emergent by design Home About 40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy 2009 November 13 tags: community , community management , Media , Social Media , strategy by Venessa Miemis A practical guide for Community Management strategies, best practices, and resources. Tags: community

Life With Alacrity: Community by the Numbers, Part One: Group Thresholds

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If a community is too small youll often have insufficient critical mass to sustain it. We can analyze these community sizes in three ways.

How to add Friends to Groups or Lists or Filters in Facebook

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Tags: social media Online Communities social networks groups friends howto filters profile lists tutorial Facebook

Understanding complexity - The Cynefin framework


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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

LinkedIn, in October 2009 had over 50 million members (plus 385 staff)   $75-100m – 1/4 from advertising. advertising? Too weird.

How NOT to do Customer Service on Twitter Crucial Paradigm

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Tags: CSR Online Communities Twitter blogs customer service social media social networks crucial paradigm

Social Network Marketing Campaigns: Features Attributes

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This image is sheer brilliance - from engagement in online communities to broadcasting in social media channels in one sorry heartbeat.

Are we a tribe?

Connectable Dots

What do we need for our community of people who tend to the many needs of online communities? Randy posed the big questions. know it can. 

Blog Action Day is Oct 15 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Blog Action Day is Oct 15 2009 is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. We were honored to accept the offer. Suggested Posts.

Margaret J. Wheatley: The Promise and Paradox of Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Promise and Paradox of Community in The Community of the Future. As described by the West African writer and teacher Malidoma Some, we have "an instinct of community." These communities are the webs of relationships called ecosystems. The instinct of community is everywhere in life. Wheatley.

COI: Cost of Inaction United Breaks Guitars

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

think UnTied the anti- United community is an interesting development (was around before this incident though). United Airlines broke a guitar.

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The 10 Commandments of Community Management (Keynote)


Nice slide deck on online community management. Tags: online_community online_facilitation community_managers

Communities & Technologies 2009

Making CommunitySense

From June 25-28, I was at Penn State, attending the Communities & Technologies 2009 conference, the main bi-annual conference specifically focusing on this theme. Posted in communities, community informatics, conferences, tools. Tags: communities community informatics conferences tools

Transparency & Community Engagement (Part 1)

Hildy Gottlieb

Tomorrow, I’ll post about why I am thinking so much about the concept of Community Engagement.  Tags: Community Engagement She would dig.

Ignatia Webs


Tags: elearning community ictconvening mobile_learning

The Iceberg Effect of Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Almost all the community managers we talk to struggle with ways to maintain or increase engagement. link] Twitted by community_mngt [.]