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The beauty of endless distractions in discussion forums

Jenny Connected

In all there are 16 forums in this first week, with 5 of these devoted to the subject matter of the literacy of cooperation and containing 183 posts. have tried to capture some of the ideas from two of the forums to illustrate how wide ranging the discussion is. Forum 2: Cooperative arrangements in ecosystems. Jim Benson’s book.

The beauty of endless distractions in discussion forums

Jenny Connected

In all there are 16 forums in this first week, with 5 of these devoted to the subject matter of the literacy of cooperation and containing 183 posts. have tried to capture some of the ideas from two of the forums to illustrate how wide ranging the discussion is. Forum 2: Cooperative arrangements in ecosystems. Jim Benson’s book.

“Managing Online Forums” Turns 4 Years Old

Managing Communities

Saturday will mark four years since the official publication date of my book, “Managing Online Forums.” Managing Online Forums (Book

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Reinventing Conference Events

Elsua

Well, the Social Business Forum event allowed for plenty of that and so much more! Forum in Italy. In a single word:  Converse. At all.

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Assessment of discussion forum posts in ModPo

Jenny Connected

Because, I realize that it has fallen into the trap of believing that requiring posts to a discussion forum can in some way measure the success of learning. Evidently to get a certificate of completion, a ModPo participant must make a post in each week of the course, in one of the staff initiated weekly forums.

10 Years After I Started Writing It, “Managing Online Forums” Turns 5

Managing Communities

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Social Business Forum 2011 – On Collaboration by Luis Suarez

Elsua

Indeed, mark your calendars as well for the Social Business Forum 2011. Yes, that’s right! But first things first. will be there as well!

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Managing Online Forums Is Six Years Old and I’ve Launched a New Website for It

Managing Communities

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Social Business Forum 2011 – Communities or Organisations – The New Collaboration Ecology

Elsua

After all, when was the last time you were working on a single project, with a single project team, in the same building, or location, or even country?

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Social Business Forum and a Touch with Reality

Elsua

So I thought that today could be the perfect opportunity to air it out and, at long last, get it out of my chest. Thus how do you get to compromise?

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How To Behave On An Internet Forum (Technology: Social Networking)

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

3 1/2 minute video How To Behave On An Internet Forum. howto online_community online_facilitation

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Social Business Forum Highlights – Social Business on the Shoulders of Giants

Elsua

So, let’s get things going! How can I summarise an entire morning of inspiring keynotes in a single sentence or two. Welcome to the 2.0

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How to Merge Online Forums

Managing Communities

Josh Barraza asked if I could write about merging two active online forums and the issues that can challenge such an idea. Multiple forums can be merged. photo credit: Kdt. Thank you for the suggestion, Mr. Barraza. It doesn’t just have to be two. It can be more than that. But, for the sake of [.].

Monetizing Online Forums Has Been Downloaded More Than 20,000 Times

Managing Communities

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How to Use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube to Drive Traffic to Your Forums

Managing Communities

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Monetizing Online Forums is One Year Old!

Managing Communities

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Insider Trading, meet Outsider Traders, #SocialMedia style #Tesla

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Today, there is a thread going beserk on the Tesla forums : Tracking Highest VINs. Wall Street should be monitoring social media. How exciting.

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Allowing Brands Into Your Forums

Managing Communities

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Getting More Than Just Support From Support Forums and Communities

Managing Communities

Support forums and communities exist to give support. photo credit: tompagenet Séoghán Mac Mathúna asked: How would you recommend growing and actively engaging a community that is largely only present to seek support? There is no getting around that and you can never forget it because if you fail at that, you fail at everything. [.].

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How to Kick Start Your Forum

Managing Communities

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Tips for Online Forum Discussion Summaries

e-Moderation Station

How you can see learning take place before your very eyes in forum discussions… and so on. Online forum summaries -some ideas.

The 3 Principles That Make Truly Great Tech Support Forums

Managing Communities

photo credit: @boetter Support forums exist for seemingly every form of popular technology and even for most forms of less popular and mainstream technology. They can be dedicated to specific trades or areas of knowledge, to specific brands and products and more. Interacting with Users Managing the Community

Jason Falls: Why I Don’t Ignore Forums

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. How Should I Participate? Research

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Online Discussion Forums, Explained by Common Craft

Managing Communities

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Reflections on the Social Business Forum 2012 - Milan

Governance in a Networked World

Well that’s it for another year, Forum No.5 for Open Knowledge and a far cry from the initial, much more intimate, affair in Varese in 2008. Back in 2008 Blogs, wikis, Facebook and Twitter were just a novelty. The growth in attendance year by year is testimony to the growth of the ’Social Business’ towards the mainstream.

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“Monetizing Online Forums” Passes 10,000 Downloads

Managing Communities

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Obituary: Online Forums Have Died (? – 2012)

Managing Communities

photo credit: Global_5000 I am deeply saddened to announce that online forums have died, as confirmed by areforumsdead.com. While it may be unclear when online forums were born, from the moment that people were able to discuss something with another human over [.]. They passed away quietly in their sleep last night at an unknown age.

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Forum Management Veterans Are Real Social Media Experts

Managing Communities

photo credit: HikingArtist.com Sometimes I feel like forums don’t get the respect they deserve, in the grand scheme of social media. Sometimes people want to put forums in a box, separate them from the social media “movement,&# as if they are separate or as if they aren’t just as important to the whole thing as [.].

Don’t Mess With Forum Owners

Managing Communities

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How Many Forums Should I Have?

Managing Communities

photo credit: mightyohm Steve Magruder asked: “Is it worthwhile to promote individual forums within a board, and make at least one very popular, even if the other forums don’t get as much attention?” This gives me an opportunity to dig into the topic of forum structure and how [.]. Developing Your Community

Comic Book Resources to Delete Forum with 12.9 Million Posts; Launches New Community with Stricter Moderation

Managing Communities

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What Does the Forum Admin/Administrator of the Forum I Love Actually Do? (a Guide for Forum Users)

Managing Communities

photo credit: onnola Generally speaking, if I do my job as a forum administrator, my members don’t have to see much of what I do behind the scenes to keep things running smoothly. That is for me to worry about – not something for them to be concerned with. tend to believe that this [.]. How Should I Participate

How to Get More Replies on Your Forums

Managing Communities

The act of simply getting people to reply to you, whether it be to topics you start in your forums or articles you write on your blog [.]. photo credit: mary_gaston22 Shopmaster asked: “What are some good things you can do to get people to post or reply to topics in your articles?&# Thank you, Shopmaster. Community Cultivation

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Monetizing Online Forums: 2 Years, 25,000+ Downloads

Managing Communities

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Pinterest Raises Concerns for Photography Forums and Community Photo Galleries

Managing Communities

photo credit: WallTea Last week, photo sharing community Flickr, responding to a member suggestion, enabled code that blocked Pinterest users from pinning photos where the photographer has turned off sharing options or marked a photo as private or adult. Community Cultivation Promoting Your Community

Bringing Activity Streams to Forums and Communities

Managing Communities

The traditional list of forums can work well. photo credit: erin_everlasting There are a number of ways to tackle the index page of your community. It’s about showcasing your content and your members and that can be pretty flexible. Different approaches have different benefits and work well, depending on your audience and situation.

“Monetizing Online Forums” Has Been Downloaded Over 5,000 Times

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Welcome to the Glamour of Community Management: I Just Spent 4 Hours Reading a Single Forum Thread

Managing Communities

photo credit: John Drake Flickr A few nights ago, as I was trying to get over some post-SXSW illness, I stayed up until about 2 AM reading a single forum thread. It was 22 or so pages in length, but there were many guideline violations and troublesome posts in it and I had to read [.]. Managing the Community

“Monetizing Online Forums,” a Guide to Monetization Done Right, is Available Now (Free Download)

Managing Communities

9 months of work culminates today with the release of my new ebook, “Monetizing Online Forums,” published by Skimlinks. The goal of this project was to create a detailed guide to monetizing online forums the right way – in a manner that respects the community and balances [.]. You can download it for free right now.

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How to Properly Use the Word “Forums” and the Term “Online Community”

Managing Communities

photo credit: avlxyz Once in a while, I run across an article that uses the word “forums” or the term “online community” in a weird, misleading way. What disappoints me most is when someone does this when they are claiming to have expertise in this space – they have community in their job title, they [.].

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