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Online Community Roundtable – now Online Community Tribe

Online Community Strategy

Howdy Folks – you may have noticed a name change to the Online Community Roundtable group. What’s up with that?


“GOODBYE I HATE YOU ALL” Post Generator Helps Overdramatic Members Leave Your Community in Style

Managing Communities

photo credit: OC Always You may have run into a member of an online community, either as the manager or as a fellow member, that made, or attempted to make, a dramatic exit from the community by posting a colorful goodbye message. According to Urban Dictionary, this is sometimes referred to as a “flounce.”

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Ideas from Online Community Summit

Connectable Dots

Kim Baine after the session at Online Community Summit. I was pleased to attend Forum One’s Online Community Summit again this October.

Online Community Summit, flocking to Sonoma

Connectable Dots

Four years ago I photographed these waves of birds at OCS 2004… and now I’m back for 2008. Powerfully distracting too!

Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM.


Online Community Expert Interviews: Vida Killian of Dell and Mari Kuraishi of

Online Community Report

This month we're featuring two video interviews Bill Johnston conducted at the Online Community Summit in Sonoma, CA in October.

Online Community Expert Interview: Scott K. Wilder, Intuit

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Scott K. Managing an online community is just one way to achieve that goal.

Online Community Expert Interview: Chia Hwu, 23andMe

Online Community Report

This week's Online Community Expert Interview is with Chia Hwu. Chia, a former organic chemist who is happy to be out of the lab after a ten-year stint in front of a bench, is the Community Manager at 23andMe. She has worked in biotech and tech, been a volunteer coordinator and online community manager at various start-ups.

Online Community Expert Interview: Angela Connor,

Online Community Report

This week's Online Community Expert Interview is with Angela Connor is a multimedia journalist and community manager with a passion for online communities and social media. This was new territory because there are so many aspects of community management that you simply do not control. Study the craft.

Online Community Expert Interview: Dawn Foster, Fast Wonder Consulting

Online Community Report

This month's Expert Interview is with Dawn Foster, Online Community & Social Media Consultant at Fast Wonder Consulting in Portland, Oregon.

Online Community Expert Interview: Patrick O’Keefe, Founder, iFroggy Network

Online Community Report

He authored the book “ Managing Online Forums ,” a practical guide to managing online forums, communities and social spaces.

Online Community Expert Interview: Ron Casalotti, BusinessWeek

Online Community Report

This week's second Online Community Expert Interview is with Ron Casalotti. It came with free trial memberships to the online services of the day: AOL, CompuServe, Prodigy, Genie and ImagiNation Network. It had the best onlinecommunity”. print replicated online model. So – get online now.

Online Community Expert Interview: Allen Blue, LinkedIn

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Allen Blue of LinkedIn. We've already had substantial success with LinkedIn Groups, and we're concentrating a lot of effort this year building out new kinds of business communities, and new kinds of professional interaction. Tags: OC Expert Interviews

Online Community Expert Interview: Aaron Strout, Powered

Online Community Report

In addition to his knowledge of the interactive and new media landscape, Aaron has more than 15 years of online marketing and advertising experience, with a strong background in integrated and online marketing. How would you differentiate between social media and online community? Tags: OC Expert Interviews WRONG.

Online Community Expert Interview: Tom Diederich, Cadence Design Systems

Online Community Report

This month's Expert Interview is with Tom Diederich, social media/Web community manager at Cadence Design Systems in San Jose, Calif.

Online Community and Social Media Jobs

Online Community Report

Happy New Year OC Report readers and job seekers. We have 12 online community / social media jobs listed below from various companies in the US and abroad. All of these jobs are also posted on the Forum One Networks website and featured in this month’s OC Report newsletter. Community Manager.

Highlights in Online Communities and Social Media

Online Community Report

Hello Everyone, I'm Heather Virga and I'm a member of the OC Report team. We are always scanning the latest headlines for interesting social media and online community content and we decided to start publishing relevant highlights to the OC Report. Online Community and Social Media - Let's Get Back to Basics.

Online Community Expert Interview: Ryan Holmes, CEO/Founder, Invoke

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Ryan Holmes, CEO/Founder, Invoke - Creators of Memelabs , HootSuite , Claytorials , I met Ryan at this year's SxSWi, and I was struck by how well he and his company understood both the business value of twitter, as well as the functional need of the business user.

Session Notes from the OC Unconference East (and the wiki is open)

Online Community Strategy

Cross posted from the Online Community Report: We just opened up the wiki from the Online Community Unconference East, held 2/12 at Baruch College in New York. woudl encourage you to check out the following: Social Psychology 101 for Community Managers. Managing + Motivating Community leaders. link]. link].


Value and Community Behavior Metrics: “Behavior Stoppages?”

Connectable Dots

Bill Johnston poses an interesting OCTribe question — what is the monetary value to online community member participation and contribution? This is a replay to his Online Community Tribe discussion topic call… a loose association of blog posts for the 2nd and 4th Tuesday. octribe.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

communities), emerge and evolve over time. Organizational Commitment (OC) influences the level of employee attentiveness and engagement.

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Community Influencer Programs

Online Community Report

Note: This post is part of the OC Tribe series. Today's topic is the role of influential members in a community. Go back and look at AOL.

Annotated Bibliography: Background For Literature Review Project

Collaborative Thinking

Online Social Networking as Participatory Surveillance. The article examines online social networking as a practice in what he calls “participatory surveillance”. The work builds on research from boyd and Ellison regarding online social network sites (SNS) where the SNS plays the role of mediated public. References. 2008).

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The Ongoing Discussion Around Community and Social Media Compensation

Online Community Report

must admit, community and social media practitioners may well be the most passionate people I've ever worked with. vator news. Tome Humbarger.

Forum One Networks Partners with Linqia’s Moderator Community

Online Community Report

Forum One is very pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with Linqia’s The Moderator Community. The Moderator Community is a gateway for community managers, group moderators and enthusiasts to connect with others and exchange knowledge, learn and ask questions.

Are You a Lurker? « Wikwikit´s Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Therefore, Wikwikit’s success depends on the engagement of our community creating and improving articles. He analyzed a virtual community called the Whole Earth ‘Lectronic Link (WELL) and found out that most users did not actively participate in its construction. It has existed in every OC ever studied.