Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Etsy is a funky boutique of an online community, an independent online marketplace for handmade products and vintage goods where hand made jewellry, with tailor made skirts and vintage jackets live side by side with chocolates and photography. November 2009: 3.4

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This list also includes policies called; Staff blogging policies, enterprise social network guidelines, Employee Blogging Policies, Staff engagement in online communities, and so on. Managing staff who participate in social networks.

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Online Community Software | Leverage Software

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Leverage Software Who We Are What We Do Client Stories Community Contact Us (415) 946-6164 Leverage Your People Leverage Your Employees Leverage Your Channel Leverage Your Citizens Leverage Your Customers Take The Tour! vendor community socialnetwork_km

Communities of Practice: Conversations To Collaboration - SlideShare


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5 steps to a social media marketing campaign

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I started with explaining the structure of connecting to social networks and then pointed out that campaigns are just one – but crucial – feature of engaging with online communities. More than listen/stalking, really understand what the community are doing.

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by refusal to build online communities around their content?

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. - by Stephen Spry Small Business Support Network (perhaps more of a blog than an online community?).

10 online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Source: CPsquare’s foundations of communities of practice online course. For the third time I was going through all my resources- files and bookmarks to find online icebreakers. I thought I'd do myself (and you) a favour by listing the most interesting ones.

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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. Today I am pleased to announce the general availability of The Art Of Community under a Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.

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. Unfortunately, this is not just the fun, easy parts of [.].

The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. This lack of standards is causing a lot of friction and frustration – particularly for community managers themselves. Social Silk November 19, 2009 at 6:51 pm What is Community?

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


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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. That said, what better way for a community professional to increase their success than to improve their communication?

Home - First Responder Communities


Tags: communities_of_practice

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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. Then the bank manager takes the community money and decides who to give loans to - back to a community member.

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The End of Management and the Rise of Bioteams

The Bumble Bee

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Building Online Communities by the Numbers - ClickZ


Heidi Cohen talks about commercial communities. Tags: metrics ROI online_community

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. However, with the rise of virtual learning community platforms like Ning and Elgg it is becoming evident that many CoPs are dead onarrival and many others die of neglect early on, intheir toddler stage.

Are we a tribe?

Connectable Dots

Several weeks ago I met with Bill Johnston , Randy Farmer and Kaliya Hamlin in preparation forlast week’s Online Community Unconference , dubbed #ocu2009 this time around. What do we need for our community of people who tend to the many needs of online communities?

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

« Community by the Numbers, Part One: Group Thresholds | Main Community by the Numbers, Part II: Personal Circles In my previous post, I talked about the limits on sizes of tightly-knit communities. What can personal limits tell us about efficient community creation?

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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

6 Reasons to Use the Term “Community Benefit Organization”

Hildy Gottlieb

So herewith, 6 reasons to move TOWARDS a positive name for the work we all do - Community Benefit work. 1) “Community Benefit” Says What Our Organizations Are and Why They Exist. 2) The Meaning of “Community Benefit Organization” is Straightforward and Clear.

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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. I’m personally uncomfortable working with any online community that has zero offline component, but then again, I’m lazy. Technorati Tags: Australia , B&T , Online Communities , social media , social networks , The Population , Tony Thomas.

Shirky: Broadcast Institutions, Community Values

John Tropea - Delicious Community


The Role of Leaderboards in Online Communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The leaderboard recognises their value to the community in which they are placed. Reading the discussion will highlight what value the lists bring the community. Consider Twitter, and its prominent display of community members’ stats. What are social network leaderboards?

Understanding complexity - The Cynefin framework


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Blog Action Day is Oct 15 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In 2009, Collis & Cyan asked the team at, the world’s leading blog network for social issues, to take over responsibility of Blog Action Day and expand its reach. Blog Action Day is Oct 15 2009 is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Personal Kanban at the World Bank: Modus Cooperandi Info Pak 1

Evolving Web

Tags: Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Culture Enterprise 2.0

Twitter: Skittles does a twitter bomb

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Tags: Online Communities fisting social networks Twitter brand velociroflcoptersaurus skittles

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. Feel free to retire your press card and pick up a keyboard – the sooner you become part of the Community and not outside of it, the more likely you will be to survive.

Telstra and shutting down NowWeAreTalking social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We bookmarked stuff, blogged about it – linking to it for reference and felt part of a discussion, a community. Technorati Tags: Australia , blogs , closed , now we are talking , nowwearetalking , onlline communities , shut down , social media , social networks , telstra.

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

CoP: learning as a social system

John Tropea - Delicious Community


The Iceberg Effect of Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

There are a few things that come up somewhat regularly: Community managers are under pressure to justify what they do to peers and bosses that don’t really see or understand what tasks make up their day. Helping to translate and negotiate between organizational and community needs.

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. Community Manager Job Description Community Manager Responsibilities & Goals Online Community Managers: What Do They Do? Tags: community

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

« New Blog for Ephemera | Main | Community by the Numbers, Part II: Personal Circles » Community by the Numbers, Part One: Group Thresholds We often think of communities as organic creatures, which come into existence and grow on their own.

Ignatia Webs


Tags: elearning community ictconvening mobile_learning

KM, Communities and the “Little Free Library”

Chris Collison

and was struck by the idea, and its parallels in the world of networks and communities of practice. Started in 2009, it’s a nonprofit that seeks to place these small, accessible book exchange boxes right in front of a house or on a street corner.

Peoplebrowsr: How to search Twitter bio profiles

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

You might like to see how it aggregates accounts of friends for example, merging the friend element of some social networks with the stranger element of online communities. Ever wondered how to search the Bio fields for someone in Twitter? How to search Twitter profiles?

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In particular, many online communities provide good evidence for Dunbars Number actually being an upper limit (either due to reduced efficiency or due to increased dispersion). The larger the general communities get, the weaker the signal in any discussion.

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