Does Social Media Activism work? Social Media for Awareness Raising #metoo

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Newspapers with their diminishing impact underscored by community discourse. social media activism Facebook Harvey Weinstein NonprofitWill the Harvey Weinstein issue raise awareness or bury us in memes?

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Laws to Stop Customers and Voters from Doing #SocialMedia Activism Campaigns #TPP

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

“Also, communities across NSW and the ACT came out in force to chalk up a message to politicians about tackling road and transport priori ties that mattered to them.”. government Law social media social networks activism Australia campaigns chalk TPP

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Online Community Activism with GetUp and Prosper

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

It’s up on GetUp the activism social network. This activating of social networks is interesting – there is some poorly thought out attacks e.g. Buyer’s Strike Irresponsible. Don’t Buy Now! Prosper.org.au

Leadership Thoughts: Master the Art of Active Listening

Elsua

Well, I keep going back to basics and refer to what I think is the number one activity that not only managers, but also knowledge workers in general, should master before embarking into blasting out messages out there for everyone to digest and be exposed to it. And here we are!

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Activity Streams: Moving Beyond Event Aggregation

Collaborative Thinking

In this post, I want to examine the topic of Activity Streams. Trend : Activity streams will continue to be a much hyped capability within social platforms. Note: As a disclaimer, I am a huge fan of activity streams and the work being accomplished by those involved in the activitystrea.ms Activity streams can also mediate social networking and community building. Activity streams also have an interesting intersect with identity.

Bringing Activity Streams to Forums and Communities

Managing Communities

photo credit: erin_everlasting There are a number of ways to tackle the index page of your community. Community Cultivation ThinkingIt’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. The traditional list of forums can work well. Another popular [.].

Welcoming New Members to an Active Online Community, a #CMGRHangout Conversation (Video)

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. Interacting with Members

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Online Community Feature Overload and the Cost of Spreading Your Activity Too Thin

Managing Communities

photo credit: LOLren As people endeavor to add more features and sections to their forums and communities – more than “just” discussion threads – there is a great opportunity for additional value for all parties involved. Community Cultivation Developing Your Community

Roles in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

Does a learning community or community of practice need roles to function well? What about the self-organising power of communities? Caretaker: The person who manages the learning community. Community member 4. roles communities of practice collective learning

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The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Companies now realize they have been renting their customer communities on social platforms. . Developing Customer communities. Specifically, online Customer communities that companies build, host and manage. Community is the Fabric of Brand. the “Community”).

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Mapping the community networks of Centres of Expertise: the “Rotterdam Connections”

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. This first post is about starting mapping processes to support community building in two “centres of expertise” coordinated by the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Uncategorized community mapping Rotterdam

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If a Member of Your Community is Promoting Activities That Make You Uncomfortable, Don’t Ignore It

Managing Communities

Managing the Communityphoto credit: Tambako the Jaguar Recently, a new member on PhotoshopForums.com posted a request where they were looking for someone to take a picture of a paper sign with some girls name on it and then make it look like a guy in a different photo was holding it. They said that it was for [.].

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Elsua

Never mind the community facilitators. Communities are different beasts. If not, judge for yourselves, to quote Rachel, on the list of pressures that community leaders are facing at the moment: . Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Fantasy Sports, Movie Clubs and Activities That Take Your Members Away to Bring Them Closer

Managing Communities

Community CultivationPlease 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.

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Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop. Goal of the workshop is to build more common ground between the two very related fields of Communities & Technologies (C&T) and Community Informatics. Put the local back in communities.

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Are Online Community Members Who Introduce Themselves More Likely to Become Active Contributors?

Managing Communities

Community Cultivation Research 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.

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Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map

Making CommunitySense

Introduction: The Tilburg Urban Farming Community. The Tilburg Urban Farmers Community is part of the Urban Farmers for a Liveable Brabant project. The project aims to strengthen and expand the urban farming communities in the cities of Tilburg, Den Bosch and Oss in the southern Dutch province of North Brabant. One of its sub-projects, driven by CommunitySense, is to literally map the Tilburg Urban Farming Community. What does it mean to map a community?

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Facebook: Active users in Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There’s always a lot of questions around statistics and in particular how activeactive users&# actually are. Note the last section – nearly 6 million active users over 18 in Australia. But what is an Active User? More than 250 million active users. After hunting around it seems that Facebook usually refers to “active users&# as “monthly active users&#. MAU means monthly active user.

Value Creation in Communities of Practice

Jenny Connected

s most recent work on value creation in communities of practice. Promoting and assessing value creation in communities and networks: a conceptual framework, Ruud de Moor Centrum. Communities are responsible to each other and for the domain. A lot of communities/people stop here.

Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

I was honored to be asked to keynote the SWARM Community Managers Conference in Sydney this week, hosted by conference Co-Founders Alison Michalk and Venessa Paech. Online Communities are poised to have a break through moment if we, as community builders, can blaze the trail.

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Measuring activity and usefulness in CoPs - KnowledgeBoard

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities of practice are complex creatures, and thus their measurement is not simple. The Macuarium Set of CoP Measurements describes a quite comprehensive set of indicators, but its centered about the ones that we have most experience with: the activity and relevance indicators that (we believe) are like a thermometer of the inner working health of a CoP.

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh

Elsua

A few days back Spike Jones put together one of those wonderfully provocative blog posts on the topic of Online Communities that would surely make more than one person feel rather uncomfortable, specially, if they have got an online space and they call it a “ community&# , when it isn’t.

Life Without eMail – 5th Year Progress Report – The Community, The Movement

Elsua

Life Without eMail – The Community, The Movement. Hello and welcome to the Life Without eMail community. So thanks ever so much, Alan, for triggering the thought of having an online community for us to get together! Google Plus Community – Life Without eMail.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

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

Community Goals and Measurements

John Tropea - Delicious Community

What goals and measurements should be defined for communities, community members, community managers, and community program managers? Three different kinds of metrics can be captured and reported for communities: 1. Goals for community members. community

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

What if there was a way to create sustained engagement in communities and collaborative experiences that harnessed genuine motivation and strove for positive outcomes for participants? that taps into the power of purpose to drive community engagement. Purpose-Driven Communities.

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Elsua

Yes, of course, I am talking about (online) communities and community building. Well, how about some Community Management Fundamentals ? Yes, indeed, online communities are hot! Community managers anyone? Community Management Fundamentals.

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Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

One key strategy is to develop customer communities where customers connect to people in the business (as hosts) as well as other customers and prospects (as peers). These communities translate into real value for the customer and for the host business.

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Gamification of a Community of Practice

Community Capers

This is the first in a series of posts to relaunch this blog on a new footing more focussed on the exciting space created by the marriage of community, learning and gameplay. Community of Practice. “ But communities of practice are not just celebrations of common interests.

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Ponderings on Network & Community Governance Part 1

Full Circle Associates

KM4Dev has been around for over 10 years and grown to be a vibrant and respected community. It certainly is one of my very central communities of practice and I love and fret over it a lot. A community of practice (CoP)? In other words, legitimacy beyond the community.

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To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

Nevertheless, we now realize that no whole, be it a family, a business, a community, or a nation, can be managed without looking inward to the lesser wholes that combine to form it, and outward to the greater wholes of which it is a member.” . Need a Community?

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

What if there was a way to create sustained engagement in communities and collaborative experiences that harnessed genuine motivation and strove for positive outcomes for participants? Purpose-Driven Communities. Tactical goals in the context of a community experience, yes.

Passive or active?

Viv Mcwaters

I’d simply changed his passive voice writing into the active voice. And in the active voice: The cow jumped over the moon. Strunk also adds that “when a sentence is made stronger [by using active voice], it usually becomes shorter. Passive or active?

CommunityBuilders – Online Community Still Crazy After Years with Nancy White

Elsua

If you have been involved with virtual communities and online facilitation, I bet it’s almost impossible not having come across the absolutely fabulous work on facilitating online communities Nancy has done, and shared across!,

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Four Pillars of Successful Communities of Practice

Chris Collison

Looking more deeply at this definition, I think there are four “pillars” of shared commitmen t successful communities. I see this particularly in communities which relate to the higher levels of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs – e.g. Communities focused on safety, security, humanitarian issues.

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The Point | People Solving Problems

Delicious/choconancy/community

activism community crowdsourcing collaboration web2.0 networks

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The hidden wealth of informal activities

Neighbourhoods

Instinctively I flinch at the phrase ‘hidden wealth of communities’ because I just think, here they come, the Haves want to take that as well. Start with people explored the connections within and beyond civil society that are forged in community organisations.

Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

Online Community Strategy

Today was the third annual Community Manager’s Appreciation Day, or #CMAD. The intention of #CMAD is to raise awareness about the role of the Community Manager, and to recognize the hard working women and men who support this role for their organizations. Jeremiah Owyang originally proposed the idea for #CMAD, and has been very active in evangelizing and supporting it since launching 3 years ago.

The Role of Brands in Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

T here seems to be a wave of bad advice and misguided thinking regarding where and how brands should engage with their communities. This is really unfortunate, as I’m convinced many organizations are missing key opportunities to realize value from online communities.

Introducing Network Thinking: A Mobile Approach to Customer Communities

Online Community Strategy

Customer Communities Don’t Have To Be Complicated. One of the best ways to create a customer network is to develop online communities. So, why is it still so damned complicated to develop customer communities? The Inertia of the Support Community Model.

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