Community Netiquette: How to Avoid Stepping on Virtual Toes
AUGUST 4, 2009
Learn a little about the membership. Before you engage with the community at large, always track down that community’s leadership, be it a webmaster, an elder member, or administrator. Everything is global. The global nature of the internet combined with the widespread interest of nearly everything from knitting to tech support to gadget lust means that great communities attract large audiences. Understand what kind of global breakdown the community actually has.