Why WordPress? Plus List of My Top Dozen WordPress Plugins

Online Social Networking

What’s the big deal about WordPress ? Choosing WordPress for Blogs. WordPress is popular software for setting up and managing our own blogs and web sites which we are able to control. Choosing Plugins for WordPress. Most WordPress plugins are free.

Community Is A Management Approach, Not Just a Role

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Over the last nine months working with and speaking with a wide array of individuals who are practicing community management it has become apparent that community management is not only an explicit role or career but also a general approach to management. WordPress Admin.

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Collaboration Approaches for Addressing Social Issues: Interview With David Witzel

Online Community Report

Cross-posted from the Good Ideas Blog : David Witzel has spent a lot of time thinking about online collaborative approaches to solving social issues. We asked his thoughts on interesting ideas for new approaches to social challenges.

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Site Admin | Full Circle Phone: 206-517-4754 | nancyw at fullcirc dot com | WordPress Theme This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Site Admin | Full Circle Phone: 206-517-4754 | nancyw at fullcirc dot com | WordPress Theme This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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3 Key Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

Consequently, we must regard Facebook as a closed networking site going forward, despite the Facebook Freedom to Share and Connect principle, and find approaches to building our Facebook networks that don’t raise red flags.

Connected futures: New social strategies and tools for communities of practice | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Share and Enjoy: One response so far One Response to “Connected futures: New social strategies and tools for communities of practice&# # Silence and Voice » Blog Archive » WordPress Upgrade and into a Vortex on 22 May 2008 at 4:04 pm [.] because I was inspired to approach technology with a new emphasis after being inspired by Nancy White’s facilitation skills in the Connected Future (CP2tech01) workshop that is now in its fourth [.]

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Online Community Building Strategy: Nancy White On Networks, Groups and Technology Choices

John Tropea - Delicious Community

read more March 11, 2009 Online Community Building: WordPress Matt Mullenweg On How To Dramatically Increase Your Number Of Users How do you increase dramatically the number of users in your community? Print this article August 5, 2009 ?

Funder NESTA tells community projects: cut the paperwork, blog your reports

Social Reporter

I’m delighted to see a rather different approach in the Neighbourhood Challenge programme, where NESTA have wrapped up the share-as-you-go and report-back problem in one simple solution: blog about it.

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References on Lurking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

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If you believe in open collaboration, support Voicebox

Social Reporter

You can see the latest summary of the bid on the Voicebox blog, set up by Wordpress wizard Dave Briggs , including this diagram showing their delivery model. The deadline is nearing for submission of bids to Government to run the Digital Mentor network throughout the UK.

Working in Blackboard

Jenny Connected

A well managed programme can ensure a consistency of approach which will reduce confusion and help students to navigate the site and find the appropriate modules for their personalised programme. Source of image.

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12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I found no social media elements other than the usual “social media is another broadcast channel” approach. CHARGE A LOT Don’t use WordPress for your YouTube Press Hub because it’s free and you can’t charge the Not For Profit much for it.

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Social Networks: Communities: a difference or two

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This approach from the community builders allows me to behave in the way I want to in my spaces on my terms, while sharing the things I want to share with different communities, rather than fitting into a behavioural box defined by the technology choice. Flickr photos More of edmittances photos 26,682 spam comments blocked by Akismet Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral is proudly powered by WordPress Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS).

First Steps to Planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

who want to move into HE/FE, Educational Developers who want to know more about Oxford Brookes University’s approach/resources. We think we will use Brookes’ WordPress site. We started planning for this MOOC last week – I blogged about it here – [link]. There has already been a lot written about planning and running a MOOC. Stephen Downes has written a lot of blog posts about this and done many presentations. (See See for example, [link] ; [link] and [link] ).

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How about celebrating the 20 year history of community networking and hyperlocal

Social Reporter

As usual on these occasions Will Perrin, Sarah Hartley and Mike Rawlins did a great job of semi-organising the crowd into self-managed sessions about everything from WordPress plugins to crowdfunding, and “surviving the abusive relationship with Facebook”, and stimulating lots of energising conversations in between. My hunch that in future we’ll have to look at personalised approaches, as well as local sites, as I wrote here about Living Well with tech.

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Social reporting made simple (thanks Carl)

Social Reporter

The biggest change though is to proactively encourage social reporters to video, take photos, live blog etc about the vent itself and then publish those online either via sites like YouTube, Vimeo , twitter, Facebook , Flickr , WordPress etc.

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A Slow Community Movement?

Nancy White

Of course being slow in your example does not mean out of touch or always being change resistant but taking the more considered, stripping things down to what is really important type of approach.

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Finding the perfect learning platform in 5 steps

Joitske Hulsebosch

The shortlist that I currently have for tools that are relatively easy to implement are Elgg, Moodle, Ning, Drupal, Bloom Fire, Buddy Press for wordpress, and Social Engine.

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Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When we designed Twitter, we took a different approach—we didn’t require a relationship model like that of a social network. and you’ll see code (once you choose your platform like Wordpress) similar to. Twitter just announced @anywhere platform – notice who is missing?

Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education

Portals and KM

Additionally, schools are now moving away from some tools and embracing others, demonstrating a more strategic approach to their online communications. WordPress has become the most commonly used blogging tool. A new study by Nora Ganim Barnes and Ava M. Lescault, Social Media Adoption Soars as Higher-Ed Experiments and Reevaluates Its Use of New Communications Tools , provides some useful results. They began to look at this issue in 2007.

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Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

This approach can get tricky when people are more interested in building networks of downstream sellers than in doing actual selling themselves, as it can lead to a kind of pyramiding that hurts latecomers and tarnish the reputation of the organization. On the social change front, Social Venture Partners is pioneering powerful approaches to engaging philanthropists in spreading its brand of deeply engaged philanthropy.

Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

The closing triangles approach has worked extremely well there and is at the heart of what I think makes the organization thrive.

#fslt12 MOOC – first reflections

Jenny Connected

I hadn’t realized that despite the ‘hands off’ approach that they appear to adopt, quite how much hard work goes on behind the scenes. And of course George created the WordPress site. Tomorrow we have our first Review Meeting – we being the team – about the FSLT12 MOOC experience.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Twitter’s growth has been fueled largely by the company’s more open approach to its data, embracing third-party developers and encouraging them to make cool shit with its API. That’s an interesting approach.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

The company has also been quite ingenious in the way it’s exposed its API’s to enable third parties to enhance influence tracking with a range of tools and different approaches to measurement.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Linear and non-linear learning

Ken Carroll

When you visit a large city there is no way a “linear&# approach can guide you to every place that might be possibly interesting. However, when you first enter the city you will be lost and probably miss the important stuff with a non-linear approach because you do not even know what is there and where to find it. And the guided tour is of course a more or less “linear&# approach. Is there only one way to approach the basic principles of math?

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Tony Tags me on 2007 Traffic Stats | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And I know I lost a lot of people when I moved from Blogger to my new WordPress powered site. I did click through a lot when you changed from blogger to wordpress just to get oriented. Or if I know the blogger has a particularly visual approach so I can “see&# the whole effect.

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List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Diso (Wordpress) “DiSo (dee • zoh) is an umbrella project for a group of open source implementations of these distributed social networking concepts. Nick Dynice February 12th, 2007 6:04 pm I suppose multi user Wordpress is no more a social networking tool than the blogosphere itself is.

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News Updates (August 11, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

An approach to using Wordpress as a team collaboration site. Exchange 2010 Review. Paul reviews some of the changes coming up in Exchange 2010. With this release Microsoft is going to take Exchange, a stalwart of messaging in both large enterprises and small business, to both cheap hard drive storage and to the cloud.

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From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

How is this approach different from our traditional, internal HR-driven training approaches? Site Admin | Full Circle Phone: 206-517-4754 | nancyw at fullcirc dot com | WordPress Theme This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Gnip Continues To Push For A Real-Time (Data) Web

Collaborative Thinking

Real-time Data Delivery: Complete white-label approach allows for company defined URLs to be enhanced for real-time data delivery. Data consumers using Gnip’s platform can get public data streams for over 30 social media networks and sites, including Twitter, Digg, Delicious, YouTube, WordPress, Flickr, Six Apart and others without ever visiting those sites or accessing their individual APIs. Another company to watch: New Gnip Push API Service.

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Enterprise 2.0 for an Enterprise of One – Part Five - Content Publishing and Archiving

Portals and KM

My main blog, Portals and KM, is approaching its fifth anniversary and I find it a valuable record for me, even if no one else reads it. The Wordpress admin is easy to use but I found the setup to be largely undocumented and required more technical knowledge than I am interested in fooling with. for an Enterprise of One – Part Three - Content Collecting, Assembling, and Creation – Current Approach. This is the final part of a five part series on how enterprise 2.0

Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

If you’re managing networks within an organisation, you almost certainly want to eliminate structural holes , and use the network-weaving approach instead.

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OpenSocial, Apache Shindig, And Project SocialSite

Collaborative Thinking

I'm targeting Roller and JSPWiki because they're the blog and wiki source code bases that I know best right now and they're both Apache efforts, but the same techniques should work with other systems like Wordpress or Drupal. I'm much more confident in the Project SocialSite approach. If you are looking into OpenSocial, some great resources below.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

One common start-up approach is to simply create a SN (with random extras thrown in) and call it a language learning community. Leave a Reply Ken Carroll is proudly powered by WordPress Entries (RSS) and Comments (RSS Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

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Google Chrome – have to have a play | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I am able to blog easily from my Wordpress “blog it&# link as Chrome imported all my bookmarks and many settings. And how would we describe “more social&# (both in terms of features and design approaches)?

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Tools for Finding Creative Commons Images | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So two tools, two approaches, both useful, but the choice depends on what you are looking for. Site Admin | Full Circle Phone: 206-517-4754 | nancyw at fullcirc dot com | WordPress Theme This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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Tools for Finding Creative Commons Images | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So two tools, two approaches, both useful, but the choice depends on what you are looking for. Site Admin | Full Circle Phone: 206-517-4754 | nancyw at fullcirc dot com | WordPress Theme This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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Tools for Finding Creative Commons Images | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

So two tools, two approaches, both useful, but the choice depends on what you are looking for. Site Admin | Full Circle Phone: 206-517-4754 | nancyw at fullcirc dot com | WordPress Theme This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Constructionism works

Ken Carroll

The author takes Papert’s (1980) notion of Constructionism to show that ‘people learn best when actively engaged in designing and building construcing artifacts to share with and critique by others’ As it happens, I recently found the perfect context in which to apply this constructionist approach and it has worked very well. This approach has been very beneficial on many levels. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

The Blogger’s Guide to Links and Comments

Online Social Networking

Online Social Networking is a dofollow freestanding Wordpress blog. I use the Nofollow Case by Case plugin to override the Wordpress nofollow default. If you blog, consider a dofollow approach. No aspect of the Internet is more critical to understand than hyperlinks or simply links, as we call them. After all, what is the World Wide Web but countless documents which are interconnected by links?

Veni Vidi Luxi " Online Communities: what are we talking about? CoPs or Socialized Services?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In fact systematizing this approach shall help moving online presence from static contents to dynamic ones. required) Website Entirely Powered by WordPress Theme Veni Vidi Luxi by Kevin LANTERI - All Rights Reserved © 2009 -. Veni Vidi Luxi The impact of the knowledge economy on management Online Communities: what are we talking about? CoPs or Socialized Services? by Olivier Amprimo - 05/16/2009 - Estimated read times for this article: 2 mins. 54 secs.

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