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Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). Bloggers are not Journalists. (see

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Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff. Online Communities social media social networks blogger relations Klout score social media influence

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The Selfish Blogger – A discussion :-)

Jenny Connected

there has actually been some discussion about The Selfish Blogger Syndrome, which I would like to respond to with this post. This reminds me that Etienne Wenger writes about the shared repertoire of a community of practice and that community members need to develop a shared history. Its ironic that having said that I don’t see blogs as a discussion tool…. “I I don’t see blogs as a discussion tool, for the average person like me.

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?

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.

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. I was had the privilege of joining Connie Bensen, a colleague on the Dell Community team, for a fantastic Google+ hangout today to talk about the evolving role of the Community Managers.

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A Nation of Bloggers: Good or Bad?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Steve Jobs says he doesn’t want a “nation of bloggers&# rather something with “editorial oversight&#. I suspect that Koehler might also prefer editorial oversight – given that he just quit because bloggers picked up on a story that mainstream media missed. I don’t want us to see us descend into a nation of bloggers,” says Jobs. “I “I didn’t topple Horst Koehler … And nor was it all the bloggers in Germany.

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One of the reasons I moved off Blogger (Google hosting) onto my own ISP hosted site, by the way, was for that very reason. Fanpage vs community vs brand vs groups. But removing established fanpages to make way for community pages instead of migrating them across was crappy thinking.

Community reporting grows up with its own Institute

Social Reporter

Good to see another burst of energy from the Manchester-based People’s Voice Media , with the launch of their Institute of Community Reporters, and also a European Network for community reporters. This chimes in with some discussion sparked by Richard Millington, who blogged that hyperlocal sites were struggling , because of too much focus on technology and on news-style content, adding: What we need is a genuine community building approach.

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Community reporting grows up with its own Institute

Social Reporter

Good to see another burst of energy from the Manchester-based People’s Voice Media , with the launch of their Institute of Community Reporters, and also a European Network for community reporters. This chimes in with some discussion sparked by Richard Millington, who blogged that hyperlocal sites were struggling , because of too much focus on technology and on news-style content, adding: What we need is a genuine community building approach.

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Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines We welcome Tim Wieringa as a guest blogger to Green Chameleon. Again, we need to engage people in conversations; typical platforms are communities of practice, forums, and social networking tools.

Technology: Iraqi bloggers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Cecile Landman and Jo van der spek wrote about the work with Iraqi bloggers for the incommunicado conference in Amsterdam in June 2005. Bloggers were linked by the streamtime site. By linking to every blogger, mailing and chatting, streamtime has started to work as a real network.

Enterprise 2.0 Conference Highlights – IBM Blogger Q&A

Elsua

Yes, I am talking about the IBM Blogger Q&A meeting that took place with both Irene Greif and Bob Picciano , amongst several other folks (Like Suzanne Minassian or Casey Dugan – and a few others). Tags: Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

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.

Journalists: Bloggers give a helping hand?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

arguments about how the Press always diss social media – this is about bloggers teaching journos and learning from them at the same time. Tags: Australia Media Online Communities social media social networks blog blogging career journalism

Collaborative Thinking: Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « The Value Of Being A "Generalist" | Main | XMPP and Microblogging (Twitter) » February 04, 2008 Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere More and more, execs at tech events need to single out bloggers as a distinct audience in addition to traditional press, media and IT analysts. Tagging Community Book Roll Robert L.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How does one build a community that will give money to a project? Kickstarter is an online community where you put up your project that you need funding, in this case to make a new dock for the iPhone. The community then decides to put money in, if the project is worth it.

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The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The include community advocation, brand ambassadorship, online communication skills, and product requirements gathering and improvements. 1) A Community Advocate As a community advocate, the community managers’ primary role is to represent the customer.

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Bloggers cited in my dissertation

Mathemagenic

It is here to notify bloggers that quotes from their blogs (or links to them) appear in the dissertation text. If you are the blogger listed here you might want to know that: I treat weblogs as a publicly available texts and do not ask permissions for citing them. The reasons for this and other choices in respect to referring to bloggers in my dissertation are discussed in the research ethics section of it. From Conversational Blogging to Jazz Communities , 1 December 2003.

Why The _ Would I Wake Up at 4am for a Hangout? Project Community – CogDogBlog

Full Circle Associates

Project Community Alan shared a great blog post about the final Project Community Hangout – it is wonderful so I’m being a lazy blogger and pointing you towards it. Why The _ Would I Wake Up at 4am for a Hangout?

How can blogs support communities of practice?

Joitske Hulsebosch

One of them was: how can blogs support communities of practice? A community of practice can have a public teamblog. It works for the community to document face-to-face meetings, and makes it publicly known. Blogging communities have blogs as their main means of communication.

Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Lithosphere Community Sign In Forums Up 24 Comments Community vs. Social Network MikeW (Lithium Guru) Jun 6 Labels: Cyber Anthropology Social Media Michael Wu, Ph.D. is Lithiums Principal Scientist of Analytics, digging into the complex dynamics of social interaction and online communities. Hes a regular blogger on the Lithosphere and previously wrote in the Analytic Science blog. Yet, as we’ve learned from history, communities are very robust social structures.

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?

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Community management is moving people through from Visitor to Lead to Customer to Engaged Customer through a series of Call to Actions. Without this, there is no re-engagement back to the community. Is a competition relevant to a health community?

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Mainstream editors will get articles from bloggers with audience

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why traditional media editors will turn to bloggers for articles in the future. Someone who is held in high regard in that industry or specialist topic, who has an audience of other people interested in that topic and who has now had 3 or 4 years of writing/blogging and retaining interest of the online community? Incidentally, I’m available for hire to write a column on social networks and online communities.

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In this article, I’m looking at process vs product journalism, representational democracy falling over, the demise of capitalism, authoritarian aspects of traditional media AND online community hosts e.g. Twitter and the newly found power of Crowd Activism.

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Seven psychological complaints of bloggers and social media addicts | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Apr 28 2008 Seven psychological complaints of bloggers and social media addicts Published by Nancy White at 4:55 pm under Monday videos Too funny and right on… Seven psychological complaints of bloggers and social media addicts.

Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Gosh

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.

Bloggers and Innovators

TNT - The Network Thinker

1) Bloggers and 2) Innovators. Our initial goal was to map these communities -- to see who was in them, and who played the role of Connector and Maven. Some of the same people pop up in both the Blogger Network and in the Innovator Network.

How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Bullying can be a contributing factor in suicide and damages whole communities not just the bullied. Because they reflect back the community values with a twist. Wow there are SOOO many examples of the community taking issue with a troll. Individual voices in a community count.

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Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community management: The essential capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts By Dion Hinchcliffe | September 28, 2009, 2:21pm PDT Summary It’s not a skill that’s been widely understood until quite recently, however community management has begun to move to the forefront of discussions about enterprise social computing as the use of social tools begins to climb the maturity curve. Community management itself can be sensitive subject in the social media arena.

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First international convention of neighbourhoods bloggers

Neighbourhoods

Canadian Diane Dyson, who blogs at Belonging Community , was passing through London and it was a great pleasure to meet up for a coffee and a conversational wander round parts of the City of London. Well, two of us anyway, sometimes you gotta start small.

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?

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Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Elsua

A few prominent bloggers have jumped the shark and eventually dumped their blogs and moved the conversations, and further insights, into G+. Community Builders. Collaboration Communities Enterprise2.0

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Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If you have the relationship with the community, and they like and respect you, it’s tough to turf you out and go with a competitor agency. Build and manage the community and you automatically take on a “public relations manager&# role. But tomorrow, the company that manages say, the largest community of women in the right demographic online, becomes a public relations company. Seeking Australian mum bloggers to write about what they love to write about. ?What

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Elsua

There are tons of really good resources out there already , as well as dozens of examples , of other businesses and organisations that have graciously shared their own as an opportunity to contribute into the overall #SocBiz community effort.

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12 Random Acts of Social Media Kindness Campaigns: World Kindness Week 2012 RAK

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The best social media campaigns in communities and social networks often arise out of Rituals (Christmas, Football Grand Finals) or Rites of Passage (Weddings, Births). Oh and because clients now have a megaphone and can report it back to the community as brand goodwill.

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Designing Web-Based Communities for Professionals

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Designing online communities for business is a subtle blend of creating the right business model, a clear understanding and service of member needs and a usable interface that enables professionals to focus on engagement. What’s unique about designing for a professional community?

The 90-9-1 Rule in Reality - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Lithosphere Community Sign In Forums Up 13 Comments The 90-9-1 Rule in Reality MikeW (Lithium Guru) Mar 18 Labels: 90-9-1 Dr. Michael Wu, Ph.D. is Lithiums Principal Scientist of Analytics, digging into the complex dynamics of social interaction and online communities. Hes a regular blogger on the Lithosphere and previously wrote in the Analytic Science blog. If youve ever managed a community youve probably heard of the " 90-9-1 rule ". B2B vs. B2C communities.

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

All your questions will be answered as your facilitator has been managing Facebook Pages with 1 million plus fans for several years and growing online communities in general for 20 years. Looking for a very indepth Facebook class?