*Rough* Notes from the Online Community Roundtable: 1/11 at Salon.com / The WELL

Online Community Strategy

Having had to screen candidates, lots of qualified and experienced people from both marketing and community perspectives – sometimes they want a brand blogger, othertimes they want a true community manager – if we start to differentiate roles, then these may help polarize things. What makes a yahoo group different to a message board – the difference (in this context) was membership. Twitter is a membership structure – but the content in there is public.

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Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Hes a regular blogger on the Lithosphere and previously wrote in the Analytic Science blog. Author and blogger Brian Solis , introduced another classification of social media, based on the types of conversation. The FB group very quickly got into six figures but the number of people who had visited the BBCs official consultation site to make comments was stuck at about 5% of the FB group membership.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This is software you can brand and integrate tightly into your existing domain. Awareness builds these features into complete communities for companies, or customers use the Awareness API and widgets to integrate Web 2.0

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5 Top List Building Destinations

Online Social Networking

They are just as useful to owners of static websites as they are to bloggers. My service has a high delivery rate , many important features, good customer service, and it integrates with Google’s FeedBurner RSS if you have a blog. If Google uses or will use GFC membership to assess the relevance of websites, I’m covered. I’ve written about list building extensively in connection with social media.

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Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On the other hand, if you are focussed on selling membership services a walled garden approach may be appropriate. and so is membership. Im looking forward to working together on our project about Re-inventing membership.

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Blogging and communities from Knowledge Jolt with Jack

John Tropea - Delicious Community

I gave a presentation on this topic last Tuesday to the SIKM Leaders ("KM leaders from system integrators and consultants") group, which meets once a month on the phone. Luis Suarez, one of the KM bloggers community, reported on my presentation in Blogging and Knowledge Communities - Is There a Connection? The place is somewhere new members can visit and where the community members know to go, if theyve gotten busy with other things and want to re-integrate.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Introduction Since their introduction, social network sites (SNSs) such as MySpace, Facebook, Cyworld, and Bebo have attracted millions of users, many of whom have integrated these sites into their daily practices. Group formation in large social networks: Membership, growth, and evolution.

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The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

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Ten leading platforms for creating online communities | Enterprise Web 2.0 | ZDNet.com

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This means delving into academic subjects such community membership lifecycles (show in diagram above), Kollock’s Framework, the diffusion model of user adoption , and other esoterica. KickApps is a SaaS-based solution like Lithium that is extensively widgetized for maximum integration flexibility into existing Web sites. Lotus SameTime and Lotus Connections - IBM’s answers to community with many integrated capabilities.

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

As people whom I’ve never met generate trust through their networking gifts, integrity, and skills with others, I’ve found myself wondering how I can best support them – without considering “apartness&# from myself. emergent by design Home who’s the architect?

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Communities and organisms are tight and integrated, while networks,as we now use the term to describe certain groups of people, areloose and confederated (= in treaty together ). Since they have no self-chosen bond of membership, they are notauthentic communities. The danger of an open community is that, if there is no scrutinyof and agreement on membership, it can become unwieldy or unable topursue its purpose. The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Communities and organisms are tight and integrated, while networks,as we now use the term to describe certain groups of people, areloose and confederated (= in treaty together ). Since they have no self-chosen bond of membership, they are notauthentic communities. The danger of an open community is that, if there is no scrutinyof and agreement on membership, it can become unwieldy or unable topursue its purpose. The thoughts expressed herein are strictly those of the blogger.

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