Trending Sources

Community Building Isn’t About Influencers

Managing Communities

Just don’t confuse your pursuit of influencers with community building. Managing the Community Thinkingphoto credit: jurvetson I’ve been hearing the word influencer a lot lately. People (companies) want other people, with big audiences, to talk about their stuff. There is nothing wrong with that.

New City Community building simulation game

The Bumble Bee

Building Community and Computer Simulation are two of my hot topics. So it really grabbed my attention when Channel 4 Education announced a forthcoming game, Fallen City , to let us explore how our cities might be mended by empowering communities. News & Media

New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2014), Expanding the Academic Research CommunityBuilding Bridges into Society with the Internet. Stillman (eds.), Theories, Practices, and Examples for Community and Social Informatics , Monash University Publishing, Melbourne. Just published: A. In T. Denison, M. Sarrica, and L. ISBN 978-1-921867-62-0.

2014 36

The “Secrets” of Community Building for Businesses

Managing Communities

Do you want the secrets to building community online? I’ve got them. Meet me in this back alley over here and I’ll give them to you for a price. But, let’s keep them just between us. We wouldn’t want the common people to know. If anyone ever tells you this, run away from them. There [.].

Contests and Giveaways are Marketing, Not Community Building

Managing Communities

photo credit: Ev0luti0nary Since the beginning of time (relatively speaking, of course), online forums and communities have held contests and giveaways in an effort to grow their member base. Promoting Your CommunityIt gets them some attention. They notice an influx of new members. Then the contest ends.

2012 25

Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning - Robin Good's Latest News

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning Stop [social] networking: Build your own network! -

2007 21

New publication – Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2015), Towards a participatory community mapping method: the Tilburg urban farming community case. In Adjunct Proceedings of the Communities & Technologies Conference (C&T 2015), Limerick, Ireland, 27-30 June, 2015 (to appear in International Reports on Socio-Informatics ). Just published: A. Abstract.

2015 26

You Should Care About Community Building, Even if You Have No Interest in Being a “Community Manager”

Managing Communities

One of the things that we discussed is why they should, individually, care about building community online, even if they have no interest in being a community manager or working in digital. photo credit: marc falardeau I spoke to a small group of staff members at the CNN offices in Atlanta on Tuesday. As part [.].

Online Community Building Strategy: Good Advice From Nancy White

John Tropea - Delicious Community

But how easy is it to build a thriving online community? How do you nurture engagement inside your community? Im done. "

Community building with Playback Theatre

Viv Mcwaters

One comment that stayed with me was from Christopher Ellinger , who said that “the purpose of playback is community building&#.

Recipe for community building: have a picnic

Social Reporter

The past week started and ended particularly well, with rather different events both about building relationships and community.

Online Community Building Strategy Advice

Nancy White

Online Community Building Strategy: Good Advice From Nancy White. Tags: community community indicators We are having record breaking heat here in Seattle and I just don’t have the energy to jump into my stack of half drafted blog posts. Thanks, Robin! Gee, I do talk fast).

BIG promotes a positive approach to community building

Social Reporter

The Big Lottery Fund is the largest single funder of the community and voluntary sector (more than £1.6 You can see that 2010 interview here.

Joining up community building, organising and social reporting

Social Reporter

Later this month I’ll be doing some work with Gary Loftus and his new team of community builders at Forever Manchester , when we’ll spend a day exploring how social reporting can play a part in Asset Based Community Development. Forever Manchester leads with the ABCD of community building. ABCD Europe.

Joining up community building, organising and social reporting

Social Reporter

Later this month I’ll be doing some work with Gary Loftus and his new team of community builders at Forever Manchester , when we’ll spend a day exploring how social reporting can play a part in Asset Based Community Development. Forever Manchester leads with the ABCD of community building. ABCD Europe.

Fun with Drupal Commons, a Powerful Solution for Online Community Building

Influence

For years, we have been advising clients on how to build, manage, and grow successful online communities. functionality (blogs, documents, wikis, profiles, groups, etc) and can support open, partially open, and closed community sites. In our experience, this often works better for cross-organizational communities.

Sustainable Community Building [for Humans]

Online Community Report

I love my community. Regardless of whether I feel like, or am trying to be, a community builder, the community always provides opportunities for others to join me. Being a Community Builder (I refuse, on principle, to use the word Manager) is a lot of work. Here’s my 3×3 to Sustainable Community Building.

On the Research Road: Meshing Physical & Online Community Mapping

Making CommunitySense

The overarching research theme of my road trip was to engage in some deep learning and sharing on my main current R&D focus: community mapping.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Trying to build your own community of loyal readers and fans? How should we look at scaling our communities in the near future?

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

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Tags: online_community nancywhite

Sending welcome messages to new members | Online Communities | Build an Online Community

Delicious/choconancy/community

welcome online_facilitation community

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

Making CommunitySense

My community mapping work is taking off. This collaboration takes place in a network of currently 7 communities of practice (CoPs).

2017 65

Co-creating the CIRN Commons

GrowingPains

" The CIRN Commons is one means by which we can help close the "resource divide" in our community. - We call ourselves community informatics researchers and practitioners. So, if you are already maintaining info relevant to the community, don't duplicate it, but add links on the commons. Your turn!

elearningpapers

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

"This edition of eLearning Papers focuses on four distinct CoPs that have been fuelled by the use of electronic community building tools. Tags: communitiesineducation elearningColombia elearning communities_of_practice

New publication: “It’s the Conversation, Stupid!” – Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities

Making CommunitySense

” Social Media Systems Design for Open Innovation Communities was just published in J.E. Lundström et al. ISBN 978-3-642-31649-4.

2013 62

Online Community Toolkit | 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… Nov 03 2007 Online Community Toolkit Published by Nancy White Last edited 10/07 Thinking about building or hosting an online community? Making community vibrant and alive. H Duggan.

Research Communities 2.0

Making CommunitySense

Deze presentatie laat zien hoe research communities door goed gebruik te maken van Internet het academisch onderzoeksproces kunnen helpen hervormen. Filed under: academia , communities , research , Uncategorized , universities , virtual communities , Web 2.0. heeft georganiseerd. NB This presentation is in Dutch.

Community Management Fundamentals – Where Do I Start?

Elsua

Yes, of course, I am talking about (online) communities and community building. Yes, indeed, online communities are hot!

2011 66

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Elsua

Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning.

2011 72

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Elsua

Building a solid library of use cases. If you come to think about it, it’s like building a cathedral , really. So, let’s see it: .

2016 83

CommunityBuilders – Online Community Still Crazy After Years with Nancy White

Elsua

CommunityBuilders – Online Community Still Crazy After Years with Nancy White. Collaboration Communities Conference Events Enterprise2.0

2011 62

What is Wrong with Ning

Online Social Networking

Ning sites are communities of people, and Ning is a community of community sites. I’ve certainly written a good deal about social media list building including both List Building Paradigm Shift and List Building Using Ning Social Networks. Fortunately Ning can be used to build either communities or lists.

A social reporting game for community builders

Social Reporter

Recently Drew Mackie and I ran a training workshop about social reporting with community builders at Forever Manchester , as I trailed here.

Game 23

A social reporting game for community builders

Social Reporter

Recently Drew Mackie and I ran a training workshop about social reporting with community builders at Forever Manchester , as I trailed here.

Game 23

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Elsua

The purpose of the community is that one of connecting, learning, collaborating and sharing with others what they are working on. Remember them?

2016 51

Yale Daily News - Cersonsky: Democracy in New Haven

Delicious/choconancy/community

In New Haven.community organizing is about community.define what they do as building “relational culture,” which, unlike an “affinity group,” does not feed on a shared interest or cause. You identify local possibilities and leaders and you build neighborhood collaboration around them. How do you get relational culture to happen?

3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Those who do not yet have any social media profiles online will have them set up by the end of the course, more advanced users will be building deeper engagement and conversations. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989.

2014 89

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: The Rules of Engagement

Ant's Eyeview Blog

If you’re looking for guideposts, truisms, and adding-value to your customer’s experiences, check out Mashable’s 21 rules for social media engagement and 10 rules for increasing community engagement. Building relationships in the enterprise world often takes the form of community. Get started by following these simple tips.

2011 34

September Wrap-Up Community Builder Chat: Online, Offline, and Migration

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Tonight was the 2nd monthly Community Builder chat ; and I had a great time! Question 1 : asked about migrating a community from one tool to another, specifically from listservs to a website/forum. Question 2 : asked how to build a loop between on and offline engagement. October Community Builder Chat. Pipes).

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog Thinking Outside The Inbox by Luis Suarez » Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager, or Community Facilitator, which has been my preferred term from the beginning. Who else out there nowadays doesn’t consider themselves a community. community_management online_facilitation

Roles 15