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Getting Started With Premium Memberships on Your Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: psyberartist This is a guest post from my friend Scott Fox, who runs ClickMillioniares.com, a lifestyle business community. ” Scott has developed successful premium membership programs for others, and for himself. He is the author of “Click Millionaires: Work Less, Live More with an Internet Business You Love.” Online forums are great. They can [.]. Generating Revenue

Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

Where people in organizational settings used to be member of one or two work-groups, nowadays with the rise in online collaborative spaces this membership is much more dynamic and volatile. In social network terms this results in overlapping communities.

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Online Community Premium Membership Program Examples

Managing Communities

photo credit: Condor.com Premium memberships can be a great way to monetize an online community. They allow loyal members to pay for extras on a community they already enjoy and appreciate. These programs are not charity or donations. The best ones offer value that members want to pay for that goes beyond the good feeling [.]. Generating Revenue

Treat Your Online Community’s Paid Memberships Like Amazon Treats Amazon Prime

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Generating Revenue

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Building open communities

Jenny Connected

Sylvia Currie who manages the SCoPE community at BC Campus spoke to FSLT13 last week on her work as a community facilitator and organizer. A community of practice has a single center of supreme skill and authority, typically embodied in the master.

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The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. This lack of standards is causing a lot of friction and frustration – particularly for community managers themselves. Social Silk November 19, 2009 at 6:51 pm What is Community?

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How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities and Enterprise Social Networks (ESNs) need committed leaders. Community managers should know the subject in depth, have energy for stimulating collaboration among the members, and be able to devote sufficient time to leadership activities. Communities. community

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Thoughts about community as curriculum in #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

The idea of community as curriculum is not new. He has grounded the idea of ‘community as curriculum’ in the practice of the community, but he has also stated very clearly what he means by community and what he means by curriculum.

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The Illusion of Community

How to Save the World

graphic of four types of community and the qualities that make each cohere, by Aaron Williamson (my suggested additions are in red). M uch is being written these days, in political, social, business and collapsnik circles, among others, about community.

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Here is a world map showing where KM4Dev members are from: If you are a member of KM4dev you can have a look for yourself, as membership changes and the screen-shot above is now out of date: https://dgroups.org/groups/km4dev-l/members/overview.

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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#betreat12 Communities of practice and learning

Jenny Connected

These notes are from the Academic BEtreat reading on communities of practice and learning, pages 72 -102 in Etienne’s book Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning and Identity . Chapter 2 on Community raised one question for me. Learning is not reified as an extraneous goal or as a special category of activity or membership (p.95). Chapter 2 Community. Mutual engagement, joint enterprise and shared repertoire define the community.

How to build a community

Community Guy

On the wall, they had the image below, titled “How to build a community&#. But I’d actually challenge you to consider this list, as written, in the context of online social community. Honor elders = honor community elders.

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Community reporting and citizen journalism unpacked

Social Reporter

The Institute of Community Reporters – which I wrote about earlier – has produced its first discussion paper , exploring the different between community reporting and citizen journalism. I hope social reporters get honorary membership too.

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Community reporting and citizen journalism unpacked

Social Reporter

The Institute of Community Reporters – which I wrote about earlier – has produced its first discussion paper , exploring the different between community reporting and citizen journalism. I hope social reporters get honorary membership too.

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Businesses can be community hubs, says RSA report

Social Reporter

Increasingly the “social bumping places”** where we might come across other local residents in our communities are stores and supermarkets … and the RSA believes that this could be turned to greater advantage for both shops and shoppers.

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Businesses can be community hubs, says RSA report

Social Reporter

Increasingly the “social bumping places”** where we might come across other local residents in our communities are stores and supermarkets … and the RSA believes that this could be turned to greater advantage for both shops and shoppers.

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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.

Some ideas about a tool for community reflection

Learning Alliances

One initiative I took on as part of the IFAD synthesis project got going due to a conversation with Philipp Grunewald where we were wondering how a community like KM4Dev could guide a researcher’s activities. More about Wiki Surveys as a tool for communities.

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Building Great Enterprise 2.0 Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities. It’s All About Community Most business leaders do not care about social networking — especially at the office. Social and collaboration technologies enable us to form virtual communities and feel more connected. Although the communities may be virtual, the impacts that spill into the real world are tangible. Do You Really Have a Community? An enterprise community requires more. Communities. about us. research resources.

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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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Differentiating Between Social Media and Community Management

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. Jim will often say that everyone is a community manager and he is right – everyone has a group of constituents which could be cultivated to drive better performance. However, not all companies want, need to, or can cultivate a community. In high complexity markets or use cases, communities make more sense. Our theory of community is that a.

Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

One of the useful things that a community of practice does for us is to provide some useful boundaries for our attention. Everything around and outside of a community matters a lot, but we can think of it as context for the community.

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What Everyone Should Know About Membership Campaigns

Hildy Gottlieb

When times are tough for Community Benefit Organizations, a single article like this one (originally from the Wall Street Journal, then quoted at the Chronicle of Philanthropy) can be enough to send boards and EDs scurrying to get ahead of the latest new fundraising fad. Is it membership?

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. So the single most important feature that distinguishes a social network from a community is how people are held together on these sites. are just communities?

Follow-up from the Leadership Learning Community Webinar

Nancy White

Last Monday I was a guest of the Leadership Learning Community for an short online gathering. Communities, Networks and Engagement: Finding a Place for Action. But what happens when we say “we’re building an online community” but few engage? My experience is that in communities where people care about what they are working with (the “domain”) they also care about quality and help weed out the “iffy” stuff.

The 2011 State of Community Management Report: Best Practices from Practitioners

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Community management is a critical element of managing networked environments effectively. You’ll hear their collective voice in The State of Community Management and it comprises everything we learned with them over the course of 2010. tener un community manager.Es

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Pinterest: Blocking Spammers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Impact: Loss of membership. Never a good thing to build an anti community as you build the Pinterest community. Helping members feel safe is Online Community Management 101 & apropos Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, functionally imperative. Typical of Google too … Online Communities social media social networks bug court case error online community pinterest risks

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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.

Where do we gather on Big Society – besides London and Twitter?

Social Reporter

Yesterday morning NESTA launched the Neighbourhood Challenge, promising the first new Big Society money for local communities. There was lively commentary on Twitter, and some blogging – including a thoughtful piece quoted below by my friend Kevin Harris, long-time specialist in community development and neighbourhoods. Community organisations across England are invited to apply to the 18-month programme. Tags: All posts Big Society membership ncvo rsa

Knoco stories: The "I am." test for Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

test for Communities of Practice. a community of practice , is likely to be successful; thats the self-identification test - the "I am." Membership of a community of practice is driven by passion, and the members are practitioners. test for a community of practice.

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Welcoming New Members to your Online Community

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The early days when someone first joins are when habits, tone and value of the community culture, loyalty and stickiness are going to be set. And registrations are important for identity in online communities. Walled Garden vs Gated Community (1).

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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The State of Community Management Report: Best Practices from Practitioners

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. To download the 60+ page report, please tell us a little bit about yourself: You can find out more about The Community Roundtable here.

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Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The concept of communities of practice (CoPs), as defined in the book, Cultivating Communities of Practice , was simple: an informal group of peers sharing ideas, insight, information and help about a topic they are deeply, sometimes passionately, interested in.

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What Makes A Successful Community Manager? - The BrainYard - InformationWeek

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Login | Register | Membership Benefits. What Makes A Successful Community Manager? Community managers greatest weapons are the relationships they build, the connections they make, and the advocates they empower through engagement with and collaboration in the very communities they manage. Behind every successful community, youll find an uberchampion of that community, an instigator of conversations, and a catalyst for change.

Snippets - One size fits all Community of Practice?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

One size fits all Community of Practice? A: In a typical community, 10% or fewer of the members will tend to post, ask questions, present, etc. As the community grows in size, it becomes more likely that experts belong, that questions will be answered, and that a variety of topics will be discussed. membership communityArchive. /. Snippets. Research of insightful things people say. RANDOM POSTS. Jan 24. Q: Why should there be at least 50 people in a CoP?

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Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

Delicious/choconancy/community

Community as Curriculum“, in: D. Community as Curriculum. As knowledge becomes a moving target and the canon starts becoming less reliable, we need a new—or in fact an old—model of education drawn out on a new canvas: community. We need to return to community as a valid repository for knowledge, and away from a packaged view of knowledge and expertise. Community as curriculum is not meant as a simple alternative to the package version of learning. Community.

21st Century Learning: The Art of Building Virtual Communities

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

21st Century Learning « Learning 2.0 | Main | Meme: 8 Random Facts » The Art of Building Virtual Communities This is cross posted over on techLEARNING. Youd think developing a virtual learning community (VLC) or online community of practice (CoP) would be easier. However, with the rise of virtual learning community platforms like Ning and Elgg it is becoming evident that many CoPs are dead onarrival and many others die of neglect early on, intheir toddler stage.