Community Netiquette: How to Avoid Stepping on Virtual Toes

Community Guy

Good community netiquette dictates that you participate with, not market to each community, and that’s no quick or easy task. LEGO fans for example, have had an endless debate about whether space themed models are better than castle themed models. Long emails can actually break the design of many social sites, which can be irritating to community members who are trying to read content through a messed up design.

Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: Updating my basic article on online facilitation

John Tropea - Delicious Community

We can role model and describe processes to assist groups. Knowledgeable about design. Ideally, they are involved in the conceptualization, design and implementation of the online space to ensure that group member needs are accounted for. Part conversationalist, part counselor, part role model and sometimes even part bouncer.

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