Social Media Online Courses and Training

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Please join the email list if you would like early access… Subscribe to Laurel’s Newsletter. Shares My online courses are on Udemy – please scroll down to “teaching” – to join the 3000+ social media students undertaking my courses! How to Automate, Autoschedule and AutoFollow on Social Media : .

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GEWR Online Event After Action Review | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

They then subscribed to the main Dgroup and, according to their stated language, either an English, Spanish or French breakout DGroup email list. The DGroup was augmented with a Wikispaces wiki to enable quick capture, summarization and machine translation of the group emails. The summarized list can be see here: [link] b. The summarized list can be see here: [link] b. Nancy also copied and pasted many of them in from the DGroup email thread.)

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Involuntarily airborne dog explains complexity

Net-Map Toolbox

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Involuntarily airborne dog explains complexity

Net-Map Toolbox

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Networking or Marketing: How to Escape the Advertising Trap and Get Real

Partnering Resources

Perhaps they add them to their emailing list and then they congratulate themselves: “Wow! I’m up to 1000 people on my email list. I’m also advertising when I send an e-zine to my list. Walking the Line between Networking & Advertising.

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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Compelling speeches, amusing emails, and irritating phone calls are all forms of connection; contact between you and someone who has – or wants to have – a relationship with you. Having recently unsubscribed from numerous email lists, I was often asked why I unsubscribed.

10 Tips for Inviting to Facebook Events

Online Social Networking

There are too many television and radio ads, too much email and snail mail, too many billboards, and yes, too many Facebook notifications. If you plan to invite your Facebook friends, categorize your friends beforehand using Facebook friend lists.

R and Google Spreadsheets (and the context)

Learning Alliances

These contextual facets (I just made up or unconsciously stole this list, and would love to hear about your list) seem very important to me. I think each item on my list of sense-making facets interacts with issues of community, organization, and technology.

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Some ideas about a tool for community reflection

Learning Alliances

It’s just a limitation of the bandwidth that an email list affords. If you think growing beyond what an email list will comfortably allow, consider the alternative.

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3 More Social Media and Web Marketing Strategies for 2011

Online Social Networking

Ning groups function like Facebook groups with a few welcome exceptions: Your potential emailing list is unlimited.

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25 Common Social Media and Web Marketing Mistakes

Online Social Networking

Not Using an Autoresponder to Build an Email List - Most potential customers need to get to know your brand better before they buy. Keep in touch with them by letting them add themselves to your autoresponder newsletter or blog subscription list — even if you use RSS.

How to Track Your Blog Subscriptions

Online Social Networking

We can obtain tracking data for some RSS subscriptions and most web form email subscriptions. How to Track Web Form Email Subscriptions. I use Aweber for my email subscriptions, but you can use almost any good email contact service.

Adding email notification to Google Forms and Google Spreadsheets

Learning Alliances

Here’s a picture of what it does: Adding email notifications to a Google Form and a Google Spreadsheet. The first time you run the program, you need to authorize it to send email to you on your behalf. email acknowledgement / notification.

Shop-talk 24 hours a day

Digital Habitats

Like many technologies today, it has an active community of developers and they have the customary suite of wikis, file repositories, email lists, blogs and RSS feeds. Ruby on Rails is a new and increasingly popular web application framework. One thing that catches my eye about the Ruby on Rails community is its very active, open-ended, ongoing conversation on an IRC channel. Its shop-talk goes 24 hours a day.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Since you appear in the list of groups, it is easy to attract new members, spontaneously. Option 2: A (free) Create email list like google group, or a yahoo group Advantages: This is a way of communicating online that anyone who can email can handle, and is very low threshold.

Doing It Right

Charmed Particles

So I have a bunch of hobbies, and - shockingly - am on email lists or discussion boards for many of them. On one of my email lists today, one of the members - not a frequent contributor, but a participant - jumped into a conversation about a $2,000 product another of the listers was thinking about buying. That's the core power of social media - the ability to find and join highly specialized conversations that are specifically relevant to you.

Learning in and around a “known community”

Learning Alliances

A second area that I noticed as simultaneously familiar and un-familiar is the email list platform that KM4Dev is built on. What could be more ordinary or more invisible as community infrastructure than an email list ? When I asked the moderator, I got nice emails from Nancy White and Lucie Lamoreaux explaining that everyone’s posts had to be moderated.

Top 10 Ways to Get Facebook Page Fans

Online Social Networking

Your Email Lists - If you have email lists, invite contacts to visit and “like&# your Facebook fan page. Put your Facebook page link and Twitter handle on your business cards and in the signature of your emails.

Social Media Guidelines: CEO on Facebook Twitter sued

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The CEO of Pizza Kitchen decided to trash a marketing company complaining they hacked the Pizza Kitchen Facebook page and stole his email list: How to bake a social media problem: Take one serve of Self-publishing throw in 2 spoons of strong emotion stir with some passionate about business bake with a leadership role and then serve with strong personality.

Swarmteams V2.0 coming soon

The Bumble Bee

Import - automatically create swarms by importing from existing email lists. Enhanced Invitation Processing - invitation by email, SMS, mobile phone join or widget-based sign-up.

Endless knitting

Endless Knots

  The story was published in 2007 by Global City Review--and then out of the blue on Mon of this week, I got this email, reprinted here with Jackie's permission: In going through my papers, none of which I ever seem to be able to discard, I came across Endless Knots, which you had sent me in 2004 I loved rereading it  -- still cannot throw it away -- and found your blog on Google.

Blog Cases from 2005: Thomas Jones on Oklahoma Wine

Portals and KM

After experiencing a number of frustrations with email lists and the limitations of a traditional web site, they started the Oklahoma Wine News blog. Eliminate problems by replacing our email newsletter with an RSS Feed. Because of previous frustrations with email lists the new solution also had to provide the following features: Subscriber controlled, where they could be confident their privacy was not at risk.

"Branded" by (J. Gordon) Lippincott: How NetAge Got Its Logo

Endless Knots

I get Mediabistro' s daily blast, one of the few email lists that I actually read (relatively) regularly. It's a good way to keep up with industry developments and gossip. Today, the name Lippincott lept out and so I clicked over to UnBeige and found "What Is a Brand?"

7 Reasons Nonprofits Need iPads


To get you started, here's an initial list of ways that the iPad could prove useful to nonprofits in the coming years. Apple's new iPad tablet computer has spawned some mixed reactions. Some over-hype it as "magical" and "transformative."

email not dead shocker

Engineers without Fears

No - an email list. These people aren't tech-savvy and email is their primary form of communication. I've ranted about email before but in this situation it kinda makes sense (for now). peak email online communities email detoxA friend of mine called me last week and said she was thinking of setting up an online community for a group of female entrepreneurs. What should she use? Well, we had a chat and what do you think we came up with?

Meaning of “the only thing that could have happened”

Learning Alliances

Because so many of them are involved in Open Source Software communities , mostly they seem live and work on other platforms, ranging from IRC and email lists to code repositories.


More Nonprofit Benchmarks


Two organizations who participated in the study, NARAL and AARP , shared their experiences in converting inactive users to active, by sending them emails less often in the hopes of reducing churn (you can also download the presentation slides and recording here ).

km methods cards

Engineers without Fears

If you fail, there will be hours of email list abuse debate. There will be hours of email list abuse debate. Patrick gave me a pack of these today. I'll probably be writing a more formal review elsewhere but here I'm wondering what games you could play with them: KM Poker - Everyone sits round the table and mentions something that no one else has heard in a bid to appear more expert. They may not know what it is themselves. They may or may not get called on that bluff.

The Many Meanings of Our Words

Nancy White

My friend Susan Partnow (of “ Compassionate Listening &# fame) passed along a note in an email list about a translation of the Christian “Lords Prayer&# that struck me in a number of ways. I see it on email lists, blogs and online forums.

Yi-Tan tech and business model case study

Learning Alliances

Here is my list of tools that make Yi-Tan function so well: An email list, mainly for announcing upcoming calls, although occasionally someone will reply. A wiki that lists ideas for upcoming calls and describes each speaker and provides some helpful links for each call.


Wiki as repository for a virtual community

Joitske Hulsebosch

Through a comment on a blogpost by Nancy White I found this article about a virtual community using a discussion list (listserv) in combination with a wiki. Because the email list is a push technology and the wiki more a pull technology, more off-topic discussions can be allowed on the wiki than on the mailing list, hence it provides a space to address wider needs. As a result, the questions on the mailing list can remain focused on new problems.


Liz Sweibel’s New Art Web Site and Blog

Portals and KM

You can also join her email list. I wrote about my friend Liz Sweibel’s work and recent exhibit, see - Many Kinds of Nothing Creates a Nice Art Space. The site organizes her work into three galleries that show pieces that work together. I especially liked the interiors series in gallery two. They are collages of interiors with ink drawing added. I liked the simplicity and stark presentation.

Communities of Practice Series with Darren Sidnick #1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

You’ve probably heard the term bandied about … “communities of practice&# … and in the same breadth someone says “the email list&# or the “website.&#

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Unfinished is good news

Learning Alliances

automatic creation of email lists for topic docents ( [link] ). “In a community, unfinished is good news&# — that’s almost completely obvious and common-place in the world of wiki practitioners and wiki masters. That’s who was there at the Recent Changes camp.

Co-Graphic Recording on Agricultural Sustainability

Nancy White

So I sent a query to the International Forum of Visual Practitioners email list and found Mariah. Last month I had the pleasure of co-graphic-recording with the amazing Mariah Howard at the ASI Agriculture Sustainability Symposium in Davis, California. I have some of the pictures here and am attempting a slideshow embed below! First, I’ve been doing some work for ASI for about a year now and deeply appreciate their systems view of our food systems.

Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | 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… Jun 03 2008 Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List Published by Nancy White at 12:54 pm under social media , technology stewardship Laura Quinn asked me to contribute an answer towards Idealware’s Ask Idealware. It was a great question so I happily shot off an answer in email.

Community Leadership Summit

Learning Alliances

I thought it was very interesting how some 20-30 people gathered together to help one person figure out how they might move one community “beyond an email list.&# Another reminder that a great way to learn is to try to help someone else.


News Updates (November 13, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Maximize online interaction with group collaboration features including unlimited subgroups, file sharing, tasks, email lists, and event RSVPs. offers a universal inbox , for email, text messages, instant messages, and voice mail. features integrated email archiving. Convos. Convos offers a group collaboration tool. Convos lets you create useful and flexible online groups for your members, colleagues, and partners.

Contests and Customer Relationships

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Sweepstakes and Contests do have a purpose – i.e., build awareness, but too often can be panacea for lack of a customer relationship and just a quick way to build your email list or twitter followers Sweepstakes and Contests continue in our marketing toolkit because the brand achieves the goal to get large groups of people to act in prescribed manner. My perspective is sweepstakes and contests are like heroin, it is a short term fix.

The Evolving Web and Focused Social Media

Evolving Web

This time, there was ample collaboration in the documents, but we found that we had to set up an email list for richer conversation. We used, sparingly, a mailing list for backchannel conversation. In early 2006, I started pushing a concept of Focused Social Media.