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Getting Started With Premium Memberships on Your Community

Managing Communities

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

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

Bas Rues

In social network analysis, a network often looks quite simple, when you zoom in to a certain section. These ties are less strong.

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Online Community Premium Membership Program Examples

Managing Communities

photo credit: 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 [.].

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

Managing Communities

Please Update Your 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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Time for a cull of memberships. Reflectively.

Social Reporter

I’ve written a fair bit about membership organisations and the impact that social media may have on them, and also helped start a project on the subject that’s now been taken forward by NCVO and RSA. But as someone said to me the other day: “I get more from my Twitter friends that I do from membership of xxx&#.

Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral " Blog Archive " Membership engagement story

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blog About Ed Projects Services Membership engagement story December 6, 2007 – 5:05 pm Lyndsay Rees-Jones (CILIP Membership Support Advisor) and I gave another presentation about the CILIP membership communities at Online Information yesterday. And for membership associations, this is the core of their being.

Welcoming New Members to your Online Community

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One area that needs to be revisited every so often, is the “welcome&# to new members. Why not list off the things they could do? Related posts.

Clay Shirky: nonprofits must become new-style convenors - or lose their members

Social Reporter

Not just passive convening - use your membership in Greenpeace as a dating network for like-minded individuals - anyone can spin off that idea.

Networking for Introverts: A Starter List of Tips & Techniques

Partnering Resources

Introvert v. Extrovert. Image by Jeff Wysaski. I recently wrote about how we need to rethink networking : what it is and why we do it. Then pass it on.

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Dennis McDonald - Managing Technology - The Use of Codevelopment and Networking to Improve Professional Association Membership Services

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This is Caravelis first paragraph (thanks to The Association Renewal Blog for bringing this article to my attention) : Many association leaders worry that today’s professionals lack interest in joining organizations, and they point to the declines in some association membership levels as evidence. My "" Dennis D.

Rethinking RSA networks, playfully

Social Reporter

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How Twitter can trip up a blogging boss

Social Reporter

Lessons for any blogging boss of a membership organisation: you can’t be half-hearted about social media. Over at the RSA another blogging boss, Matthew Taylor, is doing rather better in lively exchanges following a thoughtful post about the challenges facing membership organisations. The simple answer, of course, is no. Cheers.

RSA rebranding: is Twitter the one to beat?

Social Reporter

The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce ( RSA ) has survived my cull of memberships because, although the conventional benefits are thin, it is currently such an interesting place. I’m paid up for another year, and even pondered taking life membership to avoid such vacilitation in future.

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

Social Reporter

Tags: All posts Big Society membership ncvo rsa

Making it Difficult to Join: The Case for Barriers to Participation

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Making membership or participation easy is not a given and a majority of communities have some type of barrier to entry, whether explicit or not.

Green Chameleon » Representing Communities on the Web

Green Chameleon

What the heck, art trumps reason if it entertains! and intellectual matters. Go see the full version and enjoy. Thank you Edgar for your post! RSS2.0

Pinterest: Blocking Spammers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Impact: Loss of membership. Pinterest chooses not to let users block spammers, encouraging users to report the spammers to them instead. Talk about making a rod for your own back! I never know whether to be amused or irritated when I see new social networks repeat old errors. Background. ” over and over and over. Oh Joy. Oh Bliss.

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Dr. Walsh: Get your PSA test, fellows

Endless Knots

The US Preventive Services Task Force, whose membership can be. If you're a man - or if you care about men, then you must be following the current controversy over whether men should be regularly screened for rising PSA levels. Health Pancreatic cancer Science

Defining Collaboration - 4. Mapping People, Work, and Outcomes to Technology Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

People : A defined team of people ( with known and defined membership, but it can vary, usually through moderated access rights. ).

How to Network in a Professional Association

Partnering Resources

What advice do they have about how to get the most out of membership? This is the best way to make a membership association worth the money.

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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. 2007).

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How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Increase membership. If membership must be approved, pending requests are reviewed and accepted or rejected. Skip to main content.

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Net-Map facilitation pointers: Links

Net-Map Toolbox

It is easy to confuse attributes and links, especially with regards to the membership to groups. Group membership is not a link! Links.

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Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

People-to-People : One technique that has worked for some project teams has been to bootstrap membership-building efforts by persuading certain people in the organization that are influential or known for their broad relationships with co-workers to join the social network site. initiatives. the value of participation). no formal governance).

Community Goals and Measurements

John Tropea - Delicious Community

M embership: at least 100 members after the first three months, with growth in membership every quarter thereafter. Skip to main content. Green.

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Online Community Expert Interview: Jordan Williams, REI

Online Community Report

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A New Regional Chapter of the 2.0 Adoption Council

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's free to attend the first briefing; after that membership conditions apply. The 2.0 Adoption Council is heading to Australia and New Zealand, and the first webinar to discuss the council is being held on May 10. " The 2.0 It will also allow us to tailor our research to the particular needs of organisations in this part of the world. ".

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Three Ways Human Networks Can Help Drive Change

Partnering Resources

In another example, a technology organization used the informal system to strengthen its membership retention strategy. Boosting Mentorship.

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Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh


So, what is eventually a community, then, you may be wondering, right?, Or, as Spike mentions himself in that entry, “ Community has context.

Where Will Collaboration Thrive as it Goes Social? Three Keys

Michael Sampson - Currents

Adoption Council membership for inferring general trends. It's definitely an early adopter group, and is for large organizations - but that's evident based merely on membership entry requirements. About a month ago, Dion wrote a long post looking at where collaboration will thrive when it goes social. My Comments.

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Role: are leadership roles spread as evenly as membership is? The Dgroups platform has other depictions but this is the most vivid one. Count.

Engaging Vetrans with CRM

Alchemy of Change

The goal of this Rucksack project was to automate and thereby dramatically scale up IAVA’s ability to distribute various partner organization rewards to the IAVA’s membership of US veteran. If you’re into using technology to engage people in a mission, you’ve gotta check out this very impressive video. Tweet.

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

With more usage of the social platform and employees taken care of with a cheaper gym membership, the story has a happy ending! or sign up.

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Businesses can be community hubs, says RSA report

Social Reporter

The RSA has a large membership of Fellows, who are increasing active in RSA projects. two hours) every week on community-relevant activities.

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Businesses can be community hubs, says RSA report

Social Reporter

The RSA has a large membership of Fellows, who are increasing active in RSA projects. two hours) every week on community-relevant activities.

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Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

The objective of this Facebook watch fair is to increase Gevril Group page membership and member engagement. Click to Enlarge. Click to Enlarge.

Growing the Tilburg urban farming community map

Making CommunitySense

Membership (”Lidmaatschap””) : being an explicit member of the community in the sense of having made a commitment to particpate. Introduction: The Tilburg Urban Farming Community. The Tilburg Urban Farmers Community is part of the Urban Farmers for a Liveable Brabant project. What does it mean to map a community? The tool: Kumu. Persons.

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Learning, community values and my skills – this is what I can bring to The Kootenay Coop Board

Michelle Laurie

The Coop is a membership based organization of approximately 10,000 members. You may be wondering why I want to volunteer with this group.

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What is the Diversification ‘Sweet Spot’? We have an Answer.15%

Governance in a Networked World

It is these directors that have the potential to provide the diversity of thought and experience as garnered from their other board memberships.

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The beauty of endless distractions in discussion forums

Jenny Connected

Identity and membership in communities was related to mustard shoots recognizing their genetic partners. Diversity and distraction is what I am experiencing in Howard Rheingold’s Towards a Cooperation of Literacy course. One participant described it as ‘the beauty of endless distractions’. See