Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

Evolving Web

This post is third in a series of my Social Media Principles. The base post is 10 Social Media Principles. In a social media economy, the currencies are most often a combination of artifacts and recognition. Various sites have different metrics for this.

Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

I got my start building online communities in 1999 with the launch of TechRepublic.com. I was first asked the question of (more or less) “What makes a thriving community” during the first few months of our growth, and frankly, I didn’t have a good answer at the time.

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Singapore Social Media Workshop for PR and Online Media: September 2011

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

On 13th of September, 2011 I am teaching a social media workshop in Singapore, AND presenting at a conference. If you want to know how to put out a social media press release, how to set up an online community monitoring station and how to measure social media, this workshop is for you! You can also download the Social Media PR Singapore brochure from Scribd. Benefits from this social media workshop.

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PERTH: Social Media Training Course April 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’ll be teaching a couple of 1/2 day step by step social media course in Perth on 27th April, 2012 while I’m there for the #Media140 conference. Step by Step Social Media. You probably already know a little of Facebook, Twitter and social bookmarking.

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Announcing the Online Community Unconference 2013 – We’re Back!

Online Community Strategy

It’s been an interesting journey to get here (and I’m certain it will continue to be), but I’m very pleased to announce that we will hosting the Online Community Unconference in Mountain View, CA on May 21ist. >

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Social Media Strategy & Monitoring Research

Online Community Report

The Social Media Strategy and Monitoring Survey was initiated in May of 2010. Additionally, the study identifies which social media sites are most commonly used and how success is measured. Social Media Business Goals. Online community destination.

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Boston E20 Notes: Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption

Portals and KM

I attended Catherine Shinner’s session - Building an Online Community from Strategy, Planning, and Launch to Effective Engagement and Adoption. Catherine pointed out the changes in the conference that reflect changes in the importance of online communities.

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The Secret Ingredient for Customer Lifecycle Marketing? Community Management.

Online Community Strategy

A recent benchmarking report from Demand Metric on Customer Lifecycle Marketing illustrates the impact of aligning marketing efforts around a customer journey model. Community Management. Consider three things: Community Drives Customer Lifecycle.

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Online Community Platform & Services Satisfaction Research

Online Community Report

The Online Community Platform & Services Satisfaction Survey was initiated in May of 2010. Over a quarter of the respondents, 27% (13), are actively looking for a new online community platform. Community Platforms – Rated.

The Social Organization: Social Media is not Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Social Organization About Rachel Social Media Metrics Social Media Examples Enterprise 2.0 Social media can help foster communities but social media can be limited to allowing a conversation around content.which is *not* community.

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The Importance of Active Community Management – Proved With Real Data « Social Media Musings by Tom Humbarger

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

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Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Social Media Strategy Planning & Measurement – What’s Working? With social media, however, strategy is a compass, not a map, because it is a fast changing territory. Social media, however, is like a river you swim in.

Melb Syd: social media marketing workshop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This is a hands-on computer based social media course that takes you step by step through how to set up, monitor and measure a social media marketing campaign. One of the Laurel’s popular classes for computer based social media marketing campaign.

Beeline Labs " Blog Archive " New online community study: what's working, what's in the way, advice from trenches

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home Blog About Us Services News Contact Communities Marketing 2.0 6. Have dynamic community leaders : “Make sure you devote enough time to managing the community; letting it fester is worse than not having it in the first place.”

Facebook: Sentiment Measurement and social media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We talk a lot about sentiment measurement in social media measurement classes. The graph contains several metrics. That’s why the GNH metric looks at the difference rather than the raw scores. This has huge implications for social psychology in the future.

EVENT: Social Media World Forum in Singapore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m speaking on social media monetization at Social Media WorldForum in Singapore on September 22nd-23rd. You can book at social media world forum. There will be two days of “interactive & engaging social media conference featuring leading key figure keynotes, brand case studies, topical Q&A and debates,exhibition hall, workshops and networking.&# Social Media WorldForum. Fotini Paraskakis Fremantle Media.

Online Communities: Metrics and Reporting 2009

Online Community Report

The Online Communities: Metrics and Reporting research study was initiated in late July of 2009, and ran until the second week of August 2009. Participants represent a healthy swath of the types of organizations participating in online community culture.

Training: Social Media Marketing Campaign course

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Are you a marketing guru charged with pulling together your social media savvy and deliver an actual social media campaign, with monitoring, engagement and metrics? Aimed at anyone who wants to promote themselves, their product or creation into communities. By the end of this workshop participants will have had the opportunity to learn about: The online ecology of social networks. Building loyalty and community with an online audience.

Defining Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

In an earlier post on social computing , I attempted to illustrate how I look at the topic and break social computing down into several sub-categories (e.g., social media, social networking), and the role social software plays as the tooling component. In this post, I'll offer up a definition of social media based on client interactions over the past several months. Social Media, Definition V1.0:

Online Community Summit 2009

Online Community Strategy

We’re just about 2 weeks away from our 8th annual Online Community Summit in Sonoma, CA, on October 8-9. If you’d like to attend the Summit and you’re a senior online community or social media practitioner, please go here to request an invitation.

Online Community Unconference East - 2009

Online Community Strategy

Our first event of 2009, the Online Community Unconference East is going to be held on February 11 in New York City. We expect 150 online community and social media professionals to attend, and we expect there to be between 30-40 collaborative sessions.

Social Media Courses: Sydney, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Singapore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Laurel Papworth teaches social network, social media and online community courses. Social Media Campaign ( more info ). SYDNEY 23rd October 2009 $490 AUD BOOK HERE Social Media Campaign. The Social Media Audit.

Online Community Unconference East 2010 – A Report Back

Online Community Report

Forum One hosted the Online Community Unconference East last Wednesday, February 10th in NYC at the Digital Sandbox. Boosted by recovery from the great recession, interest in online communities and social media is at an all time high.

Online Community Platform & Services Satisfaction

Online Community Report

The Online Community Platform and Services Satisfaction research project was initiated in January of 2009 and published in March. Further, we wanted to explore the unmet needs in the online community platform and services market. Ease of community management.

Participating in the Social Media Ecosystem

Online Community Report

Last month, the Online Community Research Network conducted our second study that examines how community and social media professionals engage in the social media ecosystem, Participating in the Social Media Ecosystem.

Participating in the Social Media Ecosystem

Online Community Report

Last month, the Online Community Research Network conducted our second study that examines how community and social media professionals engage in the social media ecosystem, Participating in the Social Media Ecosystem.

Webinar - Online Communities: Surviving & Thriving in the Economic Downturn

Online Community Strategy

Online Communities: Thriving in the Economic Downturn Webinar. The economy is in a state of flux, but interest in and use of online communities and social media has never been higher. Hear from a panel of experienced community executives about how they are guiding their community-based businesses through the economic challenges, and hear about the opportunities they see on the horizon.

Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Offerpal Media – $15,000,000. IMVU is a Instant Messenging social network – last time I saw it, you could either have a text based window like MSN Messenger or flip to a 3D avatar room and invite friends in. Scrapbooks is a HUGE hobby online and off.

Social Media Strategy and Monitoring: Research Project Open for Participation

Online Community Report

The next Online Community Research Network project is open for participation. As part of our ongoing research around online community and social media strategy, metrics and ROI, we’ve launched our latest study on Social Media Strategy and Monitoring. The intention of the study is to explore how organizations are managing their social media strategies what tools they are using to monitor their social media presence.

Online Community Platform and Services Satisfaction Study – Open For Participation

Online Community Report

The next Online Community Research Network project is open for participation. If you are involved in strategy or management of your organization’s online community strategy or management, I would encourage you to participate in a short survey here: [link]. The topics we are exploring in this project include: * Review of current online community platform; * Other community vendor services (metrics, sentiment analysis, moderation, etc.).

Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

This month’s Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. He has worked in various roles as a software developer, production manager, a journalist and community program manager in his career.

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Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shah, IBM

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. He has worked in various roles as a software developer, production manager, a journalist and community program manager in his career.

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Online Community Expert Interview: Rawn Shaw, IBM

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert interview is with Rawn Shah, Practice lead with the Social Software Adoption team in IBM. He has worked in various roles as a software developer, production manager, a journalist and community program manager in his career.

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Online Community Unconference: June 9th in Mountain View, CA

Online Community Report

The Online Community Unconference is scheduled for June 9th in Mountain View, CA. How to Manage Multiple Personalities & Relationships Online. Social CRM : Mapping Social ID’s, Behavioral Targeting & Common Profiles. Social Media Monitoring.

Designing Web-Based Communities for Professionals

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Designing online communities for business is a subtle blend of creating the right business model, a clear understanding and service of member needs and a usable interface that enables professionals to focus on engagement. What’s unique about designing for a professional community?

Online Community Expert Interview: Dawn Lacallade, SolarWinds

Online Community Report

This month's Online Community Expert Interview is with Dawn Lacallade. Dawn is a social media practitioner whose projects include Dell Community Forums , Ideastorm and currently the SolarWinds communities. Start by joining communities and observing.

Online Community Summit 2008 - A Report Back

Online Community Report

The seventh annual Online Community Summit was held October 9-10 in Sonoma, CA, at Ramekins culinary school. The beautiful Sonoma setting was the perfect backdrop for two days of in depth discussion about engaging and growing online communities.

Back to Basics: Developing an Online Community Strategy

Online Community Report

The topic of online community strategy is one of the things that occupies a large chunk of my mental cycles. You can read a couple of relatively recent posts here (I'd love to hear your thoughts): How to Develop a Community Strategy. Holistic Community Strategy.

Online Community Engagement: Recent Research - Online Community Report

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Online Community Engagement: Recent Research Friday, July 18. 2008 We conducted the Online Community Marketing, Growth and Engagement research study in May of this year, as part of the continuing efforts of the Online Community Research Network. Another important dimension, which only a few respondents mentioned is the number and quality of connections that a member has with the host organization (in some cases brand) and other community members.

Online Communities and Sustainable Development: Supporting "Green" and Beyond

Online Community Report

Many organizations are involved with online community building activities, but few consider implications of their online communities on making their business more "green", or even better, more sustainable. They just launched a community to start the conversation and to.