Category: Online Business

  • Online Community Events for Fall & Winter 08

    We are just beginning the mad rush of the fall and winter conference season, and I wanted to highlight a few events that I am participating in. Online Community Roundtable: October 2 – San Jose, CA The Online Community Roundtable series is a free netowrking event that I have been hosting since 2005. The Roundtables […]

  • Online Community Compensation 2008

    Cross-posted from the Online Community Report: The Online Community Compensation study was initiated in July of 2008 as part of our ongoing research efforts with the Online Community Research Network. The intention of the study was to get a broad look at online community compensation, factors that effect compensation, and the current environment of the […]

  • Online Community Research Network: Our Research Agenda

    Cross-posted from the Online Community Report: Over the last 3 years we’ve conducted research with over a 1000 organizations actively engaged with online communties, including Fortune 500 companies, cutting edge community-based startups and some of the world’s leading non-profit organizations. We are currently conducting 6 studies annually, and we typically release the research reports (for […]

  • Online Community Engagement: Recent Research

    Cross-posted from the Online Community Report 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. Our goal was to gain insight into how people are measuring engagement in their online communities and to understand how many […]

  • Online Community Compensation: Your Input Needed

    At the Online Community Unconference a couple of weeks ago, it became clear to me that we are at an inflection point with the “industry” of Online Community. On of the key issues community professionals face is that we (as an industry) are suffering from a lack of solid benchmarks, including compensation of online community […]

  • Next Community Roundtable: 6/10 @ Cyworld in SF

    Are you a community manager or are you in charge of online community at your organization? Are you in the Bay Area? If so, you might find the Online Community Roundtable of interest. This is a small netowrking group / event that meets regularly to discuss issues, opportunities and trends with online communities, and represents […]

  • Business Social Software Jeopardy: See me in action!

    The video from yesterday’s Business Social Software Jeopardy session is up: It was a lot of fun. Sam was an excellent Trebec, and Jeremiah Owyang and Laura Ramos of Forrester proved worthy adversaries. Sam has an excellent write up here: Juicy tidbits from yesterday’s Jeopardy!

  • Online Community Unconference: June 18 in Mountain View

    Forum One Networks (Mostly me) is producing the Online Community Unconference. We are on for June 18th at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. I expect about 250 folks to attend, and Kaliya Hamlin is helping us out with facilitation. Current organizations attending include: Autodesk, Inc. BabyCenter CafePress Cisco Civic Ventures eBay Research Labs […]

  • Liveblogging and the back channel move to Twitter

    Cross-posted from the Online Community Report. One of the more interesting things that happened at the Online Community Business Forum last week didn’t happen during a particular session, but rather, happened to several participants as the sessions of the first day went on. This is a real shift in behavior for these particular participants, as […]