Category: Online Community Report

  • Webinar – Online Communities: Surviving & Thriving in the Economic Downturn

    Online Communities: Thriving in the Economic Downturn Webinar A FREE webinar sponsored by Forum One Networks May 7, 2009 @ 11:00 am PDT Register here: 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 […]

  • Online Community Roundtable: Jan 8 in SF

    The next Online Community Roundtable will be held Thursday, January 8 at SolutionSet in San Francisco. The Roundtable is intended for seasoned community managers and strategists. We have room for 20 folks, and seats are going fast. The event is free. To RSVP for the Roundtable, please go here: About the Roundtables… The Roundtables […]

  • Online Communities: Establishing an Online Community’s Culture

    This is cross-posted from the Online Community Report blog. We initiated the Online Community Culture study in October of 2008, as part of the ongoing research agenda of the Online Community Research Network. The intention of the study was to get a broad look at the factors that influence online community culture, and the steps […]

  • Online Communities: Surviving and Thriving in a Downturn (Part 1)

    Note: this is cross posted from the Online Community Report Unfortunately, there has been a lot of very grim economic news of late. The purpose of this post isn’t to give an overview of the current situation, but to highlight possible implications of a slower economy on business, and by extension on online community budgets. […]

  • 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 […]