Category: Online Community Roundtable

  • Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

    Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

    Many organizations are struggling to understand and respond to the changes being driven by the Collaborative (some say On Demand or Sharing) Economy. A simple way to get started is to think about 1) what assets you have to offer and 2) how digital networks enable distribution, usage of and collaboration with those assets. This process is […]

  • Speaking: #OCTribe Meetup | SF Jan27th

      Hi Folks – a quick post to let you know that I am leading a discussion at the #OCTribe Online Community Meetup in SF this Wednesday night. I’ve been involved with this meetup for many years, and it is an honor to be asked to speak! Description and registration information follow. I hope we […]

  • Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

    I got my start building online communities in 1999 with the launch of TechRepublic.com. We grew from a cold start of 0 to 2 Million members in less than 2 years before being acquired by Gartner – it was an insane ride. I was first asked the question of (more or less) “What makes a […]

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

    File under: blog posts I never thought I would be writing – but excited that I am. 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. > You […]

  • Supporting Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

    First established in January of 2010, Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD) is held on the 4th Monday of January to celebrate the role of Community Manager. The celebrations range from small acts of gratitude, like thanking a staff community manager with a note, to major events and meetups all over the world. Jeremiah Owyang, the event’s […]

  • Announcing “Community Secret Sauce”: a Panel Discussion Feb 1st in SF

    Join me next Wednesday, February 1st, in San Francisco for the “Community Secret Sauce” panel discussion. The event is part of the #OCTribe  meetup series that Susan Tenby hosts, and these events are always a fun and informative time. Joining me will be Thor Muller from Get Satisfaction, Rachel Luxemburg from Adobe and Gail Ann […]

  • Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

    Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

    Today was the third annual Community Manager’s Appreciation Day, or #CMAD. The intention of #CMAD is to raise awareness about the role of the Community Manager, and to recognize the hard working women and men who support this role for their organizations. Jeremiah Owyang originally proposed the idea for #CMAD, and has been very active in evangelizing and supporting […]

  • Online Community Roundtable – now Online Community Tribe

    Howdy Folks – you may have noticed a name change to the Online Community Roundtable group. What’s up with that? The primary motivation was to give a home to all the great activity that has sprung up with community managers and strategists around the #octribe tag. The tag sprung out of a conversation that Randy […]

  • Community Manager Appreciation Day: 1/24/11 – #CMAD

    Monday, January 24th is the second annual Community Manager Appreciation Day. Jeremiah Owyang kicked this off last year by suggesting we take a day every year to celebrate and acknowledge folks who work as community managers and related roles like community strategist, community support, customer outreach… basically, anyone who has the job of reaching out to […]

  • Community Leadership Summit West 2011

    I’m planning on participating in the Community Leadership Summit West on January 15th in Daly City, CA. The CLS West is an Unconference  that aims to connect online community practitioners in person to discuss, share and learn. The Unconference is being organized y Van Ripper and will be facilitated by Kaliya Hamlin. To register for the CLS […]