Tag: billjohnston

  • The Cohere Podcast – Season 2 Update

    The Cohere podcast is in its second season. In season 1 covered a range of important topics related to communities and networks, including creating connection during the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact of the next 3 billion people coming online and how to create a collaborative online future with AI. We’re well underway with Season 2, […]

  • My First Year as a Consultant and what 2016 Holds for Online Communities (I hope)

    Honestly, I wasn’t going to do this. I’m already rolling eyes at all the “prediction” posts. And there are way too many 2015 retrospectives to look back on… but I’m feeling optimistic and inspired! You are taking the time to read this – THANK YOU! I have had an incredible amount of support for my […]

  • Social Media Club: Interim Board Formed, Seeks 1 More

    I’m very excited to have been asked by Chris Heuer, founder of Social Media Club, to be part of the interim board in order to help with the next next generation of the club. According to Chris: “The Social Media Club is honored to have so many accomplished and well-regarded industry evangelists come forward to […]

  • Online Community Unconference 2008 – It’s a wrap!

    Cross-posted from the Online Community Report. The Online Community Unconference was held this Wednesday at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. How was it? In a word? AWESOME. We had 250 participants from a diverse range of organizations, including Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Linden Lab, SeeqPod, Flickr, LinkedIn, Cisco, Sun and Current TV. We had […]

  • Business Social Software Jeopardy: See me in action!

    The video from yesterday’s Business Social Software Jeopardy session is up: https://admin.acrobat.com/_a773188684/p54581379/ 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!

  • Community 2.0 Event / 5-12 thru 14

    I’ll be in Vegas next Monday, 5/12 thru Wednesday 5/14 at the Community 2.0 conference. I’m on a panel with Chris Messina and Dawn Foster (Jive) discussing online reputation. Will you be there? If so, give me a shout out: bjohnston@forumone.com Viva!

  • 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 […]

  • Online Community Unconfernece East: A report back

    (This is cross-posted from the Online Community Report) We had a fantastic OC Unconference East in New York City last Thursday. Over one hundred online community and social media professionals were in attendance, and we had over 40 collaborative sessions. I’ve captured highlights below. I’ve also just opened up the Unconference wiki, so you can […]

  • Web Community Forum: Seattle – 12/ 5-6

    I’ll be attending the Web Community Forum next week in Seattle. I’m looking forward to Jeremiah Owyang’s keynote, and to conversations about the perceived and actual value of Facebook. Going to be there (or are you in Seattle?). Give me a shout: 415.299.9638 or send me a message on Facebook.

  • Marketing & Online Communities: Factors affecting change in consumer and marketer attitudes

    It’s just a little over a week away from the Marketing & Online Community conference. The conference agenda is almost set, and we have a great list of speakers and topics. I’m pulling together my thoughts for opening remarks, and I thought I would share some thoughts about how marketing techniques and consumer and marketer […]