Tag: CMAD

  • A New Kind of Community Management #CMAD 2015

    A New Kind of Community Management #CMAD 2015

    Community Manager Appreciation Day, for me, is an opportunity to reflect on where we’ve been as a practice and as a formative industry, and where we are going. There are vibrant & global conversations happening today and that makes me very happy. As someone who has invested most of their career building online (and offline) communities, it […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Community Management as Stewardship – and Happy #CMAD!

    stew·ard·ship : the conducting, supervising, or managing of something;especially : the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care <stewardship of natural resources> In the run up to Community Manager Appreciation Day, I’ve had a lot of conversations about the evolving role of the community manager. One topic keeps surfacing during all the conversations, no matter […]

  • 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 […]

  • Announcing Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

    Last Friday, Jeremiah Owyang had a simple question: Is there a national day recognizing the work of Community Managers? The question spawned a conversation, which spawned a proposal for the day of recognition: That day is today. Happy Community Manager Appreciation Day! Every fourth Monday in January will be Community Manager Appreciation Day. Community Managers have a […]