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San Francisco Community Managers Presents: Jeff Atwood

San Francisco Community Managers Presents: Jeff Atwood | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Jeff Atwood, co-founder of Stack Overflow and founder of Discourse, will talk online community management and the future of forums.
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Measuring the ROI of Online Communities

Measuring the ROI of Online Communities | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Many of the key benefits of online communities are measurable. None of these should be your objectives, but they should be used to justify the costs of an online community.
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How to Create a Community Dashboard that Maps to your Business Objectives

How to Create a Community Dashboard that Maps to your Business Objectives | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
When I listen to webcasts or read blog posts about measuring the value of a community initiative, I’m often met with the same initial advice — map your community metrics back to your overall busine...
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Attributes of Thriving Online Communities

Attributes of Thriving Online Communities | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
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 - i...
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Community managers are like the host of a house party

Community managers are like the host of a house party | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Each day leading up to Jive World 13 I will be posting a piece of my presentation on Breaking Free From Email: How GE became Social.
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Susan Kay Daniels's curator insight, January 12, 2014 2:43 AM

This is a good article for community managers and those who aspire to be such. Also, "breaking free from email"...hmmmm! Very interesting.

 

Warmly,

Susan Daniels, Creator

http://goldenstarsocial.com

 

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Behind the Scenes – My Low Tech Editorial Schedule

Behind the Scenes – My Low Tech Editorial Schedule | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
How do you organise and plan your posts? Do you have an editorial calendar? I like to keep things fairly ...
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Measuring Community: KPIs and Social Media Metrics for Community Building

Measuring Community: KPIs and Social Media Metrics for Community Building | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Community building is fundamentally about relationships. How do you conduct a cost-benefit analysis on a relationship? We'll share what we've learned.
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The ROI of a community for start-ups

The ROI of a community for start-ups | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Why hire a community manager when you could hire an acquisition marketer? We'll show you.
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Learn the #1 Skill a Community Manager Needs to Have: Planning a Content Calendar

Learn the #1 Skill a Community Manager Needs to Have: Planning a Content Calendar | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
  A Content What? One of the most important skills to have when managing a community is the ability to create a proper content plan.
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Selfish Appeals - The Online Community Guide

Don’t ask people to join a community to 'connect' or 'share' with members. Use appeals that target specific motivational triggers. Ensure that members need to interact to satisfy the need triggered by your motivation message.
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Toni Martin's curator insight, October 9, 2013 9:44 AM

Storytelling is a great way to communicate with people. Let everyone tell their stories then help to exchange and create a colaborativ group.

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Big List of Online Community Strategy and Management Tips

Big List of Online Community Strategy and Management Tips | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Get the full list on advice on creating and managing your online customer community or online member community that Socious published in 2013.
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Building your Community Approach - The Community Roundtable

Building your Community Approach - The Community Roundtable | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Building Your Community Approach: The resources and tools to help build social media and community programs and take them to the next level in 2014.
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Build Your Brand And Increase Engagement By Thinking “Community”

Build Your Brand And Increase Engagement By Thinking “Community” | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
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Susan Kay Daniels's curator insight, January 12, 2014 2:39 AM

When I think about it, "Communities" are really what "Social Media" is all about. So, a strong skill set for "Building Communities" is an essential part of the social media business world.

 

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Susan Daniels

http://goldenstarsocial.com

 

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Community Management: A new form of leadership emerges in organizations implementing enterprise social networks

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Tips on How To Create an Effective Editorial Calendar

Tips on How To Create an Effective Editorial Calendar | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Advice from an editor on how to create an effective editorial calendar.
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Reflecting On My 11 Years, 4 Months, 4 Weeks and 1 Day as a Volunteer Staff Member for SitePoint

Reflecting On My 11 Years, 4 Months, 4 Weeks and 1 Day as a Volunteer Staff Member for SitePoint | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
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What is the most economical way to get new users to join your online community?

What is the most economical way to get new users to join your online community? | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Answer (1 of 6): First, you should treat your community like a new product.

Answer two questions:

1) Why do you need a community?
2) What value does your community create for its potential members?
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Community Spotlight: Aquaculture Hub, a Community of Aquaponic Enthusiasts

Community Spotlight: Aquaculture Hub, a Community of Aquaponic Enthusiasts | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Fish farming, or aquaculture, is the fastest growing agriculture method, making over $80 billion just a few years ago.
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