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Tips for cultivating your online community.
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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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What Actions Does Google Penalize For?

What Actions Does Google Penalize For? | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
If you want to know what will Google penalize you for or how to tell if your site has received a Google penalty then this is the perfect post for you. Read on!
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The Social Ecosystem of a Blog's Community

The Social Ecosystem of a Blog's Community | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Social networks, forums and private groups have enabled the conversation around a topic to take place anywhere. Instead of being a danger to the ecosystem, this is a good thing.
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Community And Anonymity Must Get Along

Community And Anonymity Must Get Along | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Anonymity might be the only path to building community in an age of corporate brand preservation.
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Infographic: The Value of Community Management

Infographic: The Value of Community Management | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
TheCR Network's 2013 State of Community Management Report offers a quantitative look at how community management functions within organizations and the value to expect from those efforts over time.
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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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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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Why [Popular Science] Is Shutting Off Their Comments

Why [Popular Science] Is Shutting Off Their Comments | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
Starting today, PopularScience.com will no longer accept comments on new articles. Here's why.
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Is stimulating discussion really bad for science?

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The welcome email can be a formidable community building tool

The welcome email can be a formidable community building tool | Cultivating Community | Scoop.it
The two biggest challenges facing online communities are: 1. Converting visitors to members. 2. Getting members to contribute to the community. Many communities focus on point 1 before point 2.
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