Community 101 – Incorporating File Sharing in your Community Strategy

The unfortunate truth about file sharing and community is that most community that has built up around file sharing is illegal.  From the early days of Napster to the more recent trends of Bit Torrent sharing media files make up the bulk of this type of community.  I have many opinions around this as I, […]

Community 101 – Leveraging Wiki’s as Part of Your Community Strategy

When most people think of wikis they think of Wikipedia.  Wikipedia is a community, although many people don’t see it as that.  It is a community of people who have come together to write the world’s largest encyclopedia.  Think about how much it has changed things, we no longer have a set of books on […]

Community 101 – Blogging Integration Strategy

Jokes aside this will not be a blog about blogging.  There are some great resources out there you can leverage to learn how to create engaging content.  In this blog we are going to talk about how to effectively integrate blogging into your overall Community strategy. While considered Social Media because the majority of the […]

Community 101 – Getting Started: Deciding Where to Begin

The irony of this blog post is that I am right now struggling where to begin a blog post about helping you know where to begin.  The good news is that most people already know what problem they are trying to solve.  Rarely does someone start to develop a community strategy and then look for […]

Community 101 – Getting Started: What Community Can Do

As I talked about in my last post not everyone knows what Community really is.  If a community is just “getting people to come together to do something” the next logical question is… ok, well what can I get them to do? I am a big believer in adapting community strategy to existing process.  The […]