Dezember 3, 2013
A few things are coming up:
1) CommunityGeek. We're accepting another 15 people to join CommunityGeek. If you love discussing the social sciences (psychology, social-psychology etc...) behind community work (or love the data behind communities), you can apply to join here.
2) Virtual Community Summit...
November 20, 2013
The organizations that have the idea for a community, quickly develop a simple platform, and begin inviting members to it within a few weeks tend to succeed.
The organizations that have the idea for a community, spend weeks selecting a platform, months developing it, and a year before they invite anyone to participate, tend to struggle...a lot. Typically they splutter along for six months before being mercifully cancelled.
I suspect there is...
November 18, 2013
On Feb 20, we’re hosting the Virtual Community Summit. This is an annual gathering, in London, of the world’s top community professionals.
This year we’re exploring the science behind communities. We want to investigate how proven social science can be used to build better communities. If you're an expert in this field (and you’re good on stage) put yourself forward to speak.
We’re specifically looking for topics that cover the following fields with special attention to how...
September 23, 2013
Who do you feel are your peers?
Your peers are those that have similar backgrounds, experiences, skills, or (sometimes) aspirations as yourself.
It’s easier to persuade people to join a community, if the community targets those they feel are in their peer group. People want to participate to impress their peer group. They want to connect and make friends within their peer group. They like to compare themselves and gain a positive distinctiveness amongst their peer...