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20 January 2012 ~ 10 Comments

UX Design and Online Communities: Leveraging design to implement community building best practices: Dos and Don’ts presentation

To build successful online communities people want to use, it is important to apply basic best practices to the layout design and user experience. Here is a presentation I gave outlining a few of these principles and examples of good and bad applications.

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13 July 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Use Cog's Ladder to build powerful Online Communities

Find out what insight Cog’s Ladder provides into what are fairly predictable steps online communities go through as they develop.

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24 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments

How to craft a Mission Statement for your Online Community

How to write your online community’s mission statement, what it should include, and a few examples.

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16 February 2011 ~ 6 Comments

6 reasons to craft a strong Mission Statement for your online community

Why crafting a mission statement for your online community is important, and some reasons you and your membership will benefit from one.

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15 October 2010 ~ 5 Comments

10 steps to building successful online communities

10 ways for you to start a new community and walk the path towards building a vibrant and engaging experience.

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16 September 2010 ~ 6 Comments

10 Key Guiding Principles for Online Community Building and Engagement

Ten key principles to guide you as a social media community manager when building your online community and engaging members.

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