When faced with conflict in your online community, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Find out steps & tips to deal with conflict.
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When things go wrong in an online community, the first step of understanding how to deal with this conflict is to identify the cause. Here are 16 potential reasons.
How giving your online community participants a nickname can be a community building shortcut to a stronger bond and higher loyalty.
Ever wondered how to cope with the friction caused by new members joining your community and rubbing your regulars up the wrong way with their behaviour? Find out what Eternal September is and how to overcome it.
There are 6 common types of moderation which, as a Community Manager or Moderator, you need to consider when deciding how to maintain some sense of order within your community.
To truly understand what is going on around you, you must be able to observe the details of your members’ interactions. Without observation, you cannot unravel the complex social fabric your members wrap around their daily discussions and debates.
How Ferrero Rocher have had their Facebook page hijacked, and why you need to have a user content moderation strategy in place to protect your brand in social media.
An Online Community Manager needs to possess a strong grasp of the art of impartiality when attempting to resolve conflict between their community participants.
As successful as online communication is in building new relationships, as a Community Manager you can strengthen your community’s bond with each other by organising real world events.
One of the key skills required to be a good Online Community or Social Media Manager is mastering the art of listening to your community and effectively analysing feedback.
Trust is the most important aspect of a successful online community. As a Community Manager, how do you go about building and nurturing trust? Find out.
The most important aspect of running a successful community is growing and maintaining your participants’ trust in you as their Community Manager and in the Brand you are working for. Find out why.
Does free speech apply to running online communities? Enforcing a clear code of conduct is an important part of successful community management, which may not be in line with individual beliefs of boundaries of freedom of expression.
Nestle are currently having a bit of a community management nightmare (screengrab) dealing with vast amounts of negative feedback being posted to their Facebook community page. Their customers (and non-customers) are expressing opinions on Nestle’s use of Palm Oil in their products, arguing that it’s production damages the environment. The negative feedback ranges from abusive [...]