Blaise Grimes-Viort My name is Blaise Grimes-Viort. I am an experienced Online Communities Manager and Social Media Strategist, and have worked with global brands, startups and charities, in fields such as Videogaming, Social Networking, Pharmaceutical, Broadcasting, Publishing and ISPs.

26 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Online Community Links Roundup 26/02/10

A roundup of links relating to Online Communities I saved on delicious.com or retweeted for the week ending 26th of February 2010.

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25 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

7 common traits of cults that you need to implement to manage a successful online community

Cults have always been a bit of an obsession of mine, so much so that I spent a year studying the workings of one from the inside a few years ago. Whilst many of their recruitment, assimilation and retention techniques are steeped in mind-control and mental abuse, the core psychological principles are similar to good [...]

19 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Online Community Links Roundup 19/02/10

A roundup of links relating to Online Communities I saved on delicious.com or retweeted for the week ending 19th of February 2010.

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18 February 2010 ~ 13 Comments

What's the difference between a Community Manager and a Social Media Manager?

Is there room in an organisation for both a community manager and a social media manager, or are the roles too similar? We cover the difference between both sets or responsibility and focus.

15 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Head of Social Media Job Description

A generic Head of Social Media job description, part of a series of posts on Online Community and Social Media job descriptions including Head of Social Media and Director of Social Media.

12 February 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Online Community Links Roundup 12/02/10

A roundup of links relating to Online Communities I saved on delicious.com or retweeted for the week ending 12th of February 2010.

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11 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Head of Online Community Job Description

A generic Head of Online Community job description, part of a series of posts on Online Community and Social Media job descriptions including Head of Social Media and Director of Social Media.

10 February 2010 ~ 8 Comments

Online Community Manager Job Description

A generic Online Community Manager job description, part of a series of posts on Online Community and Social Media job descriptions including Head of Social Media and Director of Social Media.

09 February 2010 ~ 34 Comments

Social Media Manager Job Description

A generic Social Media Manager job description, part of a series of posts on Online Community and Social Media job descriptions including Head of Social Media and Director of Social Media.

08 February 2010 ~ 19 Comments

Online Community and Social Media Job Descriptions

I recently posted a comment on Sue’s post discussing Community Management job titles, which led me to think a lot about the large number of different types of community management job description I have seen over the years. I also feel that, with the rise of social media as a career field, the title of [...]

05 February 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Online Community Links Roundup 05/02/10

A roundup of links relating to Online Communities I saved on delicious.com or retweeted for the week ending 5th of February 2010.

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03 February 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Community Management & Social Media Resource list

I’ve published a list of people who blog about Community Management, as well as some agencies who can help develop Community Management, Social Media and Moderation solutions. I will be updating it from time to time with new finds, and of course feel free to comment on the page with any suggestions you might have. [...]

25 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

London special offers aggregator for Foursquare

Using Arthur Klepchukov’s great Foursquare Yahoo Pipe to sniff out special offers, I’ve cloned one for London users. Read on…

05 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

Why Community Management is still misunderstood

An adage.com article suggests community management is an easy and simple job to do. I disagree…