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Facebook makes a play for associations and member organizations with new group features
Facebook just became a little more attractive to member-based organizations like associations …
Community is for your members, not for your organization
Last week I was telling you about how engaging for the sake …
Ethics of digital engagement: How far is too far in the quest for attention?
If you’re a regular reader, then you know I’m a big fan …
Social media regulations might loom on the horizon, but privacy is your responsibility until they arrive
There are changes coming to social media regulations. In an environment where …
Community manager toolkit: Scale your community with volunteers
At some point you may have found yourself at work long after …
Community managers unite! Handling conflict in online communities
Last week Catherine Hackney of Confident Communities Consulting, Arianna Rehak of AssociationSuccess.org, …
Three signs your association is ready for an online community
While I may be biased toward online communities–I think lots of organizations …
Using discussion forums and online communities to generate leads
If you are a marketer or salesperson, you probably have a strategy …
What is thanatosensitivity and what does it have to do with my community?
If you don't acknowledge a member's death, that person's online contributions may …