Tag Archive: online community

Sep 02 2011

Online community participation: now it’s more like 70-20-10

Yesterday I did a talk, Developing Successful Online Communities, as part of the CIPR‘s Social Summer series at the CIPR’s London office (the original speaker, Feverbee‘s Richard Millington, had to drop out due to illness and I volunteered to fill the gap at six hours notice). Developing Successful Online Communities View more presentations from pwcom.co.uk …

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Nov 01 2010

Community engagement: it’s a people thing

Last Thursday, I talked at the final 2010 CIPR Social Media Summer event held at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. My presentation (below) was about community management or, more accurately, community engagement; I suggested that the success of a business-to-business (B2B) online group can’t be guaranteed by online activity alone, online groups also need …

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Jan 15 2010

@ContractJournal – now the voice of its crowd

When UK construction magazine Contract Journal shut down in November (see post), I lamented Reed’s decision and wondered what would become of some of its ancillary online outputs. As previously mentioned, Brian Green’s Brickonomics blog was resurrected courtesy of Building magazine (if you are interested in the search engine power that a blog provides, by …

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Jan 12 2010

Reorb and Social Media Week

Through the Be2camp network, I re-encountered Reorb (“Real Estate Orbital”), an online network for professionals in the commercial real estate business. This was founded by Edinburgh-based Tom Inglis and others, and since its launch in August 2009 has grown rapidly through members’ personal recommendations to over 1550 members. In addition to its contacts, Reorb offers: …

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May 06 2009

Should AEC organisations build online communities?

As noted in a previous post, I have been reviewing my own experiences and thinking about why architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) organisations might want to build an online community. (And having written three previous posts each suggesting 13 things to think about before AEC organisations invest time and effort in blogging, Twitter, and Facebook, …

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