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6 Key Insights for Building a Successful Community
How do you ensure your online community is a success? Online community programs take a lot of thought, planning and work to get them off the ground, but if done correctly can bring so much value for members and brands. Read more – ‘6 Key Insights for Building a Successful Community’.
The Four C's of Community
A web community is a web site (or group of web sites) that is a virtual community. Web communities in recent times commonly take the form of a social network service, such as Facebook, Upcoming and Last.fm, an Internet forum, a group of blogs such as WordPress.com and Blogger, or another kind of social software web application. Read more – ‘The Four C's of Community’.
Keep Your Web 2.0 Community Happy
This months .Net Magazine had an interesting article by Derek Powasek entitiled Keep Your Web 2.0 Community Happy. Read more – ‘Keep Your Web 2.0 Community Happy’.
UK Adobe User Groups on LinkedIn
Whether you love it or you hate it, LinkledIn for Groups now has the UK Adobe User Groups for ColdFusion, Flex and Flash. To join the groups, simply click the appropriate link and start networking. Read more – ‘UK Adobe User Groups on LinkedIn’.
Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us
Media philosopher Marshall McLuhan observed that "The Medium is the Message". That is, the form of media is what changes consciousness irrespective of the content of that media. Read more – ‘Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us’.
Drive Business Change with Web 2.0
During the 1990s business leaders and venture capitalists grappled with how they would make money from the web. This was tipified by the two VCs, Kleiner Perkins and Sequoia Capital, investing $25 million in Google in the late 1990s; they new the search engine created by Sergey Brin and Larry Page was a winning formula, even though the pair had not yet monetised search. Bricks and mortar compaines were deemed "old hat" as the dotcom bubble was expanding. Companies such as eBay, Amazon and Yahoo! were at the forefront of every investors' chequebook. Every company needed a 21st Century "Blue Sky" web strategy; every company needed to do e-commerce. However, the bubble burst and everyone was brought down with a bang. Boo.com is a classic example of the fallout from the over speculation. Read more – ‘Drive Business Change with Web 2.0’.