This post is part of an ongoing series about developing an online community strategy. As a reminder, all posts will be tagged #ocb2b Define Business Goals and Objectives As I mentioned in my previous post, the recommended first step in developing (or refining) your organization's online community strategy is to answer the question: What are
We are just 2 days away from the Online Community Unconference East in NYC. We still have about 5 open seats for those or you in the NYC area. You can register at: http://www.ocue.eventbrite.com There is a really diverse mix of organizations coming, including: BlogHer Inc., Mediabistro, CMP, HP, Gartner, Autodesk, AOL, Texas Instruments, Microsoft,
If you are in the Bay Area, and are actively working with online communities, this event might be of interest to you. It's invitation-based, so please drop me an email if you are interested. --- The Roundtables have been a regular, but intentionally "under the radar" gathering since July of 2005. Thats longer than BarCamp
If you are currently developing your company's online community strategy, and are struggling with all of the options available to you, a project to benchmark your discussion group experience is a great place to start. The members of your discussion groups will likely not only contain your most ardent evangelists (and probably most vocal critics),
What are you using for professional networking, LinkedIn, Facebook, or both (or something else)? I'd love to hear your stories via email or comments.