Category Archives: Collaboration / Community
B Butler found* that large, active, groups were able to attract more members. However, they also lost more. While more activity helped retain members, it was not as powerful as group size. For a Community manager, my takeaways were: Spend … Continue reading
What sorts of posts elicit replies? 1. Not being a newcomer. 2. Post on topic. 3. Use first person, I, and convey what you are thinking and feeling. 4. Ask a question. 5. Use simple language.
When Dr. Brian Butler, et al, surveyed about 3000 listserv members about who does what work in a community, their found they correlate to the benefits individuals get from the community. This knowledge can be a big help to Community … Continue reading
Nice study done by B Irwin shows that having a partner that exercises with you at the same time, even if online, is significantly better than going it alone. (Like twice as better!!) This is a big win for why … Continue reading
S Chellappan took a bit of a different tact when he looked at internet usage via network stats, then compared that to where his users fell on a depressive scale. He found that there were different patterns for those ranked … Continue reading