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Why the New Search App “Jelly” Gets at the Heart of Private Online Communities

Why the New Search App “Jelly” Gets at the Heart of Private Online Communities

Have you heard of the new search app, Jelly? If not, get ready! It might be the next “big thing.” Designed to function as a search engine that relies on... read more

Is This The Secret Sauce In Active Online Customer Communities?

Is This The Secret Sauce In Active Online Customer Communities?

How to Capitalize on One of the Most Underutilized Online Community Management Tools You have numerous tools at your disposal for growing and managing your online customer community—from content calendars... read more

Online Community ROI, Redefined (In Pictures)

Online Community ROI, Redefined (In Pictures)

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There’s a cringe-worthy trend emerging around how online community ROI is being articulated which has captured my colleague Peter Ward’s and my attention. So, we pulled together this blog post... read more

How to Launch a Private Online Community Without Angering Your Customers

How to Launch a Private Online Community Without Angering Your Customers

Change Management Tips to Ease the Transition to a Community-Based Customer Experience My wife and I love Walt Disney World. Like many people who frequent the parks, we have developed... read more

How to Get Customers or Members to Complete Profiles in Your Private Online Community

How to Get Customers or Members to Complete Profiles in Your Private Online Community

There many ways that your customers or members can participate in your organization’s private online community—from uploading useful documents to asking and answering questions in the discussion forums. However, it... read more


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The Three Most Important Things To Do When Changing Forum Software

The Three Most Important Things To Do When Changing Forum Software

Forums have been around a long time and will continue to be around as long as people need a place to come together to have meaningful discussions. If you operate... read more

Using the Rule of Thirds to Build a Robust Online Community [TUTORIAL]

Using the Rule of Thirds to Build a Robust Online Community [TUTORIAL]

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This previous blog post about cringeworthly things businesses are doing on social media might have left you wondering exactly how to avoid these offenses while you build your community. It’s... read more

Help! My Forum Is Overrun With SPAM

Help! My Forum Is Overrun With SPAM

There’s nothing worse than browsing through a forum that’s full of Spam posts. Spammers target forums because they think that the pages in the forum will get crawled by search... read more

6 Smart Companies That Believe Online Communities Are the Future

6 Smart Companies That Believe Online Communities Are the Future

Every day, we are inundated with a deluge of information online. It comes through email, websites, and social networks. It comes from friends, family, business thought-leaders, and professional peers. And... read more

Online Communities: Take a Cue from Philips, Starbucks, Dell, Marketo, Foursquare

Online Communities: Take a Cue from Philips, Starbucks, Dell, Marketo, Foursquare

Online communities can take you a step closer to become industry leaders. As a CEO, CMO, Marketing Director or Marketing Manager, deciding which type of online community can help you... read more

7 Tips to Get Started With Business Communities

7 Tips to Get Started With Business Communities

According to a recent Forrester Research study of business buyers, 91% use social business communities and 69% use them for professional purposes. With the social web expanding into the workforce,... read more

Top 10 Things to Look for In An Intranet

Top 10 Things to Look for In An Intranet

A company intranet is a tool used to streamline collaboration, share information and automate business tasks within a secure internal environment. However, selecting the right intranet to meet these goals... read more

How Your Online Customer Community Helps Close More Sales

How Your Online Customer Community Helps Close More Sales

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Many companies are experiencing real benefits of managing customer and partner relationships through online customer communities. Active communities provide valuable insight into your customers’ challenges and motives, which in turn... read more

3 Ways to Increase Participation in Your Private Online Community This Week

3 Ways to Increase Participation in Your Private Online Community This Week

We increasingly live in a world of instant gratification. Video rental stores gave way to video streaming on-demand. Mobile apps help consumers plan meals and get relevant discounts at the... read more

What’s the Best Way to Train New Intranet Users?

What’s the Best Way to Train New Intranet Users?

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An intranet manager recently posted an excellent question in our LinkedIn group: What’s the best way to train new intranet users? This question led to a good discussion on different... read more