All posts for “recommendation”


Managing Online Forums - A New Book By Patrick O'Keefe

Posted by: leelefever on April 8, 2008- 5:00pm


Categories: book, commmunity, CommunityManagement, friends, recommendation


Patrick and I go way back in web terms, but met for the first time this year at SXSW. We've always connected around managing online communities - something we were both doing back in 2000 or so.  That was when Patrick was teenager.  Since that time he's grown his iFroggy Network of community sites and gone through just about everything you can imagine in terms of managing discussion boards. Patrick recently put these experiences into a new book called Managing Online Forums - "everything... Continue Reading

Your Community is a Party Waiting to Happen

Posted by: leelefever on May 20, 2007- 5:00pm


Categories: best practices, community, lesson, recommendation, Social Design


You can find the slides for this talk here.  What makes a party feel like a party? Is it the music? the people? the food? alcohol? It's hard to say really, but when the right ingredients are mixed with the right atmosphere, it comes alive and becomes an unforgettable experience. All a host can do is make sure the right atmosphere and ingredients are in place and hope for the best. As it turns out, the same is true for online communities. The job of the community host is to set the stage for... Continue Reading

Tagging for Mom and Pop

Posted by: leelefever on May 10, 2005- 5:00pm


Categories: business, flickr, recommendation, travel


We stayed at a small mom and pop “resort" in the San Juan Islands last weekend called WestBeach Resort. There were three families there and all have at least one blog. Everyone took pictures and everyone has Flickr. Aside from marveling at the total nerd-dom of all involved, I thought about tagging. I’ve tagged all of my photos from the trip on Flickr (and this post) with the “westbeach�? tag. This made me think about the folks who run WestBeach and what this tagging stuff means to... Continue Reading