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Social Design

Leaving Yahoo! Groups: Switching Online Community Platforms

Posted by: leelefever on June 21, 2003- 5:00pm

Topic: Online Community

Categories: Social Design

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(This entry was originally posted on my personal site at leelefever.com on March 3, 2003) I believe there are a number of list owners on Yahoo! Groups who are looking to move their groups to another platform. This article provides some thoughts and considerations on how this transition can occur successfully. Choosing a platform Keeping the members happy What to keep, what to remove? Educating members In conclusion Disclaimer: I do not work for Web Crossing or sell their products.... Continue Reading

Tips for Writing Effective Community Announcements

Posted by: leelefever on June 21, 2003- 5:00pm

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In my previous life as an online community manager, something I thought was a really important role for me was communicating regularly and clearly with the members through announcements. A community leader needs a voice and the announcements can be the best tool to get that voice to the members. Here are some of things I've considered over the years when creating an announcement: Assume the member is too busy to read your post- get their attention quickly. No "At XYZ, we care about your... Continue Reading

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