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March 22, 2012 2:30 PM

How To Start A Blog In 2012 tagged “Online Community”

Starting a Blog is easy. Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex. There's a Blog about anything and everything out there, right now. It's hard for someone considering a Blog to come up with a new... Read more

By Mitch Joel

January 25, 2012 3:19 PM

And In The End... tagged “Online Community”

Do you have a morbid fascination with the end? I'm not sure why (but I'm pretty certain that a psychiatrist would love to figure it out of with me), but I often think about the end. I'm not ashamed to... Read more

By Mitch Joel

January 12, 201210:03 AM

The Value Of Blog Comments tagged “Online Community”

In the beginning God created the Blogs and the RSS. And it was good. Last week, Mathew Ingram over at GigaOm published a Blog post titled, Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort. It seems like there's a movement... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 26, 2011 9:43 AM

The Me Media tagged “Online Community”

What makes the New Media interesting? For some, it's the many new voices who can now find an audience. Whether it's a Blog, Podcast or Twitter feed, the New Media is less about the consumption of content and aimed much... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 18, 2011 9:35 PM

The 6 Types Of Twitter Trolls tagged “Online Community”

As great as Twitter is, there are many people who use and abuse it to the point of absurdity. Wikipedia defines a "troll" as "someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online... Read more

By Mitch Joel

July 9, 2011 1:19 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #55 tagged “Online Community”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 19, 201111:05 PM

The Chirping Sound Of Crickets tagged “Online Community”

Nothings happen unless you take action. There is no overnight success stories. Getting an audience, creating engagement and turning that into a semblance of a community is not just about killer content, a Twitter feed or a well-designed Blog. Success... Read more

By Mitch Joel

April 5, 201111:57 PM

The Other Side Of Comments And Community tagged “Online Community”

What can someone new to the Social Media world do to find and attract readers while building their own community? This was one question that was asked of Gini Dietrich during a recent Podcast. She answered today on her Spin... Read more

By Mitch Joel

February 8, 2011 9:30 PM

Will All Brands Be Open? Should All Brands Be Open? tagged “Online Community”

Social Media did a whole lot more than just connect us all in 140 characters (or less) and through Facebook status updates. If you're not sure what "more" means, drop everything and read the book, The Cluetrain Manifesto, by Rick... Read more

By Mitch Joel

December 2, 201010:18 PM

Consumer Advocate Or Selfish Pig? tagged “Online Community”

Many people run to publish a customer service issue on Twitter, Facebook and/or a Blog, but who really benefits? I don't like to use this Blog space (or Twitter, Facebook, etc...) to gripe about brands (more about that here: Making... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 16, 2010 3:06 PM

The Fear Is Real tagged “Online Community”

Businesses small, medium and large still have one thing in common: they're scared of Social Media. That's not entirely true. They're not scared of Social Media, they're scared of trying to cater, answer and amend every little customer service issue... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 12, 2010 3:36 PM

The Big(ger) Marketing Shift tagged “Online Community”

If there are a few things that are certain in Marketing, it is that we are seeing a ton of new tactics enter the fray, we have more data on these new tactics than ever before, and it's fairly difficult... Read more

By Mitch Joel

November 3, 2010 5:12 PM

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions tagged “Online Community”

The problem is no longer quality or quantity. The problem is now choice. In the old world, before the Social Web and before the big Internet portals, if you wanted to advertise or market your products and services, all you... Read more

By Mitch Joel

October 4, 201011:46 PM

Making Customers Attack tagged “Online Community”

If there's one thing brands hate, it's when customers attack using Social Media. There's no doubt that using Social Media and publishing your reasons for feeling wronged is not only commonplace, but something that usually gets results. While it may... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 29, 2010 3:57 PM

7 Things That Blogging Does tagged “Online Community”

Seven years ago (2003), I posted my first Blog post here. The day would have slipped by had someone not sent me a note about it. After tweeting about my Blogaversary, Jay Fleischman, replied: "@mitchjoel 6.18 posts/wk for 7 yrs.... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 10, 2010 7:45 PM

The Internet Is Your Media Lab tagged “Online Community”

Does your company wish there was a place where you could experiment with New Media, Marketing, Advertising and Communications? While attending MediaCamp today in Montreal (as a preamble to PodCamp Montreal), Sylvain Carle (from Praized) suggested that maybe more media... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 8, 2010 4:03 PM

TV Worth Checking Into tagged “Online Community”

The power of the Internet is undeniable. When thinking about U.S. President Barack Obama's election in 2008, many people link that historic victory to the power of the Internet. Leveraging Social Media and many of the digital marketing tools at... Read more

By Mitch Joel

September 3, 201010:21 PM

The Best Way To Grow An Audience And Build Your Community tagged “Online Community”

Is it a Facebook page? Is it Twitter? Is it posting a video to YouTube? What about creating a Blog? What is the best way to grow an audience? As someone who sits in corporate boardrooms or presents in front... Read more

By Mitch Joel

August 20, 2010 9:27 PM

It's A Cultural Thing (You Wouldn't Understand) tagged “Online Community”

"What are we doing on Twitter?" "What are we doing on Facebook?" "What are we doing on YouTube?" You've heard these questions a million times in a million different meetings. For the past long while, I have raged against those... Read more

By Mitch Joel

August 18, 2010 9:30 PM

Comments And Conversations tagged “Online Community”

How much value does the comments section of a Blog add to your Social Media experience? Before even getting into the main thrust of this Blog post, let me - personally - state that I am well aware that this... Read more

By Mitch Joel