Author: Nadine

New Rules of Competing

New Rules of Competing

Recently I helped my colleague Frieda prepare a presentation for the Community Summit. At jovoto, we have been discussing co-opetition as a main source of motivation for the high user engagement on our platform. Co-opetition is really a new form of competiton, one that is more fit to suit the expectations and values of network …

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Why little collisions are a good thing

Why little collisions are a good thing

Recently in the betahaus CafĂ© I spoke with a friend about what makes up a community. He is a filmmaker and he said he was mainly interested in working already existing, strong networks of people. People, perhaps, sharing the same space, such as the betahaus for example. At betahaus, people may not all work on …

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Types of online communities

Types of online communities

How can we establish a more differentiated discourse in community management? I’ve sometimes found it frustrating to discuss online communities and community management because there’s a tendency to keep things too general, resulting in commonplace observations because we’re comparing apples with pears. Online communities differ vastly in their purpose and formal structure, and so does …

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