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Medium has a Paywall: Is there Value? and Who Makes the Next Move?

March 29, 2017 by

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Most things on the internet are free nowadays. Information. Photos and Music (albiet with strings attached). Deals on airfare. Customers. But what happens to our perception of value when we stop paying for things? At a minimum, our expectations change. We get used to getting something for nothing. In the case of social media, seems […]

Building A Social Network: Value, by Design

July 6, 2016 by

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Most social networks are built without a design. We follow, we like, we get followed, and *POUF* we’re connected to lots and lots of people, some friends and quite a few strangers. Now what? What value can be gained? That of course is the main unsolved riddle of social media for most people. The initial […]

Social Accountability: 1 of 6 Building Blocks in a Social Change Framework

July 21, 2014 by

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It’s not unusual to grapple with accountability in both our organizations and our personal lives. More often than not, it’s about taking ownership and following through on commitments. So what makes accountability is social ecosystems so difficult? For starters, it’s a numbers game. A community has lots of people with lots of different opinions. That […]

Chemistry or Alchemy: What Makes a #Chat Community Thrive?

January 31, 2012 by

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We’ve been doing a weekly #SMCHAT for almost three years now.  We can look back at some interesting, intriguing and even downright fascinating exchanges. We’ve had lots of laughs. But let’s face facts.  Most of us have never met.  We’re friends via avatar in 140c sound bites. How can this be? Is it good old-fashioned chemistry, […]