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10 thoughts on “The Art of Community Building the New Age of Participation

  1. says:

    I think Jono needs to be a little clear on who his audience is exactly He gives many examples from an opensource community with a focus on writing software together which leaves the examples with enough technical jargon that I wouldn't recommend the book to be read by really non technical people and then he details specifics of how Twitter works which I'm sure wasn't really relevant to people who are technical enough to understand his ex

  2. says:

    The Art of Community is a good read although it may be slightly too technical for those looking to start a community that is not software based At times I found myself thinking “what would grandmothers church groups or any other non technical crowd make of this?” I understand that Jono has tremendous experience as a community manager for Ubuntu and there’s nothing wrong with that I just think that the

  3. says:

    I think this book is fairly outdated to the point that some parts may not even be useful for new community managers explaining what blogs and Skype are oof Also all of the examples are from open source highly technical communities I

  4. says:

    I love this bookIt's a few years ago I bought this book Recently I read it again and I noticed I used so many of these ideas in the communities I am buildingI build communities during my whole life yet it was only after I had read this book that my communities started to thriveI see some remarks that this is only about opensource projects I disagree yes the examples are comming from the open source communities I think that is normal as t

  5. says:

    I like the book in general but I think that it's focus is primarily communities writing software I think that this book will be primarily helpful for open source community managers Although Jono has examples from music community they are not as detailed as his software examples Some of the things mentioned are heavily outraged by now such as google

  6. says:

    The author clearly knows his stuff and there are some good bits of information While most of the content is good the book could use an update A lot has changed in technology since this book was written Github Stack Overflow Twitter an

  7. says:

    Good info but tedious readingThe book is really about community management IE Managing people from around the world who may not be under your direct authorityIt started off well but it is hard to get through

  8. says:

    This book has a bunch of great advice for running a community It is an invaluable tool for any community manager

  9. says:

    First 100 or so pages are a great introduction into building communities The next 500 pages though are mostly devoted to practicalities of open source software communities or other communities focused on developing a product online

  10. says:

    Tremendous work being done by Jono to create the book It covers all aspects of community management sometimes event too many details Overall great book

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Free read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó Jono Bacon

Online communities offer a wide range of opportunities today whether you're supporting a cause marketing a product or service or developing open source software The Art of Community will help you develop the broad range of talents you need to recruit members to your community motivate and manage them and help them become active participants Author Jono Bacon offers a collection of experiences and observations from his decade lon. I think this book is fairly outdated to the point that some parts may not even be useful for new community managers explaining what blogs and Skype are oof Also all of the examples are from open source highly technical communities I understand that these communities are some of the best early examples of communitiesbut he couldn t have come up with a few other examples to help illustrate his points and make his book inclusive My biggest frustration with this book was the unspoken assumption that people will spontaneously find each other and start a community he did not address the idea that companies or organizations could provide a service by forming communities He did talk about corporate sponsorship of established communities which I think is very different Because of this glaring omission there were sections of the book that did not come across as very useful like the chapter on building buzz That chapter came off as very amateur a very if you build it they will come if you post flyers mentalityIf you re just getting started as a community manager or are stepping into a leadership role in an online community for the first time sections of this book will still be relevant There s a long detailed section on governance that is probably still useful for example

Summary The Art of Community Building the New Age of Participation

The Art of Community Building the New Age of Participation

Mple non bureaucratic processes to help your community perform tasks work together and share successesProvide tools and infrastructure that let contributors work uicklyCreate buzz around your community to get people involvedTrack the community's work so it can be optimized and simplifiedExplore a capable representative governance strategy for your communityIdentify and manage conflict including dealing with divisive personalitie. First 100 or so pages are a great introduction into building communities The next 500 pages though are mostly devoted to practicalities of open source software communities or other communities focused on developing a product online

Free read ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ó Jono Bacon

G involvement in building and managing communities including his current position as manager for Ubuntu arguably the largest community in open source software You'll discover how a vibrant community can provide you with a reliable support network a valuable source of new ideas and a powerful marketing force The Art of Community will help youDevelop a strategy with specific objectives and goals for building your communityBuild si. I love this bookIt s a few years ago I bought this book Recently I read it again and I noticed I used so many of these ideas in the communities I am buildingI build communities during my whole life yet it was only after I had read this book that my communities started to thriveI see some remarks that this is only about opensource projects I disagree yes the examples are comming from the open source communities I think that is normal as that is Jono s worldFor me they work both in the commercial as in voluntary communities I haveThank you Jono