Issue 22

In this issue of conduit:

1) Featured Question and Answer: "Free Community Software?"
2) Your Community Answer:  Would you use free community software on your site?
3) Community Voice:  Get the Community Building Edge!

This Issue's Quote: "You can have anything you want if you want it desperately enough. You must want it with an inner exuberance that erupts through the skin and joins the energy that created the world." - Sheila Graham 

Featured Question and Answer:

"Free Community Software?"

A visitor to Community Answers recently sent in the following question: 

"Thank you for the excellent job you are doing. I would like to know if it is ok for a reputed commercial organisation to use free community software for its e-community? Can you please outline the risks?

For the question and response, please read "Free Community Software?".

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Your Community Answer

Would you use free community software on your site?

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Community Voice

Get the Community Building Edge!

We are pleased to announce two training courses that we will be offering:

Community Manager Essentials: an in-depth course in the art of community management. The training will encompass some of the tried and tested techniques, as well as some innovative approaches for community management.

Growing Community without the Weeds: a comprehensive course on how to develop the safest and most viable communities. Our experienced facilitators will assist you in getting the most out of your community, as well as provide you with information that will assist in the successful launch and growth of your community.

Do not miss out on the opportunity to participate in these innovativeonline training courses which will be delivered in a group learning environment. We will only have 10 seats available for each class to ensure that each participant receives individual attention and hands-on instruction. Registrants will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

If you are interested in finding out more about these training courses or wish to sign up, please continue to watch our site for course descriptions and registration information.

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