Issue 26

In this issue of conduit:

1) Featured Question and Answer: "Stepping Stone Communities?"
2) Your Community Answer:  Would you undertake a short-term community solution?
3) Community Voice:  Happy Birthday, Smiley!
4) Community Wire:  Community Answer Update

This Issue's Quote: "You can't shake hands with a clenched fist." - Indira Gandhi  


Featured Question and Answer:

"Stepping Stone Communities?"


A recent visitor submitted the following question: 

"I understand the value of community, but what can I do in the short term and within a limited budget to act as a stepping stone to a full community?"

To read our response, please feel free to have a look at "Stepping Stone Communities?".

Are you looking for a particular answer to a particular online community development question? We may have it for you! Check out our searchable archive of past question and answers to help find what you are looking for.


Your Community Answer

Would you undertake a short-term community solution?

Have your say!  


Community Voice

Happy Birthday, Smiley!

Do you remember the very first time you saw :)? Did your forehead furrow with curiousity? "What the heck is that?", you may have asked yourself. Well, this month one of our favourite emoticons celebrates its 20th birthday. Can you believe it? We can't!

For more information on this momentous occassion in time, please read the article written by Matt Looney; http://news.com.com/2100-1023-957817.html

Happy Birthday, Little Guy. :)


Community Wire

Community Answer Update

Open House: We wish to thank everyone who participated in our first open house. It was great to have the chance to meet some of you and we will look forward to holding another very soon. Please watch this space for another event.

Training: The Community Manager Essentials course has just been completed and we wish to thank the participants for all their efforts. Their involvement and input made it a great course! We will be offering another session in November and will begin our Growing Community without the Weeds on October 7th. We still have a few slots left, so if you are interested, please visit our training area.


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