Archive for the 'FastWonderPodcast' Category

Online Community Podcast: Dawn Foster, Marshall Kirkpatrick and Alex Williams

If you missed the discussion that Marshall Kirkpatrick, Alex H. Williams, and I had in the Blogger Pavilion at the Business Leader NW conference yesterday, you can still listen to the conversation thanks to Luke Lefner of Broken Hours. You can visit his blog post about the discussion to learn more.

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Podcast Episode 6: Online Community Management with Stormy Peters

In this podcast, I talked to Stormy Peters, Director of Community and Partner Programs at OpenLogic. Prior to Open Logic, Stormy founded and managed the Open Source Program Office at HP. She has addressed the United Nations, European Union and various U.S. state governments on open source software, and she is a co-founder of the non-profit GNOME Foundation. We talked about a variety of topics related to managing successful open source and online communities.

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Online Community Management with Stormy Peters (mp3)

If you are doing something really cool with your online community, please let me know! I am open to suggestions for potential interviews.

You can also subscribe to the Fast Wonder Community Podcast via iTunes.

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Episode 5: Data Portability and Social Networking in Online Communities with Scott Kveton

In this podcast, I talked to Scott Kveton, who was kind enough to take 15 minutes out of atttending OpenID DevCamp to record this interview via Skype. We talked about how the impact of data portability and other open technology standards are influencing the way that we think about online communities. Scott is currently on the board of the OpenID Foundation and is the Open Technology lead at MyStrands where he does a lot of their community work. You can learn more about Scott by visiting his blog.

Download:
Data Portability and Social Networking in Online Communities with Scott Kveton
(mp3)

If you are doing something really cool with your online community, please let me know! I am open to suggestions for potential interviews.

You can also subscribe to the Fast Wonder Community Podcast via iTunes.

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Episode 4: The Role of Community Managers

This episode contains the last of four recordings made during a recent discussion I led at the December Portland Web Innovators meeting. In this podcast, I talk about the community manager role and the skills required to manage online communities.

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I am planning to switch to an interview format (via skype), so if you are doing something really cool with your online community, please let me know! I am open to suggestions for potential interviews.

You can also subscribe to the Fast Wonder Community Podcast via iTunes.

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Episode 3: Approaches to Online Community Structure

This episode contains the third of four recordings made during a recent discussion I led at the December Portland Web Innovators meeting. In this podcast, we talk about how to best structure a new community and how to evolve the structure over time as the community evolves. I started by discussing the pros and cons of three approaches: emergent, highly structured, and adaptive.

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After these initial four podcasts, I am planning to switch to an interview format (via skype most likely), so if you are doing something really cool with your online community, please let me know! I am open to suggestions for potential interviews.

You can also subscribe to the Fast Wonder Community Podcast via iTunes.

Related Fast Wonder Blog posts:

Episode 2: Reputation Systems in Online Communities

This episode contains the second of four recordings made during a recent discussion I led at the December Portland Web Innovators meeting. In this edition, I lead a discussion about best practices and ideas for using reputation within online communities. We talk about different types of reputation systems and using community reputation for rewards and hiring from within the community.

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The next edition in this series of four podcasts from the Portland Web Innovators meeting talks about ideas for structuring new online communities. After these initial four podcasts, I am planning to switch to an interview format (via skype most likely), so if you are doing something really cool with your online community, please let me know! I am open to suggestions for potential interviews.

You may have also noticed the link to iTunes in the sidebar. iTunes is my preferred way to get podcasts, so I thought that I would include the link for any others who want to subscribe.

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Episode 1: Complexity of Motivation in Online Communities

Welcome to the first Fast Wonder Community podcast. This podcast contains the first of four recordings made during a recent discussion that I led at the December Portland Web Innovators meeting. In this edition, I lead a lively discussion about the Complexity of Motivation in Online Communities.

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The next edition in this series of four podcasts from the Portland Web Innovators meeting will discuss reputation systems. After this four part series, I plan to move to mostly an interview format with interviews from thought leaders in online communities.

I will include the link to iTunes in the side bar of this blog within the next few days for anyone who prefers to get the podcast via iTunes. I am still relatively new to audio podcasting (so far, I’ve done mostly video podcasts), so please feel free to share any tips or suggestions that I can use to make them better.

Update: At Stefano’s request, here is the podcast in .mp3 format.