Archive › January, 2009


In recent years Facebook has become a tremendous medium for social networking and community building. They have not only made it simple to articulate information about a person, but to also build groups, campaigns and more. It therefore seemed only reasonable to have an Art Of Community Facebook Page. Simply head over to the page, […]

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Art Of Community Press Clippings

Well, the announcement of the book has been out for a day or so, and the response has been incredibly encouraging. Thanks again for your incredible support and such a warm welcome to my new baby. In addition to your rather spiffing comments, there has been equally spiffing write-ups in the press. I just wanted […]

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It Begins

The response so far to the announcement has been stunning. I just want to say a big thank you for all of your kind words. I think we are off to a great start! I am pleased to see that the new website has been getting a good ‘ol fashioned hammering. Right now the buzz […]

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The Art Of Community

This post was originally posted at You can read it here Today I am proud as punch to announce the Art Of Community. A while back I was approached by Andy Oram, a senior editor at O’Reilly to write a definitive book about how to grow, build and energise a community. This book will […]

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The Art Of Community is a new book designed to explain how to build a strong effective community. The book covers a wide range of topics including planning a community strategy, mapping out governance, building excitement and buzz, processes, tools and infrastructure, conflict resolution and more. The book is much more than merely a set […]

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