Shared ideas and Experiences
Common language and
Room for divergent views
Sharing of knowledge and
Building a consensus. Two or more
people sharing information for a
Sharing of photos, videos, news
and of course information.
Facebook: Request friends
Twitter: Become a follower of other
Flickr: Share and embed others
photo’s or videos
Blogs: Follower other blogs. Leave
Slide Share: Share and comment
on power point presentations
Online communities allow for
people with shared interest to
come together and share
Online communities also offers
outlets for different opinions.
Learning From Others
Build Your Online Relationship
You are able to reach people
around the world and it’s as
though your all in the same room
together, interacting on issues that
are important and interesting to
Reaching many people at one
As a member of an online
community you have the
opportunity to learn new ways of
Easy and inexpensive way to take
advantage of other people’s
expertise in a subject.
Opportunities to form strategic
partnerships with other members in
your online community
Use this partnership to optimize
your personal skills in a particular
Working together to help each
Continuous sharing of valuable
information will attract more
people to your online community.
It’s just not about attracting
people to your online community
it’s also about maintaining them.
Builds online communities by
connecting you with the latest
information about anything you
find interesting .
Have worldwide access of sharing
and receiving 140 character
messages from different people in
your area of interest
Much of the information included
this presentation about online
community building came from
following Community Spark on
Twitter. Follow the link below to
Constructing and following blogs are
one of the best ways to build your online
community because post tend to be
topic specific and yet, still provide a
good amount of content.
Listed below are a number of blogs used
in creating this presentation. If you want
to learn more about online communities
Listed below are a number of blogs
used in creating this presentation.
If you want to learn more about
online communities or see an
example of one check out:
Is a social book marking site.
Allows users to build and categorize
content thus making collaboration
more organized and simple.
For example, when I wanted more
sites tailored to online community,
Delicious offered several book marks.
Check out the link below:
SlideShare is a business media site
for sharing presentations,
documents and pdfs.
Content spreads virally through
blogs and social networks such as
LinkedIn, Facebook and witter.
Individuals & organizations upload
documents to Slide Share to share
ideas, connect with others, and
generate leads for their businesses.
Embed slideshows into your own blog or
Share slideshows publicly or privately.
There are several ways to share privately.
Synch audio to your slides.
Market your own event on slideshare.
Join groups to connect with SlideShare
members who share your interests.
Download the original file
SlideShare, like Twitter and Blogs, is a
quick and easy way to share information
and build an online community.
SildeShare was used as the deliverable
for this presentation. You can view this
PowerPoint in it’s entirety at
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