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IOCMA - International Online Community Management Association


This presentation describes the motivations to found and goals of IOCMA

This presentation describes the motivations to found and goals of IOCMA

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  • 1. Community Managers‘ Community IOCMA – International Online Community Management Association Sascha A. Carlin – IOCMA
  • 2. Who‘s that guy? • Sascha A. Carlin. • Class of 1980. • 6+ years of Community Management with Software AG, phpBB, T-Online et al. • Background in Library and Information Sciences. • After some time in web development now with a publisher as Community Manager. 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 2 Frankfurt am Main
  • 3. What is currently going on? • 30+ professional Community people signed up since November 19th. • We are collaborativly working on a mind map depicting topics and tasks CM are involved in. • The mind map is accompanied by a wiki with resources and notes to the map‘s topics. 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 3 Frankfurt am Main
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  • 6. What, Why, Who, Where, When • Single best (?) resource for professional Community Managers. • Because we need & deserve a place of our own. • Community Managers from all around the world. • Online via mailing list and website. • We just started. 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 6 Frankfurt am Main
  • 7. What: A Community for ourselves. • Things on their way – Mailing list – Website – Resources – Network 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 7 Frankfurt am Main
  • 8. What: A Community for ourselves. • Things to come – Conferences, Local Groups, Chats – Lobbying – Educational guidelines aka How To Become A CM aka Mentoring 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 8 Frankfurt am Main
  • 9. What: A Community for ourselves. Your ideas? 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 9 Frankfurt am Main
  • 10. Why: We deserve it • Connect to peers. • Discuss professional challanges. • Get advice to put directly to work. • We build communities – Now let‘s build our own. 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 10 Frankfurt am Main
  • 11. Who: Community Managers • People who create and maintain online communities of any kind. • Some of us go by other titles: Product Manager, Project Manager, Customer Relationship Manager, Marketing Manager, … • Do you use the Internet to allow others to connect, discuss, share? Then you are one of us. 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 11 Frankfurt am Main
  • 12. Where: How to find IOCMA • • Access to the mailing list and ressources. • The place to connect, network, collaborate and share. 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 12 Frankfurt am Main
  • 13. When: The train is moving • Spread the word, inform your peers, discuss it with friends. • Join today and help creating IOCMA. • Join tomorrow and stand on the shoulders of giants. 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 13 Frankfurt am Main
  • 14. Next Steps Gain momentum. Shape IOCMA‘s future form. 12/04/2007 Community Stammtisch 2.0 14 Frankfurt am Main