commonground State of the Community

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See how far the commonground Community has progressed since its inception two years ago. Commonground is the online social networking site for environmental and property due diligence professionals.

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commonground State of the Community

  1. 1. commongroundState of the Community ReportMay, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Current Membership and Content:<br />Content:<br />1,020 blogs <br />16,000+ posts/comments<br />8,250+ Service Provider Groups<br />Top News, Job, & Twitter Feeds<br />Research, Reports, Data, Events<br />Membership:<br />6,000 Members<br />3,000+ unique companies <br />76% of Env’l Business Journal’s Top 200 Engineering Firms (↑9%)<br />Newsletter open rate ~40%<br />
  3. 3. Community vital signs: Year 1 vs. Year 2<br />
  4. 4. Total Visits, April 2009- April 2010<br />Provider Directory<br />Push for 5K<br />Platform Change<br />
  5. 5. Digging Deeper, Membership <br />1,600 unique companies represented 2009<br /> <br />18% of those who shared title, are owners, principals, <br />and leaders of their company<br />65% of members: EPs, scientists, geologists, engineers, project <br />managers<br />12% of members are from government, legal, energy, appraisal, lender <br /> industries and the academic area<br />
  6. 6. Top companies represented on commonground<br />URS 80<br />ATC Associates 44<br />AECOM 38<br />ERM 38<br />Shaw Environmental 35<br />MACTEC 34<br />Tetra Tech 33<br />Golder Associates 28<br />PSI 27<br />AEI Consulting 23 <br />AMEC 20<br />Stantec Consulting 18 <br />Delta Consultants <br />TRC Environmental 16 <br />Environ <br />Weston Solutions <br />Arcadis 15 <br />Terracon<br />Kleinfelder 13 <br />EFI Global <br />Brown & Caldwell<br />Enercon<br />
  7. 7. End Users are fast becoming members, too.<br />Wells Fargo<br />GE Commercial Finance<br />JP Morgan Chase N.A.<br />Wachovia Bank<br />Genworth Financial<br />Citibank<br />Louisiana-Pacific<br />Circle K Stores<br />Pitney Bowes Credit Corp<br />Stanley Works<br />Manufacturers Bank<br />3M Company<br />TD Bank N.A.<br />HSBC Bank USA<br />JC Penney <br />Verizon Wireless<br />Terradex, Inc.<br />Kelly-Moore Paint Co.<br />Eddie Bauer<br />S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.<br />Qwest Communications<br />MFA Oil Company<br />Amway<br />Intel<br />
  8. 8. Commonground Awards and Publications (June, 2009 – May, 2010)<br /><ul><li>79,000 visitors
  9. 9. 500,000+ page-views
  10. 10. Multiple Awards
  11. 11. National Media Exposure</li></li></ul><li>What’s New Since May 2009?<br />Market Metrics page<br />Groups in the community <br />commonground Facebook and LinkedIn groups<br />DDU EDD 101 <br />Expanded our Blog Roll<br />Tightened Rules of Engagement<br />24/7 365 Monitoring Service<br />Redesigned monthly newsletter <br />Inbound link campaign <br />Provider Directory<br />
  12. 12. Goals for 2010 and beyond<br />Expand membership organically by increasing page views<br />Add new features like an industry wiki and training modules<br />Improve existing features like the Job Board, on-site search engine, and site navigation <br />Expand blog roll<br />Attract members from sustainability, energy and industrial hygiene industries<br />
  13. 13. Thanks to our members for making commonground such a success over the past two years! <br />As always, we welcome your suggestions!<br />commonground@edrnet.com<br />

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