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Community 2.0 - Tribes of the digital age

Community 2.0 - Tribes of the digital age

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  • 1. Community 2.0 Tribes of the Digital Age
  • 2. Lets just call them TRIBES... Communities . Societies . Associations . Call them what you want . But they aren't something new !! 
  • 3. Sometimes its the CAUSE/INTEREST that attracts people to form Tribes! 
  • 4. At other times its the Race/Color/Ethnicity that brings a Tribe together.   
  • 5. The reasons for forming a tribe may differ . But the functions that each Tribe exists for stay the same . To help its members :  Communicate Collaborate Connect
  • 6. Communicate  Share Ideas Share Beliefs Share Happiness .   Celebrate /Throw a Party
  • 7. Connect Network Give Help - Take Help
  • 8. Collaborate  Organize Events  Work together towards  common goals
  • 9. Community 1.0   In the not so distant history , holding a community meet meant...
  • 10.   An Agenda  
  • 11. Invite the Members 
  • 12. A place to meet
  • 13. Community 2.0  We have come a long way and so have our tribes...
  • 14. ...but functions are   still the same :  Communicate Connect Collaborate
  • 15. Just the Methods have improved ... 
  • 16. Next  few slides show how StudentTribes.com facilitates these functions for Students.
  • 17. Find All Tribes at One Place: StudentTribes.com Find Them Join Them Time for the Tribal Dance :)
  • 18. Communicate better...
      • Network within your "Members Only" tribe. 
      • Subscribe to any tribe of interest. Get event updates on all upcoming events
      • Compare courses . Get Opinions
      • Give Information. Share Information on Forums
  • 19. Connect better...
      • Ask Questions . Answer Questions. Help the tribe
      • Private friend list  within the tribe. 
      • Find Housing/ Temporary accommodation  
      • Buy event tickets
      • Got a reason to celebrate? Throw a party for the tribe. 
  • 20. Collaborate better...
      • Suggest an event to hold for the tribe
      • Find events where you want to volunteer
      • Find partners to participate/attend an event
      • Find audience to Showcase your Talent!
  • 21. Common for all tribes members Know about upcoming events Student-Exchange for  information exchange Student-trade: to buy/sell/trade items for students Rate Courses on your Campus Earn Badges and EN-CASHABLE Points for helping the tribe!!   
  • 22.   ... While the StudentTribes.com helps your tribe bond better . We understand that you as the  Tribe chief   more serious about your "Responsibilities"  than    Spiderman !!!
  • 23. As a Chief on StudentTribes.com we help you : Next few slides list out   features that help you - the Chief to do all that and more...
      • Manage your Tribe better
      • Grow your tribe. Grow its influence. 
      • Fund Raising. Get sponsorships/donations . 
  • 24. Organize thy Tribe
      • Add/Approve Tribe memberships
      • Add/ Approve advertisements of tribe members.
      • Maintain Email lists to reach-out to members
      • Built in To-Do list
      • Make Tribe wide announcements .
      • Answer to queries in real time
      • Chat with members
    Lead it from the front...
  • 25. Engage 'em. Spread thy Tribe
      • Initiate tribe events. Seek volunteers
      • Help overseas members find housing
      • Answer questions . 
      • Moderate forum threads. 
      • Seek suggestions on Ideas-Forum . Increase participation.  
  • 26. Inspire Thy tribe. Reward active members with Points and Badges.  Inspire leadership . Share your responsibilities. 
  • 27. Raise Funds. Get Sponsorships/Donations
      • Seek donations from tribe alumini. 
      • Ticket Sales made easy. Members can pay online. 
      • Seek online sponsorship for your  events. 
  • 28. If... You are planning to make a Splash ? Or lead your tribe to create a movement ?   Or just looking for a better way to manage your tribe   ? Then register today on           StudentTribes.com