Week Eight Designing For Community

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  • 1. Designing for Community Week Eight
  • 2. Designing for Community • Why design for community • MUDs • Discussion Groups • Blogs • Podcasts • Wikis
  • 3. Why Design for Community? • Creates a powerful meeting place, sounding board • Give audience a voice • Creates strong site quot;stickinessquot; and loyalty • Inexpensive way to keep site fresh • Get great ideas for improvements/content
  • 4. Types of Online Communities
  • 5. MUDs • multi user dimensions/dungeons • earliest online communities • Community members build structure, society • intense commitment • some users can get addicted
  • 6. Discussion Groups • WELL (Whole Earth 'Lectric Link) the first • thousands worldwide • serve niches and communities of interest very well • easy to create • require careful moderation
  • 7. Blogs • online diaries, aka weblogs • maintained by one person or small collective • easy to keep fresh • often self-indulgent
  • 8. Podcasts • feedback comes from message boards, phone, audio gmail • more labour intensive • powerful quot;cult of personalityquot; factor
  • 9. Vlogs • feedback comes from message boards, phone, audio gmail • more labour intensive • powerful quot;cult of personalityquot; factor
  • 10. Seesmic
  • 11. Wiki • Hawaiian for quot;quickquot; • collaborative content development • users engineer architecture • grows organically • needs clear rules and processes
  • 12. Any online content can spark community
  • 13. On the web content is only a catalyst for community and conversation
  • 14. Phillip Smith Communitybandwidth
  • 15. Thank you for your kind attention