Nonprofits know all about community and community building – but what about online community? The Internet and Web 2.0 have allowed community to move online to connect, share and create change. In this session learn about the ways that online communities are different from and similar to offline communities. Gain an understanding of the unique characteristics of successful online communities including the sorts of management and communications methods that keep people engaged. Using the incredible story of Twestival, this workshop will explore what it takes to make an online community flourish.