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Announcing The Community Roundtable Awards!

Announcing The Community Roundtable Awards!

By Hillary Boucher, Director of Communities at The Community Roundtable This year another fun tradition was born at our annual event - TheCR Connect - our first presentation of The Community Roundtable Awards! The winners were announced at the live event, and now we are excited to share the new…

Social Media is Broken…Communities Can Help

Social Media is Broken…Communities Can Help

By Rachel Happe, The Community Roundtable Social media is broken - you need only look at political discussions on Twitter, gamer gate, or online bullying. In 2015, organic reach on Facebook page posts was 2.6%. Social media is, at its heart, a media model that thrives off of more; more content…

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Throwback Thursday – Community Management Research

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable We are gearing up to launch our 8th annual State of Community Management survey, so I thought it would be a great time to share an overview of all the community management research we publish. This week's…

How do I connect with community members around the globe?

How do I connect with community members around the globe?

By Shannon Abram, Relationship Manager at The Community Roundtable. It goes without saying that managing an online community - whether you are internally or externally focused, means you spend a lot of your time online. While the majority of your …

Community Jobs Roundup – 01/13/17

Community Jobs Roundup – 01/13/17

By Amy Turner, The Community Roundtable Happy Friday!    If finding a new job - or perhaps exploring opportunities for your next big move - is on your list for the New Year, then you've come to the right place. Each Friday we compile the late…

Best Practices for Community Moderation, or Why Patience is a Virtue

By Shannon Abram, Relationship Manager at The Community Roundtable. Policies, guidelines and governance provide the framework and boundaries for your community, but moderation is where those policies are turned into day-to-day management. Direct m…

Community Best Practices: Architecting the Community that Meets Your Needs

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable By now, countless organizations have learned the painful lesson: “If you build it, they will come,” only works in the movies. But there’s a related lesson that is a core tenet of community management.…

Community Jobs Roundup – 01/06/17

Community Jobs Roundup – 01/06/17

By Amy Turner, The Community Roundtable Happy New Year!    If finding a new job - or perhaps exploring opportunities for your next big move - is on your list for the New Year, then you've come to the right place. Each Friday we compile the la…

Community Jobs Roundup – 12/30/16

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable If your new year's resolution is to find the perfect community management job you're in luck! We've rounded up 50 (YES FIFTY) community jobs for our last roundup of 2016. Know of a great community open…

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How to Recognize Your Top Community Members

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable As we close out 2016 I wanted to share some best practices for recognizing and rewarding the top contributors in your community. Whether they are super users who take pride in answering others questions o…

Community Jobs Roundup – 12/23/16

Community Jobs Roundup – 12/23/16

By Amy Turner, The Community Roundtable We are ringing in our last work week of 2016 with another jam-packed list of community and social media jobs. And, we are still accepting applications for our Community Management Fellow position, so if you…

CMGR Best Practices: The Best of Throwback Thursday

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable   Over the last year we've been sharing deep cuts from TheCR Library. Turns out not everyone is at the same place on their community journey (um, obviously!) and the insights and best practic…

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