#ESNchat Archives

#ESNchat

Note: You can view all chats from before October 2014 here.

October 9 – Fall Fail Fair –  What do you do when your best laid ESN don’t work?

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October 16 – Increasing Engagement

Best practices for increasing engagement, engagement tips for leaders and favorite engagement driving tools and resources.

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October 23 – Using Live Events in your ESN

Do you use live events (online or offline) to connect with your members? Check out this advice for using events to increase member engagement and satisfaction.

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October 30 – Crisis Management in your ESN (A Very Spooky #ESNchat)

We couldn’t resist a Halloween themed #ESNchat! We’re looking for your scariest ESN horror story, plus tips and best practices for ESN crisis management.

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November 6 – Champion Programs in your #ESN

Do you utilize a champion program (or programs) in your ESN? Community Experts shared their best practices for leveraging expert practitioners and avoiding burnout.

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November 13th – Dynamic Programs to Drive Engagement in your ESN

Content seems to be a big ESN buzzword right now, but what about community programs? ESN practitioners chatted about their most successful ESN programs in this chat.

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November 20, 2014 – Working Out Loud 

Do you Work Out Loud in your ESN? According to WOL advocate, John Stepper: “Working out loud is meant to be purposeful – to help you get things done and make work better.” We celebrated Working Out Loud Week (#WOLWeek) and talked about about working out loud can positively impact your ESN. Learn more about Working Out Loud here, and about #WOLWeek here.

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December 4, 2014 – Giving Thanks in your ESN

We took a moment (or 60 whole minutes, rather) to discuss how you give thanks (think: reward and recognition) in your ESN.

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December 11, 2014 – Executive Engagement in Your ESN

The challenges of getting the boss on board. We explored the challenges (and some ideas) for expanding executive engagement in ESNs.

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December 18, 2014 – Third Party Integrations in your ESN

For the final #ESNChat of 2014, we focused on how #ESNs are integrating third-party platforms and technologies to their networks.

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January 22, 2015 – Choosing a Platform for your ESN

What should you look for in evaluating ans selecting a platform for your ESN?

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January 29, 2015 – ESNs as a Hub for Innovation

Guest moderator Renee Hopkins of the Business Innovation Factory led a spirited discussion of ESNs as hubs for innovation.

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February 5, 2015 – Onboarding New and Lapsed Members

On the February 5th #ESNChat, we explored challenges and innovative ideas for successfully onboarding new and lapsed users into your internal community.

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February 12, 2015 – ESN Mythbusting

On Lincoln’s Birthday, we decided to honor Honest Abe with a little mythbusting about #ESNs and communities.

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February 19, 2015 – Improving your ESN Engagement Profile

On February 19, #ESNChat dug into community engagement profiles and how #ESNs could improve their overall engagement.

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February 26, 2015 – Gamification

We had a spirited discussion of gamification, its definitions and its impact on community engagement. The tweetchat was co-moderated by Tracy Maurer, the Director of Digital Engagement at UBM.

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March 12, 2015 – Happy Hour!

The discussion was open on March 12, as #ESNChat held its first happy Hour of the year. Among the highlights – don’t miss @StanGarfield’s 10 suggested measures for ESN success!

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March 19, 2015 – The Future of the Intranet

On March 19, Jerry Canaday of MasterCard was our guest host for a conversation about the future of the Intranet and how intranets and enterprise social networks will fare in the future of organizations.

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March 26, 2015 – Leveraging Your Small Team to Run a Large #ESN

On March 26, we explored strategies for managers of small ESN teams to keep up with large ESNs – exploring how they empower community volunteers, plan their days, and even what they’d do if the CEO suddenly gave them a little extra cash.

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April 2, 2015: Repurposing Content for Your ESN

You have great content, but how do you make sure the items people need are available and ensure that valuable information isn’t lost in the community? We discussed the challenges.

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April 9, 2015: Measuring Success

On April 9, we explored the metrics and measurements of success that #ESN professionals are using to determine and demonstrate the success of their ESNs.

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April 16, 2015: Email: Friend or Foe?

On April 16, #ESNChat tackled how to handle every ESNs biggest frenemy, the organizational email system.

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