Build it and they will come? Such a common mistake. We’ve met many organisations who started out installing a free community tool and waiting for the crowds to join them. When only a few people engage, the excuses pile up: there are too many networks already; our members don’t want/need a community. More often than […]
Are you struggling to find the right balance of online networking for your non-profit? As the world moves inexorably towards Digital by Default, there’s a good infrastructure of digital tools for most applications, but a dearth of options for business networks, membership organisations, alumni engagement, and non-profit communities. Introducing the Goldilocks Intranet: Getting the balance […]
Goldilocks looked at her options again. She liked the personal touch of Mummy Bear, but needed a much bigger platform to build on. And there it was, at her fingertips – the Daddy Bear of networks, the internet.
You’ve made the decision and taken the plunge, you’ve invested in a good quality online platform for your organisation’s members. There’s some dedicated junior resource on your team to manage the community, and active users are climbing every day. As CEO, your work here is done! Or is it?
We hear a lot of reasons why people consider establishing online communities for their organisation’s members. Communication is of course number one, collaboration is often mentioned, supply chains are important, and there is a worthy feeling across the market that it’s important to keep up with the latest developments in technology.