Via ReadWriteWeb “Communities have been a staple of the web 2.0 era and over the past few years a lot of enterprise community products have come onto the market. The Forrester report, authored by Jeremiah Owyang, notes that even in this down economy there is still demand for online community platforms – because they are a cost-effective way for companies to market their products and reduce support costs.”
Via Beer and Blog “This weekend’s workshop, End Bloglessness, was featured on Live @7PM. KGW is Portland’s NBC affiliate and has had an increasing connection with the local tech scene. Again, much thanks to them for the coverage and hope that it helps bring more blogless Portlanders to CubeSpace this Saturday!”
Melissa Lion writes “This two-hour class is an introduction for crafting narrative for the internet from idea to execution, with some glamorous grammar thrown in. Writers will learn to use the elements of narrative for various social media sites, gain confidence and tap into latent creativity necessary to generate words daily. This class is geared toward people wanting to improve their web presence, draw an engaged audience and create compelling content.”
ReadWriteWeb’s Marshall Kirkpatrick shares the recipe for finding and following the leading thinkers on any topic. Follow this series of steps and you’ll soon have access to the experts on practically anything you can imagine.