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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

links for 2006-09-29

3 Rules For Managing Viral Marketing Good read from Karl. Especially relevant considering I’m now on a quest to stop us all from saying “let’s make it go viral!” (tags: viral marketing) Fisk-A-Teers : Crafting Ambassadors Fiskar launches a very cool ambassador program. Kudos to my friends at Brains on Fire for their fine work! […]

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Tips for building social connection

John has posted a recap of our lengthy discussion a while back (which turned into a chapter in his book, Spark). I’m repeating it here because I think he’s done a fantastic job of encapsulating a long conversation into its key points. Let Everybody Go Home Happy – I love Jake’s motto! It’s all about […]

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Revisiting the definition of “community”

One of the most popular posts on this blog has been the ongoing debate about how to “define community“. Apparently after a year of discussion people are still talking about it. Mohamed has collected a ton of various definitions from a variety of sources. To be honest, after reading that entire list, I’m still quite […]

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Revisiting the definition of "community"

One of the most popular posts on this blog has been the ongoing debate about how to “define community“. Apparently after a year of discussion people are still talking about it. Mohamed has collected a ton of various definitions from a variety of sources. To be honest, after reading that entire list, I’m still quite […]

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links for 2006-09-28

contourcase.com Great hard cases for your iPod. My case has taken some serious beatings over thousands of travel miles, but my iPod has remained in nearly new condition. (tags: iPod)

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It's Nip/Tuck Day!

Today is a big day for our Big in Japan team. Together with FX Network, we’ve launched the Nip/Tuck Fancast. The Fancast is live on the Nip/Tuck site, or you can access it directly here. We’re really proud of this project, and would love to get your feedback. It’s running smoothly and we don’t expect […]

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links for 2006-09-26

Spout “A better way to find films” – using social networking to help you pick out movies. (tags: movies socialnetwork)

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What’s the word “blog” mean?

Please bear with me while I rant… The usage of the word blog is screwed up. It means too many things. Some people say “blog” in reference to a single blog entry. Other people use “blog” to refer to a Web site that collects multiple blog entries. It’s confusing and well, honestly, referring to a […]

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What's the word "blog" mean?

Please bear with me while I rant… The usage of the word blog is screwed up. It means too many things. Some people say “blog” in reference to a single blog entry. Other people use “blog” to refer to a Web site that collects multiple blog entries. It’s confusing and well, honestly, referring to a […]

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links for 2006-09-22

I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass Funny video sharing project. (tags: humor video usergeneratedcontent) bambora.com "Bambora is a place for travelers to talk, connect and inspire. You have questions, you have answers. We’re building a travel community where expertise can be shared, new relationships can be built, and conversations […]

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