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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

Job Board Update: 10 Candidates & 10 Job Openings

Lots of new job openings and job seekers! Community Job Seekers Community Manager/ Social Media PR Guru  (Boston, MA) Online Community Manager/Executive, 10+ Years Experience  (San Francisco, CA) “community person”/blogging black-belt for hire  (New York, NY) Online Community Manager  (San Francisco Bay Area, California) Online News/Content Media Professional  (Southeastern US) Social Media Video Producer, Distributor, & Consultant  (Boston, MA) Social Media […]

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Imitation Community: Follow-up

Original Photo by TheImageGroup A few weeks back, I took the “insight community” vendors (specifically Communispace) to task on their approach to the creation of “insight communities”. My beef was not with the idea of using small groups, but with the way that such small groups are being used without any type of larger community […]

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Rapid Fire – Saturday, June 28

Daily Online Examiner » Blog Archive » NBC Reminded That In Web 2.0, News Won’t Keep I have to say, I’m on the side of canning the guy who posted this. Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Especially if you’re trying to notify next of kin for crying outloud. Tags: news, dailylinks Facebook […]

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Weekend LEGO Fun

The blog was terribly quiet last week as I found myself in 2 solid days of usability testing and an on-site client presentation, with a trip that involved thunderstorms, buses, taxies, rental cars, and small airports. As a way to make up for the quiet, I’m passing along some fantastic LEGO creations that I’ve found […]

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FFF: red bridge

I don’t know exactly how the photographer pulled this photo off (photoshop? coloring a IR photo? just great scene selection?) but it’s an amazing photo. red bridge Originally uploaded by pink_emmie_bat

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Dell Small Business Blog Interview

The fantastic Amie Paxton from the Dell Community team interviewed me about ambassador programs and their impact/effect on small businesses. Check out the interview on the Dell Small Business blog where I answer these questions. Q: What is an ambassador program, and why is it necessary to create ambassador programs? Q: In your opinion, what […]

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Social Media Club Dallas – this week!

If you’re in Dallas (or interested in traveling), this month’s Social Media Club Dallas holds some fun content in store. Thanks again to Lauren for once again pulling together the event! Our very own Diana (@Sollitaire) will be discussing her grad studies in cyber anthropology and latest project. This is one meeting you won’t want […]

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Email spam survey – please help

My friend Andromeda is working on a project that she describes as: A survey on email spam filtering to get a better idea of the situation and what people really need to properly handle email spam. (Can also get a 60 day free trial of software if you complete the survey) Results will be published […]

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Rapid Fire – Sunday, June 22

A Redesign at Skype – Bits – Technology – New York Times Blog “Josh Silverman, Skype’s president, says it was time to evolve Skype’s user interface. The service started out by offering free audio calls but has gradually added other kinds of communication, like video calls, file-sharing, and text chats. The main purpose of the […]

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The evolution of the community “industry”

This past week was pretty amazing, starting by heading to San Francisco for the Online Community Unconference. Last year, I probably knew or knew of 50-75% of the crowd. This year, the crowd was substantially bigger, but I only knew or knew of maybe 40 people of 250. Not only that, the crowd was an […]

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