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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

Job Board Updates: 9 New Candidates & 10 New Job Opportunities

Lots of new job openings and job seekers! Community Job Seekers  Seeking community role within MMO or social network – UK based or remote  (UK based – or remote) Seeking Remote Online Community Management Opportunity  (Global) B2B Community Strategist and Manager  (Los Angeles, CA) Community Manager seeking Work at Home employment  (Huntington Beach, California) Community Manager/ Social Media PR […]

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Upcoming conference speaking

This month has me speaking at several events on some fun panels. If you’re interested, here are the details. I hope to see you in person! iMedia Brand Summit – Customer Collaboration: Focus on What Matters and Forget the Rest Your customers are talking about their experiences with your brand every day, but you’re not […]

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FFF: bamboo forest

bamboo forest/ 50mm f1.4 ness Originally uploaded by youngdoo

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Rapid Fire – Thursday, September 11

Backlash: Anti-DRM Protesters Trash Spore’s Amazon Rating “Spore, the long awaited new game from SimCity creator Will Wright, has been critically well-received, so what’s up with its Amazon.com score? As of this posting, the game, despite being #1 on Amazon, has 1,494 one star ratings from gamers who are upset about the game’s DRM. Here […]

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Jake’s 9/11 Story

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you’re probably growing tired of this post once a year. But you may also remember that I’ve promised myself to read this story every year for at least 10 years after 9/11. http://www.communityguy.com/911story/ This story was written on the first anniversary of 9/11, and as you […]

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Focusing on the wrong things.

Seriously? It never ceases to amaze me how much time is wasted on pointless, silly issues in offices. Imagine if the same time used to develop this sign was put into figuring out how to increase profits enough to allow for additional creamer purchases. Along these lines, Citigroup is cutting color copies and Blackberries. I […]

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Job Board Update: 8 New Candidates & 10 New Job Opportunities

Lots of new job openings and job seekers! Community Job Seekers Seeking Remote Online Community Management Opportunity  (Global) B2B Community Strategist and Manager  (Los Angeles, CA) Community Manager seeking Work at Home employment  (Huntington Beach, California) Community Manager/ Social Media PR Guru  (Boston, MA) Online Community Manager/Executive, 10+ Years Experience  (San Francisco, CA) Online Community Manager  (San Francisco Bay Area, California) […]

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Rapid Fire – Sunday, September 07

Chronic Logic – Games This game has gotten some good reviews. I’ve downloaded the Mac version and can’t wait to try it out on one of my man plan trips this month. Tags: games, macapps, dailylinks CIA, FBI push ‘Facebook for spies’ – CNN.com “We have found that participation in A-Space crosses every conceivable age […]

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Rapid Fire – Thursday, September 04

Google Chrome Google has released a new Web browser that, in theory, reimagines the browser experience. The feature highlights address some really core issues that have caused problems in the way the browser experience has grown up over the years. No Mac client yet (boo) but you have the ability to not send your browsing […]

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Community Organizing is Social Media

(I’ll warn you in advance, this is a politics-influenced rant, but it does relate to community issues!) During last night’s keynote speech by Rudy Giuliani at the Republican National Convention, Giuliani poked at Barack Obama’s former work as a community organizer with a smirk. Giuliani was clearly implying that community organizing was a joke, an […]

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