Companies and Communities

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About the author:
Dawn Foster is a consultant, community manager, event organizer, blogger, podcaster, technology enthusiast and business professional. She provides consulting services for companies wanting to engage with online communities and has more than 13 years of experience in business and technology with expertise in strategic planning, management, market research, social media, blogging, podcasting, rss, community building, web 2.0, and open source software.

Dawn regularly blogs about online communities as the author of the Fast Wonder Blog, and she blogs for GigaOM's WebWorkerDaily. She is the community evangelist for Shizzow, a co-founder of Legion of Tech and is an organizer for the Portland BarCamp and Ignite Portland events.

Dawn holds an MBA from Ashland University and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Kent State University. Previously, she worked at Intel, Jive Software, Compiere, and a Midwestern manufacturing company in positions ranging from Unix system administrator to market researcher to community manager to open source strategist.

You can read Dawn's Fast Wonder Blog to learn more about her ideas.

Companies and Communities

Participating without being sleazy

Authored by Dawn M. Foster

Companies and Communities is focused on helping your company get real business value out of participating in online communities and social media. This book contains practical advice and suggestions for how companies can engage with online communities and social media sites. It includes guiding principles, blogs and blogging, Twitter, social networks (Facebook and MySpace), custom corporate communities, community management and more.

Publication Date:
1442142731 / 9781442142732
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Computers / Internet / General

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