Community Building on the Web: Secret Strategies for Successful Online Communities (Google eBook)
What's the point of creating a great Web site if no one goes there-or worse, if people come but never return? How do some sites, such as America Online, EBay, and GeoCities, develop into Internet communities with loyal followings and regular repeat traffic? How can Web page designers and developers create sites that are vibrant and rewarding?
Amy Jo Kim, author of "Community Building on the Web" and consultant to some of the most successful Internet communities, is an expert at teaching how to design sites that succeed by making new visitors feel welcome, rewarding member participation, and building a sense of their own history. She discusses important design strategies, interviews influential Web community-builders, and provides the reader with templates and questionnaires to use in building their own communities.
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The Internet has never been about finding information as much as it has been about finding people who created the information. Kim, designer of web communities for America Online and Adobe, has ... Read full review
Amy, I'm so glad to see that you finished the book. I really enjoyed working with you and just wanted to say Thanks for your kind words and a great book.