Ghost of Midnight

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Local Online Changes

Posted on Sunday, January 14, 2007 by No comments yet

David Wilcox writes about changes in the field of local online and links to several examples in England, France and the United States:

The early models of local online communities – like Oncom – aimed to replicated physical proximity online. “Please come to our your space and contribute ….” Some local interests did, many didn’t, and it proved difficult to get a sustainable mix of funding, advertising, and volunteer effort.

I submitted a comment to his blog about Front Porch Forum… a new model that showing early promise.

Posted in: Community Building, Front Porch Forum, Local Online

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