Making Web Communities Work

By Deane Barker on January 9, 2004

12 Variables for Understanding Online Communites: Whether or not a Web community thrives or sputters had always been kind of a hit-or-miss affair. This article identifies the 12 most important variables.

The twelve variables we’ve selected are most likely not all that exist, just the ones we find most important in our thinking right now. These variables struck us as important ways in which communities are differentiated despite the type of software chosen to carry a given community.

Via eLearnSpace.