Resources for Online Communities in the Best of the Web Directory

Resources for Online Communities

Building Community: Online Resources

Array of community network papers and presentations from various authors. With community networking stories.

Corner Ways

Offers designing, consulting, and training services for community building endeavors. With introductions on the jargons and essentials of community development.

Full Circle Associates

Consulting practice of Nancy White, offers communication, online community development, facilitation, and project management services for commercial and non-profit organizations.


Solution for automatically connecting various online accounts and web applications with each other.


Instant and customizable comment system for websites with IP banning and features for allowing visitors to create, quote, edit, or report comments.


Website and blog comment system supporting comment threading, reply-by-email, email notifications, the creation of commenter profiles, and moderation blacklisting.

Let Me Apologize

Provides users a place for freely stating apologies or seeking demands that may be serious, humorous, or embarrassing.

Online Community Building Concepts

Guidelines to online community building on the Internet by Gail Ann Williams.


Allows users to build a profile and publish a badge that can be used on blogs, social network pages, or websites to display or advertise skills the user is proud of.

Virtual Communities

Comprehensive collection of resources helpful in discussing, learning about, analyzing, implementing, and troubleshooting online communities.

Where Do You Go

Allows users to create heat maps to represent the frequency of their visits to certain locations based on Foursquare check-ins. Makes use of Google Maps.

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