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How to Prevent Fraud in Online Communities

By now, pretty much everyone is comfortable doing business on the internet. We order pizza, buy books and gifts, plan vacations, and book hotels and flights and just about anything you can exchange for money. This is almost always undertaken without a second thought, but it wasn’t always this way. There was a time when buying stuff online seemed like a risky proposition, and young …

How To Build Engaged Crowd Communities

When an organization casts its net globally in the hopes of discovering new talent, finding solutions to pressing problems, or assembling a world-wide team to help accomplish a mission, the “crowd” of participants who answer the call essentially form a community, which has grown up in response to a common goal. Crowdsourcing in this way can lead to unexpected benefits and dramatic results. But the …

Why You Should Use Offline Communities To Grow Your Business

As online communities continue to grow in different business sectors, the idea of offline communities has started to take hold as an important real-world companion to the digital space. The most popular way to build an offline community is for a company or organizer to host an event such as a class, conference, or cocktail party. The event is an opportunity for your community members …

First “Mila meets Swisscom friends” Get-together

Last night, the first “Swisscom friend” get-together took place. After a successful launch of the “Swisscom Neighborhood” at the end of November, we wanted to meet you, the “Swisscom friends” and celebrate the pilot project together. The first event should be special and so we stayed in the 15th floor of the Swisscom Towers – with a great view over Zurich at night. The members …