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Great reads from around the web on May 20th

Amy Sample Ward

"After running successful community websites in London's challenging Kings Cross I wanted to help other communities achieve the same sense of empowerment and communication. If you like charts for understanding trending and relationships, this is a great one! Well, #CharityTuesday was started as a way of creating visibility for orgs using Twitter, get them talking to each other instead of just broadcasting information, and more.

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New on SSIR: Give Permission to Peer Influence

Amy Sample Ward

When I say “give permission,&# in this post, I’m really saying that you should balance the herding and collecting of the community with the encouragement and empowerment for the community to go wherever it wants with your message or information. What’s so great about the chart from Forrester at the top of this post is that it shows you a great way to view segments of your database in an influential way.

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