• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 11. Killing Your Community …Noth... > All Good Things Must Come to an End

All Good Things Must Come to an End

You can’t just end a community, but you can end a community site. It ends for different reasons. In the business world, companies go out of business, go through a merger, or shift priorities. In the personal realm, people can burn out, get too busy, or just lose interest.

In March of 1998, Netscape proudly announced the creation of Professional Connections, a community center for Internet professionals to meet and talk. (I worked with Netscape as a contractor on the design of the forums.) The forums were a success, and drew thousands.


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint