If your company is ready to take part in the social web, this book will help you get started. Whether you're creating a new site from scratch or reworking an existing site, Building Social Web Applications helps you choose the tools appropriate for your audience so you can build an infrastructure that will promote interaction and help the community coalesce. You'll also learn about business models for various social web applications, with examples of member-driven, customer-service-driven, and contributor-driven sites.
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Gavin Bell is one of a group of volunteers behind talkeuro.com, development notes for which are on betageek.co.uk. Gavin designs social web applications for the Nature Publishing Group. He is an interaction designer, community advocate and product manager. His weblog is takeoneonion.org.
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