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Forum One Networks Expands Their Consulting Offerings to Include a Suite of Comprehensive Social Media Training and Strategy Development Programs


San Francisco, CA – August 5, 2009 – Forum One Networks, a division of Forum One Communications, specializing in strategy and research for online communities, has expanded their strategic consulting service offerings to include social media strategy and executive social media roundtables and briefings in addition to their online community strategy programs.

Forum One Networks’ social media strategy services include: participation guidelines and policy development, training and certification for social media participation, monitoring programs and engagement strategies. With a rich repository of practice data and a large network of online community and social media professionals, Forum One Networks offers custom briefings and executive roundtables on many social media topics including: metrics and reporting, social media budgets, ROI, staffing and compensation, member engagement, identity and reputation, and platform and services vendor selection.

Forum One Networks, Chief Community Officer, Bill Johnston leads the team of senior advisors, researchers, and event facilitators in their social media consulting programs. Johnston has been building large-scale online communities since 1999, including a portfolio of online communities and blogs from Autodesk and TechRepublic. “Our firm has monitored social media and online community trends for over fourteen years and we’ve been actively collecting data for the past five years from our network of over 8,000 online community and social media professionals. With our expertise in social media and online community, our extended network and research from the Online Community Research Network, we are positioned to help large and small companies build cost effective and actionable social media programs,” says Johnston.

For more information about Forum One Networks’ social media consulting services, please contact Bill Johnston,

About Forum One Networks
Forum One Networks is a division of Forum One Communications, a web strategy and development group based in Alexandria, Virginia, with offices in the California Bay Area. Forum One Networks produces events, conducts research, and provides networking and strategic consulting for online community and social media professionals.


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