Consulting Decision: Community Direction

A few weeks ago, I asked for feedback here, and on, on the idea of me getting into consulting. I appreciate the feedback that I received.

My decision is that I am going to do it. I plan to take a laid back approach to it and see how it goes. I’m going to launch a website, link it up and see what happens. I’m not really interested in cold calling or any of that. If I spot someone who might be interested, I’ll contact them, but that’s the extent of “marketing.”

Anyway, I’m looking forward to getting into it. After an exaustive search of available domain names, I’ve decided to call the operation Community Direction. The website will be at Here’s the logo:

So, if you, or anyone you happen to know, may be in need of such a service, I’d definitely appreciate you mentioning keeping me in mind or mentioning me! Thanks.

Patrick O'Keefe

Managing online communities since 2000, I publish a collective of websites known as the iFroggy Network. I wrote the book Managing Online Forums and, as a public speaker, have presented for organizations like CNN, institutions like Australian National University and conferences like SXSW. More about me.


James Seligman

about 14 years ago

Great idea Patrick! I thought about doing something similar, but I just couldn't find the time to do it. I know there is a need for it. I have been contacted many times before to help someone out. James



about 14 years ago

Thanks, Mr. Seligman. :)


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