Patrick O'Keefe is the founder of the iFroggy Network, a network of websites covering various interests. He has been managing online communities since 2000 and is the author of "Managing Online Forums," a practical guide to managing online social spaces. He has been responsible for the cultivation of communities. He blogs about online community at and more at

Patrick's articles

  1. Review – Sqwark! The Book

    If you’re interested in online culture, you might pick up a copy of ‘Sqwark! The Book’. Don’t! As Patrick explains, this 2-volume monolith isn’t worth the paper it’s printed on.

  2. Review – Essential Blogging

    Have you been bitten by the blogging bug? Of the many books now emerging on the topic, Patrick’s found one that provides an ideal launch-pad for the new blogger.

  3. Buy the Ultimate Domain Name

    Buying a domain name isn’t as simple as it sounds. You’ll need to consider extensions, trademarks, registrars, pricing… and that’s before you even choose a name! Fortunately Patrick’s put together this comprehensive primer to get you started.