Have discussion and content ideas to choose from by putting together your content calendar. Since a community uses endless amounts of content, you’ll need this.
People will always be coming and going in online communities. Here are the most common reasons for churn and how to fix them.
Community growth can be achieved by using tried and true methods. Use these strategies to grow significantly over time.
What does it take to moderate large online communities? It takes policy, communication, decisive action, and more. See how it’s done here.
Facebook can make it difficult to run a community on their site, they limit exposure, don’t share data, and prevent engagement. This post will help you overcome these drawbacks and help you run a successful startup community.
There are a lot of community types so when you are thinking about starting one, see what benefits you can expect.
There is a lot to keep in mind when managing and holding live community events. Use this list and checklist to help you manage events for your members.
Slack is used by thousands of communities, but there are steps you need to follow to make sure you don’t lose members.
Starting a subgroup in your community will require a lot of work. In this, post is a plan for starting and developing your group when it’s the right time.
Before you jump into building a community take some time to consider these important questions and how they will affect your plans.
When you take your support community and focus on providing the education your audience needs in other areas, you’ll get all of the benefits of run
Your customers are every where today. They are social media, in email lists, commenting on your blog posts, review sites, and everywhere else the internet is. These fans, your buyers, are your community, and the vast benefit of having them is why you need a community manager.
When you have to hit engagement targets for any reason, these fun topics should help.
Having a community can be a major plus for a company. But, to make it a successful effort for your company you’ll have to reach certain business goals. These goals can be quite varied and are based on the type of community and the business itself.
When you’ve built your community on Facebook, it takes a lot of planning to make the move to a more versatile platform. Here are plans I’ve used with Forbes communities and others to make the transition smoothly.
Whether you’ve started a community and it’s been abandoned or activity is extremely low, this post should help. Low activity happens in a lot of communities and there are many reasons why this happens. But it all comes down to members not having a reason to come back or contribute.
Do you have a large email list? If so, that’s where your community lives and it’s time to start thinking of them as the community they are. They are not simply people waiting to hear whatever content you push to them, they are your fans, your customers, and the foundation for your business.
It’s super easy to start your own Facebook group and since it is THE place to be online, why not? But once it’s started, how do you keep it active, keep people from leaving, and grow it for your business? That’s what I hope to share in this post.
You have a website where people come together. You might not think of it as a community because users don’t interact in forums and discussions, but make no mistake, if you are providing the place for buyers and sellers/renters/etc to come together it is a community.
Things That Don't Scale Have Exponential EffectsCOMMUNITYOne common piece of advice you hear while working with startups, or on a growth team is: Do things that don't scale. It's a funny quote that basically means go out there, knock on doors so to speak, talk to...