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Smart guide

The Smart Guide to Community Management Online

Community management online can be very intimidating when you’re getting started. After all, “community” can be such a vague concept. What makes online communities work? What can ruin them? Most of all, what should your role be in making sure the community you’ll be managing flourishes?

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Keep your online community enagaged

How to Keep Your Online Community Engaged

The past few years have taught us that all kinds of communities aren’t just powerful, they’re essential. But for community managers, unlocking all that potential, especially with limited in-person meeting options, is devilishly difficult. You need to appeal to a huge variety of community members, find engaging content, and just make it worth people’s time.

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Communities Keeping Us Connected

5 Examples of Online Communities Keeping Us Connected in 2021

Online communities can be pretty hit or miss. In the best of times, they’re life-changing, deeply engaging, and, dare we say, even profound. But bad practices like poor engagement, no management, and no way to connect the right people mean that few live up to their potential.

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Smart guide

The Smart Guide to Community Management Online

Community management online can be very intimidating when you’re getting started. After all, “community” can be such a vague concept. What makes online communities work? What can ruin them? Most of all, what should your role be in making sure the community you’ll be managing flourishes?

Read more...
Keep your online community enagaged

How to Keep Your Online Community Engaged

The past few years have taught us that all kinds of communities aren’t just powerful, they’re essential. But for community managers, unlocking all that potential, especially with limited in-person meeting options, is devilishly difficult. You need to appeal to a huge variety of community members, find engaging content, and just make it worth people’s time.

Read more...
Communities Keeping Us Connected

5 Examples of Online Communities Keeping Us Connected in 2021

Online communities can be pretty hit or miss. In the best of times, they’re life-changing, deeply engaging, and, dare we say, even profound. But bad practices like poor engagement, no management, and no way to connect the right people mean that few live up to their potential.

Read more...
6 Best Practices for Moderating Online Communities

6 Best Practices for Moderating Online Communities

It’s no secret that as online communities get bigger, effectively moderating them gets harder and harder. The irony is that bigger communities also need effective moderation even more to ensure the community remains a positive and useful place to spend time. So, as a community manager, you’re stuck with a job that’s getting harder as it’s getting more important.

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Wiritng Guidelines

Writing Guidelines (a.k.a. Code of Honor) For Your Online Community

Every online community from the humblest Facebook group to the biggest corporate projects needs community guidelines. They are the foundation of a community, shaping its culture and how it responds to all kinds of challenges.

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Grow Your Professional Community

How to Grow Your Professional Community Online (Organically)

For anyone who was still skeptical, the pandemic has proven that we can build and sustain thriving professional networks online. At the same time, the value and importance of these networks has only grown with all the challenges connected with hosting in-person community events.

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Resources to build a thriving online community

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  • How to grow a thriving online community
  • 10 reasons why online communities don't make it