David Spinks | How to measure friendships for your boss

Intense yet lovely conversation with David Spinks about community metrics, reporting and hard topics like social norms vs business norms.

This “young chick” has no authority! David Spinks, the legend himself comes to the show and she tells him that he is wrong and “only creepy people“ do it, then brings in arguments like “you don’t measure friendships“. David retaliates with “what is the ROI of your mom“, then talks about social norms and business norms.

Anna immediately builds the tension with sensitive privacy questions and I feel like I have no other option than to take a stupid fanboy hat 🧢 so the show has a protagonist to elevate the guest up.

It is a very intense and fun episode. I am relistening to it for the third time now, as I am typing this text and I am still picking new bits of information.

David tweeted that he enjoyed The Community Show experience and all I have to say is that our weekly video podcast is almost fully booked for 2021 🥂.

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Next show:
Wednesday at 7 AM PST/16:00 CET: The 4 of us show with Piotr.

At this point we’ve stopped nailing down the topics for our shows in advance: lovely people come and hang out with us live on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook, then we publish the best 30 minutes for you all to enjoy 🥰

  • Alex Angel, Commsor

  • Tom Ross, Design Cuts

  • Rick Turoczy, PIE

  • Tristan Pollock, CTO.ai, 500 Startups

  • Steph Smith, growth marketer, writer, and indie maker

  • Laís de Oliveira, On Deck

  • Erin Mikail Staples, Orbit

  • Tersha Willis, terrible.group

  • Pauline Narvas, Gitpod

  • Yuval Yarden, Venwise

  • Jenny Weigle, Chief Community Officer & Community Strategy Consultant

Here’s the Twitter list with our speakers for you to find who to follow.

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The Community Show Hosts:

Community builders and digital content creators. Available for contract work.

  • Lera: artist, full-time gen z, queen 👑

  • Anna: founder, writer, engineer 👩🏻‍🔬

  • Olle: tech, relations, occasional cringe 🎥

  • Piotr: very likeable man of many talents 🧉