How to keep your community alive these days?
Give the community a common problem to solve and let them solve it. Here's a podcast episode about this and other ways
In my internet bubble the buzz has changed from “how do you convert your audience to a community” to “so we have a community, what now”.
What now? Indeed. We’ll focus more episodes of The Communities Show on it.
Businesses invest in communities for varied reasons
Better/cheaper support channels
Marketing and customer development
Product feedback and beta-testing
And more. Whatever justifies the budgets.
But in this episode we mostly are focusing on independent online content creators - YouTubers, bloggers/thought leaders, online course creators - they operate as small businesses and need personal communities too to be less dependent on a single platform.
/Olle drafted this text, then Grammarly checked it and then Lera told she liked it
That is it.
The text below either helps us to get a penny if you buy something from our sponsors or hopefully inspires you to support our work.
On Tuesdays at 9 AM PST/18:00 CET, there’s a community meetup about online content creators. No streaming, no recording for now.
On Wednesday at 16:00 CET we have a podcast with Vincent Boon from Giants Technology about community owners
Lera, Anna and I have selected our favourite episodes - see the front page to the right
If you’re lazy to look it up, here’s 3 cool episodes you may have missed:
Olle gave a talk about the communities and Lera made a f**k Facebook cover for it
Toss a coin to creator, your fellow creator + 13 minutes about the value of naysayers
Money, impostor syndrome - a very humane episode about online content creators
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: product, devrel, tech 🎥
Premium subscribers have access to the calendar with all upcoming live shows and community events.
The community for community builders - Alex Angel - Commsor
Running a Discord server for anime artists - Aigerim Aimova - Usagi Shop
Calculating ROI and putting business numbers to a community - Nick Dijkstra - Co-Founder & Product at Port
Why Community Owner is not a Community Manager - Vincent Boon - Giants Technology
Using online events to build sustainable communities - Jana Boruta - HashiCorp
Developer communities and developer relations in 2021 - Alex Lakatos - Fidel API, Developer Avocados Weekly
Why businesses want to own communities in 2021 - Ashley Friedlein - Guild, Econsultancy
How to monetize community builders - Carmen Taubman - Unity, Community Coach
Soft confirmation from David Spinks - Cofounder of CMX, VP Community at Bevy
Here’s the Twitter thread if you want to follow our past and future guests
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