When I tell my friends who are NOT community builders that I had an event with 20 RSVPs and 5 people show up. "That's so awful. Are you sure this is a good strategy?" When I tell my friends who ARE community builders that I had an event with 20 RSVPs and 5 people show up. … Continue reading The Real Difference Between Community Builders and Ordinary People
30 tips and tricks from the founders of ProductHunt, Quibb, and The Fetch. These are the key learnings from the SFCMGR event on June 4. If you couldn't make it, here's what you missed.
June must unofficially be Community Manager Awareness Month because there are so many amazing events going on. The two I'm most looking forward to are ForumCon and CMX Summit. Here's a sneak peak at what I can't wait to see.
I think it was three weeks ago that Dan and I organized Hackendo: an Internet of Things Hackathon. Maybe two weeks? I've lost track of time ever since. We created the event for a variety of reasons and with the help of so many others along the way. But we got asked a lot of … Continue reading Why and How I Organized a Collaborative Hackathon
Google+ Hangouts are all the rage these days, and for good reason. They bring people together from all over the world, help them create a brand and voice for themselves, and allow people to connect about niche topics. It's amazing what video can do in terms of making connections for people in a virtual world. … Continue reading Organizing Your Community’s First Google+ Hangout