It's been a busy year of building communities: for CMX, SF Community Managers, startup clients, Scribd, and in my own personal life. Here are 30 concrete things I've taken away from 2014.
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
This post made it to the top of Hacker News today. I give myself my first ever Hacker News high-five, but also I realize that really means nothing in the grand scheme of things. So there... I spent last week in New York, discovering the differences between their tech scene and ours here in the … Continue reading The Three Key Differences between the SF and NY Tech Scene
This post was originally published on My Community Manager's "Community Manager Appreciate Day" blog. I wrote this post for them after they asked for my "community story". Here we go... I spent most of my formative years dreaming I’d become an editor for a big publishing house in New York City. I imagined I would … Continue reading My Journey Into Community Management