Issue #146 | Sep 22, 2022

Community Club Weekly is a newsletter about building and growing communities, featuring collected tweets, posts, and thoughts from various Community Managers.

🙋‍♀️ How to Host an Engaging AMA: Your Step-by-Step Guide

By Shivani Shah

When it comes to driving engagement and providing real, tangible value to community members, few things hit the sweet spot in quite the way an AMA does.

That doesn’t mean this tried-and-tested community tactic is immune to the occasional flop — and there is nothing quite as disheartening for Community Managers as setting up a killer AMA and getting… crickets. Particularly as this impacts not just you, but your AMA guest too.

But when done the right, AMAs can serve to highlight your most engaged members, build relationships, facilitate knowledge sharing, and spark valuable conversations.

Here’s our expert guide to setting up and hosting an engagement-driving (cricket-free) Ask Me Anything.

How to Host an Engaging AMA

The results are in...

Last week we asked you about your community home base. This is how you responded. 

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📚 Community Content

Community blog posts, articles, podcasts, and videos from the past week.

Building Community With Your Community

How to create clear contribution opportunities for your members. 
By Taylor Harrington

Building a Business Case For Your Community Initiative

You need to build a strong business case for why a community is vital. Here's how to do it.
By Patrick Groome

The Accidental Community Manager

In his new book, Adrian provides you with the tips, tools, and frameworks to make sure you are successful as a Community Manager.
By Adrian Speyer

📆 Upcoming Events

Upcoming events, from the club and its members.

The Community Club Worldwide: San Diego Social (In-Person) — September 22 @ 4:30 p.m. PT

The 5 W's of Paid-for Communities — September 27 @ 1 p.m. ET

EU-Centered Hangout — September 28 @ 12 p.m. GMT

Proud Pivoters: Setting Yourself Up For Success & Landing the Community Manager Role — September 29 @ 3 p.m. ET

TrustCon 2022 — September 27–28  

Launch Your Career in Community Management — October 5 @ 3 p.m. ET

DevRelX Summit: Elevating the DevRel Community, Together — October 12-13 

🐦 Community Tweets

Facts. 📢
We're not mad at all. 👏
We love this 

🙌 Community Jobs

A few of the amazing community job opportunities we've spotted this week. View more roles and join the Talent Network

Community Manager @ Round

Lead Community Consultant @ Commsor

Head of Community @ Aavia

Community Leader @ Jooble

Head of Community @ Venwise

Web3 Community Manager @ Geneva

Head of National Community @ CodeBase

Community Product Manager @ Sprout Social

Community Manager @ Levellr

Head of Creator Community @ Spotify

Community Organizer @ Integrity Institute

Community Spotlight ⭐️

This week we're sending a huge shout-out to Ben Lang, Head of Community at Notion.

His recent talk, Creating a Resource Library for Your Community, taught us so much about building valuable resources and creating documentation for our communities. For those who missed it, keep an eye on our blog. 👀

Want to attend events like this? Here's a list of all our upcoming events

🧑‍🏫 Club Resource Library

Articles, podcasts, and templates from our community resource library. 

Getting Buy-in for Your Community Is Not a One-time Thing
By Oana Filip

Metrics that Matter: How to Define and Measure Your Minimum Viable Community
By Katelyn Gillum

🎧 The Community-Led Show #4: Network vs. Community with Michael Martin
By Alex Angel & Kirsti Buick

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