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Issue #155 | Nov 23, 2022

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

🤝 How to Strategize Alongside Your Community to Deliver Value

 

The best communities are built not for but with your community members.

It can be tempting to build the community you or your business wants, but no one will want to join if it doesn’t bring them value. Involving your members from the start can help you build the community they want to be a part of and help you achieve business results.

In this blog post, Principal Marketing Manager of Offline Community & Advocacy at HubSpot, Christina Garnett, unpacks how to:

👫 Find community-market fit

🤝 Achieve business and community alignment

🛠 Start building your community

How to Start Strategizing with Your Community

The results are in....


Last week we asked if you're currently a part of a Community of Practice. This is how you answered. 👇

✨ Are you among the 30% not part of a CoP? We can help!


We've been working on a resource to help connect professionals across industries to a community of their peers — meet our collection of 130+ professional Communities of Practice!

Our CoPs guide is filterable by industry (marketing, sales, product, etc.), platform, size, paid/free, and access openness. 

We’ve made this list as comprehensive as possible, but there are bound to be some we’ve missed! If you know of any, please drop us a message.
Access the list

🍨 C School Scoop


New course: Managing Developer Communities


Oh hey, C Schoolers! A brand-new course is ready for you to dig into: Managing Developer Communities: An Introduction to DevRel, in partnership with our friends over at Forem.

In it, you can expect to learn:

❓What a dev community is
🗺 How to navigate the ecosystem
🙋The various developer roles
➕ more

Best part? It’s totally free.
Start learning

📚 Community Content

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

3 Human Reasons Why People Join Online Community Forums

Engage your customers with a vibrant and modern online customer community forum. A customer community helps to increases loyalty, reduce support costs, and deliver feedback.
By Nuala Cronin

 

How a Non-traditional Career Path Led Taylor to Building Communities at AltMBA and Groove

In this podcast episode, Nityesh Agarwal speaks to the Head of Community at Groove, Taylor Harrington, about her pivot to community. 
By Nityesh Agarwal
 

4 Principles for Building Sticky DAO Communities

A guide for building habit-forming DAO communities. 
By Barnabas Atam

📆 Upcoming Events

Upcoming events, from the Club and its members.

The Community Club x Ludio: Community Game Night — November 29 @ 2 p.m. ET

Europe-Centered Hangout — November 30 @ 4 p.m. Amsterdam Time

🐦 Community Tweets

This is a great thread! 🔥
Club Slack is a great place to find others who can relate. 👫
Build with intention. 👷‍♂️ 

🙌 Community Jobs

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

Director of Community @ Fiverr

Community Manager @ Watershed

Community of Practice Builder and Strategist @ Promising Trouble

Head of Community @ Stream Native

Head of Community @ Immutable

Head of Community @ Glide

Senior Community Engagement Manager @ Airbnb

Operations & Membership Manager @ Dreamers & Doers 

Global Community Engagement Lead @ Square

Community Engagement Manager @ Atlassian

Community Spotlight ⭐️

This week we're sending a huge shout-out to the Director of Community at Nomadic Matt, Erica Virvo Hackman! 🥳

Erica recently hosted an AMA on community engagement on Club Slack. Her responses to our community's burning questions were insightful, actionable, and extremely valuable. 

Want to attend events like this one? Check out our events page

🧑‍🏫 Club Resource Library

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

✍️ 5 Common Community Management Mistakes and How to Fix Them
By Pam Magwaza

✍️ Onboarding New Community Members: How to Scale as Your Community Grows
By Andrew Claremont

✍️ Community Architecture: Build it Right, and They Will Come
By Noele Flowers

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