Issue #150 | Oct 20, 2022

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

🤝A Step-by-Step Guide for Community and Product Collaboration

Ask any Community Manager and they'll agree that cross-functional work is one of the most complicated — and necessary — parts of the job. 

At Groove, a global community for solopreneurs, their product is their community. But even so, alignment between Product and Community has not been a walk in the park. It requires consistency, clear communication, and a systematic method of collaboration, says Head of Community at Groove, Taylor Harrington.

In this article, she unpacks:

🤔 Why Product and Community should collaborate
🤝 How to collaborate with your Product team
🏗 Building the product with your community

How to Collaborate with Your Product Team

The results are in...

Last week we asked you which title best describes your role. This is how you responded. 👇

🎃 C School Scoop


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Developing and understanding community personas is a critical step in the creation and evolution of a strong community program.

In this course, you’ll explore all things personas, from defining your company’s target audience to how to research, create, and leverage your personas cross-functionally. We’ll also provide a community persona template to help you create and share personas with ease. 

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📚 Community Content

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

5 Types of Web3 Communities

A simplistic classification of web3 communities and their characteristics.
By Barnabas Atam

How to Live a Double Life: Using Customer Support Superpowers When Building Community

How to use customer service skills to enhance communities.
By Max Pete

4 Ways to Combat Imposter Syndrome on Your Team

Managers are in an important position to help employees who may be wrestling with imposter syndrome. In this article, the authors outline four steps managers can take.
By Richard Gardner and Jeff Bednar

📆 Upcoming Events

Upcoming events, from the Club and its members.

What's On The Inside Matters, Too: Building Successful Internal Communities — October 20 (that's today!) @ 1 p.m. ET

Asia-Centered Hangout — October 20 @ 5 p.m. IST 

Europe-Centered Hangout — October 26 @ 4 p.m. CET

The Community Club x Ludio: Community Game Night — October 27 @ 5 p.m. ET

🐦 Community Tweets

Remember, your community has a say. 
Auntie Shannon coming through with the wisdom. 🥰
Don't you just love superusers? 🥰

🙌 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 @ Monday

Community Manager @ Dovetail

Community Manager @ Sylva

Community Manager @ TikTok US

Divisional VP, Communications and Community @ Co-op

Marketing and Community Associate @ The Portfolio Collective

Senior Community Manager @ CoachHub

Community Manager @ Fiverr

Community Manager, Developers @ Discord

Web3 Community Marketing Manager @ HAL.

Community Spotlight ⭐️

This week we're sending a huge shout-out to Community Manager at Aviyel, Ijeoma Onwuka

She recently hosted the Community Club's second Africa-centred Hangout, bringing together current and aspiring Community Managers from African time zones! 

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

🧑‍🏫 Club Resource Library

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

✍️ Why Community Personas Are an Essential Community-building Tool (template included!)
By Pam Magwaza

✍️ Why Empathy is a Key Community Management Skill
By Kirsti Lang

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

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