Community Chat Weekly is a newsletter about building and growing communities, featuring collected tweets, posts and thoughts from various community managers.
We're trying something new at Community Chat - an ongoing series of events, including networking sessions, AMAs, fireside chats, and more! We've got three upcoming events, click below to RSVP and get a calendar invite for any of them!
June 26th at 5pm EST - Community Networking on Icebreaker
July 2nd at 3pm EST - AMA with Holly Firestone
July 9 at 3pm EST - AMA with Brian Oblinger
Community is a hot topic right now and the world of community is exploding with new tools and platforms. We get asked all the time about various tools in the community space, or if we've heard of a new product that just launched.
We started keeping track of community tools, and have compiled them all into the graphic you see below.
In total we mapped 137 tools across 11 different categories. 45% of these tools are less than 3 years old!
We're always looking for new faces to include in our weekly Tweets and blog posts!
Where do you go for training and community resources?
Reach out to Ted if he can be helpful!
A handful of recommended readings from the past week.
Carrie Melissa Jones shares 6 great tips for bringing your offline community online, definitely a must read for anyone transitioning online right now!
Holly Firestone shares the stories of how she got to where she is today in her community career, starting ten years ago.
A new addition to the Community Chat Weekly newsletter, we're now featuring some of the best open jobs in community!
Community Manager @ FieldKit
Community Manager @ vidIQ