5 Ways to Encourage and Nurture New Community Members
Building a new community is exciting, but many online forums struggle with getting people involved in the new venture and those issues only compound as the community matures. Becoming integrated into an established forum can be intimidating for new members but without new support, your online community could falter. Don't let that happen! Your cause is too important.
With that in mind, we put together this list of the top ways a forum can encourage new community members and help them become integrated into the site's community.Read more...
The One Thing All Amazing Community Managers Do
Failure can be a nagging fear in the back of your mind for all new community initiatives. It’s not just you and it’s not just paranoia: over 30% of communities reported failure due to lack of internal support.
Just by knowing this, you are on on your way to becoming an amazing community manager for your organization.
You’ve put your blood, sweat, tears, and budget into your current community. Don’t let that effort go to waste. You can increase your internal support through having a tactical measurement strategy.Read more...
Encouraging Employee Participation in Your Online Community
On the topic of employee participation in online communities, Richard Millington of FeverBee says it most succinctly:
“Your employees probably aren’t keen to help you build a community. It’s more work for them. It’s not even in their job description. If you force them to get involved, you’re going to get the minimum effort.”Read more...
Forumbee and GDPR
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets a new standard for how companies use and protect EU citizens’ data. It will take effect from May 2018.
At Forumbee we worked hard to prepare for GDPR to ensure that we fulfill its obligations and maintain our transparency about how we process data. We've now completed our GDPR readiness program.
Here is an overview of GDPR and how we prepared for it at Forumbee:Read more...
Slack integration is here!
We are excited to announce our integration with Slack is now available! Slack is a communication tool for teams that organizes messages into channels. Now your team can get instant updates in Slack about activity happening in your Forumbee community.Read more...