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MeetButter
Online Workshops Smooth As Butter
Dice
Discover events and live streams from around the world
Chaordix Blog
Co-creation & crowd innovation news and tips
The Perfect Store: Inside eBay
If you want to truly understand the Internet economy, The Perfect Store is indispensable.
The Great Good Place
Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community
Forem
For Empowering Community 🌱
Noele Flowers
Running all things community at Teachable, a platform that helps online entrepreneurs create and sell online courses.
Carter Gibson
Internal Community Programs Lead @ Google | I write about my passions
Carter Gibson
Growing and advancing Google's Culture | Originator and lead of Google's Internal Community Management Team
Online Communities
Fewer, truer fans.
Community-In-a-Box
How to Build Event-Driven Professional Communities
The Developer Mindset
Insightful information about how developers think & advice on how to engage with them
Habitate
Don’t just build a company. Grow a community.
Chaordix
The beginning of many beautiful relationships
Adrian Speyer
Head of Community at Vanilla Forums
Vanilla Forums
Vanilla provides a modern customer community platform to organizations who want to improve customer service, increase advocacy, and strengthen brand loyalty.
GroupApp
Online Community & Course Creation Platform For Creators
Toucan
Your New Social Experience
VideoAsk (by Typeform)
The most effortless way to have asynchronous video conversations. Engage your community, recruit new talent, and much more
Mixily
Hosting your event just got easier.
mmhmm
A new way to communicate via video — both in real-time and asynchronously.
Localist
The Community Event Platform
Superfans
The Easy Way to Stand Out, Grow Your Tribe, and Build a Successful Business
Venessa Paech
Australia's leading online communities specialist
Australian Community Managers
The centre of excellence for online community training, resources and career development
Zmurl
Host delightful Zoom events.
Institute of Belonging
The Institute of Belonging is a living lab for people who love bringing people together.
Honeycommb
Launch a beautiful social network you own & control with minimal effort, cost, and time.
Get Together
A show about ordinary people building extraordinary communities that bridge the gaps between us
Stream
Build a brand, manage virtual events, and start a Zoom livestream.
Home Game Comic
The community management web comic that chronicles the adventures of community managers seeking sanity in the midst of a global pandemic.
Jake McKee
CEO and Lead strategist at Community5
Erin Wayne
Director of Community and Creator Marketing at Twitch
Quorum
Chat with subscriptions built in
inSided
The only customer success community platform built to help B2B SaaS improve customer success and retention.
Community Pulse
CMGR & Devrel professionals looking for info on community building? This is the podcast for you.
The Business Value of Developer Relations
How and Why Technical Communities are Key to your Success
Mac Reddin
Drinking tea and building communities with at Commsor
Playgroup
Modern forum software made for engaging online communities.
Community Finder podcast
Interviews with community builders
Get Together
How to build a community with your people
Bailey Richardson
Co-author of Get Together | Partner at People & Company
Mindy D
Head of Community at Patreon | Previously at Imgur, Secret, Seedcamp
Chalk
Instant, secure voice rooms
Kevin William David
Director of Community at AngelList ✌🏻 | No 1 Hunter on ProductHunt | Helped over 2000+ companies launch
NationBuilder
Software designed to power your organizations, movements, and campaigns.
Ankit Shah
Community Product Partnerships at Facebook | Founder of Tea With Strangers | Meaning seeking | Community building
Jono Bacon
Community strategy consultant | Previously Director of community at GitHub, Canonical, XPRIZE | Author of People Powered
Rachel Happe
Co-founder of Community Roundtable | I believe in the power of community to enable human potential. Fascinated by social dynamics & false truths.
Shannon Emery
Community Manager at Higher Logic | Previously at Blackbaud
Jeremy Meiss
Head of DevRel & Community at CircleCI | Previously at Solace, Auth0, XDA
Tessa Kriesel
Head of Developer Community at Twitter | Founder at Devocate, Outspoken Women | OSS Developer
Patrick O'Keefe
Builder of online platforms and community products and experiences | Host Community Signal | Author of Managing Online Forums
Richard Millington
Founder of FeverBee | Author of The Indispensable Community & Buzzing Communities| Writes and speaks about building successful online communities
Carrie Melissa Jones
Founder of workwithgather | Author of Building Brand Communities | Previously at CMX
Mary Thengvall
Author 📚 | Director of Developer Relations at Camunda 🥑 | #DevRelWeekly newsletter | Host CommunityPulse
Andy McIlwain
Senior Community Manager at GoDaddyPro | Otherwise: Web geek | Meetup organizer | Caffeinated doodler | Blogger
Greg Isenberg
I build internet communities at Late Checkout | Previously founded Islands (Acquired by WeWork)
Matthew Kobach
Content Marketing at Fast. Marketing | Content | Creativity | Life. Previously at NYSE
Evan Hamilton
Director of Community at Reddit | Previosuly at CMX, Coursera, UserVoice
Rosie Sherry
I ❤️ building communities | Leads community Indie Hackers | Previously founded Ministry of Testing
Brian Oblinger
Community | CX | Leadership | Tech | Co-host of IB4TL | Previously at DataRobot, Alteryx
Erica Kuhl
CEO & Founder of Erica Kuhl Consulting | Former VP Community at Salesforce | Community Builder & Dreamer
Shreyas Narayanan
Community Manager at Tyk | Open source advocate Avocado | Previously at CoinList, Constellation , HasGeek
Holly Firestone
Community Strategist. Head of Community at Venafi! Previously at Salesforce, Atlassian.
David Spinks
Founder of CMX, VP Community Bevy
Geneva
The all-in-one platform for communities helping to push the world forward 🌼
Smol Coach
Fastest, easiest way to create online paid classes
Serena Road
Community building for charities
Jono Bacon
Jono Bacon is a leading community strategy, execution author, consultant, and speaker.
Mary Thengvall
Mary Thengvall is a connector of people at heart, personally and professionally.
Erica Kuhl
Erica is passionate about transforming the way you team up with your customers through community.
Evan Hamilton
Evan Hamilton talks retention strategies, community building, collaboration, and tech.
Holly Firestone
Community Strategist. Heading community at Venafi | Previously Salesforce & Atlassian
Higher Logic
Insights and advice on how private, cloud-based platforms can transform your organization into a community.
The Community Roundtable
Community Rountable's Blog on Community
Community Folks
Bringing all the community professionals where they can teach as well as learn from others
Khoros
Khoros news, industry insights, best practices, and more from our own community experts.
DevRel Weekly
DevRel Weekly brings you a curated list of articles, job postings, and events on a weekly basis
Feverbee
Sharing dvice on online community management, strategy, measurement and calculating ROI.
Vanilla Forums
Expert advice on managing online communities
CMX Blog
Find The Insights You Need To Build Thriving Communities
DevRel Summit
DevRel Summit has always been focused on resourcing locally and investing back into the community
DevRelCon
DevRelCon and DevXcon are an international series of conferences for people who build developer communities and developer experiences.
Dinner5
Dinner5 is a monthly dinner series hosted by Community5 CEO, Jake McKee.
Community Chat
The world's top community builders, one truly digital conference
Swarm
Australia’s Community Management Conference
CMX Summit
CMX's Annual Conference of Community Managers
The Power of Ritual
Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices
The Indispensable Community
how top community professionals have stopped chasing engagement instead built communities neither they, nor their members, can live without
Working in Public
The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software
Buzzing Communities by Feverbee
Buzzing Communities cuts through the fluff to offer a clear process for creating thriving online communities.
People Powered
Harness the power of communitie to drive value and revenue
The Art of Community
Charles Vogl outlines seven ancient principles organizations can follow to create robust, thriving, positive communities
Building Brand Communities
The guide for organizations gathering people to transform their brand and field
Community Chat
Get the latest interesting thoughts, resources and tips in the community building world
Community Manager Breakfast
Gather
Sign up for Inspiration, Calm, and Purpose
Rosieland
Every week I gather relevant articles, news and resources in community managment
co-matter
Sign up to receive monthly curated insights on the future of community
Airmeet
Airmeet is an all-in-one platform to host immersive events and build real connections, online.
Circle
The modern community platform for creators
Geneva
The all-in-one platform for communities helping to push the world forward 🌼
Get Together
How to build a community with your people
Hopin
Hopin is a online events platform where you can create engaging online events that connect people around the globe.
In before the Lock
In Before The Lock is a podcast from Erica Kuhl and Brian Oblinger about community, customer experience, and leadership at scale.
Khoros
Khoros news, industry insights, best practices, and more from our own community experts.
Masters of Community
Deep dive with an incredible community expert
Playgroup
Modern forum software made for engaging online communities.
Run the World
The new way of bringing like-minded people together
mmhmm
A new way to communicate via video — both in real-time and asynchronously.
Forem
For Empowering Community 🌱
Habitate
Don’t just build a company. Grow a community.
Chaordix
The beginning of many beautiful relationships
Vanilla Forums
Vanilla provides a modern customer community platform to organizations who want to improve customer service, increase advocacy, and strengthen brand loyalty.
GroupApp
Online Community & Course Creation Platform For Creators
Honeycommb
Launch a beautiful social network you own & control with minimal effort, cost, and time.
Quorum
Chat with subscriptions built in
inSided
The only customer success community platform built to help B2B SaaS improve customer success and retention.
Playgroup
Modern forum software made for engaging online communities.
NationBuilder
Software designed to power your organizations, movements, and campaigns.
Geneva
The all-in-one platform for communities helping to push the world forward 🌼
vBulletin
vBulletin™ is the world leader in forum and community publishing software
Spectrum Chat
The community platform for the future
Tribe
A powerful community platform, integrated into your product
Khoros
Deliver the best customer experiences by building and scaling brand communities
Invision Community
Successful Communities Start Here
Comradery
Focus on building your community, not the software behind it
Mighty Networks
Your online community, all under your brand
Circle
The modern community platform for creators
Discourse
Open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet
Slack
Slack is where work flows. It’s where the people you need, the information you share and the tools you use come together to get things done.
Discord
A new way to chat with your communities and friends.
MeetButter
Online Workshops Smooth As Butter
Dice
Discover events and live streams from around the world
Toucan
Your New Social Experience
VideoAsk (by Typeform)
The most effortless way to have asynchronous video conversations. Engage your community, recruit new talent, and much more
Mixily
Hosting your event just got easier.
mmhmm
A new way to communicate via video — both in real-time and asynchronously.
Localist
The Community Event Platform
Zmurl
Host delightful Zoom events.
Stream
Build a brand, manage virtual events, and start a Zoom livestream.
Chalk
Instant, secure voice rooms
Smol Coach
Fastest, easiest way to create online paid classes
Adobe Connect
The most flexible, secure and feature-rich web conferencing product
Run the World
The new way of bringing like-minded people together
Demio
Run more effective webinars with less work
Icebreaker
Online events that build community
Twitch
The world's leading live streaming platform for gamers and the things we love
Vimeo Livestream
Live stream your videos in high-quality 1080p
Zoom
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio
Remo
Host an event online that feel like your real-world event. Live the experience!
Hopin
Hopin is a online events platform where you can create engaging online events that connect people around the globe.
GoToWebinar
Present to hundreds with confidence and attend a webinar from anywhere.
Bevy
Don’t just host a virtual event. Build a community.
Airmeet
Airmeet is an all-in-one platform to host immersive events and build real connections, online.
Get Together
A show about ordinary people building extraordinary communities that bridge the gaps between us
Community Pulse
CMGR & Devrel professionals looking for info on community building? This is the podcast for you.
Community Finder podcast
Interviews with community builders
Masters of Community
Deep dive with an incredible community expert
Peers Over Beers
Fun and straight shooting podcast for enterprise community managers and social media professionals.
co-matter
A series of conversations about the future of community.
CHAOSScast
Conversations about metrics, analytics, and software for measuring open source community health.
Create Community
Defining what “community” truly means and how it evolves with changing times.
Community Signal
Community Signal is a podcast for online community professionals.
The C2C Podcast
Why Community Is The New Marketing
In before the Lock
In Before The Lock is a podcast from Erica Kuhl and Brian Oblinger about community, customer experience, and leadership at scale.
Adrian Speyer
Head of Community at Vanilla Forums
Andy McIlwain
Senior Community Manager at GoDaddyPro | Otherwise: Web geek | Meetup organizer | Caffeinated doodler | Blogger
Ankit Shah
Community Product Partnerships at Facebook | Founder of Tea With Strangers | Meaning seeking | Community building
Bailey Richardson
Co-author of Get Together | Partner at People & Company
Brian Oblinger
Community | CX | Leadership | Tech | Co-host of IB4TL | Previously at DataRobot, Alteryx
Carrie Melissa Jones
Founder of workwithgather | Author of Building Brand Communities | Previously at CMX
Carter Gibson
Growing and advancing Google's Culture | Originator and lead of Google's Internal Community Management Team
David Spinks
Founder of CMX, VP Community Bevy
Erica Kuhl
CEO & Founder of Erica Kuhl Consulting | Former VP Community at Salesforce | Community Builder & Dreamer
Erin Wayne
Director of Community and Creator Marketing at Twitch
Evan Hamilton
Director of Community at Reddit | Previosuly at CMX, Coursera, UserVoice
Greg Isenberg
I build internet communities at Late Checkout | Previously founded Islands (Acquired by WeWork)
Holly Firestone
Community Strategist. Head of Community at Venafi! Previously at Salesforce, Atlassian.
Jake McKee
CEO and Lead strategist at Community5
Jeremy Meiss
Head of DevRel & Community at CircleCI | Previously at Solace, Auth0, XDA
Jono Bacon
Community strategy consultant | Previously Director of community at GitHub, Canonical, XPRIZE | Author of People Powered
Kevin William David
Director of Community at AngelList ✌🏻 | No 1 Hunter on ProductHunt | Helped over 2000+ companies launch
Mac Reddin
Drinking tea and building communities with at Commsor
Mary Thengvall
Author 📚 | Director of Developer Relations at Camunda 🥑 | #DevRelWeekly newsletter | Host CommunityPulse
Matthew Kobach
Content Marketing at Fast. Marketing | Content | Creativity | Life. Previously at NYSE
Mindy D
Head of Community at Patreon | Previously at Imgur, Secret, Seedcamp
Patrick O'Keefe
Builder of online platforms and community products and experiences | Host Community Signal | Author of Managing Online Forums
Rachel Happe
Co-founder of Community Roundtable | I believe in the power of community to enable human potential. Fascinated by social dynamics & false truths.
Richard Millington
Founder of FeverBee | Author of The Indispensable Community & Buzzing Communities| Writes and speaks about building successful online communities
Rosie Sherry
I ❤️ building communities | Leads community Indie Hackers | Previously founded Ministry of Testing
Shannon Emery
Community Manager at Higher Logic | Previously at Blackbaud
Shreyas Narayanan
Community Manager at Tyk | Open source advocate Avocado | Previously at CoinList, Constellation , HasGeek
Tessa Kriesel
Head of Developer Community at Twitter | Founder at Devocate, Outspoken Women | OSS Developer
Venessa Paech
Australia's leading online communities specialist
The Perfect Store: Inside eBay
If you want to truly understand the Internet economy, The Perfect Store is indispensable.
The Great Good Place
Cafes, Coffee Shops, Bookstores, Bars, Hair Salons, and Other Hangouts at the Heart of a Community
Community-In-a-Box
How to Build Event-Driven Professional Communities
Superfans
The Easy Way to Stand Out, Grow Your Tribe, and Build a Successful Business
The Business Value of Developer Relations
How and Why Technical Communities are Key to your Success
Get Together
How to build a community with your people
The Power of Ritual
Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices
The Indispensable Community
how top community professionals have stopped chasing engagement instead built communities neither they, nor their members, can live without
Working in Public
The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software
Buzzing Communities by Feverbee
Buzzing Communities cuts through the fluff to offer a clear process for creating thriving online communities.
People Powered
Harness the power of communitie to drive value and revenue
The Art of Community
Charles Vogl outlines seven ancient principles organizations can follow to create robust, thriving, positive communities
Building Brand Communities
The guide for organizations gathering people to transform their brand and field
Chaordix Blog
Co-creation & crowd innovation news and tips
Noele Flowers
Running all things community at Teachable, a platform that helps online entrepreneurs create and sell online courses.
Carter Gibson
Internal Community Programs Lead @ Google | I write about my passions
The Developer Mindset
Insightful information about how developers think & advice on how to engage with them
Home Game Comic
The community management web comic that chronicles the adventures of community managers seeking sanity in the midst of a global pandemic.
Serena Road
Community building for charities
Jono Bacon
Jono Bacon is a leading community strategy, execution author, consultant, and speaker.
Mary Thengvall
Mary Thengvall is a connector of people at heart, personally and professionally.
Erica Kuhl
Erica is passionate about transforming the way you team up with your customers through community.
Evan Hamilton
Evan Hamilton talks retention strategies, community building, collaboration, and tech.
Holly Firestone
Community Strategist. Heading community at Venafi | Previously Salesforce & Atlassian
Higher Logic
Insights and advice on how private, cloud-based platforms can transform your organization into a community.
The Community Roundtable
Community Rountable's Blog on Community
Community Folks
Bringing all the community professionals where they can teach as well as learn from others
Khoros
Khoros news, industry insights, best practices, and more from our own community experts.
Feverbee
Sharing dvice on online community management, strategy, measurement and calculating ROI.
Vanilla Forums
Expert advice on managing online communities
CMX Blog
Find The Insights You Need To Build Thriving Communities
Online Communities
Fewer, truer fans.
Plan on a Page
The goal is to keep the plan high-level and to a single page for readability
Quaterly Update
Template for regular reporting of your teams’ progress to key stakeholders
Superuser guidelines
Build a robust formal Superuser program for your top community contributors
OKR Planning
OKRs used to define success criteria, organize teams, gain alignment, and track progress
Customer Journey
Data-driven program to meaningfully improve customer experience across key touchpoints
Community Metrics
Understand key drivers of community performance: Acquisition, Conversion, and Engagement
Community Gamification
Building ranking programs to drive behaviors and recognize top contributors in your community
Community Canvas
A framework to help you build meaningful communities
Australian Community Managers
The centre of excellence for online community training, resources and career development
Community Folks
Building a community accelerates your brand growth in many ways
The Community Roundtable
Achieve your online community goals
Online Geniuses
Online Geniuses is the Largest Slack Community for Marketers
Swarm
Swarm was created by veteran community management leaders to support and grow the industry
Feverbee
Consultancy providing high quality resources to effective community management
Community Chat
The Community for Community Builders
CMX Hub
Help Professional Community Builders Thrive
Institute of Belonging
The Institute of Belonging is a living lab for people who love bringing people together.
DevRel Weekly
DevRel Weekly brings you a curated list of articles, job postings, and events on a weekly basis
Community Chat
Get the latest interesting thoughts, resources and tips in the community building world
Community Manager Breakfast
Gather
Sign up for Inspiration, Calm, and Purpose
Rosieland
Every week I gather relevant articles, news and resources in community managment
co-matter
Sign up to receive monthly curated insights on the future of community
CMX Weekly
Get your weekly dose of all things community with the CMX Weekly newsletter
CMX Summit
CMX's Annual Conference of Community Managers
Community Chat
The world's top community builders, one truly digital conference
DevRel Summit
DevRel Summit has always been focused on resourcing locally and investing back into the community
DevRelCon
DevRelCon and DevXcon are an international series of conferences for people who build developer communities and developer experiences.
Dinner5
Dinner5 is a monthly dinner series hosted by Community5 CEO, Jake McKee.
Swarm
Australia’s Community Management Conference
Buffer
Simpler social media tools for authentic engagement
Canva
Platform that allows users to create social media graphics
Hootsuite
Manage and schedule posts to multiple social media profiles from one app
IFTTT
Connect your favorite apps, services, and devices to create new, seamless experiences
SEMRush : Social Media Scheduler
One place to manage and track all your social profiles
Tweetdeck
Manage multiple Twitter accounts, schedule Tweets, build Tweet collections, etc
Zapier
The easiest way to automate your work