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Online Community Party

1. Your party needs a reason to celebrate.
2. Your party needs good planning.
3. Your party needs a place.
4. Your party needs a host.
5. Your party needs basic rules.
6. Your party needs a bouncer.
7. Your party needs an invitation.
8. Your party needs a few introductions.
9. Your party needs an event.
10. Your party needs a way for the attendees to pitch-in.
11. Your party needs multiple ways to participate.
12. Your party needs variety.

Your Community is a Party Waiting to Happen | Common Craft – Social Design for the Web

Lee’s analogy of an online community to a part y is great.  Go read it.  Then don’t roll your eyes when I use the same analogy in my next discussion about building communities and I use it (with footnote to Lee).

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Joi Podgorny has spent the better part of the past 2 decades working on the bleeding edge of the technology and entertainment industries, from content/brand development and production to leading international support, moderation, community and social teams. Most recently, Joi founded Good People Collective, a consulting agency focused on helping companies and organizations establish, assess and pivot their internal and external cultures to help maximize their potential. She and her team are currently working on an exciting new software project, combining corporate training and virtual reality.

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