January 12, 2022

Some things you can tidy up in your community

topics: strategy
Rosie Sherry
Community debt is real. It is where you prioritize community activities that will later impact the community experience in the future in a negative way. Generally speaking, it prioritizes community scale over quality of growth.

To reduce community debt think about the things you can proactively tidy up. Here are some ideas.
  • members
  • events
  • email lists
  • conversations
  • content
  • channels
  • processes
  • automation
  • values
  • community activities
  • onboarding
  • leaving/graduation
  • staff Smiling face with open mouth and cold sweat
  • tools
  • data
  • KPIs / metrics
  • volunteers
  • landing/marketing pages
  • rules & coc

What else?

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ Erin, Sara and I hosted a Twitter Space on the topic of tidying up your community.

—Rosie Sherry