This week in community building β€” Issue 114

Jan 3, 2022 2 min read

πŸ₯³ Ok, wow, I'm not quite sure I'm ready for 2022. But here we go!

To be honest, 2021 was super tough on a number of fronts, I won't bore you with the details, but I'm here and excited for what the world of community will bring in 2022.

Fun news! In addition to the Rosieland Discord we now have a Rosieland Twitter Community β€” they are both currently open for anyone to join.

About a month ago Erin and I joke-challenged to do 100 Days of Twitter Spaces. We just completed day 36. Go us!

I don't think we'll ever do this again, as fun as it is life will feel easy again afterwards! We'd love to have more and new voices come and join us on the spaces, just let me or Erin know via DM.

🌀 Over On Rosieland

I got a bit busy over the past couple of weeks!

🟒 A quick look at Spotify Greenroom
πŸ™…πŸ½β€β™€οΈ Don't steal attention. Create what is right. [Pro]
πŸ‘Ύ Discord Server Templates & Inspiration [Pro]
πŸ“£ Communities are too noisy [Pro]
πŸŽ“ Learning in community β€” an introduction [Pro]
✍️ Tools: Obsidian [Pro]
πŸ‘€ What communities have you been in a long while? [Pro]
πŸ•Ή Roblox has no ethics as a company and a community [Pro]
πŸ‘½ Keeping it real with the meh-taverse
πŸ–Ό NFTs feel like (expensive) growth hacks.

✍️ This week in community

πŸ•ΈThe power of defaults. Are network effects overrated? β€” Julian Lehr
πŸ’¬ The importance of language in gathering β€” Erin Mikail Staples
3️⃣ I'm a web3 skeptic β€” Matt Mecham
⚠️ The Dangers of Freedom and Autonomy β€” Pyschology Today
πŸŽ“ What Founders Can Learn From Web3 Community-Building (And What They Can’t) β€” Arvid Kahl
🧱 How I Learned to Build Community and Why You Should Learn Too β€” Peter Yang
πŸͺReplicating the Orbit Model: An exercise in measuring movement power πŸš€ β€” Brittany Bennet
πŸ€— Why is the Internet So Lonely? β€” Gaby Goldberg
πŸŽ™ How to Build, Engage, and Sustain a Community with Shelly OmΓ­lΓ dΓ© Bell β€” Masters of Community
πŸŽ™ A Framework for Lasting Connections β€” Meetup

🐦 From the Twitterverse

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