Welcome to my weekly newsletter of curated community building resources.
I updated my logo. I feel like a child again. I hope you like it! 🌈
If you like these weekly emails I send out, then you might like the paid subscription I recently launched. This past week I:
- wrote about Events as core to community building – a reflection on how I approached building events into the communities I built
- Community Building Knowledge based – a screenshot here, I’ve been working on this for months and continue to add to it every week, now as part of the subscription.
My social anxiety was rekindled by lockdown. Could phoning up strangers help?
As an introvert, coronavirus had me retreating back into my shell. So I signed up to talk to strangers, from Sri Lanka to Nigeria. Here’s how it went.
Fears of widespread disorder unfounded as English pubs reopen 🍻
I thought this was kind of funny and totally relatable to community building.
How many times have you worried of some influx of wonderful or hater comments, for actually nothing happening at all.
Relief as concerns about overwhelmed emergency services fail to materialise.
More on communities…
- The Ravelry Redesign: An A11y Case Study – Amberely Romo
- Growing your online community flywheel with Rosie Sherry - Tara Hunt
- Fireside Chat w/ Rosie Sherry - Alexandre Durand-Chabert - Airparty
- A Box of Tools – Erica Kuhl
- The Power of Unbundling Communities with Greg Isenberg - Indie Hackers Podcast
- Community Management Before Section 230, When You Had to Print Out Every Post - Community Signal
- Helping families talk about anti-Blackness - Get Together FM
- Episode 8: Mautic Community with Ruth Cheesley – CHAOSScast
- A Mid-Pandemic Meditation – Alex Hillman
- Icebreakers – Browse over 500+ different icebreaker questions that will help you get to know anyone.
- How to create systems for community support – Austin Robey, The Creative Independent
- How AI can empower communities and strengthen democracy - VentureBeat
- A Simple Community Measurement Framework - Richard Millington
- Mmhmm turns your boring Zoom call into a Weekend Update-style TV show – The Verge
- Formula1 Reddit Has Reached 1 MILLION Members: A Short View Back To The Past - Reddit