We launched an initiative to help founders and makers giving 100 hours of growth tips during July with 4 mentors as a way to drive members to our new community. After the 1st week here are the numbers:
👥 25 users joined the community
💬 I sent a DM to each of the 25 users welcoming and offering my help
🥳 9 answered my DM
💡 3 founders joined the live calls
🙌 1 presented himself to the community
✅ 1 positive review on Twitter!
Most of users come and leave. I think they don't even spend the time to take a look and join the live calls to see if they can find value.
It's my first experience building a community, and I'm learning the hard way 😅
We'll keep consistently sharing tips, tools & being available for founders and makers in our "coffee and growth tips" calls during July & August. At the same time, I'll keep exploring the problems of the founders+makers community to try to accelerate the product-market fit journey with new solutions.
I don't think it's a top of the funnel problem, 25 members are more than expected, but a bottom funnel: convert in members that join the conversation and initiatives.
How are you building your communities? What onboarding figures do you experience during the first weeks? I'd appreciate any advice or experience that is working for you ;)