August 23, 2019

Community Building 101: my learnings


hey to IndieHackers here!

For the last 4 years, I’ve been working with community building in design & development industry while building my tools and open-source projects.

My team used many community-building techniques by ourselves and learn from cool companies in our space — Sketch, InVision, Figma, Marvel.

I decided to put all my learnings into one research on How design companies build communities. In short, you can follow 8 steps to grow your community 👉

  1. Give the best learning opportunities for the community.
  2. Provide resources community might need
  3. Invite the community to contribute.
  4. Empower the community to build plugins & extensions
  5. Actively communicate with the community
  6. Get community offline
  7. Be proactive in existing communities
  8. Manage community efforts

🎉 Now the research is live 🎉And I hope it will help other makers to make a viber online communities!

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