How to Build a Community with Jessica Shambora [Listen Below]:
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I sat down with Jessica Shambora from Mighty Networks who shows us how to build a community for your business. We find the steps to provide content and engage with your community. We talk about how you can easily schedule out your group postings so it’s queued up.
Find out how to create a monthly and weekly content calendar to help guide the direction of the community and how to keep the group growing. We talk about how to lean on your community members so they can focus on what’s important.
Show Notes with Jessica Shambora
02:45 – Here’s a link to the Wet Fly Swing Mighty Network where we are taking the podcast even deep
03:30 – Facebook, Instagream and Quora were all companies Jessica worked for in the past.
07:10 – I noted Louis Cahill with Gink and Gasoline and his take on getting off of Facebook.
18:30 – We talk about the 3 tiers of the Mighty Network
20:30 – The Events feature has a zoom integration feature
35:15 – Here’s a link to the refresh course
48:00 – The mighty networks podcast
55:00 – Native Videos and Courses is now live
You can find Jessica at MightyNetworks.com
Top 10 on Growing a Community
- Understand who your audience is
- Bring your audience together so they can connect with each other
- Follow the Community Design Course
- Introductions Thread to start
- Welcome article and onboarding
- What are we all here together for: Purpose
- What does a week look like in the group
- Get really specific with your group questions
- Start with Founding members at the same time
- Pick one or two things per week like follow up from podcast
Resources Noted in the Show
How to Build a Community: Related Podcast Episodes
How to Build a Community Conclusion with Jessica Shambora
Jessica Shambora from Mighty Networks shows us how to build a community for your business by focusing on engaging your community and customers. Jessica shares some tips like live calls, how-to topics and the best way to guide the direction of the group.
We hear about the best way to create a community-driven course even if you don’t have a lot of people on your email list. Jessica walks us through all of the steps today including a great course that I have used to build a community.