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10 Easy Steps to Successfully Grow Your Online Community

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The goal of every client here in the Invision peer community, myself included, is to launch and run successful communities. 

Whether I’m going to be able to achieve that success in the new year depends entirely on trying these 10 steps.  I know if that if I stick to these steps, then my community will grow – and I know if you follow along, your community will too. 

10. Ignore Google

Google makes me laugh; Google makes me cry; Google makes me want to pitch myself into the freezing icy waters of the San Francisco bay.  But focusing on Google’s up-and-down volatility isn’t what is going to make my community successful.  It’s a distraction, and at worst, a wrong commitment of attention. 

9.  Remember My Past Sins

I’ve made every mistake imaginable – including over-the-top themes, too many customizations, and chasing after dream goals.  The very worst is not making a database backup, then losing everything. Most of us came up through the School of Hard Knocks, and we should learn from those experiences.

8.   Treat Every Person as Gold

Members are the beating heart of your community, and are truly what makes your community special.  I’m committed to taking time out every day to message, comment, or reply to 3 new people to cultivate new relationships. 

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7.  Practice x3

Nobody is perfect the first time they try something.  Thomas Edison famously stated that he found 10,000 ways for a lightbulb to not work, and 1 way that it did.  Whether you’re publishing new content or designing a template, refine it multiple times.   

6.  Start as a Guest

I don’t do this enough and I always find something surprising when I do. Either something is missing, something can be improved, or something is wrong.  The guest experience is the very first impression a visitor will have, and it can shape all of his future expectations. 

5.  Less is More

It’s easy to get sidetracked and to let your community get bloated with content and features.  It’s better to be amazing in one domain expertise: you offer the most authority, the most trusted content, the latest news, or the most comprehensive overview.  Excite members by being the best at what you do.  De-emphasize, consolidate, or archive everything else as needed.  

4.  It’s Not the Feature; Its What the Feature Does

It’s easy to think that because IPS ships with a new feature, then you should use it.  You don’t.  You should always pre-qualify the feature by asking how the feature can help you better engage with your community, how does it engage, and how can you customize the feature even better for your members?

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3.  Bring Your Superusers Along

Even though I invite my superusers into a special private feedback group, I don’t leverage their knowledge, experience, or perspective enough. I recently asked for feedback about a particular feature, and it turns out none of them use it!      

2.  Experiment & Learn

There’s always something new to learn, explore, and implement.  It's my personal goal to enrich my personal skillsets in areas like leadership, team building, mentoring, emotional intelligence, organizational behavior, and psychology for more effective community management.  On the promotion side, you can learn about email marketing, digital marketing, social media, creating rich media, and more.  On the content side, you can always improve your content writing skills, emotive writing, keyword research, and the multiple use of one piece in different formats.  

1.  Enjoy the Journey

For any community admin who sticks with his community for several years, you can get burned out.  I know the feeling, and I like to periodically remind myself about what I enjoy running the community.  There’s so much to learn and do that it can feel overwhelming, so it’s important to take every day in 2020 one day at a time. 

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  • By TheJackal

    You not got it still in PM?


  • By Chubbs

    Okay, where do I send it?


  • By TheJackal

    You can send it to the paypal account if you want and I'll manually approve it again


  • By Chubbs

    no it's just this site

     


  • By TheJackal

    Must be something with your account on there, I just tried with my personal account and it shows up to use the balance


  • By Chubbs

    USD

     


  • By TheJackal

    whats your paypal currency $$$ ?


  • By Chubbs

    but it only does it with this website.


  • By Chubbs

    I do


  • By TheJackal

    do you have a credit / debit card linked to your paypal?


  • By Chubbs

  • By Chubbs

    and it's the card I don't want to use when I have the money in my balance.

     


  • By Chubbs

    tells me I have to use a credit card

    and not my balance.,


  • By TheJackal

    what it happening when your trying to pay? whats the error / refusal message?


  • By Chubbs

    @TheJackal Can I send you the 15 it still isn't letting me pay you via my account balance.


  • By Chubbs

    @thejack


  • By Terrry

    Okay, I'll wait until you're free


  • By TheJackal

    Yes sorry been really busy


  • By Terrry

    Hi, are you all right?


  • By Terrry

    Of course, it is absolutely not urgent. Thank you


  • By TheJackal

    I'll need to check the code etc, I'll be online in a couple of hours so I'll check then


  • By Terrry

    Hi, do you have the opportunity to read my PM? ☺️


  • By TheJackal

    Yeah I am here sorry been busy


  • By Terrry

    @TheJackal Hi are you there?


  • By Terrry

    @TheJackal I answered your PM, and entered a question and suggestion. If you want to read, let me know


  • By TheJackal

    I can give you a link to pay to if needed and I will mark the invoice as paid manually


  • By TheJackal

    Is it maybe the currency?


  • By Chubbs

    I have plenty in my paypal.


  • By TheJackal

    Have you checked you paypal balance? maybe you have pending what'll put your balance below the price of the item?


  • By Chubbs

    in the pay with option

     


  • By Chubbs

    I can only use a card I have on paypal

     


  • By TheJackal

    whats it saying?


  • By Chubbs

    yes, I tried to buy but unfortuanly it won't take my paypal balance :/


  • By TheJackal

     


  • By Chubbs

    Where can we buy the sports betting app at?


  • By TheJackal

    @Terrry check your PM


  • By Terrry

    P.S. Just for information, I made you that request because I use a dark theme of IPSFocus and the nickname of the author and the button for sending, they appear white, with the result that they are almost not seen (in the default theme, yes they visualize well because it's a clear theme) -
    Otherwise to be able to view them, I would have to change the background color of the sticky note, but I like that default yellow color and I wouldn't want to change it


  • By Terrry

    Thanks


  • By TheJackal

    will check it out when I get back online for you mate


  • By Terrry

    Hi, how can I change the color of the author of the sticky note and also the button for the reply?  https://i.ibb.co/SnxRDKT/2020-01-27-152823.png


  • By walterwhite

    Thanks, kind regards


  • By walterwhite

    Hello sir! I did everything but the time delay feature in membersshop plugin does not work. Everything was working fine when I first bought it, but why can't I use it now? Detailed information: When the product is purchased, it automatically purchases. so the time interval I put does not work. I removed the plug and reinstalled it, but it doesn't fix it. My server company said there was no problem with the server.


  • By Terrry

    Of course, thanks. If necessary, I will definitely let you know


  • By TheJackal

    let me know if you want anything else, I can sort you out deals here :D


  • By Terrry

    Great thanks. I'm going to buy it now


  • By TheJackal

    @Terrry it's updated now, I forgot to do that one, it was only a missing language string anyway as the difference


  • By Terrry

    @TheJackal Hi, I want to buy Sticky Notes. On the Marketplace I read that the version is 2.3.1 while here 2.3.0. Did you forget to update it or are they different?



  • By Terrry

    Thanks, thanks, thanks


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