Community Signal is a weekly podcast for online community professionals, hosted by industry veteran Patrick O’Keefe. There are plenty of social media and marketing podcasts out there. That’s not what this is. Social media is set of tools. Community is a strategy you apply to those tools. Marketing brings new customers. Community helps you keep them.
Can We Help These Experienced Community Pros Find Work?
In this episode of Community Signal, Patrick talks to four past guests of the show, who are all looking for new full-time work. We’re hoping that by tapping into the collective power of our listeners, we can help them find their next big thing.
Don’t Miss One-on-One Meetings With Your Team
There’s a narrative in the community industry that we must always be communicating the value we bring to the organizations we work for, but it’s also worth saying that community has really showed up to fight back against this pandemic.
Section 230 and the Freedom to Remove Objectionable Content
Section 230 is a vitally important law for online community builders in the U.S. That’s why we’ve consistently talked about it on Community Signal, and the growing threat to its existence.
BlackPlanet’s Founder on Building Impactful Platforms and Communities
“Let the people see what I have seen.” This is what Mamie Till, the mother of Emmett Till, said when she insisted on an open casket funeral for her brutally murdered son in 1955
Is Your Open Source Project Healthy?
When you contribute to open source projects, Dawn Foster makes it abundantly clear that even if “you’re there on behalf of [a] company, you need to do the right things for the community.”
The Toll of Ageism and Abuse on Community Professionals
Kellie Parker shares exactly how the mental and emotional aspects of working in community played out for her, where there must be organizational support, and the responsibility of speaking up for our own health and wellbeing.