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Scale yourself as a community manager to take community to new heights

Scale yourself as a community manager to take community to new heights

By Ted McEnroe, Director of Research and Training, The Community Roundtable Have you ever met a successful community manager who says they wish they had more to do? Me neither. Community managers wear multiple hats, work with myriad stakeholders and are expected to understand everything fr…

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2016 SOCM Report: Quantifying the Value of Community

By Ted McEnroe, Director of Research and Training, The Community Roundtable It's here! Months of data gathering and analysis. Hundreds of thousands of data points. More than 100 charts. Today, we release the most comprehensive State of Community Management report in our history. The State of Com…

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Communities have big goals, but too few have a roadmap to get there

By Ted McEnroe, Director of Research and Training If you're planning a vacation this summer, you have a plan. You have a vehicle. You have destinations in mind. And I bet you know how to get there, or have a map to get you there. Can you sa…

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Friday Roundup – What does a community for community pros look like?

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable This week Rachel shared a fantastic look inside the programming inside TheCR Network. You can check out her whole post here.  My favorite part is this great "A Month Inside TheCR Network" calendar she pu…

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A Community for Community Managers

At The Community Roundtable, we've been running a community for community managers for seven years - TheCR Network. Running TheCR Network allows us to learn together every day along with hundreds of the best community professionals in the business, f…

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Friday Roundup – Community Resources: Jobs, Workshops, News and More!

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable While we'd never wish the lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer away we much confess - we are really looking forward to this Fall! Why? TheCR Connect! We can't wait to get all our favorite community pros into…

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Community Takes Center Stage

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable Without a doubt the highlight of our programming year in 2015 was TheCR Connect. We loved getting community pros together to chat about their work, share challenges and problem solve together and deepen t…

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Best-in-class communities know their value

By Ted McEnroe, Director of Research and Training "Is it worth it?" It's a common question when making any investment - time, money, energy or brain power - in anything, whether it's a movie, a meal at a new restaurant, a new exercise program,…

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Championing Community Management at SXSW 2017

By friend of TheCR Kate Baucherel, Co-Founder, ambix.io At the 2016 South by South West Interactive Festival’s Community Management meetup, professionals from across the world agreed that our discipline needs greater prominence at SXSW 2017. …

Honey Badger don't care about community.

Want community engagement? Make your organization care about it.

By Ted McEnroe, Director of Research and Training, The Community Roundtable Convincing skeptics about the value of community is a part of the job for all too many community managers. When faced with adversity, there's almost a "fight or flight" c…

Friday Roundup – Community Resources: Podcasts, Webinars + More

Friday Roundup – Community Resources: Podcasts, Webinars + More

By Shannon Abram, The Community Roundtable Fridays are a great time to sit back and enjoy some community resources that will entertain you AND educate you as you count down to the weekend. Luckily we've got a new community manager podcast and a ne…

Best Practices for Content Programming

Best Practices for Content Programming

By Shannon Abram, Director of Marketing at The Community Roundtable     Intrigued by TheCR Network, but want to learn more about what membership entails before joining? Watch Hillary Boucher share a special look inside Th…

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