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Discussion on: How to build a successful developer community

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Ben Halpern
  • Be patient. It might take some time for it to take off, but don't rush it.
  • Pay attention to the details. For example if you have speakers at your events, make sure they're prepared and cut them off when the time is up. Pay attention to little things like this and don't try to do too much at once.
  • Have values and purpose and keep them as your guiding light.
  • Have a code of conduct and don't let shitty behavior slide.
  • Pay attention to how people are taking to things and constantly make little adjustments.
  • Help people accomplish their goals.
  • Keep your surface area manageable. A burnt out community manager is no good for anybody.
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Yay, very well said! 🙌
Would be cool to print them on a poster or something to be reminded on a daily basis.

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