What it takes to build online communities

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On this episode of The Remote Work Tribe podcast, we are chatting with Blaise Grimes-Viort, who is an online community expert and has been working and leading remote teams for two decades. 

In this episode, we discuss: 

  1. Strategies to foster camaraderie and culture online (3:40)
  2. Introverts and extroverts as community leaders (8:45)
  3. How to communicate effectively as a leader (10:20)
  4. Recommended books to be a better leader (13:20)
  5. How to balance communities between extroverts and introverts (18:00)
  6. Commonly held beliefs of the community industry and how to empower your community through them (22:30)
  7. How to hire community and social media managers? What skills should you look for and how to connect them to the right communities? (22:30)
  8. Interview questions/projects that help managers identify ideal profiles for the community industry (30:20)

We hope you enjoy it! If you have any questions or comments, please reach out to us here.

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By Sebastian Cuervo