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  • Join the community experts at The Community Roundtable as they chat about online community management best practices with a wide range of global community professional. Topics include increasing online audience engagement, finding and leveraging executive stakeholders, defining and calculating online community ROI and more. Episode #60 features Lisa Allison, Community Strategist and Enterprise Community Manager [] The post Podcast: Lisa Allison, Analog Devices, Inc. appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Like so many communities, for TheCR Network September is a period of regrouping and getting back into our routines after the summer. Over the summer we pause a lot of our programming and we typically see our engagement drop a bit as well. September means getting back to regular roundtable calls to hear from experts [] The post September in TheCR Network: Community Technology appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Community management is the future of organizational leadership because the field centers emotional intelligence alongside measurable outcomes. With a little time, an approved strategic plan, and a keen awareness of how to navigate emotion in the workplace, communities are growing and producing strong foundations for business success. The push towards a community mindset is a [] The post Continuous Emotional Learning In A Digital World appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Even if your bags aren’t quite packed (to be honest I’d be impressed if they were), there is still plenty to plan for this years premier Community conference, TheCR Connect. As a three-year veteran of the event, I thought I’d take a minute to layout four ways to extract the most from your Connect experience.  [] The post Four Ways To Win Connect: Getting The Most From Your Conference Experience appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Welcome to the latest episode in our community management podcast series, “Conversations with Community Managers.” Join TheCR’s Shannon Abram as she chats with Rachel Happe, Principal and Co-Founder of The Community Roundtable, and Jeff Ross, Community Manager at Humana about the State of Community Management 2019 report. In Episode #59, Rachel and Jeff discuss key finding #1 from [] The post Podcast: SOCM 2019 Highlight Communities Propel Engagement appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Community roles have long been misunderstood as positions “merely” requiring social skills and the ability to interact. In fact, they neither represent just one role nor are they simple. Great community leadership is mostly hidden work focused on enabling others to interact constructively in service of creating agile and collaborative cultures. This approach is far [] The post Profiles of Emerging Community Leaders appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Or 10th annual State of Community Management survey revealed that online community professionals are both incredibly optimistic and incredibly burnt out. A full 50% of community professionals experienced a high degree of burnout over the past 12 months. At the same time, 69% see a future for themselves as a community professional and 80% are [] The post Burn-Out Risk is High for Online Community Managers appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Communities are complex and ever- changing. In the real world, they are challenging to see in aggregate and, therefore, almost impossible to measure. Online, however, we can see how communities form, change, fragment, divide, and dissipate. That allows us to communicate community dynamics, value, and impact. Some community value is still easier to see because [] The post Online Communities Generate Huge ROI appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • Welcome to the latest episode in our community management podcast series, “Conversations with Community Managers.” Join TheCR’sJim StorerandShannon Abramas they chat with community managers from a variety of industries about their community journey. They ask the community questions you want to know the answers to, including: What’s your best advice for someone just starting out [] The post Tanya Caruana, Bank of Montreal appeared first on The Community Roundtable .
  • 34% of community professionals surveyed in the State of Community Management 2019 are still on teams of one, with the average community team now at six individuals, four of whom are full-time. Surprisingly, the size of a team currently does not show consistent correlation to use case, the number of members in a community, the [] The post Trends in Community Management Staffing appeared first on The Community Roundtable .