When welcoming a new community manager to the team, there are several ways to help prepare and give them the experience to better their career performance. As a new community manager herself, Sara Campbell shares helpful tips she has put together based on her experience recently joining the Social Edge team.
Planning for the launch of a community can be overwhelming, to say the least. There are many moving parts from technology to design to strategy and community management. All are important in their own right, because each contribute to a successful launch. It's easy to look at the big picture and feel like you're being asked to climb Mt. Everest (and if you have, kudos to you...this should be much easier ). In over a decade of community management, I've learned a few tips that will make the climb seem more like Mt. Hood. It's still intimidating, but much more do-able.