The Art of Community

http://www.artofcommunityonline.org/

The critically acclaimed The Art of Community by Jono Bacon and published by O’Reilly brings together over a decade of experience in growing, empowering, and leading communities to success.

The book includes coverage of:

Build Community Strategy
Build an effective strategic plan the focusing on growth, collaboration, and meeting stakeholder requirements.

Create Awesome Collaboration
Coverage of infrastructure, communication, processes and building an effective collaborative on-ramp.

Build Excitement and Participation
Learn how to get people excited and motivated about your community and goals using a variety of approaches, techniques, and media.

Use Social Media Effectively
Use social media to grow awareness and active involvement, while avoiding the pitfalls of this growing trend.

Get People Together To Create
Learn how to organize and run community events, including conferences, summits, and sprints.

Solidify Capable Governance
Discover how to plan your governance infrastructure, codify it, and ensure your leaders are motivated and effective.

Effective Community Management
Learn how to hire a community manager, plan their work, and ensure they are reliable yet inventive at building stunning community.

Learn From The Best
The book also includes interviews with established community leaders across a range of disciplines and industries.