Best 21 Quotes & Tweets on Community

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1

There’s no hack for getting fit. There’s no hack for building a community. There’s no hack for maintaining a meaningful relationship. All the best things in life require consistent effort over long periods of time.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

2

It takes a village to raise a child; it takes a community to build a business.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

3

1. Build for yourself. 2. Build for your close friends and family. 3. Build for your community. The further you move away from your sphere of understating the harder it is to deliver what the customer wants. Don’t delude yourself in building for people you don’t understand.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

4

Fitness. Mental health. Fulfilling relationships. Happiness. Building a community. There are no short cuts to achieving any of these. There is only time and effort.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

5

An effective social media strategy isn’t one that aims for short-term wins, but instead builds communities to meet long-term goals

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

6

Building a community is as much about repelling the wrong people as it is about attracting the right ones

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

7

Building community before product is for people who don’t know how to build product.

Brian Norgard

Brian Norgard

@BrianNorgard

8

Building a community on social media is difficult because it cannot be achieved by posting one great piece of content. You have to post content that resonates over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

9

Organic social media marketing summarized in a single tweet: Empathy: Imagine the experience from your audience’s perspective Community building: Create content that galvanizes your brand advocates Use common sense:

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

10

Distributed communities on the Internet are an *extremely* powerful acculturating force, often derided for being low status, disruptive, or somehow unserious. I think we’re not really anywhere close to reckoning with this, or current and future implications on society.

Patrick McKenzie

Patrick McKenzie

@patio11

11

Communities and networks are not the same. In a community, everyone sees everything. This means every newcomer has a chance of being noticed. In a network, users and algorithms determine what gets seen. Which means that large voices are amplified while newcomers are quietened.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

12

To build an audience, show your work. To build a community, show your working.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

13

Tech startups were more focused on community building from 2010-2015. There were more startups doing Uber style city launches & playbooks were built for activating communities. As we move away from “local rollouts” we should still focus on community. A powerful product moat.

Jeff Morris Jr.

Jeff Morris Jr.

@jmj

14

Your startup can offer more than just software: - Community - Hope - Charity - Motivation - Advice from mistakes you've made - Interactions that make people feel good!

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

15

Once a city, group, or organization reaches a critical mass, it becomes small again. Big cities have small neighborhoods, big groups have cliques, and big organizations have small teams. Likewise, the internet is about to fragment. Small communities are the future.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

16

Online courses: Come for the course, stay for the community. Instructors should focus on: • Live 1-on-1 chats for students to meet people • Tools for students to message each other • Ways for students to help each other • Systems to match students with shared interests

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

17

I’ll let you in on my best social media community building hack: Work really hard, consistently.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

18

Humans have a basic need to belong to communities If you create a community on social media you create an audience that’s eager to listen to what you have to say

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

19

Leaders, if you want to build a thriving community, You must care about the people you serve. Genuinely care. Give them your time. Listen. Shape the community around their needs. You can’t outsource caring. You can’t delegate it away. It’s the leaders’ job to care the most.

Katelyn Bourgoin

Katelyn Bourgoin

@KateBour

20

Better understand community building to better understand social media Better understand social psychology to better to understand social media Better understand interpersonal communication to better understand social media

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

21

Build communities around content. Literally the oldest trick in the (oldest) book.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher