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📹 Candid Chat with Vasil Azarov (Founder, Growth Blazers) on Community Building
"I always have my Slack open. I really try to focus not on the quantity of interactions that I have with our members, but really quality...And if I help a couple of people a week, I consider my job is done." - Vasil
We're building a learning hub for community builders where we will be dropping resources, how-to guides, interviews, and more. Head over to CommunityHub to check them out! 👇
Watch out this space for candid talks with these community veterans next week and more👇
Mitali Agarwal from A Junior VC
Max Haining from 100 Days Of No-Code
Mohammed Rafy from Uncommunity
An exhaustive list of online communities that you can join
🤝 Calling out for beta testers!
We will be rolling out our beta over the next couple of weeks and are looking out for beta testers who can take it for a spin and give us some early valuable feedback!
🗞️ Community Space Reads
Twitter confirms “Twitter Blue” - their Subscription Service, which costs $2.99 per month by publicly including such In-App Purchase on the App Store.
Jane Manchun Wong @wongmjaneTwitter is calling their upcoming Subscription Service “Twitter Blue”, priced at $2.99/month for now, including paid features like: Undo Tweets: https://t.co/CrqnzIPcOH Collections: https://t.co/qfFfAXHp1o https://t.co/yyMStpCkpr
Clubhouse has found itself in an increasingly uphill battle to maintain audience attention, pitted against far better-resourced opponents who are looking to tap into the trend that it originated, and essentially stunt the app's growth in order to keep their own users from drifting. Clubhouse announced the first recipients of its 'Creator First' grants program, through which it will fund the development of a range of original programming from Clubhouse creators. Read more 👇
Podcast downloads were declining when the pandemic began, but audio has boomed in the past year, with social media start-ups Clubhouse and Discord leading a new generation. Microsoft reportedly offered $10 billion for Discord, Spotify acquired Clubhouse rival Betty Labs, and Facebook and Twitter are both piloting live audio products. Live conversation is the key to the new social experience being shaped on internet platforms. Read on 👇
🔦 Spotlight on a Community Tool
Presenting, Geneva - A home for groups of all shapes and sizes
Geneva is an all-in-one communication app for groups, clubs, and communities. Chat, post, hangout, livestream, plan, and more — it’s everything your group needs to stay connected, all in one place.
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