By Hillary Boucher, Community Manager at The Community Roundtable
August, I don’t want to say good-bye! The summer months are so good, but fall is rapidly approaching. I spent most of the month preparing for a busy September and it’s helpful to look back and reflect on highlights from inside TheCR Network:
Navigating Current Events & Social Crises in Your Community (Roundtable Call): We pause Roundtable programming for summer, but sometimes an emergent topic is important and relevant enough for us to schedule one. In this case, members gathered to discuss the common challenges they face while navigating current events & social crises in their internal employee communities. The group had an insightful and meaningful conversation and we shared best practices on how to proactively approach governance for our communities.
Show & Tell (Discussion Threads): We notice it’s super helpful to peek at others’ community architecture, design, campaigns, and programs. This summer we set up a number of show & tell threads to help curate helpful community examples. Members shared screenshots of their home pages, new member pages, dashboards, and ideation programs. I’m very happy to continue to grow them and have as resources in the network.
- Gamification (Resource Bundle): One thing is for sure — a network of community practitioners creates a lot of content! We like to curate and organize information topically to make it easier for members to find helpful resources. This month we released a new resource bundle filled with reports, discussions and case studies on how to encourage engagement and reach business and community goals using gamification tactics.
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