Resources for Community Manangers

Hi, there! If you're looking for trusted resources to help you excel at your job you've come to the right place. 

We know online community because online community is all we do. We know what a day in the life of a community manager looks like because our team has lived it. We know the challenges you face because our team has been there, and solved the community challenges you’re facing today.

The one thing we know you don't have as a community manager? Unlimited time. Don't bother reinventing the wheel. Use our tools, research, and resources to work smarter, get more done, and help your community thrive.


Quick Start Links

Join hundreds of community professionals in TheCR Network. Our private peer community with training, networking, programming, discussions and more.

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TheCR Library offers anyone working in community easy access to the latest research, insights, case studies in an exclusive asset library.

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Don't reinvent the (community) wheel. We've educated community professionals at every level of an organization on community best practices.

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TheCR Library vs. TheCR Network
Which resource is right for you?

If you've ever considered a subscription to TheCR Library (our community asset collection) or membership in TheCR Network (our private peer community) but wasn't sure which was the best fit this video is for you! Members say they see ROI from TheCR Network membership in 60 days.

In this short video, we’ll take a peek inside both properties, and learn how they help community professionals succeed.

Community Training

Our online community training courses have helped thousands of community professionals level up their skills. Visit TheCR Academy to view all courses.

modelsand frameworks-course-badgeCommunity 101 | Community Frameworks and Models | FREE

Explore the four frameworks and models that form the foundation of a successful community program.

Internal-Academy-IconCommunity 101 | Internal Community Management Training | $495

Explore the scope of the community manager role in internal communities and get prescriptive approaches for success.

External-Academy-IconCommunity 101 | External Community Management Training | $495

Explore the scope of the community manager role in external communities and get prescriptive approaches for success.

Download your free copy of our 14th annual State of Community Management research.


Since 2009, our research has been the global leader in recognizing community trends, benchmarking online community activity, and providing tactical ideas for community success. Click to download a report below or view all our research.