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🚶‍♂️ How do you keep people checking back on your community when it's not on a platform they check regularly like Slack?

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Have you ever felt out of your depth, like a fraud, and just guessed/bullshitted your way through the situation, petrified that at any time, someone was going to call you on it? - Mike-Cannon Brookes

If you have a community worth sticking around, people will check back into it regardless of what platform you host it on. Tools are just a medium, true value is in what your community offers.

In 2018, I took a Udacity course in front-end web development and found the community managers to be stellar advocates who were really motivating. I was looking to break into tech, and got inspired and started applying for community-type jobs as a result. I landed my first gig at Khan Academy, where I led and managed volunteer groups for a year before moving onto Quora to oversee writer and power user programs, and am now doing the same at Retool. - Alina Din, Community Manager at Retool
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet tw-align-center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The most frequent community question I get is &quot;what platform should I use?&quot;<br><br>The answer is community discovery. Understanding why, how and who you are building for helps you decide the best platform for the community to gather.</p>&mdash; Sara🩴 (@saranosocks) <a href="https://twitter.com/saranosocks/status/1478052033143795712?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">January 3, 2022</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

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