Small Town Origins and a $5.6Bn Empire | Free Resources Inside

Building strong relationships in a community is a challenge for many. Even the smallest of actions can make a significant impact.
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December 14, 2021

‍Welcome to the 44th edition of our newsletter. Today, we will talk about the inspiring journey of Postman. You will also find community events, reads and jobs you shouldn't miss. Stay till the end to unlock a free resource. If you are new here, join 2,732 community enthusiasts from across the globe by subscribing below πŸ‘‡


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I'm Pramod, one of the Co-founders of Threado. Building strong relationships in a community is a challenge for many. One way to overcome this is by seeking feedback and implementing them aggressively. Even the smallest of actions can make a significant impact. Just like this πŸ‘‡


🎯 Postman - every developer's companion worth $5.6Bn!


The journey begins in Basti, a small town in Uttar Pradesh, and reaches San Francisco Bay Area. It is the story of passionate programmers and their determination to do more.

Back when Postman was just a Chrome Web App, the founders focused on listening to the users, working closely with them to shape the product the way they wanted it. This helped them prioritize the needs of the market - a key success factor! Another bit they aced at was building a thriving developer community of 17M+ users!

Here's a powerful, inspiring story of a $5.6Bn community-led rocket ship, aka Postman! Read more in this week's case study!

πŸ—žοΈ Community Essentials

Event Alert! - Community Hacked comes with another interesting episode in conversation with Andrew Warner. They discuss the different ways to lead high-impact interviews in your community. This event will be jam-packed with applicable tactics, and during the final 20-30 minutes attendees can connect in small groups to share their related learnings and ideas. Apply to attend here.

How to do a community-driven, inclusive NFT launch. - This Twitter thread breaks down crypto coven's strategy of building a truly inclusive web3 experience. "From their community to their NFTs, and minting process- the whole stack has been geared toward accessibility rather than exclusivity". Give it a read!

A framework on your audience engaged - In a world of decreasing attention spans, how do you make people listen to you. This framework by Wes Kao can help you identify the improvement areas. Give it a read!

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό Community Jobs

  • Next Leap - Sr Community Manager (1 position), Community Operations Manager (2 positions). Drop-in an email on with a blurb on "why NextLeap should NOT miss my application?" with your CV. (Bangalore, Remote)
  • Yelp - Community Manager (SF)
  • TIME - TIMEPieces Community Manager (NY, Remote)

🎁 Don't Forget your Freebie!

After receiving the love and support for Community OS, we are back with another Community Drop. Stay tuned to be notified first before the launch next week! Till then, here's a free resource from us. Get it here!

πŸ’Ό We are hiring!

Like what we are building? We are hiring for key roles at Threado. Apply here!

We would love to hear your feedback and help you out with anything around community building. Please feel free to write back and connect with us :)



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