Community management lessons from the Guild Community Summit

Stuart Bruce

The global pandemic and work from home has seen an explosion in interest in community management and professional communities.

These were the top communities on Reddit in May 2022


Here are some of the key takeaways to give you a flavor: r/memes returned to the top of the charts as the top community. r/worldnews remained one of the communities that generated the most conversation. Sport-based communities were also high drivers of conversation.


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How Grubhub is engaging the gaming community

PR Daily

The “League of Legends” community in particular has been a target for Grubhub, as the game franchise created by Riot Games has amassed a fanbase of more than 180 million. “We We started to engage with the community a few years ago and our relationship has grown ever since,” says Cudahy. “We’ve

Effectively Engage and Build Your Community Through Podcasting

Deirdre Breakenridge

It’s a crowded field to be sure, but it also offers an excellent, and even underused, opportunity for businesses to increase engagement with its community. Think of your community when podcasting instead of focusing solely on promotion. Universities , nonprofits , museums , law firms , associations , and small businesses have branched out into podcasting – expanding their online presence in ways that serve their business and community.

Spreading the Good News: Four Best Practices for Construction Projects

The I-5 High Occupancy Vehicle Improvement Project upgraded a 3-mile segment of the I-5 traversing Santa Ana and Orange, CA. Hill developed a public awareness and community outreach plan in collaboration with key stakeholders, organizations, communities,

10 tips for building a community around your brand

PR Daily

The most successful brands communicate their values through their actions and within the communities they cultivate on social media. In order to build an effective, enriched and authentic brand community from scratch, companies need to understand a few fundamentals.

Ragan stands with the AAPI community

PR Daily

Statement from Diane Schwartz, CEO of Ragan Communications, in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Ragan Communications stands with the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. The post Ragan stands with the AAPI community appeared first on PR Daily.

Should Your Business Have a ‘Do Good’ Community Relations Strategy?

HMA Public Relations

Is community relations a part of your overall business strategy? A strategic community relations plan has the power to impact both your community and your business. Featured PR Toolkit community relations copper state of mind podcast

Community Management: Quit Herding Cats


If media relations is an arm of public relations, community management is another. A community grows your reach and influence. If those people like you and what you have to say, the community and loyalty grows. But how do you manage that community? These five tips hold the answers: Want to learn more about community management and its role in PR? Best Practices Featured community management public relations

KFC’s successful campaign provides relief to communities throughout pandemic

PR Daily

The fried chicken chain donated food and funds to its employees and neighborhoods within its communities. Supporting its communities is in KFC’s DNA. The post KFC’s successful campaign provides relief to communities throughout pandemic appeared first on PR Daily.

When approaching DE&I, lean on your communities

PR Daily

McRell says the data has been strong, with “2X” the rate of engagement in D&I community groups, as well as new groups forming to work on racial justice workstreams. Knowing who is in the community and who will participate is crucial for scaling your program.

Networking helps—but building a PR community is even better

PR Daily

Under Vanessa’s encouraging and supportive leadership, I found inspiration and camaraderie among the many talented professionals in the PRSA-SV community. The post Networking helps—but building a PR community is even better appeared first on PR Daily.

How to use ‘power networking’ to build your community

PR Daily

The post How to use ‘power networking’ to build your community appeared first on PR Daily. All it takes is a handful of 15-minute calls each week. Here’s how to make the most of your extended professional family.

Community Mental Health Half Hour

Stephen Waddington

Chatelle Jeram will lead a series of four sessions in my Facebook community to explore personal mental health and wellbeing during December. A discussion about the second lockdown in the UK led to a wide-ranging discussion in my Facebook community about mental health and wellbeing.

4 Ways to Engage Your Community


PR is nothing without community. With social media, engaging with your community has become easier than ever. Social allows you to listen to what your audience needs and adjust strategies accordingly to develop a loyal community. Build community around your audience. You can’t force a community, so let it happen naturally. Your audience will be more willing to join your community when it fits easily into their lives.

How to turn virtual teams into real communities

PR Daily

While many of these changes have been positive, one challenge that we see with many of our coaching clients has to do with their internal cultures The feeling of belonging to a community and a “team” is dwindling. The importance of community.

On March 24th, The #PRStudChat Community Discusses How to Land Your 1st Job Like a PRo!

Deirdre Breakenridge

Jennie, her students (#DonohuePRCases) and the #PRStudChat community will cover several topics during this chat sponsored by @SpinSucks. It’s also a community where people have fun discussions, brainstorm, ask for help, and make new friends.

5 best practices for thriving digital employee communities

PR Daily

As an internal communicator, you already know how important is to keep employees connected to their teams, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic—but how are you helping them rebuild lost communities during remote work? Keep communities open by default.

The single toughest job in marketing/communications: The community manager

Communications Conversations

And, I’m here to say during the last five months, few people in marketing and communications have had a tougher job than that of the community manager. Let’s lay out the facts: Community managers often have an “always-on” job responsibility.

Why businesses should focus on community during (and after) COVID-19

PR Daily

As the globe is told to stay inside for the safety of themselves and their community, the giving and gifting economy has replaced traditional exchanges. This question belies a more fundamental reality: the need for community. What community means. Community’s value.

What is Community?

HMA Public Relations

When it comes to community, what exactly is it and why do we all want to be a part of one? The post What is Community? Featured Uncategorized Abbie Fink Community Facebook groups HMA Public Relations Professional groups What is CommunityAll this and more in today's blog post. Click below for more]. appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

How Visa Canada is helping its community during COVID-19

PR Daily

However, organizations can still drive the conversation with efforts to help their community. The post How Visa Canada is helping its community during COVID-19 appeared first on PR Daily.

Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat. One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building. So how can you, as a communications professional, leverage the power of community building for your brand?

How to build community during the current global pandemic

PR Daily

This means considering the mental and physical health of their teams, their safety, the economic health and safety of their communities and the survival of the cities they live in. Engage your professional community. Empower your team to support the community.

How one PR student is building her own community to celebrate diversity

PR Daily

Unable to find online communities that catered to Nigerians in PR or in many other industries, in September 2020 I took it upon myself to create Naija Comm , the first-ever online community that celebrates, connects and uplifts Nigerian creatives and professionals specifically.

A Community Manager’s Toolbox

Shift Communications

Being a community manager may sound like a cool, trendy job filled with fun and creativity. Whether you’re managing a community of thousands or one of 100, you are the eyes and the ears of the company on platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Luckily there are some tools and assets out there than can help make a community manager breathe a little easier on a day-to-day basis. As community manager, one of your main tasks is responding and interacting with audiences.

ESPN staff competes to bring kindness to communities

PR Daily

The initiative celebrated the company’s past and future, all while reaching its collective goal of community service. The post ESPN staff competes to bring kindness to communities appeared first on PR Daily.

14 examples that can help you update your social media community guidelines

Communications Conversations

And, after the year we all just had, if you haven’t already, now is the perfect time to revisit your social media community guidelines. In our communities. So yeah, social media community guidelines. Governance isn’t one of the sexiest areas of social media marketing.

Solo superwoman: How Karen Swim runs a 7,000 person strong community of solo PR pros

Muck Rack

Solo superwoman: How Karen Swim runs a 7,000 person strong community of solo PR pros

Ketchum CEO Discusses Serving Employees and Communities Through DE&I


By the time the news reached his office, they… Continue reading Ketchum CEO Discusses Serving Employees and Communities Through DE&I. The post Ketchum CEO Discusses Serving Employees and Communities Through DE&I appeared first on Culpwrit.

It takes a community to drive change - Socially Mobile launches to candidates

Stephen Waddington

A thank you letter to the PRCA and the Socially Mobile community. The importance of humanity and community are two important lessons for me following the COVID-19 crisis. Socially Mobile opens for applications today.

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4 tips from the Ragan Community for better virtual meetings

PR Daily

On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, members of the Ragan community partook in our twitter chat discussing the best practices for working remotely and attending or hosting virtual meetings. The post 4 tips from the Ragan Community for better virtual meetings appeared first on PR Daily.

How one podcast anchors a community-building campaign for nurses

PR Daily

It’s hardly the only attempt to create community around a storytelling initiative, but what is unique about the SHIFT campaign is how it anchors the entire effort around a podcast, “ Shift Talk.” No community building effort is complete without a social media plan.

Community for Career Development: A Look Inside One NAVUG Community Member’s Journey


I’m a member of NAVUG , an online community that is the epitome of Margaret Mead's statement. If you will humor me and enjoy the story I am about to share, you too can build a thriving and successful online community in your sphere of influence. My story is about the power of a thriving online community and my personal success because of that community. Online communities and learning were unleashed to the masses. I joined two communities while at home.

Campaign to change perception of community colleges surpasses all goals, sets enrollment record

PR Daily

Its campaign with agency APCO Worldwide led to a substantial number of soon-to-be college students considering community college. Information sessions focused on the campaign were also offered to public information officers and marketing staff at 58 community colleges.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Social Media & Change On November 15th

Deirdre Breakenridge

Within this context, the #PRStudChat community, which is sponsored by Spin Sucks, will gather on Thursday, Nov 15th, at 12 P.M., On the 15th, we will dive into social media and change with Ai, and the #PRStudChat community, discussing the following: Have you ever embarked on a self-reinvention journey? How can online communities help people facilitate change in their lives and careers?

How Oscar Mayer is fostering community during COVID-19

PR Daily

How are you creating community and interaction for your external audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic? The post How Oscar Mayer is fostering community during COVID-19 appeared first on PR Daily.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses PR Education and Learning on October 13th

Deirdre Breakenridge

ET, the #PRStudChat community will gather to discuss PR education and learning in the classroom. PR professionals, educators and students will engage in a community discussion to share their perspectives on PR learning today. Questions to be answered by the community will include: What are or what were your favorite and least favorite public relations courses? On Tuesday, October 13th at 8:30 p.m.

5 Solos PR Pros Share Why They’re Part of The Solo PR Pro Premium Community

Solo PR Pro

There’s a whole community of like minded people you can lean on. This month, we asked our panel of solo PR pros to share why they choose to be a member of the Solo PR Pro Premium community. It is that community you turn to when you need to vent (the proverbial water cooler). It’s a community of trusted friends who are there when needed and willing to share what they know about our profession. Just because you’re a solo PR pro doesn’t mean you’re in this alone.

The Great Rebuilding: Post-COVID ignites community engagement for brands and marketers

Agility PR Solutions

The post The Great Rebuilding: Post-COVID ignites community engagement for brands and marketers appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.