3 Secrets You Need to Know to Build a Successful Social Media Community

Sloane Ketcham (Community Curator at Hive Hawaii) and me at Community Day

I had a wonderful time at Hive Hawaii’s first Community Day. The Community Day included various workshops throughout the day (two given by yours truly!) and a free day for you to work and check out the space. As the day wore on, I could see why the Hive is so special. The creators, Sloane and Kameron Ketcham, really want to promote a place where freelancers, independent workers, and business owners can get out from the seclusion from their home office and meet other people. They want to create an environment that is an inspirational workplace for people to learn, collaborate, and cross pollinate.

In a lot of ways, what Sloane and Kameron are building is no different than what you would want for your social media community. As you build your community (or tribe) for your business through social media channels, you want a loyal community and one that you love to serve with your products and services. A community that gets you excited to do what you do best. Sounds great – doesn’t it?

This doesn’t have to be dream or something that you wish to happen. You can put the pieces in place to build a great community. Just keep these 3 secrets in mind, if you want to build a successful social media community… Continue reading