Tuesday Buzz: Keeping Your Online Community Engaged

Don’t let your online community get stale. Also: the tactics Coachella uses to redefine the concert experience.

Has your online membership community gone quiet? You’d like to see your members engaging with one another and your association online, but if you’re only hearing crickets, there are ways to get your members talking again.

On Socious’ Online Community Blog, Christina Green recommends going beyond a welcome email during the onboarding process. Onboarding should aim to bring new members into your online community.

“Create a drip campaign giving members fun new activities to do online each day or week. Your drip campaign can feature new members in a spotlight, interview them, or ask their opinion on something within the community,” Green writes.

Check out the rest of the post for more tips.

Reinventing Concerts

The annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California is one of the most profitable music events in the United States, bringing in a whopping $84 million last year. People flock from all over the country to take in this one-of-a-kind experience.

What makes Coachella such a standout?

The Event Manager Blog reveals how Coachella organizers use branding, tech personalization, and other tactics to redefine the concert experience.

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Raegan Johnson

By Raegan Johnson

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