Description

Community Folks is a free, online community for community builders. It works on a Facebook group with over 700 people from all over the world.

To join, you only need to fill out a form telling the admins a little about yourself and the communities you built or are building. If you are still learning and don't have any community of your own, you can also join!

Community Folks' team has created "Uncommunity". This is a curated directory of hand-picked tools, resources, and software to help you create online communities with ease. This is a great educational opportunity for all community lovers, to grow and evolve as community managers.

If you want to make a career out of your passion for community, you can also find a job there. The Community Folks' job board is an excellent opportunity for community managers.

To get even more resources, you can join the community's curated weekly newsletter, as well as read their blog and subscribe to their YouTube channel for more content all about online communities.

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Details
  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2017
  • Founders:

    Paras Pundir

  • Amount of members: 700
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Online Platform: Facebook
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • ONG: Yes
  • Method: Virtual
Benefits

Free community of community builders:
Community Folks is a free community that anyone can join. It works on a Facebook group, where members share their experiences building communities. Inside, you can find like-minded people from all over the world to gain insights on how to build, maintain and grow online communities.

Huge content library:
Community Folks' team has created "Uncommunity", a huge directory of tools, software, and resources for online community building. Resources include templates, blog articles, podcasts, books, interviews with expert community builders, videos, and more.

Find a job in community management:
If you're passionate about community and want to make a career out of it, you can learn and also find a job on Community Folks' job board.

Requirements

No requirements.

Place
Meetings

Community Folks' members regularly meet up in online events tailored to learn and grow their knowledge. They can also interact in the Facebook group, where they share experiences and insights, network, and connect.

Learning Events

The community organizes virtual events such as webinars, AMAs, interviews with experts, and community meet-ups. These online events are mostly free and directed to learning all about community management and community building. The events are announced in Community Folks' Facebook group.

Networking Events

Community Folks' members interact on the online Facebook group to share experiences, insights, and knowledge. It's a regular practice for new members to introduce themselves.

Presentations include where they are from, what are their interests, if they are beginners or experienced in building and managing online communities, among other things.

These presentations are ideal to find people in the community field near you, or that share your niche. This allows you to amplify your professional network by finding people with similar interests, and also to learn from related experiences.

Content Library

Community Folks have created "Uncommunity", a curated directory of tools, software, and resources to build online communities. There, you can also find useful educational stuff such as podcasts, books, blog articles, templates, interviews with community experts, and more.

For more resources, you can also visit Community Folks' blog, YouTube channel, or podcast. Their newsletter also features hand-picked resources for community leaders.

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