When I speak with leaders, many say that they don’t know what they don’t know about launching an online community. The technology and design and content creation don’t always come naturally and can’t be purchased and perfectly planned.
Luckily, there are plenty of partners and resources available to help you plan ahead without becoming overwhelmed or bogged down in details. Over the last several years, the number of partners and technologies have expanded significantly. Yet you may not know where to begin working with external partners. In this post, I will break down the various types of online community partners and examples of each.