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The Hows and Whys of Content Maintenance

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Jun 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM

6 minute read

The business and technology world moves fast. Technologies and tools get outdated quickly and are constantly being replaced by superior alternatives. Do you remember those video cassettes, or those 3 ½ floppy disks? As a 90’s kid, I remember them all.

Well, those video cassettes were soon replaced by DVD’s, which were replaced by streaming services and Netflix. Those 3 ½ disks were replaced by the USB, then things like Google Drive or Dropbox.

You don’t see the older versions of these anymore (at least, not unless it’s in a cute vintage store, or in your grandma’s basement) because they’re irrelevant and outdated. All businesses have done away with the old to ensure that they remain relevant, competitive, in-line with competitors and meet customer demands.

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Topics: Community, Search Engine Optimization

Three Stages of Community Development: Where is Yours?

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Jun 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

6 minute read

Each and every community is different—no two communities are alike!

Communities differ based on a number of factors, including the brand personality, the purpose they serve (such as being a support community), the dominant personality types within that community and the types of behaviours that are encouraged within the community.

Communities also differ depending on the development stage that they're in.

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Topics: Community

5 Tips on Creating Valuable Community Content

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Jun 18, 2019 8:00:00 AM

7 minute read

A good content strategy can give your community a huge boost and help turn it from an inactive, unengaged community to a thriving and vibrant one. A good content strategy will be carefully planned, well researched and implemented immaculately.

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Topics: Community, Marketing

What is DevRel?

Posted by Mary Thengvall on Jun 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM

6 minute read

“What actually is Developer Relations?” is a question that I see almost every week as I’m compiling tweets and articles for DevRel Weekly. The confusion doesn’t stem from the fact that it’s never been defined (narrator: “It has!”), but rather from the fact that if you ask 10 different people in the tech industry for a definition of Developer Relations, you’re likely to get 12 different answers.

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Topics: Community, Developer Relations

5 Types of People in Online Gaming Communities

Posted by Charles Owen-Jackson on Jun 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

3 minute read

All online gaming communities share several things in common. Most notably, they’re virtual hangouts where people go to share interests and get more enjoyment out of the games they love.

Nonetheless, there’s often a disconnect between developers and their target audiences. This is often the case with some AAA studios that are accused of profiteering and failing to listen to their players.

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Topics: Gaming

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