Segment your users for a better understanding of your community via analytics and align permissions based on user validation and trustworthiness, monetization strategies, or other criteria.
Know what type of hosting options you have, what you want, who will host it, how it is managed, and ensuring it is optimized for you.
There are likely a lot of add-ons, extensions, plugins, and themes to use but your community doesn't need every bell and whistle, it could actually hurt it. Pick the tools you need with care.
Understanding how each piece of your community works together is critical for any community, especially larger communities or those looking to scale.
There are many platform options available all with varying benefits, disadvantages, and ideal use cases. Take the time to think through your needs and long term plans and ask for guidance where needed.
Too many moving parts or barriers? Identify areas to streamline or software that's causing challenges and assess the pros/cons of integrations.
There isn’t an all-in-one solution when it comes to building your community. Your ideal solution will utilize multiple tools to create an experience for your community that will continue to grow with you.
Since the Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA) were approved in March 2022, it's best to remain informed and determine how these regulations could impact your platform. We've done the research for you and highlighted the key takeaways to be aware of.
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