Exercise proper etiquette towards other founders and do not step on others' toes, write with passion (with originality) and members may just turn to your communities. Action speaks louder than an invite; establish a tone and manner to what your community stands for, make a code for yourself such as treating members like people instead of potential reviewers and source of members.
Treat your members with sincerity, respect and utmost care and they will be supportive as one can ever hope! encourage them to become the community and not be in a community! Be yourself!
Finding new members is one of the most crucial components to growing and cultivating a vibrant community. There is enormous value in taking the time to look for and actively recruit people who have interests that are relevant to your community topic. Here’s a how-to guide to grow your community. 1) Start with Members on Lunch – Conduct a keyword search or sift through tags that are related to your community topic. Once you find people who have a rated … more
As a Lunch Community Founder, finding new members to join a community can be done in a variety of ways including enabling a Twitter feed, setting up a Facebook fan page, reaching out to an audience from another blog or other social network, or reaching out within the Lunch community.