How To Build An Engaged Online Community w/Tom Ross

What are the business fundamentals to building an online community? How do you choose the right platform to grow in? How do you even begin growing your community?

In this livestream we have Tom Ross, founder and CEO of Design Cuts, sharing how he built his online community. He’ll explain what the difference is between audience and community, how to nurture your members to create true fans, and share a case-study in how The Futur have built such an amazing community.

Tom is the founder and CEO at Design Cuts, a community of over 750,000 creatives. In his spare time, he mentors fellow entrepreneurs and creatives on how to build engaged online communities.

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8:00 – The difference between audience and community
10:00 – Pros and cons of an audience
12:00 – Pros and cons of a community
17:00 – How do you build your communities
29:00 – what kind of audience you should get
42:00 – What’s a way to keep in touch with your community
45:00 – how to scale community

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Host: Chris Do
Producer: Mark Contreras
Cinematographers/Editors: Stewart Schuster, Ricky Lucas, Jona Garcia
Social Team: Elle Money, Alex Burlui
Futur Theme Music: Adam Sanborne
Typefaces: Futura, DIN, Helvetica Now, Calibre, Knockout, Champion Gothic



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