Huffington Post UK and the Guardian share tips on managing online communities at the Association of Online Publishers autumn conference
Speaking at the Association of Online Publisher's autumn conference today, Joanna Geary, currently digital development editor at the Guardian but soon-to-be news partnership manager for Twitter, and Carla Buzasi, editor in chief at Huffington Post UK, shared their insights into community development.
1. Keep a community team for the long-term
2. Be sensitive to the varying needs of different communities
3. Don't make assumptions about audience interests
4. Be active in engaging individuals from groups not already involved in the site
5. Listen to the community