Saturday morning community
Growing up as a child of the 90s in the US, Saturday morning cartoons were a common staple. I've happily replaced Saturday morning cartoons with Saturday morning community, although the former will always hold a soft space in my heart.

If you're feeling particularly communal this Saturday morning, consider taking this 12-ish minute community survey about your experience in the industry—the survey is an input to Uncommon member Camilla Ferreri's master's thesis on Community-Led Growth, and its outputs will be shared back with all of us. 

And now we interrupt this Saturday morning programming for more community content. 

With great affection, 
🎥: Decoding the data behind community building
Wednesday, October 4th from 11 - 11:45 am PST: Join our live session with self-professed community nerd Jillian Bejtlich, who earns the illustrious title! She'll cover how community can help you accelerate customer acquisition and give you actionable data that informs your GTM strategy. 
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Uncommon insights from community leaders
Community Onboarding at RevGenius, by Gareth Wilson

A community-favorite post this month by Gareth Wilson who explores step-by-step exactly how RevGenius gets their members up, running, and engaging in their community super fast.
The 2023 Developer Relations compensation & culture report

It's more than DevRel who can get great insights from this DevRel report, which touches on some larger themes around connecting role expectations to company impact as well as balance and burnout concerns in community-centric roles.
JR;SR: Just right; Should read
  • Light: Simple reminders that are easy to forget about taking care of yourself when you're in a community-focused role, from Khushal Goyal.
  • Medium: Trust 🤝 community. As always, Max Pete delivers a valuable message about how to uplevel both your community and your community management skillset with this trust-building focused post.
  • Deep: Better than Netflix! Joel Primack dropped all 20 episodes for season two of his Community-Led Growth Show, featuring big names and even bigger knowledge.
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Surprise! Click Balloon Dog

Balloon Dog's back with a mystery link that gives you a quick glimpse into what Roomies have been talking about lately. This one's all about turning anyone into the funnest person in the room: Party Parrot 🦜
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Tuneage: Currently listening to Dream Machine by Mark Farina and Kaskade. Find all kinds of jams on our community-sourced playlist, Uncommon Tuneage, which you should add to.

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