How useful is an entrepreneurial approach to building online communities?
Have you come across any examples of community managers using lean start-up ideas and practice to grow online communities?
The reason I ask is that I've been working on a start-up idea since leaving a community management position at eBay, so it seemed a good opportunity to put together a presentation on how lean start-up methods can help build community, based on the methodology put forward by Eric Ries.
I'll post the fruits of my labor after my short talk on this subject at Cass Business School on 13 February.
I was there! I got to attend the BLN Lean Start-Up event last night, with Eric Ries presenting his thoughts to an audience of entrepreneurs. I talked to one attendee who’d flown in from an unnamed European country just for the...