A Community of Practice brings together individuals who share a common profession. The group is a supportive place where people help each other by exchanging tips, best practices, and valuable resources. They also answer each other’s questions and offer emotional support.
Online communities are fun, informational, and supportive entities. However, they take a lot of work, similar to what real-world communities do. One aspect of that work that can be overlooked regards the launching of an online community. Launching an online community does not happen spontaneously or in a vacuum. Many steps occur in the process. […]