Creating community culture

Hi, I’m Marie Connelly. I’m the community manager for…

This is how I’ve introduced myself in most professional situations since 2007. I’m currently a community manager on the product team at Vox Media, but before that, I spent about eight years building online health communities, first for patients here in the US, and then for healthcare professionals around the world.

In those eight years, I’ve learned that building community means intentionally creating a culture, every step of the way. Here’s what I wish I’d known when I was getting started...

This post originally appeared on The Coral Project—read more.