4 Effective Ways to Keep Community Members Engaged and Inspired.

Sometimes it could look like communities build themselves, as if activities magically appear and conversations grown organically. While self-sustaining communities can eventually be achieved, as anyone who has managed a community will know, a flourishing community is the result of careful planning, hard work, and dedication. We know that you will be in the driver’s…

Spotlight on Markus Eichel of Lufthansa School of Business

Meet Markus, an innovative, forward-thinker who helps businesses get the most from their professional development. As a strategic HR-manager for Lufthansa, Markus wanted a platform to connect different divisions of the company with each other. He wanted employees to be able to share their experiences and easily connect with each other through an online community…

Introducing New Plans (literally!)

What “Online Community” Meant in 2007 We are nearing the end of 2016. Next year it will be 10 years since CMNTY launched its first online community. Back then this was a big deal. Facebook was just 2 years young. Youtube, just 1 year. It was a new concept to simply bring people together online, let alone bring…

Making First Impressions Count: How to Invite Members to Your Community

Anyone who has ever spent time agonizing over fonts and images in a branding message, or even just debated what to wear before an important event knows how true the above statement is. When deciding how to bring members into your online community, it is no different. We understand that you want to put your best foot forward. Once you’ve designed your community and created activities,…

Tips on deciding to go public or private with your community platform.

Creating a vibrant community is not something that happens overnight. Successful communities are nurtured through thoughtful actions and attention to detail. CMNTY Platform has a lot of settings that can help you adapt to almost any community goal or situation. And while it may seem like a lot at first, our team is here to…

Spotlight on Karen de Visch of Profacts

Meet Karen, an innovative researcher and online community guru. As a Senior Research Consultant at Profacts, Karen is heavily involved with both quantitative as qualitative research, making online communities the perfect way for her to reach people quickly and gather all the information she wants. Because Profacts is a particularly diverse market research agency, they…

CMNTY Cloud 2.0: Manage Multiple Online Communities

Running Single vs. Multiple Communities CMNTY Platform is our all-in-one online community solution. If your organization is running a community to gather insights and inspire interaction, you are probably just fine with a single, stand-alone community platform. However, if you are an agency running multiple communities for your own clients, then CMNTY Cloud was designed for you. Flexible…

Increase the Reach of Your Community Now with CMNTY’s New Mobile View!

Mobile Trends As people increasingly shift from desktop to mobile experiences of the web, it becomes more and more necessary to optimize for mobile. For an online community, better mobile experiences can mean higher engagement, greater participation, and an increased ability to connect with your members, no matter where they are. CMNTY’s New Mobile View Today, we…

Now Live: CMNTY Platform Help Center

The CMNTY Platform Q&A is moving to a public Help Center! We have long been proud of our Q&A, an extensive question and answer database, fully integrated into the admin section of CMNTY Platform. Lately, however, we’ve been wondering why this information should only be available to community managers. We think that a lot of people…

Spotlight on Femke Hendriks of Blauw Research

Meet Femke, a veteran community manager for Blauw Research. She is not only actively involved in deciding strategy for community research projects, but also crafts an inviting look and feel to the online space, ensures that members are engaged and participating, and analyzes community interactions to report insights and recommendations. Powered by CMNTY, Femke believes…

Never Miss Another Community Message with Browser-Based Push Notifications

We are all familiar with mobile apps that send us up-to-the-minute news and updates via push notifications. These push notifications are a great feature that let us stay connected and never miss a thing! Browser-Based Push Notifications New developments with HTML5 also make it possible to send browser-based push notifications that do not require an app!…

Job Opening @ CMNTY: Community Consultant

Community Consultant We are looking for someone to join our team of Community Consultants in Eindhoven, NL! What will you be doing The field of online communities is changing continuously. That’s why we attach great value to advising and training leads, clients and partners in using our community platform and its supporting tools. Your responsibilities…