Community management requires a certain kind of finesse. It takes endurance, a tireless attitude and love for what you do. While there is no right and wrong way to manage an online community, there are definitely different styles to community management. Inspired by the recent premier of season 8 of Deadliest Catch, I ask – Are you a Captain, Deckboss or Greenhorn in your online community?
A crab boat is a model of efficiency. The crew wear multiple hats and must come with a do-it-all mentality to get the job done. While the crew functions as a family (or community, to continue the parralel), there are very distinct roles on board. Read the rest of this entry »