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The Community Manager’s Playbook, available now

Happy Community Managers Appreciation Day! Thanks to the General Assembly, CMX, and NYC startup communities, with whom I’ve had the pleasure to share and evolve the community discipline to hundreds of practitioners.   To all the community practitioners out there,…

Getting to Know Lauren: Q&A

Getting to Know Lauren  A Q&A with Lauren on why she loves what she does,  her early career and her entrepreneurial spirit that goes back generations. Q: What do you love most about what you do? For starters, there’s never a…

It Takes a Community

Companies are learning that, sometimes, the community is the business. Last month’s CMX Summit brought together a group of community-minded speakers from businesses including Buzzfeed, TED, Reddit, Meetup, Kickstarter and Perks Consultin (yay!) to discuss how companies are supporting this cultural shift. By identifying…

#TooManyGoodEvents – Social Media Week Guide

AlleyWatch mentioned Lauren Perkins’ event: Being a Good Date: Applying Dating Tactics to Social Engagement in their “Too many good events” guide. Social Media Week is fast upon us and with it comes the difficult decision of what to attend. With so many…

How To Launch a New Company at an Industry Event

This month, the Young Entrepreneur Council asked Perks Consulting CEO Lauren Perkins: What’s your best tip for launching a new company at an industry event or conference? Read more on FOX Small Business News for her answer  and others including Ben Lang of EpicLaunchand Aron…