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Evening Class: How NOT to Grow and Manage Your Game Community
Tuesday, May 6 at 6 pm
LESSON PLAN coming soon!
Who should attend
- Game creators with projects on the market
- Game designers preparing to launch
- People interested in working as community managers for game companies
What better way to learn the ins and outs of growing the community for your game than by learning what techniques have been massive public failures? Scott Rusnak's collection of horror stories will clearly demonstrate how you can avoid disaster.
Of course, it's good to know what works in building a community as well. In this in-depth and interactive class, Scott will cover important topics and pose vital questions, such as:
- What is your community strategy?
- Have you defined your goals & objectives?
- Do you need a community manager?
- What makes a great community manager?
- How will you handle moderation?
- Are you focused on social listening?
Scott will also give a brief overview of analytics, and why good community management always involves paying attention to data.
- Learn about successful community-building techniques, such as hosting events, partnerships, social media, etc.
- Analyze dramatic community-building failures
- Discuss their own community-building attempts
- Three techniques to add to your community-building repertoire
- Three techniques NOT to add to your community-building repertoire
- A basic understanding of analytics and metrics
Please come to the class with ideas about simple game mechanics you're interested in trying. Note that the games will be built in groups, so not all ideas will get built.
Materials and Tools
- (suggested) Laptop or internet-enabled device for following along.
Over the past 20 years, Scott Rusnak has been educating, engaging and entertaining millions with unique online experiences.
As an eCommerce expert and gaming enthusiast, Scott is a consistent advocate of new and creative ways to engage and support online communities. He is a leader at the intersection of e-commerce, digital gaming, and interactive entertainment with Metaverse Mod Squad.
Scott works with marquee brands, international media groups, Startups and Indie studios to design customized solutions for community management, moderation, customer support, and social media strategy.
Scott was Co-Founder of virtual world/mobile game studio Visimonde, a catalyst for international growth with Golfnow.com and a VP with educational software producer Schoollogic.com.
Learn more about Scott on Linkedin.
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