Defining your community structure, look, and feel

Before evaluating vendors, you must clearly understand how you want your community to look, feel, and act in service of your business goals. This checklist provides a practical framework for defining your community’s structure and identity, highlighting the capabilities and features necessary for building your ideal community.

Defining your community structure, look, and feel

Establish a clear vision for your community

This checklist covers all the essential components needed to shape your community’s identity and functionality:

  • Community Structure: Understand the intricacies of setting up your community's sign-in process, content organization, landing page experience, and navigation pathways to ensure a seamless user journey.

  • Integrations: Explore the integration possibilities for enriching your community with external resources and systems, enhancing its functionality and value to users.

  • Community Style and Branding Guidelines: Define the visual elements and communication tone that best reflect your brand identity, fostering a cohesive culture.

  • Community Engagement Strategies: Delve into various interaction styles and gamification techniques to encourage active participation, empower dedicated members, and maintain a healthy community environment through effective moderation and clear access levels.

Download the checklist today to lay the foundation for a thriving online community that resonates with your audience and drives business success.