Motivation behind the Guide

Basically explaining why this guide exists.

At the time when I was looking for guidance or specific information while navigating my role as a community professional, I always stumbled upon one difficulty.

The answer to any specific query is available but you have to search very hard. And most of the time the exact piece of advice that you are looking for is buried within the transcript of a podcast.

So I have tried to create a single repository for all things related to community building. All tagged according to their individual categories.

As this repository grows, we will have a curated list of community resources all segmented into requisite groups. The entire repository is searchable and anyone can find the best practices related to a specific field in no time, skim through the notes and decide on what steps to take further.

During the course of writing this guide, I have listened to 40+ podcasts, 100+ articles, and 3 whitepapers on community building.

Check back this space for more value-packed community content.

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About Me

Hi, My name is Sanmaya. I am 25.

I am a passionate product marketer, community builder, data-nerd and dog lover.

Community Experience:

  • PMM - PowerToFly (APAC & B2C Growth)

  • Head of Community & Growth (Zuperly - A bootstrapped learning assistance startup/ 2nd Brain)

  • Chapter Director - Startup Grind (Google for Startups)

  • Regional Mentor (Technical Education) - AIM, Govt. of India

  • Managed AIM's regional community (Odisha State) & educated 900+ youth in ATL on Python, Git & Data Visualisation.

  • Organized 30+ in-person events (including Hackathons)

  • Organized 10+ virtual events.

  • Organized India's biggest open-source hackathon (Hackference).

  • Other Experience:

  • Worked as a Product Marketing Manager for Finin (A neo banking startup in Bengaluru).

  • Independent Freelancer (Data Engineering) - Toptal/Upwork

I am currently planning to transcend my passion for communities into a full-time CMGR role.

Always on the lookout for great CMGR opportunities. Reach out to me via ⬇️


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Find me on Twitter @sanmayamohanty

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