Jono Bacon is a community strategy consultant, author, advisor, and speaker.

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Open Source Won’t Save A Subpar Product

Bonus points for those of you who can guess where the main image for this post is from. One of the interesting elements of working with a range of different companies is being able to better understand the dynamics that influence how well a community will succeed or...

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Career Guidance For Young People: A Retrospective

Last month I was invited to go and speak at a school careers event. My audience was a collection of young people stuck at that tough intersection between being at school and starting to think about what they want to do for a career. I don't envy them. While I was...

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How to Track Community Growth in Forums

When I work with clients, one of the key things they want to understand is how they track community growth and react to the data they are seeing. This can be a complex business: community platforms provide bazillions of metrics. Which ones should you track? Or, should...

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CommunityBridge by the Linux Foundation: Digging In

On Tuesday last week I drove down to Half Moon Bay with Jeremy and Ilan for the Open Source Leadership Summit. I always enjoy this event: it is smaller and more focused than the bigger conferences, which helps facilitate some great discussion. Angela's team at the...

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Imposter Syndrome: Understanding and Managing It

Across my career I have met countless people who have struggled with Imposter Syndrome. For those of you not up on the lingo, Imposter Syndrome is when people feel they are not experienced, qualified, or talented enough to be in the position they are in (such as...

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