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How to build an online community (and why I’m all in on Circle)

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There’s never been a more relevant time to learn how to build an online community. I’ve spent a lot of time building community over the last seven years. It started in 2012 when I began attending, organizing, and facilitating dozens of Startup Weekend events across the country. People loved Startup Weekend – especially in the days before the Techstars acquisition. …

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What is community?

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Community means a lot to me. It started as a volunteer interest while running student organizations in college and organizing startup weekend events. Then it became my business while building the Unreal Collective accelerator. And now, since Unreal was acquired by Smart Passive Income, it’s my job! The word “community” is used in so many contexts…what does community really mean? …

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Unreal Collective has been acquired by Smart Passive Income

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Unreal Collective, my paid community and virtual accelerator, has been acquired by Smart Passive Income. And beginning January 1, 2021, I’ll be stepping into a leadership role with Smart Passive Income (SPI) as Community Experience Director! 🎉 Smart Passive Income is one of the biggest, most respected brands in online business. The founder, Pat Flynn, started SPI in 2008 after …