Community and Psychology
Richard Millington has spent the past decade helping 250+ companies develop some of the world’s largest online communities.
Richard is the founder of FeverBee, an international community consultancy, and the author of Buzzing Communities. Richard’s clients have included Google, Facebook, Oracle, Wikipedia, EMC, Greenpeace, and many more. Prior to FeverBee, Richard interned with Seth Godin in New York.
Richard specialises in helping organisations understand the psychology behind successful communities.
Richard can help your audience to:
- Increase the level of activity and participation.
- Get new members to join and stay active
- Measure the value and ROI of communities.
- Explain communities to your boss.
- Change member behavior in your favour.
- Nurture advocates.
How to Build A Powerful Sense of Community
The best way to build a successful community is to deliberately cultivate a psychological sense of community. This is a deliberate, scientific, process anyone can master and use as a blueprint
What the attendees said
@RichMillington - best presentation of the day thus far. Would love to chat about the Wistia community if I can track you down. Beer's on me— Ezra Fishman (@ezrafishman) July 14, 2014
@RichMillington thanks for presenting; I really enjoyed it!— Scott Sundblom (@scottas) July 14, 2014
@RichMillington can't wait to read it! Found your presentation super interesting and entertaining #mozcon — Allison Sens (@AllisonKara) July 15, 2014
@RichMillington took a lot from your presentation! Thanks for the great insight.— Stephanie Lund (@StephanieLund1) July 14, 2014
@RichMillington excellent presentation! Love the humour. Have a good time on your travels.— Jackson Lo (@jackson_lo) July 14, 2014
@RichMillington awesome talk... My boss is going to think that I'm so smart!— James Taylor (@iammadeforthis) July 14, 2014
@RichMillington Thank you for the presentation!— Tatu Patronen (@tatupatronen) July 14, 2014
@RichMillington Fabulous presentation! Lots of great info to take back.— Jody McCombe (@JodyMtweets) July 14, 2014
@RichMillington Fantastic presentation. Thanks!— Andy Odom (@AndyOdom7) July 14, 2014
We benchmarked over 1500+ branded online communities and discovered a tiny number of outliers doing well followed by the majority who aren’t even close to getting the most from their communities