Have you heard the news? We just released our first-ever SUPER DROP. We’re using super drops to share a bunch of different content items at once.  

Here’s an outline of what you can find in our Superdrop. It’s all accessible with a MyCLI Premium Membership which you can sign up to here: https://mycli.co/signup 

And if you haven’t already heard, we have a special offer to lock-in a MyCLI Premium Membership for a total of $375 for three years before the price goes up to $499 per year on December 25th, 2023.

So, let’s get into what all the hype’s about…

AI Tools for Online Community Building 

Unlock the exponential impact of AI across industries and community management in this video. Witness the seamless integration of cutting-edge tools like ChatGPT, DALL-E, and Bing Search, enhancing usability and informing one another. From effective conversational usage tips to exploring diverse AI tools like Bard, Perplexity, and Pie, this video navigates the transformative landscape of AI in writing, research, and community management.

Discover the collaborative potential of AI in common platforms like Notion, Miro, and Canva, revolutionizing text crafting and image creation. Delve into the evolving role of AI in community management, automating tasks and reshaping the responsibilities of community managers. Learn from practical applications discussed by Todd Nilson, emphasizing experimentation and adaptation to tailor AI tools for specific needs. This video advocates for a collaborative future, where AI supplements human abilities in community management rather than replacing them entirely. 

Strategy to Community Alignment 

Learn how DEWALT saved $6 million by aligning their community goals with their business objectives, plus insights into Starbucks, Lego, and Sephora and how they’ve also structured their communities to align with their business goals. 

In this video, Todd Nilson will further break down the alignment process, starting with understanding business objectives through company documentation and conversations with leadership. Examples like Starbucks, Lego and Sephora illustrate translating objectives into community initiatives, using ideation challenges and community-driven tutorials. Metrics and storytelling techniques are emphasized, including using community comments to make a compelling case for leadership. 

Shifting Paradigms: Driving Association Growth Through a Content-Led Marketing Approach 

Explore the dynamic landscape of association growth in this video, as it delves into the paradigm shift brought about by a content-led marketing approach. Discover the strategies and insights that drive associations to new heights, emphasizing the pivotal role of compelling content in attracting and engaging members. From redefining marketing strategies to fostering community through valuable content, this video provides a roadmap for associations seeking innovative methods to thrive in the digital age. Join the discussion on how the fusion of content and marketing is reshaping the future of association growth, offering a fresh perspective on building and sustaining vibrant communities. 

Community Strategy Toolbox 

If you want to learn how to effectively align your community with your organization’s goals, this video is for you.

This video outlines strategies for online community builders, akin to a condensed version of “The 48 Laws of Power” tailored for community leaders. The discussion delves into various strategic approaches, including Growth Approaches for expanding reach, Stability and Maintenance for consistent engagement, and Cost and Efficiency techniques for optimal operations. 

The video also covers Competitive Positioning to distinguish communities, Innovation and Disruption for embracing novel technologies, and Collaboration to explore mutual benefits. Conflict and Resolution strategies address digital battlefield dynamics, and the importance of aligning community benefits with monetary strategies is discussed under Value Proposition. 

Transforming Associations: The Future of Productivity with AI 

Embark on a journey into the future of associations with this video, uncovering the transformative impact of artificial intelligence on productivity. Explore how AI is reshaping traditional workflows, streamlining operations, and enhancing overall efficiency within associations. From intelligent automation to data-driven insights, the video unravels the ways in which AI is becoming an integral tool for associations aiming to stay ahead in an ever-evolving landscape. Gain valuable insights into the potential of AI as a catalyst for organizational growth and innovation, offering a glimpse into the exciting possibilities that lie ahead for associations embracing the power of artificial intelligence. 

Community Career Management 

In this video, Todd Nilson emphasizes the dynamic nature of community management, urging viewers to adapt, embrace the journey, and make a meaningful impact in their communities. 

This video guides both newcomers and seasoned professionals in online community management. It covers the field’s evolution, encourages career reflection, and introduces the Mercenary vs. Missionary perspective. Practical tips include “acting the role to become the role,” gaining hands-on experience, and emphasizing professionalism. 

A non-linear career path is discussed, incorporating “side quests” for enrichment. Insights on navigating the hiring landscape, salary expectations, and evaluating company culture are provided and the importance of mentorship and a personal board of directors for diverse career advice is highlighted. 

Situational Playbook: For an Online Community Manager 

Dive into the essential guide for online community managers with ‘Situational Playbook.’ This eBook is a comprehensive exploration of the nuanced role of community managers in the digital realm. Beginning with an introduction to situational awareness, the playbook guides community managers through understanding their role in different scenarios, emphasizing the strategic importance of situational thinking in community building. 

Learn how to proactively build and nurture communities with situational awareness at the core. Explore the dynamics of mature communities and discover how to react effectively to various community situations. This eBook provides insights into measuring success through situational metrics, offering practical tools and processes for effective community management. 

As the digital landscape evolves, the playbook looks towards the future of situational community management, equipping community managers with the knowledge and foresight needed for success. The concluding chapters guide readers in crafting their own situational playbook, empowering community managers to navigate the complexities of online community management with confidence and strategic finesse. 

The Ultimate Exhibitor Check List for You Next Event 

Ensure success at your next event with ‘The Ultimate Exhibitor Checklist.’ This comprehensive guide is a must-have for exhibitors, covering every essential detail to guarantee a seamless and impactful presence. From pre-event preparations to on-site execution, this checklist is your go-to resource for maximizing your exhibition experience. Elevate your event strategy, enhance visibility, and leave a lasting impression with the ultimate exhibitor companion. 

Marketing Cheat Sheets 

Empower your marketing game with the ‘Marketing Cheat Sheets.’ This invaluable resource compiles essential quick-reference guides to streamline your marketing efforts. From decoding analytics to crafting compelling content and mastering social media strategies, these cheat sheets are your shortcut to success in the dynamic world of marketing. Elevate your campaigns, optimize your approach, and stay ahead of the curve with these indispensable tools designed to simplify and enhance your marketing endeavors. 

Creating the Ultimate Marketing Budget for Your Company 

This guide is your roadmap to crafting a comprehensive and effective marketing budget tailored to your business needs. From setting realistic goals to allocating resources wisely, each step is meticulously outlined to help you achieve maximum impact. 

Everything Associations Need to Know About Social Media 

Navigate the social media landscape with confidence using ‘Everything Associations Need to Know About Social Media.’ This comprehensive guide is a must-have for associations seeking to harness the full potential of social platforms. 

So, that’s the list. Cheers to our first (but definitely not last) super drop. Happy learning!