Disqus now has over a billion users, and it’s been instrumental in helping publishers, bloggers and brands build community all over the Internet. But what is an online community and how do business owners and bloggers actually create one?
According to Daniel Ha, a community leader is underestimated — having someone moderate and cultivate conversation is key to a great community growing faster. So is having a clear, defined niche around a shared passion. And just like in a social setting, knowing how to interact, what the rules and expecations are and what it takes to be liked can help any blogger’s community grow (even if it starts with just two or three people).