How to create a Discord server

Starting a community from scratch on Discord can be daunting, but with the right strategies and mindset, you can create a thriving community that your members will love.

Here are some tips for building a successful community from scratch:

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Find your niche:

Identify a specific niche or topic that your community will focus on. This can help attract members who share similar interests and create a strong sense of community.

Create a welcoming environment:

Create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all members. This can help create a positive culture within your community and encourage members to participate and engage.

Use social media:

Use social media to promote your community and attract new members. This can help increase your reach and create buzz around your community.

Offer value:

Offer value to your members by providing engaging content, hosting events, and creating a fun and interactive atmosphere. This can help keep members engaged and coming back for more.

Host regular events

Regular events allow your community to engage with each other and keep up to date. Something like bi-weekly catchup would be nice!

Or doing an HotSeat events where a member takes all the QA from other member could incentivize them to show up.

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Hotseats are a modality of an online (or irl) meeting specifically for entrepreneurs or builders where one person is in the hotseat and speaks about their project and some challenges he/she is facing, then others ask questions and give advice.

Basically it's to help the one in the hotseat to have the focus for that sessiona and get the points of view from other members and benefit from the knowledge of them.

Listen to feedback:

Listen to feedback from your members and use it to improve your community. This can help build trust and create a sense of ownership among your members.

Embrace memes and inside jokes:

Embrace memes and inside jokes as a way to create a fun and engaging community that your members will love. Use memes and inside jokes to create a shared language and culture within your community.

By using these tips to build a successful community from scratch on Discord, you can create a thriving community that your members will love.

Whether you're finding your niche, creating a welcoming environment, or embracing memes and inside jokes, these strategies can help you build a community that is fun, engaging, and full of life.

If you’re looking to create an EPIC Discord server in 2023, this guide will provide you with a step-by-step process and a free template to help you get started.

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