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Adrian Speyer
Marketing Manager at Vanilla Forums
Marketing Manager at Vanilla Forums

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We usually wait a few more weeks for this panel, but our December hangouts will be a bit short with Christmas and New Years both falling on Fridays this year. So you may be in the office, but grab some hot chocolate, pull up a seat and take a break from the holiday craze (because really, it's already here) to hang out with us this week on Friday, December 4th to reflect on our roles in 2015 and look forward to what 2016 has in store!

Need a little something to tide you over? Find out what 18 top community management thought leaders think will be the greatest changes or challenges for 2016:

+Jonathan Brewer, +Dom Garrett, +Sherrie Rohde and +Berrak Sarikaya will be hosting the Hangout with +Crystal Bruce, +Margot Mazur and +Adrian Speyer as panelists. +Christin Kardos and +Carrie Keenan will be moderating the Twitter chat using #CMGRHangout .

Discussion Questions

1. What was your favorite Community Manager moment in 2015?
2. What was your biggest Community Manager struggle in 2015?
3. What was the craziest thing to happen in your community in 2015?
4. What do you want to see happen in your community in 2016?
5. How can you better empower your community in 2016?

RSVP & Watch the Hangout

RSVP here to let us know you’re going to watch. This will add the event to your calendar and remind you to attend! If you want to be on air, please let us know in advance by commenting here.

Let’s discuss ways you can attend:

Watch: You do NOT need to join the hangout. Just stay on the Google+ Event and you’ll see the video on YouTube. (Don’t worry, it will be there and start playing as soon as the broadcast begins.)

Talk and Be Seen: If you decide you want to talk, not just watch, please let us know in advance. (We will only invite a few people for this event, so let us know why you would like to attend.) 

Chat: You can watch here and/or follow the conversation on Twitter using #CMGRHangout .

If you join us on the hangout, a wired internet connection is preferred and if you have a headset with mic or earbuds, that works best for the audio. You will also need a working webcam.

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Gaming Community Bingo

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Why a community is so important for your business & brand!

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With lots of forums being hacked recently, this checklist may be handy: #security #hacked #forum #socbiz

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Montreal's 300th Anniversary 1942

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(Draft) proposal to let web developers control font-rendering via CSS: - aka, ability to define a custom render + timeout strategy for each font... And, even better, customize it on per-selector basis.

Feedback, questions... let me know!
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