Community is one of those buzz words, isn’t it? You know that it’s important, and when you’re part of a community you can feel it (and it feels amazing), but as for actually building your own? Where do you start?!
It can feel overwhelming to go from planning your daily tasks of social media upkeep, booking the next show, designing the next graphic, and trying to come up with the next song, that it’s easy to lose sight of some of the more arguably abstract things like building your community. But make no mistake about it, the ability to both build, nurture, and continue to foster a sense of community with your fans and those who support and follow you, is the difference between a band that gets stuck in the hamster wheel vs the one that goes on to play festival stages.
So where do you start?