In addition to running a WordPress development workshop at PHP South Africa this year, I also presented a talk about growing your product by building a community. The talk used the WordPress project as a case-study for how to build a meaningful community.
The over-arching theme of the talk was that going open-source is a sure-fire way to give your product’s community a significant kick-start. Here are the slides covering all the content:
If you have any additional questions about this I’d love to chat and hear more about it from you, so please comment here! You can also find and leave feedback on the talk on Joind.in.