View More

A Research Study: Customer Experience and Self Support

We conducted a research study, with the aim of identifying customer attitudes towards support and self-support efforts.

Webinar View More
View More

The Ultimate Advocate Marketing Guide

Learn how to build and manage a successful advocate community that helps you achieve your goals.

Ebook View More
View More

Transforming the Digital Customer Support Experience

As more organizations look to digitize their customer support journey, learn what digital support solutions are right for your customer base.

Ebook View More
View More

Managing Product Feedback at Scale

Learn how to manage priorities for success, including how to assess feedback and avoid common product management traps.

Ebook View More
View More

Enabling Customer Success With Community Building

Learn what makes a customer success team effective, and how you can empower your team to achieve their goals through community. 

Ebook View More
View More

How Communities Can Supercharge Your Business, Brand and Teams

Hear from community strategist, Jono Bacon, as he outlines how to craft a community strategy using evidence-based decisions.

Webinar View More
View More

How to Build an Online Community Forum

Learn the simple 7-phased approach to building a community that will encourage engagement and see long-term success.

Ebook View More
View More

Vanilla Conversations

All the talks from our 3-day community event in May 2020.

Webinar View More
View More

Driving Engagement Through Effective Motivation

Hear from Richard Millington on what motivates your community members and how to use this motivation to boost engagement.

Webinar View More
View More

How to Handle the Buyer’s Journey

Learn how to leverage user-generated content from your community to guide prospects through the buyer journey.

Webinar View More
View More

How to Build a Global Community Advocacy Program

Hear from David Spinks, the CEO and Founder of CMX, on how to build and manage a successful community advocacy program.

Webinar View More
View More

Using Community for Support and Product Development

Learn how Wave used their Vanilla community to deflect 30% of their support tickets and boost product development.

Webinar View More
View More

Essentials for Scaling Customer Success

Emilia D’Anzica, Founder of Customer Growth Advisors, shares actionable tips on how to scale your customer success program.

Webinar View More
View More

What Your Members Really Want From Your Community

Richard Millington explains how to understand what motivates your members and how to harness their desires to boost engagement.

Webinar View More
View More

How to Set the Most Impactful KPIs for Your Community

Carrie Melissa Jones explains how to identify the most suitable KPIs for your community and how to measure them.

Webinar View More
View More

CMGR Bootcamp

Participate in this 3 day workshop tailored specifically for Community Managers, to boost your skills and knowledge.

Webinar View More

CMGR Bootcamp

Webinar
View More

The HUMAN Brand

Chris Malone, Founder of Fidelum Partners, outlines how to engage customers in the Digital Age, and secure their loyalty. 

Webinar View More

The HUMAN Brand

Webinar
View More

TSIA – The Secrets of Successful Support Communities

John Ragsdale, VP of Tech Research at TSIA, and Adrian Speyer, Head of Community at Vanilla, discuss support community success.

Webinar View More
View More

Enabling Customer Success

Ben Winn, Founder of CS In Focus, unpacks common customer success challenges, and how community can address these challenges.

Webinar View More
View More

Building a Strategic Super Fan Program for Your Online Community

Learn why your online community needs to have a Super Fan Program, and how to build one that suits your membership and goals.

Ebook View More
View More

Community Predictions 2020

Learn what 30+ experts have to say about what to expect in the community space in 2020 and how to stay ahead of the trends.

Ebook View More
View More

Knowledge Management and Knowledge-Centered Support

Learn how to implement a knowledge-centered support strategy to save time, money and deliver better customer service.

Ebook View More
View More

Create Together, Share Together—Knowledge Sharing Communities

Nancy Kinder, Knowledge and Community Consultant, explains how to encourage and stimulate community knowledge-sharing.

Webinar View More
View More

Proven Strategies to Increase Case Deflection and ROI

Matt Laurenceau, Head of Community at BMC, outlines how to use the right data to increase community case deflection and ROI.

Webinar View More
View More

The Engagement Trap Webinar with FeverBee

Richard Millington explains the concept of the "engagement trap" and how community professionals can avoid making this mistake.

Webinar View More
View More

AI & Community: Don't Hammer the Flowers

Artificial Intelligence is already being deployed within, and upon, online communities. It's important for community practitioners to develop a comprehensive understanding of both.

Webinar View More
View More

How Dramatic Community Results Led Cofense To Vanilla Knowledge

Learn how Cofense, faced with a new product line, had to seek a new community solution to scale with their community needs. 

Case Study View More
View More

How Quicken Increased Their NPS Score by 10%+

After trying four different community vendors, Quicken found the right one and saw an immediate impact on customer satisfaction ratings.

Case Study View More
View More

Boosting Response Rates by 35% for This SSA Solution Provider

This SSA provider was looking for a “best-of-breed” community; one that was mobile responsive, included crucial features in the out-of-the-box price and could deliver ongoing support and guidance.

Case Study View More
View More

How King Doubled Their Community Engagement

Moving from a support community involved an entire overhaul from platform, to strategy and operations. 

Case Study View More
View More

How Acer's Community Refresh Led to a 4X Boost in ROI

Faced with having to reduce dramatically their platform costs, without compromising customer experience, Acer turns to Vanilla for 4x ROI. 

Case Study View More
View More

How RapidMiner Increased All KPI's to Deliver Top Support

RapidMiner was faced with an inflexible and expensive community platform that no longer met their needs. 

Case Study View More
View More

How Xamarin's Developer Community Skyrocketed their Value

Xamarin was looking to create an experience for their developers to encourage ongoing contributions and discussions with community.

Case Study View More
View More

How SAP Qualtrics Transformed Their Digital Support Strategy

Their customers demanded for an official space to allow them to share and connect with other customers, and Qualtrics turned to Vanilla to deliver. 

Case Study View More
View More

How Atkins Built a Healthier Community

The marketing team at Atkins realized that their legacy community platform was delivering a poor brand experience for their customers. 

Case Study View More
View More

How Foursquare Drives Success With Their Super User Program

Foursquare needed a branded online community to create the customer experience, Super User recognition and the true sense of community that they were looking for.

Case Study View More
View More

How a Top Ten U.S. Bank Uses Community to Empower Small Businesses

Empowering small businesses by building connections between them is a priority for this top U.S. Bank. 

Case Study View More
View More

How En Masse Created a Gaming Community in One Week

En Masse realized that the cost to run 30 game forums through Vanilla Forums was equal to the cost of En Masse supporting one game internally.

Case Study View More
View More

How The Mix Creates a Safe Space for Young People

Prioritizing the experience of their members, The Mix turns to Vanilla to deliver a better experience. 

Case Study View More
View More

How Wave Cut Support Tickets by 30% in 4 Months

Supporting a large freemium and paying customer base, keeping support costs in check became a top priority for this SaaS provider.

Case Study View More
View More

Making Customer Voices Matter with a Strong Digital CX

Learn how OnShape empowered their customers with community, leading to a 20% decrease in support tickets, and having 65% of questions answered by non-staff.

Case Study View More
View More

After 10 Years, Penny Arcade Continues To See Success with Vanilla

To this day, the Penny Arcade forum remains our town square, the best place to connect and get the full experience of our online community.

Case Study View More
View More

How Cireson Saw a 90% Reduction in Support Tickets

Beyond ticket deflection, Cireson's community has turned into a place where customers can show off what they've done, how they've customized it and how far they can take it. 

Case Study View More
View More

Monetizing Your Community

This monetization guide will assist you in your efforts to successfully harness the power of your community to drive profit.

Ebook View More
View More

Invigorating Internal Collaboration

Learn how to increase communication and collaboration in your organization with an internal online community forum.

Ebook View More
View More

The Community Manager’s Survival Guide

Learn everything you need to know to succeed as a Community Manager, including the best ways to address common challenges.

Ebook View More
View More

Meet Your Business Goals

Hear from David Spinks, Founder of CMX, on how to align your community goals with your business goals for maximum impact.

Webinar View More
View More

Your Guide to Running a Successful Game Launch

Learn how leading game developers are using community to support their game launch, build hype and drive engagement.

Ebook View More
View More

Driving Engagement Through Video

Learn how to create video content for your community to increase engagement and help you achieve your business goals.

Ebook View More
View More

Winning the Innovation Game

Learn techniques to harness the innovation and ideas within your community and how to use them to improve your business.

Webinar View More
View More

Innovation Through Ideation & Collaboration

Learn how community ideation can harness new and innovative ideas, and how top brands are using ideation to stay ahead.

Ebook View More
View More

Amplify Your Community Content on Social Media

Learn how to increase brand awareness and engagement by using social media to amplify your best community content.

Ebook View More
View More

Upgrading Your Community Experience

Learn how to identify the signs that your community platform is due for an upgrade and the benefits of a refresh.

Webinar View More
View More

Email Marketing for Community Managers

Learn how effective email marketing can be when you incorporate strong community content and use the best tools for the job.

Webinar View More
View More

Gaming Community Playbook

Learn how gaming companies are leveraging their community to increase game profits and boost player engagement.

Ebook View More
View More

Secrets of Keeping Your Community Content Fresh

Learn how and why community content should be refreshed, how to identify what content to update and how to measure success.

Webinar View More
View More

How to Take a Vacation When You’re a Community Manager

Learn strategies for Community Managers to avoid burnout and how to properly plan a vacation so that your mind stays at ease.

Ebook View More
View More

Calculating the ROI of Your Online Community

This ROI calculator will help show how your online community is impacting your organization's business objectives.

Template View More
View More

Drive More Engagement in Your Community Using Marketing Automation Tools

Hear from Adrian Speyer, Head of Community at Vanilla, on how to use your marketing automation tools to increase engagement.

Webinar View More
View More

How to Build and Scale a Thriving Developer Community

Learn why businesses are using developer communities to reach their goals, and how to build these communities successfully.

Ebook View More
View More

Community Commitment Curve

Carrie Melissa Jones explains what the "community commitment curve" is, and how it can make your community work more effective.

Webinar View More
View More

Driving Community Engagement with Marketing Automation

Learn how using marketing automation tools in your community can provide better customer interactions and increase engagement.

Ebook View More
View More

Renovating Your Comunity

Carrie Melissa Jones explains the strategic process involved in community renovation, and how to build a roadmap for success.

Webinar View More
View More

2019 Annual Community Inspiration Series

Hear three separate webinar sessions, all aimed at providing community professionals with inspiration for continued success. 

Webinar View More
View More

The Business Value of Developer Relations

Hear from Mary Thengvall, Director of Developer Relations at Camunda, on the impact and value of having a developer community.

Webinar View More
View More

Building a Sustainable and Measurable Developer Relations Strategy

Hear from Matthew Revell, Founder of Hoopy, as he unpacks how to build and scale a successful developer relations strategy.

Webinar View More
View More

Encouraging Developer to Developer Collaboration & Support

Sarah-Jane Morris, the DevRel Lead at Hubspot, explains how to encourage and support collaboration in a developer community.

Webinar View More
View More

The Big Book of SEO

Learn about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and what SEO factors can increase the visibility of your brand and community.

Ebook View More
View More

How to Segment Developers Into Personas

Christina Voskoglou, the Director of Research at /Data, explains how and why to segment your developers into personas.

Webinar View More
View More

How to Boost Customer Experience with Community

Adrian Speyer, Head of Community at Vanilla, explains why community acts as the centerpiece of customer experience strategies. 

Webinar View More
View More

Building a Successful Community Superfan Program

Jake McKee, CEO of Community5, outlines the benefits and the process involved in building a community super fan program.

Webinar View More
View More

Knowledge Base 101

Learn what a knowledge base (KB) is, why it's a successful tool for self-service and how to build a KB using community content.

Ebook View More
View More

Building Online and Offline Developer Communities

Jeremy Meiss, Director of Community at Solace, unpacks the challenges of developer communities and the best tools for the job.

Webinar View More
View More

A Strategic Guide to Community Gamification

Learn how to strategically apply gamification to your community to motivate participation and boost engagement.

Ebook View More
View More

Online Communities: The Benefits and Impacts on Organizations

This research reveals the top challenges faced by organizations and the various ways that community addresses these challenges.

Ebook View More
View More

Community Investment Trends of Top Organizations in 2019

Carrie Melissa Jones, Founder of Gather Consulting, outlines the latest community investment trends of the Fortune Global 50.

Webinar View More
View More

9 Success Factors in Building a Reliable Community

Tanja Laub, Community Strategist, explains how long lasting relationships with your community members are the key to success.

Webinar View More
View More

Vanilla How to Dramatically Improve Your Community Strategy

This 3-day training session teaches you to think more strategically about community, including design and data collection.

Webinar View More
View More

2020 Community Trends Webinar Series

Hear what 5 community experts say we can expect in 2020 and how to stay ahead of the trends.

Webinar View More
View More

A Guide to Online Communities for Enterprise Organizations

Learn how community addresses the unique challenges faced by enterprise orgs and enables them to scale while remaining lean.

Ebook View More
View More

How to Create Strong Community Personas

developing and refining community personas is an essential, yet often difficult and elusive, exercise.

Webinar View More
View More

Why Community is a Strategic Asset Against Your Competitors

In a world of saturated digital marketing channels and a lack of trust, a strong community is your most defensible asset.

Webinar View More
View More

Launching an Enterprise Community from Scratch

Enterprise organizations face a different set of challenges when it comes to community building and development, and it can be difficult to know where to start.

Webinar View More
View More

How Communities of Practice Can Support Your Customers

Communities of Practice work to provide customers with the opportunity to collectively build knowledge by sharing their professional knowledge.

Webinar View More
View More

Choosing the Right Community Forum

This community buying guide will assist you in the purchasing of forum software by giving you helpful tips and advice.

Ebook View More
View More

Google Analytics Guide for CMGR

Learn how to use Google Analytics in your community to get all the data and information you need to make informed decisions.

Ebook View More
View More

Engaging Your Community with Visual Storytelling

Learn how to successfully harness the power of video through visual storytelling to increase engagement in your community.

Webinar View More
View More

Google Analytics for Community Managers

Learn how to use Google Analytics in your community to get all the data and analytics you need to make informed decisions.

Webinar View More
View More

Data-Driven Gaming Community Management

Hear from Richard Millington on how gaming communities can use a data-driven approach to motivate player engagement.

Webinar View More
View More

How to Get Executive Support for Your Online Community

Learn from Richard Millington on how to get executive buy-in for your community by focusing on the right data and KPIs.

Webinar View More
View More

Using Content Curation to Keep Your Community Engaged

Learn the tips and tricks that the top communities use to refresh and redistribute the best content in their communities.

Ebook View More
View More

Driving Community Adoption Engagement

Learn how to develop an audience, increase usage, and craft an action plan to increase engagement in your community.

Ebook View More
View More

Measure Your Organizational Readiness for Community

This worksheet will help you determine whether your organization is ready to commit to a community strategy.

Template View More
View More

Online Community Vendor Evaluation Guide

This worksheet will help you assess which community vendor is right for your organization's unique needs and goals.

Template View More
View More

Being a Mindful Community Builder

Christina Costelo, Head of Community at Mindful Schools, explains why and how community managers should practice mindfulness.

Webinar View More
View More

Vanilla Secrets of Managing a Pan-European Community Team

Alfredo Morresi, Sr. Community Manager at Google, addresses the unique challenges faced by Pan-European community builders.

Webinar View More
View More

Community Platform Requirements Checklist (RFP)

This checklist will provide you with an invaluable guide to selecting the right community platform for your organization.

Template View More
View More

WordPress and Vanilla

Learn how Vanilla seamlessly integrates with Wordpress so more organizations can build a community that supports their goals.

Ebook View More
View More

Online Community Business Case Template

This business case template covers all the elements required to successfully obtain executive buy-in for an online community.

Template View More
View More

Conversations with Vanilla 2019

Learn new skills and push your community to the next level with this interactive online workshop.

Webinar View More