Thought Leaders

Thought Leader | Richard Millington

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Meet Richard Millington

Founder & Managing Director, FeverBee Limited 

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Richard Millington is the founder of FeverBee, author of both Buzzing Communities and the Indispensable Community, and a regular speaker on building successful communities at events around the world.

FeverBee uses proven social science to develop successful online and offline communities of customers, fans, and members.

Richard is the sole author of the world's most popular online communities blog and the highly rated book, Buzzing Communities, widely cited as introducing best practice into developing successful online communities.

Richard's unique focus in on cracking the 'social code' behind successful social groups. FeverBee's approaches combines cutting edge social psychology with advanced data insights and a library of repeatable case studies.

Over the past 13 years, Richard has helped to develop over 150+ successful communities, including those for Google, The World Bank, Oracle, Amazon, Autodesk, Lego, The United Nations, Novartis, and many more.

Richard has delivered keynote talks in the USA, Canada, UK, France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Australia, Turkey, Switzerland, Romania, Lithuania, and several others

How To Maximize Growth, Engagement, And The Value of Your Community

Track: Best Practices & Strategies | Product: Online Communities | Knowledge Level: Intermediate

Location: Woodrow Wilson Ballroom

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 20th | 2:30 - 3:30 pm 


Far too many communities are stuck with low levels of participation and failing to deliver on their potential. Their approach to growing the community is to send a few emails and hope members drift in.

During this talk, FeverBee’s Richard Millington will guide you through a counter-intuitive approach to increasing the level of growth, engagement, and value of your community. Instead of overwhelming your audience with promotional emails, you’re going to learn how to gradually expand the scope of the community to satisfy increasingly more needs and desires of your audience over time.

By the end of this talk, you will have a clear plan of action for growing your community, increasing the level of participation, and maximizing the value of your community.