In Community Wins, Bryan Allain explored the concepts of how to build a community of followers that you are positively influencing and enhancing their lives. Your community might be fans supporting your music, readers following your blog, people who purchased your books you have written, or any other type of businesses or services you are passionate about. This book demonstrated the importance of growing your mailing list, joining social media sites, and blogging to connect with other people. You don’t necessary have to do all three just pick one and start building one area. Then if you want to join other and expand then go for it! The book will describe and lead you into taking action steps at the end of each chapter seriously and you must take the required time pondering to improve.
He warned leaders that they must be able to handle rejection from their critics. He also described stories from JR Rowling, Henry Ford, Michael Jordan, and Mark Burnett and how they overcame their own personal rejections. Bryan Allain has had to experience his own battle at being rejected when he received a one star review on his first book and some hurtful comments from some readers. He understands the magnitude of leading his community. It’s important to remember anything you do and don’t do people are going to criticize. But that doesn’t mean this is the time to throw in the towel and call it quits. It’s a time to dig deeper and move forward.
I would recommend this fantastic book to anyone who is a leader and they are trying to build a network of followers to interact with. Building a community can take a number of different steps and a lot of hard work, but it’s vital to construct something that is durable. I immensely enjoyed the action steps questions after each chapter. I strongly believe that if readers answer them regarding their own community we would see a change in the atmosphere and more effective leaders would be birth. If you’re a leader, you don’t want to miss out on this life changing book!
“I received this E-Book for free from the author for this review”.
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