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Every month Jono Bacon, leading community manager, shares thoughts and perspectives on the culture, communities, and trends in open source.

6 ways to optimize your blog for reader engagement

Try these quick and practical tips to get more people reading the blog content you're creating.
Much ado about communication

One of an open source project's first challenges is determining the best way for contributors to...
The decline of GPL?

Why has GPL license usage dropped dramatically? Jono Bacon proposes the change is due to increased...
Unpicking the community leader

A story from Jono Bacon about why community leadership matters and why you should be sure to say...
Top open source conference picks for 2017

Jono Bacon shares five open source conferences he recommends for 2017.
How to create an internal innersource community

A helpful primer from Jono Bacon if you are considering exploring innersource inside your...
MOD Duo: Building an open source guitar stomp box

Some time ago the MOD Duo jumped onto my radar. In a nutshell, it is a guitar stomp box that comes...
To gamify or not to gamify community

This month we look at Ubuntu Accomplishments to learn how gamification can help onboard new...