Lane Becker and Thor Muller, co-founders of Get Satisfaction. They brought down the house with their very honest and unique take on the business of communities, likening the experience not to the happy, smiley, fields of flowers often portrayed and rather to ideas of war and conflict. They shared their stories from their time in the community “trenches” including some of our most favorite nuggets of “wisdom”, which are all helpfully wrapped up in 140 character snippets – thanks to everyone who attended and tweeted:
And it begins! @monstro & @tempo take to the #sfcmgr stage http://t.co/eLhhs9e5hb — VigLink (@VigLink) February 20, 2014
#sfcmgr spitting some #realtalk up in here. pic.twitter.com/sQjsjQ0pW5 — Crystal Coleman (@thatgirlcrystal) February 20, 2014
You get a big round of funding from paying attention to details. @monstro #sfcmgr #sparkcamera https://t.co/PGHu0WSrLn — Carrie Melissa Jones (@caremjo) February 20, 2014
“Flickr was the Xerox Parc of Web 2.0″. @tempo @monstro Talking about the olden days of online community & the social web. #sfcmgr — Amy Muller (@AmyGSFN) February 20, 2014
On trolls: “Assume the best, build up your immunities when you need to” @tempo @AmyGSFN @monstro #sfcmgr pic.twitter.com/MmBHHWEiRr — Ligaya Tichy (@ligayaya) February 20, 2014
Most people are wrong and all VCs are people, so most VCs are wrong. – @monstro #sfcmgr pic.twitter.com/16PcaDwtHa — Carrie Melissa Jones (@caremjo) February 20, 2014
“Time is a zero sum game: when one priority wins, another loses.” –@tempo #sfcmgr — Crystal Coleman (@thatgirlcrystal) February 20, 2014And my most favorite nugget from the night, that you must(!!) go and check out.
“The kabuki theater of apologies is well laid out” – @monstro point us to http://t.co/RxIt8vYjIf #sfcmgr — Crystal Coleman (@thatgirlcrystal) February 20, 2014SFCMGR is heading to Pinterest next month. I will make sure the most interesting insights are shared out live via @ForumCon and on the Facebook page. Please check back here a few days after for the round up of all the evening’s best findings!
Written by Lucy Bartlett, Marketing Manager