How to Build a Community

An interview with Matt Mullenweg

Matt Mullenweg


In this interview, Matt Mullenweg explains how he built a community and ecosystem around WordPress. He outlines the importance of connecting with users and building a simple product. We then touch on building a sustainable company and dealing with competitors.


"You need to be agile and not too attached to your previous ideas or previous ways of approaching things. Staying fast and iterating quickly gives you so much of an advantage over your competitors. Execution is such a big part of it."


How to Build a Community
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