• 3 easy steps to font icon nirvana

    3 easy steps to icon font nirvana

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    So you're sitting there, looking at an amazing set of font icons. As we know, icon fonts are awesome. Every vector icon you ever wanted, here in this lovely treasure trove of an embeddable web font. All in one spot. Yay! Well, a couple of spots, really. There may be a handful you wanted from another set, but loading two (or, perish the thought, three!) separate fonts for a few extra icons is just plain old inefficient, right? Why bother. You'll find something passable in the set you're already standardized on. You'll make do. Try subsetting & encoding your…

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  • Learn to delegate

    Community tip #3: Learn to delegate

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    Something we often strive to burn into the minds of newly minted community managers here at Taunt is the importance of delegation, and the required trust in those to whom you delegate tasks. Back when we started our largest social site, something that took me a while to really buy into was the concept of leveraging your existing community to support itself. Having learned my lesson the hard way, I won't make that mistake again. When we launched the site — our first reasonably high-volume community site, entirely custom-built — I was under the impression that site management, content and…

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  • Welcoming new members

    Community tip #2: Meet and greet

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    Something I've found lacking in a lot of new community sites that I've come across is personal interaction from the site staff to new members. The old "meet and greet" is often taken for granted, but it really goes a long way in helping new community members feel welcome. Above and beyond that, it opens up a quick and easy avenue for them to ask questions. When introducing new recruits to the art and science of community management, we at Taunt generally start off by focusing on how to go about greeting new members in your community. Personally, I make a…

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