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Practical resources to help you launch, grow and manage your online community.

The Community Manual

I've consolidated over a decade of community building experience into The Community Manual; a comprehensive free guide.

Learn how to find opportunities for thriving communities, choose the best platforms, grow your community and nurture your members.

Featuring case-studies from over 30 impressive solopreneneurs and billion dollar brands. Get an insider look into how hyper engaged communities are really created.



At 12 years old, Tom was a shy, skinny kid from the UK. He taught himself HTML and started building websites with his best friend.


At 16, he was building online communities purely for the fun of it, whilst managing a freelance career around school.


At 21, he almost certainly drank too much, but alongside the college-lifestyle launched a successful blog and was a Young Entrepreneur of the Year finalist.


At 33, Tom is the proud CEO of Design Cuts, a community of 800,000 creatives. His podcasts have attracted millions of downloads and he loves helping others.

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Dan Murray-Serter

CEO Heights, Co-Founder: Foundrs, Host: Secret Leaders Podcast

Tom is a master of his craft. Lots of people refer to me as ‘the community guy’, but I just learn from Tom who is on another level. Follow him and find out for yourself.

Biz Buds Podcast

Tom is a co-host of the Biz Buds podcast, where business principles are broken down into actionable, practical steps.

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