Slack keeps growing like crazy with new ways of using the app besides team communications.
It’s also a place where you can network, share, and get advice from professionals and experts in your field. How?
By joining Slack Communities.
Slack communities help you to collaborate and connect with like-minded professionals, discuss topics of interest, and get feedback about your ideas.
So don’t ask, “should I join a Slack community?” The real question is, “Which Slack communities should I join?”
We’ve curated a list of Slack communities for remote workers, entrepreneurs, freelancers, designers/developers, product marketers, finance teams, digital marketers, and recruiters.
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Slack Communities for Remote Teams
1. We Work Remotely – We Work Remotely is a large, global platform of individuals pursuing remote work and companies looking to hire.
2. Digital Nomads – A free Slack community for digital nomads working on a startup.
3. Remote Work – Join this free remote work community.
4. Remotely One – A Free learning community of location-independent professionals that connects co-working and teleworking enthusiasts.
5. Nomads Talk – A slack chat group for digital nomads. Join this slack community and connect with fellow digital nomads.
6. Work From – Get access live chats and discussions with 3,500 humans working from home. $25 one-time fee.
7. Remotive – Members share exclusive remote jobs within the community. You can also reach out DIRECTLY to the decision-maker for feedback or networking.
8. Buffer – You’re working hard to build your brand — come be part of a community of Buffer users that can help you along the way.
9. Salesforce Remote Jobs – A channel for Salesforce Remote Jobs.
10. Bitwage – Join Bitwage Community on Slack. 727 users are registered so far.
11. Remote Workers – A place for remote workers to hang out, talk about life, or discuss tools/tactics to be an effective remote employee.
12. Remote Together – A free community of people who work remotely.
Slack Communities for Freelancers
13. Affiliate Marketer Chat – An Invitation based community for Affiliate Marketers.
14. #Backlinks – A free community to engage with website owners, bloggers, industry leaders from around the world.
15. Freelance – Join 1000+ other freelancers hanging out, sharing knowledge and discovering new opportunities.
16. Online Geniuses – Online Geniuses is the largest Slack community for Marketers. Join discussions with thousands of industry experts.
17. World of Writers – An invitation-based Slack community of writers, editors, and bloggers.
Slack Communities For Startup and Entrepreneurs
18. Startup Study Group – Join this growing community of helpful founders, investors, and advisors. Request an invite today!
19. Startup Chat – Engage with over 6800 founders and investors from across the globe. #startup facilitates discussions, Q&A’s, AMA’s, feedback and braintrusts.
20. Launch – #Launch is a place to collaborate, discuss new products, find work, get feedback, or even find a co-founder.
22. The Spatial Community – A place to learn about all things geospatial. Invitation based Slack community of over 2800 members.
23. Amateurpreneur – AmateurPreneur is a Slack community for beginner entrepreneurs. A place to discuss, share, get help and acquire feedback.
24. CreativeTribes – Join free Slack community to share and discuss tribe-building strategies, experiences, and resources.
Slack Communities For Product People
25. Product Tribes – An invite-only community of 10,000+ experienced product developers and product marketers.
26. Mind the Product – Join an international community of passionate product people, share what you know about creating great products, and level up your skills.
27. ProductHunt – Join the Product Hunt Global Slack Community to Host or Attend a Meetup.
28. Product Manager HQ – Connect, chat, and learn from the world’s largest Slack product community with thousands of product people around the world (Paid Community).
29. Product School – Join this invitation based private community to network with over 50,000 PMs.
30. Product Hive – A Slack community of product managers, strategists, and designers. Learn, contribute, and connect.
31. Rands Leadership Slack – An invitation-based Slack community to help longtime, new, and aspiring leaders to learn through conversation and sharing of ideas.
32. Product-Led Growth – Join this community to learn how to build a successful product-led business from the best in the world, for free.
33. Women in Product – This community connects women in product management and product-adjacent roles with mentors, jobs, advisors, investors, and friends. Request an Invite.
34. Product Marketing Alliance – Join this free Slack community to get product marketing ideas, tips, feedback, and support.
35. LEANSTACK Community – The Leanstack Slack community (Free to join) is focused on the lean methodology for validating and building product ideas.
Slack Communities for Digital Marketers
36. CRO Growth Hacks – Here you can discuss conversion rate optimization hacks that improve growth using techniques such as CRO, SEM, SEO, eMail, business strategy and more. Request to access now.
37. Growmance – Join this free community of growth hackers, digital marketers, and entrepreneurs. Start chatting about marketing, growth, demand generation and startups.
38. Measure – The intent of this free community is for knowledge sharing, connecting with peers in the industry, and some fun.
39. Traffic Think Tank – This paid Slack community will help you to learn, connect, and level up with the best SEOs on the planet.
40. Hubspot – Join this free community for access to marketing, sales, and customer service best practices, growth resources, and to network with startup founders globally.
Slack Communities for Design, UI/UX
41. Designer Hangout – Invite-only, professional UX design network of 18,000+ UX practitioners.
42. Team Sketch – A free community for Sketch designers powered by Slack.
43. Animation at Work – Invite only Slack community to meet other web animation and UI animation folks like you!
44. UX Mastery – This a place for finding your path into UX, sharing portfolio feedback, troubleshooting work challenges and building your network.
45. UX.Guide – UX.guide is a quickly growing community for people to share and learn about all things user experience and product design.
46. Grommet – Join grommet community on Slack. 2999 users are registered so far.
47. Org Designers – Discussions about improving teams and the workplace.
48. Content + UX – Content + UX is a community of professionals celebrating content strategy, content itself, and its role in the user experience.
49. UX SP – Join UX SP on Slack. 2517 users are registered so far.
50. The Designership – A leading slack community for designers looking to share, learn & grow.
51. Make WordPress – Slack + WordPress Community. Open for everyone.
52. Midwest Design Chat – Join this Slack community to chat, share tools and get feedback.
Slack Communities For Developers
53. DevChat – It’s a very friendly group of software developers who come together to solve problems and learn.
54. LaraChat – Free Slack community of Laravel and PHP developers. Join the live discussions.
55. Ruby on Rails – This is a community of Ruby on Rails developers from all over the world.
56. Reactiflux – This is a chat community of 80,000+ React JS, React Native, Redux Redux, Jest Jest, Relay Relay and GraphQL developers.
57. EmberCommunity – Ask questions and chat with community members in real-time.
58. Python Developers – It’s a growing and inclusive community of Python enthusiasts ranging from those just starting to those who have built their entire careers around it.
59. Scotch.io – Slack community for scotch.io
60. Ionic Worldwide – If you want to chat with other Ionic devs, get feedback on your app, test new features, or just hang out, join this community.
Slack Communities for Finance Team
61. ArkEcosystem – Want to learn more about ARK but not sure where to start? Join this invite only Slack community.
62. NEO – Join NEO on Slack. 8234 users are registered so far.
63. Zilliqa – Join Zilliqa on Slack. 6512 users are registered so far.
64. OpenBazaar – Decentralized marketplace for instantly trading goods and services with anyone using Bitcoin. Invite-only.
65. Safex – Join Zilliqa on Slack. 2533 users are registered so far.
66. BitcoinMarkets – Bitcoin and cryptocurrency price discussion. The official Slack of /r/bitcoinmarkets.
67. Finances – Join this free financial discussion slack group. This includes Fintech, HFT, Stocks and Bonds, Personal Finance, etc.
68. Hashtag Investing – Make better stock investing decisions by joining the most exclusive community of stock investors. Invitation only group.
69. Frugal Hackers Slack Community – It’s an informal, supportive, and positive space to chat about Frugality, Personal Finance, Financial Independence, Early Retirement and Life Hacking. Request an invite today.
70. Fintechfolk – The invitation-only slack channel for fintech professionals.
71. VC Club – A community of VCs, angels, advisors, and founders discussing things like fundraising, market opportunities & trends, deal intelligence, sourcing & events.
Slack Communities for HR
72. #PeoplePeople – A free slack community for HR, Recruitment and Talent professionals.
73. #people – #people is a chat community for people ops, hr professionals, building better companies and managing humans.
74. Recruitinginnovators – This community will directly benefit to Sourcers, Recruiting Professionals, Recruiting Strategists, HR Professionals, and Recruiting Leaders.
75. People Geeks – Get the best People Geek chatter real-time. New trends, the best articles, make connections.
76. #DBR – DBR is a free Slack community for in-house recruiters.
77. HRtoHR – A Slack community of folks in the HR fraternity and sorority, spanning teams spread across recruitment, learning and HRBP.
78. Techrecruiter – It’s a team of passionate technical recruiters helping each other by sharing knowledge, new sourcing techniques and posting available job positions.
79. Clojurians – A Slack community for people who love all things Clojure. Free to join.
Slack Communities for Data Science/Web Analytics
80. Data Quest – A place to learn data science and make progress towards your goals as fast as possible.
81. Watson Developer Community – Join Watson Developer Community on Slack. 13036 users are registered so far.
82. R- Team for Data Analysis – R – team from all around the world helping each other in learning and exploring the R data analysis tool.
83. Data Scientist – An invite-only Slack community of communication and knowledge management that focus on data science and machine learning.
84. Data Scientists – a global community of startup data scientists, data warehousers, and BI types.
85. Kumunity – Join Kumunity on Slack. 4583 users are registered so far.
86. AI Researchers – A community for all levels of research in Artificial Intelligence. Anyone who has interest is welcome to join.
87. ML AI – A free Slack community of Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence.
88. TWIML Community – The TWIML Community is a global network of machine learning, deep learning and AI practitioners and enthusiasts.
89. Kaggle Noobs – A Slack community to learn Data Science and Machine Learning from top-notch people in the field
Miscellaneous Slack Communities
90. Hashtag Gaming – A Slack community for gamers to chat and play video games…and watch cat GIFs.
91. #Music – The #music community has been for people who care deeply about music. Free to join.
92. Introverts – A slack chat specifically for introverts! Find other like-minded people who hate small talk but still want to socialise and engage, just in their own space and time.
93. SlackDads – A discussion group for dads and soon-to-be dads.
94. 18percent – 18percent is a free online Slack community for anyone living with a mental health issue – no matter how small or large.
95. Talk.coffee – talk.coffee is a Slack community to discuss espresso, cold brew, grinders, roasting, pour over, beans, and other related topics.
96. LGBTQ in Technology – It’s a space for LGBTQ people in technology to chat and support each other.
97. Hikers & Backpackers – A free community of outdoor enthusiasts.
98. Hack Productivity – Join Hack Productivity on Slack. 1554 users are registered so far.
99. OnePiece – Join OnePiece on Slack. 1711 users are registered so far.
100. Friends of HasGeek – It’s a free Slack community for geeks.
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