The Lessons of Fandom: Entrepreneurship

You can find previous articles on Customer Service and Business Sense.

If you're a fan, you're probably ambitious in at least some way – you've got fanfic or fanart, leaderboards to rise up in your games, conventions to run.  If you think about it, your fandom goals often take a lot of planning, organizing, achieving, and initiative.

If you're a fan, you've probably been learning a lot about Entrepreneurship.

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The Lessons Of Fandom: Customer Service

So last week we discussed how fandom teaches you good business sense, one of those useful "general skills" you'll need in your life.  This week we'll explore another thing fandom teaches you.

Customer Service.

As I noted previously, many fandom activities are run like businesses – conventions, websites, etc.   They may not make money, of course – they may not be intended to – but they are like businesses in almost all regards.  Thus they are very educational to work on because you learn good business sense.

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