An Organic Approach to Your API Ecosystem
12 Apr 2011There are many approaches to building an API ecosystem. Some approach it more like building an API community, and others as growing an API ecosystem.
What you'll want to do is to create the conditions for a community to form, thrive, produce and grow.Liptzin emphasises gardening over engineering, not managing your community, more facilitate. Before you even start, Liptzin offers a little advice:
Make sure your API actually solves a problem that merits solving!Then Liptzin identifies five areas to address when growing your API ecosystem:
I recommend reading Liptzin's full post, Rainmaking via Developer Communities.