Understand whether you have identified a relevant community and learn about its charateristics.
The number of blog(s)
The density of networking
The distribution of blogs accross your own characteristics and more.
By tracking overtime in your community: Using the « Your Community » module
Empty community Community is strongly networked Focus on finding relevant blogs based on what audience you want to reach. Try to find >100 blogs and influential your blog(s) is in your community. Compare with your competitor's blog Communities are dynamic, allocate some time overtime to identify new relevant blogs.
At a glance, track the distribution accross parameters that suit your business need. Use label&value to configure those parameters. In this example, 2 labels with 3 values each: 1) Subject = PR, SEM, Marketing 2) Source = Agency, Indendent, Solution provider Quick Configuration Tool
Find out if your community is advertising friendly . Find out if your community is social network friendly .