Digital community expert and keynote speaker who helps entrepreneurs & professionals to be successful with their (online) community.

Maartje Blijleven (1979) is a digital community expert and has been building successful online communities since 2000, including her work for Endemol, KLM, National Postcode Lottery, Heineken, Peugeot and Schiphol. As a co-founder of the communities IncludeNow. & WomenTalkTech, she knows how to start and grow a community. With We love communities, she helps entrepreneurial professionals and entrepreneurs to be successful with their own online community: for different companies, people and purposes.

Maartje is much in demand as a keynote speaker, guest lecturer at Hogeschool Leiden and regularly appears in the media as a digital community expert. Among others in professional media such as Adformatie, Emerce and Nederlands MediaNieuws, but also on TV for a wider audience. With online training, 1: 1 strategy sessions, master classes, keynote speeches and her book, she shows people step-by-step how to start a community and bring it to fruition.

Hundreds of enterprising professionals have been helped by Maartje to be successful with their online community. If you also want to work with Maartje Blijleven, go to

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Connect with Maartje:


  • Community strategy
  • Content & Social Media
  • Coaching directors the added value of digital
  • Management team international
  • Digital transformation
  • Mobile & digital marketing