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questions about how to handle communities at the end of their lifespan.

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How do I restart a community without losing the trust of the target audience?

Imagine your community has gotten into a mess, it simply does not work anymore due to mistakes, wrong decisions, and wrong turns taken in the past. But the general idea and concept of the community ...
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Ending a community with dignity?

My community has effectively reached the end of its life. Participation is low and has been for years. I'm beyond the optimistic hope of it turning around. Right now I see a few paths I can take: ...
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Would it be inappropriate to invite the community of a shuttering forum to a "spiritual successor?"

A company's public web forum is shutting down, and I would like to invite the forum's userbase to a new "fan" forum. The userbase is small (less than 100 active users), but the community is not dying ...
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