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How can one organise moving a large Q&A community?

Imagine a large healthy online Q&A community hosted on a platform developed and maintained by a commercial company. Suppose that the community is increasingly dissatisfied with the direction the ...
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How do you effectively test a new platform without isolating a portion of your community during the tests?

My community is looking into replacing our old message forums. We have found three new platforms that we'd like to try, but we can't figure out a way to do so that allows A full test of each platform....
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How should a community transition from one platform to another?

I am building a community platform to help an offline community communicate better. They currently are filling the gap with a private Facebook group but lack some tools to do this well and also ...
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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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Migrating to Reddit from forum

My time, as a community leader, is limited. I've found that spending time managing the infrastructure of my community has become to time consuming - updates to forum software, plugins, templates, spam ...
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When changing platforms, how can existing content be handled in a non-disruptive manner?

In considering migrating to a new platform, what considerations should be made in regard to existing content? This move is needed to due various reasons (pick something...needed features, integration ...