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How did you successfully introduce Slack and on-board your community?

I'd like to know about your experiences on-boarding a community specifically related to Slack. How did you introduce your community to what Slack is, why you're choosing the platform, and how the ...
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What are best practices for creating engaging experience in a forum-based community?

So, I'm building a science and tech forum website and I need recommendations on how to make the experience for the members more engaging so that more of the membership will return, and become more ...
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How should a tech company communicate on Twitter?

I'm working in a software company where we regularly do coding dojo (practices with peers) and tech monitoring to stay up-to-date (reading article, watching conferences, etc.). I'm a software ...
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How do I encourage the development of subcommunities?

My users have a range of topics they discuss. Obviously, not everyone is interested in everything. The platform has the ability set up different tags. These tags become subcommunities (on other sites ...
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Detecting and preventing hostility to women?

Background: I participated pretty heavily in a topic-centered online community. I joined soon after it was created, so there were a lot of discussions about how to run the site, what's in-scope and ...
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Can't watch 24x7; how do we keep comments under control?

"Don't read the comments" is pretty common advice on the Internet, and for good reason: once somebody starts leaving snarky or rude comments others tend to follow suit. Blog owners or community ...
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How can I introduce changes to cover costs without enraging the community?

Many communities begin as small projects and hobbies. They start as a passion and the creators pour their time and money into the project. As a community grows, though, the need for new hosting, ...
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How to make elitist users be nicer to beginners without “protecting” bad users? [duplicate]

After a "digital community" starts getting old, it gathers a group of old timers who were there from the beginning, and now feel they "own" the site. These old timers often get angry/frustrated with ...
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How should I deal with help vampires in a forum?

We have a forum where we have assembled a collection of users, many of whom are highly skilled, experienced, and friendly too. We have been lucky to attract these people. The dedicated purpose of this ...