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How can I run a remote open space?
I have participated in several open space events at technical conferences, and I found them to be effective for getting people to loosen up and learn and contribute. I conduct frequent technical ...
What forms of guerrilla marketing can be effective when building a community on the web?
I read a lot about small hacks that can help when gaining traction with very small budget. Some of the most commons strategies are: Profile signature in related forums. No cost, but some forums have ...
Models of community growth
The academic literature often proposes simple models that help us think about the behavior of a system. For instance, the Bass Diffusion Model is a famous mathematical model that captures the dynamics ...
Examples of majority rule/mob rule communities that have succeed long term and don't degrade to lowest common denominator?
A recent episode of The Orville - Majority Rule - had an interesting premise: the entire society's laws were voted on by everyone all the time. The majority vote wins and that is how laws are created ...
How far in advance should I post a reminder for a scheduled livestream to maximize viewership?
I help run the social media for (and am a player in) a weekly Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition actual-play podcast called Planeslip: Echoes of Creation. The campaign is set in a homebrew setting of ...
How can I maintain user engagement/interest during "off weeks" for a weekly podcast?
I help run the social media for (and am a player in) a weekly Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition actual-play podcast set in a homebrew campaign setting of the Dungeon Master's own creation. We ...
If we're trying to attract attention to a specific event, how much should messaging focus on only the event?
My synagogue is holding a food festival in a couple months to raise money. For budget reasons, the planners want to do advertising exclusively on social media (as opposed to, say, newspapers or ...
How to estimate one's facebook reach by its likes and shares?
Are there any existing models how to estimate / calculate the reach of a facebook post (not my own) by its interactions (likes / shares) and the likes of the page in general? Certainly the reach will ...
Advantages and disadvantages of using rank advancement for selecting moderators
I am part of an online non-Stack Exchange community. For the past two years, it has been ruled as a "benevolent dictatorship" by the founder with nearly all issues handled personally by her, ...
How to incentivise users to contribute data back to my community
I trying to build community x, which is kind of a stack exchange for domain y. At the center of this community would be data pertaining to domain y. However, in order to get the data, I need users to ...
Q&A site is full of too simple questions. Very low / slow community participation in moderation. Options?
A +10-year-old site that I moderate is full of "too simple questions". Blame whatever you like, groupthink, low community participation on moderating the site, blame me, etc. I think that ...
What should be done for the safety of the community when a member is suspected of their behavior?
WARNING: This question will mention cases such as self-harm. I am building the setup of the community I have been planning to put together for a year now: It's called "Hear Me Rant". The ...
How to create a crowd-sourced news platform, avoiding certain issues of existing news platforms?
The Problem: When I read/watch/listen to news in official media of various countries, I struggle with some issues: Strong overall focus on some topics, ignorance about other topics Priming, in the ...
How to get enough response from Facebook users who are intended to study abroad?
We run a social network for college applicants, enabling applicants to connect and collaborate with other applicants, current college students, college alumni, and university officials. We are going ...
How to orchestrate global network of groups / facilitators?
I'm ramping up global APIOps network, which consists of local independent groups in various cities. We have now groups in 4 cities. Our current growth plan contains elements which enables us to scale ...