Unanswered Questions

22 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Best practice to balance the dynamic nature of a community

On Stack Exchange Networks, sites are called "communities". I have observed that many users (let's say N) come to join the site, several of them (S=N-100) stick with site for a while, very ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Should access to an Online/Crowd-Sourced Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) site be fully open?

I am attempting to create an online Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) web site/forum. The site/forum aims to assess the costs and benefits of state and local level legislation through crowd sourcing. ...
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What is the threshold of engagement that determines an active community?

Is there a metric that defines a difference between an engaged community versus content produced locally by the agent? What is a good protocol for scaling up and scaling down when the threshold on ...
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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 ...
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How to create an organised association that is project oriented?

A group of youngsters (age average of 20 years ) would like to establish an organisation that makes projects into reality. The question would be : What kind of structure would be the best to manage ...
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How and where to find a good community manager?

What are the criteria for being a good community manager? What expectations can you have from a good community manager? Where is the best place to look for someone to manage a starting community? Do ...
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Most volunteers provide me their images for acknowledgement. How should those without image be handled?

I have a project and have several retired and current volunteers. I ask all volunteers to send me their images so I can put them in the acknowledgement page. However some don't reply me (who are also ...

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