Tag: Community

39 people are talking about this

An interesting added feature came live for me and The Software Testing Club Facebook page today. It’s a simple added stat that shows the number of *interactions* that have happened on the page.  Interactions include things like *likes*, comments, photos posted, etc. The metric is worth keeping an eye on and it gives myself and

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Perhaps this is why most communities don’t grow

This is my daily routine of moderation with the Software Testing Club.  I’m sure this could easily put people off running a community, but it is essential to maintaining the quality of people and content.  Note that this is just spam prevention – what needs to be done before we can even start doing other

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Robert Scoble on maintaining quality comments

Quality comments is something I am always battling with. Interesting to see how Robert Scoble maintains quality on his G+ network.  How he finds the time to do it, I don’t know. This is from a recent post he made: OK, this is something NOT to brag about, but something we must defend every day.

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Surprising people with LinkedIn Recommendations

It’s nice to get a LinkedIn recommendation out of the blue. Every so often I look back on the recent relationships I have built and wonder who I can leave a surprise LinkedIn recommendation for. It is a simple action. Takes 5 minutes. Is hopefully of benefit to them. And puts a smile on their

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Why only once a year?

Funny time of year it is. Christmas and New Year. A sudden flurry of best wishes for Christmas and the New Year arrives in my inbox. Even on Christmas day, which I personally found a bit invasive. The funny thing is that people can reach out at any time. But they can’t find a reason

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Lets work less

I’ve long had frustration with how our capitalist system works.  Especially since having kids.  Things get damn expensive. This post kind of focuses of the children/family angle, but will hopefully show how our society is driven to spend and we increasingly feel tied down because of what we feel we need to commit to. Perhaps

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