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
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
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.
This whole topic of juggling babies with modern day life has resurfaced itself for me. Obviously it is not a coincidence, it’s all to do with Sherry #3. And with a new baby I think again about how I can get out and involved with events. It’s always a tricky one, that is never straightforward
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
Probably not 100% true, but not far off. In 2007 I started a Software Testing Club LinkedIn group to support the software testing community I had created several months earlier. At the time it was a *new* thing. And from what I discovered it was all very valuable. The ‘viral’ effect it had really helped
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
It’s great how the global coworking community pulled together to get the coworking.com domain they always wanted. You can read the story here.
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
There’s a great post about the reluctance of people to take community seriously. Also a response to it too. Both worth a read if you’re into ‘community’.