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Incentivization


#1

How much is too much when it comes to incentivizing user participation?
How to promote useful contributions?


#2

Very valuable topic. Given that the session is around an hour long, it might be worth focusing on a few key areas…as incentivization is a pretty big topic. Which areas do you feel are the most valuable to focus on?


#3

Points and possibly badges, although I’m keen to avoid making this a game. Our site https://discuss.newrelic.com is primarily a support forum so the value is in the answers and getting users to want to help themselves is key.


#4

I work with students and am always searching for better ways to do this. I would be very interested in techniques and activities that help students realize the power of volunteering and giving to their neighbors.


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