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Survey: Making our forum better


Hi Everyone,

This forum has been online for a while but I haven’t had as much :clock: to help build a forum that is worth everyone’s time to contribute and learn from. So, I would like to kick off some changes to help make this forum a place where each of you come every day to expand, grow, and further the art and science of community leadership.

To get started, here is a short survey that will be helpful in ensuring this forum is as useful as possible. Please be sure to answer all the questions if possible. Thanks!

Part 1. About you

I am a:

  • Professional Community Leader
  • Hobbyist Community Leader
  • Community Member
  • Employer
  • Other

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What types of community are you a member/leader of?

  • Gaming
  • Technology: Software
  • Technology: Hardware
  • Political
  • Social Impact
  • Environmental
  • Religious
  • Music
  • TV/Film/Video
  • Art/Design
  • Other

0 voters

Which devices are you going to use this forum on?

  • Desktop
  • Tablet
  • Mobile
  • Watch
  • Other (please specify)

0 voters

Would you be interested (and have the time) to be a forum moderator?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Maybe

0 voters

How do you prefer to log into websites?

  • Username/password on the service
  • With my Google account
  • With my Twitter account
  • With my GitHub account
  • With my Yahoo! account

0 voters

Part 1. Your interests

What kind of content/discussions are you most interested in?

  • Asking questions and getting help
  • Sharing and discussing ideas
  • Learning new technologies
  • Hearing cool communities examples/stories
  • Something else (please post as a comment)

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Which community topics are of most interest to you?

  • Governance and Leadership
  • Metrics and Measuring
  • Event Operations and Management
  • Gamification
  • Software / Code Collaboration
  • Content Creation (e.g. Blogging, Podcasts, Video etc)
  • Diversity and Building Inclusive Communities
  • Tooling and Infrastructure
  • Social Media
  • Balancing Community/Commercial Interests
  • Communication Tools and Methodologies
  • Documentation and Help
  • Mentoring
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Fundraising
  • Open Source and Compliance
  • Hiring
  • Foundations
  • Growing Community Participation
  • Other

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Which technologies are of most interest to you?

  • Real Time Discussion (e.g. Slack, IRC)
  • Non-Real Time Discussion (e.g. Forums, Mailing Lists)
  • Code Collaboration (e.g. GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket)
  • Project Management (e.g. Trello, ZenHub)
  • Collaborative Documentation / Wikis (e.g. MediaWiki, DokuWiki)
  • Programming (e.g. Ruby, Python, C)
  • Video Production and Distribution (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo, Hangouts)
  • Audio Production and Distribution (e.g. SoundCloud)
  • Social Media (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, TweetDeck, HootSuite)
  • Event Management (e.g. meetup.com)
  • Analytics (e.g. Google Analytics)
  • Online Publishing and Web (e.g. Wordpress, Blogger, Drupal)
  • Continuous Integration (e.g. Jenkins)

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Thanks, everyone, for your votes so far. If you have other ideas or suggestions, feel free to reply to this topic!


Hey Jono,

I’ve been away from the forum and busy with other life things for some time now, but your email on the 3rd drew me back to this great community. I’m willing to help wherever needed to help grow it.

Thanks to for being the kind sponsor for this forum!