[Members] Voting Statistics

David Banes dbanes at cleartext.com
Mon Jul 25 09:48:57 UTC 2011


On 24/07/2011, at 9:22 PM, Dave Cridland wrote:

> On Fri Jul 22 07:11:46 2011, David Banes wrote:
>> This has given me an idea, how about we look at the new member 'on boarding' experience then.  Maybe if new members had a rich, positive experience when they signed up they'd feel more inclined to participate.
>> I've no idea what this would be mind you, perhaps Peter would make a personal visit and give them a big hug :)
> 
> I've no idea, either, but it sounds like an excellent idea.
> 
> A sort of orientation, effectively?

Yes, maybe a short questionnaire in their first week, a simple 5 question Survey Monkey type thing to find out why they joined and what they are interested in. Also to ask the which mailing list(s) they would like to join.

The questionnaire output is used to decide who to introduce them too on the board and council as 'new member buddies' and which members they may like to connect with.

So what we're doing here is artificially kick starting a social graph for new members rather than just saying 'thanks for joining'. 

We may have to run the questionnaire past all current members to generate some base data.

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