• Community Building – Rewarding Good Contributions

    Over many years of helping build and support developer communities, Oppkey has identified key community building best practices. One key technique for helping a community grow and strengthen is to reward good contributions. This may seem obvious, but it’s not particularly easy. It takes three steps. Assessment of the value of the contribution for the community (not simple, done by human expert) Sending a small prize + badge. The small prize needs to be usable for international contributors Plus a thank you email that’s personal, not templated In a recent exchange on theta360.guide, a thriving 360 degree camera community that…