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The art of getting people to produce user generated content.

The art of getting people to produce user generated content.

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  • 1. The art of getting people to create user generated content
    Turning Wallflowers into Dancers
    The art of getting people to produce user generated content
  • 2. ByPeter Katz
  • 3. How much
    There are many self organizing systems where people are consuming and producing user generated content.
  • 4. Audiences will find new places to consume content if they aren’t constantly fed.
  • 5. 4 different principals to build a community of creators
  • 6. 1. Mentor
  • 7. has nearly 2.2 million
    fanfic readers/writers.
  • 8. has nearly 2.2 million
    fanfic readers/writers.
    They post their stories and offer constructive criticism to fellow authors.
  • 9. Advice from site:
  • 10. Advice from site:
    2004-11-15 . chapter 1 Couple of minor problems. They need the blood of a Daywalker to complete the ritual. So what were they doing? You also glossed over all the interesting parts. Just the scene of Faith convincing Blade to open up is worth a chapter itself.
  • 11. Advice from site:
    2011-05-02 . chapter 3
    Interesting. Slow down with the characters. Once second sabrina is glaring and cursing at Lucian the next she's crying in his arms. Give the characters more time to develope that or some
    Explination better be coming up soon becuasei am very curious. Give some more detail. The dialogue is interesting as well. Good luck with the next chapter.
  • 12. 2. Give props
  • 13. Creators in real life can get validation in different ways.
  • 14. Comedians get…
  • 15.
  • 16. Musicians make people…
  • 17.
  • 18. It should be fast/easy for audiences
    to praise user generated content.
  • 19. Facebook and Youtube have Like buttons for their content.
  • 20. Yelp has Useful, Funny, and Cool buttons for reviews.
    You can even send a compliment to a Yelper
  • 21. Yelp also lets you easily send compliments to reviewers.
  • 22. 3. Encourage remixes
  • 23. One piece of content can multiply into new
    creations and continue the conversation
    with other artists.
  • 24. Adrian Tomine’s illustration “Mixed Connections”
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  • 28. Remixes from
  • 29. 4. Exclusivity
  • 30. To increase discussions on Huffington Post articles, the readers who comment the most are given a Super User badge next to their screen names:
  • 31. Yelp Elite Squad is a special club for the most active and
    talented contributors on Yelp. Members are rewarded with
    free food and booze at secret parties