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Best home for design community?

1 month ago from , FlowMapp

Hey guys,

We are in the middle of creating a user community for our online design service (finally).

Slack/Reddit/Discourse/Spectrum/Fb/Custom forum/Telegram/.../

What is the best place for it? What do you prefer? What are the best UX/UI products communities you are part of?

Great thanks! Paul

22 comments

  • Braden HammBraden Hamm, 29 days ago

    Personally, I like Facebook groups. I'm in a few FB groups and it's easy to use, most people have FB, and it has a lot of features.

    The downside is some people want to remain anonymous.

    6 points
    • Paul Mit, 28 days ago

      Yeah, but there is something like disorganized structure and issues with search.

      0 points
      • Braden HammBraden Hamm, 28 days ago

        True, but which of the suggested options above is better? Reddit is just as bad, or maybe even worse than FB at those IMO.

        1 point
    • UX LA, 23 days ago

      Ya, but then you would need a Facebook account.

      1 point
  • Taylor PalmerTaylor Palmer, 28 days ago

    I’ve really enjoyed Spectrum for tools like Figma.

    • Public
    • Searchable
    • Upvote and comment features
    • Threads
    5 points
    • Paul MitPaul Mit, 28 days ago

      Thanks! Strange that they limited the ways of signing up: only with Github account. Some kind of strange limitation.

      1 point
      • Ben Grace, 26 days ago

        I believe Github bought Spectrum. As I understand it, all premium features are now free because of the acquisition.

        1 point
        • Paul MitPaul Mit, 25 days ago

          Yes, but to create Spectrum account you should create additional Github. Double registration for new users, looks like hard UX.

          0 points
    • May Me, 25 days ago

      I didn't know it exist, thanks

      0 points
  • Stanislav P, 28 days ago

    I prefer telegram groups

    3 points
  • Thanasis RigThanasis Rig, 28 days ago

    I was looking for the same thing the other day, I only found this one https://discord.gg/7UHMB63 it's pretty new but I some more people joined it could be good.

    Take care.

    2 points
  • Thomas Michael SemmlerThomas Michael Semmler, 21 days ago

    I don't think this is the question you need to be asking. You should ask, why people look for these communities and what function they perform for them. If you have that answer, you will automatically have the answer for this question here.

    1 point
    • Paul MitPaul Mit, 21 days ago

      Agree. The community around our product already exists, so we answered the original question. Now it's up to the technology, to find a public place to move communications from our online support.

      0 points
  • Paul Mit, 16 days ago

    Finally, we've chosen Spectrum. Thanks, everybody.

    0 points