Me, Jan, Dialup, Silence, Erik, Amanie and Tyrion were at the meeting last monday. Here are some of the take-aways from what we discussed.
Notes from the meeting
1. What kind of products should be on the site
When determining whether or not a report should stay on the site is determined by 2 factors: importance of the product itself, and the quality of the report. So two extreme examples for clarification: 1) A CD like In Rainbows, or a book like Harry Potter just has a stub page for it, the page stays for improvement. 2) Some no-name book or website if the report is done with a good neutral description, etc, then it should stay. Therefore it's the non-notable products that need to make sure there are good reports to remain on the site.
2. Dealing with link spam
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has caused some problems on the web as people drop there links anywhere they can. ProductWiki is a good site that allows for links, and is thus a natural target for SEO-peeps, so we talked about how to deal with the problem. Tyrion recommended a system that lets people add links but they don't become "active" until another person confirms that it's useful. This led to a discussion on...
It's been a long time coming, but members from the community will be given moderator status in the very near future.
- choose reports for to show up on the front page
- edit/delete comments
- edit/delete pros and cons, competitors, related products
- delete external links
- delete product reports
- delete an article/thread
- ban users
Who will be moderators