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Survey! Rate LiveJournal. [Mar. 26th, 2001|01:09 am]
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[bradfitz]
Hey, welcome to the first paid-members-only survey. I'll be using this a lot more often from here on out to figure out what everybody wants us to work on, and rate our performance in your eyes. Since you're the one paying to use LiveJournal, your decision matters the most.

Rate the following features on a scale from 1-10. The number should express how interested you are in further development/completion of the feature, or for features that don't exist yet, how interested you are in seeing it developed. Polling. More documentation, a poll creator/editor, perhaps?

Mean: 6.08 Median: 6 Std. Dev 2.63
1
32(7.0%)
2
22(4.8%)
3
30(6.6%)
4
30(6.6%)
5
73(16.1%)
6
55(12.1%)
7
66(14.5%)
8
60(13.2%)
9
23(5.1%)
10
63(13.9%)

S2. The new style system.

Mean: 7.81 Median: 8 Std. Dev 2.24
1
9(2.0%)
2
3(0.7%)
3
13(2.9%)
4
16(3.5%)
5
36(7.9%)
6
30(6.6%)
7
63(13.9%)
8
81(17.9%)
9
51(11.3%)
10
151(33.3%)

Notification/subscription system. Subscribe to journals, users, threads, posts, and get notified in a variety of ways on updates -- LJ inbox, your email, ICQ, etc.

Mean: 7.12 Median: 8 Std. Dev 2.49
1
15(3.3%)
2
14(3.1%)
3
21(4.6%)
4
19(4.2%)
5
54(11.8%)
6
28(6.1%)
7
65(14.3%)
8
89(19.5%)
9
51(11.2%)
10
100(21.9%)

Configurable "Slashboxes" on the main page of LJ, to make it portal-like, and show you useful information. In other words, making the LJ main site be more interesting.

Mean: 6.31 Median: 7 Std. Dev 2.75
1
37(8.2%)
2
18(4.0%)
3
30(6.6%)
4
31(6.8%)
5
52(11.5%)
6
39(8.6%)
7
62(13.7%)
8
79(17.4%)
9
37(8.2%)
10
68(15.0%)

Internationalization. (LJ in many languages... many parts are dependent on S2 being completed first)

Mean: 4.53 Median: 4 Std. Dev 2.75
1
86(19.0%)
2
46(10.2%)
3
48(10.6%)
4
54(11.9%)
5
74(16.3%)
6
29(6.4%)
7
35(7.7%)
8
36(7.9%)
9
14(3.1%)
10
31(6.8%)

Better text messaging support.

Mean: 4.85 Median: 5 Std. Dev 3.01
1
94(20.7%)
2
35(7.7%)
3
48(10.5%)
4
34(7.5%)
5
68(14.9%)
6
39(8.6%)
7
33(7.3%)
8
33(7.3%)
9
18(4.0%)
10
53(11.6%)

Getting the directory working again. (even though it's not even our bug... grrrrr. long story.)

Mean: 8.20 Median: 9 Std. Dev 2.31
1
10(2.2%)
2
7(1.5%)
3
12(2.6%)
4
8(1.7%)
5
30(6.5%)
6
24(5.2%)
7
45(9.8%)
8
56(12.2%)
9
58(12.6%)
10
210(45.7%)

WAP support.

Mean: 4.45 Median: 5 Std. Dev 2.71
1
95(22.8%)
2
30(7.2%)
3
38(9.1%)
4
24(5.8%)
5
107(25.7%)
6
29(7.0%)
7
34(8.2%)
8
22(5.3%)
9
11(2.6%)
10
27(6.5%)

Journal statistics.

Mean: 7.63 Median: 8 Std. Dev 2.35
1
12(2.6%)
2
8(1.8%)
3
14(3.1%)
4
14(3.1%)
5
35(7.7%)
6
35(7.7%)
7
70(15.4%)
8
75(16.4%)
9
53(11.6%)
10
140(30.7%)

Other:

Now, rate how well you feel LiveJournal is at the following things: Documentation.

Mean: 7.33 Median: 8 Std. Dev 1.84
1
2(0.4%)
2
4(0.9%)
3
12(2.7%)
4
11(2.5%)
5
44(9.8%)
6
52(11.6%)
7
96(21.5%)
8
112(25.1%)
9
55(12.3%)
10
59(13.2%)

Reliability.

Mean: 7.01 Median: 7 Std. Dev 1.89
1
6(1.3%)
2
3(0.7%)
3
13(2.9%)
4
19(4.2%)
5
49(10.7%)
6
70(15.4%)
7
105(23.0%)
8
88(19.3%)
9
63(13.8%)
10
40(8.8%)

Speed.

Mean: 7.12 Median: 7 Std. Dev 1.85
1
4(0.9%)
2
4(0.9%)
3
9(2.0%)
4
24(5.3%)
5
45(9.9%)
6
55(12.1%)
7
106(23.3%)
8
108(23.7%)
9
58(12.7%)
10
42(9.2%)

Customizability.

Mean: 7.52 Median: 8 Std. Dev 1.90
1
5(1.1%)
2
2(0.4%)
3
9(2.0%)
4
13(2.9%)
5
38(8.4%)
6
51(11.2%)
7
80(17.6%)
8
103(22.7%)
9
84(18.5%)
10
69(15.2%)

Tech Support

Mean: 8.05 Median: 8 Std. Dev 1.87
1
1(0.2%)
2
5(1.2%)
3
4(0.9%)
4
6(1.4%)
5
38(8.8%)
6
29(6.7%)
7
53(12.2%)
8
95(21.9%)
9
76(17.6%)
10
126(29.1%)

Site organization.

Mean: 7.92 Median: 8 Std. Dev 1.89
1
2(0.4%)
2
3(0.7%)
3
13(2.9%)
4
12(2.7%)
5
23(5.1%)
6
32(7.1%)
7
60(13.3%)
8
109(24.1%)
9
96(21.2%)
10
102(22.6%)

Volunteer ("staff") organization.

Mean: 8.31 Median: 9 Std. Dev 1.68
1
2(0.5%)
2
2(0.5%)
3
2(0.5%)
4
5(1.1%)
5
21(4.8%)
6
27(6.2%)
7
47(10.8%)
8
111(25.5%)
9
82(18.9%)
10
136(31.3%)

If you do work for LiveJournal, how effectively are you able to work, without LiveJournal barriers/red-tape/blocks/confusion getting in your way? Do you feel the other developers and people that run the site help you enough to let you accomplish what you're trying to do?

Mean: 7.02 Median: 8 Std. Dev 2.12
1
2(3.0%)
2
0(0.0%)
3
2(3.0%)
4
4(6.1%)
5
9(13.6%)
6
6(9.1%)
7
8(12.1%)
8
20(30.3%)
9
8(12.1%)
10
7(10.6%)


With those questions all out of the way, feel free to post in the comments anything else you think we should know.
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Comments:
From: kirkir
2001-03-27 07:43 am (UTC)
Just wanted to say that I'm really happy with tech support--I know there have apparently been updating problems for all users today, so you guys must be swamped with support requests. Nevertheless, I put one in this morning and got a response back in like 2 minutes.

Big thanks to all of you who are out there helping everyone. We really appreciate it.
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