Join Some Tech Slacks

Joshua Graham on October 06, 2019

I posted a brand new podcast episode this week suggesting folks join more tech slacks. I’d love to get some suggestions to share. I specifically s... [Read Full]
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Thanks for the nudge, I’ve been saying I should check out Slack more ...

One thing, though: I visited your site and read the podcast transcript and followed the link to your own Slack channel. Looks like it’s no longer active. Is there an updated link you might shared? Thanks! And thanks again for the good nudge...


Oops!!! They always say they never expire, but they seem to!

I've updated the link, that should do the job. Thanks for pointing that out. It's very much appreciated!


I feel like whenever I have joined slacks like this in the past they are always relatively inactive. Maybe I just haven't found the right ones.


That can definitely be true of some. Others are more active. A lot I've seen are active in spurts. When someone posts something, then there's a bit of a flurry then it goes quiet again.

It's good to be in several so you can have more of those little flurries going on at any given time.

That said, it's ok for them to be relatively inactive. In fact, that could work in your favour. If you're active and not many others are, new folks will notice you even more!

In some cases, it's ok to just treat them like a forum. Less realtime, post and assume a bit of a delay. Might be an hour, might be a couple days.

Alternatively, if none are active enough for any of that to work. It might be a great opportunity to spin up your own!

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