Crowdsourcing is the process of collecting ideas, information, opinions, and concepts from within the community. Because of how diverse communities can get, crowdsourcing can bring to light a myriad of possible ideas, each coming from different experiences and skillsets.
Why should you crowdsource ideas?
How can you crowdsource ideas?
It’s fairly simple - keep asking questions to you community and actually execute the ideas that come forward. Make use of democracy. Pick out the top 5 or top 10 ideas and take a vote on it. The community can vote by reacting with emojis.
What you’re doing is essentially taking the ideas from the community and making them decide on it too. This makes it all the more probable for the community to be more intimately involved with the idea once it’s executed. You can even ask your community to work on it, if they are willing to, of course.
What are the things you can crowdsource?
Literally anything. A few examples can be -