We’ve found using a phrase almost identical to the one above
motivates a lot of contributions to the community.
Everyone wants to be perceived as an expert in the topic. People
liked to be asked for their advice. If you ask this as a direct question the
result is likely to be positive.
The same is true for experience. People like to give their
experience on a specific topic.
However, broad appeals for people to share their expertise or experience tend not to gain a large
Ask for specific expertise/experience on a specific topic
(ideally from specific people).
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