my Qoorio success story: group experience
While Qoorio is currently associated for knowledge sharing between two people, I found a case where I wanted to hack the system a bit and experiment how would knowledge sharing work with multiple people.
You see, while building our product once in a while we like to get out of our own juices and invite complete stranger to get some answers about user journey of buying new home. In this case the stranger was Danielius, charming and detail oriented Qoorio engineer. I just had to meet him because we share the same surname, we both code and wear glassses, and we have 100 Facebook friends in common, so I thought that we must be cousins or smth.
I also figured - he could also spice it up (no pun intented) our meeting by showing how to cook best burgers at home. So I reached out and asked if he could come over. He agreed and I went some grocery shopping to beef it up.
The results? First, the value of sharing knowledge was much higher, because he shared his authentic thoughts about questions we cared, and we could ALL interact and ask questions. That may also a be a problem - getting in front of group strangers might be humiliating, especially if you intravert. But I think Danielius held it well, right? :)
What went well? I think it was good decision to set up event in home environment, rather than in office, because it was more informal and allowed us more ways to engage and interact - in our case cook. Meeting new perspectives, learning new sills is something fun in general, and I believe the entire group enjoyed the experience and got inspired - wether its about burgers, or about real estate.
What I would do differently next time? First, I would add more structure. The more people, the more buzz and chaos, which you need to account for and add extra time. Second, I would also set up more context what is expected from us a group, and our guest upfront to reduce potential stress. We also had this fuzzy moment where it was not clear whether our official time was over or we should just continue hanging out.
And that was my group experience at Qoorio. What was your corkiest and the mos unique experience from Qoorio meetings?
I’ve been backward running for about two weeks now and can honestly say it’s the best thing I’ve discovered.
What is backward running?
Backward running is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a fun and interesting way to keep fit while turning heads in your area. Backward running exercises a different range of muscles in your legs and also your upper body, as you’ll need to twist to see the direction in which you’re running.
The key is to twist your body one side and then the other to work your laterals.
Speed will come. When you start, don’t expect to be able to go at full pace right away. But by about the seventh or eighth run you should be able to go almost as fast as you would forwards.
With more and more people backwards running, pretty soon we can push for it to be included as an international athletic event
🎯 REMEMBER - LinkedIn Matched Audiences
When you advertise on LinkedIn, you can take advantage of a function in the Campaign Manager called Matched Audiences.
🔹You can upload a list of Companies/ Contacts
🔹Then LinkedIn generates a list of people by trying to match them to your list of companies or contacts. It can take up to 24 hours for your list to process.
🔹Next up, you can set up a campaign and target the wanted list.
This function is really great for those who have already identified their target audience and have the names of potential leads.
Have you tried using this function?