Meet the HHYM & The Steem Terminal Crew - Part One, HHYM

in #heyhaveyamet10 months ago (edited)

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Since December 2018, @brittandjosie and I have been working together to bring you lists of new accounts who have posted introduction posts under the introduceyourself tag. As of today, Tuesday, April 30, 2019, we have written 91 posts introducing just over 700 new people and we have 120 members in the Steem Terminal. We are unable to count the many questions we have all answered within the borders of the Terminal, but we can say that there have been many of them. Fortunately, we have a great crew of people who have helped us answer those questions.

For those who are not familiar with @heyhaveyamet or the Steem Terminal, please allow me the time to tell you a little bit about them.

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Hey! Have ya met… ? (HHYM) is an account where we create a daily post to provide you with introduction posts that are actually real introductions by new Steemians. Our goal is to weed out the miss-tagged and spam posts so you can find new people much easier. This enables them to be seen faster and for you to save time not having to search for those real introduction posts. @brittandjosie will search through the introduceyourself tagged posts and write a real comment so they know she is not a bot. It takes a lot of time and effort on her part, but it is well worth her effort because they are getting welcomed by a real person.

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@brittandjosie is a hard worker for sure. She manages to put up at least two posts a day, weeds through the introduceyourself tags, and is the community manager for the witness @blockbrothers. Not to mention that she is one of the founding admins of the @steemterminal.

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Once Britt is finished with the day's weeding, I head over to Steemworld and find the comments she has tagged HHYM, pull up the comment and go to the original post. I then do a print screen of a portion of the post and then crop it to showcase the post. Finally, I make a link for you to go to their post and get to know them. I make sure to follow each person and give them an automatic 25% upvote. Our goal is to encourage them to share more with the community and make them feel welcome.

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@brisby is our follow-up commenter. She goes to our HHYM posts and visits each of the introduced new Steemians and leaves a comment letting them know they have been introduced. This is done so they can receive more real person engagement and let them know we are here to help them. One of the most important parts to this follow-up comment is that she talks with them personally and shows she is not a bot. Our belief is the more personal engagement the better the retention of the new person in the world of Steem.


Because we are concerned with helping the new people as much as we can, we developed a Discord Server called the Steem Terminal. It is here we are able to answer real-time questions with real-time answers. This means the new people do not have to search for the answers, possibly getting information that is not current or just plain incorrect. @jamerussell is our point of contact man! He will visit each of the introduced people and tells them about the Steem Terminal and providing a link to the server. Yes, @brittandjosie has mentioned this previously, but with all the information and greetings from many people, the new person will probably be overwhelmed, possibly forgetting this bit of information. Therefore @jamerussell steps in and drops a nice banner and link to the server. This reminds them we are there for them if they should need us.

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One of the most important things to keep new people here is engagement. As you can see there has already been two to three points of engagement with @brittandjosie, @brisby, and @jamerussell but what about in the future? This is where @derekrichardson comes in. He goes through the list of people we are following and sees how they are doing. This may be nothing more than dropping a comment on their most recent post. This is important because it enables us to see if there might be a need such as explaining plagiarism, keys, and so many other subjects we all as seasoned Steemains take for granted.

We were all new here on the blockchain and at one time there were not communities to help educate and assist new people. Fortunately, this is changing. Hey! Have ya met...? was created to help both the new and the seasoned Steemian find each other. If I did not have such a great crew, I would not have been able to have accomplished everything we have in just five months!

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Why not join us? You can do this in many ways. Reading the daily posts, upvoting it, and resteeming it will get us out there to more people which means we will reach many more new people and others with questions. You can also go to each introduction post, engage, and encourage them; you never know when you will find someone who fits within your community.

View the "heart" clipart source HERE

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Are you interested in sponsoring us or providing delegation so we can connect and engage with new Steemian accounts both personal or business? If so, please contact @xcountytravelers Steem Terminal#7157 in the Steem Terminal (a discord server) or down below in the comments. We appreciate your interest in helping us help others.

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This is a great post for those that never heard of you!!! You make this place more awesome than it already is!

Thank you for your dedication and hard work!

!tip

Thank you. This group of people that I have introduced in the two posts are such amazing people and they really care about the new people who we introduce in our HHYM posts and help in the ST. We all do what we do because we just wanted to give back for those who helped us. Isn't that what it's all about? So appreciate you @dswigle.
Ren

That is exactly what it is all about!!

Although, I was a lost soul when I came. I help people because I don't anyone to feel as lost as I did!

LOL

Just plain AWESOME job you guys are doing. I did not realize the extent with these "point of contacts" you have in place.

Throwing 10 Steem your way as a token of my appreciation for the excellent job you guys are doing

Oh, @robertandrew, we appreciate you so much. You have enabled us to touch so many new Steemian's accounts. We really appreciate it.
Ren

Fantastic recap of the tireless, hardworking @heyhaveyamet team! 🙌

Thank you. I can't say it enough. They are the reason I am able to do this like we do!

I'm honored to be part of such an awesome project with such a great team of people!

We love that you are working among us! Both @brittandjosie and I are so happy to have you as our follow-up guy.

GREAT WORK REN

BRING ON PART 2

It will be up this evening.

that's nice gif ren, the vision of this community also is nice. I'm so proud that I spent time in the discord with you guys.

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Thank you, but @prettynicevideo made the gif. I'm still learning how. We are excited about where we are going as well. Also love that you are there as well.
Ren

What a stellar example of collaboration! I heart you all ♥ Nothing beats a genuine, personal touch. Thank you for doing what you do for Steemit 😍

When I was new it was something that meant so much to me so I knew it was the key. Thank you so much for taking time to let us know. We appreciate that so much.

Great explanation of all you both do for new arrivals and thanks for all that effort,I don’t know how you find the time

This is th third post in a row where I have seen Steem Terminal mentioned, I honestly don’t know much about it but it seems to be very active and getting a lot of mentions

Thanks for this great post and being an active member of @steemusa !tip

We are growing for sure. We have an account now and will be starting to post very soon. So excited!

As for time, if it weren't for @brittandjosie, @brisby, @jamerussell, @dereckrichardson, @thekittygirl, @medro-Martin, and @wesphilbin I would not be a le to do it all. They say it takes a village and I have one of the best!
Ren

That is a good team working on this I recognize all the names :) and a great job you are all doing

Wow, you guys have set up a great system - organisation-wise :0)

You're all doing a wonderful job. Thanks for caring

Thank you. We are trying our best. I am so lucky to have some amazing people who have the same goal as I do. Just couldn't do much without them.

Pretty awesome and detailed post @heyhaveyamet!!!

Have ever known me to not be overly detailed? Haha. Thanks so much for being a part of all this!
Ren

Never!!!!! Hehehehe! ={) }}}}}}

Fantastic job... Really organized team.. So proud of you guys...

Thank you. They work hard for sure. I am lucky to have found some good ones for sure.

🎁 Hi @heyhaveyamet! You have received 0.1 STEEM tip from @dswigle!

@dswigle wrote lately about: This And That And Spring Feel free to follow @dswigle if you like it :)

Sending tips with @tipU - how to guide :)

Looks like we have a dream team in the place!

They are very dreamy to me! Isn't that what's important?
Ren

Most definitely. They are my dream team for sure!
Ren

You're all amazing! It's thanks to this initiative and the people involved putting in so much effort that newbies to our platform have easy access to incredible support and resources. 🤗

We just want to get them out there. Because of your efforts we can do that better.

You got a 100.00% upvote from @upyourpost courtesy of @heyhaveyamet!

Great information of your guys fab work !! Your doing fab, i see your coments all over the intro tag :D!!
I will thow edit my suport ;do to no compliance to the rules that was agreed upon. with this edit i will instead add a share to @steembasicincome

I apreeciate this. I have a long way to go to understanding all this but slowly I am learning!