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Nothing Without Our Community

September has been a busy, but celebratory month for us at YEN and we couldn’t be happier. We upgraded our platform last week, we are officially larger than Tokelau, and our first ever Global Community Meetup is taking place this Saturday.

And although we love building this platform, we are not building it for us, we are building it for our community! Besides, they all have been doing some amazing things recently — they deserve to be recognized!

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5 Powerful Steps to Leveling Up Your New Community Group

Congratulations! You’ve taken your very first step in building your new Community Group (CG) in YEN! At this point in time, you’re already a community-building (or should we say buidl-ing) rockstar!

Now, let’s level it up a bit, shall we?

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Platinum Dolphin: Community First & Last

YEN got an upgrade today: Codename 🐬#PlatinumDolphin. And we’re taking time to look back and thank all of you who have been on this journey with us (even those of you that joined today)! 

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Global Community Meetup Locations Announced!

If you haven’t heard already, we are having a Global Community Meetup on September 28th in multiple cities across the globe. This is the first time we are doing something like this, and we could not be more excited!

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1,000+ Community Members, Unlimited Stories

You heard that right. We officially have over 1,000 Yenizens in the Yeniverse! The last time I wrote on hitting a milestone was in July when we became larger than Vatican City. At that time, we had 810 Community Members, which means we have grown 25% in a month (wow!). I absolutely love seeing fresh faces on the platform, but what I love even more is seeing the warm welcome they receive from our community. 

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Technology

Dogfooding Your Way to Success

From the very beginning we wanted to take a different approach to how we see support. Often times the focus on early stage start ups is acquisition. Get as many users as possible on the site and focus all efforts there. As a byproduct, supporting those users once they’re on the platform gets less time and attention leading to an at best meh experience and at worst, an experience leading someone to vow to never use the platform again.

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Here’s What Happened When We Experimented with Our Email Invitations

We felt it looked amazing. The data does not care about our feelings.

We test lots of things at our startup, from new product features and new dashboard feeds to engaging email content

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How We Went About Building Our Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

The prevailing (and most popular) wisdom in technology circles when building software is that the early-team should make every concerted effort to launch their MVP as soon as possible, full-stop.

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Long Live Long-Form

What is it about crypto that entices the masses? What is it about listening to anything that Andreas Antonopoulos shares that speaks so deeply to so many of us? Or an epic, long-form blog post that completely up-ends your financial worldview and utterly blows your mind?

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Feedback Wanted: Our Brand Essence

To start, a confession: I was wrong, I’m sorry, and I hope you can forgive me as I really, really believed that this was going to be our final landing page before we go public.

But, it was not to be, and here’s why…