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* Many happy, productive [[volunteer]]s who are into [[do-ocracy]]
 
* Many happy, productive [[volunteer]]s who are into [[do-ocracy]]
 
* More coders, higher code [https://github.com/Trustroots/trustroots/pulse pulse] and more [https://github.com/Trustroots/trustroots/graphs/commit-activity commit activity]
 
* More coders, higher code [https://github.com/Trustroots/trustroots/pulse pulse] and more [https://github.com/Trustroots/trustroots/graphs/commit-activity commit activity]
* Outreach to [[social media]] and classic media
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* Outreach on [[social media]] and to classic media

Latest revision as of 13:02, 27 July 2020

How could Trustroots ever replace CouchSurfing?

There are tons of things to be done that needs people to make actual time for it.

The question starts with: what was the activity level of couchsurfing pre covid? 1M active monthly? To replace CS TR needs at least 1M members.

Quantitatively

Trustroots-member-growth-2016-2020-grafana.png

As of July 2020 there are 46k members. So insignificant. If we want to reach 1M in 5 years we need to get to an average growth of 200k per year, or 4k per week. Currently we're at 350 per week. So we need to grow roughly 10x faster.


Qualitatively

This means we'll have to grow massively. For this we need to have the right features, especially references and translations. For this we need developers.

For the growth to be healthy we need to have a good group of people who are able to handle the surge in support requests and related safety issues.