We want perinatal peer support to flourish and the awesome Made Open platform is helping us to make that happen.
Celia Suppiah, CEO, Parents 1st
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If you are looking to unlock the potential of your community or network, we can help get this figure closer to 100%.
Your community type
Our platform is perfect for your community of place. We already support communities in towns, cities and regions across England, Wales and Australia. Few other platforms, if any, help people connect and exchange information, skills and resources as effectively as ours.
See how others do it: Torbay Together, Can Do Bristol, Our Monmouthshire.
Uur platform is ideal for your community of practice. We already help a number of community and professional networks to engage staff, customers or associates around a specific objective or profession; helping them to connect and exchange skills, knowledge and resources.
See how others do it: Hexitime, Parents 1st, CS Together.
Our platform is perfectly suited to your community of purpose. We already help connected organisations to align their assets and resources around a clearly defined goal; providing a licensing model that lets partners jointly manage the platform to ensure it’s sustainable.
See how others do it: : Launceston Together, Ask Cornwall, Hexitime.
Our platform can support a variety of communities or networks where there is a need for people to share information, ideas, skills, resources, projects and opportunities with each other. Made Open is completely flexible to suit the needs of your community.
See how others do it: Launceston Together, Ask Cornwall, Hexitime.
Your community size and needs
Our platform can support communities of any number but, as a community of potentially less than 500 members, you may want to reflect on whether investing in a bespoke platform will deliver enough value.
As a community of potentially up to 5,000 members, you may want to reflect on how best to activate your membership and derive value from a new platform. A partnership approach might help?
As a community of potentially 5,000+ members, you may want to reflect on whether your platform could be supported by other partners to share costs and aide growth.
However, since your community or network is fairly inactive, we recommend spending some time understanding the needs and interests of your audience before licensing a new platform. Through user research, our service design team could help you explore how to build an active community.
Since your community or network is moderately active, we recognise that members may already be sharing information and helping each other in some way. We recommend reflecting on how your new platform could empower your members further towards a shared outcome or purpose.
Since your community or network is already very active, you are possibly already realising the benefits of a connected network. Our platform can extend the reach and help members transfer ideas, information and knowledge further.
However, since this is a new community, we recommend spending some time understanding the needs and interests of your audience before licensing a new platform. Through user research, our service design team could help you explore how to build an active community.
However, since you’re unsure whether your community or network is active, we recommend spending some time understanding the needs and interests of your audience before licensing a new platform. Our service design team can help you think about the best ways to do this.
Uur recommended features
Based on your answers, we recommend these features:
Like you, many of our clients start with just a few features. That’s fine by us. You can add in other features as and when you and your community are ready.
Our community platform can support the range of features you have selected – helping your community connect and exchange in all the ways you have envisaged.
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Whatever your level of readiness, we’re more than happy to help you explore next steps for building a community platform.
Let's build a better community.
Regards, the Made Open team