Typical traffic pattern.

The data used in the following evaluation were collected in a Durham (NC) neighborhood over a period of two months (Dec 2010 - Jan 2011). In total, 1000 posts have been evaluated. There were 1074 neighbors signed up to this particular mailing list. Of these 31% (333 users) participated in conversations with a frequency ranging from 1 to 23 posts.

How Neighborship Works As you see on this graph there is a small group of high-frequency users while the majority of users only sparsely use the current system. 741 members (69%) have been either inactive users or passive viewers. It is one of our goals to raise the first half of this curve and provide a useful application that will intrigue many more neighbors to actively participate and ultimatly enrich their community life.

Conventional mailing lists.

Creating a revenue stream.