Which community has been the strongest in supporting and promoting your product?

Mohsen Kamrani
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From all the platforms out there, from our PH here, to Twitter, LinkedIn,... and many more, which one have you found the most helpful when it comes to building an audience that can help promote your product? Please exclude paid traffic and ads.
Product Hunt
LinkedIn
Quora
Reddit
Twitter
Medium
Dev.to
Hashnode
Other (please name)

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Maxwell Davis
TweetStores - Launching 5th March πŸš€
Got to be the Wannabe Entrepreneur community by @tiagorbf
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Mohsen Kamrani
Founder @ dotenx.com
@tiagorbf @maxwellcdavis Thanks for sharing Maxwell. Will definitely take a look.
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Eli Galarza
Founder @ Artifact Technology
twitter is undefeated
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Kolton
Private Equity // Tech
Twitter for most niches if there is some traction in following from the founder/community before the launch, targeted Facebook groups for others (not paid traffic, strictly organic)
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Mohsen Kamrani
Founder @ dotenx.com
@kmkmkm Thanks for sharing Kolton. I haven't tried Facebook groups, have to look into it.
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Anna Mandziuk πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦
How much will my app cost eBook is live!
LinkedIn for me, but truth be told, I'm not as active on Twitter as other product hunters are:)
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Mohsen Kamrani
Founder @ dotenx.com
@anna_mandziuk Thanks Anna for sharing your experience, actually LinkedIn is gonna be my next focus pretty soon.
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Jakub Piskor
No-code solopreneur | Userdome.com
I found a success to hanging out with Indie Hackers community. Very kind and supportive. I'm new on the site, but I generated visits and sign ups there.
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Mohsen Kamrani
Founder @ dotenx.com
@jakub_piskor Thanks for actually suggesting something outside the list, Jakub. Maybe the reason I didn't mention it was the invitation only entry which has left me out... I still haven't managed to access it :/
Jakub Piskor
No-code solopreneur | Userdome.com
@m_kamrani I would give you invitation code, unfortunately I don't have one. But I got mine by tweeting and asking for code with hashtag indiehackers. Some people offered me invite codes. Maybe you can try it too.
Brian Briggs
CEO and Founder of CreateHQ
For me, this all boils down to what your goal and target audience is. So if we are just sticking to organic posting and exclude paid ads as you mentioned above, with my target audience being entrepreneurs and content creators, Facebook and Instagram have been a great tool to market on as far as aggregating members. This may not work for everyone as everyone has a different target audience. The key is definitely to focus on what focal point of your product is and harness that around whatever platform that gives you the strongest push. Hope this helps. Good luck! =D
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Mohsen Kamrani
Founder @ dotenx.com
@createhq Thanks Brian. We basically don't have any presence on instagram and facebook and still not sure how much they can be effective for SaaS startups. Also you're absolutely right about the target audience and the platforms that most likely you find your audience. And thanks for the kind words :)