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First contact and pathways through

This wiki page is dedicated to the many ways that people first encounter Public Lab--from seeing a tweet, to picking up our Grassroots Mapping Forum, or following a link to our website--and the pathways they take through the ecosystem. This is also referred to as Sequence of Engagement or an Engagement Funnel. ###In Person * seeing someone doing some investigation or tinkering in public --> conversation --> printed information or sticker * individual member of the community presenting Public Lab to you --> guided walk through publiclab.org * through over-hearing someone mention Public Lab in another context --> searching the web for "public lab" --> publiclab.org is first result * an event with many members present --> getting on the local mailing list in order to hear about upcoming events --> ###Through physical items * picking up tool pieces and asking what they are --> being shown the tool wiki page * picking up a kit --> reading the packaging --> going to the software's website * ordering a kit --> receiving shipping confirmation email that invites you to join the community --> going to website ###Online ####Via press coverage * news article may link to a dataset, main website, or software --> you click through ####Search * searching for community science or environmental justice issues --> our website is a top result ####Social media / campaigns * tweet --> deep link to a research note --> sidebar links to Related Wiki Pages --> click on tag --> view results by tag --> click on a prolific author's profile --> click Join in top menu bar * facebook * Kickstarter --> spectralworkbench.org --> publiclab.org/signup --> mailing lists ####Email * read a forwarded email from a friend --> follow link to google group at bottom of page --> read through messages --> Join Group ...

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