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Q&A Services

Collaborative problem-solving is one of the quickest ways to answer questions quickly and well. Dedicated question and answering sites like Stack Overflow and Quora allow for you to ask communities of knowledgeable people specializing in a multitude of proficiencies to give you answers to questions you may not have the time or knowledge foundation to resolve yourself. Knowledge might be power, but knowing where to find those with knowledge can be just as powerful!

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Features

  • Knowledge base
  • Community based
  • Customer Feedback
  • Software as a Service
  • Anonymity
  • Team Collaboration
  • Customizable
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Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow, part of Small Stack Exchange iconStack Exchange , is a free, community-driven, reputation-based Q & A site for computer programmers.

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Reddit

Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.

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Stack Exchange

Stack Exchange is a fast-growing network of 84 [and counting] question and answer sites on diverse topics from software programming to cooking to photography and gaming.

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Quora

Quora.com is a question/answer service allowing users to pose questions that other users can answer, each question and answer can have comments, each users can write one...

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Slant

Slant is a collaboratively edited resource that helps you quickly make decisions.

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Super User

Super User, part of Small Stack Exchange iconStack Exchange , is a Q&A site for computer enthusiasts that's free.

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Question2Answer

A Q&A site helps an online community to share knowledge. No matter what your area of interest, people with questions can get super answers fast.

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Niftio

Discontinued

This software is no longer maintained.

Niftio is a new presentation platform that aims to help any presenter master the art of presentations from the moment he creates the slides to the moment he gets off the stage.

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Wooclap

The most complete, simple and intuitive audience responses system that helps you engage your audience during a live conference, a corporate meeting or inside a classroom.

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Server Fault

Server Fault is a Q&A site for system administrators and IT professionals that's free.

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Apps and Oranges

Discontinued

No longer updated. Last actions date back to 2012 and new apps cannot be added due to unresolved issues. In 2013 Brian Morykon, Co-founder and Designer of the site, talked about a new version of Apps & Oranges more focused on web apps: https://getsatisfaction.com/appsandoranges/topics/cannot_add_app

Apps & Oranges helps people find and recommend the best apps for getting stuff done. It's social Q&A: Question & Apps.

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Pubble

Pubble is the world's best Q&A platform. We make it simple and easy to add a great Q&A platform to any blog, website or Facebook page.

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Yahoo! Answers

Yahoo! Answers is a way to find and share information. You can ask questions on any topic, get answers from real people, and share your insights and experience.

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Aardvark

Discontinued

In February 2010 Aardvark was acquired by Google. It was discontinued in September 2011.

Ask questions, get live answers from your network! Aardvark finds the perfect person to answer any question in real-time.

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Askme

Startups get your queries answered by the World's Top Investors and Entrepreneurs.Startups + Investors +Entrepreneurs Connect.

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Ask.fm

An obvious clone of formsping.me ( Small Spring.me iconSpring.me ), ask.fm offers creating a profile URL that can be addressed by others users with questions.

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OSQA

Discontinued

The last commit to its open source code (https://github.com/dzone/osqa ) is dated 2015. The official website URL (www.osqa.net ) redirects to the proprietary product Answer-Hub (https://devada.com/answerhub/ ). www.osqa.net also happens to be in a blacklist used by the uMatrix browser extension.

OSQA is the free, open source Q&A system you've been waiting for. Your OSQA site is more than just an FAQ page, it is a full-featured Q&A community.

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AskBot

Askbot is a Q&A system, like StackOverflow, Yahoo Answers and some others.

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iBoske

Life is full of decisions, have the answers at your hand. Join the #1 decision making and question solver expert community.

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CuriousCat.me

Curious cat is a small social networking tool that allows you to connect with your followers by providing them with the appropiate tools to communicate with you.

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Meeting Pulse

Live audience interaction platform used by Fortune 100 companies globally for meetings and events. Features include real-time audience polling, Q&A, surveys, quizes, raffles, all available in anonymous mode.

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Spring.me

Discontinued

Spring.me has joined forces with Small Twoo iconTwoo

Spring.me, formerly Formspring, is a webspace for conversations - where you can meet interesting people, express yourself about anything and expand your life.

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CodeProject

CodeProject is a community of Software development and Design developers joined together with certain common goals: to learn, to teach and to have fun programming.

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Pigeonhole Live

Audience engagement tool for crowdsourced Q&As, polls, and surveys. Built for mobile, works on all web-based interfaces. Perfect for enterprises and companies as a backchannel for their town halls, all-hands meetings and conferences.

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What If? HQ

What If? HQ is a Question and Answer Platform, where people can ask questions and receive answers. It focuses mainly on what if... Questions.

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