While writing this post, I remembered a contest arranged by @moohsin when I was new in this community. Although I won that contest but since then I have come a long way. My perception about success and growth of a community has changed. Maybe the first hand experience and my affiliation for this community made me realize some things in a different light. Also whom I am kidding, we all know the steemcurators and booming support is quite low for past few weeks. But we cannot accuse them nor we can depend on them all the time.
Here comes your community into the picture. Community maybe led by some individuals and their leadership play a vital role but as we are talking about community so contribution of each member matters equally.
Everybody wants good votes and support from the community. But we forget that a community needs to be powerful enough for that.
How can it be powerful?
Ofcourse with steem power.
Community accounts already do power ups but a lot of steem is spent on contests too.
Compromise and Patience
What if we as a member compromise on little prize and still keep engaging? Very soon the days will come when community will start giving you back the reward for your efforts.
We just need to be a little patient for that. Most importantly, keep supporting the community and helping each other out and never get discouraged.
Power ups and delegations
As I said before, a community needs support of its members as well to prosper. Why shouldn't we Power up and delegate our steem power? It's ultimately for your own good. Your little contribution can make a big difference.
When pak-charity was established, it got a very good response and I knew it will. Because we may have other shortcomings but we Pakistanis donate like a King. The result is in front of us. Little contributions of everyone generated a good amount of Steem in few weeks.
Why don't we do that for @steemit-pak? Set steemit-pak as a beneficiary too!? 5% for each account or as much as you want? 5% is nothing but the collective result will be good. We will reach towards our goal faster. (That would be enough steem power to get good votes for our hardwork)
I'm not imposing this as the decision power remains with our respected CRs. It's a mere suggestion from my side.