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What type of feedback/response do you feel is most impactful for new deviants?

42,753 deviants said Meaningful comments (Profile Page or deviations)
7,832 deviants said "Welcome message" from a fellow deviant with similar interests
11,540 deviants said Having a deviation Favorited or Collected
2,566 deviants said Being shown artwork related to relevant interests/tastes
12,902 deviants said Obtaining new Watchers

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KikaHyuga Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New member  General Artist
I love comments more than anything else
C0olkid26 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
As much as I enjoy getting a favourite on one of my photographs, it's the comments that help the most. Ironically, I would also love to have some actual critisizing feedback, or I won't actually know what I'm doing wrong, and improve on myself. 
UniversalFocus Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
I think all of it is important. At least, when you join to get some attention for your work.
larmyne Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Obtaining new watchers. It will propel them forward, they'll have faith in themselves.
blasife Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  New member Student Traditional Artist
i just joined and my crappy stuff got faved i do not understand
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AppleCatJ Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  New member
As a new member, the first thing I saw was a welcome message and it really made me feel comfortable in deviantART so I think that's really helpful. And. Getting new watchers too helps feeling good in this community since it means that people are interested in you work and so it's encouraging and helps them improve :) well, I guess that having favs and good comments also helps... ^^
RynkaWorks Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
For most people it's usually meaningful comments, but as for new users, I think attention through watch & favs & comments in general are better. It lets the person know that he's doing a good work and should continue to draw and post.
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