In an ideal world, users should strive to upload (seed) as much as they download. This translates to a 1:1 (seed:download), or 1.0, share ratio. For a variety of reasons, this ideal may not be realistic. As a rule of thumb, members of the torrent download community should aim to keep their share ratios above 0.8. In order to achieve this share ratio, it's important to:
The technology behind Vuze is magically cool. Ultimately, however, a community of people like you sharing their content is what makes it all work.