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Finding Volunteers for Your Meetup Group
The easiest way to find volunteers for your meetup group is to ask for help. Be specific and define meaningful, approachable tasks that are easy for group regulars to take on.
Publishing Custom Page Content and Editable Website Navigation
The open nature of pages and an editable website navigation lets a group make the website their own.
Providing New Member Onboarding for Online Meetups During COVID
Draft a plan, automate the execution, share the responsibilities, learn how to better serve your members.
Goal-oriented Side Event Ideas for Technical Meetups
Goal-oriented events are the magnets that help attract members. Social bonds and community come through these events.
Beta is Live!
I recently launched the Guildflow Beta and am now welcoming new testers!
Group Export and Member Email Access (Video Demo 2m)
Meetup.com is like a roach motel for group data -- once it goes in, it don't come out. Check out this 2-minute demo of how group export and member email access works in Guildflow.
Evolve or Die: It's Time to Rethink Meetup Groups
While meetups have lots of individual and social benefits, many have not evolved and are on a declining trajectory. In today’s video we’ll ponder as to the causes of this decline and how you can evolve your own meetup group to not only survive, but thrive.
Actionable Ideas How Meetups Can Evolve When Forced Online Only
Today I recorded some thoughts regarding the challenges meetups are facing as they've been forced online and ideas how those challenges can be met.
Improved Group Onboarding and Email Notifications
On Friday, July 24th, I released version 0.7.2 of Guildflow!
Video Tour of New Password Tools and Editable Member Profiles
On Friday, July 10th, I released version 0.6.2 of Guildflow. Big changes include a public changelog, password tools and editable member profiles.
Finding Speakers to Present at Your Event
A few ideas to help you keep your stress low and your speaker confirmations flowing.
The Value of Group Photos During Lock Down
These photos might seem quaint but in the end we are people and these things help create personal connections.
How to Brainstorm Presentation Topics for Your Events
What do you do when no one submits a presentation for the monthly meeting? You make it work and plan something yourself.
Say Hello to Guildflow!
Learn about the new project name and related social links.
Meetup Privacy Done Right Using Guildflow
Take some time to consider the long term implications about the meetup tools you are using. Learn how Guildflow is raising the bar when it comes to group and member privacy.
How the New Group Privacy Features Affect Public Alpha Testers
If you had previously made a group, you may want to edit the new privacy level setting.