There are many ways to get involved, so dive in and get started.
Create Your Profile - The best way to stay connected with the latest at Engage365 is to sign up and create a profile. Upload a picture and tell us a little about yourself. When you join, you get digest emails with new articles and recent conversations. You can also see other members at Engage365 who might be in your LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter networks. Another tip: In your profile, link your Twitter account and blog so your latest tweets and posts are automatically published in your profile and main community feeds. You never know who might find you or your organization. It’s a great way to increase your reach!
Join or Create a Group - When setting up your profile, use tags to describe yourself and the community will automatically recommend people with similar interests. Look for tags suggested by the Engage365 system – these are established groups. Creating a new tag will also create a new group, so if you don’t see the tag, create the group and get the conversation going!
Network with Others – Engage365 will soon welcome our thousandth member, making it a great place to search for others you might know in the industry. Explore profiles to discover new contacts, their blogs, their web sites, their tweets, and more.
Start a Conversation – Ask that burning question about technology or ROI and get feedback from fellow Engage365 members. You can ask all members, or specifically target your questions to people in certain groups. Asking questions is a great way to both gather information and showcase your expertise.
Read Articles – Our members have built a vast library of content on social media, the business of meetings, new technology ideas and much more. Each week, our community leader shares three to five articles on topics our members need to understand. Sign up to get RSS feeds when new articles are published, or dive head first into the article archives. You can browse by topics and tags or search for keywords.
Attend a Live Webinar – Once a month, Engage365 thought leaders share their expertise through convenient webinars that allow you to connect from any computer. Watch and learn while you lunch, and jump into the interactive discussions during the Q&A at the end of the presentations.
Wander the Vendor Marketplace - Are you looking for a one-stop shop for event and association technology? The Engage365 Vendor Marketplace is a virtual space where you can track down your next registration provider, A/V technician, association management company and more. Are you a company wanting to have your product and service featured? Sign up here – it’s free!
Watch an Archived Webinar Session – Chose from dozens of recorded sessions from industry thought leaders on topics such as blogging, event marketing, and social media planning.
Participate (or lurk) in an Engage365 Chat – Every Friday at 1pm ET, Engage365 hosts a one-hour chat on Twitter (look for hashtag #engage365). You don’t even need a Twitter account to follow along. Use the Twitter feed from right inside the Engage365 community. Chat topics include new technologies, social media, marketing, engagement and more. There’s always one good nugget of info to walk away with.
Read the Chat Archives – For every Engage365 chat, there is a chat transcript. Pick and choose from dozens of transcripts to discover the collective knowledge of our experts discussing Engage365’s hottest topics.
Contribute – Do you write articles, Do you blog? Most of the content at Engage365 is member driven. You can guest blog or share articles from your own archive. Take it one step further: give a webinar presentation. We’ll host it… all you need is the content.
On the Go - Whether you’re traveling for work or simply out and about, you can still access all features of the Engage365 community on your smartphone or iPad. From Android to Blackberry to Windows Mobile 7, we’ve got you covered.