As a group facilitator, what should I do to get the group space ready for our members?
- The first step is to populate your online space with resources, announcements, and other important information. Get it into “launch mode” so to speak.
- Make sure you feel comfortable using the site so you can guide members through functionality and content questions.
- Add a welcome message on the main page by posting an Update.
- Create a discussion thread asking members to introduce themselves to the group.
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