Whether it’s just by ‘lurking’ and only viewing what’s being commented on, or actively participating in the discussion by contributing comments, there’s much to be gained by communicating with a whole range of people all over the world who are doing similar things to you. The format allows you to ask what you think are the most basic questions without fear of ridicule, knowing that someone out there has an answer.
You get to choose your level of engagement to, by either reading the posts on each groups website, or by being sent emails of the posts, either singularly or as a daily digest. (Isn’t technology amazing?)
Following are the discussion groups and forums that I find useful; you might want to check them out.
there’s a whole new range of groups on social networking and blogging
sites, and while I’m a newbie it that arena, some look promising.
I really treasure are my favourite sites that weekly or monthly send
out some of the best information available for what we are doing, and
what we’re interested in.
Lastly, a few blogs that I love to read before the days end …
That’s about all there is for me. It’s far from exhaustive, although keeping up with it all can be tiring!
Now I know you’ve got some favourite sites and groups. What are they? Share them by adding them to the comments below.
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