Encourage members to welcome new members, by introducing new members yourself to get the ball rolling. Put a link to each new member's profile in a broadcast message along with a brief description of the new member.
Suggest that members to welcome new members by posting a comment on their profiles or by sending friend requests with a personal message.
Here's an email that I recently sent to my group. You can modify it to suit your network.
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New Members are constantly joining ProGuildsocial.com -- please welcome them!
You can do that by posting a comment on their profile or by sending a Friend Request.
Be sure to add a personal message when sending a Friend Request.
Steve Hall -- Intelligent, funny, busy. Steve enjoys Live Concerts. Travel. Dancing. Motorcycles Runs. Auto Shows.Roller Coaster Rides, Table Dancing, Strawberrys & Whipcream, MotorCycle Ride.Pizza & Beer.- - - -
Lisa Thompson, sweet, nice, friendly Lisa enjoys going to the movies, reading, hanging out w/friends,going out to dinner and a movie.
Chandra Flores -- pretty, thick, and brown
Chandra enjoys dancing, tennis, bike riding, laying by the water with a good book to read or good company, walking,and traveling, going to the beach on date with a picnic basket full of tasty treats, toys(for example, Hula Hoop, Frisbee).
Shontae -- Funny, Sweet, and Large & Lovely.
Shontae enjoys live music/concerts, the beach on a sunny day, and day trips to new places and/or festivals.On a date, she likes to relax, be herself, and just have fun.
Matt Vega -- fun exciting witty loves photography and editing as well as taking walks and spending time with people
Latoya -- Fun, Funny, Fantastick
Latoyya enjoys dancing and singing
Loyd -- adventurous, self-assured, intelligent
She enjoys having some fun times with another adult, making new friends, and exploring new places/interests.
On a date she likes doing something out of the ordinary.- - - -
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To help you members understand how to send friend requests and post comments, you might want to make a video with voice over. A free program for making such videos is available from
http://www.techsmith.com/jing/ -- here's a video that I made for my members.
To your success.
Director of Professionals Guild