6 Tips On How To Be A Successful Online Community Leader

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Online groups of any nature all have one thing in common: they are powerhouses of collaboration. Okay, they have one more thing in common: they all have a fearless leader.
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Why Community Gardens are Skyrocketing in Popularity

Community GardensInterest in food gardening is booming. Last year the National Gardening Association reported that more than one-third of American households are now growing some of their own food, a number that has increased by 17 percent since 2008. During this time, the number of Millennials gardening has risen 63 percent, and even the Obamas have a food plot big enough to feed their family on the White House lawn—so what are you waiting for?

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Using Countdowns to Build Anticipation and Participation

Building excitement with countdowns
We’ve all heard (or maybe shouted ourselves) the hyperbolic “I just can’t wait!” at one point or another. Whether it’s waiting on the release of the final installment in your favorite author’s trilogy, or burning with the need to see the next season of your favorite HBO show, oftentimes countdowns can be a nail-biting wait.

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GetAssist Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

Kate_wells2Perhaps only women with the same drive and vision as Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Marie Curie and Jane Goodall could have imagined that almost 100 years into the future, three women would champion the building of one of the top 10 children’s museums in the U.S.

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45 Ways Anyone Can Use GetAssist

45-WaysVersatility and value define the success of new social technologies. Social media experts are breaking down the intricacies of powerhouse platforms and revealing the characteristics that make prosperous channels so effective. The results, we’ve learned, point us to the value of that new platform as it relates to the purpose of the community members it attracts.

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How Social Media #Fitspiration is Sabotaging Your Goals

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We are a nation obsessed with weight. Even though we’ve gone from idolizing anorexic models to athletic fit-chicks, we’ve never taken the focus off weight. We only teeter between who’s carrying too much and who’s not carrying enough.
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How Your Old Clothes Can Make You Money and Friends

Organize a clothing swap on GetAssistRecycling is one of the best things we can do to contribute to bettering our community’s health. As community members grow more conscious of their environmental impact, secondhand clothing stores are seeing a big boom in shoppers, and clothing swaps continue to grow in popularity. Of course, saving the planet is one perk of cleaning out your closet, but there are more benefits you may have never considered! Today we’re revealing how you can use your old clothes to make some quick cash and some new friends.

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Can’t We All Just Get Along? Tips for Living in an HOA

It doesn’t matter whether you like or hate the rules, once you buy (or rent) a home that is part of a community association, you’ve signed your fate. You now live under their Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs)—a legally binding document that dictates the rules for living in a planned community.

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Volunteer to Make a Difference in the Life of a Child

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Mark Your Calendar: July is National “Make a Difference in Children” Month!

This month is dedicated and devoted to making a difference in the lives of children. It’s an amazing grassroots initiative sponsored by long-time advocate, Kim Ratz, with the intention to bring awareness to how our actions can hatch a positive effect on children. It takes just one person to make a life-changing impact. Imagine what we can do across the masses! Read more

The Power of Community Collaboration

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“People of all ages who feel a sense of belonging tend to lead happier and healthier lives, and
strong communities create a more stable and supportive society.” 

GetAssist is built on the notion that a community is a powerful thing and can have a tremendous impact on our lives. Through collaboration, understanding and a willingness to help, our communities flourish. But what makes a strong community and why is it so important?

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