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# An online place to promote your group and allow people to find out about the group (e.g. website, Facebook group, LinkedIn group, Google+ Community, etc)
 
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===How do I find someone else to lead my group with?===
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There are many ways to find other Joomla users in your local area:
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* [http://forum.joomla.org/viewforum.php?f=562 Joomla User Group Forum]
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* Localised forums (e.g. [http://www.joomla.fr Afuj], [http://www.JoomlaCommunity.eu JoomlaCommunity.eu], [http://www.Joomla.it Joomla.it])
 
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Revision as of 08:16, 31 May 2014

Contents

What is a Joomla User Group?

How do I start a Joomla User Group?

There are some basic requirements to start a Joomla User Group which include:

  1. At least two people to run the group as leaders (minimum)
  2. A place to meet in your town - for example a meeting room, a bar, restaurant, office space etc.
  3. A name which represents a town or city (not a country or large region)
  4. An online place to promote your group and allow people to find out about the group (e.g. website, Facebook group, LinkedIn group, Google+ Community, etc)

How do I find someone else to lead my group with?

There are many ways to find other Joomla users in your local area:

How do I find a venue?

How do I find/attract new members?

Should we charge members to attend our meetings?

Running a Joomla User Group

Should we accept corporate sponsors for our group?

How do we find speakers for our group?

How do we keep our meetings interesting for all levels of experience?

How often should we meet?

What equipment do I need and how can I provide that equipment?

How do I manage people booking to attend my meetings?

How do I communicate with my members?

How can I get support if I have a problem?

How can I restart an inactive user group?