|Re: Coho/US and Cohousing-L mailngs [was:Please add me ...||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Catya Belfer (catyapobox.com)|
|Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:48:45 -0800 (PST)|
Happy to do the cross-referencing on the new signup form :) Anyone want to volunteer to rewrite that page? Or any other page that you find useful on the existing site but you think needs to be updated? - cat Catya Belfer - www.catya.org Technical Director - www.cohousing.org Cohousing in MA - www.mosaic-commons.org On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 1:29 PM, Fred H Olson <fholson [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > Hi Catya, > > On 14 Jan 2014 Catya Belfer wrote on Cohousing-L refering to > Cohousing-L : > > >I'm happy to give it more visibility on the new website :) It's tricky > >because we also want people to sign up for cohousing now and other > >mailings, and it's confusing if there's more than one thing to sign up > for. > > Maybe we can figure out a technical integration so that people who sign > up > >for coho/us mailings can also check a box to be added to cohousing-l or > >something. > > > >Catya Belfer - www.catya.org > >Technical Director - www.cohousing.org > >Cohousing in MA - www.mosaic-commons.org > > While an integrated subscription page might be nice, a simpler approach > would be some mutual cross references > > The Cohousing-L Info Page > ( http://lists.cohousing.org/mailman/listinfo/cohousing-l ) > has long had a note like the one below (tho today as part of a long overdue > rework of the Info Page I finally changed references to "magazine" to > "sends > email...") > > Subscribing to Cohousing-L > > Note that the Coho/US sends email seperately from Cohousing-L > ( as of 2014, 3 types: Newsletter , mailings from Communities , > from Cohousing Professionals). Use totally separate subscription > page: [link:] Coho/US Mailings ( http://www.cohousing.org/subscribe ) > > > I note that the the Coho/US Mailings page has a green box that says: > > CohoUS encourages you to add your name to our database of people > interested in Cohousing. Check the boxes below and we'll connect you > with forming groups, cohousing professionals and the latest > developments in the Cohousing movement. You may unsubscribe at any > time and your information will never be used other than to send you > the type of information you request below. > > I suggest adding a note / link something like: > > Note that the Cohousing-L discussion mailing list about all aspects of > cohousing uses a completely seperate subscription, see Cohousing-L Info > Page > ( http://lists.cohousing.org/mailman/listinfo/cohousing-l ) > > > Also / alternately there could be something brief line parallel the 3 kinds > of Coho/US mailings check boxes like: > > * Cohousing-L discussion (see [link] ) > > A brief link on the Coho/US contact page to the Cohousing-L Info Page > would be helpful. > > BTW the page https://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-list which has been > around > quite a while could use a rewrite. In particular I think the warnings > that posting to Cohousing-L are not vetted is repeative, maybe over the > top, > paranoid or self serving. > > --S a couple other subscription notes -- > > I corresponded off list with Martie who the original "Please add > me to the list" message was about and hopefully resolved her problem. > Feel free to write me if you have a Cohousing-L problem. The bottom > of every message has a link that will get you to me via Info pages etc.. > Any decent mailing list should have similar list help info at the end > of each message it sends. > > I added an FAQ entry about recent Gmail problems that complicate > subscribing to Cohousing-L (dont know about if it affects Coho/US > subscribing) : http://justcomm.org/jc-faq.htm#Q17 > > Fred > > -- > Fred H. Olson Minneapolis,MN 55411 USA (near north Mpls) > Email: fholson at cohousing.org 612-588-9532 > My Link Pg: http://fholson.cohousing.org My org: > Communications for Justice -- Free, superior listserv's w/o ads > >
Coho/US and Cohousing-L mailngs [was:Please add me ... Fred H Olson, January 16 2014
- Re: Coho/US and Cohousing-L mailngs [was:Please add me ... Catya Belfer, January 16 2014
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