Collaborating among HOA members is essential to discuss and take collective decisions, share details of income and expenditure, organize cultural and sports events, etc.,.
Forming a Google Group or a Yahoo Group and communicating via EMails is one option available for HOA members to collaborate with each other for such purposes. But, that option has some limitations..
- *All members* will receive *all messages*, which may or may not be important.
- If there are multiple blocks and there is going to be a topic which is specific to the block , even then all members will receive those emails.
- There is no option to notify special interest groups (Gym Users) within the residential community.
To avoid such problems, it is better to have an private online forum, with discussion threads. In this approach, emails can be sent only when required, like to notify users when important announcements or discussion threads are started.
ResidentialCommunity.in, the Free HOA Management & Collaboration Software, which already has support for private online forum for HOA members, has now added support for notifying users about important announcements and discussions.
The new feature includes the ability to notify just a specific block, if the discussion thread is of concern to that specific block alone, instead of spamming all members with notification emails.
In each of the Announcement and Discussion pages, there will now be an option to notify users as shown in the image.
Support will also be provided to notify special interest groups (like say a group of Chess players or Gym Users, etc.,.) within the residential community.
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