After being in the promotional products industry for over two and a half years, one of the best things I’ve discovered about the industry is the strong sense of community. Everyone is willing to help each other out – no matter the need. Whether it’s with charity work, advice, or more, it’s pretty amazing – and something I’ve never really seen in any other industry.
At SAGE, we want to ensure that that sense of community is kindled in the industry! It’s so important to be able to reach out to your peers with a question if you need advice, or even just to springboard an idea of something – which is why we created SAGE Community!
SAGE Community is an industry-only chat board, essentially, where you can post anything industry-related in a multitude of groups. It serves as a platform to network with other promotional product distributors for the chance to share industry insights, business tips, and more! Ready to see how to get started? We’ve got a crash course on everything you need to know to start participating in our community of industry professionals.
Welcome to the Community
This is your feed! You’ll see the most recent posts in any of the groups that you’ve subscribed to here.
Speaking of group topics —
Check out the topics on the right-hand side of SAGE Online. From industry news, to accounting practices or tradeshow talk, you can choose which ones you’re interested in following! Here’s a snapshot of just a few groups you can participate in. Click the small plus sign next to the group you’d like to join!
Whenever a new post or response is made in the groups you follow, you’ll get a red icon notification on the SAGE Online toolbar.
Add a User Photo in SAGE
No discussion board is really complete without a little personalization. Be sure to add your user photo to appear in your posts and responses!
You can easily add or update your user photo by following these steps:
1. Log in at SAGEmember.com.
2. Click Account on the left side.
3. Click Users.
4. Then select the Edit button under Actions on the right-hand side for the user you want to update.
5. Navigate down to the Picture section where you can add or erase a photo.
6. Choose a file to upload a picture.
7. Then click the green Save Changes button at the bottom of the page.
And that’s it! Now your user photo will appear with your posts and comments in SAGE Community.
Create a New Group
You can also create a new group, perhaps exclusively for your company, or for specific people you’d like to invite to join. Simply click Create New Group above the discussion categories.
Suppliers Can Join the Fun, Too!
Are you a supplier, not a distributor? With the SAGE Supplier Center, you can also chime in!
Want to learn more about how you can utilize the SAGE Community? Check out our Tips and Tricks!