Welcome to the Withlocals host community! As a new host, you have access to a vibrant online space where you can connect with other hosts, share experiences, ask questions, and get support. This space is the Withlocals Slack Community, and we're excited to have you join!
What is Slack?
Slack is a messaging platform designed for workplace communication. It's like a big online chat room with different channels for specific topics. The Withlocals Slack Community is a dedicated space for hosts to connect, collaborate, and learn from each other.
Why join the Withlocals Slack Community?
Find support and advice: Get help from experienced hosts on anything from setting up your experiences to managing bookings and dealing with guests.
Connect with other hosts: Share your experiences, build friendships, and collaborate on new ideas.
Stay informed: Receive updates about Withlocals platform features, promotions, and events.
Get inspired: Find new ideas for your experiences and learn from the success of other hosts.
How to join the Withlocals Slack Community:
2- Click on the invite link you received (You can also find the link at the bottom of your host homepage:
3- Create a Slack account (if needed): If you don't already have a Slack account, you will be prompted to create one. This is free and only takes a few minutes.
4- Join the community: Once you've created your account, you'll be automatically added to the Withlocals Slack Community.
1- Click on the invite link you received (You can also find the link at the bottom of your host homepage:
2- Create a Slack account (if needed): If you don't already have a Slack account, you will be prompted to create one. This is free and only takes a few minutes.
3- Join the community: Once you've created your account, you'll be automatically added to the Withlocals Slack Community.
Here are some helpful tips for navigating the Withlocals Slack Community:
- To get started, please send an intro message to #global-withlocals-community introducing yourself.
There are a lot of channels that you can also participate in such as sharing your social media links on #follow-me for others to follow you.
#app-problems-and-requests is where you can share issues you are facing with the app or requests for new features that you think would benefit the whole community
#tour-issues-and-updates - This channel can be used for issues with specific tours like meeting points, inclusions, pricing or other issues. Please note this is NOT for cancelation / transfer or reschedule requests or attempting to find the guests. That you would still need to do using email@example.com or our regular contact centre number.
#give-a-tour-take-a-tour - Join this channel to offer to give free tours to Withlocals colleagues from around the world, and receive free tours when you travel. Find out more here
If you want to specifically reach out to hosts of another city, simply search for the ( # + city name) and you will find it
Some fun and general channels are
#wordle - the game everyone loves to play and share there scores
#celebrations - Here is where we celebrate milestones, birthdays and other special occasions with the whole community
#hosting-tips-and-tricks - as the name suggests
#marketing - Some advice on how to promote yourself or get better reviews
#the-travel-market - Here we share periodic updates about the travel market
When posting issues that you would like to get people's attention on please use the "@" and the person's name or, if you're posting something for an entire channel, like all the hosts in Barcelona, then you can type @channel with your post. Then everyone gets notified.
Be respectful: Follow the community guidelines and treat other hosts with respect.
Search before asking: Many questions have already been answered in the community. Try searching for your question before posting it.
Have fun! The Withlocals Slack Community is a great way to connect with other hosts and have fun while growing your business.
We look forward to seeing you in the Withlocals Slack Community!