Since wrapping up this year’s annual conference, one thing is for certain — holding space in a tribe is everything! Our weekend in Miami confirmed what we’ve always known about tribes, that they are necessary for next level growth and support in our personal and professional lives. The Tribe Up theme allowed space for the tribeless to find affirming circles and for others, to reunite and love on their friends from afar. Our official hashtags #Blogalicious9 and #TribeUp are external proof of just how important such convenes are.
While our community is the bee’s knees, we know there are multitudes of invigorating tribes out there waiting for you to join and participate. We have a short list of amazing online tribes we can’t get enough of, but before adding them to your roster, here’s a quick question. Have you checked in on your existing tribettes?
If you found like-minded women to connect with at Blogalicious Weekend, you have to stay connected with them. Your time together meant something, and with genuine, consistent communication, it still can. Consider scheduling weekly or monthly check-ins or accountability calls that will assist and affirm you both. Engage with them on social media with likes and authentic comments. Join their newsletters and support their creative projects. Be the friend you came looking for! These small tasks will deepen your relationships and hopefully, open you to more fulfilling opportunities and connections.
When one tribe isn’t enough, spread your wings in these 9 online tribes.
9 online tribes to know and join this year
Black Bloggers United
Black Bloggers United, Inc. was created February 20th, 2014 with the intentions of highlighting Black content creators worldwide via social media. Fast forward to 2015, we established a website to act as a hub for our content creators, had our first event in South Florida and expanded to a worldwide community of over 800+ strong. To date we are the only network that continues to highlight Black content creators, promotes their work and connects them locally with our Regional Directors.
The Diosa Tribe: A Virtual Sisterhood Tribe of Like-Hearted Women
The Diosa Tribe™ Facebook group is a virtual Tribe for liked hearted women. It is a sisterhood and a tribe of inspiring, soulful, change-making women, Diosa’s, that join together in the name of transformation, growth, and community. We are here to support one another, inspire one another, and share resources to support our sister’s out.
Bullish is feminism- and justice-minded work talk. Bullish advocates working harder and smarter now so you can have “balance” when you’re wrinkly and covered in diamonds. We believe in starting businesses on zero dollars, selling expensive things to rich people, and doing real things in the world rather than trying to “manifest your dreams.” Bullish explores class and gender issues in business, assertiveness, sexual ethics, “gentlewomanly living,” multiple income streams, and the value of women talking openly about money, careers, privilege, and influence.
The Unfit Christian Congregation
Sister Power Hustlers
DW Life Coach Network
Short and to the point, this community is an exclusive professional membership for life coaches nationally and internationally. Join here.
The Self-Care Suite With Tara Pringle Jefferson
Jefferson believes in the power of self-care and so does her intimate community. The Self-Care Suite is an online community for women ready to experience growth in their careers, relationships, and in self-love + acceptance.
In Demand Brand Mastermind
Though private, this group is for driven entrepreneurs who are building brands with meaning, emotion, and value. In Demand Brand Mastermind is run by Kate Putnam who loves helping entrepreneurs grow their business through “psychology-driven brand strategy.”
What tribes are you apart of? What have you learned since joining these tribes?