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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Creating a Social Network by Angela Crocker

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Understanding the Relationship

As host of a network, you are in a trusted position. Your members are your most valuable asset; you want to ensure that they find value within your network and that they do not feel taken advantage of. Your management of this unique relationship will make your network a success or a failure.
If you decide to make revenue from your network, I encourage you to make careful choices that respect your members and their experience within the community. If you need to raise funds to pay for the existence of the network, let them know. If they see value in the community, they’ll support efforts to keep it going. If your network is business oriented and might include the sale of goods or services, make it clear that your ...

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