Improving BrisLETS’ Appeal

Improving BrisLETS’ Appeal

    Brisbane Exchange Community? Brisbane Local Community Exchange? When you’re at a barbecue and you tell your friends you belong to BrisLETS, what do they say? “Bris WHAT?” It’s been observed that our name “BrisLETS” is not easily understood by the lay person. At...

2018: a year in review; 2019: what would we like to achieve?

Highlights of 2018 Early in the year, we acquired a permanent home at the Peace Hall, Albion, for our trading days. Our local hub meetings kicked off for the south-siders. Mailchimp was introduced to emailing the monthly NewsLETS and events notices. The website was...

There are Users, and there are Members…

There are Users, and there are Members… In BrisLETS, there has long been an assumption that opening an account on CES to trade and joining BrisLETS are one and the same thing. But are they really? And should they be? What if they were quite distinct? What if anyone...

President’s September wrap-up

General Ahoy from Europe! During September, I’ve been visiting friends, family and colleagues in the UK, France and Germany. It’s been 15 years since I was last here; I don’t like to recklessly hop on planes just for sightseeing. Look out for my report, coming soon,...

Musings on the MEMBERSHIP JOINING PROCESS

We’ve discussed the joining fee & application process before in various places … I even suggested we need a recommendation process before, too, to screen out vagrants. Here are some musing on the joining process that BrisLETS could consider at some...