What is Guild?
Guild is a messaging app for running private professional groups. Facebook has its professional equivalent in LinkedIn. Guild is the professional equivalent of WhatsApp, offering:
No advertising, no tracking, nothing public, invitation-only.
So you know who members are and how to nurture valuable relationships.
Protect your reputation
Correct mistakes (undo messages, delete messages) or vanish completely (delete profile and all contributions).
You probably use messaging? Why not just send an email or text? Because you know it feels different. It is:
Messaging is realtime and feels ‘alive’.
Messaging gets straight through to the actual individual, on their phone which is almost certainly with them.
Messaging can be more familiar and warm, and includes emojis :D
You can see when a message has been delivered and read.
How is Guild unique?
We build trust, reciprocity and a real sense of belonging in professional networks and communities. Guild has:
A charter and manifesto
Ensuring common standards of behaviour.
Web/email options - as well as the mobile app
Features for professionals
Threaded conversations, thank/agree reactions, unsend a message etc.
How is Guild best used?
Any high value group of professionals who want to stay in touch, get to know each other better, share and learn from each other. Typically groups of between 10-150. For example:
Boards, Shareholders, Trustees, Governors, Councils, Committees etc
Expert Communities, Special Interest Groups, Panels, Premium User Groups, Learning Cohorts, VIP Speakers, Awards Judges etc.
Trade Associations, Professional Membership Groups, Networking Groups, Alumni Groups etc.