Add and accept members into your group

One way to increase the number of group members is to directly add people to your group. You can add up to 10 people at once. To directly add people to your group:

  1. From the Topics screen, click on the Manage button. A list of items appears on the left-hand side of the screen.
  2. Click on Members. Several items are listed.
  3. Click on Directly add members. The Add/Invite members screen appears.
  4. Click the Add members directly tab. The Add members directly panel is displayed.
  5. Type the email addresses of the people to add, separated by commas, in the ‘Enter email address to add as members’ field.
  6. In order to directly add members, you're required to type a welcome message, which you can type in the “Write a welcome message” field.
  7. Click on one of the options under “Email subscription options” to set how users will use email to interact with the group.
  8. Click the Add button to directly add the people to your group.

Accept requests to join your group

To view and accept requests to join your group:

  1. From the Topics screen, click on the Manage button. A list of items appears on the left-hand side of the screen.
  2. Click on Members. Several items are listed.
  3. Click on Join requests. The Join request screen appears.
  4. Click the checkbox next to the person who wishes to join your group. Two buttons appear: Approve applicant and Reject applicant.
  5. Click the Approve applicant. The person is granted membership to your group.