Happy Anniversary!

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I got an email from one of our favorite Yola customers today (Grace of digital-retouching.net). She informed me that it was her Yola-Anniversary and she has been with us for a year (when we were still SynthaSite!) Happy Anniversary Grace, and many happy returns!

This email got me to thinking about our Get Satisfaction community and how far we have come since the early days. I can't tell you guys how proud I am of this community and all the wonderful help and support that Yola customers get and give here. Without our champs and other super friendly and helpful members none of this would be possible.

Given that Yola's Get Satisfaction community is my pride and joy, I get kinda sad when I see some things that are not so pretty. Like spam threads, or people being rude, demanding and unpleasant for no good reason. I don't like to see people writing nasty and uncalled for replies to our awesome champs who help out of the goodness of their hearts. I have to admit to being shocked when someone who has already been with us for a long time and had hours of generous help, still writes demanding posts, insisting on being helped "Right NOW!" instead of waiting patiently because they have learned by now that everyone who posts here will receive assistance as soon as humanly possible! I suppose that these things are just a sign of growth and there is not a single community on the web that does not deal with these issues.

I guess I would just like to take this opportunity to celebrate ALL our fabulous customers. Who else has been with us for more than a year? Many of you I know ;) I want to thank you for this community and remind long timers as well as new comers of our social contract: The Community Guidelines

If you are not doing so already, invite you to become our partners in upholding and enforcing these guidelines so that this will be a place where Grace and many others like her will want to hang out for a long time to come.

If you have any thoughts on how we can do this better, I would be happy to hear them.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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  • happy to still be here, with all you fabulous people!

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UK Duke, Champion

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Nice post.



PS. Monique, we need to talk about changing Graces domain over to her name - should have done it like that in the first place.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Email be about that. I think it is all under control ;)
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Wow...Lee i love the cake..looks yummy! can i have a piece of that? And also, Lee, i really owe my name to you..luv yah for that, friend...!!
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Where can I get a peace of that cake? Anyways, congrats! @Monique: This forum is awesome as the way it is. I don't want anything to change. Thank you on my future year and a half achievement. I believe only 2 more weeks till then.
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Congrats....lol spam... Again sorry MoMo. if you don't mind me calling you that. Happy anniversary Grace!
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Thanks Nick...also welcome to Yola..
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Happy anniversary to the Yola community! We are thrilled to have you all using Get Satisfaction. I point to this community again and again as an example of a real customer community success story. Keep up the great work.

We <3 you here at Get Satisfaction!
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Grace who?

Ah... oh yes, that girl who is the big time scrapbooking website celeb now!
Don't forget about us budding web designers back here now girl. Pop in now and again! We miss you. Congrats on your anniversary :-))

And Monique, your "pride and joy" has become all of our "pride and joy".
I'm proud to be a part of this community. Thanks for keeping it on track.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Excellent! With people like you around we will have a great future!
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Of course, how can i forget the man with full of good humor..We are always buddies, like "Booming Grace"...what do you think?..LOL!
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You're so funny ever, Mr. Ed.. You really made me smile and laugh.
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Oh my God! Oh my God! I am blushing! I really dont know what to say, I am totally flattered and feel so beautiful...LOL! Thank guys for being there for me always. I owe everything to all of you. First to Yola, for having such a wonderful service and support, 24/7. You really made my site/blog useful as ever. To Lee, who generously donated my domain name..(luv yah, friend!), To Mr. Ed, my web consultant and web genius, to Boomer, my another Buddy, and also to Diogenes (the last year's winner of Synthasite's web building competition) for guiding me through with paypal thing. To all members of Yola, i love you all...and thank you a million for patiently attending and listening to my concerns.

As of now i am planning to have a vacation from designing, meaning i will take a little break for a while for some reasons but I will come back as soon as everything sets in place. But I am always around..and my creations and designs are still on the digital stores I am currently in. And my site is still active and on live so everybody will still have the access on all my tutorials and in my blog.

I am so happy that I am surrounded with good people in a good environment. I am happy with every improvements that Yola has taking because it is still for users' good. Let's have some constructive criticisms in order for us to grow. Let us avoid destructive criticisms for these couldn't never help at all.

So, time is really so fast. I am now celebrating my first year anniversary as Yola member and throughout the entire period, Yola people never missed any of my concerns and i should be thankful for that without demanding anything, in the first place, I am satisfied with the service. My site/blog is going smoothly eversince i started.

I love you Yola, and I love all Yola members. It's good for us that we choose Yola to be our web home..

Again, Happy anniversary to me and hope lots of members will be celebrating their anniversary soon, too.

...Have a nice day!

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Happy Anniversary Yola!

I think my Yola one year anniversary is coming up in the next few months. It was around December 2008 when I discovered the community, back when Yola's homepage was green :)

Happy Anniversary too Grace!
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Happy Anniversary Grace!

This month is my anniversary! I found Yola back when it was Synthasite in October of 08, and I have loved the product, the people who work for Yola, and the amazing people who make this forum what it is ever since! Do I sound like a sap... I don't care!

Emmy