What's Your New Year's Resolution?

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Dec 31, 2019 8:00:00 AM

2 minute read

Every year we all make a new years resolution, and yet every year, most of us fail at actually fulfilling it. Perhaps we set the bar too high, or perhaps we lose interest too quickly; either way, most of us get to the end of January and have already lost. 

The trick, in my opinion, is setting yourself goals that are actually achievable.

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Topics: Community, News

Top 5 Countdown: Best Vanilla eBooks of 2019

Posted by Sarah Robinson-Yu on Dec 17, 2019 8:00:00 AM

7 minute read

Do you like to read? I'd personally prefer to grab a video game—but there are some things that I'll make an exception for. If the topic is interesting and it draws my eye, I'll scan the first page. From there, you can quickly tell if it's a quality read or not.

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Topics: Community, Marketing, News

10 Years of Vanilla, 3 Shifts in Community

Posted by Luc Vezina on Nov 26, 2019 8:00:00 AM

3 minute read

This November marks the 10 year anniversary of Vanilla Forums. 

Vanilla was created in response to first generation software that was cumbersome, complicated and ugly, which created a barrier to getting people to participate in online discussions. With a vision for simple and intuitive experience, our company, ‘Vanilla’, was born. 

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Topics: Community, News

Building a Nationwide Support Group to Fight Breast Cancer

Posted by Mel Attia on Oct 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM

6 minute read

Cancer sucks. There’s no two ways about it. We all know someone who was or is afflicted with this complicated ailment. On a personal level, I need both hands to count all the people I know who have been afflicted by this terrible disease. Thankfully, many are still with us and are survivors, but some were not so lucky in their fight. Let this blog be a tribute to all of them.

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Topics: Community, News, Nonprofit

The Knowledge Base and the Creation of Vanilla Knowledge

Posted by Todd Burry on Oct 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

10 minute read

Hi, I’m Todd Burry, co-founder and Chief Product Officer here at Vanilla.  Welcome to my monthly blog! 

We’ve been at this for about ten years now and have worked hard to create software that’s simple and straightforward to use, with a lot of functionality under the hood. But as you probably know, getting to simple is complex. I’m writing to give users a peek behind the curtain, so you can understand the decisions that we make and why we make them.

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Topics: News, Knowledge Base

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