The Screw Community Rules
The Screw Community Rules
 
Our FREE Facebook community is a place to come together to share insights, tips, questions, answers and most importantly support for one another in their entrepreneurial journey. 

As you can see we run a tight-knit (and big) community, and we aim to preserve the quality of the group at all times. 

Which is why we have created and enforce these rules on a daily basis. 

Please read through all of them as we roll with a zero-tolerance policy and you will be removed and banned if you break any of the rules. 

So with that being said, let’s dive in…


1. NO SELF PROMO. EVER.   

No self-promotion is allowed (except for in our Thursday Throwdown thread) or where otherwise explicitly stated. 

So, what do we consider self-promotion? 
 
Definition of self-promotion: 

- Selling anything - that means products, services, courses, events and programs…anything that feeds your bottom line. 

- Promoting your webinar, live broadcast, survey, polls or event

- Posting a link to your website, your social profiles or even your personal FB profile. 

- Posting affiliate links. That's just wrong. 

- Posting your own content in the group and not in a specific (and relevant) thread. 

This includes posting links to surveys or creating polls or surveys in the group, posting photos with your social handles, URLs or business name on them.

- Posting “free” offers. These will be deleted and you will be removed…even if you have the best of intentions. 

- Posting content that is the length of a blog post, even if there is no link attached. 

If we have to scroll, scroll, scroll to read your post, we encourage you to post it on your own site and not in the group as it will be deleted. 

- Posting market research related questions. 

This is not the group for it and we encourage you to ask your own audience. 

**Note: We may break our own rule and promote something if we feel as though it is of service to the group. We reserve that right as it is our group and community.  If you are not cool with that, it’s best you remove yourself now.**


2. #ASK #PRAISE #GIVE

The ONLY way to post inside this free FB Group is to keep your posts within these 3 categories: Ask, Praise, Give. 

ASK = Any question you may have around your business (still no links allowed) that you're stumped on. 

This does NOT include market research questions, ie. "I'm thinking of creating {name of offer} who here would be interested in it. 

^^ That does NOT fly in this group. 

PRAISE = Any wins you are celebrating OR any fellow members you wish to spotlight and celebrate. 

Again, NO links allowed and no requests to PM you to "find out more". 

You will be removed without warning. 

GIVE = Any tips, strategies, lessons or insights you have learned along the way. 

Again, there are no links or "free" offers allowed. No exceptions. 

If you do not use #Ask #Praise or #Give in your post, it will be deleted without warning. 


3. NO POSTING OF VIDEOS

No posting or sharing your own videos (live or pre-recorded)—whether it’s from your personal profile, your FB page, your YouTube account or your website. 

We do not have the time to watch your videos to make sure they are promo-free, which is why there are no videos allowed. 

Even if you think that your post is ‘intro’ in nature or giving ‘value’, this is a no-go in this group. 

Do a creative intro with written words. 

We like reading!

The ONLY exception is sharing motivational, instructional, inspirational or downright funny videos. 

Again, these CANNOT be your own videos. 


4. NO “I WENT FROM {HERE} TO {HERE} AND YOU CAN DO IT TOO!” POSTS

Let’s keep it real: We ALL know what you’re trying to do when you share these veiled, pitch-fuelled stories. 

And honestly? We think they are lame, irresponsible, misleading and sooooooo 2000-and-late. 

If you want to build a presence in this group, bring your A-Game.

Because those posts don’t fly in this group and WILL be deleted. 


5. NO SOLICITATION OR REQUESTS TO PM YOU

Do not post in the group and ask people to PM you to find out more about what you offer, how you can help or to work with you.  

Your comments (and YOU) will be removed. 


6. DON’T BE A DICK

Be polite. 

Don't be a dickhead. 

No second chances. 

That means respecting people’s feelings, privacy and rights to their work. 

If you're rude or disrespectful or spammy…you will be banned, mmmm’kay? 


7. NO RANTING

We do not allow rants, calling people out or complaints around how someone chooses to build or grow their business. 

That is their business. Not yours. 

Rant on your own page, not this group and always examine why you might be feeling triggered around how someone chooses to market their business. 


8. BE HELPFUL

Provide genuine and helpful feedback and suggestions to others. 

Ask questions. 

Give answers. 

Be the kind of supportive friend that you want and need on your entrepreneurial journey. 

Remember: We are all here to help each other...so give more than you take, please. 


9. WE SWEAR

We tend to have a bit of a potty mouth. 

If that offends you, this probably ain't the group for you and you should remove yourself now before you get all up in a huff. *wink*


10. DON’T PM ADMINS

If you have a question about why your post was deleted, it’s because you broke the rules. 

If you were removed from the group, it’s because you broke the rules. 

If you want to know whether you can post something in the group (and you are using it as a way of remotely growing your business), it’s probably best you don’t post it. 

Finally, we ask that you respect the time of our Admins and owners and not PM them through Facebook as they will not respond. 

And if you don't agree with ALL of these rules, kindly remove yourself from the group. 

Other than that, let's have some fun!

**Note: These rules are subject to change without notice. It's on you to keep up.**


HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THIS GROUP


1. Don’t come in with a motive. 

Instead, show up with the intention to connect, serve and help, not to sell, grow your business, list, audience or bottom line…we can all smell it from a mile away.


2. When creating a post, make it fun, original and helpful. 

If it’s the same old long post with veiled sales content and a picture of you we see right through it and it will be deleted. 

Remember, you MUST use #Ask, #Praise or #Give in your post...otherwise it will be deleted.


3. Don’t share the same content across 10 different Facebook groups. 

Many people belong to those same groups and see your same posts repeated.

Know that that says more about you and your business than you realize. 

Besides, the members of this group deserve better than that. 


4. Show up daily for a set amount of time and then get back to business.  

If you’re living in this group, you aren’t growing your business. 

Harsh, but true. 


5. If you show up just to post your content and not help out your fellow community members, they notice. 

It’s a big group and while it may seem like people don’t notice your presence and how you show up, they do. 


6. Share your thoughts and experiences because they are valuable to others. 

We’re not gonna lie, this journey is a long and complicated one. 

The more insights and guidance, the better!

*big sigh of relief* 

That was a long one!

If you’ve read all of these rules and still want to be a part of what this group is all about…then WELCOME!

We are excited to get to know you!

Now let’s connect and have some fun, shall we? 
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