Many remote workers find support and connect with coworkers online. With almost half of remote workers using Slack, there is a built-in community of smart, creative individuals with whom to connect. Slack provides a platform to connect with coworkers and collaborate in real time, in addition to a chance to meet like-minded individuals, solve problems, talk to companies, find freelancing clients, and generate new ideas.
While many individuals use Slack strictly for business (i.e. you are only in one Slack team), what people don't know is that you can join public Slack communities for a myriad of different interests and industries. You can also add clients, co-marketing partners, and others to your Slack team and use the messaging app as a way to connect with customers.
We've curated a list of Slack communities for remote entrepreneurs, freelancers, and digital nomads. We've also included some role-specific Slack communities, industry-specific groups, and options for those who share hobbies like gaming and hiking. Remote workers and freelancers often work alone but wish they had others to chat with professionally, build connections with, and make friends from anywhere.
To peruse even more Slack teams (over 1,000!) to find your niche group, try Slofile, Slack List, or this list from Startups.com.
Working remotely doesn't mean you are cut off from resources, mentors, and new friends. Here are the biggest and best remote work Slack communities.
Slack is an easy, free collaboration tool that enables remote employees to be an equal part of the conversation at work. With almost over half of employed Americans currently working from home, remote work is changing the way that we collaborate, learn, and grow businesses.
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