Welcome to the Yolar Tribe. We want to continue to be a platform for self realization, world exploration and complete happiness. We sincerely believe that achievement is simply a by-product of joy, passion and a desire for future happiness.
Help us foster this atmosphere and community, and you’ll always be welcome here. We ask that you be respectful, honest, kind, considerate and responsible. We are a family, and we do everything to protect our own.
Listed below are our policies, and we ask that you abide by them. If not, you may not last very long in our community. These guidelines affect every Yolar sub-brand including Yolar Magazine, Explore With Yolar, Yolar Tribe, and other projects of the Yolar brand.
First, about us.
Call us the crazy ones, misfits, rebels… it doesn’t matter. If traveling the world, changing your world, impacting our world and having fun while doing it means crazy, then yes, we own our crazy. We’re simply a community consisting of travelers/adventurers, entrepreneurs and creatives (in short, we say we are TEC guys). However, everyone that wants to live a fuller life is welcome. We provide resources, events, tools and platforms for community members to travel the world, share their stories, follow their path and live their dreams.
community (social media groups)
We’re sure you do a lot of cool stuff, but please do not sell anything (unless when we ask you to do so). That means, do not sell your products, services, online/offline courses, events, programs, webinars… anything at all that feeds your bottom-line. This community is not the place for it.
That even includes ‘free-offers’, don’t do that, please. Do not post any form of link, market research questions, polls, surveys, all that stuff. DO NOT do it. It will be deleted, and you will be banned.
Don’t even do the “I went from there to here, and you can do it too”. Please don’t. It will be deleted.
NOTE: We are at liberty to break our own rules and promote anything we believe will be of service to the tribe. We reserve that right. If you ain’t cool with that, then don’t bother joining us.
Do not post your videos. We don’t have time to check the videos to be sure they are promo-free, so don’t bother posting them at all. The ONLY exception is sharing motivational, instructional, inspirational or downright funny videos.
Again, these CANNOT be your own videos.
No solicitations 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.
Don’t be a PITA (Pain-in-the-a**)
We’re a family, so be polite. That means respecting people’s feelings, privacy and rights to their work. If you’re rude or disrespectful or spammy…you will be banned.
Getting the most out of the community
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. 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. Don’t share the same content across 10 different online groups you belong to. Just be helpful. If you show up just to post your content and not help out your fellow community members, they notice. Share your thoughts and experiences because they are valuable to others. We’re not going to lie, this journey is a long and complicated one. The more insights and guidance, the better!
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/life journey.
Remember: We are all here to help each other…so give more than you take, please.
NOTE: These rules are subject to change without notice. Do keep up.
community (yolar hubs)
We are a sharing community, so come with your ideas, share and explore them with fellow y-tribers. Your ideas and collaborations will help in enhancing the community and improving our activities.
That’s the idea. We meet together to share experiences that are interesting, valuable and enjoyable to all y-tribers. Smiling is always a great idea.
Events, meetups and activities
Our events are open to all members, and every y-triber should have an opportunity to register and attend. Be respectful to all concerned including fellow y-tribers, hub leaders, volunteers, sponsors, special guests and everyone concerned in anyway. Yolar events are designed to benefit our members, and we ask for your absolute cooperation.
Illegal activities are prohibited. If it’s illegal IRL, it’s illegal on Yolar
By attending a yolar event, tour and activities, you are responsible for your own safety. Unless explicitly stated, Yolar is not involved in the transportation to and from the venue. We’re neither responsible for your interactions with other members or the actions of any individual at an event. You take full responsibility of your own safety and well being.
We do not tolerate violent actions on Yolar Tribe’s activities and events, or any actions or content that advocate for or threaten violence of any sort, including threatening or promoting terrorism. Physical assault, coercion, and any acts of violence are strictly prohibited.
Y-tribers are welcome to apply as contributors to Yolar Magazine. You have the wisdom, expertise, and experiences to share. We provide you with the platform and voice to spread it. To apply as a contributor, click here.
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We moderate comments on our content to ensure they are in line with our guidelines. Comments are approved by moderators before going public. Please note following:
- Spam: We have no tolerance for spam. Whether it’s from robots or humans, we ban them. This includes self-promotion of any kind.
- Trolling: This is not place for trolls. Any troll comment is deleted.
- Doxxing: Do not reveal anyone’s personal or private information.
- Personal attacks: It will not be tolerated. Constructively comment on a story or reply a comment. If you don’t agree with the writer, constructively state your own views. Personal attacks of any form will be deleted.
- Illegal activities: This includes illegal links for downloads, etc. There are not tolerated here.
Do politely ask us questions and let us know what you like and don’t like about a specific article or video, or the ideas we talk about in it.
Do you have an idea for a story? Kindly send a message to the editorial team, and we’ll listen to what you have to say.
Hub Leaders are appointed by Yolar in their respective cities. We take careful consideration to appoint hub leaders to ensure our community is fostered by positive and motivated leaders.
Hub Leaders must be professional in their approach to leading their hub, hosting events, and communicating with members.
Hub Leaders must host at least two events – one outdoor and one indoor activity – a month to uphold the good standing of their position. Not hosting regular events withholds the benefits of being part of a community to member in the hub.
Adhere to our values and mission
Yolar events must be hosted in the spirit of Yolar’s values and mission – to encourage members to contribute and share their ideas, learn, and make a positive impact in the tourism industry.
Hub Leaders must ensure that events are hosted in venues or locations that provide adequate security and safety for attendees.
Hub Leaders must be responsive to local members’ enquiries and feedback and communicate regularly with their hubs.
In addition to these general rules, Hub Leaders must follow the guidelines as set forth in the Hub Leaders Handbook
ethical standard guide
Hub Leaders must not seek to advance their own personal or business interests at the expense of the community or in conflict with Travel Massive’s values or mission.
Hub Leaders must disclose any commercial affiliations or relationships that exist between the Hub Leader and an event sponsor, partner or venue.
No charging members or sponsors
Hub Leaders are not allowed to charge members, sponsors, suppliers, venues, or attendees any fees unless authorized by Travel Massive.
Hub Leaders must respect the privacy of members and their data. Membership data may only be used in association with the organization of the hub or its events. For example – announcing an event or sending a local hub newsletter.
Chapter Leaders are not allowed to use chapter membership data for their own personal or business use, or to sell or provide chapter membership data to any third party.
Hub Leaders must adhere to the brand guidelines of Yolar, and respect the rights of any sponsors or member’s brands.
Unethical behavior is not tolerated. Hub Leaders who fail to uphold the community’s ethical standards may be suspended or dismissed from their leadership role.