|Features||National Advisor Network Online||Yahoo/ Google Groups||Most Online Forums||LinkedIn Groups|
|Submit Threads or Discussions||X||X||X||X|
|Email Notifications when Members Submit Discussions or Questions (with Instant Email Notification or Daily Summary Options)||X||X||X||Limited*|
|Search Historical Discussions/Threads||X||X||X||X|
|Categorize Historical Threads by Topic/Category||X||X|
|Search Historical Posts and Knowledgebase Articles by Author/Contributor||X|
|Search Historical Posts and Knowledgebase Articles by Topic/Category||X||X|
|Build Custom Reports for Discussions and Knowledgebase Articles and Save Your Reports for Future Use||X|
|Create a Profile for You and Your Firm that is Custom Designed for Intuit Advisors & Other Accounting Technology Consultants||X|
|Publish Your Own Articles in a Searchable, Members-Only Knowledgebase||X|
|Search a Catalog of Specialized Products and Consulting Services Offered by Other Network Members||X|
|Segregated Networking Pages Dedicated Specifically to Consultants in Your Local Area**||X|
|Post Discussions Specific to Members in Your Local Area**||X|
|Add Catalog Listings for Your Firm's QuickBooks-Related Products and/or Specialized Consulting Services||X|
*LinkedIn provides instant email notification automatically on the discussions you submit and the discussions in which you choose to participate (i.e. comment). There is no ability to receive instant notifications on new topics submitted by other members. Your only global email notification option is is a daily email summary. Also, LinkedIn retains historical posts for a limited time. Searches of historical posts do not provide a complete history of all threads.
**Limited to markets that have a National Advisor Network Chapter. We have over 40 chapters nationwide. Click here for more information.
Advisor Network online
Online Email Group, Forum, Knowledgebase and Networking System
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