Managing a guild in WoW successfully takes significant skill and know-how, especially if it's meant to be more than a group of friends using their own chat channel. If you are out to raid high end content, you require an efficient organization. Fun guilds on the other side have to come up with new ideas and events to keep their members happy. The "World of Warcraft Professional Guild Management Reference" teaches you how to become a successful guild leader in World of Warcraft, no matter what kind of guild you are leading or planning to found.
|Highlights of the World of Warcraft Professional Guild Management strategy book:
Research: What is the average life span of a guild? What are the main reasons why guilds break up? Why do people leave guilds? How large is a standard guild? The Syndicate, one of the largest, persistent online gaming guilds has conducted a lot of research and lists their results in this manual.
Setting up a guild in World of Warcraft:Step-by-step instructions that explains you through the process of founding a guild.
Guild administration: Learn how to design the hierarchy of your guild, which ranks to create and the privileges you should assign to each of them. The author included explanations for the guild interface and guild commands in World of Warcraft and gives some advice on guild tabards.
Guild rules: A short check list to set up your own guild rules. Doing this right the first time will spare you reading the "crisis management" chapter for a while.
Raid guilds: Build a raiding guild from scratch, recruit the right members and implement a structure that sets the foundation for long lasting success. Get to know different raiding strategies in WoW and assign the right roles to your members.
Fun guilds: Bread and circus is what keeps your members happy. Well, usually the circus is sufficient. The author provides you with good ideas for guild events and activities that help to keep a fun guild going or add some spice to your raiding guild.
Crisis management: In every guild smaller and larger crises occur. Members who do not obey the rules, discussions that get out of hand, personal issues... the list is long. This chapter will tell you how you can handle and resolve these crises.
Guild tools: A serious guild requires a website with a guild roster, rules, news and forum. This chapter lists recommended hosting and registration resources, tells you how to promote your guild and provides you with a wealth of hints for your website.
This World of Warcraft specific guild book covers technical and social guild management issues. It was written for new and long time guild leaders to help them with their daily tasks and to provide useful hints to solve the many problems that can occur during the lifetime of an online guild.
|"This guide is a time saver and a headache saver."|
|- John C.|
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