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Welcome to Genlighten 2.0: Hard Hats Optional


The new site is live. As of last night, Genlighten 2.0 is officially in beta and we want you to know right up front—the site is still under construction. The basic structure is there and the utilities have been brought in, but the finish work is far from complete.

So, you might be wondering why we would invite people stop by for a site walk-through while the crew is still hard at work?

Here’s our thinking:

1) The new Genlighten offers useful features like search, messaging, and invoicing flexibility that the old site doesn’t have. We’ve been maneuvering around the old site’s limitations long enough. It seems like it’s better to make the new features available to community members sooner rather than later.

2) It’s inefficient for two people to try to catch every little thing that needs fixing on a large and complex site. We think it makes more sense to have clients and providers put Genlighten 2.0 to the test. The feedback gleaned from real users will give us a much better chance of having a polished version of Genlighten 2.0 ready to go by the end of August.

So, if you’re reading this post, you’ve found the new version of our site. If you’re a patient sort who loves to dive in and try new things, someone who would enjoy looking at the site with a critical eye, well then please do. And send us a quick email to let us know what you think. And if you’re not that adventurous, no problem! Just wait a few weeks for the dust to settle and then stop back by!

We’ve been live about 24 hours and already we’ve had a number of emails with helpful suggestions and feedback. Please keep them coming.

And, if you run into problems using the site, please call or email us so that we can help. We can’t promise that there won’t be any glitches but we can promise that we’ll respond to them quickly.

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