We all know the Internet is a huge resource, but how do you find people and websites that resonate with you and provide inspiration?
In my experience you really only need to locate a couple of great websites and from there the world just opens up. Find one member of your “tribe” and you will find hundreds or thousands of them.
For me, it was Another Girl At Play. I discovered this site by Alex Beauchamp in 2002 or 2003 and it was like a revelation. Suddenly I discovered this whole group of creative women rocking it online. At the time I was feeling trapped in an uninspiring job for a company that was going broke and I so desperately wanted to escape. Finding this website showed me just what could be achieved. I followed the links to all the creative women on the site and from there discovered an awesome community. At the time, Another Girl At Play had a vibrant and active community attached to it, which unfortunately over the past few years has become silent.
Since that first discovery I have been fortunate to discover several other communities that I feel at home in. Following is a quick overview of some possible starting points for you to find your tribe. And please, if there are any others you know and love, let me know in the comments.