Joining the TBGIS e-mail list

The best way to keep in touch with the group is through our Google Groups e-mail list.  There are two ways to subscribe.

If you have a Google Account…

Joining the list with a Google Account is easy.  Make sure you are signed in to your Google Account before proceeding.

  1. Visit the TBGIS Google Groups page.
  2. Click the blue “Join group to post” button near the top of the page.
  3. If you want to receive each e-mails that is sent to the list, make sure “Send me an email for every new message” is selected.
  4. Click the blue “Join this group” button.

If you don’t have a Google account (or don’t want to use it)…

If you want to sign up to the e-mail list without using a Google account, the process is still fairly straight-forward.  You simply need to send an e-mail to the Google Groups system, and then reply to the confirmation they send.

  1. Send a blank e-mail to
  2. Within a few minutes, you should receive an automated e-mail with “Join request for tampa-bay-gis-user-group [{<random characters>}]” as the subject heading.
  3. Hit “reply” in your e-mail client, and send the e-mail without changing anything.
  4. You will receive an automated e-mail from Google Groups informing you that you are subscribed successfully.