@robertwgehl perhaps Rocket.Chat instead of Matrix/Element (that latter is federated and that's cool, but I find even geeks often find the UX a bit confusing). Also maybe https://www.fiduswriter.org/ and https://www.pubpub.org/ . Also note that with things like @cloudron you don't even need a good budget so really easily install (and keep updated) over 100 app. DM for a referral if interested :) (see also selfhost.cloud coming soon from @uniteddiversity )
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