Normalcy, Resiliency, and “Boston Strong”

Guilt by Association

Much has been made of “Boston Strong,” and I do believe in it. Thursday night, I wrote a draft of our Friday e-newsletter, focusing on the heroism of medical and emergency personnel, and the availability of mental health services going forward.

Why wait for an Association's Monthly Newsletter?

SCD Group

When sharing information for your association’s members, why wait for a “Monthly Newsletter?”. I love ASAE’s digital Associations Now , the daily electronic newsletter providing valuable information for association professions. Weekly newsletter?

Blockbuster week for newspapers: what it means for trade associations

SCD Group

First came the announcement that the owner of the Boston Red Sox had purchased the Boston Globe from the New York Times (NYT). The New York Times purchased Boston Globe for $1.1 NOTE: associations – through conferences, webinars, newsletters, websites, etc. –

In Crises, Spare Us the Phony Gestures

Guilt by Association

In the days following the Boston Marathon bombings, many companies and organizations posted something along the lines of, “Our thoughts are with …”. This morning, I came across Marathon Sports’ latest newsletter to its community. Outside Marathon Sports: May 1, 2013.

Building Community: Real Towns Inform Online Spaces

Higher Logic

Colonists built Boston to serve as a safe haven from persecution. Starting an online community can seem like a daunting task at first. It’s easy to think that you need experience with other online communities to build a successful one for your own organization.

Social Media Roundup: What the Newspaper Shake-up Means for Associations

Associations Now

Red Sox owner John Henry bought The Boston Globe for a fraction of the amount the New York Times Co. Would your association’s newsletter become obsolete? (ht When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post , it sent a shock wave through the media industry.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs


The primary responsibility is to develop the content and prepare the layout and design of all association print and online publications, i.e., national print magazine, online newsletters, conference guides and programs, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

Capital Campaign Marketing Strategies for the Tech-Savvy


For instance, the Boston Children’s Hospital built a fantastic website for their capital campaign to renew their facilities. In emails and digital newsletters.

David Gammel's Web Strategy Report, Volume 2, Issue 3

High Context

Lately I have tried something new that I want to share with you in this issue of the newsletter. Boston Conferencing invited me to conduct a webinar for them on increasing participation in association social media programs. If so, purchase the archive of my webinar with Boston Conferencing on how to best achieve participation and member value with association social media programs. Subscribe to receive this in your e-mail.

Authors and Social Media: a recap of 12.15 #SMfastfwd


pistachio : Laura Fitton, based in Boston, running @oneforty to help businesses engage with twitter & social, co-author Twitter for @dummies. If they resonate, I’ll lead w/ them in e-newsletter subject lines. Scotia Systems ( @scotiasystems ) has put together an excellent recap of the 12.15 #SMfastfwd tweetchat on “Authors and Social Media” It is also well done visually. They have graciously allowed us to use their write-up here on the ChatterBachs blog.