Communications & ASCE

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Dec 4, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Communications & ASCE

Steve Kaufman, P.E
.,
M.ASCE



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Topics


Why should Sections use
communication
tools
?


What works for the
Metropolitan Section
?


Communications for Sections and Branches

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Communications for Sections and Branches



They are
nec
es
sary
, not optional


They provide
opportunities


They require
preparation


You
control

the content, you
control

the
message.


Message matters. Know what you want to
communicate.


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Communications for Sections and Branches


Website


How to Start


Hire Website developer


Initial development costs
for our Section


$5,000 to $
7,500


Use DIY options


Squarespace


Wordpress


Content Management Systems


JOOMLA!


WordPress


Jupal


Drupal



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Website


Content


President’s Message


Section Information


Events Calendar


Newsletter


Advertisements


FAQs Page


Metrics


Communications for Sections and Branches

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Communications for Sections and Branches



List Server


Constant Contact


Mailchimp


Listserv


Majordomo



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Communications for Sections and Branches



Event Managers


EventBrite


Pay Pal


Cvent


Eventzilla


Thriva



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Communications for Sections and Branches



Event

Managers


EventBrite


Online

registration

eliminates

the

need

to

manually

obtain

RSVPs

from

attendees

by

phone

of

email
.


Create

an

attendance

list

in

Excel

or

PDF

format

to

speed

up

check
-
in

at

the

registration

table
.



Option

to

pay

online

by

credit

card



Easily

track

the

number

of

attendees

online

and

set

limits

for

total

attendees

if

having

an

event

at

a

small

venue

or

if

it

sells

out
.




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Communications for Sections and Branches



Event Managers


EventBrite


Customizable


Query attendees for ASCE number or whether PDHs wanted.


Automatically offer early registration discounts.


Automatically cut
-
off all online registration and payment at a
specified date.


Print registration sheet for use as attendance sign
-
in sheet.


Receive a single check with the net proceeds from
EventBrite

within five business days of the event.




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Communications for Sections and Branches



Event Managers


Eventbrite


Fees


Registration fee of 2.5% per ticket value plus 99¢


Credit card processing fee of 3.0% per transaction.


Section event fee schedule:








Sample event registration






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Communications for Sections and Branches



Surveys


Constant Contact


Survey Monkey


Doodle


Zoomerang








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Questions






Thank you for your time and attention.

Communications for Sections and Branches