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Podcasts, Video and Promotions Can All Help Build Your Communities

We've talked a lot here about the importance of building communities within your audience. I was just reading a press release from the National Fastpitch (Softball) Coaches Association announcing the fourth straight year they're doing their Power of One membership drive. The campaign has resulted in more than 450 new members.


How Pro Farmer Did Something 'Simple' to Boost Retention

When Pro Farmer asked their audience if they would recommend the company to others, the 0-10 answer included an open text opportunity so Pro Farmer can get more information—specifically what might be most valuable and what might be lacking.   "Our survey resulted in multiple concerns from text responses about user log-ins and passwords to the websites," said Pro Farmer marketing manager Joe May, in a webinar earlier this year that will also be given in a live session at our Business Information & Media Summit (BIMS) Nov. 11-13 in Hollywood, Fla.   "So what we did was proactively remind our users the basics—how to reset their password; how to set their browser to remember their credentials so they don't have to enter it every single time," May said. "That's a simple action that we probably all take for granted, but for our audience... [let's just say that] 50 years old is considered a young farmer. Age range can go from a farmer in their 20s to a ...


Design for Mobile and Fine Tune Your Approval Process, Email Report Says

"If I had to decide today on one platform to design for, with all the disruptions, it would be the phone." That's from a talk that Mario Garcia, adjunct professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and CEO, Garcia Media, gave recently at the famed Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla. SIPA is very pleased to bring Garcia back to Florida for a Tuesday morning keynote at our Business Information & Media Summit (BIMS), Nov. 11-13 in Hollywood, Fla.