Author: Marjie Goodman

President’s Note: Reflection and Looking Forward

11:56 03 December in Business Communicators Summit, KC IABC Blog, Professional Development
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President This time of year is such a great opportunity for reflection. Having just celebrated Thanksgiving, I am still thinking about all the things for which I am grateful. My new house, supportive friends and family, a great job and all our KC IABC board members and volunteers working so hard to plan for an outstanding upcoming year. As we near year-end,...

Save March 8 for the 2018 Business Communicators Summit

15:17 01 December in Business Communicators Summit, featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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Mark your calendar for the 2018 Business Communicators Summit on Thursday, March 8! KC IABC's Business Communicators Summit (BCS) is the largest, annual professional gathering in the Midwest for professional communicators. The 2018 event will feature a great morning keynote and a full-day of breakout sessions featuring communications professionals from diverse industries. Date: Thursday, March 8 Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park, KS Drum Roll Please...

What we learned at connect17

10:52 16 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President & Marjie Goodman – KC IABC Board member We had the privilege of attending IABC’s Southern Region conference in Houston last month. The conference covered several topics including client experience, social media and video, and it featured several speakers from across the country. Here are our top takeaways from connect17. Branding [caption id="attachment_16350" align="alignright" width="300"] Jim Pendergast of AARP giving the connect17 conference keynote...

Success with Collaboration

08:05 13 November in KC IABC Blog, Professional Development
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By Megan Neher I’ve had my own company for 14 years and it took me the first five years to figure out how to categorize it. I started by saying I was a freelancer or a subcontractor. But as I grew and got more clients and even my own subcontractors, things began to change. My elevator speech morphed into: Hi, I own my own boutique PR agency....

President’s Note: Give the Gift of Communications

14:25 03 November in KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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By Stacey Dickson – KC IABC President I am grateful to have attended the Southern Region Conference in Houston last month. In addition to the excellent sessions providing great communications development, I participated in the Leader’s Summit where we discussed challenges and solutions as chapter leaders. We also had time to learn about a few things going on at the International level I felt were worth sharing. For...

This Year: Gift the Gift of Marketing to Local Non-Profits

12:46 02 November in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events, Professional Development
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Local non-profits will benefit from your marketing experience     Join us  for our next monthly meeting and give the Gift of Communications on Thursday, Nov. 16, 5:30-7 p.m. at our host Lockton Companies in the Country Club Plaza. If you work in marketing, then crafting catchy messages and working across multiple mediums comes naturally to you. You’re fast. You’re good. But the rest of the world lacks what you have....

KC presenter at IABC Southern Region connect17

12:06 02 November in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events, Professional Development, Uncategorized
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Congratulations to member Marjie Goodman for being selected as a presenter for the IABC Southern Region connect17 conference. Marjie spoke on how to create more video to engage employees using storytelling and incorporated videos produced right here in KC. The connect17 conference occurred Oct. 25-27 in downtown Houston, Texas, and had attendees from all over the Southern region of the IABC, including other countries. Marjie joined the KC IABC...

Eight Reasons Why Print Still Matters in a Digital World

14:39 10 October in IndyComm, KC IABC Blog
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By Byron Ginsburg, KC IABC IndyComm Co-Organizer   KC IABC’s special interest groups IndyComm and Masters were recently invited to NextPage for a timely refresher on the role and impacts of paper in a digital-centric communications world. Attendees were treated to lunch, a copy of co-sponsor Mohawk Paper’s impressive "A Maker's Field Guide to Texture and Color," and a tour of NextPage's ever-expanding print and manufacturing capabilities. Highlighting the presentation...

Johnson County, Kan.: Library Web Content Developer

12:20 05 October in KC IABC Blog, KC/IABC Job Bank for Members
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Overview The position of Web Content Developer for the Library with Johnson County Government will perform the following essential duties. Responsibilities Prepares text and graphics to be included on Library website; writes, edits, and maintains website and blog content; monitors website text for information and appropriate style; strategically manages and schedules web content changes for assigned sites based on library programming calendar, current events and topics of interest;...