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The KC IABC membership files: RACHEL SPEAR

10:24 08 October in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is IABC Membership Month and we're profiling a few KC IABC members to highlight the value of membership. Check this space often during October to find out what KC IABC means to our members.              RACHEL SPEAR Company: Lexmark Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: KC IABC membership has been an excellent way to expand my network with other smart communicators in KC. All the different professional development opportunities...

Membership Month extended through November! Join or renew today!

09:58 05 October in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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Have you thought about joining KC IABC? Now is the perfect time. iabc.com. • Join or reinstate your lapsed membership before the end of November and get 10% off International dues AND waive the $40 application/reinstatement fee. iabc.com • IABC is about connections. Expand your connections this month. iabc.com • Communication professionals, are you a member of KC IABC? If not, November is the perfect time to join iabc.com –From IABC...

The KC IABC membership files: JENNIE NGUYEN

17:24 03 October in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is IABC Membership Month and we're profiling a few KC IABC members to highlight the value of membership. Check this space often during October to find out what KC IABC means to our members.    JENNIE NGUYEN Company: CMA Why my KC IABC membership is valuable: As someone who usually dislikes “networking,” KC IABC has really changed that. Through membership and working with the board, I’ve been able to expand...

President’s message: save money when you join or renew in October

15:14 30 September in KC IABC Blog, Membership, News and events
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October is membership month! New or lapsed members enjoy a significant savings when they join this month. And members benefit as well when you recruit new members. New or lapsed members: International is offering new and lapsed members a waiver of the application fee AND a 10% discount on International dues! This 10% discount is available only during October 2015 to encourage new and lapsed members to...

The 10 commandments to maximize agency profitability

18:38 29 September in IndyComm, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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As small business owners, independent communicators need to crunch the numbers and mind the bottom line, even if we’d rather spend all of our time creating successful materials and campaigns for our clients. Megan Neher, owner of Megan Neher Public Relations, led IndyComm members through an enlightening session on The Ten Commandments to Maximize Agency Profitability at our September luncheon meeting. Here are a few of...

Preview October meeting in podcast featuring Jonathan Mast

13:50 28 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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What's the business case for mobile live streaming apps such as Parascope and Blab? Jonathan Mast, director of social media at Sedgwick, is actively using these tools to promote and engage his company's brand. Join us Oct. 15 to learn how to: Incorporate live streaming into your digital communications strategy. Get leadership buy-in to start a live-streaming program. Develop a content map for live-streaming success. Overcome and manage the risks...

Connect with IABC: October is International Membership Month

15:16 23 September in KC IABC Blog, News and events
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International Membership Month is launching on Oct. 1! The theme for this campaign is “Connect with IABC." Here are a few highlights for the coming month: International is offering new and lapsed members a waiver of the application fee AND a 10 percent discount on International dues! This discount is available only during Membership Month, October 2015, to encourage new and lapsed members to take action and join...

Social media sharing can open liability risks

11:12 20 September in featured-event, KC IABC Blog, News and events
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As social media continues to gain momentum as the communications channel of choice, the chances of infringing on someone else’s protected material increase exponentially, no matter your individual role as a communicator. We see, we like, we click, we copy, we paste, we launch it on our website or intranet. Social media is like that, right? It is, but it’s not necessarily a safe way to...

8 things to consider before posting

08:59 17 September in KC IABC Blog, News and events, Tech/SIG
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  Ever fire off a social post you later regretted? Oh no! Where's that delete button? The thing is, the social media "wayback machine" will likely allow someone to unearth that post if they really want to find it. Better to consider your post first instead of living in the agony of delete. At our KC/IABC Tech Talks group on Sept. 16, Vicki Cannon shared eight things to consider before posting...

Kansas City to host AgCatalyst 2015 – discount for KC IABC members until Oct. 1

12:23 16 September in KC IABC Blog, News and events
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KC IABC members: Register before Oct. 1 for a 25 percent discount AgCatalyst: Inspired Conversations about Food and Agriculture is coming to KC for the first time. We want to show off our city’s strong digital marketing game – which is why AdFarm is sponsoring a 25 percent discount for all KC IABC members who register before October 1. Use promo code “AC2015AM” when registering at...