Labnet offers many ways to expand your organization's
communication and outreach. Now you can inexpensively converse
with members no matter where they are located. The World Wide
Web allows anyone, anywhere in the world to learn about your
group, and communicate with e-mail..
Electronic mail is the most-used online resource. Urge as many as possible to get online with e-mail. All accounts on Labnet receive an e-mail address, as well as a special e-mail request address. Individuals send a message to your special request address, and they automatically receive information about the group.
Communication in your group can flourish as never before with
the use of an automated mailing list. Now, you can maintain an
ongoing dialogue among members via e-mail! Discuss important
news, press releases, and upcoming meetings. Let's look at how
several organizations have used Labnet's Internet resources to
its advantage. Also, keep in mind that the return on Internet
marketing is directly related to publicizing your new Internet
The members of this group keep in touch via e-mail. Their handouts and newspaper publicity mentions "For information via e-mail, send a message to txcyclist@ labnet.com". Now people can instantly request detailed information about the club and its activities! They added several members around the state this way
They have Labnet's Basic Internet E-Mail Account for just $20/mo or $199/yr..
About 20 members "converse" using the mailing list. Someone sends a message to the Biker mailing list address, and it is automatically copied to other club members e-mail addresses, no matter where they are.
Since members live all over Texas, this is a great opportunity for them to speak as a group, without the hassle of getting together at a predetermined location. People on the mailing list recently discovered that they never really liked cycling to New Braunfels, but prefer their Fredricksberg bike trail instead. Now the next group event will be in Fredericksberg..
The group has nominated a list moderator, who publicizes the
mailing list to the membership, and keeps participant's messages
from getting too rowdy.
The TBPL is an association of Texas beauticians. They lobby the State Legislature on issues affecting the beautician business. They extensively use their mailing list on Labnet. Members of the organization are located all over the state, so they have found the mailing list to be a great communications tool.
Last Spring they planned and discussed their "Lobby Day" activities, accomplishing much work without an official meeting or telephone call. Since then, the group's officers have issued press releases, and other articles to the mailing list. Members can reply to the list's news. Some discuss the points further by simply replying back, which also goes out over the whole list, creating a dialogue on the issue.
The lobby also has Labnet's Basic E-Mail Account for just $20/mo or $199/year.
In fact, the group's officers added a second mailing list to
their account, which is used exclusively by their 8 state-wide
officers for the purpose of conducting a closed discussion on
the group's operations and event planning. Additional mailing
lists are each only $5 per month.
The Faulkner Book Club is an appreciation society of the written works of William Faulkner, with members located throughout America, plus a few in other countries. They now use Labnet for its web page, and they have a complete virtual presence online. Not only do they have an e-mail address, and mailing list, but a web page with the unique name of www.wfaulkner.org. Their web page contains their logo, plus complete information on the club. People can even go on a virtual tour of the life of William Faulkner, complete with pictures and sound!
Their monthly newsletter, "Absalom", is now on their web page, making it available to the millions of casual readers on the Internet. It has become very popular with students of American literature.
They have Labnet's Virtual Presence account for $99/mo or $999/yr.
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