Effective Aug 1, 2019, Alumni Spaces is discontinuing their free websites (see Alumni Spaces Discontinues Their Free Sites Effective August 1, 2019). If your chapter site uses one of these, you've got just a few weeks to find a new provider. Even if you haven't been an Alumni Spaces user you might find yourself wanting … Continue reading Create a Low-Cost Chapter Website
If you have a free Alumni Spaces website for your chapter, known as their Ensemble product, you probably received an email from them notifying you that they are discontinuing those sites effective August 1st. For those who have a free Alumni Spaces website and didn't receive that email, I've included the text below for you. … Continue reading Alumni Spaces Discontinues Their Free Sites Effective August 1, 2019
With the start of the school year your alumni chapter may start to think about - or may start to roll out - your fundraising events for the upcoming year. Fundraising can include a year-round cycle of plan, communicate and execute as you work towards your goal. In this week's post, I'll give you a set of Do's and Don'ts to consider as you raise money for your chapter or university.
In part 2 of this road trip series, I'll talk about contacting your vendors, negotiating the contracts and settling up with our alumni.
Over the past several years I've talked with fellow chapter leaders who have designed t-shirts or banners for their club. Each time I've heard the same complaint - "all my ideas keep getting turned down because of copyright issues!" Yes, it's a thing and if you don't know about it yet, you will. What we … Continue reading How to Safely Use Images and Logos on Chapter Websites and Merchandise
Our fundraising committee wanted to make it easier for people to donate online so after a little bit of playing around with our Alumni Spaces site, we figured out how to do it. And now I'm sharing it with you.