Retreat 2016 Date Update Monday, Jun 6 2016 

Apologies to all who have seen our printed flyers. We just found out from a lovely lady in Topeka that we’ve been printing the wrong dates on the flyers! While we will have bonus pre-retreat activities on Sunday, October 2 for full package attendees – the 2 day retreat starts on Monday the 3rd. Please feel free to share the corrected flyer far and wide. A fill-able PDF format flyer is available at our website.FlyerPhoto

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Digitize Manuscript Special: Only until Valentine’s Day! Wednesday, Feb 4 2015 

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Electronic Magazine – November 2014 v13#11: Computers Monday, Nov 3 2014 

Needing to migrate templates from older systems? One work-around is to open each and save a “blank copy” as a file, then open that file in the updates system and save as template once more.

April, 2014 Electronic Magazine – Production Tuesday, May 20 2014 

Some ideas for Electronic edition publications

  • Maintain a supporting blog, social network, and/or website.
  • Offer free updates.

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http://www.gregathcompany.com/publish/design

February, 2014 Electronic Magazine – Design Tuesday, May 20 2014 

Top reasons to publish electronically by disk:

  1. Physical product to give to paying customers –  for something concrete “in hand”.

  2. Easily update customers by including update links, cloud access, and/or emailing customers with provided update contacts for ongoing, value added, bonuses.

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This section is drawn from
http://www.gregathcompany.com/publish/electronic/media.html

October, 2013 Electronic Magazine – Design and Production Tuesday, Oct 8 2013 

If the original work, for reprint, needs updating and it is preferred that new material be included within the original work, the copyright release being sought should indicate updating is expected or acceptable. Once the groundwork has been laid, decisions as to whether to insert new pages, leaving original pages untouched (except perhaps for renumbering), or updating an electronic copy should be made. Even if open ended, unlimited  copyright release is given, it is never recommended original material be altered – much like cropping a photo for publication should not involve scissors on the original photo or negative. Technology has advanced sufficiently that original material never need be destroyed.

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http://www.gregathcomany.com/publish/reprint.htm

September 2012 E-Zine (V11#9): Marketing Sunday, Sep 9 2012 

Some basic pages (any category may be multiple pages) you may wish to have include in an author/book website include:

  • Bonus content or special features not included in printed book –
    • Forum or Elist about the book content
    • Updated from author
    • Book buyer special offers

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Publisher now tweeting Thursday, Dec 15 2011 

Carrie Ann Cook, publisher at Gregath Company, Incorporated now is on twitter!

@CarrieAnnCook

December 2006, V5 #12: Genealogy Friday, Mar 20 2009 

Don’t forget to ask for family data updates in your end of year holiday mailings. So many of us put off adding family information to our working files because it can be done later. Sometimes this turns into loosing information. Remember to include your new family data in these mailings as well. This can be done as a separate sheet that can be easily discarded for those non-genealogy oriented family members.

August 2006, V5 #8: Design Friday, Mar 20 2009 

Options that will not add to the cost of a periodical may include: 
Work with label producer to see if their software supports renewal date updates – put renewal date on mailing label (above address information) on each issue.

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