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Waynet Board Meeting
February 23, 1998
Approved - April 27, 1998
Waynet Board of Directors
Rich Cody gave the following report on what TCI has done the past year and what they are looking at doing in the future.
Executive Directors Report for February 23, 1998
New Basic Members:
Brady, Ware & Schoenfeld, Inc.
Marketing and Creative Services
Approximatly $280.00 was spent on ads that ran on Sunday and Wednesday in the Paladium-Item.
A large ad (3 1/2" x 2 column) ran on Sunday, February 1, with a 1 2/" x 2 column ad running February 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25. We also received a nice article written by Bill Engle on Friday, January 30.
Due to the high cost of the large Sunday ad ($111 for one day!), my intention is to run the smaller 1 1/2" ad (perhaps a different version) on Sundays in March. That is the largest coverage day and since Monday is our day with the most hits - it makes sence to get our name and URL out there for people to check on at the begining of the week.
Thursday appears to be the least visited day (Jerry Seinfeld night!) so I don't see a compelling reason to continue the Wednesday ads after our first "blitz".
Check out a sample here. My plan, once it's up and running, is to post the past week, month, quarter, and yearly reports on the web for members to review. Most potential members I have met with have asked questions regarding our hits/visitors, etc.
New Benefit and Change to Brochure
Updated the Levi Coffin site.
Updated the Library and Reference site.
Research and major update of the Did You Know...? section. Question regarding Mimi Chesterton.
Worked on getting approvals to post article on "The Highest Point in Indiana"
from Outdoor Indiana magazine.
Met with Mary Walker from the Tourism Bureau. Gave a short talk to the Board for Birth to Five. Talked with Kim Poinsett at the Parks Department.
Added Webster (personal page) to Community Links, working with Jayne Beers on Greensfork (brought up some questions on hosting), working with Jessie Turner and her Logos Student, J.D. on getting information about the explosion on-line.
Held 2nd Webmaster's Forum on Design and Graphic Basics. Brought in at least 2
new Basic Members.
Planned meeting on Wednesday, February 25 with Brian Smith, Superintendent of Centerville-Abington Schools, scheduled to provide information at the Hagerstown Redevelopment Commusion meeting on Wednesday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m.
Working on setting up a database in Access.
Talked to 3 insurance agencies on getting quotes - 1 returned prior to this meeting.
On-Going Projects for March
Have Member brochure updated and reprinted. Create 1 page brochure for tourist distribution.
Purchase and stablize set-up on Web Trends.
Produce press releases to obtain more coverage.
Continue to hold Webmaster's Forums - perhaps in evening.
Web Trends tool for Waynet to purchase
Tom Kirk Motioned
Sue Morris Seconded
Motion to suspend statement from business plan that sponsors receive no services or consideration except recognition in publications (including electronic ones), of the organizations status as a sponsoring member.
Sue Morris - Motioned
Carol Smyth - Seconded
Next meeting is March 23, 1998.
Motion to deny free application to Endtime
Tom Kirk Motioned
Carol Smyth Seconded
Meeting was adjourned.