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Mary Collins nativedae at gmail.com
Fri Oct 28 17:38:47 PDT 2011


martha...I like it!



On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 8:59 PM, Martha Edwards <meedwards at westendweb.com>wrote:

> Picture - four hands joined in a star (contra-style, or English
> hands-across
> style, or even "clump" style) - Tagline - Come dancing with the Stars!
>
> M
> E
>
> On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Mary Collins <nativedae at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Great idea Martha!  I like it.  I need to revisit the Ants/Pants thing.
>  I
> > find as a "non-traditional" student that most of the others in my
> classes,
> > while not all 18 but varying ages, greet the word dance with raised
> eyebrow
> > and glances askew.  That word alone seems to be a bit of a "turn off",
> that
> > and my age.  I think they think dancing with the stars and the like. So
> > while I am open to all suggestions, we all need to keep in mind, what
> works
> > for one community may not necessarily work for another.  I actually
> attend
> > classes with the sister of one of our premier college dancer promoters
> (she
> > attends another college) but the one at my school works nights that we
> have
> > dances and so cannot bring friends.  I will be checking out our "social
> > club" status, have not seen anything listed that suggests that we even
> HAVE
> > such a group.
> >
> > Thanks guys, keep the ideas flowing and let's do as Martha suggests and
> > come
> > up with a great tag line...one that might work for all dance forms,
> Irish,
> > Scottish, English AND of course our fav...Contra!
> >
> > Mary
> > QCCD
> >
> > On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Richard Hart <rich at harts.mv.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > A tagline like, "Come dance with your friends" might work, especially
> if
> > > you can put it on a poster that you give to a few of those college
> > students
> > > to post on college walls, and to act as contacts for spreading the
> word.
> > >
> > >
> > > Martha Edwards remarked on 10/27/2011 10:49 AM:
> > >
> > >  How right you are, Mary!  Our "messaging" could use a lot of work. We
> > have
> > >> a
> > >> fabulous overall message to deliver - community, civility, enjoyment,
> > >> exercise, friendliness - if all human endeavors had the mores and
> > customs
> > >> of
> > >> many of our dance organizations, we'd have a great world to live in.
> But
> > >> it's not a succinct marketing message.
> > >>
> > >> Spider and others succeeded with her "Ants Pants Contradance - easy
> > >> dancing
> > >> to live music" but I agree, it would be good to work a bit on finding
> a
> > >> clear, memorable, great tagline. At my company, Extra Mile Design, we
> > >> often
> > >> work with a wonderful woman, Nancy Schwartz, who is a wizard at
> helping
> > >> people find that message. She runs a tagline contest every year. I
> think
> > >> one
> > >> is coming up. We should, collectively, try to come up with a worthy
> > entry.
> > >>
> > >> Check it out:
> > >> http://**nonprofitmarketingtraining.**com/programs-workshops/**
> > >> tagline-focus-project/<
>  >
> http://nonprofitmarketingtraining.com/programs-workshops/tagline-focus-project/
> > >
> > >>
> > >> M
> > >> E
> > >>
> > >> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 9:17 PM, Mary Collins<nativedae at gmail.com>
> > >>  wrote:
> > >>
> > >>  Great ideas guys, I'll check out the CDSS information, most of this
> is
> > >>> stuff
> > >>> we've heard before and holding a dance on campus is a bit more than
> we
> > >>> can
> > >>> handle.  the sites are great and so are the suggestions, but I really
> > am
> > >>> looking for a "hook" on a poster...like Michale Ludgate's "Support
> Live
> > >>> Music, Go Contra Dancing"...but I'm not sure that will work either.
> >  I've
> > >>> seen "turn off the TV...dance!"  A night of aerobics... and some
> other
> > >>> things, that's really what I'm looking for.  Trying to hold dances on
> > >>> campus
> > >>> is great, but you need to have a person or group on campus that will
> > >>> sponsor
> > >>> the dance etc, and that's almost  like starting a whole new dance
> > series
> > >>> (dont' really have time or resources to do this), our dance is
> readily
> > >>> excessible to almost all the campuses that have dorms, most of the
> > >>> colleges
> > >>> are "comuter" colleges with day campuses and some of them (mostly in
> > the
> > >>> city or what is considered the city) have campus housing.  All are on
> > bus
> > >>> routes and our dance is in the heart of the "cool" section of town.
> >  Most
> > >>> young adults know about our area and the shops restaurants and bars.
> > >>>
> > >>> So, as you see, it's not so much getting individuals to view contra
> > >>> dancing
> > >>> or host a dance but just to get the option out there, visible, so
> that
> > >>> some
> > >>> might try it and help spread the word.
> > >>>
> > >>> And then, I need an artist to create the poster.....
> > >>>
> > >>> Thanks again guys!
> > >>>
> > >>> Mary Collins
> > >>> QCCD
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