First, HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Second, I’d like to add to Bob’s comments, to request that flyers always include complete
information that doesn’t assume local knowledge. In a addition to the TOWN, a complete
street address (with STATE and ZIPCODE) is helpful for us out-of-towners. Including a
PHONE NUMBER (with AREA CODE) and a complete URL for more information is beneficial as
In the San Francisco Bay Area, hardcopy flyers are still distributed and used as needed,
but most of our membership and associates take advantage of our electronic publications
(“epubs”) web page, which doubles as an online flyers table (see a sample at
). In addition to the visual component, being able to
link back to event or organization web or facebook pages seems to be helpful.
This is rather easy to set up if anyone’s looking for something similar for their
On a separate note - I’ve had a back-burner project in mind to create an online repository
of flyers to which folks could upload .pdf submissions, and if enough folks are interested
and/or have suggestions of what would be helpful, I might move it to a forward burner. 😊
I had been think in term of making it searchable by region, organization, dance genre,
date/time, lead organziers or staff, event type, text on the flyer itself, or other things
that come to mind. If this is of interest for your group, please contact me off-list.
Thanx, Ric Goldman
From: Organizers [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
On Behalf Of B Fabinski via Organizers
Sent: Sunday, December 31, 2017 8:29 AM
Subject: [Organizers] Flyers
At the Rochester NY monthly Contra Planning meeting, I took the action item to post here
the following requests:
1) Please make sure to include the TOWN where your event is happening, prominently listed
on any flyers
2) Our flyer table is getting very, very busy...can people consider 1/2 page flyers?
We purge flyers weekly (I use the scrap, if I can, otherwise recycle it.)
How do others manage the growing tide of paper?