[absoft-board] Re: Suggestions

Hi Christine,

Good points. If you maintain the Facebook ant Twitter accounts it's fine 
with me. I look forward to seeing the minutes.

Maybe next year we'll have money to send someone to the conventions.

I can ask ViewPlus how they handle things.

John

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 11:41:22PM -0700, Christine Jeune wrote:
> Tweets can be done as frequently or infrequently as possible.  For my
> business I tweet maybe once a week, sometimes once a month, depending on
> how busy I am, and if I have anything tweet worthy.  Sometimes just having
> your name out there on these network, and following other blindness groups,
> spreads awareness.  I'd be happy to do both or either.  I also tween for
> another nonprofit that I am involved with, notifications of events and
> such.  I am very much in favor of both. We can use either as little or as
> much as agreed upon.
> 
> I don't think a nonprofit facebook page will cause too many problems.
>  Because these pages are usually attached to a person, I will need to look
> into making this a stand alone page for Abilitiessoft, etc.  I'm sure there
> is a way, I just need to look into it first.  I will keep the board up to
> date on the progress. And it will feature only acceptable public stories
> and progress of projects, what we put on there is up to us, no one needs to
> have their identity compromised.
> 
> The conventions could be attended by anyone, but as you said we can figure
> that out in the future.  John, you wouldn't need to be traveling if you
> aren't comfortable doing so.
> 
> I will begin working on official minutes this week, and incorporate all the
> previous emails from the start of the list.  After I post that to the board
> I will post them on a more regular basis.
> 
> Christine
> 
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 6:12 PM, dogmom tds.net <dogmom@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > I agree with John on facebook and twitter. Twitter to me seems to be more
> > PR than anything for a person nt so much for an entity like ours. I am
> > behind on reading through bylaws etc. I have been having problems reading.
> > April 23 I had surgery on my eyes that corrected the situation. I am still
> > in recuperation mode but healing nicely.
> > As for facebook, on a personal level, I dealt with some unstable people
> > when I was working. Police and other authorities told me and others who
> > worked with these people to either not use social media or if we wanted to
> > do so to not use our real names. Hence I am lurking on facebook so as to
> > keep up with my grandkids but only a few select people know who I am on
> > facebook. Thus I am pleased that you, Christine, offered to put us on
> > facebook as that is something I could not do.
> > I do think that the facebook page should only show what we are doing and
> > that it should not show any business details. It should have a link to the
> > utube video of John at the white house in the info section.
> > I will write more to board members later on various things
> >
> > Marcia
> >
> > On May 15, 2012 7:15 PM, "John J. Boyer" <john.boyer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> >
> > Hi Christine,
> >
> > These are good ideas. Hopefully we'll be able to carry them out in time.
> > If you set up the Facebook account that will be great. However, I
> > understand that for Twitter someone has to "tweat" quite frequently. I'm
> > not the one to do that. Besides, I would have only information about the
> > minutiae of programming. We'll have to find more money before we can
> > travel to the national conventions. Jack loaned the company the money
> > for the Washington trip. We can't do that again. He sent the Board a
> > statemennt on our debts on Saturday that didn't go through. He'll send
> > it again on Thursday.
> >
> > Finally, I have problems travelling. Sitting in cramped positions on
> > airplanes last week has caused problems with my left leg. Arthritis is
> > starting to take a toll.
> >
> > We'll make the change in the brochure that you suggested.
> >
> > John
> >
> >
> > On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 03:33:52PM -0700, Christine Jeune wrote:
> > > Hello everyone,
> > > I have some su...
> >
> > --
> > John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
> > Abilitiessoft, Inc.
> > http://www.abilitiessoft.com
> > Madison, Wisconsin USA
> > Developing software for people with disabilities
> >
> >
> >

-- 
John J. Boyer; President, Chief Software Developer
Abilitiessoft, Inc.
http://www.abilitiessoft.com
Madison, Wisconsin USA
Developing software for people with disabilities


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