User Group Offer: Actoris Software

Actoris Software at 25 Percent Off (from the Apple User Group Bulletin) Xpress Schedule is THE Macintosh tool for preparing employee work schedules. Create better schedules in less time, print schedules and even send them to your staff by email or text message. Food Cost Manager is a complete back office solution for food service […]

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User Group Offer: AppleWorks Users Group

Batteries to Power Your Macintosh (from the Apple User Group Bulletin) Every Macintosh computer contains a small battery that powers its built-in clock and stores settings. These batteries are vital to the operation of your system, so you should keep a spare handy. Now you can buy these hard-to-find replacement batteries at a special user […]

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User Group Offer: Apple MUG Store

(from the Apple User Group Bulletin) The MUG Store has free freight to members, RAM rebates and aggressive pricing on new and reconditioned Macs, and one of the largest selection of pre-owned Macs on the planet. Normal Price: Varies UG Price: Varies User Group Discount Info: Available to: MUG Members: Contacting your Macintosh User Group […]

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User Group Best Practices: Privacy Policy

This is a simple tip, but it will help distinguish your user group as a competent, modern organization, aware of its responsibilities to its members and itself: draft and adopt a privacy policy. Is that really necessary? At the moment, from a legal standpoint, no. But with the focus on personal information confidentiality brought about […]

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User Group Best Practices: Feedback Facilitation

A common challenge for any user group is delivering on the wants and needs of the membership. Sure, a group’s tone is often set by the leader(s). That can be a very good thing of the leader’s orientation is similar to that of the group members, but can limit or even damage the group if […]

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User Group Best Practices: Privacy Policies

This is a simple tip, but it will help distinguish your user group as a competent, modern organization, aware of its responsibilities to its members and itself: draft and adopt a privacy policy. Is that really necessary? At the moment, from a legal standpoint, no. But with the focus on personal information confidentiality brought about […]

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User Group Best Practices: Web Site Tips

More than almost anything other than interesting meetings, your group needs to produce and maintain an effective web site. More than any other single point of contact, your web site is the identity of your group. It keeps your members informed of what the group is doing, (hopefully) attracts new members, helps vendors make decisions […]

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User Group Best Practices: Tips for Attracting New Members

by Warren Williams and Cathleen Merritt of The AppleWorks Users Group One of the important challenges faced by user group leaders is finding ways to attract new members to your organization. Of course, the key to expanding your membership is to offer exciting, interesting programs at your meeting. If your meetings are boring, your efforts […]

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