Hello everyone! I hope you enjoy this issue of Memo 2 Members. This will be the last issue until next year!
Please remember that the new year is upon us and good deals on membership renewal are ending this week. Be sure to check out the article by David Coverston on renewing your membership.
Also, this Thursday December 12th, is the STC Orlando Central Florida Reunion at the Orlando/Lake Mary Marriott. Find more information in the article “A View from Number Two,” by Sarah Baca.
Here are some Live Web Seminars for this month and January 2014:
Wedneday, 11 December | 1:00–2:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
When the Great Recession hit several years ago, the presenter had the gift of time to think about ways to transition from a schedule filled with writing and editing publications, managing projects, and keeping a business humming along to a calendar that also included speaking gigs. To help make this transition, she mapped out a process that became a book and continues to fuel new ideas. From this reservoir, she identified 12 steps you can follow—one step each month—to transition from where you are to where you want to be. Get ready now to make this year your year!
Thursday, 12 December | 4:00–5:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
Taking the wrong road can be dangerous. If you go too far without making sure you are in the right direction, you might end up somewhere that can be harmful to your organization, your team, or even to yourself. You know where you want to go and where you are supposed to go, but how can you be sure you are taking the road that is the best possible choice? What if different participants need to take different roads?
Friday, 17 January | 1:00–2:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
Rescheduled from 3 December
In this webinar, user research expert Cory Lebson will introduce attendees to a number of tools and techniques for conducting qualitative user research to assess Web content.In this webinar, user research expert Cory Lebson will introduce attendees to a number of tools and techniques for conducting qualitative user research to improve your Web content. Find out when and why you should conduct focus groups to assess a Web strategy. Learn how you can better understand your users with ethnographic research or interviews and test your assumptions with a usability study. Assess the organization of content with a card sort. And consider the best ways to get stakeholder buy-in for your research initiatives.
I wish everyone a Happy Holiday! Be safe, have fun, and I will see you next year!
Editor, Memo 2 Members Newsletter