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Creating a Monthly Email Newsletter (Hands-On Training)
Date: 05/15/2014
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
MCLE Credit: As of 05/14/2016, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.

Want to create a Monthly eNewsletter, but don't know where to start? Creating a professional, functional eNewsletter can be done quickly, and without a lot of effort. Template tools such as Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, and Vertical Response are free and will be demonstrated in class. Give us one hour of your time, and walk out ready to send an eNewsletter that keeps your practice at top of mind and referral ready.

In this session we will cover:
  • Components of a great eNewsletter
  • Writing newsletter content
  • Newsletter tools: Constant Contact, Mail Chimp & Vertical Response
  • Compiling & adding your mailing list
  • Optimal send times
  • Social Media add-ons.

This will be a hands' on session. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops and any potential content (articles, videos, and pictures) they wish to add to the newsletter.

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