Staying in Touch With Your Community November 4, 2016

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Note: Due to technical difficulties the first ten minutes are not available, but the slides cover the material.

Slides from the presentation are available for viewing now (Adobe Presenter) at:

The MailChimp tutorial recommended by Toni (54 minutes) is at:

The email information website recommended by Toni is 

Attendee Tim Esposito mentioned some posts on Google Docs and Google accounts on the CAC website:

Special thanks to our speakers, Erika Frensley and Toni Ressaire, and to Elaine Gilliam and Ben Woelk for resolving the difficulties.


Fri, November 4, 2016 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

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About the Webinar

Coordinating with members, volunteers and administration council members across a large geographic or metropolitan area can be challenging. STC Houston coordinates with admin council members using Skype and Google Drive, and STC France keeps in touch with members using MailChimp. Erika Frensley describes how STC Houston uses Skype and Google Drive for STC Houston meetings and business. Toni Ressaire talks about using MailChimp and principles that would apply to any email software.

This webinar will be recorded. 

About the Audience

This webinar is for STC community leaders, who are encouraged to register and attend online or watch the recording.

About the Speakers

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Erika Frensley has been a technical writer for over 20 years, and a member of STC since the mid 90s. She has worked in the medical, software, oil and gas and financial industries. In STC Houston she has been a Satellite Director, Competitions Director and Manager, Newsletter Editor and Webmaster. She is currently the President of STC Houston for the first time.


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Toni Ressaire works with companies and individuals in various countries providing consulting, training, technical documentation, and technical engineering. She is the owner/founder of Route 11 Publications, a print and digital book publishing company she started to help talented authors get their works published. Toni is the President of STC France and a founding member of Tech Writers Without Borders.

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Using Eventbrite to manage your event registration webinar by Teresa Nguyen and Viqui Dill

This webinar was recorded.
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Thanks again for attending and special thanks to Teresa Nguyen, Viqui Dill, Steven Jong, and Elaine Gilliam for pulling together this CAC event.

About the webinar

Eventbrite is a handy tool for managing events, registrations, and communications. Many STC communities use Eventbrite for face-to-face events as well as online webinars.

In this webinar, two STC community leaders share tips, tricks, and lessons learned for using Eventbrite for both in-person and virtual events. Topics include:

  • Setting up your account
  • Gathering feedback from attendees
  • Posting to your website
  • Emailing your community
  • Questions and answers

This webinar will be recorded.

About the audience

This webinar is for STC community leaders, past, present and future. Community leaders, event managers, program managers, webmasters, and future volunteers are encouraged to register and attend online or watch the recording.

About the speakers 

Teresa Nguyen 

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Teresa volunteers as Secretary of the North Texas Lone Star Chapter. She coordinates and promotes the chapter’s activities through Eventbrite, social media, and MailChimp email campaigns. She will share tips on how to set up your Eventbrite account, and discuss ways to gather feedback from attendees.

Teresa spends her free time rock climbing, hiking, shooting hoops, writing, and reading voraciously. You can reach her on Twitter @TechnicallyT or email her at



Viqui Dill 

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Viqui is the program manager for the IDL SIG and volunteers for the Washington DC – Baltimore chapter. She learned how to use Eventbrite from the experts in WDCB who have been using Eventbrite for face-to-face events for several years. Viqui has tried new things, made a lot of mistakes, and discovered a few best practices. She will share tips and tricks and lessons learned with you in this webinar.

Viqui describes herself as “Technical writer, wife and mom, bass player, worship leader. I’m happiest when folks sing along with me.” Contact Viqui at

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