Is your condominium community friendly to hearing-impaired resident? Or prepared to accommodate owners who are blind, use a wheel chair or otherwise affected by a disability at the next board meeting or social event?
Authors: Community Associations Network National
YouTwitFace – Social Media and How it Relates to Your Homeowners Association
What do you get when you put “YouTube,” “Twitter,” and “Facebook” together? YouTwitFace. That may be a running joke in my household, but six or seven years ago uttering the phrase “friend me” or “follow me” would likely produce a bunch of blank stares. Now, friend requests on Facebook and follow me requests on Twitter are commonplace. Communication methods have expanded beyond the telephone, the letter, the fax, and even the email to an entirely new level of conversation through what is called social media.…(Read whole news on source site)
Volunteerism is the foundation on which community associations base their operation and support. Volunteering is a calling for many. It is a commitment of time and effort with a purpose. The quest for volunteers and keeping them motivated are endless tasks, but the rewards are well worth the effort.
Organizations that have been successful in the call for volunteers have been effective in their recruiting methods by making a personal appeal to each and everyone they contact to join. Continuous announcements to solicit support are sent through newsletters, websites, emails and notices. The communication clearly identifies the need of the organization in a positive and enthusiastic manner. After a while, participating becomes contagious.