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Extra! Extra!. A Guide for Developing a Site Newsletter. Danielle Gieger Denver Rescue Mission The Crossing June 2010. News @ The Crossing Youth Department. Why a newsletter? Needs Communication. “We ain’t one-at-a-timin’ here. We’re MASS communicatin’!” - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Extra! Extra!A Guide for Developing a Site Newsletter

    Danielle GiegerDenver Rescue MissionThe CrossingJune 2010

  • News @ The Crossing Youth DepartmentWhy a newsletter?NeedsCommunication

    We aint one-at-a-timin here. Were MASS communicatin!Pappy ODaniel, Oh Brother Where Art Thou!

  • FormatMicrosoft PublisherMany newsletter templatesSimplicity of the programChoosing a formatEditing the format

  • StoriesRelevanceWho is reading the newsletter?Current EventsCalendars, events, new policiesWell WrittenProofread!

  • PlanningEstablishing a Time FrameWeekly? Monthly? The DBYC News1st of the Month: Publish, print, and distributeWeek 1: Brainstorm, researchWeek 2: Decide and develop storiesWeek 3: Write/edit storiesWeek 4: Final touches: proofread, pictures, style

  • Final TouchesProofreadingSpell check, grammar checkFresh eyesPicturesPhoto-Media ReleaseRelevanceStyleFonts, color, size, borders, background, and design

  • ResourcesLocal Area EventsFree days, cheap daysCommunity ResourcesRec Centers, School Info, Neighborhood AssociationsInternet ResourcesParents and Kids