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Community Circle (2014)

APH 2014 Annual Conference:  Believe It . . . Achieve It!

Friday, October 24
1:45 — 6:00 pm

Speed Coaching for Personal History Entrepreneurs

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm
Debbie Brodsky as speed coach in 2013.
Francie King as speed coach
for writing and editing.

APH member Rhonda Kalkwarf will facilitate this event. Don't miss this opportunity to seek advice from some of our association's most successful personal and family historians. To participate, sign up early at the APH Store for a free one-on-one, ten-minute, speed coaching session with a specialist in your area of interest, including such topics as Marketing, Interviewing Techniques, Publishing, Video, Audio, Operating a Small Business, Teaching Personal History Workshops, Ethical Wills, Websites, and much more. We are grateful for our veteran members who volunteer their time and expertise to participate in this popular program.

Thanks to JJ Idarius for both of these photos.

Please contact Rhonda Kalkwarf if you are interested in being a coach this year. If you can help facilitate this event, please add your name to the Help list when you register for the conference.

Vendor Expo

2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Vendor table at the APH 2013 Annual Conference
Photo credit: JJ Idarius

Come explore new technologies and talk with service and product providers who can help you improve or even expand your business. Members will have a chance to look at equipment, explore online solutions, and talk to potential subcontractors with a variety of skills.

See the Advertisers, Vendors & Sponsors page for details about participating as a vendor.






Print Show & Tell

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sue Hessel talks about the book
Squirrel is Alive
Photo credit: Brina Bolanz
Photo credit: Mary Danielsen

APH member Mary Beth Lagerborg will facilitate this session, which affords attendees a great chance to meet with members working in print or other non-video media. Everyone is invited to show samples and give a brief presentation of the scope of their project, how the work was produced, and how pricing was calculated. Tables will be provided to display members' products during this event. Please sign up early for the limited number of slots available.

Email Mary Beth Lagerborg to let her know you're interested in making a brief presentation about your work.


Marketing Show & Tell

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dhyan Atkinson sharing some tips about
marketing your business in 2012.
Photo credit: Brina Bolanz
This popular event allows attendees the opportunity to share marketing successes and failures. APH member Dhyan Atkinson will facilitate this session, where various personal historians will present brief case studies, including samples, of a marketing program they initiated. Anyone wishing to present a case study should email Dhyan Atkinson before October 1. Each participant will be provided with guidelines and a list of suggested components for a brief case-study presentation. Please sign up early for the limited number of slots available.