Presentation on theme: "NZ and Pacific Islands Editorial Office PDG Beryl and Colin Robinson Here to help, so please ask - only a phone call or email away… Contact details on."— Presentation transcript:
NZ and Pacific Islands Editorial Office PDG Beryl and Colin Robinson Here to help, so please ask - only a phone call or email away… Contact details on page 4 of every RDU
RDU is much more than just a magazine! Resource for every Rotary activity Public image building resource Membership recruitment and development resource Training resource at club, district and national levels Source of new project and fundraising ideas Information on Rotary’s international events Supplier of all your Rotary emblem merchandise needs Sought after speakers at clubs, district trainings and conferences …
Submitting RDU Articles + Photos + Videos New or very successful ongoing projects or events How to get published handout Up to 300 words (in Word format) Attach photos (300+ KB) with captions Can attach video clip (max 3 mins) Email to firstname.lastname@example.org Publication is at Editor’s email@example.com
Photos Close up, action oriented Show the sweat, not the cheque!
Every time you write an article and take a photo, send them to: Magazine Club bulletin District newsletter Club website Local papers Sponsors’ newsletters Beneficiaries’ newsletters Club’s Facebook YouTube and more … So plan to do this for every significant project or event!
Every time you take a video, use it for: On-line magazine Club’s website Facebook YouTube and more … So plan to do this for every significant project or event!
Magazine Subscriptions Clubs invoiced twice a year and advise when members join or resign Email firstname.lastname@example.org@rotarydownunder.com.au Postal address for subscription payments to RDU Paramatta is: RDU, PO Box 91 772, Wellesley Street West, Auckland 1142, NZ (not RDU NZ and PI Editorial office) Gift subscriptions
Continual Improvement … RDU Readership survey every 3 years Informal club surveys every year Your feedback is always welcome RDU website www.rotarydownunder.org includes many new features and services: Innovative “Turn the Page” technology Rotary videos Current regional news New Zealand & Pacific Islands’ specific information is at www.rdu.rotarysouthpacific.org www.rotarydownunder.org www.rdu.rotarysouthpacific.org
Monthly RDU Newsletters Quick reference to articles and photos from NZ and Pacific Islands New developments especially those helping clubs attain PR and membership Tips to help club PR and motivate your members
www.rdu.rotarysouthpacific.org www.rdu.rotarysouthpacific.org Useful Down Loads are practical and informative Club Public Image Checklist – the essentials and other public image ideas Informational features from RI and RDU on topics that support your projects Advertising opportunities – including larger projects RDU Newsletters Suggestions for additional material welcome …
Use RDU magazines that members have finished with to publicise your club and Rotary to: Guest speakers And the public via: Cafes Libraries Waiting rooms At events Rotary Alumni
Rotary Merchandise Club Changeovers … please order now Club public image activities Awards and recognitions New member kits etc Online catalogue Phone 0800 738 695 Email email@example.com@rotarydownunder.com.au
NZ RDU Promotion Committee District 9970 Representative Rex Morris Rotary Club of Nelson Email= firstname.lastname@example.org Invite him to speak at your club on (especially Magazine Month in April)