Stone Cleaning at Friends House While looking for photos of the banners at Friends House, I was struck by the difference between the 2003 photo (above) and the 2015 photo (below). Hard to believe they are of the same building. Isn’t it nice to realise that the money we spent on cleaning the stone work
Advice and tips on how to market your building, as a venue to the local and wider community.
This post is part of the Quaker Alphabet Project – click here for more information. U is for Unique Selling Point It is unlikely that your building is the only venue in your area. I remember having a discussion with the warden at Bridport who commented that their small village had a plethora of places
This is part of the Quaker Alphabet Project – click here for more information. W is for Woodbrooke I should start this with an acknowledgement that Woodbrooke is one of my favourite places – I have been lucky enough to learn and teach there. Life Artistry, the spiritual scrapbooking course I developed, has been taught there
This is part of the Quaker Alphabet Project – click here for more information. N is for Noticeboards Noticeboards, such as the one above are fairly standard outside most meeting houses. Usually they consist of space for Quaker posters plus information about the Meeting as a worshipping community. However, there are likely to be other
So you’ve read my previous post and either been busy ensuring you’ve met all the recommendations or you might be thinking, ‘yep knew all those!’ What other tips can I suggest? Well, hanging huge banners outside your building is one that Friends House did last summer… However, much of what is next will be very
When was the last time you looked critically, as a newcomer might, at the front of your Meeting House? Does it look inviting? Welcoming? Or a bit run down? Even somewhere you might be concerned about your personal safety? Have you ever tried to find out about your local meeting without knowing anything about it?
All businesses, if they are to thrive, need some form of marketing. All Quaker meetings, if they are to thrive, need some form of Outreach. Are they the same thing? What can you do to encourage Outreach? What can you do to encourage marketing? Why might you hesitate before doing anything? The word marketing can