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November 29, 2011

Why do Alumni Need a Private Social Network?

Each time I talk to an Alumni Association for Colleges, High Schools or a department in a University, they tell me that they have a Facebook page or a LinkedIn Group for their network and that suffices for them.  A group on LinkedIn or a Facebook page is enough for a superficial presence and for Alumni Association to simply check mark “availability of a social network” for their alumni. Here are the top reasons to have a private web page for your Alumni: Create a virtual community who can create specific groups for themselves while reaching out to the larger community Provide direct connections for alumni to employers and businesses Provide enlisted communities  that would help alumni to get back in touch with each other Promote  business connections and interactions amongst the alumni Most important of all, alumni associations can easily collect membership dues online and organize fund raising events. Alumni can […]
October 21, 2011

Niche Social Networks for Membership Organizations

Localarq builds private niche networks for any membership based organizations. For example, Alumni of various B-Schools, Professional Services organizations in any discipline are geographically dispersed and usually have at the most a website and nothing more. Localarq provides websites out of the box for enabling all of this through a website for your local PTA, professional org or any org. We can also host it on your own domain if needed. We can insert it into your existing website with the same L&F so you do not compromise on your branding. Build a niche network for your organization Interact with members in geographically different locations easily Online Fund Raising from your members and families Groups, Collaboration, chat A private secure place on the internet Personalized and group calendar Eliminate paper Organize and share Documents/forms online