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Digital Media Training Workshop to be held during convention

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The annual Digital Media Training Workshop has been modified for the 2019 national convention to address the growing needs of 21st century American Legion Family communicators. Volunteers who handle public relations or communications programs at their post or district level are encouraged to attend part of all of the workshop.

The workshop will be held Monday, Aug. 26, in the Indiana Convention Center, Room 125, Level 1. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a break for lunch. Past National American Legion Press Association President Mark Sutton will host the workshop.

Topics will include:

• Start with why

• Step one: Digital asset inventory

• Writing matters

• What makes good content?

• Doing social media right

• 13 reasons to use Google

• Three choices for building web pages

• Sending emails and e-newsletters

• Sharing newsletters with

• Questions and answer

Interested participants can register for the workshop here.

For those unable to attend, videos of the workshop will be published afterward on the NALPA web page at

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