Thursday, May 26, 2011

Research Catalog: APRA MidSouth Presents an Exciting New Resource for Members

APRA MidSouth is pleased to announce the latest benefit for its members, an extensive resource catalog containing insight on over 80 fantastic free internet resources to aid and assist prospect researchers and development offices.

A prospect researchers dream come true, this meticulous catalog covers everything from corporations and stock holdings to real estate information and philanthropic giving histories.  This guide was compiled by a series of seasoned researchers and is a wonderful compliment to any shop or individual seeking to expand their research capacity without engaging in various subscription fees or to simply enhance their online resource pool.  In essence, it's making the most of your budget and the pantheon of content that is offered by the world wide web.  Here's a sample of what this catalog contains:

This is a mere sample of the actual catalog and one of the many perspectives and resources that can be gained by joining APRA MidSouth. 

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

APRA MidSouth Benefits

As a member, have you ever been asked what benefits you would like APRA MidSouth to provide? 

If your answer to this question is “no”, then please continue reading.  In the past APRA MidSouth has provided many benefits to membership such as: free webinar viewings, panel discussions, survey results, resource templates, last year’s conference, and so on.  This association is all about the membership and the board is willing to listen to your ideas.  We want this association to grow and be used as a resource for any advancement research professional in the region. 

APRA MidSouth welcomes any and all ideas!  Please feel free to share in the comments section of this blog.

Monday, May 23, 2011

APRA MidSouth Blog Launch

Welcome to the APRA MidSouth blog.

As the leading association for advancement research professionals in Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee, APRA MidSouth is pleased to launch our new blog format.  This platform aims to provide our membership, prospective members, and interested researchers with an easily accessible forum to keep current on APRA MidSouth events, research trends, and to share ideas, best practices, and expand our professional networks. 

APRA MidSouth hopes to host and support a variety of networking, learning, and professional development events throughout the region.  The calendar on this blog will always have the most current information. 

This blog will be updated on regular basis, host discussion threads for ongoing research topics, and provide a forum for APRA MidSouth to continuously improve and grow.  Following APRA MidSouth has never been easier, as we have enabled this blog to support RSS feeds.  We will also be updating our free resources link tab to provide researchers with the necessary resources to maximize their efficacy.

As we continue to expand and evolve, your input and feedback has never been more important.  Please feel free to share your thoughts, ideas, and perspective in the discussion threads following each post. 

APRA MidSouth is here for you; should you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to contact any of the APRA MidSouth board members listed to your right.

Enjoy, and ready, set, RESEARCH!

DISCLAIMER:  APRA MidSouth reserves the right to moderate and edit comments and content on this blog as it deems necessary.