Re: Best Places to Advertise for New Members
From: Fred H Olson (
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 05:30:12 -0800 (PST)
Martha <wordbiz [at]>
is the author of the message below.  It was posted by
Fred, the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at]>
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> Thanks, Craig, Barb, and others who responded to my request for
> advertising ideas. Just to clarify for those who took time to
> respond, we began forming with local people only, but now that
> construction is under way, and with the economy as it is, we want
> to reach beyond the local area. We've focused attention on our
> website (now in the midst of an update/redesign), and have in the
> last year also placed ads on the cohousing website( the Cohousing
> Marketplace), in the national UU magazine and  currently have an ad
> on a blog targeted to environmentally minded families. We've had a
> number of stories about us in local media and on local blogs. And
> yet some people just hear of us through word of mouth.

Thanks to everyone for their suggestions. Our group would welcome
more thoughts and suggestions!

Martha Wagner
Daybreak Cohousing
Portland, Oregon

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