AWUGU Summary

Apple World User Group University is a monthly online gathering of Apple User Groups (AUG) leaders. Sessions cover such topics as “Marketing Your User Group” and “How to Get Young People in Your Group”, which are important discussions today. Participants can make new friends, bone up technical expertise, find solutions to related problems, and exchange information on how to improve AUG services.

AWUGU: Vendor Meeting Report

Our third Apple World User Group University online gathering of Apple user group leaders was held at 8:00pm CST, on June 15, 2020, via Zoom. We had 28 participants who joined for the topic of “Vendor Offers and Presentations”. The 93-minute video can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/4Xmq9fEO24o (unlisted YouTube).

This session opened with my welcome, Zoom instructions, and a 10-minute presentation about “Vendor Offers” where I presented the most recent Apple User Group Bulletin and website illustrations about current and ongoing offers (https://appleusergroupresources.com). There were several questions about how to find and improve vendor response to discount requests.

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AWUGU: Second Meeting Report

Our second Apple World User Group University online gathering of Apple user group leaders was held at 8:00pm CST, on May 18, 2020, via the Zoom Meeting app. We had 30 participants who joined for the topic of “How to Get New Younger Members and Retain Existing Members”. The two-hour video can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/OT2ljcetzTM (unlisted YouTube).

This session opened with our welcome, Zoom instructions, and a 10-minute presentation about “Attracting Youth” originally presented by Sarah Friedlander Garcia at a 2004 UGU session in San Francisco. This PDF file was sent to AWUGU registrants and is available upon request.

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Apple World User Group University: First Meeting Report

by Tom Piper, AWUGU Coordinator

Our kickoff AWUGU online gathering of Apple user group leaders was held at 8:00pm CST, on April 20, 2020, via the Cisco Webex Meeting app. We had 25 participants who joined for the topic of “Online User Group Meetings”. The full hour and a half video can be viewed at: https://uguonline.my.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/uguonline.my/recording/playback/20ac887171cd406983cf3ad6407341c3 (get  password from AUGAB Bulletin or AUG-D). (more…)