Ask Us Hour

A live 15-minute presentation on current topics with an open forum where you can ask questions and collaborate with people all over the nation; to improve your outreach and marketing programs.

There are no sales pitches, no profiles to complete, no agendas, no passwords to remember.


If you are seeking answers to any questions outreach related, such as:

• Recommendations of best ways to reach a target audience?
• Feedback on a brochure you created and want to improve?
• Most efficient ways to allocate budget dollars for outreach?
• How to create a marketing plan?
• Ways to measure a particular outreach piece?
• Stuck with copy for a paragraph and want guidance?
• Determining which headline is most effective?
• Looking to hear what others are doing on a topic?

How It Works:

1. Visit www.join.me and click "Join Meeting"
2. Enter the Code "Goldstreet"
3. In "Audio Settings" (phone icon), choose to listen through your computer or phone.

Ask Us Hour Upcoming Schedule

Wednesday, January 22nd
Ross Valley is Seeing the Benefits of Their Public Outreach
Speaker: Shayne McCarl

Tuesday, March 24th
Utilizing Paid Advertising to Improve Video Viewership
Speaker: John Gross

Wednesday, May 13th
Improving Your Public Outreach Through Your Website
Speaker: Jake Sheafer

Wednesday, July 21
Brand Positioning in Public Outreach
Speaker: TBD

Wednesday, September 16th
Comparing Public Outreach Budgets Among Your Peers
Speaker: Shayne McCarl

Tuesday, November 10th
5 Ways to Modernize Your Public Outreach
Speaker: Shayne McCarl

Past Presentations

      December 5th, 2018: Evaluating Your Outreach Effectiveness with Kaitlin Phelps

      September 19th, 2018: Get Management Buy-in to Increase Your Communications Budget

      July 25th, 2018: Making Videos on a Shoestring Budget

      May 23rd, 2018: Communicating to Millennials

      March 21st, 2018: Top 5 Creative Design Trends Impacting Public Outreach

      January 24th, 2018: Creating Engaging Social Media Posts

      December 13th, 2017: Common Mistakes in Utility Outreach

      November 17th, 2017: Tips for a Simple Communications Plan