Talk us up!

As most of you know, The Mommies Network is a nonprofit organization and we’ve always relied on grassroots efforts to promote our organization and our chapters to moms. With a limited budget, paid advertising is not feasible… and it’s important to us to keep our costs down and focused on things that benefit our members. Therefore, we teach our chapters a bunch of ways to promote their chapter for free. Fortunately, with the internet and social media, this isn’t too hard to do – there are a billon different places these days to share about our network online. The problem isn’t opportunities – we have them in plenty!

What we need are more promoters! We need members who love their chapter to share it with other moms. Whether this is sharing about your chapter on your own social media networks or GASP! Approaching that mom in the Target check-out line in front of you with a personal invitation to join the chapter, our members can make a real difference in our promotional efforts simply by sharing your chapter with one new mom a week.

A few years ago, I came up with an idea of how to turn our little network into a million mom organization. And I can’t think of a better time to get that started – but we need YOUR help!

Right now, we have just over 20,000 active members in our network. Let’s look for a minute at what could happen if each of our members invited just *one* new mom each week to the network:

Week

Current Members

New Invites

New Member Total

1

21,474

21,474

42,949

2

42,949

42,949

85,900

3

85,900

85,900

171,803

4

171,803

171,803

343,610

5

343,610

343,610

687,225

6

687,225

687,225

1,374,456

 

Wait, what? Is that right?

Yup – in just SIX weeks we could be at well over one million members, with just two minutes a week from each of our members!

See how powerful your spark is?

Do you know a new mom who is needing some support? Or perhaps a mom who recently moved to your neighborhood, who could use a new group of friends? Take a moment this week to invite someone new to your chapter – whether individually (that mom with three kids in line in front of you *really* could use a break!) or simply by posting an invite on your Facebook, Twitter or other social media account. We have flyers available for you to print out and share – feel free to post them where you know moms will be and let your community know about the great resource your chapter is for moms!

Be a SPARK this week:

  • Invite a mom to your chapter
  • Post a link to your chapter website on your Facebook or other social media
  • Post a flyer or business card at a place you know moms congregate

Until next time,
Heather