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Hello Chapter Members! 

This year we are looking to grow our social media footprint and we could use your help! 

Besides having current members like, follow, and share our pages, the best way to gain a greater audience is to post new, original, content. 

We thought, what better way to generate content than by having a little contest? Plus, we know our group has a ton of knowledge that can be shared amongst each other and with the community. 

Submitting a blog post will allow us to show off the knowledge of our members, and give you an opportunity to be a contributor on kipmi.org. We will also post your blog article on each of our social media platforms

See below for rules: 

Content

  • Blog entries should be based on Project Management subjects, be original, and appropriate for our website and social media.
  • Example topics
    • Controlling Scope Creep
    • Managing Offshore/Remote teams
    • Risk Management
    • Working with QA
  • Words: Minimum 500 words – Max 2000
  • Authors will be given credit for he article. 

Submissions

  • Send all submissions to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Max number of blogs per month is 10.
    • Any additional blog entries over 10 will be posted the next month.
  • Submitted blogs will be posted the following 1st week of the month on FB, LinkedIN, Twitter, and kipmi.org articles section.
    • Exp.. If a blog is submitted on the 3rd of February, it will be posted the 1st week of March.

Editing

  • Blogs may be edited for consistency and formatting, by the KIPMI Communications VP.

Posting

  • Blogs will be posted on the first business day of the new month and engagement counts will be totaled at the end of the month.

Scoring

  • Blogs will be graded as follows:
    • Total Number of Facebook and Twitter Engagements for the month.
      • Facebook Engagements
        • Reactions, Comments, Shares, post clicks.
      • Twitter Engagements
        • Retweets, replies, follows, likes, links, clicks.

Monthly Prizes

  • The best Blog of the month based on social media engagements will receive a prize the following month.
    • Exp.. Blogs posted first week of March will be evaluated and the prize will be handed out in April’s luncheon.

Annual Prizes 

  • A year end prize will be given to a randomly chosen monthly winner.
    • The winner for each month’s name will be placed in a hat and randomly chosen during our final meeting or holiday party.
  • All blog submitters who did not win a monthly or yearly prize will be placed in a separate drawing for a year end prize.

 

Featured Articles

  • W.I.I.F.M

    W.I.I.F.M. That’s right, I said it. WIIFM! This acronym is commonly used in many business areas and it can be especially helpful for project managers. But what does it mean? W.I.I.F.M stands for “what’s in it for me?” and if you consider this acronym when forming new project teams, it can help to build buy in amongst team members to complete the project goal. When starting a new project, I typically take some time to consider the WIIFM for my project team members. Why should this group of people come together to complete this goal? What will they get out of it in the end? Will they learn a new skill-set? Will it help create a more efficient work process? Will it help them meet their sales goal? Figuring out the WIIFM of a project for the team members and peppering in reminders throughout the project could likely keep your team members more engaged and want to work together to resolve any issues and complete that single goal. “Do you use WIIFM? If not, I suggest you give it a try on...

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  • Have You Noticed?

    Have You Noticed??!?!?   We are responding to your requests for more PM-focused topics, and a greater variety of speakers for our events. We're investing your membership dollars this year to do just that, as you can see in our lineup for 2019. How do you get a return on that investment? By attending our events – and spreading the word so others can benefit too!!! So come on out and take advantage of this opportunity to hear professional speakers, interesting job-related topics, and gain useful skills, tips and tricks to use in your own professional development!! We also look for our chapter to grow as we entice new members with the added value to our offerings. Want this new format to continue?? Attend our events! Invite friends and colleagues to attend and to join our chapter! Let’s build the momentum together and see how far we can go/grow in 2019!!!  - Your KIPMI Board

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Chapter Membership Stats:

Total Members 862
New members this year 73
PMP® Members 628
CAPM® Members 12
PgMP® Members 3
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 13
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 1
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