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A Catalog of Recent (ish) Communications:

  • April 2022:Picture This: Creative New England
    • In this issue:
      • Soft Launch Reminder
      • How to Add Media to Your Profile
      • Fresh Spotlight Six: Stellar CreativeGround Profiles you should see!
      • April Events & Office Hours
      • Resources & Opportunities
  • March 2022: 3..2..1... (Soft) ReLaunch!
    • In this issue:
      • Welcome to the upgraded CreativeGround platform!
      • What is a Soft Launch?
      • Getting (re)Started
      • What's New
      • March Events & Office Hours
  • February 2022: Just Checking In: Happy New Year
    • In this issue:
      • Happy New Year - CreativeGround 2.0 will be launched soon in 2022!
      • The team is still here, working diligently - reach out for support
      • Things to know about the Soft Launch of CreativeGround 2.0
      • The Power, Peril, and Promise of the Creative Economy: The House's Small Business Committee had its first ever hearing on the creative economy
  • November 2021: Change is Coming to CreativeGround
    • In this issue:
      • CreativeGround 2.0 will have a Soft Launch period
        • Keep your profile up to date for a smoother transition to the new site
      • CreativeGround is on Instagram: @creativeground.nefa
      • Timely opportunities and resources
  • June 2021: Summer is Calling (and Last Calls)
    • In this issue:
      • Welcome Natalya! She joins the CreativeGround team as Program Administrator, Creative Economy at NEFA.
      • Final Call to sign up to be a Beta Tester
      • Final Call before the new site is launched to submit interest in being Featured on CreativeGround
      • Make your profile robust as possible for higher visibility in Search results
      • New Work New England neighbors on CreativeGround
  • May 2021: Spring Newsletter
    • In this issue:
      • Preview some visuals from upgraded CreativeGround website to be launched in 2021
      • Opportunities to deepen your involvement in the CreativeGround community 
      • CreativeGround profile highlights
      • Tech Tip: Update your profile to better show up in search results
      • Creative Economy 101: "Real Time" vs "Longitudinal" Measures of Creative Economy
  • April 2021: April Showers and Self Care Flowers
    • In this issue:
      • Self Care Resources
      • Tech Tip: Share your self care practices
      • New Featured Profiles
      • Deepen your involvement with CreativeGround as we launch our upgraded site in 2021
  • March 2021: Winter 2021 Newsletter
    • In this issue:
      • Happy 7 years to CreativeGround
      • Getting grounded by connecting with your creative community
      • Creative Economy 101: Creative Core and Creative Related Entities
  • December 2020: Using CreativeGround in the Gift-Giving Season
    • In this issue:
      • Make your profile giving season ready
      • Promoting the directory for shopping, tickets, and donations
      • Deepen your involvement with CreativeGround as we launch our upgraded site in 2021
  • October/November 2020: Autumn 2020 Newsletter
    • In this issue:
      • Dig Deeper: Calls to Action for more involvement in CreativeGround as the site is upgraded
      • Tech Tip: Deciding to have more than one profile on CreativeGround (or not!)
      • Creative Economy 101: Legal Status
      • New Featured Profiles!
      • Shopping the Arts this Holiday Season by linking up with Artists Sunday
  • September 2020: Community: It's About People
    • In this issue:
      • New Opportunity: Community Cultivators
      • Welcome new CreativeGround Team Member, Jess Muise!
  • August 2020: Summer 2020 Newsletter
    • In this issue:
      • Site upgrade updates
      • On the CreativeGround with: New England creatives share how they are experiencing the shifting ground of the pandemic and anti-racist social justice movement
      • Let's Talk About You: Writing Your Description of Work and Background
      • Creative Economy 101: Permaculture
      • Your Data Matters: 2020 Census
  • July 2020: Raising Creative New England Voices: Diving Beneath the Surface eblast
    • In this issue:
      • New featured profiles
      • Site upgrade updates
      • Is the "Creative Activism" activity/service right for your profile? 
      • Think pieces on the future of the sector
  • June 2020: Spring 2020 Newsletter
    • In this issue:
      • Sharing resources for and reflections from the sector in light of COVID-19
      • Celebrating Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month
      • Keeping connected: Maintaining your I Have Worked With connections 
      • Creative Economy 101: Selecting the Institution/Business type for your profile
      • Resources and Opportunities: Regional and National
      • Anti-Racism Resources
  • March 2020: A Date with Data: Creative Community in the Age of COVID-19 eblast
    • In this issue:
      • The importance of the accuracy of your data
      • Why you might consider sharing your artist data with the 2020 Census
      • Soliciting interest from potential local data partners for CreativeGround
  • February 2020: Anniversary Winter Newsletter
    • In this issue:
      • Announcing funding to upgrade CreativeGround
      • Celebrate six years of CreativeGround with fun data snacks
      • Creative Economy 101: Sources for Creative Economy Data
      • New Featured Profiles
      • We're hiring
      • Adding alt text to the images on your CreativeGround profile
      • Resources and Opportunities: Regional and National

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