MEI provides management for a wide variety of association
publications. These include newsletters; magazines; annual and statistical
reports; buyers guides; membership directories; membership or other promotional
brochures; and informational books, pamphlets and monographs.
Editorial Content: MEI
will work with designees of the association to determine editorial calendar,
and editorial focus and content.
will handle advertising sales, including development of advertising policies,
development of a potential advertisers list for targeted sales efforts,
solicitation of advertisements, and collection of advertising revenues.
Writing and Editing: MEI
will write and edit a publications text in one (or a combination) of three
ways: download articles and news reports for editing based on environmental
scanning; download for editing articles and stories written by association
members and freelance writers; write and edit original material.
For any of the three ways MEI will copy-edit, spell-check
and format the text for typesetting and production.
Graphic Design: MEI
uses ancillary service vendors for publication design.
Printing: MEI uses
a variety of printing vendors both quick printers and full-fledged printing
houses depending on the item being published, the
quality needed, and the budget available for its publication.
will handle distribution of publications, including preparation of mailing
labels, distribution of order forms, and actual mailing and order fulfillment.
MEI may manage, write, and coordinate the publishing required or specified
by an association, publications are the property of the association, and
only the association will have the right to obtain copyright protection.
MEI will exercise this right on the associations behalf, and will exercise
its best efforts to preserve and protect the copyright once obtained.