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What Social Media Tools are you Using?

I have been thinking a lot lately about how my social media pie is being divided, and how it shapes up compared to those of others. Compared to two or three years ago, I spend less and less time now with Facebook and more with Twitter and Instagram, but I know one of the most-used platforms among AAMA members is LinkedIn. I also know that, as a millennial, my social media diet varies from that of, say, my dad, who primarily checks Facebook and has...

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Use Social Media to Promote Tips, Best Practices During Window Safety Week

Happy spring! This change of seasons means it’s almost time for warm weather and open windows letting in fresh air. It also means it’s time to brush up on some window safety tips, since open windows can be dangerous for young children who are not properly supervised. The Window Safety Task Force, of which AAMA is a member, has put together tons of tips and resources for Window Safety Week, the first full week of April each year, and companies can easily follow along and...

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Window Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

I think we can all agree that windows are pretty great! Some of you have devoted your life to not only making windows but constantly improving their functionality. With all that work you’ve put in, it’s in your best interest to foster and ensure only the most positive customer interactions with your products. Letting your customers know the best ways to use your products not only protects your reputation, it keeps families safe.As the days get longer and warmer, many homeowners will open their windows,...

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New Year to Bring New Look for AAMA e-News

It’s a new year, and the perfect time for AAMA to begin rolling out some new, updated looks for its publications, like the monthly-released AAMA e-News. You’ll see a new layout for this popular digest soon, timed with the release of the brand-new AAMA website. Those attending the AAMA 80th Annual Conference next month will get a sneak peek at the website’s new look, but for now, here’s what you can expect for the updated AAMA e-News.<br/> As mentioned in a recent AAMA article, the revamped...

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Meet Instagram's Timeline Algorithm, Instagram Stories

You may have noticed some changes to Instagram in recent weeks. For starters, lately, Instagram hasn&rsquo;t been so instant. And then this week, the arrival of Instagram Stories had Snapchat users doing a double-take. Let&rsquo;s go over these developments and what they can mean for you and your company. <br/> First off: The new algorithm has made some small businesses unhappy. With the old way Instagram showed photos to users, the most recent photos were at the top of anyone&rsquo;s feed. Now, Instagram tries to gauge which...

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Let AAMA Get You Going on Social Media

Most business owners are aware that social media is an important step in growing their business and getting more customers, but not all of them are sure of just how to go about it. But did you know AAMA offers one-on-one social media strategy services and consulting? It&rsquo;s another member benefit, so take advantage of it whenever you want. Step by step, I can sit down with you and help you make a plan for getting the most out of social media for you and...

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Industry News Accounts You Should Be Following on Twitter

Part of my job as AAMA&rsquo;s Communications Coordinator is to monitor a range of industry news sites for information that may be of interest to our members. Lucky for me, most of those sites have excellent, frequently updated Twitter accounts, too. I follow several industry news accounts on Twitter so I can scan AAMA&rsquo;s Twitter feed with ease to see what&rsquo;s new. <br/> Here are five residentially-focused industry news Twitter accounts I love, and five commercially-geared ones. If you&rsquo;re interested in keeping up to date, I recommend...

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Why AAMA Conferences Matter

It&rsquo;s almost time for the Summer Conference, and everyone at AAMA HQ is gearing up. In-person meetings and events are our chance to show members how we&rsquo;ve been serving them since we last saw them, and they&rsquo;re an opportunity for us to get feedback about what our members are most interested in. Will you join us in Seattle at the end of this month? <br/> Of course, the purpose of AAMA conferences is to further serve our members. They do this by allowing members to come together...

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