Here is the form: www.afge.org/webplanning. Once we receive this from you the next step will be to get your local web editors trained (when we start training users in the next few months). Domains will be purchased by AFGE and charged to your local, council or district at a cost of $14 a year.
Setting up a Facebook page if you don't have one already is a good way to connect with AFGE members at your until the website is ready. When the website is ready you can send posts on Facebook telling people to check out a particular article or page on your website.
Here is a how to video for setting up a Facebook page for your local, council or district: http://screencast.com/t/QxCkVRNaLN.
If you’d like to set up an email newsletter, we recommend using MailChimp—a simple newsletter platform that is free for up to 2,000 email addresses. Training on email newsletters is available through the communications department. Call 202-639-6419 to set up a training.
If you’d like to create a print newsletter for your local, you can find a sample layout here. The communications team at the AFGE National office is available to help you create a personalized graphic for your local.
If you're curious about setting up email for it can be done through the domain name and Office 365. More information can be found below:
Essentials doesn't have Office licensing and costs less (around $6 per user per month)
Premium has Office licensing and costs more (around $16 per user per month)
For all other questions email: email@example.com