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 FALL 2008
• Meet Our Clients: Nourishing Sales Success. Think it’s difficult to keep your products in front of customers on a regular basis? Cyvex Nutrition has found a simple solution: send an eNewsletter.
• Why Outsource? When it comes to producing a newsletter, many companies wonder if they can afford to outsource. But can you afford not to outsource?
• Got Content? How do you create a successful, well-read newsletter?
• Where Do Fonts Come From?

SPRING 2008
• Investing in Print AND E-Mail Newsletters: Recognizing the benefits of doing both
• The Great Debate - Print vs E-Mail: Which is right for you?
• Stepping Out for a Cause: Supporting our clients' community efforts

WINTER 2008
• Meet Our Clients: Reaching out 'Over The Rainbow' with Pediatric Cancer Research
• This Just In: Grapevine is now WBENC Certified!
• Steps To Success: Make 2008 the year you create a better newsletter

SUMMER 2007
• Meet Our Clients: Learn how AT&T connected with Grapevine.
• Coming Together: Client Gelson's Markets celebrates 18 years of successful newsletters and the editors that make it happen.
• Best Practices - Fueling Up with Story Ideas: As editor, you’re the “driver” of your company newsletter. But just as a car needs gas to run, your newsletter needs its own “fuel” — a steady stream of ideas. Learn more on how to get your own newsletter "on the road" to success.
• At Your Service: Looking for a fun article for your fall company newsletter? Here’s one your readers will enjoy: Why Do Leaves Change Color?

SPRING 2007
• Meet Our Clients: Meet HMAA and learn how distance doesn't matter when it comes to working with Grapevine.
• Do You Need It 'Write Now?': Need a press release, brochure or other written communication? Let Grapevine's Editorial Team help you "write now."
• Design 101 - Using Background Photos: Text and photos don’t always have to stand apart. Learn a great way to make a bigger visual impact.
• At Your Service: At Grapevine, our whole job is to make your job easier. Need an article to share with your readers? Here’s one to enjoy—and feel free to reprint it in your newsletter: Doing vs. Trying.

SPRING 2006
• Newsletter makeover: Stock Building Supply
• How we do it: The secret to our design
• Fun Fact: Daylight Savings Time

FALL/WINTER 2005
• Covering your company event
• Pointers for taking pictures for print
• Headache-free holiday tips

SUMMER 2005
• One industry–two organizations–two different newsletters
• How do you interview someone for a newsletter? Some good basic information
• Why you should have a newsletter

SPRING 2005
• Create your own Better Newsletter (Update 2006: Thanks to your enthusiastic response our "Better Newsletter" CD-Rom is sold out!)
• Maid-Pro “cleans up” with Grapevine
• Zen and the art of creating a newsletter
• Organizing tips for your newsletter

NEW YEAR 2005
• As our 15th year in business ends, Grapevine honors its clients
• Long-time Grapevine client, Stock Building Supply, teams up with the television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”
• Grapevine tailors its services to your needs
• Grapevine’s law of editing
• Your full service option–Grapevine’s promise to its clients

FALL 2004
• Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County gets a little help from Grapevine
• Help your company do right thing. Discover honorable charities looking for your involvement
• Grapevine offers editing services and the creation of customized surveys in addition to our proven newsletter production services
• Surveys–an excellent way to gain feedback about your company and services
• Your ideas at work

SPRING 2004
• Grapevine Communications debuts its newly redesigned Web site
• What Grapevine’s clients are saying about our services
• Have a potential client referral? Check out Grapevine’s incentive program
• Grapevine Communications adds editing and technical writing to its list of services

WINTER 2004
• Recipe For Success - IHOP newsletter gets a brand new look
• Grapevine’s promise to you, the busy newsletter editor
• Basic principles of editing
• For your next newsletter, why not include an inspiring quote? Here are some examples

SPRING 2003
• In-N-Out Burger and Grapevine Communications–over ten years of teamwork
• Tips to help you become an effective editor
• Your full service option–Grapevine’s commitments to its clients

SPRING 2002
• Grapevine helps Krout & Scheider keep their mission in the forefront of their customer’s minds
• Ideas on where to find articles within your company.
• Points to remember when developing a newsletter
• Spring cleaning your desk and mind.

FALL 2001
• Grapevine Communications launches its online newsletter
• We remember: Clients share thoughts on the tragic events of 9/11
• Online newsletters seem all the rage–but is your company prepared?
• Better Newsletter Creator–the productivity tool for busy newsletter editors. (Update 2006: Thanks to your enthusiastic response we are sold out!)
• Find out “everything you ever wanted to know” about newsletters and Grapevine Communications at our Web site