We Are Stronger Together - #TAAStrong

With TAA, you've met collaborators, improved your writing, negotiated a better contract or boosted your productivity. Invite your colleagues to strengthen their writing and publishing skills too by joining TAA's community of textbook and academic authors. Each new member strengthens the community experience by expanding its breadth of knowledge and creating more opportunities for networking and collaboration. Help us to be stronger together!

Here are some easy ways to share the value of TAA membership with your colleagues:

Membership Discounts

Encourage them to purchase a trial membership. Non-members can join TAA for 30 days for $10. They can apply the $10 to a full year of membership and get 13 months for the price of 12! Tell them to include your name in the "I was referred to TAA by" field, and we will send you a coupon code for $5 off your membership.

Give them a coupon code for $5 off an annual membership: SAVE5WS

Membership Benefits

Know the benefits of membership. Review the list of member benefits and provide colleagues with a link to the Member Benefits page: http://www.TAAonline.net/member-benefits

Provide examples of how TAA membership has benefited you. Why did you join? Read other member testimonials.

Marketing Materials

Share the TAA Membership brochure. Download an eBrochure. Request print copies by contacting Membership Coordinator Bekky Murphy at [email protected].

Share Online

Send them an email. Download a sample recruitment email.

Share the TAA Membership video. Click here to view the video. To share it, click on the share icon in the upper right of the video screen.

Spread the word on your social media sites. (Option-click (Mac) Right-click (PC) to download images.)

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Sample Tweets:

Share this TAA member badge on your website or blog:

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Make it Personal

Invite them to participate in an upcoming event. Contact Kim Pawlak at [email protected] to request access to a members-only webinar for your prospect(s). Click here for TAA's full calendar of events.

Schedule a viewing of one of TAA's live webinars at your institution:

  1. Select an upcoming webinar that would be of interest to your colleagues.
  2. Contact TAA to receive print recruitment materials including membership brochures, member forms, and copies of The Academic Author print newsletter.
  3. Invite colleagues to attend the webinar, participate in the live Q&A, and conduct a post-webinar discussion on the topic.
  4. Show TAA's 2-minute membership recruitment video.
  5. Invite participants to join by distributing membership brochures and print member forms, or by directing them to the online member form.
  6. Send completed forms to TAA (these will be included in the print recruitment materials we send you).

Let us contact your colleagues for you

If you would rather we contact your colleague(s) for you, please email Membership Coordinator Bekky Murphy with their contact information and we will reach out on your behalf.