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Note from the Editor | December 24, 2009

Nick Meyer

After all the hype we had for our little Web-a-thon Telethon experiment on VolumeOne.org, I thought I’d give a little closure and let you know how it went. Hopefully you got a chance to check out part (or all!) of the three-hour web broadcast on Friday, Dec. 11. Or maybe you caught it re-running throughout the weekend. With some big names like Justin Vernon, Mike Perry and a ton of musical and weirdly talented guests we were able to make a fun splash that afternoon. We had a little less than 3,000 people view at least part of the broadcast throughout the entire weekend, and about 1,300 views during the live broadcast itself from 1-4pm. Whether this is really all that good (or interesting) I don’t know, but we hit our goals for viewership and new membership, and had a blast in the process. Widgets for both Twitter and Facebook were imbedded right on our site below the broadcast window, and we had well more than 100 tweets and status updates go out from viewers during the broadcast. So all and all it was a pretty fun and successful experiment. If you have any feedback for us related to the whole thing, we’d love to hear it. Email me at nick@volumeone.org.

Lasker Jewelers
Lasker Jewelers

Pulling Together Partners

The following organizations are currently supporting Volume One’s work in the community during the pandemic:

Lasker Jewelers

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire

Downtown Eau Claire Inc DECI

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Pablo Group

Wisconsin Independent Network

Middle West Management

Bon Iver

Royal Credit Union

Silver Spring

Evergreen Surgical

Charter Bank

Chippewa Valley Technical College

The Murty Henriksen Family

The Larry and Marie Past Family

The Dan and Kerry Kincaid Family

Anton and Rae Schilling-Smets

Brady and Jeanne Foust

If your organization is interested in supporting Volume One during this difficult time, nick@volumeone.orgcontact us.