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Preservation is very much about people, and many reporters are looking for human-interest stories that inspire others. Learn how to create those stories.

A media packet will help your historic preservation group communicate your message to members of the media who attend your events.

Use press releases and media advisories to alert the media about your historic preservation group's newsworthy events.

Learn how to replace wood shingle siding on a historic building.

Your historic preservation group can find many ways to collaborate and share information with universities and colleges.

Learn strategies for responding to community misunderstandings and “bad press”

Your historic preservation group can use a free online mapping tool to create a virtual tour of a historic site or building in your community.

To avoid losing your community's historic resources during a disaster, you must prepare in advance and act quickly as the disaster unfolds.

Understanding Your Community's Values on Historic Resources, Part 1 of 2

If you want to make a case for historic preservation in your community, you’ll need to understand your community’s values about its historic resources.

Learn methods of sealing and insulating many different parts of your historic house.

Your historic preservation group can make compelling arguments for preservation by creating videos and posting them online.

Television and radio provide great opportunities to share your historic preservation message and attract large numbers of supporters.

Find helpful advice on choosing the right paint and supplies for your historic building.

Learn how to fix a door that sticks or binds in your historic building.

Your advocacy group's message for historic preservation will have more impact if the people who deliver know how to be clear, rational, and appealing.

Understanding Your Community's Values about Historic Resources, Part 2 of 2

Your historic preservation advocacy work will be most effective if you match your efforts to your community's values on historic resources.

Your nonprofit board will be more successful if members adopt the skills and habits that lead to excellence in these six areas of competency.

Bylaws provide an operating framework for your new nonprofit organization.

If your nonprofit board forms a governance committee, it will serve as your board’s conscience and ensure your board lives up to its potential.

Your historic preservation group can boost its public profile by incorporating a public relations mindset into daily communications.
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