Tips for marketing your network from Craig Settles

Craig Settles has shared his tips on how to find and get funding for your community network

This isn’t a grant writing guidebook. Rather, this document helps you design a foundation that enables your community to create something great. It gives you valuable tips and recommendations, plus the benefit other communities’ experiences. These pages also reflect lessons learned through many years of hightech marketing.

The guide emphasizes five areas:

  1. Selling the goal is key
  2. Proper previous planning gives proposals an edge
  3. Grab your partner for the digital dance
  4. Broadband & telehealth is a winning combo
  5. Funding beyond the “Usual Suspects”

If you’re looking at trying to sell your network of project in the next year, this document would be helpful in getting you there – especially if you’re new to network funding.

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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (, hosts a radio show on MN music (, supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota ( and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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