PPA Affiliate Tips & Clips January 2014

January 2014

Be More Inspired

To Be or Not To Be More Awesome, That is The Question
Guest-blogger extraordinaire, Mariah Ashley, is back from Phoenix and here to share what she learned with a little help from Kid President. What stuck with her? The will to be more.

Time to Prepare Your Images for Competition!
The 2014 PPA District Photographic Competitions are underway. The Northcentral Competition registration is now open and all entries must be uploaded by 5pm P.T. on Feb. 19. In addition rules are now online for the upcoming Southwest and Southeast District Competitions. Take on that personal challenge and get your images ready to submit! Visit ppa.com/district-competition for rules and online entry.

Entries for this year's International Photographic Competition will be accepted June 2-July 3 and the judging will take place August 3-7 at Gwinnett Tech in Lawrenceville, GA.

Be More Charitable

PPA Charities
Get involved and sign up for PPA Charities' Celebration of Smiles day, coming up in April. You can change lives by hosting a promotion to benefit operation smile—and it could boost your business reputation too! The official day is April 5, but you can pick one that works better for your schedule. Read the details and sign up!

PPA Benefits

Be More… Inspired: Super 1 Day
Call for Instructors!
PPA's Super 1 Day instructors represent a wide range of expertise stretching from coast to coast, and we are inviting you to join our ranks. Instructor registration for Super 1 Day Spring 2014 is open through February 12, 2014. Apply to teach a Super 1 Day class!

PPA Branded Apparel
Have you been looking for more than a pin to show off your membership? Well check out our brand-new PPA branded apparel from Land's End! Browse the entire selection to find something for you. You can even customize where you want the logo!

Faces of PPA

Be More... Visible: Ongoing Faces of PPA Campaign
The Faces of PPA campaign is our way of saying thanks to you for being PPA members and showing you off to everyone! If you want to participate, submissions are always open to this ongoing campaign. No deadlines whatsoever! We want you all to get involved, have fun and show us who you are in your own creative way. In the meantime, have a look at the recent Faces of PPA.

Imaging USA 2014

Imaging USA Photos
Thanks for coming to Imaging USA 2014! Thousands of you took Phoenix by storm and made a positive impact on the city and each other. Picture and video wrap-ups are already on the Imaging USA Facebook page, with more to come in the near future. See you all in Nashville!

The After Effects of Imaging USA
Our Imaging USA first-timer, Danielle Brooks, is back to share her experience in Phoenix. There's a lot to take in! See how Danielle weathered the desert storm of #IUSA14.

Upcoming Live Workshops & Webinars

Be More Profitable:PPA Business
PPA Business Workshops – Now Live Streaming!
You've always wanted to take a PPA Business workshop, but it's hard to find the time or spare funds to travel to Atlanta. Well, good news! You don't have to anymore. PPA Business workshops will now be LIVE STREAMING online, for a fraction of the cost. No more travel or hotel expenses, just pull up to your computer and soak it all in. Plus, the stream is interactive so you can still have your questions answered. It's easy, accessible and proof that PPA is here to help you be more profitable! Save even more: register by February 12 for the March 29 workshop and save $30.

Upcoming Webinars
Don't miss these upcoming PPAedu webinars (free for everyone!) on taxes and SEO, two vital components of a successful business. And check out the upcoming SMS workshops and CPP Prep classes coming to Phoenix before Imaging USA! Don't miss these.

theLoop

We've got a couple ways for you to engage your members in theLoop, PPA's exclusive online community. Want a place to chat with other Affiliate Leaders? theLoop has a group for that! Check out the Affiliate Leaders group. Or why not become active and promote your affiliate in your State community.

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