“ I always enjoy the speakers Mary Ann provides. Thanks and great to meet new people and reconnect with current members. ”
— ginny on May 21, 2014.
“ Everyone was really friendly and there was a lot of great dialogue! ”
— Lindsay S. on Apr 16, 2014.
“ Thank you, Linda! We remain grateful to Linda Formichelli for sharing her expertise and exceptional teaching skills with us. Focusing on magazines, trade publications and corporate work, Linda taught us the how-tos of finding a niche, finding work, making contacts, marketing, negotiating fees and rights, and much more. She left us well equipped to earn money as freelance writers. ”
— Mary Ann B. on Mar 21, 2014.
“ I always learn a lot at ICA meetups and I'm especially looking forward to the next two. The upcoming presenters are true powerhouses, like Traphagen, on their areas of expertise: Linda Formichelli on making money as a freelance writer and William Blackmon on LinkedIn. ”
— Joyce A. on Mar 5, 2014.
“ I like this group and it's diverse participants. Looking forward to getting to know everyone. ”
— Brenda P. on Jan 16, 2014.
“ ICA is a valuable group. ”
— Annette S. on Nov 22, 2013.
“ They continually provide good content each month. Mary Ann Bella does a great job! ”
— Sandra S. on Oct 16, 2013.
“ Nexessary! ”
— J Z D. on Jul 18, 2013.
“ Interesting group of people. ”
— Allison on Jul 17, 2013.
“ Mary Ann and Cyn do a wonderful job leading the effort; making sure the event is well-received and valued. Thank you for what you do. ”
— Lea-Ann B. on Apr 18, 2013.
“ Great resource, good group for Q&A! ”
— Rita L. on Apr 18, 2013.
“ We had a great event! We simply chatted with one another and enjoyed ICA sponsored beverages and food. We spoke a little about the future of ICA and got great feedback and comments. Overall folks really like the group, people, and content. Cyn shared her recipe for Tart Cherries soaked in Bourbon and Willa created a 12/12/12 ICA theme song for us, that we all sang to the tune of 12 days of Christmas! Fun times! Thanks everyone! ”
— Cyn M. on Dec 13, 2012.
“ Dunno much about them yet, but I'm intrigued. ”
— Mark C. on May 17, 2012.
“ Generally have had excellent presenters ”
— John S. on Apr 18, 2012.
“ great networking and professional development ”
— Maria J. M. on May 26, 2011.
“ Broaden their skills and knowledge base while picking up success tips from others. ”
— Nancy O. on May 26, 2011.
“ If you are a solopreneur, then you know how hard it is to do it all alone. We share tips on how to run our businesses and meet others that we can collaborate with or refer work to. I have gotten something practical and useful out of every meeting I have attended and met great people along the way. ”
— Elizabeth W. on Mar 25, 2010.
“ Very helpful, friendly bunch of folks. Networking was fabulous! ”
— regina c. on Nov 4, 2009.
“ It's a good place to network. The members are very helpful and friendly. It's a smart, talented group. ”
— Jack T. on Jul 23, 2009.
“ This group offers a great chance to collaborate with other communications professionals, find potential business opportunities and share with others going through similar issues as small business owners. ”
— Cindy T. on Jun 25, 2009.
“ Smart, Interesting and Welcoming Group. ”
— Cindy F. on May 27, 2009.
“ Amazing group! ”
— Dmitri on Mar 26, 2009.
“ Networking with professionals, but more than just schmoozing. We all learned something tonight. ”
— Laura D. on Feb 25, 2009.