Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler

Subject: Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 14:41:51 -0400

Not far from the mark here, Rick. The plan is to offer members a
discount on certification, and I believe (IIRC from this past STC
Summit) the discount would at least be the cost of membership or
something along those lines. While not exactly achieving all that your
idea does, it really makes it a no-brainer for those interested in
certification who aren't already members.

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but I like the idea of
free side dishes. :)

On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com> wrote:
> Steven Jong wrote:
>> Does certification guarantee anything? No, not for any certification. Are you claiming that therefore one should avoid any certified professional in favor of an uncertified professional?
>>
> Thought from the edge here:
>
> If STC were to insist only folks that passed certification could qualify
> for initially joining STC or as a condition of maintaining existing
> membership (with periodic recertifications), wouldn't it "guarantee" a
> stream of income for STC?
>
> I'm not saying that's the goal here, but I'm sure I'm not alone in
> having that thought cross my mind. After all, if you perceive you have a
> declining membership and are seeking additional revenue streams it would
> seem plausible. ;)
>
> Cheers... Rick :)

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References:
RE: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Steven Jong
Re: Certification: Ernest and Scribbler: From: Rick Stone

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