Building and maintaining a club web site is a vital communications tool.
Your club site tells people what your club is all about and what your club can offer. It provides information to a guest before they visit and helps them be more comfortable.
Use any of these step-by-step guides to set up a new free Toastmasters club website or to help reformat your previous website. The whole process should take less than an hour!
Information to include on your club web site
Club name and number
Meeting location, map, and directions
Meeting date, time, and frequency
Contact email and phone number
Brief description of the club mission
Brief description of the club’s “personality”
Formal, Informal, Dress
Links to other pages
Things to consider
Calendar of Events
Links to Toastmasters International and to District 39
Photos of members and events
Benefits of joining Toastmasters
Discuss Communication AND Leadership
Welcome from the Club President
Club Mission Statement
Things To Do
Update site frequently
Add visual content and new information
Remove outdated information
Keep each page focused on a particular topic
Club web sites should not contain material that is not relevant to achieving the mission of the club.
Be sure to follow the Brand Manual when designing your website and incorporate the logo, stock photography, graphic elements, color palette and typography. As you update your club website, please be sure to expire outdated club and district websites that you no longer wish members or prospective members to view.
Special Note: The following verbiage must be included on your website:
“The information on this website is for the sole use of Toastmasters’ members, for Toastmasters business only. It is not to be used for solicitation and distribution of non-Toastmasters material or information. All rights reserved. Toastmasters International, the Toastmasters International logo and all other Toastmasters International trademarks and copyrights are the sole property of Toastmasters International and may be used only by permission.”