Posts by Megan McKoy-Noe


We all want to win readers over. But sending a dozen roses out with each copy of the magazine—while thoughtful—isn’t practical. A box of chocolates or candy hearts won’t work, either. How can you spark true love between readers and your stories? Our assistant editors offer four tried-and-true ways to help readers fall in love with your stories.

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Talking to consumers about energy efficiency or rate changes? Data helps. The U.S. Energy Information Administration released new Residential Energy Consumption Survey data recently. Here’s what you need to know!

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Brandon Pomrenke Earns CCC

Brandon Pomrenke Earns CCC


Posted By on Nov 16, 2017

Great news! Ruralite Services’ Brandon Pomrenke earned his title as a Certified Cooperative Communicator from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. He will be promoted from associate editor to assistant editor.

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Last month I helped judge South Carolina Living’s Co-op News contest. A dozen electric co-ops from across the Palmetto State competed on how well they help member and utility news shine on their local pages. Some pages were great. Others showed promise, but need a few tweaks. Use the tips I shared in my judging comments to strengthen your own local pages.

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