Last month, Thom talked about the origins of The Advertiser as we reached its 10th anniversary. This month, it’s time to celebrate the start of our 11th year!
The Second Decade and Beyond
What better way to enter the magazine’s second decade than with a brand new website! As I mentioned last month, the new website has been long in the making—and we are so pleased that we can finally launch. The new website is a worthy companion to the hearty magazine that The Advertiser has become. And in reaching this stage, we’d like to express our gratitude to those who have helped bring us here.
First: a big THANK YOU to our advertisers! Our advertisers are the backbone of our magazine, and we couldn’t be here without them. Be sure to check out their ads in our pages, and you can read more about these companies on our “Advertisers” page on the website.
Second: another big THANK YOU to our contributors! We are so pleased to be able to share their thoughts, opinions, and expertise through our pages. I’m in the process of uploading to our online Library ALL of the articles that have appeared since I joined the team at the end of 2015—423 articles not counting this issue! You’ll be able to locate all of these articles in our “Library” soon.
“While I appreciate CMA for industry news, updates, and the business side of truss manufacturing, the fact that it is an ‘open forum’ for truss design and technical manufacturing issues is most appreciated, valued, and admired. The Advertiser has provided an excellent outlet for the wood truss and lumber information we have accumulated over the years. Thanks to Anna and Thom for The Advertiser.” Frank Woeste, P. E., Professor, Virginia Tech
Third: THANK YOU to our readers! We’re here because you’re here, so never hesitate to let us know what’s on your mind and what you would like to read or write next.
On a Personal Note
And of course, I have one more note of thanks—to Thom. When I answered the phone 3 years ago this month, I could not have imagined where we would be today. I truly enjoy having this opportunity, and I’m eager to see where we can take The Advertiser in the next decade!