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  1. 1. Meet SMNET!<br />Directors: Josie & Rob Collyer<br />
  2. 2. What is StudentMidwife.NET?<br />Worlds biggest & busiest education based online midwifery community<br />Membership: Current student midwives, prospective students, midwives & mothers<br />Staffed by volunteer students and midwives<br />Directed by Josie, ex student midwife and employment law consultant & Rob IT, marketing and SEO specialist<br />
  3. 3. What do we do?<br />Provide a learning platform, educational resources & CPD opportunities<br />Support students with their course & guide those interested in a career in midwifery<br />Dedicated site sections e.g. applying, assignments, clinical placements & projects<br />Advocates for the midwifery profession<br />Influence the next generation of midwives<br />
  4. 4. Case Study - Elsevier<br />Subsidiary of Reed Business Information<br />Duration: 3 years<br />SMNET is used as a ‘model of partnership’ excellence by Elsevier<br />Ongoing and very positive relationship<br />Nurturing and supportive<br />SMNET refers more traffic than any other network partner<br />
  5. 5. Benefits for SMNET<br />Elsevier provide free midwifery text books for our monthly quiz<br />Elsevier provide 15-20% discount and free P&P to SMNET members<br />Donations for charity and awareness events<br />Support SMNET staff team building days<br />Provide venues for SMNET Edge training & consultancy events<br />
  6. 6. Benefits for Elsevier<br />Access a captive niche market<br />Raise brand awareness <br />Reduced advertising costs <br />Considerable sales increase<br />Reach target market effortlessly<br />Endorsed by SMNET <br />Positive PR at grassroots<br />Student friendly ‘We love you Elsevier’<br />