Frequently Asking Questions
How do I contact FMCmagazine.com?
When is the current issue of Family Motor Coaching available online?
The current issue is published online on the first day of each month. The previous month’s issue is then archived in the Back Issues section.
Can everyone read all articles online?
No. To access many articles, you must be an FMCA member or subscribe to Family Motor Coaching magazine.
How can I subscribe to Family Motor Coaching magazine?
How can I best find what I'm looking for at FMCmagazine.com?
Here's an overview of the primary areas of the site. Also see the site map.
Home — subscribe to the magazine, contact the magazine staff, request free product info
How do I find specific articles from Back Issues of FMC magazine online?
You can view the contents of specific issues dating back to 2002. In the Back Issues drop-down menu, the issues are organized by year, then month. Find a list of back issues at www.fmcmagazine.com/back-issues.
How do I use the Search Magazine feature?
If you can’t find what you want using FMCmagazine.com’s navigation links, try the Search function that appears at the top right of FMCmagazine.com Web pages. Enter a keyword or phrase, and the site will display your search results in order of likely relevance. Note: this search yields results for the magazine site only. To search FMCA.com content, use the search on www.fmca.com.
How can I read more than just the lead paragraph of an article?
If you click on the headline or “Read more …” it takes you to the full story. On many pages, links to "More Articles" are listed at the bottom.
What is the FMCmagazine.com Sign In?
Many articles on FMCmagazine.com are available only to FMCA members and FMC magazine subscribers who Sign In to the site with a username and password. If you are not a member or subscriber, please visit our Join FMCA section for additional membership information.
How do I create a new Sign In account?
Click the Create new account link near the top right of any FMCmagazine.com page. This process will prompt you to choose a unique username and password, which you will use every time that you sign in to the site. When creating a new account, you will need your:
Note: Your username will also be the "display name" that you see when you are signed in.
How do I Sign In?
To view members/subscribers-only content, sign in by entering your username and your password in the boxes on the right side of FMCmagazine.com Web pages. Before signing in for the first time, you must create a new online account.
I have a Sign In account on FMCA.com. Do I need to create a separate account on FMCmagazine.com?
No. Just use the same username and password that you use for your FMCA.com Sign In account. The FMCA.com Sign In and the FMCmagazine.com Sign In draw from the same database.
I signed in on the FMCA.com site. Do I need to sign in again on FMCmagazine.com?
Yes, if you would like to view magazine content that requires sign in. Use the same username and password that you used to sign in on the FMCA.com site. The reason you have to sign in on both sites is because the cookie -- the message sent to your Internet browser by our Web servier -- does not follow from one site to the other.
What if I forget my password OR username?
If you have forgotten your password or username, you can reset it through the site by following these steps:
1. On the FMCmagazine.com home page, click on the "Forgot Password?" or “Forgot username?” links.
The above process assumes that your current e-mail address is the same one that you recorded with FMCmagazine.com when you created your account. If your e-mail address has changed, you will need to call our Membership Services department at (800) 543-3622 to make this change in our records.
If you forget your username AND your password, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
I'm having trouble Signing In. What should I do?
Should I Sign Out?
If you are sharing a computer or accessing FMCmagazine.com from a public computer, you should always sign out after you complete your session. Simply click SIGN OUT near the top right of an FMCmagazine.com page.
How do I change my Sign In account information?
Once signed in, click “Update my account information” under the SIGN OUT button near the top right of the page. You can change your e-mail address and your password, but not your username. Scroll down to update your membership information – name, address, phone number, coach type.
Does FMCA share my personal information with outside parties?
Can I subscribe to FMCmagazine.com content updates?
Yes. To view content as soon as we post it, subscribe to FMCmagazine.com's RSS feed. The new content appears as unread messages in your news reader the moment it appears on FMCA.com. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication.
To subscribe to FMCmagazine.com's RSS feed, click here or the orange RSS feed icon that is under the Family Motor Coaching logo.
Can I purchase back issues of the print magazine?
To order back issues of Family Motor Coaching magazine, call (800) 543-3622 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time. Or, send an e-mail to email@example.com. Back issues are in limited supply, and only issues from the recent past are available.
Can you send me a photocopy of an older article that is not available online?
To request a photocopy of an article, send a self-addressed, business-size or larger envelope (if requesting several articles) with postage to: FMC Article Request, FMCA National Office, 8291 Clough Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45244. To determine approximate postage, figure at least one first-class postage stamp for a single article and another first-class stamp for each additional article.
Can I reprint articles from your site, in my chapter newsletter or other publications?
Can I submit articles and ideas for FMCmagazine.com content?
Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for the Writer’s Guidelines.
Where can I find the Association Calendar, which appears monthly in the print magazine?
Visit the Association Calendar on FMCA.com for a listing of chapter rallies, area rallies and international conventions, and for information on submitting an event.
How can I obtain information about advertising on FMCmagazine.com?
Is there a shortcut to return to the FMCmagazine.com home page?
You bet. Just click the Family Motor Coaching text logo that is on every FMCmagazine.com page.
Yes. Visit FMCA.com at any time by clicking FMCA.com at the top right of the page.
Is there a forum where I can talk about Family Motor Coaching magazine?
What Web browser is best for viewing FMCmagazine.com?
A link on the site doesn't seem to work. Why?
May I include a link to FMCmagazine.com on my (or my organization's) Web site?
Can I view FMCmagazine.com on my iPhone, BlackBerry or another smartphone?
Yes, but the display will vary depending on the device and settings. At this time, FMCmagazine.com does not have a mobile site for these devices.
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