User Groups

What Cisco Press Offers Your User Group

  • Discounts to shop at, exclusively for user groups and their members
  • Opportunities for Cisco Press author appearances
  • Complimentary marketing tools (catalogs, fliers, and posters) for membership recruitment
  • Your group listed in the CUG section on (pending qualification), with a link to your group's website
  • Product updates
  • Sample chapters
  • Promotions and contests, exclusively for user groups and their members
  • A common place for CUGs to find resources and information about the latest tools and materials available for Cisco certifications!

What Your Cisco User Group Can Do for Cisco Press

  • Have your members review Cisco Press books! These reviews can help other networking professionals and can be published both online and in print:

    • your CUG website
    • third-party book review sites
    • your newsletters
    • news groups
  • Encourage members to buy at using the CUG discount membership code.
  • Add a link and the official Cisco User Group logo to your user website.
  • Add program messaging to site and newsletter/e-mail correspondence to members. Provide Cisco Press with a copy of newsletter and/or meeting agenda so Cisco Press can better target the messages to group members' interests.
  • Submit original articles about your group's special interests for posting on
  • Tell Cisco Press what you think about the titles we publish, as well as our website,
  • Contact Cisco Press when you need something! Let us know how we can help you with donations/review copies, and give comments and suggestions on how to prepare CUGs and aid in their learning process through Cisco Press books.
  • Encourage other Cisco User Groups to join the Cisco Press community!



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