How we became Maestro Community Manager

January 12, 2021 by Travis Brown

How we became Maestro Community Manager Most of you know Maestro, and some of you know people on our team, but do you know how we got started and how we became Maestro Community Manager? I (Travis) first met the team when I was an Executive Director for the Historic Quincy Business District (now The… Read More →




Involvements you should be using

December 4, 2020 by Travis Brown

Involvements you should be using Involvements are a key to unlocking the potential of Maestro. As we have described them before, they are essentially custom fields or custom tags that you can put on any contact, business, or property. They allow you to ditch all the spreadsheets by tracking everything about a person, company, or… Read More →




We’re Learning With You

February 5, 2018 by Travis Brown

We're Learning With You The past few months have been very exciting for us. In addition to welcoming many new Maestro communities, we’ve been building some great new tools and features that will be coming in the next few weeks. More importantly, we’ve been working with downtowns on some various projects that have really taught… Read More →




Ditch the Spreadsheets – Use Maestro Instead

January 2, 2018 by Travis Brown

Ditch the Spreadsheets - Use Maestro Instead! One of the biggest assets - and one many of you aren’t taking full advantage of - is  your data. You may have your business list, your properties, work plans, and maybe even your contacts in the system. Chances are though, you’ve still got your spreadsheets somewhere with… Read More →




Planning next year

September 6, 2017 by Travis Brown

Planning Next Year Using Maestro to make the planning process easier In a downtown organization, like most businesses, planning the coming year is a crucial part of your success. Especially in a volunteer-driven organization, the process can take a long time because there are so many people that need to be involved for a project… Read More →




Involvements in Maestro

July 3, 2017 by Travis Brown

Involvements take your data to new heights in Maestro If someone asked you for a list of everything they sponsored over the past two years, how many spreadsheets would you have to go to to get the information for them? With Maestro, all of that information is saved to their profile, so simply searching their… Read More →




Let Maestro Help with your event

May 23, 2017 by Travis Brown

Let Maestro help with your event We know events are important for any downtown organization. Some raise funds to keep the organization financially secure. Others build goodwill in the community and get people through the doors to keep business owners happy. No question about it, events are critical for most downtowns. This fact was a… Read More →




Property Management in Maestro

April 13, 2017 by Travis Brown

Property Data in Maestro Downtown organizations are some of the best when it comes to knowing their properties. We know who the owner is, the architecture, maybe even the architect, the entire history of a building. Keeping that data together is often another story. If you are lucky you have a spreadsheet somewhere with the… Read More →




Work Plans Make Managing Easier

March 21, 2017 by Travis Brown

Work Plans Make Managing Easier Work plans are the engine that drive downtowns. They are the way we manage projects, keep everyone on task, and ensure that the events and programs we conduct are successful. Work plans are how we get things done. That’s why work plans have been a key instrument in Maestro from… Read More →




Onboarding with Maestro

February 13, 2017 by rokusek

Onboarding with Maestro We know that one of the biggest challenges with Maestro is the onboarding process. For those of you not familiar with this term, onboarding is the process of setting up your Maestro - getting your data into the system. For most downtowns this can be a cumbersome process for a number of… Read More →