How Mediate.com Benefits Mediators

by Jim Melamed
Jim Melamed
Mediate.com is now in its 15th year. Our continuing goal is to expand the use of mediation. We are a bridge between mediators and those who benefit from our services.

HOW MEDIATE.COM BENEFITS MEDIATORS:

Over 5,000 Articles & Resources

Mediate.com offers mediators and the public over 5,000 articles and resources all free of charge. These articles are posted chronologically on the Mediate.com home page. Articles are also grouped into approximately 25 featured sections and can also be effectively searched.

Mediate.com Featured Blogs

Mediate.com has identified approximately a dozen of the most capable negotiation, mediation and dispute resolution blogs. We systematically republish the week's best blog postings.

Mediation Today

Mediation Today chronicles the ongoing and increasing use of mediation throughout the U.S. and the world. There is simply no better source for all relevant and interesting mediation news. Mediation Today can also now be topically searched.

Mediate.com Content Search

Mediate.com Content Search searches all Mediate.com content, including articles, news, blog postings and video. Searches can be done by author/person, topic or text, or any combination.

Video Interviews with Leading Mediators

The Mediate.com Video Center includes nearly 100 hour-long interviews with leading mediators (hosted by Robert Benjamin) as well as a variety of additional video presentations. Once at the Video Center, be sure to check out the "Inside" and "Search Tabs."

Mediation News, Jobs & Career Center (premium membership required)

Mediate.com has offered Mediation News since 1997. Over the past couple of years, Keith Seat, our News Editor, has taken Mediation News to a whole new level. Mediate.com also now features the most active Job Board in our field. These content sections and our Career Center are available to Mediate.com Premium Members only.

Mediate.com Directory

With over 13,000 daily visitors to Mediate.com averaging 20 minutes (see Mediate.com stats), The Mediate.com Directory is the “go to” mediator directory on the Internet. Directory listings are available with Mediate.com Membership.

Mediate.com Certification Program

Mediate.com's Certification Program is based upon the following concepts: 1) Mediate.com first ensures that our Certified Mediators are trained and experienced; 2) We next insist upon complete information disclosure; 3) We require the highest ethical standards and that references are available; and; 4) We investigate complaints made against Mediate.com Certified Mediators. Mediate.com Certification confirms your reputation as a leading mediator.

Web Site Package

Mediate.com's Dynamic Web Site Package includes Mediate.com Premium Membership and a fully scalable web site at Mediate.com or at your own domain. Everything is included, importantly training and ongoing tech support, at one set price. You will not find a better web site system.

Featured Visibility at Mediate.com

Assuming that you have a quality web site in place, the best way to drive local (the right) traffic to your web site is with featured Mediate.com visibility. Mediate.com's Featured Mediator Program lists a limited number of mediators at the top of every page of Mediate.com for all visitors from each area code. See All Mediate.com Featured Mediators. Mediate.com State Banners appear on ever page of Mediate.com for every visitor from your state.

Mediate.com MarketPlace

The Mediate.com MarketPlace offers both free and featured placements for all mediation industry services and products, other than mediation services themselves which are offered in the Mediate.com Directory.

Mediate.com Calendar

The Mediate.com Calendar also offers both free and featured placements for all mediation events.

Mediate.com Organizational Listings

Mediate.com offers free Organizational Listings to all non-profit mediation membership organizations.

Personalized Client Newsletter

Mediate.com now offers “Mediation News for the 21st Century,” edited by Keith Seat, as a "top of the mind" marketing newsletter for civil and commercial mediators.

Mediate.com DVD Library

The Mediate.com DVD Library includes our entire "The Mediators: Views from the Eye of the Storm" Series and a dozen additional mediation courses and presentations, including best sellers:

Biography


Jim Melamed co-founded Mediate.com in 1996 and has served as CEO of Mediate.com ever since.  Mediate.com received the American Bar Association's 2010 Institutional Problem Solver Award.

Before Mediate.com, Jim founded The Mediation Center in Eugene, Oregon in 1983 and served as Executive Director of the Academy of Family Mediators (AFM) from 1987 to 1993. Jim was also the first President and Executive Director of the Oregon Mediation Association (1985-86). Jim's undergraduate degree is in in psychology from Stanford University and his law degree is from the University of Oregon.Jim has received the following awards: The Oregon Mediation Association's 2003 Award for Excellence; The Oregon State Bar's 2006 Sidney Lezak Award of Excellence; The Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) 2007 John Haynes Distinguished Mediator Award; and The 2012 Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) "Getting To Yes" Award.



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