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7 Membership Management Reminders for 2017

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But before you dive too heavily into those, take a look at these important reminders (some big, some small) regarding membership management in 2017: association management association leadership member engagement member retention membership management Association Views2017 is officially here, and that means new goals and resolutions for your association.

4 Easy Steps to Effectively Evaluate Membership Management Software

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Then the board, your boss, or maybe a staff member uttered those dreaded words, “ I think we need new membership management software.” Association Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareMaybe it was a Friday afternoon and you were just counting down the minutes until the weekend. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

The Top 5 Membership Management Software Platforms

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With almost 200 different membership management software platforms, choosing which is right for your organization is no easy task. Membership management top-5 capternaTo help you pick, here are the top 5 as chosen by Capterra.

The Membership Manager’s Wish List

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’Tis the season of giving and receiving, and we know that association membership managers have more than sweaters and ties on their wish lists this year. I will get to the holiday shopping and wrapping soon, but first I wanted to hear from membership professionals. In recent weeks, I asked membership directors, managers, and coordinators to compile their own holiday wish lists.

4 Steps to Assessing Your Membership Management Software Needs

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In a less dramatic sense, if you’ve worked for an association or membership organization, selecting membership management software can feel the same way. Association Management Employee Productivity Membership Management Software

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association

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Analytics Association Trends Membership Management Software“We’re still in the first minutes of the first day of the internet revolution.” Scott Cook, cofounder of Intuit, director of eBay and Procter & Gamble. Whether we’re talking about the internet revolution or the technology revolution in general, billionaire Scott Cook makes a good point.

Free Membership Management Software from Wild Apricot Can Run Your Small Organization

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Thousands of nonprofits use Wild Apricot's software to manage their memberships completely free. That’s because Wild Apricot is one of the few membership management providers who offer a completely free account to small organizations for as long as. software Membership management free

Top Downloaded Membership Management Content of 2016

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If you follow our blog regularly, you probably know that we touch on a variety of topics - everything from remembering names at networking events to shopping for association management software. association management membership management Small Staff ChatterBut do you ever wonder which topics resonate the most with people? Did you miss any of these?!

How to Use Membership Management Software to Recruit Members

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In this guest post, Leah Merrill suggests four ways you can use your membership management software to help you grow those members and perform outreach. membership website

Membership Management Software + Social Networking

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Membership Management Software + Social Networking. Download mp3 | Social Membership. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Membership Management At Multi-Chapter Organizations

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Here is some insight into membership management at organizations with multiple chapters, branches or affiliates - based on the findings of our Multi-Chapter Benchmarking Survey. Multi-Chapter-Benchmarking-Survey

Wild Apricot Ranked #1 Membership Management Software for 3 years in a Row!

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Wild Apricot is proud to once again rank #1 among Capterra’s Top Membership Management Software. Each year Capterra conducts a review to determine the top 20 membership management software options. See why we're #1! Wild Apricot

6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 1.

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Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information association members email marketing member engagement member re-engagement membership marketingThis is the first of a two-part series from Real Magnet looking at best practices for re-engaging your association members.

Membership Management and More in Wild Apricot - My Experience

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I share my experience with the membership management and blogging components of the software. membership website builder Wild ApricotHere's another update on my personal adventures with Wild Apricot.

3 ways career centers increase member engagement.

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Career Centers Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information association career center association job board association members association membership growth career center job board job board software member engagement member retention membership retentionMaybe your last onsite networking event didn’t have many attendees.

Build vs Buy a Membership Management Solution: 10 Considerations for Choosing What's Right for Your Organization

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Should your organization build a membership management solution? If you're a membership manager, you will eventually face this question. buy build criteria membership-managerOr buy one? I put this post together to help guide you through the process of making the right decision for your organization.

Association member retention: hard lesson learned.

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As a previous association membership manager, one of my biggest challenges was dealing with member retention. Industry News + Trends Membership ManagementThe day we lost a member, we gained perspective. As you can imagine, it was always a hard pill to swallow when we lost a member. Here’s how to best overcome that lump in your throat when it happens […].

Introducing SocialLink mobile app to transform your member experience.

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It’s the association industry’s first online community and social mobile app built into an association management software. Your association membership is boosted by your members seeking credibility, professional development, competitive advantages and ways to give back. But, one of the primary reasons members join your association is for networking opportunities.

5 reasons everyone at your association needs to go to #Xperience17.

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It’s a sure way of learning new ideas to make stronger connections with your members, adapt new technologies and grow your membership […]. #leadership #inspiration #learning #innovation #technology – all in one place. As an association leader, you have a great case for going to Xperience 2017. It’s a chance to grow your skills in leadership.

‘A’ is for automation: how a simple word can change your world.

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Industry News + Trends Membership ManagementAssociation auto-renewal + advanced reporting automation enables engagement + retention. As associations become more and more data-driven, the need for automation and efficiency is even more critical.

7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

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A golden pot of educational and association industry-building opportunities await leaders and their staff in Orlando. The luckiest of all days is upon us, and if you haven’t yet registered, it’s just your luck I’ve put together 7 reasons why you should make your travel plans today to attend Xperience 2017—A Conference for Everyone. This […]. patrick's day

Association leaders, stop! 10 things not worth doing during the New Year.

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eBooks Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Thought Leaders 2017 association goals association leaders member engagement member retention membership data new year goals new year resolutionsWe’re hoping to lighten your load and not add to your 2017 to-do list. But, honestly, each one takes some work on your part […].

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Stay relevant to your association’s members in today’s social world.

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Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends association management software integrated software solution member engagement online community relevant content social community social learning social mediaAn integrated online community keeps you in control. Undoubtedly, this is a smart […].

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Membership meets engagement in today’s modern world.

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Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends Thought Leaders association management software association membership growth member engagement membership growth membership marketing mobile responsive modern website design social communityBy doing so, it saves you and […].

Why Associations Need to Take Back Control of Their Websites Today (And How to Do It)

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Member Benefits Marketing Strategy Association Management Services Membership Management SoftwareTry to count how many websites you visited yesterday. Or even today – just this morning. Do you know? Or have you already lost count?

Accurate association member data drives better engagement + revenue.

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Data management and data integrity is a demanding job for you and your association. Updated profile data is more than just getting current email address information. But, it has to be done. Your association is only as good as your member data, and it’s a big task to keep it clean. While you regularly communicate […].

Create real value from 2017 learning trends.

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eLearning Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Thought Leaders education programs elearning learning learning management software learning management system LMS micro learning mobile learning personalized learning professional development professional education social learningLet’s attack the hype machine in learning.

5 questions to better market your career center.

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Career Centers Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information Resource Center Resource Home Revenue Solutions association management software business productivity solution career center cloud-based technology job board software marketing automation member engagement membership growth professional development professional education

3 steps to drive student membership growth.

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Strategies to expand your association’s younger membership base. At The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA), we’ve taken a proactive approach to building our membership and growing the future CPA workforce in Ohio. Do you have a strategy in place to grow your association’s pipeline of younger members? It’s translated to an astounding 70% increase in […].

Three Ideas for Member Engagement

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While it is hard to believe anyone would want to break up with us, as membership organizations we all know it happens sometimes. Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management engaging members member retention retention There are many consultants out there who are happy to give you the key to engaging your members but it’s not formulaic.

4 steps to develop association member personas.

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Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information Thought Leaders association management association management software association member personas association members member engagement membership data membership marketingLet’s get personal with 1:1 association marketing.

Why Did Socious Create a New Association Management Software Platform?

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Association Management Company News Membership Management Association TrendsSome people think we are crazy.

Why It May Be Time to Ditch Your Association’s Event Tools for Your AMS Software

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Conference Management Event App Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareI have Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, and Netflix along with subscriptions to several premium cable channels. I watch a lot of TV, and I enjoy it. My mother, on the other hand, thinks I’m crazy. Then she gets mixed up. Was she watching her show on Hulu or Amazon? It frustrates her.

Don’t let Facebook + LinkedIn have your cake and eat it, too.

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Associations are handing over their entire membership base to competitors and don’t even know it! Industry News + Trends Membership Management Social Media and Business Trendsyou are handing over your association members to the competition. Now, you may not believe me, but it’s true. That’s because your competition doesn’t look familiar. It’s not another association, non-profit, society or organization. These competitors, […].

7 Event Planning Details That Associations Often Overlook

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We’ve got seven: event planning member engagement membership management Association ViewsThe devil is in the details. We’ve all heard it, and most of us have lived it. But what details, in regards to event planning, tend to trip association professionals up the most?

3 Real Ways to Improve Your Membership Marketing Program

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To successfully attract and keep association members, continually remind yourselves membership marketing is a process. Many associations struggle to improve their membership growth and retention. Within your offices and before your boards, you search endlessly for one idea to reverse your membership fortune. Unfortunately, there’s no silver bullet.

4 Things Your Members WANT to Hear

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You probably spend a lot of time crafting and sending out messages to your organization’s membership. You have a lot to communicate to your members, so to do so effectively, take a look at these four messages your members genuinely want to hear: association management member engagement membership management Association ViewsBut are those messages even being heard?

Modernize your association with an integrated, cloud-based solution.

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As associations evolve, they sometimes do not have the time or resources to think long term about scalable management software and business productivity solutions. Leverage mobile capabilities to access member information anytime, anywhere. Are your strategies limited by your technology? Instead, they react to the immediate needs of their organizations by patching together a […].

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How to Get Amazon-Level Personalization (With No Extra Effort)

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Email Communication Membership Management Software Member ExperienceI’m attending a wedding next month. This is a wedding without a gift registry, which should be illegal because I spent well over an hour scrolling through “wedding gifts” on Amazon before I figured out what to give the happy couple.

Turning Post-Conference Euphoria into Action

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Membership Management conference social media The days after a major conference are filled with busy work, attending to all of the things you pushed off leading to the conference. I have 50,000 vendors calling me (yes they call me too, I know how you feel) some from conference and others I politely deferred before conference. Your colleagues have all sorts [.] ( Read more. )