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4 steps to find great speakers for your association’s continuing education program

YourMembership Blog

Here’s how to line up speakers that will deliver high-quality content and a great experience for your association’s learners. A strong continuing education program requires quality content and a great overall learning experience.

How to Celebrate National Volunteer Month in 2020

Wild Apricot

April is National Volunteer Month, but how do we celebrate amidst the COVID-19 crisis? Here are some ideas

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49 Free Nonprofit Webinars for April 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in April 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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Webinar Recap: Attracting Young Professionals to Your Association

Higher Logic

To attract young professionals to your association, you have to understand what matters to them in their early career stages and what really drives them to succeed. Wondering how to get in the mindset of a young professional in today’s world?

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.27.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… The Virtual Conferences Survey from Tagoras comes at an opportune time since virtual events are on everyone’s mind.

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4 tips for member engagement using an online community

YourMembership Blog

Despite recent health concerns and cancelled events, your association still needs to engage members with each other and with your organization. It’s time to employ virtual alternatives to in-person events.

10 Ways to Learn with Higher Logic

Higher Logic

Here at Higher Logic, we’re passionate about lifelong learning and dedicated to providing resources to drive our customers’ to achieve their goals. Education is the foundation of success. But the thing about knowledge is: You have to want it. According to research : “ Lifelong learning is the ‘ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated’ pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.

Focus on Helping Your Employees to Be Successful

Jamie Notter

Normally, as a speaker, the spring is a very busy season for me, with lots of travel for conferences and events. But there is very little, as you all well know, that is “normal” right now.

Webinar: Embrace Digital Marketing or Get Left Behind

Moery Company

This webinar covers why your association needs to embrace digital marketing and how to scale your efforts. Scroll down below to view the webinar. The post Webinar: Embrace Digital Marketing or Get Left Behind appeared first on The Moery Company. Resources digital marketing webinar

Leading During a Pandemic: Setting Strategy, Virtually

Associations Now

As virtual meetings become the new norm, more associations will need to Zoom strategic discussions. Here’s how to make that process effective. The past few weeks have given many of us a crash course in teleconferencing.

How to Manage Your Organization Virtually

Wild Apricot

Top six areas of your organization that can be done virtually, so you can stay on top of its needs even when you’re in the midst of social distancing

How the CARES Act benefits associations

Association Success

When the landmark CARES Act was signed into law, many in the United States were able to breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus package was on the way with some help.

An Integrated Digital Strategy Is a Lifeboat in Turbulent Water

.orgCommunity

In a crisis, like the current pandemic, an integrated digital strategy can make the difference between business as usual and a meltdown.

Modernizing Your Association’s Dues Model and Value Proposition

Moery Company

Hi folks, today’s episode is all about membership dues re-setting and membership category modernizations. This year, many associations are going to address their business model.

Tips for Hosting a Successful Virtual Event From a Group That Did It

Associations Now

After CoreNet Global postponed its Global Summit in Singapore due to coronavirus, the association created a free virtual summit. With a successful meeting behind them, CoreNet’s CEO shares some advice for those wanting to host a virtual event of their own.

What To Do If You Have to Cancel Your Event

Wild Apricot

Is your nonprofit forced to cancel your events in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's how to handle it, and 3 options for what to do instead

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Fill the Gap with Outsourcing

Association Adviser

Outsourcing through third-party companies who engage with your members through content frees up association employees to reassert the value of membership. The post Fill the Gap with Outsourcing appeared first on Association Adviser.

Virtual Meetings Just Got Real

Delcor

Gretchen Steenstra joined Loretta DeLuca for a. TechTalk discussion on how Technology and Event Planning must work together to address remote meeting challenges posed in the COVID-19 environment.

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Association Field Report (March 26, 2020)

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi, it’s JP. I noticed that the association community, in the latest stimulus package of $2 trillion wanted to be declared an essential business. Okay, there’s probably discussion around that and whether that applies or not, but I’ll tell you what, I’ll play.

Daily Buzz: Attracting Young Members

Associations Now

Offering career opportunities to young professionals could bring them to your association. Also: What your board can do when times are tough. Looking to increase your association’s member base?

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Virtual Pro-Tips from our Tech Team

HighRoad Solution

Suddenly working from home for more than one day out of the week? Are your office hours blending with your personal hours? Are you finding it difficult to focus in the midst of kiddie chaos? We hear ya. Luckily, HighRoad was doing "remote" before remote was a thing.

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5 Ways Advertisers Must Shift Their Messaging for the Moment

Association Adviser

Advertising and marketing in the midst of a crisis can feel a little like walking a tightrope.

An Open Letter from MultiView

Multiview

As you’re well aware, a fundamental mission of associations is to support its members, promote commerce, and be the voice… The post An Open Letter from MultiView appeared first on MultiView. Association Insights

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Association Field Report (March 27, 2020)

Moery Company

Hey, good afternoon friends. It’s been a heck of a week, right? I have a few observations for you and a bit of a different take on a topic. It’s been a very interesting week, to say the least. What I think we have are two extremes.

Kick Out the Jams: The Hot Content Tech You Should Be Keeping an Eye On

Associations Now

Should you treat content more like data? It’s the general idea behind the JAMstack, a growing class of content-management technologies that hold lots of value for forward-thinking organizations.

Nurturing the full member lifecycle

HighRoad Solution

Digital marketing, and marketing in general, has two central goals: acquisition. finding. the right people and converting them to customers) and retention. keeping. those people engaged with your brand or organization via consistent communication).

Tips for Association Video Conferencing from Home

GrowthZone

When it comes to videoconferencing, the fact of the matter is, you can’t avoid it forever. Set yourself up for success, so the only thing you’ll have to think about is making sure you look presentable. Use these suggestions to get started. LIGHTING.

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An Office of One: Todd Reade, Alberta Association of Landscape Architects

Association Adviser

We caught up with Todd Reade, executive director, to chat about his work in the association sector, how he balances simultaneous roles at two associations, and what it’s like to work as a staff of one at AALA.

Work from Home Tips from the Moery Team

Moery Company

Over the last decade, The Moery Company built a flexible “work from wherever” culture. When the spread of the coronavirus reached our shores, and began to disrupt how most industries work, we were more than prepared to seamlessly take our team 100% remote.

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Daily Buzz: Committing to a Healthy Routine

Associations Now

How to set good habits and stay on track. Also: Facilitate connections with a member directory. Want to perform better at work? Set a routine and stick to it. Successful people are creatures of habit, argues Elisette Carlson in Entrepreneur. “I

How should associations face COVID-19?

Association Success

Since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, we have seen an unmistakable impact on not only public health, but also on the global economy. With the world attempting to sail through these uncharted waters, we know professionals will turn to their associations for answers. But how should associations handle the COVID-19 outbreak? . Create distance.

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Five Principles for Better Webinars

Idea Architects

It’s a Webinar World. We just live in it. It sure feels that way, right? Current conditions have led organizations to exponentially increase the volume of webinars they present to members and customers. As you might expect, the value provided varies widely.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

GrowthZone

On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the FFCRA) was signed into law. The FFCRA seeks to assist employees impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and applies to employers with fewer than 500 employees , which likely includes your associations and many of the members and businesses you serve. Familiarity with the provisions of the FFCRA can further position associations as a valued resource during these and rapidly changing times.