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In the Past Year What’s the Biggest Change You’ve Seen in Associations? Ask JP #066

Moery Company

Hello everybody and welcome to another episode of Ask JP. Today’s question is, from March of 2020, to March of 2021 what is the biggest change you’ve seen in associations? Here is one thing that may affect associations more than we anticipate or could foresee right now.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.16.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Member behavior. WBT Systems was inspired this week by the latest news about muons—subatomic particles influenced by unknown forces so they don’t obey the standard laws of physics.

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Tips for your Best Month Ever – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 278 (8m 25s)

Moery Company

Your association or company can have its biggest month of the year. Here’s how: #1: We won this fight in April 2021. I had a three step crisis plan in place. That plan was developed early, so I could make a decision an unemotional state. #2:

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.2.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Post-pandemic association workplace.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Formality Is Not Always Good

Spark Consulting

Associations tend to default to a formal tone in communications. It feels safe. It can be hard to nail being appropriately funny, and no one ever got in trouble for being excessively formal, right? Well, no.

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Volunteer Orientation and Training for Nonprofits: The Ultimate Guide

Wild Apricot

Volunteers are the lifeblood of nonprofit organizations. With shoestring budgets and big missions, many nonprofits rely heavily on committed volunteers to help carry out their work. Luckily, people are ready and willing to help. Around 30 per cent. volunteerism

Sync Up Advocacy for Membership Growth – Association Hustle Episode 279 (8m 4s)

Moery Company

Associations have strayed from using advocacy as a key part of their membership value proposition. Here’s how to bring back advocacy to serve your members: Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Does Your Conference Need an Emcee?

Velvet Chainsaw

Having an emcee at your event was a nice-to-have prior to 2020. Now it’s a must-have. Talk to any meeting owner who has managed a large virtual event this past year using a skilled emcee and he or she will tell you it made all the difference.

We’re Saying Goodbye to One-Size-Fits-All Community Solutions

Higher Logic

The post We’re Saying Goodbye to One-Size-Fits-All Community Solutions appeared first on Higher Logic. Meet our three new customer community products, purpose-built for your company’s unique needs. The post We’re Saying Goodbye to One-Size-Fits-All Community Solutions appeared first on Higher Logic.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

The 18 Best HOA Websites of 2021 And Why You Need One

Wild Apricot

“Don’t tell anyone, but I think I’m leaving the board at the end of the year,” David told Sahar, after a particularly overwhelming meeting of their condo’s homeowner’s association. Sahar didn’t blame him. website-and-technology

JP’s Predictions: Mergers, CEOs, Membership, and Affinity Programs – Association Hustle Podcast 280 (7m 54s)

Moery Company

Predictions for the rest of 2021 regarding membership, mergers, CEOs, and affinity programs. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Associations North Pays It Forward to Help Hospitality and Tourism Members Rebound

Association Adviser

Associations North's Pay It Forward initiative helps hospitality and tourism members impacted by the pandemic's economic fallout continue to be members. The post Associations North Pays It Forward to Help Hospitality and Tourism Members Rebound appeared first on Association Adviser.

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Risk, Revenue Recognition and Recovery

Velvet Chainsaw

For well over a year, we’ve consulted with dozens of associations on their go/no-go event strategies. One of our early — and still applicable — recommendations was for conference organizers to communicate and publish the date when they expect to make the decision for their in-person conference.

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

13 Tips to Send Emails Your Association Members Will Open

Higher Logic

The post 13 Tips to Send Emails Your Association Members Will Open appeared first on Higher Logic. Improve your association’s email open rate and boost member engagement, building a stronger personalized communications strategy along the way.

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New Volunteer Checklist: How to Onboard and Welcome New Volunteers

Wild Apricot

Most nonprofits and membership organizations depend on volunteers to help run projects, raise funds, organize events, and even manage day-to-day administration. These individuals are also likely members, supporters or donors – the very folks. volunteerism

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People in Our Industry Are On Sitting and Waiting Mode – Association Field Report (April 9, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello everybody, welcome to observations from the field. My observation is, a lot of people in our industry including, sponsors, prospective sponsors and members are in this wait and see mode.

The Top 12 Trade Association Websites in 2021

MembersClicks

As a trade association, you have more tasks to accomplish with your website than simply informing your audience. Trade or business association websites are responsible for educating their members, as well as finding new members to help their cause.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Ten Purposeful Provocations for Association Boards: Part II

Association Adviser

In this second part of a 2-part series, Jeff De Cagna explores practices borne out of purposeful provocations that association boards and chief executives should adopt to thrive. The post Ten Purposeful Provocations for Association Boards: Part II appeared first on Association Adviser.

Looking for Customer Engagement Software? Here Are 7 Examples to Consider

Higher Logic

The post Looking for Customer Engagement Software? Here Are 7 Examples to Consider appeared first on Higher Logic. We rounded up 7 of the best examples of customer engagement software that help you connect with your customers in meaningful ways. The post Looking for Customer Engagement Software?

Nonprofit Succession Planning: 50 Practical Tips

Wild Apricot

Last month, a board member from a Lawyer’s Association reached out to me because their president was planning to retire. Unfortunately, they hadn’t gone through a transition before and didn’t know where to find a new president. organizational-management

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What Is An Online Community?

MembersClicks

What is an Online Community, Really? Sometimes you want to go…where everybody knows your name.”. A vibrant digital space. A branded, online destination. A digital collaboration tool. You may have heard these descriptions before to describe an online community. But what is an online community, really?

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Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Successful COVID-19 Responses by Member-based Organizations

GrowthZone

In the GrowthZone AMS 2021 Association Industry Survey Report , we asked association staff and executives, “Related to your organization’s response to COVID, are there any success stories you’d like to share?” ” Watch short videos featuring association and.

Member Engagement Scoring: A Simple Strategy for Associations to Measure Digital Engagement Levels

Higher Logic

The post Member Engagement Scoring: A Simple Strategy for Associations to Measure Digital Engagement Levels appeared first on Higher Logic. Member engagement scoring helps you see how engaged your members are, based on their digital behaviors, from your website to email marketing to community.

200+ Amazing Fundraising Ideas Any Organization Can Try Today

Wild Apricot

Are you struggling to decide what to do for your next fundraiser? Do you have a high target to hit, and just aren’t sure how to get there? Whether you’re trying to raise funds for a nonprofit, club, or association, there’s a lot of. fundraising

Association Field Report (April 30, 2021) – Speaking Opportunities Greater than Sponsorship Opportunities

Moery Company

Hello everyone and welcome to Observations from the Field. I’ve got breaking news today, for everyone who is in association sponsorship development. Speaking opportunities is greater than (>) Sponsorship opportunities. Here is what is happening in the field.

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Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Internet Association Hires Jerry Golden As New Head Of Global Government Affairs

InternetAssociation

Jerry brings to IA vast government relations experience across the spectrum of business and industry trade associations. IA will undoubtedly benefit from the trust and credibility Jerry has built over the years with a broad cross-section of policymakers from both sides of the aisle.”

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What We’ve Learned from a Year of Virtual Conferences

Association Adviser

Kip and Jenn share how they approach to online events and operations to level up their virtual conference game and make logging on something you WANT to do. The post What We’ve Learned from a Year of Virtual Conferences appeared first on Association Adviser.

Create a 12-Month Member Retention Plan With This Template

MembersClicks

You work hard to recruit members to your organization, and you already know that retaining those members after they join can help to save you time, money, and other resources that would otherwise be funneled back into recruitment.