Incorporating Text Polling at Your Next Live Event

Association Adviser

As many of you know, Naylor conducts a comprehensive annual Association Communications Benchmarking Report for the association community. With nearly 20 years of experience in B2B marketing and communications, she has specialized in association media and events since 2002.

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Moderating Discussions in the Modern World

Association Adviser

One of the obvious advantages of online communication is the ability to get multiple perspectives on a topic and voice your opinion from time to time. There is one thing that all of these communications have in common. So, what’s your favorite way to communicate with your members?

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

Many associations lack member communication plans that are fully integrated. Tracy Tompkins , group publisher for Naylor LLC , said she’s surprised by the number of associations that make decisions about member communications from the “confines of their staff or board room.”

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Instead of Training, Try Talking

Idea Architects

The proposed work involves having a consultant do individual interviews and offer recommendations, lead some training on interpersonal communication, and maybe provide some ongoing process consultation. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Why The Structure You're Staffing is Stifling Progress

Idea Architects

And because the volunteers currently in leadership positions have to manage the existing programs, communications, and other efforts, they struggle to also reinvent their officer structure and put new systems in place to manage a larger network of help. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

MemCom Awards – could you be a winner?

Optimist Consulting

To help inspire your entry Olivia Chute from Chaz Brooks Communications , a PR agency has agreed to kindly shares their 5 tops tips for industry award entry. About Chazbrooks Communications (CBC) – [link].

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: To Earn More Trust, Be More.

Idea Architects

Frequency, timeliness, and forthrightness of communication: Do you freely share information with others and operate in the spirit of transparency or do you selectively disclose what you know, brokering information as a source of power and control? Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Kids Skate Free: Association-Managed Cause Marketing Campaign

SCD Group

Campaign) effort started in 2002 at seven Memphis-area Chili’s restaurants The National Christmas Tree Association modeled the Trees for Troops program after local efforts by growers in the Pacific Northwest. I love the strategic thinking behind Kids Skate Free!

Flipped Volunteering: The Better Way to Invite and Engage

Idea Architects

How can we best communicate/connect with you? Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #17: Reminders.

Idea Architects

Communicate with participants: socialization and orientation to session. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Leadership Limerick: Gratitude, Not.

Idea Architects

So we need to be even more intentional when trying to communicate with the masses. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: When the Professional is Also.

Idea Architects

Im guessing most organizations communicate those moments of non-acceptance purely in professional terms: "Thank you very much for submitting an Annual Meeting proposal. Its one thing to use language that appeals to the head; its quite another to communicate in a way that honors the heart.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Leadership Limerick: The Whole.

Idea Architects

Sometimes its a matter of different communication styles (think Myers-Briggs or DiSC); sometimes it is assuming people connect the dots on their own more than might be the case. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Leadership Limerick: Time for.

Idea Architects

As Harvard economist Ed Glaeser notes, "Communications technology and face-to-face interactions are complements like salt and pepper rather than substitutes like butter and margarine.” Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: 10 Tips for Engaging A Volunteer.

Idea Architects

How does the association continue to communicate with them and involve them? Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

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Facilitation Friday #25: Five Keys to Strategy Discussions

Idea Architects

Review next steps with particular attention to timeframes, accountability, ans communications. And one of those steps simply must be identify the output from the strategy conversation that needs to be communicated, how and when that will occur, and who is responsible for that sharing.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: I Won't Be Changing the World in.

Idea Architects

I think I still hold on to that vision about 1 person at a time communicating. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #2: Behavior is.

Idea Architects

What are the communication norms in their organization? Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Report: Terror Risk Tops Safety Concerns for Business Travelers

Associations Now

and Europe could be driving these concerns, the report notes, even though fatalities from terror attacks have affected Americans only rarely since 2002.

What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

Beth Kanter

Reputation and Effective Communications. Flickr Photo by J Ronald Lee.

State Government Groups Release Recommendations for IT Procurement

Associations Now

The action plan specifically encourages the creation of organizational cultures, recognized roles and teams, budgeting processes, and strategy sessions that require consistent and closer communication between the chief information officers and chief procurement officers.

Lunchtime Links: What Roger Ebert Taught Us About Engagement

Associations Now

Even through sickness, Roger Ebert communicated with the world via social media—and gained a new audience through direct engagement. Also: Are you building long-term relationships with your members?

Small Groups Of Friends Are The Key To Influence Not Swaying Influential People

Velvet Chainsaw

Malcolm Gladwell first described The Law of the Few in his 2002 book The Tipping Point. The Keller Fay Group has conducted several studies on how people communicate. Our online social networks connect millions of people and support communication between these people. Tweet.

Email Marketing Trends: What’s Hot in 2017

Associations Now

Long neglected as part of the communications conversation, emails have become more essential than ever in 2017. Building emails, as I’ve written before , is effectively like designing websites with technology only available before 2002.

Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

It’s really important in a democracy that we take control of the most powerful medium of communication that we have. His work has included: The complete transitioning of the BBC’s national network (UK) to a VJ-driven model, starting in 2002.

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Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Beth Kanter

Highlights: April, 2002 Netpreneur AdMarketing discussion. Mitch Arnowitz is the managing director Tuvel Communications, LLC. Flickr Photo BirkgetKing.

PSA To Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You

SocialFish

Nonprofits working with donors, volunteers, beneficiaries, members or grantees from the EU will need to adjust the way they communicate with, market to, and collect information from these stakeholders. Guest article by Beth Bacon, Director of Policy and Privacy, Public Interest Registry.

Social Media and Electronic Discovery: A New Nightmare

SocialFish

A CSI webinar, Social Media & New Communications Risks in the Enterprise: Mitigating Data Loss Dangers , identified electronic discovery (e-discovery) as another social media risk to be considered.

Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Kami Watson Huyse, CEO of Zoetica Media and editor of the Communications Overtones blog. If you look at the way that Komen and Planned Parenthood approached the communication around the decision there are stark differences.

Business Ideas for Women

SocialFish

Kendra Scott , 44, is the founder, chairman, lead designer and CEO of Kendra Scott, LLC , a jewelry company that was founded in 2002. She attended Florida State University and acquired a communications degree.

Stronger by Association: Engle Earns Meeting Planner Certification

AMR Management Services

He graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington in 2002 with a degree in Business Administration, and completed his Master of Science in Sport Administration from Eastern Kentucky University in 2006. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Writing the Financial Policy : Off Stage

Off Stage

communication than one that is constantly re-inventing itself in. International Real Property Foundation, 2002. • Off Stage. 29, 2009 - Writing the Financial Policy. Writing An Association Financial Policy (Reprint) By Judith Lindenau, CAE, RCE. May 30, 2003.

Big Data: Big Headache or Big Opportunity for Associations?

Association Adviser

READER NOTE: Association Adviser is in the final stages of preparing the 2014 edition of the annual Association Communication Benchmarking Study. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser. It seems you can’t go to an industry or association conference these days without seeing Big Data somewhere on the agenda.