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.”

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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].

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. Read on for some suggestions on to improve your email production workflow. Another challenge that causes problems is the production process.

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.

Book Review: iPhone Millionaire


Now, for the first time, hundreds of millions of people (literally) are walking around with a complete professional television and video production studio – in their pockets. It’s really important in a democracy that we take control of the most powerful medium of communication that we have.

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Social Media and Electronic Discovery: A New Nightmare


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.

Business Ideas for Women


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. She pitched the product to QVC who were not interested.

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. ” Melia said never waste an opportunity to get good feedback from your members, but do it in short digestible bites, such as by adding a question to your dues bills, product shipments or annual conference surveys. Ask how your product and service can fill those unmet needs. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser.