Are You Boring Your Association’s Members?

SCD Group

if I looked at your association’s convention program for 2013 and 2003, would I see any differences other than dates and names of speakers? As a result, I struggle when associations keep doing things the same old way. At the bottom of a post about recruiting volunteers, Holly Duckworth, CAE, shared this awesome quote: “Associations fear change when they should fear staying the same.”. Think about it.

Writing the Financial Policy : Off Stage

Off Stage

Writing An Association Financial Policy (Reprint) By Judith Lindenau, CAE, RCE. May 30, 2003. Many AEs spend a great deal of time writing and revising association. Associations spend significant. area of association management, even though significantly few of us have. However, no single policy area is more important to an associations. policy addresses not only the governance issues associated with an. practices of the association.

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SCD Group: Does print still work for association marketing.

SCD Group

AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Does print still work for association marketing & communications? As you know by now, I’m an advocate of many of the new digital communications tools. I’m also a strong proponent that associations need to determine distribution platforms based on their target audience(s). “We see a strong future for the catalog, with this being one of many ways that we communicate with our customer.”

Monday Buzz: The Challenge of Following Association Legends

Associations Now

Is your association ready for when its top exec departs? Look around at those who occupy the leadership positions of many associations, and take note of their office accessories. Association consultant and SCD Group president Steve Drake was faced with that challenge in 2003 , when a CEO of 30 years decided to leave Ohio State University’s (OSU) Alumni Association. All leaders eventually leave. Plus: where branded content is most likely to be trusted.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.13.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Before we get to the good stuff… What do your “engaged” members not know about? With it, I can read ASAE and Association Now articles as well as Collaborate discussions on my phone. I’m a regular reader of Collaborate (with a subscription to dozens of daily digests) and Associations Now. Associations are also gathering information: PCMA , MPI , Events Council and ASAE.

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Sift Skills: The Value of Big Data for Associations

Associations Now

Associations are good at collecting data, but they’re less adept at analyzing it or knowing what to do with the gold mine of information they have. John Dorman has worked at the Texas Medical Association for 29 years, and for most of that time, business decisions were made, more or less, from the gut. “We And association staff members didn’t discover this until they looked closely at the data. The Texas Medical Association’s John Dorman.

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The Hourglass Blog: Don't Forget the Baby Boomers

The Hourglass Blog

I've been writing and speaking about this since 2003. I started writing about advertising and boomers in 2003. Association Management. Communication. Management. Association Subculture. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Friday, October 15, 2010. Dont Forget the Baby Boomers. Not too long ago a friend sent me a link to this article about "Why Marketers Cant Afford to Ignore Baby Boomers."