Association Hunger Games: Victory or Defeat?

Aaron Wolowiec

According to a 2005 Harvard Business Review article, “Companies typically realize only about 60% of their strategy’s potential value because of defects and breakdowns in planning and execution.”. The resulting gap represents lost opportunities and revenue. Communication breaks down.

What Smart Associations Do Differently

Association Adviser

But many of the legacy challenges remain: information overload, communication clutter, attracting and retaining younger members, maintaining their position as their industry’s No. Since 2005, the two groups had jointly produced a successful annual show and realized that many constituents knew each other and were members of both associations. They can also provide new sources of sponsorship revenue and member leads by identifying trends in attendee behavior and content interests.

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Association Hunger Games: Victory or Defeat?

Association Adviser

Communication breaks down. They include lack of detailed planning and accountability, unclear expectations and prioritization, and poor communication and coordination. The resulting gap represents lost opportunities and revenue. Aaron D.

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Lunchtime Links: Social Media Isn’t Just for Young People

Associations Now

It’s no secret that younger generations rely on social media to communicate with friends and connect with the causes they care about. Overall, the report says that 72 percent of adults now use social media, up from just 8 percent back in 2005.

Why Podcasting Works for Leading (and Leaders)

Associations Now

Associations stress out a fair bit about their content strategy—a term I don’t exactly love, because it applies a lot of gravitas to what was once more simply called “communications.” Podcasts aren’t magic bullets in terms of engagement and revenue.

The Orange Bowl and Creativity: An Interview With Laila Brock

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

I was fortunate to attend an Orange Bowl when my alma mater played in 2005. But the industry is absolutely amazing and you definitely have the opportunity to use your creativity, use your people skills, and communicate with people to generate revenue for and organization.

Mizz Information: Association Swing and a Miss--CEA Tech.

Mizz Information

Communication --Weve all heard of "build it and they will come" syndrome when it comes to social media, but a whole member category basically built on pay your dues to join then figure it out from there? Not that people necessarily want to be inundated with even more email, but seriously--this was the total opposite of too much email: barely any email or any other communications. Mizz Information. Wednesday, December 14, 2011.

Mizz Information: Social Media Software + Silos Redux

Mizz Information

I mean, why wouldn’t they, with revenue from enterprise social software projected to surpass $769 million in 2011? Are departments communicating with each other when considering new social media-related services? I am an online community & social media manager for an association, love movies and books, and have been blogging since 2005. Mizz Information. Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Social Media Software + Silos Redux.

Mizz Information: United Breaks Guitars.and Still Treats.

Mizz Information

Obviously United thought there was nothing special about the guy whose guitar they broke.guess they didnt realize that a "nobody" on a plane can easily end up being a "somebody" online, as in a person capable of generating 10,565,270 views on You Tube, inspiring who knows how many negative comments about United both online and off, and certainly affecting both sales and crisis communication spending in a negative way--not to mention stock price. Mizz Information. Tuesday, June 21, 2011.

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Mizz Information: Why Facebook Can't be Trusted to Care About.

Mizz Information

Yet another "oops" already, with regard to the new Facebook email--now people are reporting that contacts e-mail addresses on phones and other devices have been altered without their consent, and their e-mail communication is being redirected and lost. Mizz Information. Sunday, July 1, 2012.

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