Association Hunger Games: Victory or Defeat?

Aaron Wolowiec

Instead, the session was developed as a result of a conversation I overheard at last year’s conference describing the challenges associations often have implementing strategy they’ve either developed internally or in conjunction with a consultant.

Association Hunger Games: Victory or Defeat?

Association Adviser

Consider the most common pitfalls associations face implementing strategy. According to a 2005 Harvard Business Review article, “Companies typically realize only about 60 percent of their strategy’s potential value because of defects and breakdowns in planning and execution.”.

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New York Times and Paid Content

High Context

There has been a lot of hue and cry about this, just like there was when they tried to charge for their opinion content way back in 2005 or 06. Content Management Engagement Entrepreneurship Innovation Online Revenue StrategyThe New York Times has announced a new paid content model for their online content. The announcement is here: A Letter to Our Readers About Digital Subscriptions –

Customer Journey Mapping 101: The What, Why, and How

Higher Logic

In 2005, Bain and Company released some staggering research : 80% of firms participating in the study said they deliver a superior experience , while only 8% of their customers agreed. This difference is called the “perception gap,” and we haven’t evolved much since 2005.

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The (Questionable) Value of Being the Authority

Jamie Notter

They’re going to stick with their online encyclopedia and a set of educational curricula (which actually accounts for 85% of their revenue anyway…who knew?). Strategy. December 2005 (5). November 2005 (7). October 2005 (4). September 2005 (4). August 2005 (7). July 2005 (4). June 2005 (4). May 2005 (4). Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter.

Ignoring the Impossible

Jamie Notter

They do $700 million in revenue a year, so this is not a small company. Strategy. December 2005 (5). November 2005 (7). October 2005 (4). September 2005 (4). August 2005 (7). July 2005 (4). June 2005 (4). May 2005 (4). Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Ignoring the Impossible. Posted February 16, 2012. in Managing People - 4 comments.

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

Associations Now

Also: strategies for growing conference sponsorships. According to the study, which has been tracking all forms of social media use since 2005, six in 10 people surveyed between the ages of 50 and 64—and 43 percent of those 65 and older—were social media users.

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Making Sponsorship Special Again

Idea Architects

in order to generate extra revenues. Sue: Love the powerful way you framed this: becoming an agency for the sponsor and helping develop a strategy for them to realize their relationship goals. Nov 2005 (1). Oct 2005 (1). Sep 2005 (2). Aug 2005 (1).

Steve Jobs and the Focus of the CEO

Jamie Notter

The product starts valuing the great salesmen, because they’re the ones who can move the needle on revenues, not the product engineers and designers. The phrase that jumps out at me is “they’re the ones who can move the needle on revenues.” There’s nothing wrong with moving the needle on revenues of course. I’m no business mogul, but I’m fairly certain that revenue is a key piece of organizational health. Strategy. Consulting.

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 One Way to Deliver Unwelcome News

Idea Architects

Because that was the approach the Indianapolis Museum of Art (and presumably the PR firm that advises it) opted for in announcing the elimination of free general admission, a practice in place from 1941 to 2005 and 2007-present (according to this article in the Indianapolis Business Journal.

Moving From Free Rider to Engaged Member

Associations Now

The Senior Executives Association, which dedicates itself to serving federal leaders, is refocusing its membership strategy. That transition involves a new strategic plan, chapter growth, tiered membership, and partnerships to grow nondues revenue.

SCD Group: If everyone's complaining, perhaps its an opportunity for.

SCD Group

“By 2005, the iPod had eclipsed the Mac as Apple’s largest source of revenue, but the music player that rescued Apple from the brink now faced a looming threat: The cellphone. In their book Blue Ocean Strategy , W. Strategy | Content | Discovery. Pages. About.