The Big Picture: Tips for Conference Un-Bloggers (and Bloggers too)

The Big Picture

Monetizing PDF content » January 03, 2008. In the latest edition of his Cool Tools newsletter , Kevin Kelly points to a free e-book by Bruno Giussani and Ethan Zuckerman, Tips for Conference Bloggers. Posted by: Kevin | January 04, 2008 at 02:03 PM. December 2008.

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Wild Apricot Blog : Does Your Nonprofit Need an Email Newsletter Service?

Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot Blog : Email-to-Snail-Mail Online Postal Services

Wild Apricot

Web 2.0 Websites on a Small Budget

Wild Apricot

Websites that engage them in some active way, even if it's simply to leave a comment on a news item, subscribe to get updates or a newsletter, or speak up in a quick opinion poll. Internet users are getting used to — and expecting, even demanding — greater levels of interactivity in the websites they visit. They're looking for websites that are much more than a simple digital publication.

5 Keys to Effective Knowledge Transfer for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

in combination with the other delivery methods tailored to your particular audience and message, such as reports, newsletters, fact sheets, etc., Published Friday, June 06, 2008 8:13 PM by Rebecca. June 6, 2008 10:41 PM. June 8, 2008 11:03 AM. Wild Apricot Updates - June 2008. June 2008 (9). May 2008 (9). April 2008 (14). March 2008 (15). February 2008 (15). January 2008 (17). Copyright © 2008. SEARCH.

Quote of the week: The Secret to Twitter

SocialFish

From Chris Brogan, in his latest newsletter. "Don't sell. Participate. The secret to Twitter isn't the tweeting. It's the searching ( [link] ). Sign up here.

NTEN Water Cooler Chat 11/20

SocialFish

I think you will know if they pick it, simply because of it's sheer awesomeness. : ) We also extolled the virtues of our e-newsletter service, MailChimp , now that we have sent out 3 weekly newsletters (SocialFish Food - check out the archives and subscribe here )!). Your friendly neighborhood Socialfish will be "IN" the NTEN Office Hours Communications Chat Room every Thursday (that's today!!) at 3 pm EST. Got burning questions about social media strategy?

What’s the Buzz? Find Out Who’s Talking about You

SocialFish

Our most popular, which are continuously updated with association examples, are: * Getting Comments on Your Association Blog * Social Media as an Engagement Strategy * New Rules for Engaging Young Professionals * How to Listen Using Social Media And last but definitely not least, we have recently started a free e-newsletter, SocialFish Food - bite-size social media advice, tips and tools.

How to create an online community successfully

SocialFish

Sterling Raphael has a really fantastic article in April's ASAE Technoscope newsletter. READ IT. It lists "11 Success Factors for Creating an Online Community". My shorthand "notes to self" below each. Determine if the technology meets your mission. Note to self - Don't just do it because it would be cool). Identify a technology provider. Choose the right one for your association, not the one with the most features or the one recommended by your friend at another association.)

BackType Rocks.

SocialFish

I just got a newsletter email listing a bunch of awesome new BackType services - will just repost them here for you: FriendFeed - you can easily add all of the comments you write to your FriendFeed account Alerts - BackType Alerts sends you an e-mail update (immediately, or in daily or weekly digests) whenever a subscribed search term is mentioned in a comment. Heard of BackType ? It's a fantastic service that allows you to keep track of your own and others' comments on blogs.

This is pretty cool if you need a new website

SocialFish

It includes several pages, custom design, sitemap, domain registration, web hosting, email newsletter integration, SEO. AssociaDirect is giving away a website package, valued at $5k, every 6 months to a randomly selected association. Check it out at [link].

I'm sharing the NTEN awesome!

SocialFish

You can help NTEN provide free resources for the entire nonprofit community like: * Research and reports , like the IT Staffing & Salary Report * We Are Media project * Our E-newsletter, NTEN Connect * NTEN Office Hours * Jobs board * and Affinity Groups Your membership helps us deliver the quality programs you love, like our webinars, the NTC and our Speaker's Directory. Just got this excellent email from NTEN (The Nonprofit Technology Network), after I just renewed last week.

"Real-Time Subscription Service" - An RSS Primer For You

SocialFish

If you subscribe to an e-newsletter, it comes into your email inbox. I have been thinking for quite some time about how somehow RSS (Real Simple Syndication, a name which is completely unhelpful - and not real simple - to those who need help understanding it) has a serious image problem. I believe RSS is one of the the keys that open the door to the world of web 2.0,

More on data mining. show me how to find the gold!

SocialFish

With e-newsletters and dynamic websites, we have more of this data than we ever dreamed possible — and many associations don’t even bother to use it! Dean Abbott posted this great comment to my recent post about Data Mining. Thanks for your provocative post (at least it is provocative to a data miner!) Data mining, applied well, though, doesn't take the place of the experts.

Blog House Keeping Note

High Context

I am going to shift my e-mail newsletter archives into my blog this week and will post new issues as they come out here. I am going to date them as of when they were sent out so I’m not sure if they will appear in the feed, for those of you reading the site via a newsreader. David Gammel's Web Strategy Report Archive

AE on the Verge: 3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter

AE on the Verge

3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter. Im sometimes asked why our association e-newsletter isnt loaded with a template, graphics, colors, and pictures. Check out what a heavily formatted and imaged newsletter looks like on a very small screen. We encourage members to take sections of our newsletter to redistribute to their clients/customers/others or into social media. A newsletter I've been receiving in text converted to a prettier format.

David Gammel's Web Strategy Report, Volume 1, Issue 8

High Context

How to make one like I did for this month’s newsletter? Subscribe via e-mail. Thoughts On Strategy: Shopping vs. Buying. I just finished reading Clotaire Rapaille’s The Culture Code, in which he marks a key distinction about how Americans perceive shopping compared to buying. His book is about identifying and employing specific codes that represent commonly shared perceptions within a culture.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Imminent Danger

Observations on Association Management

Thursday, January 3, 2008. If your members want hard copy newsletters, give them hard copy. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Imminent Danger. Organizations that do not take seriously the different preferences of their various constituencies are at risk of becoming irrelevant.

The Big Picture: The Forest and the Trees

The Big Picture

That's what the e-newsletter link promised. That newsletter did not have even ONE grammatical error, I'm sure. Be sure to check out this 18-point checklist for proofreaders before sending out your next e-newsletter to members. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally.

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Readz

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. Does your association have a magazine or newsletter? ► 2008. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. 25 June 2012. Always the Last to Know: Readz. Is it online? Is it just a boring plain HTML version of the printed stories? Readz wants to help you out, by making a multimedia rich version of your publications that looks gorgeous on tablets. Share on FriendFeed. Labels: cool technology. No comments: Post a Comment.

The Big Picture: Click Here

The Big Picture

In a recent ASAE Communications Section newsletter, Leslie O’Flahavan and Marilynne Rudick tell us that to "rev up our Web writing" we need to get rid of click here altogether. So forget “Click here to subscribe to the newsletter.” Instead, your link should be: “Subscribe to the newsletter.” I dont disagree specifically with the newsletter example they give, but with the concept in general. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008.

Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. It offers a daily or weekly newsletter as well as a database of ideas, trends, and innovations organized into more than 20 industry categories.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative.

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. The best are delivered in a free newsletter every Sunday and make for an inspired start to the week ahead. Oct 2008 (1). Sep 2008 (4).

The Big Picture: Words and Phrases That Trigger Some Spam Filters

The Big Picture

In delicious synchronicity, moments later the ASAEs Technoscope newsletter arrived in my Inbox. December 2008. November 2008. October 2008. August 2008. July 2008. March 2008. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Click Here | Main. |

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Crowdsourcing.

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I contribute content for a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. Oct 2008 (1). Sep 2008 (4). Aug 2008 (2). Jul 2008 (8). May 2008 (5). Apr 2008 (3). Mar 2008 (4). Feb 2008 (3). Jan 2008 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Reaching Out To Global Markets Through Meetings & Events.

GlowGlobally

The following post was written by Ajay Bhojwani, MCI director of association management, consulting and congresses for MCI Middle East in Dubai and published in ASAE’s Global Link newsletter, July 2010. GrowGlobally.org.

Association Straight Talk : Off Stage

Off Stage

On December 30, 2008, Inman News published a shocking statement, one that seemed to go unnoticed and unremarked by the organized real estate community. Weve designed expensive MLS systems for members who have no motivation to acquire the tools of the trade and learn how to use them effectively and weve continued expensive practices such as printed newsletters, magazines, and forms in deference to the older members who proudly proclaim their neo-Luddism. Off Stage.

Does it Make Sense to Hire a Consultant to help your Membership

Membership Marketing

In an article in the November issue of ASAE’s Consultants Connection newsletter (member sign in required), I make the case that there are at least five good reasons to add a consultant to your team. A frequent writer and speaker on marketing topics, he is a contributing author to two books, Membership Marketing (ASAE 2000) and Membership Essentials (ASAE 2008). ► 2008. (82). Membership Marketing Blog.

The Best Opportunity - Membership Marketing Blog

Membership Marketing

Last year, I wrote an article for the Avectra Academy newsletter. A frequent writer and speaker on marketing topics, he is a contributing author to two books, Membership Marketing (ASAE 2000) and Membership Essentials (ASAE 2008). ► 2008. (82). Membership Marketing Blog. Membership marketing – acquiring, engaging, upgrading, and renewing members – is the cornerstone for associations and relationship driven organizations.

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How Vimeo’s Community Helps Them Create Better Products

Higher Logic

Although she doesn’t have a community manager title any more, Alexandra’s career began in community management - and she’s taken those lessons with her.She’s also part of the We Support NYC team, who curates a weekly community management and support newsletter (one of our favorites!).

AE on the Verge: How many ways do you plan to say the same thing?

AE on the Verge

E-newsletter (email) 2. ► 2008. AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Saturday, May 23, 2009. How many ways do you plan to say the same thing? I saw something interesting today and had immediate dilemma - which way to communicate it : 1. Post on association web site 3. Association Facebook page 4. Personal Facebook page 5. Twitter 6.

The Hottest Event Trends for 2029

Associations Now

Subscribe to”Otter Talk,”a bi-monthly newsletter , which highlights trends, ideas, and actionable takeaways for your association events, from an experienced member of the planning community who has lived the “planning life.”. Using ideas for the future to improve our events today.

The Cure for the Common Association Cold

Associations Now

Subscribe to“Otter Talk,”a bi-monthly newsletter that highlights trends, ideas, and actionable takeaways for your association events, written by an experienced member of the planning community who has lived the “planning life.”.

Three New Formats To Increase Engagement At Your Event

Associations Now

Subscribe to“Otter Talk,” a bi-monthly newsletter that highlights trends, ideas, and actionable takeaways for your association events, written by an experienced member of the planning community who has lived the “planning life.”.

Building Community With $1.50 Beer

Associations Now

Subscribe to“Otter Talk,”a bi-monthly newsletter , which highlights trends, ideas, and actionable takeaways for your association events, from an experienced member of the planning community who has lived the “planning life.”. How to achieve the next level of engagement at your event.

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Improving the Attendee Experience with the 5 Hows

Associations Now

Subscribe to“Otter Talk,”a bi-monthly newsletter that highlights trends, ideas, and actionable takeaways for your association events, written by an experienced member of the planning community who has lived the “planning life.”.

Association Events Can Learn from Amazon’s Disruption Model

Associations Now

Subscribe to“Otter Talk,”a bi-monthly newsletter that highlights trends, ideas, and actionable takeaways for your association events, written by an experienced member of the planning community who has lived the “planning life.”. Association events are poised for change.

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Keep Members Coming Back

YourMembership Blog

Here at LocalShops1.com we have a monthly e-newsletter, and we also maintain a private members-only group on Facebook, in addition to our main Facebook page. Highlight the most active members in your e-newsletters or social media posts. The grassroots movement was founded in 2008 and, in addition to advocacy, offers networking meetings, co-op advertising, store promotions, educational workshops and community events. Membership Software Association Management Software.

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“Flipping your publishing model” in action

SocialFish

The blog/newsletter strategy drives most of that, as you can see from the increase in blog traffic as a percentage of total site traffic for the last few years: 2008: 17%. Remember this post about how to flip your publishing model ? And the case study we looked at through the Virginia Associations of Realtors’ example ? I just came across this great post from NTEN about how they did just that.

10 Things I Learned at ASAE Annual

Associations Now

Subscribe to“Otter Talk,” a bi-monthly newsletter that highlights trends, ideas, and actionable takeaways for your association events, written by an experienced member of the planning community who has lived the “planning life.”.