The Impact of Gas Prices on Associations and Their Members

Observations on Association Management

Monday, June 16, 2008. The Impact of Gas Prices on Associations and Their Members. Associations, like every other type of business, are feeling the impact of rising petroleum prices. The effect of high gas prices will be felt for the forseeable future. As frightening as the rapidly-escalating price of energy is, it provides us with an opportunity to think about new ways to do business. Labels: environment , gas prices , social changes. gas prices. (1).

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Don't get too casual on Friday--or any day. : Off Stage

Off Stage

10, 2008 - Don't get too casual on Friday--or any day. Now, as Matt points out, with rising gas prices, work-at-home is even more desirable. 10, 2008 - RE: Dont get too casual on Friday--or any day. 10, 2008 - RE: Dont get too casual on Friday--or any day. Technology.

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CMI's Association Management Blog: After the Election

Observations on Association Management

Friday, November 7, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. After the Election. The election of Senator Barack Obama as President-Elect of the United States will result in a massive amount of gnashing of teeth and tearing of hair in associations across the land.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Lessons from an Economic.

Observations on Association Management

Monday, October 20, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Lessons from an Economic Crisis. It has been three weeks since the Dow sharply reminded us of the severity of the financial crisis in which the U.S. is embroiled.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Diversity: Not Just An.

Observations on Association Management

Friday, November 21, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Diversity: Not Just An Economic Imperative. I spent the early part of this week with a group of other association executives.

Hotel F&B Costs.Trust, but Verify and Watch Your Back

Observations on Association Management

Wednesday, March 19, 2008. Your meeting specs should, ideally, indicate an expected price range for each meal, so that hotels know whats expected of them.and to give them fair warning that youll expect their contracts to be adjusted accordingly. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2).

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CMI's Association Management Blog: Seizing Opportunities vs.

Observations on Association Management

Wednesday, August 6, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Seizing Opportunities vs. Embracing Burdens. The difference between success and failure sometimes can be the simple difference between seizing an opportunity and embracing a burden.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Association Meetings.

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, April 8, 2008. So, when someone suggests that technological advances that take advantage of the Internet are going to put a crimp on association meetings, we tend to dismiss it as another bad prediction. Fuel prices are climbing sky-high, making it exceptionally expensive to travel, whether by plane, car, boat, or train. And, technology is going beyond "hey, this is neat," to "hey, this is phenomenol!" Labels: meetings , technology solutions.

CMI's Association Management Blog: A Socio-Political Economic Rant

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, July 22, 2008. I find it simultaneously interesting and deeply depressing to hear both Democrats and Republicans try to blame one another for the rising prices of energy. No, they want the government to step in and cut prices, while punishing the bad energy giants. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1).

CMI's Association Management Blog: Mission Critical

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, April 1, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Mission Critical. Associations that do not pay attention to their mission statements risk losing the support that led to the drafting of those mission statements.

CMI's Association Management Blog: We're All Human, Don't You.

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, April 29, 2008. Food prices are skyrocketing worldwide and food riots are taking place all over the globe. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Were All Human, Dont You Think?

CMI's Association Management Blog: The Power of Associations, for.

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, March 4, 2008. Laws in the United States that work to prevent collusion, restraint of trade, price-fixing, and any number of other breaches of trust and good will by associations were not passed in anticipation of bad deeds. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2).

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CMI's Association Management Blog: Imminent Danger

Observations on Association Management

Thursday, January 3, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). 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.

CMI's Association Management Blog: A Good Concept for all.

Observations on Association Management

Friday, February 22, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. A Good Concept for all Associations: Operating Surveys. Operating ratio surveys and reports tend to be considered only for trade associations.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Branding Your Association

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, February 19, 2008. Hold title to one really big idea : Wal-Mart rolls back prices; we know that because they tell us every time we see a commercial or an ad. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Branding Your Association.

Fiduciary Responsibilities of Members of Boards of Directors

Observations on Association Management

Thursday, February 14, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fiduciary Responsibilities of Members of Boards of Directors.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Small Associations Can.

Observations on Association Management

Sunday, January 27, 2008. Labels: technology solutions. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Small Associations Can Perform "Big". Small associations often lament the fact that they do not have the resources to perform as well as their larger brethren.

CMI's Association Management Blog: The New Age of Association.

Observations on Association Management

Thursday, February 7, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. The New Age of Association Education. The era of talking heads is over, at least for a little while.

The Micromanaging Board and the Consolidator of Executive Power

Observations on Association Management

Tuesday, March 11, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. The Micromanaging Board and the Consolidator of Executive Power.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Volunteer-Managed.

Observations on Association Management

Monday, January 7, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Volunteer-Managed Associations: Avoiding Traps.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Tough Topics

Observations on Association Management

Friday, January 4, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tough Topics. Politics and religion can be dangerous topics in mixed company. Its hard to know who believes what and what comments might offend people.

Association Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Observations on Association Management

Friday, February 8, 2008. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Association Directors and Officers Liability Insurance. First, let me say that, with this post, Im not offering legal advice, nor am I holding myself out as an expert in insurance.

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future Proofing Your Career, Part One

Blue Sky eLearn

They attributed the 2008 financial crisis as playing a part but also argued that the college-educated workforce was pushing the non-college-educated workforce towards unemployment. The authors attributed technological advancements as the paramount influencer for the rise and decline of the demand for cognitive task occupations. As we entered into the technology age in the early 1980s, industry leaders needed to design and build an infrastructure that would support this new industry.

How to Backup Your Ning Network Content

Wild Apricot

We won’t be told the new pricing structure and other details until May 4th, but in the meantime, inevitably, rumors are running rife – and it’s a fresh reminder to backup the content you and your members have worked hard to create online. Back in 2008, founder Marc.( Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech online community Blogging Social networking membership database websites Membership management data backup open source software content Ning

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career; Part One

Blue Sky eLearn

They attributed the 2008 financial crisis as playing a part but also argued that the college-educated workforce was pushing the non-college-educated workforce towards unemployment. Machine Learning and AI (Artificial Intelligence) are standing at the forefront of the technology sector.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. We like that idea, and we agree that you need to provide many different pricing models.

Association Events Can Learn from Amazon’s Disruption Model

Associations Now

Is there a transparent pricing model? I’ve been in situations where using the break-even formula (fixed costs/number of attendees + variable costs) would price us out of the market. I’ve worked with groups where the pricing is set because it just “feels” like $500.

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Keep Members Coming Back

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. 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. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers.

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Tech Groups Warn of Ripple Effects From App Store Ruling

Associations Now

Pepper holds that lawsuits claiming that Apple unfairly keeps the price of apps high by running the App Store as a monopoly may go forward to trial.

Strategic meeting audits: Leveraging data to improve ROI

Aaron Wolowiec

We need only look to ASAE to learn that at least two signature in-person events were stronger than ever this year: Highest Number of Association Executives Attended 2013 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition Since 2008. Does event pricing reflect the projected profit margin?

Preparing for an Entirely New Economy

Jamie Notter

The bubble was growing while with more loans into unproductive sector, there was not enough jobs created in the economy, which led to faster growth of prices than real salaries. Technological leaps are creating knowledge gaps at too fast a rate. It used to be that new technologies would displace workers, but result in improved productivity and stronger economies. But they’ll also need to be mindful of the external costs of over-using technology. October 2008 (6).

Membership Marketing Blog: Innovation through Collaboration

Membership Marketing

First in an article in the Technology section of the Washington Post , the case is made that much of the economic dynamism of technology companies comes from sharing talent and ideas. 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). Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership. Does Wal-Mart Announce a Price Increase? ► 2008. (82).

Thanks For Playing: Super Swap Recap

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. For the exercise, I divided the room into four groups and gave them each a task regarding retired and retiring members: Create a category of membership that offers realistic benefits at a realistic price. Labels: Adele Cehrs , ASAE , Beth Ziesenis , cool technology , creativity , Kylee Coffman , membership , Rhea Steele , Shelly Alcorn. ► 2008. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing.

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

Technology is enabling a greater awareness of how companies are servicing customer demands. The Financial Crisis of 2008 made banking customers more aware of financial products, and much more wary that the bank may not work in their best interest.

Polar Opposites: Comparing Marissa Mayer and Steve Ballmer

Associations Now

Mayer’s leadership strengths stand in sharp contrast to those of Ballmer, who announced his retirement last week and almost immediately saw his company’s stock price surge. And the company has beefed up its technology with a series of careful acquisitions—including Tumblr.

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Associations Unplugged: Four Questions for Association Executives

SCD Group

Two recent articles in the USA Today Money section hit me as a great illustration of the technology challenges facing today’s associations. This Mark Veverka column focused more on the mental state of technology changes.

Membership Marketing Blog: Building Your Membership on Solid.

Membership Marketing

This type of foundation may explain why IBM is enjoying its 100th anniversary – an unusual feat in the rapidly changing technology world. “IBM’s secret is that it is built around an idea that transcends any particular product or technology. ► 2008. (82).

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Membership Marketing Blog: The End of Membership as We Know It

Membership Marketing

Her fundamental thesis is that “three key shifts in our society have caused a decline in membership: economic rescission, demographic shifts, and rapidly changing technology. Technology has given us access to the world and the opportunity to network with anyone, anywhere, anytime.”

CMI's Association Management Blog: Everybody Knows

Observations on Association Management

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, May 6, 2010. Everybody Knows. Everybody knows the dice are loaded. Everbody rolls with their fingers crossed. Everybody knows the war is over. Everybody knows the good guys lost.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Get It in Writing

Observations on Association Management

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2008, CMI is dedicated to supporting trade associations and professional societies in achieving their visions and their missions. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, October 20, 2010.