Refreshing Your E-newsletter

Wild Apricot

It's spring cleaning season - a good time to review and refresh your e-newsletter. Associations E-mail marketing member communication newsletters nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications nptechHere are some tips to get you started.( read more ).

Be Productive While Having a Beer (or Two)

Reid All About it

Skim or read the newsletters. Is it five o’clock already? It’s been a good day. Most of the items on your daily to-do list have been crossed out. However, you’re getting your usual late afternoon second (or third?) Your brain is still clicking. You could still put in a few hours work.

Trade Association CEO Support: Newsletter Distribution

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Saturday, May 14, 2011. Newsletter Distribution. How tight should you control your associations newsletter distribution? ▼ 2011. (12).

Pew: Digital News Sites More Likely to Have Email Newsletters Than Apps

Associations Now

Going Back to Apps In 2011, the Financial Times made the decision to stop producing a native iOS app , in part because the newspaper was disappointed with Apple’s move to hide consumer data from publishers and because it didn’t like the cut it was getting from Apple.

Trade Association CEO Support: The Newsletter

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Saturday, February 12, 2011. The Newsletter. The primary objective of a trade association newsletter is to get read by the members.

Eric Lanke: Why Innovation is Hard

Eric Lanke

Monday, October 24, 2011. We had a board meeting to prepare for, a conference to plan, a newsletter to get out, a website to redesign, staffing issues to deal with. ▼ 2011. (25). Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages. Leadership. Innovation. Member Engagement.

NTEN + Planet = Better Place

SocialFish

Check out the latest (social media themed) NTEN Connect newsletter to get a good feel for what NTEN is all about. $85 Just heard that my favorite association of all time, the Nonprofit Technology Network ( NTEN ), is having a SUMMER SALE on their membership dues.

What Online Community Managers Want You To Know

Vanguard Tech

Perhaps do a "conversation of the month" in your e-newsletter linking back. First, thanks to all that attended my "The Biggest Challenges with Private Online Communities and the Secrets to Overcoming Them" session yesterday at ASAE with Paul Schneider. You can download the PPT here. In preparation for the session we created a quick one-question survey and sent it out to all online community managers that we know.

What laughter yoga can teach us about marketing

Optimist Consulting

You can benefit further from recommendations by either simply asking your customers to recommend you or providing an incentive to them to do so, through your e-newsletters or contact them direclty. I had the pleasure of attending my first Laughter Yoga session last week. The idea is that laughter – spontaneous or forced – is very good for us and we should do more.

Association Subculture: Lessons for Association Management from.

Association Subculture

Thursday, September 8, 2011. What if it wasnt vision "and then" membership "and then" programs" and then "newsletter" but was vision "therefore" ???? September 11, 2011 6:22 AM. September 23, 2011 7:03 AM. September 23, 2011 7:50 AM. ▼ 2011. (27). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Lessons for Association Management from South Park Creators.

“Flipping your publishing model” in action

SocialFish

This new strategy means we’re driving a lot of traffic to NTEN.org overall: We’re up 24% year-over-year in 2011. 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%. 2011: 25%. Remember this post about how to flip your publishing model ? And the case study we looked at through the Virginia Associations of Realtors’ example ?

Plexus Consulting Group?: Have You Considered An Executive.

Plexus Consulting

Monday, July 11, 2011. An article in the Summer 2011 Plexus newsletter Horizon, edited by Douglas Kleine, CAE, and titled “If Coaches Are Good for Executive Directors (and Basketball Teams), Why Not for Board Chairs?”, ▼ 2011. (56). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S.

Measuring Website Success : Off Stage

Off Stage

12, 2011 - Measuring Website Success. ” In our associations, we counted the number of newsletters sent or the number of reservations for the training seminar we announced on page one. Off Stage. “Ok”, you say,” I am getting the message.

AE on the Verge: 24 thoughts for Association Execs - picked up.

AE on the Verge

Sunday, August 14, 2011. Heres an assortment of tips and thoughts that I picked up on Twitter during the ASAE 2011 Conference. 64% of e-mails are opened on a smart phone so we must design e-marketing for them. ( @marianazario ) [Design e-newsletters anticipating smart phones too] 6.

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

Mizz Information

Wednesday, December 14, 2011. In my opinion, there are a few things they could have done to make this program more of a success: Technology --I know Im possibly more the exception rather than the rule, but IMHO, its 2011--why would you launch what is basically an online membership category and use online forums instead of an online social networking platform? No newsletter. December 2011 (4). November 2011 (8). October 2011 (2). September 2011 (8).

Associations Live: TED, Trends and Non-Members

Associations Live

Wednesday, February 23, 2011. 11 Trends for 2011 - Video and social media are a must, if you arent doing it - someone else is. Send a blank newsletter to non-members (or past members) who should be members - will show them what theyre missing. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! TED, Trends and Non-Members. Top takeaways from the Feb.

A Crash Course in Landing Pages : Off Stage

Off Stage

5, 2011 - A Crash Course in Landing Pages. This rule is, of course, a necessary component of a blog, a newsletter, a flyer, an article or press release: always add the buttons for Facebook, Twitter, email, and other sharing options. 17, 2011 - RE: A Crash Course in Landing Pages. Off Stage. A landing page? Say what??? We’re talking internet marketing here.

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.

Associations Live: Filling in the Gaps: Resources to Improve Your.

Associations Live

Monday, March 21, 2011. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Filling in the Gaps: Resources to Improve Your Career. We all have our favorite resources we rely on time after time. This discussion was a collaboration of the best websites, books, blogs and printed materials one can use for various association needs.

AE on the Verge: 5 Ways to Work through your AE Burn-Out

AE on the Verge

Monday, December 5, 2011. I personally like writing the association newsletter so I do it. December 8, 2011 6:45 PM. December 13, 2011 4:59 PM. ▼ 2011. (31). AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. 5 Ways to Work through your AE Burn-Out.

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Legal Issues That Are Important To Any International Strategy.

GlowGlobally

An article appeared recently in the ASAE Association Law and Policy section e-newsletter by Jefferson C. Theresa joined MCI in January 2011. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom.

7 association management techniques that come from having a teenager

AE on the Verge

Same is true with volunteers, officers and staff - if someone writes a great newsletter article, did a wonderful radio interview, ran a great meeting, secured a sponsor - tell them! I think those who start in association management after their kids pass the teenage years have the added bonus of the wisdom that comes from that parenting. Here are 7 association management techniques that come from having a teenager.

The Scarlet F of Freeloading

Idea Architects

Freeloading off those who contribute to newsletters, magazines, and discussions boards when they might only lurk. During the past few weeks I have been a participant in an online discussion I found to be fascinating and frustrating, one that has been a catalyst for incredibly insightful comments and unnecessarily judgmental or inflammatory opinions. The reason?

Association Law Blog: The IRS, Private Inurement and Non-Profit.

Association Law

Monday, March 14, 2011. ” The inurement prohibition does not completely preclude members of a 501(c)(6) organization from receiving benefits such as newsletters and informative materials, and of course there is no rule against an association member being more successful as a result of being a member of an organization. ▼ 2011. (8). skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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8 Ways to Highlight your Association Mission Statement

AE on the Verge

In every newsletter. The God of Governance, Bob Harris, includes these 8 ways to highlight your mission statement in his Coaching the Board President publication: 1. Printed on the back of name table tent cards. On the back of staff business cards. At the bottom or reverse side of meeting agendas. Framed on the conference room wall. Imprinted on coffee cups. On the back of conference name badges. On the cover of the leadership manual.

Trade Association CEO Support: Balancing the Board-CEO.

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Tuesday, October 18, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ▼ October 2011. (2). ► August 2011. (1). ► June 2011. (2).

Stronger by Association: Cool New Tech Tools

AMR Management Services

Tuesday, May 17, 2011. 2 comments: Laura Cooley May 17, 2011 10:37 AM Interesting info! Reply Delete Rick Dungey May 17, 2011 11:18 AM this is good info for a lot of the newsletter too Reply Delete Add comment Load more. ▼ 2011. (37). Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

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12 Volunteer Management Practices to Adopt for 2011

Idea Architects

Remember what we learned in ASAE & The Center's Decision to Volunteer : some of what members consider volunteering (writing for newsletters, speaking at conferences, etc.) But let's make 2011 the year when more volunteers say they are grateful because the organizations they belong to embrace and respect their time, talents, and interests and use them to achieve meaningful results for their professions/industries and the stakeholders that they serve and affect

Trade Association CEO Support: Event Planning Checklist

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Thursday, August 18, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ► October 2011. (2). ▼ August 2011. (1). ► June 2011. (2).

Trade Association CEO Support: The Benefit of Networking

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Wednesday, October 26, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ▼ October 2011. (2). ► August 2011. (1). ► June 2011. (2).

Trade Association CEO Support: Volunteer Development: Coaching

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Thursday, March 31, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ► October 2011. (2). ► August 2011. (1). ► June 2011. (2).

Trade Association CEO Support: Consolidating (merging) trade.

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Wednesday, January 5, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ► October 2011. (2). ► August 2011. (1). ► June 2011. (2).

Trade Association CEO Support: Why do we attend a conference?

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Sunday, May 8, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ► October 2011. (2). ► August 2011. (1). ► June 2011. (2).

Trade Association CEO Support: Can You Push a String Without.

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Sunday, June 12, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ► October 2011. (2). ► August 2011. (1). ▼ June 2011. (2).

Members Get Members. Staff? Not So Much.

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Friday, May 27, 2011. For seven years I mailed newsletters, promotional fliers and membership applications to thousands of prospects throughout Maryland.

Trade Association CEO Support: Keys to a Strong Trade Association

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Thursday, April 14, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ► October 2011. (2). ► August 2011. (1). ► June 2011. (2).

The First Milepost for the 3-Way Management Team

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Monday, June 20, 2011. ▼ 2011. (12). ► October 2011. (2). ► August 2011. (1). ▼ June 2011. (2).

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The Hourglass Blog: Why Innovation is Hard

The Hourglass Blog

Monday, October 24, 2011. We had a board meeting to prepare for, a conference to plan, a newsletter to get out, a website to redesign, staffing issues to deal with. Daring to Lead 2011. ▼ 2011. (61). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Why Innovation is Hard. image source. Note: At the end of this year I will no longer be posting here at The Hourglass Blog. To see my reasons why click here. To keep following me on my new blog, go here.

Stronger by Association: 5 Simple Ways to Engage Your Members

AMR Management Services

Wednesday, April 13, 2011. Show this to members in a membership renewal letter, on your website, through social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter and in your publications and e-newsletters. You can also include a link to your association newsletter and anything else you want to promote to your members. Encourage them to write articles for your newsletter. I try to include notes of appreciation in our e-newsletters but especially on our social networking sites.

I've Got Money Riding On This Post, So Read Carefully

AMR Management Services

Tuesday, March 29, 2011. Think about it - do you know an association that doesnt publish a newsletter, magazine, directory or journal? Should we be publishing a print magazine or an e-newsletter? How do we improve underperforming content vehicles - i.e. that newsletter no one opens or the blog that no one has time to update? ▼ 2011. (37). c) AMR Management Services 2011. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES.