Association Management Lessons from Twinkpocalypse 2012

Association Subculture

I wonder if there is a lesson here for associations. Later, they appreciated the fact that associations were there for them when they were down. I knew there would be a number of tribute videos on YouTube for the Twinkie. I just knew it.

Thanks For Playing: Meme Time: Changing the World in 2012

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. 05 January 2012. Meme Time: Changing the World in 2012. Maddie Grant has thrown down the gauntlet of the first meme challenge (that Im aware of) of 2012: How am I going to change the world in 2012? ▼ 2012.

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What is Association Management?

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There are two primary association operation models used today. The newer model, association management is generally more flexible and effective for associations of any size, but particularly those that are small to medium-size. Let’s discuss your association’s needs.

Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson

Association Subculture

Monday, July 23, 2012. Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson. Associations could learn a thing or two from Harley. July 24, 2012 5:02 AM. July 24, 2012 9:12 AM. Shelly blogs at Association Subculture because her cat is a bad listener.

Association Management - FIX IT

Association Subculture

I'm starting to wonder if we, myself included, might be making the question "how do we move associations forward into the future" a little too complicated. That somehow we are flying our associations into a mountain we can't see. "It's really very simple Seth.

Global Color Conference 2012

Association Navigator

Congratulations to the International Association of Color Manufacturers (IACM) for hosting a great conference this week in Chicago. The Global Color Conference 2012: Food & Beverage Color in Today’s Global Market , is the latest in a series of accomplishments for IACM, the leading association of food & beverage color manufacturers and users. IACM is a Verto Solutions association and their Executive Director is Sarah Codrea.

Association Subculture: An Association Take on TrendHunters 2012.

Association Subculture

Wednesday, February 15, 2012. An Association Take on TrendHunters 2012 List. We can always pull something relevant into our associations from the world around us. Associations should be falling all over themselves to get in line to support this movement.

My Top 5 Blog Posts of 2012

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image source As we end another year (without the world coming to an end, fortunately), here's a look back at the five posts on this blog that received the most page views in 2012. Associations

Attending ASAE Next Week? Don't Miss Our Social Media Contest!

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. August 6th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends , YourMembership.com News. Catch us at ASAE 2012 at Booth 439 – August 11-14 in Dallas, Texas.

Thanks For Playing: Carpe Annum

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. 05 June 2012. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. ▼ 2012. Snow White & Risk Management. Alltop Association Management. Association 141+.

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Thanks For Playing: What I'm Reading

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. 22 February 2012. Shelly Alcorn takes on trends for 2012 and how they might affect associations. Is your community manager clueless? February 22, 2012 3:23 PM. Association blogger and general troublemaker.

Association Subculture: Times Like These - My 5 Terms for 2012

Association Subculture

Monday, January 2, 2012. Times Like These - My 5 Terms for 2012. By the way - I was so happy to see 5 Terms for 2012 posts from Lowell Aplebaum , Kiki LItalien , Nikki Jeske and Jay Daughtry , etc. Really, associations have always been about DIY. January 3, 2012 7:06 AM.

The Beauty of Istanbul | Old Clayburn Association Management

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. ← Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association. Posted on June 13, 2012 by admin. Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association.

Thanks For Playing: Maurice Sendak, 1928-2012

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Seeking community in associations since 2008. 08 May 2012. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. ▼ 2012. Alltop Association Management. Social Media And Events Continue To Grow: 2012 Research.

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What If Don Draper Ran Social Media for Your Association?

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. What If Don Draper Ran Social Media for Your Association? March 27th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. You are your association’s voice.

Thanks For Playing: You Say You Want a Revolution

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. 27 March 2012. Theres a bit of a fracas currently occurring around the selection of James Carville and Karl Rove as opening keynoters for the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting. Let alone the limited educational value two political pundits can offer that will really help association professionals do their work better. March 27, 2012 8:09 PM. March 28, 2012 10:55 AM. March 29, 2012 11:37 AM. April 2, 2012 2:57 PM.

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Is Your Member Organization Evolving? Don't Do It Alone.

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. May 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. Membership Management. Associations.

New Employee Orientation: What’s on Your Agenda?

Reid All About it

I fell into the association world. I bet many of you accidentally landed in associations. We were promoted or moved to another association. We learned that despite some similarities, each association is unique. What should associations teach new staff?

The Ultimate Risk Member-based Organizations Face with SOPA

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. January 18th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. Membership Management. Associations. Solutions. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs.

Content Recycling Tip

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. March 6th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. Membership Management. Associations. Solutions. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs.

Storytelling Tip ? Capturing the Difference

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. February 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. Membership Management. Associations. Tags: Membership Management.

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Thanks For Playing: Sections Instead of Breakouts

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. 10 July 2012. On the one hand, associations want to recognize the expertise and knowledge our members hold and give them a platform to shine and a chance to share that knowledge and expertise with their peers. July 10, 2012 10:45 PM.

Salesforce or Microsoft: What’s the Right CRM Platform for Your Association Management Software?

Nimble AMS

In the past few years, there has been a noticeable push by associations to leverage enterprise constituent relationship management (CRM) platforms from Salesforce or Microsoft as the platform for their association management software (AMS). and associations.

Turning a Good-bye into a Good Buy: Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. February 10th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. I “borrowed” this idea from Jay Baer of Convince & Convert from a talk he gave at SocialFresh East 2012 this past week. Membership Management. Associations. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Five Behaviors of Great Leaders

Association Leaders

Great leaders have control of their emotions and can manage them as well as the emotions of those they lead. Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized VolunteerismI recently came across an online article about, what else, leadership. This wasn’t the typical leadership article however. This article focused on the five behaviors great leaders typically have.

Association Subculture: Innovation in Association Management

Association Subculture

Innovation in Association Management. Why do you think your association is immune to those same forces? Your association - unassailable? Ive seen the wreckage left behind after an association flies into a mountain. association. (25). management. (3).

Association Subculture: Diversity in Association Management - the.

Association Subculture

Diversity in Association Management - the Association Subculture Weighs In. Associations arent a particularly diverse workforce. I just interviewed 200 association executives in my most recent research project. I respect everyone involved in this particular little controversy and nobody in their right mind would think that any one of them has done anything intentional or isnt somehow vested in changing the composition of our associations. association. (25).

Don't Get Left in Time

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. January 9th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. Then explore any hidden costs associated with continued training. Membership Management. Associations.

How Moose Became King of the Forest: 5 Tips for Recruiting

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. May 15th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. One Comment to “Five Tips to Rock Membership from Moose” Bill Steigerwald says: May 16, 2012 at 4:03 pm.

Email Inbox – How to Keep it small and manageable

Association Leaders

Association Management Companies CM Services Uncategorized VolunteerismIf you are anything like me, you keep copies of way too many emails. You may have many folders and subfolders to organize them for easy access. You probably also rarely empty your deleted items and sent items folders. As a result, your email inbox is probably VERY LARGE. The bigger your email inbox, the more inefficient your computer (and especially your mail program) will run.

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Announcing: Associations 101 Webinar Series!

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Dave Will ( Peach New Media ), Scott Oser ( Scott Oser Associates ), and I are pleased to bring you a new webinar series, Associations 101. Designed for people who are new to the profession of association management, new to particular topic in association management, or who just need a brush up on some concepts, Associations 101 will feature experienced association executives sharing 10 tips in 20 minutes on a variety of topics in association management.

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“NO vendors, please.”

Reid All About it

Every day in my association’s online community, people reach out to fellow members to ask questions or request guidance. Today I saw someone ask for examples of associations that have had proven success with social media. Tagged: Association.

Good Leaders Aren’t Afraid to Ask for Help

Association Leaders

Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership VolunteerismWe talk often about the characteristics of good leaders in this blog. We examine them, use real life examples to support them and generally agree on them. We have looked at characteristics like creativity, motivation/inspiration, honesty, integrity, work ethic and more as characteristics many good leaders share. We often think of good leaders as charismatic.

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Association Subculture: Lessons for Association Management from.

Association Subculture

Lessons for Association Management from South Park Creators. What could we do with this pattern if we put it into our association culture? What they describe is certainly what I associate with The Book of Mormon. I often think about how to manage/facilitate the "in between" in learning experiences, be it a conference or an individual workshop. It is such a simple but powerful device for building intention into what your association does.

The Power of Social ? I Need Your Help

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. August 29th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. Dheeraj V Sukumar says: September 6, 2012 at 2:51 am. 10)Enhance Customer Relationship Management.

The Best Leaders are Caring Servants

Association Leaders

Association Management Companies CM Services Uncategorized VolunteerismWe can talk all we want about the characteristics of great leaders. We can suggest great leaders are charismatic, smart, driven, strategic and more. One thing we don’t hear (or say) very often is that great leaders are servants. Servants? They can’t be servants. If they are to be leaders, how can they also be servants? Here’s how. The job of the leader at its most basic is to lead.

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Thanks For Playing: SOPA Blackout Day

Thanks For Playing

Seeking community in associations since 2008. 18 January 2012. Thanks for Playing is participating in a national online blackout on January 18th, 2012 in opposition of both the PROTECT-IP and SOPA bills. Association blogger and general troublemaker. Top association management Blogs. ▼ 2012. Meme Time: Changing the World in 2012. Alltop Association Management. Social Media And Events Continue To Grow: 2012 Research.

Great Leaders Are Grateful

Association Leaders

Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized VolunteerismOne thing I have noticed about most great leaders is they are grateful. They are grateful to have achieved success but most importantly, they are grateful to those people who help them achieve success. Part of that gratefulness includes regularly “thanking” their customers (external and internal). See November 14 blog titled, Thank You.

The Keys to Succeeding as an Underdog

Association Leaders

Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized VolunteerismA friend of mine recently shared an article from the New Yorker with me. The article is titled, “How David Beats Goliath” and is a pre-cursor to Malcolm Gladwell’s next book. You guessed it – the book is about how underdog’s can succeed. The article was very interesting to me – partially because the examples used to prove his point were sports or history related.

The One ConferenceTip That Will Change Your Life

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. July 10th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. Membership Management. Associations. Solutions. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs.