That’s so…2013

Aaron Wolowiec

Globalization, digital technology, shifting markets, regulatory change—with so many disruptions in the business environment, it’s no wonder that a slew of associations remade their brands and aimed to broaden their reach in 2013.

2013 – A Progress Report.

Robert M Barnes

Finish making the basketball backboard for my … Continue reading → A Dangerous Mind 2013 bucketlist Colorado Dangerous Minds Insurance lists progress report Report Services Snowboard things to do United States (www.humanizebook.com) Here is an update on the things I made a commitment to myself to do this year. I really feel I am getting somewhere and it is nice to tick a few boxes.

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ORGPRO 2013: Learning and networking just like Apple

Aaron Wolowiec

What if… The first step to answering the “what ifs” is to attend ORGRPO 2013 , said Donna Oser, founder of Vital Associations, and chair of the ORGPRO Task Force. ORGPRO 2013 will offer two full days of educational programming for all levels of the employment spectrum.

Reads of the Week: February 8, 2013

Reid All About it

Do you have a person in mind when you write marketing or social media copy? Geoff Drake, senior web writer for the Monterey Bay Aquarium (what a cool job!), writes for his imaginary friend Sue. Get personal with your persona,” he says. “We We have a kind of pact, Sue and I.

Cultivating Association Chapters - Favorite Posts from 2013

Mariner

Cultivating chapters is a tough gig but there were great ideas shared throughout 2013 to make the gig a little better. Here are a few that I bookmarked. Enjoy and let me know what I’m missing

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Announcing Association Summer Jam 2013

Association Subculture

We'd like to find ten party hosts to throw a bash at their house on June 15, 2013. So hey all you Association Subculture blog readers.in the immortal words of Jeff Spicoli - hey bud, let's party !

Rolling out the ORGPRO 2013 welcome mat

Aaron Wolowiec

From the editor: Considered Michigan’s premier education and networking event for professionals in the nonprofit sector, ORGPRO 2013 will be held from July 8 to July 10 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center. Shana Killips, sales manager for the James B.

Free Nonprofit Webinars for March 2013

Wild Apricot

Here is our round-up of free non-profit webinars for March 2013. webinar

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September 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post September 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. What is the real cost of waiting? What’s the cost of inaction? Another few months of trying to manage multiple databases and wondering whether you have the most up-to-date member list? An unknown number of prospective members who pass your association by simply because your website looks dated and isn’t user friendly? Another board meeting [.] ( Read more. )

2013 Year End

Jamie Notter

Here’s 2013 by the numbers: Miles running: 272 (up 206!! Yes, it’s the annual year in review post! This has been a year of big change.

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Free Non-profit Webinars for February 2013

Wild Apricot

Here's our round-up of free non-profit webinars for February 2013. This month we've found 28+ webinars on topics such as: streamlining through the cloud; “brandraise to fundraise”; "Rockstar presentations" and much more. webinar

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Six serious ideas for 2013

Principled Innovation

2013 is the year when association leaders will need to get serious about transformation. In 2013, association leaders will need to push back on both the entrenched assumptions of years gone by, and the equally questionable beliefs of more recent times–such as free membership as the cure to what ails associations–that have taken rapid hold of our community’s thinking. 2013 is the year when association leaders will need to get serious about transformation.

Membership and Non-profit Trends for 2013

Wild Apricot

Here is a round-up of non-profit, membership, marketing and event predictions and trends for 2013. Non-profits membership events

27+ Free Non-profit Webinars for April 2013

Wild Apricot

Here's our round-up of over 27 free non-profit webinars for April, 2013. nonprofit webinar

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Free Non-profit Webinars for November 2013

Wild Apricot

Here is a round-up of 27 free non-profit webinars for November 2013. nonprofit webinar

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July 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post July 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Featured Article The Naked Truth about Technology Ever have that sinking feeling that something isn’t right? After the keys/wallet mental checklist, you realize with a sinking feeling you forgot your cellphone. The anxiety behind this realization is akin to being exposed in public. We have become exceptionally dependent on our technology. According to a [.] ( Read more. )

Reads of the Week: April 19, 2013

Reid All About it

First… Oh, Boston, you’re my home. Dirty Water by The Standells (video) my favorite by Mission of Burma didn’t seem appropriate right now.

2013 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

Wild Apricot

Here are some of the highlights of MGI''s 2013 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report. surveys membership

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Reads of the Week: March 15, 2013

Reid All About it

Google Reader is where I go first thing in the morning for my professional reads about associations, marketing, digital media, technology, etc., and at the end of the day for my personal reads about food, culture, etc. I have hundreds of RSS subscriptions in dozens of Reader folders.

Reads of the Week: January 25, 2013

Reid All About it

Over at CopyBlogger, Georgina El Morshdy shares 30 ways to build the “know, like, and trust” factor that grows an audience.

Reads of the Week: March 22, 2013

Reid All About it

Every time I see the word media in this post by Jeff Jarvis, I think associations. He talks about media’s business model : “building a pay wall around content because content is valuable, damnit.” And then says, “I’ve been arguing to media that relationships are more valuable.

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Lessons Learned in 2013

Wild Apricot

Before you ring in the New Year, here''s a look at a few basic themes that we''ve seen in non-profit and membership posts and articles this year. nonprofit blog carnival

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Reads of the Week: March 29, 2013

Reid All About it

Friday, already?! Time to get it done and get to the weekend. I’ve got your leisure time reading selections all ready for you. Curated Post of the Week. No surprise, I love curated posts. The Verge publishes The Best Writing of the Week on Sundays.

The 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

Wild Apricot

Here are highlights of the 2013 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study. reports

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Reads of the Week: March 1, 2013

Reid All About it

I read far too much good stuff this week, so here’s a quick list of other useful and interesting reads: Microsoft, damn them, is limiting Office 2013 installations to one per computer, meaning, if your computer crashes or you have to reformat, you’re SOL.

Reads of the Week: January 11, 2013

Reid All About it

His post, 15 “And/Or” Dilemmas Facing Association Leaders in 2013 , provides enough fodder for discussion for more than a year’s worth of board and staff meetings. Content marketing is the name of the game for events in 2013 , says Jenise Fryatt. I’m back, I’m back in the saddle again.

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Free Non-profit Webinars for September 2013

Wild Apricot

Here is the round-up of free non-profit webinars for September 2013. This month we''ve found 21+ webinars to help you get ready for fall. webinar

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Reads of the Week: February 15, 2013

Reid All About it

Everyone (well, most everyone) knows the benefits of content marketing. But you can’t just say to your staff, “Yeah, good idea, start doing social media.”

July 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post July 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Featured Article The Naked Truth about Technology Ever have that sinking feeling that something isn’t right? After the keys/wallet mental checklist, you realize with a sinking feeling you forgot your cellphone. The anxiety behind this realization is akin to being exposed in public. We have become exceptionally dependent on our technology. According to a [.] ( Read more. )

Charitable Giving – Looking Back at 2012 To Plan for 2013

Wild Apricot

Here is a look at charitable giving in 2012 and trends that might continue into 2013. Fundraising charitable giving

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Free Non-profit Webinars for July 2013

Wild Apricot

Here''s our round-up of more than 19 free non-profit webinars for July 2013. nonprofit Non-profits webinar

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100 Things to Watch in 2013

Thanks For Playing

JWT: 100 Things to Watch in 2013 from JWTIntelligence My favorites? You're going to need to set aside some time to go through this slide deck, because it is truly 100 things. But it is definitely worth the investment.

Reads of the Week: April 26, 2013

Reid All About it

Curated life. One of my favorite curated posts is published on Friday afternoons: Nieman Journalism Lab’s Week in Review. Last week it covered online and offline verification in Boston’s wake, an underdog’s Pulitzer win, Medium and Matter, journalism education and more. Digital life.

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The Party List for ASAE Annual 2013

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2013. SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2013. MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2013. Every time ASAE Annual rolls around, people start making their lists of parties and receptions to attend. I am no different. But this year I decided to make my list public - will I see you at these parties? I''ll be updating this list as I hear about other parties and receptions, so leave your info in the comments!

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5 Social Media Trends for 2013 that membership bodies should take note of

Optimist Consulting

I think that these trends will influence the way we live in 2013, which in turn could result in increased expectations from members of their membership body.

Read the 2013 Speaker Report

SocialFish

On the Avectra blog , Deirdre Reid gives us an interesting summary of the new 2013 Speaker Report by Tagoras and Velvet Chainsaw. Speakers – both wannabes and professionals – should first check page 28 where you’ll find “Marketing Advice from Conference Professionals to Speakers.”

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Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide 2013

Wild Apricot

Idealware''s updated Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide 2013 is a great new (free) resource for non-profits looking for social media guidance. social media

Count Down to National Volunteer Week April 21-27, 2013

Mariner

April 18, 2013. National Volunteer Week is just around the corner (April 21st)! You can use this week at least three different ways. read more. Blog Association Executives Association Volunteers Develop Leaders Engage Volunteers Association Management iVolunteer Leadership Volunteering

The State of Social Business 2013

SocialFish

Mit sloan management review research report 2013 in collaboration with deloitte university press. The 2013 State of Community Management Survey Here’s what Silicon Valley cares about.

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Reads of the Week: February 22, 2013

Reid All About it

Last night I went to Ignite Raleigh where the speakers, including a few of my friends, delivered a mix of inspiration, entertainment and education. Even better, the nonprofit partner for the evening was one of my favorite organizations: the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. One of the original founders of the Triangle’s Ignite movement is Jeff Cohen. Jeff holds a special place in my heart because he arranged a welcome lunch for me when I moved to Raleigh. The power of Twitter!