Reads of the Week: April 19, 2013

Reid All About it

When she examined one association’s programs, she discovered that social media was helping them create value and revenue, yet the exec said just the opposite. First… Oh, Boston, you’re my home.

Reads of the Week: February 15, 2013

Reid All About it

The Angerosa Research Foundation is asking association executives to participate in the Association Publishing/Media Nondues Revenue Study. This benchmarking study will: “Gauge how association publishers are building new and existing revenue streams in their publications and e-media.

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From Relevance to Revenue

Association Adviser

Some associations and their boards are still too inwardly focused and miss great opportunities to serve membership and generate non-dues revenue. Relevance is what ultimately drives both dues and non-dues revenue. Relationship between relevance and revenue. Alex DeBarr.

Need More Non-Dues Revenue?

Association Adviser

Tino Mantella, who has guided the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) to a seven-fold increase in revenue and a 500-percent boost in membership since taking the helm in 2004 observed that “the more you can run like a business, the more you can impact the not-for-profit world.”

The Power of Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

I recently attended a large seminar about non-dues revenue (NDR) strategies for association leaders. Ask for little bits of revenue along the way rather than a large, all-encompassing package. Watch video of Gabriel Eckert discussing non-dues revenue.

Advice for Associations to Succeed in 2020 – Finding the Best Non-Dues Revenue Mix for Your Association

Moery Company

Every week I speak with associations about non-dues revenue opportunities. Sponsors now want to share their voice and have their expertise appreciated by the association.” – Association Laboratory, Strategic Partnership and Fundraising White Paper , 2013.

Best of the Web: October 2013

Association Adviser

1, 2013. 6-8, 2013. November 6-8, 2013. 3-6, 2013. 19, 2013. Contact us today for an assessment of your current communications plans and non-dues revenue strategies. Best of the Web. The Double-Edged Sword of “Young Professional” Katie Bascuas.

Non-Dues Revenue Increasingly Important to the Association Bottom Line

Association Adviser

As we’ve learned throughout today’s issue, non-dues revenue (NDR) is an increasingly important contributor to many associations’ operating budgets. As the latest Association Adviser insta-poll shows, more than five out of six readers (86 percent) say NDR accounts for at least 25 percent of their annual revenue stream, and for 22 percent of readers, NDR accounts for more than half. . Each of these revenue streams each garnered at least 10 percent of our readers’ top-priority votes.

Best of the Web: September 2013

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October 1-3, 2013. 1, 2013. November 6-8, 2013. 3-6, 2013. 19, 2013. Contact us today for an assessment of your current communications plans and non-dues revenue strategies. Best of the Web.

Best of the Web: June 2013

Association Adviser

SteveDrake RT @LoriWoehrle: Nondues revenue ideas are closer than you think. July 10-12, 2013. National Association of Trial Lawyers (NATLE) 2013 Annual Meeting. July 20-23, 2013. ASAE 2013 Annual Conference. August 3-6, 2013. Best of the Web.

Association Evolution: What Association Leaders are Thinking About for 2013 and Beyond

Portage Group

Well, it''s 2013 and we''re still here. So, to kick off 2013 on the ARC blog, I thought I''d share four (just four!) An increasing number of trade associations are shifting toward a revenue-based membership model where members with greater revenues pay bigger dues.

Best of the Web: August 2013

Association Adviser

October 1-3, 2013. November 7-9, 2013. November 14, 2013. Contact us today for an assessment of your current communications plans and non-dues revenue strategies.

Best of the Web: February 2013

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B2Community : Mobile SEO in 2013: 5 Things You Need to Know goo.gl/fb/bpwFz. March 6-9, 2013. American Hospital Association’s 2013 APRE Conference. April 3-6, 2013. May 29-31, 2013 ASAE 2012 Marketing Membership & Communications Conference. June 4-5, 2013.

How are association publishers building new and existing revenue streams?

SocialFish

The Angerosa Research Foundation —a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the association publishing and communication professions through industry research—is gathering data on diverse sources of media-related nondues revenue at associations across the country.

Live Events Still Key Driver of Association Revenue

Association Adviser

February 2013 -- Did You Know? Emerging technology is impacting the association revenue equation. Find out which technologies your peers would like to raise more revenue from this year. By Association Adviser staff

Best of the Web – March 2013

Association Adviser

May 29-31, 2013. June 4-5, 2013. June 9-11, 2013. Contact us today for an assessment of your current communications plans and non-dues revenue strategies. Best of the Web. JeffHurt : Four Essential Elements To An Incomparable Face To Face Conference And #Tradeshow Experience #eventprofs #mpi [link] @SteveDrake: 6 Awesome Reads for Association Executives.

Best of the Web: November 2013

Association Adviser

How to Keep Your Non-Dues Revenue Going. 19, 2013. 4-5, 2013. 10, 2013. 11, 2013. 17, 2013. Contact us today for an assessment of your current communications plans and non-dues revenue strategies. Association CEO Nails Critical Member Engagement Question. Dan Varroney. Potomac Core Consulting. How to Communicate After a Train Wreck. Bill Rosenthal. SmartBlog on Leadership. Developing a Successful Student Membership Strategy. Tony Rossell.

Live Events Still Key Driver of Association Revenue

Association Adviser

As you’ll see throughout today’s issue, live events remain a cornerstone of the association non-dues revenue equation. percent) consider live event revenue the single most important area they’d like to increase in 2013. Got a burning question we can help you with in 2013.

IMEX America 2013: Smart Monday Highlights #IMEX13

Cvent Association Tips

In What you Need to Know About the Hotel Business Model Today to Help Your Negotiations , Mike Dominguez, Senior Vice President, Corporate Hotel Sales of MGM Resorts International, urged event planners and hotels to dialog about their businesses and how they generate revenue.

Secrets For Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenues

Velvet Chainsaw

Yet, the traditional revenue mix from exhibits and sponsorship is changing. Recently, Dave and I had the pleasure of leading a session at the ASAE Annual Meeting: Secrets For Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenues. Secrets for Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenues from Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Many conference and trade show organizers are focusing more attention on exhibit and sponsorship sales.

Best of the Web: June 2013

Association Adviser

SteveDrake RT @LoriWoehrle: Nondues revenue ideas are closer than you think. July 10-12, 2013. National Association of Trial Lawyers (NATLE) 2013 Annual Meeting. July 20-23, 2013. ASAE 2013 Annual Conference. August 3-6, 2013. Contact us today for an assessment of your current communications plans and non-dues revenue strategies. Best of the Web.

The Meetings Report: Five game-changing tactics redefining education strategy and success

Aaron Wolowiec

Key findings and statistics include annual budgets, meeting revenue, fiscal year comparisons, meeting types, exhibits and cancellations, outsourcing, speaker bureaus, decision-making, contracting, room pick-up, funds/contracts, site selection and much more.

Best of the Web: July 2013

Association Adviser

July 20-23, 2013. ASAE 2013 Annual Meeting & Exposition (Booth #608). August 3-6, 2013. September 18-20, 2013. Contact us today for an assessment of your current communications plans and non-dues revenue strategies. Best of the Web. 5 Ways to Thank Community. Shanna Mallon. Socialmouths. Using social media is about more than promoting yourself and your brand—It’s about building connections & nurturing them over time. 5 ideas in this article.

Best of the Web January 2013

Association Adviser

Before you jump in and start making your list for 2013, take the time to make a list of realizations—those foundational reality points that will help you plan for a successful new year. 3 Ways Associations Can Live Dangerously in 2013. What if 2013 was the year of living dangerously for associations? How Will You Teach Yourself to Fly in 2013? SMB Toolkit: Six Business Tech Resolutions for 2013. January 18 – 21, 2013. January 24, 2013.

Best of the Web: April 2013

Association Adviser

May 29-31, 2013. June 4-5, 2013. June 9-11, 2013. Contact us today for an assessment of your current communications plans and non-dues revenue strategies. Best of the Web. Guaranteed to Disrupt Your Conference: The Generational Divide. Jeff Hurt. Midcourse Corrections. How is your organization leveraging the under-30 crowd’s belief in peer-to-peer sharing and strong community? Making Your Online Marketing Work: Sharpen Your Focus on This One Thing. Barry Feldman.

Membership Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

Spark Consulting

When budgets are tight – which in the association world, they almost always are – does that mean you’re out of luck, sentenced to a vicious cycle of declining revenue and declining membership? Check out my article on this topic in the June 2013 issue of CalSAE’s The Executive.

Strategic meeting audits: Leveraging data to improve ROI

Aaron Wolowiec

Has your organization’s meetings function experienced a year-over-year revenue decline – however slight – since the 2007 recession? Financial performance – What are your revenue and expense targets?

Lunchtime Links: How To Keep Your Nondues Revenue Going

Associations Now

Maintaining the steady flow of your nondues revenue. Don’t keep your eggs all in one basket when it comes to your association’s annual revenue. But how do you maintain that steady flow of revenue without asking for too much, too often of your sponsors and vendors?

Leveraging strategy to amplify education initiatives

Aaron Wolowiec

So it’s clearly time to start thinking differently about education, including what it means to meet the unique needs of our professional development consumers (as dwindling attendance and revenue is likely not an alternative we’re willing to accept).

How to Produce Revenue-Generating Association Podcasts

Associations Now

Here’s how associations can make use of podcasting—and bring in some nondues revenue dollars in the process. In 2016, 21 percent of Americans ages 12 and older listened to a podcast in the past month—this is up from 12 percent in 2013.

Baucus Signals Openness to Revenue-Neutral Tax Reform

Associations Now

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus is reportedly open to revenue-neutral tax reform but says no final decisions have been made yet. The main question is not whether tax reform raises revenue,” the statement said. “It’s

New Revenue Streams Slow Decline of Newspaper Industry

Associations Now

Adjusting business models and finding new sources of income helped the newspaper industry slow its revenue decline to just 2 percent in 2012. The newspaper industry’s revenue peaked in 2005, and it’s been downhill ever since.

American Heart Association Experiments With Revenue-Raising Ideas

Associations Now

The American Heart Association’s chairman wants to see his organization’s revenues hit $1 billion annually to better serve the group’s mission. Haddock hopes to see the organization’s revenues grow to $1 billion annually—up from its current $620 million.

Associations Report an Increase in Sponsorship Revenue

Associations Now

An increase in revenue was just one of the many association sponsorship trends a new IEG survey revealed. Also on the list: what types of companies associations are partnering with, what benefits they’re offering sponsors, and how associations plan to continue to increase this type of revenue.

Live Events Still Generate Lion’s Share of Association NDR

Association Adviser

source of non-dues revenue (NDR). “Our revenue stream comes from an even mix of dues, convention/trade show, education and other non-dues revenue including publications, investments and discount programs (i.e. Events Features Revenue advertising events non-dues revenue

Is Your Association Thinking About Its Membership Model?

Portage Group

If you have ever wondered how other associations are grappling with these issues and how, if at all, they are evolving their membership models in order to continue to survive.and hopefully, then we hope you will take 10 to 15 minutes right now to participate in the Association Resource Centre’s 2013 Membership Model Survey. ASAE CSAE Research US association best practices canada categories fees member model research revenue If so, you''re not alone!

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The X, Y and Z of membership

Aaron Wolowiec

They try to draw in new members, pursue sponsorships to draw in revenue or start looking elsewhere for quick-fix solutions when there are many problems associations can solve right now. Sarah Sladek, founder of XYZ University.

Is It Time for a New Model of Membership?

Spark Consulting

No rose colored glasses, no overly optimistic assessments of future increases in revenue or decreases in expenses, review of your investments, review of your reserves and what you are and are not willing to use them for, how big a change in revenue or expense you can absorb and for how long, etc. You need to know where your revenue comes from and where the potential for growth lies.

Beware of Dogfooding in Association Management

Association Subculture

It''s the non-dues revenue nightmare that has gotten more than one of us in trouble over the years. programs and services revenue Just a fun video that everyone has already seen, but it''s totally worth a re-watch.

Why Association Media Still Matters, Part Two

Association Adviser

We help ensure that our clients know this is where they need to be and how they can get their name out there and build their revenue. Features From the Front Lines advertising integrtaed media non-dues revenue