A look back at 2015

Aaron Wolowiec

It’s hard to quantify those day-to-day “ah-ha” moments, but we hope you enjoy this glance at our 2015. Here’s a look at 2015: Marketing and Communications. In 2015, Event Garde produced 50 blog posts. From left to right: Jenny Hill, Aaron Wolowiec and Cally Hill.

Meetings mean money for hotels in 2015

Aaron Wolowiec

Thanks to PD nerds like me, in 2015 hotels should get a big financial boost. I touched on it last week in a post about MPI’s meetings forecast for 2015. As such, cybersecurity at hotels will become increasingly important for events and meetings in 2015.”.

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2015 Year End

Jamie Notter

Here is 2015 by the numbers: Miles running: 119 (down 110). This has been a pretty incredible year, actually.

Trends for 2015

SocialFish

Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising Trends to Watch in 2015 from John Haydon. Top 10 Mobile Trends 2015 from Golden Gekko. 25 Disruptive Technology Trends 2015 – 2016 from Brian Solis.

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AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Keys to Making It Through 2015

Association Adviser

The post Keys to Making It Through 2015 appeared first on. Features Leadership 2015 Benchmarking Report brainstorming email goal-setting goals ideas leadership member engagement video It’s going to be a fast-moving, bumpy, exciting year. Strap in tight.

[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations

SocialFish

Following a successful “ What Got You Here ” event in March exploring themes around transformation in the association sector, Ann Yoders of AEY Marketing & Research Consulting is pleased to offer the next event in “2015 Future of Associations” event series.

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People Powered Communities in 2015: Higher Logic's Year in Review

Higher Logic

The holidays are a great time to reflect on all of the year’s hard work, and what we’ve accomplished together in 2015. A huge thanks to all of you - our customers, partners, and team - for helping us make 2015 a great year for people and their communities.

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Refocusing on Jobs and Education in 2015

YourMembership Blog

So where are we at the start of 2015? Special note: On January 22, we hosted our first CAE Thought Leadership Webinar for 2015, titled Fads, Trends and Signals: Three Keys to Successful Innovation for Associations.

Six Reasons You Can’t Miss the HUG Super Forum 2015

Higher Logic

Still on the fence about joining us and the rest of the Higher Logic Community for Super Forum this October? We know it happens every year, but every year is different and exciting. Here are six reasons that should convince you to attend Super Forum this year! Three great keynote speakers.

Motor City, ASAE 2015 and a Remarkable Year at YM

YourMembership Blog

The association world is about to converge on the Motor City this weekend for ASAE’s 2015 Annual Meeting. The post Motor City, ASAE 2015 and a Remarkable Year at YM appeared first on YourMembership.

The State of Community Management 2015

SocialFish

The 2015 State of Community Management Report is out!! Key findings from the 2015 research [My bold]. The 2015 State of Community Management Webinar from Higher Logic.

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5 must know facts from MemberWise Harnessing the Web 2015 survey

Optimist Consulting

We Are Social’s Digital, Social and Mobile in 2015. I recently attended the launch of the annual MemberWise ‘Harnessing the Web’ survey report. More than 200 organisations contributed to report on how they were using digital platforms at their membership organisation.

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Engaging Your Team in 2015

Mariner

The most common lament we hear (ok it’s tied with “we can’t find volunteers”) is how can we get the volunteers to actually do what they say they will. As we’ve always said here at Mariner, volunteer management is really HR management and so the many principals for motivating employees are relevant

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What’s Your Association’s Theme for 2015?

Wild Apricot

Before you finalize your strategic plan or launch your projects or events schedule, take time to look back over 2014 in order to set goals and develop a theme for 2015

2015: The Year of Brand Publishing

SocialFish

Chances are, you don’t stray much farther than your specialization, but 2015 is the year certain to change all of that. Have you ever thought of your small brand as a publisher?

17 Free Non-profit Webinars For July 2015

Wild Apricot

This summer is a great time to get ahead on your non-profit education. Here's a list of 17 FREE live webinars that offer up a host of learning opportunities. webinar Wild Apricot

2015 Association Management Trends and Important News from YM

YourMembership Blog

Welcome to 2015! Now there is, as we have just released our newest publication, The Essential Guide to 2015 Association Management Trends. The post 2015 Association Management Trends and Important News from YM appeared first on YourMembership.

Get Creative with B2B Marketing in 2015

SocialFish

One of the best things about marketing is the constant challenge that comes with it. You don’t want to repeat yourself from last year, nor do you want to look sloppy next to the competition. B2B is especially susceptible to very high standards and unusual challenges.

October 2015 Update: Introducing Wild Apricot Academy

Wild Apricot

October was a big month! We launched our new Wild Apricot Membership Academy + Rolled out new features with Version 5.6. Have a read and learn more about all that we've been up to. Wild Apricot

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17 Free Non-profit Webinars for May 2015

Wild Apricot

Spring is here and there are lots of fresh new ideas for non-profits in a host of free webinars popping up this May! Check out the round-up of 17 free webinars. Non-profits webinar

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July 2015 Update: Have Your Voice Heard

Wild Apricot

We’ve taken a huge leap forward in how we collect your feedback by migrating our Software Forums to the Uservoice platform. See how Uservoice will let your voice be heard! Wild Apricot

Nonprofit Blog Carnival June 2015: Motivation for the Nonprofit Nation

Wild Apricot

Want to find out how to motivate your volunteers, donors, supporters and board members? Check out our Nonprofit Blog Carnival round-up for June. membership Non-profit nonprofit blog carnival

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22 Free Non-profit Webinars For April 2015

Wild Apricot

Looking to continue your non-profit education? We''ve got you covered. Take a look at the 22 free webinars available this April. webinar nonprofit

How do association marketers fight email fatigue?

Aaron Wolowiec

The “ 2015 Association Email Benchmarking Report ” summarizes email marketing metrics from more than 1 billion emails associations sent in 2014. Associations Marketing 2015 Association Email Benchmarking Report associations email Informz marketing mobile engagement study technology

The millennial mantra: give

Aaron Wolowiec

GivingTuesday 2015: Attracting Millennial Donors looks at the behaviors of millennials during #GivingTuesday , which was Dec. ‘Tis the season for giving!

19 Free Non-profit Webinars For February 2015

Wild Apricot

Looking to continue your non-profit education? We''ve got you covered. Take a look at the 19 free webinars that are available this February. nonprofit webinar

2015 Favorite Community Reads

Higher Logic

In many ways, 2015 was the year of the private online community. We recently came up with a list of must reads , but wanted to do a broader recap of some of our favorite articles and resources from 2015. The 2015 State of Community Management Report , The Community Roundtable.

April 2015 Update: How Wild Apricot Is Changing and Why

Wild Apricot

The April Wild Apricot Update offers a personal message from Chief Apricot Dmitry Buterin about how Wild Apricot is changing and why. Wild Apricot

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17 Free Non-profit Webinars For March 2015

Wild Apricot

It’s cold outside, so stay in where it’s warm and learn something new! Take a look at the 17 free webinars that are available this March

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It’s On! National Volunteer Week 2015

Wild Apricot

National Volunteer Week is on from April 12 to 18. Here are some ideas for how you can recognize your amazing volunteers and share your stories. national volunteer week Volunteers

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18 Free Non-profit Webinars For June 2015

Wild Apricot

In June, you can choose from among 18 free webinars that offer up a host of insights, ideas and practical tips on topics like: Leveraging your Database, Gaining Microsoft donations, Avoiding Mobilegeddon and Creating Volunteer Handbooks. Take a look at our list! webinar Non-profits

My Top 5 Blog Posts of 2015

Eric Lanke

As we end another year, here's a look back at the five posts on this blog that received the most page views in 2015.

17 Free Non-profit Webinars For January 2015

Wild Apricot

Start the New Year off with some non-profit learning. Take a look at the 17 free webinars that are available this January. nonprofit webinar

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June 2015 Update: Big Strides Forward in Software & Community

Wild Apricot

June was a big month for us! We made great strides with our software and community offerings. Read more about what we've been up to! Wild Apricot

September 2015 Update: Your Feedback Informs Everything We Do

Wild Apricot

We’re always collecting your feedback from a variety of sources to inform the direction Wild Apricot takes. This month sees us taking our commitment to collecting feedback to new heights.

Wild Apricot Update January 2015: New Year – New Features & Resources

Wild Apricot

In this month''s Wild Apricot Update, you''ll find details on: our 2015 Product Roadmap, new responsive themes, our Membership Knowledge Hub and community building plans. Wild Apricot

18 Free Non-profit Webinars For August 2015

Wild Apricot

Further your non-profit education with these 18 free webinars

From Millennials to Inclusion: Key Reflections From Great Ideas 2015

Associations Now

“No generation really runs things completely,” Notter said during the authors’ Tuesday session at ASAE’s 2015 Great Ideas Conference in Orlando, Florida. — Ernie Smith (@ErnieSmithAN) March 9, 2015. — Ernie Smith (@ErnieSmithAN) March 10, 2015.

Wild Apricot Update – March 2015: Android App Completes Phase 1 of Our Mobile Strategy

Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot ''s mobile app for Android has been released! This Wild Apricot Update offers details on the Android and iOS apps, as well as the first wave of responsive website themes - all part of the first phase in our mobile strategy. nonprofit technology mobile Wild Apricot