How To Write An Amazing Nonprofit Newsletter + 5 Inspiring Examples

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit newsletters are vital for engaging your members. Here are tips to help you write your very own nonprofit newsletter with examples

January Update: Guess Who’s the Keynote Speaker for our Annual User Conference

Wild Apricot

integromat persi-awards personifest 2019 january update newsletterThis month's update includes the announcement of the keynote speaker at PersoniFest, our annual user conference, a chance to win an award for your organization, and info on Integromat and our latest release.

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Five Tips for Improving Your Email Newsletter Workflow

Associations Now

Trying to reach your audience with an email newsletter? Consider these tips for newsletter success. Whether you’re starting a newsletter or refreshing on an email product you’ve already built, a lot has to go right before you hit “send.”

7 Content Types to Consider in Your Organization's Next Newsletter

MembersClicks

Not long ago on the MemberClicks blog, we touched on content ideas for your organization's newsletter. But in addition to content topics , there are also different content types you can play around with to keep things fresh and your readers engaged.

Whitepaper: Is AI Right for Your Association’s Newsletter?

Multiview

Abstract: Email newsletters remain a vital communications vehicle for association engagement and marketing. Can the promise of artificial intelligence provide… The post Whitepaper: Is AI Right for Your Association’s Newsletter? Association Insights Content Marketing AI Artificial Intelligence Association Newsletter Association Newsletters News Briefs whitepaper

Introducing: Our Newsletter Referral Program!

Association Success

All you have to do is forward any associationsuccess.org email newsletter to your contact list and ask them to subscribe. You can follow your progress at the bottom of our associationsuccess.org newsletter. Newsletter Signup Get a chance to win awesome prizes!

Science Group Expands Reach With New E-Newsletter for Non-Scientist Members

Associations Now

Looking to bring more value to its non-scientist members and the general public, the American Association for the Advancement of Science recently launched Science on Tap , a newsletter that curates the week’s scientific news in an easy-to-digest format.

See the top 10 articles from AssociationSuccess.org in 2019

Association Success

As we wrap up an exciting year of publishing blog posts with challenging ideas and innovative solutions, we hoped to take a look back at some of the most engaging content we at AssociationSuccess.org have published in 2019.

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Book of the Month - April 2019

Association Success

Today, he is focused on his newest venture rasa.io , an artificial intelligence software company for publishing Smart Newsletters, and AssociationSuccess.org. Is your association ready for the Digital Age? Editor’s note: Every month, we interview a different author who has valuable insights that are relevant to professionals within the association industry.

September Update: The new update that will help you create beautiful emails

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter includes a big announcement about our email editor, an introduction to using the new admin roles, and an interview with Katya, our product manager

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

Reid All About it

Association professionals, please consider participating in the 2019 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey. Here’s a little piece I did on microvolunteering —one of my longtime soapbox topics—for my state association’s newsletter.

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8 Practical Ways to Boost Engagement with Mobile Event Apps

Higher Logic

Publish an event blog or newsletter. Being notified with relevant, timely information in the form of a mobile-friendly blog or newsletter can help drive engagement and build stronger connections for future conferences and events.

12 Examples of Thriving Communities for Online Community Builders to Learn From

Higher Logic

Started in late 2017, the Daily Carnage Facebook group arose from a marketing agency’s (Carney) daily marking newsletter. As the agency’s newsletter began to take off, Carney had the idea to connect their fans in a community.

August Update: Here’s Your Sneak Peek of 3 New Features Coming Soon

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter includes a look at some of the new features coming up soon, the recurring donations mini course, a webinar on reporting with Wild Apricot Payments, and regular favorites like Blog of the Month

November Update: 6 Ways to Level up Your Volunteer Program in 2020   

Wild Apricot

In the November newsletter, we share a guide on the new finances module in the mobile app, resources to help you use the new email editor, and a Meet the Team interview with Sundus from our Support team

June Update: Here's What You Can Do With Version 7.0

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter introduces you to 3 of the new features in version 7.0, plus we start a new segment to help you get to know our team

8 Tips to Write Emails Your Association Members Will Open

Higher Logic

billion by 2019). If you send out different kinds of emails (newsletters, event information, system communications about your technology etc.) Recipients may have an idea of what content is typically in your newsletter, but without any further explanation there is no pull to read more.

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3 Ways to Strengthen Communication Using Smart Member Data

Higher Logic

Manage email newsletter subscriptions. If your organization manages a membership program, you know that it can be a real challenge keeping your members fully engaged while developing ways to grow your program.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

For example, your organizations can offer each other: Advertising space in emails or newsletters. An e-book in return for a newsletter subscription. Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for.

April Update: How to Learn About Fundraising, Marketing & Management for Free

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter covers the best free webinars on the internet, how to get an SSL certificate for free, and 3 new event registration hacks

The Benefits of an AI-Powered eNewsletter 

Association Adviser

Features Marketing & Communications Technology AI-powered newsletters artificial intelligence rasa.ioAssociations produce valuable content for members, but it's easy for that information to get lost in a crowded inbox. Personalize communications at scale with an AI-powered enewsletter.

The Countdown to Renewal Season Is On. Are You Ready?

Associations Now

In the 2019 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report from Marketing General Incorporated, about half of associations surveyed (48 percent) said they operate on calendar renewals.

Daily Buzz: Don’t Ask Members What They Want. Ask This Instead.

Associations Now

— MeetingsNet (@meetingsnet) December 4, 2019. Newsletters, appeals, thank-yous are some of the most successful email formats to add to your strategy, according to the Wild Apricot blog’s guide to nonprofit emailing.

Four Ways Psychology and Email Marketing Tie Into Each Other

Associations Now

Member testimonials may seem like a warm and fuzzy part of your newsletter, but they have a business purpose, too: Adding testimonials can increase sales by 34 percent. Before your hit send on that next member email, consider the role psychology plays in getting your message across.

PODCAST | Association Hustle Podcast – Episode 214: Competing in the Digital Age

Moery Company

I’ve got so many association clients that are wringing their hands about email open rates, wringing their hands about a newsletter, wringing their hands about a magazine and the business model behind it. Check out our blog at moerycompany.com and subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

Want to Make a Bigger Impact With Email? Send Less Often

Associations Now

Marketers that send one newsletter have an average open rate of 33.4 Your audience will reward you with higher open and click rates if you don’t send more than five newsletters a week,” writes GetResponse Senior Account Manager Przemys?aw

Daily Buzz: Don’t Forget About Small-Scale Innovation

Associations Now

At PPS, for instance, Tatonetti says his team changed the way they delivered member newsletters. Now, instead of an alert to login with a link to the member portal, we email them a link to view the newsletter directly without login,” he says.

PODCAST | Association Hustle Podcast – Episode 213: How Associations Tell Their Stories

Moery Company

Check out our blog at MoeryCompany.com and subscribe to our weekly newsletter. Associations don’t need to tell their stories, they need to tell their members’ stories! This episode explores the three types of stories you should be telling about how your association helps you members.

4 Tips for Generating More Non-Dues Revenue from Advertising

Higher Logic

In a year, the ad space in their online community daily digest emails, weekly e-newsletters, and discussion pages brought in nearly $14,000 in additional revenue. If you’re from the Midwest, you probably know someone who loves pickling anything and everything. (Or

JP Moery’s Association Playbook – Episode 187: Get to the Point, with Jordan Weiss

Moery Company

What drives Host JP Moery crazy is when “communications” just don’t get to the point, whether it’s a blog, e-newsletter, an email, and particularly during a podcast.

Here’s a big idea: Innovation can be small

Association Success

Here are three examples of small-sized innovations we’ve implemented in 2019 at the Professional Pricing Society. Now, instead of an alert to login with a link to the member portal, we email them a link to view the newsletter directly without login. Let’s make a bet.

Public Social Network or Private Online Community? 11 Tips to Guide Your Decision

Higher Logic

For example, the Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA) offers advertising space on its online community and weekly newsletters and use an advertising kit to promote the space and the engagement rates. Would you build your house on rented land? Or move all your belongings into a hotel room?

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Daily Buzz: How to Write an Effective Call to Action

Associations Now

Be it newsletters, social media posts or website copy, all of your association’s messaging should prompt members to action. — GivingTuesday (@GivingTuesday) December 2, 2019. Ready or not, Giving Tuesday 2019 is here.

Benchmark Report: Association Communications Struggle to Keep Up

Associations Now

For its 2019 Association Communications Benchmarking Report [registration], Naylor got surveys from more than 400 senior leaders representing small, medium, and large organizations in North America.

Improve Intergenerational Communication: 3 Tips to Attract & Retain Younger Members

Higher Logic

So, don’t rely on clunky email newsletters and unworkable CMS systems – that’s not what they’re expecting from an association who wants their membership. “Generational hazing has always been a part of our cultural narrative. We need to unite generations to focus on moving forward together.” –Kim

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

For example, your organizations can offer each other: Advertising space in emails or newsletters. An e-book in return for a newsletter subscription. Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for.

I Want the Right Pageviews

Eric Lanke

Show me the pageviews of the people coming to our site because they've bookmarked it, or they clicked on one of the links in our member e-newsletter. This week's blog post is partly inspired by this post on Seth Godin's blog. In it, he makes the case that the idea of "reach" is overrated.

How Communications Teams Can Help Boost Nondues Revenue

Associations Now

Association communications teams can play an important role in generating nondues revenue, according to Naylor Association Solutions’ 2019 Association Communications Benchmarking Report [registration].

Does Your Association Need a Stop Doing List?

Associations Now

People may say, ‘Hey, they didn’t do the newsletter, so I don’t care what they are saying about my program.’”. Associations are always trying to do more for their members, but with limited time and money, sometimes the best way to move forward with new projects is to stop doing old ones.

Membership Hack: Microvolunteering for Content Creation

Associations Now

Your members can pitch in as content creators of social media feeds, newsletters, or blogs. These microvolunteering opportunities can help time-strapped members get involved. How to hack it?

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