Great News – America’s Hiring and Associations have a Reason to Celebrate

YourMembership Blog

America’s hiring again and associations and their members have reason to celebrate. You interact with them through your website, newsletters, emails, social media channels and events.

SXSW is here! Association Weekly Wrap-Up for March 8th!

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A few years ago when Bank of America Corp. Yes, it’s trending right now in a lot of social media, but the ideas behind gaming dynamics and techniques are as old as human civilization itself. 8 ) Social CEOs: Why More Leaders Are Getting Virtual by Katie Bascuas. How social is your CEO? Socially engaged online, that is. According to a recent study, CEO social engagement at some of the world’s largest companies has almost doubled since 2010.

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Ideas for Reframing Your Community’s Awesome Content

Higher Logic

Here are a few possibilities: Newsletters. You probably already put out a newsletter covering the latest happenings at your organization, things coming down the pipeline, and other hot items. Social Media. Communications Engagement Social Media

Authors and Social Media: a recap of 12.15 #SMfastfwd


Scotia Systems ( @scotiasystems ) has put together an excellent recap of the 12.15 #SMfastfwd tweetchat on “Authors and Social Media” It is also well done visually. SMFastFwd – Authors & Social Media Discussion. On the 15th December, authors @shelisrael @pistachio @ASegar @robbinphillips @SalesLounge @DKRex and more assembled on Twitter to answer questions on Social Media. robbinphillips : Brains on Fire is not a book about social media.

Awesome Association Marcomm Jobs – Week of July 24


We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. . Social Media Manager , Industrial Designers Society of America – IDSA is searching for a tech savvy Social Media Manager.

ASAE Reveals 2020 Gold Circle Awards Winners


The Gold Circle Awards committee voted to introduce this new category to address the segment of work associations execute that are not full marketing or communication campaigns such as, apps, blogs, podcasts, or social media. E-Newsletter. Media/Public Relations Campaign.

Awesome Association MarComm Jobs – Week of August 30


We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. . The individual will be the media point person for 340B Health, developing and maintaining relationships with the press. Manage e-blast newsletters and online blog.

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.

How Associations Can Get Media Traction with Press Releases

Associations Now

Like other media outlets, Associations Now finds out about some of these initiatives through well-written and well-timed press releases. Create targeted media lists. The key to media relations is really building relationships with reporters,” Kane said.

Starring….Your Association Publications

Association Adviser

Landscapes | Paysages has won two gold and three silver EXCEL awards from Association Media & Publishing for the Canadian Society of Landscpae Architects. One is Association Media & Publishing’s EXCEL Awards. Association Media & Publishing. Digital Media.

Thanks For Playing: Friday Top 5

Thanks For Playing

Reading pile is not for single sheets of paper - its for things like magazines and newsletters. A Recipe for Social Media ROI. Happy Birthday, America! Alltop Social Media. How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. SmartBrief on Social Media. Social Media And Events Continue To Grow: 2012 Research. Automatic reply: [associationtech] Investing in the Future - Social Currency.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs


We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Publications Coordinator , Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. – Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc.

The ‘Duck, Duck, Goose’ Aspect of Association Communications

Association Adviser

A comparison of a “before” newsletter and “current” one shows that total opens nearly doubled, which equates to thousands more opening the enewsletter every week. Socially Superb. Similar reports can be run for e-newsletters, websites, online buyers’ guides, directories and show guides.

Association Advocacy Thrives in ‘Fake News’ Era

Association Adviser

Reading “fake news” is even more interesting, particularly on social media where passionate individuals often hide behind a left- or right-wing moniker and feel emboldened enough to spat about a blog or not-so-reputable news site. Associated General Contractors of America.

Thanks For Playing: Be a Super Genuis

Thanks For Playing

If youre familiar with Sernovitz, either from Damn, I Wish Id Thought of That or his WOM newsletter, the book is not going to be revolutionary. Some of the key points that particularly struck me include: In an era of social networking and nearly ubiquitous connectivity, customer service may be your MOST important marketing tactic. A Recipe for Social Media ROI. Happy Birthday, America! Alltop Social Media. SmartBrief on Social Media.

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Mission Driven Volunteer Q&A

Spark Consulting

Some of the best sources we found include: The Corporation for National and Community Service’s Volunteering America database , a federal government data gathering project that is continuously updated.

Behind the Scenes of the Mushroom Council???s ???Blendability??? Campaign

Associations Now

Department of Agriculture [PDF], a whopping 98 percent of the mushrooms consumed in America are the common white-button-cap variety ( Agaricus bisporous ), found in salad bars, and the brown-capped criminis and portobellos. But it’s not all about traditional media coverage.

Bringing Credibility to the Conversation: Katie Butler, IIABA

Association Adviser

Our featured professional this month is Katie Butler, vice president of communications for the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA). We examine social analytics, readership studies, and any other metrics that are available by platform. KB: The primary changes have evolved based on shift we’ve seen in communication platforms and the popularity of social media. Social wasn’t in existence when I started! I value that social feedback a lot.

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Digging Deeper Into Membership Renewal Trends

Associations Now

In its second year, the survey gathered responses from 1,071 association leaders, both membership teams and CEOs from North America. Some associations (16 percent) are using social media to target members for renewal.

Campaign Celebrates Job Satisfaction

Associations Now

The American Psychological Association dedicated the month of February to find out why you and the rest of America’s workforce love their jobs. The program collects submissions from all professions, then the team shares their favorites through their newsletter, social media, and blog.

Taking a Fresh Look at Association Sponsorships

Association Adviser

But, the world of NDR is continually changing with the advent of social media, mobile connectivity and many other factors that bring people together without the association’s help. Newsletter advertising. By Bob Burris.

What Smart Associations Do Differently

Association Adviser

In response to this challenge, some associations have made impressive gains in their adoption of technology, particularly in the areas of mobile, social media, video, online learning, connectivity and more. A new study from Iris Mobile and The Center for Media Research found that 75 percent of millennials (Gen Y) access the Internet via their phones. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser. In case you missed it, two important anniversaries occurred last week.

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Advocacy Do’s and Don’ts

Association Adviser

Lange advised texting and tweeting the news, sending out e-newsletters, hosting live forums, posting web articles and even going back to “the old telephone tree.” ” Has social media, video and mobile changed the lobbying/advocacy equation in recent years?

A Global Satisfaction Index for Measuring Local Member Engagement & Relevance


It also provides in-depth segmentation to participating associations as to the perception of their brand, products and value proposition as viewed from further afield in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Europe.

Measuring the Impact of Your Nonprofit Program

Beth Kanter

Europe and Latin America. Her company helps mission-led businesses succeed, and also connect socially minded investors with “impact investing” opportunities, where they can generate both financial returns and social impact. newsletters, social media, blogs, annual reports, etc.).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.3.20

Reid All About it

The findings from the survey will be disseminated by the Partnership Professionals Network via e-newsletter and website. Find yours on the Feeding America website. Host: Matchbox Virtual Media. Presenters: Graham Harvey, Chief Strategy Officer, Matchbox Virtual Media.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.13.20

Reid All About it

Presenter: Alex Plaxen, MTA, President, Little Bird Told Media. If a crisis hits that impacts your event, you should be ready to communicate to participants, internal and external stakeholders, as well as the media with tailored, targeted messages.

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David Gammel's Web Strategy Report, Volume 2, Issue 3

High Context

That’s just what Kevin Holland at Air Conditioning Contractors of America did when he shifted a webinar series from individual registration events to a monthly subscription. Lately I have tried something new that I want to share with you in this issue of the newsletter. Boston Conferencing invited me to conduct a webinar for them on increasing participation in association social media programs. Is your social network anything but?

Facebook Live-A-Thon for @ASPCA Raises Over $50,000 on Giving Tuesday

Beth Kanter

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), an animal welfare organization in North America, was one of the nonprofits that participated in Giving Tuesday. They promoted the event using both paid and organic social media.

Association Straight Talk : Off Stage

Off Stage

The quote: “The number of Realtors in America is almost certain to drop by 20 percent or more by 2010, a poll of Inman News readers suggest, with part-time agents among the most threatened by the market shakeout.” Social Media. Off Stage. 16, 2009 - Association Straight Talk. On December 30, 2008, Inman News published a shocking statement, one that seemed to go unnoticed and unremarked by the organized real estate community.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know


We found that while Retail, Real-Estate, and Travel & Hospitality industries have struggled, industries such as Media & Entertainment, Video Conferencing and Social Media have prospered. Penn) March 27, 2020 – SUBSCRIBE TO HIS NEWSLETTER!