Price Your eLearning Right

Blue Sky eLearn

Rethinking Event-Based Pricing. One of the most common mistakes I see in pricing eLearning is exclusively applying the old one-time registration model. Before setting pricing, it’s critical to understand your market. Conduct a market analysis to understand your competitor’s products and pricing, target market, market needs, and price range that market will bear for the value you’re offering. Consider these models to price your eLearning right.

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How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. feature, you’ll see that our research shows association leaders are more likely to invest in new tools, technologies and processes than they are in hiring more people. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

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Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

.orgCommunity

Somewhere back in the Dark Ages of IT- say two years ago, because that’s how fast the electronic world moves now ¬- we thought about technology as a tool to do business. Technology has made the leap out of the toolbox. And, they are already the most influential group of technology trendsetters. First and most important, when it comes to technology – pay attention. A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth appeared first on orgCommunity.

R is for Open Source Statistical Analysis Programming Language

High Context

I read in the New York Times today about an open source programming language and environment for conducting statistical analysis. It is becoming their lingua franca partly because data mining has entered a golden age, whether being used to set ad prices, find new drugs more quickly or fine-tune financial models. The story indicates it is easier to use by non-programmers who want to do custom analysis.

Don’t Fool Yourself: Your Technology Has an Expiration Date

Associations Now

While the costs of upgrading basic technology building blocks like hard drives certainly add up, delaying those upgrades comes with another price tag—one that could really hurt. The way you invest in technology needs to keep up with this burn cycle, or you could find yourself in a bind. Last week, it posted an in-depth analysis of how these drives have held up for them over time.

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career, Part Three

Blue Sky eLearn

We also dove into technological advancements and their effect on the workforce and the economy. If you are running a cost-benefit analysis and comparing the price of sending employees to workshops or offering to pay for classes and determine the new skill or concept isn’t worth the investment, then you may want to take a second look. We know that a college degree does not get you as far as it used to, and that technology is rapidly changing entire industries.

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

The Process of Recovery from a Disaster

Association Management

We also looked at the critical aspects of what would be required in order to build a Business Continuity Plan , including exposing the critical aspects of the business by performing a Business Impact Analysis. Having used your business impact analysis to identify the systems, services and applications at risk, you can now replicate those services into a redundant platform that can either be hosted or managed somewhere else, or at the very least run from a remote location.

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

In the last few weeks, there have been a few good research studies and web sites relaunched that cover technology, data, funding, and trends. Here’s a roundup. Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Monitor Institute and the Foundation Center released a new report called Harnessing Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Technology for Good Report.

How to Start or Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

We created a director of career management (Redmond) to be in charge of the portal, as well as hired a full-time sales manager, Eli McLean, ASHA’s associate director, to revamp our job posting pricing structure to better serve our career vendors recruitment advertising sales. She recommends doing a competitive analysis every six to 12 months. Careers Features Technology ASAE career centers career management professional development

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Will Work for Goodwill

Velvet Chainsaw

Pricing strategies (registration or expo). Conference P&L analysis. Event technology solution advice. Living in Orlando (not the happiest place in the world today) provides a close-up view of the horrific impact the pandemic is having on people and businesses in the live-event, hospitality and travel industries.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how technology and collaboration can be a virtuous cycle. Hear about the unexpected ways technology has impacted the career trajectories of event professionals worldwide. – Technology Trends Round Table.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.14.18

Reid All About it

Learn how to analyze and visualize your existing data, mine the right data to improve your member’s experience, and know where to start when determining a successful ROI on your collection and analysis of member data. Strategies for Pricing Customer Education.

3 Ways to Generate Non-Dues Revenue

GrowthZone

Check out these 3 things you can do today to increase non-dues revenue using technology you probably already have: JOB POSTING SERVICES. Consider offering this benefit to non-members at a premium price. Download the guide, Using Technology to. The online learning environment (aka e-learning) is predicted to reach $325 billion by 2025 (source: Global Industry Analysis) as young professionals look to advance their careers. Tweet.

Is Syncing Your AMS and Accounting Software Necessary?

Association Adviser

Some AMS systems may offer complete, customized accounting functionality for a much higher price, but associations on a tech budget are stuck working with both an AMS and an accounting software system to cover their membership database and financial accounting needs. Leave tracking money to your bank and your financial tools, and focus on getting more membership analysis and reporting from your AMS.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

Reid All About it

Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions shares his observations and advice from two years of association technology assessments. To make many of the changes Mike suggests, you need more than technology, you need staff with an innovation mindset. 5G is a huge advance in technology that will affect all our lives in the coming years. Dive deep into the critical points in measuring ROI so you can avoid overwhelming analysis paralysis.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

Reid All About it

A classic marketing mantra (about pricing) is flawed. Find out how onsite event technology can enable you to gather invaluable data when it comes to measuring and tracking the attendee journey and proving the impact of your event. Embracing Data and Technology to Increase Member Engagement (online and Washington DC). Let’s explore how best we can leverage new and inexpensive technologies to boost the human interaction that ultimately defines our success.

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Why Data Analytics is Important and How to Budget Accurately

Higher Logic

Some platforms require an outside consultant to manage various aspects of a project, from discovery to implementation to ongoing analysis. Depending on how the platform is hosted , the price structure will either be a lower subscription fee or a high upfront licensing fee. Account for More Than the Price Tag. Budgeting well means accounting for more than just the price tag; it includes the total cost, from implementation to staffing resources and long-term maintenance.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.27.20

Reid All About it

WBT Systems provides ideas for helping members deal with the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis , including recession-focused information, resources, and benefits as well as guidance on pricing and marketing. Join a live discussion from the executive, technology and organizational perspectives on how your organization can best shift to support a 100% remote working ecosystem. Presenter: Kate Pojeta, CMP, Director of Meetings and Technology, Event Garde.

The Top 5 Reasons Your Members Aren't Renewing (and What to Do About It)

Higher Logic

Embrace engagement technology tools: Using tech tools like online community and marketing automation can help you get members involved. Again, this isn’t going to be the strongest approach, since if members don’t see value, a lower price won’t be extremely convincing.

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How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

If your customer stays in a single price point, you should too. Look for indicators like these: Have there been any major shifts in communication or technology in your customer's field? If they ask when a new product will be available and what the price is, that action could be worth 25 points. Combine new business development techniques with analysis from your customers' digital footprint to gain a clearer picture of their future needs or wants.

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Strategic Thinking is a Must

SOS Association

There are four main steps in the strategic planning process: 1) Analysis/Assessment – looking at the current state of the organization and doing an internal and external environmental scan. Familiar tools for these environmental scans is the SWOT and PESTEL Analysis. For the purposes of this blog, I want to focus on step #1 – Analysis/Assessment. This little tip was worth the price of admission. The other tool that was introduced to us was the PESTEL Analysis.

Best Benefit Ever: Public Relations Support

Associations Now

A Canadian health technology group provides members with strategic public relations agency support. Health technology startups and bioscience companies that are members of the Ontario Bioscience Innovation Organization (OBIO) may now receive public relations and communication services thanks to a new partnership with HOWE&WYE, a PR and public affairs firm. What is it?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.3.17

Reid All About it

Customization” has become a dirty word in association technology and for good reason. Ann McDermott at DelCor Technology Solutions discusses the many perils of customizing association software. Technology isn’t the only success factor. Come explore the present and future potential of artificial intelligence, and discover AI-powered technologies that can drive marketing performance. – Price Sensitivity Analysis.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.8.20

Reid All About it

Learn how to develop the right segmentation strategy to ensure conversion, build an engagement algorithm that supports marketing and membership efforts long term, and use your marketing technology tools to take immediate action on the stories your data reveals. Host: Association Women Technology Champions (AWTC). Discuss and evaluate emerging pricing models to consider for your Fall 2020 event. What new technologies can they employ? Host: DelCor Technology Solutions.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.17.19

Reid All About it

Mike Guerrieri of DelCor Technology Solutions shares a rescue plan for improving your association’s IT maturity —coconut shell cocktails not included. Learn about best practices for prospectus development, sponsor acquisition, package development, sponsorship propensity, and expenses vs. price vs. profit margin. Social Media TNT: How to Use Technology + Trust to Mobilize What Matters.

Landing Your Dream Job Doesn't Mean Leaving Your Current One

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. The thing I loved about this article was that it suggested you do a little analysis and figure out what about your job do you love. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team. Partner Programs.

What Color is your Time Sheet?

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. If you’re a technology person and are fascinated by graphs and charts, the same thing can be done through Excel.) After you’ve “colored” your day, you can move into the analysis phase. . Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support.

DelCor’s Guide to ASAE’s 2018 Associations @ Work + Additional Resources

Delcor

Monday, October 29, 2018 | 9:45 – 10:45 AM | Room: Independence HI | Content Leaders: Kinsey Fabrizio, Senior Director, Member Engagement, and Ellen Savage, Vice President, Membership, Consumer Technology Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. Hear about technological breakthroughs in mobile, marketing, data analytics and membership management that help associations transform business and serve members more intelligently and profitably.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. Hear about technological breakthroughs in mobile, marketing, data analytics and membership management that help associations transform business and serve members more intelligently and profitably.

Associations Improve Bottom-line with Non-Dues Based Revenue

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Launching any number of these programs requires planning, analysis and ultimately marketing. Potential sponsors are looking for year-round value at a multitude of price points. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers.

Strategic Thinking is a Must

SOS Association

There are four main steps in the strategic planning process: 1) Analysis/Assessment – looking at the current state of the organization and doing an internal and external environmental scan. Familiar tools for these environmental scans is the SWOT and PESTEL Analysis. For the purposes of this blog, I want to focus on step #1 – Analysis/Assessment. This little tip was worth the price of admission. The other tool that was introduced to us was the PESTEL Analysis.

How Associations Can Transform Higher Education

Reid All About it

Kevin Kelly, from his book, The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future ). Not many, not at the prices charged by universities today. Reading and discussion groups can help people develop an appreciation for the arts, analysis and communication skills and a sense of history (something sorely lacking today), plus expose them to other historical and contemporary cultures and perspectives.

Digital Leaders Fly Ahead of Disruption

.orgCommunity

Technology is our silent partner in the challenging job of keeping the economy moving during COVID-19. For others, the abrupt technological, administrative and cultural shift has been destabilizing. My interest in technology didn’t spring from being a math or science geek, far from it. Curiosity and eagerness to adopt, adapt and implement the tools science and technology give us characterized the leaders we interviewed. (To Let technology out of IT’s ivory tower.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. In eLearning, we are at the very start of the hype curve with distributed ledgers: we can imagine the technology solving one of our recurring problems. Less abstractly, the CE business of non-profit associations is threatened by for-profit CE providers that undercut the associations’ prices.

Is Your Association on the Same Page as its Members?

Association Adviser

In this era of rapid technological growth, the work environment is not the same as it once was and your association’s brand should reflect that. If you decide to do a survey, offering an incentive for filling it out is well worth the price. Conduct a SWOT Analysis.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. The whitepaper offers seven keys to the shift in thinking, which I encourage you to read in detail (page 28) and offers suggestions for conducting workplace analysis (pages 28-29). Consider alternative delivery methods and new technologies. When I graduated college 16 years ago, times were different. I had a job before graduation and I never questioned the value of my degree. While I had an internship, the focus then on skills (vs.