12 Top Association Articles from 2016

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Remember Cliffs Notes, the popular synopses of required reading and classic literature? For some of us, they were a go-to back in high school.

12 Top Association Articles from 2016

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Just think of all those industry blog posts and articles that fill your inbox daily. So here goes – your summary of the best association articles on the web for 2016. Article #1) 20 Guerilla Marketing Tactics to Promote Your Next Event. Article #10) Want to Stay Relevant?

The Top Articles of 2018

Association Success

We followed the data and found the articles that were the biggest hits! That is why our articles are not intended to be rhetorical, but rather are starting points for much bigger conversations within our community. So with that, I’ve rounded up the most popular articles that we’ve published in the last year, as it is our hope that it has sparked meaningful discussion.

Artificial Intelligence for Good: A Few Good Articles To Read #AI4Good

Beth Kanter

The article includes list of proposed best practices for use of AI in development and other social good fields. Allison Fine, my co-author for the Networked Nonprofit , and I are actively researching the use of AI for Good, in particular to scale giving and spread generosity.

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Two new articles posted…

Effective Database

In case you missed it, I’ve published two new articles on my site. New articleDon’t overlook the progress made when moving to a new system and Flexibility is the key to a succesful implementation.

The 10 Most Popular Member Engagement Articles of the Year

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Changing the Publication Game: The C4 Article

Association Success

Author’s Note: The American Journal of Transplantation (AJT) recently embarked on an experiment in crowdsourcing called The C4 Article. The C4 article offers a collaborative and experimental way to write a manuscript through crowdsourcing.

The Top Customer Engagement Articles for the Week of February 28, 2016

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Every week we aim to make your life easier by compiling the best customer community articles of last week right here on our blog. This week, our favorite articles focus on providing our readers with tips to increasing their customer engagement.

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12 Top Association and Business Articles from the Last 12 Months

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That’s why we’ve put together our 12 top articles from 2016. These articles will give you a head start on 2017, covering topics from member engagement to business management. With exploding phones, a divisive election, and major international news, 2016 certainly kept up on our toes.

My new Associations Now article is now live!

Principled Innovation

My brand new Associations Now article on boards and business models is now available online. The magazine has given the article the title, “Trapped in The Past,” although I refer to it as “Five Reasons Why Boards Are Killing Association Business Models.”

New articles posted

Effective Database

I’ve posted two new articles on my site: Fewer demos are better than more. Find out why here ! What can you do to get your users to trust your database? Here are a few suggestions

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New Article Posted: How Cognitive Biases Can Affect Data Management

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Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleAnyone who has ever taken an intro level course on psych (or just reads a lot) has probably encountered the concept of cognitive biases. In a nutshell, a cognitive bias is a mental shortcut, or heuristic, for helping humans make decisions.

Here It Is: Another Article About Millennials

Associations Now

A lot of these articles speak of [millennials] in terms of this weird, dehumanized, alien phenomenon.”. The post Here It Is: Another Article About Millennials appeared first on Associations Now

New Article Posted – The Data Friendly Association

Effective Database

Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleFor the past 18 years, I’ve been consulting with associations of all sizes on their data management issues. One thing I’ve observed over the years is that those associations that are most successful with their data management are those where all the staff, from the CEO or executive director on down, is highly engaged with the data.

New Article Posted – 80% is Good Enough

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Click here to read the rest of the article. Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleIn order to be successful with your AMS selection, there are two key points to keep in mind: . No system can provide everything that you’ve identified as a functional need. (If If such a system DID exist, I would own it, and be VERY rich!).

5 articles for Association Executives

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Generational Differences Are Real By Jamie Notter via JamieNotter blog In case you were wondering, there is actual historical theory that explains the generations. Before you write anything that declares generations to be a hoax, please read Generations, by William Strauss and Neil Howe. Okay, it's a huge book, so at least read their appendix devoted specifically to theory. Why Are Some Words Better for Your Marketing? By Andy Crestodina via Orbit Media Studios Choose them carefully.

The 10 Most Popular Online Community Management Articles of the Year

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As 2015 draws to a close, many organizations are busy gathering data to create strategies for 2016. Because online customer communities make real impacts on areas like customer retention, customer support, product development, etc.,

SCD Group: 6 Articles for Association Executives

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6 Articles for Association Executives. Here are six articles for association executives: Top 3 Ways to Increase Association Membership By Michelle via ExpertReferrals.com #1 – Ask for a referral #2 – Make it “stupid simple” #3 – Tell the story for them Breathe New Life into Your Home Page, Gain Loyal Readers By Mark Sherbin via Content Marketing Institute A truly engaging home page keeps visitors hungry for more material. Pages. About. Contact.

The Most Impactful Articles of 2017

Association Success

Which articles made the biggest difference in the community? The original plan for this particular publication was to round up our most popular articles of 2017 and write curated blurbs on them, just like we did last year. This information is ready available à la analytics by looking for the most clicked articles. Why don’t you try and round up the most impactful articles?”. Her article gave me that ‘reflective pause’ that I spoke of on our call this week.

New Article Posted: You Can’t Just Plan, You Must “Do”

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Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleThere’s a book by David Maister, one of the preeminent consulting gurus, entitled “Strategy and the Fat Smoker: Doing What’s Obvious But Not Easy.”. The premise of the book is simple. Most of us know what to do (e.g., don’t smoke, eat better) but most of us don’t actually DO what we know should be done.

The Most Popular Community Management Articles from the Last 12 Months

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That’s why we’ve put together our 12 top articles from 2016. These articles will give you a head start on 2017, covering topics from member engagement to business management. Top 3 Member Engagement Articles. Article #1) How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Association’s Member Engagement Tactics. Article #2) 3 Types of Association Members and How to Engage Them. Article #3) 5 Myths About Measuring Member Engagement. Top 3 Online Community Articles.

New Article Posted – What do associations think of their AMS?

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You can find out here, in my latest article: What Associations Think of Their AMS. Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleNot signed up yet? Click here to sign up.

Six social media tactical articles you need to read

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Just a few links I’ve been saving for you recently. In no particular order: Social Media Demographics: The Surprising Identity Of Each Major Social Network (Business Insider). The latest demographic info for each of the major social sites. Mobile Strategy for Small Businesses (Moz Blog).

New Article Posted: You Can’t Just Plan, You Must “Do”

Effective Database

Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleThere’s a book by David Maister, one of the preeminent consulting gurus, entitled “Strategy and the Fat Smoker: Doing What’s Obvious But Not Easy.”. The premise of the book is simple. Most of us know what to do (e.g., don’t smoke, eat better) but most of us don’t actually DO what we know should be done.

Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

Just a few links I’ve been saving for you recently. In no particular order: Social Media Demographics: The Surprising Identity Of Each Major Social Network (Business Insider). The latest demographic info for each of the major social sites. Mobile Strategy for Small Businesses (Moz Blog).

New Article Posted – Sales is NOT a Dirty Word

Effective Database

Click here to read the rest of the article. Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleEvery association is in the sales business. Whether you’re selling membership, event registrations, products, or certification programs, the fact is, you’re selling.

8 must read articles for Association Executives

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How Nonprofits Can Sidestep Content Marketing Pitfalls By Clare Mcdermott via Content Marketing Institute This is a really great article for associations and nonprofits. 4 Things Membership Organizations Can Learn From Innovative Companies By Lori Halley via Wild Apricot.

How To Create an Article That Is Impossible Not to Share

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Not only has Buzzfeed managed to release a steady stream of heavily shared content since their inception, they have single handedly changed the acceptable format of list articles, which were already a hot commodity. Use tools like Plagiarismcheck.org to make sure your articles are unique.

6 Articles for Associations and Millennials

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Millennials Will Become The Majority In The Workforce In 2015. Is Your Company Ready? Via FastCompany Next year, people born between 1981 and 1996 are poised to become the new workforce majority and will eventually remake the workplace in their own image. That means office culture is in for big changes. As a new survey shows, this generation is already chafing at today''s traditional company structures.

Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Instant Articles Expand Their Reach

Associations Now

It’s been nearly a year since Facebook announced Instant Articles, a platform for publishers to post their content directly to the social network. The post Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Instant Articles Expand Their Reach appeared first on Associations Now

New Article Posted: Seven Things You Should Do in Your AMS

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Click here to read the rest of the article. Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleGiven how advanced and thorough the modern association management software (AMS) system has become, there are many opportunities for your organization to leverage it. Here are seven ways I believe every association should be using their AMS.

7 Valuable Articles for Association Executives

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Five Daily ''Must Do'' Items for Flacks (Association PR professionals) By Gerard E Mayers via Flack Me blog. Prioritize. Assess. Work out. Contribute.

SCD Group: 5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education

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5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education. Here are five articles for association executives. 8 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the. 5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education. 6 Articles for Association Executives. 5 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Sunday, September 16, 2012.

Read Jeff De Cagna’s latest article on business model innovation

Principled Innovation

Jeff De Cagna’s latest article on business model innovation, “Designing Association Business Models for the Network Age,” is now available for download. The article appears in the August/September 2012 issue of Association Magazine, the official publication of the Canadian Society of Association Executives. Jeff De Cagna’s latest article on business model innovation, “Designing Association Business Models for the Network Age,” is now available for download.

New Article Posted – The Cycle of Doom vs. the Cycle of Virtue

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Click here to read the rest of the article. Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleIt is said that if an organization is not growing, it is dying. In other words, there is no such thing as stasis. Either you are moving forward, or you are moving backward, but you are always moving. The same can be said for data management.

New Article Posted – It’s time for your association to create a data records manager position

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Click here to read the rest of the article. Of course, if you’re already on my announcements list , you would have received notice of this new article right in your email box. New articleSeveral years ago, I suggested to a client of mine that they needed to add a new position to their staff, a position I called the data records manager. What I meant by this was someone responsible for making sure all the data within the organization was being managed appropriately.

SCD Group: 5 info-packed articles for associations: Best of the week

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5 info-packed articles for associations: Best of the week. 5 articles + 1 Discussion Thread: Readings of the. 5 info-packed articles for associations: Best of. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Monday, August 6, 2012.

SCD Group: 8 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the Week.

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8 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the Week from SCDdaily. 8 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the. 5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education. 6 Articles for Association Executives. 5 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the.

5 Great Articles on Association Membership

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Choice Vs. Dual Membership via CreditUnion Times CUNA torn regarding decision to require local groups to belong to the national organization. If you are with a national association that has chapters or affiliated associations, follow this story. A Roadmap for Quintupling Membership By Joe Rominiecki via Associations Now The American Association for the Advancement of Science has set a lofty goal: 500,000 members.

SCD Group: 7 Association Membership Articles Worth Saving

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7 Association Membership Articles Worth Saving. You may want to share these articles with your membership and marketing teams. This article focuses on the changing demographics impact on supermarkets. 8 Great Articles to Help Associations Grow with Co. 7 Association Membership Articles Worth Saving. 5 articles for CEOs and other Association Professi. 8 articles important to association executives and. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic.