SCD Group: 6 Articles for Association Executives

SCD Group

6 Articles for Association Executives. Here are six articles for association executives: Top 3 Ways to Increase Association Membership By Michelle via #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.

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. The reward from using new technology—and the risk of not implementing it—usually outweighs the upfront costs. Associations have to keep up technologically or risk having members go elsewhere for information and question the association value proposition. Once you have that, find the right technology partner and move quickly.

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New Technological Realities: What’s on the Market?

Association Success

Technology to send your association hurtling into the future. In my last article , I introduced Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Realities and the roles they can play in our lives. This is a trendy topic these days because these technologies are increasingly accessible in the market. This is a whistle stop tour of the latest products and technologies on the market to act as a guide for associations looking to incorporate VR, AR, or MR into their events or offerings.

SCD Group: 5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education

SCD Group

5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education. Here are five articles for association executives. It packages the software and technology we used to build our Power Searching with Google online course. 8 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the. 5 Articles on Association Meetings & Education. Is there a "magic" price for association membershi. 6 Articles for Association Executives. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic.

Survey: Technology Use Among Young Kids Is Skyrocketing

Associations Now

The survey [PDF], which coincides with Better Hearing and Speech Month , found significant percentages of parents reporting technology use by children up to age 8. And though technology use among young children is high, parents said they have concerns about excessive tech use: 77 percent agreed that misuse of technology can be harmful to young children, and 72 percent agreed that loud noise from devices can result in hearing loss. Technology has had many benefits, Page wrote.

SCD Group: 7 Association Membership Articles Worth Saving

SCD Group

7 Association Membership Articles Worth Saving. You may want to share these articles with your membership and marketing teams. Changing technology – there have been more changes in the past 5 years then in the previous 50 years. Consider pricing. Posted by Tony Rossell in MGI’s Membership Marketing Blog Great example of testing association dues levels by sending half the group the “normal” price and half the group a discounted price.

SCD Group: 5 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the Week.

SCD Group

5 Articles for Association Executives: Best of the Week from SCDdaily. Hopefully, it was a good experience because, according to technology research firm Gartner, by 2013 more people will access websites with mobile phones than with desktop computers. That means writing articles that draw readers in. Articles that get shared and discussed and linked to. Articles that keep readers coming back for more. Articles that persuade readers to take action. Pages.

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Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans : Off Stage

Off Stage

16, 2010 - Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans. In the last two blogs Ive been discussing your IT needs as an association, particularly as a Realtor trade association, excluding any MLS technology needs you might have. For those associations with MLS operations, the mission-critical imperative to develop a solid and consistent base of technology strategy is often obscured—our members are up close and outspoken about where our resources belong.

How to Make Your Virtual Events Better Than The Rest


The purpose of Event Camp Vancouver was to explore how the latest technologies could be incorporated into events without losing the human element. Since that time, new platforms and technologies have come and gone. Initial questions you’ll have when planning your virtual event will include pricing and the role that your partners and stakeholders might play in offsetting costs. Check out how this association navigated their pricing strategy for their virtual event [VIDEO].

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.

8 ways to cut the cost of new association management software

Nimble AMS

It may be time to embrace change to lower the price of your new system. While several factors — from the number of licenses to implementation to staff training — determine the price of the system’s cost, there are strategies to keep your AMS price from escalating beyond the budget. Here are eight ways to lower the price of your new AMS: 1. The key to keeping AMS pricing manageable is following best practices. Technology Executive IT

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5 secrets for getting the most out of remote AMS demos

Nimble AMS

Use the meeting technology. One advantage of remote demos is that you have the benefits that meeting technology offers. Use the chat functionality in the meeting technology. Arm yourself with the tips in this article, and you’ll be well on your way to gaining the information you need to make a good decision for your association. Guide] The Large Association’s Guide to Understanding Enterprise AMS Pricing. Technology

Compare Association Management Software Platforms


This article will help you evaluate ten association software options. Pricing available on the GrowthZone website and product demos available upon request. Pricing available upon request. Product demo and pricing available upon request. Pricing available upon request.

Stop Waiting. It’s Time for Associations to Use Marketing Automation


Lack of money is no longer a valid reason for not implementing basic marketing automation systems because the price has come down significantly. Here is a great article from Associations Now with some additional specific tips on welcome emails. Check out this article that goes in-depth about setting up your indoctrination series: Learn more about GrowthZone’s Marketing Automation Module>> Step Two: Set up a Facebook Messenger Bot. Productivity Technology

Jumping Ship : Off Stage

Off Stage

On January 19, 2011, Inman News carried a feature article by Matt Carter with the headline, “South Carolina real estate brokerage drops Realtor affiliation: Company maintains MLS membership. The article continues, “The largest brokerage in the Columbia, S.C., What I am saying is that Realtors and AEs need to read Carters article as an object lesson about how to build a stronger association. Maybe, in fact, the product was simply over-priced. Technology.

How to Start or Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

The content (inclusive of articles, tips, tools, and other resources) you need to maximize your career center’s success will be found across the organization. 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.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. In this article, we will discuss three of the most effective ways for leveraging educational content and technology. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

A Guide to the Association Market in China ?


The following article below appeared in the September 2010 issue of ASAE’s Global Link e-newsletter. Age: younger generations prioritize virtual experiences (importance of internet-based tools); Price; Career development (they want companies to pay for their education); Short-term goals preferred over long-term goals; Products that will help buyers receive a quick raise. Pricing model. Technology.

The Process of Recovery from a Disaster

Association Management

Over the past 2 articles (read part 1 and part 2) , we have examined what could potentially happen that could bring your business to a halt in the event of a natural or man-made disaster. Services like Amazon Web Services, Office 365 and hosting providers can be your backup at a lower price point. Association Management Technology

A Game-changing Opportunity for MLS Survival : Off Stage

Off Stage

A July 29 article in E-Commerce Times addressed some issues that have been on a lot of minds since the MLS Domains Association announced its intention of seeking a top level domain (.MLS) ” Translate the rhetoric of this article into layman’s terms: “Yes, internet users will respond to ICANN’s far-reaching relabeling of information and products. Technology. Off Stage. 30, 2011 - A Game-changing Opportunity for MLS Survival.

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2013: A Millennial’s Perspective

Association Adviser

With just a few weeks left in 2013, the wave of top ten lists and year-in-review articles is flowing in full tsunami force. Your pricing and member benefits need to reflect that. This embrace of technology that makes association life easier should be applauded and further supported in 2014. Many , many articles in the blogosphere address the need to reach out to Millennials with an updated, more non-traditional membership experience. Pricing Challenges.

Membership Marketing Blog: Innovation through Collaboration

Membership Marketing

First in an article in the Technology section of the Washington Post , the case is made that much of the economic dynamism of technology companies comes from sharing talent and ideas. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership. Does Wal-Mart Announce a Price Increase? Price. (9). price testing. (5). Membership Marketing Blog.

Content Recycling Tip

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. The common ways to recycle content such as elongating blog posts into articles, or using a whitepaper for the basis of a video, merely changes the medium. For instance if you are writing an article about improving events , you would write it very differently whether you were targeting membership directors, event coordinators or event attendees. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations.

Learning from Amazon : Off Stage

Off Stage

As an advisor, though, Bezos sticks to business issues: this article he gives his top ten list of qualities for modern leaders. ” Bezos explains that whatever you do, do it with three concerns: wider selection, lower prices, and fast, reliable delivery. A basic of successful association management is to produce a good selection of services your members need, present those things at the lowest possible price, and be positioned to make your offerings in a timely manner.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.10.20

Reid All About it

They warn, “We are already paying the price in greater risk aversion among writers, artists, and journalists who fear for their livelihoods if they depart from the consensus, or even lack sufficient zeal in agreement.” Revenue and Pricing Strategies for Virtual Events.

Best Practices for Monetizing Your eLearning Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the last few decades, the biggest driver of non-dues revenue has been technological advancements. Technology has paved the way for innovative methods of generating non-dues revenue while providing significant value to your members. In this article, we will discuss three of the most effective ways for leveraging educational content and technology. Product Bundles: Selling multiple courses or events at one fixed price can be extremely effective for organizations.

What Smart Associations Do Differently

Association Adviser

Also look at learning preferences, technology adoption and topic interests. Technology is not synonymous for innovation; some associations are having breakthroughs by going back to old tech. 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. Also keep in mind that you can innovate by using old technology, too.

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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. Do yourself a favor and read this article by Michael Simmons at Quartz about the necessity for lifelong learning. – Technology Trends Round Table.

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Event App Due Diligence

Velvet Chainsaw

Editor’s Note: This article was originally penned for PCMA’s Convene in the beginning of August, early on in the discovery that the Apple App Store’s change in guidelines could affect branded mobile event apps. If you are one of the few who contracted and are paying for a custom app to be developed for your event (price tag is likely north of $40K), you should have no issues. They’re becoming more feature rich and prices are being pushed down. Event Technology

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

Reid All About it

One of the other best things I read is this article about the history of open internet protocols and Bitcoin. His article is well worth your time because it explains how this “mania for cryptocurrency could wind up building something much more important than wealth.”. An article from McKinsey explores what the future of work will mean for jobs, skills and wages. 4 million US jobs are expected to be disrupted by technology and other factors between now and 2026.

Plexus Consulting Group?: What Can Be Done to Restart Growth

Plexus Consulting

“Growth Under Pressure: What Business Can Do To Restart Growth”, is an article by Richard Dobbs, James Manyika and Charles Roxburg, published by McKinsey and Company. If conditions are right, private-sector innovation and jobs will follow” · Meet the resource-productivity imperative: The steady decline in real resource prices enjoyed throughout the 20 th century has now reversed course. ” For a full copy of the article, go here: [link].

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.18.17

Reid All About it

Maybe this article by Thomas Marcetti will help someone get the support they need. Dion Hinchcliffe identifies the enterprise technologies to watch. His article helps you get a feel for what these tools do, imagine how your members will use them, and how you can use them to deliver value. Identify strategic and creative ways to price your education programs. How to Develop eLearning Pricing Strategies & Winning Value Propositions.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

Topics include: trends in nonprofit website design such as layout and strategic use of call-to-action buttons; how to format articles and blog posts to increase your click-through rate; how to ensure your website and email communications are mobile compatible; how to integrate social media into your website and email communications; and tips for building your email list. Presenter: David DeLorenzo, CIO, DelCor Technology Solutions. Strategic Pricing for Educational Products.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.14.20

Reid All About it

Your supplier members are selling year-round so why not help them out, for a price, year-round. Earning Your Membership: Technology, Learning, and Accolades. Evolving our use of technology to engage our members for a “21st Century membership experience.”

Total Recall: How to keep your online passwords accessible and secure at the same time

Association Adviser

To add to this problem, the same technology that is supposed to make this easier can actually make it harder. Of course any problem created by technology will likely have a technological solution. The iOS app is currently priced at $17.99. here is an article with some tips) With more and more of our information being available online, the security of your information must become a priority. Technology anti-virus mobile apps passwords security

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. Read his BBC Future article through the lens of association strategic planning, and then ask yourself, what do we owe future members?

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4 Hot Tech Topics to Watch in 2018

Higher Logic

New technology makes its way into our lives and businesses faster every year. It’s pricey, although in 2018 we can expect advances to continue dropping the price point for AI technology. Many social media sites use machine learning to determine that user A is similar to user B, so when user B likes a fake news article, user A is shown that same article. If user A then likes the article, the cycle continues with users deemed to be similar to user A.

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

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Yesterday I came across a really motivating article on Harvard Business Review, entitled “Don’t Like Your Job? 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. This article can help give you some ideas to work on. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs.

With Video - Seconds Matter to Your Audience - Here’s Proof

Support Services Unlimited

I came across this article on CNN Tech about a new study from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Akamai Technologies which says you’ll lose 40% of your audience if you don’t start playing video before 10 seconds after landing on your page. Well maybe it is only easy to me because I’ve needed to become quite well versed in the various video delivery platforms, technologies, and techniques. Association Websites Technology Video Marketing

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

Reid All About it

In a 2019 survey of high-tech companies, more than 40% of the respondents said they hire Customer Success Managers , according to an article in the Harvard Business Review.