Association Management: Online vs. In-person Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

As an association leader, you know the importance of engaging your members. Managing your members is no easy feat— it requires dedicated association management software as well as a strategic plan for engaging your constituents. The importance of association engagement.

The Salesforce Decision for Association Management

Web Courseworks Associations

Whether you go “packaged” or “native” depends on just how much customization your association requires. In part one of this series, I shared five things you ought to know about Salesforce for association management. “Need events management?

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17 Popular Association Management Software (AMS) Options

Wild Apricot

If you’d like to know more about how association management software can save your association time and money, read on. Association-Management-Softwarwe amsI’ll explain exactly what it is, what to consider when evaluating options, and 17 of the most popular options to choose from.

6 Association Management Tips from Steve Jobs

Socious

Association Management Association Executives InnovationIt’s hard to believe it’s been half a decade since Steve Jobs’ passing. Many of us early adopters still remember his live announcement/unveiling of the iPhone and the immediate, burning desire to own one. His legacy is still felt around the world every time someone looks at an iPhone.

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Association Management Systems (AMS): 5 Software Strategies

Higher Logic

Your association provides your members with many different opportunities to develop as professionals and grow in their careers. But to do this effectively, you need to have a system in place for gathering, organizing, and accessing the member information that provides you with insight into their goals and preferences: an association management system, or an AMS. Already use an AMS for your association? Facilitate event registration and management.

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What is an AMS? Understanding Association Management Systems

MembersClicks

As an association leader at a small-staff organization, perhaps you’ve been managing your professional association, trade association, or chamber of commerce with a series of spreadsheets or disconnected systems. association management membership management system

5 Things to Know about Salesforce for Association Management

Web Courseworks Associations

There are plenty of reasons to consider Salesforce for your association management. “Salesforce is the number one [customer relationship management] platform in the world,” Jake says. For managing members and the relationship with members, that means Salesforce.”

You Might Need an Association Management Company If…

MembersClicks

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “AMC” before, short for association management company. Well, according to the AMC Institute , an AMC is “a for-profit business that manages associations to help them grow and prosper.”.

Coping strategies: Mental health support for community association managers

Ungrated

Community association managers have stepped up throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to guide boards with operational support and advice. The increased workloads and responsibilities are impacting managers’ mental health, with some reporting higher levels of stress, anxiety, or burnout.

Choosing the Best Association Management Software

GrowthZone

Leveraging a robust AMS system engages members and helps you develop your association, while automating many mundane and repetitive tasks. Whether your membership organization is an association or chamber of commerce, feature-rich Association Management Software (AMS) is a must.

You Might Need an Association Management Company If.

MembersClicks

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “AMC” before, short for association management company. Well, according to the AMC Institute , an AMC is “a for-profit business that manages associations to help them grow and prosper.”. Couldn’t we all use help with management to a certain extent? any of the following sound a little too familiar, it may be time to seriously consider seeking the help of an AMC: Small Staff Chatter association management company

Association Management Software: Giving You Your Day Back

YourMembership Blog

I’ve made it my business to stay on top of the latest and greatest additions to association management software – things that we’ve added and things the competition did. The post Association Management Software: Giving You Your Day Back appeared first on YourMembership.com. Association Management Software Membership Management association management software Membership Software yourmembership.com

20+ Stand-Out Association Management Software Options

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Understanding the ABCs of Association Management Credentials

Association Success

This is especially true when attempting to navigate the alphabet soup of credentials and certifications geared towards association management professionals. Association/nonprofit management: Certified Association Executive (CAE).

How to Onboard to a New Association Management Software Platform

Association Adviser

Onboarding to new association management software can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be impossibly stressful. The post How to Onboard to a New Association Management Software Platform appeared first on Association Adviser.

Association Management: COVID-19 and Human Resources

GrowthZone

The Center for Disease Control recently shared interim strategies for employers to use to manage the COVID-19 impact on their businesses. UPDATE] Amid Coronavirus, ASAE Urges White House to Support Associations.

Why Did Socious Create a New Association Management Software Platform?

Socious

Association Management Company News Membership Management Association TrendsSome people think we are crazy.

Must-have functionality for your next association management software

YourMembership Blog

Your association may be small, but when it comes to selecting new association management software (AMS), you’re about to make a big investment – not just a financial one, but also an investment in the future of your association. The post Must-have functionality for your next association management software appeared first on YourMembership.

Practical Advice About Association Management from the Stoics

WBT Systems

Practical Advice About Association Management from the Stoics. Read more about Practical Advice About Association Management from the Stoics

Collegium Acquires SBI Association Management

SBI

Acquisition marks new era for association management innovation. the parent company to leading professional services firms exclusively serving nonprofits and associations, has acquired SBI Association Management, strengthening its position within the association management space.

Association Management Services: Improving Change Management

HighRoad Solution

In association management, even seemingly small changes can have unexpected consequences. Association Management

What is Association Management?

Association Navigator

This summer I’m looking for opportunities to explain association management and share how we do it at Verto Solutions. One of my earlier blog posts included a basic overview of association management. The model is relatively new, and there are still many trade associations and non-profits that could benefit from the efficiency and flexibility of association management. Verto Solutions Association Management.

Why You Need Association Management Software to Collect Member Dues

MembersClicks

Three months ago, Talya started a small dental association in her city in order to give her fellow dental professionals a chance to connect, learn and share resources. Then, a friend told Talya about association management software. membership management association software

Sneak Peek: The Essential Guide to 2017 Association Management Trends.

YourMembership Blog

Your association staff always needs to stay on its toes—ready for any new technology, changing member preferences, differing generational values, among other shifts. The post Sneak Peek: The Essential Guide to 2017 Association Management Trends. By keeping an eye on the latest trends, it helps move your organization forward and remain valuable to your members. So, what can member-based organizations do to stay relevant to their current.

How to choose your next association management software

Aptify

There are dozens of association management software (AMS) systems on the market today. These solutions typically have the baseline functionality that most associations need and also sometimes allow for basic configuration.

Key Features to Look for Evaluating Association Management Software

MembersClicks

So you’ve decided that your professional or trade association needs new association management software. But for most associations, the following features and functionalities are key: Association Views association software

6 Association Management Tips from Steve Jobs

Socious

Associations can learn a lot from Steve Jobs and his vision to create an enjoyable user experience and brand culture. In recognition to Steve Jobs’ contribution to technology, business, and organizational management, we’ve gathered some of Jobs’ most influential advice and explained how associations can use it. 6 Pieces of Association Management Advice from Steven Jobs. This is true in the association space as well.

7 Association Management Services You’ll Actually Use

Socious

Association Management Association Executives Member Benefits Membership ManagementMost of us have accepted being overly busy as just another unfortunate fact of life today. Emails on your phone, meetings with staff and members halfway around the world, taking your laptop home from work, not quite getting to that extra member program you wanted to start.

Association Management: Investing in the Right Technology Stack

HighRoad Solution

Association ManagementIf you’re not familiar with the phrase “tech stack”, it might conjure up an image of something like a Jenga tower.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Could an Association Management Software (AMS) solution be the answer to the inefficiencies that plague your association? This article will help you evaluate ten association software options. What is Association Management Software (AMS)? In a nutshell, an AMS provides membership-based organizations an all-in-one member management system. Association Software 10 1. Popular Association Software Platforms.

Why Do You REALLY Need an Association Management System?

MembersClicks

Association management system, or AMS for short. For those who don’t, an AMS is a technology solution that allows you to manage your organization’s membership using one integrated system, which includes your website and your database. We say yes, and here’s why: association management membership management Association Views association softwareYou’ve likely heard the term, and you may even know what it means.

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What to Look for in an Association Management System

MembersClicks

Are you considering purchasing an association management system (AMS) for your organization? So how do you “shop smart” to find that right association management system? Small Staff Chatter association software

Paradoxes in Association Management

Eric Lanke

In it, she wonders which members association staff should pay the most attention to: those most or those least actively engaged in the association's activities. In my tweet, I called it one of the paradoxes of association management, meaning that inherently inclusive organizations needed to embrace a certain level of exclusivity in order to be successful. Here I'm talking about "program" committees, those formed to help the association conduct its programs.

Sneak Peek: The Essential Guide to 2017 Association Management Trends.

YourMembership Blog

Your association staff always needs to stay on its toes—ready for any new technology, changing member preferences, differing generational values, among other shifts. The post Sneak Peek: The Essential Guide to 2017 Association Management Trends. By keeping an eye on the latest trends, it helps move your organization forward and remain valuable to your members. So, what can member-based organizations do to stay relevant to their current.

What Will Association Management Software Look Like in 5 Years?

Socious

Mobile Engagement Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareFlying cars. Meals that spontaneously appeared after a machine was given an order. A shower that dressed you. These are things I grew up expecting. They had been promised to me by the Jetsons , first, and then Back to the Future and all its sequels.

Resolve to Maximize Your Association Management Software This Year

Association Adviser

This disconnect can be especially true for smaller-staffed associations, as it can be a struggle to balance a desire for sustainable growth with real-world restrictions on staffing and budgets. For these associations, it’s important to creatively maximize the use of existing resources, and use them in ways that may not have previously been considered. For example, let’s say you want to know how engaged your affiliate members are with your association. Happy New Year!

Are Association Management Companies (AMCs) Jacks of All Trades or Masters of O-N-E?

Association Leaders

Some people think of Association Management Companies (AMCs) as just that – Jack’s of all trades but masters of none. Association’s that hire their own employees as staff (especially small to mid-sized associations) tend to ask their employees to be more “generalists” in association management than “specialists”. AMCs deliver professional services to associations in a number of areas. Remember the phrase “Jack of all trades and Master of none”?

The Mark of Cain on Association Management

Reid All About it

The last few nights I’ve watched news stories about Herman Cain and the National Restaurant Association (NRA). I can’t help thinking about the whole ugly situation through an association management lens. Imagine, instead of the NRA, this is your association. Crisis management. Above all, it’s a story about crisis management and communication. Brand management. What other association management lessons are you seeing in this story?

Should You Consider an Association Management Company (AMC) in 2017?

MembersClicks

If you’ve been in the association space for a while (or perhaps even just a short time), you’ve probably heard the term ‘AMC’ thrown around, which stands for association management company. And better yet, could it be a good fit for your association? association management association leadership membership management Small Staff Chatter