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. As you get larger or want to offer more advanced programming, managing your membership through spreadsheets or disconnected databases just won’t cut it.

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Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson

Association Subculture

Association Management Lessons from Harley Davidson. If I remember correctly, at one point their senior leadership mentioned that their major marketing goal was to take a mid-level manager from Hewlett-Packard and make them feel like a bad-ass on the weekend. association. (25).

Customer Service with a Touch of Class

SCD Group

Something that associations can consider when hosting members at conferences or events. As an association blogger, it made me wonder how well associations respond to special requests and provide outstanding member services. Seasons 52 Provides Exceptional Customer Service.

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Association Subculture: Lessons for Association Management from.

Association Subculture

Lessons for Association Management from South Park Creators. Today I ran across a story about Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of South Park and other most excellent entertainment pieces, where they ambushed a class on opening day at NYU to talk about the process of writing. What could we do with this pattern if we put it into our association culture? What they describe is certainly what I associate with The Book of Mormon. association. (25).

Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies

Association Subculture

Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies. But "Real Housewives of ANYTHING " will leave you gasping in horror and grateful for your pathetic middle class lives.". Associations have an obligation to develop a culture of truth in their organizations.

In-house Association Management Services ? Bad Idea!

L&M Association Management

The following is a comment to the article entitled "In-House Association Management Services Checklist" published in the Component Relations section of the ASAE. At first I was taken back and as an AMC owner thinking: 'this market is competitive enough without a whole new class of competitors.' Association Management Companies Management Management Model Selecting an AMC

Victory for Egypt's Professional Class? ?


global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Victory for Egypt’s Professional Class? Why is the “power of associations” little known beyond our home market here is the USA? US associations are such animals.

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7 association management techniques that come from having a teenager

AE on the Verge

I think those who start in association management after their kids pass the teenage years have the added bonus of the wisdom that comes from that parenting. Here are 7 association management techniques that come from having a teenager. It's really not okay to break the rules: Sometimes I read association blogs and they suggest breaking the rules or operate in an association world with no rules - so I assume they don't manage associations.

The Beauty of Istanbul | Old Clayburn Association Management

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. ← Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association. This entry was posted in Travel and tagged association events , events , istanbul , Travel.

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks Associations

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? Association content and development can vary. If you are purchasing a learning management system, do you have an LMS administrator?

Solving the Trade Association Software Dilemma

Association Adviser

The heart and soul of every trade association is its Association Management System or AMS. It’s also critical you have a good financial accounting software solution for tracking expenses, paying bills, managing against your budgets, and reporting on your financial condition.

Finding and Creating a Great Place to Work

Association Management

Virtual is the leading technology-focused association management company, serving over 40 small- to mid-sized clients with world class business operations. Association Management CareersFinding and Creating a Great Place to Work Thursday, May 11 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

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UAE Gems Dubai and Abu Dhabi Offer World Class Opportunities.


global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. UAE Gems Dubai and Abu Dhabi Offer World Class Opportunities. The Healthcare group will meet with representatives of the Emirates Medical Association and their various subspecialty sections.

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Social Media Revolution Vs 2 | Old Clayburn Association Management

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. So how are YOU using this explosive tool to reach your association market? Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association. What We’re Talking About association blog. association events. associations. association technology. Buying treats for my class. Presenting a case solution at #SMEI CME class in Beijing.

3 Ways to Attract Recent Graduates to Your Organization


Congrats Class of 2016! We’ve got a few tips: association management association leadership membership management Association ViewsThe caps are off and the tassels have been flipped.

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How to Use Aristotle’s Modes of Persuasion to Boost Membership


If you’ve ever taken a college philosophy class, you’ve probably heard of Aristotle and his modes of persuasion. Take a look at each technique to see how you can best persuade potential members to join your association. association management membership management Small Staff Chatter

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Does Your Association Have a Private Online Social Community?

Association Management

But beyond the club’s reputation for world-class golf, it’s also one of the world’s most exclusive social clubs. Now think about the members of your association who have already opted into a community of common interests and mutual benefit.

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Mindful Associations: Using Gratitude & Vision to Fuel Success in 2015

Holly Duckworth

Join us on December 20th for a timely class developed to redefine your organization’s 2015 Vision and Success. Association Management Blog Leadership Speaking Leadership Solutions International is pleased to be a part of the CAE December offerings.

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New Employee Orientation: What’s on Your Agenda?

Reid All About it

I fell into the association world. I bet many of you accidentally landed in associations. We were promoted or moved to another association. We learned that despite some similarities, each association is unique. What should associations teach new staff?

CMI's Association Management Blog: A Socio-Political Economic Rant

Observations on Association Management

Before you read this, please understand: while my post may seem unrelated to associations, from the outset, it is definitely related to associations and their ability to change the world. They huff and puff and demand that the poor, overburdened middle class be dragged out of the pit it helped create through its conspicuous consumption. What does all of this have to do with associations, you might wonder? Associations, which helped build this country, can help save it.

AE on the Verge: Meetings: On Time Prize Drawings

AE on the Verge

Association management, meetings and mania. Need a new way to get the class to arrive on time and to return to class promptly after a break or lunch? I may try it with an "early bird" drawing to reward those who arrive at least 5 minutes before class. Association Executive, seasoned, more well rounded than anyone thinks. association management tips. AE on the Verge. Sunday, June 12, 2011. Meetings: On Time Prize Drawings.

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Leadership Lessons from Abraham Lincoln

Association Leaders

Lincoln was a hard-worker (came from a very poor, working class family); Lincoln was self-educated (he didn’t have any formal schooling); Lincoln was a great, and motivational communicator; Lincoln had “street smarts” before “street smarts” even existed. Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized VolunteerismAbraham Lincoln is best known for leading our country through what many think was its most challenging time.

Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Association membership is one of the most enriching experiences—particularly when you’re part of an association that prioritizes engaging its members. As your association evolves and increases its membership, your engagement strategy should evolve as well. User management.

Lessons Learned from March Madness

Association Leaders

I have always thought of him as a ‘class act’ Yesterday, he proved it to the world. Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized Volunteerism coach coaching losing NCAA winning There are many lessons we can learn from sports – both positive and negative. Just off the top of my head I am thinking about these – how to build a great team; how to coach, not preach; the virtues of ethical behavior and more.

YM AMS migration to AWS cloud: Brief overview and what the future holds.

YourMembership Blog

YourMembership (YM) association management software (AMS) is built on a foundation to ensure our customers’ success. Our goal is to provide your organization with the highest quality security measures and to deliver world-class cloud stability and confidence. With a commitment to your success and continuous innovation, YM has now embarked on the road to the. The post YM AMS migration to AWS cloud: Brief overview and what the future holds. appeared first on YourMembership.

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Do the Leaders in Your Association put the Association Interests or Personal Interests First?

Association Leaders

I believe good leaders make organizations (their companies or associations) successful. How can an organization survive, let alone be a successful, “best in class” organization if its constituents are not as interested in achieving the mission of the organization and delivering value to the organization’s customers as they are in whatever personal agenda they may have? Association Management Companies CM Services Leadership Uncategorized Volunteerism

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Will MOOC’s Impact Association Educational Offerings?

SCD Group

As I read a news story about 300,000 people enrolling in an environmental course, I wonder how exposure to massive open online courses will impact educational offerings of associations and professional societies.

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What would our Founding Father’s think of us now?

Association Leaders

However, associations are a major focus of my professional life and the main topic of my weekly blog. Associations (groups of people or companies with similar interests, similar professions or similar industries) are part of the backbone of America. Well, OUR government – the one that our Founding Father’s designed to represent US – has proposed new rules to limit or even eliminate the ability of government employees to attend and participate in association events.

Top 10 re Why Industry Insiders Fail as Associations CEOs

SCD Group

In response to your July 9 post Should the CEO be an Industry Insider or Association Professional , I want to add my thoughts/experiences. They are used to "larger budgets" than most Associations have. Micro managing in board meetings drives them nuts. Guest Blog by Dave Drennan.

Membership Q&A: What’s the Most Effective Renewal Cycle?

Spark Consulting

Last week, I taught ASAE’s Association Management Week Membership Development class, and one of the participants, who works for an association with lots of student members, mentioned that her association is doing an increasing amount of communications via text. When is the best time of the year to begin renewal communications to members? How many notices should we send? Should we send paper or electronic notices? What should we send WITH the notices?

Emerging Market Strategy Seminars ? Chicago and DC in August.


global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. For the first time in history more than half the world is middle-class-thanks to rapid growth in emerging countries. Association Management.

Association Boards Road to Relevance: 5 Strategies for The Competitive Association

SCD Group

Today's Guest Bloggers are Harrison Coerver and Mary Byers, CAE Associations today are confronted with unprecedented levels of competition. Failure to adapt to this competitive threat puts an association’s relevance in jeopardy. Today's Associations Are Vulnerable.

Membership Q&A: Calendar v. Anniversary Renewals?

Spark Consulting

A calendar renewal cycle is generally seen as association-centric. We renew everyone at the same time, on a cycle that’s driven by our business needs (often tied to the association’s fiscal year). Anniversary cycles are a lot of work for association staff – you’re running renewals all the time, every month, and more than one cycle at a time. Which is more member-centric?

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A Billion More Customers Coming to A Regional Market Near You.


global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Enterprise Level Product Management & Sales in Europe » Feb. For the first time in history more than half the world is middle-class-thanks to rapid growth in emerging countries.

Red Flags and ADA Requirements: Are You Up to Date?

Off Stage

In this article she calls our attention to two areas of concern for associations: the new Red Flag rule, and additions to ADA claims which will affect all of us. In our type of jobs as association managers, it is easy for new laws and policies slip through our fingers. The American Medical Association earlier this summer concluded that obesity is a disease, not a condition. Unfortunately I always walk into class and find some 90 pound weakling sitting in them.

Can I borrow your stuff?

Off Stage

I've recently noticed that on a couple of association management forums contributors have asked, "Does anybody have a member satisfaction survey they are willing to share?". Now I know that question is arises because associations don't want to spend money on marketing (which includes consumer satisfaction surveys), but such a request always sets my teeth on edge-for a couple of reasons. A medium-sized association, it held as many as 8-10 classes per week for its members. "Ah,"

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The Association World in China ?


global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. « A Guide to the Association Market in China. The Association World in China. The concept of associations as we know it in the west does not exist in China.

3 Steps Association Boards & Executives Can Learn from Driver’s Ed

SCD Group

Moving eyes from close (left), far (center) and rear (right) helps drivers and associations. While driving a crowded street the other day, I was thinking about the lessons of my driver’s education class from high school. These three rules are pretty good for association leadership. Whether you call it environmental scanning or market research or benchmarking, you should use all three steps to provide executive leadership and guide your association board’s work.

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So you wanna be a DELP Scholar?

Association Advocacy Chick

Be clear about what you expect to get from the experience and how you will pay it forward – Art Hsieh, class of 2008-2009. what will YOU do for DELP and the Association world? Valerie Fries-Wade CAE, class of 2010-2012. The opportunity exists to provide underrepresented groups with a platform to be visible, more engaged in the association community, and more importantly pave the way for others. – Pamala Silas CAE, class of 2008-2009.

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LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks Associations

Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership. But how do associations accomplish this? Through a learning management system (LMS).

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