Top Downloaded Membership Management Content of 2016


If you follow our blog regularly, you probably know that we touch on a variety of topics - everything from remembering names at networking events to shopping for association management software. We were curious, so we checked our vault, and found the top downloaded content of 2016.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms


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)?

What Will Association Management Software Look Like in 5 Years?


Download Your Free Report of 9 Consumer Trends That Affect Associations. But what does that mean for association management software? Download Your Free Report of 9 Consumer Trends That Affect Associations. Flying cars.

6 signs your association management software may be a dinosaur

Nimble AMS

Six signs your association management software may be outdated. . Is your association failing to keep up with technology? Just as your association grows and evolves, technology changes too. It’s newer to the nonprofit and association world.

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

What is Association Management Software?


Operating a member-based association is hard work. Do you need Association Management Software (AMS)? An AMS is a integrated online software suite ( saas ) where you can manage your database of members, events, donations, and other transactions with a modern website presence. More time to focus on growing and managing your business. Will Association Management Software reduce redundancies in my organization? Download the eBook here.

Salesforce or Microsoft: What’s the Right CRM Platform for Your Association Management Software?

Nimble AMS

In the past few years, there has been a noticeable push by associations to leverage enterprise constituent relationship management (CRM) platforms from Salesforce or Microsoft as the platform for their association management software (AMS). and associations.

Top Association Management Predictions for 2017

Membership Marketing

For the upcoming year, Aptify just released a report titled, Top Association Management Predictions for 2017. In 2017, membership will continue to be the glue that enhances networking, information distribution, and sales for associations.

How to publish a book and why you should care

Aaron Wolowiec

As a featured association management blogger on Alltop , I was recently given the opportunity to receive and review an advance copy of a new book written by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch titled, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur—How to Publish a Book.

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Webinar: AMS 101

Association Adviser

Download this 30-minute webinar recording to understand the basic principles behind AMS integrations and why your association might need one. The post Webinar: AMS 101 appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Technology Webinars AMS association management software webina

5 Realities of Association Management System Implementations: Interview with Wes Trochlil of Effective Database Management

Association Mavens

Association Management System implementations can make even the toughest of association executives cringe. Wes Trochlil, founder of Effective Database Management is a trusted advisor to many associations looking to change their AMS. Other Downloads: MP3 Version. I asked Wes to sit down with me to discuss the 5 realities of an AMS implementation that he’s observed over 20 years in the industry. Your browser does not support the video tag.

The evolution of member benefit priorities throughout the career journey


Is your association ready to meet their changing needs? As an association professional, you likely think about how your members prioritize the benefits your association provides them. Leverage association-specific technology. Association Management

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It has requirements to re-enter info every time, strange processes for downloading your boarding pass, and any number of other usability shortcomings. association management Technology One of my favorite travel apps is TripIt. It does a great job organizing my travel world.

Build a Better Request for Proposal

Association Adviser

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) can be a useful tool for associations wanting to discover the best options for products or services they need. The specific experiences that your association wants to improve. Download the full infographic here.

Can Associations Thrive in a Crowded Marketplace?


Associations used to have similar monopolies in their industries. That made association life pretty comfortable. Associations no longer have the advantage of a relative lack of competition. Download Your Free Report of 9 Consumer Trends That Affect Your Association Today.

Put Your AMS to Work Earning Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

Most of us know that membership software is designed to make association processes easier and more automated, but did you know that your AMS could earn your association essential non-dues revenue? One more element that can help your association earn revenue is the online job board.

Webinar Recap: AMS Implementation Doesn’t Have to Be a PITA (Pain in the Association)

Association Adviser

Download the archived version of our webinar, AMS Implementation Doesn’t Have to Be a PITA , hosted by ReviewMyAMS and Naylor Association Solutions. I cover best practices and tips to ensure your next AMS implementation isn’t a pain in the association (PITA).

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Blockchain for Associations

Spark Consulting

In the spring of 2018, I had the opportunity to attend one of my favorite conferences in the association year: digitalNOW. Two things quickly became apparent to me: one, it was an emerging trend associations should pay attention to and two, nobody seemed to really understand it all that well.

SCD Group: Example of Engaging Your Prospects: A Great Idea for.

SCD Group

AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Example of Engaging Your Prospects: A Great Idea for Association Marketers. And, it refers to a document I had downloaded. To be honest, I don’t recall downloading the Forrester whitepaper. Pages. About.

GDPR: How Will the New Regulation Impact Your Association?


Learn More About GDPR and the Impact It Has On Your Association. If your association has employees, members, prospects or customers residing in the EU (regardless of their citizenship), you’re required to meet General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance standards. We put together a comprehensive GDPR ebook , and recently conducted a webinar that focused on the impact of GDPR on associations. What are associations responsible for? The clock is ticking.

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What Will 2017 Hold?

Spark Consulting

Aptify set out to answer this question, at least for associations, in their recent e-book: Top Association Management Predictions for 2017. Here’s a taste of the bite-sized, thought-provoking observations you’ll find inside: Download your free copy today!

Integrated Marketing in the Digital Era

SCD Group

The panel of four top association marketing executives at association management companies includes: Russ Lemieux, Group Vice President, Kellen Company. Laura Davis, CAE, Director, Marketing & Membership, Association Management Center.

Hard Wired for Giving and Touchscreen Toddlers: Great Info for Association Executives

SCD Group

Two Wall Street Journal articles last Saturday are important readings for association executives and other nonprofit professionals. One result is that some 4-year-olds can download apps before they can put on their own shoes. Both illustrations courtesy of The Wall Street Journal.

Tools to Access Current Education Topics

Associations Live

MSAE''s Meeting Management Networking Group met to discuss Tools to Access Current Education Programs. Download matrix. Associations Management planning Miscellaneous meetings Senior Staff Here are the top takeaways and tools: Education Evaluation Matrix - concept from Mary Byers from Race for Relevance, utilized by Aging Services of Minnesota. Customize each column with measurements important to your organization (use your own!)

Innovation, Freeloaders, Mistakes & 3 Other Reads for Association Executives

SCD Group

Getting Rid of the Freeloaders in Your Association: Is it Realistic? When Amy Wrzesniewski, an associate professor at Yale, and Jane E. Dutton, a professor at the University of Michigan, along with other researchers, looked at workers in a wide range of organizations, from hospital cleaners to administrators and managers, they found several ways in which workers crafted purpose in each profession.

SCD Group: 30 Marketing Tips for Associations: Highly Rated Ideas.

SCD Group

AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. 30 Marketing Tips for Associations: Highly Rated Ideas from ASAE12. Be sure to download the file and view/print in the notes format so you can see more details from most of the tips.) Go Mobile Association. Pages.

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Association Growth Strategy: 6 Tech Tools to Drive Member Recruitment + Retention

Higher Logic

For associations focusing on strategically attracting new members (and keeping them engaged for the long haul), it’s important to package your tech stack for ample growth and retention. Barb Boggs, Events & Volunteer Relations Manager, Grant Professionals Association.

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Four Lessons Associations Can Learn from Radio Flyer’s Little Red Wagons

SCD Group

For associations, this fascinating story shows how an iconic company has worked to reinvent its products so it can thrive in a rapidly changing environment. And innovating to meet changing needs represents a major challenge for today’s associations and nonprofit organizations. Industries and professions are constantly changing and redefining potential members of the associations serving them. And how might this impact your association?

How to Find Your Best Content Topics (Without Paying for Market Research)

Higher Logic

How is your association keeping its offers relevant to members and preparing for the future? According to a recent study by Leader Networks , most associations – 83 percent – are aligning their products and services to market needs so they meet members’ expectations and stay relevant.

Strategies for Association Success


In the fast-paced world of association management, staying on target with an organization’s mission and goals can be a challenge. Learn about 3 ways to help your association. thrive in The Association Success Kit. Carrollwood Area Business Association Success Story”.

Let's Rock, Rattle and Roll at AUDC in Austin!

Higher Logic

It’s a full line-up of sessions and events on technology, nonprofit and association management and government experts. Here’s how we’re prepping for the big event: Download the mobile app. ABOUT THE SHOW.

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Disaster Preparedness for Associations


Planning for man-made and natural disasters is critical for associations. Read more about association management and operations; download the Association Operations Toolkit today. SEE ALSO: How to Find the Best Association Event Speaker.

Catch Nimble AMS at the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference

Nimble AMS

association technology professionals will gather for learning sessions, demos, and hands-on training to discover how the latest technology can drive their organizations to new levels of success. Advancing the Association and Nonprofit Community through Technology Exploration,”?the

How Much Does an Event App Cost?


Associations commonly use event apps for their national or international conferences because they let members access event details easily while they move between sessions. If your app doesn’t provide value, then adoption will be more difficult and expensive for your association.

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What’s the difference between an AMS query and an AMS report?


One of the most befuddling concepts for new users of association management systems (AMS)—and customer relationship management (CRM) software too—is query vs. report. Updated from original March 2016 publication.

21st Century Pricing For Associations: Interview with Sheri Jacobs of Avenue M Group

Association Mavens

The pricing of association membership dues, programs, and events has gotten a bit more complex this century. Sheri Jacobs, founder of Avenue M Group and a 15-year association management veteran, discusses strategies and tactics that associations can consider in order to get the most of of their revenue. Other Downloads: MP3 Version.

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Protech Associates Creates “Tier 1 Support on Steroids”

Higher Logic

Based in Columbia, Maryland, Protech Associates, Inc. provides cloud-based association management software powered by Microsoft Dynamics CRM. In early 2015, Protech Associates Director of Customer Care Matt Bruffey recognized the need to improve the customer support experience.

Building a board strategy

Aaron Wolowiec

Dean West, president/founder, Association Laboratory Inc. Association Laboratory recently released a whitepaper (scroll down to download) on how associations can build strategic boards. Good leadership requires vision. Strategic vision. Goal-oriented thinking.

Webinar: AMS Implementation Doesn’t Have to Be a PITA

Association Adviser

Discover the three steps for executing a no-hassle, no-headache association management software implementation that doesn’t need to be a pain in the association (PITA). Download the Recording ? The post Webinar: AMS Implementation Doesn’t Have to Be a PITA appeared first on Association Adviser. Don’t let the fear of AMS implementation hold you back from achieving more.

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Protect Your Association from Online Hacking


Don’t use same password for multiple sites and consider using a password manager. Protect yourself and protect your Association by taking steps to reduce your online vulnerability. Read more about association management and operations; download the Association Operations Toolkit today.