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.

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.

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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. Membership & Marketing Industry TrendsBy keeping an eye on the latest trends, it helps move your organization forward and remain valuable to your members.

Celebrate managers: International Community Association Managers Day on June 13

Ungrated

As the professional backbone of homeowners associations and condominium communities, community association managers have a special set of skills and expertise that are essential to successful operations and governance. By Sammie Rosenbloom.

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.

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. Membership & Marketing Industry TrendsBy keeping an eye on the latest trends, it helps move your organization forward and remain valuable to your members.

Association Management Software (AMS) vs. Marketing Automation Software

HighRoad Solution

If you’re new to the world of associations, you may not be familiar with the kind of software that’s commonly used in this industry. Association Management

3 Real Ways to Improve Your Membership Marketing Program

YourMembership Blog

To successfully attract and keep association members, continually remind yourselves membership marketing is a process. Many associations struggle to improve their membership growth and retention. Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Thought Leaders association management software association members member recruitment membership data membership growth membership marketing membership retention

5 questions to better market your career center.

YourMembership Blog

When it comes time to look for a new job, professionals turn first to associations, which are among the best places to start. That’s because they know employers savvy enough to recruit via their relevant association channels are looking for […]. Nothing promotes a career center like putting relevant, niche jobs in front of professionals.

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 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.

Top 5 Association Management Takeaways from Xperience2014

YourMembership Blog

Petersburg, FL, provided an Xcellent platform for YourMembership.com customers, employees and industry thought leaders to connect, engage, and grow. Throughout the show our guests had the opportunity to attend sessions focused on business, marketing and association management best practices. We’ve put together a summary of the most notable association management ideas and recommendations that each speaker addressed during their presentations.

Kids Skate Free: Association-Managed Cause Marketing Campaign

SCD Group

Kids Skate Free represents a great example of a locally-initiated, association-managed cause marketing campaign that benefits a struggling industry. It demonstrates how associations can use cause marketing to enhance their members while benefitting a cause. Here are the basics of Kids Skate Free: Societal Issue: childhood obesity Industry Issue: number of roller skating participants declining Strategy: provide kids coupons for free roller skating.

Best Association Management Software | Our Top Picks

Fonteva

The best association management software, or AMS, solutions are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of associations just like yours. That’s why we’ve created this comparison of all the biggest names on the market – and provided our own reviews! That way you’ll get a clearer sense of the particular balance of specificity, utility, and ease-of-use that will best suit your association’s needs. Overview of this Association Management Software.

[Guest Post] You Might Need an Association Management Company If…

SBI

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.”. Digital marketing, for example.

The Content Marketing Strategy for Associations

Multiview

White papers, blogs, social media posts, and more, seem to be the simplest forms of content marketing, so it shouldn’t be hard, right? Associations need to create demand for their events, advocacy, and news.

6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 2.

YourMembership Blog

This is the second of a two-part series from Real Magnet looking at best practices for re-engaging your association members. In March, we shared the first three basic best practices for re-engaging your association members. Remember, as an email marketer, your list of […]. For a refresher, read part 1 here. Now, here’s the other three.

4 steps to develop association member personas.

YourMembership Blog

Let’s get personal with 1:1 association marketing. But, really, it’s just the latest term for what always has been Marketing 101: Know your audience, and deliver what’s interesting and relevant to it. This is especially true for associations. The term “persona” may sound like highfalutin jargon. By understanding your members’ roles and responsibilities, motivations and […].

Why Associations Are Making Their Private Member Community the Centerpiece of Their Membership Marketing Strategy [Research]

Socious

Each year, membership marketing firm, Marketing General (MGI), publishes the results of their Membership Marketing Benchmarking survey. It is the association industry’s deepest look into trends, tools, and tactics. This year over 900 associations participated, making the 2015 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report one of the strongest narratives to date on how to grow membership.

Finding the ideal association management software for your large organization

Aptify

Many large associations have a big IT team. In turn, their IT departments need more control over the functionality in their association management software (AMS) so they can configure it to support those processes. Customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities.

Integrated, automated membership renewal campaign leads to $18,000 increase in revenue.

YourMembership Blog

How one association went from a low-cost email marketing program to a more efficient process and better data quality to streamline membership renewal campaigns. Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) provides veterinary management professionals ongoing education, certifications, and networking opportunities.

The decade of CRM-based association management software

Nimble AMS

Enterprise CRM-based AMS systems have a lot to offer associations. Association management software has come a long way. Read on for a look at why today’s associations are turning to enterprise CRM-based AMS systems like Nimble AMS.

Don?t let legacy association management software be your legacy

Nimble AMS

How will the technology decisions you make today affect your association’s future? Make sure your association doesn’t pay the price for outdated software. But, your organization, the industry, and the world are changing. Leaving a positive legacy for your association.

4 readings for association management

SCD Group

By Stan Phelps Via 9" Marketing Answer: Retention is Fast Becoming the New Acquisition/Satisfaction Drives Loyalty. Four Agri-Marketing Campaigns Any Marketer Can Learn From By Doug Austin via Marketing Profs.com When someone says the word "agriculture," what comes to mind? Innovative marketing campaigns? Take a look at these four campaigns that have something to share with any marketer—ag-focused or not.

3 steps to drive student membership growth.

YourMembership Blog

Strategies to expand your association’s younger membership base. Do you have a strategy in place to grow your association’s pipeline of younger members? Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Thought Leaders association management software association members association membership growth member engagement member recruitment membership growth membership marketing OSCPA The Ohio Society of CPAs young professionals

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Membership meets engagement in today’s modern world.

YourMembership Blog

Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends Thought Leaders association management software association membership growth member engagement membership growth membership marketing mobile responsive modern website design social communityStaying competitive and relevant in today’s digital world requires innovative ways to engage your members.

Demystifying the China Healthcare Industry

GlowGlobally

As we wrap up 2014, we complete our “subscriber-requested” three part China series with an indepth overview of the China healthcare market. Robbin Zhao, MCI China’s senior director association management & consulting in Shanghai, presents an assessment of the current situation in China and the opportunities and challenges for US healthcare associations to develop a successful and sustained entry strategy. Industry Growth Statistics.

2022 Association Benchmark Survey will be available SOON!

Association Adviser

Your association’s goal is to be the primary resource for industry professionals and to have the most engaging content for your members. The post 2022 Association Benchmark Survey will be available SOON! appeared first on Association Adviser.

10 Reasons to Use an AMC (Association Management Company) To Manage Your Association

SOS Association

As SOS-Association Management Solutions has worked with trade, professional and charitable nonprofit associations over the past 25 years, we have become convinced that an Association Management Company (AMC) is one of the most cost effective solutions for associations. Many stand-alone associations have high overhead and infrastructure costs which eat up a lot of revenue. 4) Membership Management. 7) Mundane Management.

10 Reasons to Use an AMC (Association Management Company) To Manage Your Association

SOS Association

As SOS-Association Management Solutions has worked with trade, professional and charitable nonprofit associations over the past 25 years, we have become convinced that an Association Management Company (AMC) is one of the most cost effective solutions for associations. Many stand-alone associations have high overhead and infrastructure costs which eat up a lot of revenue. 4) Membership Management. 7) Mundane Management.

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How Email Newsletters Can Help Recruit and Retain Members

Multiview

If you’re not using your email newsletter as a marketing tool, then what are you using it for? Yes, email newsletters are a great way for you to share top industry news and announcements for your association, but are you taking advantage of the additional tools you have?

Necessity is the mother of invention: Ewald leaders reflect on the challenges and innovation in the association industry caused by COVID-19

Ewald Consulting

By David Ewald, Eric Ewald, Paul Hanscom, and Ava Ewald Associations represent a wealth of professions. There is an association for those who work with magnesium, those who work in human resources, and just about everything in between. The pandemic was – and still is – a great challenge, but what is emerging is a greater opportunity for associations to grow and innovate. Any impact that COVID was going to have on an association has happened.

Seven Snowy Lessons in Association Management : Off Stage

Off Stage

7, 2012 - Seven Snowy Lessons in Association Management. But the association manager in me never is quiet. Shelters don’t do much good if I can’t get down my driveway (just as education and other opportunities in a trade association need to be relevant to the member’s business success). Permanent Link View more entries tagged with: Association Management , Emergency Plan. Financial Management. Managing Volunteers.

An AMS search: 4 questions to ask your potential provider.

YourMembership Blog

Whether you’re investing in an association management software (AMS) system for the first time or replacing your existing AMS, it’s one of the largest purchases your association ever makes. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Member Renewal Industry TrendsOf course, there are basic must-ask questions around budget, features and timelines. But, these are not the only important questions you want to ask your potential.

Association Weekly Wrap-Up for February 22nd!

YourMembership Blog

The weekly wrap-ups are a great resource to find industry provoking articles, blog posts, upcoming events, fun facts, and provide up-to-date news and tips found throughout the association and workforce space each week. 5) Focus on the Future: Your Association Needs to Evolve in the Workplace by Shannon Neeser. Your association has probably been a resource for professionals to share useful and specific inside industry knowledge for years.

How your association can work smarter in 2019 

YourMembership Blog

But most legacy association management software (AMS) restricts your association staff to one version of a browser and makes it nearly impossible to access your member database through a mobile device or tablet. The post How your association can work smarter in 2019 appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Tech Trends Industry TrendsMake 2019 your most efficient and effective year yet with these tips.

Reviewing Association Management Products : Off Stage

Off Stage

4, 2009 - Reviewing Association Management Products. One of the services I think can help Realtor AEs as well as other association managers of my non-profit clients is a product review site. " moments that we as association staff have when we step outside Realtor-dom and find that there are products and services which we cant live without--or maybe weve tried them and want to suggest that others approach with caution. Financial Management. Off Stage.

Four need-to-know tips when it’s time to buy an AMS

Nimble AMS

When it’s time for your association to purchase new software, you don’t want to cut corners just because you’re eager for new technology. We can’t wait to reconnect with members of the association space and show off all Nimble AMS can do for your organization.

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Attracting More Association Members: A Q&A

Blue Sky eLearn

An association’s success is dependent on how happy and fulfilled its members are. The more meaningful experiences and learning opportunities your association offers , the more likely you can get membership renewals and even attract new members.

4 Tips To Include In A Plan For Reputational Risk

Multiview

Let’s say, for example, that your association supported a position on legislation or policy that best fit your members but was not be the best option for another industry – for this example we’ll use energy conservation.