Association Management: Online vs. In-person Engagement

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As an association leader, you know the importance of engaging your members. How you communicate with members and the opportunities you offer directly impact their experience with your organization and the chance that they’ll renew. In-person engagement ideas.

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.

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The 10 Most Popular Member Engagement Articles of the Year

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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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How to Define, Track, and Increase Member Engagement [Webinar]

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Association Management Member Engagement SocialBusinessData from a recent report makes me think that there are a lot of executives that are losing sleep these days.

3 New Member Engagement Myths Busted

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It’s no secret that engaging new members early is the key to retention. It’s a question association professionals have been asking for years. and Dynamic Benchmarking , a software company that delivers real-time benchmarking and data analysis solutions, teamed up to produce an official New Member Engagement Study. They interviewed more than 160 association professionals about what’s working, what isn’t, and what’s needed in the world of new member engagement.

Millennial Member Engagement: 6 Little Hacks to Try

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While the takeaways were boundless (and the insights fascinating), there were a few little hacks (related to Millennial member engagement) that I found particularly interesting. association management member engagement membership management Association ViewsA few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend Membership2020 , a one-day learning event centered around next-gen recruitment and retention strategies.

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. Maintain flexible policies that permit employees to stay home to care for a sick family member.

Preparing for Seasonal Member Engagement: 3 Tips

MembersClicks

The holiday season is a busy season - and not just for you, but for your members as well. That said, it doesn’t hurt to start thinking about seasonal member engagement now. When your members are busy and/or out of the office, how can you keep those engagement levels up? Here are a few ideas: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

3 Tips for Generating Seasonal Member Engagement

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The bad news: That can sometimes result in your members going somewhat to completely MIA. We’ve got a few tips to help you engage your members even during the busy holiday season. association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterThe good news: Holiday season is officially in full swing! But not to worry! Check ‘em out!

5 Easy Actions to Take to Increase Member Engagement Next Year

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Association Management Member Engagement Online Community ManagementThis time of year is a whirlwind of activity on most people’s calendars. If you’re like me, you’re extra busy wrapping up the goals set forth for this year, evaluating what worked and what didn’t, and planning what can be accomplished with the upcoming year.

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.

Strengthening Member Engagement: Tips From an HR Consultant

Fonteva

Why do members join associations? As an association leader yourself, you already know that this value often revolves around the experiences you offer, the people members will meet, and the abundance of opportunities you provide. Online member profiles.

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

Blue Sky eLearn

In today’s world, associations are growing and evolving at a rapid pace. With advances in association management systems (AMS), associations are attracting millennials , as well as other high-priority groups of professionals. While this is true, sometimes associations don’t take full advantage of the digital resources available to them and their membership rates suffer as a result. Event Management. Member portals/directories. Event Management.

How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Association’s Member Engagement Tactics

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Association Management Member Engagement Online Community ManagementIt’s that time of year when people think about personal and professional resolutions. Often the personal resolutions involve adopting a healthier lifestyle. If you have ever sworn you’re giving up something that is detrimental to your health, like losing weight, exercising more, or any similar healthy-living promise, you most likely gave yourself some rules to live by.

How to Accurately Measure Member Engagement

HighRoad Solution

How do you know if your association management strategies are working? member engagementHow can you track the return on investment in marketing, content creation and IT infrastructure investment?

Finding the right fit to manage member engagement: AMS vs MDP

Association Adviser

Understanding the capabilities of AMS vs. MDP platforms is a key piece in ensuring a successful implementation of your new member management platform. The post Finding the right fit to manage member engagement: AMS vs MDP appeared first on Association Adviser.

Membership Monday: Keeping Members Engaged Throughout a Long-Term Membership

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If you’ve been keeping up with our Membership Monday series, you know up to this point we’ve covered attracting young professionals to your association and successfully onboarding new members. Engagement, of course! But not just right-off-the-bat engagement. We’re talking long-term engagement; keeping your members around - and involved - for the long-haul. Or that your members don’t slowly lose interest in your organization?

Member Engagement: When It’s Not You, It’s Them

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We often talk about best practices for onboarding new members - sending them warm welcome messages, inviting them to meetings and events, providing them with valuable content, etc. But let’s say you’ve done all of that and you still can’t get your new members to engage with you. Well, your members are likely just as busy, and as much as they want to get involved in your association (they joined after all!),

The One Thing Your Association Needs to Multiply Member Engagement

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You have a website, post semi-regularly on social media, host various meetings and events, but you still feel like member engagement is an issue at your association. association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterWhat’s missing?

Member Engagement Strategies: A Guide for Associations

Fonteva

Association memberships are rewarding experiences and unique in the way that members pay dues in order to continue to be a part of the organization. Engagement secures your association’s relevance and fuels healthy member retention. What is member engagement?

Could “Passion Points” Be the Secret to Online Member Engagement?

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We’ll be the first to admit, engaging with people online is tough - and that applies to your members as well. You know they’re interested in your association - they joined! - but they’re just not engaging with you online - on social media, in your online social community, in forums, etc. Well, it can be hard to pinpoint exactly, but one factor that could have a major impact on your online member engagement is passion.

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.

How Much Should Your Association Invest in Improving Member Engagement?

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Member Engagement and Association Building Blocks

Eric Lanke

image source Thanks to my co-presenters, Elizabeth Engel and Peggy Hoffman , and all the folks who joined us at our "Walking the Walk of Deep Member Engagement" learning lab at last week''s ASAE Marketing, Membership and Communications Conference. We structured the session around three stories, each connecting to a critical concept we wanted to convey and discuss regarding member engagement. Because I’ve been one of these members. Member Engagement Association

Can Online Functionality Increase Member Engagement?

Wild Apricot

But remember that your members are time-strapped too. As you review your existing or new online applications, be sure that one of the key benefits of any solution is ease-of-use for members and prospects. Online functionality can increase participation and member numbers too! As the calendar year winds down many organizations are looking for time-saving online applications to help juggle the busy event, holiday and renewal period.

Introducing SocialLink mobile app to transform your member experience.

YourMembership Blog

It’s the association industry’s first online community and social mobile app built into an association management software. Your association membership is boosted by your members seeking credibility, professional development, competitive advantages and ways to give back. But, one of the primary reasons members join your association is for networking opportunities.

Accurate association member data drives better engagement + revenue.

YourMembership Blog

Data management and data integrity is a demanding job for you and your association. Your association is only as good as your member data, and it’s a big task to keep it clean. Updated profile data is more than just getting current email address information. But, it has to be done. While you regularly communicate […].

7 vows to marry AMS tech and your association mission.

YourMembership Blog

Here’s a model to identify where your association management software comes up short and what to do if it does. Successful association management software is like a well-constructed wedding cake. Imagine a traditional wedding cake: There are several layers, with the bottom portion the largest and each layer gets smaller as you reach the top […].

4 steps to develop association member personas.

YourMembership Blog

Let’s get personal with 1:1 association marketing. This is especially true for associations. By understanding your members’ roles and responsibilities, motivations and […]. Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information Thought Leaders association management association management software association member personas association members member engagement membership data membership marketing

7 Items to Include in Your New Member Welcome Packet

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When it comes to onboarding new members, welcome packets go a long way. Not only do they help your new members get up to speed, but they make your new members feel welcome and relaxed about their decision to join. Take a look: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterNote: This post was originally published on 10/20/15; Updated 11/6/18 for added value.

Modernize your association with an integrated, cloud-based solution.

YourMembership Blog

Leverage mobile capabilities to access member information anytime, anywhere. As associations evolve, they sometimes do not have the time or resources to think long term about scalable management software and business productivity solutions. Are your strategies limited by your technology? Instead, they react to the immediate needs of their organizations by patching together a […].

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Adopting education strategy to jump-start member engagement

Aaron Wolowiec

ET, I’ll have the pleasure of delivering a webinar titled, “Adopting Education Strategy to Jump-Start Member Engagement.” This session is presented by Young Association Professionals, Aggregage , Association Universe and Infinite Conferencing as part of The New World of Member Engagement Webinar Series. . In a nutshell, the interactive webinars help association professionals think differently to drive member engagement.

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. Have you considered how the technology decisions you make today will affect your association’s future?

6 Ways to Engage Members Using Your AMS

Association Adviser

An association’s website is often its most valuable real estate. The website can serve as a bulletin board, a gathering spot for members, and a registration booth for memberships and events. The post 6 Ways to Engage Members Using Your AMS appeared first on Association Adviser.

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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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.

What 3 things will your association do well this year?

YourMembership Blog

As association executives, we all know we must evolve our business models to remain relevant. Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Thought Leaders association goals association leaders association management association members association membership growth member engagement member experience member re-engagement membership growth membership management membership marketing strategic planning

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Stay relevant to your association’s members in today’s social world.

YourMembership Blog

Associations face the constant challenge of making decisions about how to efficiently meet their missions and member responsibilities. Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends association management software integrated software solution member engagement online community relevant content social community social learning social media

7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

YourMembership Blog

A golden pot of educational and association industry-building opportunities await leaders and their staff in Orlando. The luckiest of all days is upon us, and if you haven’t yet registered, it’s just your luck I’ve put together 7 reasons why you should make your travel plans today to attend Xperience 2017—A Conference for Everyone. This […].