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.

Is It Time to Ax Your Young Professionals Group?

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Association Management Member Engagement MillennialsDo you remember sitting at the kiddie table? I do, and it’s a memory that brings up mixed feelings. I loved the kiddie table when I was five, but by 14 I was tired of all the screaming children.

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Attracting Millennials Through the Art of Storytelling

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Storytelling is a powerful tool for your association. In fact, by telling a compelling story, you can actually boost Millennial recruitment. Here are a few ideas: association management member engagement Small Staff Chatter

5 Things Associations are Doing Wrong and How to Fix Them (Part 1)

YourMembership Blog

Associations and other member-based organizations are facing a new set of challenges. These challenges have been blamed on a myriad of things including social media, the economy, and even millennials.

5 Things Associations are Doing Wrong and How to Fix Them (Part 1)

YourMembership Blog

Associations and other member-based organizations are facing a new set of challenges. These challenges have been blamed on a myriad of things including social media, the economy, and even millennials.

The Most Popular Community Management Articles from the Last 12 Months

Socious

But through all the turmoil, we found that associations and businesses remained focused on what they do best – serving their customers and members. These articles will give you a head start on 2017, covering topics from member engagement to business management. Top 3 Member Engagement Articles. Article #1) How to Measure the Effectiveness of Your Association’s Member Engagement Tactics. Member engagement is an ephemeral idea.

The Great Generational Shift: Is Your Association Ready?

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First it was Millennials, now - Generation Z. And the real question is, is your association ready? As an association professional, you have to think about those generational shifts from two perspectives: first, from a workforce perspective, and second, from a membership perspective.

Is Your Website Appealing to Young Professionals?

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As more and more Baby Boomers start to retire, engaging the next generation - Millennials and Gen Z-ers - becomes more and more important. It’s the gateway to membership, so to speak, and your biggest and best tool for really “selling” your association.

Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

YourMembership Blog

Here are the five essential takeaways you should know: Shifting requires accommodating the millennials entering the workforce. Without question, associations are interested in connecting with millennials as both members and leaders.

Understanding Generation X: A Guide for Associations

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You hear a lot about Baby Boomers, Millennials, and as of late, Generation Z. Well, they’re the folks born between 1961 and 1980 - and they play a BIG part in your association’s membership. That said, are you engaging your Generation X members?

Association Professionals: Don’t Forget Your Baby Boomer Members!

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Everywhere you look, it seems like there’s a new article explaining how to engage Millennial members. And now, articles are starting to pop up explaining how to engage Generation Z members. Not sure how to engage your Baby Boomer members?

Membership Monday: Attracting Young Professional Members to Your Association

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It’s the question that gets asked over and over and over again: How can we attract young professional members to our association? As more and more Baby Boomers enter retirement, and more and more Millennials and Gen Z-ers enter and move up in the workforce, in order for associations to remain relevant (and in existence), they have to start appealing to those younger generations. association management member engagement Small Staff Chatter

From GSAE: Creating a Young Professionals Group at Your Association

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Engaging young professionals. But if you’re still struggling to engage Millennial members (and Gen Z members, for that matter), you’re not alone. Fortunately, the Georgia Society of Association Executives hosted a webinar a couple of weeks ago centered around this very topic. You’ve probably heard that one of the best ways to engage young professionals is to get them involved in the process - to create a task force, so to speak.

Run Your Next Dues Renewal Effort Like a Fundraising Campaign

Eric Lanke

Spark Consulting is out with another white paper -- this one on what associations can learn about relationship building, campaign management, and attracting Millennials from charitable fundraising organizations. It's another thought-provoking read for association CEOs. If you're interested, you can download "Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations" here. Associations Member Engagement

Associations and the Vision Thing

YourMembership Blog

I am writing from Xperience2015 , YM’s second annual customer conference, where we’re spending three days with more than 300 association leaders and staff. But we wanted more, in part because we knew our customers and the members they serve needed and expected more.

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The World of Opportunities for AMCs: A YM Perspective

YourMembership Blog

We are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for AMCi, because Association Management Companies (AMCs) have always been an important part of our success. It was our opinion that these associations were in the greatest need of the help the technology we were building could provide.

From the Corner Office: Scott Wiley, CAE

Association Adviser

Scott Wiley, CAE, head of the Ohio Society of CPAs , and newly elected Chair of the ASAE board, shares his thoughts about advocacy, millennials, member engagement and the importance of financial literacy in an exclusive Association Adviser interview. .

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Moving from Talk to Action on Diversity and Inclusion

GrowthZone

Association executives know that the Millennial generation, which will soon be the majority of our workforce and membership base, is the most diverse generation we’ve ever had in the US. SEE ALSO: How to Survey Association Members. Member Engagement Growth

The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. How Do You Innovate With Millennials? Innovating with millennials sounds like a no-brainer. Associations.

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

We’re not recommending a life on the lam for 21 st century association leaders. But, our experts tell us if you want to stay relevant with members (and potential members), you need to be a little paranoid and never stop looking out for what’s coming around the corner.

Three Things To Do Now To Prepare For Next-Gen Members

Associations Now

After starting a Young Professionals Taskforce for his local state society, a YP shares three things organizations can do today to get ready for next-gen members. This is a great thing considering millennials and Gen Z will make up nearly 59 percent of the workforce by 2020.

Daily Buzz: Make Membership Affordable for Young Professionals

Associations Now

Making membership worthwhile for millennials and Generation Z starts with value—but ends with affordability. Introducing additional flexibility into how young members engage and pay for their membership can create the affordability necessary to get—and keep—them on board.”.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

Reid All About it

13 association management experts (including yours truly) make some predictions for 2017 in a new e-book from Aptify. Learn how modern website design elements can increase member engagement. Out of the Mouth of Millennials. Tech Tools for Managing Virtual Teams.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

Reid All About it

13 association management experts (including yours truly) make some predictions for 2017 in a new e-book from Aptify. Learn how modern website design elements can increase member engagement. Out of the Mouth of Millennials. Tech Tools for Managing Virtual Teams.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.4.16

Reid All About it

If your organization offers professional development for the association community, please send me the link via email or Twitter. EDT* – Attract & Retain New Members with a Marketing Funnel. – How to Increase Members with Facebook Ads. No fooling.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.4.16

Reid All About it

If your organization offers professional development for the association community, please send me the link via email or Twitter. EDT* – Attract & Retain New Members with a Marketing Funnel. – How to Increase Members with Facebook Ads. No fooling.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.5.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… When I was in charge of getting a new AMS back at my old association, I had no idea how to approach selection and implementation. What does this mean for associations?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… As a history major, I’ve been waiting for virtual reality (VR) to shake up the way history is taught and it’s finally happening—or maybe it’s been happening and I just haven’t noticed.

Eric Lanke: Recipes for Innovation

Eric Lanke

Association executive and author. Member Engagement. Possible opportunities for adaptation to association management, maybe? is the CEO of the National Fluid Power Association. Member Engagement. (9). Association Executive Management.

Your Member Recruiting Campaign Will Fail Without This

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. April 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. I recently attended a job fair and asked a job hunter if he thought about joining an association in his chosen industry to help him find a job and network since he was new to Florida. Associations.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

Reid All About it

Before I get to OIB, I’m attending the Association Executives of North Carolina’s Annual Meeting in Williamsburg VA where I get to spend time with several speaker friends from across the nation. Identify potential project management solutions. Host: Association Networking Group.

Eric Lanke: Should Committees Report to the Board?

Eric Lanke

Association executive and author. Member Engagement. Its a question, I know, that never even occurs to leaders in many associations. There are some committees whose jobs clearly relate to the governance of the association. I dont manage this association.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.23.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Content is everywhere and a good deal of it is crap. In the last of their three-part series on AI for associations, rasa.io Has your association considered podcast advertising yet?

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Age Doesn't Matter. Goal Does. - Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. nextgen Journal featured an article written by Cathryn Sloane in which she argues “Why Every Social Media Manager Should be Under 25.” Okay… I have to know, should all of the social media managers be forced into retirement at 26? Member Engagement + Retention. Associations.

The Hourglass Blog: Those Fish Aren't Dead, They're Just Tired

The Hourglass Blog

Heres one of his key observations: What some board members tell me, when pushed, is that they tolerate things on a nonprofit board that they wouldnt stand for in their day jobs. But board member engagement? Association Management. Developing Millennial Leaders.

Hear That Sound? It’s the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Engaging Members from Day One

Association Adviser

Since becoming Director, Membership for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in 2013, Mike Skiados, CAE has enjoyed a 98 percent member retention rate. Association Adviser: Tell us how you got into working for associations. A member is an individual.

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? Trends Impacting Associations Right Now. Trends Associations Should Prepare For.

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