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.

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. Formed in 1981, VHMA has grown to serve over 2,700 members across North America.

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 […].

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.

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.

5 reasons everyone at your association needs to go to #Xperience17.

YourMembership Blog

As an association leader, you have a great case for going to Xperience 2017. It’s a sure way of learning new ideas to make stronger connections with your members, adapt new technologies and grow your membership […].

5 ways your members can up their odds of getting hired from a job board.

YourMembership Blog

The article originally appeared on the blog site of the Ohio State Bar Association. Career Centers Member Engagement + Retention Revenue Solutions association management career center job board member engagemeen member retention professional development professional education

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Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. April 17th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. To reach your revenue goals you must also have a strategy. .

Associations Improve Bottom-line with Non-Dues Based Revenue

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Improving the Bottom Line with Non-Dues Revenue. March 20th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management.

Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Your members are more than a source of revenue for your association. Members who find value in your member community don’t keep their feelings a secret. They’re not shy about telling their friends and coworkers that they’re a member of your association.

11 Ways to Provide Your Members with a VIP Conference Experience

MembersClicks

Events are likely one of your association’s biggest revenue drivers. But are you maximizing the amount of revenue your event could bring in? association management event planning member engagement membership management Association Views

5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Association’s Event

Blue Sky eLearn

For an association, hosting events like conferences, networking meetups, and learning sessions is an effective way to bring people who share a common goal or passion together. Plus, events are one of the ways that your association can raise non-dues revenue. . Data management.

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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.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development. When it comes to keeping your association’s members engaged, your software solutions are your secret weapon.

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Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

YourMembership Blog

Without question, associations are interested in connecting with millennials as both members and leaders. Associations need to make faster decisions with this generation of consumers. They also need to utilize technology that captures the member experience.

Reimagining the Volunteer Model in Associations – Your Questions Answered

YourMembership Blog

Hoffman, CAE, President and Association Manager for Mariner Management & Marketing presented. Peggy took us on a thought-provoking look at the challenging work of volunteer recruitment for associations with Reimagining the Volunteer Model in Association.

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.

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.

What Your Association Needs to Know about Artificial Intelligence

Nimble AMS

As for-profit companies provide these increasingly personalized experiences using AI, your members will expect the same in more areas of their lives ? including their experience with your association. Yet as the Community Brands Digital Member Study uncovered, only 33 percent of members believe their association personalizes content using information and data the organization has collected. Technology Artificial Intelligence Member Engagement

Five Budgeting Misconceptions That Will Change Your Association’s Strategy

Association Management

Strategic planning and budgeting for associations is an essential part of management, and yet few experts can agree on what the term actually involves. Estimated costs and projected revenue are the key components of any association budget. Association Management

4 Steps to Assessing Your Membership Management Software Needs

Socious

In a less dramatic sense, if you’ve worked for an association or membership organization, selecting membership management software can feel the same way. What are your requirements right at this moment and what do you see your association needing in the short and the long terms?

Do Whatever Rings the Cash Register: Associations & NonDues

SCD Group

When I started my association management company, a company approached me about producing some product literature. As we grew, I sometimes wondered whether – given the talent on my staff – we should be doing a lot more than managing associations.

Meditated Momentum: Power (aka Access to Data) to the People

Elipsis Partners

On associations, technology, parenting, people, meditation, and America. At the ASAE Super Swap today, Bryce Gartner from icimo asked all the association people in the room to raise their hands if they liked their Association Management System (AMS). We have such high expectations of our association databases and keep reading articles about how they can drive member engagement, business intelligence and revenue generation.

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How to Justify an AMS Purchase to the Association Board

GrowthZone

So, your association management software is very out-of-date, and you know it is time for a change. Or, maybe you’re starting from scratch and it’s time to push your organization forward with membership, engagement, and retention strategies that you can’t accomplish on your own.

Membership Q&A: Calendar v. Anniversary Renewals?

Spark Consulting

Which is more member-centric? In most cases, an anniversary renewal cycle – that is, I renew at same time as I joined (or renewed) last year – is going to make the most sense to your members. 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).

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Five Things Associations Can Learn From Amazon

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Five Things Associations Can Learn From Amazon. January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. We don’t have that kind of revenue! I can already hear my association friends and colleagues tapping on their screens to x out of this blog post.

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?

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SCD Group: 7 stories for Busy Association CEOs, EDs, Execs from.

SCD Group

AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. 7 stories for Busy Association CEOs, EDs, Execs from FastCompany, HBR, Associations Now, Association Trends and more. Managers are facilitators of their team members’ success. Pages. About.

How to give your association’s members an Amazon-like experience

Nimble AMS

Why cross-selling is important for organizations to increase revenue and improve member retention. This is no one-off occurrence, but the result of a carefully planned sales management strategy for its e-commerce platform. Member Retention Nimble AMS

6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

Nimble AMS

Signs your organization is outgrowing its current association software. When your association is growing, it can be an exciting time. But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. Member Management Technology

Data Informs Decisions: ASAE and Association Analytics Aim to Predict Engagement [Case Study]

Higher Logic

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) uses multiple systems—AMS, email marketing, and online community, among others—to collect member data, but it couldn’t compare or analyze valuable member activity across systems. Improving the [Specific] Member Experience.

Webinar Recap: Let’s Learn Together: Enhancing Online Learning with Communities

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Heather McNair, VP of Engagement Strategy over at Higher Logic , teamed up with Blue Sky’s Channel Manager, Jodi Ray, to discuss how organizations can enhance their online learning with communities. Many associations are falling short of providing members value.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.14.16

Reid All About it

Eastern* – Project Management Techniques for Non-Project Managers (Association Chat on Blab). Project management…it’s an art and a skill. Rebecca Achurch joins Association Chat to make project management more…er, manageable.

Nimble AMS Summer ’19 Product Release

Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS new release features a donation microsite, Community Brands learning management integration and much more! We are excited to celebrate this great milestone with new tools to help grow your association. Cross-Sell will help you sell more and increase member engagement.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

– Social Media 201: Content Curation, Time Management and Audience Engagement. Learn about tools to help you minimize the amount of time you’re spending on social media, while maximizing the size and engagement level of your audience.

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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.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies? Which association learning trends will still be important as we move forward into 2017? Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education.

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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. Leadership Lessons for Association Professionals (Association Chat).

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. Leadership Lessons for Association Professionals (Association Chat).