5 Signs You Need to Reevaluate Your Membership Management Software

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Every time you open your membership management software, you cringe. If any of the following scenarios sound familiar at your member-based organization, the time has come to reevaluate your membership management software and start considering a replacement: 1.

What is an AMS? Understanding Association Management Systems

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As an association leader at a small-staff organization, perhaps you’ve been managing your professional association, trade association, or chamber of commerce with a series of spreadsheets or disconnected systems. association management membership management system

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4 Steps to Assessing Your Membership Management Software Needs

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In a less dramatic sense, if you’ve worked for an association or membership organization, selecting membership management software can feel the same way. Association Management Employee Productivity Membership Management SoftwareIn the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade , after multiple threats to his life and overcoming impossible obstacles, Indy meets the Grail Knight, keeper of the Holy Grail.

Top Membership Management Software Options & Reviews

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As your association grows, your requirements for your membership software grow, too — so much so that you’ve outgrown your current membership management solution! We’ll cover these topics: What is Membership Management Software? Event management.

Compare Association Membership Management Software Platforms

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Leveraging a robust AMS system enables membership professionals to engage members and develop their association instead of focusing on mundane, repetitive tasks. This article will help you compare and evaluate different association management software options to help you do just that.

Why Did Socious Create a New Association Management Software Platform?

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Association Management Company News Membership Management Association TrendsSome people think we are crazy.

Membership Management Software + Social Networking

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Membership Management Software + Social Networking. In this social membership podcast David Sieg, vice president of strategic marketing for YourMembership.com, explains why having an integrated solution is essential to the success of your member organization and what role public online communities like Facebook play in your marketing strategy. Associations.

7 Membership Management Reminders for 2017

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2017 is officially here, and that means new goals and resolutions for your association. But before you dive too heavily into those, take a look at these important reminders (some big, some small) regarding membership management in 2017: association management association leadership member engagement member retention membership management Association Views

Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

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Your members are more than a source of revenue for your association. They’re not shy about telling their friends and coworkers that they’re a member of your association. They share news about your association online and wear your branded merchandise with pride! Engaged members become your association’s best ambassadors. With an engaged member base, word about your association’s value will spread organically, supporting your greater recruitment efforts.

4 Steps to Assessing Your Membership Management Software Needs

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In a less dramatic sense, if you’ve worked for an association or membership organization, selecting membership management software can feel the same way. The first step in finding membership management software that fits your organization is understanding what you need from current and future perspectives. What are your requirements right at this moment and what do you see your association needing in the short and the long terms?

Why You Need Association Management Software to Collect Member Dues

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Three months ago, Talya started a small dental association in her city in order to give her fellow dental professionals a chance to connect, learn and share resources. However, a month went by and it was time for members to pay for the next month of their membership.

Top Downloaded Membership Management Content of 2016

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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. association management membership management Small Staff ChatterBut do you ever wonder which topics resonate the most with people? We were curious, so we checked our vault, and found the top downloaded content of 2016. Did you miss any of these?!

What Will Association Management Software Look Like in 5 Years?

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Mobile Engagement Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareFlying cars. Meals that spontaneously appeared after a machine was given an order. A shower that dressed you. These are things I grew up expecting. They had been promised to me by the Jetsons , first, and then Back to the Future and all its sequels.

Choosing the Best Association Management Software

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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.

7 Association Management Services You’ll Actually Use

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Association Management Association Executives Member Benefits Membership ManagementMost of us have accepted being overly busy as just another unfortunate fact of life today. Emails on your phone, meetings with staff and members halfway around the world, taking your laptop home from work, not quite getting to that extra member program you wanted to start.

How to choose your next association management software

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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.

Why Do You REALLY Need an Association Management System?

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Association management system, or AMS for short. For those who don’t, an AMS is a technology solution that allows you to manage your organization’s membership using one integrated system, which includes your website and your database. We say yes, and here’s why: association management membership management Association Views association softwareYou’ve likely heard the term, and you may even know what it means.

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Should You Consider an Association Management Company (AMC) in 2017?

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If you’ve been in the association space for a while (or perhaps even just a short time), you’ve probably heard the term ‘AMC’ thrown around, which stands for association management company. And better yet, could it be a good fit for your association? association management association leadership membership management Small Staff Chatter

The Horrors of Association Management (And How to Rise Above)

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Yup, we’re talking about the horrors of association management. association management association leadership membership management Small Staff ChatterHalloween is right around the corner, and as you know, things can get a little spooky. Haunted houses, scary costumes, suspenseful thrillers - yikes! But you know what’s really scary? The horrors that don’t go away! What are those horrors, exactly? And more importantly, how can you overcome them?

Finding the ideal association management software for your large organization

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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.

Shopping for an Association Management System: Your Checklist for Success

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Thinking of purchasing an association management system in 2018? To keep track of it all - and make sure you don’t leave any stone unturned - here’s a checklist of questions you need to ask when going through the AMS shopping process: association management membership management Small Staff Chatter association softwareHow can you be sure you land on not only the right system, but the right provider?

Membership Management Software News: YourMembership.com and Affiniscape Combine

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Categories: YourMembership.com News Tags: affiniscape , associations , membership management software , merger , yourmembership.com We’re ushering out 2012 with a bang in this exciting merger, creating the world’s largest and fastest growing provider of web-based membership management software and association management software.

Top 5 Association Management Takeaways from Xperience2014

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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. Understanding, adapting, and knowing when to let go, in today’s increasingly competitive environment, are the keys to your associations’ success.

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association

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That technology has been evolving rapidly and continues to do so to this day, influencing our daily lives and the associations we’re running. Technology has shifted everything from the way we collect membership dues to the channels we use to communicate with prospects. What was once a phone call is now an email sent through your association management software. Yesterday’s paper check is now a simple electronic submission in your membership database.

2015 Association Management Trends and Important News from YM

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It’s only the first week of the New Year and we are already off to an exciting start as YourMembership proudly announced this week the acquisition of Digital Ignite and that we will be adding its Learning Management System to YM’s expanding suite of products. There’s no getting around the fact that new technology, tools and management techniques are coming at us faster and faster these days leaving little time to effectively evaluate and choose between alternatives.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

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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)? In a nutshell, an AMS provides membership-based organizations an all-in-one member management system. Association Software 10 1. Popular Association Software Platforms.

6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

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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. 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

6 Association Management Tips from Steve Jobs

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Associations can learn a lot from Steve Jobs and his vision to create an enjoyable user experience and brand culture. In recognition to Steve Jobs’ contribution to technology, business, and organizational management, we’ve gathered some of Jobs’ most influential advice and explained how associations can use it. 6 Pieces of Association Management Advice from Steven Jobs. This is true in the association space as well.

5 Features the Best Membership Management Software Should Have

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As your association heads into the future, you don’t want your hands tied by technology. Your technology must give your association the freedom to make the right choices and decisions. The best membership management software includes five critical features that will help your association prepare itself for the future. Association Management

Our Most-Read Association Management Blog Posts of 2016

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The good news: When it comes to association management, there’s a lot of great content out there. The bad news: When it comes to association management, there’s a LOT of great content out there - sometimes, too much to keep track of! Here are our most-read association management blog posts of 2016: association management association leadership membership management Association Views

7 vows to marry AMS tech and your association mission.

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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 […].

What Will Association Management Software Look Like in 5 Years?

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Download Your Free Report of 9 Consumer Trends That Affect Associations. But what does that mean for association management software? Association professionals and consultants spend a lot of time trying to predict the “association of the future” and what it takes to meet our members’ needs, but what can we expect from the technology? Download Your Free Report of 9 Consumer Trends That Affect Associations. Flying cars.

5 Little-Known Secrets to Getting More Out of Your Association Management Software

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Training Chapter Management Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareAt this moment, you’re staring at a screen. You’re scrolling through this article on your smartphone, or your tablet, or your laptop. An hour ago, yesterday, and last week at this same time, chances are pretty good that you were also staring at a screen, taking advantage of technology to find information or get some work done.

3 Membership Renewal Letter Samples to Boost Your Renewal Rates

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If you run a membership organization, you know the importance (and the challenge!) of growing your membership and bringing in consistent revenue. association management member retention membership management Small Staff Chatter

6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 2.

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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. For a refresher, read part 1 here. Now, here’s the other three. Remember, as an email marketer, your list of […].

7 Items to Include in Your New Member Welcome Packet

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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. 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.

An AMS to optimize your association’s financial operations.

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We’ve been busy at YourMembership, enhancing our technology solutions to improve your association members’ experience, streamline your operations and processes, and help your organization grow. Last month, we revolutionized the member experience with SocialLink, YM’s online community and social mobile app built into our association […]. YourMembership’s AMS now integrated with QuickBooks Online and Great Plains.

5 Features the Best Membership Management Software Should Have

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As your association heads into the future, you don’t want your hands tied by technology. Your technology must give your association the freedom to make the right choices and decisions. The best membership management software includes five critical features that will help your association prepare itself for the future. Association Management

5 Features the Best Membership Management Software Should Have

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As your association heads into the future, you don’t want your hands tied by technology. Your technology must give your association the freedom to make the right choices and decisions. The best membership management software includes five critical features that will help your association prepare itself for the future. Imagine being in a meeting where everyone is discussing an idea for a new membership model. Product and inventory management.

What 3 things will your association do well this year?

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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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