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.

15 Content Ideas for Your Association’s Newsletter

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Does your association send out a monthly or bi-monthly newsletter? But don’t stop sending out those monthly or bi-monthly newsletters because they’re a GREAT way to engage your association’s membership. Instead, consider the following content ideas: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterIf so, you know coming up with ideas can sometimes be tough.

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6 Ways to Supercharge Your Association’s Newsletter

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So you have a newsletter and it’s filled with some pretty valuable information, but people aren’t really opening it or engaging with it the way you’d like. Well there could be a number of things impacting your newsletter readership, but the good news is there are several things you can do to revamp (ahem, supercharge ) it and bring it back to life: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

Naming Your Association’s Newsletter: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

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When it comes to newsletters, sometimes the name is just as important as the content inside. Now we’ll be the first to admit, naming can be tricky, so to help you out, here are four questions to ask yourself when embarking on the newsletter naming journey: association management membership management Small Staff Chatter marketingYou want it to be fun, catchy, memorable - something your members will want to open and read through.

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.

Best Association Management Software | Our Top Picks

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The best association management software, or AMS, solutions are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of associations just like yours. 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. If a more lightweight, membership-oriented solution might be more appropriate for your software needs, be sure to check out our membership software comparison and buying guide too!

Brushing up on the Basics: A Refresher on Membership Essentials

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If you’re an association professional, you know every day is a whirlwind. One minute you’re drafting your monthly newsletter, then the next you’re planning for your annual conference. Which is why I particularly enjoyed Lowell Aplebaum , Melody Jordan-Carr , and Miriam Wolk’s session as ASAE Annual titled, “A Refresher on Membership Essentials.”. And two minutes later, you’re meeting with your board! Like we said: whirlwind.

Engaging Your Members Through Routine

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But perhaps one of the biggest is the simple fact that members aren’t used to engaging with your association. Now imagine having to throw in something new, like reading a weekly newsletter or checking out a monthly calendar (plus actually having to register for those events). association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterEngaging with your members is tough - for a lot of reasons.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Get It in Writing

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Memorialize the agreement in a newsletter/message to the board/staff memo/etc. and ask parties to the agreement to proof it before pubication : Here is an article for the newsletter/board update/etc.; XYZ Association Treasurer Joe Jones has instructed staff to sell all remaining shares of Microsoft owned by XYZ Association. The reason for the sale is to generate funds to purchase a new state-of-the-art membership management system for the Association.".

3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

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When it comes to recruitment for your association, you have to walk a thin line. That is, if your membership program offers incredible value to your members, then any introduction to your program is a natural advertisement ! So how can your association put this theory into practice? Try these strategies, all made possible with the right association management software solution: Increase exposure to your membership program. Digital membership cards.

What to Do When Your Members Hate Technology

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You just discovered amazing new association management software that will give your association’s staff hours back in their day. Whether we’re talking about membership management software, a new interactive website, or a new event system, a lot has changed in technology over the past few years. 4 Tips to Convince Members to Love Your New Association Technology. Feature your new technology system and its benefits in your email newsletter.

The World of Opportunities for AMCs: A YM Perspective

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We are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for AMCi, because Association Management Companies (AMCs) have always been an important part of our success. In early 2000, we were focused on state and local chapter associations, which we viewed as being underserved by the association management software (AMS) providers of the day. It was our opinion that these associations were in the greatest need of the help the technology we were building could provide.

Member Engagement Strategies: A Guide for Associations

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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. Association member engagement strategies.

What is an AMS System? Your Association Questions, Answered

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Each year, associations work hard to host memorable events and offer educational courses to keep their members engaged and invested in the community. Going through the daily motions of administrative duties and repetitive tasks can take up unnecessary time for your association’s team. Though you probably know a bit about association management software systems, it’s always helpful to recap the basics so you move forward with a solid foundation.

Playing to Your Strengths: Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Never assume that just because it was in your most recent newsletter that everyone knows about it. You are competing for viewer time not just membership dollars. Membership Management. Associations. Membership Solutions. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Personalize the Member Experience, Increase Retention

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. I’ve written about personalizing the member experience for years now but Chris Brogan reminded me in his weekly newsletter just how far personalization can go. In his newsletter he wrote about how the folks at Social Media Camp in Victoria, British Columbia made his experience memorable. Membership Management. Associations.

Keep Members Coming Back

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. and your membership base is growing steadily through word-of-mouth. Through hard work and dedication you have achieved your membership goals! Here at LocalShops1.com we have a monthly e-newsletter, and we also maintain a private members-only group on Facebook, in addition to our main Facebook page. Memberships are available for shoppers and businesses.

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Member Organizations: Listening Plus Action for Best Results

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. I’ve written about personalizing the member experience for years now but Chris Brogan reminded me in his weekly newsletter just how far personalization can [.]. Membership Management. Associations. Membership Solutions. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

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Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for. This occurs for a variety of reasons, most of them a natural part of the membership cycle, but it does mean that your organization has to constantly find new members. With these easy tips, you can ensure that your membership base remains solid. On Facebook, reach out to existing groups and communities of like-minded people to promote your association.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

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Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for. This occurs for a variety of reasons, most of them a natural part of the membership cycle, but it does mean that your organization has to constantly find new members. With these easy tips, you can ensure that your membership base remains solid. On Facebook, reach out to existing groups and communities of like-minded people to promote your association.