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.

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. That said, it’s important to think about boosting member engagement as the best way to set your recruitment strategy up for long-term success.¹.

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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.

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?

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.

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

Why Associations Need to Take Back Control of Their Websites Today (And How to Do It)

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Member Benefits Marketing Strategy Association Management Services Membership Management SoftwareTry to count how many websites you visited yesterday. Or even today – just this morning. Do you know? Or have you already lost count?

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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!

3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

Blue Sky eLearn

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.

Creating a Video Strategy? Answer These 4 Questions First

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As an industry that is—often unfairly—characterized as slow to adopt technology and innovation, associations might actually be one of the biggest beneficiaries of communicating through video. An association has a captive audience; events to promote; testimonials to collect and publish; and countless other advantages in favor of putting messages into the world via moving picture. Think it may be time to adopt a video strategy?

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

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

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3 steps to drive student membership growth.

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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? At The Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA), we’ve taken a proactive approach to building our membership and growing the future CPA workforce in Ohio. It’s translated to an astounding 70% increase in […].

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Creating a Non-Dues Revenue Strategy: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

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Non-dues revenue is something ALL associations try to produce. What works well for some associations may not work well for others. So how can you create a non-dues revenue strategy that’s going to work well for your association? When drafting a plan, consider the following questions: association management membership management Association ViewsBut how they go about producing that non-dues revenue, well, it varies.

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. What are the best ways that your organization can step up its online strategy in order to acquire more members? With these easy tips, you can ensure that your membership base remains solid.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

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. What are the best ways that your organization can step up its online strategy in order to acquire more members? With these easy tips, you can ensure that your membership base remains solid.

A Practical Content Strategy for Small-Staff Associations

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You probably understand the importance of content creation - it’s value for your members, a way to engage your members, a way to position your association as a thought leader within the industry, etc. Good news though - At ASAE’s Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference a few weeks ago, there was one topic that seemed to pop up over and over and over again, and that was content curation.

Micro-Innovation: A Must-Try Strategy at Your Small-Staff Association

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Raise your hand if you want to be an innovative association. Now raise your hand if you ARE an innovative association. Or maybe not even that, but scale down our ideas for innovation (and by extension, the risks associated with innovation)? association management association leadership membership management Association ViewsDo those two realities line up? If not, why do you think that is?

Continuing Education Offerings: 5 Engagement Strategies

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Technology advancements allow working professionals to take classes, earn credits, or achieve certifications through software called a Learning Management System (LMS). In order to help organizations make the most of their continuing education technologies, we’ve collected our favorite strategies. One of the most important aspects of making sure that your continuing education offerings are being used to the fullest extent is reminding your association members that they exist.

Millennial Member Engagement: 6 Little Hacks to Try

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A 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 member engagement membership management Association ViewsWhile the takeaways were boundless (and the insights fascinating), there were a few little hacks (related to Millennial member engagement) that I found particularly interesting. Take a look!

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.

Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Numbers aren’t Strategy. April 17th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. We all have financial goals to obtain, be it membership goals, sales goals, event ticket goals or any other. But knowing what you want to sell from a dollar/revenue standpoint is not the same thing as developing the strategy behind it. Membership Management.

Have You Outgrown Your Membership Database?

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In our recent Blog Reader Survey, membership growth/acquisition ranked as the second most important issue facing small membership-based organizations for 2011, just behind member communications and engagement. But before you start brainstorming ideas for member engagement and recruitment strategies, there is an important building block that you need to have in place as a foundation - an effective member/contact database.(

4 Tactics to Heighten Membership Renewals

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Is your association ready? Do you have a process (and strategy) in place to ensure your members actually renew? But to ease your mind, here are four tactics to heighten membership renewals: association management member retention membership management Association ViewsBrace yourself.membership renewal season is coming. If you’re a little worried, take a deep breath. It’s all going to be fine.

Association Weekly Wrap-Up for February 22nd!

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The weekly wrap-ups are a great resource to find industry provoking articles, blog posts, upcoming events, fun facts, and provide up-to-date news and tips found throughout the association and workforce space each week. Someone asked me after a client strategy session how we’d approach working with a group comprised entirely of creative people. Why is there never a “Comprehensive strategy for humanizing your brand” post? The post Association Weekly Wrap-Up for February 22nd!

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Your Organization’s Membership

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There are thousands upon thousands of associations out there, but one thing all associations have in common: They all want to grow! Now you may have a growth strategy in place (as part of your association’s strategic plan), but does that growth strategy incorporate social media? Not sure how to grow your organization’s membership using social media?

25 (Cost-Effective) Ways to Thank Your Volunteers

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As an association professional, you understand the importance of volunteers. They’re the ones that help your association function. They help out with events, administrative tasks, strategy on occasion - the list goes on and on. association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterSimply put, they do a lot - and they deserve to be thanked!

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10 Reasons to Use an AMC (Association Management Company) To Manage Your Association

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As SOS-Association Management Solutions has worked with trade, professional and charitable nonprofit associations over the past 25 years, we have become convinced that an Association Management Company (AMC) is one of the most cost effective solutions for associations. Many stand-alone associations have high overhead and infrastructure costs which eat up a lot of revenue. 4) Membership Management. 7) Mundane Management.

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Building Strategic Member Touchpoints: 3 Tips for Association Pros

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That said, what type of strategy do you have behind your member touchpoints? Do you have a strategy or are you just taking it day-by-day? Here are three tips for building strategic member touchpoints at your association: association management member engagement membership management Association ViewsEvery time you engage with your members or your members engage with you - that’s a touchpoint.

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Why Associations Need to Take Back Control of Their Websites Today (And How to Do It)

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Everything I do, from research to keeping up with association and software news, leads me to a different website. Even if they’re referred to you, people likely receive their first significant contact with your association through its website, which is also how they judge you. According to researchers at Stanford , 75% of consumers will make judgements about your association’s credibility based on your website. Why Your Association Should Manage Its Own Website.

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From #ASAE17: Creating a Win-Back Campaign for Lapsed Members

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You could still potentially win them back - with the right strategy in place. association management ASAE member retention membership management Small Staff ChatterRegardless of how hard you try, every year, there are always going to be some members that lapse. And as frustrating as that can be, the good news is, that doesn’t have to be the end of the road for those members.

Minimizing Lapsed Members: 5 Tactics to Try

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But many of them CAN be prevented - with the right strategy in place. Try out these tactics: association management member retention membership management Association ViewsMember lapses are normal, and to an extent, inevitable. Need help minimizing lapsed members at your organization?

How to Use Aristotle’s Modes of Persuasion to Boost Membership

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He believed that there are three key strategies, the modes of persuasion, that can provide any speaker the power to influence others to understand their personal perspective. Take a look at each technique to see how you can best persuade potential members to join your association. association management membership management Small Staff ChatterIf you’ve ever taken a college philosophy class, you’ve probably heard of Aristotle and his modes of persuasion.

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The Top Questions To Ask To Get A Good Member Testimonial

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While you can work on your member acquisition strategy, we also recommend including the tried and true method of word of mouth marketing into your plan. We’ve included the top questions we think you should ask current members to get the best feedback for those considering joining your association. association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

Eliminate Roadblocks to Planning—Integration Transforms Strategy into Action

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Strategy Meltdown —The screen play. The corner office of the Association for Ad Hoc Planning – Afternoon. The executive director and membership team are seated at a conference table. The membership manager looks like a deer in the headlights. Membership Manager. As I recall, our strategic plan includes a section of membership goals. Membership Manager shifts in her chair. Membership Manager.

10 Reasons to Use an AMC (Association Management Company) To Manage Your Association

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As SOS-Association Management Solutions has worked with trade, professional and charitable nonprofit associations over the past 25 years, we have become convinced that an Association Management Company (AMC) is one of the most cost effective solutions for associations. Many stand-alone associations have high overhead and infrastructure costs which eat up a lot of revenue. 4) Membership Management. 7) Mundane Management.

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Five LMS Content Strategies to Attract, Engage and Support your Learners

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These 5 strategies will help you create LMS content that attracts, engages, and supports your stakeholders: 1. Refer to your association or organization’s style guide for these standards or read more about style guides here. Association Management Guest posting

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Eliminate Roadblocks to Planning—Integration Transforms Strategy into Action

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Strategy Meltdown —The screen play. the corner office of the Association for Ad Hoc Planning – Afternoon. The executive director and membership team are seated at a conference table. The membership manager looks like a deer in the headlights. Membership Manager. As I recall, our strategic plan includes a section of membership goals. Membership Manager shifts in her chair. Membership Manager.

Guest blog: Beyond the RFP.

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by Erin Fuller, FASAE, CAE, President | MCI USA Association Management & Consulting & Member | AMCI’s Board of Directors. The email came out of the blue, from a really strong association executive that I interviewed a few months back who wasn’t the right fit for the professional society leadership role I tried to fill. Now, the association he still served in a senior position decided to explore the AMC option, and he was put in charge of identifying the right fit.

Aptify at Xperience Virtual 2021

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To increase the reach of important industry information, association professionals were invited to join customers on day two of the event to participate in thought leadership and CAE credit sessions, product demos, networking, and meaningful discussions on the latest trends that are impacting members, association professionals, and the industry today. Special guests from Salesforce.org also presented on What to Know About Salesforce for Associations during a Lunch and Learn session.

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Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

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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. Many associations offer services intended to solve issues for traditional members, but these offerings may not appeal to tech-savvy and tech-friendly millennial members. The next shift in the association market will be mobile networking and connecting cloud data.