The Elephant Climbs up on the Table : Off Stage

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I was asked by the North Carolina AEs to be a featured speaker at a ‘Fireside Chat’: the AEs submitted questions and I (retired and “experienced”) responded with shoot-from-the-hip answers. I hope the AEs found it useful—it was certainly helpful to me as a review of past issues and still-meaningful concerns in association management. What does that mean for us as real estate trade associations? Technology. Blog Manager

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.20.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Your plans for the holiday season are probably like mine: feast. If you’re in North Carolina, please consider supporting the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.6.16

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That’s why we need articles like this one from Brianna Lawson at Naylor Association Solutions: Kick Your Association’s Webinar Promotion Up a Notch. Association or company, in this case the same rules apply. She shares ten tactics to promote your webinar, including #3: “Add a blurb or graphic onto the home page and additional main pages of your association’s website.”. Online Community Nuances for International Associations (Association Chat on Blab).

How to Manage Social Media with Hootsuite and Buffer

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This article was originally published in the Association Executives of North Carolina’s Success By Association magazine, February 2016 issue. ~~~. But how do you find time to manage it? At a recent AENC Technology Roundtable , I told my fellow attendees about two time-saving social media tools I couldn’t live without: Hootsuite and Buffer. Social media helps me maintain a presence in and provide value to my association community.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Zoom fatigue—or is it? I’m reading a lot about “Zoom fatigue” these days, which concerns me because associations are relying on Zoom (and other web-conferencing platforms) to educate and connect members to each other. If you’re in North Carolina, I hope you’ll support the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Jeff Cobb, Managing Director, Tagoras.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.18.16

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But since my family is spending next week at Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina, I will savor my time with them on the beach. 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. Here’s the list of webinars and other events for the association community for the weeks of July 18 and July 25. Association Chat on Blab.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.22.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… New member onboarding. Does your association have a new member onboarding, orientation or welcoming program? Steve Cernak at the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Law Section took their conference from in-person to virtual in one month —slackers! It’s exciting to see associations move so quickly. Your moment of zen on Carolina Beach. Host: Mariner Management.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… How are associations using learning technologies? If you work for a membership organization, please participate in the Association Learning + Technology survey. Even if your organization doesn’t currently use or plan to use technology to deliver learning products, and regardless of your size or budget, please take 10 minutes to contribute. Association Chat).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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And another one: “I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.”. Learning · Technology · Design (LTD) is a virtual conference designed for those of you who work in the business of lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional development. If you’re an association leader, please participate in the Association Leadership 2020 governance model survey. Presenter: Jessie States, CMM, manager of professional development, MPI.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

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And another one: “I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.”. Learning · Technology · Design (LTD) is a virtual conference designed for those of you who work in the business of lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional development. If you’re an association leader, please participate in the Association Leadership 2020 governance model survey. Presenter: Jessie States, CMM, manager of professional development, MPI.

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Enhance and customize the learning experience with new technology. “The learning value of events is often not in the formal programming, but in the interactions we have with other attendees and subject matter experts,” said Jeff Cobb, managing director at Tagoras, an educational consulting firm based in Carrboro, North Carolina. Alcorn organized an OpenSpace meetup on the role of associations in education.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.24.17

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Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… The next time you find yourself procrastinating, take a moment to think about the task you’re avoiding. The subscription economy is booming—along with the technology needed to support it. I wonder how this consumer trend— described in this CIO article —will affect association membership. You may know her as the host of the weekly Association Chat (see below). Host: Association Success.

Is Your Association at a Crossroads?

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Thanks to mobile, members are dictating their experience with associations, not the other way around. The 21st century [association] leader will have a skill set that is based on collaboration, listening and nurturing, rather than command and control. Debra McGuire , CEO of the Michigan Academy of Family Physicians , advised taking a cultural snapshot of your members, volunteer leadership, management and staff. Technology. Hank Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

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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. Derek Ham, a North Carolina State University professor, asked: “What was it like to be there? MIT Technology Review ). Presenter: Kevin Yanushefski, Product Marketing Manager, Cvent.

A Modern Value Proposition for Today's Association ? GrowGlobally.

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global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. « Customer Research Education Panel at CESSE 2011 Uses Virtual KOL Technology. A Modern Value Proposition for Today’s Association. In the face of rising global competition, technological change and the most serious economic downturn in nearly a century, corporate commitment to the principles of sustainability remains strong throughout the world. GrowGlobally.org.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.3.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Sponsorships. Please participate in a short survey on the impact of COVID-19 on association conference sponsorships. He says, “Association leaders, the time to experiment is right now.”

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.17.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Crisis overwhelm. WBT Systems found out how they managed to pull that off so quickly. Associations are scrambling to virtually resurrect their canceled conferences.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.21.18

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… What a whirlwind of a couple of weeks. Our tree-surrounded home was spared because the storm ended up hovering over eastern North Carolina before veering south. Association Chat).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.18.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Here’s one for the accidental project managers. If you’ve ever been in charge of a technology implementation project without the benefit of project management experience, then you know what a wild ride it is. WBT Systems shares some project management basics , like why you need a charter and sponsor, and what you should think about during the project planning phase.

Jumping Ship : Off Stage

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On January 19, 2011, Inman News carried a feature article by Matt Carter with the headline, “South Carolina real estate brokerage drops Realtor affiliation: Company maintains MLS membership. metro area has dropped its Realtor association membership, saying too many of its agents balked at paying $431 in annual dues in December 2010.” And NAR bylaws state that the Realtor-broker is responsible for the dues of those of associates who do not which to become Realtors.