Association Management Systems (AMS): 5 Software Strategies

Higher Logic

Your association provides your members with many different opportunities to develop as professionals and grow in their careers. As you get larger or want to offer more advanced programming, managing your membership through spreadsheets or disconnected databases just won’t cut it.

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4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks Associations

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? Or do you need assistance generating non-dues revenue from your education offerings? Association content and development can vary.

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.

Resolve to Maximize Your Association Management Software This Year

Association Adviser

This disconnect can be especially true for smaller-staffed associations, as it can be a struggle to balance a desire for sustainable growth with real-world restrictions on staffing and budgets. Nate Brown is a director of business development for SaaS solutions at Naylor Association Solutions.

13 Ideas for Generating Non-Dues Revenue

MembersClicks

Membership dues are a big part of your organization’s overall revenue stream. Embracing non-dues revenue streams is a great way to keep membership dues down, while still bringing in the revenue you need to run your organization.

Put Your AMS to Work Earning Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

Most of us know that membership software is designed to make association processes easier and more automated, but did you know that your AMS could earn your association essential non-dues revenue? Make Your AMS Work for Your Non-Dues Revenue Needs.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

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)?

Don’t Nickel-and-Dime Members: Ideas to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

.orgCommunity

Associations have traditionally used membership “as an excuse to sell more stuff at discounted prices to members,” said Garth Jordan , senior vice president of corporate strategy at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).

3 Add-on Tools to Drive Association Revenue + Amplify Member Engagement

Higher Logic

Is your association leveraging technology to its fullest potential? You can elevate the success of your online community and marketing automation activities by integrating solutions that fuel long-term engagement , like data collection, mobile apps, and volunteer management programs.

Stop throwing money at your old association management software

Nimble AMS

It’s the same with legacy member management software. It’s the same with your legacy association management software (AMS). Nimble AMS is the only enterprise-level association management system to offer continuous delivery.

Is Your Non-Dues Revenue Strategy Old-Fashioned?

Revverberations

Like other contemporary management thought-leaders, he argues (from experience) that traditional hierarchy, top-down, command-and-control structures are rapidly gaining obsolescence.

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.

What is Association Management Software?

SilkStart

Operating a member-based association is hard work. Do you need Association Management Software (AMS)? An AMS is a integrated online software suite ( saas ) where you can manage your database of members, events, donations, and other transactions with a modern website presence. More time to focus on growing and managing your business. Will Association Management Software reduce redundancies in my organization? association tools

2015 Association Management Trends and Important News from YM

YourMembership Blog

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. Membership Management

Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. April 17th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. But knowing what you want to sell from a dollar/revenue standpoint is not the same thing as developing the strategy behind it.

Associations Improve Bottom-line with Non-Dues Based Revenue

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. Improving the Bottom Line with Non-Dues Revenue. March 20th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. Should associations charge dues? Membership Management.

Questions to Ask When Hiring an Association Management Company

Association Adviser

Wendy Weiser, WJ Weiser and Associates. For small- and medium-sized associations, taking on new projects or initiatives often means taking on more work than your staff can reasonably handle. This can be a cost-effective option for associations that need an extra pair of qualified hands.

Association Management and Corporate Management: How Do They Diverge?

Association Success

Transitioning from the corporate to the association space was a steep learning curve. Coming from the corporate world, when I first started working in an association 27 years ago I thought the job of an association executive would be a walk in the park. I am involved in at least three other associations, one of which I founded: the Philippine Council of Associations and Association Executives (PCAAE).

Non-Dues Revenue: Like it or Not, Cash is King

Association Adviser

Features Revenue Aaron Weisberg AMS Association management system Brian Choate career centers Caren Kelly events Exchange Events Karl Ely Kelly Donovan Clark Liz Richards MHEDA Michael Pennington NDR non-dues revenue social media sponsored content sponsorships Timberlake AMS Solutions video WRLA Jack Welch, the former hard-charging CEO of General Electric, was famous for boiling down business strategy into basic terms. Take one of his favorites:, “Cash is king.”

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

MembersClicks

Non-dues revenue is something ALL associations try to produce. But how they go about producing that non-dues revenue, well, it varies. What works well for some associations may not work well for others.

Is Your Non-Dues Revenue Strategy Old-Fashioned?

Revverberations

Like other contemporary management thought-leaders, he argues (from experience) that traditional hierarchy, top-down, command-and-control structures are rapidly gaining obsolescence. Horizontal management (or perhaps we can call it Murmuration Management?)

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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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 […].

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. #leadership #inspiration #learning #innovation #technology – all in one place. It’s a chance to grow your skills in leadership.

Back to basics: Education programs

Aaron Wolowiec

I recently facilitated two sessions on meeting planning and professional development for the Michigan Society of Association Executive’s (MSAE) Academy of Association Management. Significant percentages of association memberships attend annual meetings or trade shows.

Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue

Aptify

Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue. What do you do when your association’s revenue goes flat? Here are three revenue-boosting ideas you can take to your board today. Ready to drive new revenue for your association?

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Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue

Aptify

Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue. What do you do when your association’s revenue goes flat? Here are three revenue-boosting ideas you can take to your board today. Ready to drive new revenue for your association?

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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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When Your Superpower is Member Development and Revenue Generation: Tamela Blalock, CAE, CMP, DES

Association Adviser

The SoWH is a special interest affiliate of the American Physical Therapy Association that strives to expand the role of physical therapy in women’s (men’s and gender non-conforming people’s) health across their lifespan. I appreciate that nuance of being an association executive!

Association Management Lessons from the Public Sector : Off Stage

Off Stage

3, 2010 - Association Management Lessons from the Public Sector. Often the public sector is motivated by consensus building, not problem solving—and thats a problem thats common in membership associations as well. Financial Management. Managing Volunteers.

Sharing our Great Ideas

Aaron Wolowiec

The event focuses on creative approaches to everyday issues in association management and is built around the sharing of – you guessed it – great ideas. Scott Oser, president, Scott Oser Associates. The ASAE Great Ideas Conference is right around the corner.

Revenue Streams Building Profitable Enterprises ? AAO.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. Healthcare Associations Use Delegate Building to Boost International Meeting Attendance » Feb. Revenue Streams Building Profitable Enterprises – AAO. Association Management.

Integrated, Automated Membership Renewal Campaign Leads to $18,000 Increase in Revenue

Informz

Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) provides veterinary management professionals ongoing education, certifications, and networking opportunities. VHMA knew that an integrated solution could ease their challenges with data management.

3 reasons to know your association’s RPM (Revenue Per Member)

SCD Group

What is Your Association's RPM (Revenue Per Member)? When I interviewed Rob Fowler, president/CEO of the Small Business Association Of Michigan, for my September 20 post about SBAM’s freemium membership model , he talked about their Revenue Per Member or RPM metric.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Connections

Observations on Association Management

She has been active with one of our client associations and was president of that association a few years back. In addition to her service as president of that association, she was the driving force for forming another organization, an organization dedicated to fostering mentoring among women to help members find their strengths and empowering them to use those strengths. Ive been in association management for long enough to know thats what its all about.

How to Generate Association Revenue Through Grants – It’s Easier Than You Think

SocialFish

We need to do more fundraising and generate more revenue.”. Breaking grant writing down into achievable steps will help pave the way for your association. Is there a financial institution our association uses? Pay attention to banks; they often manage trust accounts.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Creativity in Volunteers and Staff

Observations on Association Management

From time to time I encounter volunteers who really give association management professionals a run for their money, in terms of creativity and what they can get done with limited resources. They worked "deals" with other organizations to get products to sell to supplement event revenue. In short, they did what we always expect association staff to do. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website. About Challenge Management.

What will 2016 bring for associations?

Aaron Wolowiec

From memberships to learning to partnerships, software and services provider Abila just released its predictions for associations in 2016. In fact, Abila predicts certification revenue will surpass membership revenue in 2016. It’s a new year. New predictions. New trends.

10 Rules for Successfully Building Non-Dues Revenue from Your Industry Suppliers

Association Unbound

Here are 10 rules that have guided my efforts throughout my association career to maximize revenue from industry suppliers in both down and up economies. I have found them to be effective regardless of type of association or buying power of its members, and they should work for your organization also. How-to Association Management Guidelines Marketing Supplier relations