Association Management: Online vs. In-person Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

As an association leader, you know the importance of engaging your members. Managing your members is no easy feat— it requires dedicated association management software as well as a strategic plan for engaging your constituents. The importance of association engagement.

Virtual Meeting Etiquette (Best Practices for Conference and Video Calls)

Association Leaders

Associations, companies and other organizations have been using conference and video calling to meet and conduct business for many years. Check out these videos of what some of your calls may be like: A conference call in real life: [link]. A video call in real life: [link]. If a video call, make sure to view what your video looks like before the call begins.

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Compare Association Management Software Platforms


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.

Creating Basic Videos For Your Association: 101


Looking to expand your marketing efforts by introducing video to your event campaigns? Video is one of the best ways to promote your association to a new audience as well as to remind your members of the value that you provide to your industry. However, learning new technologies can be an intimidating experience, especially when you’re going to use those results to publicly market your association.

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Technology Trend Alert: Association and Nonprofit Engagement [Video]


Conversations around technology in the world of associations and nonprofits are constantly evolving. We recently spoke with Tom Lehman of Lehman Associates, a technology, strategy, and research firm. Tom has over 25 years of research experience in the association and nonprofit markets. Association Management Member Engagement Association TrendsThere is a steady stream of new research, case studies, and trends saturating the web. So where should you start?

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Association Management - FIX IT

Association Subculture

Here is the link if you can't see the embedded video. I'm starting to wonder if we, myself included, might be making the question "how do we move associations forward into the future" a little too complicated. Sometimes I see good executives become almost paralyzed, overwhelmed with the sense that this association management thing is careering out of control. That somehow we are flying our associations into a mountain we can't see. "It's really very simple Seth.

What Will Association Management Software Look Like in 5 Years?


The Internet, mobile phones and video cameras that you didn’t have to be a bodybuilder to carry, and free long distance. 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?

How Private Member Communities Create Value For Your Association Members [Video]


Socious has been involved with ASAE, the "association of association executives," for over 12 years. The book investigates the deficit that exists within a lot of associations when it comes to membership management. Caraveli interviewed over 40 association leaders that were struggling to define their association’s role in constantly evolving, and often unforgiving, markets. Every association had the same goals and questions.

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It's Conference Time; Share the Excitement with Video

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Associations. Management Team. It’s Conference Season: don’t forget video. If you’re blogging about your pre-conference adventures, consider a video blog leading up to the event as well. Oh my gosh, I saw your video about your pink fuzzy slippers. Below are a few suggestions on how you can use video to excite your audience: Conference packing. Membership Management.

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Beware of Dogfooding in Association Management

Association Subculture

Just a fun video that everyone has already seen, but it''s totally worth a re-watch. One of the things we struggle with in associations is the development of new programs and services.

Sheltering at Home Successes – A Day in the Life

Association Leaders

Video conference call meetings; approve various communications; work on projects. More video conference calls; work on projects and tasks assigned to today. Association Management Companies CM Services Conference Calls Leadership Meetings Shelter at home Social Networking Video Calls Virtual Meetings Volunteerism Work from homeMany of us have been sheltering (working) at home for at least two weeks now.

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Creating a Video Strategy? Answer These 4 Questions First


As we have fewer moments in the day to consume massive amounts of information, videos are super easy for an audience to ingest, process and act upon. 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. Think it may be time to adopt a video strategy? association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatte

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Association Management Lessons from Twinkpocalypse 2012

Association Subculture

I knew there would be a number of tribute videos on YouTube for the Twinkie. I wonder if there is a lesson here for associations. Later, they appreciated the fact that associations were there for them when they were down. If your association gets to the point where you feel like throwing in the towel, I wonder how many people will come out of the woodwork to say, "No! I just knew it.

What Makes Virtual a Special Place to Work [VIDEO]

Association Management

Watch the video and get to know us! The post What Makes Virtual a Special Place to Work [VIDEO] appeared first on Professional Association Management Company | Virtual Inc. The Virtual Family Virtual’s strategic consulting and operational expertise ignite your organization’s growth. What’s powering that is a team of highly passionate and highly collaborative team members.

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Association Videos: Do This, Not That


Have you heard within five years, Facebook will be primarily video? But if that’s the case, where does that leave your association? If you’re not currently producing videos, you may want to start. Check out these quick dos and don’ts: association management member engagement Small Staff ChatterThat’s what Mark Zuckerberg seems to think. And with Facebook Live now a part of the social media toolbox, he may not be far off.

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Online Community Management: 3 Steps for Getting Members to Engage [Video]


Association Management Member Engagement Social Business Customer EngagementOne of the greatest challenges that organizations face when increasing customer or member engagement is figuring out how to get their members to engage with one another within the ir online community. After all, a lot of the value that people get from your online customer or member community depends on these interactions.

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How to Use Events & Conferences to Increase Activity in Your Online Community [Video]


Association Management Member Engagement Social Business Online Community ManagementAttending conferences and industry events can be very exciting experiences for customers or members who are looking to network with people in your organization, their peers, and other experts. Live events can deliver a lot of enthusiam for your cause, company, or product.

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Association Management Alert - The EXODesk is Coming

Association Subculture

For anyone obsessed with education, this video is a mind-blower. The debate about association education needs to take a quantum leap forward if we are planning on staying competitive in this new arena. This is one more example of how education, (in terms of technology as well as what we are learning about how learners learn) , is changing at an exponential rate, while many associations are still debating whether or not members will "find value" in attending a webinar.

Association Management - Building a Vision for Your Conference

Association Subculture

Association Management - Building a Vision for Your Conference. If you think about it, your conference may be the most important asset your association has both in terms of member connection, financial benefit and goodwill. The good news is, I evolved with the help of some of awesome peers and thinkers out here in our association community (Yeah, @jeffhurt , @velchain , @JoanEisenstodt , @jcufaude , @ginsut , @mbobrow , @steveswafford , @asegar - Im looking at you!)

The Power of Video for Associations

Association Navigator

ASAE is the American Society for Association Executives, also known as ASAE – The Center for Association Leadership. I have two co-presenters for our Sunday afternoon session, Video as an Educational and Communications Tool, Jeff Ghannam (Crystal Communications) and David Welch (M2 Inspired). Preparing the presentation is time consuming because we’re watching association videos on You Tube so that we can include examples of how the medium is being used by associations.

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The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management

Association Subculture

The Waning Days of Leadership in Association Management. After investing most of my association career studying and practicing leadership skills both as an individual and as part of different organizations either as executive, staff or a volunteer, I am beginning to ponder whether "leadership" principles are universally applicable anymore. Think of a time when accusations regarding perceived leadership "vacuums" in your association were bandied about. association. (25).

Twitter Launches Live-Video Feature (And It Could Be a Game-Changer)


But Twitter’s latest update could be a real game-changer, particularly for association’s social media. The popular social media network recently announced that users can now broadcast live video directly from the app. association management social media for associations member engagement Association ViewsSocial media platforms are constantly rolling out new features - that’s no surprise.

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Lessons in Association Management: How to Communicate Your Group’s Vision

Association Management

When it comes to association management, vision is paramount. But having a vision is only half the battle for associations. Why not produce a two-minute video about your vision? Help members make the connection between your association programs and the broader vision. I shouldn’t have to look deep within an association’s “About Us” section to identify its purpose.

Rambling Thoughts About Association Management

SCD Group

I posted all three presentations -- all topics valid for most association members -- on Slide Share. After my session – which included talking about the importance of using photos and videos – one person came up and told me he had “tons” of photos from his work. If I didn’t know better, it looked like an association event. Thus, this corporate-sponsored event competes with association conferences that the attendees could have attended.

5 learning tech trends for 2017.

YourMembership Blog

A snapshot from one expert of what associations can expect from learning management systems. eLearning Industry News + Trends Product Information Resource Center Thought Leaders adaptive learning ams association management software elearning learning management software learning management system LMS mobile app online learning professional development professional education talented learning video

Association Subculture: Association Management - Branding Efforts.

Association Subculture

Association Management - Branding Efforts Gone Wrong. Except for the newly boarded up Hollywood Video, this stretch of road has been the same. If the first step your association takes in a re-branding initiative is to call a graphic design firm, you are making a huge mistake. This is a deep dive into who you are as an association. I can even help your association frame one. Here is the link for those of you who cant see the video by Peter Gabriel.

Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies

Association Subculture

Association Management - Truthiness and Lies, Lies, Lies. Or maybe an admission in a conference registration brochure that says, "Our association focuses on community but we dont always get it right. Associations have an obligation to develop a culture of truth in their organizations. Here are five questions to ask when you find yourself in charge of a new marketing campaign in your nonprofit association. Labels: association , marketing , transparency.

ASAE 13 Follow Up - Gaming in Association Management

Association Subculture

Wow, my schedule has been nuts ever since Atlanta and I am just now getting around to sending follow ups and resources out to everyone who was able to attend the session as well as my readers here at the Association Subculture. I hope you enjoy some of these videos, websites and books! v=KyamsZXXF2w - Tom Chatfield - 7 ways video games engage the brain. Associations can''t fail to take advantage of this trend.

Social Media Revolution Vs 2 | Old Clayburn Association Management

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. Erik Qualman, the creator of the original viral video, "Social Media Revolution", has done it again with his latest video, "Social Media Revolution 2" The need for the video to be revised just 10 months after its original debut is an example of the speed at which social media is developing, growing, and improving constantly. video.

Tips for Remotely Managing Your Team

Moery Company

We have been heavy users of texting, Slack, Microsoft Teams, and other teleconferencing tools such as video conferencing. It’s about setting clear expectations and managing them. That’s my experience after a decade of managing a remote team. The post Tips for Remotely Managing Your Team appeared first on The Moery Company. Business Practices association management associations flexible workplace telecommute telecommuting work from home

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The Beauty of Istanbul | Old Clayburn Association Management

Old ClayBurn Association Management

Old Clayburn Association Management. Working with the world's top professional associations. ← Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association. You can tell that the management and staff continue to celebrate the history of the hotel by keeping the shine on. This entry was posted in Travel and tagged association events , events , istanbul , Travel. ← Social Media Panel: The How & Why for Your Association. flip video.

Association Rally Cry and Pivoting During the Covid19 Pandemic – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 225

Moery Company

Listener note: this is a special broadcast of the Association Hustle Podcast. As associations deal with the coronavirus in their associations, and on behalf of their entire industry, we are providing almost daily updates via video on our LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter feeds. We are thinking about you, your families, your associations, and your companies. This week’s episode covers some ways your association can pivot to move forward during a pandemic.

5 Realities of Association Management System Implementations: Interview with Wes Trochlil of Effective Database Management

Association Mavens

Association Management System implementations can make even the toughest of association executives cringe. Wes Trochlil, founder of Effective Database Management is a trusted advisor to many associations looking to change their AMS. Your browser does not support the video tag. Click here to view the video. I asked Wes to sit down with me to discuss the 5 realities of an AMS implementation that he’s observed over 20 years in the industry.

Transparency in Association Management : Off Stage

Off Stage

20, 2009 - Transparency in Association Management. and the accompanying issues are affecting government policy and workings, and – by extension – what lessons we, as association managers, can learn from what’s happening in Washington. ” In associations, it’s becoming clear that our members want information—in fact, they expect it. But in brief it means that as an association executive you must embrace the following: 1.

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.”

CMI's Association Management Blog: Association Meetings.

Observations on Association Management

Association Meetings: Dinosaurs? The advent of video conferencing was going to be the downfall of association meetings. Then, webinars were going to cause the demise of association meetings. So, when someone suggests that technological advances that take advantage of the Internet are going to put a crimp on association meetings, we tend to dismiss it as another bad prediction. If you dont have a video camera mounted on your computer, you will very, very soon.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Imminent Danger

Observations on Association Management

When Netflix emerged in 1998, Blockbuster was the king of home video. And for quite some time after Netflix introduced its new model of video delivery, Blockbuster behaved as if Netflix posed no danger. But Blockbuster finally recognized that some of its customers really liked home delivery of videos and it began t0 emulate Netflix business model. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website. About Challenge Management.

Deep Dive Emerging Markets Session Video Recap & Annoucement of ASAE/MCI 5 Year Global Research Initiative


Tarnbir Kaur, Director, Association Management and Consulting, MCI Group- MENA and India. Nikki Walker, Global Vice President, Association Management and Consulting, MCI Group. Brantlee Underhill, Director, Membership and Communities, Project Management Institute, Newtown Square, PA. Florence Chua, Director, Association Management and Consulting, MCI China, Beijing.

Ad Hoc Learning – 7 Trends Pushing the Popularity of Simplified Web Video-Based Education and Learning in Associations

Association 20/20

While we uncovered the opportunities presented by ad hoc volunteer roles, including increasing levels of loyalty and personal investment, we also learned that the formal governance structure of associations needed to become better equipped to leverage the potential of ad hoc volunteers. Today, we’re learning the desire for ad hoc association participation is not limited to volunteerism. 1) Video vs. Tex t Preferences. by Stuart Meyer.

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The Top Customer Engagement Articles for the Week of February 28, 2016


Nominate an article, video, or blog post for next week’s Socious Top Ten by tweeting us at @SociousSoftware. Association Management Social Business Customer EngagementThe Socious Top Ten for the Week of February 28, 2016. Every week we aim to make your life easier by compiling the best customer community articles of last week right here on our blog. This week, our favorite articles focus on providing our readers with tips to increasing their customer engagement.

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