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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)?

The Future of Association Management Systems

SocialFish

This seems to be the question that has haunted association execs for more than 25 years when the initial association management system hit the not-for-profit marketplace. Associations should budget appropriately for AMS training, especially beyond implementation.

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Verto Solutions, ASAE & the Association Management Advantage

Association Navigator

Association management is in the spotlight again. ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership just published a special supplement to Associations Now that focuses on the advantages of association management. Verto Solutions , a Washington, D.C.-based

Four Become One: Fruit Associations Merge Operations in Washington

Associations Now

In an effort to consolidate operations and create a single voice for their industry, four associations joined forces and formed the Washington State Tree Fruit Association earlier this month. Each of the four associations had a history dating back more than 70 years.

Transparency in Association Management : Off Stage

Off Stage

20, 2009 - Transparency in Association Management. One of my favorite Washington insiders, Chris Dorobek , is a blogger and commentator whom I follow regularly. ” In associations, it’s becoming clear that our members want information—in fact, they expect it.

At the Ready

Association Management

Due to a massive 4-inch snowstorm that Washington isn’t terribly adept at clearing, his testimony was delayed until Thursday. There’s a lesson here for associations. Yesterday I went underwear shopping.

What Would Jeff Bezos Do If He Took Control of Your Associations?

SCD Group

Would Jeff Bezos keep your association''s CEO as he did with the executive editor of the Washington Post. I thought of these (and other questions) as I read comments about Jeff Bezos and his first meeting with the staff of The Washington Post. Or, your association CEO?

Speaking to Alabama Law Students about the Association World

Association Navigator

I’m excited to again speak to University of Alabama law students about opportunities in the association world. The discussion is next week at the Washington offices of Hogan Lovells. I blogged about the ASAE Associations Now article in January on basic association law issues.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Anger: It's No Way Out

Observations on Association Management

I was moved by it and believe it holds a lesson for all of us.including association staff and volunteers. We are angry about “Washington.” I’m no psychologist, and I’m no expert on anger or its management, but I do know that anger is nothing more than a feeling, and that feelings by definition are fickle things. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website. About Challenge Management. Challenge Management, Inc.

What is your organization’s “digital IQ?”

Wild Apricot

Conducted by George Washington University School of Business and L2 (a think tank for digital innovation), the study "measures and ranks the digital competence of 100 organizations across four dimensions: effectiveness of an organization's site, digital marketing, social media, and mobile." association management software association management software system association websites Best practices memberbership software nonprofit non-profit nptech web based software

From MMCC 2016: 5 Steps to Creating an Inbound Marketing Strategy

MembersClicks

at ASAE’s Membership, Marketing & Communications Conference in Washington D.C. association management association leadership member engagement member retention Small Staff ChatterLast week, we had the opportunity to attend (and present!)

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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).

Social Media and Your Association: 3 Trends to Watch Closely

MembersClicks

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to attend the American Society of Association Executives’ Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC) in Washington, D.C.

From GSAE: Creating Member Services That Add Value

MembersClicks

The Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) recently shared a video regarding member services that add value. association management association leadership member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

Who is guarding your association’s finances and resources?

SCD Group

Association & Nonprofit CEOs: When was the last time you really looked at your association’s financial systems and safeguards? Association & nonprofit CFOs: Are you following financial checks and balances to ensure the funds you manage for the association?

India and China Market Opportunities Highlighted at ASAE.

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. « US Associations with Global Interests Growing Faster than Peers. As MCIs Senior Advisor, Global Development Strategy, I help associations build and execute global growth strategies.

Is Syncing Your AMS and Accounting Software Necessary?

Association Adviser

One of the largest operating inconveniences associations would like to change is the inability to track revenue and expenses within their financial software system and sync that information with the membership information stored in their association management software system.

Lessons from NAPA : Off Stage

Off Stage

Washington blogger Chris Dorobek reports today thatThe National Academy of Public Administration’s Collaboration Project has issued a new report titled “Enabling Collaboration: Three Priorities for New Administration.” Financial Management. Managing Volunteers.

What Association Executives Can Learn From St. Louis Cardinals

SCD Group

Louis Cardinals celebrate beating Washington Nationals in Game 5 of NLDS. With a 2-out, 6-run come-from-behind win over the Washington Nationals in the 2012 baseball playoffs, the St. And, serve as great guides for association executives.

Hiring Dilemmas Facing Association HR Directors

SCD Group

Last weekend’s Wall Street Journal story headlined Hiring Managers Bedeviled By Flood of Arrest Records shed some light on the situation and serves as a “warning” for association and nonprofit hiring managers. Driving the company in that direction are government officials in Washington and elsewhere who want to give people with rap sheets a better shot at a job.

Bring Out Your Dead! Hubris, the Great Crash of ’87 and Lessons during a Blizzard

Association Unbound

Veterans Day 1987 was a strange day for the Washington, DC area. Association Management Failed Projects MarketingSnow in November is not all that rare, but the one-foot thumping of snow on that day was unusual. While most remember that day for the snow, for me it was a day when I had a disappointing epiphany: my new product was going to flop and I was responsible. Bring Out Your Dead!

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AE on the Verge: Fundraising: Drilling down to specifics

AE on the Verge

Association management, meetings and mania. One of my favorite fundraising campaigns was 20 years ago when we had association members and affiliates donate amounts to fund specific plants and trees to landscape our new building. association management tips.

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Would Outsourcing Benefit Most Associations?

SCD Group

Have you ever noticed our common practice when introducing ourselves (and our associations) saying the size of our budget and number of employees we have? It is almost as if CEOs and associations define themselves and their “worth” based on these two factors.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.16.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Does anyone on your staff have the association CIO mindset ? Find out how learners and associations benefit from microlearning programs. Location: Washington DC.

Stronger by Association: Communications Audits and Digital Media.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Angie Reese-Hawkins, President and CEO of the Metropolitan YMCA of Washington and Steve Drake, President and CEO of Drake &; Company will talk about communications and marketing in a social media age during the Association of YMCA Professionals convention July 21 in Dallas. Management Audit Reply Delete Add comment Load more. Stronger by Association delivered to your inbox. Follow Stronger by Association on Twitter. Pages.

Doing Business in the Middle East ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. MCI Dubai director Ajay Bhojwani presented at the recent ASAE & Center International Conference held earlier this month in Washington DC. Association Management.

Xperience 2019: Discover Exciting Keynotes

Aptify

Xperience is the preeminent live technology show for associations, nonprofits, and schools. Susan O’Malley, Former President, Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards. Association Management Innovation

Stronger by Association: AMR Management Services Announces.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. AMR Management Services Announces Acquisition of Drake & Company. AMR also provides government affairs support out of a satellite office in Washington, D.C. 6 in advance of the 2011 American Society of Association Executives meeting in St. Pages.

Catch Nimble AMS at the 2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference

Nimble AMS

2019 ASAE Technology Exploration Conference December 3-4 in Washington, DC. association technology professionals will gather for learning sessions, demos, and hands-on training to discover how the latest technology can drive their organizations to new levels of success.

Listen up and pay attention. Please!

SocialFish

Got home last night after several hours yesterday discussing personnel issues with my staff and ED, and by a crazy coincidence, saw this article as the main headline in the Washington Posts' Metro Section. (My I stay because I feel loyalty and responsibility to my association, and quite honestly no-one else knows how to do all the stuff that I do here. I am well aware of the financial difficulties facing associations - but I am your future and you need to keep me happy. "If

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.8.17

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But I’m going to talk about another type of list—a list of requirements for a new association management system (AMS) , you know how I love a good AMS post.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

Reid All About it

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. Organizer: Association Networking Group. Bobrow, CAE, CMP, CMM, Bobrow Associates, Inc.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.24.17

Reid All About it

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. Organizer: Association Networking Group. Bobrow, CAE, CMP, CMM, Bobrow Associates, Inc.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.9.18

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events for the association community… Ernie Smith at Associations Now provides really smart advice on SEO (search engine optimization) for your website and blog based on Google algorithm changes over the last few years. Location: Washington DC.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.10.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… “5G, when fully implemented, is poised to be a very big deal, a far bigger transformation in mobile technology than any previous generational shift. Noel McWilliams, Sponsorship Manager for Cvent.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.7.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… When’s the last time you talked to your AMS vendor? Wes Trochlil explains why you should meet with your association management system partner at least once a year.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.30.17

Reid All About it

Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… The latest cybersecurity threat rampaging around the world is a cyber weapon , not ransomware, says the CEO of security awareness training firm KnowBe4. Should your association or company be concerned?

Association Chat to feature authors of "Leading Engagement from the Outside-In" on July 14th

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

Associations have always been “about” engagement, and in the past several years, we’ve had a renewed focus on engaging our members and other audiences. When she is not saving the world, Anna walks her dog and cheers for the Washington Capitals.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.16.17

Reid All About it

Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… If your association plans to get a new association management system (AMS) in the next few years, or you want to learn more about AMS selection and implementation, or you just have an abnormal interest (hello!)

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.22.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I was all excited to share a must-read article from ASAE (members-only) by Kaihan Krippendorff about how your association can lead your industry in the blockchain revolution.