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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Webinar: AMS 101

Association Adviser

Download this 30-minute webinar recording to understand the basic principles behind AMS integrations and why your association might need one. The post Webinar: AMS 101 appeared first on Association Adviser.

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How to Define, Track, and Increase Member Engagement [Webinar]


Association Management Member Engagement SocialBusinessData from a recent report makes me think that there are a lot of executives that are losing sleep these days.

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)?

Top 5 Association Management Takeaways from Xperience2014

YourMembership Blog

Throughout the show our guests had the opportunity to attend sessions focused on business, marketing and association management best practices. Associations are finding themselves in an environment that is increasingly diverse, unstable, and competitive.

#10in20 Webinars

Spark Consulting

Have you participated in an Associations 101 Webinar lately? As a reminder, the webinars are sponsored by me, Dave Will ( Peach New Media ), and Scott Oser ( Scott Oser Associates ) and, because of that, are FREE to YOU! They are designed for people who are new to the profession of association management, new to particular topics in association management, or who just need a brush up on some concepts. Association publishing.

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Announcing: Associations 101 Webinar Series!

Thanks For Playing

Dave Will ( Peach New Media ), Scott Oser ( Scott Oser Associates ), and I are pleased to bring you a new webinar series, Associations 101. Designed for people who are new to the profession of association management, new to particular topic in association management, or who just need a brush up on some concepts, Associations 101 will feature experienced association executives sharing 10 tips in 20 minutes on a variety of topics in association management.

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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

Fresh Formats for Your Association’s Webinars


Webinars are a GREAT way to engage members and potential To drive registrations, your webinar must be interesting, convenient, and valuable. What makes a webinar interesting, aside from the topic? To keep your members (and potential members) on their toes, consider experimenting with these fresh webinar formats: association management member engagement membership management Association Views

Association Management Alert - The EXODesk is Coming

Association Subculture

The debate about association education needs to take a quantum leap forward if we are planning on staying competitive in this new arena. We are all aware of the inherent tension in any association between serving members today and trying to position them to move into the future.

Salesforce or Microsoft: What’s the Right CRM Platform for Your Association Management Software?

Nimble AMS

In the past few years, there has been a noticeable push by associations to leverage enterprise constituent relationship management (CRM) platforms from Salesforce or Microsoft as the platform for their association management software (AMS). and associations.

Webinar Recap: AMS Implementation Doesn’t Have to Be a PITA (Pain in the Association)

Association Adviser

Download the archived version of our webinar, AMS Implementation Doesn’t Have to Be a PITA , hosted by ReviewMyAMS and Naylor Association Solutions. I cover best practices and tips to ensure your next AMS implementation isn’t a pain in the association (PITA).

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Boosting Webinar Attendance and Participation: 4 Tips for Association Pros


Is your association conducting educational webinars? That said, if you are conducting webinars, but you’re struggling to attract an audience - you’re not alone.

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Configure versus Customize: Which option is best for your association management software?

Nimble AMS

Association management software (AMS) systems typically include out-of-the-box functionality to support most of the organization’s basic processes. But what do you do when your association has a unique need that can’t be addressed through basic setup?

Webinar: AMS Implementation Doesn’t Have to Be a PITA

Association Adviser

Discover the three steps for executing a no-hassle, no-headache association management software implementation that doesn’t need to be a pain in the association (PITA). This 30-minute webinar recording is filled with actionable and effective tactics for building a strategic AMS implementation plan and actually sticking to it. Webinar Slides ? The post Webinar: AMS Implementation Doesn’t Have to Be a PITA appeared first on Association Adviser.

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FREE Webinar! Ask Me Anything

Effective Database

On Thursday, April 20, 2107, 1.3opm-2:30pm Eastern ,Teri Carden, Founder of ReviewMyAMS , and I will be hosting a FREE Ask Us Anything webinar. Got questions about data management? Association Management SystemsAMS selection and implementation? Anything at all related to data? Here’s your chance to get FREE advice from two experts in the field. Click here for more information.

Free Webinar: Managing Your Membership Database in Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot

Want to learn about Wild Apricot membership management? Attend our free webinar on Thurs. association management software association management software system association management system Membership management membership system nonprofit non-profit Non-profit technology nptech

Reviewing Association Management Products : Off Stage

Off Stage

4, 2009 - Reviewing Association Management Products. One of the services I think can help Realtor AEs as well as other association managers of my non-profit clients is a product review site. Financial Management. Managing Volunteers. Association Marketing.

Webinar Recap: Let’s Learn Together: Enhancing Online Learning with Communities

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Heather McNair, VP of Engagement Strategy over at Higher Logic , teamed up with Blue Sky’s Channel Manager, Jodi Ray, to discuss how organizations can enhance their online learning with communities. Check out our quick recap of the webinar below!

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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Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

So when I came across “Association Learning + Technology 2014,” a recent report by Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele , founders of consulting firm Tagoras , imagine my delight! The most popular form of such learning, according to the report: webinar. As a former journalist, I love data.

[Guest Post] Retaining New Members Through a New Member Orientation Webinar


The following blog post was written by the Indiana Society of Association Executives , whose mission is to support and strengthen the success of association professionals and the associations they serve. According to Marketing General (in their 2017 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report ), the retention rate among new members for individual membership associations averages 64 percent. Given the digital era, some associations have even gone to an online kit.

LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks Associations

Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership. But how do associations accomplish this? Through a learning management system (LMS).

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Why Your Professional Association Needs a Strategic Plan…Right Now

Association Management

What’s an eight-letter word for association management? And even though it should be the driving force behind your professional association’s agenda, strategic plans are often lacking in their most basic elements—including the imperative to stay current.

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. 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.

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.

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks Associations

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? Association content and development can vary. If you are purchasing a learning management system, do you have an LMS administrator?

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. Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website.

Help Us Decide

Thanks For Playing

Scott Oser ( Scott Oser Associates ), Dave Will ( Peach New Media ) and I are considering launching a webinar series. Everyone has a webinar series these days.” They’re going to be about ALL KINDS OF TOPICS in association management. They’re going to feature presenters, association executives and consultants, who are RECOGNIZED EXPERTS in their topic(s).

CMI's Association Management Blog: Training for Performance

Observations on Association Management

Suffice it to say that a lack of adequate training can be cataclysmic to an association. Now, the concept of "training" is a rather broad one; it includes on-the-job training, classroom training, hand-on-workshops, participation in webinars, information about where specific procedures can be found, online education and testing, and many, many other forms of teaching or otherwise ensuring that a person knows what to do in a given set of circumstances. Challenge Management, Inc.

Mobile Messaging Wildfire

Association Management

Notably absent, however (our bad) was text messaging, though Virtual has used it in its own association communications mix. Meanwhile, association management communications are still largely rooted in store-and-forward email technology first developed more than 40 years ago.

Association Pros: What's Your Why?


Is everything in place for tomorrow’s webinar? Association burnout. association management membership management Small Staff ChatterRegardless of what industry you work in or what your particular role is, it is SO easy to get lost in your day-to-day.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Small Associations Can.

Observations on Association Management

Small Associations Can Perform "Big". Small associations often lament the fact that they do not have the resources to perform as well as their larger brethren. While it is indeed true that larger associations with big budgets and large numbers of dedicated staff members may have an easier time of "performing" than smaller, leaner organizations, small associations can behave like the big guys. Your association can look big, no matter its size!

Learn How American Society for Quality Has Grown in MENA in LIVE Webinar, June 26 @1000 Eastern


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Can associations bridge the skills-gap for their members?

YourMembership Blog

Jack is the inventor of Knowledge Direct ® - a robust learning management system (LMS) used by dozens of trade associations and professional societies including the Emergency Nurses Association, the Direct Marketing Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncologists, among others.

Stronger by Association: 3 Keys to a Successful Webinar ? Expert.

AMR Management Services

AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. 3 Keys to a Successful Webinar – Expert Speaker, Good Content and Lots of Promotion. Wondering why your recent webinar only had 10 people “attend?” ” Would you like 10 times that many to attend your next webinar? Here is a webinar blueprint that really worked – for the association, the sponsor and the attendees. Some locations had groups of attendees viewing and taking part in the webinar.)

Farewell, Associations 101

Spark Consulting

For the past two years, Spark, in partnership with Scott Oser Associates and Peach New Media , has sponsored the free Associations 101 monthly webinar series: “10 tips in 20 minutes” on a variety of topics, designed to provide a quick tactical overview of key issues in association management aimed at new – or new to the profession – association staff. Over the course of the past two years, we’ve covered: Volunteer Management.

How technology can improve your association’s value prop


In the study, most members of professional membership associations say technology helps them be more efficient, has transformed the way they live their lives for the better, and makes life more fun. Integrate your association technology. association technology can?help

Upping Your Event Sponsorship Game: 4 Ideas to Try


Does your association struggle to acquire event sponsors? Once you acquire sponsors, do you then struggle to get them to stay and support your association’s initiatives (both old and new) year-after-year? What about sponsor retention?

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Friday Top 5

Spark Consulting

I’m presenting for the FREE Associations 101 webinar series next Friday, March 14, on the topic of association marketing pieces. The Associations 101 series aims to share 10 tips in 20 minutes about common topics and issues in association management.

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