Membership management health check: How does your association measure up?

YourMembership Blog

As your association prepares for 2020, make sure your membership management program is in top shape. But are you really taking time to assess your program’s vital signs and ensure your membership management program is. The post Membership management health check: How does your association measure up? Membership & MarketingYou likely have goals around member acquisition, engagement, and retention.

3 signs growth leads you to switch membership management systems.

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But, you also deserve a little sympathy if you contend with manual spreadsheets or an entry-level membership management system. As your growth brings size and complexity, it becomes clear a more sophisticated membership management system is needed. The post 3 signs growth leads you to switch membership management systems. Membership & Marketing Member Retention Member Recruitment Member RenewalIs your organization experiencing growing pains?

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5 membership management software metrics to constantly review.

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How often are you looking at your membership management metrics? The post 5 membership management software metrics to constantly review. Membership & Marketing Member Retention Data ManagementAt my last association, we looked at metrics every day. We even had a visualization room where anyone in the organization can visibly see how we were trending. It enabled the entire staff to start thinking how their individual job impacted our outcomes. You may.

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Learn the difference between Association Management and Membership Management Software

Membersuite

Over the past ten years, an overwhelming number of new products have entered the association management software (AMS) and membership management software (MMS) markets, causing more confusion for associations trying to make smart technology investments.

4 talking points to justify membership management software

YourMembership Blog

With the right technology, you can keep track of member activities and assess critical metrics to know when your member engagement practices gain traction and increase membership. The post 4 talking points to justify membership management software appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Member EngagementAre your strategies limited by your technology?

Membership Management Software + Social Networking

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. YourMembership.com Blog. Membership Management Software + Social Networking. In this social membership podcast David Sieg, vice president of strategic marketing for YourMembership.com, explains why having an integrated solution is essential to the success of your member organization and what role public online communities like Facebook play in your marketing strategy. Blog Home.

Compare Association Membership Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

Leveraging a robust AMS system enables membership professionals to engage members and develop their association instead of focusing on mundane, repetitive tasks. This article will help you compare and evaluate different association management software options to help you do just that.

3 tips to gain board approval for a new membership management software

YourMembership Blog

You’ve read white-papers, investigated pricing and discussed with peers, you know that membership management software will help grow your organization. An investment of a new (or first) membership management system will need to gain board approval. The post 3 tips to gain board approval for a new membership management software appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Industry Trends New Technology

4 ways to convince your board membership management software’s a smart investment.

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Despite the benefits of membership management software, board members are often hesitant about moving forward with the investment if your old, outdated and manual systems still work. The post 4 ways to convince your board membership management software’s a smart investment. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Member RecruitmentIt’s no walk in the park when it comes time to convince your board to allocate funding for a new software solution.

Top 11 Productivity Apps for Membership Managers

Higher Logic

Here is a list of the top free (or nearly so) productivity apps for membership managers. We’ve broken it into two categories – content and time management. We know m embership managers are constantly dealing with content. For instance, if you’re surfing the web at 2 am and you stumble across an article that could inspire your next blog post, you can tuck it into a folder on Evernote. Productivity and Time Management. Happy belated Labor Day!

Top Membership Management Software Options & Reviews

Fonteva

As your association grows, your requirements for your membership software grow, too — so much so that you’ve outgrown your current membership management solution! We’ll cover these topics: What is Membership Management Software? Event management.

Membership Database Selection Blog Series

Wild Apricot

One of the issues facing small membership organizations identified in our Blog Reader Survey was finding ways to better manage membership databases.

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Guest blog: Beyond the RFP.

YourMembership Blog

by Erin Fuller, FASAE, CAE, President | MCI USA Association Management & Consulting & Member | AMCI’s Board of Directors. As we grow larger, referals also come to us via our middle management colleagues. Wishing you good luck in your referral, proposal and pitch efforts; and if you come up against my team, may the best management solution win! The post Guest blog: Beyond the RFP. Industry News + Trends Membership Management Thought Leaders

Membership Management Software News: YourMembership.com and Affiniscape Combine

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Categories: YourMembership.com News Tags: affiniscape , associations , membership management software , merger , yourmembership.com We’re ushering out 2012 with a bang in this exciting merger, creating the world’s largest and fastest growing provider of web-based membership management software and association management software.

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association

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Technology has shifted everything from the way we collect membership dues to the channels we use to communicate with prospects. What was once a phone call is now an email sent through your association management software. Yesterday’s paper check is now a simple electronic submission in your membership database. Get Your Free Membership Management Software Buyer's Guide. The Evolution of Membership Management Software.

Membership Management and More in Wild Apricot - My Experience

Wild Apricot

I share my experience with the membership management and blogging components of the software. membership website builder Wild ApricotHere's another update on my personal adventures with Wild Apricot.

Membership Management Software and eLearning | 5 Tips

CommPartners

Guest blog by Jake Fabbri, Senior Vice President, Marketing – Fonteva, Inc. Whether it’s online courses, learning sessions, discussion forums, streaming seminars, or live webinars — when it comes to eLearning and the value it can bring to your organization, the possibilities are endless! You might already understand the value of eLearning from a marketing […].

The Undeniable Value of an Integrated Membership Management Software System

YourMembership Blog

Many organizations don’t have a strategy or even realize how using a tool like an integrated Member Management Software (MMS) solution can be a game changer in increasing the level of engagement and overall value they provide to the members they serve. For many associations the time and cost saved in only having to deal with a single provider for all the functionality they need to manage their organization is reason to celebrate. I have a question for you.

The Undeniable Value of an Integrated Membership Management Software System

YourMembership Blog

Many organizations don’t have a strategy or even realize how using a tool like an integrated Member Management Software (MMS) solution can be a game changer in increasing the level of engagement and overall value they provide to the members they serve. For many associations the time and cost saved in only having to deal with a single provider for all the functionality they need to manage their organization is reason to celebrate. I have a question for you.

Unclogging Your Blog

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. YourMembership.com Blog. Unclogging Your Blog. Eighty-percent of companies (who start blogs) never post more than five blog entries. Abandon ship and simply leave the blog out there as a reminder of their own lack of follow-through, manpower and/or strategy. What is so incapacitating about a blog? Blogs don’t always have to be about the words.

Managing Your Membership - Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot is delighted to host the Nonprofit Blog Carnival for June 2010. Big thanks to all who sent in their blog posts for consideration! Here for your reading (and thinking) pleasure are five great blog posts that really meshed with this month’s theme – Managing Your Membership – Tips, Tools & Tactics.( Tags: Non-profit technology nptech online community Non-profit Communications Membership management nonprofit blog carnival

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What 3 things will your association do well this year?

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Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Thought Leaders association goals association leaders association management association members association membership growth member engagement member experience member re-engagement membership growth membership management membership marketing strategic planningBe selective with where and how you spend your time and resources.

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Membership Database Selection Blog Series

Wild Apricot

One of the issues facing small membership organizations identified in our Blog Reader Survey was finding ways to better manage membership databases. So in response, we’re creating a blog series to help organizations identify your membership database requirements; understand the various options available; and help you determine the best solution for your specific needs.(

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6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 2.

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Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information association management association management software association membership growth email email marketing member re-engagement member renewal membership growth membership management membership marketing membership retention

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. Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) provides veterinary management professionals ongoing education, certifications, and networking opportunities. Formed in 1981, VHMA has grown to serve over 2,700 members across North America. VHMA was […].

7 vows to marry AMS tech and your association mission.

YourMembership Blog

Here’s a model to identify where your association management software comes up short and what to do if it does. Successful association management software is like a well-constructed wedding cake. Imagine a traditional wedding cake: There are several layers, with the bottom portion the largest and each layer gets smaller as you reach the top […].

An AMS to optimize your association’s financial operations.

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Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information Social Media and Business Trends ams association management association management software association membership growth financial integration financial operations Great Plains membership management online community online social community QuickBooks QuickBooks Online social mobile app SocialLink

Association member retention: hard lesson learned.

YourMembership Blog

As a previous association membership manager, one of my biggest challenges was dealing with member retention. Industry News + Trends Membership ManagementThe day we lost a member, we gained perspective. As you can imagine, it was always a hard pill to swallow when we lost a member. Here’s how to best overcome that lump in your throat when it happens […]. The post Association member retention: hard lesson learned. appeared first on YourMembership.

4 tips to streamline your small association in 2020 ?

YourMembership Blog

Make 2020 the year you take your membership management to the next level. But as it grows, it’s important to find the right association management system (AMS). Having a solid system in place to manage your. Membership & Marketing AMS Membership ManagementIt’s time to move beyond disparate systems, limiting spreadsheets, and time-consuming processes. Here’s how. Your association may be small.

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Don’t let Facebook + LinkedIn have your cake and eat it, too.

YourMembership Blog

Associations are handing over their entire membership base to competitors and don’t even know it! Industry News + Trends Membership Management Social Media and Business Trendsyou are handing over your association members to the competition. Now, you may not believe me, but it’s true. That’s because your competition doesn’t look familiar. It’s not another association, non-profit, society or organization. These competitors, […].

Wanted: Your Blog Posts on Managing Members Online

Wild Apricot

Do you have advice to share with non profit organizations who want to more effectively recruit, engage, connect, manage their members online? Wild Apricot Blog invites your blog post submissions for the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, June 2010 edition, on the theme of Managing Your Membership – Tips, Tools and Tactics.(

5 Things Associations are Doing Wrong and How to Fix Them (Part 1)

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Association Management Software Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends associations member engagement membership management software Associations and other member-based organizations are facing a new set of challenges. These challenges have been blamed on a myriad of things including social media, the economy, and even millennials.

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility!

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Categories: Association Management , Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends For you Spiderman fans out there, you will remember this sage advice given to Peter Parker by his Uncle Ben. Association Management Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends

‘A’ is for automation: how a simple word can change your world.

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Industry News + Trends Membership ManagementAssociation auto-renewal + advanced reporting automation enables engagement + retention. As associations become more and more data-driven, the need for automation and efficiency is even more critical. Member expectations are growing faster than ever, board members are seeking return on technology investments, and association professionals are tasked to not only meet, but exceed, these goals […].

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5 Things Associations are Doing Wrong and How to Fix Them (Part II)

YourMembership Blog

Association Management Software Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management associations engagement membership management software Yesterday, we covered three of the five most common mistakes made by associations and member-based organizations. Today, we’ll finish with the last two. The beauty of all these “mistakes” is that they can be remedied quickly.

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10 keys to creating and growing a customer service culture at your organization.

YourMembership Blog

Here’s a guest blog article from Abila‘s Director of Client Success Jessica Lane who answers the question. What does a culture of accountability look like at your association or nonprofit? As we have seen, time and time again, word of mouth can make or break a company’s reputation. With social media expanding the reach […].

Modernize your association with an integrated, cloud-based solution.

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As associations evolve, they sometimes do not have the time or resources to think long term about scalable management software and business productivity solutions. eBooks Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management association management software business productivity solution cloud-based technology data and security free ebook integrated solution member engagement member retention membership growth

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Association leaders, stop! 10 things not worth doing during the New Year.

YourMembership Blog

eBooks Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Thought Leaders 2017 association goals association leaders member engagement member retention membership data new year goals new year resolutionsEditor’s Note: Elizabeth Engle, CAE; Mary Byers, CAE; Peggy Hoffman, CAE; and Shelly Alcorn, CAE provided these 10 tips for 2014 that are still useful as association leaders head into 2017. We’re hoping to lighten your load and not add to your 2017 to-do list.

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Introducing SocialLink mobile app to transform your member experience.

YourMembership Blog

It’s the association industry’s first online community and social mobile app built into an association management software. Your association membership is boosted by your members seeking credibility, professional development, competitive advantages and ways to give back. But, one of the primary reasons members join your association is for networking opportunities. They will give anything to […].

Three Ideas for Member Engagement

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While it is hard to believe anyone would want to break up with us, as membership organizations we all know it happens sometimes. Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management engaging members member retention retention There are many consultants out there who are happy to give you the key to engaging your members but it’s not formulaic. True engagement comes from conversations. Here are some things you can [.] ( Read more. )