Is Your Technology Seamless?

Associations Now

A few smart words from a guy who built his life in technology could help you figure out your own technology balance. That sounds like an unusual question, but it was posed to me recently in the form of a blog post by an association management company. Heck, you even blog with it.

Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

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Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. YourMembership.com Blog. Gamifiying your organization is not about technology. As mentioned in this blog post , providing staff (or members, for that matter) with rapid, timely feedback is essential to growth and incentives. Blog Home.

New Year, New Technology?

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. YourMembership.com Blog. New Year, New Technology? It’s an excellent time to reevaluate the technology you’re using. The goal behind technology, as I’ve written in past posts, is to simplify your daily tasks. January is technology month here at the YourMembership.com blog. (Of Of course, technology is on our minds every day because that’s what we do.) Blog Home. Pricing.

How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

Unclogging Your Blog

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. 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? Blogging doesn’t have to be reminiscent of an English class assignment. Blog Home. Pricing.

Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities

SilkStart

As an association, technology can be a tremendous asset in achieving your mission. When an association has access to robust technology — as well as the knowledge and capacity to put tech to proper use — the impact can be transformative. Unfortunately, many associations has a fraught relationship to technology. These factors are compounded by real barriers to access; much of the tech that can help associations do better work is priced for the private sector.

The Impact of Gas Prices on Associations and Their Members

Observations on Association Management

The Impact of Gas Prices on Associations and Their Members. Associations, like every other type of business, are feeling the impact of rising petroleum prices. The effect of high gas prices will be felt for the forseeable future. As frightening as the rapidly-escalating price of energy is, it provides us with an opportunity to think about new ways to do business. Labels: environment , gas prices , social changes. Search This Blog. gas prices. (1).

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Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. Tech innovations such as blogging and social media platforms allow associations to host low-cost, two-way communication forums. Communication channels such as blogs or social media accounts must have a “champion” monitoring and moderating them to remain a sustainable go-to source of industry and association information.

How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Or maybe blog posts that could be updated and turned into whi te papers. Look into pricing for getting sessions recorded at your next one. You can bundle sessions together in packages by topic, sell them individually, or sell the entire conference as one bulk price. .

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6 Ways to Repurpose Your Webinar Content

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’re selling these, you can also get creative with how you sell them – separately for one price, bundled for a discount, and so on. Write a blog post (or two!). Try to make sure that your blog post(s) aren’t just repeating what your webinar already says.

Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans : Off Stage

Off Stage

16, 2010 - Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans. In the last two blogs Ive been discussing your IT needs as an association, particularly as a Realtor trade association, excluding any MLS technology needs you might have. RSS Blog Feed. Technology.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. We like that idea, and we agree that you need to provide many different pricing models.

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! Young or old, technology has redefined the way we learn and work. The point is: Don’t be afraid to taste technology.

Lunchtime Links: Invest in New Technologies That Matter

Associations Now

How to evaluate new technologies. New technologies are all around us, every day. Worthy tech: There’s no hiding from technology. But not every new technology is worth your time—or your money. How does your organization evaluate new technologies?

Membership Marketing Blog: Innovation through Collaboration

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Whether you are an association professional or a relationship marketer, join the discussion on the Membership Marketing Blog and share your ideas and counsel. First in an article in the Technology section of the Washington Post , the case is made that much of the economic dynamism of technology companies comes from sharing talent and ideas. Hello, I've just found this blog. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership.

Membership Marketing Blog: Fundraising with Social Media

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Whether you are an association professional or a relationship marketer, join the discussion on the Membership Marketing Blog and share your ideas and counsel. ” The program he highlights is run by Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) using Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn posts to request donations to fund scholarships for their annual conference. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership. Does Wal-Mart Announce a Price Increase?

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

We explore some of the key takeaways from the whitepaper in this blog, but we highly recommend that all associations should also read the whitepaper, which is available online. Why Emphasize Technology for Association Education Programs?

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

Psychological research from Christy Price, published in 2009 described how to engage millennial learners: Make your class multimedia, incorporating more variety and shorter content to allow students to multitask. So it seems that Price is right.

The new association “normal”

Aaron Wolowiec

This month’s guest blog post is an interview with John Graham, ASAE president. So for the price of “X,” the CEO and/or directors will be regular members (including receipt of print member magazine) and all the other staff, if they opt-in, will be electronic members.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Get It in Writing

Observations on Association Management

Search This Blog. Previous Posts on this Blog. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Wednesday, October 20, 2010. Get It in Writing. Get it in writing.". It sounds so cold and mistrusting.

Membership Marketing Blog: Building Your Membership on Solid.

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Whether you are an association professional or a relationship marketer, join the discussion on the Membership Marketing Blog and share your ideas and counsel. Its strategy is to package technology for use by businesses. Blog Archive. Good Blogs.

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CMI's Association Management Blog: Training for Performance

Observations on Association Management

Occasionally, I will use this blog to admit guilt. Search This Blog. Previous Posts on this Blog. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Monday, February 9, 2009. Training for Performance. This is one of those occasions. And my admission today is this: I am guilty of saying one thing and doing quite another. I am a hypocrite, a dissembler, a sophist, a charlatan, a poser, an impostor and a phony. Alright, thats off my chest.

Membership Marketing Blog: The 25 Most Important Lessons in.

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Whether you are an association professional or a relationship marketer, join the discussion on the Membership Marketing Blog and share your ideas and counsel. The surge of technology has caused a social media explosion that is difficult to keep up with and challenging to imitate. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership. Does Wal-Mart Announce a Price Increase? Blog Archive. Good Blogs. Association Blog Comments.

Membership Marketing Blog: Maximizing your Website as a Tool for.

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Whether you are an association professional or a relationship marketer, join the discussion on the Membership Marketing Blog and share your ideas and counsel. For example, I truly enjoy blogging. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership.

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Don't Get Left in Time

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. YourMembership.com Blog. ” For technology enthusiasts this means a lot of things involving servers and data but to many users it means receiving new features immediately — no downloads, no installs, no waiting. Blog Home. Pricing.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

“Harley Davidson bikes are twice the price of the same exact Honda bike but will outsell it 13-1 because of community” – Ken Schmidt #HLSF16. For example, if you only offer education through conferences, could you look at incorporating some technology?

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The makings of marketing mavens

Aaron Wolowiec

The ownership of marketing tasks – such as pricing, positioning, promotional channels, data analysis and technology spend – is fragmented, with a number of other association departments frequently owning these tasks. The same goes with blogs.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Connections

Observations on Association Management

Search This Blog. Previous Posts on this Blog. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, April 9, 2009. Connections. I had lunch with a colleague recently, a woman who Ive known for several years. She has been active with one of our client associations and was president of that association a few years back.

Membership Marketing Blog: The End of Membership as We Know It

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Whether you are an association professional or a relationship marketer, join the discussion on the Membership Marketing Blog and share your ideas and counsel. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership. Does Wal-Mart Announce a Price Increase?

Risk Management ? How to Begin the Conversation

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. YourMembership.com Blog. The following is a guest blog post from Mike Lazzara, customer support representative with YourMembership.com. Blog Home. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team.

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Membership Marketing Blog: When Cutting the Budget is No Longer.

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Whether you are an association professional or a relationship marketer, join the discussion on the Membership Marketing Blog and share your ideas and counsel. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership. Does Wal-Mart Announce a Price Increase?

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Best Way to Improve Creativity

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. YourMembership.com Blog. When you blog or write for a living, non-writers always lament “I could never do what you do. It might not be the exact perfect thing to fuel your next blog post but give it the time and attention it deserves.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Everybody Knows

Observations on Association Management

Search This Blog. Previous Posts on this Blog. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, May 6, 2010. Everybody Knows. Everybody knows the dice are loaded. Everbody rolls with their fingers crossed. Everybody knows the war is over. Everybody knows the good guys lost. Everybody know the fight was fixed, The poor stay poor, the rich get rich. Thats how it goes. Everybody knows.*. It makes for good music, but poor policy.

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

Various technologies, including learning management systems for associations , can help to bridge the time between events, by enabling members to connect online. For more tips and helpful advice on association learning management, make sure to follow our weekly blog. .

CMI's Association Management Blog: Thinking Across Time in.

Observations on Association Management

Search This Blog. Previous Posts on this Blog. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, July 2, 2009. Thinking Across Time in Foreign Languages. Let me explain the title. Or maybe I wont. Maybe well see whether—after you read what I have to say—its as obvious to you as it is to me.

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. This recently released report, based on a survey of more than 200 associations, describes how trade and professional associations are using technology to enable and enhance learning. Tagoras learned that 93% of the survey participants use technology to deliver learning. Develop processes for e-learning product development and pricing.

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Be Specific ? Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. YourMembership.com Blog. We get a lot of spam on this blog. Commenting on blogs and retweeting information is both helpful to your audience and a fantastic way to exchange ideas. Blog Home. Pricing.

4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS

WBT Systems

We begin introducing the LMS to our extended family and friends (our technology ecosystem), and making sure it fits in with our most important connections ( integrating the LMS to our CRM, AMS , or ERP system).

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CMI's Association Management Blog: The Contemplative Sciences

Observations on Association Management

Search This Blog. Previous Posts on this Blog. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Tuesday, May 12, 2009. The Contemplative Sciences. Association management is, in and of itself, an odd profession (if, indeed, it is a profession, which I question). When one is employed as a direct staff member of an association, one becomes engaged in a business in which financial profit takes a back seat to many other objectives.