How To Catch the Big Fish – Sponsorship Strategy for Associations 

Moery Company

That’s why we’ve put together a list of tips on how to enhance your sponsorship strategy to help you win those big fish sponsors. When considering your sponsorship strategy, you need to be realistic about what big sponsors you can attract. Original Author: JP Moery.

Q4 Membership Renewal and Recruitment Strategies

Moery Company

Quarter four is a great opportunity to revisit your membership renewal strategy, especially if you have encountered some of the following responses: “Oh, we’ll look at our membership in the new year.”. “I’m Updated by: Eric Edwards.


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The Pros and Cons of Virtual Events as a Member Engagement Strategy

Moery Company

The post The Pros and Cons of Virtual Events as a Member Engagement Strategy appeared first on Big Red M. Association Events Blog Member Engagement member engagement strategy virtual eventsEvents are beneficial for member engagement and also member recruitment.

Short- and Long-Term Strategies for Moving Forward

Moery Company

I’m so grateful that you listen to our podcast, watch our videos, read our blog, and support us in other ways such as purchasing the Association Hustle book. The post Short- and Long-Term Strategies for Moving Forward appeared first on The Moery Company.

Drips, Bots, and Blogs: A Non-Traditional Approach to Learning Reinforcement

Speaker: Shannon Tipton, Chief Learning Officer, Learning Rebels LLC

Today's work culture requires giving people the ability to control when and where they participate in their professional development. Learn how you can provide valuable, self-directed bites of learning content (and strategies to make that content stick) in this webinar!

4 membership renewal strategies to start now

YourMembership Blog

When you think of membership renewal strategies, you might think about the few months leading up to a member’s renewal date. The post 4 membership renewal strategies to start now appeared first on YourMembership. But your members’ entire experience with your organization — not just the last 90 days — informs their decision to renew. From the moment they click the “join” button, your members are deciding if.

Guest blog: Beyond the RFP.

YourMembership Blog

I admit that for many years that was our “strategy” around business development. The post Guest blog: Beyond the RFP. Widen your AMC’s business development process. by Erin Fuller, FASAE, CAE, President | MCI USA Association Management & Consulting & Member | AMCI’s Board of Directors.

Part 1: Straightforward Association Blogging Strategies


Jumpstart your blog with step one of simple association blogging techniques. There’s a lot of content out there, and if a blog post doesn’t quickly grab your attention in about 10 seconds, you move on to the next one. To blog or not to blog is not a question. How to Write an Association Blog People Will Actually Read. Quality blog posts drive web traffic. Your blog layout should be clear and skimmable. You work hard to generate blog content.

Part 2: Straightforward Association Blogging Strategies


See how to continue your journey to improve your association blogging techniques. Simply focus on one new tactic every time you blog and soon you’ll be generating blog posts that help your members, your organization, and your industry. Begin better blogging now. To blog or not to blog is not a question. How to Write an Association Blog People Will Actually Read. Think bite size with your blog.

Unclogging Your Blog

YourMembership Blog 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. Blogs don’t always have to be about the words.

Refreshing Your Virtual Watercooler Strategy


Even if your organization’s strategy is a full remote work environment, some hybrid work strategies can be effective if presented at scheduled times. Contact us if you need help with planning and implementing virtual watercooler practices as part of your remote office strategy.

#1 Onboarding Strategy - Moery Company

Moery Company

To receive our weekly Moery blog and podcast episodes, please provide your email. The post #1 Onboarding Strategy appeared first on The Moery Company. IStock/Credit:marchmeena29concept. How much time does your membership department devote to the “onboarding process” of new members?

Nonprofit Newsletter vs. Nonprofit Blog: Which Will Bring More Success

Wild Apricot

Here's a full look at the pros and cons of publishing a nonprofit newsletter versus a blogs to help you figure out the best content marketing strategy for your nonprofit. blog newsletter

Members Hire Bold Strategies

Potomac Core

Members Hire Bold Strategies. As busy executives are under constant pressure to meet and exceed profit targets, they expect the organizations they are part of to deliver bold strategies and results. New Mantra: Members Hire Bold Strategies. For your organization to remain relevant, strategies and planning must be based on what bold actions your Association can take to influence the external environment where members conduct business. Members Hire Bold Strategies.

Why small associations should re-think their member retention strategy

YourMembership Blog

The post Why small associations should re-think their member retention strategy appeared first on YourMembership. Does your small association emphasize member retention as much as it should? The recent Community Brands benchmark study on associations with small staffs suggests it may not. Your association likely has some type of membership renewal program to support retention goals. Most member-based organizations do. But, in a recent benchmark study of small associations, Community.

Why Engagement Needs a Strategy

YourMembership Blog

Categories: Member Engagement + Retention Tags: associations , member engagement Before anyone suggests that engagement and building relationships shouldn’t be a strategy, consider your own personal relationships. Developing a strategy around engagement – be it [.] ( Read more. ) The post Why Engagement Needs a Strategy appeared first on

3 Member Engagement Tips to Boost Retention

Moery Company

It’s imperative to ensure once you obtain your members that your engagement strategies do not fall flat. . Association Membership Blog Member Engagement Membership Development association member strategy member engagement strategy member retentionUpdated By: Eric Edwards.

The Content Marketing Strategy for Associations


White papers, blogs, social media posts, and more, seem to be the simplest forms of content marketing, so it shouldn’t be hard, right?

How Technology is Transforming Strategy

Principled Innovation

This post originally appeared last Wednesday on the ResultsDirect AssociationCentric Blog. For decades, the practice of strategy has been about the application of static planning frameworks to the task of solving mostly understandable business problems. Consider just three ways that technology is irrevocably shifting the nature of strategy, and thus how association leaders need to think about the work of strategy-making in the years ahead.

Learning Strategies for New Members: Microcredentialing


As CEO of InspirEd, Tracy King leverages her more than 20 years in workforce development consulting with organizations on education strategy and learning design. Blog badge LMS membership Microcredentialing microlearning New members onboarding skill development skill gaps tracy king

Strategy Development and Deployment

Eric Lanke

Couple of conversations this week with members of my association's Board on the differences between strategy development and strategy deployment. I put it on an annual cycle of strategy development and deployment. We would do an environmental scan, compare its results to our current strategy, make necessary adjustments to that strategy, and codify a set of strategic goals and objectives for the year ahead. Associations Strategy and Execution

[GUEST BLOG] Turn Chaos into Calm


As a teacher, author, and Certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator, Holly’s work transforms business culture, customer experiences and offers personal success strategies. The post [GUEST BLOG] Turn Chaos into Calm appeared first on GrowthZone. By Holly Duckworth.

Learning Strategies for New Members: Onboarding


As CEO of InspirEd, Tracy King leverages her more than 20 years in workforce development consulting with organizations on education strategy and learning design. This is a guest post written by Tracy King, CAE.

Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

YourMembership Blog Blog. Numbers aren’t Strategy. But knowing what you want to sell from a dollar/revenue standpoint is not the same thing as developing the strategy behind it. To reach your revenue goals you must also have a strategy. . A budget begins the conversation as knowing the parameters of what you can spend does alter strategy. Strategy inspires; strategy keeps your staff focused on the end goal as something more than just numbers.

[GUEST BLOG] Is your Association Thankful or Grateful?


As a teacher, author, and Certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator Holly’s work transforms business culture, customer experiences and offers personal success strategies. The post [GUEST BLOG] Is your Association Thankful or Grateful? By Holly Duckworth.

Seriously Easy Blogging for Associations and Chambers


Guest Blog by Kyle Sexton. Blog ?. “We don’t have time for a blog.” A blog post isn’t something you need to create. I’m Google, and I’m here to take a look at your blog. We need to see your blog. Have a blog.

Hiring talent: 5 strategies to recruit and retain young professionals


Community association management companies and associations need to adjust their hiring strategies to attract and motivate young professionals in a highly competitive job market. Contributed by Nicole Tacktikos.

Blogs that work.and spread

Higher Logic

Blogging is writing with a dual purpose. Effective blog posts both educate the reader and benefit the writers -- or the writer’s organization. What you’ll read here comes not just from my study of blogging over the years, but from personal experience. A little over a year ago, I started a blog about clear business writing. The two qualities of a successful blog. It’s easy to write a blog that’s interesting, but doesn’t advance your organization.

9 Strategies for Preventing Volunteer Burnout & Keeping Your Leadership Pipeline Full


1: Offer purposeful work: align volunteering with organizational strategy and goals. The yearly review process allows you to sunset volunteer groups and activities that don’t align with organizational strategy.

10 Proven Member Engagement Strategies for Associations


Of those respondents, 15% credited a deliberate strategy and dedicated focus on engagement as the reason for the improvement. Learn How to Measure Association Progress >> How they did it: Deliberate Strategy and Dedicated Focus: Staff directive to focus on new-member engagement.

[GUEST BLOG] If Everyone Goes Left, Go Right


This strategy of duplicating what other chambers offer is safe because it doesn’t get you criticized or laughed at. The post [GUEST BLOG] If Everyone Goes Left, Go Right appeared first on GrowthZone. by Frank Kenny. There is a real problem in the chamber industry. It’s conformity.

3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

Blue Sky eLearn

Prospective members are much more likely to respond positively to a recruitment strategy that feels like a natural part of their interactions with your association than they are with outright marketing strategies that, in today’s media landscape, feel obvious and forceful. Try these strategies, all made possible with the right association management software solution: Increase exposure to your membership program.

Even a Small Staff Can Blog

Reid All About it

Admit it, you like reading blogs, don’t you? A blog provides news, information and thought-provoking ideas – a professional development trifecta. A blog educates policy-makers, journalists and other influencers about your legislative and regulatory issues. A good blog establishes your association as a thought-leader in your industry. Google loves blogs and their keyword-rich pages. Because of their dynamic fresh content, blogs rank high in Google indexing.

4 Things To Do Before Starting a Blog Program in Your Customer Community


When you started your customer community, you created the content, wrote the blogs, and encouraged your customers and prospective customers to join. Online Community Software Customer Communities Customer Engagement Content StrategyYou did all the work. It was all on you. And to some extent, the pressure will always be on you and your business.

Experimentation as Strategy


Blog association e-learning elearning momentum productivity strategyBy Mary Byers, CAE, CSP According to Forbes contributor Mike Maddock, “In order to make a product or service everything it can be, it needs to be repeatedly soft launched with both internal stakeholders and external customers. This means literally sending the idea—be it a product or a service—into a limited part of the marketplace […].

What’s your Online Learning Monetization Strategy?


When considering how to monetize your learning, it is important to have a clearly defined and executed business strategy that properly aligns with your Learning Management System. Blog association e-learning elearning Learning Management System LMS strategyOrganizations often think of the LMS as simply the container and delivery site for their online programs. While this is true, if a goal is to make these […].

5 strategies to build a case for new membership software in 2018.

YourMembership Blog

The post 5 strategies to build a case for new membership software in 2018. Every association department competes against yours for limited funds you need to purchase new technology. If your membership department (and association) requires a new membership management system, you must build a business case to justify allocating money and staff time to select and implement new membership software. Examine your software’s checkered past. Before developing a.

11 Elements of a Winning Member Engagement Strategy

Higher Logic

Achieving great engagement requires a commitment to a great member engagement strategy. Why is a Member Engagement Strategy So Important? And the first step to improving member engagement is creating a winning member engagement strategy. How Do You Create an Effective Member Engagement Strategy? Instead, we’ve compiled the best components of the successful strategies we’ve seen at numerous companies and membership organizations.

Strategies for Association Micro-Learning


Get strategies and tips for getting. young professionals to join your association >> Don’t miss out on the big (macro) picture: Have a micro-learning strategy. Educational blog posts. The post Strategies for Association Micro-Learning appeared first on GrowthZone. In today’s digital world, professionals of all types are looking for easier ways to quickly learn and consume content that will grow their knowledge and current skill set. Enter micro-learning.

[Upcoming webinar] Digital trends and strategies using YourMembership AMS.

YourMembership Blog

The post [Upcoming webinar] Digital trends and strategies using YourMembership AMS. Member preferences are shifting, and the digital evolution is impacting member experiences through training, membership and events. How can your organization prepare for this evolution? How can associations keep members engaged? Consider these statistics: 91% of adults have their mobile phone within arm’s reach—every hour of every day. Networking is the #1 reason why members.