Dangerous Assumptions About Your Conference Education Part I

Velvet Chainsaw

We equate telling from the stage with audience education. Most of our conference education mimics our traditional higher education model. The majority of higher education institutions were developed as research institutions in the early and mid 19th century.

Pay attention to what matters most

Aaron Wolowiec

Furthermore, many professional organizations take pride in providing numerous meetings and conferences when instead they should focus on job opportunities, credentialing and certifications, Abila found. Email messages were the most popular, followed by e-newsletters.

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A Guide to the Association Market in China ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

The following article below appeared in the September 2010 issue of ASAE’s Global Link e-newsletter. How is Certification Perceived in China? Advocacy and outreach policies should be used to raise awareness on the importance and value of certification. Education (5).

Your Conference Is Offering Learning Scrap That Is Not Even Worth Recycling

Velvet Chainsaw

Education and networking are two benefits of conference attendance and association membership. Yet, education is being disrupted in major ways. It’s wasted information, knowledge and education that is not applied back on the job.

Great Marketing is NOT More Email

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Certifications Most association approved certifications follow a format of covering a number of core competencies/domains that summarize the foundation of the industry. Here is your certificate!

The Pandemic’s Effect on Association Membership, Events, and Leadership – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 227

Moery Company

The easiest thing to deliver right now may be education or certification; you may want to loosen your membership requirements there, especially for jobs where people must be on site and they could be doing nothing right now at their homes.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.24.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Associations and the future of colleges. Quick hits before we get to the list of this week’s free education: 10 basic guidelines to minimize PDF usability problems.

26 ways association professionals find problem-solving inspiration

Association Success

We asked what newsletters, organizations, podcasts and even TV shows they found helped them work harder and smarter. . CAE education : More often than not, getting CAE certified through ASAE was often cited as a prerequisite for getting a job application noticed.

Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

Blue Sky eLearn

One way to supercharge the engagement-boosting power of your online communities is to offer certifications, badges, and other markers of achievement for your users. Prioritize features like certifications that can bring added value to all of your engagement efforts.

10 Tips to Take You from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

As part of your prep work, spend some time determining what style of online education your members will find most valuable. Utilize your association’s newsletters and social media to promote your online learning opportunities. Start your own newsletter!

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Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

The goal: If your organization offers certifications, continued education, or trainings as membership benefits, your leadership may want to boost involvement in these areas to grow non-dues revenue.

12 Examples of Thriving Communities for Online Community Builders to Learn From

Higher Logic

Community-specific programming provides users with golf education and reviews from other golf players, while user-generated images and discussions give other players reviews of new equipment. The CFP Board’s mission is to grant a certified financial planning certification.

Teach Your Members How to Build a Learning Habit

WBT Systems

They’re more receptive to your marketing messages about educational programs, and will turn to you when they’re ready to invest in their education. Every day, feature an article, video, or audio in your newsletter, on your website, or on the learner dashboard in your LMS that takes 5 minutes or less to digest: “If you only have 5 minutes, read (watch/listen to) this.”. “Learning is what most adults will do for a living in the 21st century.”.

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CXPA Elevates the Customer Experience with Community

Higher Logic

The CXPA Community has seen success for its members in multiple areas – a few resources have stood out as especially useful and often member-driven initiatives: Mentor Match program, Community Blogging, CCXP Certification, and In-Person Networking. Leveraging education and certification.

Draw from New Buckets to Fill Your Non-Dues Revenue Needs

Blue Sky eLearn

Sponsored content can be highlighted using your association’s current digital channels, like your newsletter or website. Bucket 4: Newsletters, Websites & Programmatic. Relationships and partnerships are built and solidified during challenging times.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.29.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Here I am again, Thursday at 6-something and I’m scrambling to get this post finished and uploaded for publication so I can start making dinner. MemberSuite has suggestions this week about improving your association’s certification application experience —and that also includes saving them time among other things. Now for the educational events scheduled for next week.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.10.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… You know what really gets under my skin and makes me crazy? Here are the educational events scheduled for next week. David Lerman, Senior Writer for Budget Newsletter, CQ Roll Call.

Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

The world of continuing education and professional development has changed dramatically in the past few years,” Cobb and Steele said. “To There’s a goldmine of information in the report, which you can get for free if you subscribe to Tagoras’ free e-newsletter.

On Becoming the Netflix of Associations

Association Success

Associations traditionally build their organizational structures around products like: membership, events, education, certifications, publications, research, and more. There are two layers of the content team, where ‘content’ completely combines publishing and education of all kinds. How we are building a purpose-driven structure, and why. What does it mean to build a purpose-driven organizational structure?

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Daily Buzz: Don’t Forget About Small-Scale Innovation

Associations Now

Although most leaders might see innovation as disruptive, transformative change to a process or product, Michael Tatonetti, director of certification and education for the Professional Pricing Society (PPS), argues that there is more to innovation than its large-scale ventures. “I

10 Steps from Zero to eLearning Hero

Blue Sky eLearn

As part of your prep work, spend some time determining what style of online education your members will find most valuable. Utilize your association’s newsletters and social media to promote your online learning opportunities. Start your own newsletter!

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3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

Blue Sky eLearn

Online education. What could provide more value to your members than chances to advance their education from the comfort of their own homes? One of the most popular and effective forms of online education are webinars.

Are Your Products Aging Like Wine or Forgotten Yogurt?

Association Success

publications (magazine, newsletters, blogs, etc.). certifications. education events (conferences, seminars). Visualizing your associations’ products throughout their lifecycle can provoke critical conversations. Our members are our consumers.

The Association Business Model: It’s Time For A Massive Overhaul.

Association Success

In addition to membership, we create and try to sell access to products like: newsletters/publications, research, online education, meetings and conventions, certifications, online job banks, and more. Is the product-line business model truly benefitting associations anymore?

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Look Beyond the Renewal: The Best Sources of Non-Dues Revenue

YourMembership Blog

Newsletter and Publication Advertising. Online learning is changing the way continuing education is delivered. This article originally appeared in the January/February edition of ASAE’s “Associations Now – Great Ideas from Industry Partners.”

Achieve More by Connecting the Dots for Your Association

Association Adviser

Member attendees automatically get continuing education credit in your AMS while non-member attendees are added to a potential member marketing list. membership growth, event attendance, certification enrollments). Dave Bornmann, Naylor Association Solutions.

Don’t Nickel-and-Dime Members: Ideas to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

.orgCommunity

Their new membership model includes unlimited access to certifications, online education, newsletters, industry analyses, and communities—the “ pay-to-play ‘extras’ in most association business models.”. Sponsored educational programs. Marketing education to non-members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.5.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… What a week. Then I lose myself reading articles on Twitter or in newsletters, and, one of my favorite activities, compiling a list of more things to read.

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8 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

In fact, according to the 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report , 66 percent of members look to their professional associations to help them find new job opportunities. . It might just become one of the most viewed/clicked-upon sections of your newsletter. .

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2020 Association Technology Trends And Predictions

Nimble AMS

Importance of information and education. They can use modern AMS technology to offer up relevant, valuable information to members via websites, email newsletters, and online member communities. Take a cue from the news to see what’s coming in association tech.

Kickstart a Video Campaign with this Simple Process

Web Courseworks Associations

As an association professional reading this blog, you are likely providing courses or certification programs for your members. So the question holds, how can associations use video in their efforts to promote educational products?

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From Owning the Publication to Owning the Idea

SocialFish

What price do we charge for a magazine, a newsletter, or a journal when there are no printing or mailing costs?

9 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

In fact, according to the 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report , 66 percent of members look to their professional associations to help them find new job opportunities. . It might just become one of the most viewed/clicked-upon sections of your newsletter. .

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Insights from 5 Associations on Improving Member-Customer Engagement & Relationships

GlowGlobally

Selling Certification. Certification and accreditation programs are consistently strong-performing products according to the GEI, and some participants found validation of their own efforts through the index. What’s in a number?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

Reid All About it

For a majority of your members, dedicating time to focus on continuing education is difficult, yet often required for their professional certification maintenance. Find out what we mean by a “learning and education business.”

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.17.17

Reid All About it

For a majority of your members, dedicating time to focus on continuing education is difficult, yet often required for their professional certification maintenance. Find out what we mean by a “learning and education business.”

Transforming your community into a collaborative learning environment

Aaron Wolowiec

Simply consider the more formal education programs your association offers each year. This likely includes face-to-face programs, digital learning, other meetings and events, and any certification, accreditation or licensure programs. Newsletter/magazine articles. Following are just some of the ways you might consider sharing your content with association constituents: Newsletter. On Dec.

Member Engagement Strategies: A Guide for Associations

Fonteva

The former will typically look at event attendance, while the latter might refer to their learning management system (LMS) to gauge how often members take advantage of further education opportunities. Offer in-person classes and learning events for members to further their education.

4 Ways to Ensure Association Membership Renewal in 2020

Blue Sky eLearn

This likely involves a recurring newsletter announcing upcoming events and classes as well as more targeted communications like payment confirmations or membership renewal reminders.

How Content Opens the Door to New Streams of Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

They also help associations finance lobbying and advocacy efforts, fund certification programs and scholarships, and invest in new tech and programs – all of which keep them relevant to members and help them fulfill their mission. Sarah Sain, Naylor Association Solutions. True or false?