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On Social Media, Your Brand Is a Second-Class Citizen

Associations Now

That means that media outlets and brands are ultimately always going to be treated as second-class citizens on the platforms, despite the fact they help the networks make money. The post On Social Media, Your Brand Is a Second-Class Citizen appeared first on Associations Now

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The Secrets to Increasing Ongoing Member Engagement [Web Class]

Socious

Have you ever been told to do more with less? If you haven’t been told that before, I’m sure you’ve at least heard some variation on that same idea, especially if you’re in the association industry. Association Member Engagement Webinar

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Focus on the Corporate Middle Class (Friday Quote)

Jamie Notter

This week’s Friday quote comes from The Alliance , a book written by Reid Hoffman, a co-founder of LinkedIn (and Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh).

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Monday Buzz: New Membership Strategies for the Class of 2016

Associations Now

With a new graduating class entering the workforce, this summer will be rife with membership opportunities for trade associations. The post Monday Buzz: New Membership Strategies for the Class of 2016 appeared first on Associations Now

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Kentucky Distillers Bring Class to First Membership Drive

Associations Now

And much like a well-aged bourbon, the recruitment effort screams old-school class. The post Kentucky Distillers Bring Class to First Membership Drive appeared first on Associations Now Making a Big Bet Distilleries across Kentucky have big long-term plans for their main product.

Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers

Associations Now

The post Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers appeared first on Associations Now The American Health Care Association’s new website aims to lighten the load for its members with a new learning system. What’s the benefit?

Coming soon to association learning: gamified learning and microcredentials

Aaron Wolowiec

But some new types of learning are also emerging: massive open online courses, flipped classes, gamified learning, microcredentials and microlearning, which has the highest rate of adoption. Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele, co-founders of Tagoras.

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Arts Organizations Digital Strategies Master Class and Train the Trainers

Beth Kanter's Blog

I’m teaching a master class today in San Francisco for arts organizations for Theatre Bay Area. My master class here in San Francisco will be video taped and shared in other cities by a local facilitator using a lesson plan that I have developed.

Five Super Effervescent Sparkling Fresh Conference Education Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

Conference Planning adult learning strategies brain science education brain-friendly conferences conference best practices conference education conferences participatory class participatory culture participatory learning

A Conference Learning Manifesto With Ten New Principles To Adopt

Velvet Chainsaw

Event & Meeting Planning adult learning adult learning principles conference best practices conferences participatory class participatory conferences participatory cultureWe participate, therefore we are.

Solving the Trade Association Software Dilemma

Association Adviser

The reality is most trade associations are forced by default into what the software industry calls a Best-in-Class software environment. In today’s fast paced world, Best-in-Class environments can offer huge advantages. Profitability by Event, Class, Conference.

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Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers

Associations Now

The post Best Benefit Ever: Convenient Classes for Caregivers appeared first on Associations Now The American Health Care Association’s new website aims to lighten the load for its members with a new learning system. What’s the benefit?

Customer Service with a Touch of Class

SCD Group

Seasons 52 Provides Exceptional Customer Service. Barb and I decided to celebrate our 47th anniversary with a dinner at Seasons 52 in Naples. Well, we discovered customer service above expectations. Something that associations can consider when hosting members at conferences or events.

Is Your Association in a Class by Itself?

Plexus Consulting

Is Your Association in a Class by Itself? But in the time associations are going out of business, merging, or otherwise undergoing fundamental restructuring challenges, could this tendency be leading to two different classes of associations? One class might be defined by a club-like familiarity of association members and staff participating in programs of long standing. In which class is your association By Steven M.

JetBlue to Upgrade Business-Class Seats to Attract Travelers

Associations Now

The carrier announced on August 5 that it will upgrade its business-class amenities by offering lie-flat seats on some of its cross-country flights beginning in mid-2014. ” Business class is where competition really is serious.

Medical Group Can Represent Members in Class Action, Appeals Court Says

Associations Now

The New York State Psychiatric Association won a significant victory in its legal battle against UnitedHealthcare after an appeals court ruled that the association has standing to represent its members and their patients in the class-action lawsuit.

Is Your Association in a Class by Itself?

Plexus Consulting

But in the time when associations are going out of business, merging, or otherwise undergoing fundamental restructuring challenges, could this tendency be leading to two classes of associations? One class might be defined by a club-like familiarity of association members and staff participating in programs of long standing. The other class is defined by environments that are more entrepreneurial, growth oriented and marked by movement and change. By Steven M.

Creating Conference Engagement With These Seven Social Spaces

Velvet Chainsaw

Event & Meeting Planning adult learning attendee engagement conference best practices conferences engagement meeting space participatory class participatory conferences participatory culturePeople participate in a variety of behaviors at a typical conference.

Victory for Egypt's Professional Class? ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

Victory for Egypt’s Professional Class? Apart from how much better the reporting depth and insight versus the news quality among American media outlets, the most enlightening aspect has been just how the anti-government protests were led by Egyptians from the professional classes.

AE on the Verge: Meetings: On Time Prize Drawings

AE on the Verge

Need a new way to get the class to arrive on time and to return to class promptly after a break or lunch? I may try it with an "early bird" drawing to reward those who arrive at least 5 minutes before class. AE on the Verge. Association management, meetings and mania. Sunday, June 12, 2011. Meetings: On Time Prize Drawings. Try an "on time" prize drawing.

Why Online Communities Still Aren’t a Top Business Strategy (And How to Change That)

Higher Logic

The Community Roundtable’s State of Community Management 2016 report, derived from a sample of 339 community professionals, discovered that “half of best-in-class communities regularly track activity, behavior change and outcomes, compared with just 19% of the overall sample.”

Five More Fresh Innovative Game Changer Conference Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

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How Should You Measure Your Community's Engagement and Satisfaction?

Higher Logic

In The Community Roundtable’s State of Community Management 2016 Report (SOCM Report), findings showed that best-in-class communities are more than two times as likely to have formal feedback mechanisms for their communities.

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UAE Gems Dubai and Abu Dhabi Offer World Class Opportunities.

GlowGlobally

UAE Gems Dubai and Abu Dhabi Offer World Class Opportunities. GrowGlobally.org. global association strategy, regional planning and local infrastructure to grow your business. About. Channels. MarCom. Market & Biz Plan. Meetings. Membership. Products. Public Affairs. Services.

Virtual: A Day in the Life - Training Specialist

Association Management

As a Training Specialist, I am responsible for planning the training class from start to finish, and my tasks can vary greatly. I work with both my client contact, events team and the class trainer to organize the training class. 1) WHAT DO YOU DO AT VIRTUAL?

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Community Takeaways We Loved from the State of Community Management 2016 Report

Higher Logic

But the strategy needs to be more than a plan inside the community manager’s head: 90% of the Best-in-Class communities The Community Roundtable surveyed have a strategy approved by their organization. Is your online community the bridge between your customers and your organization?

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Put Your Marketing Gloves on and Bring on Member Engagement

SocialFish

Hey Vivian, just wanted to check in on you as we haven’t seen you in class lately. Let us know if there’s anything we can do to get you back in class, on the path to crushing your goals.”. Just seven days had passed since my last class and I was already on their radar screen.

Unlock Your Attendees’ Inner Artist

Associations Now

For example, a group could hire a local artist to teach the class, hold it a unique venue, and even have attendees paint an image that represents the meeting’s location.

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Farmers and Ranchers Alliance Announces “New Faces” Program

Associations Now

Farmers and Ranchers Alliance unveiled its newest class of “Faces of Farming & Ranching,” an initiative aimed at connecting consumers with real farmers. In the third year of the “Faces of Farming & Ranching” program, the U.S.

Understanding New Trends In Educational Technology [Infographic]

Velvet Chainsaw

Trying to keep up with all of the new buzzwords in the booming educational technology sector can leave you feeling like a kindergartener in a calculus class.

3 Ways to Attract Recent Graduates to Your Organization

MembersClick

Congrats Class of 2016! The caps are off and the tassels have been flipped. Now the question is, how can you attract those new graduates to your organization? We’ve got a few tips: association management association leadership membership management Association Views

So you wanna be a DELP Scholar?

Association Advocacy Chick

Be clear about what you expect to get from the experience and how you will pay it forward – Art Hsieh, class of 2008-2009. Valerie Fries-Wade CAE, class of 2010-2012. You will only get out of the program what you’re willing to put into it – Shawn Boynes CAE, class of 2008-2009. Above all, be yourself and let your personality shine – Aaron Wolowiec CAE, class of 2009-2011. – Pamala Silas CAE, class of 2008-2009.

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Seven Professional Skills Community Managers Should Consider Developing

Higher Logic

Many community colleges and acting studios have classes on effective public speaking, or you could become involved in your local chapter of Toastmasters. You can also find classes on UX online at places like lynda.com or udemy.

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Member Feedback is Critical to Online Community Success

Higher Logic

In The Community Roundtable’s State of Community Management 2016 Report (SOCM Report), they found that best-in-class communities are more than two times as likely to have formal feedback mechanisms for their communities than other communities.

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The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

When I was in school we’d refer to them as the “having class outside” perks. It cost the professors nothing (other than potentially our attention) but reinvigorated the class when the professor would “break” the rules and allow us to defy convention.

Community Leadership: Getting Everyone to Participate

Higher Logic

The best-in-class communities surveyed excel at garnering lower-level executives to participate -- these are the people who are closer to daily employee and customer experiences. Leadership hype always focuses on the C-suite – are your executives on social media?

Meeting Generously: Create a VIP Giving Experience

Cvent Association Tips

This could be a golf tournament, a hands-on cooking class with a notable chef, or a really unique behind-the-scenes tour at local attraction. by Mindy Lallier, Senior Sales Manager, Overland Park CVB.

Building Inclusive Online Communities

Higher Logic

What would happen if you asked me for my email address and I told you it was jessicafish@aol.com? How might your perception of me be shaped by that one piece of information? What if I told you it was a gmail address? Would that draw any reaction at all?

Association Labs – Episode 70: Liberate Yourself from Limiting Beliefs - Moery Company

The Moery Company

Host JP Moery shares his story about arriving in DC some 30 years ago with a working-class mindset (which, he describes as having been “limited”) and, the impact it’s had on his career. What’s holding you back?

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Community Managers in Scientific Communities

SocialFish

I was privileged to teach a module about Aligning Community Management and Workplace Culture to the new class of Community Engagement Fellows at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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