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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Trending Sources

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.

Physical Education Group Looks to Innovate Gym Class

Associations Now

Active Schools initiative is working to get students active by revamping gym classes across the country in more engaging ways. Active Schools (LMAS) initiative, provides plenty of thoughts on that question as it urges schools to reimagine how they structure gym classes.

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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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?

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

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.

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.

Academy Continues Strides Toward Diversity with New Member Class

Associations Now

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences introduced its largest voting class ever this year, and—like in the past few years—the new membership reflects a more diverse Hollywood. The post Academy Continues Strides Toward Diversity with New Member Class appeared first on Associations No

West Potomac Leadership Class Presentation - Moery Company

The Moery Company

The post West Potomac Leadership Class Presentation appeared first on Washington DC Association Consultant. Slideshows

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?

Trend in Mindful Business – New class entitled Faith, Spirituality and the Workplace

Leadership Solutions International

As our workplaces continue to transform universities around the globe are rising to combine topics that will transform leadership. Check out this course on the intersection of Faith, Spirituality & the workplace.

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.

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.

Three Top Takeaways from the 2017 State of Community Management Report

Higher Logic

The Community Roundtable found best-in-class communities didn’t have more engagement than average communities—they had about the same amount of engagement. Best-in-class communities saw more member generated content and discussion threads providing substantive answers.

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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.

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?

Build a Bridge to Maximize the Community Experience With Social Learning

Higher Logic

Idea sharing and discussions happen in one area, while people enrolling in classes and connecting through webinars and courses happens somewhere else. If we build it, members will come, right?

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Five More Fresh Innovative Game Changer Conference Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

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How to Use Aristotle’s Modes of Persuasion to Boost Membership

MembersClicks

If you’ve ever taken a college philosophy class, you’ve probably heard of Aristotle and his modes of persuasion. He believed that there are three key strategies, the modes of persuasion, that can provide any speaker the power to influence others to understand their personal perspective.

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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.

Choose Wisely: Will an AMS or an Online Community Better Achieve Your Current Goals?

Higher Logic

An alumni association, for example, can use online community software to create exclusive, private communities for each graduating class. It can then tailor each community to suit its individual class, connecting classmates and providing targeted content and benefits to each group.

GrowthZone Acquires BuilderFusion

GrowthZone

Our demonstrated ability to provide cutting edge, innovative software to associations complemented by our best-of-class support is an enormous benefit for BuilderFusion customers.”.

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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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.”

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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Association Offers Colorado Teachers Member-Driven Video Coaching

Associations Now

“Using Edthena, teachers can record their classroom instruction and receive feedback from other educators who they respect and trust,” Kim McLachlan, a COpilot class facilitator, said in a news release. Who better to teach teachers than other teachers?

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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Tips for Marketing (Online Courses) To Your Association Members  

Web Courseworks Associations

It is a good idea, however, to use a mixture of online and off-line strategies when marketing events and classes to association members. Associations and nonprofits share a marketing dilemma unlike traditional for-profit businesses.

Association Basics: What to Include on Your Business Card

MembersClicks

Take a look at some basic tips to see what to include on your business card to update it to first class! No matter your industry, having a refined business card will allow you to stand apart from the crowd.

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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.