What’s Next for Association Communications?

Moery Company

Associations will have to segment their members and partners using the following for communication purposes: Essential / Non-essential during shutdown. The post What’s Next for Association Communications?

Prevent Member Communication Fatigue

Association Adviser

Here's how to keep members interested while avoiding member communication fatigue. The post Prevent Member Communication Fatigue appeared first on Association Adviser. Your association's messaging must strike the right tone and frequency.

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How Often Should You Communicate With Your Members and Industry? – Ask JP #075

Moery Company

Hello, it’s another edition of Ask JP, the question today was, how often should I communicate with our members and our industry? I don’t believe you can communicate too much. The post How Often Should You Communicate With Your Members and Industry?

Allow-Listing for Email Communications: Tips for Email Marketers

Higher Logic

The post Allow-Listing for Email Communications: Tips for Email Marketers appeared first on Higher Logic. The post Allow-Listing for Email Communications: Tips for Email Marketers appeared first on Higher Logic. Uncategorized Communications Strategy

How to Communicate Price Increases

Aaron Wolowiec

Here are three key things that you need to include when communicating a price change, especially within the context of raising the price of a virtual event when you did one for free or low cost in the past year

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Partnership v. Membership: Communicating Change

Spark Consulting

Now that you’ve mapped out the changes you want to make to your membership program, and your board of directors is on board with those changes, how do you go about communicating them to the members who will be affected? Membership: Communicating Change appeared first on Spark Consulting.

Minimizing Communication Tool Overload

Achurch

Remember when you only needed your phone, email, and sparkling personality to communicate at work? You need the support of management if you want to improve the state of communication and collaboration in your office. Establish Communication Guidelines.

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Balancing Traditional and Trending Member Communications

Association Adviser

This year’s Association Communications Benchmarking Study showed us that traditional forms of member communication – live events and print media – continue to be popular among associations and their members. 1 most-valued member communication channel, according to our survey respondents, again taking the top spot and proving that face-to-face content and networking is important no matter what your industry is or who your members are. Finding balance can be a tricky endeavor.

Meet the Team – Emma Greenwood, Marketing and Communications Intern

Moery Company

The post Meet the Team – Emma Greenwood, Marketing and Communications Intern appeared first on The Moery Company. Communications Marketing associations emma greenwood marketing meet the teamHi everybody!

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Is Your Organization Risking a Member Communications Nightmare?

Wild Apricot

One small association thought so, until last week when an unexpected event revealed a major flaw in how the group was communicating with its members. Could your organization get a message to all your members within 48 hours?

Duration and Communication-Type

Smooth The Path

When you communicate to members, conform to the expected time norms unless it is far more engaging than to. The post Duration and Communication-Type appeared first on Smooth The Path. We expect texts to be super short. A good voicemail takes no more than 30 seconds.

How to Create a Crisis Communications Plan for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

When a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic strikes, is your nonprofit ready with a well thought out communications plan? Here's how to put one together

How to Move Communications Forward in the COVID Era

Association Adviser

Five recommendations based on the 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Report that will help associations communications move forward. The post How to Move Communications Forward in the COVID Era appeared first on Association Adviser.

2021 Member Communication Trends

MembersClicks

The question is, has your association or chamber’s communications shifted along with it? So how exactly do members prefer to be communicated with in 2021? What did the report conclude about member communication preferences?

A Six-Step Approach to Communicating in a Crisis

Association Adviser

Your association should prepare to communicate during a crisis by developing a crisis communication plan. The post A Six-Step Approach to Communicating in a Crisis appeared first on Association Adviser.

Long Live Print: The Enduring, Original Communication Method

Association Adviser

Associations should use digital and print communication to maximize reach. The post Long Live Print: The Enduring, Original Communication Method appeared first on Association Adviser. Both are important to showcase the association as a prime source for industry news.

Build Your 2021 Communications Plan

Association Adviser

A communications plan is essential to setting the right goals, getting buy-in, and getting the budget to achieve everything you need to accomplish. The post Build Your 2021 Communications Plan appeared first on Association Adviser.

Really Great Team Communication Follows These 12 Guidelines

Wild Apricot

These 12 guidelines by two leading communications experts can help you create really great team communication in your organization. Team-Communication

Podcast: How to Write a Communications Plan

Association Adviser

Rachel Clemens and Nicole Arajo join us for a discussion about how to write a communications plan that covers all bases AND wins over leadership. . The post Podcast: How to Write a Communications Plan appeared first on Association Adviser.

2104 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Wild Apricot

Curious about how other nonprofits will communicate in 2014? Here are highlights of the 2014 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. nonprofit-communications

Communication Secrets of Successful Associations

YourMembership Blog

In our work with associations over the past decade and a half, we’ve found several communication “secrets” (best practices really) that the most successful of our customers have in common. The post Communication Secrets of Successful Associations appeared first on YourMembership.com. Association Management Software association communication

The communications struggle continues

Aaron Wolowiec

even the past year), you know I’m a communications nut. Without communication, both internally and externally, there’s no content, no strategy. But not everyone knows how to communicate, at least not effectively. Last January, I wrote about Naylor’s 2015 Communication Benchmarking Study. Naylor has been conducting the survey for five years, and last year, the survey found most associations were continuing to struggle with communications.

Participate in the 2021 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey

Association Adviser

Give us your input to shape the 2021 report about member communications into an insightful and relevant resource for the entire association community. The post Participate in the 2021 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey appeared first on Association Adviser.

The communications struggle continues

Aaron Wolowiec

even the past year), you know I’m a communications nut. Without communication, both internally and externally, there’s no content, no strategy. But not everyone knows how to communicate, at least not effectively. Last January, I wrote about Naylor’s 2015 Communication Benchmarking Study. Naylor has been conducting the survey for five years, and last year, the survey found most associations were continuing to struggle with communications.

Communicating member value: Features vs.?benefits

Nimble AMS

ability to communicate?member How are you communicating your member value? Have you updated how you’re communicating your member value since last year? Here are two tips to communicating member value: Beware of the laundry list. Communicate the value?and

4 communication tips for small-staff associations during a health crisis 

YourMembership Blog

Every day brings more uncertainty with the spread of Coronavirus and your association has a need to expand your communication. Here are four communication tips to assist small-staff associations in displaying responsiveness, partnership and kindness.

10 Association Communications Stats with Tips to Reach Younger Members More Effectively

Higher Logic

The sooner associations wake up to the reality that their multigenerational membership base isn’t going to retain itself with an outdated communications strategy, the sooner they can break through to emerging generations and maximize overall engagement and retention. A cheer for 2020: ??

Strike the Right Tone When Communicating in a Crisis

Association Adviser

The post Strike the Right Tone When Communicating in a Crisis appeared first on Association Adviser. COVID-19 Resources Features Marketing & Communications content strategy crisis communicationsUnprecedented.

Association Hustle Webinar – Sales, Membership & Communications

Moery Company

The post Association Hustle Webinar – Sales, Membership & Communications appeared first on The Moery Company. Resources

Benchmarking Report Explores How COVID-19 is Changing the Way Associations Communicate

Association Adviser

In an effort to help associations understand how others in their community are navigating communications in the COVID-19 climate, Naylor Association Solutions and Association Adviser added questions specific to the pandemic to the recent 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Study.

6 Ways to Communicate Your Nonprofit Membership Benefits

MembersClicks

Wondering how you can communicate some of your incredible benefits? If you asked your members what a benefit looks like to them, you’d likely get many different answers. Many people join nonprofits for the community.

2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Wild Apricot

The latest edition of the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report offers up some excellent insight into the minds of non-profit staff. We''ve gathered some highlights and shared a handy inforgraphic to help make sense of it all. nonprofit research

3 Ways to Strengthen Communication Using Smart Member Data

Higher Logic

Member engagement drives retention, and communication is the key to boosting engagement. Data-driven and unified communication strategies are the best way to ensure you and your members get the most out of your program. There are a few essential elements to consider as you develop smarter communication strategies for your membership program. Ensure effective communication with member self-service options. Ensure Effective Communication with Member Self-Service Options.

COVID-19’s Impact on Global Email Communication: How to Maintain High Deliverability

Higher Logic

Recently, I’ve seen a spike in the amount of email communications going through our servers, so I dug into how mail receivers are reacting to the influx of mail to their systems. As an example, New York State put out guidelines cautioning individuals about COVID-19 related communications: ".Cyber

Nonprofit Communications Trend Report Released

Wild Apricot

What are the trends for non-profit communications in 2012? Here's an overview of Kivi Leroux Miller's Nonprofit Communications Trend Report. Non-profit Communications

Shifting Your Communications for the Remote Work World

Aaron Wolowiec

Communication misunderstandings are happening more in the current remote work world. Carol Vernon shares how individuals and teams can leverage their communication style preferences to get the best outcomes

The New Communication Challenge

Association Adviser

For the first time in the six-year history of our Association Communications Benchmarking Study, association executives reported that communicating member benefits effectively is more often a challenge than combatting information overload. In looking at answers to other survey questions, however, the survey uncovered that communicating member benefits effectively has more to do with how associations define and demonstrate member value.

How to Write a Communications Plan using an Annual Communications Plan Template

Association Adviser

How to make an annual communications plan that shows your association's leadership how communications will help reach your organization's strategic goals. The post How to Write a Communications Plan using an Annual Communications Plan Template appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Marketing & Communications communications plan communications strategy Mighty Citizen

“Where Do We Go From Here?” Improv & the Power of Curiosity in Communication - Moery Company

Moery Company

For 20 years I’ve taught organizational communication by sharing the skills of theatrical improv. Along the way, I’ve discovered the crucial power of improv for business communication is as a “gym” for growing your curiosity muscles. Here are four ways that learning improvisational curiosity supercharges communication. #1 Improv curiosity unearths long-buried communicational habits—both the good and the bad—as a valuable and necessary first step toward greater impact. #2

2014 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Wild Apricot

Curious about how other nonprofits will communicate in 2014? Here are highlights of the 2014 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. nonprofit-communications