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?

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?

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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.

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.

Communications With Hustle – Moery Webinar

Moery Company

The post Communications With Hustle – Moery Webinar appeared first on The Moery Company. Resources

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.

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.

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

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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: ??

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Association Hustle Webinar – Sales, Membership & Communications

Moery Company

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

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

Your 5-Step Guide to a Streamlined Member Communications Schedule

Higher Logic

If so, interdepartmental silos might be keeping you from an effective member communications schedule. Member communications often hover between extremes like this - too much and too little, or both. But too often, departmental silos and lack of communication tip the balance toward extremes. Align Your Staff for an Effective Member Communications Schedule. Use the same communication tools. Use the same communication tools.

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

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

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 redundant communication can combat miscommunication

Association Success

Associations should embrace the power of redundant communication. Managers who regularly welcome honesty can open the door to better communication. Associations that encourage vulnerability can significantly improve the quality of communication. .

“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

Help Set a Course for the Future: Take the 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey

Association Adviser

3 important reasons to participate in the 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey. The post Help Set a Course for the Future: Take the 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey appeared first on Association Adviser.

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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

Communication Etiquette in a Distributed Workforce

Achurch

In a remote or distributed workforce, arguably, the most important rules are around communication etiquette. It is vital to establish a communication etiquette that is accessible and universally applied across your organization.

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.

How to Communicate Member Benefits Effectively

Association Adviser

The post How to Communicate Member Benefits Effectively appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Marketing & Communications Membership member benefits membershipAssociations have the ongoing job of retaining existing members and attracting new ones. Do this by showcasing the member benefits available to them.