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

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. Let’s dig into these deliverability challenges and how to solve them.

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How to Communicate Member Benefits Effectively

Association Adviser

Do this by showcasing the member benefits available to them. The post How to Communicate Member Benefits Effectively appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Marketing & Communications Membership member benefits membership

How to Recover, Relaunch, and Rebound Your Association

Moery Company

Now it’s time to recover, relaunch, and rebound. Here’s some tips on how to do just that in the areas of communications, virtual events, and sponsorships. Communications. Our newsletter open rate is up 20% and our click through rate has gone up to 22%.

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How to Prepare Your Association For The Upcoming Sales Crisis

Moery Company

I guarantee you that they’re probably in the corner of the room in a fetal position because everything around them is falling apart or they’re sitting there wondering when things are going to “return to normal” and hoping that they do.

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The communications struggle continues

Aaron Wolowiec

even the past year), you know I’m a communications nut. It’s the center of everything I do – from my personal life to my professional life. Without communication, both internally and externally, there’s no content, no strategy.

How to integrate communications at your membership body

Optimist Consulting

I recently read ‘ One Voice – A Best Practice Guide to integrated communications ’, which is a great free guide from CharityComms, the charity PR and marketing professionals membership body. You need to be proactive about this and decide you want to take a new approach.

6 top tips for how to talk to your trustees about your communications work

Optimist Consulting

I recently read CharityComms’ new free best practice guide, “How to talk to your trustees about comms” . Whilst it is aimed at more traditional charities, I found many of the insights useful and transferable to membership bodies. Uncategorized Communications Trustees

Moving Forward: How to Recover, Relaunch, and Rebound – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 234

Moery Company

This week we’re covering topics that association leaders should be focusing on when it comes to communications, virtual events, and sponsorships. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast. Communications. Good for you to know that.

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The communications struggle continues

Aaron Wolowiec

even the past year), you know I’m a communications nut. It’s the center of everything I do – from my personal life to my professional life. Without communication, both internally and externally, there’s no content, no strategy.

How to Win at Instagram

Association Adviser

When associations marry the art and strategy of posting on Instagram, they open a new pathway to reach potential members. The post How to Win at Instagram appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Marketing & Communications Instagram social media

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How to Make Your Content Work Harder for You

Association Adviser

Here's how. The post How to Make Your Content Work Harder for You appeared first on Association Adviser. COVID-19 Resources Features Marketing & Communications content marketing Mighty Citizen

How to Design Smarter Learning Experiences

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, I listened to a Leading Learning podcast that featured Connie Malamed a learning experience design consultant. Being in the LMS industry and seeing all of the different ways our clients design and present their eLearning programs, I always find topics like these interesting to share.

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How to develop a winning culture

Association Success

According to Spence, who was named one of America’s Top 50 Leaders To Watch by the American Management Association, excellent culture starts with excellent people and strong core values. But to understand what makes a culture “good,” you have to go beyond the surface.

How to share bad news via Zoom

Association Success

As remote offices and virtual events become the new norm, it is inevitable that we will have to navigate sharing bad news through virtual means. As uncomfortable as it may be to share bad news, it should be done as intimately as possible. Be direct and to the point.

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How to integrate communications at your membership body

Optimist Consulting

I recently read ‘ One Voice – A Best Practice Guide to integrated communications ’, which is a great free guide from CharityComms, the charity PR and marketing professionals membership body. You need to be proactive about this and decide you want to take a new approach.

How to integrate communications at your membership body

Optimist Consulting

I recently read ‘ One Voice – A Best Practice Guide to integrated communications ’, which is a great free guide from CharityComms, the charity PR and marketing professionals membership body. You need to be proactive about this and decide you want to take a new approach.

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

Higher Logic

Personalized content customized to their interests!]. ?? Delivered to their inboxes, online community dashboards, and everywhere they consume content.]. ?? 10 Association Communications Stats + Membership Tips. It’s a struggle, but it’s not going to get any less competitive.

Get Your Moery “How to Launch” a Podcast E-Book Today - Moery Company

Moery Company

The Moery Company has produced the Association Playbook podcast for 3 years – and, it was the best communications decision we ever made. Today, we introduce our complimentary E-Book on how to launch one at your organization.

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How to pivot away from old and bad data

Association Success

Just when you think we’re about to close out the pandemic chapter of our lives, you turn the page and alas, the saga continues. It’s been a hard road to navigate for organizations and industries across the world. There is likely going to be an investment at some level.

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How to Make Your Virtual Events Better Than The Rest

AssociationChat

One more platform reviewed and instead of feeling closer to the answer of what tech to choose for their meeting, he felt further away than ever before. I’m a stranger in a strange land,” he muttered to himself. With resignation, he clicked to join the Zoom meeting.

How to Engage Members Without Desk Jobs

Higher Logic

How do you engage members who don’t sit in front of a computer all day? Not to mention, it’s usually easier to upload materials, reply to discussions and just check in when you’re at a desktop. Here are three ideas to help spur on-the-go engagement: 1.

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Onboarding for Retention: How to Engage New Members for the Long-Term

Higher Logic

If you’re onboarding with the goal of retention (and you should be), it’s all about connecting your members and continuing to engage them at strategic touchpoints. Engagement during their first year of membership, and every year after, is how you keep members around.

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How to Transform Super Crappy Days Into Gold RIGHT NOW

AssociationChat

Whether you are going through personal issues at home or just trying to navigate the world during a global pandemic when little shitty things happen, like a hateful comment on social media or a needless criticism from someone who feels they are in a place to judge, it can hurt more than usual.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Once your members have attended their first event or taken their first course through your association, you’ll want to take the necessary steps to keep them involved and motivated. We’ll show you how you can: Learn more about your members by gathering information in your CRM.

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How to Get Those Prospects to “Act Now” - Moery Company

Moery Company

The better you can successfully nuance your discussion in this way, the more sales you will close – but, how do you do it? These three strategies have been highly effective for me: #1 Offer the opportunity to participate.

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How to Develop a Membership Plan – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 219

Moery Company

Take a listen to this week’s episode for tips on how to get started, whether you’re starting from scratch or have been in the industry for a while, to reboot your membership plan for a successful 2020 and beyond. Then, I want you to get really narrow.

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Your 5-Step Guide to a Streamlined Member Communications Schedule

Higher Logic

Picture this: Last month, your marketing department sent five emails to members promoting your annual event, while your membership department called members three times about the event. If so, interdepartmental silos might be keeping you from an effective member communications schedule.

How to Get Amazon-Level Personalization (With No Extra Effort)

Socious

This is a wedding without a gift registry, which should be illegal because I spent well over an hour scrolling through “wedding gifts” on Amazon before I figured out what to give the happy couple. Email Communication Membership Management Software Member Experience

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How to Prepare for Reopening Your Workplace

Associations Now

As various states begin to reopen following COVID-19 closures, associations must plan ahead to ensure their employees can safely return to the office. A new guide from real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield discusses how organizations can prepare.

How to Write Emails Your Association Members will Open

Socious

There are a lot of mediums available when it comes to engaging your customers or members—social media, your online community , email, etc. Email is a marketing channel that has shifted in usage and popularity over time, making it increasingly harder to capture the attention of your members.

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Webinar: How to Turn Your Communications Shortcomings into an Actionable Plan

Association Adviser

Less Talk, More Action: How to Turn Your Communications Shortcomings into an Actionable Plan. Webinars communications webinarRecording • Slides.

Working remotely? Here’s how to stay productive and motivated

Association Success

So you have to work from home for the foreseeable future due to the Covid-19? Or maybe you’ve been working from home for a while now and are just looking to increase your work output? Just remember to get out of bed and put on pants first. . Learn to say “no”.

How to Boost Staff Communication & Productivity

Membersuite

Nowadays, data is the answer for almost everything

How to Tackle Technology

Association Adviser

The post How to Tackle Technology appeared first on Association Adviser - Best practices, news and leadership strategies for association professionals. And do it on your own terms.

How to Look Your Best When Videoconferencing

Associations Now

While being able to see people online is fabulous, it’s important to look professional to ensure you get your message across. “We We are so used to doing things by phone that we don’t think about the visual impact,” said Sheri Singer, founder of Singer Communications.

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Writing Member Communications

GrowthZone

Membership Communications Expert, Melynn Sight recently shared her presentation “Crisis Communication Strategies to Strengthen Membership.” It proved to be one of our most popular webinars in recent years. What do you want them to do? Using a Communications Matrix.

How to Boost Staff Communication & Productivity

Membersuite

Nowadays, data is the answer for almost everything. It can tell you all about your members , give you insight into your marketing initiatives, and prep you for a board meeting. But have you ever looked at data around your staff

5 tips on how to use colour to enhance your member communications

Optimist Consulting

It has made me think about the role of colour in communications, so I wanted to share a guest blog from Steven Randall of Ocean Design. From the foods we choose to eat to the clothes we decide to wear, colour says something to us every day.

How to balance personalized communications with data privacy for greater member loyalty

Nimble AMS

How associations can provide personal communications while still respecting member privacy. From experiences with companies like Amazon and Netflix, your members have come to expect a personalized online experience in just about everything they do.