Library Groups Seek to Support FCC in Net Neutrality Case

Associations Now

A coalition of library organizations has stepped into the legal showdown between the Federal Communications Commission and the telecommunications industry over open internet rules. The groups warn that a ruling favoring broadband providers could harm library services.

Tech, Trade, and Library Groups Form Copyright Mega-Coalition

Associations Now

The Re:Create Coalition brings together various groups from the technology, trade, and library industries. A group of library, technology, and trade organizations have joined together to advocate for simpler and more transparent copyright laws.

We’re Hiring! The Big Red “M” Seeks a Marketing and Communications Director

Moery Company

Job Information: Marketing and Communications Director. Job Category: Marketing/Communications. Position Description: The Marketing and Communications Director leads the marketing and communications effort of The Moery Company.

This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. The Marketing and Communications Director manages resources and oversees initiatives that raise awareness of the resale stores and the Crisis Center programs.

Executive Connections: Are You Involved in Corporate e-Learning?

Executive Connections

Deanna Marcum, Associate Librarian for Library Services at the Library of Congress, has asked me to speak at the Kanazawa Institute of Technology (KIT) )/CLIR (Council of Library and Information Resources) International Roundtable for Library and Information Science in Japan this June. This is the fifteenth annual roundtable where Japanese, European, and American experts share views on the educational role of the research library in the age of information technology.

The Moery Company Launches Mobile App - Moery Company

Moery Company

Here is what you’ll get – access to our comprehensive library of podcast and blog content – on membership and sponsorship sales, growth strategy, leadership and more. Communications Moery Company AnnouncementsBig News from the Big Red “M”!

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Print is Alive and Kicking

Association Adviser

According to Naylor’s 2018 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey , print magazines have been the second most-valued communication channel (behind conferences and networking events) for two years now. Top 3 Print Communication Channels: Member magazine.

Stronger by Association: Communications Audits and Digital Media.

AMR Management Services

Communications Audits and Digital Media Presentations Live from AYP Conference. Angie Reese-Hawkins, President and CEO of the Metropolitan YMCA of Washington and Steve Drake, President and CEO of Drake &; Company will talk about communications and marketing in a social media age during the Association of YMCA Professionals convention July 21 in Dallas. Communications Audits and Digital Media Presentati. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Pages.

Association Content: Recycling Isn’t Just for Saving the Planet

Association Adviser

Risk Management content ends up in a searchable digital library that members can access any time. For RIMS, our content ends up in our digital library along with thousands of other pieces. “Reduce, reuse, recycle” doesn’t just apply to saving the planet.

How to Recruit and Retain Millennial Employees (Hint: Start by Building Community)

Higher Logic

Anyone can solve a problem because communication is open and people are receptive to new ideas. Communicate Effectively. Communicating honestly and equally with all employees is critical to a collaborative environment. Communications Millennials Engagement Collaboration Tools

Vendors: Community Friend or Foe?

Higher Logic

Standalone libraries. A library or resource center can be a haven of industry best practices and mentorship. Set up a separate “vendor resources” library for your partners to upload brochures, case studies, white papers and more.

AARC Works to Advance Health Care Through Its Online Community

Higher Logic

A & A: Before launching AARConnect, AARC used a bulletin board and LSoft listserv platform to communicate member benefits. AARC chose Higher Logic for its robust features, options for libraries and microsites, and an easy-to-use platform that was well-suited to limited staff resources.

3 Features to Look for in an Online Community App [Research]

Higher Logic

You can top that off by regularly posting announcements and uploading new documents to your file library. Communications Online Community Software Member EngagementWe’ve heard about the importance of mobile for years.

Building community with a click

Aaron Wolowiec

Stay in control – Sometimes things happen (room changes, session cancellations) and an app allows event planners to communicate quickly with attendees. One of the best benefits of attending professional events is networking – whether face to face or via social media.

Executive Connections: Why SLA Must Consider a Name Change

Executive Connections

  Our founder, John Cotton Dana, wrote that the name Special Libraries Association, “was chosen with some hesitation, and rather in default of a better.”    These statements, drawn from the findings of the alignment study, were created to communicate the value of the information profession and SLA.    The terms “special library” and “special librarian” were the lowest-ranking concepts we tested.  Executive Connections.

33 Free Nonprofit Webinars for January 2011

Wild Apricot

Emergency Preparedness for Public Libraries Wednesday , 5 January 2011 10:00 am (Central).( Marketing nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech social media training webinarA number of regular webinar hosts are still finalizing their schedules for January 2011, but nonprofit folks will find a great variety of professional development and training opportunities – free and online – already lined up for January 2011.

It’s a Great Time to Be a Young Association Professional: Erin Sevitz on Working Hard, Being Agile and Leaving Your Mark

Association Adviser

This month’s Corner Office features Erin Sevitz, director of communications for the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). Association Adviser: Tell us about your career path toward becoming director of communications for IFMA.

Can You Tell Your Nonprofit's Story in 5 Photos?

Wild Apricot

This contest is wide open to all — submissions are welcomed from the community at large, nonprofits, individuals, libraries, and organizations both in the US and elsewhere in the world — but your entries do need to be in by Friday, October 16th. Non-profit Communications images Videos YouTube TechSoup’s Digital Storytelling Challenge offers a chance for your photos and videos to win cool prizes for your organization, ranging from a Flip video camera to Adobe software.

Moderating Forums: a Training Video

Wild Apricot

The first of three training videos produced to guide the volunteer moderators who helped run the British Columbia Library Association's 2009 Teen Reading Club, Moderating Forums is jam-packed with down-to-earth advice and guidelines for creating, nurturing and moderating a successful online community. If your nonprofit’s plan for online outreach includes a discussion forum – this one's for you.

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For a Good Time, Call on Members in 2017

Association Adviser

From the Printed Book and Periodical Collection, Winterthur Library. From the Front Lines Marketing & Communications Membership 2017 association marketing calling cards marketing member relations membership networking open houseKelly Clark, Naylor Association Solutions.

Engagement, Upsell, Advocacy: How Community Tools Can Transform Your Customer Marketing

Higher Logic

By addressing these top needs with community-specific tools: Engagement : Community provides tools, like discussion threads, resource libraries, and calendars, that are built for engaging customers. Automation rules can help improve targeted communications.

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Connecting Brands, Clearing Inboxes, and Cultivating Employee Engagement with an Intranet Community

Higher Logic

As a remedy, the communications team looked for a way to connect people within – and across – businesses. The goal: strengthen communications, create a shared culture, and invigorate employees around a shared mission through an intranet.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.4.19

Reid All About it

Find out how to launch and maintain an email marketing strategy that consistently engages donors and supporters, format web and email content to increase your click-through rate, and integrate social media into your website and email communications.

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How to Drive Traffic to Your Community Using Social Media

Higher Logic

Video is a preferred method of communication for many. Ask for ideas for new video topics, and link to your library to see what already exists. You can do this in a discussion, blog, video, library or on a web page. We are busy people.

How Your Community Humanizes Your Organization (And Why That's a Good Thing)

Higher Logic

By offering the means to communicate with one another and provide unbiased feedback, an organization will see customers and members shift from basic consumers to brand advocates. How do you know what your customers or members are really thinking?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.21.18

Reid All About it

Find out how to launch and maintain an email marketing strategy that consistently engages donors and supporters, format web and email content to increase your click-through rate, and integrate social media into your website and email communications.

The Top 5 Reasons Your Members Aren't Renewing (and What to Do About It)

Higher Logic

With this data, direct your communications to them precisely based on their web behavior and online community data using marketing automation. Providing value to members entails a few key communication needs : You know what value members expect from joining your organization.

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Michigan, Harbaugh's Contract and Association Image

SCD Group

For example, a few years back, Ohio State’s athletic department donated $1 million of its funds to the expansion of the University’s main library. So, when announcing such large expenditures, develop clear, consistent and transparent communications messages.

Bonus Content – Event Garde e-news – February edition

Aaron Wolowiec

Elyse Kopietz, director of communications, marketing and events, Michigan Manufacturers Association. Q & A with Elyse Kopietz , director of communications, marketing and events, Michigan Manufacturers Association.

Connecting Brands, Clearing Inboxes, and Cultivating Employee Engagement with an Intranet Community

Higher Logic

As a remedy, the communications team looked for a way to connect people within – and across – businesses. The goal: strengthen communications, create a shared culture, and invigorate employees around a shared mission through an intranet.

Check out this association's sweet use of video

SocialFish

They have a consumer channel , a member channel , an industry news channel , and an archive library. Tags: creativity video blog communications AMSA, the American Moving and Storage Association, have recently launched AMSA TV. They encourage their members to send in their own (max-4 minute) videos, either made themselves or of clips they find of local relevant news items, for example.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

The Army Research Laboratory in Orlando, Florida (the Silicon Valley of simulation), is, a source tells us, leaning toward specifying xAPI (see below) as the standard for LMS-simulator communication.

Stronger by Association: AACH Education Coordinator Receives.

AMR Management Services

was awarded her doctorate in Communication Studies, with an emphasis on Health Communication, from Bowling Green State University on Wednesday. American Academy on Communication in Healthcare. Association for Rural and Small Libraries. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

How to Nurture Your Donors to Improve Fundraising

Higher Logic

Show your donors they’re worth more to you than their wallets through regular, non-monetary communication. You can find more examples of great videos on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog. Communicate on Their Schedule.

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Member-Centric Associations

AssociCom

A properly designed online community enables dynamic member-determined interests based on groups joined, library items collected, watched and viewed, comments, questions, polls and connections. Allow presenters and exhibitors to join the community, form interest groups, answer questions and put their latest information in the library. The library allows links to free and paid educational software. Even better, your members can communicate with other members.

SaaS Customer Onboarding: A 3-Step Guide for Streamlined Success

Higher Logic

Once you know the customer’s journey, you can then clearly communicate that to the customer. Now, you might be asking yourself the burning question – how do I scale this communication process?

Hot association jobs this week – March 23

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Vice President of Communications , Chesapeake Bay Foundation – CBF seeks a new Vice President of Communications. Communications is one of CBF’s four operating programs.

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association

Socious

Technology has shifted everything from the way we collect membership dues to the channels we use to communicate with prospects. They include integrated websites, responsive design, file and video libraries, wikis, and blogs. Change #2) Increased and Improved Communications.

Persistent versus Transient Information

AssociCom

Association Managers that are wondering why their members are not engaging on Facebook or any other online community that is primarily designed to be a social meeting place, may want to consider that online social communities are designed primarily for transient information and communication. Think of a book in a searchable library that you can borrow from. These lightweight social exchanges are most often transient communication.

Stronger by Association: Shake it Up to Avoid Silence on.

AMR Management Services

Communicating with a large group to drive decisions via conference calls can be difficult for staff and for volunteer committee chairs or board leaders. During the last year I experimented with several ideas to improve communication and facilitate discussion. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.