Record-breaking donations on Give to the Max Day in Minnesota

Beth Kanter

1. Hi Dana, congrats on another successful Giving Day in Minnesota. A really unique partnership with Metro Transit, which is Minnesota’s transportation resource offering a network of buses, light rail and commuter trains, allowed us to plug into their engaged audience of commuters.

Associations Live: Fall in Minnesota. The Perfect Time of Year

Associations Live

Fall in Minnesota. communication. (13). communications. (29). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Sunday, October 17, 2010. The Perfect Time of Year. Social media at the board retreat. The stats are amazing. Its not a fad. Its a revolution. Posted by Kathy Johnson. at 8:37 AM. Labels: 2010 fallconference. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). July Member Poll.

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Associations Live: Fall in Minnesota. The Perfect Time of Year

Associations Live

Fall in Minnesota. communication. (13). communications. (29). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Friday, October 15, 2010. The Perfect Time of Year. Drove up a day early to Chase on the Lake in Walker, MN. I wanted to check out the bike ride trail. Optional activity on Sunday) I did. The Paul Bunyon and Heartland trails are spectacular. Two of my board members arrived a day early too. Well have dinner together.

Associations Live: Brett Favre and Credibility

Associations Live

Its the first Tuesday of August, and as folks in my neck of the woods (Minnesota) have learned, if Brett Favre sticks his head out of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and sees that he isnt the focus of the news, well get six more weeks of speculation about his career. communication. (13).

Associations Live: World record

Associations Live

We filed with the state in February 2000 - changed from Minnesota to Midwest. Even though, we register every year - Unemployment insurance still had us listed as Minnesota. Labels: changes , common sense , communication. communication. (13). communications. (29). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Tuesday, April 20, 2010. World record. Going for the world record - in changing the association name.

A Simple Tactic to Appeal to Prospective Young Members


In an article recently featured in Minnesota Meetings and Events magazine, GrowthZone explored benefits that attract young professional members. But more importantly, communicating these benefits is key. Tweet.

Luggage Tags and Breath Mints: How MSAE Refreshed Itself As Associations North

Association Adviser

Is our name and messaging across all communications consistent and in step with what the organization stands for and delivers to its members?’ A fun teaser tagline was developed, Fresh, New & True, to give all communications with our members glimpse into what is coming.

Steal This Idea!

Spark Consulting

Written with Sohini Baliga , a communications expert from the charitable fundraising world who’s recently come over to the association side of non-profits, Steal Like a Fundraiser addresses three major areas where charities are innovating and shares their secrets of success: Building relationships with donors at all levels, with a special focus on major donors, and how that relates to membership relationship building and management. CFA Society Minnesota (attracting Millennials).

Trade Group: Malls Consider High-Tech Solutions to Security

Associations Now

In the wake of a shooting at a Macy’s store in Seattle and a stabbing incident at a mall in Minnesota, executives are considering measures that rely heavily on technology.

ISP Privacy Battle Moves to the States

Associations Now

Old Rules, New Target The Federal Communications Commission is taking its own approach to internet privacy in the wake of the ISP rules repeal. Nevada and Minnesota have ISP privacy regulations set into law.

Find More Meaning in Your Metrics

Associations Now

Yeah, it’s great if you have more home runs, but it’s really just a small sample or a specific statistic but doesn’t get to the larger extent of [success],” says Mayor, senior director of communications at the National Confectioners Association.

Hackathons Helping Nonprofits: The Overnight Website Challenge Offers Pro Bono Redesigns

Associations Now

Paul, Minnesota; Chicago; Kansas City, Missouri; and Phoenix.

How One Nonprofit Used Social Media for Damage Control During A PR Crisis That Erupted During a Fundraiser

Beth Kanter

TechFail #GenerosityWin on Minnesota’s Give to the Max Day: Understanding social media’s role in damage control and crisis communication Guest post by Jeff Achen, GiveMN Digital Strategist.

We All Can Win Championships

YourMembership Blog

Paul, Minnesota, where I spoke at the Midwest Society of Association Executives 58 th Annual Meeting and Expo. As Kathie Pugaczewski, CAE, CMP, Ewald’s Vice President of Communications and Technology said, “Now we can get down to the cool stuff. I am writing this post from beautiful St.

GiveMN 2012 Giving Day by the Numbers

Beth Kanter

Social media has always been a key communication tool for Give to the Max Day. For “giving days”—which are becoming increasingly popular all over the country—social networking and digital communication such as email and blogging are key to driving big results.

Report: Financial Services Roundtable Steps Back From Consumer Bureau Fight

Associations Now

Some members had anxiety,” former Minnesota Gov. The Financial Services Roundtable, led by onetime politician Tim Pawlenty, rankled some feathers with the launch of a PR campaign targeting the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Association 201 in action

Associations Live

Jan Plimpton from Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota provided lots of great information about her organization and folks are sitting in groups focused on one of these four topics: Communications/Advocacy, Training, Revenue generating, and Meeting planning. And Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota has a organizational representative at each table. Association 201 is working so far.

Innovating for Inclusion: How We Engaged a More Diverse Community

Association Success

A story of digital communication and community outreach. AIGA Minnesota has been pioneering an innovation initiative for a few years now, sprung into being by an AIGA Innovate grant, with the express goals of relevancy and cultivating transformative community impact through the engagement of design. The word ‘innovation’ is often treated as an end in itself. Being innovative floats around as an ephemeral goal of all projects, and a mark of a successful enterprise.

Why 30 Nonprofits Chose to Be Hacked

Associations Now

The participating nonprofits “basically throw out what they had before and get a reimagined website,” said Nerdery Communications Director Mark Malmberg. Paul, near the Nerdery’s headquarters in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Associations Live: Career Development, Professional Certifications.

Associations Live

The closest exam site to Minnesota is Chicago, IL. communication. (13). communications. (29). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Thursday, May 26, 2011. Career Development, Professional Certifications and Advanced Education. Professionals who are interested in making a commitment to their profession, career and future look to earning advanced education or potentially obtaining a credential.

Off-The-Cuff: Tips For Improving Impromptu Speaking Skills

Associations Now

Grant has spent years helping CEOs and executives work on their impromptu speaking skills and recently took on a research project with University of Minnesota Ph.D.

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Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less

Beth Kanter

Idealware partnered with the Minnesota-based MAP for Nonprofits on this project into how, and how effectively, human services organizations are using technology to innovate their service delivery. Chris Bernard is the Editorial and Communications Director for Idealware.

Associations Live: MSAE Golf 2010

Associations Live

Were playing The Meadows at Mystic Lake , an award winning course in Prior Lake, Minnesota. communication. (13). communications. (29). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Wednesday, May 26, 2010. MSAE Golf 2010. Well, every year I post about how great the MSAE Golf Outing is for networking, enjoying a day out of the office, and an overall good time. This year will be no exception.

Associations Live: Golf in full Swing

Associations Live

Be sure to check out #msaegolf2010 [link] We love our summer days in Minnesota! communication. (13). communications. (29). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Monday, May 17, 2010. Golf in full Swing. Finally golf is in full swing in the upper Midwest. Those who werent partaking in the fishing opener were probably spending time on the links.

Advocacy and Governance 2.0

Association Adviser

You just need frequent and effective communication to keep them engaged. Sabuco also recommends keeping board members well informed with regular communications and regularly review your mission statement and core values as you prepare your annual report.

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Advocacy Do’s and Don’ts

Association Adviser

Angela Kisskeys , marketing and communications manager, Midwest Society of Association Executives (MSAE) , which represents associations in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, said her organization doesn’t lobby directly unless the issue impacts the overall operations of non-profits.

From Nisswa - a final update

Associations Live

A few final comments about the conference from MSAE members: • "These two days have been great, just to be away," said Linda Harden of the Minnesota Funeral Directors Association. "I And finally, some insight from the conference's closing speaker: John Wodele, a communications consultant and former chief of staff for Governor Jesse Ventura, focused on balancing work and life.

Content, Millenials, Videos 7 best of the week for associations

SCD Group

With 80 percent of companies now producing online video, and with more and more people posting their own, video is a communication platform ripe with opportunity. The case for taking millennials seriously By Selena Simmons-Duffin via Minnesota Public Radio In the U.S., How to Overcome the ''No Time to Create Content'' Challenge By Joe Chernov via How can we maximize our content output in the minimum amount of time?

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Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth Kanter

” Next we had a brief overview from Mary Patton Davis who works on communications for the Akilah Institute and who I had the pleasure of meeting when I was in Rwanda. Mary shared an overview of their program and their first class will graduate this June with 100% job placement.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth Kanter

It would be easy for community foundations to back away from giving days in the wake of the Kimbia disaster and similar problems that plagued Minnesota’s popular Give to the Max Day in 2013. Communicate clearly and regularly.

111 Intriguing Chats for 2011


It should also be noted that the list reflects my interests: associations, events, travel, tech, government, education, social media, communications, marketing, public relations, and jobs. dslunceford - Steve Lunceford; DC; Communications strategist working for @DeloitteGov. ericschwartzman - Eric Schwartzman; Los Angeles; Strategic Corporate Communications, Public Affairs, Public Relations, Social Media Communications and Reputation Management Pro.

Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans : Off Stage

Off Stage

They allow your staff to operate efficiently, track dues and memberships and purchases, build relationships with members, communicate with each other and the association stakeholders, and practice effective financial management. Off Stage.