Grace Lynch joins The Moery Company’s Business Development Team

Moery Company

A life-long DC resident, Grace graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2018. The Moery Company (TMC) is pleased to announce the newest member of the Business Development team, Grace Lynch.

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Some Ideas Do Not Scale at Associations

Smooth The Path

Every summer during Fourth of July week my husband’s family has a week-long reunion at a cabin in the Pennsylvania Poconos. Marketers try to scale personalized communications all the time and get themselves in trouble because we can sniff out unauthentic messaging. Association Strategy innovation launch member communications member engagement member experience member messaging new member engagement

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Consistent enforcement: The first step to reducing conflict in community associations

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Communities that follow consistent enforcement with rules and regulations , practice good governance , communicate with residents , take neighbor disputes seriously, and govern with empathy can solve a lot of their problems. He is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. >>Read

Mike Liptak Joins Internet Association As Director, Federal Government Affairs

InternetAssociation

He brings a blend of tech and insider Capitol Hill knowledge that will further elevate IA’s ability to engage and communicate the industry’s value and positions to policymakers,” said K. He is a graduate of Grove City College in Pennsylvania.

Associations and Urban Myths

SCD Group

Two examples of holiday myths surfaced this month: MYTH : Suicides Spike During Holiday Months (November, December, January) REALITY : The months of November, December and January actually have the lowest number of suicides per day, according to the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center, which analyzed 1999-2010 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). First, your association should have a crisis communications plan. Some stories stick.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.8.16

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– 5 Tips for Maximizing Non-Dues Revenue from Your Communications Vehicles. Learn tactics to maximize your non-dues revenue earning potential: analyze communication gaps, engage members with advertising, meet advertiser needs, arm your sales team with the right tools, and invest in resources that provide maximum return. Schedule one hour next week to attend one of these webinars, read ASAE Collaborate, or skim the #assnchat hashtag on Twitter for good reads.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

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Association professionals, please consider participating in the 2019 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey. Now in its eight year, the results from this Naylor Association Solutions survey will highlight association communications best practices and identify improvements and challenges associations continue to face with member communications. Weaver, Website Manager, Pennsylvania Bar Institute.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.28.16

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Secrets to Communicating Technical Topics to Non-Technical Audiences. Presenters: Christina Garneski (moderator), VP Marketing, Communications & Events, National Parking Association. Peter Calcara, CAE, Vice President, Government Relations, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. – Email Marketing: The Workhorse of Online Communications. Many of you have thanked me for putting together this list each week so I’m going to keep doing it.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.28.16

Reid All About it

Secrets to Communicating Technical Topics to Non-Technical Audiences. Presenters: Christina Garneski (moderator), VP Marketing, Communications & Events, National Parking Association. Peter Calcara, CAE, Vice President, Government Relations, Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. – Email Marketing: The Workhorse of Online Communications. Many of you have thanked me for putting together this list each week so I’m going to keep doing it.

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The Membership Manager’s Wish List

Associations Now

If you can set up processes that help automate your member communications, especially onboarding and renewal communications, it can help save a lot of time,” Heinle says. This tops the list for Danielle Weaver, membership engagement coordinator for the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, who wants to dedicate more time to communicating with members one on one. Weaver knows that challenge well, as she works to serve more than 17,000 registered nurses in Pennsylvania.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

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Trucil, MA, MPH , Communications Manager, American Geriatrics Society. Shannon Goecke , Director, Membership, and Marketing, California Academy of Family Physicians and Elizabeth Lukrich , Manager, Communications and Social Media, California Academy of Family Physicians. To meaningfully communicate the value of membership and drive member engagement, it is critical to identify your different member segments and understand their values and motivators.

Pope Francis: Catholic Student Associations Capitalize on Papal Visit

Associations Now

The University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Catholic Student Association (PCSA) found that displaying a cardboard cutout of the pontiff during a recent recruitment event drew large numbers of prospects. We are receiving almost 200 people to stay here specifically from Harvard and Brown, also from Denison University and University of Dallas … also from Canada and South America, all of them are college students,” Javier de la Flor, communications director of the St.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 04.19.19

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Heidi Boe, Senior Group Publisher, Member Communications, Naylor Association Solutions. Weaver, Website Manager, Pennsylvania Bar Institute. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… If you haven’t already, you must read New Member Engagement Study , a collaboration between Kaiser Insights, Dynamic Benchmarking, 12 research partners and 160 association professionals.

Speaking to Alabama Law Students about the Association World

Association Navigator

But I got impatient with politics and wanted something different, something a little more legal than political communications. Association jobs are found in every state, but they are primarily clustered in California, New York, Illinois, Florida, and Pennsylvania and of course, Washington, D.C. courtesy of [link]. I’m excited to again speak to University of Alabama law students about opportunities in the association world.

26 ways association professionals find problem-solving inspiration

Association Success

I’m starting to mine Netflix for ideas,” laughed the National Cooperative Business Association vice-president of cooperative relations, because she finds “different ways to communicate content.” .

Keeping Goals with Social Fitness

Higher Logic

The University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School for Communication recently conducted a study that uncovered the benefits of virtual workout communities. We all know engagement can help your community members become more active, but can it also help your waistline? More and more of our lives are online, from professional communities to social media. So what happens when you bring your fitness routine online?

Associations and Urban Myths for the Holidays

SCD Group

Two examples of holiday myths surface almost annually at this time of year: MYTH: Suicides Spike During Holiday Months (November, December, January) REALITY: The months of November, December and January actually have the lowest number of suicides per day, according to the University of Pennsylvania''s Annenberg Public Policy Center, which analyzed 1999-2010 data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). First, your association should have a crisis communications plan.

Co-Creation: The Value is in the Process

Association Success

And you’ll need a communications plan to keep participants informed in between sessions, as staff explore feasibility and try to operationalize the outcomes of co-creation. Partnering with the University of Pennsylvania’s Project for Civic Engagement, they hosted four workshops to explain the situation and workshop solutions. Just ask your local government. No, seriously.

Wednesday Buzz: Making the Most of Mobile

Associations Now

Make your message clear: In a guest post on Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Blog , Kristan Allen, director of marketing and communications at the Mentoring Partnership of Southwestern Pennsylvania, shares insight into concise key-message creation. Why mobility is a bigger issue than many event planners realize. Also: tips for teaching your board the tricks of the social media trade.

#MillionSolarStrong Campaign Celebrates Meteoric Growth in Solar Industry

Associations Now

MillionSolarStrong is intended to “expand awareness and recognition of solar’s role in the energy picture,” said Dan Whitten, SEIA’s vice president of communications. “We For example, it says that the million solar systems installed in the United States provide enough electricity to power the entire state of Pennsylvania, and they have cut enough carbon to equal all of Oregon’s emissions.

Making Augmented Reality a Reality for Membership

Associations Now

In the future, associations could begin to communicate with members in highly personalized ways,” she says. Last week, it launched an augmented reality app called 1600 (a nod to the presidential mansion’s street address at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue), which enables a user to scan the front or back of a dollar bill using a smartphone and then take a 3-D tour of the White House.

Beekeeper Group Welcomes New VP of Technology

Beekeeper Group

Frank is a top notch developer and technology expert, who knows the communications and advocacy space very well. native who spent his youth running between his family home in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood and his family farm in south-central Pennsylvania. We are excited to announce an exciting new addition to our hive! Frank Stovicek joins Beekeeper Group this week as our new VP of Technology.

Lobstermen’s Association Helps Members Navigate Healthcare Law

Associations Now

Among the awardees were several associations, including the Arizona Association of Community Health Centers, the Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved, and the Pennsylvania Mental Health Consumers’ Association. Gilmore said associations such as MLA are important resources to help Americans navigate the new healthcare law because of their existing communications with members.

Why AARP Wants to Keep Landlines Dialing in Rural Areas

Associations Now

“The nearly ubiquitous use of mobile phones has made landlines unnecessary for many Americans,” AARP’s Pennsylvania chapter wrote of the issue last November. The major association for retired Americans has been working to fight legislation designed to end subsidized landline service in rural areas around the country. But as a recent saga in Maine proved, the association isn’t above compromise.

Civil Rights Groups Welcome FCC Ruling On Prison Phone Fees

Associations Now

Advocacy and prison-rights groups applauded a move by the Federal Communications Commission to limit the fees charged to inmates and their families—which can total hundreds of dollars yearly. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that fees charged to inmates and their families for phone calls made from prison were “unconscionable and egregious.”

Lunchtime Links: Rap Genius, Annotated

Associations Now

Never be too proud to change course: Exactly 150 years ago this week, a Pennsylvania newspaper, The Harrisburg Patriot & Union , called out a sitting president for making silly remarks in a recent speech. That’s what Mission India’s Laurel Dykema, a guest writer for Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Blog , argues.

Nonprofits Need To Nurture the Next Generation of New Leaders

Beth Kanter

had in mind (which had never been communicated.) In addition to her consulting practice, Joan also teaches at the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on nonprofit communications and leadership. Flickr Photo by Wesley Fryer.

Poll: Most Americans Prefer Some Targeted Advertising

Associations Now

The questions were designed to get the answer the DAA wanted,” said Joseph Turow, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School of Communications, in the interview. New Targeted Ads on Twitter On April 17, Twitter announced it debuted a new targeted ad feature that “ enables advertisers to reach users based on the keywords in their recent tweets.”

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.10.20

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Event communications. MemberSuite suggests rethinking your normal promotional communication style when marketing a new virtual event. Crisis Communications Expert Adele Cehrs. Presenters: Jill Allread, APR, Chief Executive Officer, Public Communications, Inc.

Antibiotic-Resistant Bug: “We’ve Been Waiting for It,” says Infection Control Group

Associations Now

Bugs are getting smarter,” said Laura Buford, an infection preventionist and chair of APIC’s Communications Committee. In fact, APIC announced a new session Wednesday for its annual conference next week that will address the antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in the Pennsylvania woman and how to respond to emergency infection cases.

Sift Skills: The Value of Big Data for Associations

Associations Now

She advises associations to use a five-step approach to a data project: determine the scope, collect, clean, analyze, and communicate. “If The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) recently took another approach, working with Aptify, a provider of association management software, to create what Aptify calls Composite Engagement Scoring (CES).

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111 Intriguing Chats for 2011

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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. Other states with strong representation include California (16), New York (6), Pennsylvania (5), Florida (4), and Texas (4). dslunceford - Steve Lunceford; DC; Communications strategist working for @DeloitteGov. Walker; Oakland, California; Writer, editor, communicator, walker.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth Kanter

The foundation’s quick thinking and strong communications efforts allowed Midland Gives to raise nearly $1.7 In northwestern Pennsylvania, the Erie Community Foundation’s event, Erie Gives has raised more than $10.6 Communicate clearly and regularly. They need to make serious investments in support and training on technology, communications, fundraising, and more.