Critical Data Collection – Association Field Report (August 14, 2020)

Moery Company

It’s critical to collect good data because even the best sales team will suffer if they’re working with subpar information, like a lead without contact information. The post Critical Data Collection – Association Field Report (August 14, 2020) appeared first on The Moery Company.

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Reassess Your Membership Segments for 2021 – Association Field Report (October 30, 2020)

Moery Company

What are the main themes in your communications plan and what do you want to convey in 2021? Communicate all of the things that you have done for your members during the crisis. Our brilliant consulting team can help! Fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch shortly: The post Reassess Your Membership Segments for 2021 – Association Field Report (October 30, 2020) appeared first on The Moery Company.

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Association Field Report (March 25, 2020)

Moery Company

However, we also have to think about things that other people have overcome before and think about the health of our teams, our friends, and our family. I’m communicating with our advisory board on an almost daily basis and getting their advice. I’ve talked to my team and it’s all about building relationships and helping by providing information. The post Association Field Report (March 25, 2020) appeared first on The Moery Company.

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Unstructured Work Days – Association Field Report (April 27, 2020)

Moery Company

Hi friends, it’s JP Moery with another report from the field, early on a Monday morning! Hey, I just had a great conversation with my sales team. The post Unstructured Work Days – Association Field Report (April 27, 2020) appeared first on The Moery Company. Business Practices association field report communicationsAnd, this is kind of interesting, they were saying how the workday is less structured than it used to be. I’ll give you an example.

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Association Field Report (April 20, 2020)

Moery Company

Hi friends, a little bit of encouragement for you today in our field report. We had a great conversation with our team this morning. Great government relations organizations can do a lot of good work for their members right now and your association should be communicating those things with your prospects and the members in your industry. The post Association Field Report (April 20, 2020) appeared first on The Moery Company.

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Advice for Associations to Succeed in 2020 – Four Tips to Effectively Manage a Small Team

Moery Company

Here at The Moery Company we have learned a lot over the past ten years of what it means to run a successful business with a small team. Here are four keys that have helped us have a productive and rewarding work environment: Key #1: Team Culture. In the past ten years, we have developed a team culture where everyone pitches in and wears different hats as needed. There are many tools that can help you manage your team and your projects.

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Field Report (March 19, 2020)

Moery Company

A team member of ours this morning said, “Hey, I called an advertiser of ours in San Francisco, they’re on quarantine. This is because it’s so important for us to be engaging, and not to fall back and stop communicating, but actually to do it with the right tone. The post Field Report (March 19, 2020) appeared first on The Moery Company. Transcript: Hi, guys, it’s JP. I wanted to give you an update from the field here on the 19th.

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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. Here’s what we know : Recent data shows associations are increasingly struggling to engage young professionals, effectively utilize technology to cut through the clutter, and clearly communicate membership value.

Benchmark Report: Association Communications Struggle to Keep Up

Associations Now

A report from Naylor Association Solutions finds that small staffs and more competition make it tough for communications to break through. Each month, the average association communicates with its members about 30 times. And while those interactions are frequent, they often struggle to hit the mark for many association communicators, according to a new report from Naylor Association Solutions.

Digital and In-Person Events in 2021 – Association Field Report (January 22, 2021)

Moery Company

we’ve been communicating with our clients very early here in the new year. I’ll give you an example, IndyCar, we’re a sponsor of the Vassar Sullivan racing IndyCar team, and they’re making a move to move their first two races of the year back.

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Cut through communication clutter

Aaron Wolowiec

As a writer and professional communicator, nothing (O.K., well, not very much) is more frustrating than people who can’t communicate. But seriously…communication is a hard gig for most companies, especially with the advent of social media. Communication is everywhere. So it’s not really a surprise that associations continue to struggle with effective communication, according to Naylor’s 2015 communication benchmarking study.

Post Pandemic Membership Surge – Association Field Report (June 5, 2020)

Moery Company

A trade association put out an incredible infographic that displayed all of the things that they’ve been doing: letters to state officials and local governments, the number of communications they’ve had with the federal government, the number of new webinars that they’ve been conducting for their members, telecommunications and conference calls that they’ve had with the state chapters, and more. Membership Development association field report membership pandemic

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Personality Tests and the ‘I’ in Team

Association Adviser

CliftonStrengths uses four domains to describe how people and teams use their combined skills to be well accomplished. Relationship Building: Can your team count on you to make a lasting impression? Personality tests like the CliftonStrengths Assessment aid in building a bond between your team leaders and other associations. The post Personality Tests and the ‘I’ in Team appeared first on Association Adviser.

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2021 Personalization at Associations Report

AssociationTrends

communications in 2021. If you’re in the 3/4 majority, this report may make you reconsider your. This report is a collection of secondary research, insights, and. In this report, you’ll.

What Does a Modern Marketing Team Look Like?

Association Adviser

If your organization is constantly expanding its offerings, team organization can be a juggling act to logically recalibrate your team so that all available skill sets are effectively covering your marketing activities. But clearly delineating marketing roles on your team is imperative to running an effective marketing operation for three reasons: The skillsets required to be an effective marketer are always evolving.

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What Does a Modern Marketing Team Look Like?

Association Adviser

If your organization is constantly expanding its offerings, team organization can be a juggling act to logically recalibrate your team so that all available skill sets are effectively covering your marketing activities. But clearly delineating marketing roles on your team is imperative to running an effective marketing operation for three reasons: The skillsets required to be an effective marketer are always evolving.

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

Optimist Consulting

While some boards understand the role and remit of their communications team and actively seek their help, the report illustrates that some boards do not share this interest in communications, and it offers ideas to overcome this and work effectively with your trustees. Good communications lessens potential risks and strengthens reputation. Improve access to your board: Identify a communications champion and encourage them to attend board meetings in person.

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. The value of taking a more integrated approach with communications is to ensure that all your audiences (members, trustees, event attendees, customers, service users, volunteers, MPs, policy makers, the press) receive an underlying, consistent and clear message about your organisation.

The ‘Duck, Duck, Goose’ Aspect of Association Communications

Association Adviser

These are just some of the questions that plague association leaders and communications experts when figuring out how to best interact with members – and encourage members to respond in kind. 1 in 2018, to be exact, according to the 2018 Association Communications Benchmarking Report. The first step in communication is research – figuring out what type of information your members are interested in. is a communication challenge.

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. The value of taking a more integrated approach with communications is to ensure that all your audiences (members, trustees, event attendees, customers, service users, volunteers, MPs, policy makers, the press) receive an underlying, consistent and clear message about your organisation.

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. The value of taking a more integrated approach with communications is to ensure that all your audiences (members, trustees, event attendees, customers, service users, volunteers, MPs, policy makers, the press) receive an underlying, consistent and clear message about your organisation.

How a New CEO Can Communicate Openness

Associations Now

Which makes communicating your ideas even more critical. Who I am and what I do involves transforming talent into teams. We write a lot here about how CEOs and volunteer leaders can kick off their relationship in a positive way ; my colleague Tim Ebner reported earlier this year about how a number of first-time association CEOs launched their tenures by building close relationships with their boards. Who I am and what I do involves transforming talent into teams,” she says.

Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Then I began sending monthly reports to my board that provided brief updates on association initiatives. I think CEOs and boards benefit from open communication, so share what’s going on, keep them up to date and share what’s not working well – this brings them close to the work of the association in an authentic way and creates a relationship where they want to be your ally and source of support. We all know that it took every person on our staff team to get where we are today.

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Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Then I began sending monthly reports to my board that provided brief updates on association initiatives. I think CEOs and boards benefit from open communication, so share what’s going on, keep them up to date and share what’s not working well – this brings them close to the work of the association in an authentic way and creates a relationship where they want to be your ally and source of support. We all know that it took every person on our staff team to get where we are today.

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Three Ideas to Perk Up Your Internal Communications Strategy

Associations Now

Think long and hard about the tactics you use to communicate to them—as well as how they can respond. Here are a few internal communications strategies to try. A lot of thought is often put into external communications, such as marketing materials and member engagement. And while the two communication types aren’t the same, they do have some commonalities. As Workforce.com reports, a 2018 study from Arthur J. Want your employees to stick around?

An Adept Lesson in Crisis Communications on Social Media

Associations Now

Your IT team should take notes. Even while facing the web browser equivalent of the server being on fire, with literally millions of people affected (many of them complaining, often viciously, about their web-surfing getting disrupted), the social media team at Firefox was fairly adept at responding. Soon after the first reports of the add-on issues came to light—just after midnight Eastern time, on a Saturday— the company tweeted that it was aware of a problem and working on a fix.

The Key to Teamwork is Communication

Associations Now

You know that old saying, “There’s no ‘I’ in team?” To make sure your team works best, all parties must be committed to regular and clear communication. The reason that worked so well was because we communicated well with each other. The key to that project’s success—and our satisfaction with it—was our commitment to communicating clearly with each other. Updates, reports of unexpected news, developing concerns—who knows what can come up.

Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Then I began sending monthly reports to my board that provided brief updates on association initiatives. I think CEOs and boards benefit from open communication, so share what’s going on, keep them up to date and share what’s not working well – this brings them close to the work of the association in an authentic way and creates a relationship where they want to be your ally and source of support. We all know that it took every person on our staff team to get where we are today.

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Journalism Groups, Media Outlets Team Up to Protect Press Freedom

Associations Now

The Protect Press Freedom campaign, ahead of the 2020 presidential election, emphasizes the challenges and sacrifices journalists make in reporting and presenting the news. As the 2020 election season kicks into high gear, a coalition of journalism groups and publishers are kicking off a new campaign highlighting the risks that reporters and editors often face in doing their jobs.

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Should You Send Your Team Emails on Sunday Night?

Associations Now

You might think that a few Sunday-night emails might be getting your team ready for battle during the coming week—but you might just be killing their morale instead. The proliferation of smartphones and workplace communication apps has created unrealistic expectations of how easily—and often—workers should be able to switch from personal to professional tasks, researchers say,” wrote Kelsey Gee. The post Should You Send Your Team Emails on Sunday Night?

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Why Your Team May Need MORE Cliques and Silos

Association Success

We might need strong communication, but we also need to nurture positive team relationships. Do you know why cliques and silos form in your team or organization? It has nearly become cliché to hear from organizations that “our sales staff cannot stand to work with those service guys,” or “we have people inside our department that just won’t communicate!”.

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On-Demand: 2018 Association Trends Survey Report

GrowthZone

This on-demand webcast with Teri Carden of ReviewMyAMS.com and the GrowthZone team reveals the first public look at the 2018 Association Trends Survey report. In this fast-paced Q&A, they explore the survey results including: what association executives wished their boards knew, health insurance coverage, renewal stats, member communication tactics, top challenges, and more. The post On-Demand: 2018 Association Trends Survey Report appeared first on GrowthZone.

Association Staff Stretched to the Limit? How to Get More for Your Association Without Breaking Your Team

Association Adviser

Slightly more than half of respondents to the 2018 Association Communications Benchmarking Survey reported feeling understaffed. Our benchmarking survey identified the following communication functions most likely to be outsourced: Production design 30%. According to our survey, nearly half of respondents recognize they need help identifying the ideal member communication frequency. Managers must have an open and honest understanding of their teams’ capabilities.

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Eric Lanke: Should Committees Report to the Board?

Eric Lanke

Should Committees Report to the Board? Should committees report to the board?" Who else are the going to report to?". And if that is the case, shouldnt these committees "report" to the chief staff executive, the way other members of the staff do? In fact, doesnt having those committees report to the board put the board in the position of having to manage the association, usurping the position and authority it has specifically delegated to its chief staff executive?

Build Core Strength with a Modern Marketing Team

SocialFish

Core strength yields benefits in productivity and agility as teams work together to drive recruitment, engagement, and retention. Core strength is made up of culture, human and data assets, and team structure. It used to be common for organizations to have a centralized communications structure where audience communications were created, reviewed, and published by a few designated resources. Multiple team members can step in to send communications.

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Build a Strong Foundation for Your Communications with an Editorial Content Plan

Association Adviser

This holds particularly true for your association’s print and digital communications. It’s essential for your association to have a clearly defined editorial content strategy if you want to reach your communications goals. According to the 2018 Association Communications Benchmarking Report , associations know that having a communications strategy is important, but they also say that creating a comprehensive plan that meets their members’ needs can be a challenge.

Talking Translation: MLB Players Group Eyes Giving Teams Spanish Interpreters

Associations Now

With the growing influence of Spanish-speaking Major League Baseball players, the MLB Players Association is working with the league to put Spanish-language interpreters on team staffs. The Times report notes that the benefits of such translators could be significant for players, who often rely on their interactions with the press as much as their skills on the field to push their careers forward.

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. We seek a candidate with marketing and communications experience with an emphasis on digital media, video, social media, website content and podcasting to scale distribution of our thought leadership content for business growth.

Would Mother Earth approve of ‘green’ venues?

Aaron Wolowiec

Friday is Earth Day, so in anticipation of all things sustainability, let’s take a look at the Green Venue Report 2015 , produced by Greenview and Twirl Management. According to the report, there are seven best practices among environmentally friendly venues: 83 percent have achieved a sustainability-related certification. 77 percent have an employee green team or sustainability committee. And, of course, efforts would be remiss without effective communications.

Would Mother Earth approve of ‘green’ venues?

Aaron Wolowiec

Friday is Earth Day, so in anticipation of all things sustainability, let’s take a look at the Green Venue Report 2015 , produced by Greenview and Twirl Management. According to the report, there are seven best practices among environmentally friendly venues: 83 percent have achieved a sustainability-related certification. 77 percent have an employee green team or sustainability committee. And, of course, efforts would be remiss without effective communications.