Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

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Association membership is one of the most enriching experiences—particularly when you’re part of an association that prioritizes engaging its members. As your association evolves and increases its membership, your engagement strategy should evolve as well.

Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

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Your members are more than a source of revenue for your association. Members who find value in your member community don’t keep their feelings a secret. They’re not shy about telling their friends and coworkers that they’re a member of your association. Membership Sales.

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Ringing the Bell for Member Engagement

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Member engagement played a big role in the content that was presented in the meeting’s sessions. They were passionate in describing the challenges they are facing and also in their willingness to explore new ideas addressing member engagement. Know your members.

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

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With advances in association management systems (AMS), associations are attracting millennials , as well as other high-priority groups of professionals. For that reason, we’ve outlined several ways you can use technology to keep your association members engaged and involved.

Member Engagement: When It’s Not You, It’s Them

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We often talk about best practices for onboarding new members - sending them warm welcome messages, inviting them to meetings and events, providing them with valuable content, etc. But let’s say you’ve done all of that and you still can’t get your new members to engage with you.

4 Steps to Assessing Your Membership Management Software Needs

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In a less dramatic sense, if you’ve worked for an association or membership organization, selecting membership management software can feel the same way. What your members want from a features perspective. Get Your Free Membership Management Software Buyer's Guide.

Stay relevant to your association’s members in today’s social world.

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Associations face the constant challenge of making decisions about how to efficiently meet their missions and member responsibilities. An integrated online community keeps you in control.

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

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Technology has shifted everything from the way we collect membership dues to the channels we use to communicate with prospects. What was once a phone call is now an email sent through your association management software. Get Your Free Membership Management Software Buyer's Guide.

6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

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But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. Sign #1: Your members’ expectations are increasing.

Member Engagement Strategies: A Guide for Associations

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Association memberships are rewarding experiences and unique in the way that members pay dues in order to continue to be a part of the organization. Engagement secures your association’s relevance and fuels healthy member retention. What is member engagement?

Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

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Supporters, members, and donors are the lifeblood of your organization or association. They’re the very reason for your membership program in the first place. Needless to say, keeping them engaged is of paramount importance. That’s where digital content and other perks come in.

15 Content Ideas for Your Association’s Newsletter

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But don’t stop sending out those monthly or bi-monthly newsletters because they’re a GREAT way to engage your association’s membership. Instead, consider the following content ideas: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

How to Level Up Your Members-Only Content

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Remember pitching all of your great benefits to your prospective members? Offering members-only content on your association’s website is a great way to provide your members with added value. But in order for members-only content to be effective, it must be well executed.

Content Recycling Tip

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Content Recycling Tip. You can use this same concept to repurpose your own content. Member Engagement + Retention.

Content Marketing is?

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Content Marketing is… January 31st, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. content your audience wants, in the form they want it, at the time they need it, with the ease to share it. Chapman and Maggie Fox for today’s webinar: How Content Marketing is Changing Everything.). Membership Management.

Marketing for Success: Customize Association Content for Purpose, Audience, Delivery Channel

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Before you create marketing content or distribute association communications, ask yourself: What do I want to achieve? How can I distribute content most effectively to the right people? However, the value you provide members is defined by quality , not quantity.

A Deeper Look at the Big Bang Disruptions Facing Associations

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They were: Advanced web platforms – the web platform of 5-10 years ago no longer serves your member’s needs. Mobile/Smart Devices – associations need to connect where their members live. Freemium/Try Before You Buy membership models.

Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

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Without question, associations are interested in connecting with millennials as both members and leaders. They also need to utilize technology that captures the member experience. The massive growth of mobile technology has thoroughly shifted the way associations manage their business.

Raise the Roof on ROI

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In the highly competitive association world, member data is a vital asset that you should be putting to work. Member Acquisition vs. Member Retention. One of the easiest ways to grow your membership is to not lose your current members. New Member Activity.

Boosting Webinar Attendance and Participation: 4 Tips for Association Pros

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If not, we highly recommend doing so, as they’re great for boosting member engagement and showcasing your organization’s value (as a thought leader and source of industry-related content/best practices). Is your association conducting educational webinars?

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Where Do You Fit in the On-Demand Economy?

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If your members are trying to connect with your organization at 11 pm to register for an event, get information on continuing education , or wanting to access other information or services and can’t connect with you, how would you know? Do you need groceries and have them delivered in an hour?

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Are You Ready for When Millennials Take Over – Your Questions Answered

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They were speaking on topics addressing millennials related to culture building and the effective use of social media to drive member engagement. Without question, there is a lot of interest for many associations on how to connect with millennials as members and leaders.

Getting Started with Video at Your Association

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In fact, one speaker suggested 50 percent of organizational content next year be video. In fact, here are a few tips to help you get started with video at your association: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

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March Madness Turns to April Gladness – It’s Time for Xperience 2015

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The growth of YM’s offerings are changing the landscape of what an integrated member engagement platform will mean in 2015 and beyond. What will these trends mean from a member and staff expectations perspective?

First Step to Content Marketing for Associations

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. A Content Marketing Primer for Associations. September 10th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. I just returned from an amazing conference - Content Marketing World. Providing someone with an enjoyable experience is integral to being a good host, so why does our content fall short?

Unleash the Power of a Microsite for Your Next Conference

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Obviously, the value has to come from the overall experience you design for your attendees –from the content, to the quality of speakers and presenters, to the social and networking opportunities you provide. Content must be about the member or attendee, not the association.

Great News – America’s Hiring and Associations have a Reason to Celebrate

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America’s hiring again and associations and their members have reason to celebrate. They are engaged employees that are working somewhere else. That being said, 75% of your members are likely passive job seekers who aren’t looking, but would move for the right opportunity.

The Risk of Not Owning Your Online Brand

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While on the surface it might seem like a good idea since their LinkedIn group has over 5,000 members, a recent news story about the social media giant might give anyone reason to pause and reconsider that strategy. This includes ads for jobs, seminars, and other content.

2 Top Errors in Web Content

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Yes, of course your members know where you are but what about those people who are “magically transported” to you from another link or a write-up of your event and referring URL? I really love your content. Don’t overlook these quick additions to your web content and events. Membership Management.

How to Customize Your Member Experience (With Limited Time and Money)

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Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could customize everything little thing you did for your members? We’re talking content, meetings, events - the whole member experience. Yeah, that would be great (just think of the engagement!),

Top 5 Association Marketing Takeaways from Xperience2014

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Last week we shared the most noteworthy association management concepts from the Xperience2014 Customer Conference, held March 31 – April 1, 2014 at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort in St. 3) Demonstrate how you will eliminate your members’ pain, and. (4) Be a Content Curator.

Top 5 Association Management Takeaways from Xperience2014

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Petersburg, FL, provided an Xcellent platform for YourMembership.com customers, employees and industry thought leaders to connect, engage, and grow. Throughout the show our guests had the opportunity to attend sessions focused on business, marketing and association management best practices.

What to Do When Your Members Hate Technology

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You just discovered amazing new association management software that will give your association’s staff hours back in their day. It has all the administrative wizardry your staff needs and the member-facing functionality to keep your members and prospects engaged.

The World of Opportunities for AMCs: A YM Perspective

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We are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for AMCi, because Association Management Companies (AMCs) have always been an important part of our success. These include: How to remain a relevant concern for their members and industry they serve. How to help members succeed in their careers.

Simplifying Social with a Content Curation Tool

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. You can manage multiple accounts and choose the time of day and pick days in which to share content. The only thing better would be coffee service in the morning as I add to my day’s content. When I find a topic that is popular, I keep it in mind as I curate and write content. Member Engagement + Retention.

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How to Create Emotional Connections with Event Attendees

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Was it good content or great educational materials and courses? While the content may be amazing, it doesn’t warm our hearts and give us a feeling of familiarity. This may appear as isolating to those members who contribute to the organization in different ways other than just sitting on boards or committees. And how can we value our members in different ways? Greatest number of member referrals. Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management

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How to Create Emotional Connections with Event Attendees

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Was it good content or great educational materials and courses? While the content may be amazing, it doesn’t warm our hearts and give us a feeling of familiarity. This may appear as isolating to those members who contribute to the organization in different ways other than just sitting on boards or committees. And how can we value our members in different ways? Greatest number of member referrals. Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management

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Alright stop: collaborate + listen, part 4.

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Push notifications tied to mobile apps deliver instant updates + target association members. During this past year, we redesigned and enhanced our member communities. Doing so, we discovered that our community features were underutilized by the 20-million members using our solutions.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

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Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development. When it comes to keeping your association’s members engaged, your software solutions are your secret weapon.

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Content with Fewer Words Aids Multi-tasking Audience

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Review your web content often. Keep this “double-dipping” sort of consumption in mind when writing and reviewing your content. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management.