How do you price a virtual event?

Association Success

How should I price my event? What you ultimately want is to be able to monetize the event,” said Michael Tatonetti , director of certification and education for the Professional Pricing Society. With that being said, pricing should follow the same concept. . “A

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How do you price a virtual event?

Association Success

How should I price my event? What you ultimately want is to be able to monetize the event,” said Michael Tatonetti , director of certification and education for the Professional Pricing Society. With that being said, pricing should follow the same concept. . “A

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Beware of sneaky, hidden costs in your next association management system

Nimble AMS

If the price seems too good to be true, it probably is. Determining how much your next association management software (AMS) system will cost you can be a tricky thing. Many of the costs are predictable if you know what to look for. Technology

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Face Your Fear of Technology

Association Adviser

Technology (and the thought of it) sometimes elicits a similar response. I’ve worked with hundreds of associations and here are some of the responses I have gotten when asking about their take on “technology” or “new ways” of reaching and engaging their members: Do we have to?

8 ways to cut the cost of new association management software

Nimble AMS

It may be time to embrace change to lower the price of your new system. While several factors — from the number of licenses to implementation to staff training — determine the price of the system’s cost, there are strategies to keep your AMS price from escalating beyond the budget.

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The Hidden Costs of Inefficiency

Associations Now

When you’re losing a nickel here or a dime there, it doesn’t seem like a lot … until you do the math and realize it’s costing you a pretty penny. If you spend $20 on a new card, for example, the cost breaks down like so: $19 goes on your card. At a cost of $2.50

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Study: Business Travel and Its Costs Are on the Rise

Associations Now

Similar to “ Shadow IT ,” employees are taking advantage of technology for more control over their work and life. Will higher costs slow down business travelers? ” As technology makes remote work easier , travel could be the glue that keeps companies together.

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Is Your Technology Seamless?

Associations Now

A few smart words from a guy who built his life in technology could help you figure out your own technology balance. Rather, we want technology to be invisible, to provide value seamlessly,” the company explained. “In Security is a factor, yes, but so is cost.

Another Federal Conference Scrutinized for Excessive Costs

Associations Now

A new report by the Department of Commerce on a 2012 National Institute of Standards and Technology conference raises more questions about federal agencies’ conference spending. It’s the latest in a string of reports detailing what investigators say is a failure to rein in costs.

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New Technological Realities: What’s on the Market?

Association Success

Technology to send your association hurtling into the future. This is a trendy topic these days because these technologies are increasingly accessible in the market. They can be given away in gift bags due to size, price, and easy user experience. 1550), pushing the cost.

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. Tech innovations such as blogging and social media platforms allow associations to host low-cost, two-way communication forums. The reward from using new technology—and the risk of not implementing it—usually outweighs the upfront costs. Costs of these tactics are very low, and the exposure is tremendous.

Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities

SilkStart

As an association, technology can be a tremendous asset in achieving your mission. When an association has access to robust technology — as well as the knowledge and capacity to put tech to proper use — the impact can be transformative. Unfortunately, many associations has a fraught relationship to technology. These factors are compounded by real barriers to access; much of the tech that can help associations do better work is priced for the private sector.

The Impact of Gas Prices on Associations and Their Members

Observations on Association Management

The Impact of Gas Prices on Associations and Their Members. Associations, like every other type of business, are feeling the impact of rising petroleum prices. The effect of high gas prices will be felt for the forseeable future. As frightening as the rapidly-escalating price of energy is, it provides us with an opportunity to think about new ways to do business. Labels: environment , gas prices , social changes. gas prices. (1). technology solutions. (2).

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Don’t Fool Yourself: Your Technology Has an Expiration Date

Associations Now

While the costs of upgrading basic technology building blocks like hard drives certainly add up, delaying those upgrades comes with another price tag—one that could really hurt. But it does make a pretty good argument for exactly how associations should spend on technology.

3 things your association should know before purchasing a new AMS

Nimble AMS

Price is a big factor in any large purchase. But determining cost can be tricky. How much does it cost?”. Price is a big factor in any large purchase. But, determining cost can be a tricky thing. Multiple factors go into the cost of a new AMS system.

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4 Considerations for Your Virtual Event

Blue Sky eLearn

Taking this element out reduces risk and costs. For a higher price, allows those session sponsors to continue being the sponsor of the on-demand session, allowing them visibility throughout the year .

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How to Make Your Virtual Events Better Than The Rest

AssociationChat

The purpose of Event Camp Vancouver was to explore how the latest technologies could be incorporated into events without losing the human element. Since that time, new platforms and technologies have come and gone. Check out this blog post on How to Price Your Virtual Conference.

4 steps to build a business case for new membership software

Nimble AMS

Here’s how to create a compelling case for an investment in new membership management technology. Your old technology might have worked in the past, but it just isn’t keeping up with your organization’s evolving processes and needs. continued investment in outdated technology.

Don?t let legacy association management software be your legacy

Nimble AMS

How will the technology decisions you make today affect your association’s future? Make sure your association doesn’t pay the price for outdated software. Have you considered how the technology decisions you make today will affect your association’s future? Technology

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career, Part Three

Blue Sky eLearn

We also dove into technological advancements and their effect on the workforce and the economy. We know that a college degree does not get you as far as it used to, and that technology is rapidly changing entire industries. Part One & Two – What We Learned.

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

Off Stage

16, 2010 - Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans. In the last two blogs Ive been discussing your IT needs as an association, particularly as a Realtor trade association, excluding any MLS technology needs you might have. Technology. Off Stage.

Don't Get Left in Time

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. ” For technology enthusiasts this means a lot of things involving servers and data but to many users it means receiving new features immediately — no downloads, no installs, no waiting. Pricing.

Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

It’s important to have a budget in mind when you begin narrowing down the LMS providers you would like to evaluate, as pricing can vary widely. You’ve outlined your needs and requirements, heard presentations, viewed demos, tried out sandbox accounts, discussed costs.

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How to Choose an Association Credit Card Processor

GrowthZone

UNDERSTAND THE HARD AND SOFT COSTS: Fees related to things like: Cancellations, fund withdrawals, and batch processing. Cost related to things like: Switching providers (e.g., Cost to transfer funds. Productivity Technology Revenue Solutions

Looking For a Virtual Events Partner? Be Sure To Ask These 10 Questions

Blue Sky eLearn

So, beyond your standard questions about event schedule and production cost, what are the other most important questions to ask a virtual events vendor as you investigate their services? Are you a reseller for your event platform or is it your own technology?

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Association Staffing and the End of Toll Booth Workers: 3 Lessons for Association Executives

SCD Group

Technology at work. As new, disruptive technologies emerge, what jobs within associations are similar to a toll booth worker? You know, those jobs that we used to need but that have been replaced (or can be replaced) with technology? Just cutting the costs? Using the cost savings to pay for upgraded technology? Interestingly, many major cities are doing it via dynamic pricing (see USA Today story: Toll lanes create 'another option' to avoid traffic.)

Stop Waiting. It’s Time for Associations to Use Marketing Automation

GrowthZone

Lack of money is no longer a valid reason for not implementing basic marketing automation systems because the price has come down significantly. And, you probably already have this feature as part of your current email software investment, so no added cost. Productivity Technology

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Why Data Analytics is Important and How to Budget Accurately

Higher Logic

Total cost of ownership. How you choose to store your data will also majorly impact the total cost of ownership. Depending on how the platform is hosted , the price structure will either be a lower subscription fee or a high upfront licensing fee. Predictable costs.

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Juice Up Your Conference App

Velvet Chainsaw

Until hotels and convention centers resolve WiFi bandwidth cost and availability issues, your conference app needs to be on at least three platforms — iPhone, Droid and mobile web. Beware of too-good-to-be-true pricing.

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how technology and collaboration can be a virtuous cycle.

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How to Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

.orgCommunity

New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. Uncategorized #membership Association associations e-Learning eLearning Gen Z Millennial professional development Technology WBT Systems

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.10.20

Reid All About it

They warn, “We are already paying the price in greater risk aversion among writers, artists, and journalists who fear for their livelihoods if they depart from the consensus, or even lack sufficient zeal in agreement.” Revenue and Pricing Strategies for Virtual Events.

Mobile Conference Applications

Association Adviser

The sophistication of mobile apps continues to increase as the price continues to drop. In most cases, the cost of developing conference apps can be offset by the sponsorship revenue they generate. Take advantage of this technology at your next event. Technology

The Ultimate Risk Member-based Organizations Face with SOPA

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. My biggest concern for the operation of member-based organizations, businesses and nonprofits is the risk and responsibility (not to mention costs) they would now assume. Monitoring will be time-consuming and costly as it will be a full-time requirement.

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

This is how you can prove your new member community will be a valuable technology investment. Many associations are looking to technology to help them achieve various goals like millennial recruitment and maximizing staff resources. Objection 1: Price.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

Reid All About it

4 million US jobs are expected to be disrupted by technology and other factors between now and 2026. Make Your Marketing Technology Resolutions for 2018. How Much Does an AMS Really Cost? Eric McDonald, sales executive and pricing expert.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

Stop focusing on features, instead, learn how to: evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs you may not see on the surface; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform.

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