Thursday Buzz: Weak Member Engagement? Look At Your Staff.

Associations Now

You can’t rely on your volunteers all the time to get your members motivated—your staffers have to do the job too, even if they’re not membership pros. Also: Microsoft introduces a new—and very snazzy—member to the Office family.

How mobile microfeedback keeps associations relevant and their members engaged: Interview with Thomas K.R. Stovall of CANDID Cup

Association Mavens

Using its proprietary mobile comment boxes, CANDID identifies critical issues with employees and association members – tracked by location and department anywhere in the world. Contact Beth@CANDIDCup.com to set up your 10 minute live demo. [link].

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Google Remarketing: 6 Tips for Advertising Success

Higher Logic

When remarketing is done successfully, you can re-engage prospects that dropped off, transforming them into leads and converting them based on behavioral actions. Think about your segments and personas of potential customers or members. Request a demo?

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Associations and their AMS/MMS Relationships. The Truth and the Fiction

YourMembership Blog

Recently you may have seen some industry articles, and there have been a few, with the underlying message that association staff members, in particular membership professionals, are somewhat unenthusiastic about the AMS platform they use in their daily work.

Attending ASAE Next Week? Don't Miss Our Social Media Contest!

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Mobile Trumps Smiling

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. June 7th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. If you don’t think mobile is important and you question whether your members are connected, consider this: The average person in the U.S.

Content Recycling Tip

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Storytelling Tip ? Capturing the Difference

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

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Playing to Your Strengths: Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 9th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Whatever your strength be it location, new office, new technology, state-of-the-art conference facility, fascinating speakers – whatever it is, make sure your members know about it. Make sure your members know what’s different about you and you’ll stand out from all the noise. Member Engagement + Retention.

Alright stop: collaborate + listen, part 3.

YourMembership Blog

Effectively capture + score member engagement in your social community. Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a four-part series looking at member engagement at associations and the importance of implementing a social networking platform equipped with the right tools to ensure early adoption and consistent engagement. But, how do you acknowledge the contributions made by your core member base, even if they are relatively small?

Stop Wasting Time with Social Media

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. September 18th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. So… today stop: Listening to member suggestions. Conversing with members. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Win with Social Media at ACCE2012

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support.

Membership Management Software + Social Networking

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. What’s the point of social networking for member-centric organizations? Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. Membership Software Association Management Software.

Who Loves You, Baby?

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. It takes work and luck and, as he points 0ut, only your best customers (or in our case – members) will follow through. Who are your best members?

Content with Fewer Words Aids Multi-tasking Audience

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Literary prizes are not at stake, the member’s (or potential member’s) attention span is. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Turning a Good-bye into a Good Buy: Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 10th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. When someone wants to unsubscribe from your mailing list (or for member-based organizations - doesn’t renew their membership), do not allow them to say good-bye without offering a different way to stay connected. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo.

Is Your Member Organization Evolving? Don't Do It Alone.

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Co-Evolution and the Member-based Organization. The same is true of the member-based organization. With member expectations changing, services, dues structure and offerings must evolve as well.

The Ultimate Risk Member-based Organizations Face with SOPA

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. The Ultimate Risk Member-based Organizations Face with SOPA. Under SOPA the member organization assumes responsibility for all content on their site. Member Engagement + Retention.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups. Request Demo.

The One Question You Don't Want New Members Asking

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. August 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Whether you create a video introduction for your new members or welcome them with an email and a suggested activity, make sure you tell them where to start. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education. 4 Ways Education Programs Increase Value for Association Members. Improving Learner Engagement among Association Members. Request Demo.

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How Employees' Secret Skills Can Help You Uncover Success

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. May 1st, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Tags: engaging members , member community , retaining members. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions.

Content Marketing is?

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support.

The Art of the Volley

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. June 5th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Your member organization used to only be able to reach a select few over a couple of zip codes without investing a huge amount of money. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations.

Online Communities: A Popular Misconception

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Implementing a private online community with a robust feature set doesn’t mean your entire member base will flock to it immediately. Give your members a place to connect and something to do there.

Don't Get Left in Time

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

This week we were motivated by the keynote session of the Higher Logic Super Forum , where we heard Ken Schmidt of Harley Davidson describe the power of storytelling in creating a passionate member community that will champion your brand. Associations would not exist without their members.

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Be Quick About it ? Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 30th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Tags: Friday Fix , member retention. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

This award honors the learning solution vendor which best caters for the unique and varied requirements of associations that provide education and certification programs for their members.

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The Number One Thing Successful Networkers Do

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. May 25th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Tags: business social networking , communication , engaging members. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions.

Share Some, Gain More: Membership and You

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. You are looking for a very specific type of member or customer. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo.

Are Your Members Telling You to Try a Wedge Salad?

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Are Your Members Telling You to Try a Wedge Salad? January 26th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management. None of those reasons are good ones (especially not from a member perspective). . If your members have been trying to tell you what they need or what they would like you to try and you’ve been focused on other things that’s understandable.

Get Out There: Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

Reach Out ? Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 17th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Access your member database. Or if you’re feeling really zany – call the member. Think back to when this person was an active member of your organization. Remind the member (through your attention) of why he/she originally joined the group. Member Engagement + Retention.

I'm Afraid You'll Find Out That We.

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. July 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. ” It started out as a growing, personal interest in corporate culture but I quickly saw the correlation between employee retention and member retention.

Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

When implementing a new Association LMS, or upgrading your existing system, one of the top worries is “How will we get our members and new learners to use this new system?” Ensuring members are engaged in learning is a key challenge for associations. Request a Demo Today.

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What the Three Bears Knew Best

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. April 27th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. You want your content to have the same effect on for your members. Your member will let you know because you’ll catch her enjoying it and when you do, make sure you offer more of the same. Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions.

What I Learned About Membership From High School

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. June 19th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Is he/she asking each new member how they can support the community? Member Engagement + Retention. Schedule a free live Online Demo.

What's Your ?Flag? Say About You?

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. June 14th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Do your members recognize it? Since logos are representations of organizations, this begs a bigger question of how are you perceived by your members ?

Throw Me Some Beads Mr.! Lessons from Mardi Gras

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 21st, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Member-based organizations can apply some of the same drivers that keep people coming back year after year.