10 Powerful Online Directory Software Tools

Wild Apricot

If you're looking to build an online directory, here are 10 powerful online directory software tools that can get you started right away. Directory-Software

Why Your Organization Needs a Member Directory

Wild Apricot

Consider creating a member directory for your organization to facilitate outreach, support your communications, and more Wondering how to keep your members connected?

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How to Set Up a Membership Directory With Photos on Your Site — Easy Template

Wild Apricot

If you're looking to add a membership directory with photos to your site, you can do it in Wild Apricot's website builder. This easy to follow step-by-step guide will give you a simple template

11 Powerful Online Directory Software Options You Can Try Today

Wild Apricot

Want to start an online directory? Launch your site today with one of these easy-to-use directory software options

Tips for Creating a Powerful Membership Directory

MatrixG

MatrixMaxx has out-of-the-box member directory searches. In these instances, the question … Continue reading Tips for Creating a Powerful Membership Directory → Association Management Software Design and Information Architecture AMS database directory member searchWe have a company search and an individual search. These searches can be configured to search different criteria and skinned to match a client’s website. They are terrific and get the job done.

How to Add Value Through Your Membership Directory

MembersClicks

Being placed in your organization’s online membership directory is an important benefit. Start thinking about how you can add value through your membership directory by answering these questions: member engagementIt gives members exposure to the rest of your membership (and the industry or community at large), it means that you have endorsed this member and their expertise, and it’s a source of business referrals and networking.

How to Demonstrate Membership Value with Your Online Directory

MembersClicks

Does one of those tricks include talking about their online directory placement? Your online directory is often overlooked by members, but there are a lot of hidden secrets about this benefit - and ways that you can demonstrate that value! When it comes to showing members the value of their investment in your organization, we’re sure you have a few tricks up your sleeve. If not, it should!

Managing Multiple Member Directories in Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot

With Wild Apricot, you can create multiple membership application forms and directories to manage different membership types, and single out categories such as sponsors, discounted membership levels, and more. Find out how! membership database management online database Wild Apricot

A Directory Your Members Will Actually Use

SilkStart

Your member directory should be more than just a list of names. Leverage SilkStart’s built-in directory application as an engaging online resource and empower your members with the tools they need to build relationships, further their careers, and learn from others in your database. Below are some of our favourite features to help you build a directory your members will actually use. Use each configuration to tailor your directory to your members’ needs.

Are You Setting Members Up for Success in Your Online Directory?

MembersClicks

Being placed in your organization’s online directory is an important benefit to membership. Beyond including each member in your directory, what else are you doing to really help them gain visibility and take advantage of those perks? It can be pretty easy to do, given that most member-based organization directories are online these days!

[Infographic] Hold Your Ground: Tips for Print and Digital Directories to Successfully Co-Exist

Association Adviser

Can print and digital member directories peacefully (and profitably) co-exist? Our latest infographic explores four steps to making and distributing a successful print/digital directory pair. The post [Infographic] Hold Your Ground: Tips for Print and Digital Directories to Successfully Co-Exist by Association Adviser staff first appeared on AssociationAdviser.com. Marketing & Communications digital directory member directory print directory print vs. digital

FTC Seeks to Stop Tradeshow Directory Scam

Associations Now

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced it is seeking to permanently halt a Slovakia-based operation from scamming small businesses and nonprofit organizations into collectively paying millions of dollars to be listed in an online exhibitors’ directory called FAIR Guide. The mailings mention a specific tradeshow or exhibition and ask the recipient to check the accuracy of information for the exhibitors’ directory for the show.

Hold Your Ground

Association Adviser

The Evolution and Importance of Resource Guides and Membership Directories. Features digital communications membership directories membership directory print resource guides The post Hold Your Ground appeared first on Association Adviser - Best practices, news and leadership strategies for. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

America’s Health Insurance Plans to Test New Provider Directory

Associations Now

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) hopes to combat this problem with a new directory program, which will launch next month. “[N]ot all providers rely on the same method of communication,” AHIP writes in a FAQ on the partner directory. To test the pilot versions of these directory systems, AHIP has partnered with 12 health plans from commercial, Medicaid and Medicare markets in Indiana, California, and Florida.

Is It Time to Add a Gender-Neutral Honorific to Your Forms and Directories?

MatrixG

In 2015, the New York Times wondered if Mx has … Continue reading Is It Time to Add a Gender-Neutral Honorific to Your Forms and Directories? I was in the car a few weeks ago when I heard a story on NPR about Mx, a gender-neutral honorific that is being adopted by many organizations because not everyone wants to identify their gender in the traditionally binary ways (e.g., Mr. or Ms.).

LinkedIn finally launch searchable group directory

SocialFish

As of this Friday June 11, you will be able to search for groups within the group directory on LinkedIn. At last! So, instead of emailing me to get this link to YAP, [link] , you will just be able to search for "YAP" and it will come up. Sweet! Now I just wish they would get rid of the annoying red tape where you have to wait for me to approve you. So irritating for all concerned. Speaking of YAP, we're inviting a select group of our readers to beta-test our new groupsite, www.yapstar.org.

5 effortless ways to help your members stand out

SilkStart

Here are 5 effortless ways to make your members standout by creating an engaging member directory. Each directory profile should have editable bios, headshot uploads, contact information, and the ability to post updates. Link your directory with your member database so that sign-ups, renewals, and expiries update automatically. Get Social: Use your directory to build a social community featuring your members. association tools directory

Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Offer an accessible online member directory. Offer an accessible online member directory. One of the best digital tools to help grow your association is an online member directory that can be accessed through your website. Searchable directory.

How to Leverage This Member Acquisition Secret Weapon

MembersClicks

Have you ever thought of your online member directory as a place to actually prospect for new members? Believe it or not, your online member directory is a unique member acquisition tool. Well if you haven’t, I’m here to tell you that you’re missing out! Not only is it a tangible example of membership value, but it can also help identify which prospective members you should consider reaching out to. Here’s how to leverage yours to its fullest: Small Staff Chatter

Member Experience and the Importance of Tech that Works Together

MembersClicks

Those tools dictate the form members submit to join, how their listing shows up on your directory, the website they visit to register for events — sometimes even the platform where they'll access the event, if it's virtual. As association and chamber professionals, you all know that retention success relies on a member's overall experience from the time they join. The more you can engage a member, the better your chances they'll renew!).

Wild Apricot Goes Green: A Live Demo for USGBC Chapters

Wild Apricot

Below is the recording and transcript of this demo to show you how easy it can be to set up a website, create a directory and so much more. On Thursday December 4th, 2014, we held an exclusive live demo for US Green Building Council Chapters.

2 Easy Ways to Increase Association Non-Dues Revenue

GrowthZone

Two of the concepts presented in the guide include: ONLINE MEMBER DIRECTORY ADVERTISING. Digital versions of your directory allow you to save on printing costs and lets you do frequent updates. Digital versions of your directory allow you to save on printing costs and lets you do frequent updates.” Just don’t forget to optimize your directory for mobile devices. Tweet. Associations are constantly challenged to increase non-dues revenue.

A Live Demo of Wild Apricot for USGBC Chapters

Wild Apricot

Below is the recording and transcript of this demo to show you how easy it can be to set up a website, manage memberships, build a directory On Thursday December 4th, 2014, Wild Apricot held an exclusive live demo for US Green Building Council Chapters.

Attracting More Association Members: A Q&A

Blue Sky eLearn

This is where they can meet other members and find useful resources like the member directory and discussion forums. Navigable member directory. Allow your members to become familiar with each other with a member directory.

Association Tips: 6 Irresistible Member Benefits that Convince People to Join and Renew

Higher Logic

Networking and Expert Directory Access. Online networking , like connecting through an online community or looking up experts in a directory, is also a valuable benefit. Member directories help people find peers in their area and build relationships. Similarly, you can offer expert directories that aggregate accomplished professionals in your field. Getting people to join your association is like making a sale.

How to Create a Proposal That’ll Sell Website Advertising FAST

MembersClicks

And, between directory listings, banner ads , sponsorships, etc., Your association or chamber website is a hot commodity. People in your industry or community (not just members) visit your website looking for valuable information. there are a number of different ways advertisers can display their message. So, you know that digital advertising is a great way to generate non-dues revenue.but you also know it can be time-consuming (on top of everything else on your plate).

Release Notes

SilkStart

Additional Company Locations: Display multiple regional office locations for your member companies with the new Additional Company Location Directory Feature. Add these locations to Company profiles and display them in your directory search and directory map. Company Directory Profiles: If a company has not yet filled out their company description, their online profile will automatically reformat.

Release Notes

SilkStart

Additional Company Locations: Display multiple regional office locations for your member companies with the new Additional Company Location Directory Feature. Add these locations to Company profiles and display them in your directory search and directory map. Company Directory Profiles: If a company has not yet filled out their company description, their online profile will automatically reformat.

Free Webinar: Managing Your Membership Database in Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot

17 at 3 pm EST. We'll dig deep into the membership database portion of Wild Apricot software, including online database structure and composition; membership directory; integrating widgets into Wild Apricot; and much more.( Want to learn about Wild Apricot membership management? Attend our free webinar on Thurs.

Association Membership Renewal Letter Template

GrowthZone

Provide resources such as online job postings, an expanded web presence through the membership directory, and digital advertising opportunities. Member renewals in the time of COVID – it’s a challenge universal to associations everywhere.

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

Blue Sky eLearn

Your members want to have the ability to search for other members in your directory, and your staff needs to be able to contact your members with important updates and information. Member portals/directories. Allows members to add their social media information to their profiles in your member directory. Your members can help keep your database updated by embedding their Facebook and Twitter feeds right into their profiles in your member directory.

Daily Buzz: Committing to a Healthy Routine

Associations Now

Also: Facilitate connections with a member directory. Create a Member Directory. How about creating a member directory? Your organization can make it that much easier with an online member directory. By using a member directory, your organization makes this essential contact information open and available so that members can seamlessly contact one another without the middle man.”. How to set good habits and stay on track.

The Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP) entry process

Optimist Consulting

When individuals upgrade to ordinary membership, they have full voting rights at the annual AGM and are able to advertise in the SfEP Directory of Editorial Services. The directory provides contact information for more than 500 SfEP members, plus details of the skills, subjects and services they offer. In addition to these benefits, advanced members are highlighted in the directory and promoted in the Society publicity.

Associations Improve Bottom-line with Non-Dues Based Revenue

YourMembership Blog

The following is a guest blog post from Chad Slager, Director of Sales for Directory Solutions. If, however, there are vendors who would like to do business with your members, opening up a directory and charging these companies for exposure to your membership can be a very lucrative program. As the Director of Sales with Directory Solutions , Chad helps member-centric organizations tap into non-dues revenue. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions.

PR Departments Take Note: How to Find Relevant Journalists on Twitter

SocialFish

Just came across Press Pass , a directory of journalists on Twitter categorized by media outlet , by beat and by region. ” The key here is to use this directory to build you Twitter lists of relevant journalists – you can start building relationships with them slowly, so that when you have some important news to share for which you want their help, you’ll already be known to them.

5 ways to communicate the value of your membership

Optimist Consulting

An example: Not: “Free directory entry for every member” Try: “Free listing on the web directory which is visited by 10,000 visitors a year. Inclusion in the directory is worth £500”. Your membership organisation is likely to have a membership fee, however do you know and communicate what the value of membership is to your members and potentials? The value of what they receive from being a member, should outweigh the fee.

You an open source CMS provider to non-profits?

SocialFish

Then perhaps you should check out Idealware's directory. You can buy a listing like in any directory, but if you really deliver the goods, let them check you out and review your CMS in their report. They are building a comprehensive report comparing the options for non-profits.

Wild Apricot Software News - December 2009

Wild Apricot

was successfully published on December 14th — see release history page for detailed information [link] This version included many new features, including a substantial revision of the member directory. Version 3.3 released on December 14th Version 3.3 We have to admit to feeling a bit nervous as we were getting closer to the launch date — even with 4 weeks of testing — crossing our fingers that this update would go smoothly for our clients. Now, with.( read more ).

Digitization Is Not Digital Transformation

Delcor

Member Directory. Printed directory delivered annually by mail. Online member directory. For the past twenty years or so, almost every association that is still in existence today has been focused on digitizing their businesses.

Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

Selling sponsorships, featured directory placements, digital ads, and even e-commerce through your AMS-created website allows your association to bring helpful extra funding.