How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

How Associations Can Improve The Member Experience Through Technology

Nimble AMS

Three technology innovations associations should embrace for a better member experience. Turn to technology innovation. Enterprise cloud platform technologies have transformed the association management software (AMS) landscape. Technology

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How to Create Your Association Technology Vendor Shortlist (by Cutting Through the Sales Speak)


The salesperson aims to figure out what the buyer wants to pay monthly, while the buyer is looking at the total price. The buyer assumes the monthly payment works out to be the final price of the car but often they’re worlds apart. Step #6) Discuss Pricing.

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

In the last few weeks, there have been a few good research studies and web sites relaunched that cover technology, data, funding, and trends. Here’s a roundup. Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Download here. Technology for Good Report.

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.

Put Your AMS to Work Earning Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

Additionally, you can offer different pricing options for members, nonmembers, or different types of members. Pricing levels are typically configurable on a member-type basis. Features Revenue Technology AMS association management software non-dues revenue revenue

Event App Due Diligence

Velvet Chainsaw

If your event app provider architected their solution to be “multi-tenant” or a “container” app solution, attendees will first download the master app – e.g., CrowdCompass – and then select, or navigate to, your event. They’re becoming more feature rich and prices are being pushed down.

How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

Online community : Customer conversations or resource uploads/downloads in your online community or support portal are a big sign of customer interest in a certain area and can indicate customer sentiment. If your customer stays in a single price point, you should too.

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3 Ways to Generate Non-Dues Revenue


Check out these 3 things you can do today to increase non-dues revenue using technology you probably already have: JOB POSTING SERVICES. Consider offering this benefit to non-members at a premium price. Download the guide, Using Technology to. Read our free guide, Using Technology to Streamline Non-Dues Revenue and gain insight on the latest ways to boost your bottom line, including: What is (and isn’t) working for other associations. Tweet.

Membership Management Software + Social Networking

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Download mp3 | Social Membership. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products.

With Video - Seconds Matter to Your Audience - Here’s Proof

Support Services Unlimited

I came across this article on CNN Tech about a new study from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Akamai Technologies which says you’ll lose 40% of your audience if you don’t start playing video before 10 seconds after landing on your page. Well maybe it is only easy to me because I’ve needed to become quite well versed in the various video delivery platforms, technologies, and techniques. Association Websites Technology Video Marketing

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What Will Association Management Software Look Like in 5 Years?


However, the past half-decade has been a time of refining ideas and streamlining technology. As costs come down, technology usage and capabilities have increased. Download Your Free Report of 9 Consumer Trends That Affect Associations. Flying cars.

The evolution of member benefit priorities throughout the career journey


Consider your pricing model. Price can be a barrier to joining, especially for those early in their careers. Leverage association-specific technology. To support the member career journey, it’s important to have association-specific technology solutions in place.

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Completing the puzzle to decode chapter ROI

Mariner Management

Most associations know how much their chapters cost in staff support, rebates/grants, training programs, technology platforms, etc. Price the service as if the association had to buy it on the open market. Price the volunteer contribution.

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The Top 5 Reasons Your Members Aren't Renewing (and What to Do About It)

Higher Logic

Embrace engagement technology tools: Using tech tools like online community and marketing automation can help you get members involved. Again, this isn’t going to be the strongest approach, since if members don’t see value, a lower price won’t be extremely convincing.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

Reid All About it

Every year we publish 10 Event Trends , our annual research on trends, downloaded by 2,000 event professionals in one day. Now, other organizations are leveraging the unique strengths of open source to deliver world-class learning at an affordable price.

6 Tips to Maximize the Success of Your Association’s Publication

Higher Logic

You can track activity that yields high quality behavioral data within your online community, gauging members’ interests by monitoring the type of content they post in discussion boards, resources they choose to download, and even times they’re most likely to engage.

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3 Ways To Future-Proof Your Association Website

Vanguard Tech

It''s not a good strategy for you to chase the latest technologies or implement functionality for the sake of functionality, so let''s steer away from the "shiny objects" discussion and instead provide three things you can do to your association website today to ensure it''s ready for the future.

Can Associations Thrive in a Crowded Marketplace?


Download Your Free Report of 9 Consumer Trends That Affect Your Association Today. If your association is in the same industry as any of these membership sites, then your members likely have more alternative choices when it comes to benefits and price.

Transitioning your association from offline to online


They’re finally ready to part ways with a downloadable PDF that needs to be printed, filled out, scanned and emailed back – or even mailed in. Well, it could be budget – technology costs money. 3 steps to help organizations make the leap from downloadable pdf to ‘click to join’: 1. online payment – yes , straightforward pricing – yes , a form that doesn’t take hours to complete – yes !).

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Study: How Can You Make Professional Development More Meaningful for Members?

Associations Now

A new report from the nonprofit technology company Abila notes that people are always looking for great educational resources—though the growth of outside offerings means they may not rely only on yours. The study can be downloaded from the Abila website.

APPROVED Using the Value Ramp To Build An Educational Portfolio

Association Success

After taking a specialized college degree, professionals may work for fifty years (or more, if life expectancy continues to increase), and in that time their profession or industry can be turned on its head by changes in technology, regulations, and working environments.

Tired of Shutterstock Photos? 5 New Sources to Try

Mizz Information

Now that I’m writing and reading more in the technology and cybersecurity spaces, I’m noticing that there is a huge dearth of images to illustrate the explosion of content. Snapwire''s app lets anyone sell photos--just download the app and start taking pictures.

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Internet Piracy Battle Brings Search Engines Into the Mix

Associations Now

This is a Hollywood formula as familiar as a rom-com: Blame the technology instead of providing your customers with the experiences and products they want,” Michael Petricone, senior vice president of government and regulatory affairs for CEA, said in a statement.

Lean Methodology: Before and After

Association Success

Since then, I’ve been implementing the methodology with my team at the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) where I work as Chief Information and Innovation Officer, leading the modernization of the organization through the implementation of technology. They were willing to give it a shot, so we laid out the assumptions: candidates don’t know what test preparation materials to choose, and the price of materials and the urgency of exams add to the problem.

Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Beth Kanter

Click to Download Report. Have your technology crisis communication messaging ready. Do your technology due diligence. As giving days have become vital community fundraising events, the technology to support the events has become mission critical.

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Windows XP?

Associations Now

Just two short months from now, Microsoft’s dinosaur-like but functional operating system will be all but extinct in the technology giant’s eyes. Yeah, yeah, yeah, your technology has an expiration date.

Four Trends Tradeshow Organizers Need to Know Now

Associations Now

The ongoing question for the industry remains how to implement the technology so it is cost effective, yields quality information, and is acceptable to the attendee who will be tracked and receive onsite smartphone downloads,” the report noted.

Four Ways to Earn Non-Dues Revenue through Mobile Apps

Association Adviser

Offering advertising space, obtaining sponsorships, or charging for downloads and features are three easy ways to earn non-dues revenue from mobile apps. Multiple ad spaces also mean that you can book several advertisers at a price that is affordable for each while earning your association significant non-dues revenue. Charge a fee to download the app. Kelly Donovan, Naylor, LLC.

Associations Unplugged: Four Questions for Association Executives

SCD Group

Back in the early 2000s, some of our members complained about the download time of materials our associations provided. Two recent articles in the USA Today Money section hit me as a great illustration of the technology challenges facing today’s associations.

Should You Build Scarcity Into Your Online Business Model?

Associations Now

Sometimes that content means a lot to a small group of people and should be kept exclusive, potentially with a price tag to match; other times, the content’s value thrives on an economy of scale and won’t find its maximum value unless it’s been spread far and wide.

Implications of Big Data

Plexus Consulting

1] What’s even more staggering is the amount of data that’ll be transmitted, shared, and downloaded between them. Online information will be collected through social media sites, search engines, downloads, uploads, and real time security cameras in cars and buildings. The price? But contrary to popular belief, smaller companies who are on par with the latest technological advances are able t bo access the services offered by these larger corporations.

Newspaper Death Watch : Off Stage

Off Stage

I mean, recording artists aren’t the ones we hear from when we are talking about MP3s downloaded from the internet (it’s the middlemen in the entertainment industry who have the loudest voice!) Technology. Off Stage. 7, 2009 - Newspaper Death Watch. 12.00. Normal. false.

100% Attendance, Part 2 : Off Stage

Off Stage

These supporting technologies are increasingly user-friendly and priced so that even the smallest organizations can increase efficiency and cut costs, as well as respect and enhance the time and efforts that members donate to their associations. Technology. Off Stage.