Tue.May 19, 2020

An Association Sales Crisis ? Association Hustle Podcast Episode 233

Moery Company

We’re getting ready to see an association sales crisis like we’ve never seen before. For those associations that adapt and get into it will be the ones that survive. It’s not too late. Listen to this episode for a plan on how to ramp up sales when it comes to membership recruitment, membership renewal, and sponsorships. P.S. We’re doing a giveaway! Listen to the end of the episode for the details or check out the show notes below.

What Lies on the Other Side?

Spark Consulting

Shortly after the coronavirus pandemic stay at home edicts began coming down, a colleague posted a question to LinkedIn: What’s your vision for when we come out of this? I suspect she was looking for stuff like: “associations will embrace smaller, regional, hybrid events” or “employers who were convinced there was no way their staff could work remotely would realize they were wrong.”

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On the Mark: Associations Are Winners


“You are only a success at the moment you perform the successful act. Then you have to go do it again.” - Phil Jackson. I came across this quote while watching “The Last Dance” with my two sons recently. The quote came from the former Chicago Bulls head coach after winning their second title. He’s right. That’s the funny thing about success. You have to repeat it. Over and over and over again. Small Staff Chatter On the Mark

How to foster community in a time of crisis

Association Success

Community is at the heart of our human needs. We thrive off connection, and a community fills these needs. With the coronavirus displacing many communities and forcing people to remove themselves from social situations, how do we nurture community and connection remotely? Here are three great ways to nurture online communities, stay connected with your members and encourage engagement remotely. Ask “how are you doing?”.

Don't Pick Your Next LMS Until You Read This Guide!

With so many factors and people to consider, how do you make sure you pick the right LMS? It’s simple: This guide covers crucial considerations with actionable advice and professional insights, so you know you’ve picked the perfect eLearning solution.

Can we avoid cutting corners with COVID-19?


We want to put out the fire. A mysterious deadly virus that wreaks havoc on people’s lives, already responsible for killing over 320k people globally, is destroying our economy. Supply chains are disrupted. Families are hurting. Jobs are disappearing. Who wouldn’t want to make this crisis disappear as fast as possible? Who wouldn’t be willing to try anything to put Americans’ minds at ease?

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The Top 5 Challenges Education Directors Face ? Webinar Recap

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Dan Streeter, Blue Sky’s very own Vice President of Learning Strategy and Development, sat down and talked about the five challenges education directors face. You can watch the full on-demand webinar here and view our high – level recap below! . PROBLEM 1: What do you mean by success? Learning Outcome: Develop a well-crafted content development and engagement strategy.

A Prediction for Virtual Conferences in the Future

Smooth The Path

Bill, a member of a professional society, told me about his life-long struggle with social anxiety. Attending a conference was about the most uncomfortable thing he had to do as an adult, he said. New and infrequent attendees say that conferences can be nerve-wracking. Introverts and ambiverts sometimes feel the same.

How to Find the Perfect CMS to Improve the Member Digital Experience


By Ryan Bruffey, MX Business Development Manager. M embers expectations continue to grow at your association. When log ging onto your website , members want an experience that matches their preferred for-profit brands. Any issues during their online visit will be remember ed, and they will find other means to get what they came for. . This is not anecdotal either. A study from S uperOffice CRM reported that a whopping 86?percent?of percent?of of customers?are

COVID-19 Changed Your Association?s Plan.


Now it’s Time to Create a New One. COVID-19 has affected every professional and trade association in the world and unless you sit on the board of an association for toilet paper manufacturers, that impact has likely been negative. We know COVID-19 changed your association’s plan, but that does not mean your association has to experience a total disaster.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Budgeting for Membership Marketing in Challenging Times

Membership Marketing

Right now, every line of an association’s budget is under scrutiny. So how do you make a case for sustaining and even increasing your membership marketing budget? Here are the four essential values that members bring to an association that make a fully funded membership marketing budget a priority. Lifetime Value – Membership stands out as producing an outstanding return on investment compared to many of the products that an association offers.