Wed.Sep 20, 2017

Why Data Analytics is Important and How to Budget Accurately

Higher Logic

Your community contains loads of member and customer data. When you analyze it, you gain access to all types of valuable insight: which users are most engaged, what topics they’re most interested in, who is contributing to discussions and the list goes on.

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Membership 101: The Importance of Personalization

Spark Consulting

Associations are built on relationships. .

Is Now the Right Time to Add a Student Membership Category?

Associations Now

Getting students involved as members can leave a lasting impression after they graduate. But some association membership pros say it’s important to ask a few questions before launching or reconfiguring your student membership category.

When Contemplating Conference Growth, Think Next Audiences Which Includes Next Gen

Velvet Chainsaw

Too often when we think about conference growth or sustainability, we assume it means attracting next gen customers. We pinpoint a specific generation, usually Millennials. Then we discuss how to plan, program and market to that specific age group.

Legal Groups Launch Pro Bono Legal Fund for Protesters

Associations Now

As protests become more common in American society, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Foundation for Criminal Justice are looking to offer pro bono support to protesters who face legal challenges when using their First Amendment rights.

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How to Be More Eco-Conscious About Conference Catering

Associations Now

3 questions to ask your caterer to potentially improve how green your meeting can be. As a famous frog once said, “It isn’t easy being green.”

Over 200 Country Clubs Use This #1 Country Club Management Software

Wild Apricot Blog

Over 200 country clubs use Wild Apricot to build a beautiful website and seamlessly handle all their administrative work. Country-Club-Software

Amateur Radio Group Builds Awareness, Membership with Licensing Course

Associations Now

The Fort Herkimer Amateur Radio Association is offering a licensing course that it hopes will continue to grow engagement within the association and industry. .

Breaking the Mold of Waiting to Be Told

Idea Architects

In a blog post entitled "The relentless search for 'tell me what to do'" guru Seth Godin writes: If you've ever hired or managed or taught, you know the feeling. People are just begging to be told what to do.

Wednesday Buzz: Houston’s Convention Center Shifts Back to Events

Associations Now

After serving as a shelter during and after Hurricane Harvey, the Houston Convention Center returns to business as usual. Also: how to set the right goals for your online community engagement strategy. During Hurricane Harvey last month, Houston’s George R.

Experimentation as Strategy


By Mary Byers, CAE, CSP According to Forbes contributor Mike Maddock, “In order to make a product or service everything it can be, it needs to be repeatedly soft launched with both internal stakeholders and external customers. This means literally sending the idea—be it a product or a service—into a limited part of the marketplace […]. Blog association e-learning elearning momentum productivity strategy