Thu.Oct 03, 2019

September Update: The new update that will help you create beautiful emails

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter includes a big announcement about our email editor, an introduction to using the new admin roles, and an interview with Katya, our product manager

Creating an Effective Nominating Process for your Association

Association Leaders

It’s the time of year again when many associations are implementing their nomination and election process. Because associations are groups of people or companies in the same profession or industry there are many opportunities for conflict and other challenges as an association goes through its nomination and election process. . To avoid challenges which can lead to bigger problems such as hurt feelings, dropped memberships, etc.,

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AARP’s New Stock Photo Collection Looks to Fight Ageism

Associations Now

With those over the age of 50 often portrayed in stereotypical visual contexts that don’t often match their modern-day realities, AARP is teaming with Getty Images on a proactive effort to fix that.

2 Types of Membership Renewal Emails You NEED to Be Sending


There are a TON of best practices regarding membership renewals, but when it comes to outreach and letting your members know when it’s time (and how) to renew, email is one of the best - and most popular - channels to leverage.

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Three Reasons Behind National Voter Registration Day’s Off-Year Success

Associations Now

In most states, 2019 is not an election year. But the annual, nonprofit-run National Voter Registration Day still got more than 400,000 people to register last month. Here are the secrets to the campaign’s success.

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Daily Buzz: The Right (and Wrong) Reasons to Rebrand

Associations Now

Don’t change your brand identity for the sake of change. Be sure you have data and intention to support it. Also: the power of sharing personal experiences. Rebranding can be a big risk, but one that may be necessary for an organization’s future success.

Team 81

How to Use Site Retargeting to Gain Registrants


The event is set. You’ve got a good venue. You’ve got a great lineup of speakers and education sessions. The… The post How to Use Site Retargeting to Gain Registrants appeared first on MultiView.

Create Attendee Connections With Art

Associations Now

Attendees often go to conferences to network and get to know each other. Associations can help create even deeper connections with art. In a recent issue of the magazine, I wrote about an art exhibit that the International Ombudsman Association (IOA) hosted at its annual conference.

How Much Email is Too Much Email for Members?

Smooth The Path

Successful new member onboarding programs include an email series comprised of messages written specifically with new members in mind. The most effective email plan is extensive, 6 to 15 emails, sent out over seven months or more.