Mon.Aug 19, 2019

Community Bankers’ Fintech Program Sees Accelerating Momentum

Associations Now

The Independent Community Bankers of America found so much success with the first round of its Arkansas-based ThinkTECH Accelerator that it’s doing it all over again next year.

A Conversation with LMS Analyst John Leh of Talented Learning

WBT Systems

A Conversation with LMS Analyst John Leh of Talented Learning. Read more about A Conversation with LMS Analyst John Leh of Talented Learning

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Daily Buzz: Why Radio Is Becoming Part of the Hotel Experience

Associations Now

Radio stations are popping up in hotels across the country. Their goal: Amplify the local community. Also: Happy employees make for happy members. Hotels offer gathering spaces, a place to rest your head, and—radio?

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3 Ways to Make Your Conference Website More Accessible

CommPartners

Learn about ways to make your conference site fully accessible from guest, Mike Doane.

Meet with Purpose: Collaboration as a Catalyst for Better Health

Associations Now

The destination of a life sciences event should reflect the greater purpose of such a gathering—solving health challenges for millions worldwide.

How to Handle Staff Who Fall for Phishing Emails—Putting Your Association at Risk

Delcor

Updated from original February 2018 publication. Do you ever wonder: Why do some people consistently fail cybersecurity awareness tests? How is it they fall for phishing emails time and again? What does it take to get them to pay more attention and not be so careless?

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Local Perspective: Brussels

Association Success

No matter where you are in the world, associations are encountering similar challenges, and then also finding similar opportunities. Globalization presents us with opportunities to collaborate and flourish, but also has its own set of bottlenecks that aren’t necessarily seen locally.

Meet Brandon Jones - Enterprise Account Executive at MemberSuite

Membersuite

Meet Brandon Jones, an Executive Account Executive from Texas that enjoys restoring old cars and trucks. Learn more about Brandon in this month's Employee Spotlight

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Social Media Takeovers: Why They Could Work for Your Association or Chamber

MembersClicks

This post was originally published on 5/9/17, but updated on 8/19/19 for added value. Have you ever seen a takeover on social media? Usually, this is when a student, employee, or key constituent takes over a company or organization’s social media for the day.

Don’t Let Your Road Warriors Get Caught Off Guard by Device Recalls

Associations Now

A recent MacBook Pro battery recall could create headaches at the airport for many travelers—but even if your association isn’t a Mac shop, you should be ready for any recall issues that surface.

Stop throwing money at your old association management software

Nimble AMS

Evaluate the cost of maintaining your current system versus buying a new AMS with modern features. Eventually, you realize the cost of maintaining an old car and the risk of it breaking down just aren’t worth it anymore. It’s the same with legacy member management software.

The Lost Art of Reading Blogs

Eric Lanke

In last week's post I made a passing reference to one of the main reasons I keep blogging -- namely, that I enjoy having readers respond to the things I write. And I promised more on that subject this week. Well, it's true. I do like having readers respond to the things I write here.

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