Tue.Nov 23, 2021

Will a Capital Campaign Cannibalize Your Annual Fundraising?

Wild Apricot

This is a blog post by Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, and Andrea Kihlstedt, co-founders of the Capital Campaign Toolkit. Are you worried that if you ask for big campaign gifts, donors won’t give smaller amounts towards your annual appeals? Having nightmares. fundraising


[GUEST BLOG] Is your Association Thankful or Grateful?


By Holly Duckworth. It was almost one year ago, December 8, 2020, when I spent the entire day looking for a 2021 wall calendar. Every store was sold out. It was not even Christmas yet.


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Making spirits bright: Communities planning big holiday events and activities this season


Some community associations are known for robust holiday events and activities that engage residents and raise spirits during the season. They invest in programming that makes a collection of homes into a community, turns neighbors into friends, and increases property values.

7 Meeting Takeaways Your Members Should Always Leave With


Whether virtual or in-person, meetings are an important part of our lives. The question is—are they always memorable, or valuable? When done correctly, you’ll find that your association meetings can be enjoyable, informative, and a great way to boost retention and engagement within your association. After all, meetings allow you to communicate with your members and relay important information to further your mission.

Build a Better Membership Community: Get the 10-Step Guide to Online Engagement

Creating an exclusive online community for your members is a great way to deliver everyday value & impact positively on renewals. Follow these steps to managing a more connected community, & introduce metrics that make it easy to report on engagement.

A New Way for Associations to Lead

Smooth The Path

Often people have to see or experience something to realize what is possible. Most of us are not out there tight rope walking on the edge of innovation every day. We do what we do until we see something that reaches out and grabs our imagination.

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3 Ways to Build Community for Your Organization in 2022


At a time when many organizations are pivoting and reimagining their strategies, your organizational culture is more important than ever.

AMG Shows Gratitude for Employees with 2nd Thanksgiving On Wheels Meal


This week, AMG’s Thanksgiving On Wheels event brings fully-cooked turkey and sides to team members across the Carolinas. AMG Shows Gratitude for Employees with 2nd Thanksgiving On Wheels Meal It’s said, feeling grateful and not expressing it is like wrapping a beautiful present and not giving it.

Thinking positively and proactively about 2022

Mariner Management

Part 1 of 2-part series: Hard to believe the holiday season is upon us already! Could this mean it’s time to take stock in this past year?

What’s your challenge going into 2022

Mariner Management

Part 2 of 2-part series. Our last post recapped our October idea swap which highlighted some of the lessons we learned in 2020/21 and how we can use them to shape a more positive future. During the swap, we also split into groups to brainstorm on three specific challenges. Any sound familiar?

Why Most eLearning Fails: How to Create eLearning that Gets Results

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, and Creator of The eLearning Designer's Academy

In this session, we will explore many of the reasons why most eLearning fails and the components that contribute to bad eLearning design. we will also explore how bad eLearning design can negatively affect the learning experience. Finally, this session will walk you through several practical methods you can immediately apply to fix your bad eLearning courses.