Tue.Mar 14, 2017

Let’s Get Headless: A New Way to Consider Content Management

Associations Now

A recent trend in content management systems is something called the “headless CMS,” which separates the management of the content from the main website. Here’s why that trend is one that associations should look into—especially those with a large content footprint.

How to Increase Participation in Your Online Community Using Social Psychology

Higher Logic

I’m miserable at all types of computer coding, but I learned basic HTML at my first job out of college – not because I wanted to learn, but because all my colleagues knew HTML. They thought I should too and every day they’d remind me to try Codecademy for free lessons.

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YourMembership Blog

A golden pot of educational and association industry-building opportunities await leaders and their staff in Orlando.

The Association Value Trigger Point Explained by New Member Background

Smooth The Path

When I speak about a way to engage new members early in their membership by using an Association Value Trigger Point (AVTP), association professionals often ask me if their association should have just one AVTP or should we have many for our different members?

Learners and Your LMS: If you build it, will they come?

WBT Systems

Working with many associations over the years, we have listened to many organizations describe the reasons why their members do not use their existing Learning Management System (LMS) and why they are looking for a new learning solution to re-engage their learners.

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Addressing Player Needs, Golf Associations Propose Sweeping Changes to the Game

Associations Now

On March 1, the United States Golf Association and the Royal & Ancient—which together govern the game of golf worldwide—proposed a major modernization of the rules. The groups are now collecting feedback from players before the new rules are implemented in 2019.

Indie Music Nonprofit Wants to Build a Family of Donors

Associations Now

CASH Music, a group focused on offering technical assistance to independent musicians in the internet age, launched a new crowdfunding effort to help fund its future. The group will be working with some well-known rock stars to support the endeavor.

Atlanta Ad Agencies Play Up Diversity With New Coalition

Associations Now

Four Atlanta-based advertising agencies are joining forces in the Advertising for Change coalition, which aims to boost diversity in the advertising world’s ranks. The agencies are working closely with 4A’s on a program looking to draw a diverse set of interns to the city.

Tuesday Buzz: Trends Shaping the Events Industry

Associations Now

Find out how events may be changing in the near future. Also: Here’s what members actually want to hear from you. Meetings are a vital part of the association space, so it’s important that event professionals keep up with the latest technology and upgrades.