Thu.Jun 13, 2019

39 Online Community Stats You Should Know in 2019

Higher Logic

The Community Roundtable annually releases the The State of Community Management Report, and it’s chock-full of timely online community stats to help inform your strategies in the year ahead.

What Does the Future of Work Look Like for Women?

Associations Now

A new McKinsey Global Institute report indicates that automation could lead to potentially high job losses for women by 2030. To stop this, leaders and organizations must invest in training and reskilling programs.

How to use technology to support your members’ career journey

YourMembership Blog

Your members’ needs and expectations evolve as they move through their careers. Having the right technology in place helps you understand and engage with your members through each stage of their journey. When you think about your members’ experience with your association, you likely think about acquisition, onboarding, engagement, and renewal. But when thinking. The post How to use technology to support your members’ career journey appeared first on YourMembership.

Create an Attendee Experience Strategy

Associations Now

When new tech products are designed and rolled out, there’s lots of focus on user experience (UX). When it comes to meetings, there should be just as much focus on AX, the attendee experience. Here’s how to build an AX strategy.

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.

How Can Associations Provide ROI Value to Their Corporate Partners?

Association Success

How can you improve your corporate partnership programs? Many association sponsorships are transactional – with low visibility and recognition, banner ads and logos placed on websites and podiums at conferences. These are of minimal value to many companies. What sponsors and partners are really looking for is Return on Investment (ROI) value from associations.

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Certifications within Your LMS: Three Reasons Why This Makes Perfect Sense


Understand how including certifications in your online education strategy helps create a more impactful standard of achievement. .

Report: Nonprofit Employees Happy, But There’s Always Room for Improvement

Associations Now

A new report from the fundraising platform Classy finds that nonprofit employee satisfaction rates top 80 percent, but closer alignment between employees and leadership could make things even better.

Close the loop!

Effective Database

If your association does a call for presentations for any of your events, do you provide feedback to those submitters whose presentations were not accepted? Or do you simply send a generic “Thanks for applying but your presentation was not accepted” note?

Daily Buzz: Develop Professional Growth Programs

Associations Now

To keep members satisfied, associations need to deliver value and help members grow. Also: Rely on facts, not beliefs, when there’s a difference of opinion. Many people join associations seeking an avenue for personal and professional growth.

Improving Member Loyalty for Associations Through Personalization and Data Privacy

Nimble AMS

How associations can improve member loyalty with a balanced approach to personalized communications and protecting members’ privacy. How do you provide personalized member communications when your members have high demands for privacy and data security?

Conference Circuit: American Delirium Society

Associations Now

Rundown Attendees: 400 plus. Faculty: 100 plus. Symposia and workshops: 25 plus. The American Delirium Society’s 2019 Annual Meeting begins next week in Boston. Attendance is expected to exceed 400.

How to balance personalized communications with data privacy for greater member loyalty

Nimble AMS

How associations can provide personal communications while still respecting member privacy. Intro text for blog. One sentence or two. From experiences with companies like Amazon and Netflix, your members have come to expect a personalized online experience in just about everything they do.

Talent Acquisition 101: Mistakes to Avoid When Crafting a Job Description


The talent acquisition process all begins with writing an accurate job description. But the type of applicants you get depends heavily on how you craft that description.

Chapters Could Be Replaced by Special Interest Groups

Smooth The Path

As technology becomes better at removing the distance between people globally, will more chapters morph into special interest groups? Perhaps at some associations. Special interest groups (SIGs) deliver unique value to members.