Fri.May 10, 2019

The Big Red “M” Announces Partnership with FSI

Moery Company

The Moery Company is pleased to announce its recent partnership with the Financial Service Institute (FSI). FSI was founded in 2004 with a clear mission: to ensure that all individuals have access to competent and affordable financial advice, products and services delivered by a growing network of independent financial advisors and independent financial services firms.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.10.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… “5G, when fully implemented, is poised to be a very big deal, a far bigger transformation in mobile technology than any previous generational shift.

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What Should We Do to Get Ready for Blockchain?

Spark Consulting

One of the key elements of blockchain networks is the network. This technology is a system-level technology. What that means is that its true power lies in the network effect, in the system.

I’m back…

Association Advocacy Chick

It’s been awhile. A lot has happened since my last blog post in 2016. Some good. Some bad. But, through it all, I missed writing. So, on this Friday night in May 2019, I’m coming back to blogging. Welcome to Stef’s Reflective Playlist. What am I talking about now? My dreams. My fears. The people who inspire me. The podcasts I’m listening to. The music I dance to. My favorite Avengers. I have so much to share. For now, I’ll just say thank you in advance for reading.


Three Ideas to Perk Up Your Internal Communications Strategy

Associations Now

Want your employees to stick around? Think long and hard about the tactics you use to communicate to them—as well as how they can respond. Here are a few internal communications strategies to try.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Membership Site Platform (+5 sites to try right now)

Wild Apricot

Over the last few years, I’ve helped dozens of membership organization get set up and running quickly with membership site platforms. I’ve condensed all my experience and their advice to help anyone else looking to quickly choose the best membership site platform for their needs

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7 Steps to Protect Your Members' Data (+ Downloadable Checklist)

Wild Apricot

Here are 7 steps you can take today to make your website more secure and protect your members' data from online criminals. Not a techie? No problem! We show you step-by-step how to do them

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Daily Buzz: Find the Dollar Value of Engagement

Associations Now

Member engagement can be broad, and calculating its success can be—well, complicated. Here’s a formula that can pinpoint return on engagement. Also: An interesting way to make your main speaker feel extra special. As an association professional, you know member engagement matters.

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Why 100+ Parks and Recreation Organizations Use This #1 Management Software (with examples and alternatives!)

Wild Apricot

Learn how you can spend more time out in nature and less time managing your association or organization with Parks and Recreation Management Software. Recreation-Management-Software Parks-and-Recreation-Management-Software parks-and-recreation-software parks-and-recreation

CompTIA Explores New Certification Offerings to Back Evolving Tech Field

Associations Now

The technology trade group, working from the wish lists of employers and industry pros, is hoping to bring certifications to areas such as data visualization and the programming language Python. CompTIA’s certification game is already pretty strong—but there’s always room for more.

Don’t Get Deserted on an IT Island: 8 Steps to Improve IT Maturity


Many of us dream of a relaxing vacation on a tropical island with white sand, sparkling blue water, brilliant sun, palm trees, and refreshing tropical drinks. But, being stranded on a deserted island with little hope of rescue—that sounds like a nightmare.

Is Your Association Keeping Its Promises?

Smooth The Path

When we are feeling terrible, and the doctor says the test results will be back in 24 hours, we expect the test results to be back in 24 hours, not three days, not seven days. If the doctor is busy, we still want the test results back in 24 hours.