Fri.Jul 19, 2019

Why small associations should re-think their member retention strategy

YourMembership Blog

Does your small association emphasize member retention as much as it should? The recent Community Brands benchmark study on associations with small staffs suggests it may not. Your association likely has some type of membership renewal program to support retention goals. Most member-based organizations do. But, in a recent benchmark study of small associations, Community. The post Why small associations should re-think their member retention strategy appeared first on YourMembership.

Choosing Donor Management Software: 19 Options You Can Try Today

Wild Apricot

Managing your donors doesn't have to be difficult. Explore these 19 donor management software solutions to engage, nurture and give value to your donors

Business Group Builds Economic Case for Biodiversity

Associations Now

The coalition Business for Nature, announced earlier this month, plans to play a big role in global negotiations around biodiversity, using the Paris climate agreement as a template.

While Walking on the Moon

SCD Group

While Neil Armstrong was walking on the moon 50 years ago today, July 21, I was working in the garage of his parent’s home in Wapakoneta (Wapak). covering perhaps the world’s largest news story as a reporter for The Associated Press (AP).

Daily Buzz: Modernize Your Conference With an Event App

Associations Now

Give your annual meeting a tech refresh with an event app. Here’s how to get stakeholders on board. Also: Are mid-career members mentees, mentors, or both? Looking for a way to upgrade your annual conference? Try a meeting app, says Arlene Marie Karole on MeetingsNet.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.19.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… In an article titled, “ Death by Association ,” Mike Maddock shares an interesting perspective on associations and the inevitable governance issues that get in the way of needed change.

Membership Hack: Sustainability Pledge

Associations Now

The American Public Transit Association challenges members to take a pledge that they will operate sustainably, creating support for a key policy issue and building community within the organization. How to hack it?