Thu.May 16, 2019

Tips for Preserving Your eLearning Programs

Blue Sky eLearn

A volunteer member once enthusiastically told me “I love a good binder!” ” I’ve taken that to heart over the years and have created many, many good binders. To preserve the online education programs and processes I worked so hard to put in place!

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The Member Journey Has Changed: Are You Changing With It?

Higher Logic

“Digital transformation” is leaving no stone unturned. Its effects aren’t limited just to big consumer brands like Amazon, Netflix Uber. Technology has changed how people travel down the path toward membership at your association, and how they engage with your association if or when they join.

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Wild Apricot

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Fun and Games At Your Next Conference

Associations Now

Hosting competitions, bowl games, and other types of contests during your annual conference is not just a fun idea but also a chance to highlight the skill and knowledge required of your members. If you’ve been watching Jeopardy!

3 Unique Silent Auction Items


Silent auctions are a GREAT way to generate non-dues revenue for your association or chamber of commerce. But the success of a silent auction all depends on the interest and demand for the items you have available.

Tech Groups Warn of Ripple Effects From App Store Ruling

Associations Now

The Supreme Court’s decision to allow users to sue Apple for running its iOS App Store as an alleged monopoly could discourage others from building such platforms in the future, tech associations warn.

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Daily Buzz: Cross-Train Your Staff

Associations Now

Develop your team and increase organizational knowledge by cross-training employees. Also: How can you make your website more accessible? It’s no secret that association professionals wear many hats.

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Nimble AMS wins Demo Jam at Salesforce World Tour

Nimble AMS

Salesforce’s recommended solution for professional and trade associations wins top award. Nimble AMS comes out on top after attending Salesforce World Tour in D.C. .

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Conference Circuit: American Psychiatric Association

Associations Now

Rundown Attendees: 15,000 plus. Scientific sessions: 400 plus. Exhibit booths: 300. Committee and allied group meetings: 200 plus. The American Psychiatric Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting begins this weekend in San Francisco. Attendance is expected to top 15,000.

Member Engagement Is Not Convenient for Us

Smooth The Path

Most scratch-made home-cooked food tastes great while grocery store prepared food tastes just meh. I will blow a diet for a piece of homemade chocolate cake with homemade frosting while I will not even feel slightly compelled to try a grocery store cake. I object to the frosting.

U.N. Biodiversity Report Thrusts Associations’ Issues Into Spotlight

Associations Now

A United Nations report on the decline of biodiversity is shining a light on environmental issues many associations hold dear, from the importance of plant life to the preservation of animal species.