Wed.Apr 19, 2017

To Increase Member Retention, Rate and Score Engagement

Associations Now

Associations place a lot of value on retention rates, but that’s not always the right metric to focus on if you want to boost renewals. A new benchmarking report says engagement scoring may be a better way to increase retention.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

Association of Women Surgeons Boosts #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

Associations Now

With the help of its dedicated communications committee, the Association of Women Surgeons capitalizes on a New Yorker cover that went viral. The April 3 issue of The New Yorker featured striking cover art by French artist Malika Favre.

Membership Database Selection Guide: Everything You Need to Make the Right Decision

Wild Apricot Blog

This membership database selection guide is perfect for small organizations, associations and nonprofits just getting started with formally managing their member data or looking to switch systems. guide selection database membership

System 110

11 Ways to Provide Your Members with a VIP Conference Experience


Events are likely one of your association’s biggest revenue drivers. But are you maximizing the amount of revenue your event could bring in?

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Modern Mentoring Means Business

Association Adviser

Randy Emelo, River Software. Most will agree that mentoring is among the most versatile and effective employee development processes. Today, like never before, mentoring is being used to shape a different kind of work culture – one that is connected, responsive, and growth-focused.

Are Associations Friendly Enough with Lapsed Members?

Smooth The Path

Related: Associations should associate with industry celebrities. Increase participation by not calling attendees “attendees” The difference between an engaged association and a distanced association. The post Are Associations Friendly Enough with Lapsed Members?

Wednesday Buzz: Benefiting Learners Across Generations

Associations Now

By adapting to the preferences of millennial learners, associations have consequently benefited members of all ages. Also: Deliver a more persuasive presentation with these body language tips.

Member Email Fails (And How to Recover From Them)

Association Success

Once you've hit the "sent" button, you can't take it back! If you have sent a mass email to your members before, I’m sure you can relate to the nervousness as you hit the “Send” button.

Ohio 52

Repair Association Backs Farmers Seeking to Unlock Tractor Software

Associations Now

Farmers shouldn’t have to hack their own tractors when they break down, say advocates for state laws that would require manufacturers to provide a way for owners to repair the high-tech products they buy.