Mon.Sep 09, 2019

How to Recruit Volunteers from Start to Finish

Wild Apricot

Recruiting volunteers doesn't have to be difficult. Create your own recruitment process and engage your volunteers with tips from this amazing guide

5 Ways Associations Can Support Lifelong Employability

Blue Sky eLearn

We talk a lot about lifelong learning. With many of our clients being professional associations, it would only make sense that lifelong learning is often a topic of conversation. Many people join associations as they can be a great place to find education and training.

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A Stark Association Reality

Moery Company

IStock_Credit_alphaspirit. If you’re a reader of the great publication CEO Update or a subscriber to that service which I highly recommend, you may have seen an article a few weeks ago about how the Natural Products Association filed for bankruptcy.

Selling Education to Nonmembers, a Market Segment with Huge Potential

WBT Systems

Selling Education to Nonmembers, a Market Segment with Huge Potential. Read more about Selling Education to Nonmembers, a Market Segment with Huge Potential

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.

Association Hustle – Episode 204: What Does the Generational Shift Mean for Your Organization?

Moery Company

There are a few things keeping association leaders up at night and one is declining membership numbers with the retirement of Baby Boomers. Host JP Moery knows this is a reality for most organizations.

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Lessons on Globalization From Costco’s Success in China

Associations Now

The membership-based wholesale retailer had a hugely successful launch in China. The secret may be a mixture of brand buzz, market timing, and old standbys like discounts—all tactics that associations can deploy in new markets as well.

The New Association Frontier – State Advocacy

Moery Company

Today I see a fantastic opportunity for associations in developing their state advocacy efforts – and, things are moving fast. Now, there has always been immense value generated by federal government relations and advocacy on the federal level is well established.

How Big Should Your Livestreaming Footprint Be?

Associations Now

Sometimes it makes the most sense to host livestreams of your events on your own platforms—but the livestreaming space is evolving and you could be missing opportunities by not changing things up.

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Generational Marketing: Quick Tips for Association and Chamber Pros


Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, Gen Z. You likely have members (or will soon have members) of all four generations. And as you know, each generation is different. Baby Boomers have different likes, goals, and preferences than Millennials.

Daily Buzz: To Blog or Not to Blog?

Associations Now

Considering adding a blog to your association website? Let us sway you in the direction of yes. Also: Understand the vision behind your online community. It’s a modern-day conundrum: Should your organization be blogging?

Workplace fulfillment by the numbers

Association Success

More and more, employees are prioritizing a meaningful, fulfilling workplace. While workers know fulfillment is a personal experience, they also acknowledge senior leadership’s role in setting a culture that nurtures or stifles a sense of purpose.

Meet With Purpose: Mid-Tier Cities Spur Life-Changing Innovations

Associations Now

Planners share why host destinations don’t need to be large in size to deliver on expertise, collaboration and innovative resources for attendees. Those unfamiliar with the Canadian life sciences landscape may assume that all the knowledge and industry is concentrated in the biggest cities.

Customized Member Communications are Within Your Association’s Reach

Association Adviser

Customized member communications are needed now. Learn how with data from our 2019 Association Communications Benchmarking Report. The post Customized Member Communications are Within Your Association’s Reach appeared first on Association Adviser.

We Asked, You Answered: Looking Forward 100 Years

Associations Now

The past century has seen a lot of progress, but what does the next one hold for associations? Readers offer their perspectives on where they see their organizations going in 100 years. ASAE, which supports association leaders at organizations large and small, is closing in on its centennial in 2020.

Follow the leader for ideal upgrades to your association management software

Nimble AMS

What associations can learn by following the leading CRM, Salesforce. Does your AMS follow the ideal product upgrade model set forth by Salesforce, the leader in customer relationship management? It should. Here’s why.