Tue.Jan 21, 2020

Social Media Fundraising: 6 Tips to Make It Work for You

Wild Apricot

Interested in using the power of social media in your fundraising but unsure of where to start? We’ve outlined 6 tips to make the platforms work for you

PODCAST | Association Hustle Podcast – Episode 216: Building Strong Relationship between Associations and Consultants

Moery Company

Associations are outsourcing work and will be out sourcing even more in the years to come. Listen in as JP Moery taps into 30 years of being on both sides of the equation and provides six best practice tips for building and managing relationships for associations and consultants.

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How to Build 3 Popular Reports in AffiniPay (Wild Apricot Payments)?

Wild Apricot

Learn how to create and view reports on transactions in AffiniPay (Wild Apricot Payments), to help you present at meetings and maximize your revenue

Give Young Members a Greater Leadership Voice

Associations Now

To cultivate its pipeline of future leaders, the National Automatic Merchandising Association evolved its Emerging Leaders Network to ensure that it provides high-quality engagement opportunities and a seat at the leadership table.

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.

Setting Members Up for e-Learning Success: 5 Tips


As you ramp up an online learning program, it’s important to consider what your learners will experience. You don’t want there to be ANY roadblocks to successful completion!

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Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020

Velvet Chainsaw

The Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders in San Francisco In early January served as an engaging and energizing way to kick off a new year and a new decade.

Who Should You Trust, the Boss or a Bot? Well …

Associations Now

A recent study from Oracle makes the case that given the choice, many workers will favor artificial intelligence over a human leader, though careful integration of AI into the workplace could ensure a better balance.

11 Proven Communication Tactics to Increase Member Engagement


In our recent association survey , 52% of respondents said their association’s engagement rates were higher than the year before. 25% of respondents reporting increased engagement attributed the improvement to member communication.

Daily Buzz: Put Together An Effective Internal Meeting

Associations Now

To get results from an internal meeting, leaders need to get creative. Also: Keep your association’s online payments safe. A meeting can be a valuable time to strategize and problem solve—or a gigantic waste of resources that produces nothing but frustration.

Fast Track Your Way to Innovation


Is your association innovative enough to survive in the roaring twenties? Before you answer, name three strategies you use to promote creative thinking. If they don’t roll off your tongue, consider this: Blockbuster— had a chance to buy Netflix and didn’t.

Entertainment Group Rebrands for the Streaming Age

Associations Now

The one-time Entertainment Merchants Association, now called OTT.X, moved to its new niche after seeing major success with a series of recent events. The group dates to the days of home video rentals.

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Move Over, Printed Agenda! 3 Reasons to Use an Event App Instead


Let me preface this by saying there is certainly value in having a printed agenda at your event. Yours may serve a dual role as a magazine; you may use it to distribute printed coupons for members (looking at you, chambers!); you may want to showcase your design chops.

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Use Member Mindset to Boost Engagement

Smooth The Path

Not all members are the right members for everything your association does. You may be thinking, that is right, we have a new-to-the-profession academy, and that is not suitable for long-time members. Or we have a small business group that large business owners would not enjoy.