Wed.Mar 25, 2020

What To Do If You Have to Cancel Your Event

Wild Apricot

Is your nonprofit forced to cancel your events in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's how to handle it, and 3 options for what to do instead

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Work from Home Tips from the Moery Team

Moery Company

Over the last decade, The Moery Company built a flexible “work from wherever” culture. When the spread of the coronavirus reached our shores, and began to disrupt how most industries work, we were more than prepared to seamlessly take our team 100% remote.

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How to Nurture Sponsor Relationships Amid Virus Cancellations

Associations Now

COVID-19 has spurred organizations to work remotely, schools to close, and conferences to cancel. Amid the uncertainty, it’s time to talk to your sponsors about what you’re doing and offer them ways to still bring value to your members. ASAE Coronavirus Resources ASAE has compiled an Issue Roundup with resources on coronavirus for associations, including webcasts and more. Go to the Issue Roundup on asaecenter.org.

Association Field Report (March 25, 2020)

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi association friends, it’s JP Moery. Oh my gosh, what an incredible volatile gut punch to the association industry. Make no mistake about it, it’s going to be the biggest challenge many of us, from a business perspective, that we’ve ever been in. However, we also have to think about things that other people have overcome before and think about the health of our teams, our friends, and our family. That’s the most important thing.

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.

How should associations face COVID-19?

Association Success

Since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic, we have seen an unmistakable impact on not only public health, but also on the global economy. With the world attempting to sail through these uncharted waters, we know professionals will turn to their associations for answers. But how should associations handle the COVID-19 outbreak? . Create distance.

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Is your association fighting subscription fatigue?

Association Success

We’ve all been there: You get your latest credit card bill or bank statement, and you scan your eyes over all the charges. . Yep, yep, yep that makes sense. But am I really paying THIS for that service? The next move means pulling out a laptop or making a phone call, canceling a membership for the gym you never go to or the online subscription for a website you never visit. . But how do we, as membership organizations, make sure that reaction isn’t about us?

Daily Buzz: Recruiting Volunteers

Associations Now

Quick and effective ways to get volunteers who will make a difference. Also: How technology can keep you productive at home. Volunteers are crucial in carrying out the mission of an organization. So when opportunities to make a difference suddenly arise, nonprofits need to have a recruitment plan ready, says a blog post by the Forbes Nonprofit Council. There are multiple ways to effectively recruit volunteers.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act

GrowthZone

On March 18, 2020, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the FFCRA) was signed into law. The FFCRA seeks to assist employees impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) and applies to employers with fewer than 500 employees , which likely includes your associations and many of the members and businesses you serve. Familiarity with the provisions of the FFCRA can further position associations as a valued resource during these and rapidly changing times.

Could Micropayments Fill the Revenue Gap Between Member and Nonmember?

Associations Now

Micropayments, a still relatively untested approach to tying content to revenue online, could benefit publishers—like associations—that are focused on niche content, experts say. Perhaps you have a paywall for your online publication. Perhaps you give away your content for free. Is there room for something in between? Recently, the micropayments model has started to resurface in the publishing world as a potential revenue option for digital media outlets.

From the Experts: Tips from Working from Home

MembersClicks

In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, many of us are currently working from home. Now there are certainly some perks to that: no morning commute, a comfy couch to sit on, the company of your pet.we could go on. But there are also some challenges that come along with working from home. If you’re there with other people (or even your pets), you’re likely to get a bit distracted. Or, if you have the TV on in the background.again, a distraction.

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Register for our webinar with ‘The Forever Transaction’ author Robbie Kellman Baxter

Association Success

“The Membership Economy” author Robbie Kellman Baxter is back with a new book, “The Forever Transaction,” in which she draws out a blueprint for member-based organizations and how they can create and grow with long-term relationships with their customers. With a focus on how associations can master their own Forever Transactions, Baxter will discuss how to identify and utilize “superusers,” build recurring revenue for your organization and lead into the future.

From the Exerts: Tips from Working from Home

MembersClicks

In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, many of us are currently working from home. Now there are certainly some perks to that: no morning commute, a comfy couch to sit on, the company of your pet.we could go on. But there are also some challenges that come along with working from home. If you’re there with other people (or even your pets), you’re likely to get a bit distracted. Or, if you have the TV on in the background.again, a distraction.

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Be your chapters’ superhero

Mariner Management

Yes, lots of national associations are acting to help members in this pandemic. And that’s great. Let’s not overlook though the need to to find help in my hometown. Its reaching across the street or county to get the extra help or the virtual hug. And, with so much of the effort to fight the pandemic is in the hands of the state – our ability to have the local voice for political advocacy is tripled!