Thu.Aug 22, 2019

5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Selecting a new (or your first) learning management system is a big undertaking. Some organizations hire consultants to help them with the tasks. Some send out large RFPs.

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Better Engage Staff Teams Who Attend Your Conference

Associations Now

While associations strive to give each conference attendee a personalized experience, what can you do to support staff groups who come to your events? A few ideas to get you started.

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DCM Services, LLC (You’re dead? That Won’t Stop the Debt Collector)


At some point in your life, you might fall behind on a financial obligation, and end up in debt.

4 Reasons Great Customer Experience Makes a Difference in Your Revenue

Higher Logic

Everybody’s talking about how to improve the customer experience (or CX) these days, but if better customer experience doesn’t translate into dollar signs for your revenue growth, then is the effort even worth it? Maybe focusing on customer experience is just a feel-good idea.

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.

Daily Buzz: How Millennials Engage With Causes

Associations Now

Millennials, tech, activism—a 10-year study shares how the plugged-in generation interacts with causes and social issues. Also: Boost attendance in your learning program.

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Don’t Make Paying You an Inconvenience

Association Success

After all the work you put in to deliver value to your members, it should never be inconvenient to make membership payment. You need to have options, think about what might make the process easier, and sometimes have something automatic available.

6 Things You Need to Know About Deliverability

HighRoad Solution

When you hit send on a marketing email, you can’t be 100 percent certain that it’s going to reach its destination. Every email has to clear a number of hurdles before it gets anywhere near the intended recipient. Email Marketing

From #ASAE19: Tips for Managing and Mentoring Up


When you hear the words “manager” and “mentor,” you often think of those above others; those whose job it is to provide guidance and feedback. But after attending an educational breakout at ASAE’s Annual Meeting & Exposition , I realized that management and mentoring should go both ways.

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Technology in the Workplace: Merging Boomers and Millennials


As even the most traditional workplaces are modernizing their technology systems and creating technology-based strategies, the lines between younger and older generations are clear. Millennials were the first wave of technologists, but many people from Gen Z are also entering the workforce.

New Coalition Examines Job Displacement Risks in Post-Automation World

Associations Now

The goal of the Emma Coalition, co-founded by the National Restaurant Association, is to kick-start the discussion about how automation will affect the workforce—and how employers can adapt.

Capio Partners- Are they harassing you?


Harassment by debt collection agencies is prevalent, and most consumers have consistently complained about this. Unfortunately, most people do not know or even understand their rights when it comes to debt collection.

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How to Keep Your Employees From Leaving Vacation Days on the Table

Associations Now

New research found that U.S. workers didn’t use 768 million vacation days in 2018. An HR expert offers advice for employees and employers on making sure those days get used. Last year, workers didn’t use 768 million vacation days, according to a new study from the U.S.

Wakefield and Associates (Are they Legit?)


Are they Legit? Receiving a call from a debt collection agency usually is a terrible experience as most of them tend to be rude, and they will harass and threaten you. For this reason, most people will assume it is a scam or some fraudster trying to get access to your personal information.

Mismatches Between New Strategies and Problems Happen at Associations

Smooth The Path

An association’s board had been talking about how young professionals were the least engaged of all the member segments. Much to the dismay of the staff, the board surprised them by voting for free membership for each young professional’s first year of membership.

Aargon Agency Inc (For Federal Student Loan Debts)


Can medical bills really land you in trouble? The answer is yes. Medical bills can indeed land you in some significant trouble, which can lead to enormous amounts of debt.

Report: Email Marketers Getting Serious About Improving Their Reputations

Associations Now

A new report from email deliverability firm Return Path shows that senders are getting better at protecting their reputations—but there’s still plenty to do to keep those reputations strong. Want to ensure your marketing messages aren’t growing less effective over time?

Coast Professional – Does it help to pay off the debt?


If you have defaulted on your federal student loan, then, chances are that you have received a call from Coast Professional. Coast Professional Inc., or CPI as they are commonly referred to, is a third party collections agency that is located in Geneseo, New York.

Conference Circuit: Western Arts Alliance

Associations Now

Rundown Attendees: 700 plus. Exhibits: 180. Learning options: 20 plus. The Western Arts Alliance’s 2019 Annual Conference starts next week. Attendance is expected to top 700.

The secret ingredients to a thriving membership community

Disciple Media

There’s a lot more to building a successful membership community than simply installing forum software. To build a truly engaged community where members feel a sense of belonging and purpose, you need a strategy. You need to plan for success from the outset by establishing your goals and mapping out your customer journey before choosing a platform that enables your vision to become a reality.

How to understand payment processing and PCI compliance for your association

Nimble AMS

Improve security, build trust, and enhance customer experience with Hosted Payment Forms from Nimble AMS. When picking a payment partner solution for your association to enhance PCI-compliance consider these questions before moving forward.