Mon.Dec 02, 2019

12 Examples of Thriving Communities for Online Community Builders to Learn From

Higher Logic

We’re always talking about building community and how engaged communities can have an undeniable impact on our organizations. However, sometimes the concepts behind an online community can feel a bit abstract. Aren’t communities built in person?

Is It Time to Consider a More Sustainable Professional Development Strategy?

WBT Systems

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Daily Buzz: How to Write an Effective Call to Action

Associations Now

Getting members to engage starts with compelling them to act. Also: the importance of Giving Tuesday thank-you notes. Be it newsletters, social media posts or website copy, all of your association’s messaging should prompt members to action. The key to increasing engagement?

Is it time to Marie Kondo your content?

Association Success

When Meena Dayak’s team at the American Public Power Association sought to redesign their website about two years ago, there was a lot to consider. Well, a lot of content to consider. . “It

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.

Don’t Ignore the Debate on This Landmark Internet Law

Associations Now

In an age of misinformation and conflict, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a key rule of the internet era, is at the center of a major political debate. But any changes could create liability headaches for site operators.

Federal Government Assesses Digital Options to Ease Real ID Rollout

Associations Now

Less than a year away from the official rollout of the federal Real ID standard, about two-thirds of Americans don’t have a compliant license. But federal officials are looking into digital alternatives to ensure travelers can keep flying.