Wed.Apr 08, 2020

Your Four Most Asked Questions Answered

Moery Company

I’m very excited about the opportunity to share with you the conversations I’m having with association industry leaders during this pandemic and cover some of the topics, issues, and questions I’m getting from our clients and share them directly to you.

15 Ways to Volunteer from Home and Give Back During Coronavirus

Wild Apricot

Even when we're all staying inside to help slow the spread of COVID-19, there are still ways to volunteer from home, and our communities need it more than ever. Here are some ways to help


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How to Handle Membership Renewals in the Time of a Pandemic

Moery Company

Almost every conversation I have with association leaders right now is around membership renewal. What are you going to do with your renewal statements?”. It’s one of the hottest topics right now.

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All Together: How Our Employee Community Keeps Us Connected During COVID-19

Higher Logic

Pictured above: Some members of our Higher Logic PRIDE community host their first virtual happy hour. When Higher Logic decided to go temporarily full-remote on March 11, I think a lot of us thought we’d probably be back in the office in a couple weeks.

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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.

Communicating with Prospective Attendees About Your New Virtual Event


Due to COVID-19, many organizations decided to take their events virtual rather than canceling or postponing. When going virtual, communication is key to getting the same level of results/engagement from prospective attendees. Use these tips to help

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American Hospital Association Enlists Manufacturers to Combat COVID-19 Shortages

Associations Now

An alarming shortage in personal protective equipment is spurring an unlikely alliance that is working to rapidly produce surgical masks and face shields for healthcare workers responding to the COVID–19 public health crisis. Their goal: 100 million masks—and more.

2 Things to Try Before Hosting Your Next Webinar


Webinars are a great way to not only engage your organization’s membership, but to provide the value people are ultimately turning to your organization for. Whether you’re a seasoned expert or new to the webinar scene, it’s safe to say there’s always room for improvement.

Three Strategies for Building Remote Work Rituals

Associations Now

Rituals provide normalcy for people, and losing those rituals while away from the office can be tough. Experts say the best way to handle this shift is to create some new ones.

Why a digital-first culture starts with education

Association Success

When I first heard the term “digital first culture,” I was unimpressed. Don’t we already live in a digital first culture? Most of us use the internet and social media, so I didn’t get it, what was the big deal?

What Toilet Paper and Bidets Have to Teach Association Leaders


It was a Bidet to Remember…. From the earliest panic around the coronavirus, toilet paper seemed to take center stage. Some people stockpiled it. There were many individuals who publicly damned the people who stockpiled it, calling them “hoarders” or worse.

Daily Buzz: How to Adopt a Digital-First Culture

Associations Now

To change your culture, change the way people work. Also: how leaders can build collaborative relationships in their organizations. Ready to transform your association into a digital-savvy organization? Start by focusing on the people.

Ways To Use Zoom Breakout Rooms To Increase Meeting Engagement

Beth Kanter

We are only about one month into the world’s largest work from home experiment. This means spending a big part of our day sitting in front of a screen that looks like the Brady Brunch. It has surfaced a new technology affliction: Zoom Overload. .

How Organizations Can Cope With the Financial Fallout of COVID-19

Associations Now

Just weeks into mandatory stay-at-home orders, conference cancellations, and new laws requiring paid leave for coronavirus, many associations are wondering how to stay afloat financially. Two experts offer some tips.

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Take Your Town Hall Virtual


Jon Corun, Director of Multimedia Production at CommPartners, is no stranger to finding creative solutions to technology roadblocks. So when COVID-19 presented a new challenge for the multimedia team to produce Town Halls for clients, Jon went to work to find a way to deliver, virtually.

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