April, 2020

What We Learned From the PPP Application Process – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 230

Moery Company

On this week’s episode JP provides an update on The Moery Company’s business operation and what we learned during out application process for the Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Zoom fatigue—or is it?

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7 Tips for Keeping Your Virtual Event Engaging

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’re not seasoned in hosting virtual events, you may be worried about holding your attendees ’ attention. After all, they aren’t sitting in front of you in a conference room, but instead behind a computer at home. Here are some ways to keep virtual attendees engaged: .

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A plug for Beethoven and company in times of stress …

Golden's Rules for Association

I was always someone who recognized the critical value of diligently providing for personal solitude as an element of leadership effectiveness. There is a pretty good book on this subject if you are unconvinced: Lead Yourself First, by Raymond Kethledge and Michael Erwin).

26 ways association professionals find problem-solving inspiration

Association Success

From the time we begin work in the morning to the time we wrap things up for the day, there’s no telling what’s going to come across our desks or land in our inboxes. .

How Your Association Can Use Zoom for Professional Development

WBT Systems

How Your Association Can Use Zoom for Professional Development. Read more about How Your Association Can Use Zoom for Professional Development

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Why Associations Should Prioritize Repurposing Content

Association Adviser

Is your association currently repurposing every piece of original content created into various formats across your communications channels?

Tips for New Online Instructors and Virtual Presenters

WBT Systems

Tips for New Online Instructors and Virtual Presenters. Read more about Tips for New Online Instructors and Virtual Presenters

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Sheltering at Home Successes – A Day in the Life

Association Leaders

Many of us have been sheltering (working) at home for at least two weeks now. It’s important that we all do our part to “flatten the curve” we’ve all heard about related to COVID-19. It is a challenge for most people – to be “cooped up” in their homes. Human beings are social, so only seeing and interacting with the same people day after day can become challenging – no matter how much you love them.

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The Time to Change Is Now

Moery Company

I have news for you: nothing will be the same when we emerge on the other side of the Covid19 pandemic. That sponsorship program that you knew needed adjustment prior to the disruption will need to be updated now.

47 Free Nonprofit Webinars for May 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in May 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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How Associations Are Using Community to Support Their Members During COVID-19

Higher Logic

Over the past month, as our customers shared ideas about responding to COVID-19 in our users community, HUG, we noticed some simple but impactful ways associations are using their communities to support their members and their industries.

For Presenters: A Virtual Event Checklist

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether your presenters are experienced in presenting to a virtual audience or not, it’s never a bad idea to have a checklist for them to run through. Even if some of these items seem obvious, you never know what someone may forget to do before it’s time for them to present!

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Dark Days Shine New Light on Profession and Community

Golden's Rules for Association

The mission of NSPE is too important to put on hold for a virus. The Nature of Associations The Way We Are COVID19

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The New Working Normal

Association Leaders

Most of the country (and really the world) have been self-quarantining at home for six weeks or more. We’ve dealt with figuring out how to work and school from home. We’ve struggled with spending 24/7 under the same roof with our family members – and even though we love them unconditionally – we know why our children must leave home after high school.

How to Launch Your Virtual Event Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

One of the things that we’ve hear about from our clients is the desire to move some of their live event programming to virtual ones: webinars or live streaming sessions, to name a few. We’ve been involved in these types of programs for a very long time and I’ve conducted dozens of webinars.

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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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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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4 Considerations for Your Virtual Event

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether your event is next week, next month, or later this year, you’re probably starting to think about virtual options. It can certainly be overwhelming, so we’ve broken things down to get you started. . Moving Your Conference 100% Online .

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Leading Through the Pandemic: Generosity + Empathy = Future Brand

Velvet Chainsaw

This is the first in a series of blogs posts, written collaboratively by our team, which uncover lessons learned in advising our clients on their events in the time of COVID-19.

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4 keys to ensure your virtual events are actually engaging

Association Success

Editor’s note: This blog post originally ran on Elisa Pratt’s LinkedIn page. . Here in the United States, we are potentially in only the early stages of this global health crisis, and I have already reached my limit.

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.

20 Online Fundraising Ideas Perfect for Any Cause (Social Distancing Approved!)

Wild Apricot

Looking for ways to fundraise while adhering to social distancing regulations? Here are 20 online fundraising ideas and great examples to learn from

Life After Jive-x: Choosing a New Home for Your Customer Community

Higher Logic

If you’re a Jive-x customer, you know Khoros has given your external community platform an official end-of-life date: December 2020. This announcement got me thinking about my time at Jive Software and my transition to Higher Logic.

5 Ideas for New Digital Revenue Streams

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the past few weeks hundreds, maybe thousands of association events have been cancelled. Even as many remain hopeful for summer and fall events, it is unclear when we will be able to return to a more normal way of life, and what this new normal will look like.

Adding Member Value in Time of COVID-19: How Associations and Chambers Are Responding

MembersClicks

This is unchartered territory we’re all in right now — trying to navigate COVID-19 and how it’s not only impacting us, but our key constituents as well. For you, that’s your members.

5 Tips to Guarantee Engagement at Your Virtual Event

Velvet Chainsaw

To design a virtual event with the participants in mind, you need to create an engaging, interactive experience that provides relevant content and promotes knowledge sharing and networking value—often the missing link in our new virtual reality.

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Planing 90-120-180 Days Ahead

Moery Company

Associations are doing a great job at delivering critical information about variety of different things: CARE Act, Covid19 processes, and how regulations are affecting your companies and your member companies in different parts of the country.

15 Spring Cleaning Ideas for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

It's time to spring clean your work! If you have a little extra time on your hands, here are some projects that will help you clean up, organize and prepare your nonprofit for a post COVID-19 world

Co-Leading and Succeeding: Angela Kisskeys and Sarah Ruzek, Associations North

Association Adviser

For 3 years, Angela Kisskeys and Sarah Ruzek have been exploring and pushing the boundaries of co-leadership as the co-directors of Associations North. The post Co-Leading and Succeeding: Angela Kisskeys and Sarah Ruzek, Associations North appeared first on Association Adviser.

Association Membership Renewal Letter Template

GrowthZone

Member renewals in the time of COVID – it’s a challenge universal to associations everywhere.

Easy and Unique Ways to Engage Your Members Online

MembersClicks

With everything going on surrounding COVID-19, you may be having to rethink how you’re engaging your members. You may have already decided to take some of your in-person events virtual (as opposed to just outright cancelling them).

Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free

Velvet Chainsaw

If you’re inbox is anything like mine, you could spend a good portion of our day consuming webinars, virtual events and networking in Zoom or Facebook Messenger Happy Hours. We’re on content overload and it’s only going to get noisier as the pandemic lingers.

Short- and Long-Term Strategies for Moving Forward

Moery Company

We have seen several themes come to fruition from the past two months that we wanted to share with you.