December, 2020

12 Digital Marketing Channels for Your Association’s Education Programs

WBT Systems

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Should Organizations Worry About a Decline in Membership? 3 Experts Weigh In

Wild Apricot

Worried about decline in membership? We turned to 3 experts in the membership field and asked their thoughts on the challenges of growing membership and what organizations can do to keep thriving


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Building an Online Community Super Users Program

Higher Logic

The post Building an Online Community Super Users Program appeared first on Higher Logic. An online community super users program is an essential tool in your community manager toolbox. Learn how to build your own!

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The Moery Company Sponsors Driver Santino Ferrucci at Chili Bowl Nationals

Moery Company

Today, The Moery Company announces that it will be sponsoring Santino Ferrucci at the Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the dirt racing equivalent of the Super Bowl. Santino and I developed a great relationship this year during the IndyCar season.

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Why Most eLearning Fails: How to Create eLearning that Gets Results

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, and Creator of The eLearning Designer's Academy

In this session, we will explore many of the reasons why most eLearning fails and the components that contribute to bad eLearning design. we will also explore how bad eLearning design can negatively affect the learning experience. Finally, this session will walk you through several practical methods you can immediately apply to fix your bad eLearning courses.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.11.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. 2021 attendee intent survey.

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Three Challenges – Three Opportunities

Spark Consulting

As we look to 2021, I see three main membership challenges for associations: Remember that membership is a lagging indicator. Per Marketing General’s annual Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report , the Q4 2007 economic crash didn’t fully show up in association metrics until 2009.

10 Nonprofit Sector Trends for 2021

Wild Apricot

Are you as ready for 2021 as I am? COVID-19 brought a slew of challenges for the nonprofit sector this year — but it didn’t get us down! As always, nonprofits showed their resilience and innovation to overcome a very difficult time. I’m. organizational-management

What is an Online Community? The Basics & Benefits

Higher Logic

The post What is an Online Community? The Basics & Benefits appeared first on Higher Logic.

Don’t Wait Too Long to Make a Decision – Association Field Report (December 11, 2020)

Moery Company

There is a real lack of certainty around associations and their programs as we head into 2021. Associations and their partners – in the first quarter or maybe even in the second quarter — are unsure if the events in the new year are going to be in person.

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Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.4.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Urgent request for participation in an association professional development survey.

How to deal with personal stress when your professional life invades your home

Association Success

We’ve all heard of taking your work from home, but what about when you’re working at home? Relationship struggles, medical issues, money problems, familial strife or mental health deterioration happen to almost everyone at some point in life.

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Will Chapters Be Relevant in 2021?

Aaron Wolowiec

Peggy Hoffman explores the outlook for chapters in 2021 as well as lessons learned this year. She also notes the calls for action associations must take if chapters are part of your strategy to assure success.

4 Steps to Writing the Perfect Lapsed Donor Letter + Template

Wild Apricot

Do you try to win back your lapsed donors? Here's how to write the perfect letter for a lapsed donor appeal + a free template you can use to get started

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

7 Types of Online Communities for Your Brand to Invest In

Higher Logic

The post 7 Types of Online Communities for Your Brand to Invest In appeared first on Higher Logic. Learn how your brand can harness the power of online community building with each of these 7 different types of communities.

Business Crisis Survival Skills Every Leader Should Possess (7:19) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 262

Moery Company

Seven skills and qualities that every leader should have to survive a crisis. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.18.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Welcome to the last Association Brain Food of 2020. I’ll be back on Friday, January 8 after a (hopefully but probably not likely) two-week holiday break.

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What associations can learn from Substack

Association Success

I signed up last week for a newsletter tailored to chihuahua owners — I got a new puppy — and while I began getting super informative content about best practices for raising him, something was missing. I had heard all this information before.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Associations 2021: Building New Norms

Aaron Wolowiec

Possibility. If Lowell was going to capture what 2021 is bringing with it – there is amazing potential and possibility. Many norms which were calcified in associations’ systems simply because of inertia have become dislodged.

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December Update: Ending the Year on a Great Note

Wild Apricot

We’ve almost made it through the year! As we’re counting down to 2021, let’s look at the resources and updates from December. This month's highlight includes the launch of digital products, where you can offer digital content for. wild-apricot-updates

The Story of Gain Grow Retain: Building a Customer Success Community

Higher Logic

The post The Story of Gain Grow Retain: Building a Customer Success Community appeared first on Higher Logic. Find out how Gain Grow Retain, the world’s fastest-growing customer success community, got its start and continues to engage customer success leaders.

Effective Corporate Habits for Success (7:04) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 263

Moery Company

Three good habits that we adapted at The Moery Company that have helped us succeed. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

3 Reasons Your Membership Website is Your Most Important Tool


Your organization does a lot to grow its membership — you host events, send emails, post to social media, etc. But when you think about it, ALL of those things, in some way or another, point back to one place: your website.

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How association professionals are handling the holidays

Association Success

The holiday season is just around the corner and association professionals are gearing up to celebrate. From recreating your office holiday party at home to deciding your workshop platform for 2021, this week’s Friday Five is centered around preparing for the new year.

Employee Financial Wellness: Why Employers Should Care

Aaron Wolowiec

Employee welfare, in general, is integral to the success of any business. After all, your employees are responsible for keeping your business running. If they’re sick, tired, or burnt out, their productivity slows down. There are plenty of things that can affect the wellbeing of your employees.

7 Association Trends We'll See in 2021

Wild Apricot

Let’s be honest: 2020 was a tough year for associations. How you engage with members was flipped entirely on its head. However, despite cutbacks, canceled events, remote staff, and more, associations still managed to survive — congratulations! membership


Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Our 19 Favorite Community Management Resources for 2021

Higher Logic

The post Our 19 Favorite Community Management Resources for 2021 appeared first on Higher Logic. Check out this list of our favorite community management resources: books, podcasts, and blogs to inspire your work.

Is It Okay to Send a Cold LinkedIn Message to Set up a Meeting? – Ask JP #045

Moery Company

Hi, welcome to another edition of Ask JP! The question today is, “Should I – or is it a good idea to – send a cold LinkedIn message to set up a meeting?” ” I feel strongly about this. Secondly, I don’t think we should do cold calling, cold LinkedIn, cold anything.

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10 Quick Tips for Improving Your Association Website Experience

Association Adviser

Improve your association's website user experience with these 10 UX research truths from Sandy Marsico of Sandstorm digital creative agency. The post 10 Quick Tips for Improving Your Association Website Experience appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Technology UX research

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