August, 2021

Let’s Bust 5 Myths About Association Newsletters

Higher Logic

The post Let’s Bust 5 Myths About Association Newsletters appeared first on Higher Logic. Do you believe these 5 myths about association newsletters? See what they are and learn how to rework your newsletter to make it more engaging.

Engagement: What About Scoring?

Spark Consulting

Back before Maddie and I launched The No BS Guide to Digital Transformation , I had been writing a brief series on member engagement, inspired by serving on a virtual panel on engagement, organized by Mary Byers, for the Veterinary Medical Association.


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How Your Nonprofit Can Succeed with Cause Marketing

Wild Apricot

One day, Marco—who works in the nonprofit sector—needed a new reusable water bottle. After searching around, he narrowed his options down to two. One was recycled plastic, decently priced, and had great reviews. The other was similar, but

Association Collaboration – Association Field Report (August 13, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello everybody, it’s JP Moery, observations from the field for all of you association and business leaders out there. I had an observation I thought was pretty good that I wanted to share. We’ve got all this polarization and tribalization around issues, policies and views.

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What AMS Vendors Don't Tell You About Implementation

AMS vendors often boast about proven implementation processes. And while yes, the right strategies are imperative, they are also not enough. Discover 3 often-overlooked requirements for successful AMS implementations by downloading!

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.27.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Virtual conferences survey.

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Easily Explore Resources with Higher Logic’s Redesigned Community Library

Higher Logic

The post Easily Explore Resources with Higher Logic’s Redesigned Community Library appeared first on Higher Logic. Our library has a new look and feel, making it easier than ever for your online community members to explore resources.

Conference Organizers: What Is Your Duty of Care?

Velvet Chainsaw

Just when we thought we were turning the corner on a rise in Covid cases, we are hearing about short-term cancellations of conventions once again as the Delta variant causes cases to rise.

Why Your Organization Needs Young Volunteers + How to Recruit and Motivate Them

Wild Apricot

Ever wonder why some nonprofit organizations keep growing and flourishing for decades, while others seem to dwindle as time passes? The health of your organization is fueled by the people who make up your community — members, donors, staff, volunteers, volunteerism

Speed: Essential For Your Career And Organization – Association Hustle Episode 293 (8m 3s)

Moery Company

Taking quick action is key to grow your organization daily and develop as a professional. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

How to Sell Your Board on Better Technology

Use this helpful blueprint when you need to convince your board to invest in better software. It includes talking points and tips for your presentation, including quantifying ROI, outlining indirect benefits, and selling the potential of the purchase.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.20.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Online learner/virtual attendee engagement. WBT Systems knows what’s on your mind.

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The Quick Way To Price Your Hybrid Events

Aaron Wolowiec

After running virtual events for free or very low cost, the first thing that you want to focus on is raising the price of any virtual components that you're going to offer, whether hybrid components or purely virtual events. Here are some thoughts to help guide you

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How to Craft Your Winning Member Engagement Strategy

Higher Logic

The post How to Craft Your Winning Member Engagement Strategy appeared first on Higher Logic.

[FRANK KENNY] Marketing Automation for Super Busy Associations and Chambers


by Frank Kenny. Wouldn’t it be great if you had plenty of time to look for membership leads? You would scour newspapers, social media, trade journals, and other sources for hours, looking for people and businesses that should be members of your organization.

10 Common AMS Implementation Myths Debunked

Voicing the need for a new AMS may not win you any popularity contests. But if your business objectives aren’t being met, it’s time to broach the subject. Turn skeptics around with 10 hard-to-argue responses designed to showcase the value of a new system.

Choosing Donor Management Software: 20 Options You Can Try Today

Wild Apricot

Two years ago, I was involved with a charity that made me understand why donor management is so important. Communication with our donors was a key aspect of my work. Instead of generic “thank you for your donation” emails , our executive. website-and-technology

The Best Professional and Personal Advice I Ever Received – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 292 (6m 54s)

Moery Company

Entrepreneurial, sales, networking, and personal advice that will accelerate your growth. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.6.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. This edition of Association Brain Food covers two weeks because I’m not publishing next week while I’m on vacation. I’ll see you back here on Friday, August 20. Chapter benchmarking survey.

How to Design an Educational Event That Encourages Actual Learning

Aaron Wolowiec

Hosting an education-based conference or meeting can be tricky. Attendees come with multiple learning styles, diverse educational goals, and wildly different attention spans. But it’s possible to host an educational event that satisfies everyone’s checklists

How to Select an Association Credit Card Processing Company

Right now, every penny counts. It’s an ideal time to check if your association’s credit card processing provider is offering competitive terms. However, there are many important factors to consider if when researching options.

How New Email Privacy Rules Will Affect You – And 5 Ways to Prepare

Higher Logic

The post How New Email Privacy Rules Will Affect You – And 5 Ways to Prepare appeared first on Higher Logic. New email privacy rules are coming from Apple. Learn what’s changing and how you can prepare.

Turning Obstacles into Advantages

Association Adviser

Life is a journey with ups and down, so we all need to be able to adapt. Sometimes we may feel overwhelmed and knocked down, but it is possible to get back up and dust ourselves off if we give ourselves the tools to adapt, said ASAE 2021 Annual Meeting Closing Keynote Michele L. Sullivan. […].

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August Update: WildApricot’s new look, updates and more

Wild Apricot

This month, we’re introducing our new logo! We've also added a Knowledge Panel, where you can find tutorials in your WildApricot account on how to use certain features. As well, see our latest blog post, including How Your Nonprofit Can Succeed. wild-apricot-updates

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Segmenting Audiences on Your Website – Association Field Report (August 8, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello, everybody, it’s JP Moery with an observation from the field. Right now, my colleague Joe Bates and I are out in the field doing a lot of membership reviews, and here’s an observation I want you to look at. How are you segmenting your audiences within your website?

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7 Signs It’s Time to Move to a New AMS

Do you need to break up with your AMS? Your association deserves a membership management platform that enhances staff efficiency, creates value, and delivers outcomes to drive membership success. Download this guide to uncover the 7 signs it’s time to move to a new AMS.

How to Navigate Post-Pandemic Member Engagement


So much has changed over the past year: how we do business, how we work, where we work, how we live, and even what we value. You’re probably already seeing how these societal, workplace and behavioral changes affect member engagement—sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse.

Goodbye to Great Ideas, Hello to Something Else


Will saying goodbye to some older ASAE programs make room for growth? That seems to be the plan. .

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How are Other Associations Approaching Post-Pandemic Marketing?

Higher Logic

The post How are Other Associations Approaching Post-Pandemic Marketing? appeared first on Higher Logic. What will marketing look like for associations moving forward? What worked for associations last year? See how others are working through these questions.

In the Arena Fighting for Members: Tony Milo, Colorado Contractors Association

Association Adviser

Tony Milo, executive director of the Colorado Contractors Association, shares how he creates change by actively listening and relying upon his team. The post In the Arena Fighting for Members: Tony Milo, Colorado Contractors Association appeared first on Association Adviser.

The Ultimate Guide to Amazing Association Websites

Your association’s website needs to engage members AND deliver a great user experience so everyone who visits it leaves with a positive impression. But how? Get the free guide to optimizing your website “under-the-hood” (great for "non-techy" people).

Does your AMS vendor truly understand associations?

Nimble AMS

When you think about association management software (AMS), you likely think of association-specific features that help you manage day-to-day membership processes. Of course, those are important. But do you ever consider if the AMS vendor truly understands associations?

Which Prior Experiences Best Prepared You for Owning and Leading Your Own Company?- Ask JP #079

Moery Company

Hello, it’s another episode of Ask JP, I’m JP Moery with the Moery company.

The Best Webinars of 2021 So Far


One thing that can be said about the Great Covid-19 Lockdown is there has been no shortage of webinars to attend. From how-to’s to top tips, there has been plenty of content to keep us busy as we navigate a chaotic and confusing landscape and adapt to the ever-changing “new normal.”.

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