September, 2021

Delivering Great Association Presentations – Association Hustle Episode 298 (6m 36s)

Moery Company

As associations are holding in-person meetings, focus on the content of the meeting and learn how to best prepare for association presentations. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

What I’ve Learned after 10 Years at Blue Sky eLearn

Blue Sky eLearn

Summary: We have some incredible people here at Blue Sky eLearn, so we’ve decided to share some stories and observations from someone who’s been with us through thick and thin: Jocelyn Taylor, our Senior Director of Sales Operations.

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Why I Keep Coming Back to Super Forum

Higher Logic

The post Why I Keep Coming Back to Super Forum appeared first on Higher Logic. Will we see you at Super Forum 2021? Find out why these repeat attendees keep coming back every year. The post Why I Keep Coming Back to Super Forum appeared first on Higher Logic. Uncategorized Customer Stories HL News

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.24.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Cohort-based online courses.

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.

Which Is Better: a Lot from a Little, or a Little from a Lot?

Spark Consulting

One last question from my brief series on member engagement, inspired by serving on a virtual panel on engagement, organized by Mary Byers, for the Veterinary Medical Association. Would you rather have a lot of members lightly engaged or fewer members more deeply engaged?

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Outsourcing Tasks and Functions – Association Field Report (September 10, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello there, it’s JP Moery, Observations from the Field. I want to make an observation today and it may be controversial. I’m wondering if outsourcing tasks and functions in your association is less risky? Let me tell you why.

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Event Email Marketing for Associations: 3 Essentials

Blue Sky eLearn

The first pitfall into member attrition is the assumption that members are committed to sticking with an organization simply because they’ve signed up to pay regular dues.

SPF, DKIM, DMARC: The 3 Pillars of Email Authentication

Higher Logic

The post SPF, DKIM, DMARC: The 3 Pillars of Email Authentication appeared first on Higher Logic. Email authentication is built on SPF, DKIM, & DMARC. These technical, essential terms will help you master email authentication and maintain brand reputation.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.17.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Return to virtual. With the Delta variant ruining plans for in-person conferences and scientists offering bleak pandemic forecasts, WBT Systems shares advice for returning to virtual.

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.

Ransomware: Its Sources, Its Impact, & How To Prevent It

Virtual

In this episode, Andy welcomes Justin Montville, Vice President of Applications and Infrastructure at Virtual, Inc. This podcast discusses all thing ransomware, from knowing what the benefits are to how to best protect yourself and your devices.

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The Complete Guide to Mentorship Programs for Membership Organizations

Wild Apricot

One of the biggest reasons why people join professional associations is to take advantage of mentorship opportunities. What better way to advance in your career than to sit one-on-one with someone who works in the same field and has been in your shoes? membership

5 Mistakes Associations Can Fix Now! (6m 8s) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 299

Moery Company

These are five frequent mistakes associations make that can easily be corrected to put you on the road to success. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

The Small but Mighty Micro-Credential

Blue Sky eLearn

Micro-credentials can be an outstanding way for organizations to support all aspects of professional development and lifelong learning for their stakeholders. But, what are micro-credentials, and why should you consider using them in your association or organization?

8 Requirements Executives Should Look For in a New AMS

Selecting a new Association Management System (AMS) can be daunting, even for the most “seasoned” professionals. Learn what top association executives require when it comes to their most crucial investments.

Inbox ROI: 5 Examples of Successful Email Campaigns

Higher Logic

The post Inbox ROI: 5 Examples of Successful Email Campaigns appeared first on Higher Logic. Learn how five associations achieved incredible results with members while decreasing their workload by using automated email campaigns.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.10.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. The next decade.

[WEBINAR]: Should You Move Ahead with Fall In-person Events? 9.29.21

Velvet Chainsaw

Register Now for our next VCC Webinar, Wednesday September 29, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. Space is Limited. Organizations are making tough decisions about how to–or even whether to–move forward with their upcoming conferences and expos.

How to Start a Fundraiser: Everything You Need to Know in 8 Simple Steps

Wild Apricot

Fundraising is one of the best sources of revenue for nonprofits. However, it’s not enough to simply set up a donation page on your website and wait for people to stumble upon it with their credit cards in hand. Driving donations requires strategy, fundraising

The Ins and Outs of Marketing Automation for Associations

What the heck is marketing automation? Grab this informative guide that explains what it is; why and where associations use it; and how it’s like email marketing on steroids. The guide also includes a new-member onboarding schedule that is helpful whether you already use marketing automation or not.

What Now?- Ask JP #083

Moery Company

Hello, everybody, it’s time for Ask JP. It’s after Labor Day, and my friend ask me this week what should I do now?

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Thoughts from a Think Tank: The Shifting Work Culture

Blue Sky eLearn

I recently moderated a Think Tank event for the Association Executives of North Carolina Young Professionals group, FUEL. This event brought association executives and their partner organizations together to discuss the problems they see facing the world and innovate new solutions to fix them.

Defining the Value in Your Association’s Value Proposition

Higher Logic

The post Defining the Value in Your Association’s Value Proposition appeared first on Higher Logic. Your association’s value proposition should be the core of the member benefits you provide and guide how you communicate with members and future members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.3.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Women in technology.

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The Four Culture Decisions that will Make or Break Your Return to the Workplace

Rethinking Work, Office, and Culture in the New Reality - How will you design the workplace for the needs of employees? How will you define what it means to collaborate or supervise? Find out here.

Fall Social Media Post Ideas

GrowthZone

As a chill enters the air and the leaves start to turn colors, make sure your social media is prepared for a seasonal change as well. Keeping your content up to date with the time of year can help drive engagement and ensure your posts are relevant.

September Update: What's new with WildApricot this fall?

Wild Apricot

Discover more things you can do with WlidApricot this fall. We've added a new integrations page on our website, explaining all the tools you can use to automate more and provide your members with more value. As well, see our latest blog post, including. wild-apricot-updates

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Membership Development and Retention – Association Field Report (September 17, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello there, it’s JP Moery, Observations from the Field today. Let’s talk about membership development and in particular retention. According to the MGI, Membership Benchmarking Study, which I refer to it a lot, nearly 47% of associations are reporting a decline in membership this year.

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How to Communicate Price Increases

Aaron Wolowiec

How do you raise the price of a virtual event when you did a free event or a very low cost event last year?

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How to Choose the Right AMS Solution for Your Association

The Buyer’s Checklist for association professionals is designed to help you make an “apples to apples” comparison of association management software (AMS) systems, so you can make the right purchasing decision for your association’s unique needs.

How ASNT Made Event Management Easier than Ever with Landing Pages

Higher Logic

The post How ASNT Made Event Management Easier than Ever with Landing Pages appeared first on Higher Logic. Find out how one association was able to manage registration, confirmation, and follow-up for their new event series with landing pages.

The Power of Integration – Creating a Technological Ecosystem

Association Adviser

If the past year has taught us anything, it’s that we have accelerated beyond online communication platforms being a mere convenience. They have become a necessity, more than ever before, for conducting day-to-day business.

Four ideas from the retail world for your association’s member service

Nimble AMS

Four ideas from the retail world for your association’s member service. Want to provide your members with great service? Of course — what association doesn’t? A great way to provide better member service is to consider your own experience at your favorite retailers.