November, 2021

10 Key Takeaways from Community Predictions 2022

Higher Logic

The post 10 Key Takeaways from Community Predictions 2022 appeared first on Higher Logic. Download your free copy today! The post 10 Key Takeaways from Community Predictions 2022 appeared first on Higher Logic. Report community predictions

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Continuity in the time of the Great Resignation

Higher Logic

The post Continuity in the time of the Great Resignation appeared first on Higher Logic. A record 4.4 million employees quit their jobs in September 2021, a sign that The Great Resignation has no intention of slowing down.


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7 Steps to Create a Donation Website for Your Nonprofit + 10 Great Examples

Wild Apricot

Take a look at your website. Would it encourage you to donate? If the answer is no, your potential donors probably feel the same way. Think of your website as your personal assistant. Once set up properly to receive donations, it makes it easy for. fundraising

What Are 5 Accomplishments That Shaped Who You Are Today? – Ask JP #093

Moery Company

Hello there, it’s an episode of Ask JP. I had a question the other day, did you ever get anything right during business? I’ve revealed a lot of failures and mistakes in the order to be transparent and vulnerable. People seem to like that stuff the most.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.26.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Who is ADDIE? What is ADDIE is the better question. WBT Systems offers a primer on ADDIE , one of the most popular instructional design models.

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25+ Member Newsletter Tips and Ideas for Better Campaigns


While email has been around for decades, it’s still one of the most effective communication channels, even compared to new technologies (we’re looking at you, social media). As of 2019, email marketing boasted a 4,200% return on investment —or $42 in returns for every $1 spent.

More Non-Dues Revenue Please: Using RSS to Populate Newsletters

Higher Logic

The post More Non-Dues Revenue Please: Using RSS to Populate Newsletters appeared first on Higher Logic. Newsletters are a staple for most associations. Members expect newsletters that are targeted to their interests, no matter how varied the audience you serve.

200+ Amazing Free or Cheap Nonprofit Software Tools

Wild Apricot

Feeling like you're doing too many tasks by hand? That's because you probably are. Although nonprofits are often resistant to technological change, there are many software solutions that can solve any manual task your nonprofit is doing right now. website-and-technology

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What Are You Thankful For? – Ask JP #094

Moery Company

Hello there and welcome to another episode of Ask JP. The question today is, what are you thankful for? I am thankful for opportunity. Since this is a business podcast, I want to talk about that. There is so much opportunity that exists in this country.

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: 11.19.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Non-dues revenue. WBT Systems recently hosted an ideation session with Non-Dues-a-Palooza to come up with ideas for revenue-generating online education programs.

5 Books We’re Loving This Conference Season

Aaron Wolowiec

With the transition to in-person meetings and life back on the road, one of the most positive outcomes has been the ability to hear from and engage with colleagues, speakers, and authors in a way that doesn’t quite translate on screen.

Learn the difference between Association Management and Membership Management Software


Over the past ten years, an overwhelming number of new products have entered the association management software (AMS) and membership management software (MMS) markets, causing more confusion for associations trying to make smart technology investments.

A Strong Social Media Strategy Starts with the Basics

Association Adviser

Social media strategy is so much more than a posting a photo and replying to comments – it is both an art and a science. Having a strong strategy for social channels can bring awareness to your association, your message, and your mission.

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.

How to Get Donations Online: 18 Ways the Pros Are Doing It

Wild Apricot

Online donations are a great way to maximize your nonprofit’s time and resources while having a larger impact. However, with the volume of online content growing, capturing attention and keeping it is more difficult than ever. To help you grab. fundraising

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How Frequently Should I Follow Up a Potential Sponsor or Client? – Ask JP #091

Moery Company

Hello everybody, it’s an episode of Ask JP. I had a great question from one of my friends in the racing business. They asked me, how much follow up should I have with a prospective sponsor or client? I can tell you that over the years, my mind has changed on this a little bit.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.12.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Rethink sponsorship. Sherry Budziak at.orgSource suggests you reconsider what sponsors can offer to members.

Pricing for Associations in 2022: What To Know

Aaron Wolowiec

As we head into 2022, the biggest question that we are asked is “ What should we be ready for when it comes to pricing for associations? ” Dr. Michael Tatonetti explains where you need to begin

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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.

How to get started with gamification to drive member engagement

Nimble AMS

3 tips associations can use to start with gamification right away. . Member engagement is serious business. It’s important to keep your members engaged year-round so they see value in their membership, feel connected with your association, and ultimately stick around for years to come. .

Blueprint For A Profitable Career Center: Part 2

Association Adviser

An Association’s 14-Point Checklist of Top Features and Factors to Consider Before Purchasing an Online Career Center In part one of our two-part series, we outlined seven checklist points that associations should consider before implementing an online career center.

Will a Capital Campaign Cannibalize Your Annual Fundraising?

Wild Apricot

This is a blog post by Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, and Andrea Kihlstedt, co-founders of the Capital Campaign Toolkit. Are you worried that if you ask for big campaign gifts, donors won’t give smaller amounts towards your annual appeals? Having nightmares. fundraising


Strategic Planning – Association Field Report (November 19, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello, it’s JP Moery, Observations from the Field. Strategic planning is gearing up again. We’ve had these plans for the last several years that are now obsolete because so many factors have affected us since the pandemic.

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Smart Tactics to Keep Members and Sponsors Engaged During Challenging Times

With conferences being canceled due to COVID-19, associations need to be nimble by implementing alternative strategies and tactics that can continue to bring value to their members, keep sponsors/exhibitors, generate revenues for the Association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.5.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. AMS/CRM software selection survey.

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[Webinar]The Future Is Not as Simple as Just Going Hybrid

Velvet Chainsaw

Since the pandemic moved our event cheese, industry experts have been quick to proclaim that meetings are forever changed and hybrid is here to stay. If only it was that easy! Event organizers are quickly realizing that hybrid isn’t cheap and it requires a lot more work.

Predictive analytics: the future of member retention for associations

Nimble AMS

The key to successful member retention lies within your member data. . Read on to learn how modern predictive analytics tools can help your association uncover data insights and help you avoid member lapses. .

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Lessons Learned from a Black Swan—Solutions Day Presenters Explore Pandemic Insights


Celebration isn’t a word I would typically use to describe a conference, but there was a festive feeling at.orgCommunity’s Solutions Day. Gathering with colleagues again was inspirational. Even online, the participants could sense the excitement.

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!

How to Create an Amazing Subscription Website in Less Than a Day

Wild Apricot

"I want to create a subscription website where people pay to get access to my community, resources, and publications.” ” That's what Lily, a stay-at-home mom who ran her local Library Association, wanted to accomplish. When she began to Google. website-and-technology

How to Maximize Survey Response Rates – Composing an Effective Email

Moery Company

Below are the steps you should follow when creating a survey email invitation. HINT: Do everything you can to make the survey email invitation look as if it is coming from a real person. 1) NEVER use html.

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7 Meeting Takeaways Your Members Should Always Leave With


Whether virtual or in-person, meetings are an important part of our lives. The question is—are they always memorable, or valuable? When done correctly, you’ll find that your association meetings can be enjoyable, informative, and a great way to boost retention and engagement within your association. After all, meetings allow you to communicate with your members and relay important information to further your mission.