February, 2022

The Great Resignation: Ensuring Continuity for Your Members

Higher Logic

The post The Great Resignation: Ensuring Continuity for Your Members appeared first on Higher Logic. Wondering how to keep the member experience continuous during the Great Resignation? Check out the highlights from our podcast conversation with Josh Slyman.

Retention is Not Recruitment (& Vice-Versa!)

Moery Company

Retention is not recruitment and recruitment is not retention. Easy enough, yes? However, it is far too common to see membership departments trying to focus on both. How do you prioritize when both items are equally important?

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43 Event Management Software Tools You Need to Know About

Wild Apricot

What if you had an army of robots to do all the grunt work for your events? This isn’t science fiction: this is the reality of many event managers. Instead of manually processing registrations, running checks to the bank, or trying to keep track. events

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The Effects of Omicron on Facilitated Meetings

Aaron Wolowiec

As a result of the Omicron variant, we’ve seen a number of clients this year move trainings, facilitations, and strategic planning sessions from scheduled January and February dates to early spring.

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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.

Lessons Learned

Virtual

In this episode, Andy welcomes Leah Sibilia – Senior Director of Events, Margot Rodger – Vice President of Events and Meetings, and Julie Utano - Senior Director, Client Services. This podcast discusses lessons learned with returning to events. From preparedness, new ways of thinking, and so much.

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ISO 27001 Certification: Spot the Real Thing

Higher Logic

The post ISO 27001 Certification: Spot the Real Thing appeared first on Higher Logic. In SaaS, ISO 27001 certification (International Organization for Standardization) is paramount. Here at Higher Logic, security measures are a component of our day-to-day tasks and span everything we do.

Things That Matter: Building a Personal Connection Throughout the Sales Process

Moery Company

Before joining the Moery Company, I worked in association membership and marketing roles, which taught me how valuable member relationships are.

How to Write The Best Thank-You Letter for Donations + Three Templates and Samples

Wild Apricot

You’ve worked hard to bring in those donations, but does the work stop there? Absolutely not. In fact, in a lot of ways it’s just starting. When a donor makes a gift to your organization — especially if it’s their first one. fundraising

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Spring Cleaning: 11 Technologies I Can’t Live Without

Aaron Wolowiec

Out with the old and in with the new (or reimagined, repurposed, and recalibrated). Here are 11 technologies Aaron relies on heavily right now to support him, his work, his team, and his clients

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.

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting an Internship Program

Association Adviser

The word “internships” is defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as “a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting.”

Revenue-Generating Solutions for 5 Essential Member Needs

Membersuite

The importance of revenue diversification was made painfully obvious during the pandemic. Associations that relied too heavily on one revenue source, like the annual meeting or membership dues, had a tough time.

Engage Members with the Perfect Automated Drip Campaign

Higher Logic

The post Engage Members with the Perfect Automated Drip Campaign appeared first on Higher Logic. Drip, drip, drip…this would be annoying if it was a faucet, but when it comes to email marketing, it’s a smart strategy.

The Importance of Onboarding

Moery Company

I want to talk about the importance of onboarding and having a strong process in place for that. We’ve been in situations before with associations where there really wasn’t an onboarding process in place, which never ends well.

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.

Your 2022 Guide to Hosting a Virtual Conference

Wild Apricot

Over the last two years, more and more organizations have made the move to virtual events and conferences. We now have the technology to host thousands of attendees in the virtual space, while providing them with valuable, engaging, and memorable experiences. events

What to Do When Your AMS Vendor Forces You into a Costly Upgrade

Nimble AMS

If you’re being required to move to a new version of y our legacy AMS system, it’s an ideal time to consider your other options. Here’s why a new , modern AMS just might be a better fit for your association.

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5 Things You Should Be Doing With Your Communication Strategy

Association Adviser

If there was ever a time to solidify your association as the “voice of the industry,” the time is now. Members are looking to their associations for accurate and thoughtful guidance in an ever-changing world.

Making the Case for Professional Development to Your Staff and Members

Aaron Wolowiec

I was recently asked to design a session on professional development. It’s one session in a series intended for association professionals who want to broaden their understanding of association management in an interactive and engaging manner.

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.

Why Your Association Needs Automated Drip Campaigns Now More Than Ever

Higher Logic

The post Why Your Association Needs Automated Drip Campaigns Now More Than Ever appeared first on Higher Logic. Showing each member you know them by sending the right information at the right time is key to retention. But how do you do that to scale?

Things That Matter: Building a Personal Connection Throughout the Sales Process

Moery Company

Before joining the Moery Company, I worked in association membership and marketing roles, which taught me how valuable member relationships are.

How to Start Grant Writing (+ Templates)

Wild Apricot

As a nonprofit, it’s a good idea to have a variety of revenue sources to fund your missions. One source can be grants. And if you’re looking for support for a specific project or position within your organization, you may have grant writing. organizational-management

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Tools and Software Every Professional Association Needs

Nimble AMS

Professional associations have a lot on their plate. From managing members to organizing events, there’s no shortage of work to do. The right software and tools can help you clear that plate and find a wide range of benefits for your association.

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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.

Implementing eLearning Into Your Association? Here Are The Fundamentals (Part 2 of 3)

Association Adviser

Welcome back to our three-part blog series where we discuss the fundamentals of implementing eLearning into your association. From an instructional designer’s perspective, there are three important questions to ask before choosing an LMS: What do you want your association members to learn?

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Member Experience: Associations’ New Blueprint for Engagement

Smooth The Path

Professional family. Intellectual home. These are some of the terms engaged members use to describe their feelings about their favorite association. Over the years, I conducted 33 research studies on behalf of professional and industry associations, personally chatting with over 473 members.

Making It Personal: Tips for an Effective Personalization Strategy with Vivian Swertinski

Higher Logic

The post Making It Personal: Tips for an Effective Personalization Strategy with Vivian Swertinski appeared first on Higher Logic. The TL;DL: We’re sharing highlights from our podcast conversation with Vivian Swertinski about how to personalize your association’s communications.

Retention is Not Recruitment (& Vice-Versa!)

Moery Company

Retention is not recruitment and recruitment is not retention. Easy enough, yes? However, it is far too common to see membership departments trying to focus on both. How do you prioritize when both items are equally important?

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.

Gardian of the Month: Todd Slater

Aaron Wolowiec

Our Gardian of the Month is Todd Slater! Find out his go to networking tips and a subject he'd like to learn more about, he also shares a resource you may be missing out on

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Growing Revenue with the Nimble AMS Spring ‘22 Release

Nimble AMS

The Nimble AMS Spring ‘22 release is packed full ways to help you grow revenue. Here’s what Nimble AMS customers will benefit from. . There may still be snow for many of us, but we’re celebrating upcoming warmer temps and sunshine with something fresh – a new release of Nimble AMS.

The 5 Rules of Association and Vendor Partnerships

Association Adviser

Your association, along with many others, may have been riding the reactionary behavior wave due to the pandemic. You may have been asking yourself questions such as, “What can we cut? What can we change?” and pivoted accordingly.