December, 2021

Association Outlook (4m 29s) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 311

Moery Company

4 trends you should look out for as you head into a year of growth and success. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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4 Tips for Increasing Engagement Between Virtual Attendees

Wild Apricot

This is a blog post by Christina Tomlinson, VP of Marketing & Events at Pathable. When it comes to successfully hosting a virtual event, one of the biggest hurdles you’ll face is engaging your audience. In fact, according to this survey. events

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2022 Calls for Sound Community Management Strategy

Higher Logic

The post 2022 Calls for Sound Community Management Strategy appeared first on Higher Logic. We saw unprecedented societal changes from the pandemic on business and daily life over the past 18 months.

Reflections After My First Time Back

Spark Consulting

This week, I attended the ASAE Technology Exploration Conference, my first in-person event since January 2020. My MAIN takeaway was that it was very good to see friends and colleagues in the industry who, for the past two years, have appeared only as small rectangles on my computer screen.

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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: 12.17.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. This is the last edition of Association Brain Food for the year. I’ll see you again on Friday, January 7, 2022. Wishing you and yours a very merry Christmas and a festive, fun holiday season.

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The Business Launch and Exit! (7m 54s) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 312

Moery Company

Top business advice and exit strategy for new business owners. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast. Founder of The Moery Company, JP’s mission is to arm today’s associations with insight and strategy to thrive and a progressively complex and competitive business landscape.

Membership Card Template: How to Create Membership Cards In 3 Minutes

Wild Apricot

One of the best ways to improve your members’ experience is to provide them with membership cards. Creating them may seem like a fairly straightforward process, but believe it or not, how you design and distribute your membership cards can have. membership

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10 Ways to Make Your Members Happy to Get Your Emails

Higher Logic

The post 10 Ways to Make Your Members Happy to Get Your Emails appeared first on Higher Logic. Want to send emails that will resonate with your audience? Follow these tips to optimize your emails, from newsletters to automated campaigns, for best results.

2021 - A Year in Review

Virtual

In this episode, Andy discusses Virtual’s end of year wrap with what happened, how we made things happen, and looking toward 2022. In this episode, Andy discusses Virtual’s end of year wrap with what happened, how we made things happen, and looking toward 2022

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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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.10.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Accessibility expertise. Ashley Neal at Sidecar wonders if associations should create a new position: accessibility specialist.

Opening the Door to Volunteers

Aaron Wolowiec

Recently, an association pro began a Collaborate discussion with the question “are associations seeking a reduction of volunteers interested in board or officer positions?” Volunteer burn-out is real and for many associations, we saw that with increasing clarity in the past 18-months.

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Reflecting on the Year 2021 and a Decade’s Worth of Workforce – Association Field Report (December 31, 2021)

Moery Company

Observations from the Field : Reflecting on the year and the preceding decade-plus in the workforce. For a little background as I reflect upon the year and the last decade-plus of being in the workplace, I am coming to you from Oklahoma, my home state, the homestead if you will.

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How To Create an Effective Donor Stewardship Program in 8 Simple Steps

Wild Apricot

As a fundraiser, you likely spend much of your time promoting your cause, organizing campaigns, and soliciting new gifts. But what happens after a gift has been made? Is the work over? Far from it. This is where donor stewardship begins. Ideally, you’ll. fundraising

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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.

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: Create a Culture of Innovation at Your Association

Higher Logic

The post Disrupt or Be Disrupted: Create a Culture of Innovation at Your Association appeared first on Higher Logic. Thinking through how your association can bounce back from the effects of the pandemic? Make sure innovation is part of your mindset.

Strategically Entrepreneurial: Diane Wessman, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada

Association Adviser

Association professionals are used to wearing many hats: leader, communicator, strategist, and entrepreneur, to name a few.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.3.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. 12 more days until I see many of you at ASAE TEC in Washington DC! Woo hoo! Let the countdown begin! Get on it, register now! Tech-averse members.

My Professional Home

Velvet Chainsaw

The last two years have been a wild, scary and sometimes exhilarating ride for many in our industry. Having attended several in-person shows and events this fall, I am bullish on a healthy return for events and the people who run and support them.

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.

What Are 3 Main Take Aways From 2021? – Ask JP #098

Moery Company

What did you think of the last year? Three things come to mind. I didn’t realize all the adjustments we made a year ago to adapt and get through the pandemic, just how much that set us up for incredible strength over the final six months of the year.

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How To Host a Virtual Networking Event for Your Professional Association

Wild Apricot

If you run a professional association, you know that one of the best member benefits you can offer is the opportunity to network. Now, in-person association networking events can be a bit of a hassle to organize. Not to mention, sometimes they’re. membership

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10 Ways to Make Your Members Happy to Get Your Emails

Higher Logic

The post 10 Ways to Make Your Members Happy to Get Your Emails appeared first on Higher Logic. Want to send emails that will resonate with your audience? Follow these tips to optimize your emails, from newsletters to automated campaigns, for best results.

2022: A Year of Voice, Listening, & Possibility

Aaron Wolowiec

As we come into 2022, we find a populace that is tired. It feels like 2021, while different, was in some ways a continuation of 2020.

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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).

Key LMS Trends for 2022 and Beyond

Association Adviser

If Netflix has given us anything other than a great variety of movies and shows to binge on, it is that it has decisively revealed that consumers want their content on-demand. This principle holds true with online learners as well.

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How to Overcome Change Fatigue During an AMS Implementation

Membersuite

Change fatigue is real—it’s proven. Gartner research says our ability as employees to cope with change is 50% less than what it was before the pandemic. And if the change affects our daily work life, like new technology or a new manager, then its impact is 2.5

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Strategic Moves for Long-Term Viability – Association Field Report (December 17, 2021)

Moery Company

Observations from the Field: Organizations are looking at their long-term viability and what strategic moves they need to make. Here are three key areas to look at during this journey. 1.What is your value proposition and what do your members say about it?

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The Ultimate Guide to Year-End Giving

Wild Apricot

The holidays are fast approaching, which means ‘tis the season. for nonprofits to launch their year-end giving campaigns. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you’ve come to the right place. In this ultimate guide to year-end giving, fundraising

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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.

“No Decision” is Still a Decision – What Does it Cost You?

Higher Logic

The post “No Decision” is Still a Decision – What Does it Cost You? appeared first on Higher Logic. Have you put off a decision lately? Could it be costing you more than you realize? The post “No Decision” is Still a Decision – What Does it Cost You? appeared first on Higher Logic. Guide

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Why use an AMS system in which all clients are on the same version?

Nimble AMS

Software upgrades can be a costly and time-consuming hassle. . When you’re looking for new software to manage your association, consider the se benefits of using an AMS that’s automatically updated. .

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Considerations for Year-End Well Wishes and Gift Giving for Your Members, Customers, and Staff

Aaron Wolowiec

As the holiday season and year end approaches, many organizations look for ways to acknowledge the season with their members, customers and staff.