August, 2020

30 Virtual Event Statistics You Need to Know in 2020

Wild Apricot

Are you considering hosting a virtual event? Check out these 30 stats from nonprofits, membership organizations, and professional event planners to get prepared

10 basic rules for great conversations

Association Success

I had the pleasure of participating in my favorite hobby last night: mindlessly scrolling through social media. However, instead of watching funny cat videos or meme compilations, I wound up watching an endless series of Ted Talks.


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The Value of an Association Membership

Moery Company

One of the things that I think is really important – and available for all of your associations to use right now – is the unprecedented narrative. A story that you can tell current and potential members about the value of membership with your association during hard times.

Membership Renewal Strategy: The Top 6 Reasons Your Members Don’t Renew

Higher Logic

The post Membership Renewal Strategy: The Top 6 Reasons Your Members Don’t Renew appeared first on Higher Logic. Marketing General’s 2020 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report reveals fascinating statistics on why members don’t renew their association membership.

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!

8 Tips for Attending a Virtual Conference

Blue Sky eLearn

At this point, you may have attended a virtual conference, and you’ve probably attended a webinar or two. While organizations are getting creative with their online events you can still probably expect to be sitting in front of your computer watching sessions for multiple hours a day.

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50 Free Nonprofit Webinars for September 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in September 2020 that the Internet has to offer


What’s Blockchain?

Spark Consulting

And why should associations care? Shelly Alcorn (Ubiquity University and Alcon Associates Management Consulting) and I will be presenting for CalSAE on The Perils and Promise of Blockchain Wednesday, September 30. “Hm,” you may be thinking, “I’m not IN California. Why is Elizabeth telling me this?”

Current Leadership Challenges

Moery Company

Hello, friends. Recently, I was having a discussion about leadership with a good friend of mine and he asked me, “What are the leadership trends you’re seeing? What are your thoughts on leadership during this unique time that we’re all going through?”

5 Effective Tips To Keep Your Email Subscribers Engaged

Higher Logic

The post 5 Effective Tips To Keep Your Email Subscribers Engaged appeared first on Higher Logic. Effective email communication is the key to keeping your email subscribers engaged and invested. Try out these 5 tips to re-engage your list.

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eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

It's Time to Revamp Your Sponsorship & Non-Dues Revenue Strategies


The pandemic has exposed how risky it is to rely upon an annual event for a major portion of your non-dues revenue. You can’t stick to the old way of doing things. Revamp and improve your sponsorship and non-dues revenue strategy with these tips

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.28.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Racial diversity in events. I’ve got another important survey for you—this one is on racial diversity in the events industry.

Announcing the 2020 Virtual Event Report: Everything You Need to Know to Run a Better Virtual Event

Wild Apricot

We surveyed over 1,000 membership organizations to help solve all of your most pressing challenges related to virtual events. Read this post to learn the top three takeaways and download the Virtual Event Report to read the full insights

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Why a members-only model might be holding your association back

Association Success

Picture this: It’s Friday night, and you’re walking home through a city. Your commute takes you past a high brick wall with ivy spilling over the top. You can’t see beyond the wall, but you can hear the sounds of a dinner party taking place in the garden beyond.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Q&A on Permanent Changes for Associations – Ask JP #031

Moery Company

Today on Ask JP we are joined by Grace Moery, Salesforce Administrator and Executive Assistant to the President to ask JP your burning questions. “What do you think is going to permanently change for associations moving forward?”

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7 Content Types to Consider in Your Organization’s Next Newsletter


The key to an engaging newsletter is to keep the content fresh. Of course, value is of utmost importance, but when you can, try playing around with the types of content you include month-to-month (or week-to-week). The more you switch it up, the more interested readers will be!

Preparing for The Next Six Months Part I

Association Adviser

Note from Jeff: After an extended absence, The Duty of Foresight column returns, and it is a great privilege to be back. This column is the first in a two-part series on Preparing for The Next Six Months. Part I is below. Part II will appear in early September.


Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.21.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Diversity benchmarking. Association Success is running a survey to benchmark diversity in the association industry.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

10 Tips for Direct Mail Fundraising Success in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond

Wild Apricot

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, it might actually be a great time to fundraise through direct mail. Here are our best tips for making sure your campaign is a success

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The Effects of COVID-19 on Associations: How values became more valued

Association Success

Editors note: The Effects of COVID-19 on Associations is a five-part industry assessment. .

How do we price and sell our virtual event sponsorships? – Ask JP #030

Moery Company

Today’s Ask JP question is two part on the topic of virtual sponsorships. We’ve been doing a series of podcasts and videos about virtual sponsorships and these questions fall into the third pillar of pricing and selling virtual event sponsorships.

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Brant Menswar on Unleashing The Extraordinary, Awe-Inspiring, Undiscovered You


“The biggest part of my work is teaching people that they are enough.” – Brant Menswar. This week’s guest on the livestreamed Association Chat podcast is keynote speaker and author Brant Menswar.

Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

Flipping Traditional Project Management to Fit the Association Model

Association Adviser

Crystal Stone, M.Ed., CAE, PMP of Bostrom leads attendees through a crash course on what project management is and how to manage projects for associations. The post Flipping Traditional Project Management to Fit the Association Model appeared first on Association Adviser.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.7.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, I’m attending the virtual ASAE Annual Meeting during the day and The Echo Hangout during the evening. Will I see you there? Young professionals working from home.

Complete Guide: How to Create a Fundraiser on Facebook (With Examples)

Wild Apricot

Want to start using Facebook to fundraise? In this article, I will provide an up-to-date overview how to create a fundraiser on Facebook to drive donations to your nonprofit

4 ways for your staff to volunteer virtually

Association Success

Going from an office of 30 to an office of one can really make a dent in the staff camaraderie. Teams that used to lunch together now Zoom together, and it’s not at all the same thing.

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AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Takeaways from the ASAE’s Virtual Annual Meeting – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 247

Moery Company

This week on the Association Hustle Podcast we have a special guest on the show! Patty Leeman, Chief Research Analysts here at The Moery Company, joins JP Moery to discuss the key takeaways from ASAE’s Annual Meeting held virtually earlier this month.

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[Guest Post] Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits That Work


The following post was originally published on the GiveCentral blog. As this article gets drafted and published, there continues to be a big cloud of uncertainty that looms above us. Future of fundraising for nonprofits seems bleak, but all is not lost as long as organizations do not give up.

Revenue Diversification: It’s Time to Spread Out Your Eggs!

Association Adviser

This is your time to shift focus and ultimately find new ways to fund and deliver products and services to our members. The post Revenue Diversification: It’s Time to Spread Out Your Eggs! appeared first on Association Adviser. COVID-19 Resources Features Revenue non-dues revenue