February, 2024

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Create a Winning New Member Strategy in 3 Easy Steps

Association Analytics

It’s no secret that growing membership is hard. When you’re working with limited resources it can be a struggle to both get new people in the door and then keep them there once you do. Not surprisingly, a 2020 report from Wild Apricot showed that 68% of organizations have difficulty growing membership. What’s slowing these association’s down? Besides facing competition from free online sources of continuing education and mentorship, it can also be a challenge for associations to communicate thei

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How to Build DEI into Your Association’s Educational Strategy

WBT Systems

DEI is a business imperative that’s not going anywhere. But it calls for intentional, strategic thinking and action. You can’t just throw the jargon around.

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Human Resources for Nonprofits 

Wild Apricot

Learn the key responsibilities of HR in nonprofits including staffing, compensation, benefits, training, culture, and employee relations. Discover best practices for nonprofit human resource management.

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From underrepresentation to empowerment: Engineering a more inclusive future

The Association 100

In this special Engineers Week episode, Dr. Alexis McKittrick, president, Society of Women Engineers, unveils how SWE champions diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB). Addressing persistent challenges women in engineering face, from significant underrepresentation and a “leaky pipeline” to the gender pay gap, McKittrick provides actionable insights for fostering a more inclusive environment.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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Preparing for the Generational Shift: How Associations Can Cater to the Growing Gen Z Workforce

Association Adviser

The impending generational shift in the workforce, with Gen Z poised to surpass Baby Boomers in early 2024, according to a report from Glassdoor Economic Research, signals a significant transition that associations must acknowledge and prepare for.

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Connecting Your Association Through Volunteering: 3 Tips

AMR Management Services

As an association leader, you’re always looking for ways to strengthen your member community, and the best way for them to build connections is by bringing them together face-to-face. While conferences or other association-related events are a great place to start, throwing other activities into the mix can facilitate more casual and personal interactions between… The post Connecting Your Association Through Volunteering: 3 Tips first appeared on AMR Management Services.

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Engaging Association Members in Advocacy Initiatives: 3 Tips

Wild Apricot

Advocacy initiatives have the power to engage members and enact positive change. Learn how to encourage your association’s members to participate in advocacy.

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7 signs of a successful enterprise association

Nimble AMS

What sets a successful enterprise association apart from competition? A study conducted by McKinley Advisors found that successful associations take time to plan strategically. Study interviewees shared the importance of defined, long-term planning that encompasses the current and future state of the industry and organization. Perhaps you’re currently experiencing success and are looking for methods to maintain your organizational growth and exceed your future goals.

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Uncovering Tomorrow: Technology Innovations Transforming Associations

Association Adviser

In the dynamic landscape of today’s associations, technology plays a pivotal role in driving innovation, efficiency, and member engagement. As we navigate the digital era, cutting-edge technologies continue to shape the way associations operate and interact with their members.

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How to Increase Membership Renewal

Dive deep into essential elements that drive member retention. Learn why members may hesitate to renew. Discover actionable techniques to encourage their return and foster lasting engagement. Uncover reasons members choose not to renew. Learn effective tactics to elevate member engagement and communication. Explore methods to encourage member renewal and active participation in your association Download now to take charge of your membership retention strategy!

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Association Brain Food: 2.9.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Employers’ job market. TopClass LMS suggests putting a new spin on your membership and education marketing. In this employers’ job market, it’s tougher for members, customers and prospects to find a better position. Make them aware (or remind them) of the positive impact association membership and education can have on their careers.

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Shift from Transactions to Relationships with Learning Subscriptions

WBT Systems

When a speaker’s topic gets the audience excited, the conversation in the chat box flows by too quickly to read.

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Data Bites Newsletter

Association Analytics

The association industry's go-to source for cutting-edge insights and education about data and analytics.

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The Ultimate Guide to Legacy Gifts  

Wild Apricot

Unlock a lasting impact with legacy giving! Learn why it's crucial, set up a sustainable program, and master the art of soliciting and building successful legacy gifting programs.

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How to Create a Winning Event Marketing Strategy

Events hold the power to create lasting impressions and meaningful connections. They are not only occasions for celebration but also valuable marketing opportunities. Event marketing has become an essential component of successful business strategies, enabling organizations to engage with their target audience and create memorable experiences. However, behind every successful event lies a well-thought-out marketing strategy.

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The power of investing in employee growth

The Association 100

In the latest episode of The A100 podcast , we delve into the transformative power of professional development within associations. Our O&U hosts explore how continuous learning and growth opportunities aren’t just beneficial, but essential for employee development, recruitment and retention. They discuss the impact of professional development on organizational culture, employee satisfaction and the broader association industry.

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What is Healthcare Analytics? A Mini Guide + Examples

NXUnite

Can data analytics save lives? Many seem to think so. The Big Data Analytics healthcare industry is projected to be worth multimillion USD by 2029 as people put more faith in its potential to improve patient care, streamline operational efficiency, and contain costs. Additionally, big data analytics solves the problem of healthcare’s formidable data volume problem, as it’s estimated that the average hospital produces roughly 50 petabytes of data every year—more than twice the amount of data hous

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Association Brain Food: 2.23.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Join or Die. I’d love to see that phrase in membership marketing copy. But, seriously, has anyone seen the movie Join or Die yet? I’m hoping to somehow. Featuring Robert Putnam, author of Bowling Alone , it looks like a PSA for association membership. Learning subscriptions.

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In an Employers’ Job Market, It’s Time for New Marketing Messages

WBT Systems

Over the past year, the job market has changed. No longer a job hunters’ market, it now favors employers.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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Community Association Management Company Halves AP Processing Time

AvidXchange: Association Management

Property Management Systems, Inc. Property Management Systems, Inc. (PMSI) has delivered condominium and community association management services in northern Florida and southern Georgia for more than 30 years. The company currently manages more than 100 communities, providing a menu of service options including covenant enforcement, bookkeeping and vendor management.

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2024 Guide to Nonprofit Fiscal Sponsorship: Models, Agreements & More!

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit fiscal sponsorship supports emerging projects and organizations. Explore three different models and learn how to become a fiscal sponsor!

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Concrete solutions: How NRMCA drives industry innovation and sustainability

The Association 100

In the latest episode of The A100 podcast , Gregg Lewis, chief communications officer at NRMCA, delves into the innovative world of concrete, highlighting pivotal initiatives like “Build with Strength” and “Pave Ahead.” Lewis discusses the importance of storytelling in promoting industry advancements and sustainability efforts, underscoring the importance of effectively communicating value and impact.

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Nonprofit Staff Training: How to Create an Effective Plan

NXUnite

According to an Independent Sector report , 48.5% of nonprofits increased their staff workloads to meet rising demands for services last year. Your nonprofit’s staff members have a lot on their plates. To continue making a difference, they must stay on top of fundraising initiatives, dedicate time to outreach, follow up with donors, and more. As more community needs arise, it’s essential to equip your team with the tools, skills, and resources they need to streamline their roles and avoid burnou

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2024 Association Survey Results Report

2024 Association Survey Results Report For the 10th year, association professionals across the U.S. and Canada provided a look at the inner workings of their organizations when they replied to GrowthZone’s annual survey. Read the 2024 survey results report to see how your association compares: Top Challenges Retention Rates Non-Renewal Reasons Automatic Renewals Reinstatement Strategies Member Engagement Changes & Strategies Why Members Join Non-Dues Revenue Sources Dues Increases, and more

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Association Brain Food: 2.2.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Early-career microcredentials. If your association is looking for a sure-fire way to attract young professionals, TopClass LMS has the answer: early-career microcredentials. Microcredentials and digital badges help young professionals differentiate themselves from peers and acquire the skills they need to get hired and promoted.

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A Scientific Approach to Education Programs Has a Positive Impact on Learners’ Job Performance & Career Advancement

WBT Systems

Why do people invest their time and money in education programs? Because they want to enhance their career prospects by improving their resume and job performance.

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Spring forward into innovation with the Nimble AMS Spring ‘24 release

Nimble AMS

Are you ready to spring your entire association forward with exciting innovation? The Nimble AMS Spring ‘24 product r elease is here to deliver ! Our Nimble AMS team is always working to offer the latest updates to enhance your organization and meet your association-specific needs. Leverage the Nimble AMS Spring ‘24 release to i mprove your staff and member experience , putting you on track to exceed your goals.

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How the Kiwanis Club of Woodland Boosted Their Membership with WildApricot – Case Study

Wild Apricot

WildApricot has proven to be a transformative tool for the Kiwanis Club of Woodland, empowering the team to build a stronger online presence, streamline financial transactions, and greatly enhance communication.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.