January, 2022

How to Find Out What Your Members Want from Your Association

Higher Logic

The post How to Find Out What Your Members Want from Your Association appeared first on Higher Logic. Successfully giving your members what they want isn’t about luck. It’s about paying attention over time, and sometimes coming right out and asking them what they want.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Membership Management Software for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

Managing a membership organization takes a lot of work. There are many moving parts: reporting, outreach, marketing, database management, event planning, and payment processing, just to name a few! If you’ve found this article, you probably have


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What artificial intelligence and predictive analytics can do for your association

Nimble AMS

You’ve heard about artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, but do you know how they can help your association? . Here are six practical examples of how AI and predictive analytics technologies can help your organization work smarter and faster.

Learning By Doing

Spark Consulting

I recently had the opportunity to participate in the January 2022 Association Insights In Old Town (ASAE login required) virtual educational session, Better Engage Your Members and Attendees to Solve Association Problems , led by Better Meetings ‘s Lee Gimpel.

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: 1.28.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Registration resistance. If the registration numbers for your educational programs are disappointing, WBT Systems shares several reasons people don’t commit to online courses and conferences.

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How the Association of Change Management Professionals Launched a New Online Community

Higher Logic

The post How the Association of Change Management Professionals Launched a New Online Community appeared first on Higher Logic. Introducing a new online space for member engagement represents a big change. How did the staff at the Association of Change Management Professionals pull it off?

The 21 Best Fundraising Software Platforms for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

At WildApricot , we’ve worked with thousands of fundraising professionals over the years. Although they have different tips and tricks for success, there’s one thing they all have in common: they’ve added nonprofit fundraising software. fundraising

Implementing eLearning Into Your Association? Here Are The Fundamentals (Part 1 of 3)

Association Adviser

Most organizations focus on the features of the learning management system when it comes to choosing their Learning Management System (LMS) platform. And, for some platform implementations this can be the right approach; however, looking past “the features” is also worth exploring.

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How to Reevaluate the Member Experience in 2022


The pandemic affected industries and professionals differently, but most of your members probably experienced big changes at work and home.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.21.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Membership survey. Please participate in MGI’s 14 th annual Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey , our industry’s most comprehensive and valuable study on membership marketing.

5 Recommendations in Honor of Healthy by Association Milestone Anniversary

Aaron Wolowiec

As I reflect on the past five years of Healthy by Association and plan for the year ahead, following are five ways each of us can easily integrate more intentional health and wellness practices into our personal and professional lives


Level Up Your Association’s Email Marketing with Marketing Automation

Higher Logic

The post Level Up Your Association’s Email Marketing with Marketing Automation appeared first on Higher Logic. Research affirms email marketing as one of the most effective channels for driving association business outcomes. Can you take it even further?

Member Journey 101: How to Improve Your Member Experience

Wild Apricot

When it comes to retaining and engaging your members, optimizing your member experience is everything. But when it comes to how to make it better, it can be difficult to know where to start! You probably already have a wealth of data from member surveys. membership

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.

Why Should I Hire an Intern Right Now?

Association Adviser

From maintaining employee retention and a healthy company culture to ensuring employee satisfaction and levels of productivity, the COVID-19 pandemic altered the way many organizations operate their business.

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Who benefits from predictive analytics and artificial intelligence at associations?

Nimble AMS

When associations use data to predict member interests and behavior, and?then then provide them?with?relevant relevant content and offers, the benefits are big. . Here’s a look at just who benefits from predictive analytics at associations.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.14.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. CAE survey. Calling all CAEs! Please take five minutes to participate in the “Why I Sat for the CAE” survey.

The Big Shift—A Conversation About the Impact of Change


The Association 4.0 Podcast allows me to do something I love. I’m able to exchange ideas and opinions with the savviest leaders in the industry. Recently, Jacqualine Price Osafo, MBA, CAE, and I had a wide-ranging conversation about the need to shift and the impact of change.

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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.

Erika Jolly Brookes on 2022 Community Predictions & Top Skills for Marketers

Higher Logic

The post Erika Jolly Brookes on 2022 Community Predictions & Top Skills for Marketers appeared first on Higher Logic.

The Best of Wild Apricot 2021

Wild Apricot

Looking for some inspiration for the new year? Look no further than Wild Apricot’s best blogs of 2021! Covering hot topics and top-of-mind pain points, these blogs are full of new ideas and tools to help you accomplish your organization’s.

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Introduce Feedback Loops to Your Hybrid/Remote Manager Training


If you’re not a fan of annual performance reviews, you’re in good company. In fact, Gallup researchers found that 14% of people and only 8% of managers feel inspired by performance reviews. The problem?

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How to get started with artificial intelligence and predictive analytics for your association

Nimble AMS

Artificial intelligence and predictive analytics have a lot to offer associations. . Here are some tips on how to get started with them for your organization. We also have a 20 minute deep-dive webinar on the topic you can register for here.

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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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.7.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Invest in you. WBT Systems suggests ten ways to invest more time in activities that will help you grow personally and professionally.

Knowing when to fold ’em

Mizz Information

I just want to say one thing off the bat: I am horrible at saying goodbye. So horrible, in fact, that I mostly just don’t do them–I ghost, I avoid, I say I’m not saying goodbye yet…then just let the clock tick down until the opportunity has passed.

Tips to Engage Community Members Without Desk Jobs

Higher Logic

The post Tips to Engage Community Members Without Desk Jobs appeared first on Higher Logic. Not everyone is tied to a cubicle where they can usually be found. Community members can now be anywhere, at any time.

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3 Ways to Improve Your Resilience


I can’t think of a skill/capacity for today’s workplace that is more important than resilience. We all have to be ready for plans to change, priorities to shift, and new approaches to be adopted at a moment’s notice.


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.

Hitch Your Wagon to a Star—Find the Right Partner for Success


A comment Adele Cehrs, CEO and Founder of When + How agency, made stayed with me. Adele, who thrives on a healthy dose of risk, said this, “Chutzpah is what drives me and other entrepreneurs to keep reinventing ourselves.

How an AMS based on Salesforce helps secure your member data and scale your association

Nimble AMS

As you collect more member data and use more technology systems, security and reliable performance become more important. . Here’s what you need to know about how Salesforce can help you ensure your data is secure and your systems are running and scaling smoothly as your association grows.

Preparing your organization for an uncertain future


As an enterprise association, trade or labor union leader, how can you plan for 2022 and beyond when you don’t know what’s in store? . Here is some association trends data that can help point the way for your organization to better serve your members in uncertain times. .