March, 2021

How To Activate Your Board For Fundraising

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post from Candace Cody, Manager of Content + Education at CauseVox. Your nonprofit’s board is one of the most powerful fundraising assets you have. But often our board members go untapped: either because you don’t think. fundraising

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8 Powerful, CX-Transforming Ways to Use Customer Community Data

Higher Logic

The post 8 Powerful, CX-Transforming Ways to Use Customer Community Data appeared first on Higher Logic. Do you want to become more customer-centric? Develop better marketing content? Create stronger products? Online community data can help.

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The Largest Membership Growth Wave is Coming

Association Adviser

The next 10 years will see faster membership growth than any other time in associations' history. Prepare for industries' emerging shifts now. The post The Largest Membership Growth Wave is Coming appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Leadership Membership membership membership growth

Booms and Busts from 14 Years in Business – Association Hustle Episode 277 (7m 31s)

Moery Company

The Moery Company marks its 14th anniversary. What has Founder and CEO JP Moery learned (the bad and the good) from the process? He touches on thought leadership, sales, and client management. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.19.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Association innovation.

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How To Welcome New Members To An Organization

Wild Apricot

Do you remember the first conference you attended? What about your first association networking event? Did you feel welcomed, or more like a wallflower waiting for a dance invitation? As a junior association staffer, I was excited to fly halfway across. membership

16 of Our Favorite Examples of Storytelling in Marketing

Higher Logic

The post 16 of Our Favorite Examples of Storytelling in Marketing appeared first on Higher Logic. Have you ever seen a commercial that made you cry? What is it about certain commercials that tugs on our heartstrings? The secret lies in telling a great story, which is the foundation of great.

Does Your Conference Need an Emcee?

Velvet Chainsaw

Having an emcee at your event was a nice-to-have prior to 2020. Now it’s a must-have. Talk to any meeting owner who has managed a large virtual event this past year using a skilled emcee and he or she will tell you it made all the difference.

Tips for your Best Month Ever – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 278 (8m 25s)

Moery Company

Your association or company can have its biggest month of the year. Here’s how: #1: We won this fight in April 2021. I had a three step crisis plan in place. That plan was developed early, so I could make a decision an unemotional state. #2:

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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!

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.26.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Association innovation.

The Ask Matters

Spark Consulting

About two weeks ago, DC’s mayor, Muriel Bowser, held a series of virtual budget engagement forums to share her draft budget for FY2022. The format her team chose was extremely clever.

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How to Build an Effective Nonprofit Board: The Complete Guide

Wild Apricot

As any nonprofit leader knows, a strong board of directors is critical to an organization’s success and long-term resilience. Beyond fulfilling a legal requirement, an effective nonprofit board also plays an important role in an organization’s. organizational-management

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7 Do’s and Don’ts of Online Community Moderation

Higher Logic

The post 7 Do’s and Don’ts of Online Community Moderation appeared first on Higher Logic. Moderating your online community is a big part of online community building – and with these best practices to guide your planning and preparation, you can master the skill.

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.

The Ability to Address Big Challenges: Christina Lewellen, MBA, CAE

Association Adviser

Christina Lewellen, MBA, CAE, talks about helping ATLIS navigate challenges that remote work and schooling present, plus expectations for our “next normal.”. The post The Ability to Address Big Challenges: Christina Lewellen, MBA, CAE appeared first on Association Adviser.

Old Association Challenges, New Answers – Association Hustle Podcast 275 (10m 11s)

Moery Company

Association problem-solving means that you may need analyze your business model. Are these industry biases prevalent in your association? Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.5.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Membership campaigns.

Creative, Unusual, and Engaging Ideas for Virtual Auctions

GrowthZone

This is part one of a series focused on virtual fundraising ideas for non-profits. It includes great ideas for non-profits like associations and chambers of commerce.

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.

Building Donor Relationships One Thank You At a Time

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post by Ephraim Gopin, the founder of 1832 Communications. “The thank you is the single most important piece of communication that your donors get. They have a higher recall of it than the appeal that generated the gift.” ” fundraising

13 Tips to Send Emails Your Association Members Will Open

Higher Logic

The post 13 Tips to Send Emails Your Association Members Will Open appeared first on Higher Logic. Improve your association’s email open rate and boost member engagement, building a stronger personalized communications strategy along the way.

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10 Video Conference Etiquette Tips You Should Know Before Your Next Virtual Meeting

Association Adviser

As associations continue to hold virtual meetings, brush up on your video conference etiquette to get the most out of your virtual conferences and gatherings. The post 10 Video Conference Etiquette Tips You Should Know Before Your Next Virtual Meeting appeared first on Association Adviser.

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What’s Your Superpower? – Association Hustle Podcast 274 (8m 54s)

Moery Company

What gets you out of bed in the morning and makes you great at what you do? You have the ability to make an organization great. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.12.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Association technology and analytics.

If You Aren’t Getting Onboarding Right, Nothing Else Matters

GrowthZone

by Frank Kenny. In any member-based organization, successful member onboarding is perhaps the single most important activity. It’s more important than marketing and more important than sales. A poorly onboarded member is: more likely to drop. less likely to invest in non-dues revenue products.

6 Steps to Increase Board Diversity at Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

If you’re concerned about your board’s diversity, you’re not alone. Statistics Canada conducted a survey between December 4, 2020 and January 18, 2021 , surveying over 6,000 nonprofit board members and confirming that lack of diversity. organizational-management

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3 Expert Strategies & Tips for Increasing Partner Engagement in Your Online Community

Higher Logic

The post 3 Expert Strategies & Tips for Increasing Partner Engagement in Your Online Community appeared first on Higher Logic. Find out how to use your online community to engage your SaaS partners – while getting valuable content you can use to increase customer engagement.

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!

The High Cost of Hybrid

Velvet Chainsaw

Our clients and leading industry associations (for example, PCMA’s latest glimpse or our industry’s future, the business recovery dashboard ) are turning their attention to future hybrid and face-to-face (f2f) events.

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Association Business is Back and Changing – Association Field Report (March 19, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello everybody and welcome to observations from the field. I’ve got four observations for you today. First, association business is coming back. We are seeing some great progress out in the field.

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How to Market Your Association Job Board on Social Media

Association Adviser

Ensure your association has some real estate within the most popular platforms by improving your social media job board marketing. Here's how. The post How to Market Your Association Job Board on Social Media appeared first on Association Adviser.