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

What is Happening With Association Sponsorships? Ask JP #060

Moery Company

Hi everybody, welcome to Ask JP. Today’s question is, what’s happening with Association sponsorships? Here is what I am seeing, uncertainty. Currently, things are changing quickly, so we are in a No Man’s Land of virtual meetings and no in person meetings yet.

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A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

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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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

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.

Gardian of the Month: Denise Evans

Aaron Wolowiec

Denise Evans, CEO for Consult Me, LLC is our Gardian of the Month

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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.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

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 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

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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!

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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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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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.

People in Our Industry Are On Sitting and Waiting Mode – Association Field Report (April 9, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello everybody, welcome to observations from the field. My observation is, a lot of people in our industry including, sponsors, prospective sponsors and members are in this wait and see mode.

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.

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.

Juggling Multiple Projects, Events, People, Tasks or Any Other Inordinate Amount of Information

Aaron Wolowiec

Information overload is no joke. We are constantly inundated with details, lists, tasks, content of all sorts. In today's world of ever-changing and constantly advancing technologies, how can you stay on top of it all

Why You Need a Membership Agreement and How to Create One (+Template)

Wild Apricot

If you run a membership site or a membership organization, it may be a good idea to create a membership agreement for your members. Are you legally required to have your members sign a membership agreement? But having some sort of contract in place. membership

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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.

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.

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.

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 Eat an Elephant—Byte-Size Advice for Making Your Next Big Technology Purchase

.orgSource

What does a technology investment have in common with a woolly mammoth? You guessed it: They are both a big, hairy deal. Whether you’re looking for a small, mid-sized, or major system, a lot is riding on that purchase. The stakes are more about success than money.