July, 2022

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Member Engagement: Listening, Likes, & Leadership

Moery Company

Member engagement is a topic I often get asked about because it’s top of mind for most associations. In an ideal scenario, new members would consistently join your association, engage with your events and committees, and renew year after year.

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Designing an Effective New Member Onboarding Process: 7 Tips

Wild Apricot

You’ve designed a value-packed membership program that offers amazing benefits and gives your members access to highly sought-after resources. So how is it possible that your renewal rates keep declining? Why are members dropping off when they. membership

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10 Steps to Choosing Your Association’s Next AMS

Membersuite

Imagine, it’s your second day on the job when the CEO asks you to find a new AMS for the association. I mean, really, they couldn’t have mentioned that in the interview?

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Designing impactful instructor-led learning experiences with the millennial in mind

Aaron Wolowiec

When it comes to offering face-to-face learning experiences, such as a day-long interactive workshop or a 75-minute breakout session at a conference, associations must carefully consider the millennial learner’s needs and expectations

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Is Your L&D Organization Future-Proof?

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Ed.D., Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

If the recent past has taught us anything, it's that L&D organizations need to be nimble, quick, and able to react to both foreseen and unforeseen threats in order to be successful. That means looking to the convergence of technology, learning, and business needs so you can make intelligent, informed decisions regarding both your future and the future of your organization.

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5MWA Back to the Office & Summer Outing

Virtual

In our latest episode of 5 Minutes with Andy discusses going back to the office, a recent TED Talk, and how to be flexible. Tune in to hear more! In our latest episode of 5 Minutes with Andy discusses going back to the office, a recent TED Talk, and how to be flexible. Tune in to hear more

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Modernizing your Association’s Dues Model

Moery Company

Updated By: Jannan Poppen. When fifty percent or more of your association’s revenue comes from membership dues, optimizing your dues structure and member categories is crucial. More than simply a dues review, an optimization is actually more like a business analysis.

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The Easiest Way To Collect and Track Membership Dues

Wild Apricot

If you’re starting a membership organization, one of the first things you’ll want to think about is how to collect membership dues. Membership managers often find it challenging to: Decide on a fair price and payment schedule for their. membership

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6 Reasons to Visit Booth 440 at ASAE Annual

Membersuite

We are very excited to be exhibiting at this year’s ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Nashville, TN!

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Flexibility and Creativity: The Key to Event Planning

Aaron Wolowiec

As we prepare to kick off the busy fall conference season, we are continuously reminded that despite the resurgence of in-person events, the way we plan and execute events continues to require more flexibility…with a side of creativity

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The Art of Making Engaging and Effective Learning Videos

Speaker: Joseph Suarez - Learning Experience Designer at Suarez Media Production

In this webinar, Joseph Suarez will break down the craft, the art, and the science, of video production and reveal how to leverage the production process to create engaging learning videos of all types and sizes.

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A Journey: From Member Marketing to Corporate Marketing

Higher Logic

The post A Journey: From Member Marketing to Corporate Marketing appeared first on Higher Logic.

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Is Your Association Facing a Crisis? What Great Leaders Do in Times Like These

Association Adviser

Leaders are expected to stand tall and embrace change in times of crisis. The same goes for associations. Members rely on the directional leadership of associations — even more so during uncertain times.

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How to Price a Virtual Event Sponsorship

Moery Company

Updated By: Jannan Poppen. One of the biggest topics of discussion in the association space is how to price virtual event sponsorships. However, before we provide recommendations and metrics, let’s talk about the virtual events themselves and their place in your members’ ecosystems.

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Nonprofit Bylaws 101: How to Write (and Change!) Bylaws for Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Over the years, your nonprofit is bound to grow and change! Nonprofit bylaws help to remove uncertainty from those changes by starting your nonprofit from a solid foundation. But what are bylaws for a nonprofit in the first place? If you’ve never. organizational-management

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A 12-Month New-Member Onboarding Schedule

Onboarding is more than simply sending out a welcome packet and adding the new member to your association’s email list — it’s a strategic process. Get the step- by-step onboarding schedule now.

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Build a Mission Worthy Team

.orgSource

When the first crew of astronauts departs for Mars, Suzanne T. Bell’s work will play a large role in their success. Bell is an associate professor of industrial and organizational psychology at DePaul University. She studies team composition.

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15 Best Practices for Virtual Site Visits

Aaron Wolowiec

In partnership with ConferenceDirect, I recently began exploring and conducting virtual site visits. Based upon our recent experiences sourcing a number of venues for national events, following are 15 best practices for making the most of your virtual site visits

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9 Ways to Maximize Your Marketing Automation Platform Investment

Higher Logic

The post 9 Ways to Maximize Your Marketing Automation Platform Investment appeared first on Higher Logic. Increase your ROI with these tips. The post 9 Ways to Maximize Your Marketing Automation Platform Investment appeared first on Higher Logic. Uncategorized marketing automation

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What is Member Engagement?

Association Adviser

Associations exist to bring people together who share common interests for a joint purpose. That purpose could be for educational opportunities, social advocacy, community, and even public charities. Those who make up the association are members.

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How Do You Measure the Success of Enterprise Learning?

Every organization measures ROI differently. With Thought Industries’ three pillars of learning in this white paper, you can identify what matters to your business, define KPIs and metrics, and see how other organizations measure success and impact.

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How to Create a Successful Association Consulting Partnership

Moery Company

Updated By: Jannan Poppen. Having been involved in some incredible projects over the years, both on the association and consulting side of the relationship, we’ve developed a unique perspective on what it takes to create a successful association consulting partnership.

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The Ultimate Guide to Donation Pages for Nonprofits + 25 Examples to Fire Up Your Fundraising

Wild Apricot

Donations are the lifeblood of any nonprofit! Not only do they bring in regular revenue, but they also represent the strength of your relationships with your supporters. Looking for an easy way to turn those supporters into donors? Then it’s. fundraising

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The Right Facilitation Skills Make Meetings Meaningful

.orgSource

We’re all challenged for time. If you wonder why members aren’t more engaged with your association, that’s one big reason. There aren’t enough hours in the day. When you want volunteers to serve on a committee or support an initiative, it’s critical to give them a rewarding return on the investment.

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Strategies for Improving Your Culture Quickly

Aaron Wolowiec

A lot of organizations have already suffered from the great resignation, but there’s an even larger number that are about to. Your top people who are thinking about leaving are more likely to stay when they see that your existing culture is actually pretty great.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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It’s a Matter of Trust: How to Keep Members Believing in You

Higher Logic

The post It’s a Matter of Trust: How to Keep Members Believing in You appeared first on Higher Logic. Our recent guest on the Member Engagement Show podcast, KiKi L’Italien, has thoughts on the value of trust for associations, and how it needs to be cultivated, not just built once. .

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The Importance of Defining Content for Member Engagement

Association Adviser

In a digital landscape, content is king. According to Pew Research, 26% of adults are almost always online and 77% of adults go online several times, daily, to read and watch content.

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Best Practices for Membership Dues

Moery Company

One topic I get asked about all the time is membership dues. Common questions include what’s the right amount to charge members, what should be the minimum, should there be a cap, tiers, etc.

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25 Club Management Software Tools That Save Time and Money

Wild Apricot

Small to medium sized clubs — those run by a handful of part-time staff or volunteers — use club management software as an inexpensive way to automate nearly all of their administrative work so they can get back to what’s important: website-and-technology

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The Ultimate Crash Course in eLearning Visual Design

Speaker: Connie Malamed, Founder of Mastering Instructional Design and Publisher of The eLearning Coach

Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist optimal retention. If you need rapid, easily actionable ways to improve your eLearning and slides, join this session to learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs.

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20 Volunteer Stats for Your Summer Reading

Mariner Management

Hope you are all enjoying the summer! As I write this, I’m in Colorado Springs enjoying time with my grandkids (yes, I have grandkids!). Meanwhile, Peggy & Peter are planning their well-deserved vacation coming soon. That said, we can’t neglect our promise to bring you our monthly top 20 lists!

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Gardian of the Month: Luke Whalin

Aaron Wolowiec

Luke Whalin is our Gardian of the Month! He shares his favorite part of learning something new, his go-to networking tip, the tools that help him retain knowledge and shares which animal's life he would like to live

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Congratulations to the 2022 ACCE Chamber of the Year Award Winners

GrowthZone

GrowthZone congratulates all of the 2022 Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE)’s Chamber of the Year award winners. We are especially excited to recognize 2 of the 4 winners as they use our software! Congratulations to the following winners in their respective categories: Category One.

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