November, 2020

How to Create a Member Referral Program that Actually Works

Wild Apricot

The most effective way to get new members is by asking your current members to refer a friend. Here's how to take advantage of this by setting up a member referral program

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8 Irresistible Member Benefits for Associations to Offer in 2021

Higher Logic

The post 8 Irresistible Member Benefits for Associations to Offer in 2021 appeared first on Higher Logic.

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6 Steps to Successful Virtual Event Planning

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When planning a major event or conference, it’s best to investigate all of the ways you can maximize your event’s success. Many people and organizations have heard of a virtual event, but have no idea how to pull one off.

Complimentary Copy of Association Hustle: Top Strategies for Association Growth

Moery Company

Claim your free copy of JP Moery’s book, Association Hustle: Top Strategies for Association Growth!

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: 11.20.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… 86 “normal,” please. Joy S. Davis, CAE, who works at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, said: “I need to operate now and look forward, not try to claw may way back to ‘normal.’

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38 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in December 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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Put Members First: Become More Member-Centric In 2021

Higher Logic

The post Put Members First: Become More Member-Centric In 2021 appeared first on Higher Logic. How you approach your members moving forward will impact your association’s future outlook. Aim to be the Slack or Amazon or Netflix of associations in 2021 by taking a member-centric approach.

How to increase registration for your virtual events

Association Success

The pandemic has changed how associations fulfill their missions and serve their members. While some associations have struggled with the change, many are rising to the challenge. . Take, for example, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

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Three Incredible Lessons Learned in 2020

Moery Company

The year 2020 has been a long and stressful ride, but through all the ups and downs, I have learned some incredibly valuable life lessons that I will carry with me into the new year and beyond. Lesson #1: the importance of flexibility.

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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: 11.13.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Looking forward. The Association Laboratory Research Alliance invites association executives to participate in the Looking Forward 2021 study.

3 Ways to Re-Engage Your Lapsed Members

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When a member chooses not to renew their membership with your association or chamber, it’s of course disappointing. But it’s important to remember.it’s s also not final. There’s always a chance you can bring that member back. All you need is the right offering combined with the right messaging.

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40 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2020

Wild Apricot

Every month, I compile the internet's biggest list of free nonprofit webinars. As we get closer to the new year, it's time for nonprofits to take all we learned in 2020 and start planning for a successful 2021. This month, nonprofit experts are offering. organizational-management

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Online Communities of Practice: A How-to Guide with Pragmatic Institute

Higher Logic

The post Online Communities of Practice: A How-to Guide with Pragmatic Institute appeared first on Higher Logic. Can’t-miss advice from Georgina (Cannie) Donahue, Director of Community at Pragmatic Institute!

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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.

4 LMS features worth having

Association Success

While in-person training is a fantastic way to build community and transmit information to employees and members, they’re expensive and labor-intensive to produce. Throw in a global pandemic and in-person training becomes less ideal. That’s where an LMS, or learning management system, comes in.

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How do we attract new members to our association? – Ask JP #040

Moery Company

This week’s question is, “How do we attract new members to our association?” ” You may have already attracted them; you just haven’t sold them yet. Let me give you an example.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.27.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… . . Online learning. If your board (or C-suite) hasn’t accepted the fact that your association must offer online education to your members and market, then you’ll want to read this post from WBT Systems.

Your Virtual Events Have Value. Stop Making Them Free!

Membersuite

Do you know the message you're sending when you make your virtual events free? Avoid relaying the wrong message to your members and community - your virtual events have value, here's why you should stop making them free

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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.

How to Prepare a Nonprofit Fundraising Plan

Wild Apricot

Creating a fundraising plan is one of the best things nonprofits can do to reach their goals. Here are the steps that go into creating the most effective one possible and a template to help you get started

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Amp Up Your 2021 Virtual Events with an Online Community

Higher Logic

The post Amp Up Your 2021 Virtual Events with an Online Community appeared first on Higher Logic. If a virtual event is on your roadmap for next year, make your event stand out from the crowd with an engaging event community.

What associations can learn from Disney’s simple core purpose

Association Success

Associations might be the original purpose-driven organizations. . For centuries, associations have brought professionals together to forge connections and share valuable information.

What Lessons Did You Learn From the 2020 Elections? – Ask JP #041

Moery Company

The question today is, “What did you learn from the election and how do those lessons apply to associations?” ” That’s a loaded question, however, I’m not going to say anything controversial.

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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: 11.6.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Un-hybrid conference. At some point in 2021, associations will switch from virtual-only conferences to hybrid conferences. Or will they? Can you imagine planning and producing two simultaneous conference experiences—one for on-site attendees and one for the virtual audience? Yikes. WBT Systems proposes a different doable solution: host your in-person conference first and your virtual conference later.

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Creating a Compelling “Call for Committee Volunteers” at Your Association or Chamber

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Few projects could be completed (and/or completed well ) without the help of committees. Not only do committee members assist with ideation, but they help with execution, often managing projects from start to finish. Talk about a blessing!

How to Combine Giving Tuesday with a Matching Fund Campaign

Wild Apricot

Amplify your fundraising efforts on Giving Tuesday by organizing a matching fund campaign. In this post, we discuss how to combine the two for maximum impact

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Online Community Engagement is Essential: COVID-19 Makes That Clear

Higher Logic

The post Online Community Engagement is Essential: COVID-19 Makes That Clear appeared first on Higher Logic. The benefits of building a community around your brand aren’t limited to a pandemic – forward-looking organizations were investing in online community engagement before COVID-19.

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!

3 Habits of Associations That Are Thriving in the Digital Age

Association Success

Associations have always worked hard to be a trusted source of content for their members and the industries they represent. Today, they’re competing for attention against the likes of Google and Facebook.

What Are Your Thoughts on the Current State of Mergers and Acquisitions? – Ask JP #044

Moery Company

Great question this week, “What do you think about the market of mergers and acquisitions in the association space?” ” I think we’ve seen an increase over the last several years – even before the pandemic – where industries were consolidating.

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Increase Membership by Creating a Culture of Innovation

Membersuite

Don’t let up on innovation - continue experimenting and improving member benefits. We’re in different times now and associations that experiment are the associations that thrive. Here's how a culture of innovation increases membership