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How to Attract New Members: 8 Steps to Take Right Now


With so many choices for education and community for younger professionals, associations must find ways to stand out from the crowd. New membership recruitment strategies can help you reach a new audience.

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Engaging Despite Our Member’s Busy Schedules

Smooth The Path

When it comes to our schedules, it seems like COVID is over. All my friends are back to the headless chicken dance of work, home, events, travel, and if they are lucky, maybe a bit of sleep – me too. Time is at a premium again, and no one has enough of it.


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Association 4.0—A Playbook for Success


Every great team needs a playbook—a blueprint that outlines the rules you live by and your strategies for peak performance. At.orgSource we call that collection of wisdom our Association 4.0 framework. It is the product of ongoing research to prepare our clients for success in digital markets.

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The one-in-one-out rule: What associations can learn from minimalism and decluttering

Association Adviser

I received my Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation in the summer of 2015 and within 24 months I had also given away/donated/tossed over 70 per cent of my possessions.

Create Engaging Scenario-Based Training on ANY Budget

Speaker: Tim Buteyn - President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions, Inc.

In this webinar, Tim Buteyn of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions will explore how to optimize learner engagement with scenario-based training. You'll learn what makes up scenarios, how they benefit the learner, and why this is important to your organization. You'll also dive into real-world examples across a wide range of budgets and look at how typical training content can be completely transformed.

How to get non-techy staff on board with new membership management software


Is your team scared of new technology? Here’s how to get non-techy staff on board with new membership management software. When it’s time for new membership management software , it’s important to get your entire organization on board with the new technology.

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Redesigning Association Meetings for Attendees Fundamentally Changed by the Pandemic

Aaron Wolowiec

Due to the pandemic, it should be no surprise that our business-as-usual, pre-pandemic meetings are going to miss the mark.


[GUEST BLOG] Your Chamber Has More Potential Than You Realize, Part 1


by Frank Kenny. Let me share a quick story with you.

12 Areas Your Association Must Address to Thrive During a Recession


Your association survived the worst of the pandemic. Now, you’re watching the economy and assessing how it might affect your industry, organization, members, and market. But this time, you can be proactive instead of caught off guard like we all were in the spring of 2020.

Nonprofit Software: 25+ Providers to Build Your Tech Stack

Wild Apricot

In the age of the internet, nonprofit success goes hand-in-hand with technology. Whether you’re building a smash website, updating your online member database or shining on social media, you’re going to want some tools to help you out. website-and-technology

Drips, Bots, and Blogs: A Non-Traditional Approach to Learning Reinforcement

Speaker: Shannon Tipton, Chief Learning Officer, Learning Rebels LLC

Today's work culture requires giving people the ability to control when and where they participate in their professional development. Learn how you can provide valuable, self-directed bites of learning content (and strategies to make that content stick) in this webinar!

Surveying to Increase Engagement

Association Adviser

Information collection has become an art form in the modern business world, and it is practiced by organizations in every industry in the form of surveys. As an association, collecting insights through surveys can reveal the best ways to engage with your members.

CSAE 2022: Four big takeaways for your association

Nimble AMS

In late October, the Nimble AMS team attended CSAE 2022 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Your Culture Patterns Can Defeat Your Core Values


Most organizations have core values, though many don’t handle them very well. They describe the core values only at a high level and choose lofty and generic values that really don’t guide behaviors. Some, however, do core values really well.

The Top 25 Things You Didn’t Know About Google Ad Grants

Wild Apricot

Did you know that nonprofits are eligible for a $10,000 monthly grant to spend on advertising space from Google? Through the Google Ad Grants program , Google strives to empower nonprofits to amplify their causes online and reach an audience searching. marketing

Authentic eLearning Localization: Challenges and Best Practices

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

People prefer to learn in their native language, so localizing eLearning helps genuinely engage learners and gives them that much-needed sense of inclusion. In this exclusive webinar with Chris Paxton, learn how to ensure that authentic translation and localization work for your organization!

Are Your Employees’ Glasses Half-full or Half-empty?


The question — is your glass half full or half empty? — has been used for decades to emphasize the difference between negative and positive thinking. It's the tool that's used to describe two types of people — optimists and pessimists – so how do you use it to benefit your staff?

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Sell Your Industry to Job Seekers with Content Marketing Inspired by Wrexham AFC and Formula 1

WBT Systems

Many employers are still having trouble finding talented professionals to fill empty positions. Associations worry about attracting young people and career changers to their industry. With so many career

Don’t get hung up on something minor

Effective Database

Don't get hung up on something minor I'm a problem solver. I love to solve problems. Which is great until it's not. One trap for problem solvers like me is trying to solve a problem that really doesn't need to be solved. I see this happen a lot in data management, especially as it pertains to … Don’t get hung up on something minor Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom


Club Dues 101: Accepting and Managing Member Payments Online

Wild Apricot

Wondering how to collect club dues for your membership organization? You might have a lot of questions: What are club dues and why do they matter? Are club dues different from a membership fee? How much should we charge for our club dues? How do we. website-and-technology

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Localization: Revolutionize Your Global Content Strategy

Speaker: Zak Haitkin, Localization Manager

From broad communication to eLearning and virtual content distinctions to understanding the unique cultural nuances of a new demographic, there are many factors at play when it comes to localization projects at scale. Join this webinar with localization manager Zak Haitkin to dive into the details!

Association Brain Food: 11.4.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Non-dues revenue award. Do you have a program, event or staff experience that connects your association’s mission to business growth?

A Miami building is evacuated near the site of the deadly Surfside condo collapse


Residents of a Miami Beach building on the same street where a condominium collapse killed nearly 100 people were forced to evacuate on Thursday evening after officials determined the structure was unsafe and gave orders to leave.

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Recently begun enforcement of 15-year-old law creates headaches for some homeowners


Unbeknownst to ordinary homeowners, everyone connected to the water supply, if they have an irrigation system, has to have one installed or get it tested annually if they do,” she said on condition of anonymity as her board hadn’t OK’ed spilling the tea.

Evicted Tenant Operated Illegal Airbnb out of Charlotte Condo


It took the condo’s new owner, Natalie Siburt, running into a would-be guest dropping off luggage outside her home, to kick off a battle with Airbnb to get the listing removed, the Charlotte Observer reported.

Here's How to Write an Effective New-Member Welcome Email

Welcome emails have an incredibly high open rate (50-60%). Read here to learn tips for taking full advantage of your valuable, one-time opportunity to reach new members.