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Modernize These 7 Processes to Increase Member Engagement

Higher Logic

The post Modernize These 7 Processes to Increase Member Engagement appeared first on Higher Logic. Out with the old and in with the new! See if your association could modernize the way you’re doing things in key areas to increase member engagement, save staff time, and earn more revenue.

Why Members Don’t Renew & How to Fix It


For many associations, retention has been a challenge this year because their members are struggling financially. In other associations, members are receiving more value than ever before, but dues invoices are going unpaid. What can you do about non-renewing members?


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What IS “Digital Transformation” Anyway?

Spark Consulting

When Maddie Grant and I were researching The No BS Guide to Digital Transformation: How Intentional Culture Change Can Propel Associations Forward , we found all sorts of definitions, depending on the perspective of the definer (marketing, tech, HR, C-suite, etc.).

Association Brainstorming: What Do We Do Next? – Association Hustle Episode 285 (9m 0s)

Moery Company

How can you make your association event the best for your members and sponsors, whether in-person or digital? 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: 6.4.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Benchmarking chapter data. Billhighway asks, “ What’s the point of chapter benchmarking? ”

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Why Do Associations Struggle With Digital Transformation?

Spark Consulting

Association Field Report (June 4, 2021) – Three Mistakes I’ve Made & How to Avoid Them

Moery Company

Hello everybody, welcome to observations from the field. Today I want to share three association failures that I want you to avoid. First, use a process. I am speaking with many good association sales executives that don’t have a logical step-by-step strategic plan for their sales.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Nonprofit Marketing

Wild Apricot

It’s the age-old question: If you’re running an incredible nonprofit , but no one knows about it, does it really exist? Alright, that’s a bit of a stretch. Seriously, though: If you’ve been struggling to bring in donations, marketing

104 Expert Tips on Online Community Management

Higher Logic

The post 104 Expert Tips on Online Community Management appeared first on Higher Logic. Proven advice from 13 Higher Logic online community professionals on topics like community engagement, moderation, and most importantly? Best snacks to keep you going during the workday.

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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.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Digital Transformation…

Spark Consulting

…but were afraid to ask. Organizations of ALL types – for profit and tax exempt – have been talking about digital transformation for many years, and yet association efforts, both to digitize and to go digital, continue to lag. Why is that? In our new whitepaper, Maddie Grant, co-founder of PROPEL , and I posit that it’s all about culture.

ASAE Board of Directors Announces Selection of Michelle Mason as Next President and CEO


Association Forum CEO will Start on September 1, 2021 . WASHINGTON, DC— Michelle Mason, FASAE, CAE, current President and CEO of the Chicago-based Association Forum, will become ASAE’s next President and CEO effective September 1, 2021, Stephen J.

Setting & Meeting Fundraising Goals: 4 Tips to Drive Results

Wild Apricot

Are your fundraisers centered around results? While it may seem obvious, many organizations don’t approach their fundraisers with concrete goals in mind. And without clear goals, it’s nearly impossible to tell if you’re succeeding. fundraising

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Partner Highlight: Scott Oser Associates

Aaron Wolowiec

Scott Oser Associates assists associations with recruiting, retaining and engaging members. Additionally, they help them reach their marketing goals across all areas of their business.

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!

6 Essential Enterprise LMS Features for Your Association

Web Courseworks Associations

As a trade association, you’re balancing the needs of your corporate member organizations and their individual members, working to provide a valuable experience for both.

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5 Takeaways from our Online Community Expert Panel


I recently had the pleasure of interviewing two folks, one from an association and another from a nonprofit, about how they leverage an online community to connect with their members and achieve their organization’s goals.

What to know about product upgrades in a modern AMS

Nimble AMS

If your organization has struggled with the costs and risks involved with upgrading your association management software (AMS), you’re not alone. Many associations have challenges with software upgrades, including: Paying as much as tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars for each upgrade.

I Think We Cracked the Code on Digital Networking!

Velvet Chainsaw

If you missed our recent webinar on Cracking the Code on Digital Networking, you can watch it on-demand. It is well worth your time to learn from two masters: Amanda Kaiser (pictured, top right) and Arianna Rehak (pictured, bottom), co-founders of the 2021 Virtual Networking Incubator.

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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.

Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 4 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks Associations

There are many technology consultants who know associations. DelCor has remained a leader in the association technology space for decades. What is remarkable is that this “band” of experts has stayed together just as long.

10 Association Membership Recruitment Ideas for 2021


Now is a great time to be thinking about new member recruitment for your association. Your future members are likely more primed than ever for that feeling of community that comes from joining an association

Leadership Relationship Challenges in a Virtual Environment 


When close proximity isn’t possible, relationships of any kind can get dicey. . Distance makes the heart grow fonder” is what we say when we try to make people feel better about the pain of separation.

Count What Counts

Mariner Management

Ask yourself a question: When measuring your chapters’ performance, do you count things that reflect meaningful “effectiveness”? Think about it this way. Chapters may do a lot of things, but you need to ask … Are they making a difference?

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.

Diving in: More community pools are open for the summer


More community association pools are open this summer, welcome news as the season heats up, but the COVID-19 pandemic again is altering operations as board members and community managers prioritize the safety of residents and staff members.

T-Shirts and Fundraising: 3 Tips for Your Alumni Events


One of the most critical metrics for measuring alumni engagement is donation volume. If your alumni give back to your college or university at a high percentage, you can safely assume that they’re engaged in the institution’s long-term success. event planning and promotion

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Is There a Better Way to Use Your Valuable Video Content?


Ever come across an association that didn’t have a surplus of content? Me either. Lately, this content includes more and more valuable video content that doesn’t get as many views as the people responsible for collecting it (and paying for it) would like.

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How one association found its focus

Mariner Management

We all know that our chapters do a lot of stuff, but is what they are doing effective? Are they moving the mission through their efforts or are they just checking all the boxes to satisfy the organizational metrics? Here’s a story about one association that found the secret to counting what counts.

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.

Create a Logic Trail to Solve Your Biggest Worries

Smooth The Path

You can create a trail of logic to combat your biggest worries. Let’s say you’re putting on a new type of event for the first time. It’s a solve-event, and you plan to convene professionals to help solve a big industry problem.

5 Signs You Need to Reevaluate Your Membership Management Software


Every time you open your membership management software, you cringe. You’ve resigned yourself to the fact that it doesn’t perform the way you expect.

Watch the first ‘Why Community Matters’ video drop: Series is like a tour guide for online community


The series hits Association Chat on June 4. Association Chat is serving up some informative wisdom on belonging with its new series “Why Community Matters.”.

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