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3 Association Trends That Will Help Your Organization Grow

YM Careers

How can you prepare your association for future growth? Put these three association trends and helpful tips to work for your organization. The post 3 Association Trends That Will Help Your Organization Grow appeared first on YM Careers by Community Brands.

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Engagement Analytics 101: Setting Your Association Up for Success

Association Analytics

Your members can provide you with a lot of data about what they are interested in and how well your association is meeting their needs. Are you taking advantage of this important information, or are you still creating events, products, and activities based on what’s always been done? You can glean a lot of insights about your members once you get your association on board with engagement analytics.

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The Vital Role of Associations in Workforce Development

Association Adviser

In the ever-evolving landscape of modern employment, workforce development stands as a cornerstone for economic growth and individual prosperity. At the heart of this development lie associations, playing a pivotal role in shaping and advancing the skills, knowledge, and networks crucial for a thriving workforce.

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Your essential checklist for a member comms strategy that works

The Association 100

Effective member communication is critical for association success. This “ Member Communications Strategy Checklist ” is an essential resource designed to elevate your association’s engagement, foster stronger relationships and deliver unmatched value to your industry. This comprehensive checklist includes strategies for member segmentation, creating a dynamic communications calendar, leveraging social media for greater reach and offering high-value webinars and events.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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3 Strategies to Streamline In-Kind Donations for Supporters

NXUnite

Without fundraising , nonprofits would be hard-pressed to fulfill their missions. But monetary gifts aren’t the only contributions beneficial to your nonprofit. Other donations, such as in-kind gifts, are just as useful. Accepting in-kind donations allows your nonprofit to increase support by capturing the generosity of supporters who might not be able to donate monetary funds.

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Blog | Elevating Associations to New Heights | Multiview

Multiview

March Madness is back in full swing, with Selection Sunday set for March 17th! This thrilling wave of competition, passion, and brand recognition presents a golden opportunity for associations to join in and reap the rewards. Yes, that's right! Your association can dive into the excitement surrounding March Madness without needing any basketball knowledge.

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What’s Wrong with Calling a Membership Renewal Notice an Invoice?

Membership Marketing

Over time, I have seen confusion in the association marketplace on what to call a mailing asking a member to renew their membership for the upcoming year. Two terms are regularly used. Some call the effort a renewal notice or statement; others use the term invoice and put that wording on the piece. Words matter. So, let’s examine the difference between the two and determine the proper way to ask a member to renew.

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Using Digital Waivers to Streamline Association Events

AMR Management Services

In 2023, 49% of associations reported an increase in membership. This is a significant increase from 2021, in which only 26% of associations saw an increase. While some of this growth was due to market changes, associations say that members are excited to attend events in person, meet with fellow professionals, and get involved in… The post Using Digital Waivers to Streamline Association Events first appeared on AMR Management Services.

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Report: Targeted Emails Draw Higher Engagement

Associations Now

Higher Logic’s analysis of more than 2 billion messages showed the advantages of moving beyond email blasts. Associations have more opportunities than ever to engage with their communities via email, though challenges remain in terms of personalization, targeting, and data security. The 2023 Association Email Benchmark Report , published last month by the technology firm Higher Logic, highlighted the virtues of sophisticated email marketing.

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How to Increase Membership Renewal

Dive deep into essential elements that drive member retention. Learn why members may hesitate to renew. Discover actionable techniques to encourage their return and foster lasting engagement. Uncover reasons members choose not to renew. Learn effective tactics to elevate member engagement and communication. Explore methods to encourage member renewal and active participation in your association Download now to take charge of your membership retention strategy!

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What to Consider When Pricing Education Programs

WBT Systems

Pricing education programs gives many of us the heebie-jeebies. Too high—you turn off prospective learners, perhaps forever. Too low—you leave money on the table and set a dangerous precedent.

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How To Create the Best Volunteer Survey + Creative Questions To Try!

Wild Apricot

Running a volunteer survey gives you key data about your volunteers' wants and experiences. Read our volunteer questionnaire examples plus 9 top tips!

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Is your association’s communications strategy aligned with your business goals?

The Association 100

When member engagement is key, how do you ensure every communication effort from your association ties back to your overarching business goals, especially regarding member recruitment and retention? We’ve developed a framework designed to give your communications strategy a business goal-oriented lens. It prompts critical reflections on your association’s unique experiences, member needs and challenges, providing a structured approach to align your communications with business object

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Online communities 101: The benefits of leveraging an online community platform

Nimble AMS

According to the latest Community Brands research, 52% of association professionals use an online member community but only 14% rate their use of the platform as excellent. Why should your member-based organization leverage an online community to engage your members? An online community improves member loyalty and drives engagement. Read our blog to learn more about online communities and discover how your association can use one to boost member connections and loyalty.

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How to Create a Winning Event Marketing Strategy

Events hold the power to create lasting impressions and meaningful connections. They are not only occasions for celebration but also valuable marketing opportunities. Event marketing has become an essential component of successful business strategies, enabling organizations to engage with their target audience and create memorable experiences. However, behind every successful event lies a well-thought-out marketing strategy.

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Forj Newsletter | Empowering Community Growth & Impact

Forj

Professional communities improve our world by helping their members create strong connections and share knowledge. When these members join forces in active communities, they have meaningful experiences that boost their skills and push their careers to new heights.

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7 learner engagement strategies for a successful continuing education program

Freestone

Introduction Are you looking for strategies to boost learner engagement in your continuing education program? Look no further! Freestone LMS has reviewed the top learner engagement strategies to foster a successful continuing education program. Check out our top seven strategies for learning engagement. Why your continuing education program should utilize learner engagement strategies To drive learner engagement in your continuing education program, you need the right strategies and the best t

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Recipe for national media coverage

The Association 100

In a world where capturing the national spotlight can catapult an association to new heights, understanding the ingredients for success is paramount. O&U’s new tip sheet distills this process into an actionable strategy. Starting with a pinch of newsworthiness, this guide emphasizes the blend of creativity, social media savvy and persistence required to make headlines.

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How to Support Your Introverts

Associations Now

Extroverts get a lot of the attention in organizations—and, often, an unfair share of the credit. Strong leadership means better recognizing how introverts also do their jobs. This is a difficult time for introverts at organizations. Business literature celebrates the importance of teamwork over individual achievement, and hybrid offices can make more reserved workers feel invisible.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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Forj Appoints Dhaval Vasavada as Chief Technology Officer

Forj

Forj , the leading community and learning platform provider for associations and professional networks, announced the appointment of Dhaval Vasavada as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

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Multimodal learning 101: Attract more learners to your continuing education program

Freestone

Introduction Do you want to attract new learners to your continuing education program? It may be time to make your learning content more accessible. How? Embrace multimodal learning in your continuing education strategy. Continue reading for helpful strategies to leverage multimodal learning to reach more learners today! What is multimodal learning?

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Unlock the secrets of PR investments with The A100 Podcast!

The Association 100

Dive deep into the often-mystifying world of PR services with myself and Meghan Henning. This episode demystifies the cost, effort and significant benefits of PR for associations: “We tell everyone you don’t communicate just for the sake of communicating. It has to come back to your business goals.” Discover the real work behind becoming an industry leader, the strategic planning involved and the tangible outcomes of PR investments.

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What are Reverse Ground Rules?

Elevating Engagement

“Don’t misbehave, say the wrong thing, or be bad!!! Now, go be creative.” ? This is the weird internal monologue I have nearly every time I read codes of conduct or participate in a ground rules-setting exercise. We tell people what they can’t do and hope they bring their best, most generous, and creative selves to the conversation. Too heavy-handed and codes of conduct or ground rules may make a community quiet, but they are often ignored.

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2024 Association Survey Results Report

2024 Association Survey Results Report For the 10th year, association professionals across the U.S. and Canada provided a look at the inner workings of their organizations when they replied to GrowthZone’s annual survey. Read the 2024 survey results report to see how your association compares: Top Challenges Retention Rates Non-Renewal Reasons Automatic Renewals Reinstatement Strategies Member Engagement Changes & Strategies Why Members Join Non-Dues Revenue Sources Dues Increases, and more

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AMS vs CRM: What is Best for Your Association

MemberClicks

If your mind draws a blank when hearing the terms Customer Relationship Management System (CRM) or Association Management Software (AMS), you’re not alone. This is especially true when describing their roles and defining their differences in terms of what they offer a company or an association. In actuality, the role these two types of software can play for your brand can be blurry as they can often act interchangeably as both systems are designed to collect and store data.

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Unlocking Success: Why Your Association Needs an Association Management Company

Ngage Management

In today's dynamic and complex business landscape, managing an association efficiently requires a multifaceted approach. Associations serve a vital role in various industries, providing networking opportunities, professional development, advocacy, and much more to their members. However, the administrative tasks of running an association can be overwhelming, often diverting valuable resources from strategic initiatives.

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How to Provide Member Career Planning Resources for Your Industry

YM Careers

Learn how your association can provide the member career planning resources your industry seeks through an online career center. The post How to Provide Member Career Planning Resources for Your Industry appeared first on YM Careers by Community Brands.

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Blog | A Partnership Success Story | Multiview

Multiview

In an era where innovation and adaptability are keys to thriving, your organization deserves a partner that understands your unique challenges and propels you towards unparalleled success. Multiview stands out as that indispensable ally, transforming the landscape for associations and non-profits through strategic collaboration and cutting-edge digital marketing solutions.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.