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Networking in Your Industry and Beyond

Association Adviser

Get out of your own backyard and diversify your professional network by attending these formal and informal networking events. The post Networking in Your Industry and Beyond appeared first on Association Adviser. Diversity & Inclusion Features Membership networking

5 Must Do’s When Creating Member Join Processes

ReviewAMS

Guest post by Aplusify Customize Your Members Online Experience One of the first experiences your members have with your association is their online experience of joining your association.

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Additional Resources You Can Offer Your Members (At No Extra Cost to You!)

MembersClicks

Member resources directly equate to member value. The more resources you can provide, the more valuable a membership with your association or chamber will be. That said, what if we told you there was a way to offer your members MORE resources at no extra cost to you? Well good news.there IS!

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Day in the Life of an Association Sales Executive

Moery Company

5:00 pm. My day starts the night before. Before leaving my desk in the evening, I make a list of 4-5 things I want to accomplish the next day. These items come from my weekly list that I make every Friday, which includes all that needs to be accomplished for all my accounts in the coming week.

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.

Everything you Need to Know About Virtual Sponsorship for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Wondering how sponsorships work now that we've all made the shift to virtual events? Here's everything you need to know about virtual sponsorships for nonprofits + 20 great sponsorship ideas

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Make a Difference for DC’s Kids

Spark Consulting

I’m participating in a fundraiser for my favorite nonprofit organization, Reading Partners (where I’m both a tutor and a board member), and ?I’m I’m asking for your financial support.?. Reading Partners works to ensure students from low-income households have the literacy skills they need to succeed in school and life.

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How Should We Handle New Membership Recruitment in Q4? – Ask JP #35

Moery Company

I was asked the other day, “How should we handle new membership recruitment going into the fourth quarter?” ” Got three tips that immediately came to mind that I hope you find helpful.

How to Set Up a Free Church Database Template Quickly and Easily

Wild Apricot

Wondering how to save time and money when it comes to managing your church? Here's how our free church database template can help and how to set one up quickly and easily

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Improving Your Membership Renewal Letters: 6 Tips for Success

Higher Logic

The post Improving Your Membership Renewal Letters: 6 Tips for Success appeared first on Higher Logic. Sitting down to write a membership renewal letter can give you writer’s block – these tips will help. Plus, get ways to create engagement year-round.

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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.

3 values employees want to see reflected in their company’s culture

Association Success

Recent studies show the most common value different generations want to see reflected in their company’s culture is purpose. Millennials aren’t just focused on just making ends meet; they want to know that they are making an impact on the world.

Team Culture and Membership Recruitment Incentives – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 252

Moery Company

This week JP Moery explains why it’s important to have a pulse on your organization’s culture followed by three incentives you can use to help recruit new members. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

The Ultimate Guide To Creating Nonprofit Annual Reports

Wild Apricot

Getting started with a nonprofit annual report for the first time, or just want a refresher? Simplify the process with this ultimate guide full of expert advice and examples

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The 3 Pillars of Online Community Engagement

Higher Logic

The post The 3 Pillars of Online Community Engagement appeared first on Higher Logic. Online community engagement is an ongoing process – but your efforts have to start with a solid foundation. Do you have those pillars in place? The post The 3 Pillars of Online Community Engagement appeared first on Higher Logic. Uncategorized Community Strategy

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.

Does the Perfect Virtual Event Platform Exist?

Velvet Chainsaw

The answer, based on my unscientific survey of a dozen association leaders, is a resounding no. Planners are wading through recommendations from colleagues, trusted vendors and online forums to find the best platform for their needs. And it’s a murky and often frustrating experience.

Discipline Is a Key to Success – Association Field Report (October 2, 2020)

Moery Company

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to be notified when the latest episode of the Association Field Report goes live! I’ve gained a lot of insight, information, and ideas from podcasts. I listen to them almost every morning.

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September Update: New Features to Fall For

Wild Apricot

It’s hard to believe that autumn is here! This month, you can find several new updates from Product and Support to help your organization better engage members. You can also find upcoming webinars, more content, and peek into The Amazing REFERRAL Race launch on October 1st

Podcast: Take the Shame Out of Your Career Changing Game

Association Adviser

Take the necessary steps toward achieving your dream job with advice from Nicolle Merrill about changing careers, upskilling and continuous career learning. The post Podcast: Take the Shame Out of Your Career Changing Game appeared first on Association Adviser.

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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!

15 actionable steps for association success

Association Success

The new quarter is finally here, and with it comes the need for actionable steps for successful organization management.

Get a Pulse on Your Organization’s Culture – Association Field Report (September 25, 2020)

Moery Company

I would like to share a conversation I had with our team last week. It was a great conversation! Here’s some context: if you’re an association, your staff is working remotely and, more than likely, your business model has been disrupted in a number of ways.

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The life-changing magic of tidying up your association’s data

Nimble AMS

Did you happen to watch the Netflix show, “Tidying Up”? In it, Marie Kondo (star of the show and author of the book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up) demonstrates how clearing out clutter and organizing what’s left can bring more joy and peace to our homes.

Your Questions Answered: Data Management

Association Adviser

Data is an association’s best friend. We answer your data management questions from our 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Report. The post Your Questions Answered: Data Management appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Marketing & Communications data management

How to Avoid Fundraising’s Quiet Killer: Donor Attrition

Speaker: Jay Wilkinson, CEO & Founder, Firespring

It doesn't take an industry professional to know that nonprofits highly depend on donations. The marketing emails, events, and website design are meant to attract new donors, when what we should be doing is trying to keep the donors we have. Teach a man donor acquisition and he'll get donations for the day--teach a man donor retention and he'll get donations for a lifetime. John Jay Wilkinson, CEO and founder of Firespring, and learn how to get donations for a lifetime. In this session, Jay will help us learn how to step off of the donor acquisition treadmill and rev up donor retention. Six out of ten donors give only once, but this doesn’t have to be your reality. Jay will help us understand how a 10% increase in donor retention will more than double the lifetime value of a donor and minimize our reliance on producing constant appeals for new donors.

How savvy content curation can position your association as a thought leader

Association Success

When Rotten Tomatoes launched in 1998, movie-goers finally had a chance to see critical and audience reviews all in one place.

MC Thrive: Onward and Upward

MembersClicks

After 6 months of changed plans, pivots, and firsts, we all have one thing in common — no one’s where they thought they would be. We’ve all changed a lot.and we’ve all learned a lot. Now’s the time to take that growth and make moves for your organization and its members.

My Writing in September 2020

Jamie Notter

Here's a rundown of the content I put out there last month. I went a little big picture on the blog, addressing some of the tough societal issues we're facing in the U.S.

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5 Social Media Marketing Tips for Associations

GrowthZone

Frank Kenny provides five easy marketing tips any association can implement. Marketing has changed a lot over the past decade. Social media now plays a major role, as does word of mouth and digital reviews. Brands are also creating experiences, and your members likely expect some of that from you.

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

How this survey revealed the racial inequities in the association industry

Association Success

What to Look for in an Association Management System

MembersClicks

Are you considering purchasing an association management system (AMS) for your organization? Maybe you’re looking for your organization’s first-EVER AMS. How exciting!) Or, maybe your organization has an AMS, but you’re looking to switch providers.

Conference and Event Speaker Collateral: 5 Things to Ask For

ePly

Speakers are a BIG part of many events — especially conferences. They play into why people register and what attendees will ultimately take back to implement. (A A pretty big responsibility.).