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What’s the “return on innovation” from your association management software?

Nimble AMS

It’s not unusual to think about your association’s technology investments in terms of return on investment (ROI). But, do you think about return on innovation? Using modern membership management software can pay big dividends to your association (and your members).

Find Your Association’s Perfect Mix of Revenue Options

Association Adviser

It's important to research the nuances of your association's revenue streams to find the optimal mix of non-dues revenue generating products. The post Find Your Association’s Perfect Mix of Revenue Options appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Revenue non-dues revenue revenue


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3 Things to Think About When Planning Association Events in 2021


First, I want to take a moment to acknowledge the incredible work that associations and chambers alike pulled off to host their events in 2020. It was inspiring to see you step up and turn challenges into opportunities. Bravo! Now, with a new year upon us, let’s set our sights FORWARD.

5 Survival Tips for Associations – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 268 (8m 17s)

Moery Company

How can associations can add value to their members and improve their member recruitment programs? Follow these tips. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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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: 1.22.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Virtual networking incubator.

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User Groups: Why They Exist & How to Start Yours

Higher Logic

The post User Groups: Why They Exist & How to Start Yours appeared first on Higher Logic. User groups can help you deliver a great customer experience. If you’re interested in starting one at your own company, you’re in the right place.

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What Kind of Employees are Associations Looking to Hire Now?- Ask JP #052

Moery Company

Hello everyone, I’ve got a great question on Ask JP today. Today I am going to cover the question “what kind of talent and employees are organizations and associations looking to hire right now? I’ve been seeing a shift over the years from specialization to utility.

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Podcast: Create Steak and Sizzle for Your Virtual Sponsorships

Association Adviser

Tobias Schremmer of Digital Summit shares how he and his team have created virtual sponsorships that contain the interactions and info exhibitors want. The post Podcast: Create Steak and Sizzle for Your Virtual Sponsorships appeared first on Association Adviser.

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How to Start a Chamber of Commerce in 7 Steps

Wild Apricot

If you think a “chamber of commerce” sounds a little old-fashioned, even a little pretentious, you’re not the only one. But the archaic-sounding name makes sense seeing as how the first chamber of commerce was founded in France in. organizational-management

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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.

To Build or to Buy: The Online Community Question

Higher Logic

The post To Build or to Buy: The Online Community Question appeared first on Higher Logic. Wondering if it makes sense to invest in a SaaS online community platform or build your own solution? That’s the question we’ll dive into today.

Digital and In-Person Events in 2021 – Association Field Report (January 22, 2021)

Moery Company

Welcome to observations from the field. We are going to cover in-person vs. digital events in 2021. The question is, with the vaccine coming out what do you think events are going to look like in 2021? we’ve been communicating with our clients very early here in the new year.

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Communicating Effectively During Interesting Times: Elizabeth Garman, APIC

Association Adviser

An interview with Elizabeth Garman of APIC about her team's efforts to guide members and healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The post Communicating Effectively During Interesting Times: Elizabeth Garman, APIC appeared first on Association Adviser.

PCMA’s First Omnichannel Convening Leaders: The Great, the Good and the Not So…

Velvet Chainsaw

I was excited to attend PCMA’s Omnichannel Convening Leaders event last week. Having attended more than 20 of PCMA’s Annual Meetings over the years (both in person and virtually), I expected high energy, experimental delivery and great content.

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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.

[Guest Post] Your Association’s Website Is Your Best Member Recruitment Tool


The following blog post was written by SBI Association Management , a Seattle-based and AMCI-accredited association management company. How shopping for an association is a lot like buying a toaster on Amazon. Online purchases for all consumer goods are at an all-time high.

Rentals required: New law restricts California HOAs’ ability to limit rentals


A California law that went into effect Jan. 1 restricts homeowners associations’ ability to limit rentals and requires boards to remove certain provisions in their governing documents by the end of the year. Gavin Newsom signed AB 3182 into law in late September.

The Growing Demand for Fractional CIOs


All kinds of organizations—Fortune 500s, startups, and associations—are hiring fractional executives. Fractional CIOs, CMOs, COOs, and even CEOs split their time across multiple client organizations.

Sometimes it’s not about the money


Sometimes it’s not about the money. Sometimes it can’t be. You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” – Maya Angelou.

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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.

Solve the Virtual Networking Problem

Smooth The Path

What if you could wrap your members in a big, cozy virtual hug during every virtual event? What if you could set the stage for a member and attendee culture that was curious, generous, and kind? What if you could enable thousands of meaningful connections all online?

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Essential read: CAI launches new guide to community association living


Community associations offer amenities, services, and advantages for people who enjoy convenience, preserved property values, and a sense of community.

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Coalition of Tech, Business Groups Offer Recommendations to Biden-Harris Administration to Advance U.S. Global Leadership through Digital Trade


Washington, DC — Today, a coalition of tech industry and business associations urged the Biden-Harris Administration to prioritize strategic international engagement and open, rules-based digital trade as a means of promoting U.S. economic leadership and innovation.

Join the Association Chat Book Club 2021 Preview on Amazon LIVE!


Association Chat Book Club 2021 Preview on Amazon Live!!! Join me on Amazon Live this Sunday at 12:15 pm EST as I share the 12 books that the Association Chat Book Club will be reading and discussing for 2021 !


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!

Virtual Conferences Connect with A New Audience of Members

Smooth The Path

People from afar like virtual conferences. Young professionals like virtual conferences. Parents and care-givers like virtual conferences. Time-pressed professionals like virtual conferences. When budgets are tight, people like virtual conferences.

Just because you can…

Effective Database

Just because you can. In response to a recent Wednesday Wisdom on averages hiding the extremes, a past client of mine said: "This reminds of the old saying: Just because you can, doesn't mean you should." And he's absolutely right! There are many examples of this in data management. Here are just a couple: + … Just because you can… Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom

How Are Online Marketplaces Proactively Combating Counterfeit Goods?


As the pandemic passes the eight-month mark and continues into the holiday season, we’re seeing a significant uptick in online shopping, with more and more businesses transitioning to e-commerce. In fact, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that in Q2 there was a 31.9

Try Exercise Snacking for Improving #WFH Mental Health

Beth Kanter

Today is January 21st, the 21st day of 2021. I don’t know about you, but I feel some optimism that we will make through COVID. However, it will take some time to vaccinate all who need to be vaccinated to keep us safe. And, that means work for home is going to be the norm for most of 2021.

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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.

Cybersecurity Essentials for Association Leaders


Over the years, we’ve learned to rely on information technology to make our organizations more productive, efficient, and collaborative. However, it has also opened the door to a whole new type of criminal activity – cybercrime.

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How to Recruit & Engage Volunteers in a Time of Virtual Fatigue

WBT Systems

How to Recruit & Engage Volunteers in a Time of Virtual Fatigue. Read more about How to Recruit & Engage Volunteers in a Time of Virtual Fatigue

[Infographic] Rising from the COVID Era of Free Content

Association Adviser

84% of associations opened previously-protected research to the public during the pandemic. Here's how to reclaim content revenue. The post [Infographic] Rising from the COVID Era of Free Content appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Marketing & Communications