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9 Ways to Gain the Trust of Members and Customers

WBT Systems

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Does Your Association Approach Member Engagement Tactfully?


Regardless of the brand, genre or philanthropy, all associations seem to have the same common-denominator conversations when discussing the goals… The post Does Your Association Approach Member Engagement Tactfully? appeared first on MultiView.

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5 email reminders your association should be sending

YourMembership Blog

Even your members need reminders every now and then. Here are five communications you should be sending them. If you’re like many people, you have some sort of system to make sure you don’t forget the important things in your day. You might use sticky notes. Maybe you have online calendar reminders. You may have. The post 5 email reminders your association should be sending appeared first on YourMembership.

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Advice for Associations to Succeed in 2020 – Four Tips to Effectively Manage a Small Team

Moery Company

Associations come in different sizes, from small shops of less than 20 employees to organizations that employ hundreds. Here at The Moery Company we have learned a lot over the past ten years of what it means to run a successful business with a small team.

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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.

Five Ways to Make Attendees Feel Appreciated and Welcome

Associations Now

Attendees take time away from the office and spend money to attend your events. Are you doing everything you can to make them feel appreciated? Five ideas for setting the bar high.

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5 Tips for Implementing an LMS to Increase Productivity

Higher Logic

One of the main functions of an association is facilitating the professional development of your members. This could mean providing networking opportunities ( maybe through an online member community ), posting job openings, and even providing continuing education (CE) programs.

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The Dynamic Duo: Careers and Learning

YourMembership Blog

Did you know that 80% of Millennials are interested in relevant job opportunities based on their current certifications? Wouldn’t it be great if you could easily provide your members with both?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.24.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Is social media about paying attention … or getting it? For me, it’s primarily about paying attention. Twitter is a serendipitous source of good reads and inspiration. LinkedIn has its moments.

Everything Your Organization Needs to Know About In-Kind Donations

Wild Apricot

In-kind donations can help you grow your fundraising, stretch your resources, and build your community. But how do you get in-kind donations? In this guide, I'll show you how to solicit, record, acknowledge, and report these gifts

3 Fun Facts About National Handwriting Day

Associations Now

The Writing Instrument Manufacturers Association’s annual event has taken on a new type of importance in recent years. Here’s how the day has evolved over the past four decades. In a world where keyboards and smartphones have taken over, handwriting doesn’t always get a fair shake with the public.

PODCAST | Association Hustle Podcast – Episode 216: Building Strong Relationship between Associations and Consultants

Moery Company

Associations are outsourcing work and will be out sourcing even more in the years to come. Listen in as JP Moery taps into 30 years of being on both sides of the equation and provides six best practice tips for building and managing relationships for associations and consultants.

Setting Members Up for e-Learning Success: 5 Tips


As you ramp up an online learning program, it’s important to consider what your learners will experience. You don’t want there to be ANY roadblocks to successful completion!

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Social Media Fundraising: 6 Tips to Make It Work for You

Wild Apricot

Interested in using the power of social media in your fundraising but unsure of where to start? We’ve outlined 6 tips to make the platforms work for you

Give Young Members a Greater Leadership Voice

Associations Now

To cultivate its pipeline of future leaders, the National Automatic Merchandising Association evolved its Emerging Leaders Network to ensure that it provides high-quality engagement opportunities and a seat at the leadership table.

2 ways associations can prepare for the future of membership

Association Success

When Robbie Kellman Baxter first released “ The Membership Economy ” in the spring of 2015, her goal was simply to prove a “massive transformation” was happening with and to the way organizations reached their customers. .

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Boosting Employee Satisfaction: 4 Questions to Ask


You likely spend a lot of time thinking about membership retention initiatives. And for good reason!) But it’s just as important to spend some time thinking about employee retention initiatives as well.

LinkedIn For Nonprofits: How It Can Help You Reach Your 2020 Goals

Wild Apricot

LinkedIn for nonprofits isn't just for connecting with professionals in your field, it's also a great platform that you can use to advance your mission and grow your fundraising. Learn how LinkedIn can help your organization in this guide

Higher-Ed Group Launches Consulting Service to Help Colleges Solve Challenges

Associations Now

The National Association of College and University Business Officers recently launched a consulting service that will help higher-ed institutions solve a host of upcoming challenges ranging from revenue growth to better use of data.

Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020

Velvet Chainsaw

The Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders in San Francisco In early January served as an engaging and energizing way to kick off a new year and a new decade.

Engage Members More with These Career Center Content Ideas by Employment Level

Association Adviser

Customizing your career center's content meets members' needs for different info at each career stage. Here are some content ideas by employment level. The post Engage Members More with These Career Center Content Ideas by Employment Level appeared first on Association Adviser.

How to Build 3 Popular Reports in AffiniPay (Wild Apricot Payments)?

Wild Apricot

Learn how to create and view reports on transactions in AffiniPay (Wild Apricot Payments), to help you present at meetings and maximize your revenue

Birth Defects Prevention Month Continues March of Dimes’ Evolution

Associations Now

The March of Dimes achieved its mission of curing polio within 20 years of opening its doors. Since then, it has evolved its goals while maintaining the spirit of its original purpose and embraced the need to find solutions to increasingly complex problems.

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Don’t Get Fired for Building Your Own Association Software

Nimble AMS

Association CIOs: Ask yourself these six important questions before building your own AMS. Think your association’s needs require custom-built software? The risks to your job and your association might not be worth it. Read on to find out why.

Hosting a New Member Orientation Webinar: 3 Tips


Do you host new member orientation webinars at your association or chamber? If not, that’s something you may want to consider adding to your existing new member onboarding process (which hopefully you have).

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Long Live Print: The Enduring, Original Communication Method

Association Adviser

Associations should use digital and print communication to maximize reach. Both are important to showcase the association as a prime source for industry news. The post Long Live Print: The Enduring, Original Communication Method appeared first on Association Adviser.

Daily Buzz: Managing the Effects of “Technostress”

Associations Now

Your employees might be feeling the pain of a tech overload. Also: the state of association marketing in 2020.

11 Proven Communication Tactics to Increase Member Engagement


In our recent association survey , 52% of respondents said their association’s engagement rates were higher than the year before. 25% of respondents reporting increased engagement attributed the improvement to member communication.

Fast Track Your Way to Innovation


Is your association innovative enough to survive in the roaring twenties? Before you answer, name three strategies you use to promote creative thinking. If they don’t roll off your tongue, consider this: Blockbuster— had a chance to buy Netflix and didn’t.

Move Over, Printed Agenda! 3 Reasons to Use an Event App Instead


Let me preface this by saying there is certainly value in having a printed agenda at your event. Yours may serve a dual role as a magazine; you may use it to distribute printed coupons for members (looking at you, chambers!); you may want to showcase your design chops.

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Convenience Store Group Joins State Agencies in Human Trafficking Fight

Associations Now

The Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association is teaming with law enforcement officials in the state to provide training to store workers to help them recognize the warning signs of human trafficking.

Podcast: Human-Centered Strategy for the Now, Near and Far

Association Adviser

Garth Jordan, SVP & chief strategy officer for the Healthcare Financial Management Association, talks with us about planning using human-centered strategy. The post Podcast: Human-Centered Strategy for the Now, Near and Far appeared first on Association Adviser.

Project Portfolio Management Part II: Resource Scheduling


Now that you have your list of prioritized projects , the project sponsors and stakeholders will be eager to get going. To determine when the work can start, you’ll need to answer the following questions…. Who (or what roles, if more than one individual can fill the need) needs to be involved in each project? Do you have sufficient knowledge and experience to complete the project in-house or will you need outside resources to help? What is the overall effort of the project?

Meet Anbreen Fidai - Product Manager at MemberSuite


Meet Anbreen Fidai, a pescatarian foodie that loves traveling and improving the customer experience (CX). Learn more about our Product Manager in this month's Employee Spotlight