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The Event Planner’s Guide to Volunteer Management


It can be hard to come by reliable event volunteers. They can be challenging to find and sometimes even harder to keep around. The struggle is real! So to help you out, check out our tips below to help event planners master managing event volunteers: event planning tips

Key Features to Look for Evaluating Association Management Software


So you’ve decided that your professional or trade association needs new association management software. But what exactly should you be looking for when evaluating potential solutions? Every organization is different, so every organization’s needs will vary.


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What Will You Do With Your Association of the Future?

Smooth The Path

Meredith Low and I recently created a series of discussions titled Associations of the Future. The idea was that we know folks in the association sector might not have the bandwidth or the energy to look ahead right now, given all the demands on everyone’s time and resources.

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The Moery Company Announces Auto Racing Division

Moery Company

The Moery Company, one of the association industry’s most influential consulting firms, announces its entry into auto racing sponsorship development today. The company will provide business development services to teams and drivers seeking connections with businesses across a variety of industries.

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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: 1.15.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. ASAE Gold Circle Awards.

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Should Your Organization Offer Free Memberships?

Wild Apricot

Recruiting and retaining members during challenging social and economic times is hard work — as you well know! However, that doesn’t mean it’s time to throw in the towel just yet. There are many membership growth options that your. membership

Help Wanted: Skills and Qualities Needed – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 267 (10m 21s)

Moery Company

Qualities and skills that organizations should be looking for in potential talent to create an adaptable and dynamic team. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

[Webinar] Rethink, Restart, Refresh Your Panels: Advice for 2021

Velvet Chainsaw

Ring in the New Year with advice from two renowned experts on speaker coaching and panel improvement, Kristin Arnold and Sarah Michel. The shift to virtual events has magnified the need to add spice and spunk to your conference’s panel discussions so that you leave the audience begging for more.

Get New Community Members Engaged with an Onboarding Email Series

Higher Logic

The post Get New Community Members Engaged with an Onboarding Email Series appeared first on Higher Logic. Instead of sending just one welcome email, onboard your new community members with an email series.

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.

Why Your Congregation Needs Synagogue Management Software

Wild Apricot

Are you a Rabbi or community leader, looking to make a difference in the lives of your congregation members? Do you find yourself overwhelmed by administrative tasks and left with little time to engage with your community and advance your mission? website-and-technology

Insights That Are Helpful In Succeeding Within the Business World

Moery Company

My colleagues shared some of the best business advice they have ever received. Below are some insights that have proved helpful throughout their careers. . Organization: Always be proactive. This enables you to be in control of your own schedule. . Sale s : Learn to listen.

4 (Often Underrated) Sources for New Ideas


As a marketer, I’m always on the hunt for new ideas. And I have my go-to sources to stay inspired — marketing blogs, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc. But every once in a while, the well runs dry, and I’m fresh out of ideas. Surely, that’s happened to you too. Frustrating, isn’t it?

K. Dane Snowden Named New Internet Association CEO


Washington, DC – Internet Association (IA) today announced that K. Dane Snowden has been named as President & CEO effective February 1, 2021. Snowden brings to IA extensive policy advocacy, trade association management, and strategic planning expertise.

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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.

All Eyes on Industry: The Most Important Member Topics of the Pandemic

Association Adviser

Looking for a way to customize your association communications better? Check out Association Adviser's list of important member topics. The post All Eyes on Industry: The Most Important Member Topics of the Pandemic appeared first on Association Adviser.

Diversify Your Product and Service Offerings – Association Field Report (January 15, 2021)

Moery Company

Welcome to observations from the field. I’m reporting from Tulsa, Oklahoma where the Chili Bowl is kicking off this week. 2021 is going to be a time of your customers, clients and industries that you’re trying to reach. They’re going to be in control, wanting more flexibility from you around your products and services. From the association space point of view, this looks like membership structure and their dues model are in need of flexibility. It’s essential to look at associations.

Join a MemberClicks User Group in 2021


Do you have a new year’s goal to. Make more connections in your field? Become invaluable to your organization? Get the most out of the tools you use? If so, consider joining one (or more) of our user groups this year!

Getting member feedback and using it well

Association Success

If there is a file saved in your association’s drive titled something along the lines of “Member Satisfaction Survey,” it is time we sit down for a chat. While it’s a great idea to get feedback, there is more benefit in quality than quantity.

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.

Forward together: How communities stepped up during a challenging year


2020 will be remembered for its social unrest, political conflict, and a pandemic, all of which significantly impacted our lives. Weddings were rescheduled, schools went virtual, and our contact with one another was limited by 6 feet of social distance.

Marketing Insights – Podcasting

Moery Company

Welcome to Marketing Insights. Today I’m going to cover podcasts. Podcasting has become a popular avenue of obtaining information. According to Statista , in 2019 an estimated 88 million people listened to podcasts in the U.S. alone.

Event Trends: Staying Virtual in 2021

Blue Sky eLearn

As 2021 kicks off, there is hope in the air. The COVID vaccine is being distributed and many are hoping that throughout the year we will be able to start returning to doing things we did pre-pandemic. For some, this includes hosting and going to in-person conferences and events. .

Members Might Need a New Way to Solve Problems

Smooth The Path

Earlier in my career, I worked for a company that was the leader in the marketplace. Often when big questions or problems came up, there were no experts we could turn to. We were the industry experts. So, where did we go to get answers? There was an internal go-to process.

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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!

Employee Spotlight: Lynn Dubit, Finance & Administration 


By The Protech Team . In addition to being a w ell-rounded person , Lynn Dubit is also an essential member of the Protech team – and has been for quite a while. . Some of you were just toddlers when I started working here ,” Lynn joke d. . It’s not hyperbole.

Meet the Team – Emma Greenwood, Marketing and Communications Intern

Moery Company

Hi everybody! I’m Emma, the newest member of The Moery Company and a senior at the University of Kansas. Through my classes I have learned how to research and convert facts into insights and strategies.

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Keeping your data clean and organized for results

HighRoad Solution

In the era of Big Data, there’s a tendency to think that more data equals more value. Organizations hang onto every scrap of information in case it holds the key to some future success. Actually, Big Data isn’t about size but about detail. Accurate detail helps you understand your members and can anticipate their needs. Low-quality data doesn’t offer this kind of insight, and in some cases, it can even make things harder

A Look Back: Most Popular Posts in 2020


When reviewing our most popular posts of 2020, we had a pretty good idea that virtual events would dominate the top spots. However, the topic of our #1 post initially took us by surprise. Here are our takeaways from our most popular 2020 posts

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.

Know Your Real Estate Terms. What is an HOA Fee or Assessment?


Definition time! Today’s lexicon is “HOA Fee.” HOA Fee stands for Homeowners Association Fee and it’s an obligatory monthly fee paid by homeowners in certain types of residential properties. You may see this at closing as part of your buyer’s expenses and or a proration.

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Statement On USTR’s Findings In Response To Austria, Spain, & UK Digital Services Taxes


Always ask “Why?”

Effective Database

Always ask "Why?" Little kids ask "Why?" all the time, because they are sponges for learning. They don't know what they don't know, and so they ask "Why?" to get a better understanding. As we get older, we tend to lose this natural curiosity, either because we assume "Why?" has already been asked and answered … Always ask “Why?” ” Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom