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9 Steps to Make a Case for a New AMS


In this year of tight budgets, it might seem like a bad time to lobby for a new AMS. Your leadership probably thinks the one you have is good enough, especially with all the other demands on your association’s limited budget. But you know better.

Corporate Sponsorships 101: Everything You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Individual giving makes up a large portion of funding for many nonprofits. While these donors are vital to your organization, many of these supporters may need to pause or shift their donations when difficult economic times hit. This is one reason. fundraising


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What Are Members Looking For? Ask JP #070:

Moery Company

Hello everyone, welcome to Ask JP. Today’s question is what are members looking for in their membership value proposition? As you might know we interview hundreds of members a year about what they see as valuable from their association.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.28.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Train-the-trainer.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Preview: The No BS Guide to Digital Transformation

Spark Consulting

I’m so excited to announce that the next Spark collaborative whitepaper will be dropping ONE week from today.

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Are You Listening? Ask JP #071

Moery Company

Hello everybody, welcome to Ask JP. I am flipping the tables today and asking you guys a question. Are you listening? Are you listening to your members and prospects and people that you might bring to your association? Are you surveying these people on a regular basis?

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Membership Engagement Strategy

Wild Apricot

Member engagement can mean different things to different folks. For-profit marketers and social media managers, for instance, often use the term “engagement” when referring to how an individual is engaging online – in terms of website. membership

Coaching Questions Guaranteed to Get Your Team Talking

Aaron Wolowiec

The Event Garde team has come to rely on well-researched models to support its internal work and collaboration among fellow team members, as well as its external work, relationships and deliverables with clients and other key stakeholders.

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5 Essential CME LMS Features for Your Healthcare Association

Web Courseworks Associations

Administering continuing medical education (CME) is no simple task— from the advanced accreditation reporting to the ongoing evolution of medical best practices, it can be a huge administrative task for your team.

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Association Field Report (May 28, 2021) – Sponsorships and In-Person Meetings

Moery Company

Hello everybody, welcome to observations from the field. Through talking to our sales team this week, I had an observation around sponsorships. Many of you are starting to for in-person meetings again.

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May Update: Upcoming Webinar and New Resource Page

Wild Apricot

This month, we've added a Resource Library on our website where you can find e-books, checklists and more with tips on how to grow your organization. You can also anticipate the version 7.21 release early next month, featuring an email template to. wild-apricot-updates

A Publishing Strategy Makes Content Magic


What magic will– Define your association as the go-to source for education and career development? Engage members to click, like, share, download, purchase, and participate? Generate revenue, increase recognition, and build reputation? It’s a tall order, but no wands or capes are involved.

How has it been 13 years? Plus TMI update on me and where I’ve been

Mizz Information

Holy roly–where to even start after getting totally out of the habit of blogging when it was so much a part of your life and routine for 13 years.

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!

Partnering with Salesforce and our customers for a better experience

Nimble AMS

My Nimble AMS colleague recently wrote an article on this blog about what it’s like for associations to work with the Nimble AMS team. She wrote it from the perspective of how our consultant team partners with customers during the implementation process. It’s a good read.

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12 Best Membership Website Builders for 2021


In 2021, having a sleek, user-friendly website is a requirement for any effective association, chamber of commerce, or other membership organization looking to expand its influence.

Maximize the Marriage of Marketing and Technology by Understanding Trends


When marketing got hitched to technology and changed its name to MarTech, their relationship caught fire. That marriage is making an indelible impact on the way associations operate and their ability to engage with members.

Using a Membership Marketing Campaign Template

Association Adviser

Use this 8-part membership marketing campaign template from Mighty Citizen to help your association plan, execute and evaluate your next membership drive. The post Using a Membership Marketing Campaign Template appeared first on Association Adviser.

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.

Calling the shots: Addressing rollouts of COVID-19 vaccines in your community


As the U.S. reopens, many community associations are continuing to navigate conversations with residents about COVID-19 vaccines. Since there is so much information surrounding them, navigating the myths and truths has been an ongoing challenge for board members and community managers.

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How to Win Back Lapsed Members: Tips + Letter Templates


If your membership organization is like most, you likely have one simple goal in mind: grow your membership. You do this by attracting new members and getting your existing members to renew for another term. member retention Small Staff Chatter lapsed members

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17 things to consider when starting an association podcast


What are the 17 things to consider when starting an association podcast? We’ll find out Tuesday at 2 pm ET in this Association Chat 21 in 21 Talk with Tony Veroeven! Tony has developed, produced, and hosted five different podcasts for associations. Consulted on a sixth.


Podcast: How to Keep a Member Magazine Thriving for 118 Years

Association Adviser

We talk with William Jones, editor-in-chief of IIABA's Independent Agent magazine, and how he keeps IA going strong in an era when print is in decline. The post Podcast: How to Keep a Member Magazine Thriving for 118 Years appeared first on Association Adviser.

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.

Your Attendees Might Not Even Know There Was A Mistake

Smooth The Path

I remember walking off stage and thinking I had delivered the worst presentation ever, and was surprised to see a fan line just as long as ever. Somehow I forgot a super important story and key learning, so it felt like the audience received 25% less of the good stuff I had to share.

3 Ways to Use Your LMS for Member Engagement (Beyond Continuing Education)


An LMS (or learning management system ) is the ideal tool for giving you and your staff visibility into members’ progress with any education initiative, whether it’s industry required or for member engagement purposes. Not to mention, an LMS will give your learners the best user experience, too.

Webinar Re-Cap: Ask the Association Veteran Anything

Blue Sky eLearn

In our May 2021 installment of Ask the Association Veteran Anything , our VP of Client Experience, Amanda Davis, chats about engagement in virtual learning, creating micro-learning, what we’re seeing with hybrid conferences, and content management systems.

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5 Competencies to Seek When Hiring for Remote Work


It’s time to retire the phrase “soft skills.” So-called “soft” skills are essential for all professionals, especially those who work remotely. Remote employees can’t succeed without these competencies. In a remote work environment, miscommunication easily arises when someone lacks the skills to understand the tone of a message or ask for necessary clarification.

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.

Our Community is in the Process of Developing Virtual Conference Etiquette

Smooth The Path

When I planned my wedding to my now-husband, many guests sent back their acceptance right away. The quick response gave me a small, happy mental boost because I knew that our friends and family were enthusiastically joining us.

Statement On Texas House Resolution 538


Washington, DC – Internet Association’s President and CEO K.

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4 Best Practices to Increase Member Engagement


Where would your association be without member engagement? Active, engaged members renew their memberships and help to bring even more members into the fold. But getting members more involved isn’t always simple to achieve.