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Nonprofit Boards: 7 Key Responsibilities for Good Governance

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit boards have legal and ethical duties to fulfill — do you know what they are? Learn about seven key responsibilities nonprofit boards must fulfill for successful governance

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Hack Your Way to Better Association Value

Association Adviser

Bonin Bough, author, entrpreneur & marketing executive explains how associations can hack their challenges and their futures. The post Hack Your Way to Better Association Value appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Leadership Membership Bonin Bough

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9 New Ideas for Member Networking Meetups

Membersuite

Members are craving conversations with people outside their home and remote office. Create regular opportunities for members to get together as once a year during a conference is simply not enough. Here are 9 new ideas for networking meetups

Business Crisis Survival Skills Every Leader Should Possess (7:19) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 262

Moery Company

Seven skills and qualities that every leader should have to survive a crisis. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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: 12.11.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. 2021 attendee intent survey.

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The Story of Gain Grow Retain: Building a Customer Success Community

Higher Logic

The post The Story of Gain Grow Retain: Building a Customer Success Community appeared first on Higher Logic. Find out how Gain Grow Retain, the world’s fastest-growing customer success community, got its start and continues to engage customer success leaders.

Don’t Wait Too Long to Make a Decision – Association Field Report (December 11, 2020)

Moery Company

There is a real lack of certainty around associations and their programs as we head into 2021. Associations and their partners – in the first quarter or maybe even in the second quarter — are unsure if the events in the new year are going to be in person.

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3 Membership Management Lessons from “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

MembersClicks

I LOVE a good Christmas movie. Home Alone” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” “A Christmas Story”. All classics. But perhaps my favorite Christmas movie is “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” (If If you haven’t seen it, I HIGHLY recommend watching it.)

Nonprofit Boards: 7 Key Responsibilities for Good Governance

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post from Jeb Banner, founder and CEO of Boardable. New board members often bring a contagious enthusiasm with them to board meetings, and these passionate individuals can breathe life into any nonprofit board. However, newcomers don’t. 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.

7 Types of Online Communities for Your Brand to Invest In

Higher Logic

The post 7 Types of Online Communities for Your Brand to Invest In appeared first on Higher Logic. Learn how your brand can harness the power of online community building with each of these 7 different types of communities.

Is It Okay to Send a Cold LinkedIn Message to Set up a Meeting? – Ask JP #045

Moery Company

Hi, welcome to another edition of Ask JP! The question today is, “Should I – or is it a good idea to – send a cold LinkedIn message to set up a meeting?” ” I feel strongly about this. Secondly, I don’t think we should do cold calling, cold LinkedIn, cold anything.

How to deal with personal stress when your professional life invades your home

Association Success

We’ve all heard of taking your work from home, but what about when you’re working at home? Relationship struggles, medical issues, money problems, familial strife or mental health deterioration happen to almost everyone at some point in life.

4 Steps to Writing the Perfect Lapsed Donor Letter + Template

Wild Apricot

If you work in fundraising, you know that in order to successfully bring in revenue, your nonprofit has to consistently do two things: find new donors, and engage your existing donors so they keep giving. If you’ve been focusing all your efforts. fundraising

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 Reasons Your Membership Website is Your Most Important Tool

MembersClicks

Your organization does a lot to grow its membership — you host events, send emails, post to social media, etc. But when you think about it, ALL of those things, in some way or another, point back to one place: your website.

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Become an Everyday Innovator

Association Adviser

Everybody has the power to become an everyday innovator. Here's how to build the creative muscle tassociations need to survive our rapidly changing world. The post Become an Everyday Innovator appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Leadership ASAE Tech Show

How association professionals are handling the holidays

Association Success

The holiday season is just around the corner and association professionals are gearing up to celebrate. From recreating your office holiday party at home to deciding your workshop platform for 2021, this week’s Friday Five is centered around preparing for the new year.

4 Steps to Writing the Perfect Lapsed Donor Letter + Template

Wild Apricot

Do you try to win back your lapsed donors? Here's how to write the perfect letter for a lapsed donor appeal + a free template you can use to get started

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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.

Must-Follow Blogs for Association and Chamber Professionals

MembersClicks

2020 showed us just how important sharing resources with each other really is. We’re all facing firsts (by the day, it seems), so the more we can help each other out, the better. Association Views

Podcast: How to Write a Communications Plan

Association Adviser

Rachel Clemens and Nicole Arajo join us for a discussion about how to write a communications plan that covers all bases AND wins over leadership. . The post Podcast: How to Write a Communications Plan appeared first on Association Adviser.

What associations can learn from Substack

Association Success

I signed up last week for a newsletter tailored to chihuahua owners — I got a new puppy — and while I began getting super informative content about best practices for raising him, something was missing. I had heard all this information before.

Should Organizations Worry About a Decline in Membership? 3 Experts Weigh In

Wild Apricot

Last month we released the 2020 Membership Growth Report: Benchmarks and Insights for Growing Revenue and Constituents to find out how membership organizations grew (or didn’t grow) their membership and revenue throughout 2019. We learned what. membership

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!

Leverage cart abandonment and retargeting approaches for conversions

HighRoad Solution

It’s been a year of uncertainty and instability, and associations are starting to feel the impact. It’s hard to find leads, it’s hard to convert, and it’s hard to hit growth goals. This means that there’s more pressure than ever on the marketing team.

Associations and 2021: A Q&A with the new general manager of Nimble AMS, Susan Connors

Nimble AMS

It’s an exciting time over here at Nimble AMS. As we move toward the end of a year that’s been tough for – well, the whole world – and look forward to a bright 2021, we welcome our new Nimble AMS general manager, Susan Connors.

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Why associations shouldn’t take their data at face value

Association Success

As we continue through our Strategic Foresight Sprint, a member-exclusive series in which we learn together about how to forecast trends before they even happen, I can’t help but notice that many associations have only been taking their data at face value. .

8 Club Trends To Pay Attention To in 2021

Wild Apricot

If 2020 felt more like surviving than thriving for your club, well. you're in good company. The pandemic has greatly affected organizations like clubs that primarily offer in-person activities and on-site interaction. And unfortunately, the reality. organizational-management

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.

Let Me Tell You a Story…

AssociationChat

Can you create deeper, more meaningful relationships by sharing your personal stories? Tuesday at 2 ET I talk with David Nadelberg , co-creator of Mortified (check out the documentary and sessions on Netflix!) and a new game called, “I Can’t Believe I Did That…”.

Will Chapters Be Relevant in 2021?

Mariner Management

For many of us working in component (chapter) relations, there are days when our answer is a resounding yes, and others where it’s more of a whispered maybe. The fact is that the role of components (e.g.,

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Choosing Event Management Software for 2021: 3 Questions to Ask

ePly

At this point in 2020, you’re likely thinking about what your 2021 events are going to look like — more specifically, whether they will take place online, in person, or some combination of the two. Events will undoubtedly be tricky to navigate for the foreseeable future.