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What Association Education Teams Need to Know about Membership Trends

WBT Systems

Every year, we see the release of more and more research reports in the association space.

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9 Strategies for Marketing Membership to Gen Z

Membersuite

Gen Z has never known a world without the internet. That’s one way they’re different from my generation and maybe yours. Born between 1997 and 2012, they’re the largest generation in the U.S. right now. They’re also the biggest hope for—and threat to—the future of your association. They become a threat if you don’t do what it takes to attract their interest, deliver value, and become their professional home.

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20 Reasons To Do a Culture Assessment

PROPEL

Having trouble getting buy-in for conducting a culture assessment? Here are 20 reasons to give your CEO and counter any objection. Culture assessments aren’t just tools; they’re bridges connecting strategy, humanity, and success. In our rapidly evolving world, understanding and nurturing organizational culture is more crucial than ever. Learn more here and schedule a demo today.

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Embrace the Power of Community: A Comprehensive Guide to Fueling Customer Advocacy

Higher Logic

The post Embrace the Power of Community: A Comprehensive Guide to Fueling Customer Advocacy appeared first on Higher Logic. Customers trust other customers. Let’s discuss how an online community can help turn customers into loyal advocates that support and speak on behalf of your brand. The post Embrace the Power of Community: A Comprehensive Guide to Fueling Customer Advocacy appeared first on Higher Logic.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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2023 Association Survey Results Report

Association TRENDS

GrowthZone surveyed over 300 association professionals across the U.S. and Canada. Topics included everything from non-dues revenue sources and operating budgets, to new service offerings and diversity practices. The results showed a number of interesting trends impacting today’s associations. Download the 2023 report to see how your association compares in terms of: Click here to.

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Revitalize Participation: Innovative Approaches for Elevating Attendance at Your Association’s Upcoming In-Person Event

Association Adviser

Events have evolved significantly, transitioning from exclusively virtual affairs to a dynamic blend of hybrid, virtual, and live experiences. This shift underscores the paramount importance of achieving attendance goals, irrespective of event scale. Whether it’s a small-scale member meet and greet aiming for 100 participants or a grand annual show with a target of 3,000 […] The post Revitalize Participation: Innovative Approaches for Elevating Attendance at Your Association’s Upcomi

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Blog | How to Attract Members of All Ages | Multiview

Multiview

As professionals advance in their careers and fresh recruits enter the workforce, the needs, interests, and aspirations of association members evolve. Associations must remain attuned to these shifts to ensure they r e main r elevant. With new generations, the methods to attract association members must change. Today, if you want to attract those who will have a longstanding membership , it is crucial to understand the distinct engagement preferences across different generations.

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Do Assessments Require Board Action – YES

Association Alert

Desch v. South Fork of Hillsborough County II Homeowners Association , —So.3d— (2023). What you need to know: Past practice likely won’t be sufficient to sustain a manager’s assessment to a lot owner. If your association documents set forth a process by which something must be done (e.g. assessments) FOLLOW IT. Issues: What is the proper way for an association to assess an owner for attorney fees?

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How to Fight a Toxic Workplace

Associations Now

Statistics around harassment and toxicity are troubling. Better communication can help—so long as leaders set a clear standard for how everyone speaks. We’re returning to normal, alas. As the pandemic recedes, if slowly, in the rearview mirror, more organizations have been returning more often to in-office work. And that’s brought with it some of the toxicity that too often comes with working in close quarters.

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How to Increase Membership Renewal

Dive deep into essential elements that drive member retention. Learn why members may hesitate to renew. Discover actionable techniques to encourage their return and foster lasting engagement. Uncover reasons members choose not to renew. Learn effective tactics to elevate member engagement and communication. Explore methods to encourage member renewal and active participation in your association Download now to take charge of your membership retention strategy!

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Association Brain Food: 8.25.23

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.” –Oprah Winfrey Online programs. Matchbox Virtual Media asks for your participation in a survey that explores how the use of online experiences by associations for membership engagement, education, revenue growth, and other purposes has evolved in recent times.

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Tackling your Event Management Staffing Struggles with an Outside Solution

Aaron Wolowiec

Today, more than ever, organizations are challenged with staffing issues. Whether the challenge lies in finding the right staff member, or budget constraints keep you from hiring a full-time employee, securing an outside contractor may be the perfect solution. Here are just a few of the benefits that come along when you bring in an external partner to plan and manage your meetings and events.

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ASAE Annual 2023: Trending topics and insights for your association

Nimble AMS

We had the best time seeing you at ASAE Annual 2023 in Atlanta! Our Nimble AMS team loved connecting with so many association professionals and gaining valuable industry insights from the ASAE 2023 sessions. The theme of the 2023 ASAE Annual Meeting and Exposition was “Shape Your Purpose.” Sessions featuring top industry leaders encouraged association professionals to define both their personal and organizational purposes.

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Three Budget-Friendly Strategies for Staff Professional Development

Associations Now

Professional development plays a significant role in attracting, retaining, and growing staff. One expert shares ways associations can prioritize learning and development without breaking the bank. Recruitment and retention remain top-of-mind concerns for employers in 2023. Research has shown that for many employees, the decision to stay or leave is influenced by whether an organization offers staff professional development opportunities.

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How to Create a Winning Event Marketing Strategy

Events hold the power to create lasting impressions and meaningful connections. They are not only occasions for celebration but also valuable marketing opportunities. Event marketing has become an essential component of successful business strategies, enabling organizations to engage with their target audience and create memorable experiences. However, behind every successful event lies a well-thought-out marketing strategy.

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How Organizations Can Help the Right Job Seekers Get Over the Imposter Syndrome

PROPEL

Join hosts Sanja Licina, PhD, and Maddie Grant in this enlightening episode of the Empowering Workplaces podcast as they dive deep into the world of imposter syndrome with Aoife O’Brien, founder of Happier at Work. Discover how organizations can support job seekers in overcoming imposter syndrome and unleashing their true potential. Aoife shares her personal journey from the fast-moving consumer.

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Do We Really Know How Members Feel?

Elevating Engagement

“ We might think members don’t engage like they used to because they are so busy, but is that really the reason?” This great question popped up during my presentation to the amazing EOs at this summer’s National Association of Home Builders Association Management Conference. Here’s what prompted that question. I asked the participants to brainstorm why it is hard for people to engage today, and here’s what they said: Association CEOs and staff say members have difficulty engaging because they ar

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Advance your association with the powerhouse collaboration of Nimble AMS and RSM

Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS is proud to share our partnership with RSM ! Our Nimble AMS team has worked with RSM for several years, resulting in a powerhouse collaboration, offering innovative solutions to empower associations. “RMS was one of Nimble AMS’ first implementation partners and has been a valued, longtime partner,” said Jeffrey Golembiewski, VP, Business Solutions & Partnerships at Nimble AMS.

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We Asked, You Answered: What New Staff Role Would You Like to Add?

Associations Now

The new work of associations often requires adding new staff positions to the org chart. Association pros shared the roles they think would most benefit their organizations—from digital strategists to revenue experts and career-focused professionals. In our latest digital Deep Dive package , we looked at new staff roles that associations are introducing to better align better with goals and strategy.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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No Pets In Publix

Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog

Upon my weekly visit to Publix supermarket recently, I was met with very large signs stating: “No Pets Allowed. This Includes Emotional Support Animals.” Well, technically, emotional support animals are not “pets,” but I get what Publix is trying to do. Animals and food just don’t mix. They are cracking down on animals being brought into the store that are not bona fide service animals.

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Forj Continues Investment in Growth with Appointment of CFO Andrew Ellis and CRO Chasity Jensen

Forj

Milwaukee, WI - -Forj recently announced two additions to the company’s executive leadership team when they welcomed Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Andrew Ellis, and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), Chasity Jensen. This news comes after a momentous start to 2023 that included the completion of a Series A funding round, a successful merger with Madison-based Web Courseworks, and the acquisition of Mobilize.

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Communication counts: Developing a collections policy for community assessments

Ungrated

When homeowners don’t pay their assessments, a community association should immediately refer to its collections policy. Collections policies, which help ensure that all owners are treated equally, typically have timelines for how long an owner has to make a payment before the issue is turned over to a collections attorney. It might outline payment plans if the association is willing to offer one.

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable at the Top–AI Puts a Twist on Leadership

.orgSource

Congrats! You’re the CEO. Whether you’ve been in the big chair for years, or just reached your dream destination, don’t get comfortable. “Stuff” is coming your way. I don’t know exactly what your “Stuff” will be, but I promise surprises are part of the package. No leader expects an easy ride. The challenge is part of the fun, right? But I doubt that when you began your journey up the ladder, you imagined that the top would be this precarious.

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2024 Association Survey Results Report

2024 Association Survey Results Report For the 10th year, association professionals across the U.S. and Canada provided a look at the inner workings of their organizations when they replied to GrowthZone’s annual survey. Read the 2024 survey results report to see how your association compares: Top Challenges Retention Rates Non-Renewal Reasons Automatic Renewals Reinstatement Strategies Member Engagement Changes & Strategies Why Members Join Non-Dues Revenue Sources Dues Increases, and more

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Legislature Limits HOA Rental Amendments

Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog

Q: Is a homeowners’ association permitted to adopt amendments changing the leasing rights of owners in the community? I was recently told that the statute was changed, and rental restriction amendments are no longer permitted. Is this correct? (W.K., via e-mail) The post Legislature Limits HOA Rental Amendments first appeared on Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog.

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Custom Email Content & Strategy Services from Nexus Marketing

Nexus Marketing

Email content and strategy development from Nexus Marketing can help you expand your reach and maximize the value of the leads generated by your website. Let’s take a look at what to expect from this offering: Why are we offering email services? What’s included in the Nexus email offering? What types of email streams can Nexus create? How does the process work?

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10 Types of Planned Gifts Your Team Should Understand

Achieve

Did you know that roughly $84 trillion in assets is expected to be donated, spent, and inherited in the coming decades as the large Baby Boomer generation ages? The high ROI of planned gifts and their accessibility to wider groups of donors has always made them a smart investment of your time and development resources. But this “Great Wealth Transfer” is what makes planned giving an even more significant opportunity for nonprofits right now.

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4 Ways Meeting Planners Can Best Utilize CVBs

ISAE

4 Ways Meeting Planners Can Best Utilize CVBs By Visit Hendricks County When we seek information in the modern age, we typically head straight for Google. And who can blame us for that? If we’re adept keyword searchers, we would get exactly what we seek within seconds. The primary downfall of this seeking method is information overload. As a meeting planner, it’s likely you juggle a lot of information: event schedules, activities, catering, and piles of bid proposals with countless hotels and ev

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.