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The Growing Member Need for Self-Care & Wellbeing Education

WBT Systems

The Growing Member Need for Self-Care & Wellbeing Education. Read more about The Growing Member Need for Self-Care & Wellbeing Education.

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Social Ad Spending Is Growing, but What’s the ROI?

Associations Now

While spending on social media is rising along with digital ad spend in general, social platforms can sometimes be a tough place to win conversions. One strategy might be to think of social as a venue for soft leads. The trend line is clear: Social media remains the centerpiece for many organizations’ ad-spending strategies, and its role is growing.

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Driving Conversions through Content Marketing

Association Adviser

Attracting new members through content marketing is tricky, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are four things to focus on when trying to increase membership. The post Driving Conversions through Content Marketing appeared first on Association Adviser.

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Four tips to start personalization for small staff associations

YourMembership

You’ve likely heard or read the term “personalization” a lot the past few years in webinars, articles, and conference presentations. It’s a hot topic in the world of marketing and customer experience. That’s why the Association of National Advertisers voted “personalization” the marketing word of the year for 2019. These days, your association can’t afford.

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Dont Waste Another Minute Drafting Board Resolutions

Drafting board resolutions should not be draining your leadership’s time. This can impact both the flow of discussions and your overall decision-making. A board resolution is an important compliance document that records the votes and decisions on specific actions. Learn how you can get started with your board resolution by downloading our free template.

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Partnership v. Membership: Communicating Change

Spark Consulting

Now that you’ve mapped out the changes you want to make to your membership program, and your board of directors is on board with those changes, how do you go about communicating them to the members who will be affected? In contrast to communicating with your board about changes, dues increases can be the hardest sell to members. “What do you mean my dues are going up?

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10 Association Communications Stats with Tips to Reach Younger Members More Effectively

Higher Logic

A cheer for 2020: ?? What do your members want? [Personalized content customized to their interests!]. ?? Where do they want it? [Delivered to their inboxes, online community dashboards, and everywhere they consume content.]. ?? When do they want it? [.Yesterday.]. But don’t fret - today works, too! The sooner associations wake up to the reality that their multigenerational membership base isn’t going to retain itself with an outdated communications strategy, the sooner they can break through to

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Best practices for auto-renewal to increase renewal rates

YourMembership

In a perfect world, your members would put their membership renewal date on their calendars. They would proactively renew several weeks before their actual renewal date so they would not miss a single day of membership. But that’s just not reality. The truth is that members need a reminder that it’s time to renew their. The post Best practices for auto-renewal to increase renewal rates appeared first on YourMembership.

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Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

With the new year comes a fresh list of aspirations and a renewed vigor for setting (and following through) with your loftiest goals. For your association’s member businesses, this may mean mastering new emerging technologies in your industry or even hitting specific success metrics within their own internal processes. Your association’s management as a whole probably has slightly different resolutions for the new year.

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How to Write The Best Thank-You Letter for Donations + Three Templates and Samples

Wild Apricot

The impact of a great thank-you letter can't be overstated. Here's how you can prepare the best thank you letters for donations to keep your donors coming back for more!

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Mastering Remote Onboarding: Proven Strategies for Seamless New Hire Integration

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

Join this brand new webinar with Tim Buteyn to learn how you can master the art of remote onboarding! By the end of this session, you'll understand how to: Craft a Tailored Onboarding Checklist 📝 Develop a comprehensive, customized checklist that ensures every new hire has a smooth transition into your company, no matter where they are in the world.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.7.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… What do you do at the end of a long, stressful day at the office? Work out? Binge watch TV? Open a bottle of wine? Everyone has different ways of coping, but some of these self-care habits are healthier than others. ‘Self-care’ is a popular topic these days because so many people are stressed and burnt out.

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The Role of Negotiation in Culture

Jamie Notter

I spoke last week at the American Cleaning Institute’s national conference, and the attendees were generally from large companies, many with a global footprint. I was presenting on the findings from our When Millennials Take Over book, and one participants asked me about the role of cross-cultural differences. Digital, clear, fluid, or fast are going to be interpreted differently in different cultures around the world, so how do you manage those differences?

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Historical Association Initiative Examines White House Legacy of Slavery

Associations Now

A new White House Historical Association research initiative, unveiled during Black History Month, is setting out to detail the legacy of slavery at and near the presidential residence. As part of its Black History Month commemoration, the association that tracks and manages the history of the White House is taking a long, hard look at a painful piece of the building’s—and the nation’s—legacy.

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The Top 16 Church Management Software Solutions In 2020

Wild Apricot

In the market for church management software? Find out which one best fits your church, what features to look for, and which ones have the best price.

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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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Conferences are Super Awkward for Young Professionals

Smooth The Path

Where are young professionals during the breaks at your conference? Are they enjoying quiet time back in their rooms? Are they in the halls furiously swiping on their phones? Are they basking in the sun alone on a bench outside the property? If the vast majority of young professionals are engaging in these activities while the rest of your attendees are connecting with their peers, you may have a problem.

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5 Unexpected Problems You’ll Face When Adopting a New Marketing Platform

HighRoad Solution

When associations start planning to adopt a new marketing platform, they focus on the technical issues involved. Will the new platform work? Will it integrate with the other systems ? Will we be able to run reports? But these technical issues are usually the easiest part of the upgrade process. There are lots of other issues you’ll face when trying to adopt a new platform.

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The Top 5 Trends Event Planners Need to Pay Attention To

Associations Now

Planners need to be aware of and prepared for these issues affecting events the most today. I’m a devotee of trends reports. They are prime clickbait for me. I collect whatever articles I can find and with 2020 being such a milestone year, there was a plethora to choose from. From megatrends to MIT to Mary Meeker, here are the themes that I think will impact events the most in the next few years.

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Don’t Miss Out on PersoniFest 2020 — Check Out Our Top Program Picks!

Wild Apricot

PersoniFest 2020 is in Colorado Springs between April 5-8. Here's why you and your team don't want to miss Wild Apricot's third annual user conference.

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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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The Role of Negotiation in Culture

Jamie Notter

I spoke last week at the American Cleaning Institute’s national conference, and the attendees were generally from large companies, many with a global footprint. I was presenting on the findings from our When Millennials Take Over book, and one participants asked me about the role of cross-cultural differences. Digital, clear, fluid, or fast are going to be interpreted differently in different cultures around the world, so how do you manage those differences?

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Melynn Sight LIVE Q & A: 2020 Association Survey Results

GrowthZone

Grab some coffee and log-in on Wednesday, Feb. 26 th , for a fast-paced, LIVE Q&A webinar with Melynn Sight and the GrowthZone team. We’ll dive into the 2020 Association Industry Survey Results and take a look at what your industry colleagues said about: Their most effective member-engagement tactics. Association staff turnover rates. Top association programs for successful member retention.

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Don’t Let Poor Personalization Harm Your Email Marketing Strategy

Associations Now

A recent survey from Adobe finds that email is still a useful marketing medium—but personalization is greatly lacking, causing some major headaches for your email marketing strategy. You may feel like the world has moved on to newer ways of distributing content online—but the truth is that email is holding its own, especially in the workplace. Targeting Your Other Inbox One other noteworthy trend that shows the shifting nature of targeting involves the physical mail, which is increasingly borrow

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Who Are You? Branding Your Non-Profit Site on the Web

Wild Apricot

Branding is not a "dirty" marketing word. It applies to non-profit organizations of all kinds as well - charities, associations, support groups, clubs or any other kind. In order to engage people on your Web site, it’s a good idea to know what your.

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Unlock Boardroom Brilliance with A Better Agenda

Struggling to keep board meetings focused and productive? In today's fast-paced business environment, getting the most out of board meetings is crucial. Without a streamlined agenda-creation process, valuable time is wasted with disorganized or incomplete agendas. This can lead to: Unprepared board members Unfocused discussions Inefficient decision-making A good board agenda makes your meetings more effective than ever.

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Attendees See the Discord in Your Conference

Smooth The Path

The program at a recent conference was nearly perfect. The keynotes were terrific. The speakers were selected with care. The order of the sessions was a logistical masterpiece. The hosts seemly put all of their effort into the show and education. After a long conference day, one night, I fell in with a crowd walking to the reception, and I learned they were some of the conference staff.

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3 Attention Hacks for Sponsors and Exhibitors: No more silly BINGO cards

Association Adviser

Here are three tips for engaging exhibitors and sponsors at your next trade show that will increase attendee engagement and boost their return rate. The post 3 Attention Hacks for Sponsors and Exhibitors: No more silly BINGO cards appeared first on Association Adviser.

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Give Your Conference Attendees Something to Brag About

Associations Now

Phoenix-based Cloth & Flame is transforming events into experiences. Here’s how you can learn from their success. As the scope and feel of association and corporate meetings continues to evolve, planners are recognizing that attendees no longer want to travel to a unique destination only to spend hours sitting in a dark, nondescript conference room listening to speakers read presentation slides.

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5 New Ways to Offer More Value to Exhibitors

Membersuite

Successful partnerships with exhibitors depend on helping them obtain the ROI they seek such as more leads, new/deepened relationships with prospects, clients & partners, & more. Here are 5 new ways to offer more value to help them reach their goals.

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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 to engage your members in today’s hyper personalized world

Aptify

To engage today’s members, personalization is no longer a nice-to-have. Here are some ideas to get you started. Consumer (and member) demands for personalization are at all-time highs. Here are four ideas to help you engage your members with the personalized experience they’ve come to expect. Have you noticed what a personalized world we live in? We’ve all come to expect highly targeted experiences like those from leading companies like Amazon and Netflix.

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Greensboro HOA Manager AMG Sponsors Big Hair Ball to Benefit Family Service of the Piedmont

AMG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2020 CONTACT: Paul Mengert, PCAM AMG Pmengert@amgworld.com www.amgworld.com Greensboro HOA Manager AMG Sponsors Big Hair Ball to Benefit Family Service of the Piedmont Call-out: Triad Area Professional Community Management Company Honors Two Community Icons at Local Benefit Evening Pull Quote: “We are proud this year to honor good friends to our community who have recently passed away: PTAA Chairman Steve Showfety and Senator Kay Hagan.

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Daily Buzz: Developing a Conference Content Strategy

Associations Now

Learn about your attendees to deliver the right event experience. Also: how to make young professionals feel at home at your meetings. Looking to change your conference format? You’ll need a content strategy that meets your audience’s needs , suggests a recent post on the Minding Your Business (MYB) blog. “Change for the sake of change isn’t meaningful for an attendee,” the MYB team says.

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