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?6 ways AMS technology can make your small association’s event planning easier

YourMembership

There’s no need to struggle through event planning because you have a small staff. An AMS system with modern event technology built in can make your association’s event planning easier.

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What Associations Can Borrow From the No-Code Trend

Associations Now

Both startups and large companies are finding a lot to like about a recent trend of building tools using graphical websites, rather than in a code editor. For associations, it could be a way to cover gaps in your technical staff. I’m a pretty tech-savvy guy who knows his way around NPM, Sass, GitHub, and the terminal. So I’m fully aware that it’s become harder to try out a new idea on its own merits—especially for people less technical than me.

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Know Your ABCs: Associations Benefit from Committees

Association Adviser

Committees are the lifeblood of associations. Here's how you can better appreciate their value and identify steps you can take to better realize that value. The post Know Your ABCs: Associations Benefit from Committees appeared first on Association Adviser.

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15 Nonprofit Website Best Practices You Need to Know in 2020

Wild Apricot

Whether you're looking to refresh your nonprofit's website or create a new one from scratch, be sure to follow the latest best practices in nonprofit website design for 2020.

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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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3 quick tips for small associations to show their thankfulness

YourMembership

Why do I call it an art? There’s no art behind being thankful. Anyone can do it, right? Anyone can be thankful but expressing the thanks in a meaningful way (to the recipient) is an art. In this case I’m not talking about the medium, I’m referring to the message. If you want your appreciation to be.

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How to Use Learner Journey Mapping to Improve the Educational Experience

WBT Systems

How to Use Learner Journey Mapping to Improve the Educational Experience. Read more about How to Use Learner Journey Mapping to Improve the Educational Experience.

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How to Collect Member Feedback the Right Way

Wild Apricot

Gathering member feedback and taking action on the results is a foolproof way to increase member retention. This guide will show you exactly how to go about collecting feedback from your members.

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Members Hire Strategic Solutions

Potomac Core

Breaking news. Executives and Professionals seek strategic solutions from their Associations. Facing increasing pressure to produce results, they only engage in activities that help them overcome business challenges and achieve results. Associations are meeting their new mandate, by energizing their Boards to do big things, and help their members thrive in an era of uncertainty.

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How to boost your association’s revenue with YM Careers

YourMembership

?You might already know the importance of an online career center for providing member value. According to the Community Brands Member Engagement and Loyalty Study, job opportunities are tied for the number one reason people join a professional membership organization. Seventy-three percent of members say help with career advancement is an important member benefit.

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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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Success Stories: 9 Award-Winning Customers Highlighted at Super Forum 2019

Higher Logic

Every year at Super Forum , we award customers who went above and beyond with their communities and automated campaigns. We’d like to take a moment to look back at the 2019 winners and share the tips and tricks they’re using to truly shine. Meet 9 Award-Winning Higher Logic Customers. 1. Most Successful Online Community: CFP Board. CFP Board’s online community, Candidate Forum, launched in mid-2016 and has been highly successful in terms of supporting CFP Board’s mission of granting the CFP® cer

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The Best Membership Marketing Strategies for Any Organization in 2020

Wild Apricot

Membership marketing is one of the best ways to grow and maintain your organization’s membership program. Here are some of the top membership marketing strategies you should be using in 2020.

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Eliminating the Biggest Obstacle to Recruiting Volunteers

Membersuite

National Volunteer Week is fast approaching. With demanding work schedules, long commutes, and always-connected office cultures, members feel they lack the time to volunteer. Here are a few ways you can help members eliminate the obstacle of time.

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Association check-up: 3 questions to consider in the new year

YourMembership

There’s nothing like a new year for a fresh start. It’s the perfect time to take stock and think about ways to renew and refresh how your association goes about its business. Here are three questions to ask yourself: 1. What could we do to boost non-dues revenue? When you’re looking to increase revenue, you.

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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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#ASAEIdeas20: How Diversity Leads to Stronger Leaders and Better Decisions

Associations Now

At ASAE’s 2020 Great Ideas Conference on Sunday, two Main Stage Speakers pushed association leaders to prioritize diversity to create better workplaces and foster creative decision-making. Better workplaces and better decision-making are the direct result of association leaders prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion. That’s according to two Main Stage speakers who kicked off ASAE’s 2020 Great Ideas Conference in Salt Lake City on Sunday.

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Why Your Organization Needs a Member Satisfaction Survey + 20 Questions

Wild Apricot

A member satisfaction survey is a great tool your organization can use to identify the needs of your members and how to best meet them. This article will help you get started.

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Keep Your Guests at the Party: How to Keep Passive Job Seekers Coming Back to Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

Here are a few ways to encourage passive job seeekrs to visit your online career center for job openings and stay for the community. The post Keep Your Guests at the Party: How to Keep Passive Job Seekers Coming Back to Your Online Career Center appeared first on Association Adviser.

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?6 ways AMS technology can make your small association’s event planning easier

YourMembership

There’s no need to struggle through event planning because you have a small staff. An AMS system with modern event technology built in can make your association’s event planning easier.

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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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10 Proven Member Engagement Strategies for Associations

GrowthZone

According to the recent results from GrowthZone’s 2020 Association Survey , the majority of respondents indicated an improvement in year-over-year association engagement rates. Of those respondents, 15% credited a deliberate strategy and dedicated focus on engagement as the reason for the improvement. In this installment of our association blog series on member engagement, we explore the specific focus and strategies used by organizations with strong member engagement rates.

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How to Keep Your Association Running if Coronavirus Worsens

Associations Now

As fears about the spread of the virus rise, associations are determining how they will cope if a severe outbreak hits the U.S. Business continuity plans cover many emergencies—including infectious disease—so make sure yours is up to date. Get Prepared These resources can help you address COVID-19 business continuity concerns: • COVID-19 Preparedness Checklist (Wipfli CPAs and Consultants). • SHRM Coronavirus Resources. • CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to C

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Work Doesn’t Have to Suck

Jamie Notter

In our first two books, Maddie and I were fairly traditional on the dedication page—the first one went out to our respective parents, and the second one was dedicated to our respective kids. So when we put out The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement last year, we took a different approach to the dedication: The reality in today’s workplace is that a large percentage of people simply expect work to suck.

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What content metrics actually matter?

Association Success

If you take a moment to head to the analytics page for your Twitter profile , you’ll find tons of data: How many tweets you posted in the past 28 days, how many impressions they got, the number of profile visits your account received, the top follower you gained and exactly how popular your most popular tweet was in the same stretch of time. Curious about Instagram?

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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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Board Member Focus Groups Tend To Be Wildly Inaccurate

Smooth The Path

When it comes to member research, and maybe even feedback, your board is not a reliable source. Your board is supposed to represent the membership, right? In most cases, they don’t, and here’s why. Board members may: Remember the good old days and want to return the association to that time. Tend to be much older than the young professionals you are trying to retain.

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Lessons From the Ethics Crisis at the Romance Writers of America

Associations Now

RWA’s ethics inquiry into a member had so many missteps that the entire board has resigned. A report sheds light on how your association can avoid such a meltdown. What role does an association have when it comes to disputes among members? The crisis at the Romance Writers of America has been providing a few lessons on the matter, though not in the way anybody in the organization would have wished for.

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Work Doesn’t Have to Suck

Jamie Notter

In our first two books, Maddie and I were fairly traditional on the dedication page—the first one went out to our respective parents, and the second one was dedicated to our respective kids. So when we put out The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement last year, we took a different approach to the dedication: The reality in today’s workplace is that a large percentage of people simply expect work to suck.

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Doing WITH, instead of Doing TO

Idea Architects

In their book, a simpler way , Margaret Wheatley and Myron Kellner-Rogers shared a concise, but compelling proposition: “Life accepts only partners, not bosses.” While I believe this statement has always been true, more individuals and organizations are finally embracing and operationalizing it. Our memberships and communities are increasingly diverse in needs, aspirations, and perspectives.

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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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Your Speakers Probably Have Jelly Knees

Smooth The Path

How long does it take to create a presentation for an hour-long session? Some people may be able to whip one out in under 10 hours. For me, it takes at least 80 hours to create each presentation. It takes time to outline the key points, develop the sides, think of stories, mine my data, and write the script. More time goes into organizing the logistics with the event host.

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How to Extract More Value From Your Content Strategy

Associations Now

Those content pillars your association leans on appear to be holding your association up, but they may be holding it back. Here’s a case for tying content to your brand’s ambitions. By Eric Goodstadt. Whether you base your current content model on content buckets or pillars, at some point you may find that the organizing strategy for the content your association creates is no longer serving its purpose.

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Integrations 2020 – Way Beyond Connectors

ReviewMyAMS

Guest post by Mani Jagadeesan, ShuffleExchange Overall, the significance of integrations increase is due to the number of Software as a Service (SaaS) applications that have emerged across industries. The SaaS market is projected to be a $278 billion market by 2021 according to. Read more. Tags: integration. AMS. connectors. associations. SaaS. iPaaS.

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