Sat.Apr 18, 2020 - Fri.Apr 24, 2020

How to Re-Engage a Lapsed Member

Moery Company

I hear this question all the time, “Hey, JP! How do we re-engage our lapsed members?”. We have found that, through years of experience and helping our association clients attain their membership goals, a lapsed member is the best opportunity to recruit someone back to your organization.

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20 Online Fundraising Ideas Perfect for Any Cause (Social Distancing Approved!)

Wild Apricot

Looking for ways to fundraise while adhering to social distancing regulations? Here are 20 online fundraising ideas and great examples to learn from

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Zoom fatigue—or is it?

How Your Association Can Use Zoom for Professional Development

WBT Systems

How Your Association Can Use Zoom for Professional Development. Read more about How Your Association Can Use Zoom for Professional Development

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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.

Five Areas of Focus for Association Leaders During a Crisis – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 229

Moery Company

Listen to this week’s episode to learn how you can adapt and adjust your association’s membership acquisition, value proposition, communications, meeting and events, and leadership to the current environment. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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5 Ideas for New Digital Revenue Streams

Blue Sky eLearn

Over the past few weeks hundreds, maybe thousands of association events have been cancelled. Even as many remain hopeful for summer and fall events, it is unclear when we will be able to return to a more normal way of life, and what this new normal will look like.

Co-Leading and Succeeding: Angela Kisskeys and Sarah Ruzek, Associations North

Association Adviser

For 3 years, Angela Kisskeys and Sarah Ruzek have been exploring and pushing the boundaries of co-leadership as the co-directors of Associations North. The post Co-Leading and Succeeding: Angela Kisskeys and Sarah Ruzek, Associations North appeared first on Association Adviser.

How do we develop annual sponsorship programs? – Ask JP #019

Moery Company

Hey, we’ve got another Ask JP episode! Today’s question is, “How do we develop annual sponsorship programs?” ” Ah, great question.

#GivingTuesdayNow: The Pros and Cons of Participating

Wild Apricot

Have you heard about #GivingTuesdayNow happening on May 5, 2020? If you're unsure about whether or not to participate, here are some pros and cons

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114 Free Resources for Associations and Chambers

GrowthZone

In an effort to support organizations during these uncertain times, hundreds of tech companies are offering free use of their product, extended trials, discounts, and more.

Carole Baskin is killing it in marketing: How the non-profit in ‘Tiger King’ dominates digital strategy

Association Success

Editor’s note: This piece was originally published on Anthony Shop’s LinkedIn page and republished with permission.

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Set Daily Metrics to Help You Move Forward – Association Field Report (April 21, 2020)

Moery Company

Hey guys, quick report from the field today. I want to share a couple of paraphrased conversations that I hope are not happening in your organization. “I hope we cancel that meeting that’s scheduled for July 15 because, if we go through with it, I’m totally not ready for it.”

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5 Ways to Reach New Donors Online

Wild Apricot

Many nonprofits miss out on new donors by not having the right online presence. Here are five ways you can reach donors online

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How to Add Sponsor Value to Your Organization's Virtual Event

MembersClicks

Many events wouldn’t be possible without the help and support of sponsors. Perhaps as part of your traditional sponsorship packages, you’ve included signage placements and speaking opportunities. Maybe you’ve even included push notifications through your onsite conference app.

Leading During a Pandemic: How Far Ahead Should You Think?

Associations Now

COVID-19 has forced hard questions about how to handle urgent needs and think ahead. History reminds us not to get too pessimistic and to take a look at governance. At a time like this, it can be hard to figure out whether to take the long or short view.

Working With Outside Partners to Help With Your Association’s Programs

Moery Company

It wasn’t that long ago that I sat on the association side of things and this meant that I really understood the uneasy feeling of letting an outside group come in and help us with our programs, strategic planning, memberships, or sponsorships.

The Complete Membership Database Selection Guide

Wild Apricot

This membership database selection guide is perfect to help small organizations, associations and nonprofits just getting started with formally managing their member data or looking to switch systems

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Creating a member experience that yields growth

HighRoad Solution

Every purchasing decision happens at the end of a journey. When you buy a sandwich, it’s because you felt hungry, you thought about your food options, and you decided that the best available choice was a sandwich.

In-Person to Digital: Shifting your Engagement Strategy

GrowthZone

COVID-19 has changed everything. With the uncertainty of what might be coming next, associations and chambers should take action now in order to provide continued value to members.

Association Field Report (April 20, 2020)

Moery Company

Hi friends, a little bit of encouragement for you today in our field report. We had a great conversation with our team this morning. We touched on interesting information we read regarding great organizations that have fantastic government relations operations.

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How to Adapt Your Membership Renewal Policies to COVID-19 Challenges

Wild Apricot

In this post, we cover solutions to membership renewal admin challenges you might be facing during COVID-19. Learn how to defer renewal dates, freeze a membership, and more

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How to Develop Virtual Networking Opportunities

Associations Now

Since lots of people attend conferences for the opportunity to network with fellow attendees and speakers, many meeting pros are concerned about making that possible in a virtual environment. A look at some ways it can be done.

Robert’s Rules of Order by Henry M. Robert

Eric Lanke

This short work is commonly known as “the classic manual of parliamentary procedure.” And if my experience is in any way typical, it is casually referenced far more frequently than its principles and procedures are rigorously applied.

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How COVID-19 has made transparency more important than ever

Association Success

As COVID-19 continues to halt business as usual and raise questions about the futures of many organizations, employees world-wide are looking to leadership for guidance.

Here's Why You Need to Attend Personifest 2020 Virtually

Wild Apricot

PersoniFest 2020 is now being held virtually on April 23rd. Here's why you and your team don't want to miss Wild Apricot's third annual user conference

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Shine a Light on Volunteers with These Recognition Ideas

Association Adviser

Volunteers are an integral part of association success. In light of National Volunteer Week, it’s fitting that we properly recognize these individuals. How can your association fully convey a sense of gratitude and pride in the way members and contributors give back? Does a pat on the back suffice?

Support Growing for 501(c)(6) Inclusion in Paycheck Protection Program

Associations Now

Although another round of COVID-relief passed Congress without addressing 501(c)(6) associations, there are signs that many legislators are aware of the need to expand eligibility to these groups.

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The world is more than ‘members’ and ‘non-members’

Association Success

If there’s one thing the last couple of months as global citizens has taught us, it’s that things are a heck of a lot more complicated than we may have liked to think at the beginning of 2020. .

Using Your MemberClicks Products to Pivot

MembersClicks

Sometimes, we need to look at our software tools a little differently.

Leverage the Cloud to Keep Your Association Connected

Association Adviser

In a time of unparalleled isolation and social distancing, when nearly all associations have shifted their staffs to working remotely, cloud-based software offers the much-needed ability for us to connect.

Daily Buzz: Avoid Online Meeting Madness

Associations Now

How to decide who speaks—and who goes next—during virtual meetings. Also: Pick the right association management software on your first try. Meetings are most productive when everyone has the appropriate amount of time to speak.

5 Tips to Guarantee Engagement at Your Virtual Event

Velvet Chainsaw

To design a virtual event with the participants in mind, you need to create an engaging, interactive experience that provides relevant content and promotes knowledge sharing and networking value—often the missing link in our new virtual reality.

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Raising spirits: How a Texas community is engaging residents during COVID-19

Ungrated

Community associations are developing innovative ways to increase community spirit while observing social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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