Sat.Apr 06, 2024 - Fri.Apr 12, 2024

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Unlock the Transformative Potential of Your Association’s Career Center

Association Adviser

Associations are facing a myriad of challenges in today’s rapidly evolving landscape, from membership recruitment and retention to revenue generation and strategic decision-making. However, by harnessing the power of data from their career centers, associations can not only address these obstacles but also thrive in the face of adversity.

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Elevating Event Marketing for Associations

AMR Management Services

In today’s bustling event landscape, where myriad options vie for attendees’ attention, the challenge of encouraging attendance looms large for associations. Standing out amidst the noise requires more than just hosting an event—it demands a strategic approach to event marketing. Associations must navigate through the sea of competing events by crafting compelling narratives, highlighting unique… The post Elevating Event Marketing for Associations first appeared on AMR Management Ser

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15 Attention Hacks to Improve Online Attendee and Learner Engagement

WBT Systems

Even when people pay for online education programs—and especially when they don’t—they still sometimes let themselves get distracted.

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7 steps to advance your volunteer program with your online member community

Nimble AMS

Volunteers are an important part of your association! You likely leverage your association management software (AMS) to manage, recruit, retain, and engage your member volunteers. But have you considered leveraging your online member community to give your volunteer program a boost? Read our blog for seven tips to use your online member community to enhance your volunteer program!

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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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From Passive to Passionate: How to Supercharge Member Engagement

Association Freak

Reading Time: 6 minutes Member engagement and retention are the ultimate weapons in the battle for long-term success. Without a loyal and actively involved base, even the most well-intentioned organization can struggle to grow or sustain itself. This article steps up to be your champion in this fight, offering a treasure trove of insights and strategies to turn passive members into enthusiastic participants.

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How to Get Funding for a Nonprofit: Tips on Tapping into 12 Top Funding Sources

Wild Apricot

Knowing how to get funding for a nonprofit is the first step towards success! Discover the pros & cons of the most common nonprofit funding sources.

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Three Steps for Becoming AI Ready

Associations Now

Associations’ silos can get in the way of making progress around AI, one expert says. But they can leverage other assets. A report in February found that nonprofits have been much slower than their corporate counterparts when it comes to adoption of generative AI. Jamie Notter, founder and CEO of the consultancy Propel, which works with associations, isn’t surprised.

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Navigating board dynamics

The Association 100

Step into the boardroom with The A100 podcast as Colleen Gallagher, Meghan Henning and Christine Stay delve into the crucial topic of communications and media efforts within associations. This episode offers a deep dive into strategies for gaining board support for communications initiatives, showcasing the undeniable impact of PR on an association’s success. “Communications isn’t just about outreach; it’s about building trust, managing crises and engaging your members ef

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Rethinking the Model: Why Your Membership Structure Needs an Upgrade

Association Freak

Reading Time: 3 minutes In a landscape where traditional association membership models increasingly fail to meet the needs and expectations of their constituencies, the need for innovation has never been more apparent. This article offers a deep dive into this timely topic, revealing the growing concerns among organizations and outlining a roadmap for revitalization.

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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 Top 15 Member Retention Strategies to Grow Your Community in 2024

Wild Apricot

Retaining your membership base saves money on recruitment and helps build a lasting community. Get inspired by these 15 member retention strategies!

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Association Brain Food: 4.12.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I would love to live Like a river flows, Carried by the surprise Of its own unfolding. – Fluent by John O’Donohue from Conamara Blues (hat tip to Swiss Miss for sending this poem my way) Attendee attention. Distraction is an occupational hazard for all of us. Even well-meaning learners who’ve paid for online courses and conferences are apt to click away if their attention wanes during your program.

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Spring 2024 Release Highlights

NetForum

Uncover the benefits of choosing the right association management software for your fundraising activities. Learn how the right AMS can empower your staff and maximize revenue generation. Spring 2024 Release Highlights appeared first on NetForum Association Management Software.

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‘Mastering Earned Media’: insights from O&U’s open mic Q&A

The Association 100

OnWrd & UpWrd’s latest open mic Q&A, “Mastering Earned Media for Associations,” offered a deep dive into effective media strategies for associations. Highlights included crafting narratives that resonate, personalizing pitches, innovative follow-up techniques and the strategic use of Letters to the Editor. Attendees explored storytelling for industry advancements, building meaningful trade publication relationships and employing modern metrics for measuring PR success.

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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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46 Unique Nonprofit Software Tools to Bring You Success in 2024!

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit software simplifies, automates and powers up your daily tasks. Accounting software, fundraising tools, CRM solutions, analytics and more!

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Disruption Sunny Side Up 

.orgSource

Disruption gets a bad rap. We are quick to see it as a faceless villain itching to lay waste to our future prospects. But shattering the status quo is positive and necessary. We call that type of change innovation. It happens when smart people with guts and irrepressible creative energy are left to their own devices. Greg Larkin, who was a guest on a recent Association 4.0 podcast , is one of those iconoclasts.

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How to go beyond “thank you” to show gratitude for your volunteers

NetForum

There’s nothing that shows volunteers more appreciation than providing them with a well-organized volunteer experience and the tools they need to succeed. Here are four ways the right technology can help you deliver a great volunteer experience year-round. How to go beyond “thank you” to show gratitude for your volunteers appeared first on NetForum Association Management Software.

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Elevate your association’s PR game with The A100 podcast

The Association 100

Join me on this week’s episode of The A100 podcast, dropping tomorrow, as I embark on a solo journey to unravel the complexities of PR and media relations for associations. I’ll guide listeners through creating newsworthy content, managing strategic press lists, securing national coverage and nurturing lasting media relationships. Offering a wealth of strategies and insights, this episode transforms your approach to PR, positioning your association as an industry leader.

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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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There Are Many Ways to the Outcome You Want

Elevating Engagement

The president-elect tentatively raised her hand and said, “ I’m getting nervous about time. I don’t have much of it these days, and all this sounds like a lot of time.” We were talking about engagement at a board retreat. The whole group came up with many great ideas for engaging members, and small groups presented details of high-potential concepts.

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A Faster Path to Better Boards

Associations Now

Volunteer leaders often start board service poorly oriented on governance. One expert is streamlining the process, highlighting the importance of simply getting along. Becoming a board member is relatively straightforward at most associations. You demonstrate expertise in a profession, volunteer with the association that serves it, then make your way through the association’s particular governance pipeline to get a board seat.

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How to Host a Panel Discussion at Your Next Event

MemberClicks

Panel discussions are an engaging and dynamic way to explore different perspectives and dig deeper into new ideas. They successfully bring together experts from various fields surrounding a field of study or topic and provide an abundance of insights and knowledge on the topic. If you are considering hosting a panel discussion to liven up your next event, consider the following invaluable information about how to choose the correct format and how to get the most out of your panel discussion expe

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Elevating association research: transform insights into impact

The Association 100

Unlock the secrets to maximizing your association’s research with OnWrd & UpWrd’s eBook, “Five Steps to Unlock the Power of Your Association’s Research.” This guide will help you amplify the reach and significance of your research efforts. The five-step process is designed to involve critical stakeholders early, identify compelling narratives within your findings and develop a robust strategy for sharing your insights.

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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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Pre-Order Our New Book!

PROPEL

The wait is finally over! Our latest book, Culture Change Made Easy: See Your Hidden Workplace Patterns and Get Unstuck, is now available for pre-order (Kindle only) and it will be automatically sent to your device on the launch date of April 30. It’s $9.99 and you can order it here. We are really excited about this book.

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Give Your Members a Personalized Career Journey

YM Careers

Members want a personalized experience and help growing their careers. Here’s how your association can give members the support they seek. The post Give Your Members a Personalized Career Journey appeared first on YM Careers by Community Brands.

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How to Reduce Membership Churn

MemberClicks

Navigating through membership churn is like trying to sail a leaking boat—it’s a daunting yet common challenge for any organization. While some churn is expected, identifying when it becomes a critical threat is crucial for survival. In this article, we will take a closer look at membership churn and its common causes. We’ll provide insights into how to improve retention rates and how to keep members engaged.

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AMS Highlight Series - Fonteva

Breezio

This edition of Breezio's AMS Highlight Series blog features Fonteva, a leading Association Management System built on Salesforce. Learn about its powerful features for optimizing member engagement and streamlining organizational processes.

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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.