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The Purpose of Pricing

Aaron Wolowiec

When it comes to value in pricing, it is not about greed. Many associations think that if they discuss pricing, their members will see them as greedy, especially because we are nonprofit organizations.

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The Ultimate Guide To Creating Nonprofit Annual Reports (+15 Examples)

Wild Apricot

“We really have to do an annual report this year,” development director Hannah’s boss told her. “Donors want it, our foundation funders are asking why we don’t have one, and everyone else in our service area is doing one.” ” marketing


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10 Overlooked Tactics for Growing Association Membership


Membership recruitment is a never-ending project. Every year, members leave your organization – they retire, change jobs or professions, go out of business, lose their professional development budget, or just leave for unknown reasons.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.2.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Peer advisory groups. When I worked at NAHB, I always thought the Builder 20 clubs were such a great idea. WBT Systems does too.

How to Get Young Professionals to Engage In Your Association

GrowthZone’s guide, The Power of Young Professionals, tackles the challenges of engaging, recruiting, and retaining Gen Z and Millennial members, including: • Why they do or don’t join. • Communication strategies. • Myths and facts

How To Improve Member Recruitment Now – Association Hustle Episode 288 (8m 26s)

Moery Company

How can state, local, and national affiliations work together to create a killer membership recruitment program? Find out on this week’s Association Hustle podcast. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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The Definitive Guide to Online Community Management

Higher Logic

The post The Definitive Guide to Online Community Management appeared first on Higher Logic. Want to learn more about online community management or what it takes to be a good community manager? Find out here (and get 7 steps to building your strategy).

June Update: What’s New This Summer at Wild Apricot?

Wild Apricot

Summer is here, and this month we’re featuring stories from nonprofits who are successfully achieving their mission using Wild Apricot. Check out our blog post, The Ultimate Guide to Creating Nonprofit Annual Reports to learn how to effectively. wild-apricot-updates

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What’s Your Advice for Beginners on Getting Started With Association Sales? – Ask JP #073

Moery Company

Hello friends, this week’s Ask JP question is from a young executive just getting out of college. The question is, what’s your advice for beginners on getting started with association sales?

Diversity Rules the Global Economy, Step Up to Success


We may have all come on different ships, but we are in the same boat now. Martin Luther King, Jr. The proof that we are citizens of the world, no matter how fiercely we choose to localize, was one of the pandemic’s profound lessons. Technology has created an interdependent global economy.

How to Sell Your Board on Better Technology

Use this helpful blueprint when you need to convince your board to invest in better software. It includes talking points and tips for your presentation, including quantifying ROI, outlining indirect benefits, and selling the potential of the purchase.

9 Strategies for Preventing Volunteer Burnout & Keeping Your Leadership Pipeline Full


As we come out on the other side of the pandemic, things aren’t as rosy as we had anticipated. Association colleagues are telling us they’re having a tough time recruiting and retaining volunteers. Volunteer recruitment was already a problem before the pandemic—members were busy.

Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Michael Tatonetti

Aaron Wolowiec

Michael Tatonetti is a Certified Association Executive and Certified Pricing Professional on a mission to advance associations in their pricing models for financial sustainability. If it has to do with pricing and value for associations, he has the specialized expertise to train your audience

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How Association Clients Think- Association Field Report (July 2, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello there, it’s JP Moery with an observation from the field. I got one today for all my friends that are in the association consulting business or the association service business.

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Staffing challenges: Communities cope with lifeguard shortages


As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted in several states, many community associations have opened or are planning to open their pools for the summer season.

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How to Select an Association Credit Card Processing Company

Right now, every penny counts. It’s an ideal time to check if your association’s credit card processing provider is offering competitive terms. However, there are many important factors to consider if when researching options.

A New Model for Association Meetings and Decisions

Association Adviser

Cloud-based voting systems let associations conduct business and make key decisions regarding governance and operations. Pete Westerhaus explains how. The post A New Model for Association Meetings and Decisions appeared first on Association Adviser.

Partner Spotlight: Mariner Management

Aaron Wolowiec

Mariner Management provides Volunteer, Chapter, Member Community Strategy & Guidance

Time For Summer Break!

Smooth The Path

I’ve written this blog in some funny places and at some odd times to constantly publish twice a week for the last 8-1/2 years. Recently I’ve been experimenting with “writing” while hiking.


Condo safety: How to protect communities and respond to concerns


Condominium association residents and volunteer board members around the world understandably have questions about the safety of their own communities and are wondering how to protect their buildings after the tragic collapse of Champlain Tower South Condominium Association in Surfside, Fla.

The Ultimate Guide to Amazing Association Websites

Your association’s website needs to engage members AND deliver a great user experience so everyone who visits it leaves with a positive impression. But how? Get the free guide to optimizing your website “under-the-hood” (great for "non-techy" people).

Event Communities for Your Hybrid Events – It’s Time


If you read back through event trends and predictions blogs of the past several years, you will find many references to building online event communities to support in-person events. So, what happened?


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Aren’t Toppings. They are the Basic Ingredients to Your Association’s Success.


Authored by Marlis Korber. Before I purchased an association management company (AMC) , I owned and ran a pizzeria. In that business, you have your basic ingredients: mozzarella cheese, the dough, the pizza sauce, maybe a little pepperoni.

More People Are Turning To The Internet To Hire And Be Hired, According To IA U.S. Jobs Report


“The digital economy has become one of the most valuable tools in the toolbox for hiring managers, job seekers, and entrepreneurs alike.” – IA President & CEO K. Dane Snowden. Washington, DC – Today, IA released the June 2021 IA Industry Indicators (3i) Report: U.S.

How to Create Microlearning with Elevate LMS


Microlearning is one of the biggest buzzwords in online learning. If you’re already familiar with the e-learning space, you don’t need us to tell you that. Breaking learning down into bite-sized chunks is intuitive, fun, and—most importantly—it gets results. You don’t have to take it from us. Take a look at the research. Brief bursts […]. Blog Education elearning Elevate LMS microlearning Online Education

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Membership Recruitment: Converting Your Toughest Prospects

Here are the top 6 reasons to join an association – in one infographic. Use this infographic as a recruitment and retention marketing tool. Post it on your website, put it in presentations, or use it as inspiration for social media posts.

More on Meetings

Effective Database

More on Meetings I've written before about the importance of making sure your meetings are an effective use of everyone's time. Teena Whittenhall from Protech Associates shared these two gems with me that I heartily endorse: A meeting without an agenda is called a "waste of time." A meeting without documented action items will have … More on Meetings Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom


Digital Transformation: It’s All About Culture

Mariner Management

By Guest Bloggers Maddie Grant and Elizabeth Weaver Engel, M.A., Organizations of ALL types – for-profit and tax-exempt, national headquarters and chapters – have been talking about digital transformation for many years, yet association efforts continue to lag. Why is that?

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Statement On The Announcement Of The OECD/G20 Solution To New Global Tax Rules For The Digital Age


Washington, DC – Today, IA President and CEO K. Dane Snowden released the following statement on the announcement of the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework’s Two-Pillar Solution to Address the Tax Challenges Arising from the Digitalization of the Economy. Today’s OECD/G20 announcement can be found here.

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Peer Advisory Groups for Association Members Who Want to Learn From and With Each Other

WBT Systems

Peer Advisory Groups for Association Members Who Want to Learn From and With Each Other. Read more about Peer Advisory Groups for Association Members Who Want to Learn From and With Each Other

The 20 Do’s & Don’ts for Associations in Email Marketing

The biggest question that many Associations have when it comes to email marketing is, “what are the best practices I should adopt?” This whitepaper is written from 21 years of email experience on the client, agency, and vendor side of email. It is also wr

Creating Association ROI Through Volunteer Training (Toolkit)

Mariner Management

Member Volunteers bring passion to their work… What they don’t always have are the leadership and team skills needed to make the most of that passion.

Internet Association Hires New Director Of Federal Government Affairs


Washington, DC – Internet Association announced today that Bo Morris has joined IA as Director of Federal Government Affairs. In this role, Morris will expand IA’s capacity to lead the internet industry in the areas of congressional education and advocacy on key policies.

IA Statement On Preliminary Injunction Blocking Unconstitutional Florida Law


Washington, DC – On Wednesday, June 30th, U.S.