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How to Prepare Attendees for a Virtual Conference—or Other Options for Cancelled Conferences

WBT Systems

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Leading During a Pandemic: Setting Strategy, Virtually

Associations Now

As virtual meetings become the new norm, more associations will need to Zoom strategic discussions. Here’s how to make that process effective. The past few weeks have given many of us a crash course in teleconferencing.

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Building an Association Crisis Communications Webpage

GrowthZone

crisis [krahy-sis] noun: a stage in a sequence of events at which the trend of all future events is determined. Often used in conjunction with a negative event, by definition, the term crisis doesn’t typically refer to an actual occurrence.

Attracting More Association Members: A Q&A

Blue Sky eLearn

An association’s success is dependent on how happy and fulfilled its members are. The more meaningful experiences and learning opportunities your association offers , the more likely you can get membership renewals and even attract new members.

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.

Practical tips to prepare your association for virtual work

Nimble AMS

Now is an ideal time to assess your organization’s tools and approaches for working remotely. Transitioning to a remote workforce can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some practical tips to get you started.

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How To Craft Member Renewal Messaging Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Associations Now

Even though much of the world is consumed with fighting the spread of coronavirus, membership renewals are still coming due. Experts offer advice on dealing with renewal notices, while being sensitive to today’s unique environment.

How are you and your business responding in light of the current events? – Ask JP #016

Moery Company

Hi folks, another special edition of Ask JP. I have had great conversations with CEOs over the last couple of weeks, probably more than I’ve had in the last several months. It’s been very interesting and gratifying to be able to connect with folks.

How to Celebrate National Volunteer Month in 2020

Wild Apricot

April is National Volunteer Month, but how do we celebrate amidst the COVID-19 crisis? Here are some ideas

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4 tips for member engagement using an online community

YourMembership Blog

Despite recent health concerns and cancelled events, your association still needs to engage members with each other and with your organization. It’s time to employ virtual alternatives to in-person events.

Adding Member Value in Time of COVID-19: How Associations and Chambers Are Responding

MembersClicks

This is unchartered territory we’re all in right now — trying to navigate COVID-19 and how it’s not only impacting us, but our key constituents as well. For you, that’s your members.

Webinar Sponsorships During Uncertain Times – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 226

Moery Company

On this week’s episode we cover actionable steps you can take for rewarding webinar partnerships. We cover setting business objectives, managing expectations, and creating a variety of opportunities for your sponsorship inventory. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Resources to Help Your Organization Adapt During COVID-19

Wild Apricot

If you're facing unexpected challenges at the moment, here are some resources to support you and your organization as you adapt. You'll find information on running online events, working remotely, online fundraising, and more

The Feng Shui of Modern Email

Association Adviser

Feng shui may be an ancient practice, but its durability continues to manifest itself in modern ways such as email marketing. The post The Feng Shui of Modern Email appeared first on Association Adviser.

How to Protect Yourself in the Age of Videoconferencing Calls

Associations Now

Zoom calls, for one, aren’t as private as you may think. Here are some ways to protect yourself as we work—and play—at home during the pandemic. Suddenly, videoconferencing is everywhere. We use it for work, for school, for exercise, and to socialize during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Association Field Report (March 31, 2020)

Moery Company

Hi, it’s JP, with a field report for March 31st. End of Q1. Oh my goodness, wow, what was March like? We’ve got a lot of challenges in April and in the second quarter.

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How to Manage Your Organization Virtually

Wild Apricot

Top six areas of your organization that can be done virtually, so you can stay on top of its needs even when you’re in the midst of social distancing

Webinar Q&A: Events in Crisis? What to Do Now & What to Do Next

Association Adviser

Our March 26 webinar, Events in Crisis? What to Do Now & What to Do Next, generated several thoughtful questions about the postponement and rescheduling of events due to a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic.

The future of fundraising is responsive

Association Success

During even the best of times, fundraising can be a complex endeavor requiring perseverance, persistence, and adaptability.

Template: Webinar Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

Are you looking to expand your sponsorship inventory to include webinars? If so, you will find our Webinar Sponsorship Program Template useful as you create new opportunities for your partners to reach your members in a new way. Download your copy today!

7 Tips on Staying Sane When You’re Working From Home

Wild Apricot

Working from home sounds great in theory, but it comes with its own challenges, especially when we're all dealing with a global pandemic. Here are some tips on how to make the most of it and stay sane in the process

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Reimagine, Renew, Rebound: The Path Forward for Association Leadership

Association Adviser

No doubt about it, every association executive is asking themselves, “What’s next?” What next for revenue? What next for member retention? What next for member services? What next for staff retention? What next for morale? The list of questions is almost endless.

How to Plan a Virtual Conference at Your Association: 5 Steps

MembersClicks

With everything going on surrounding COVID-19, many organizations are having to rethink (and replan) their upcoming events, particularly their annual conferences. But how exactly do you take an in-person conference and make it virtual. while upholding its original value?

Modernizing Your Association’s Dues Model and Value Proposition

Moery Company

Hi folks, today’s episode is all about membership dues re-setting and membership category modernizations. This year, many associations are going to address their business model.

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The Top 10 Alumni Management Software Options

Wild Apricot

Find out how alumni management software can help your organization and check out our list of top 10 options to find one that fits your needs

How the CARES Act benefits associations

Association Success

When the landmark CARES Act was signed into law, many in the United States were able to breathe a sigh of relief knowing that the unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus package was on the way with some help.

Five Ways to Create Better Engagement During Virtual Events

Associations Now

Taking your conference virtual doesn’t mean you have to lose the networking and interaction that occurs at your in-person events. Some ideas for building better online engagement. .

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Webinar: Embrace Digital Marketing or Get Left Behind

Moery Company

This webinar covers why your association needs to embrace digital marketing and how to scale your efforts. Scroll down below to view the webinar. The post Webinar: Embrace Digital Marketing or Get Left Behind appeared first on The Moery Company. Resources digital marketing webinar

March Update: Resources to Help Your Organization Adapt During the Pandemic

Wild Apricot

In this month's newsletter, you'll find out about our online user summit, two new product enhancements, a podcast on improving your social media presence, and more

Fill the Gap with Outsourcing

Association Adviser

Outsourcing through third-party companies who engage with your members through content frees up association employees to reassert the value of membership. The post Fill the Gap with Outsourcing appeared first on Association Adviser.

How the New COVID-19 Sick Leave, FMLA Law Could Impact Associations

Associations Now

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act requires businesses with fewer than 500 employees to give two weeks of paid sick leave and 10 weeks of partially paid FMLA leave to employees affected by the virus. An expert explains what you need to know.

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Member Engagement Just Got Temporarily Easier

Smooth The Path

There may never have been an easier time to engage members because our members’ needs have temporarily just gotten more transparent. Nearly everyone, in every country, has just had their world turned upside down.

Marketing Team Remote Tips

HighRoad Solution

Marketers are innately poised for change. They’re inclined to think creatively and move when the market demands. Still, when it comes to making the shift from the office building to the den, or basement, or even she/he-shed, it can still be unsettling.

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Everyone should get to play in the (Salesforce) sandbox

Nimble AMS

Don’t get caught without a full sandbox for your Salesforce-based AMS. Your Salesforce-based association management software system should include a full sandbox. Here’s why. Considering an association management software (AMS) system built on Salesforce ? Congratulations!