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Five steps to becoming an innovative association and driving member value

Nimble AMS

When you think of an innovator, you might imagine Marc Benioff, Sheryl Sandberg, or Elon Musk. Innovators introduce new ideas, inventions, or discoveries to our ever-changing world. You may believe such transformation is strictly reserved for Silicon Valley or maverick leaders.

How to Change Your Culture with 2 Numbers


Many organizations I work with wish they did innovation better. When we assess their culture, we see a common pattern: they are valuing the concepts of innovation (creativity, future focus, etc.),


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5-Step Guide to Calculating Your Member Retention Rate

Higher Logic

The post 5-Step Guide to Calculating Your Member Retention Rate appeared first on Higher Logic. Do you know how much value you’re providing members? Your member retention rate can help show you. Calculate it using these five easy steps. .


Answers to Common Email Marketing Questions (Vol. 1)

Higher Logic

The post Answers to Common Email Marketing Questions (Vol. 1) appeared first on Higher Logic. Make sure you have the basics covered when starting any email marketing campaign. . The post Answers to Common Email Marketing Questions (Vol. 1) appeared first on Higher Logic.

Here's How to Write an Effective New-Member Welcome Email

Welcome emails have an incredibly high open rate (50-60%). Read here to learn tips for taking full advantage of your valuable, one-time opportunity to reach new members.

Your AMS Should Include These 5 Features?and More

Association Adviser

As association leaders, you have a responsibility to your team and your members to keep your membership database organized and up to date with clean information on a day-to-day basis.

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What Do You Want to Try Now?

Smooth The Path

At the pandemic’s beginning, one friend was still working in an office while nearly everyone I knew bunkered up at home. She continued her commute daily during the darkest days of COVID with a mask on and fingers crossed that she wouldn’t bring the plague to her family.

Why a Contractor Arrangement Works for Me

Aaron Wolowiec

Kate Pojeta is convinced that if she had a typical "9-5" job, she would have been fired by now, multiple times over. Her colleagues would despise her. She would be unemployable in most work places.


Grab your boots… We’re headed to Nashville for ASAE Annual!

Higher Logic

The post Grab your boots… We’re headed to Nashville for ASAE Annual! appeared first on Higher Logic. From educational sessions to a live muralist and a little boot scootin’ boogie to Little Big Town, our Higher Logic team is headed to Nashville August 20 to 23 for some in-person fun at ASAE.

Wag more, bark less: Developing reasonable and enforceable pet policies


People consider pets as part of the family so it’s important for community associations to embrace that and document pet policies to ensure a positive and productive relationship for all. Community associations should establish pet policies that are: Reasonable.

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

Heroes & Humanitarians: A Salute to Stewards of Public Service


When disaster strikes, there are those who run towards it, willingly putting themselves in harm’s way to protect and save the lives of others.

The Amazing ReviewMyAMS Sponsor Lineup at ASAE's 2022 Annual Meeting & Expo


The 2022 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition kicks off in just a matter of days and we’re super excited to be attending with the association community, cheering on our awesome exhibiting sponsors! Here’s the lineup… be sure to visit these booths!

Discover new opportunities for your association with Aptify at ASAE Annual 2022


After more than two years of disruption, is your association ready to take advantage of new opportunities? . Join the Aptify team at 2022 ASAE Annual Meeting to learn how to re-think and re-tool your association for the future. .

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Zen and The Rogue Board Member

Leading Associations

“Is That So?” – a Zen Parable. A girl in the village was pregnant. Her angry parents demanded to know who the father was. At first resistant to confess, the anxious and embarrassed girl finally pointed to Hakuin, the Zen master whom everyone revered for living such a pure life.

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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.

Make Change Your Most Significant Advantage


This idea from an article in the “Harvard Business Review” caught my attention. “As As the shelf life of business strategies grows shorter, a corporation’s transformation capability becomes its only enduring advantage.” Authors N.

Association Brain Food: 8.19.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Because I’m away next week at the ASAE Annual Meeting and elsewhere, I’m not publishing Association Brain Food on Friday, August 26. This edition includes all the free events I could find for the next two weeks.

20 things you can do for your chapters

Mariner Management

August is almost over but no fear … here’s our Top 20 List for this month. This time we pulled from posts, webinars, white papers and more to find 20 things that you can do to help your chapters – and your volunteers – succeed!

Patience and grace

Effective Database

Patience and grace A past client of mine recently told me: "You inspire confidence and calmness which people need when going through an AMS transition." This got me thinking about two behavioral attributes that I think are absolutely critical to success when going through any major technology transition: patience and grace. Technology transitions, no matter … Patience and grace Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom

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.

Membership Management Software UK – Best of 2022


Membership management software is an online platform that offers features to simplify member management tasks. If you have an association, The post Membership Management Software UK – Best of 2022 appeared first on Raklet - Membership Management Software.

Reimagine & Improve Your Association’s Webinars for a Virtual Audience with Greater Expectations

WBT Systems

‘Webinar’ has become a dirty word. For many, it conjures 10 minutes of introductory ‘housekeeping’ followed by a 45-minute PowerPoint presentation and, if you’re lucky, 5 minutes of Q&A. Unfortunately

Gardian of the Month: Alissa Parady

Aaron Wolowiec

Alissa Parady is our Gardian of the Month! Find out how she learns best, what type of networker she is, how she likes to apply what she's learned and her favorite thing about Summer


The eight best songs to play on your trip to ASAE Annual

Nimble AMS

After two years, the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition is back in person. Our Nimble AMS team can’t wait to show you how our tech can transform your association!

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).