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12 Productivity Tools for Nonprofits (2021 Update)

Wild Apricot

Alyssa had no idea what she was getting into when she landed her first role as the Admin Coordinator at a small association in Chicago. While her duties seemed clear-cut in the job description, she quickly realized what a mess everything was on the. website-and-technology

The Impact of the Pandemic on Association Membership

Membership Marketing

Not since the Great Recession over a decade, ago have more associations reported that their membership declined than those showing an increase. However, despite the challenges, there remain points of light that provide hope for the future of a forceful rebound for membership programs.

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Empower Strategy by Incorporating Trends

.orgSource

Getting strategic planning right is challenging in the best of times. This season of disruption adds additional complexity and brings significant shifts in perspective that are important to recognize as associations prepare for the years ahead.

Entrepreneurial Leadership For You – Association Hustle Episode 291 (6m 36s)

Moery Company

Brand-building, accountability, and transparency are steps you can take to become an entrepreneurial leader your organization. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Going Mobile with Your Online Community? Look for These 3 Features

Higher Logic

The post Going Mobile with Your Online Community? Look for These 3 Features appeared first on Higher Logic. Looking for an online community platform that offers a mobile app? Here are the best features to put on your vendor checklist. The post Going Mobile with Your Online Community?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.23.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Webinar pricing/sponsorships.

Does Your Value Proposition Resonate? – Association Field Report (July 23, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello, my friends, it’s JP Moery, observations from the field today. I have been having lots of conversations about organizations and their value proposition. It’s one of the hottest topics out there. People want to know if their value proposition resonates. Do they need to adjust it?

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Your Guide to Compensating Event Speakers

Aaron Wolowiec

Wondering where to start when it comes to paying speakers? Let’s review some common questions about event speaker compensation

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How to Connect Your Wild Apricot Account to Over 950 Apps and Services

Wild Apricot

If you want to go above and beyond the features we currently offer in Wild Apricot, there's a tool for you. Integromat lets you automate customized workflows without writing a single line of code. With over 950 online apps (e.g., QuickBooks, Google. wild-apricot-updates

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

[GUEST BLOG] Why Going Hybrid is a “Must” for Associations and Chambers

GrowthZone

by Will Flaherty. Your chamber or association is probably holding in-person events again, or soon will be. Now that in-person events are returning, organizations must choose one of three options: stick with a virtual conference, switch to an in-person conference or pivot to a hybrid conference.

What Previous Experiences Best Prepared You for Owning and Leading a Business?- Ask JP #076

Moery Company

Hello, everybody, it’s JP Moery. Welcome to another episode of Ask JP, the question is what previous experiences do you believe best prepared you for owning and leading a business? I will say this, my experience in association work was valuable, but it’s kind of a bubble, right?

Managing eLearning Podcast: Episode 6 Summary & Highlights

Web Courseworks Associations

In this week’s episode , Matt Harpold and Jon Aleckson interview Hope Liu , the Senior Director, Organizational Learning for the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. .

Righting past wrongs: Utah and Connecticut simplify removal of discriminatory covenants

Ungrated

Community associations in Utah and Connecticut can now use a streamlined process to invalidate racially restrictive provisions contained in governing documents or in individual deeds of homes.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

20+ Post-Event Survey Questions to Ask Attendees

MembersClicks

As an event planner for an association or membership organization, the end of the event feels like a job well done. However, your work is far from over once the event concludes.

Understand why Apple's new privacy policy makes sense

HighRoad Solution

Earlier this summer, Apple announced its upcoming (Fall 2021) release of iOS 15, which touts a number of new privacy features that will help users control and monitor how their data is being used.

[GUEST Micro-Vlog] Switch Photo Backgrounds in 10 Seconds

GrowthZone

by Beth Z. Your Nerdy Best Friend). Have you ever posted boring pictures on social media because you just didn’t have time to do something special with them? Problem solved! Your Nerdy Best Friend demonstrates how you can switch photo backgrounds in 10 seconds!

Your members’ favorite coffee shops are rewarding loyalty. Are you?

Nimble AMS

What does coffee have to do with keeping your members around for the long haul? It might be more than you think. Consider your local Starbucks. How many times do you pass by only to see a long line of cars in the drive-through? And it’s not just during the morning commute. It’s All.

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

9 Member Appreciation Ideas to Retain More Members

MembersClicks

Positive psychology shows that expressing gratitude is beneficial to both the giver and the receiver. However, research also shows that we undervalue the impact expressing our appreciation has and, as a result, don’t do it enough. Likewise, member appreciation efforts are crucial to your overall membership retention strategy and are a key way for how to boost membership.

How to Engage Learners in Your LMS: Tips and Tricks

CommPartners

Your learners will get out of your Learning Management System (LMS) what they put into it. To make the most of any online learning platform, you need to engage learners virtually. LMS engagement initiatives will make the difference between an all-star elearning strategy and a middling one.

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Introduce Your Members to Mixed-Age Learning Experiences

WBT Systems

Introduce Your Members to Mixed-Age Learning Experiences. Read more about Introduce Your Members to Mixed-Age Learning Experiences

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6 tips for proposing new membership software to your board

Aptify

Ask a membership professional about some of their biggest challenges, and selecting and implementing membership software is right up there near the top of the list. Why is it so challenging? For starters, before you even get to the selection phase, you must convince the board to fund the project.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Statement On The Health Misinformation Act Of 2021

InternetAssociation

Today, IA President and CEO K. Dane Snowden released the following statement in response to the introduction of the Health Misinformation Act of 2021 by Sen.

Webinar Re-Cap: Demystifying LMS-AMS Integration

Blue Sky eLearn

Recently, Lance Simon, Blue Sky’s Senior Director of Business Development, was joined alongside George Duarte Lopez, Blue Sky’s Integrations Manager, and Liam O’Malley, Blue Sky’s Vice President of Association Solutions, to explain LMS-AMS Integration and discuss the three most common AMS-LMS integration options.

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It’s all relative…

Effective Database

It's all relative. Over the course of my 22 years of consulting, I've consulted with well over 250 associations. And in that same time, I've probably spoken with an additional 1,000 or more. And one thing that still makes me chuckle is when someone says something along the lines of "We're a small association" or "We have … It’s all relative… Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom

2021 AMG Scholarship Winners Press Release

AMG

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Statement On Foreign Digital Censorship Laws

InternetAssociation

Washington, DC – Today, Internet Association (IA) Director of Trade Policy Jordan Haas issued the following statement on foreign digital censorship laws. IA filed detailed comments to the United States International Trade Commission’s (USITC) investigation on the same topic.

Getting Ready for Marketing Automation

AssociationTrends

Marketing Automation isn’t just a tool to achieve operational efficiencies. In fact, it’s actually a shift in philosophy around the way you communicate your brand and membership promise.

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2021 On-Demand Association Survey Results Webinar

ReviewAMS

In early 2021, the GrowthZone AMS team joined Teri Carden, Founder of ReviewMyAMS for a fast-paced, interactive webinar. The topic? Read more. associations. membership. webinar. virtual events. non-dues revenue