Sat.Nov 09, 2019 - Fri.Nov 15, 2019

Association Growth Strategy: 6 Tech Tools to Drive Member Recruitment + Retention

Higher Logic

For associations focusing on strategically attracting new members (and keeping them engaged for the long haul), it’s important to package your tech stack for ample growth and retention.

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The evolution of member benefit priorities throughout the career journey

Aptify

A recent Community Brands study shows that members rank the priority of benefits differently as they move through their careers. Is your association ready to meet their changing needs?

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Benchmarking Digital Marketing: Where Associations are Spending, Hitting and Missing

Multiview

As marketing continues its shift into digital, membership organizations must keep pace with the times. MultiView surveyed these organizations to… The post Benchmarking Digital Marketing: Where Associations are Spending, Hitting and Missing appeared first on MultiView.

6 Strategies You Can Use Today to Increase Event Attendance

Wild Apricot

Want more event attendees? Who doesn't? Here are six tactics you can use to boost event attendance starting today

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.

Revisit your association’s benefits to improve member engagement and loyalty

YourMembership Blog

Are your members satisfied with the benefits they receive from your organization? Community Brands’ latest study shows you might have room for improvement. To keep members happy and engaged long-term, it’s important to deliver the benefits that matter most to them.

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How to Get Current Attendees to Recruit New Ones

Associations Now

It’s hard work to convince new people to register for your conferences, but your current attendees may be able and willing to help. Here are three tactics for making it happen.

How to Launch an LMS with No Content

Blue Sky eLearn

We must be kidding, right? Well, yes and no! We’ve talked to plenty of organizations who don’t believe they are ready or qualified to purchase a learning management system because of lack of content.

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Take your association’s career center to the next level using social media

YourMembership Blog

Job opportunities are among the most important benefits to your members. Here’s how to give your job board a boost using social media.

LMS Integration Questions to Consider Before Making a Selection Decision

WBT Systems

LMS Integration Questions to Consider Before Making a Selection Decision. Read more about LMS Integration Questions to Consider Before Making a Selection Decision

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3 Ways to Collect More Revenue at Events With the Mobile App

Wild Apricot

Every event you run could be an opportunity to follow up on unpaid invoices and make sure you don't miss out on a dime of your revenue. Here's how to use the new finances module in the app for admins to make that easier than ever

What Marketing Consulting Services Are Available for Associations?

HighRoad Solution

Associations naturally have a DIY spirit when it comes to most things. Inspired by the can-do energy of the members, association management teams will try to tackle most tasks by themselves

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How will your association observe National Philanthropy Day?

YourMembership Blog

On November 15, we celebrate the act of charitable giving. Here are some ideas to help your small association recognize this important day. Have you thought about what your association will do to observe National Philanthropy Day? It’s a day when people across the U.S. and Canada recognize the great contribution philanthropy makes to our. The post How will your association observe National Philanthropy Day? appeared first on YourMembership.

Are Too Many Meetings Killing Employee Productivity?

Associations Now

For employees who rely on blocks of time to get their tasks done, dicing up their calendars with unnecessary meetings can result in a loss of work. You wake up in the morning ready to buckle down and get to work—but one glance at the calendar says otherwise.

The 50 Best Nonprofit Websites To Get You Inspired

Wild Apricot

Planning to redesign your website? We've handpicked the top 50 nonprofit websites from organizations large and small to help you create the best possible website

What Marketing Consulting Services Are Available for Associations?

HighRoad Solution

Associations naturally have a DIY spirit when it comes to most things. Inspired by the can-do energy of the members, association management teams will try to tackle most tasks by themselves

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Can Your Small Staff Association Support a Mobile App?

Multiview

Here’s a hot take that may blow your mind: Everybody uses mobile devices. Insert sarcasm.] Whether you’re the baby boomer,… The post Can Your Small Staff Association Support a Mobile App? appeared first on MultiView.

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ASAE Urges Congress to Include UBIT Repeal in Spending Bill

Associations Now

Congress is preparing to pass a temporary spending bill to keep the government running through December 20. That continuing resolution could be a vehicle for repealing a burdensome nonprofit benefits tax, say ASAE and the UBIT Coalition.

How to Create a Nonprofit Website That Inspires People to Action

Wild Apricot

Every nonprofit wants their website to be as effective as possible, but few know how the principles behind it. Learn how to create a nonprofit website with these seven best practices to increase donations and engage supporters

Baseline Advocacy: Legislative Tracking Offers Associations the Opportunity to Execute Advocacy in Real-Time

Association Adviser

Legislative tracking streamlines advocacy information to your membership. Here's how to personalize, categorize and identify legislation that matters.

How to Respond to Negative Feedback

MembersClicks

No matter how much work you put into something or what your intentions might have been, at some point in time, you’re bound to receive some negative feedback. Maybe it’s in regards to an event you hosted. Or something you posted on social media. Or even an email you sent out.

Hispanic Journalists Group Gives Freelancers a New Home

Associations Now

With a goal of raising the visibility of long-form journalism by Latino writers, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists has launched a new digital storytelling outlet. Freelance work is a fact of life for many journalists, whether they like it or not.

SURGE Growth is coming back — for Asia-Pac

Association Success

If we were going to spend our latest virtual conferencing charging the association industry with finding ways to grow, then you can bet we were going to look for ways to grow, too.

Marketing by Example: Airbnb and Community Content

Association Adviser

Consumers want brands to share their values and engage with their community in meaningful ways. Try user-produced community content for your next marketing win. The post Marketing by Example: Airbnb and Community Content appeared first on Association Adviser.

3 Quick Membership Management Hacks

MembersClicks

We love a good hack. When trying to accomplish a goal, isn’t it nice to have new tricks and tactics to try.without having to spend a ton of time brainstorming?

Membership Hack: Referral Dollars

Associations Now

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants doles out a $25 referral credit to any member who refers recruits during an end-of-year membership drive. The dollars can be used to pay down next year’s dues. How to hack it? You might call it a return on recruitment effort.

3 ways to breathe new life into your membership in 2020

Nimble AMS

How you can use the Community Brands Member Engagement and Loyalty Study to revive member value. Now is the perfect time to revisit the value you provide your members. Here’s some inspiration from Community Brands’ latest study to get you started.

Another AMSFest in the Books

Delcor

I have attended all of the AMSFest events and have been consistently impressed by the value provided to associations who are researching association management system (AMS) options. AMSFest 2019 was no exception, and DelCor was proud to contribute.

Feeling stuck? Moving on is actually quite simple

Association Success

Being able to simplify something complicated is not easy or intuitive. . In an overly complex world, simplifying our personal and professional lives is fast becoming a foundational value that cannot be ignored. Just look around: Companies that simplify our lives are thriving. .

Three Ways to Maximize Your Giving Tuesday Campaign

Associations Now

As the number of organizations participating in the post-Thanksgiving charitable holiday swells, it can be harder to get a foothold with donors. Fundraising experts give tips to help you distinguish yourself and make the most of #GivingTuesday.

#MCLIVEin5 Ways to Build Product Confidence at MC LIVE!

MembersClicks

MC LIVE! is a three-day learning event for association and chamber professionals. Part of that means bringing in the best and the brightest industry experts - and even some outside the industry - to talk about things that affect all member-based organizations. The other part?

Social Media Has Changed the Advocacy Landscape Forever

Association Adviser

Associations should be aware that as social media platforms evolve, they'll need to continuously evaluate their social media advocacy plans to ensure maximum reach and meaningful engagement. The post Social Media Has Changed the Advocacy Landscape Forever appeared first on Association Adviser.

Welcome to the place where badass leaders grow

Association Success

Here we go, AssociationSuccess.org readers: Big changes are upon us. .

AI-Powered Hiring Practices Face Regulator Scrutiny

Associations Now

A company that sells AI-based facial detection technology to employers to screen job candidates is the subject of a regulatory complaint due to concerns it introduces bias to the hiring process. Artificial intelligence has a lot to offer your association in a variety of ways.