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How to Use ChatGPT to Manage and Market Your Association’s Education Programs

WBT Systems

Have you ever dreamed of having an assistant who lessens your workload? And does it for free? Dreams do come true, but this one comes on a wave of hype. Yes, I’m talking about ChatGPT.

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7 Tips for Running Successful Association Meetings

GrowthZone

So, you’re in charge of planning and running association meetings. Congratulations! That’s like being the captain of a boat, but instead of navigating the high seas, you’re navigating a sea of opinions and agendas. We don’t envy you, but maybe these tips can ensure a fruitful and pleasant experience for all who attend: 1. Set a clear purpose and agenda.

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Are Associations Losing Their Members’ Trust?—The Leadership ColLAB Explores This Critical Question

.orgSource

If your membership numbers are marching into the red, you and your team are probably focused on trying to identify the cause of the bleeding. Is technology tying your audience in knots? Perhaps it’s content that’s missing the mark. Maybe stale programming is stopping the love? Something flashier might be needed to attract the coveted gaze of strenuously courted GenX.

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Top Thought Leader Reveals: What Associations Should Be Thinking About in 2023

Higher Logic

The post Top Thought Leader Reveals: What Associations Should Be Thinking About in 2023 appeared first on Higher Logic. Time marches on and it’s usually impossible to go back to some perceived “way things were.” The best option is to start thinking and planning forward. The post Top Thought Leader Reveals: What Associations Should Be Thinking About in 2023 appeared first on Higher Logic.

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The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Customer Learning

Every decision that goes into your learning monetization strategy matters for your organization’s bottom line. Our research has shown a clear correlation between high program maturity (and ROI!) and choosing the right monetization strategy. This eBook contains clear, actionable ways to approach packaging and pricing models that will help your association grow revenue, improve profitability, and drive expansion into new markets.

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Direct Mail: Friend or Foe of Marketing?

Multiview

Let’s take a trip down memory lane to 1996 and think about the iconic jingle from Blue’s Clues where Steve sings “We just got a letter! We just got a letter! We just got a letter, wonder who it’s from?” Sure, you might not sing this when you’re retrieving your mail – though, once you listen to it, again, it’ll be stuck in your head – but there’s some truth to this nostalgic tune.

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How to See the Patterns in Your Workplace Culture That Might Be Hindering Your Growth

PROPEL

In this episode we chat with Jamie Notter, workplace culture expert and one of the brains behind the WorkXO Culture Assessment, which is part of QuestionPro Workforce Employee Experience Platform. Jamie shares some fascinating data about “culture patterns” that have emerged from collecting over 2m data points from hundreds of organizations.

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8 Community Management Software Options for 2023

Disciple Media

Whether you are attempting to enhance awareness of your brand or spearheading a movement community management software is crucial. This type of software creates a platform that brings people interested in your views, skills or products together so they can share their experiences, compare product notes, gain access to exclusive content, provide feedback and help spread the word to future community members.

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Cautionary Tales: Know Your Association Website Information and Protect It

Community Associations Network

As more community associations enter the digital age and establish their own websites, boards enter a new world that may be unfamiliar. Association websites are a great tool for providing owners with the community’s governing documents, handbooks, and other relevant information, such as when the pool will open and close. Many owners have stated that communication through an association website is their preferred method of correspondence from the board.

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How Qualitative Research Can Help Uncover Member Needs 

Associations Now

In 2018, the American Society of Anesthesiologists set out to paint a full picture of its members by conducting a series of interviews with a wide array of member cohorts. As a result, ASA has introduced new programming and benefits to better support members throughout their careers. If you want to know what your members need, a good starting point is to ask them.

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2024 Association Survey Results Report

2024 Association Survey Results Report For the 10th year, association professionals across the U.S. and Canada provided a look at the inner workings of their organizations when they replied to GrowthZone’s annual survey. Read the 2024 survey results report to see how your association compares: Top Challenges Retention Rates Non-Renewal Reasons Automatic Renewals Reinstatement Strategies Member Engagement Changes & Strategies Why Members Join Non-Dues Revenue Sources Dues Increases, and more

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Association Brain Food: 3.10.23

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… ChatGPT. WBT Systems explains how you can use ChatGPT to manage and market your association’s education programs. As I wrote in the post, I enjoy researching, thinking and writing so I’m not tempted to use ChatGPT for those purposes—besides, it wouldn’t be ethical.

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Equitable Practices to Consider before Establishing Indigenous Land Acknowledgements

Aaron Wolowiec

One of the main goals in doing an indigenous land acknowledgement is to respect and honor Indigenous People and their Tribal Nations and acknowledge the indigenous traditional lands where we do our work. However, one begs the question – is this enough; is it performative?

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PODCAST: 3 Major Challenges Facing Community Association Management Companies in 2023

AvidXchange: Association Management

In our first episode of the “Middle Market Report” podcast , we covered three pervasive trends happening right now in the community association management industry. Let’s set the table with a few figures: There are more than 357,000 community associations in the U.S. Roughly 8000 new associations are developed each year Community associations represent about 40 million housing units, including single family homes, condominiums and co-ops Managing communities to protect and

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with these innovative leaders

Nimble AMS

Happy Women’s History Month ! This year, the United Nations declared the International Women’s Day theme to be “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality.” The UN chose the theme to highlight what women have accomplished in the technology sphere and the steps needed to achieve gender equality in digital spaces. While women have made great strides in the U.S. workforce, they are still vastly underrepresented in STEM jobs.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.

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Leadership Pro Tip: Embrace a Curious Mindset

Associations Now

A sense of curiosity can help uncover new ideas and get your brain tuned in to other kinds of thinking. Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it built the leader. Leadership in many ways is built around making important decisions, and if you’re making the same types of decisions over and over, your leadership style might struggle as a result. But one way to fix that?

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Meet the Modern Member: 8 Traits

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In a world where consumer expectations shift daily, it's become harder and harder for organizations to keep up. For associations, the challenge is compounded by changes in the world of work that have prompted needs for learning and connections that far exceed those of professionals just a decade ago.

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Calculating the ROI of Culture Change

PROPEL

We think the average organization could see as much as a 25% increase in results if they could create a culture that was perfectly aligned with success. Figuring out the return-on-investment (ROI) for improving your workplace culture is no easy task. When you Google it, you’ll find a huge range of conclusions, from a 1992 study claiming culture drove a 756% growth in income over an 11 year period.

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Three Leadership ColLAB takeaways your association needs to leverage

Nimble AMS

In March , our Nimble AMS team attended the Leadership ColLAB conference hosted in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The. orgCommunity event featured interactive conversations led by engaging speakers , with decades of leadership experience in the association sphere. We spent our time in round table discussion with association leadership professionals , learning and sharing our own experiences.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Good Reads You Might Have Missed: Go Deeper With Your AMS

Associations Now

Thinking beyond the basic functionality of your AMS will help you expand what it can do for your association. Here are a few places to start. You might know how to use your association management system (AMS), but do you really know how to use it to expand the capabilities of your association? Association pros would obviously benefit from maximizing their AMS—and with that in mind, here are a few pieces from the Associations Now and ASAECenter.org archives to help you expand your mindset about w

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An Introduction to Short-Form Videos

Association Adviser

With over a billion monthly users, TikTok has reshaped the way consumers engage with social media, and association marketing teams are looking to dive head-first into this growing medium. Even as TikTok faces investigations from the Treasury Secretary and Chair of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. over parent company ByteDance’s connections to […] The post An Introduction to Short-Form Videos appeared first on Association Adviser.

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How to Use Culture Patterns to Unlock New Productivity

PROPEL

This is the fourth post in a new series of case studies that showcase several different ways in which we have worked with a client to solve a particular presenting culture issue. With a small staff tackling a big mission, this organization was ready to grow to new levels, but remained stuck in the inefficiencies and limited results of its past practices.

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A successful agenda: 5 ways to make your board meetings productive and efficient

Ungrated

Community association board meetings can be intense. Strong opinions and clashing egos can make it difficult for boards to stick to an agenda and accomplish their objectives. Thankfully, there are ways to navigate these stressful situations and adhere to the business at hand. Board members need to handle conflict with finesse and discipline rather than brute force, says David J.

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11 Tips to Drive Learning Content Consumption

Unlock the full potential of your educational initiatives with the 11 Tips to Drive Learning Content Consumption eBook. You’ll uncover: Why measure content consumption rather than (or in addition to) completion rates and member satisfaction? What are some proven tactics to create quality learner content and raise your content consumption rates? Discover the secrets from leading experts in the field, distilled into practical tips that promise to elevate the quality of your educational offerings,

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Why the Hybrid Office Still Isn’t Settled Yet

Associations Now

Four-day workweeks? Fully remote? Plenty of options are still on the table for leaders. And now is a good time to look into what works. The struggle to create a post-COVID workplace that works for everybody is still going strong. Many associations settled on hybrid work arrangements in 2022, but there’s still a lot of work happening to address changing needs, and changing attitudes about employee wellness.

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Can You Really Measure Soft Fluffy Engagement?

Elevating Engagement

Metrics sometimes worry me.? There’s the adage that we start optimizing for whatever we measure. If weight loss is the measure for being more healthy, we can calorie restrict our way to a slim waistline and inadvertently lose a ton of muscle mass. There is a similar dynamic in organizations. Chasing profits often means cost-cutting, which eventually, over the years, degrades the quality.

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Humans of Associations

PROPEL

Any Association folks on Discord? I’m attempting to learn how to use Discord – please join me here if you would like an alternative to Twitter (at least temporarily until the dust settles). I’m exploring a bunch of topics related to AI and web3, in particular, but in a place where I can feed in announcements from the Discord communities for OpenAI and ChatGPT, for example.

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Cancellation of an Offer to Purchase – Strictly Follow the Statute

Association Alert

What you need to know: Whether you are a buyer or seller when it comes to real estate contracts, you must strictly follow the statutes. Hollar v. MarketPro South, Inc. , 2023 WL 157643 Slip Opinion (U.S. Dis. Ct. Utah 1/11/2023) Issue: Can a Buyer of a condominium in Washington D.C. cancel a contract to purchase BEFORE receiving the condominium documents?

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Here’s a Powerful Marketing Tool Designed for Associations

Show the Benefits of Membership to Your Toughest Prospects. Download this FREE infographic from GrowthZone AMS, Why Join an Association, and start using it as your go-to recruitment and retention marketing tool. Post it on your website. Use it in sales presentations. Or use it as inspiration to create your own version. Infographics have power. They're a quick read.