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How to Build DEI into Your Association’s Educational Strategy

WBT Systems

DEI is a business imperative that’s not going anywhere. But it calls for intentional, strategic thinking and action. You can’t just throw the jargon around.

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The Ultimate Guide to Legacy Gifts  

Wild Apricot

Unlock a lasting impact with legacy giving! Learn why it's crucial, set up a sustainable program, and master the art of soliciting and building successful legacy gifting programs.

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Connecting Your Association Through Volunteering: 3 Tips

AMR Management Services

As an association leader, you’re always looking for ways to strengthen your member community, and the best way for them to build connections is by bringing them together face-to-face. While conferences or other association-related events are a great place to start, throwing other activities into the mix can facilitate more casual and personal interactions between… The post Connecting Your Association Through Volunteering: 3 Tips first appeared on AMR Management Services.

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5 Video Content Strategies for Engaging Association Members

ISAE

5 Video Content Strategies for Engaging Association Members Since members are your association’s bottom line and main revenue source, it’s crucial to keep them continually engaged in your activities and offerings. However, with their busy personal and professional lives, it can be challenging to find the right ways to maintain their interest in your association outside of meetings.

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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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Engaging Association Members in Advocacy Initiatives: 3 Tips

Wild Apricot

Advocacy initiatives have the power to engage members and enact positive change. Learn how to encourage your association’s members to participate in advocacy.

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Report: Associations Lag in AI Adoption

Associations Now

The Info-Tech Research Group’s study finds that many organizations have opportunities to use generative AI to bolster attendance and member engagement. A new report found that associations have lagged behind the corporate sector in adopting generative AI, and offered some recommendations for catching up. Last month, Info-Tech Research Group released its Generative AI Use Case Library for the Nonprofit & Professional Associations Industry , which noted that the nonprofit sector has been hesit

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6 Tips for Successful AMS Onboarding for New Staff

MatrixG

When welcoming a new staff member into your organization, the onboarding process plays a pivotal role in shaping their future at your association. It’s not just about acquainting them with the organization, their colleagues, or the physical workspace; it’s also crucial to empower them with the tools and knowledge they need to thrive. And your Association Management System (AMS) is one of the most powerful tools you have!

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Nonprofit Staff Training: How to Create an Effective Plan

NXUnite

According to an Independent Sector report , 48.5% of nonprofits increased their staff workloads to meet rising demands for services last year. Your nonprofit’s staff members have a lot on their plates. To continue making a difference, they must stay on top of fundraising initiatives, dedicate time to outreach, follow up with donors, and more. As more community needs arise, it’s essential to equip your team with the tools, skills, and resources they need to streamline their roles and avoid burnou

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Podcast: ‘Empowering Accessibility in Associations’

The Association 100

Dive into the heart of accessibility and inclusion in the association world with the latest episode of The Association 100 podcast. In this insightful conversation, Rosemarie Rossetti, a leading accessibility expert and consultant, shares her profound journey and expertise on creating inclusive environments for people with disabilities at meetings and events.

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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: 2.16.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Competition-beating strategies. Impexium shares seven strategies to differentiate your association from the competition in 2024. A few common themes I spotted: emphasizing what makes us and drives us as humans, taking advantage of AI and data, and extending your reach beyond the usual suspects.

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Spring forward into innovation with the Nimble AMS Spring ‘24 release

Nimble AMS

Are you ready to spring your entire association forward with exciting innovation? The Nimble AMS Spring ‘24 product r elease is here to deliver ! Our Nimble AMS team is always working to offer the latest updates to enhance your organization and meet your association-specific needs. Leverage the Nimble AMS Spring ‘24 release to i mprove your staff and member experience , putting you on track to exceed your goals.

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Navigating the AI Landscape: Insights from ASAE’s 2024 Virtual AI Summit

Association Adviser

My experience at ASAE’s 2024 virtual AI Summit was two jam-packed days of unique educational content crafted specifically for association professionals. Throughout the event, we explored the current state of AI within associations, gaining valuable insights to assess the next steps for our respective organizations.

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Podcast: ‘Uncovering New Revenue Streams with Out of Home Advertising’

The Association 100

Dive into the dynamic world of Out of Home (OOH) advertising with Song Heo of EMC Outdoor on the latest episode of The A100 podcast. Discover how associations can unlock new revenue streams and enhance attendee engagement through innovative OOH strategies. From impactful billboards to experiential activations, learn how targeted advertising in the physical world can significantly benefit your association and exhibitors alike.

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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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Are Marketing and Membership at Opposite Poles? Take the Journey to Collaboration

.orgSource

Is your marketing team hanging out at the North Pole while the membership group chills in Antarctica? If these two drivers of engagement are a world apart, it will be challenging to deliver the seamless experience customers expect from their favorite brands. There was a time when associations didn’t think of their members as customers. We saw their loyalty as beyond commercial transactions.

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Alternatives to Virtual Onboarding Events

Elevating Engagement

I am a huge fan of virtual onboarding events. It is not a welcome webinar with a set script and slides but a truly responsive event that connects the people attending with the solutions they need. Because I’m a big fan, I had to think for a second when Susan asked this great question during the Member Engagement Labs. “I’m hearing live orientations aren’t well attended; thoughts compared to on-demand?

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Learn about 5 data competencies to help your org activate on its data

HighRoad Solution

Data is abstract. Complex. Multi dimensional. It has wide-spread application and needs a lot of grooming for performance. It’s no wonder there’s often confusion and malaise around it. From an organizational perspective, however, all staff should have an optimal level of data literacy in order to put their data to action. Literacy doesn’t just apply to Data Analysts or Data Operations Managers.

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From overlooked to front page: Master earned media in 5 strategic steps

The Association 100

Struggling to navigate the cluttered media landscape or find the time to secure earned media amidst election noise and other distractions? Unlock the full potential of your association’s storytelling with OnWrd & UpWrd’s eBook, “ 5 Steps to Mastering Earned Media for Your Association.” Designed to empower association professionals, this guide demystifies the process of securing media coverage.

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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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How to Increase Employee Engagement

Associations Now

Workers are still feeling uncertain about their role on the job, which has implication for association staffs and the industries they serve. As a buzzword, “quiet quitting” is a thing of the past. But as a factor in the workplace, it remains very much a reality. According to a new report from Gallup, employee engagement still hasn’t quite recovered from the pandemic, with 50 percent of workers categorized as disengaged—that is, quiet quitting.

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4 Strategies to Retain Your Nonprofit’s Corporate Sponsor

Achieve

Picture this: your nonprofit just hosted an engaging hybrid auction with the help of a corporate partner. You met your fundraising goals, your donors had an amazing time, and your corporate partner got great visibility and a much-needed boost in their philanthropic reputation. However, once your event concludes, you realize that you could benefit from retaining your corporate partner’s support for future events and campaigns.

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Blog | The Mentorship Mindset | Multiview

Multiview

Leaders today have the opportunity to shape the future by mentoring the next generation. According to a 2022 study, mentorship programs can improve employee retention by up to 70% and productivity by up to 30%. Effective mentorship requires leaders to adopt a growth mindset, focusing on developing mentees for future success rather than just immediate results.

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Navigating the digital transformation in healthcare

The Association 100

Technology continues to revolutionize the ways patients receive care, costs are managed and outcomes improve in the dynamic landscape of healthcare. The American Medical Association (AMA) has been on a journey to help improve the quality of digital health solutions and to accelerate the adoption of those solutions that have proven to be trusted and effective.

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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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Getting Your Utah HOA Community Ready for the Spring Thaw

HOA Strategies

Winter is one of the most beautiful and exciting times to live in Utah. We have majestic mountains with stunning vistas, over 22 million acres of public land, and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation during our long winter season. But when the temperatures finally creep up, Homeowners Associations (HOAs) need to start thinking about all the steps they need to take to get their communities ready for spring.

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5 Video Content Strategies for Engaging Association Members

ISAE

5 Video Content Strategies for Engaging Association Members Since members are your association’s bottom line and main revenue source, it’s crucial to keep them continually engaged in your activities and offerings. However, with their busy personal and professional lives, it can be challenging to find the right ways to maintain their interest in your association outside of meetings.

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How Do You Change Culture from the Bottom Up?

PROPEL

Culture has always been done BOTH from the top down and the bottom up at the same time. When you’re doing both, the change is the most successful. And even if the top-down culture design piece isn’t happening, you can lead bottom-up change from wherever you are. Don’t underestimate your power to change culture.

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Navigating the AI Landscape: A Starter Kit for Associations

Sidecar

Dive into the world of AI with our beginner's guide for associations. Discover how AI can transform community engagement, streamline operations, and even improve your morning routine. Whether you're new to AI or looking to deepen your knowledge, this blog is your roadmap to integrating smart, innovative solutions into your association's strategy. The post Navigating the AI Landscape: A Starter Kit for Associations appeared first on Sidecar.

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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.