Sat.Apr 20, 2019 - Fri.Apr 26, 2019

Living in Purpose on Purpose as a Young Association Professional

Association Adviser

Natasha Bethea, senior manager for membership at the Association for Psychological Science, talks about strategizing for your career, getting a mentor, and living a life in purpose on purpose. The post Living in Purpose on Purpose as a Young Association Professional appeared first on Association Adviser. Features From the Corner Office Membership Association for Psychological Science Natasha Bethea young professionals


8 Practical Ways to Boost Engagement with Mobile Event Apps

Higher Logic

Here’s a fun forecast: The number of mobile users worldwide is expected to reach 7.26 billion in 2020. With (nearly) the entire human population walking around with a mobile device in their pocket, it should come as no surprise that people expect a certain level of connectivity in their experiences.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Design Membership to Take Students From College to Career

Associations Now

A new crop of graduates is about to enter the workforce, and associations can help ease their transitions from students to professionals. Here are three ways associations can support young people just starting out in their field.

Class 98

The Big Red “M” Announces New Client Partners

Moery Company

The Moery Company is pleased to announce new partnerships with several organizations representing a wide variety of industries – the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute , the Surety & Fidelity Association of America , and the American Bus Association. “We

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.

39 Free Nonprofit Webinars for May 2019

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in May 2019 that the internet has to offer


More Trending

Association Brain Food Weekly: 04.26.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Millennials and Gen Z are joiners but only if they believe the ROI your association offers is worth the short-term sacrifice to their budget.

JP Moery’s Association Playbook – Episode 187: Get to the Point, with Jordan Weiss

Moery Company

What drives Host JP Moery crazy is when “communications” just don’t get to the point, whether it’s a blog, e-newsletter, an email, and particularly during a podcast.

Members Hire Constant Transformation

Potomac Core

Late Breaking News. Members Hire Constant Transformation. As Artificial Intelligence , the cloud, and virtual reality take hold , Industries will invest resources in Associations that are equally transformation focused.

DC 206

The 1-Minute Guide to Getting a Website Security Certificate – For Free

Wild Apricot

Your custom domain could be missing out on website traffic and member registrations if you haven't secured it with an SSL certificate. This guide shows you why and how to get one

What IS Blockchain?

Spark Consulting

At it’s most basic level, blockchain is a ledger-style database. “Wait a second!” ” you might say. “There are PLENTY of database options out there. Why do we need ANOTHER one?”

eBook 195

Why Does Membership Have to Be So Complicated?

Moery Company

We know associations want to grow – but all too often I see big barriers to that growth. Our membership applications are overly complicated, and the dues levels are antiquated and difficult for the prospect to figure out.

What is a Social Business Model? 8 Companies Doing it Right

Higher Logic

Once upon a time, during the initial rise of social media platforms and online communities , people were aflutter about what these new developments would mean for their business.

Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

WBT Systems

Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z. Read more about Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

10 Tips for Politely Invoicing Association Members


Tweet. In a recent blog post about how to get invoices paid faster, Turbine outlined 10 tips for getting paid on time. Be polite. Small phrases like ‘please pay your invoice within…’ and ‘thank you for your business’ can make a big difference.

Tips 130

Marketing 101: The Importance of Storytelling

Moery Company

My friend and colleague, Marty Baum of Edgewood Consulting Group ( ), a firm that specializes in working with major consumer packaged goods manufacturers and their retail customers, wrote to agree with me about the importance of knowing your call to action before you start speaking.

Explaining a "Whoops" to Your Members: 4 Tips


Mistakes: We all make them. Maybe you got the date wrong in one of your emails. Or you sent an email to the wrong list. Or your website went down for a couple of minutes, cutting off access to members-only content. They’re those moments that make you think (and possibly even say), shoot !

Tips 121

The Importance of Cultural Artifacts

Jamie Notter

This week I spoke to leaders from a group of contractors, suppliers, and manufacturers about both culture and employee engagement. In the afternoon session, I was part of a panel that went for two hours (!), so it allowed for some interesting and more in-depth conversations.

What Associations Can Learn From the Starbucks Rewards Backlash

Associations Now

The coffee giant promises more flexibility in its revamped rewards program, but consumers are smart enough to realize when a deal isn’t as good as it used to be. When it comes to rewards programs, you have to give your audience some credit—or prepare for a major backlash.

Price 107

Moery Industry Partners

Moery Company

Many businesses utilize partnerships with trade associations as a way to build relationships with end users and position their company as an ally to the industry.

Evaluating Committee Success (Before It's Too Late)


Does your association or chamber of commerce have committees in place? Perhaps you have an event planning committee, a fundraising committee, and/or a diversity and inclusion committee. But let us ask you this: For whatever committees you have set up, how do you evaluate their success?

The ABC to Becoming a Healthier Human in Your Association

Association Success

How can you be healthier in your association? As busy association executives at every level of your organization, you are required to address multiple demands at the same time. You experience change, and that change can cause chaos. I practice and teach applied mindfulness, which has changed my life. It has given me the ability to stay calm in moments of chaos, and it helps me easefully sort through priorities and make focused decisions.

Tips 104

Why Human Resources and Analytics Make a Great Team

Associations Now

HR was often forgotten about in analytics conversations just a few years ago, but evidence seems to be growing that it may be the department that benefits most from data analytics.

10 Ways E-Billing Increases Efficiency and Lowers Costs


Tweet How much time (and money!) does your association staff still spend on tedious billing, payment processing, and manual accounting tasks? Electronic billing enables staff to streamline their day-to-day tasks, increasing efficiency. ADVANTAGES OF ELECTRONIC BILLING.

Cost 103

Risk and Reward

Eric Lanke

I think I've written on this blog before about the Technology Roadmap that my association maintains for the industry we represent.

Culture Club

Association Success

Can you be a culture influencer? It might be defined; it might not. Either case, it’s still there—your company’s culture. More than foosball tables, vending machines and flex schedules, organizational culture hits to the personality of a company. It defines the environment in which employees work, including—but going beyond—company mission, values, ethics, expectations and goals.

Turn Your Harshest Critics Into Your Biggest Supporters

Associations Now

While associations may want to hide from negative feedback related to their events, confronting it and responding creatively can turn dissatisfied attendees into die-hard conference supporters. I’ve blogged a few times about how associations can best respond to negative attendee feedback.

CAE CREDIT: Live Webinar “Make Your Members Famous”


Tweet. CAE Credit: Join us for the informative and live webina r with author and international speaker, Kyle Sexton, “Make Your Members Famous (Think Like an Editor, Act Like a Journalist).”

5 Books to Inspire Leadership and Innovation


In the spirit of today being World Book Day, we have compiled a list of some of our staff’s top book recommendations for e-learning leaders. These books fulfill different needs in our lives, whether it is to inspire or inform.

Successful Launch: How to Be Indispensable to Your Association

Association Adviser

You might not know exactly how your professional career will play out, but these strategies for mastering professional relationships and advocating for yourself will guide you. The post Successful Launch: How to Be Indispensable to Your Association appeared first on Association Adviser. Careers Features From the Front Lines ask for a raise professional relationships young professionals

Daily Buzz: Tips for Collaborating on Events

Associations Now

Hosting a joint meeting with another organization can come with big benefits—as long as you’re on the same page. Also: the metrics that planners should be tracking.

Tips 95

Job Hunt Services Your Young Professional Members WANT


Your youngest members - especially recent graduates - probably have one thing predominantly on their mind: Find. Job hunting can almost feel like a job itself.

Looking into the Future of Event Tech

Velvet Chainsaw

Your guidepost for event-technology decisions should be to put your customer’s experience before your staff efficiency. As the event-tech space continues to evolve with a number of mergers and acquisitions, I see four changes coming for larger annual conferences. #1.

Young Professionals: What Are You Waiting For?

Association Adviser

So you want to get that next promotion, a higher salary, or find a new job, huh? I have one question: What are you waiting for? The post Young Professionals: What Are You Waiting For? appeared first on Association Adviser. Features From the Front Lines association careers young professionals