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Tips and Tricks for Membership Recruitment at Trade Shows

Moery Company

Live Events are Back! I recently attended my first trade show since the pandemic struck. After two long years of selling memberships to prospective members over the phone and Zoom meetings, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to walk a busy show floor to prospect and build business relationships.

8: Membership 101: Effective Renewal Cycles

Spark Consulting

In position number 8 of the top ten all time Spark blog posts: Membership 101: Effective Renewal Cycles. Spoiler alert: you’re going to see more of the Membership 101 series posts in the countdown.). When I reviewed the initial post, I realized everything I wrote still holds four years later.


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How to Ask for Donations

Wild Apricot

Donations are a BIG DEAL to your nonprofit: they’re a primary revenue stream , support your base costs, and give you the resources you need to keep growing. However, many people get nervous when it comes to the big question: how to ask for donations? fundraising

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Bridging a Generation Gap Between Your Members: What’s a “Next Gen” Committee?

Association Adviser

Did you know that there are currently four generations in the workforce? Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, Gen Z). Your membership is almost certainly made up of a diverse group of professionals with varied ages and experiences – and, hence, different needs and wants.

How to Sell Your Board on Better Technology

Use this helpful blueprint when you need to convince your board to invest in better software. It includes talking points and tips for your presentation, including quantifying ROI, outlining indirect benefits, and selling the potential of the purchase.

11 Trends Impacting Association Events Right Now

Aaron Wolowiec

Here are 11 trends Event Garde has found to be impacting association events right now, including both an overview of the challenges we’ve experienced first-hand and a recommended solution for you and your team to consider

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Top 22 Job Board Software Options for 2022

Wild Apricot

If you run a professional association, one of the best things you can do for your members is host a job board to your website. It will add value to their membership, help retain your current members , and attract new ones. Not to mention, a job board. membership

How Associations Can Build Engagement on Social Media

Association Adviser

In our previous article on social media tone and voice, we detailed what you need to do to make sure your association sets the right tone with your audience.

How American Medical Group Association is Innovating to Meet Member Expectations

Higher Logic

The post How American Medical Group Association is Innovating to Meet Member Expectations appeared first on Higher Logic. Joe DeLisle, Director of Council Relations at AMGA, walks us through how he made changes to keep members happy and engaged in their online community.

How innovative technology adds brand value to your association

Nimble AMS

Brand association, or the connection between a brand and a concept, is a vital tool for all organizations. The goal of brand association is to create a positive relationship between your association brand and your members.

10 Common AMS Implementation Myths Debunked

Voicing the need for a new AMS may not win you any popularity contests. But if your business objectives aren’t being met, it’s time to broach the subject. Turn skeptics around with 10 hard-to-argue responses designed to showcase the value of a new system.

[GUEST BLOG] 2 Reasons People Join and What it Tells You About Members


by Frank Kenny. Have you ever thought about the different reasons people join your chamber or association? It often comes down to two big things. Some people want to get something FROM your organization, while some people want to get something done THROUGH your organization.

Professional Wellness: Better Health Through Better Living


Each June, Professional Wellness Month sheds light on the workplace’s role in creating a healthy environment for employees to thrive in, while also providing employers with helpful tips and resources for maintaining productive, engaged employees.

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Catch up with top 5% podcast Work @ Life!


Missed some recent episodes of Work @ Life? Here’s an easy way to catch up. Don’t forget to subscribe via your favorite podcast channel! Spotify – Apple Podcasts – Hubspot Podcasts – and more!). Source. Work @ Life


3 ways to align association goals and technology with your ideal member

Nimble AMS

How does your association define its goals? As you seek to reach your organizational goals, it’s crucial to take a step back and consider what drives your association.

How to Select an Association Credit Card Processing Company

Right now, every penny counts. It’s an ideal time to check if your association’s credit card processing provider is offering competitive terms. However, there are many important factors to consider if when researching options.

HOA and Condo Manager Association Management Group (AMG) Builds Hope for Triad Area Pediatric Cancer Patient



Have party, will travel: Block party trailer builds neighborly connections


Creating community spirit and building neighborly connections is a long-standing attribute of community associations. One community in Northern Virginia is taking a simple, old-school approach that’s proving to be a recipe for success: a block party trailer.

How Culture Coaching Can Help You Keep Top Talent


With the great resignation in full swing, everyone is struggling to attract and retain top talent, and trying to beat the competition with traditional moves like salary and benefits is harder now, because you’re competing with more organizations across the country who can match or beat what you’re offering.

Introducing the Association Chat Knowledge Hub


Introducing the Association Chat Knowledge Hub. Explore thought leadership content and solutions from experts and vendors in the association industry. Gain access to our curated online library of timely and downloadable content on more than 5 critical topics.

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7 Signs It’s Time to Move to a New AMS

Do you need to break up with your AMS? Your association deserves a membership management platform that enhances staff efficiency, creates value, and delivers outcomes to drive membership success. Download this guide to uncover the 7 signs it’s time to move to a new AMS.

Tips For Negotiating a Condo Association Landscaping Contract


Tips for negotiating a condo association landscaping contract Read the full article: [link]

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Extreme drought: California communities facing new water restrictions


Drought has come roaring back in the West, bringing with it new water restrictions that are set to impact communities across the region in the coming months.

How to Help Understaffed Member Companies Become More Competitive in the Talent Marketplace

WBT Systems

Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see a slew of “we’re hiring” posts from association colleagues. It seems like everyone is looking for staff these days. What’s the situation in your association’s industry

Need a reason to Volunteer? Here’s 20!

Mariner Management

Why should you volunteer? After all, who has the time in this busy world to take on one more responsibility?

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The Ultimate Guide to Amazing Association Websites

Your association’s website needs to engage members AND deliver a great user experience so everyone who visits it leaves with a positive impression. But how? Get the free guide to optimizing your website “under-the-hood” (great for "non-techy" people).

Association Brain Food: 6.10.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Staffing issues. If member companies are struggling to recruit and keep staff , they will be reluctant to let employees attend conferences or volunteer for your association.

How to Build a Coaching Website

Disciple Media

The internet is where business is moving and you’re either on that flight or you’re going to be left behind. So whether you sell building materials, cinema tickets or coaching services, it is crucial that you have a viable online presence.

Learn What Makes the Best Online Coaching Software

Disciple Media

With the right online coaching software or platform at their disposal, coaches are discovering it is much easier to manage the clients they have – and to take on new ones. But what exactly are the characteristics that the best coaching apps share, and is there one that stands apart from the rest?

Rise Above the Competition With a Personal Trainer App

Disciple Media

In 2011 there were some 15,000 personal trainers in the UK. By 2019 that number had risen to 23,000, driven almost entirely by the proliferation of smartphones and wireless broadband internet.

8 Requirements Executives Should Look For in a New AMS

Selecting a new Association Management System (AMS) can be daunting, even for the most “seasoned” professionals. Learn what top association executives require when it comes to their most crucial investments.

The Many Advantages of Your Own Branded Coaching App

Disciple Media

A branded coaching app is not a gimmick or a trend. It’s a powerful productivity tool that can produce quantifiable, real-world benefits that cannot be obtained by other methods. For coaches that means: Enhanced Communication.