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How Your Association Can Encourage Learner Self-Reliance

WBT Systems

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How Think Tanks Help Association Leaders Learn to Be More Agile, Innovative, and Forward-Thinking

Association Adviser

orgCommunity’s think tanks help association leaders become more agile, innovative & forward-thinking through original research and engaging discussions.

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5 best practices to improve your association’s email marketing

YourMembership Blog

Email is still one of the primary ways to reach out to your members. These best practices will help ensure your email campaigns get the response you need. ?. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Marketing Automation Email Marketing

How YM Careers helps associations support the Member Journey

YourMembership Blog

Your members look to your association for job opportunities and career advancement. The right career center solution can help you support your members through each stage of their careers. Job opportunities and career advancement are among the top reasons members join associations.

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.

3 things association CIOs should know about AMS platforms

Nimble AMS

Your innovation potential and the success of your association depend heavily on the platform your AMS is built on. Here’s what modern association CIOs know about the value and power of association management software systems built on enterprise CRM platforms.

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Case Study: Sponsorship Sales Success – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 221

Moery Company

On this week’s episode, JP Moery covers the three steps to sponsorship success: learning about the program, developing the sales infrastructure, and initiating the direct sales campaign.

Travel Restrictions Affecting Your Event? Go Virtual!

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve seen it in the past. Outbreaks, travel bans, terrorist attacks affecting travel around the world, and as a result – your events.

How to Take Advantage of the Continuing Education Slow Season

YourMembership Blog

Here are some ways to make the most out of your slow season: Segment your learners: According to Community Brands 2019 Digital Evolution Study 76 percent of members are interested in receiving personalized continuing education recommendations related to their interest or needs.

The Top 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Google Ad Grants

Wild Apricot

The Google Ad Grants program is an amazing resource for nonprofits, but there are a lot of misconceptions about how it works. This post will clear up any questions you might have and help you make the most of the program

Meet the Team – Susan Coven, Business Development Manager

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi, my name is Susan Coven, and I am the newest hire at the JP Moery Company. I followed JP’s LinkedIn page for many years and I read his book, Association Hustle. Shortly thereafter, I was able to be lucky enough to be selected for the Business Development Program.

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Are You Facing These 3 Community Building Challenges?

Higher Logic

Communities are becoming a staple for healthy organizations to reach and interact with their customers and members, but they can be hard to navigate.

The Honor and Challenge of Being Entrusted with Others’ Dreams: Kay Wallace, National Black MBA Association

Association Adviser

As the National Black MBA Association celebrates its 50th anniversary, president and CEO Kay Wallace chatted with Association Adviser about what she’s doing to help NBMBAA® establish a reputation as an organization that steadfastly supports a diverse group of professionals.

Nonprofit Advertising: A Guide to Different Approaches and Examples

Wild Apricot

Advertising for your nonprofit doesn't have to be expensive. This guide will give you lots of ideas on how to make the most of your advertising budget and broaden your reach

Why don’t potential associate members want to join? – Ask JP #013

Moery Company

Transcript: Hey folks! Our Ask JP question is, “Why don’t potential associate members, suppliers and vendors, want to join our association?” ” Actually, I see the opposite going on.

MTI's Story: Harnessing Community to Digitally Transform

Higher Logic

The Metal Treating Institute ( MTI ) is a nonprofit trade association built to support its members, companies in the heat treating business. It has 370 member companies across 40 U.S. states and Canada. MTI adopted an online community in 2009. This is their digital transformation story.

March Marketing: 2 Holiday Promos Worth Trying


To some extent, you’re always marketing your association or chamber. Regardless of what season it is, you always want to recruit new members, and beyond that, engage the ones you currently have.

The Ultimate Guide To Picking a Nonprofit CRM + 10 Amazing Options

Wild Apricot

A nonprofit CRM is an essential tool for running a successful nonprofit in this day and age. Browse this list to make sure you choose the right one

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World Health Organization Publishes Coronavirus Event-Planning Guide

Associations Now

As concern about the coronavirus grows, the World Health Organization recently released a report with recommendations about keeping attendees safe at large events. Attendee health and safety are always top of mind for meeting professionals.

This is the most valuable kind of marketing you can get

Association Success

Think about the last great product, new restaurant or fun show you found, one so helpful or interesting you truly enjoyed sharing it with someone you care about. For me, it was something simple: A transparent lip liner that goes with any shade of lipstick.

How to Handle a Dissatisfied Event Sponsor: 4 Steps


Securing sponsors is tough enough. But that’s only step one. From there, you then have to deliver on your promises and ensure each and every sponsor gets the value they were expecting.and then some.

February Update: If you want to grow your organization, this is for you

Wild Apricot

In this month's newsletter, you'll get a sneak peek at the first results from our huge membership survey, plus an update to the PersoniFest session schedule and the ultimate list of nonprofit podcasts

Daily Buzz: The Importance of Web Accessibility

Associations Now

Why making your website usable for all is the right thing to do. Also: harnessing the power of a valuable advertising strategy—word-of-mouth. if you’re in the midst of a website refresh, don’t forget to put web accessibility on your list of priorities, writes DelCor’s Tom Jelen.

Product Spotlight: Conversion Tracker

HighRoad Solution

There are many layers to our goals as. mail. arketers. We want to craft well-written, high-impact messages. We want to send those messages to the right people at the right time. We want those people to actually read and engage with our messages.

Creating Conference Memories with Sponsored Experiences


The old approach to sponsorship is no longer effective or sustainable. Sponsors want more value than logos and signage, they want to make a real impression on attendees. Here are ways to help sponsors create unique and memorable experiences

How To Write An Amazing Nonprofit Newsletter + 8 Inspiring Examples

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit newsletters can be a great way to spread the word about your mission and build better relationships with your supporters. Here are tips and examples to help you write your very own nonprofit newsletter

Use Employee Advocacy to Turn Your Staff Into Digital Brand Ambassadors

Associations Now

Everyone has a platform and a personal brand these days—why shouldn’t your association leverage that? That’s the idea behind employee advocacy, a growing social media trend. Perhaps this should be obvious, but messaging needs scale.

Product Spotlight: Conversion Tracker

HighRoad Solution

There are many layers to our goals as. mail. arketers. We want to craft well-written, high-impact messages. We want to send those messages to the right people at the right time. We want those people to actually read and engage with our messages.

Attend These MC LIVE! Sessions and Earn CAE Credit


While planning MC LIVE! MemberClicks’ conference & community for the mission-minded, we always ask ourselves a lot of questions to decide what sessions to move forward with. To list a few: Is the topic thought-provoking? Is the speaker a leader in the industry community?

Easiest Membership Card Template: Upload Contacts & Complete in 3 Minutes

Wild Apricot

Everyone has a smartphone these days. That’s why many clubs and associations are switching from paper-printed membership cards (which are a big waste!) to digital membership cards. Here are the steps to get started yourself using Wild Apricot — the entire process only takes about three minutes

To Stoke Innovation, Fight Your Biases

Associations Now

Innovation isn’t just about the ideas people create, but the environment leaders provide to inspire them. A look at unconscious biases can stoke the creativity you need.

Teach Your Sponsors Well

Velvet Chainsaw

If you, as a conference organizer or meeting owner, think selling sponsorships at your event is just about those four to five days when thousands gather face-to-face, think again. You are worth so much more than that.

Why Website Accessibility Matters


For most associations, web accessibility doesn't make it to the top of the list of requirements for a website refresh or digital product development project.

The World of Work Can Be Inhumane, But Associations Can Be the Opposite

Smooth The Path

There are a lot of injustices at work: Slander. Bullying. Demotions. Harassment. Pay inequities. Discrimination. Inhumane policies. Popularity contents. Extreme competition. Jockeying for position. Criticizing and belittling. Biased adherence to policies. Downsizing, rightsizing, and layoffs.