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You Haven’t Been an Association CEO, How Can You Give Them Advice? Ask JP #067

Moery Company

Hello everybody and welcome to Ask JP. Today’s question is, you haven’t led an association or been a CEO of one, so how can you give them advice? Well, I’ve got three things for you. First, I’m not constrained by board members or committee structure.

Engagement Lessons from the Pandemic

Spark Consulting

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to appear on a virtual panel on engagement, organized by Mary Byers, for the Veterinary Medical Association. We covered a wide range of topics, a few of which I think others would benefit from thinking about, so I’ll be doing a few related blog posts.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.7.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Research on associations.

Your Toolkit for Becoming a More Data-Driven Association

Higher Logic

The post Your Toolkit for Becoming a More Data-Driven Association appeared first on Higher Logic. Becoming a data-driven association starts with understanding the data you have, then making it available and practical for your team to use. Let’s dive into how you can make this happen.

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Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Association Field Report (May 7, 2021) – Local Engagements Importance to National Organizations

Moery Company

Hello everyone and welcome to Observations from the Field. I have noticed local engagement and its importance to national organizations. currently local, regional and state institutions are able to deliver some direct programming and engagement.

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The 3 Things Your Next Pricing Survey Must Have

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At Pricing for Associations, they have conducted numerous surveys for market research and market testing around value and pricing. They'’ve found that most surveys require three core components. If you're looking to DIY a survey on value and pricing in the next few months, this article is for you

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The 10 Best Membership Website Builders in 2021

Wild Apricot

If you’re planning on building a membership website, there are many membership website builders that are easy to use and have lots of features to suit your organization. To help you choose the right one, I spoke to a number of organizations who. website-and-technology

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

3 Membership Renewal Letter Samples to Boost Your Renewal Rates

MembersClicks

If you run a membership organization, you know the importance (and the challenge!) of growing your membership and bringing in consistent revenue. You work hard to attract new members and convince them to sign up. association management member retention membership management Small Staff Chatter

The API Quick Guide for Non-Techie’s

Membersuite

You don’t have to be an IT professional to select or manage the implementation of new association management software (AMS). We see people from all kinds of non-technical backgrounds in charge of successful AMS projects.

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Great Leaders Coach or Risk Cheating Team Development

Aaron Wolowiec

There is often a difference between how we are leading and how we would prefer to be leading – not to mention the impact on our teams and our organizations.

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Turn Customers Into Community

Association Adviser

How do you grow membership in a harsh climate? Attracting a wider audience and turning those customers into community is a good way to start. The post Turn Customers Into Community appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Membership

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

5 Ways to Improve Your Organization’s Health

MembersClicks

Feedback is integral to nearly every facet of our lives. Our families give us feedback when we make a meal or plan an outing. Our coworkers give us feedback when we complete a project or help them with a problem.

Is your technology ready for the next generation of members?

Nimble AMS

Get ready to engage the next generation of members! Join us and Salesforce.org on May 19 at 2:00 p.m. for a free virtual seminar hosted by Nimble AMS and.orgCommunity that will help you take new member engagement to the next level. And attendees of the live seminar will receive 1 CAE credit!).

Hone in on what your virtual conference is telling you.

HighRoad Solution

Kate Hudson was onto something. And not because she did the 60s style purple sunglasses and cream-colored boa right in the year 2000 Almost Famous film. Rather, in the same film, she coined the phrase, "It's all happening.". That's what comes to mind when I think of virtual event shift.

Mitigate Risk for In-Person Events This Year

Association Adviser

The association industry is asking one main question about event risk management: How do we navogate the new “normal” for holding in-person events? The post Mitigate Risk for In-Person Events This Year appeared first on Association Adviser. Events Features Leadership Revenue risk management

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eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

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Spring Learnapalooza. Web Courseworks is a learning technologies and consulting company. We help associations drive successful initiatives through managed services, virtual event solutions, CourseStage LMS, and advanced course developme nt. Request a Meeting. Solutions We Offer. Our value is in the partnership we provide and the consolatory advice that comes second nature to that partnership.

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What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations

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What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations. Read more about What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations

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7 Must-Have Technologies for a Remote Workplace

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Organizations often ask us what they need to set up a productive remote workplace. That’s a big question without an easy answer. But regardless of your organization’s complexities, the important thing is to use cloud-based technologies.

Chapter Events: Deciding on In-Person, Hybrid, or Virtual

Mariner Management

That question is an ongoing conversation between associations and their chapters that is often complicated by differing state restrictions and the comfort levels of members regarding in-person events, leaving associations with no clear answers.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

Higher Logic Acquires Vanilla

AssociationChat

ARLINGTON, Va. , May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Higher Logic , the industry-leading engagement platform, announced today its acquisition of Vanilla, a Canadian cloud-based community software company.

Higher Logic Acquires Vanilla: Better Together

Higher Logic

The post Higher Logic Acquires Vanilla: Better Together appeared first on Higher Logic. We’ve acquired Vanilla to become the largest human-focused engagement platform. The post Higher Logic Acquires Vanilla: Better Together appeared first on Higher Logic. Uncategorized HL News

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Inspiring change: Promoting diversity and inclusion in our communities

Ungrated

Long simmering and intricately intwined with our country’s history, equality, diversity and inclusion came back to the forefront in 2020 after the racially charged death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the subsequent protests that touched small towns and large cities.

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By Brian Smith – Demand Generation Specialist . By their very nature, associations are dynamic. You are always innovating to provide value to members, sponsors and supporters. At the same time, you are constantly challenged with finding new ways to reach operational goals such as: .

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Need to go remote or move your training programs online? Download this guide to identify and overcome the biggest eLearning challenges so you can pick the perfect LMS without wasting time, money, and effort, even if you are just starting your eLearning journey.

Curious Associations are Better thank Incurious Organizations

Smooth The Path

It is interesting to observe organizations’ attempts at creating a good user experience. After using a website or app a few times, maybe even a few minutes, the inevitable survey pops up. It might ask, “how satisfied are you?” ” or “would you recommend us to a friend?”

Statement On The Introduction Of The Digital Trade For Development Act

InternetAssociation

Washington, DC – Today, the Digital Trade for Development Act, which updates the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program by adding digital trade as a statutory consideration under GSP eligibility criteria to promote sound economic development, was introduced in the U.S.

Member engagement approaches for associations in 2021

Aptify

If you’re like most association professionals, engaging your members is a top concern. It’s especially challenging as so much of our world has moved to virtual communications. But there’s good news.