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Best Practices for Membership Dues

Moery Company

One topic I get asked about all the time is membership dues. Common questions include what’s the right amount to charge members, what should be the minimum, should there be a cap, tiers, etc.

How to boost the member experience by integrating career center software with Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS

What kind of benefits are members looking for when they join an association? According to the Community Brands 2022 Association Trends Study , member priorities have shifted to tangible, personal benefits.


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Why Your Association Needs to Market its Position

Association Adviser

Associations must engage with their members in order to grow the membership base and drive revenue. So how can a marketing strategy help associations accomplish that? Let’s use the last time you personally bought a new product as an example. It can be anything.

Association Membership: What You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Are you thinking of starting an association? There are associations out there for every profession, interest, and hobby under the sun — dentistry, social activism, knitting, you name it! But if you can’t find what you’re looking for. membership


What AMS Vendors Don't Tell You About Implementation

AMS vendors often boast about proven implementation processes. And while yes, the right strategies are imperative, they are also not enough. Discover 3 often-overlooked requirements for successful AMS implementations by downloading!

How to Price a Virtual Event Sponsorship

Moery Company

Updated By: Jannan Poppen. One of the biggest topics of discussion in the association space is how to price virtual event sponsorships. However, before we provide recommendations and metrics, let’s talk about the virtual events themselves and their place in your members’ ecosystems.

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The Importance of Defining Content for Member Engagement

Association Adviser

In a digital landscape, content is king. According to Pew Research, 26% of adults are almost always online and 77% of adults go online several times, daily, to read and watch content.

How to plan an effective request for proposal (RFP)

Nimble AMS

Is your organization thinking about purchasing new technology, but not quite sure where to start? You’re not alone!

Modernizing your Association’s Dues Model

Moery Company

Updated By: Jannan Poppen. When fifty percent or more of your association’s revenue comes from membership dues, optimizing your dues structure and member categories is crucial. More than simply a dues review, an optimization is actually more like a business analysis.

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Iterative Innovation Seems Delightfully Surprising

Smooth The Path

Blogging is not new. It is just more accessible. Eleanor Roosevelt published a six-day-a-week column under the “My Day” moniker for over 25 years. Some days she wrote tidbits about her stay at the family’s summer cabin on Campobello Island in Canada.

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.

Condo repairs: Federal bill provides access to financing for building rehabilitation loans


Federal legislation was introduced earlier this week to provide condominium associations access to insured building rehabilitation loans—a move that would help board members make critical structural and safety-based condo repairs.

Why your code of ethics is a top-ranking member benefit

Nimble AMS

When was the last time you reviewed your association’s Code of Ethics? It might be time to revisit this crucial organizational document. According to the Community Brands 2022 Association Trends Study, 49% of individuals reported their top member benefit was their organization’s Code of Ethics. .

Grilling 101: 12 Tips for Safe Summer Fun


Nothing says summer like food seared on a grill to tasty perfection; just ask the seven out of ten US adults with a grill or smoker. Unfortunately, nothing else says summer like grill fires.

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If You Want Employee Engagement Then Redesign Your Office


Everyone wants highly engaged employees, but few organizations have figured out how to achieve that goal— Gallup has been tracking engagement for several decades, and “highly engaged” employees never amount to any more than about one-third of the workforce.

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.

3 Solutions for Improving Wellbeing in the Hybrid/Remote Workplace


History is repeating itself. One of the delayed consequences of the 1918 influenza pandemic was a mental health crisis—and the same thing is happening now in workplaces across the continent. However, the seeds for this wellbeing crisis were planted long before the pandemic arrived on our shores.

The “People” are important!

Effective Database

The "People" are important! I've written a lot about people, process, and technology over the years. This is the three-legged stool of success for any technology project (and these days, for any project at all!). My writing has focused mostly on process and technology because process and technology are usually easier to change. But I … The “People” are important! Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom

Association Learning Subscriptions Increase Your Audience and Revenue

WBT Systems

Membership is stagnant or declining for many associations. Only 38% of associations participating in MGI’s 2022 membership benchmarking survey increased their membership in 2021. That’s an improvement over 2020

Surfside tragedy makes condo buying challenging nationwide


Surfside tragedy makes condo buying challenging nationwide Real estate agents, condo associations and mortgage brokers say the new rules from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are having a chilling effect on the market.

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.

4 Tips To Include In A Plan For Reputational Risk


Let’s say, for example, that your association supported a position on legislation or policy that best fit your members but was not be the best option for another industry – for this example we’ll use energy conservation.

Understand the X, Y, Zs of Member Connection


If a girl scout in your house is selling cookies, who are the top prospects on her list? That’s a no-brainer. Even friends who have sworn off sugar will probably say yes to a box of Thin Mints from your fledgling entrepreneur. An emotional connection paves the way for an easy sale.

Building Blocks for Long Term Partnerships - Part 2

AMR Management Services

. . As mentioned previously, association partners – sponsors and exhibitors – provide immense value to our members through their thought leadership, products, and services, not just

Association Brain Food: 7.15.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Speaker/instructor training. Here’s what you’ve been looking for!

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.

Learn How to Monetize Instagram

Disciple Media

Instagram Monetization: How to Monetize Instagram.

A New Look for Beekeeper Group

Beekeeper Group

Beekeeper Group has always been at the leading edge of leveraging technology for grassroots innovations and our new branding reaffirms our commitment.

How Can Membership Cards Increase Loyalty and Engagement?


Membership cards offer a sense of belonging to members and are an integral part of any member organization. If used. The post <strong>How Can Membership Cards Increase Loyalty and Engagement?</strong> </strong> appeared first on Raklet - Membership Management Software.