Sat.Nov 07, 2020 - Fri.Nov 13, 2020

6 Steps to Successful Virtual Event Planning

ePly

When planning a major event or conference, it’s best to investigate all of the ways you can maximize your event’s success. Many people and organizations have heard of a virtual event, but have no idea how to pull one off.

11 Predictions About the Future of Work & the Role of Associations

WBT Systems

11 Predictions About the Future of Work & the Role of Associations. Read more about 11 Predictions About the Future of Work & the Role of Associations

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7 Ideas for Creating Engaging Content

Association Success

Every content creator faces the same two dilemmas: When your audience is disengaged, how can you bring them back? And when your audience is paying attention, how can you keep them interested? .

Jeff Joseph Joins the Moery Company Advisory Board

Moery Company

The Moery Company is pleased to announce Jeff Joseph, president of Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), joining our Advisory Board. Jeff and I connected with each other years ago and he impressed me immediately.

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!

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.13.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Looking forward. The Association Laboratory Research Alliance invites association executives to participate in the Looking Forward 2021 study.

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How to Combine Giving Tuesday with a Matching Fund Campaign

Wild Apricot

Amplify your fundraising efforts on Giving Tuesday by organizing a matching fund campaign. In this post, we discuss how to combine the two for maximum impact

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What Lessons Did You Learn From the 2020 Elections? – Ask JP #041

Moery Company

The question today is, “What did you learn from the election and how do those lessons apply to associations?” ” That’s a loaded question, however, I’m not going to say anything controversial.

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Helping Your Members On Their Job Search: 5 Benefits to Offer

MembersClicks

Oftentimes, the work involved in a job search can amount to feeling like a job itself. Researching different opportunities, reworking your resume to speak specifically to each, writing cover letter after cover letter, preparing for interviews.it all takes a lot of time.

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10 Online Community Engagement Tactics You Can Steal

Higher Logic

The post 10 Online Community Engagement Tactics You Can Steal appeared first on Higher Logic. Check out ten of our favorite activities you can use to spark engagement in your online community. The post 10 Online Community Engagement Tactics You Can Steal appeared first on Higher Logic.

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.

How to Create a Member Referral Program that Actually Works

Wild Apricot

The most effective way to get new members is by asking your current members to refer a friend. Here's how to take advantage of this by setting up a member referral program

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Business Leadership Program Now Open for Enrolment

Moery Company

Earlier this year, The Moery Company pledged to work towards more inclusivity and to promote diversity through – and in – our company and the association community.

Resources to Level Up Your Membership Website

MembersClicks

Your organization’s website is critical for membership recruitment, as well as membership engagement. It’s how prospects find you. It’s how members access many of their benefits. So, unsurprisingly, it’s an asset that deserves much of your attention — and frequent updates.

Be the Career Connector: Host a Virtual Job Fair

Membersuite

When economic disruption hits, it presents an opportunity for your association to deliver valuable services to members plus your professional community. And right now, career connectors are needed. Here's why you should host a virtual job fair

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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.

Why You Should Set Up Recurring Donations For Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

In this post, find out what recurring donations are, what you can do with them, how they can help your organization, and how to get started

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Association Business Models Have Changed, Forever – Association Field Report (November 13, 2020)

Moery Company

This is not going to be a surprise because you’ve seen it already: your association’s business model has changed. Not for next year but forever. Your business model has been disrupted forever. Membership, non-dues revenue, meetings and events, publications, and more are going to change.

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4 things you can learn from WaPo’s TikTok strategy

Association Success

For those of you not familiar with the platform, TikTok has become a place of major cultural significance with many Generation Z’ers and their younger counterparts — becoming the fastest growing social media app since its launch in 2018.

Walking Away with Papercuts: How to Deal with Microaggressions in the Workplace

Association Adviser

Microaggressions in the workplace are like emotional papercuts These seemingly small indignities have a big impact over time. Here's how to respond to them. The post Walking Away with Papercuts: How to Deal with Microaggressions in the Workplace appeared first on Association Adviser.

Need Remote Learning ASAP? Don’t Pick Your Next LMS Before Reading This!

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.

Introducing the 2020 Membership Growth Report: Benchmarks and Insights for Growing Revenue and Constituents

Wild Apricot

We've put together the 2020 Membership Growth Report: Benchmarks and Insights for Growing Revenue and Constituents to learn how organizations grew their membership and revenue in 2019, so that we could share our top insights with you

Kudos to People Who Can do Stuff Like Think of Coherent Blog Post Titles Right Now

Mizz Information

So a month ago I showed up here after being radio silent for more than a year with every intention of getting back into the writing/connecting groove because I miss being part of some kind of community that exists outside the confines of my head/house/client work.

Here’s your new marketing strategy for hybrid events

Association Success

Even before the pandemic began, it was apparent that virtual events are here to stay. So, too, is the complication of merging them with live, in-person events as the coronavirus looks likely to continue impacting us all in 2021. .

The View Across 30 Years: Mary Wademan, Ontario General Contractors Association

Association Adviser

Mary Wademan, office manager for the Ontario General Contractors Association for 30 years, talks about working to be the best at what she does. The post The View Across 30 Years: Mary Wademan, Ontario General Contractors Association appeared first on Association Adviser.

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Need Remote Learning NOW? Get Online Quickly & Easily With This Can’t-Miss Guide

Remote learning is becoming more important than ever. Whether you’re scrambling to get your eLearning launched, or need to upgrade to meet increased demand, this guide will eliminate the guesswork so you can find your perfect LMS!

You Don’t Have to Be the Facilitator to Be Facilitative

AssociationChat

The essence of facilitation is in the word itself: facile and action … actions that make it easier. A mong many outcomes, facilitation makes it easier for better discussions, decisions, and results.

5 Customer Service Skills for a 5-Star Member Experience

MembersClicks

Regardless of what industry you work in, we’re ALL in the people business. For your members to renew, they need to be happy.and it’s hard to be happy with subpar customer service. Now there’s a difference between good customer service and great customer service. What’s the difference?

3 keys to improving member retention

Association Success

In a perfect world, growing your organization’s membership would be a straightforward path. New members would join and stick around, each adding to a bigger and bigger audience. But membership organizations know that reality is more complicated.

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Make your online community friendly to early careerists and keep your organization thriving

Nimble AMS

There’s no doubt that all of your members are valuable. They’re what make your association, well, an association. It’s important to engage with them all to drive member loyalty and keep your organization thriving. But, let’s focus just on your younger members for a bit.

How to Avoid Fundraising’s Quiet Killer: Donor Attrition

Speaker: Jay Wilkinson, CEO & Founder, Firespring

It doesn't take an industry professional to know that nonprofits highly depend on donations. The marketing emails, events, and website design are meant to attract new donors, when what we should be doing is trying to keep the donors we have. Teach a man donor acquisition and he'll get donations for the day--teach a man donor retention and he'll get donations for a lifetime. John Jay Wilkinson, CEO and founder of Firespring, and learn how to get donations for a lifetime. In this session, Jay will help us learn how to step off of the donor acquisition treadmill and rev up donor retention. Six out of ten donors give only once, but this doesn’t have to be your reality. Jay will help us understand how a 10% increase in donor retention will more than double the lifetime value of a donor and minimize our reliance on producing constant appeals for new donors.

Justify your chosen technology with your board

HighRoad Solution

Associations are naturally cautious when it comes to investing in new technology. They have to be—they’re allocating community money, so they need to make sure they’re always acting in the best interests of the membership.

Stay positive: Coping with the emotional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

Ungrated

The COVID-19 pandemic, resulting economic recession, protests for racial and cultural equality, an incredibly divisive election cycle, wildfires, hurricanes, and more have made 2020 one of the most difficult and stressful years ever.

11 ways to create unique and engaging content

Association Success

From unique ways to utilize social media platforms to a better marketing strategy for your association, this week’s Friday Five shows association professionals are ready to make some changes for the new year. .