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6 Trends from the Association Road (7m 01s) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 302

Moery Company

Here are 6 association developments happening right now. . Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast. Founder of The Moery Company, JP’s mission is to arm today’s associations with insight and strategy to thrive and a progressively complex and competitive business landscape. 21st century associations must move forward with a little bit of hustle and revenue development at their core. Here’s JP. 1: It’s time to begin the process of output-based evaluation of our teams.

Fall Fundraising Ideas For Nonprofits In 2021

Wild Apricot

This is a guest blog post by Vish Vass , Senior Vice President and Managing Director at GiveCentral. Fall is here! Changing leaves and cooler weather means it’s time to prepare for the thick of fall fundraising. For many, this is the time to. fundraising


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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.22.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. So excited! I registered yesterday for ASAE TEC , my first in-person conference since forever. Early bird ends Wednesday so chop chop. I hope to see many of you there. Yippee! Remote work shortcomings.

We Could Not Be More Proud!

Velvet Chainsaw

Dear Friends, We are so excited to announce that Dave Lutz, our illustrious managing director, has been named an inductee to the 2021 Events Industry Council Hall of Leaders. It is the event industry’s most prestigious award, which acknowledges a lifetime of pioneering and meaningful work!

Build a Better Membership Community: Get the 10-Step Guide to Online Engagement

Creating an exclusive online community for your members is a great way to deliver everyday value & impact positively on renewals. Follow these steps to managing a more connected community, & introduce metrics that make it easy to report on engagement.

ASAE Demo Days October Preview

Nimble AMS

ASAE Demo Days is the perfect opportunity to learn about select products and services for associations. . See how you can arm your team with the tech they need to win everyday.

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Education Strategy: Moving Forward with Intention

Aaron Wolowiec

As we approach the close of 2021, this is an ideal time to focus our intentionality on how we approach our slate of educational programming and how we want to move forward into 2022.

Are you a good listener?


Are you a good listener? According to some research*, it is likely you believe you are a better listener than you actually are! In fact, 96 percent of those asked believe they are good listeners according to Accenture.


3 member mistakes and how your association can avoid them

Nimble AMS

To deliver a great member experience, you must keep mistakes to a minimum. . Here are some common mistakes and how to avoid them using a modern association management software (AMS) system. Not personalizing member communications. .

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Task delegation: How committees benefit association operations


Contributed by Tori E. Perano, CMCA, AMS. Committees are the backbone of many successful community associations.

Why Most eLearning Fails: How to Create eLearning that Gets Results

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, and Creator of The eLearning Designer's Academy

In this session, we will explore many of the reasons why most eLearning fails and the components that contribute to bad eLearning design. we will also explore how bad eLearning design can negatively affect the learning experience. Finally, this session will walk you through several practical methods you can immediately apply to fix your bad eLearning courses.

Statement On Multilateral Compromise To Remove Digital Services Taxes


Washington, DC – Today, IA President and CEO K.

Top 12 CRMs for Associations & Membership Organizations


Names, contact information, interests, renewal date, payment history, registrations.these represent just a slice of the member data that associations and other membership organizations need to track and organize. To simplify this process, many turn to software solutions to centralize the information. But with several options available, it can be overwhelming to review and select which is the best CRM for your membership organization. Never fear—we’re here to help you with the heavy lifting!

TechTalk - Technology Ecosystems Part 2


Loretta hosts a great panel of guests for Part Two of our series on technology ecosystems. Co-hosted by DelCor's Gretchen Steenstra, the TechTalk includes Mark Moen ( ASCP ), Marc Bernstein ( ASA ), Tori Miller Liu ( ASHA ), and Mark Sotichek ( NCACPA ).

Crush Your Membership and Revenue Goals with Artificial Intelligence!


Guest post by Salesforce Simple Ways to Keep Members Happy and Increase Revenue Lapsed memberships are not something you want to see. But membership retention is a challenge for many associations. The question is: How will your organization address it? The ideal approach is a proactive one.

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.

Watch for Naming to See Trends Unfold

Smooth The Path

The Lolcats website has turned into a community. For over a decade, volunteer creators have made and still make memes for participants to read, enjoy, vote on, and pass around. Interestingly the creators and readers developed a language, acronyms, and even spelling unique to the community.

Statement On Protecting Americans From Dangerous Algorithms Act


IA President and CEO K. Dane Snowden issued the following statement in response to the introduction of the Protecting Americans from Dangerous Algorithms Act: “The internet industry shares the goal of a safe experience for all internet users. Smarter algorithms are the solution.

Your Association’s Education Programs Can Provide What the Remote Workplace Lacks

WBT Systems

The workplace is unsettling for many people right now. Organizations have the technology and processes for remote and hybrid work in place, but many overlooked necessary changes to their culture. When that’s the

3 Steps for Creating a Winning Digital Transformation Strategy


Guest post by Advanced Solutions International (ASI) For associations that were prepared, the COVID-19 pandemic offered an unexpected opportunity. Those with the right tools in place rapidly reached a turning point that’s been called “digital transformation.”

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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.

Make Some Time for Normalizing

Smooth The Path

When something is new, we are our only point of reference. So we wonder… is that new freckle normal? Is my new boss always unreasonable? Are the problems that my staff deal with normal? Was that conversation odd, or am I just being weird?

Internet Association Promotes John Olsen to Senior Vice President, State Government Affairs


“Our dynamic State Government Affairs team is a critical component of IA’s mission to foster innovation, promote economic growth, and empower people through the free and open internet. John’s proven track record of success and strategic thinking has earned him this promotion.” SNOWDEN.

How to Convince Leadership That a Flexible Work Model Is Best


In March 2020, 85% of associations said their staff primarily worked onsite. A year later, only 8% of these associations plan to return to their traditional office setting. This is just one of the dramatic changes revealed by the State of Association Workplaces Post-Pandemic Survey from Achurch Consulting and Association TRENDS. Most associations are now adopting a hybrid or remote work model. But what if your association plans to stick to the old status quo?

“Working with you is like going to therapy.”

Effective Database

"Working with you is like going to therapy." I was working with a client last week and at the end of our conversation she said "Working with you is like going to therapy!" This is not the first time I've heard this from a client.) What she meant is that she did a lot of … “Working with you is like going to therapy.” ” Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom


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!

4 ways to moderate and have the right people in your community

Disciple Media

You’ve built your community and new members are rolling in (woohoo!) but sometimes lots of people don’t necessarily mean they’re the right people. That’s where moderation comes into play.

Top Marketing Trends to Try in 2022


Guest post by Christine Bergeron, Marketing Coordinator, Community Brands Are you ready to hit the “mark” with your marketing in 2022? This time of year is always about reflecting where we were and figuring out where we want to go.