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The Best Nonprofit Website Builders in 2022

Wild Apricot

12 Best Nonprofit Website Builders & 3 Tips To Get Started Imagine this: Gabriella, a manager at a local boutique, hears about your nonprofit when her boss agrees to be an event sponsor for your upcoming gala. She’s inspired by your mission. website-and-technology

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Expert Guidance on Choosing New Association Technology


The anxiety-ridden decision to look for new technology was the topic of the first session of Mastering Membership , our new event series for mid-size associations featuring advice from the association, selection consultant, and technology partner’s perspectives.


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How to use innovative technology to attract members to your association

Nimble AMS

Technology is irrevocably integrated into our daily lives. According to research conducted by Hootsuite and We Are Social, there are a total of 4.95 billion internet users, with the average user spending nearly seven hours a day online. .

Are You Seeing Non-Constructive Tension?

Smooth The Path

Look at just about every inter-departmental relationship, and you will find tension. Project managers promise timing that engineering cannot meet. Purchasing signs contracts with companies that product managers do not want to use.

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.

How to Make a Certificate in Microsoft Word

Wild Apricot

Whether you run a club, church, professional association, chamber of commerce, or any other type of membership organization, your goal is likely the same — to retain your members and keep them happy and engaged. One thing that can help with this. membership

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Five tips to leverage change management and successfully advance your association’s goals

Nimble AMS

Did you know that only 11% of association professionals feel very technologically prepared for the future? Research from the Community Brands Association Trends Study , also discovered less than 5% of professionals use AI, predictive analytics, or machine learning in their organization. .

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Remote Communications Refresh: Go Back to Square One


Have you ever had a pain that just keeps nagging you? It sometimes disappears if you stop moving but then comes back when you move in a different direction. If so, you know that unless you get to the root of that pain, it won’t go away.

15 Changes in the Learning Business Landscape

Leading Learning

The learning business changes continually – and we’ve seen some big changes over the years. Tagoras , the parent company of Leading Learning, recently turned 15 years old – we were founded in May 2007.

Celebrate managers: International Community Association Managers Day on June 13


By Sammie Rosenbloom. As the professional backbone of homeowners associations and condominium communities, community association managers have a special set of skills and expertise that are essential to successful operations and governance.

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.

Build a testing program into your marketing strategy

HighRoad Solution

Marketing planning can be exciting. It's often the time where new ideas get thrown on the table, innovative and analytical thinking converge, and rough concepts get fully baked.

The ROI of Smarter Association Management Software: Engagement Beyond Dues


Investing in a smarter AMS will support and strengthen your organization in your routine operations and far beyond. While maintaining daily tasks is a must, there are many other ways an AMS can extend your reach to members and grow your association.

How to Improve Course Evaluations—and Measure a Course’s True Value

WBT Systems

How often do you evaluate your evaluations? By revamping course evaluations to ask the right questions at the right time, you can gather what you need to improve program design, customer retention, and course

Learning from Big Learning: 15 Lessons

Leading Learning

In case you haven’t noticed, online learning has become big business – more so, and much more credibly so than back in the mid 90s when I joined my first e-learning start-up.

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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.

Strategies for Improving Your Culture Quickly


This post will not apply to everyone, but here’s a really important dynamic that I think is starting to emerge right now. A lot of organizations have already suffered from the great resignation, but there’s an even larger number that are about to.

And Now, A Word From Our Sponsors


Association executives have a difficult job. They are tasked with meeting the needs of hundreds if not thousands of members, proving results to their board, and keeping up with supplier demands.

ASAE Welcomes Protech as New Corporate Partner


WASHINGTON, D.C. ASAE today announced that Protech, providers of the leading Microsoft-based association management platform, has signed on as a new corporate partner in ASAE’s Alliance Partnership Program.

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Recharge Your Imagination at the Innovation Summit


Sponsored by Impexium, Association.TV, and.orgSource Could your imagination use a recharge? Do you want the rush of a fresh perspective? If the answer is yes, I have a suggestion. Join me and some of the savviest association leaders in our industry at the Innovation Summit on June 9.

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.

Association Brain Food: 5.27.22

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. ALS awareness. Last year, Mark Wallach of Results Direct was diagnosed with ALS , also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, an always fatal, progressive neurodegenerative disease.

“Is this normal?”

Effective Database

"Is this normal?" ne of the greatest parts about my job is that I get to work with so many different associations, which means I see all kinds of things that most of my clients never see. It also means I have a very deep perspective on how often something does or does not happen with associations … “Is this normal?” ” Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom


Short & Sweet: 20 Ad hoc & Micro Volunteers Roles

Mariner Management

Here’s our May “Top 20”! This time we’ve culled 20 top Micro & Ad hoc Volunteer Roles from our inventory of ideas. These are volunteer opportunities that are focused (with a specific purpose), short term (less than 6 months), and often quick (one and done).

The Seven Deadly Sins of Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing

Often the secret to a thriving membership is not so much working harder. Instead, success can be driven by understanding and removing an impediment that holds back growth. By identifying the challenges and eliminating the roadblocks, membership programs can flourish.

The Ultimate Guide to Amazing Association Websites

Your association’s website needs to engage members AND deliver a great user experience so everyone who visits it leaves with a positive impression. But how? Get the free guide to optimizing your website “under-the-hood” (great for "non-techy" people).

Efficient Leadership: 5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

Ewald Consulting

Your mental health is just like putting your own oxygen mask on before helping others. If you don’t take care of yourself, you will not be at your best for your organization.

10 Ways to Get Ready for the Membership of the Future Now

Association Freak

Reading Time: 10 minutes Many of the lessons associations were forced to learn during the pandemic have relevance enduring beyond this past year. The expectations of organization members across the board have changed forever. Membership Strategy

Nonprofit Disruption: 5 Choices for Nonprofits

Association Freak

Reading Time: 4 minutes This article was originally published in FORUM Magazine as A Tale of Two Disruptions The Truth About Nonprofit Disruption Nonprofit disruption has been a topic of conversation for what seems like forever, but at what point does a disruption become the status quo for nonprofits? We used to talk about disruptive technology.

Efficient Leadership: 5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself

Ewald Consulting

Your mental health is just like putting your own oxygen mask on before helping others. If you don’t take care of yourself, you will not be at your best for your organization. But, as life gets busier, and board roles get more demanding, it can become challenging to find the time and energy to do so. In this post, we will review how to prioritize your mental health so you are a better, more effective leader.

8 Requirements Executives Should Look For in a New AMS

Selecting a new Association Management System (AMS) can be daunting, even for the most “seasoned” professionals. Learn what top association executives require when it comes to their most crucial investments.