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8 Types of Annoying Board Members

Wild Apricot

Nonprofits are a magical place filled with super passionate, hardworking, and extremely motivated individuals. I've had many opportunities to work with some of these fantastic people and it's been an absolute pleasure. But, sometimes when you get a. organizational-management

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A look back at Nimble AMS in 2020: Rapid growth and new capabilities for associations

Nimble AMS

The year 2020 was unprecedented, and many faced personal and professional challenges that no one expected. However, many also found ways to be successful in spite of the challenges, and there are successes and silver linings to build on for 2021.

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3 Ways to Increase Membership Retention Right Now

MembersClicks

So your latest marketing campaign worked and you’ve got a slew of new members joining your organization — congrats! The question now is, do you have a strategy to keep them? MC Insider

6 Changes to Improve Sales Now – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 273 (9m 1s)

Moery Company

Looking to increase your association’s membership and sponsorship sales? Consider making theses changes. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.26.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Growth-mindset associations. Years ago, I read Mindset by Carol Dweck fully expecting to get validation of my growth mindset. Wrong.

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Why Automation Rules are an Online Community Manager’s Secret Weapon

Higher Logic

The post Why Automation Rules are an Online Community Manager’s Secret Weapon appeared first on Higher Logic. Learn why online community automation is so helpful for community professionals – along with 8 ways to use automation rules in your community.

The “Why” Matters, Maybe Even More…

Moery Company

Over the course of 2020 we all had to make hard choices for ourselves, our loved ones and the uncertain future: do you opt to live normally or commit to quarantine? Can you return to the office? Do you send your kids to school or move to homeschool?

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Associations North’s CEOSync is Transforming Leaders

Association Adviser

For association CEOs looking to sharpen their leadership skills, Associations North’s CEOSync program is helping elite leaders invest in each other’s success. The post Associations North’s CEOSync is Transforming Leaders appeared first on Association Adviser.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Free Membership Management Software

Wild Apricot

Note: This guide was updated to remove membership management software options that are no longer free. The membership organizations I’ve talked to usually began to search for a membership management solution when they reached about 50 members. membership

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!

What Risk Factors Are Top of Mind for Association Event Organizers?

Velvet Chainsaw

We recently convened a roundtable of senior-level conference organizers to discuss risk tolerance and the forces that are shaping their 2021/22 event strategies and decisions.

When Are We Going to Have In-Person Meetings Again? – Ask JP #058

Moery Company

Hello everyone, welcome to another Ask JP. Many CEO’s that I am collaborating with keep asking, when are we going to have in-person meetings again? And what do you think about that? It’s time to prepare for 2022.

Financial impacts: What the costs of COVID-19 mean for community associations

Ungrated

By Karen Martinez. Close to a year since the COVID-19 pandemic upended our lives, we now have some insight into its financial impacts on community associations.

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12 Questions to Ask Before Re-Opening Your Nonprofit's Office

Wild Apricot

As countries begin to ease restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19, you might be thinking about how you’re going to safely re-open your physical office. But the world has changed dramatically over the past year, with millions. organizational-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.

Top Challenges Facing Association Executives and Staff

GrowthZone

The 2021 Association Industry Survey results revealed similarities in the challenges facing associations. The report includes detailed comments from respondents about their organization’s struggles.

Desperation Amongst the Workplace in 2021 – Association Field Report (February 26, 2021)

Moery Company

Hi everybody, welcome to Field Report. Here is what I am seeing from the field, desperation. Don’t be desperate during this difficult time. From an associations perspective I see desperation in terms of hiring firms or hiring people that are not the right fit. Make sure to do your due diligence.

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2021 Event Email Marketing: The 5-Email Roadmap to Success

ePly

When leveraging your event email marketing strategy, there are five types of emails worth sending to maximize your event’s potential and create a proper channel of communication. Think of each email as an opportunity to promote your event , even when attendees are already confirmed.

February Update: Building Relationships

Wild Apricot

The theme for February is building relationships, whether it’s with your nonprofit board or members. With the next product release, you can show your members appreciation by offering them free products in your online store. We've also added more. wild-apricot-updates

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.

Interesting Trends in Association Industry Survey Results

GrowthZone

It’s that time of year! GrowthZone recently released the 2021 Association Industry Survey results. This year’s report contains specific data on association value proposition recognition, COVID’s impact on organizations’ operating status, 2021 revenue trends predictions, and more.

The Biggest Lesson Learned This Year

Moery Company

The biggest lesson I learned this year is the need to adapt. We need to adapt personally in our business and in our partners business. To highlight this need to adapt; our associations have really been relying on live events as a big part of their revenue stream for years.

The Future of Associations is Experiences

Smooth The Path

Imagine that member value and member experience were on either end of a seesaw. Many associations focus on value and provide a base-level of experience. More consumer-focused organizations are doing the reverse, and they are starting to focus on experience while providing a base-level of value.

Innovative, Healthy Associations Have a Growth Mindset. Does Yours?

WBT Systems

Innovative, Healthy Associations Have a Growth Mindset. Does Yours? Read more about Innovative, Healthy Associations Have a Growth Mindset. Does Yours

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.

5 Webinars to Accelerate Your Association’s Digital Transformation

Protech

By Evan Hendershot – Digital Marketing Manager . Was your association’s digital transformation already in the works, or did the events of 2020 force it upon you? Either way, there’s still work to be done.

Suzanne Clark, New President & CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Ask JP #057

Moery Company

Hello everybody, welcome to Ask JP. We have been receiving a lot of press calls and personal phone calls regarding my observations on the big topic in Washington D.C. What do you think about Suzanne Clark being named the new President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce?”.

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Priming People for Participation

Smooth The Path

People may learn better when they actively interact with the material. We want adult learners to ask the questions they have and adapt content to make it their own. People get restless when they are being talked at because it is a bit boring. But there is a risk to participating.

Felicia D. Kenan Earned Certified Association Executive Credential

SBI

SEATTLE, WA, February 16, 2021. The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has announced that Felicia D. Kenan, MPA, CMP, Association Executive of SBI Association Management , has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.

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!

Turn Customers Into Community

.orgSource

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. We’ve been on notice since well before the pandemic that shifts are occurring in why people join an association and what they want once they sign on.

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State “Anti-censorship” Bills Pose Threat to User Safety

InternetAssociation

State lawmakers in at least 22 states have introduced misguided legislation purportedly seeking to protect their residents from being censored.

Top Membership Management Software Options & Reviews

Fonteva

As your association grows, your requirements for your membership software grow, too — so much so that you’ve outgrown your current membership management solution!