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How to Leverage Virtual Events for Membership Growth

Moery Company

New member recruitment is just as important as member retention. Here’s how to leverage what you have available to you – in this current environment – to recruit new members.

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How to Write a New Member Welcome Email (Plus a Sample!)

MembersClicks

New member onboarding processes vary from organization to organization. But one key tactic nearly all organizations employ is the sending of a new member welcome email. That’s really your first touchpoint with a new member, meaning your first chance to get them engaged.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.9.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I’m back in the saddle again—and this photo captures my hiking buddies climbing up a tricky portion of the saddle between Big Spring and Squaw Canyons in the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park in Utah—one of my favorite places. Association mojo.

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8 GivingTuesday Email Examples that Inspire and Convert

Wild Apricot

GivingTuesday is coming up on December 1, 2020. Get ready to make this your most successful year yet by following best practices from these GivingTuesday email campaigns

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.

2020 Is the Most Important Year for Membership – Association Field Report (October, 9, 2020)

Moery Company

Today, I want to bring some energy to you! We’re heading into the most important membership season and year ever in the history of organizations.

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Secrets for Creating a Re-Engagement Email Campaign that Works

Higher Logic

The post Secrets for Creating a Re-Engagement Email Campaign that Works appeared first on Higher Logic. Are unengaged members putting your association’s retention rate at risk? Reach them with a re-engagement email campaign.

How to Create a Club Membership Form in Wild Apricot + 3 Examples

Wild Apricot

Using an online club membership application form is an easy and efficient way to onboard new members. Here's how to create one with Wild Apricot

JP Moery’s Top Five Podcasts

Moery Company

I’ve gained a lot of insight, information, and ideas from podcasts. I listen to them almost every morning. My top five at the moment are: The GaryVee Audio Experience by Gary Vaynerchuk – entrepreneurship, branding, and more. Sell or Die by Jeffrey Gitomer – he’s a sales guru and very funny.

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Mark Your Calendar: MC Thrive Is Back!

MembersClicks

You may have heard us talk about the one-day virtual educational experience we hosted in May, MC Thrive. Better yet, you may have even attended! Small Staff Chatter

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.

Drive Engagement with an Online Community Content Calendar

Higher Logic

The post Drive Engagement with an Online Community Content Calendar appeared first on Higher Logic. Community managers have to put a lot of energy into their community content strategies. Make your job easier with this comprehensive guide to building an online community content calendar. The post Drive Engagement with an Online Community Content Calendar appeared first on Higher Logic. Uncategorized Community Strategy

Will Your Sponsors Succeed at Your Virtual Event?

Association Adviser

Ensure you're setting the stage for successful, happy virtual event sponsors at your next online event with these 10 tips and recommendations. The post Will Your Sponsors Succeed at Your Virtual Event? appeared first on Association Adviser. Events Features Revenue Digtial Summit virtual events

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How do you launch a new sales project? – Ask JP #036

Moery Company

Today’s question came up during one of our recent sales meeting: “How do you launch a new sales project?” ” The answer applies whether it’s a new membership category or a new sponsorship program. Sometimes, we’re selling things that we’ve been selling for years.

How to get free publicity for your association

Association Success

Have you ever wondered how to get those coveted “As Seen On” logos for major publications and shows? Well, I’m going to tell you to get that kind of publicity without having to hire a PR consultant or marketing agency.

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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.

3 membership challenges solved with Nimble AMS

Nimble AMS

As an association professional, you face a variety of challenges: Acquiring and retaining members. Driving non-dues revenue. Gaining the insights you need to make informed business decisions. How do you begin to tackle them? The good news is that you’re not alone.

October’s Live Association Chat Podcast Schedule

AssociationChat

Add these great Association Chat interviews to your October schedule! Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 2-3 pm ET. Watch the live interview or replay at [link]. Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 2-3 pm ET. Watch the live interview or replay at [link]. Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 2-3 pm ET.

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The Art of Discipline and Selling New Projects – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 253

Moery Company

This week JP shares insights gained from listening to his favorite podcasts and six steps to launching a new sales project. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast. President 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.

3 things successful associations do to get their members to stick around

Association Success

Loyal members do more than just stick around. They put your organization’s resources into practice, advocate for your mission, and persuade new members to join them. They’re the key to a long lasting, healthy membership program.

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!

Prepping for Renewal Time: 4 Membership Management Software Tips

MembersClicks

With the end of the year comes renewal time for many member-based organizations. While this year’s dues renewal season may be a little different, it’s still important to ensure that your database is in tip-top shape and ready to process those renewals and everything that comes along with it.

What Associations Can Learn from ASAE’s 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting & Expo

Protech

By Liz Palm, Marketing Director. At ASAE’s V irtual Annual Meeting & Expo, t here was a lot of talk about the what the “new normal” will look like post COVID-19.

How to Sell a New Membership or Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

There’s no doubt that associations have had to adjust, adapt, and pivot this year. This included the need to create new membership and sponsorship programs. Here is a six step plan for selling your new programs: 1. Create a plan. Spell out the sequence of events and the distribution of information. Selling a new program can be overwhelming and it helps to break it down into smaller pieces. Develop a no brainer offer, an incredible incentive for people to buy.

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Want to keep your employees engaged? Invest in a healthy organizational culture

Association Success

Employee engagement is a key part of building a healthy, successful organizational culture. A good test way to test your company’s culture is to look at how the employees approach each new work day and project. .

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.

Where Do We Stand Now: One Foot in the Pandemic and One Foot in the Recovery

Delcor

Infectious Diseases Society of America ( IDSA ) CEO Chris Busky is Loretta's guest for "Where Do We Stand Now: One Foot in the Pandemic and One Foot in the Recovery.". View TechTalk here: Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Tips - Trends - TechTalks

Talent Tuesdays – Association Jobs Posted for Week of October 5, 2020

AssociationChat

Available Association Jobs Shared with Association Chat This Week. Hear of a great job opportunity at your organization? Looking for some great association pros who are engaged in the Association Chat community?

Online Event Registration Form Setup: 2 Things to Get Right

ePly

Planning a successful event takes a lot of forethought. It all starts with nailing down your goals for hosting the event, whether it be to drive a specific number of registrations, fundraise a certain amount, or simply provide an experience for your audience.

4 steps for engaging disinterested readers

Association Success

Most publications attract a handful of true fans — readers who devour every post, share content on social media and open every newsletter. . But in the long run, understanding who doesn’t regularly read your content — and why — is far more valuable.

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Badging

CommPartners

When running a marathon or 5K, there is usually something that pulls you towards the finish line. Something that keeps you going to the next mile when you feel like giving up. Something that makes you want to do it all over again. For some, it may be the health benefits; for others, it may […].

How associations can appeal to end-of-the-alphabet generations.

HighRoad Solution

If you think the word “Millennial” applies to any young person, then here’s a scary fact: the Millennials will start turning 40 next year. The current generation emerging from college is Generation Z, a cohort with an entirely different set of goals and values. And for associations, this means a whole new set of challenges. Already, 56 percent of associations say that they’re struggling to engage young professionals. So how can associations attract younger Millennials, Gen Z, and beyond?

Busy or Productive Busy?

Smooth The Path

Perhaps there was never a more distracted time. On top of the usual flood of emails, meetings, and calls, there are now fast-changing news, pervasive worry, and the demands of home pulling at our time and attention. In this environment, it is easy to be busy.