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What to Do When You Inherit a Career Center: 10 Things You Should Do Now

Association Adviser

Ten steps to shape and maintain your online career center into a resource that serves your members’ career development needs and improves membership value. The post What to Do When You Inherit a Career Center: 10 Things You Should Do Now appeared first on Association Adviser.

The Attendee’s Learning Journey Begins, Not Ends, with Your Virtual Conference

WBT Systems

The Attendee’s Learning Journey Begins, Not Ends, with Your Virtual Conference. Read more about The Attendee’s Learning Journey Begins, Not Ends, with Your Virtual Conference

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Changing the Narrative

Moery Company

As a sales representative closing a deal is all about timing. We are all too familiar with the now exhausted expression, “These unprecedented times.” ” The narrative and focus needs to change to, “This unprecedented opportunity.”

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Rethinking Revenue: Your Membership Plan

Spark Consulting

What happens when your membership plan becomes reality? Join me and Dana Anaman (National Association of Professional Insurance Agents) Wednesday, September 30 at 10 am ET as we take you through our journey to increase membership for the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents.

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.

Our Customer Reviews Make Higher Logic a G2 Leader in Online Community Management

Higher Logic

The post Our Customer Reviews Make Higher Logic a G2 Leader in Online Community Management appeared first on Higher Logic. Find out why G2 named Higher Logic an Online Community Management Software leader for the 6th quarter in a row.

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How to Sell More Sponsorships for Your Association’s Virtual Event

Moery Company

Want to sign on more sponsors for your virtual events? We’ve got some insights for you and a real-life example. Here’s how you can get more sponsors for your virtual event: 1.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.25.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… I’m not publishing Brain Food next Friday (10/2) because I’ll be hiking in southern Utah, so this edition includes all the events I know about in the next two weeks. Virtual conference communications survey.

The Community Manager’s Guide to Understanding Community Analytics

Higher Logic

The post The Community Manager’s Guide to Understanding Community Analytics appeared first on Higher Logic. If you want to grow your online community, develop a strategic approach to tracking your community’s analytics.

12 Foundation Website Templates + Examples of Foundations Who Use Them

Wild Apricot

Looking to create or refresh your foundation's website? Here are 12 templates you can try and examples of real foundations who use them

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.

Leveraging Current Conditions for Membership and Sponsorship Growth – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 251

Moery Company

Virtual events have some downsides, however, they have a major upside: engaging a new or different audience you would not have otherwise reached due to barriers of in-person events (budgets, scheduling, etc.). Leverage the current conditions to engage new audiences and convert them into new members.

4 steps to consider when moving data

Association Success

I will be the first to admit it, I hate to move. Houses, apartments, furniture, out of an extremely comfy chair — moving is oftentimes a huge chore. Moving data can often be more painful and awkward than lifting the heaviest piece of bedroom furniture.

What Is a Hybrid Event?


If you’re starting to think about what events will look like in 2021 and beyond, you’re not alone. But it’s not so much a question of when we’ll be able to get together in large groups again, as it is a question of what the virtual side of events will look like.


[WEBINAR] What a Difference Strategy Makes: Behind the Scenes of American Psychological Association’s 2020 Virtual

Velvet Chainsaw

A virtual experience successful beyond their wildest dreams? You bettcha. Hear from two key executives from the APA on how they strategically turned a challenge into an opportunity to bring their community together like never before.

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.

How Do We Leverage Virtual Events for Membership Recruitment? – Ask JP #034

Moery Company

The question today is, “How do I leverage virtual meetings to increase membership?” ” I’m going to break this down into before the event, during the event, and after the event. Before the event.

How to hire people who fit in

Association Success

To maintain your company culture, you need to hire people who fit in. . If someone doesn’t agree with the culture or is resistant to certain practices, it’s going to be difficult to build an environment where everyone collaborates and works toward the same core purpose.

Q&A: Planning for an Uncertain Content Year

Association Adviser

Answers to what's on association executives' minds regarding strategy & planning, virtual events, and member surveys from our Aug 2020 benchmarking webinar. The post Q&A: Planning for an Uncertain Content Year appeared first on Association Adviser.

[On Demand] The Playbook to Planning Your Virtual Event


If you missed our webinar last week, The Playbook to Planning Your Virtual Event , good’s s now on demand!

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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!

Technology Considerations for Moving to a Virtual Office


The COVID-19 crisis has forced many organizations to move to a virtual office on a temporary or indefinite basis. These organizations have leveraged digital workplace tools to get work completed, communicate, and collaborate all from outside of a physical office.

The 5 qualities of a successful remote culture

Association Success

With COVID-19 changing the working world for the foreseeable future, organizations around the world are adjusting to the flexibility working remotely brings.

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Ask Us Anything: Association Podcasts

Association Adviser

We answer your questions about starting an association podcast to spread industry knowledge, connect with more people and improve your association's brand. The post Ask Us Anything: Association Podcasts appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Marketing & Communications Podcasting

Celebrating Your Organization’s Milestones: The Why (And How)


Regardless of what industry you’re in, how big your organization is, or how long your association or chamber has been around, at some point, you’re going to come across a major milestone. Your organization’s 50th anniversary. (Or Or 100th!) A new record of 5,000 members.

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.

Making Your Virtual Event Interactive: 4 Things to Try


While there are certainly many benefits of hosting a virtual event, the one downside is that they are typically — just by nature alone — less interactive than in-person events. But that’s not to say they can’t still be interactive!


4 trends to adopt for an effective membership strategy

Association Success

As any association leader knows, the membership economy is far from new. Yet this centuries-old concept has gained new traction in today’s economy as for-profit businesses and traditional associations work to earn buy-in from potential members. .

What exactly does a CRP do?

Mariner Management

On a flight a while back, CRP Tanya Coogan was sharing the usual pleasantries with a fellow passenger when the conversation turned to their respective occupations.

What is a Sales Funnel and Why Should Associations Use It?


Sales Funnel: A method (using software) to guide a prospective customer through a series of stages, ultimately converting them to a member, sponsor, customer, etc. It’s described as a funnel because it’s large at the top, tapers through the middle, and narrows at the bottom. The process begins with a broad pool of prospects. At each stage, the pool narrows. Prospects are filtered, and those somewhat likely to convert advance through the funnel.

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.

Data Integration For Associations, Thanks to Highroad Spark

HighRoad Solution

2020 has been like the tornado in The Wizard of Oz, ripping us all up from our familiar lives and depositing us in a strange new world. Your members are depending on you now more than ever. They need you to offer support, networking opportunities, and programming tailored to their evolving needs. They also need to know that you’re out there, providing a strong voice for the industry and striving for a prosperous future. But it’s also a tough time for associations.

Here’s the No. 1 thing we learned from Arnie Malham

Association Success

At, we are super interested in a few things: the importance of culture, thought-leadership that helps us grow and the ability to make mistakes.

An Employee Resource Group that Honors Who You Are, Exactly As You Are

Association Adviser

Workplace diversity is more than just casual conversation. Here's how one company uses Employee Resource Groups to encourage diversity & inclusion. The post An Employee Resource Group that Honors Who You Are, Exactly As You Are appeared first on Association Adviser. Diversity & Inclusion Features Membership diversity employee resource groups