2021

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Let’s Start A Business. Building a Great Foundation (7m 20s) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 303

Moery Company

Let’s start a business together! I want to talk about some of the things that I went through as I started to launch The Moery Company. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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7 Steps to Create a Donation Website for Your Nonprofit + 10 Great Examples

Wild Apricot

Take a look at your website. Would it encourage you to donate? If the answer is no, your potential donors probably feel the same way. Think of your website as your personal assistant. Once set up properly to receive donations, it makes it easy for. fundraising

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Engagement Lessons from the Pandemic

Spark Consulting

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to appear on a virtual panel on engagement, organized by Mary Byers, for the Veterinary Medical Association. We covered a wide range of topics, a few of which I think others would benefit from thinking about, so I’ll be doing a few related blog posts.

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TikTok for Nonprofits: The Beginner’s Guide

Wild Apricot

First launched in 2017 as a short-form video sharing app used mostly by teens, TikTok has exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. As people look for entertainment and connection during long periods of lockdown, the hilarity, quirkiness. marketing

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Is Your L&D Organization Future-Proof?

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Ed.D., Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

If the recent past has taught us anything, it's that L&D organizations need to be nimble, quick, and able to react to both foreseen and unforeseen threats in order to be successful. That means looking to the convergence of technology, learning, and business needs so you can make intelligent, informed decisions regarding both your future and the future of your organization.

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Reflections After My First Time Back

Spark Consulting

This week, I attended the ASAE Technology Exploration Conference, my first in-person event since January 2020. My MAIN takeaway was that it was very good to see friends and colleagues in the industry who, for the past two years, have appeared only as small rectangles on my computer screen.

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The Ultimate Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Whenever Kathleen thought about ramping up her nonprofit’s social media presence, she quickly found herself overwhelmed. When she’d started the organization, social media didn’t even exist! She’d invited people to the first. marketing

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Want to Generate Explosive Membership Growth?

Spark Consulting

Join me and the nice folks from Grype Digital on Tuesday, October 12 at 3:30 pm ET for Explosive Growth for Associations Through Better Membership Management , the second episode of their second season of video podcasts.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Nonprofit Marketing

Wild Apricot

It’s the age-old question: If you’re running an incredible nonprofit , but no one knows about it, does it really exist? Alright, that’s a bit of a stretch. Seriously, though: If you’ve been struggling to bring in donations, marketing

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Continuity in the time of the Great Resignation

Higher Logic

The post Continuity in the time of the Great Resignation appeared first on Higher Logic. A record 4.4 million employees quit their jobs in September 2021, a sign that The Great Resignation has no intention of slowing down.

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The Art of Making Engaging and Effective Learning Videos

Speaker: Joseph Suarez - Learning Experience Designer at Suarez Media Production

In this webinar, Joseph Suarez will break down the craft, the art, and the science, of video production and reveal how to leverage the production process to create engaging learning videos of all types and sizes.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.15.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. ASAE Gold Circle Awards.

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What I’ve Learned after 10 Years at Blue Sky eLearn

Blue Sky eLearn

Summary: We have some incredible people here at Blue Sky eLearn, so we’ve decided to share some stories and observations from someone who’s been with us through thick and thin: Jocelyn Taylor, our Senior Director of Sales Operations.

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Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ

.orgSource

Investing in a learning management system is no longer a choice. An LMS is much more than an enhancement to your website. It is essential equipment in a business environment that is challenging organizations to provide smarter, faster, and more engaging solutions for their customers than ever before.

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The Delta Variant Isn’t The Only Reason to Rethink Your Return to the Office

Aaron Wolowiec

A lot of leaders spent the last few months putting in a place a plan to reopen the office (in one form or another) after Labor Day.

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A 12-Month New-Member Onboarding Schedule

Onboarding is more than simply sending out a welcome packet and adding the new member to your association’s email list — it’s a strategic process. Get the step- by-step onboarding schedule now.

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10 Types of eLearning Assessments for Your Courses

Web Courseworks Associations

What did the last assessment that you took look like? Perhaps it was a multiple-choice final exam or an essay-style test printed in double-spaced Times New Roman. Either way, we’d guess it looked quite different from the eLearning assessment types we’re going to discuss today.

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Does Your Conference Need an Emcee?

Velvet Chainsaw

Having an emcee at your event was a nice-to-have prior to 2020. Now it’s a must-have. Talk to any meeting owner who has managed a large virtual event this past year using a skilled emcee and he or she will tell you it made all the difference.

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Delivering Great Association Presentations – Association Hustle Episode 298 (6m 36s)

Moery Company

As associations are holding in-person meetings, focus on the content of the meeting and learn how to best prepare for association presentations. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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How to Ensure Your AMS Reports Include The Right Data

Membersuite

Every association management software (AMS) company loves to demonstrate how their AMS meets an association’s requirements. The association staff on the project team care about these functions and features, but most of their co-workers only care about one thing: reports.

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How Do You Measure the Success of Enterprise Learning?

Every organization measures ROI differently. With Thought Industries’ three pillars of learning in this white paper, you can identify what matters to your business, define KPIs and metrics, and see how other organizations measure success and impact.

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Engagement: What About Scoring?

Spark Consulting

Back before Maddie and I launched The No BS Guide to Digital Transformation , I had been writing a brief series on member engagement, inspired by serving on a virtual panel on engagement, organized by Mary Byers, for the Veterinary Medical Association.

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37 Facebook Groups Every Nonprofit Professional Needs to Join

Wild Apricot

I was talking to an administrative coordinator recently who had just started at a small nonprofit in Toronto. Although she loved her new role, she was having some trouble figuring out who to reach out to about some industry questions she had. Since. organizational-management

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10 Ways to Make Your Members Happy to Get Your Emails

Higher Logic

The post 10 Ways to Make Your Members Happy to Get Your Emails appeared first on Higher Logic. Want to send emails that will resonate with your audience? Follow these tips to optimize your emails, from newsletters to automated campaigns, for best results.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.2.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Peer advisory groups. When I worked at NAHB, I always thought the Builder 20 clubs were such a great idea. WBT Systems does too.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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Event Email Marketing for Associations: 3 Essentials

Blue Sky eLearn

The first pitfall into member attrition is the assumption that members are committed to sticking with an organization simply because they’ve signed up to pay regular dues.

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Normal Left the Party—Survey Reveals Associations Want Her Back

.orgSource

What should we call it—the New Normal, the Next Normal, Another Normal? Please let go of normal. When the DJ stopped playing oldies, Normal left the party.

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The Quick Way To Price Your Hybrid Events

Aaron Wolowiec

After running virtual events for free or very low cost, the first thing that you want to focus on is raising the price of any virtual components that you're going to offer, whether hybrid components or purely virtual events. Here are some thoughts to help guide you

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6 Essential Enterprise LMS Features for Your Association

Web Courseworks Associations

As a trade association, you’re balancing the needs of your corporate member organizations and their individual members, working to provide a valuable experience for both.

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The Ultimate Crash Course in eLearning Visual Design

Speaker: Connie Malamed, Founder of Mastering Instructional Design and Publisher of The eLearning Coach

Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist optimal retention. If you need rapid, easily actionable ways to improve your eLearning and slides, join this session to learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs.

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My Turbulent Love Affair With Digital-Event Networking

Velvet Chainsaw

I have been a loyal and passionate disciple of networking for all of my adult life. I have spent decades learning, speaking and writing about it.

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Association Business is Back and Changing – Association Field Report (March 19, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello everybody and welcome to observations from the field. I’ve got four observations for you today. First, association business is coming back. We are seeing some great progress out in the field.

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7 Steps for Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Association’s Reports

Membersuite

You know it’s time to rethink how your association uses reports when, month after month, you share a report with staff or volunteer leaders and all you hear is: “Hmm, interesting.” A report’s potential is wasted if it’s merely reviewed and forgotten.

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