2021

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.

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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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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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).

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.

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 Purpose of Pricing

Aaron Wolowiec

When it comes to value in pricing, it is not about greed. Many associations think that if they discuss pricing, their members will see them as greedy, especially because we are nonprofit organizations.

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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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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.

2021 - A Year in Review

Virtual

In this episode, Andy discusses Virtual’s end of year wrap with what happened, how we made things happen, and looking toward 2022. In this episode, Andy discusses Virtual’s end of year wrap with what happened, how we made things happen, and looking toward 2022

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Association Outlook (4m 29s) – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 311

Moery Company

4 trends you should look out for as you head into a year of growth and success. Hello and welcome to JP Moery’s Association Hustle Podcast.

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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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