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6 Data Security Practices For Nonprofits in The Digital Age

Wild Apricot

In this post, we cover the kinds of nonprofit data security breaches that are most likely to happen, and which data security practices your nonprofit can use to prevent them

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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

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6 Tips to Attract Attendees to Your Virtual Conference

Blue Sky eLearn

When the pandemic started causing conferences to cancel at the last minute, those that quickly went virtual saw a high number of attendees. In fact, even at Blue Sky eLearn, our webinar attendance for our own educational webinars shot up.

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Get self-serve learning on association email best practices

HighRoad Solution

We’ve all been there. With deadlines to meet, emails to send, and content to push out, it’s easy to feel like we’re treading water. We all have good intentions at the beginning of the year to define our overall strategy, only to find ourselves mid-year buried under our communications calendar.

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Year-End Giving

Wild Apricot

Follow these steps to make your year-end giving campaign the best yet, as well as getting inspired by three great examples

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5 Membership Recruitment Tips

Moery Company

These past few months have been an incredible time for associations to show their value to their members and prospects. They have helped their members secure PPP loans, lobby that their members are essential businesses, and develop plans for reopening.

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Put Members First: Become More Member-Centric In 2021

Higher Logic

The post Put Members First: Become More Member-Centric In 2021 appeared first on Higher Logic. How you approach your members moving forward will impact your association’s future outlook. Aim to be the Slack or Amazon or Netflix of associations in 2021 by taking a member-centric approach.

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Revenue Diversification: It’s Time to Spread Out Your Eggs!

Association Adviser

This is your time to shift focus and ultimately find new ways to fund and deliver products and services to our members. The post Revenue Diversification: It’s Time to Spread Out Your Eggs! appeared first on Association Adviser. COVID-19 Resources Features Revenue non-dues revenue

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Conference Innovation While Traveling at Warp Speed

Velvet Chainsaw

Navigating change during a crisis is not for the faint of heart. During my career leading association event teams, I regularly recalibrated and redefined team member roles in order to drive innovation and improve our meeting experiences.

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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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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.

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3 quick tips for small associations to show their thankfulness

YourMembership Blog

Why do I call it an art? There’s no art behind being thankful. Anyone can do it, right? Anyone can be thankful but expressing the thanks in a meaningful way (to the recipient) is an art. In this case I’m not talking about the medium, I’m referring to the message.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.11.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. 2021 attendee intent survey.

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For Presenters: A Virtual Event Checklist

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether your presenters are experienced in presenting to a virtual audience or not, it’s never a bad idea to have a checklist for them to run through. Even if some of these items seem obvious, you never know what someone may forget to do before it’s time for them to present!

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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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Virtual Meeting Etiquette (Best Practices for Conference and Video Calls)

Association Leaders

Associations, companies and other organizations have been using conference and video calling to meet and conduct business for many years. Most of us are very experienced with the process and have developed methods to be productive and polite when holding these “virtual” meetings. During the last few weeks the sheer number of virtual meetings and volume of participants has grown exponentially.

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40 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2020

Wild Apricot

Every month, I compile the internet's biggest list of free nonprofit webinars. As we get closer to the new year, it's time for nonprofits to take all we learned in 2020 and start planning for a successful 2021. This month, nonprofit experts are offering. organizational-management

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A plug for Beethoven and company in times of stress …

Golden's Rules for Association

I was always someone who recognized the critical value of diligently providing for personal solitude as an element of leadership effectiveness. There is a pretty good book on this subject if you are unconvinced: Lead Yourself First, by Raymond Kethledge and Michael Erwin).

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Complimentary Copy of Association Hustle: Top Strategies for Association Growth

Moery Company

Claim your free copy of JP Moery’s book, Association Hustle: Top Strategies for Association Growth!

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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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What is an Online Community? The Basics & Benefits

Higher Logic

The post What is an Online Community? The Basics & Benefits appeared first on Higher Logic.

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Members Hire Strategic Solutions

Potomac Core

Breaking news. Executives and Professionals seek strategic solutions from their Associations. Facing increasing pressure to produce results, they only engage in activities that help them overcome business challenges and achieve results.

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27 Amazing Nonprofit Podcasts To Check Out In 2020

Wild Apricot

You'll find inspiring and educational podcasts on every topic from social media and nonprofit technology to cause marketing and fundraising ideas. Check out these 27 great podcasts for nonprofits to get started

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Tips for Working from Home

Spark Consulting

I have to caveat this by saying I can’t help you with what do to with your kids (I don’t have any myself) or with your team telework tech (it’s just me here at Spark). I have been working for myself from my home office for nearly eight years.

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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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4 steps to take to bring back your lapsed members

YourMembership Blog

Failure to renew doesn’t have to be the end of the story. There’s always an opportunity to get lost members to return. Read on to find out how. The post 4 steps to take to bring back your lapsed members appeared first on YourMembership.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.20.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… 86 “normal,” please. Joy S. Davis, CAE, who works at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, said: “I need to operate now and look forward, not try to claw may way back to ‘normal.’

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8 Tips for Attending a Virtual Conference

Blue Sky eLearn

At this point, you may have attended a virtual conference, and you’ve probably attended a webinar or two. While organizations are getting creative with their online events you can still probably expect to be sitting in front of your computer watching sessions for multiple hours a day.

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38 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in December 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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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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37 Free Nonprofit Webinars for August 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in August 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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Dark Days Shine New Light on Profession and Community

Golden's Rules for Association

The mission of NSPE is too important to put on hold for a virus. The Nature of Associations The Way We Are COVID19

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How do we attract new members to our association? – Ask JP #040

Moery Company

This week’s question is, “How do we attract new members to our association?” ” You may have already attracted them; you just haven’t sold them yet. Let me give you an example.