Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Association membership is one of the most enriching experiences—particularly when you’re part of an association that prioritizes engaging its members. As your association evolves and increases its membership, your engagement strategy should evolve as well.

Compelling Member Engagement

Potomac Core

Polarization in Washington, DC, and market disruption are opening doors for Associations to create more compelling member engagement experiences for their members. Compelling Member Engagement Using “Pull” and “Push” . Compelling Member Engagemen t.

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Continuing Education: Not Just for Meetings and Conferences Anymore

YourMembership Blog

A recent Community Brands study suggests it may be time for associations to focus on additional learning opportunities for their members. The post Continuing Education: Not Just for Meetings and Conferences Anymore appeared first on YourMembership.

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

Blue Sky eLearn

For that reason, we’ve outlined several ways you can use technology to keep your association members engaged and involved. When you take full advantage of the resources available to you, you can achieve a lot within your association and among your members.

Adopting education strategy to jump-start member engagement

Aaron Wolowiec

ET, I’ll have the pleasure of delivering a webinar titled, “Adopting Education Strategy to Jump-Start Member Engagement.” This session is presented by Young Association Professionals, Aggregage , Association Universe and Infinite Conferencing as part of The New World of Member Engagement Webinar Series. . In a nutshell, the interactive webinars help association professionals think differently to drive member engagement. On Wednesday, Jan.

Amanda Kaiser Webinar: The Stickiest New-Member Engagement Programs

GrowthZone

Save your seat for GrowthZone’s upcoming live webinar, The Stickiest New-Member Engagement Programs , presented by association expert, Amanda Kaiser. Amanda will help attendees: • learn how to create a new-member engagement program. Member Engagement Growth

Member Engagement and Association Building Blocks

Eric Lanke

image source Thanks to my co-presenters, Elizabeth Engel and Peggy Hoffman , and all the folks who joined us at our "Walking the Walk of Deep Member Engagement" learning lab at last week''s ASAE Marketing, Membership and Communications Conference. Because I’ve been one of these members.

5 concepts for associations we’ve learned in professional education.

YourMembership Blog

In professional education, like in any field, there’s a preponderance of misconceptions which affect our daily practices and implementations. Here are five key concepts to consider when developing education programs […].

5 Unique Ways to Improve Your New Member Engagement Program

Smooth The Path

Shirley looked at the metrics of her 6-month new member email campaign. These results were baffling because both the 3rd and 4th email offered highly valued content and education. One insight we learned from the New Member Engagement Study is program planning never really ends.

Curating conference content to promote member engagement

Aaron Wolowiec

You may know that Higher Logic is the leader in social media and collaboration solutions for associations, not-for-profits and member-based organizations worldwide – and, of course, Lauren Wolfe and I go way back as long-time members of ASAE’s Young Association Executive Committee. Nevertheless, these are the tangible deliverables that can and should be used to optimize existing engagement activities. Schedule follow-on education. On Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m.

Microvolunteering: More Opportunities for Member Engagement

Reid All About it

As life becomes more complex, members have more options for spending their time and, consequently, more demands on their time. We want to engage and serve in ways that are very different than generations before us. “I wish I could, but I don’t have the time.”.

How to Leverage Mobility Strategies for Member Engagement

Association Adviser

A mobility strategy thus becomes crucial for harnessing member engagement for your association. Engaged members directly translate into increased member retention as well as an increase in new members. Define the Engagement Goals for your Organization.

Increase Member Engagement with an Online Learning Challenge

WBT Systems

When you invite members to participate in a learning challenge, and guide and support them throughout the challenge, they’ll become more comfortable with online learning and your learning management system (LMS). Why learning challenges are a fit for association members. As each day is ticked off, members see how far they’ve progressed and are encouraged to not break that string of successes. What habit or skill can you help members develop in 10 or 14 days?

Member Engagement Solution #8: Effective Orientation and Interaction Is Key

Eric Lanke

Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here. I've previously posted on some of the member engagement issues people in the Circle are wrestling with. Member Engagement Associations

An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education

YourMembership Blog

An Award Winning Approach to Professional Education. eLearning built to serve member-centric and professional development organizations. Your audience may seem homogenous, but in reality, there are demographics and educational “buyer” profiles within your audience.

Q&A with The Discovery Educator Network Community: Connecting and Empowering Educators Across the Globe [Case Study]

Higher Logic

Where can educators around the globe find resources, advice, networking, and support when they need it? Connecting was difficult - until the Discovery Educator Network (DEN). It’s a testament to a powerful combination of engaged users and great community management.

How Onboarding Is Key to Future Member Engagement

Aptify

So, act to influence your members across that whole lifecycle arc. With a solid inbound marketing plan , you can expect membership rates to continually increase, but it’s also important to proactively focus on delighting those members throughout their time with your association — not just a month before they’ll need to renew. You need to deliver on the reason they became a member. Good onboarding campaigns don’t overwhelm new members. Educate.

An Old-School Method for New Member Engagement

Associations Now

When one association saw an influx of new, younger members, one of its primary engagement tactics was decidedly traditional: committee volunteering. The Decision to Volunteer found that young members are more likely to see the benefits of volunteering than older generations.

Member Engagement Solution #7: Advisory Groups Can Be Tremendous Win-Wins

Eric Lanke

Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here. I've previously posted on some of the member engagement issues people in the Circle are wrestling with. Most staff members need this education.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

In the United States alone, there are tens of thousands of associations and non-profit organizations working to support, develop, and advocate for their respective members and industries. With such diversity, how do you determine what makes an association education program successful?

Survey Says… Online Education’s Role in Membership Marketing

WBT Systems

Associations want to know how their membership recruitment, retention, and marketing tactics compare to others so they can improve member growth and engagement. We poured over them and pulled out highlights as well as insights about online education’s role in membership marketing and the membership value proposition. Online education’s role in membership marketing. Purchase continuing education (14 percent). Offer member and non-member pricing.

5 questions to better market your career center.

YourMembership Blog

Nothing promotes a career center like putting relevant, niche jobs in front of professionals. When it comes time to look for a new job, professionals turn first to associations, which are among the best places to start.

7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

YourMembership Blog

A golden pot of educational and association industry-building opportunities await leaders and their staff in Orlando.

5 benefits of video-based learning.

YourMembership Blog

Easily delivered through a learning management system, video is the most engaging way to hold your association members’ and learners’ attention.

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Why Should You Provide Continuing Education to Your Members?  

Web Courseworks Associations

Professional education is one of the top perks that young professionals are looking for in the 21st century. Providing educational resources that allow your association members to advance their own careers is a great way to position your organization ahead of the competition.

Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Your members are more than a source of revenue for your association. Members who find value in your member community don’t keep their feelings a secret. They’re not shy about telling their friends and coworkers that they’re a member of your association.

Create real value from 2017 learning trends.

YourMembership Blog

In the education industry, we are notorious hype builders. Let’s attack the hype machine in learning. It’s big, but easy to take down. We quickly herald the start of new trends as quickly as our digitally shortened attention spans enable us.

Are your members missing out on your association’s CE content?

YourMembership Blog

But to take advantage of your educational courses, your members need to know about them. The post Are your members missing out on your association’s CE content? YourMembership News Online Learning Member Engagement Member Retention Learning Management System Non-dues RevenueYour learning content is one of your association’s key value propositions. Here’s how to get the word out.

5 ways your members can up their odds of getting hired from a job board.

YourMembership Blog

Career Centers Member Engagement + Retention Revenue Solutions association management career center job board member engagemeen member retention professional development professional education

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Association Professionals: Are Your Educational Sessions “Diverse” Enough?

MembersClicks

Education is likely one of your association’s biggest offerings. But here’s a question: Are your educational sessions diverse enough for attendees? association management event planning ASAE member engagement Small Staff Chatter

Integrated, automated membership renewal campaign leads to $18,000 increase in revenue.

YourMembership Blog

Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) provides veterinary management professionals ongoing education, certifications, and networking opportunities. Formed in 1981, VHMA has grown to serve over 2,700 members across North America.

10 keys to creating and growing a customer service culture at your organization.

YourMembership Blog

What does a culture of accountability look like at your association or nonprofit? Here’s a guest blog article from Abila‘s Director of Client Success Jessica Lane who answers the question. As we have seen, time and time again, word of mouth can make or break a company’s reputation.

Association Growth Strategy: 6 Tech Tools to Drive Member Recruitment + Retention

Higher Logic

For associations focusing on strategically attracting new members (and keeping them engaged for the long haul), it’s important to package your tech stack for ample growth and retention. When you invest in this tech tool, you’re investing in the professional growth of your members.

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A Global Satisfaction Index for Measuring Local Member Engagement & Relevance

GlowGlobally

Is what you consider an exceptional value proposition viewed as relevant and valued by both members and customers in international markets? Does Member Value Translate the Same Globally? How do members perceive value and rate their overall membership experience?

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

Have you tried curating content for your education programs? Rather than creating all your course content from scratch, learning content curation can help you to update and extend your member education programs with new material.

Daily Buzz: Why Education Should Go Beyond Conferences

Associations Now

Continuing education matters, but should it come just from meetings? Research shows members might want other options. Also: member management tips from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. How does your association rank conferences within its education strategy?

3 Ways to Use Virtual Events to Promote eLearning Programs

Higher Logic

Because learners often assume the resources will always be there for them, so there’s no rush to engage. Virtual events can boost the consumption of your association’s eLearning content and promote ample engagement. Resource: How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management.

Quality trumps volume of applications for association career centers in 2017.

YourMembership Blog

Spend less time competing with mass job boards that offer a larger number of far less qualified talent. A recruiter’s job is to provide internal clients (aka hiring managers) with potential candidates to interview that—if hired—will help advance the organization’s performance.

Develop A Great Continuing Ed Content For Your Members

YourMembership Blog

Don’t let a lack of time and resources keep you from delivering this important member benefit. Your continuing education program is one of your association’s key value propositions. In fact, according to the Community Brands Member. The post Develop A Great Continuing Ed Content For Your Members appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Learning Management System Design Services Online Learning

4 Ways to Use Events + Conferences to Increase Online Community Engagement

Higher Logic

It can also boost community engagement. This is great news for association members or customers who are looking to network with people in your organization, their peers, and other experts, as live events can deliver a lot of enthusiasm for a cause, company, or product.