Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To

Higher Logic

Although some might think them old-school, email newsletters are having a renaissance. It doesn’t matter what the subject is, there is a newsletter out there for it. Perhaps newsletters are a way of making sense of all the information out there. CMX Hub Newsletter.

3 Fresh Content Ideas for Your Organization's Newsletter

MembersClicks

Newsletters are great for engaging your organization’s membership. But in order for your newsletter to effectively do that, the content must be: Valuable. In fact, here are three fresh content ideas to try out in your organization’s newsletter: member engagement Small Staff Chatter

8 Practical Ways to Boost Engagement with Mobile Event Apps

Higher Logic

Businesses can tap into this potential with a mobile app for their events. Meeting and conference attendees increasingly expect ways to engage organizers, presenters, and each other – from the moment they register until months after the event. Mobile Event Apps: No Laptop?

Is it time for an event sponsorships makeover?

Aaron Wolowiec

Do you have a three-tiered (platinum, gold, silver) event sponsorship offering? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, your exhibit and event sponsorship offerings may need a facelift. Here are five tips for growing your event sponsorship revenue.

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September Update: The Only Taxes You Will Be Excited to See

Wild Apricot

For the September 2018 newsletter, we share updates on online store taxes, upcoming events, and our recent blog posts. september newsletter update

Daily Buzz: Big Event Inception

Associations Now

How Bud Light somehow figured out a way to put on a music festival around the Super Bowl—which is already a pretty big event. This weekend’s Super Bowl in Atlanta is already a pretty big event, but a major beer brand has somehow figured out a way to make it even bigger.

Three New Formats To Increase Engagement At Your Event

Associations Now

Everyone wants to make their event more engaging, output-focused, and fun. Everyone wants to make their event more engaging, more output-focused, and more fun. The Event Innovators Exchange is here to help! Want to hold your own idea jam at your next event?

Association Events Can Learn from Amazon’s Disruption Model

Associations Now

Association events are poised for change. As I listened to the speaker, I couldn’t help but think about association events. Every question Amazon asks seems to apply directly to our events: 1. But we are oversupplied with events competing for our attention.

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Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. What are some of the other criteria you like use to vet core event technologies?

Turn Your Association Event Into an Incredible Content Powerhouse

Association Adviser

Is your association taking advantage of all the event-related content that your annual conference generates? Planning a large, industry-leading event can be quite the undertaking, and nearly every association knows that the months leading up to an annual conference can be a bit daunting.

Daily Buzz: Host a “Member for a Day” Event

Associations Now

That’s why Colleen Bottorff from the MemberClicks blog suggests “Member for a Day” events. At your Member for a Day event, give prospects the chance to chat with current ones. The post Daily Buzz: Host a “Member for a Day” Event appeared first on Associations Now

Results-driven Event Marketing for the Discerning Attendee

Association Adviser

Report, commissioned by the Convention Industry Council (now the Events Industry Council) and researched by PwC, participant volume at meetings and events increased by 10 percent between the years of 2009 and 2012. Any entity can help you spread the word about your event.

Results-driven Event Marketing for the Discerning Attendee

Association Adviser

Report, commissioned by the Convention Industry Council (now the Events Industry Council) and researched by PwC, participant volume at meetings and events increased by 10 percent between the years of 2009 and 2012. Capturing your industry’s slice of this pie requires, among other tactics, results-driven event marketing. When intentionally designed, developed and implemented, the right event marketing can cause both attendance and revenue to soar. By Scott D.

Trade Association CEO Support: Newsletter Distribution

Trade Association CEO Blog

Consider these major responsibilities: Membership Development, Membership Benefits, Membership Administration, Governance, Volunteer Development, Meeting/Event Management, Government Affairs, Market Development, Education, Operations, Communications and Cheerleader. Newsletter Distribution. How tight should you control your associations newsletter distribution? Most primary contacts will not pass along your newsletter. Newsletter Distribution.

AE on the Verge: 3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter

AE on the Verge

3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter. Im sometimes asked why our association e-newsletter isnt loaded with a template, graphics, colors, and pictures. Check out what a heavily formatted and imaged newsletter looks like on a very small screen. We encourage members to take sections of our newsletter to redistribute to their clients/customers/others or into social media. A newsletter I've been receiving in text converted to a prettier format.

Trade Association CEO Support: The Newsletter

Trade Association CEO Blog

Consider these major responsibilities: Membership Development, Membership Benefits, Membership Administration, Governance, Volunteer Development, Meeting/Event Management, Government Affairs, Market Development, Education, Operations, Communications and Cheerleader. The Newsletter. The primary objective of a trade association newsletter is to get read by the members. So YOUR need, alone, is not enough to get THEM to open and read YOUR newsletter. The Newsletter.

Bonus content: Event Garde e-News – May edition

Aaron Wolowiec

The first edition of Event Garde’s monthly e-newsletter launches today (and we’re sharing here some of the bonus content from that publication). Q & A with Kristen Parker, Digital Content Manager for Event Garde.

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. Remember that newsletter I referenced? So every month, I jump into Constant Contact to look at stats. Admittedly, I’m a word nerd, but I find the stats and data fascinating.

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. Remember that newsletter I referenced? So every month, I jump into Constant Contact to look at stats. Admittedly, I’m a word nerd, but I find the stats and data fascinating.

[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events

SocialFish

In-depth written conversations to get people thinking and exchanging ideas even before the a live event begins. This makes the live event that much more productive.

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Did You Know? Associations Plan to Rake in More Revenue from Publications, Events and Continuing Ed

Association Adviser

Non-dues revenue is often an essential component of an association’s operating budget, allowing staff to produce high-caliber member communications, events and continuing education programs. Live events continue to be a primary source of non-dues revenue that associations rely upon.

June Update: Why is Next Month Special for Nonprofits?

Wild Apricot

Based on a study we conducted of over 1 million events you’ve created in Wild Apricot, July is the hottest month for big events. newsletter update juneWhat is so special about July for membership organizations? We’re talking retreats, conventions, and conferences.

24+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: October 2010

Wild Apricot

October 2010 is notable for the variety of topics in the free nonprofit webinars on schedule – both recurring events and special one-time opportunities for professional development. If you don’t find exactly the kind of training you’re looking for today, do check back here as the month goes on – any late-arriving webinar announcement will be added in the comments thread, below.

‘Tis the Season for Gifting Your Members

Association Adviser

Membership Technology events membership responsive design gifts holidays website newsletter dues membership duesGive a gift to your members that goes beyond tangibility and increases their engagement with your association. Here are six gifts you can give your association members this holiday season, and you’ll. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

20+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: September 2010

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest Fundraising nptech Marketing Best practices Volunteers E-mail marketing events Social networking case studies Non-profit Communications websites training Membership management Donor management webinar software social media newsletters

April Update: How to Learn About Fundraising, Marketing & Management for Free

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter covers the best free webinars on the internet, how to get an SSL certificate for free, and 3 new event registration hacks

Reaching Out To Global Markets Through Meetings & Events.

GlowGlobally

Reaching Out To Global Markets Through Meetings & Events. The following post was written by Ajay Bhojwani, MCI director of association management, consulting and congresses for MCI Middle East in Dubai and published in ASAE’s Global Link newsletter, July 2010.

Join MoeryLAI #9 Racer at Final Event!

Moery Company

Subscribers to the new MoeryLAI Association Leadership Newsletter will be eligible for a special drawing to select two winners. Simply complete the sign up sheet below and check the box "subscribe to newsletter." Thank you for supporting the #9 Belardi Auto Racing/MoeryLAI race cars last weekend at the Grand Prix of Baltimore. It was a fantastic experience. In fact, let's just keep this going!

A look back at 2015

Aaron Wolowiec

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s time for us at Event Garde to reflect on the many things for which we’re thankful. In September, Event Garde held a marketing and communications retreat in which we discussed our communications strategy and marketing goals.

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Readz

Thanks For Playing

Does your association have a magazine or newsletter? How to Manage Social Employees, Social Media at Events, and Car Talk. Social Media And Events Continue To Grow: 2012 Research. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 25 June 2012. Always the Last to Know: Readz. Is it online? Is it just a boring plain HTML version of the printed stories?

Audit Secrets: Leveraging Your Inner Entrepreneurial Spirit

Association Adviser

Wolowiec, MSA, CAE, CMP, CTA, Event Garde. Editor’s Note: Before your association decides to modify or expand its slate of events, consider stepping back to conduct an audit of what is working well for your members and other stakeholders, and what could use some improvements.

Trade Association CEO Support: Event Planning Checklist

Trade Association CEO Blog

Consider these major responsibilities: Membership Development, Membership Benefits, Membership Administration, Governance, Volunteer Development, Meeting/Event Management, Government Affairs, Market Development, Education, Operations, Communications and Cheerleader. Event Planning Checklist. My volunteer leaders were struggling with the complexities of planning a small event for our trade association so I prepared this checklist to help guide them. Labels: Event Management.

Link Love Friday: Ditch the Boring; Why Prospects Don’t Join & More

Wild Apricot

This week''s link round-up offers 5 posts on: effective board meetings; nonprofit e-Newsletters; "why prospects don''t join and members leave"; online community; and event fundraising. nonprofit membership Apricot Jam

Personalize the Member Experience, Increase Retention

YourMembership Blog

I’ve written about personalizing the member experience for years now but Chris Brogan reminded me in his weekly newsletter just how far personalization can go. In his newsletter he wrote about how the folks at Social Media Camp in Victoria, British Columbia made his experience memorable. They did so in minutes but it had such an effect on him he wrote about it in his newsletter. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative.

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. The best are delivered in a free newsletter every Sunday and make for an inspired start to the week ahead. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

[Infographic] The Power of Audience Segmentation

Higher Logic

Sending a monthly customer newsletter with industry updates is different from an email campaign for an upcoming event, or even an onboarding campaign for new members or certification course. Good marketing delivers relevant content.

Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. It offers a daily or weekly newsletter as well as a database of ideas, trends, and innovations organized into more than 20 industry categories.

Two Extremes Of Conference Content Capture: Bite Size Best

Velvet Chainsaw

Conferences that do this well have a content-marketing strategy that shares these nuggets via print publications, e-zines, newsletters, blogs, and social-media outposts. Event & Meeting Planning conference recordings conferences content capture hybrid meetings virtual event

Membership Hack: Microvolunteering for Content Creation

Associations Now

Your members can pitch in as content creators of social media feeds, newsletters, or blogs. At the Austin chapter of the National Association for Catering and Events, creating engaging content is everyone’s responsibility.

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A Few LinkedIn Tips for Associations

Cvent Association Tips

Make sure to promote your LinkedIn group in your association email newsletters and other marketing materials. Association Tips Social Media Meeting & Event Intelligence Feature Post Planning How-To''s

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