3 Ways to (Better) Showcase Members in Social Media

YourMembership Blog

Social media gurus tell member organizations again and again – don’t make it about you, make it about them. Turning over your social media platform to them is like a nice introduction from a mic. They can finally be heard over the noise of the social sphere.

Association Social Media: ASCD

SocialFish

Meet Tina Byland, ASCD’s Social Media Specialist! My role as social media specialist sits on the communications team here at ASCD. Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage?

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How to Launch Your Virtual Event Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

One of the things that we’ve hear about from our clients is the desire to move some of their live event programming to virtual ones: webinars or live streaming sessions, to name a few. Or is it just a promotion of their brand during the event?

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Turn Your Social Media Goals Upside Down

Association Adviser

It shows all too clearly that social media is still considered a broadcast medium by many associations. Too many associations still treat social media as a one-way broadcast medium and are missing great engagement and intelligence-gathering opportunities from members. Social media strategy is much greater than merely nudging or bribing your members to share, tweet or follow your content and calling that engagement. Stephen D. Rappaport.

Case Study: Sponsorship Sales Success – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 221

Moery Company

Learn how The Moery Company helped a small event triple it’s sponsorship revenue in one year by applying those three steps. I want to tell you a real-life story about incredible growth at a small event. Again, small event but with good participation and good programming.

Social Media Measurement: Hi Impact Task #6

Slice-Works

lySocial media measurement is your insurance policy coverage for opportunities and unanticipated events. While social media strategy lays out a road map for your success, no one can plan for everything. That’s why social media analytics are so important.

Speakers Required To Promote Your Conference In Social Media Must Follow FTC Endorsement Guidelines

Velvet Chainsaw

I’m being asked to blog on the event, create promotional videos, tweet about the event and more. Jenise Fryatt , co-owner/marketing director for Icon Presentations AV for events, recently wrote about speaking on social media for a large industry conference.

Wednesday Buzz: Engage Social Media Followers With These Prompts

Associations Now

Social Media Today shares a bunch of content ideas to activate your social media feeds. The creative well can run dry for even the best social media managers. Also consider sharing media coverage that your group has received.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Of course, in this case, we’re not talking about curating content to use on personal profile pages—we’re talking about content curation for the purpose of marketing on social media. you can create newsletters with top content. Cool Social Tools Implementation

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Social media offers innovative ways to reach out

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Ekaterina Walter, a social innovator at Intel and the author of “ Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook’s Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg ”.

Social Media Roundup: Thinking About Tiered Membership

Associations Now

Advice on switching to tiered membership, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup. The post Social Media Roundup: Thinking About Tiered Membership appeared first on Associations Now

Social Media Roundup: Responding to Your Critics

Associations Now

How to address negative comments on social media. Plus: extend the value of your conference beyond the physical event. Learning to work with and respond to members and critics on social media is an art form. Think online updates, newsletters, and blog posts. (h/t

Experiments in Social Media

Guilt by Association

So we’ve decided to experiment with some social media tools for one of the Massachusetts Medical Society’s more popular and effective advocacy events. We have usually solicited them by letter, e-mail and newsletter. social media web strategy websites

Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. We partake in regular collaborative events throughout the year and enjoy Friday afternoons off throughout the summer.

Association Social Media: Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC)

SocialFish

2) Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage? Our communication team meets regularly and we discuss social media generally: are there any specific things coming up that should get posts?

Can An Association Grow Via Social Media? A European View

GlowGlobally

In less than four years, social media has gone from a trend to a well-established and widely used marketing and promotion tool. Social media platforms are ready to use and mostly free of charge. Which social media tools are being used by European associations?

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?

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

SocialFish

——————— In today’s interview, we’re talking to Melissa Zinder, Manager, Social Media & Online Initiatives at the National Business Officers Association! One feature we have found especially useful are Google+’s Events pages.

Association Social Media: American Society of Civil Engineers

SocialFish

——————— Welcome to Elizabeth Bookhultz, Social Media Specialist, American Society of Civil Engineers! 2) Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage?

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.

Social Media Roundup: The Potency of Expert Reviews

Associations Now

We all hope our events, publications, and outreach win over members, possible members, and the general public. Find out in today’s Social Media Roundup. The post Social Media Roundup: The Potency of Expert Reviews appeared first on Associations Now

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

Prepare for the Virtual Event Sponsorship and Membership Recruitment Surge – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 236

Moery Company

Are you ready for the incredible opportunities that are about to come to you with the surge in virtual events, sponsorships, and membership recruitment? Here are some examples of inventory that I’m seeing right now on virtual events: track sponsorship.

Extreme trends or the new normal?

Aaron Wolowiec

Even my dentist has climbed aboard the social media bandwagon. Gone are the days of 10-page newsletters and here to stay are the days of SMS alerts. For example, ASAE Annual Meeting Daily Now will be blogging about the event. Are you embracing social media?

The communications struggle continues

Aaron Wolowiec

This year, more associations reported success in helping their members find desired information quickly and keeping them informed about education opportunities and events. If you’ve been following this blog for the past five years (heck….even

Managing the Communications Plan for Your Association’s Virtual Event

Protech

After shifting away from an in-person customer celebration at the Four Seasons in Baltimore due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Protech Associates’ Fusion 2020 Customer Conference surpassed all previous attendance numbers for the event. Here’s what we considered while reshaping our event. .

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. The annual conference finally draws to a close and the last thing on your mind is the resource and content treasures unearthed throughout the event. Aggregate social media content.

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.

How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho

Beth Kanter

The event is sponsored by Patagonia as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility program. I presented a plenary session on networked mindsets and leadership and facilitated two workshops on SMARTer Social Media. This is an example of “SMARTer Social Media.”

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The communications struggle continues

Aaron Wolowiec

This year, more associations reported success in helping their members find desired information quickly and keeping them informed about education opportunities and events. If you’ve been following this blog for the past five years (heck….even

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.

SXSW is here! Association Weekly Wrap-Up for March 8th!

YourMembership Blog

The weekly wrap-ups are a great resource to find industry provoking articles, blog posts, upcoming events, fun facts, and provide up-to-date news and tips found throughout the association and workforce space each week. Yes, it’s trending right now in a lot of social media, but the ideas behind gaming dynamics and techniques are as old as human civilization itself. 8 ) Social CEOs: Why More Leaders Are Getting Virtual by Katie Bascuas. How social is your CEO?

Cut through communication clutter

Aaron Wolowiec

But seriously…communication is a hard gig for most companies, especially with the advent of social media. Perhaps more problematic, however, is that very few associations employ social, mobile or video strategy. percent feel their social media teams are understaffed. “To

Social Media Benchmarking: Gauging Success for Project and Organizations in Global Health and Development

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: You need a identify a measurable goal for your integrated social media strategy that can be linked to your organization’s overall results and pick a data point or KPI that you will collect along the way to measure success. Flickr Photo by Kevlar.

5 Reasons Why Associations Should Use Vertical Video

GrowthZone

The use of smartphones (along with social media) quickly disrupted this fact. association’s blog articles, newsletters, and social media posts. SEE ALSO: November Social Media Post Ideas for Associations. Social Media Technology

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The makings of marketing mavens

Aaron Wolowiec

I was all things communications, media relations and public relations. Today, we blur the lines between public relations and marketing, especially thanks to digital and social media. E-mail, event and content marketing are the top ranked tactics in terms of effectiveness.

Questions & Answers Regarding Writing Without B t

Higher Logic

Questions regarding specific industries: For a newsletter relating to government affairs and current events, what is the line to walk between using jargon for simplicity of language (e.g. How can these strategies for writing brevity be used to improve your writing for social media?

A Few LinkedIn Tips for Associations

Cvent Association Tips

It is a fully fledged and very useful social media platform. Again, since association members are often more familiar with LinkedIn, it can be a great place to get them started engaging on social media.

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Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

Where community fits in: Deepen member relationships year-round , not just at meetings or events. Increase event registration and participation. Use the community to advertise your events, whether they're virtual or in-person. Had to cancel your event due to the pandemic?

Association LinkedIn Pages: Best Practices

GrowthZone

Just like all social media, it may take some time to grow, but with consistency and patience, the results will come. social media #MondayMotivation posts. Include clear calls-to-action to bolster engagement: “Click here to register for our event,” etc.