14 of Our Favorite Examples of Storytelling in Marketing

Higher Logic

John Lewis’s ad humanizes something that can be dull (insurance) by portraying a charming example of why you’d want insurance. When was the last time you saw a commercial that made you cry?

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25 Solid Membership Website Examples and How to Create Your Own

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are 25 great membership website examples from all sorts of different organizations. Example-Sites Membership-Website-ExamplesSee how they've set up membership benefits, events, and more. Plus learn how to easily create your own site in 3 easy steps.

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6 great membership crowdsourcing examples

Optimist Consulting

I thought I’d share six examples of membership organisations that are using crowdsourcing well. A recent example was the £330,125 raised to support Alan Barnes, a man with disabilities who’d been mugged and was too scared to return home. 6 great membership examples.

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6 great membership crowdsourcing examples

Optimist Consulting

I thought I’d share six examples of membership organisations that are using crowdsourcing well. A recent example was the £330,125 raised to support Alan Barnes, a man with disabilities who’d been mugged and was too scared to return home. 6 great membership examples.

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6 great membership crowdsourcing examples

Optimist Consulting

I thought I’d share six examples of membership organisations that are using crowdsourcing well. A recent example was the £330,125 raised to support Alan Barnes, a man with disabilities who’d been mugged and was too scared to return home. 6 great membership examples.

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An Example of a Strategy Agenda

Eric Lanke

This week I wanted to provide a concrete example of each of those elements, based on the actual terminology and language my association leadership has determined. With these concrete examples I hope the linkages between the elements of our Strategy Agenda are more clear.

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AdHoc Volunteering - Examples Abound

Mariner

Cynthia D'Amour shared three great examples: read more. September 24, 2012. Interesting conversation going on over at SNAP (Social Networking for Association Professionals) about adhoc volunteering. Interesting conversation going on over at SNAP (Social Networking for Association Professionals) about adhoc volunteering. Interesting conversation going on over at SNAP (Social Networking for Association Professionals) about adhoc volunteering.

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Complete Guide: How to Raise Funds on Facebook (with examples)

Wild Apricot Blog

In this article, I will provide an up-to-date overview of the 5 main ways you can leverage Facebook’s suite of free fundraising tools to drive donations to your nonprofit. Facebook

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The Nonprofit’s Guide to Augmented Reality (+12 Examples of Inspiring Nonprofit Augmented Reality Campaigns)

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn everything a nonprofit needs to know about how to make a successful Augmented Reality (AR) campaign and 12 examples of nonprofits who’ve already found success. VR Virtual-Reality AR Augmented-Reality

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6 Effective Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits (with examples!)

Wild Apricot Blog

This is a guest post by Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. A challenge I’ve come across with small nonprofits is finding a fundraising idea that will make a big impact, but will also be inexpensive. From my experience, there are six types

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7 Solid Club Website Examples to Get Ideas for Your Club Website

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are seven solid examples of club websites from all different types of organizations. If you browse these club websites, take some tips on how they’ve set things up

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6 Examples of Thriving Communities That Community Managers Can Learn From During the Holidays

Socious

All year long, we talk about building community and the impact that active communities can have on our organizations. However, sometimes the concepts and benefits that community strategies deliver can feel a bit abstract.

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Example of a Humanized Culture

Jamie Notter

Take the last one, selflessness, for example. I am a fan of Netflix. I even stood by them when they tried to spin off the DVD business and pissed everybody off (okay, they didn’t communciate well on that one, but I still like the strategic move). But now I love them even more, because I came across this slideshow about their culture: Culture from Reed Hastings. There’s a lot in there. It’s 126 slides.

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Leading by Example: How Passion Can Drive Technological Change

Association Success

The infectious nature of passion, along with the fact that culture starts at the top, means that leading by example is a crucial aspect of any change-driving mission. Ultimately, you cannot bring about change without showing your own ability to change: so live it, breathe it, and lead it by example. If you want to change minds, you need to show them how! Changing people’s minds has both an intellectual and an emotional aspect.

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[Guest Post] Best Practices and Examples: KPIs for Membership Organizations

MembersClicks

The following blog post was written by Lacy Lyons at TechnologyAdvice.com. As use of the internet and social media becomes more integrated into the daily lives of consumers, various sectors of the economy are debating the uses and merits of KPIs, or key performance indicators, to evaluate successes and areas of potential growth. The consensus among academic researchers and business people is that KPIs are useful tools, but only when they are combined with the needs of employees and customers.

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6 Steps to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting with Templates and Examples

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like help making your virtual meetings more productive, here is a six-step formula along with the templates and examples that can make your virtual meetings super productive. Nancy-Settle-Murphy meetings virtual-meetings

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Inspiring Example for Association Aspirations

SCD Group

I found this story a powerful example of innovation and inspiration. Something that we association executives might aspire to for our associations and association members. The story comes from USA Today: Change Agents: Walter De Brouwer''s magical tricorder.

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2 Examples of Breaking Through Communications Clutter

SCD Group

Notice that both examples grab your attention and follow Jim’s “short, sweet and easy to repeat” advice. Jim Palmer, CEO of the National Association of Wheat Growers, once told me: “Steve, make it short, sweet and easy to repeat.”

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Healthy By Example: How Trucking Execs Are Promoting Well-Being

Associations Now

A recent study of long-haul truck drivers, for example, found that they are twice as likely to be obese compared to the rest of the U.S. ATA isn’t the only organization using the lead-by-example tactic.

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5 great examples of how to use Twitter for membership engagement

Optimist Consulting

I thought I’d share 5 great ways to use Twitter to engage with members including examples from those that are doing it right. I was lucky enough to present at the MemberWise conference ‘Harnessing the Web to Drive Membership Value and Growth Conference’ last month.

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HANOI, Vietnam | Pompeo points to Vietnam as example of improved relations

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | Pompeo points to Vietnam as example of improved relations at STL.News. HANOI, Vietnam — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday extolled improved relations with Vietnam as a model for rapprochement with North Korea.

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Two Examples of Nonprofit Social Media That Will Make You Smile (and learn a best practice or two)

Beth Kanter's Blog

Today I’m seeking out examples of how nonprofits use cute dogs, cats, or babies in their social media to feel good, but also extract a social media best practice or two so it doesn’t feel like a “waste of time.”

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Made to Stick: Examples for Associations

SCD Group

The other day I received the following email from an association management colleague: “In case you are not aware, you are quoted in a new book by Nina Teicholz called “The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet”.

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Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth Kanter's Blog

The post summarized why it may be important, best practices, and a few nonprofit examples. One of my blog readers, Sarah Mowry, Outreach Director for the Deschutes Land Trust pointed me to Nature Conservancy’s Instagram contest , an image scavenger hunt.

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Is Google the Ultimate Example of Targeting?

SCD Group

A friend shared a 12/18/13 posting from delanceyplace.com titled The same internet search yields two different results. Here’s the intro: In today''s selection -- from The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser.

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Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter's Blog

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Earlier this month, when Instagram announced its user community had grown to more than 400 million, it reminded me that I needed to update my curated collection of Instagram for Nonprofit resources.

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Is Wounded Warrior Project an Example of Too Much Money?

SCD Group

The CEO and COO of the Wounded Warrior Project were fired a few weeks ago over spending practices at one of the nation’s largest charitable organizations for veterans. It appeared to stem negative stories circulated after reports by the New York Times and CBS-TV.

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Introducing STIAL: an example of association rebranding

SCD Group

Guest Post by Jim Schnurbusch, Chief Storyteller, OrgStory [Please see footnote] “It was a cold, snowy Wednesday morning in January.

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Is Bigger Always the Best Option for Associations? The Zips Dry Cleaners Example

CommPartners

Last year was a period of great movement with technology providers within our community. There was an increase in M & A activity as organizations sought to extend their presence and gain strategic advantages and market share. While some may tout that bigger is always better when it comes to technology, there is a flipside […]. Blog AMS association culture customer service e-learning

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Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs. TD Bank Invests in Google+ To Boost Search Results - example of a great Google+ campaign.

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Teak Furniture + Content Marketing = Great Example for Associations

SCD Group

As I read the article, I realized it was a great example of content marketing. The local paper ran a story Saturday called “ Design Trends: the beauty of teak furniture.”.

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Join the #whatisengagement conversation

Aaron Wolowiec

Filed under: Learning , Professional Development Tagged: best practices , community , definition , education , engagement , examples , InspirEd , learners , participation , programs , reach , strategies , survey , Tracy King , value. Engagement. We know we want it.

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Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

Beth Kanter's Blog

Nonprofit technology professionals know how to converts laughs to donations and devoted an entire session to sharing tips, techniques, and examples during a NTEN conference. What are some of the best examples of nonprofits using humor in their engagement and content marketing?

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3 Examples of Why Associations Should Staff Appropriately for Conventions

SCD Group

Here are three examples that help answer the board’s questions from the eyes of a possible attendee. Over the last 35 years as an association executive, I’ve had eight or nine boards question why we had so many staff at the board meetings and/or conventions.

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Social Media Roundup: A Glaring Example of Leadership Disparity

Associations Now

The post Social Media Roundup: A Glaring Example of Leadership Disparity appeared first on Associations Now The Sun Valley Conference highlights the lack of women leaders at Fortune 500 companies. Also: how to connect with a busy person via an introduction email. Seventeen.

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Saddest Example of Parent/Teen Social Media Disconnect

Mizz Information

I have to preface this post by saying that I do not, in any way, mean any disrespect to the parents of Michelle Miller, a 17 year-old girl in my community who was murdered over the weekend.

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7 WAYS & 9 EXAMPLES OF ASSOCIATION VIDEOS

SCD Group

See an example on the home page at: [link]. 9 Examples of Association videos. RealCoolTV shares examples of association videos. Video is rapidly becoming a major communications tool. Yet, based on questions on the ASAE Collaborate, many associations are still struggling with what to do and how to do it.

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Weather “channel” changes provide examples for association executives

SCD Group

Rapid changes changed Weather Co.; will it do the same for associations? Most associations are content/information providers for their profession or trade.

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Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter's Blog

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. If your nonprofit wants to get started or set up a presence it is “meh,” the first step is to check out what other nonprofits in your space are doing on Instagram and other inspiring examples. Nonprofits That Get Instagram (2014) by Kerri Karvesti – an excellent Pinterest board of great examples.

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5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats…and a Dog in Content Strategy

Beth Kanter's Blog

So, I asked by Madeleine Hammond, who wrote a guest post about 7 Nonprofit Videos on Vine and Instagram , to take a look at a few stellar nonprofit examples. 5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats… And a Dog guest post by Madeleine Hammond.

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