3 eLearning Examples to Spark Innovation

Blue Sky eLearn

There has been much advancement and innovation in the eLearning industry over the last several years, and today I’ll be reviewing three of my favorite examples of organizations thinking outside the box to deliver their content to their audience.

25 Solid Membership Website Examples and How to Create Your Own

Wild Apricot

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.

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.

How To Write An Amazing Nonprofit Newsletter + 5 Inspiring Examples

Wild Apricot

Here are tips to help you write your very own nonprofit newsletter with examples Nonprofit newsletters are vital for engaging your members.

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?

How to Write the Perfect Donation Letter (+ Examples & Template)

Wild Apricot

Learn how to write a donation letter by understanding the ins and outs of appeals, following simple best practices, and referencing these two stellar examples

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Setting Up a Monthly Giving Program (+ Examples)

Wild Apricot

This guide shows you how to set up a monthly giving program, including the steps in your Wild Apricot account, benefits, ideas and examples Looking for an easy way to get regular donations?

25 Solid Membership Website Examples & How to Create Your Own

Wild Apricot

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

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

Wild Apricot

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

How to Save Time Training Your Team with Account Admin Roles (+8 Examples)

Wild Apricot

Giving all your admins full access to your account means taking time to train them in all the features - or risking something going wrong. Here's how to avoid that using limited admin roles

6 Steps to Create a Donation Website for Your Nonprofit + 10 Great Examples

Wild Apricot

Here's an easy, step-by-step guide on how to create a donation website that will drastically boost your online donations — plus ten great examples to inspire you

Leading by Example

Eric Lanke

In essence, I needed to lead by example. image source I''ve been writing a lot about the process I used to develop a values statement for my association, and even more about the experiments we''ve been running to try and make the values and behaviors it describes a more active part of our day-to-day interactions. Our latest experiment is one of the simplest in its construction.

12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

Here are 12 examples of nonprofits using AR and VR to raise money and awareness. Here’s an example of a life-sized 3D model of a gladiator school being augmented onto a field (see the GIF below). I hope these examples have sparked some ideas for you to use at your nonprofit.

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.

Why Tons Of Booster Clubs User This #1 Booster Club Management Software (With Examples!)

Wild Apricot

If you want to spend more time with your kids and less time in the office managing your booster club, Booster Club Management Software may be for you

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

Wild Apricot

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

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

Wild Apricot

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

An Example of an Operational Plan

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 and staff have determined. We have three program objectives aligned with our example goal.

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.

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.

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

Wild Apricot

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

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.

Why 100+ Parks and Recreation Organizations Use This #1 Management Software (with examples and alternatives!)

Wild Apricot

Learn how you can spend more time out in nature and less time managing your association or organization with Parks and Recreation Management Software. Recreation-Management-Software Parks-and-Recreation-Management-Software parks-and-recreation-software parks-and-recreation

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. “TD Some goodies I’ve come across this week for you. Social Media Metrics for Federal Agencies – new toolkit for federal agencies, which could be useful for associations and nonprofits as well.

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.

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.

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

Wild Apricot

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

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.

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.

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.”

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.

Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth Kanter

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.

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.

Why Your HOA Needs A Website + 10 Examples to Inspire You

Wild Apricot

Here's how creating an HOA website can help and some great examples for you to follow Want to remove the manual effort associated with your homeowners' association?

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”.

[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.

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.

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.

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.