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.

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. Membership Sales.

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6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

Blue Sky eLearn

With advances in association management systems (AMS), associations are attracting millennials , as well as other high-priority groups of professionals. For that reason, we’ve outlined several ways you can use technology to keep your association members engaged and involved.

6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

Nimble AMS

But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. Sign #1: Your members’ expectations are increasing.

Member Engagement Strategies: A Guide for Associations

Fonteva

Association memberships are rewarding experiences and unique in the way that members pay dues in order to continue to be a part of the organization. Engagement secures your association’s relevance and fuels healthy member retention. What is member engagement?

Where Do You Fit in the On-Demand Economy?

YourMembership Blog

HBO Go, Netflix, Zappos, Lynda.com and Uber – all great examples of companies building their success on providing products and services to their customers through an “on demand” business model. To register and pay for membership dues, event registrations, products, and more.

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[Guest Post] Lapel Pins: The Next Generation

MembersClicks

By providing the right solutions for key challenges and opportunities for core industry audiences, associations strive to create member loyalty. The following blog post was written by Lowell Aplebaum, CAE. It originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse.

How to Create Emotional Connections with Event Attendees

YourMembership Blog

One example that was shared had all the surprise and delight that I could ask for. This may appear as isolating to those members who contribute to the organization in different ways other than just sitting on boards or committees. And how can we value our members in different ways? Your member database will really come in handy to identify these individuals by utilizing some quick reports that will show you the not so hidden “A” players.

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How to Create Emotional Connections with Event Attendees

YourMembership Blog

One example that was shared had all the surprise and delight that I could ask for. This may appear as isolating to those members who contribute to the organization in different ways other than just sitting on boards or committees. And how can we value our members in different ways? Your member database will really come in handy to identify these individuals by utilizing some quick reports that will show you the not so hidden “A” players.

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Alright stop: collaborate + listen, part 4.

YourMembership Blog

Push notifications tied to mobile apps deliver instant updates + target association members. During this past year, we redesigned and enhanced our member communities. Doing so, we discovered that our community features were underutilized by the 20-million members using our solutions.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development. When it comes to keeping your association’s members engaged, your software solutions are your secret weapon.

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Why Everyone Needs to Be a Community Manager

Higher Logic

As an association, you can never go wrong investing in your members, which is part of what makes your private member community so powerful. It’s an exclusive space where members connect with peers and your organization as well as enjoy the myriad of benefits your association offers.

Stop guessing and start knowing

YourMembership Blog

What’s being done with that data will allow for members to have more access and for associations to provide members exactly what they’re asking for. And, the biggest winners will be consumers, members, and association professionals. Membership Management

Our Vision of the Future of Membership Software Technology

YourMembership Blog

Deliver high value content and services to members that align with the organization’s stated values. I want to highlight three areas where we will experience significant change this year that will ultimately have a positive impact on the associations we serve as well as their members.

The Worst Advice for Online Community Managers

Socious

It gets even worse when you start a job in online community management. Those with some experience may even give you advice on increasing engagement, which is on the right track since increasing and maintaining engagement is probably one of your main responsibilities.

How to Analyze Your Association’s Survey Data Without Losing Your Mind

Socious

It can help them evaluate an industry, develop strategies to increase revenue or member retention, and tell them what benefits members want to see. Your membership management software , online community, and website are a few options.

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Is Your Association Breaking This Key Rule While Trying to Engage Younger Members?

Smooth The Path

I’ve come across many organizations who try endlessly to engage younger members, but to no avail. Once associations start following that rule, they are able to engage younger members with ease. Consider this new member’s journey.

The evolution of member benefit priorities throughout the career journey

Aptify

A recent Community Brands study shows that members rank the priority of benefits differently as they move through their careers. As an association professional, you likely think about how your members prioritize the benefits your association provides them. For example, Aptify AMS – a?membership

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Customer Service in Your Member Organization

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 15th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management. Today’s technology, can help us make our members feel special even those we only see once a year. With membership management tools we can remember details about their lives and our past conversations.

I'm Afraid You'll Find Out That We.

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. July 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. For example: What keeps me up at night? Member recruitment.

Three Reasons You Need a Dedicated Community Manager

Higher Logic

For example, if the membership manager already speaks to your members every day, doesn't it make sense for that person to take over the responsibility of the online community? Increase staff and member engagement. Community Management

Be Specific ? Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. If you disagree, give examples. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management.

Keep Members Coming Back

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Keep Members Coming Back. February 9th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. and your membership base is growing steadily through word-of-mouth. Through hard work and dedication you have achieved your membership goals! Empower your members.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.27.20

Reid All About it

Amanda Kaiser sees them as an example of “ tossing out the ‘what we are’ focus in favor of the ‘what people need’ focus.” It’s an opportunity, she says, to rethink how you serve members. She shares proven tactics for engaging audiences during virtual conferences.

How technology can improve your association’s value prop

Aptify

Keeping members around long-term by continuously providing value. . If members think your organization provides too little value, they’re not likely to renew. Keeping members around year after year means continually providing them with value. Consider the member journey.

What is an AMS System? Your Association Questions, Answered

Fonteva

Each year, associations work hard to host memorable events and offer educational courses to keep their members engaged and invested in the community. Make online processes and data management easy for everyone by selecting the right AMS system for you. Event management tools.

Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. April 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Member Engagement + Retention.

How to Use Metrics and Data in Membership Organizations

Association Success

How can you leverage metrics and data to increase member engagement? There are numerous benefits of digital technology to harness in associations, but today, I want to tell you about metrics and data in membership organizations and how to effectively use them. Clarify who your members are. You can capture these quickly and easily using personas and member journey maps. Know your core membership data points.

Community Managers: Are you a Captain, Deckboss or Greenhorn?

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Community Managers: Are You a Captain, Deckboss or Greenhorn? April 12th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention.

AMS Platforms: A Comprehensive Guide for Associations

Fonteva

From providing membership programs to offering educational courses to hosting unforgettable events, your team works hard to bring people together over a common cause— whether they are colleagues in a particular field or volunteers working together to achieve a shared goal. Event Management.

6 Tips to Improve Your Association’s Management with Data

Fonteva

When associations thrive, they see boosts in member recruitment and improved retention rates. They experience strong event turnout and growing engagement through other channels such as social media and discussion boards. Offer events that interest your members.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.9.16

Reid All About it

This webinar will cover: why so many community professionals get stuck, how most communities achieve phenomenal growth, how to save time on tasks which don’t move the needle, how to identify potential big wins, how to prioritize your big wins, and examples of big wins.

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7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for. Without your membersengagement, your organization wouldn’t be able to do what it needs to do. And unfortunately, members sometimes have to leave your organization.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.9.16

Reid All About it

This webinar will cover: why so many community professionals get stuck, how most communities achieve phenomenal growth, how to save time on tasks which don’t move the needle, how to identify potential big wins, how to prioritize your big wins, and examples of big wins.

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7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for. Without your membersengagement, your organization wouldn’t be able to do what it needs to do. And unfortunately, members sometimes have to leave your organization.

What Technology Makes the Must-Have List?

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Are your members like our staff? It makes us more efficient and saves time but what does it mean for your member-centric organization? DVRs are just another example of the the audience’s desire to receive content on their time. Can your members log in to your site and watch a speaker they missed?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.9.18

Reid All About it

MemberSuite shares the many different ways your association can collect and update member data throughout the membership journey. Association project managers carry a heavy load, especially if they’re expected to juggle their regular job along with their project responsibilities.

9 Steps for Building Member Personas

Higher Logic

The best associations don’t just think up something to say because they know they need to keep members engaged – they use personas to help them find the most relevant, helpful information for each member. What Are Member Personas? Why Are Member Personas Important?

Want More Engaged Members? Clean Up Your Data

Association Adviser

To fully engage members, your membership management team should know as much as possible about each member and have that information at your fingertips. When members trust you to store information about them, you don’t want to jeopardize that trust by responding to or engaging with them based on inaccurate information. When it comes to member data, go for quality over quantity. . What member data should you collect?

What’s Next? 6 Membership Trends to Watch in 2017

Socious

A lot has changed on the membership side of things as well and it will continue to change this next year. We talk to dozens of membership organizations every day and we’re constantly amazed by how much has changed for them recently. From paper checks to marketing automation and targeted email drip campaigns , every year brings something new for membership management. So what does 2017 have in store for those us working in membership and member marketing?