How to Design a Successful Mentoring Program

Association Adviser

Benefits for mentees range from a boost in self-confidence to life-long positive professional impacts, such as learning how to speak up and be heard and understanding how to accept feedback. Recruiting. Should I run a pilot program to test the waters?

Want More Members? Better Get to Know Them

Association Adviser

Recruit, retain, engage and repeat. 1 response the Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE) received when it recently asked members to identify their biggest challenges. Recruit. Word of mouth, Hill stressed, is important but “it has to be from the right mouth.”

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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Membership

SocialFish

There are thousands upon thousands of associations out there, but one thing all associations have in common: They all want to grow! If not, you may want to consider adding that in, as social media is typically a fairly cheap and easy way to reach new eyes. Not sure how to grow your organization’s membership using social media? The great thing about Facebook advertising is how targeted you can get. a pricing sheet, a “Reasons to Join” sheet, and so forth).

Nine Characteristics of Online Communities That Work

Higher Logic

I started my session at this year's Super Forum with the same line I use to start my Higher Logic Academy presentations and my consultations with clients: Community management is not a one-size-fits-all discipline. Right now, take some time to consider: what is the purpose of your community?

Association Career Paths

Association Adviser

But, is there really such a thing as a career path in a world where serendipity seems to be the rule, rather than the exception? But, even he took a fairly circuitous route to his role as vice president of communications for the Independent Bankers Association of Texas (IBAT).

Moose to MOOCs and 3 other articles for association executives

SCD Group

Public universities and systems in nine states say they''ll join a push to greatly expand and improve online learning. Partnerships with several state flagship universities also are being announced, bringing to more than 70 the number of schools or systems working with the company.

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Membership and Chapter Growth is a Team Effort at AGC of America

Association Adviser

Association Adviser: How have membership marketing programs for AGC of America evolved? AA: How does the national AGC organization support its chapters’ membership marketing efforts? We’ve created a number of national/local integrated campaigns to promote membership.

What Associations Need to Know About Technology

Association Adviser

” Thanks to social media, 4G, iProducts, broadband, wireless, the cloud, Big Data, Skype and apps, we’re now more connected than ever. You don’t have to be the first to market or the earliest adopter of new technology. Perhaps that’s why we’re starting to see some backlash.

Solutions for Your Membership Conundrum

Association Adviser

Delivering the right value to the right members at the right time. The same members tell us they never know about events, professional development opportunities or other benefits to which they’re entitled. The value of face-to-face interaction. AGC Georgia’s Dunham agreed. “I