How To Win at Association Membership

Moery Company

But what happens to everything below that link in the chain? Weakness in any one area (link) will lead to lost membership, lost revenue, and worst of all, a negative impact on your brand (a broken chain). How to Prevent a Broken Chain. How often are we following up?

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How To Handle A “Failed” Project

Moery Company

Some projects do not pan out the way I expect, and it is a tough pill to swallow. The best way to handle a “failed” project is to look back and learn from what went wrong. Despite how you may feel, avoid placing all the blame on the other party.

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How to Improve Your Renewal Process

Moery Company

Membership departments all over are cleaning up their contact list, preparing their renewal letter, and double, even triple checking the tools their members will need to renew. This process comes up every year and it can be super tempting to pull out the SOP on renewals and follow the steps.

How to Take Board Meeting Minutes

Wild Apricot

Taking board meeting minutes can feel tedious, but doing it well will help your team in the long run! Board minutes serve as a point of reference for what was discussed AND as a resource in legal matters. The best minute takers have: a keen ear for. organizational-management

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

How to Hire a Grant Writer

Wild Apricot

Operating a nonprofit is expensive, and most can’t rely on donations alone to cover their costs, especially when they’re first starting up.

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How to Start a Nonprofit the Right Way and Get Your First Paying Members

Wild Apricot

New nonprofits face more challenges than ever before, because of how the internet and emerging technologies are changing the ways in which people interact with organizations. In this comprehensive guide, I show you how to start a nonprofit the right way and get your first paying members. how-to-get-members how-to-start-a-nonprofit

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How to Kill Your Digital Community

AssociationChat

This is especially true for folks who realized during the pandemic that if you rely on in-person ANYTHING to create a connection between people and your organization, you have a pretty big Achilles heel just waiting for its own poison arrow. Except that’s not how community works.

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The Complete Guide on How to Start an Association

Wild Apricot

This step-by-step guide to covers absolutely everything you need to know about how to start an association in the USA. How-to-Start-an-Association

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How to Price a Virtual Event Sponsorship

Moery Company

One of the biggest topics of discussion in the association space right now is how to price webinar sponsorships. How will you maximize the content delivery and provide value for your members? Now on to the sponsors themselves.

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Why Most eLearning Fails: How to Create eLearning that Gets Results

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, and Creator of The eLearning Designer's Academy

In this session, we will explore many of the reasons why most eLearning fails and the components that contribute to bad eLearning design. we will also explore how bad eLearning design can negatively affect the learning experience. Finally, this session will walk you through several practical methods you can immediately apply to fix your bad eLearning courses.

How to Maximize Survey Response Rates – Composing an Effective Email

Moery Company

HINT: Do everything you can to make the survey email invitation look as if it is coming from a real person. 2) ALWAYS have the email invitation appear to come from someone respondents recognize at your organization. Again, you need to make this appear to come from someone real.

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How to Build a Virtual Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

We receive multiple requests every day asking for help building a virtual event sponsorship program so I’m going to walk you through the process. Sixty-eight percent of association executives projected a decline in meeting revenue; the percentage of decline is estimated to be at 40%.

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How to Start a Nonprofit in 12 Steps

Wild Apricot

It’s an amazing way to bring people together and make a difference in your community. If you’re thinking of starting a nonprofit, congratulations! It can also be quite an overwhelming process. That’s why we created this comprehensive. organizational-management

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How to Start Grant Writing (+ Templates)

Wild Apricot

As a nonprofit, it’s a good idea to have a variety of revenue sources to fund your missions. One source can be grants. And if you’re looking for support for a specific project or position within your organization, you may have grant writing. organizational-management

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Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

How to Spot a Budding Trend

Smooth The Path

When we all rushed to create virtual conferences, it became apparent that a bit of the magic of in-person events was missing. Randy, you’ve got to talk to Jill. One association leader said, “we need to learn how to engineer serendipity.”

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How to Re-Engage a Lapsed Member

Moery Company

How do we re-engage our lapsed members?”. We have found that, through years of experience and helping our association clients attain their membership goals, a lapsed member is the best opportunity to recruit someone back to your organization.

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How to Recruit New Members in the Fourth Quarter

Moery Company

Membership recruitment is going to be incredibly important as we approach 2021. Make a “15 for 12” offer to companies that that are already in the pipeline, and to those that are showing interest.

How to Get Event Sponsorship: Your Ultimate Guide for 2022

Wild Apricot

But the road to securing one can be a point of stress in your event planning. Getting event sponsorship can be a huge win for your next event. A recent survey stated that 90% of event planners put finding an event sponsor as one of their top two concerns. events

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How to Avoid Fundraising’s Quiet Killer: Donor Attrition

Speaker: Jay Wilkinson, CEO & Founder, Firespring

It doesn't take an industry professional to know that nonprofits highly depend on donations. The marketing emails, events, and website design are meant to attract new donors, when what we should be doing is trying to keep the donors we have. Teach a man donor acquisition and he'll get donations for the day--teach a man donor retention and he'll get donations for a lifetime. John Jay Wilkinson, CEO and founder of Firespring, and learn how to get donations for a lifetime. In this session, Jay will help us learn how to step off of the donor acquisition treadmill and rev up donor retention. Six out of ten donors give only once, but this doesn’t have to be your reality. Jay will help us understand how a 10% increase in donor retention will more than double the lifetime value of a donor and minimize our reliance on producing constant appeals for new donors.

How to Create a Stronger Annual Appeal Letter

Wild Apricot

The money donors bring in helps to fund new projects, and turns your team’s big ideas into reality. Every nonprofit knows the importance of staying on top of fundraising efforts. But running an organization also comes with covering the less flashy. fundraising

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How To Increase Your Member Acquisition in 2022

Raklet

The post How To Increase Your Member Acquisition in 2022 appeared first on Raklet - Membership Management Software. Membership Management Platform How-to GuidesMember acquisition becomes more and more important every single second in the digital platforms.

Lessons Learned on How to Create Forever Members

Higher Logic

The post Lessons Learned on How to Create Forever Members appeared first on Higher Logic. The post Lessons Learned on How to Create Forever Members appeared first on Higher Logic. Why stop at member acquisition?

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How to Prepare Your Association For The Upcoming Sales Crisis

Moery Company

I guarantee you that they’re probably in the corner of the room in a fetal position because everything around them is falling apart or they’re sitting there wondering when things are going to “return to normal” and hoping that they do.

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A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

How to Prepare Your 2021 Sponsorship Prospectus

Moery Company

Your sponsorship prospectus may look different next year and there’s no better time than right now to put it all together for your supplier community. If you’ve been thinking about offering a full year partnership, this the year to do it. Make sure they know what you have to offer.

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How To Activate Your Board For Fundraising

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post from Candace Cody, Manager of Content + Education at CauseVox. Your nonprofit’s board is one of the most powerful fundraising assets you have. But often our board members go untapped: either because you don’t think. fundraising

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How to Train Someone to Do Your Job

Moery Company

This year I have learned that teaching someone how to do my job has made me a better Salesforce Administrator. When the pandemic hit – and most businesses came to a halt – our company doubled down and took on extra work to support our clients.

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How to Say “No” to Nonprofit Board Members

Wild Apricot

If you’re facing a difficult situation where you need to say a firm “no” to a board member, follow these five tips to help you frame the conversation in a constructive, collaborative way. Nonprofit-Board How-to-Say-No

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Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

How to Pitch Existing Partners a Webinar Sponsorship

Moery Company

The other day, a good friend asked me, “Hey, we’re struggling a bit when it comes to converting existing sponsors – ones that we’re having great engagement with – into webinar sponsorships. Ask your top sponsors if they want to be involved first.

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How to Recover, Relaunch, and Rebound Your Association

Moery Company

Now it’s time to recover, relaunch, and rebound. Here’s some tips on how to do just that in the areas of communications, virtual events, and sponsorships. Our newsletter open rate is up 20% and our click through rate has gone up to 22%. Good for you to know that.

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How to Prepare a Nonprofit Fundraising Plan

Wild Apricot

Creating a fundraising plan is one of the best things nonprofits can do to reach their goals. Here are the steps that go into creating the most effective one possible and a template to help you get started

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How To Start a Nonprofit Organization With No Money

Wild Apricot

Is it even possible to start a nonprofit with no money? You have an amazing idea for a new nonprofit organization that could really make a difference in your community. Only problem is, you have no startup capital. The short answer is yes! The long. organizational-management

WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, how can we use insight gained during the pandemic to address one of training’s greatest challenges: reinforcing knowledge? Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this discussion on how to keep the gears turning.

How To Start a Fundraiser (Tips & Resources)  

Raklet

You may be wondering how to start a fundraiser for your charity, or how to start a fundraiser for a. The post How To Start a Fundraiser (Tips & Resources) appeared first on Raklet - Membership Management Software.

How to Create an App for Your Business in 5 Steps

Raklet

The post How to Create an App for Your Business in 5 Steps appeared first on Raklet - Membership Management Software. Community Platform How-to GuidesTake a look at the mobile applications on your phone. You will probably find dozens of applications that you use.

How to Promote the Value of Credentials to Individuals & Employers

Membersuite

Because they are only awarded upon proof of mastering competencies, credentials are valuable for those individuals who want to flaunt their skills as well as for those companies looking to hire them. You want to determine what value each group sees in the credential.

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How to Sell a New Membership or Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

There’s no doubt that associations have had to adjust, adapt, and pivot this year. This included the need to create new membership and sponsorship programs. Selling a new program can be overwhelming and it helps to break it down into smaller pieces. Develop a no brainer offer, an incredible incentive for people to buy. Even if they’re remotely interested, they’re going to listen.

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How Healthy is Your Learning Program? Protect the Physical and Mental Health of Your Learners With These Insights From Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer of Learningtogo, LLC

In the past year and a half, many organizations have had to pivot their instruction infrastructure, seeking to keep learning alive by embracing online and virtual approaches. Join Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer of Learningtogo, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to assess the health of your elearning program, to protect the physical and mental health of your learners.