How to Ask for Donations

Wild Apricot

Donations are a BIG DEAL to your nonprofit: they’re a primary revenue stream , support your base costs, and give you the resources you need to keep growing. However, many people get nervous when it comes to the big question: how to ask for donations?

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How to Price a Virtual Event Sponsorship

Moery Company

One of the biggest topics of discussion in the association space is how to price virtual event sponsorships. This maximizes their value and allows virtual events to find their place in your overall membership strategy. How to Determine Event Sponsorship Pricing.

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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.

How to Select an Association Credit Card Processing Company

Right now, every penny counts. It’s an ideal time to check if your association’s credit card processing provider is offering competitive terms. However, there are many important factors to consider if when researching options.

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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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 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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How to Kill Your Digital Community


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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How to Get Young Professionals to Engage In Your Association

GrowthZone’s guide, The Power of Young Professionals, tackles the challenges of engaging, recruiting, and retaining Gen Z and Millennial members, including: • Why they do or don’t join. • Communication strategies. • Myths and facts

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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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 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 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 Sell Your Board on Better Technology

Use this helpful blueprint when you need to convince your board to invest in better software. It includes talking points and tips for your presentation, including quantifying ROI, outlining indirect benefits, and selling the potential of the purchase.

How to Engage Alumni with Fundraising


The post How to Engage Alumni with Fundraising appeared first on Raklet - Membership Management Software. Alumni Engagement Platform How-to GuidesAlumni associations are organizations that bring graduates together while providing them with many opportunities.

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 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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How to Approach a Potential Sponsor the Right Way

Moery Company

How you approach a potential sponsor can make or break your ability to close the sponsorship sale. Follow these best practices to help form lasting sponsor partnerships that benefit all parties. How to Find Potential Sponsors. How to Approach a Potential Sponsor.

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How to Choose the Right AMS Solution for Your Association

The Buyer’s Checklist for association professionals is designed to help you make an “apples to apples” comparison of association management software (AMS) systems, so you can make the right purchasing decision for your association’s unique needs.

How to Create a Successful Association Consulting Partnership

Moery Company

Having been involved in some incredible projects over the years, both on the association and consulting side of the relationship, we’ve developed a unique perspective on what it takes to create a successful association consulting partnership. They don’t just tell you what you want to hear.

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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 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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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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The Ultimate Guide to Amazing Association Websites

Your association’s website needs to engage members AND deliver a great user experience so everyone who visits it leaves with a positive impression. But how? Get the free guide to optimizing your website “under-the-hood” (great for "non-techy" people).

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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How to Nurture Crazy Ideas

Association Adviser

After the accelerating pace of change of the last couple years, most associations are asking not only how they can keep up with the change, but how they can stay ahead of the disruption curve to serve their members and meet their missions.

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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Secrets to Selling to Associations

Moery Company

How do you get association clients?” Selling to associations can be tricky because remember you are selling to sales professionals, so they know all the sales tricks out there. The key is to position yourself as a solutions provider to problems.

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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 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 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 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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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 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 Make Money as a Freelancer: A Complete Guide


Are you wondering how to make money as a freelancer? The post How To Make Money as a Freelancer: A Complete Guide appeared first on Raklet - Membership Management Software. Content Creator Platform How-to Guides

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 Increase Member Engagement???


Achieving member engagement allows you to promote your organization as it helps. The post How to Increase Member Engagement??? Membership Management Platform How-to GuidesMember engagement is crucial for any organization’s growth.

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.