How to Use Membership Management Software to Recruit Members

Wild Apricot

In this guest post, Leah Merrill suggests four ways you can use your membership management software to help you grow those members and perform outreach. membership website

Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

That said, it’s important to think about boosting member engagement as the best way to set your recruitment strategy up for long-term success.¹. With an engaged member base, word about your association’s value will spread organically, supporting your greater recruitment efforts.

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From #Ideas17: How to Simplify Your Association’s Messaging

MembersClicks

Messaging is something that all companies and organizations have to do, but something that only a small percentage do well. association management association leadership ASAE membership management Small Staff Chatter

How to Leverage Social Media for Successful Marketing and Membership Recruitment

SocialFish

Here are the slides for a webinar I’m conducting today for Springer ; where I’ll be talking to 100 scientific and heathcare societies about their social media marketing efforts. Social CRM is the way that you will get to ROI.

How to engage your members in today’s hyper personalized world

Aptify

To engage today’s members, personalization is no longer a nice-to-have. Here are some ideas to get you started. Here are four ideas to help you engage your members with the personalized experience they’ve come to expect. Need some inspiration to get started?

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Social CRM Use Case 5: Recruitment

SocialFish

Our [SocialFish] definition of Social CRM is “the discipline of applying social media to membership management”, and the 12 use cases in our white paper, ROI and the Impact of Social CRM , show this in action. Here’s the 5th of a series of blog posts for Avectra on the use cases – including four completely new ones – and we want to hear from you if these are possible for YOUR association.

Identifying Association Trends – It’s About the Data

YourMembership Blog

We just released The Essential Guide to 2015 Association Management Trends , where we examine evolving technologies, changing member preferences and differences in generational values that pose management challenges for associations. 31% responded dues or member recruitment.

Leading Engagement from the Outside in: Your Questions Answered

YourMembership Blog

All during May we’ve focused on member engagement , from the strategies you should consider to increase you success in your efforts, to the overall impact to any association when member engagement isn’t successful or a focus or priority.

Refocusing on Jobs and Education in 2015

YourMembership Blog

At the beginning of 2014 we started a conversation on the importance of a career center strategy for associations, especially in light of social networking giant LinkedIn’s aggressive efforts to become the leading online job board aggregator. The question was how would they do it?

The World of Opportunities for AMCs: A YM Perspective

YourMembership Blog

We are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for AMCi, because Association Management Companies (AMCs) have always been an important part of our success. We believe the AMC industry will continue to experience growth opportunities for the foreseeable future. The Roadblocks to Success.

SXSW is here! Association Weekly Wrap-Up for March 8th!

YourMembership Blog

Happy Friday and Welcome to the Weekly Wrap Up brought to you by the team at YourMembership.com! The weekly wrap-ups are a great resource to find industry provoking articles, blog posts, upcoming events, fun facts, and provide up-to-date news and tips found throughout the association and workforce space each week. Please feel free to leave a comment, ask a question or just enjoy the week’s top ten picks! How social is your CEO?

Music City, Our Thought Leadership Team, and a Memorable 2014

YourMembership Blog

One of the great things about attending the ASAE Annual Conference is that for a few days you get the opportunity to be totally immersed in all things associations, and this year was no exception. From the trade show to the education tracks, to the networking opportunities (rain or shine!) it lived up to its billing as the “not to be missed” event of the year. I particularly enjoyed being in Nashville, my second favorite music city, next to Austin.

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Daily Buzz: The Value of Emotional Intelligence

Associations Now

Also: how to tell if you need new membership management software. But how much is it really worth? When you retain skilled employees, your organization saves money and staff time on recruiting, onboarding, and training new recruits.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

Reid All About it

When you’re selecting technology, like a learning management system (LMS), there’s so many ways you can botch the decision, mostly because you don’t know what you don’t know. MemberSuite shares the secret to retaining new members. LMS Success: Keys to Building Participation and Revenue.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. For the ninth year in a row, Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) is conducting its Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. For the ninth year in a row, Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) is conducting its Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.12.18

Reid All About it

In fact, any organization that wants to effectively use its data needs this person on their team: the analytics translator. WBT Systems explains how to motivate members to buy what you’re selling. She suggests ways you can learn how to speak like an industry insider.

How technology can improve your association’s value prop

Aptify

If members think your organization provides too little value, they’re not likely to renew. Simply put, if members think your organization provides too little value, they’re not likely to renew. So, what’s an organization to do? Association Management Community Brands

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.9.18

Reid All About it

Flickr is going to a subscription model and many of those photos may be deleted unless Creative Commons works out a solution. MemberSuite shares the many different ways your association can collect and update member data throughout the membership journey. Host: Event Manager Blog.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.10.17

Reid All About it

How often do you find yourself doing something that’s at odds with what’s best for you? Something you do to check out and ignore what the best truest part of you would do. DelCor explains what they need to know and provides some solutions in case they don’t.

The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. How Do You Innovate With Millennials? While they have the enthusiasm, they may need the goals of your innovation to be laid out for them.

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 members’ engagement, your organization wouldn’t be able to do what it needs to do. And unfortunately, members sometimes have to leave your organization.

6 Steps for Getting Started with Social CRM for Membership Orgs

SocialFish

It’s not something you buy off the shelf, and you can’t get to ROI without it. For membership organizations, that simply means that social CRM is the discipline of applying social media data to membership management.

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 members’ engagement, your organization wouldn’t be able to do what it needs to do. And unfortunately, members sometimes have to leave your organization.

Membership Hack: Pay-What-You-Can Members

Associations Now

SHAPE America is testing a new way to recruit and win back members: letting them decide how much to pay in dues. How to hack it? It’s a pretty revolutionary idea,” says Senior Membership Manager Matt Rankin, CAE.

Add Productivity to the Last Hour of the Day

Associations Now

But a workplace efficiency trend, called the “soft project” hour, might help you to refocus and tackle those small membership to-do items. and you start to feel a productivity buzzkill. Monday: Declutter Membership Data. I like to start my week by getting organized.

Best Association Management Software | Our Top Picks

Fonteva

The best association management software, or AMS, solutions are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of associations just like yours. The time and money that effective software saves leaves you more resources to devote to pursuing your goals and continuing to grow.

12 Volunteer Management Practices to Adopt Now

Idea Architects

Answer me this: would any credible, successful HR professional manage paid staff the way volunteers are managed in your organization? Think of hotels who give guests a card to note when an employee has done something above and beyond.

Will ‘Gen Z’ be a Generation of Joiners?

Associations Now

While most associations are plotting out recruitment strategies for millennials, membership professionals need to be thinking about a younger generation entering the workforce this year. This blog post marks the date on which I begin to feel old.

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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. . Some members are more valuable to your organization than others.

New Year, New Trends Roundup For Ya!

SocialFish

Here is a roundup for you of those I consider to be most interesting, most accurate, or most data-driven – and read down to the bottom, where I list my five trends for the association industry. There’s enough in this deck alone to keep you happy and pondering for weeks!

Join?Aptify at ASAE Annual Meeting for a walk in the park?

Aptify

thousands of association professionals and industry partners gather to share new ideas, trends, and best practices. At the ASAE event, association professionals like you s ecure the future by learning, connecting, and achieving more while working together to forward your mission. .

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.4.18

Reid All About it

It will change how most organizations do business, but that’s a good thing in the long-run for all of us. DelCor’s David DeLorenzo points out the silver lining to GDPR as well as other data issues you must reckon with. What happens when people have to prepare for 100-year careers ?

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12 Volunteer Management Practices to Adopt for 2011

Idea Architects

It was encouraging to see all the great ideas participants had for this important topic, but somewhat discouraging to realize how few organizations seem to have a comprehensive, systematic approach to volunteer development. Answer me this: would any credible, successful HR professional manage paid staff the way volunteers are managed in your organization? We want them to "let go" of their leadership positions, not let go of their connection.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.31.17

Reid All About it

I’m heading to southern Utah with my guy and two sisters-out-law for a week of hiking amidst the red rocks we love so much. Aptify shares five under-utilized member recruitment tactics. I’ll be happy to feature it as long as it’s not too product-centric. to 1 p.m.

Membership Marketing Blog: Pricing Your Product, Service or.

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Membership marketing – acquiring, engaging, upgrading, and renewing members – is the cornerstone for associations and relationship driven organizations. Pricing Your Product, Service or Membership. to $2,395. The Membership Lifecycle.

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Membership Marketing Blog: The Difference between a Membership.

Membership Marketing

Membership Marketing Blog. Membership marketing – acquiring, engaging, upgrading, and renewing members – is the cornerstone for associations and relationship driven organizations. Whether you are an association professional or a relationship marketer, join the discussion on the Membership Marketing Blog and share your ideas and counsel. The Difference between a Membership Renewal and a Membership Invoice. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.