How to Get Millennial Donors from Social Media

Wild Apricot

If you're struggling to get millennials to donate, follow these tried and tested ways nonprofits these days are successfully getting new millennial donors off social media. Millennials

How to Convince Association Millennials to Stick Around in 2019


Trying to look into the future to see how you can be the most prepared in 2019? Check out these values that your association should focus on to keep association Millennials around in 2019.

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What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

YourMembership Blog

There’s plenty of talk among organizations on how to recruit and engage Millennials but are you getting them involved to the point they are assuming the role of your next ED? And what would your organization look like if it was Millennial led?

How to Recruit and Retain Millennial Employees (Hint: Start by Building Community)

Higher Logic

Some companies naturally attract millennials. But for the rest of the businesses out there, convincing Gen Y that your organization is a great place to work isn’t so easy. If you can’t afford (or don’t want) distracting foosball tables, how do you appeal to young professionals?

How to Increase Millennial/Gen Z Membership in Professional Organizations

HighRoad Solution

Many associations are facing a daunting generational challenge. Baby Boomers are retiring en masse, having provided many associations with a stable membership for the past 40 years. member engagement

Learning from Millennials

Higher Logic

Ever since the Millennials started coming into the workforce about 10 years ago, we’ve been hearing a lot of complaints about them. This happens every twenty years, of course – when the new generation hits the scene, the older generations tend to freak out about “kids these days.”

Attracting Millennials: Are you thinking age-appropriately?

Association Adviser

Attracting millennials to your association requires thinking about the different life stages they are living through – and marketing to them appropriately. Millennials range in age from 16 to 35. Targeting older millennials for membership?

Review: When Millennials Take Over

Spark Consulting

I recently had the opportunity to read a review copy of When Millennials Take Over , a new book by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant of Culture That Works designed to help us get past the freak out and to a “ridiculously optimistic” view of the future of work.

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The Key to Attracting Millennials

Association Success

We need to think about the digital expectations of this generation, and meet them. I am not an expert on Millennials, but I have three daughters aged 22, 20 and 18 so I am definitely gaining some basic understanding of how they think. I have also studied, in a previous life as a designer, how technology changes the way that the generation react to the world around them. How did she do that? That growth came from the Millennials.

How to deliver the right in-person learning experience online.

YourMembership Blog

Today, in-person courses and multi-day conferences are the top two leading learning formats for association members, according to our 2017 Member Professional Development Study. Trailing slightly behind is online learning and webinars, with online taking the number two spot for Millennial learners. Considering today’s learner consumption habits, how can you offer your members the learning. The post How to deliver the right in-person learning experience online.

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5 Ways to Engage Millennials in Meetings

Cvent Association Tips

Loosely defined as individuals born between the 1980s and early 2000s, the oldest millennials are now in their early to mid 30s. " Transparency and Governance: Access to information is desired more quickly than conferences and reports can provide.

How to Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z


Generation Z and young Millennials are different. Young professionals (YPs) are joiners, but they can’t afford to join associations or participate in association programs just because it’s the right or expected thing to do. The 4 Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z.

Millennials Are Lazy?

Eric Lanke

Recent readers of this blog may not be aware that I cut my blogging teeth on the subject when I hosted (with Jamie Notter ) The Hourglass Blog from 2009 to 2012. I put that hobby horse to bed in 2012, but now, in 2018, it seems that not much has changed. Millennials are lazy.

How to Make Culture, Not Perks, Work For Your Organization

Higher Logic

These perks are meant to reflect a culture that helps employers recruit and retain top-rate talent to their organizations. Too good to be true. This has the potential to create resentment amongst organization members. How to define your organization's culture.

Religious Meetings for Millennials

Cvent Association Tips

When it comes to engaging Millennials, churches face the same challenges as associations and other organizations. This is magnified by the fact that, according to a study conducted by Pew Research, 35% of Millennials are unaffiliated with any particular faith.

How to Create a Great Mentoring Program in Your Online Community

Higher Logic

Through mentoring, employees get the chance to learn vital skills and increase competency in ways that boost morale and job satisfaction – something that’s improving with technology. Associations, which are widely-recognized experts in their industries, are stepping up to offer such programs.

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How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. If you have a chance to read this Did You Know? So why is it so hard for associations to get it right?

Day 4: Membership Growth Online Summit - Reach Millennials

Wild Apricot

The 4th day of our Membership Growth Online Summit is all about Millennials! Join Sarah Sladek as she talks about how to reach this demographic. How to Turn Millennials into Members You know there’s a lot of opportunity with attracting a younger. Millennials members strategies

Professional Development for Millennials (and Everyone Else Too)

Association Adviser

Millennials: You know them well, those 73 million professionals born between 1980 and 1996 who are now an integral part of the American workplace. It’s a myth that millennials feel entitled to a better title and more pay for simply doing their jobs. Use that to your advantage.

How to Improve the Membership Experience of Young Professionals


Millennials are the biggest generation in the workplace, but only account for 19% of association members. Learn how you can do better than this benchmark by improving the membership experience - and retention - for young professionals

Daily Buzz: How Millennials Engage With Causes

Associations Now

Millennials, tech, activism—a 10-year study shares how the plugged-in generation interacts with causes and social issues. A statement that should come as no surprise to anyone: Millennials are engaged in technology and leverage it as a tool for activism.

How to Get Young Professionals to Volunteer


Half of Americans are under age 30 and millennials have become the largest share of the U.S. millennial noun [mil-len-ee-uh l] A person born in the 1980s or 1990s, especially in the U.S.; Young professionals (aka Millennials) are the future of member-based organizations.

Everybody’s Due-ing It! Ideas to Drive Non-Dues Revenue

Blue Sky eLearn

Associations are always looking for new and creative ways to drive additional non-dues revenue. At a recent Association SIG Summit, Blue Sky Client Success Manager, Kara Adams, joined a group of association executives as they crowdsourced ideas to drive non-dues revenue.

Millennials, nonprofits and data


John Clese over on the Avectra blog posts an interesting question about Millennials and nonprofits … and data. Not-for-profits need to focus their attention on how to act on the data at hand. Using Big Data to analyze and predict prospect and donor behavior.

The Millennials Are Here.What are you doing about it?

Cvent Association Tips

The time for saying "the Millennials are coming" is past. The Millennials , representing 25% of the U.S. Associations and organizations need to dramatically transform their approach to marketing and re-engineer their conferences and to attract this demographic.

Reaching Millennials (Gen Y) with Mobile

Association Adviser

Two millennials weigh in on the latest research findings. As two members of the millennial generation, we pay special attention to articles that claim to state the best ways to market to us. We know that’s a biased perspective, but that’s how we feel.)

The Four Trends That Shaped the Millennials

Jamie Notter

I spoke this week at the Direct Marketing Association's annual meeting --twice actually: I did a "book club" session on When Millennials Take Over , and then I had a concurrent session on "What the Experienced Marketer Can Learn from Millennials."

How to Move Past the “Millennial” Conversation and Actually Change your Association


Tired of the same old crap when it comes to generational differences? The Millennial generation are not the “kids these days” we’ve been lamenting for the last ten years. They’re just shaking their heads, wondering why we’re slow to adapt to the changes that are already happening.

How to Motivate Young Employees to Volunteer


Generally someone coordinates these activities and students simply show up, are told what to do, and have fun while serving their community. Millennials Volunteer the Least. Unfortunately, millennials have the lowest volunteering rate of all age groups.

Why It’s Time to Move Millennials Into Leadership

Associations Now

Current leaders will need to do more to keep them around. At this point, we should have collectively shaken off our millennial anxiety. Millennials now represent the largest cohort of the U.S. It’s wonderful to hear your CEO say, ‘Great idea.

How to Motivate Young Employees to Volunteer


Generally someone coordinates these activities and students simply show up, are told what to do, and have fun while serving their community. Millennials Volunteer the Least. Unfortunately, millennials have the lowest volunteering rate of all age groups.

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Millennial-Friendly Benefits Worth Considering

Associations Now

Not sure how to crack the code to attracting and retaining that millennial workforce you’re looking for? These three benefits might just be the way to go. Benefits could also help associations looking to attract millennials and other entry-level employees.

2013: A Millennial’s Perspective

Association Adviser

Here’s are seven shifts that seem to stand out for the younger generation of association professionals. Your pricing and member benefits need to reflect that. More associations have warmed up to digital pubs and products; we have more mobile apps and digital editions than in past years.

Learning from Millennials (Yes, Really)


This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Daily Buzz: Attract Millennials and Gen Z to Meetings

Associations Now

What millennials really want is more digital integration and to be included in all aspects of a meeting, says Jason Dorsey, president of The Center for Generational Kinetics, in an interview with BizBash. Life is busy, but we must find time to keep learning.

New Report Examines How Millennials View Leadership

Associations Now

New research reveals both similarities and differences in the way millennials and older generations approach the C-suite, as well as some misconceptions. It also gives cross-generational recommendations on how to ensure that millennials become successful leaders.

How to Connect with Next Gen — and the Gen After That

Association Adviser

Younger members are least likely to be engaging with member communications. This means you need to be more creative about how you connect with next-gen. The post How to Connect with Next Gen — and. Careers Features career development careers Daniel Obst Institute of International Education LinkedIn member communications millennials networking next genFor more about this topic, click on the headline.

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5 Things Associations are Doing Wrong and How to Fix Them (Part 1)

YourMembership Blog

These challenges have been blamed on a myriad of things including social media, the economy, and even millennials. The irony is that in a time when everyone seems to want to be a part of a community/social network, many associations are struggling with [.] ( Read more. )

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The Problem Isn’t Millennials


So if this happens EVERY SINGLE generation, then why hasn’t it occurred to us that it simply can’t be true? I mean, if every generation was going to drag us down to the depths, wouldn’t we have drowned as a civilization by now?

Tapping into the Power of Millennials


The number of Millennials in the workplace is growing, and will continue to do so for at least another decade. But it’s important to note that the oldest Millennials are now in their 30s. This is how it always is with generational shifts.