Compelling Member Engagement

Potomac Core

Polarization in Washington, DC, and market disruption are opening doors for Associations to create more compelling member engagement experiences for their members. Compelling Member Engagement Using “Pull” and “Push” . Compelling Member Engagemen t.

Member Engagement, Blockchain Style

Associations Now

The Government Blockchain Association is hoping to juice up engagement by, fittingly, offering tokens to members as part of a long-term experiment. The more active members are, the more they accumulate tokens—which will have value on a member exchange in future years.

Can We Talk Member Engagement?

Spark Consulting

As part of the release of the new Spark/ The Demand Networks whitepaper, Leading Engagement from the Outside-In , co-author Anna Caraveli and I had the opportunity to present a webinar for YourMembership.com’s Thought Leader series.

Come Chat about Member Engagement

Spark Consulting

Are associations taking a backwards approach to member engagement? Associations have always been “about” engagement of course, and in the past several years, we’ve had a renewed focus on engaging our audiences. Could that be because we’ve been thinking about engagement all wrong, focusing on what we want members to do and how we define value? innovation leadership membership social media whitepaper #assnchat Anna Caraveli engagement KiKi L'Italien

Study Holds Key to Association Member Engagement

Smooth The Path

For the last year, I have been saying that members who engage with the association within the first 3 days to 3 weeks of joining become more engaged through the life of their membership. Increased new member engagement over time, improves all member engagement.

Eric Lanke: Innovation Circle on Member Engagement

Eric Lanke

Innovation. Member Engagement. Innovation Circle on Member Engagement. Im leading another innovation effort for WSAE. Im leading one on Member Engagement. Labels: Member Engagement. Innovation. (15). Eric Lanke.

Funding Industry Innovation

Potomac Core

Associations who are Funding Industry Innovation can position themselves as essential partners in helping members achieve business outcomes. Once an organization reaches this point they move to what’s becoming a new trend where Associations are funding Industry Innovation.

Association Innovation Delivers Growth

Potomac Core

Association Innovation Delivers Growth. For IARW , the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (Global Cold Chain Alliance Partner), these new and innovative capabilities are serving as an accelerant to revenue growth and retention. Return on Member Engagement.

Association Outside In Innovation

Potomac Core

With so much new technology available, should associations develop an innovation strategy? Your association might want to understand what strategic initiatives it should put in place in order to drive your organization’s impact on member business outcomes.

Member Engagement? It's.Well, It's Complicated.

Eric Lanke

image source A big thanks goes out to the more than forty association professionals who joined me on Wednesday, September 4 for an informal discussion on member engagement. For some, member engagement means getting members to utilize the association''s services.

Data Driven Innovation

Potomac Core

If member companies introduce more innovation to drive more profitability, is your association positioned to respond with equal or greater amounts of innovative solutions? Movement between member segments. Themes that overlap member segments. Data Driven Innovation.

Data Fuels Active Innovation

Potomac Core

In a growing trend, Association CEO’s and their Board Members are utilizing economic data as important context for their strategic deliberations. In essence, economic data fuels active innovation at Associations. Data Driven Active Innovation. Data Fuels Active Innovation.

Innovative Workforce Solutions

Potomac Core

Associations are increasingly well positioned to help members and industries build innovative workforce solutions through their professional development and certification products. Innovative Workforce Solutions: Call to Action. Innovative Workforce Solutions.

What Does Member Engagement Mean to You?

Eric Lanke

I've been busy prepping this week for the presentation that will be leading off an exciting new webinar series on member engagement. My own presentation will be titled, "What Does Member Engagement Mean to You?" Member Engagement Associations

Eric Lanke: Issues with Member Engagement

Eric Lanke

Innovation. Member Engagement. Issues with Member Engagement. Ive mentioned previously that Im leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something were calling an Innovation Circle. How do you use social media to engage members?

Member Engagement Solution #3: Recognize Volunteer Contributions

Eric Lanke

image source I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here.

Who is Solving the Member Engagement Problem?

Smooth The Path

“Who is helping to solve the member engagement problem?”, Many indicators point to a member engagement problem for associations. When members had more time in their days. When member attention was not so scarce.

Recorded Webinar: What Does Member Engagement Mean to You?

Eric Lanke

This is a recording of the webinar I gave on November 2, 2012, to kick off The New World of Member Engagement webinar series sponsored by Young Association Professionals , Aggregage , Association Universe and Infinite Conferencing. Member Engagement Associations

Disruptive Innovation Creates Association Opportunities

Potomac Core

Disruptive Innovation “describes a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses.” In a slowing and uneven global economy, are your members looking somewhere else for lower cost and innovative solutions?

Member Engagement Solution #6: Provide Structure, But Not Too Much

Eric Lanke

image source I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here.

Innovation & Association Relevance

Potomac Core

When is the timing right to embrace innovation and change at your Association? How well are you positioned to help your member’s achieve their business outcomes in a time of dramatic innovation and change? ( [link] ). Creative disruption in a twenty-four seven world makes it challenging for members to survive. How innovative your Association is today will dictate whether or not your organization will survive or thrive. Innovation & Association Relevance.

Member Engagement Solution #5: Don't Waste a Volunteer's Time

Eric Lanke

image source I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here.

How to Exponentially Improve Member Engagement at Any Association

Smooth The Path

Wouldn’t it be great if members felt this way every day of the week? At some associations, members do feel this way, and your members can feel like this too. Deeply understanding members is at the root of it all. Related: Member Engagement Research.

Member Engagement Solution #8: Effective Orientation and Interaction Is Key

Eric Lanke

image source I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here.

Member Engagement Solution #4: Manage Volunteer Transitions

Eric Lanke

image source I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here. I've previously posted on some of the member engagement issues people in the Circle are wrestling with. Work to find new ways to engage them in the organization.

Your One-Stop-Shop Results From the New Member Engagement Study!

Smooth The Path

How would you like to raise the new member renewal rates by 9.7%? New research shows that trade and professional associations greatly benefit when they implement new member onboarding and orientation programs. increase in new member renewal rates that Amanda keeps referring to?!

Member Engagement Solution #9: Discourage Non-Performance by Rewarding Performance

Eric Lanke

image source I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here.

Broken Association Processes Fracture Member Engagement

Smooth The Path

Three years ago a membership manager wrote a warm welcome letter for all new members to receive. This letter explained the benefits of being a member and how to get involved. Members can just hit reply. Has there been any member feedback?

Defining the Goal of Member Engagement

Association Success

Before setting out to increase engagement, ask yourself: what does it look like for our association? What does member engagement mean to you? As a Culture Consultant, my area of expertise is the internal and external cultures of employees, customers, and members. When it comes to member engagement, I believe that engagement is the outcome of a strong culture. First you must decide what engagement means for your association.

Design Constraints Make Innovation Happen

Eric Lanke

Co-creation is when an association and its members work together to create something that has value to both the association and its members. Design constraints make innovation happen. They are what makes actual innovation happen. Associations Member Engagement

Eric Lanke: Member Engagement Solution #1: Don't Forget the Fun

Eric Lanke

Innovation. Member Engagement. Member Engagement Solution #1: Dont Forget the Fun. Ive mentioned previously that Im leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something were calling an Innovation Circle. Volunteers and members are people.

Industry Study Brings a New Way for Association Professionals to Think About Member Engagement

Smooth The Path

There was one theme running so strongly through each member research project I could not ignore it. It was that members who engaged very early in their membership were more excited about the association than members who reported that “the association just grew on them.”

Innovate Like DARPA

Spark Consulting

DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is known for innovation. Plus, we don’t do cutting edge tech R&D innovation. ” Creating “innovation teams” or “innovation initiatives” is definitely a trend in associations.

Member Engagement Solution #10: Engagement Is About Much More Than Just Volunteering

Eric Lanke

image source I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here.

An Old-School Method for New Member Engagement

Associations Now

When one association saw an influx of new, younger members, one of its primary engagement tactics was decidedly traditional: committee volunteering. The Decision to Volunteer found that young members are more likely to see the benefits of volunteering than older generations.

Member Engagement Solution #7: Advisory Groups Can Be Tremendous Win-Wins

Eric Lanke

image source I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here.

Buzz-Worthy Advice for Member Engagement and Market Analysis

Associations Now

A roundup of five great reads for association membership pros that will get you thinking differently about how to get members engaged, how members view your association, and what benefits they’ll want next. The heart of engagement. Look beyond your members.

Innovation and Optimism Drive Membership Growth

Associations Now

And many associations currently seeing membership growth are tapping into the power of innovation and optimism about the future. That could be a cause for concern, and I think it emphasizes the need for associations to continue to make changes that are bold and meet members’ needs.”.

5 reasons everyone at your association needs to go to #Xperience17.

YourMembership Blog

#leadership #inspiration #learning #innovation #technology – all in one place. It’s a sure way of learning new ideas to make stronger connections with your members, adapt new technologies and grow your membership […].

Member Engagement Solution #2: Recruit with a One-to-One Philosophy

Eric Lanke

I've mentioned previously that I'm leading another innovation effort for WSAE, something we're calling an Innovation Circle. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here. Member Engagement