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Innovation in Healthcare Social Media


ICF is doing a lot of great work around innovation in healthcare IT, as well as exploring how social media can help push the healthcare industry forward. Here are some awesome free resources for you to check out: Innovation from Within [WHITE PAPER].

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 […].

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Can associations keep pace in the tech race?

Aaron Wolowiec

About 60 percent of respondents to our latest unscientific reader poll said they’ve encountered more surprises in technology over the past 12 months than in any other area of association management. That includes membership growth, non-dues revenue, social media and Big Data.

Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

So when I came across “Association Learning + Technology 2014,” a recent report by Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele , founders of consulting firm Tagoras , imagine my delight! Young or old, technology has redefined the way we learn and work. The point is: Don’t be afraid to taste technology.

Social Media Roundup: Trello, a Tool Worth Trying

Associations Now

Perhaps this meetings pro might be able to get you on the right track with this tip in today’s Social Media Roundup: Set Up Your Board. BREAKING: [link] acquires social LMS Digital Ignite #assnchat [link].

Association Revenue Trends in the US and UK (Plus 3 Tips for Increasing Your Income)

Higher Logic

Associations have to adapt to new member expectations, advancing technology and the shifting needs of their industries. Where Associations Get Their Revenue Today. Association income is typically into two broad categories: Membership dues revenue, also called subscription revenue.

Membership Marketing Blog: Fundraising with Social Media

Membership Marketing

Fundraising with Social Media. In the March edition of Associations Now , Andrew Lang highlights a social media success story titled Tweeting for Dollars. ” The program he highlights is run by Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) using Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn posts to request donations to fund scholarships for their annual conference. Labels: Social Media. There is no doubt that social media efforts can be a challenge.

What Associations Need to Know About Technology

Association Adviser

” Thanks to social media, 4G, iProducts, broadband, wireless, the cloud, Big Data, Skype and apps, we’re now more connected than ever. You don’t have to be the first to market or the earliest adopter of new technology. Technology cuts both ways. By Hank Berkowitz.

Five Conference Technology Mindsets

Velvet Chainsaw

Meeting professional face a tall technology order today. More conferences are placing a high priority on using technology that not only improves the attendee experience, extends its reach, and streamlines processes, but fits into their organizations’ overall digital strategy.

Learning + Technology: The Latest on What Associations Are Doing


I asked Jeff Cobb to share a summary of his great new report on social learning, a topic which you know is dear to our hearts. ——— How are trade and professional associations using technology to enable or enhance their education programs?

From the Corner Office: Tino Mantella, TAG

Association Adviser

Tino Mantella, Technology Association of Georgia. This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Tino Mantella, president and CEO of the 19,000 member Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). That makes us one of the largest technology organizations in the country.

3 Must-Haves in Your Marketing Technology Stack (#3 Might Surprise You)


While marketing often ends there, your business and revenue opportunities extend far beyond getting customers to sign on the dotted line. Existing customers are one of the most powerful sources of revenue and even new business that you have. What’s the first thing you do every day?

When Innovation Competes With Your Traditional Values

Associations Now

Sometimes, the very things that breed success on the web—be they social media or ranking high on the search engines—go against your organization’s DNA. You don’t want the next trend in mobile or social to catch you off guard.

Get LinkedIn or Get Left Out: Using LinkedIn Effectively


You hear a lot of hype about the benefits that Facebook and Twitter can bring to your business, but these social networking sites can often overshadow the even greater potential LinkedIn has for virtually every department within the organization.

Leverage Technology; Don’t Be a Slave to IT

Association Adviser

But that’s the approach many associations seem to be following when it comes to taming the technology beast. To help your figure out where to devote your tech energies for 2014 and beyond, we reached out to some of the association world’s best technology minds for guidance. We need to set boundaries or else we’ll became a slave to technology and never do our best thinking or problem solving. Social Media 2.0. Hank Berkowitz, Naylor, LLC.

What Smart Associations Do Differently

Association Adviser

Also look at learning preferences, technology adoption and topic interests. Technology is not synonymous for innovation; some associations are having breakthroughs by going back to old tech. In response to this challenge, some associations have made impressive gains in their adoption of technology, particularly in the areas of mobile, social media, video, online learning, connectivity and more. Hank Berkowitz, Association Adviser.

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Membership Marketing Blog: Innovation through Collaboration

Membership Marketing

Innovation through Collaboration. We are always looking for new innovative ways to do things better. So I wanted to share two items that I came across this week that attribute successful innovation to collaboration. First in an article in the Technology section of the Washington Post , the case is made that much of the economic dynamism of technology companies comes from sharing talent and ideas. First, innovation is collaborative. Marketing Media. (5).

From the Corner Office: Leveraging Research, Technology and Information Sharing to Keep Us a All Safer

Association Adviser

Most of those calls should be handled by housing or social services, not the police. We’re trying to get police departments better at sharing information with housing, education and social services. AA: What about events and digital media? Our social media followers are very interested in things like ethics, trafficking, interoperability, criminal justice reform. Non-dues revenue has become increasingly important to us.

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

This is how you can prove your new member community will be a valuable technology investment. Your organization needs to bring in new members to meet revenue goals, and often, this includes increasing the young member base. Growing Non-Dues Revenue. Objection 2: Social Media.

Five Things Associations Can Learn From Amazon

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. We don’t have that kind of revenue! Innovation. “Innovation” for your association community may not be about creating a revolutionary process or service. They allow sharing on social profiles and a toolbar that transfers your likes around the web onto your wish list. Social Media and Business Trends.

Tech13 via Twitterverse: Day 1


“How many of you are tired of going to technology conferences and talking about social media?” >>What should we do about controlling mobile and social information? >>How can we use technology to get value out of our digital landfills?>>How

“Lights! Cameras! Interaction! 5 Internet TV Strategies for a New Era of Member Engagement

Association 20/20

Interactive internet TV technology is gaining steam and when you consider the reach of internet-based video across living room TV screens, computer screens, tablets and mobile phones, the opportunity becomes clearer. Innovation Managing Change Social Media Volunteer Strategy Web 2.0

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

Most associations agree non-dues revenue is essential, but our research shows very few ask advertisers and sponsors for their input. Year-round, 365-day engagement through technology and social media is one of the biggest trends she has observed. Measuring social media.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.22.19

Reid All About it

Tue 2/26 at 12 p.m.* – The Role of Social Media in Advocacy (Washington DC Idea Swap). – How to Get Organized Internally to Ensure Corporate Partnership Program Revenue Growth (Alexandria VA). Technology vs. Innovation: Association Learning Strategies in Practice.

Associations 2.0


Lee White is quickly becoming my favorite Social Media Today blogger because he summarizes so easily and clearly the big conversations going on in tech land. and social media. I think he meant basically that non-profits are ten years behind for-profits in taking advantage of - and finding in the first place - innovative ways of doing business and making money. Associations are the oldest social networks, are they not?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.15.19

Reid All About it

Tue 2/19 at 1 p.m.* – How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online. Learn how to leverage your social media accounts to raise money and strengthen relationships with donors so they give again. Presenter: Julia Campbell, Founder of J Campbell Social Marketing.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.29.19

Reid All About it

I continue to learn new things about the “bones” of an AMS, a technology I thought I knew enough about but apparently didn’t. Dan Hickey at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how to avoid application sprawl by taking a strategic approach to Office 365.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

Reid All About it

Dan Lautman of DelCor Technology Solutions did something that many people only talk about: he unplugged for a month. 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.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

Social Media 201: Content Curation, Time Management and Audience Engagement. If you’re not seeing any return on the time you’re spending on social platforms or if you’re not sure of next steps, this session is for you. Host: Community IT Innovators.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

Reid All About it

Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions shares his observations and advice from two years of association technology assessments. To make many of the changes Mike suggests, you need more than technology, you need staff with an innovation mindset.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

Reid All About it

Even though WBT is a learning management system (LMS) provider, not one of the trends and opportunities they highlight is about technology. Ernie Smith at Associations Now talks about three technology trends that associations should keep their eye on. Technology Trends Round Table 2019.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.16.18

Reid All About it

David DeLorenzo at DelCor says you don’t necessarily need a CIO on staff but you do need a technology leader with the CIO mindset. Organizer: Association Women Technology Champions.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

Reid All About it

This helps foster a sense of shared culture and brings back ‘water cooler’ opportunities and unplanned social collisions that just don’t happen on a conference call.”. Technology Continuity in Times of Crisis: A CEO and CIO Dialogue. Seating & social distancing?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how technology and collaboration can be a virtuous cycle.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

Reid All About it

The Culture of Lean Innovation: Small Changes, Big Impact. Three nonprofit/government leaders—who’ll tell us how they adopted Lean Innovation and achieved powerful outcomes by changing the way they work—will lead the conversation. Rise of the Branded Community Over Social Media .

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

Reid All About it

Dave Coriale at DelCor Technology Solutions isn’t one to use that kind of language in public but he did share 12 steps association CEOs can take to avoid becoming the next Equifax —and avoid getting the axe. – Advocacy in a Social Media World.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

Reid All About it

In this MIT Technology Review article , he said, “What they wrote was remarkable, and remarkably consistent.”. Digital Marketing & Product Innovation Manager, and Danny Pace, Services Product Manager, Skyline Exhibits. AMS) or networking & social engagement.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.9.16

Reid All About it

And of course, the technology to support sales teams (even if it’s a team of one) is getting better and better. Livestreaming is the next big thing in social media. You’ll want to go if you wish to stay informed about where association technology is heading.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.21.17

Reid All About it

A near-death experience has enabled him “to envision an alternate ending to the AI story —one that makes the most of this amazing technology while empowering humans not just to survive, but to thrive.” 9 Social Media Metrics to Monitor. Hosts: Hubb and TripBuilder Media.

AMCs Engaged!

YourMembership Blog

Mobile apps are reducing waste and increasing revenue. At YM, we’re always adapting as the voice of the customer changes, when our competitors shift, or when new technology and business models emerge. Price sits high in the consideration criteria when selecting technology.

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