Price Your eLearning Right

Blue Sky eLearn

Rethinking Event-Based Pricing. One of the most common mistakes I see in pricing eLearning is exclusively applying the old one-time registration model. Before setting pricing, it’s critical to understand your market. Consider these models to price your eLearning right.

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Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

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Social Media and Leadership Survey Results


We will be sharing the results of our Social Media and Leadership Survey TODAY, Tuesday October 16 at a workshop in Washington, DC. Reggie Henry, Chief Technology Officer, American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

Is New Technology Worth The Investment?

Association Adviser

We asked Marcus Underwood, vice president for online media at Naylor, to weigh in about technology becoming more personal and, at times, more expensive. The reward from using new technology—and the risk of not implementing it—usually outweighs the upfront costs. Associations have to keep up technologically or risk having members go elsewhere for information and question the association value proposition. Once you have that, find the right technology partner and move quickly.

Explore Impact Leadership at NTEN’s Leading Change Summit: Free Registration Giveaway

Beth Kanter

If you want to a chance to win, leave a comment on this post sharing something that you’d like to learn about Impact Leadership or some wisdom from your experience about practicing impact leadership!

The new association “normal”

Aaron Wolowiec

So for the price of “X,” the CEO and/or directors will be regular members (including receipt of print member magazine) and all the other staff, if they opt-in, will be electronic members. But, technology actually enables communication. JG: Two areas: technology and messaging platforms.

Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans : Off Stage

Off Stage

16, 2010 - Part 3 of Life after MLS: Technology Strategic Plans. In the last two blogs Ive been discussing your IT needs as an association, particularly as a Realtor trade association, excluding any MLS technology needs you might have. Leadership Thoughts: Crafting the Job Description.

Digitization Is Not Digital Transformation


Digital technology has fundamentally altered customer expectations and some of the associations that neglected to take the necessary steps to digitize their business have disappeared. We lowered the price substantially.

Attention Shoppers: 4 Ways to Simplify the AMS Shopping Process


Shopping for any kind of technology is stressful, but when it’s a small-staff association professional shopping for an association management system, it’s a particular kind of crazy. There are SO many moving parts - software features, price points, the board’s opinion, etc.

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


New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. Give them opportunities to have a voice, take on leadership roles, and become influencers. Generation Z and young Millennials are different.

How to Start or Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

We created a director of career management (Redmond) to be in charge of the portal, as well as hired a full-time sales manager, Eli McLean, ASHA’s associate director, to revamp our job posting pricing structure to better serve our career vendors recruitment advertising sales.

Vodka and Croissant: Interesting Business Leaders

Association Navigator

I am not a picky vodka drinker and so Tito’s easily meets my criteria: smooth, reasonably priced, and domestically produced. Shaich says he spends a lot of time thinking about how technology will help the next generation of restaurants compete.

Give Your Data the Muscle to be Convincing


Advances in technology have dramatically reduced the cost and efficiency of storing and analyzing humongous chunks of disparate facts and figures. The price of a single home is not a good indicator of its actual value. This information gives the home’s price meaning in the marketplace and against a buyers’ personal requirements. As a result of recent technology the power of data is growing exponentially.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

Reid All About it

What I Know For Sure About Leadership (Association Chat on Huzza). In this chat, hosted by KiKi L’Italien, founder of Amplified Growth, hear what Moery knows for sure about leadership. Presenter: David DeLorenzo, CIO, DelCor Technology Solutions.

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Members Hire Constant Transformation

Potomac Core

Despite profitability, Industries are using new technologies to prepare for whatever comes next. The Index’s return to the Industry is helping to justify price changes with its customers. Late Breaking News. Members Hire Constant Transformation.

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Embracing the Duty of Foresight: Part III

Association Adviser

For most directors, their attention, i.e., the capacity to provide sustained concentration, is highly fragmented due to their many personal, professional and other commitments, a condition often exacerbated by the constant use of mobile devices and other technology tools.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.10.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… “5G, when fully implemented, is poised to be a very big deal, a far bigger transformation in mobile technology than any previous generational shift. Host: ASAE Technology Section Council.

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To Invite Innovation, Make Friends With Risk and Change


When we were new entrepreneurs, you could fit the scope of technology into the same neat boxes that contained the hardware and software that made it run. Medicine is a complex environment where exponential advancements in research and technology are occurring simultaneously with a transformation in the way that physicians’ practice. The accelerated timeline of these activities reflects the organization’s belief in the value of synchronizing technology and operations.

Is Syncing Your AMS and Accounting Software Necessary?

Association Adviser

Some AMS systems may offer complete, customized accounting functionality for a much higher price, but associations on a tech budget are stuck working with both an AMS and an accounting software system to cover their membership database and financial accounting needs.

Association Events Can Learn from Amazon’s Disruption Model

Associations Now

Is there a transparent pricing model? I’ve been in situations where using the break-even formula (fixed costs/number of attendees + variable costs) would price us out of the market. I’ve worked with groups where the pricing is set because it just “feels” like $500.

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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: 1.18.19

Reid All About it

A classic marketing mantra (about pricing) is flawed. Find out how onsite event technology can enable you to gather invaluable data when it comes to measuring and tracking the attendee journey and proving the impact of your event. Host: Association Women in Technology Champions.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

Reid All About it

Your weekly list of free webinars and events for the association community… How are associations using learning technologies? If you work for a membership organization, please participate in the Association Learning + Technology survey.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.18.17

Reid All About it

Dion Hinchcliffe identifies the enterprise technologies to watch. Presenter: Cynthia D’Amour, leadership strategist, People Power Unlimited. Identify strategic and creative ways to price your education programs.

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Daily Buzz: The State of Event Tech

Associations Now

Meeting technology is always changing, and with it so does how planners use the tech. In a reader survey on Smart Meetings , 51 percent of planners said attendee communication was the biggest challenge, with the price tag of tech solutions coming in at a close second with 48 percent.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems shared some depressing statistics about the percentage of leadership positions held by women. Read their ideas for how associations can help support and train women on the path to leadership.

Do Associations Really Have it Worse?

Smooth The Path

Are associations more stuck in their ways, more constrained, and less technologically adept than other non-association organizations of similar demographics? Members think “they won’t price gouge me,” “they won’t try to sell to me.”

Association Relevance Despite Market Turbulence

Potomac Core

Factors that include China, oil price volatility, a less than robust U.S. The Board envisions a global leadership role for itself through safe, efficient, and responsible delivery and implementation of its products around the world.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

Reid All About it

From augmented reality and virtual reality to mixed reality and beyond, discover what new technologies are actually relevant to your meetings, how they may impact your budget and how you can best use them to improve both your attendees’ experience and the ROI of your event.

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Humanize Public Workshop, DC Tuesday 10/16


Here’s the description: Social Leadership: What Humanize Means to the Top of the Org Chart. They will also be discussing (for the first time) the results of their recent Social Leadership Survey. We are VERY excited to invite you to our very first public workshop.

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Associations Unplugged: Four Questions for Association Executives

SCD Group

Two recent articles in the USA Today Money section hit me as a great illustration of the technology challenges facing today’s associations. This Mark Veverka column focused more on the mental state of technology changes.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.15.19

Reid All About it

Learn about different opportunities to make connections between national and state chapters, and the benefits of leveraging your chapters through existing technology channels. Technology vs. Innovation: Association Learning Strategies in Practice.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.27.16

Reid All About it

Learn how to evaluate an Association Management Software based on 3 important, often overlooked criteria, avoid hidden costs you may not see on the surface, and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform. I’ve been thinking about morning habits, again.

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The makings of marketing mavens

Aaron Wolowiec

The ownership of marketing tasks – such as pricing, positioning, promotional channels, data analysis and technology spend – is fragmented, with a number of other association departments frequently owning these tasks. Two years after graduating college, I entered the association world.

The State of Association E-Learning: Cloudy with a Chance of Sunshine

WBT Systems

I learned about this vulnerability while reading the fifth edition of Association Learning + Technology from Tagoras. This recently released report, based on a survey of more than 200 associations, describes how trade and professional associations are using technology to enable and enhance learning. Tagoras learned that 93% of the survey participants use technology to deliver learning. Has your leadership tried your e-learning programs? (A

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DelCor’s Guide to ASAE’s 2018 Associations @ Work + Additional Resources


First determine the risk (financial or otherwise) then look for ways to embed cybersecurity awareness in your organization—from executive leadership to HR and beyond.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

“Harley Davidson bikes are twice the price of the same exact Honda bike but will outsell it 13-1 because of community” – Ken Schmidt #HLSF16. For example, if you only offer education through conferences, could you look at incorporating some technology?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

The council manages leadership recruitment, candidate evaluation, and nominations. Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

The council manages leadership recruitment, candidate evaluation, and nominations. Learn how to evaluate association management software based on important, often overlooked criteria; avoid hidden costs; and attract next generation thinkers and staff with a strong technology platform.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

Reid All About it

Dan Hickey at DelCor describes the seven steps your association should take when building a technology project team. Presenter: Chris Green, Senior Application Analyst at Association Technologies, Inc. Hosts: Unleashed Technologies and Siteimprove.