6 Key Features of the Best Learning Management Systems

Higher Logic

Their professional development and competency-based learning offers are second to none. And with modern technology, including learning management systems (LMS), associations have the power to pick up where colleges leave off. These DOA systems are the ones that haven’t met the demands of technology and learners. To make sure you’re on the right path, look for a system with these five essential features. Not everyone learns the same way.

Nimble AMS introduces integrations with learning management systems that help power association growth

Nimble AMS

Reducing manual burden for association staff while providing a great member experience online. Did you know 85 percent of members want their association to provide continuing education opportunities, making it the most important benefit of membership*? While association members are attending fewer in-person courses, their use of webcasts and on-demand training is skyrocketing. Lack of insight to attract and maintain and grow member relations due to siloed data.

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6 Ways Associations Can Use Webinars to Engage Members and Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Higher Logic

Video conferencing and virtual events have never been more important to business as it is now - especially for associations who need to keep members engaged and revenues high. Associations can run different types of webinars to make up for lost revenue from canceled annual events and continue giving members a helpful, engaging, relevant experience. Onboard New Members. Onboard New Members.

How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management

Higher Logic

It is incredibly gratifying for associations to see a spike in event attendance, as participation plays a valuable role in their impact, but poor event management can cause your members to disengage. Exploring new ways to keep your members engaged and informed about your events can increase overall member satisfaction and translate to a boost in event attendance. Building on that reputation can help you retain members and ignite interest in upcoming events.

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Association Tips: 6 Irresistible Member Benefits that Convince People to Join and Renew

Higher Logic

Here are six member benefit ideas that should do the trick. Members-Only Job Boards. Partner with major employers and experts in your field to create job boards for your members. Keep job postings open to the public to entice prospects, but make the application available to members only. This creates a public-facing benefit that helps potential members find you while also providing a compelling reason to join. Flexible Online Learning and Certifications.

[New eBook] The Community Module Guide: How to Support Your Organization’s Business Objectives

Higher Logic

Customization capabilities and mobile-friendly access are also vital features at the core of delivering the seamless community experience your members want. After all, online communities exist to help people forge meaningful connections, so shouldn’t your members be able to do that from any screen or mobile device? Drive a Better Member Experience with Additional Modules. Objective #3 - Revenue. Objective #6 - Online Member Experience.

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MTI's Story: Harnessing Community to Digitally Transform

Higher Logic

The Metal Treating Institute ( MTI ) is a nonprofit trade association built to support its members, companies in the heat treating business. It has 370 member companies across 40 U.S. Wondering how your association can stay relevant, effectively connect with younger members, save staff time, increase revenue, and boost retention? Before MTI adopted an online community, it was short on staff, didn’t have an AMS, and its revenue was decreasing.

How 3 Associations Used a Microsoft-powered AMS to Execute Digital Transformation

Protech

A ssociation management software ( AMS ) help s member-based organizations optimize processes, energize member engagement, enhance organizational decision making and transform their organizations. . NADO Transforms Staff and Member Experience s .

Daily Buzz: Event Registration’s New Frontier

Associations Now

Also: Finding a learning management system fit for your organization. Everyone is talking about the sexy technology developments around VR experiences, facial recognition, etc., I know several #association leaders either developing their own system or trying to customize an out of the box LMS to fit their needs. association #learning [link]. Without a great user experience, you’ll be hard-pressed to get anyone to actually use the system,” she says.

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Achieve More by Connecting the Dots for Your Association

Association Adviser

Have you recently stopped to think about how your association’s tech solutions can complement one another to maximize your existing resources and provide a better member experience? Too often, associations think of their technology solutions from too narrow a perspective: How can my AMS more effectively manage my member data, or, how can my career center help me provide increased member value? Use tech to give them the best content experience you can offer.

8 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

Provide member value and job opportunities to your association’s members. Want to deliver a career center experience that offers unmatched value to your members while driving revenue for your organization? One of the top benefits an association provides for its members is job opportunities. You may already recognize the importance of an online career center for providing member value and generating non-dues revenue for your organization.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.5.18

Reid All About it

He describes his experience over at the DelCor blog along with the reasons we might be seeing this technology more often at offices and events near you. WBT Systems explains the difference between certification, certificate programs and designations , describes the benefits of these types of credentialing programs, and provides questions you should ask before deciding to offer them. and how to get the right statistics to prevent national and chapter level members from leaving.

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AMS vs. CRM: Integrating Strategy and Software

Protech

And occasionally, we hear nonprofit professionals use the terms association management software (AMS) and customer relationship management (CRM) interchangeably , which clouds the benefits of an AMS built on top of a CRM platform. . A s Wes Trochlil of Effective Database Management points out , “CRM is not a functionality or a technology; it is a strategy and philosophy. One of the most important things to keep in mind about a CRM system is that it is?ultimately

9 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

Provide member value and job opportunities to your association’s members. Want to deliver a career center experience that offers unmatched value to your members while driving revenue for your organization? One of the top benefits an association provides for its members is job opportunities. You may already recognize the importance of an online career center for providing member value and generating non-dues revenue for your organization.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

Reid All About it

Monday, January 23 is Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD). If your association has a community manager, I know you already appreciate him or her because your online community would likely fail without their attention. EST featuring outstanding speakers and community manager panels, headlined by Jeremiah Owyang , the founder of Community Manager Appreciation Day. EST – community managers, have the adult beverage of your choice ready and join in.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

Reid All About it

Monday, January 23 is Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD). If your association has a community manager, I know you already appreciate him or her because your online community would likely fail without their attention. EST featuring outstanding speakers and community manager panels, headlined by Jeremiah Owyang , the founder of Community Manager Appreciation Day. EST – community managers, have the adult beverage of your choice ready and join in.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.8.21

Reid All About it

The conference experience just stopped. Inspired by Priya Parker’s The Art of Gathering , WBT Systems describes how to close a conference in a meaningful way instead of ghosting your attendees. More info/register (fee for MPI non-members). Host: Talented Learning.

5 eLearning Implementation Best Practices for Associations

Fonteva

If your association is looking for more ways to facilitate your members’ professional development and encourage them to take active roles in all that your association has to offer, you’ll want to consider providing them with eLearning opportunities. Effective eLearning targets your members’ most pressing continuing education needs and presents courses in a captivating way. You can utilize your association learning management system (LMS) and other platforms.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.6.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems replies with an emphatic Yes. MemberSuite identifies these opportunities, because that’s what they are, so you can provide a complete event experience like no other. I started this weekly publication because young members of my state SAE lamented not having a big enough PD budget to acquire all the CAE credits they needed. Yes, there’s a fee, but it looks like a memorable experience so check it out. Using Feedback to Capture the Member Story.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.13.19

Reid All About it

What percentage of your education revenue comes from selling professional development to nonmembers? WBT Systems explains how to increase your sales to nonmembers , an underappreciated market segment with huge potential. MemberSuite describes how technology (beyond the conference app) can help you improve the event attendee experience. What a member (or anyone) says they need isn’t always what they really need. good data for every stage of the member lifecycle.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

I read about NIGP’s “HR arm” in a thread in ASAE Collaborate’s Executive Management Section (see message #13). The council manages leadership recruitment, candidate evaluation, and nominations. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Tue 1/17 at 12 p.m.* – Proactive vs. Reactive Community Management Tactics. Learn about the community lifecycle and how the role of your community manager evolves in each stage.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

I read about NIGP’s “HR arm” in a thread in ASAE Collaborate’s Executive Management Section (see message #13). The council manages leadership recruitment, candidate evaluation, and nominations. Now, onto the list of this week’s free webinars and learning events. Tue 1/17 at 12 p.m.* – Proactive vs. Reactive Community Management Tactics. Learn about the community lifecycle and how the role of your community manager evolves in each stage.