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. The better the experience, the more likely you are to talk about it (cue the FOMO ).

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Choose Wisely: Will an AMS or an Online Community Better Achieve Your Current Goals?

Higher Logic

But for those focusing on member experience, engagement, and growth, it isn’t the best option. An AMS investment will help your staff do their jobs better, but typically won’t do much to improve your member experience or to expand their benefits of membership.

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

Higher Logic

At its base, every community should maintain a strong foundation of core modules (the no-nonsense tools and features that are essential to your success, like calendars, discussion boards, directories, automation rules, and a resource library) to support its essential objectives.

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How to Find Your Best Content Topics (Without Paying for Market Research)

Higher Logic

How is your association keeping its offers relevant to members and preparing for the future? According to a recent study by Leader Networks , most associations – 83 percent – are aligning their products and services to market needs so they meet members’ expectations and stay relevant.

EdTA’s Online Community Energizes + Inspires Theatre Educators

Higher Logic

Members flock to the Educational Theatre Association’s (EdTA) public member community, the Theatre Education Community. We caught up with Ginny Butsch, community engagement manager at EdTA, to hear more about how the community connects and empowers members.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.7.18

Reid All About it

Members need certifications and certificate programs to advance in their careers, and associations need the non-dues revenue those programs provide, says MemberSuite. Member Retention Best Practices: Keeping Members Around for the Long Haul.

3 Features to Look for in an Online Community App [Research]

Higher Logic

Look for these same three features in your online community app to provide the best mobile experience possible. The app should be intuitive, making it easy for members and customers to learn how to use it quickly. Communications Online Community Software Member Engagement

Customers for Life: Meet the Zenoss TechZen User Community [Case Study]

Higher Logic

Today’s preferred customer experience combines support, community, and outreach into one unified platform. Recently, Zenoss enhanced customer experience by revamping its online community – name, brand, and all. User experience and interface.

Read Your Community Members' Minds

Higher Logic

Sure, communities can help you with customer acquisition and retention, but they can also help you forecast what your members want or need -- improving your membersexperience and your organization’s bottom line. of the time reading your members’ minds is not going to be simple.

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Design: The Extra Step in Member Benefits

Associations Now

A salary calculator is a simple tool, but it’s a perfect example of an association product designed with the member experience in mind. In the August issue of Associations Now , we highlighted a members-only salary calculator at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.9.18

Reid All About it

MemberSuite shares the many different ways your association can collect and update member data throughout the membership journey. If you want to help your members connect, learn and improve their professional practices together, consider offering professional learning communities.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.2.18

Reid All About it

Besides having a strategy for how your association will use the data in your care, you should follow these six principles for collecting and updating member data. and how to get the right statistics to prevent national and chapter level members from leaving.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.6.19

Reid All About it

MemberSuite identifies these opportunities, because that’s what they are, so you can provide a complete event experience like no other. Yes, there’s a fee, but it looks like a memorable experience so check it out. Turn Member Engagement and AMS Data into Effective Marketing.

Serving Your Professional Community for Impact

Association Adviser

My team published the first Standard Generalized Markup Language-tagged, fully searchable digital library on CDs in 1995. ISACA’s Beijing-based volunteer members after a meeting in October 2016. Loeb, right, presents an ISACA member with an association award in 2017.

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Online Community Case Study: Illinois Park and Recreation Association's IPRA Online


ILLINOIS PARK AND RECREATION ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE OAKBROOK TERRACE, ILLINOIS: The Illinois Park and Recreation Association, a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization, with over 2800 members, on Monday, September 22, 2008 will launch its new website IPRAONLINE.COM. The new site will replace IPRA’s current site,, and will provide members with an “online community” to enhance value to membership in the association. Here's a teaser for you.