The Golden Age of Newsletters

Higher Logic

In fact, good old fashioned email newsletters are having a bit of a renaissance. I used to get most of my reading material from social media (a place I still go) but am now often guided by newsletters -- everything from 730DC to Buzzfeed News to Lena Dunham’s Lenny and more (who knows how many newsletters I’ve signed up for recently). I like the commentary and specificity of each newsletter. What is it about newsletters that’s becoming so trendy?

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative.

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. The best are delivered in a free newsletter every Sunday and make for an inspired start to the week ahead. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. It offers a daily or weekly newsletter as well as a database of ideas, trends, and innovations organized into more than 20 industry categories.

Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities

SilkStart

We’re a nonprofit that helps Canadian charities, nonprofits, and libraries use technology more effectively achieve their missions. Our Technology Donations Program offers donated and discounted technologies to qualified charities, nonprofits and libraries for an administrative fee that’s typically 90% less than the retail market value. Don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter and to find us on social media.

This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

Communications Director , Urban Libraries Council – Urban Libraries Council (ULC) is seeking a dynamic, collaborative and results-oriented senior-level communications leader to guide and implement strategic communications and outreach efforts.

Does Email Equal Engagement?

Higher Logic

In fact, we’re in a golden age where email is beginning to take off again, especially with the rise of curated newsletters. What’s so great about newsletters? Can old fashioned email spur your community’s engagement?

Four Reasons Your Marketing Team Needs Community

Higher Logic

theSkimm, a newsletter for women, has a strong recruitment strategy tied to their ambassador program -- Skimmbassadors recruit their friends to subscribe to the newsletter by hosting parties and making it more of a social outlet rather than a solo reading experience.

Team 141

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association

Socious

They include integrated websites, responsive design, file and video libraries, wikis, and blogs. For instance, AMS software with an online community can often send automatic, customized newsletters with only the community updates that members have said they’re interested in.

We’re Hiring! The Big Red “M” Seeks a Marketing and Communications Director

Moery Company

You can utilize the existing library and produce new content through webinars, podcasts, e-books, Association Hustle (published in q1 2019) and live videos to promote the company. Moery/InLoop Newsletter: Manage production of the weekly Moery/InLoop Newsletter to nearly 3,000 readers.

From Owning the Publication to Owning the Idea

SocialFish

How does the concept of a library change if there are no physical books? What price do we charge for a magazine, a newsletter, or a journal when there are no printing or mailing costs?

4 Stats that Link Customer Satisfaction to Your Online Community

Socious

Here are just three ideas for how you can build emotionally positive customer relationships using your online community: Show customers that you care about their needs by providing customized offers and newsletters.

Protech Associates Creates “Tier 1 Support on Steroids”

Higher Logic

I also joined the Higher Logic online user community (known as HUG ) and was able to access their entire library of resources and ask other Higher Logic users for advice — which is exactly the capabilities I wanted to provide for our community.

Canva for Associations

SilkStart

I’m talking about creating banner images for your website, a new header for your association’s monthly newsletter, a poster for your next event – things that will convey that your association is modern. I think you’ll agree with me.

Best Benefit Ever: Free Vision Checkups for Employees

Associations Now

Other benefits: NEHRA members also can access the Aberdeen Benchmark Research Library, the Employment Law Information Center, the State and Federal Law Database, and a suite of publications and e-newsletters.

Print is Alive and Kicking

Association Adviser

For the first time, printed member newsletters and show guides appeared in the Top 10 preferred communication channels in the Communications Benchmarking Survey. Magazines and books can be found in libraries, coffee tables, desks and office lobbies. Newsletter.

5 Marketing Pain Points & Solutions (From Our In-House Experts)

Higher Logic

This allows you the flexibility to create a consistent look and feel that is true to your brand and build a great library while not worrying about the cost of using an outside agency. Sometimes it’ll be an email newsletter with text and images.

Doing Personalization Right

Association Success

Many libraries are free and accessible, open-access scholarly journals eliminate barriers, and Google searches serve up a smorgasbord of resources with similar information. For example, when creating a newsletter, can we not use machine learning to build a version of the newsletter for each individual depending on his/her interests and requirements? Data can curate unique member relationships when used responsibly.

CXPA Elevates the Customer Experience with Community

Higher Logic

And as for the resource library, there are already hundreds of content items available for members to see and download. CXPA also started using it for newsletter articles.

Making the Most of Engagement Data

Associations Now

e-newsletter subscriptions (16 percent). e-newsletter subscriptions (23 percent). A new survey suggests there’s a great divide in how much engagement data some nonprofits measure compared to others.

Curating conference content to promote member engagement

Aaron Wolowiec

Develop a library of resources. Speakers, vendors, attendees and staff could be invited to transform important topics presented at the conference into valuable resources such as blog posts, newsletter articles, white papers or videos. On Thursday, July 26, at 2 p.m. ET, it will be my pleasure to present a webinar of the same name for Higher Logic.

What’s the Buzz? Find Out Who’s Talking about You

SocialFish

Speaking of awesome, don't forget we are building up our library of free resources for you all the time. Check out this free webinar from one of my fave bloggers, Kivi Leroux Miller, with none other than my fellow SocialFish, Lindy Dreyer. It's on Thursday at 12 EST. It will be awesome, of course!

PA Court Reporters Lend Fast Fingers to Flight 93 Oral History Project

Associations Now

The National Court Reporters Association, of which Cascio is a member as well, has a similar collaboration with the Library of Congress on the Veterans History Project. As soon as we put this in our newsletter, we received calls from people wanting to volunteer that same day.”.

A Kick-Ass Community Manager Q&A

Higher Logic

But members are all busy with their days, which are more like a public library. Set those expectations— are we creating our public library? Whether you’re cultivating a Starbucks or a library, people come for the content and stay for the connections they build in that space.

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

SocialFish

To do this, I scour a combination of blogs, websites and e-newsletters using SproutSocial , Feedly , Meltwater and Outlook. We may highlight questions in our association’s bi-weekly newsletter, or market them on NBOA’s public social channels to gather more responses.

Lobstermen’s Association Helps Members Navigate Healthcare Law

Associations Now

For example, MLA has been publishing information on the ACA in its monthly member newsletter since July. The Maine Lobstermen’s Association is serving as an official navigator to help its members shop for and enroll in the new health insurance marketplace.

From Owning the Publication to Owning the Idea

Plexus Consulting

How does the concept of a library change if there are no physical books? What price do we charge for a magazine, a newsletter, or a journal when there are no printing or mailing costs? While hard copy journals, magazines, and newsletters are disappearing, the vehicles that are most adapted to this new environment are already in the toolkits of most associations in the form of on-line publications and educational programs delivered through webinars, conferences and on-line classes.

Associations Live: Make Life Easier

Associations Live

Websites www.msae.com www.asaecenter.com www.pinterest.com www.gigaalerts.com www.gentlemint.com www.rosettathurman.com www.googlealerts.com Blogs Wild Apricot Life Hacker Jeff Hurt Books/Magazines MSAE Library MSAE Membership Directory (printed or online) Association Focus Newsletter Industry Magazines Local Newspapers Apps - Professional (top 10.there were many more!) skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas!

Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants

SocialFish

weekly member newsletters. The site houses discussions, resource libraries, a directory, a community with a library, events, and discussions for each of our volunteer committees.

From Owning the Publication to Owning the Idea

Plexus Consulting

How does the concept of a library change if there are no physical books? What price do we charge for a magazine, a newsletter, or a journal when there are no printing or mailing costs? While hard copy journals, magazines, and newsletters are disappearing, the vehicles that are most adapted to this new environment are already in the toolkits of most associations in the form of on-line publications and educational programs delivered through webinars, conferences and on-line classes.

Associations Live: Filling in the Gaps: Resources to Improve Your.

Associations Live

skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Monday, March 21, 2011. Filling in the Gaps: Resources to Improve Your Career. We all have our favorite resources we rely on time after time. This discussion was a collaboration of the best websites, books, blogs and printed materials one can use for various association needs.

Recognition Can Go A Long Way Toward Inspiring Engagement

Associations Now

Every two weeks, NAR members can take an “action,” such as downloading e-books through NAR’s library or completing online ethics training, and then receive a reward like a social media how-to guide. Want to encourage hard-working and engaged employees and members?

Stronger by Association: How to create a memorable recognition.

AMR Management Services

Drive the Excitement Here are a few simple items to add to your awards programs: Collect quotes and pictures from previous award recipients (stating the benefit they received from the program) to include in your marketing in newsletters, website, emails, etc. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

Executive Connections: Adding Value

Executive Connections

Be sure to read the September issue of SLA Connections in which I talk about my recent trip to the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress in Durban, South Africa. Louis who have created the Liber8 Economic Newsletter- and excellent resource on the issues of the day. I didnt wake up this morning wondering about it, but the newsletter answered some questions the consumer media never reported.

A Tiny Reminder of the Value of Experiments

Associations Now

Going in, here’s what we knew about the potential benefits and pitfalls of doing something like this: The plus sides: There’s evidence that, based on the type of newsletter, an emoji can help boost open rates.

#NewTech and #SocialMedia: a recap of #SMfastfwd, 12.22.10

ChatterBachs

DKRex : A5 I do scavenger hunts w/ staff to expose them to new(er) library tools in hopes of keeping them excited. karategirl88 : blogs digests, tech newsletters, biz mags, and # social media sites. DKRex : must always b looking 4 new sources of info 2 stay current, not just library stuff & apply # newtech thinking outside the bx #.

Stronger by Association: How to Start an Association

AMR Management Services

Develop sound communications tools This can range from a printed or email newsletter to a simple website. Determine short and long-term plans for management of the association Volunteers (board & committee members) implement management functions (newsletters, programs, dues notices, etc.)

Stronger by Association: 5 Simple Ways to Engage Your Members

AMR Management Services

Show this to members in a membership renewal letter, on your website, through social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter and in your publications and e-newsletters. You can also include a link to your association newsletter and anything else you want to promote to your members. Encourage them to write articles for your newsletter. I try to include notes of appreciation in our e-newsletters but especially on our social networking sites. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS.

I've Got Money Riding On This Post, So Read Carefully

AMR Management Services

Think about it - do you know an association that doesnt publish a newsletter, magazine, directory or journal? Should we be publishing a print magazine or an e-newsletter? How do we improve underperforming content vehicles - i.e. that newsletter no one opens or the blog that no one has time to update? Association for Rural and Small Libraries. Chief Officers of State Library Agencies. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES. Tuesday, March 29, 2011.

12 Simple Ways to Unleash More Creative Thinking

Idea Architects

For a quick field trip, just visit the periodicals section fo your local library or spend time looking at the covers of the magazines in an airport shop. Subscribe to electronic newsletters and become a good scanner , reading them quickly in a search for interesting tidbits.

Stronger by Association: Cool New Tech Tools

AMR Management Services

Reply Delete Rick Dungey May 17, 2011 11:18 AM this is good info for a lot of the newsletter too Reply Delete Add comment Load more. Association for Rural and Small Libraries. Chief Officers of State Library Agencies. Pages. CONTRIBUTORS. AMR MANAGEMENT SERVICES.

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