Library Group Aims to Reeducate Public on Its Profession

Associations Now

As innovative maker spaces seem to be pushing out book stacks in school libraries, the American Association of School Librarians posits that there’s room for both—and that certified school librarians are the most qualified professionals to give students the best of both worlds.

Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities

SilkStart

As an association, technology can be a tremendous asset in achieving your mission. When an association has access to robust technology — as well as the knowledge and capacity to put tech to proper use — the impact can be transformative. Unfortunately, many associations has a fraught relationship to technology. These factors are compounded by real barriers to access; much of the tech that can help associations do better work is priced for the private sector.

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New Technological Realities: What’s on the Market?

Association Success

Technology to send your association hurtling into the future. This is a trendy topic these days because these technologies are increasingly accessible in the market. They can be given away in gift bags due to size, price, and easy user experience.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. We like that idea, and we agree that you need to provide many different pricing models.

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.

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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With Video - Seconds Matter to Your Audience - Here’s Proof

Support Services Unlimited

I came across this article on CNN Tech about a new study from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Akamai Technologies which says you’ll lose 40% of your audience if you don’t start playing video before 10 seconds after landing on your page. Well maybe it is only easy to me because I’ve needed to become quite well versed in the various video delivery platforms, technologies, and techniques. Association Websites Technology Video Marketing

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8 Reasons Your Customer Support Improves with an Online Community

Higher Logic

You need a way to differentiate yourself outside of product and price, which can only be tweaked so much. It will often cause them to select you for renewals and recommend you even if your prices are higher than the competition. Tip: Build a resource library.

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

Higher Logic

John Boyle, Technology Alliances & Community, Zenoss. We caught up with John Boyle, in charge of technology alliances and community at Zenoss, to learn more about the TechZen launch and how community engagement has grown since the re-launch.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.7.18

Reid All About it

Payroll for Nonprofits & Libraries: 2018 Law Changes that Affect You. Learn about these recent payroll changes and how they affect your nonprofit or library. Event Technology Trends in 2019. Hear about the top ten event technology trends coming in 2019.

Essential Nonprofit Software of 2014

SocialFish

As we watch some of our wildest sci-fi fantasies become reality , the potential of technology seems limitless. From fax machines, to email, to smartwatches, technology has transformed the way the world does business.

A Quick Way to Invigorate Your Off-site Meeting

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. So I figured this would be a good book when I got around to it but as I was browsing the library shelves looking for some books on engagement it was there. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team. Partner Programs.

Be the Online “Go To” Place for Your Members

AssociCom

Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work”. McKinsey Global Institute found that productivity of interaction workers could be improved 20-25% through social technologies. Providing software tools for your members that incorporate social technologies like an online community with a library like AssociCom , (there’s the plug) and moving away from using email is not really a radical shift for an association. Ryan Holmes article in Fast Company was titled: “The $1.3

Essential Nonprofit Software of 2014

SocialFish

As we watch some of our wildest sci-fi fantasies become reality , the potential of technology seems limitless. From fax machines, to email, to smartwatches, technology has transformed the way the world does business. But with the wealth of business tools and technology available, creating a consideration set for your business can seem like a monumental project. Technology spending is also reportedly a small portion of nonprofits’ budgets, averaging less than 4.2

The Case for a Sponsored Webinar

Associations Now

Most associations are offering their members technology-enabled learning opportunities like webinars, but they can be expensive endeavors. Technology has definitely infiltrated the sphere of learning. The Association Learning + Technology 2016 report found that a whopping 87.4

After Merger Shifts Membership, Publishers Group Doubles Down on Education

Associations Now

is getting strong support from the library and publishing world. Hayden, who once served as the president of the American Library Association (ALA), was welcomed by the group she formerly led , which had been pushing for the role to be filled by a professional librarian.

Be the Online “Go To” Place for Your Members

AssociCom

Trillion Price Of Not Tweeting At Work”. McKinsey Global Institute found that productivity of interaction workers could be improved 20-25% through social technologies. Providing software tools for your members that incorporate social technologies like an online community with a library like AssociCom , (there’s the plug) and moving away from using email is not really a radical shift for an association. Ryan Holmes article in Fast Company was titled: “The $1.3

Doing Personalization Right

Association Success

And, how can technology improve our interactions with members today? While the local store might be friendlier, and the shopping mall might offer a more exciting experience, shopping online became a game of bargain hunting, competitive pricing, and convenience. Personalization has become a key characteristic of our organizations’ technological capacity and stretching our minds to the not-too-distant past can point us toward future possibilities.

FCC Probe Questions Business Broadband Practices

Associations Now

Last week, the Federal Communications Commission announced that it would scrutinize business internet pricing practices, which critics say force out smaller firms and put customers at a technical disadvantage.

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How to Create a Really Good LMS RFP

WBT Systems

Doing your own research using a variety of methods: website review, calls, conversations with peers and technology vendors, and peer review sites like ReviewMyLMS. It gives technology providers an opportunity to understand your association and its resources, goals, challenges, and core requirements. If you’re an ASAE member, you can get a sense of LMS elements from the LMS RFPs in ASAE’s Models & Samples library.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

Reid All About it

DelCor published two good posts in the last week – one suggests the questions you should ask the references provided by technology vendors. – The Ultimate Tech Hackathon: 30 Tools & Shortcuts to Use Technology More Effectively.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

Reid All About it

DelCor published two good posts in the last week – one suggests the questions you should ask the references provided by technology vendors. – The Ultimate Tech Hackathon: 30 Tools & Shortcuts to Use Technology More Effectively.

Dynamic Communities Spurs Engagement and Conversation for Microsoft User Groups

Higher Logic

Also, Higher Logic offered fixed pricing, so Dynamic Communities would have predictable costs and not have to worry about paying more as membership increased or as more staff accessed the system. Library of Webinar Recordings. Dynamic Communities, Inc.

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What is your “Individual Social Responsibility (ISR)?

Beth Kanter

But, this wasn’t a just a tourist trip, I was on a mission to see technology social change projects in action and better understand how technology can impact social on the ground in rural areas with limited connectivity and resources. with Rufina Fernandez and Rajen Varada.

Meeting Registration: It Goes Beyond Process

Associations Now

It’s also about what’s included, the price, and any extras that come with it. Of course, there were the usual suspects, like technology , content marketing , green meetings , and new event formats. Registration for meetings and events is about more than the process.

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Windows XP?

Associations Now

Just two short months from now, Microsoft’s dinosaur-like but functional operating system will be all but extinct in the technology giant’s eyes. Yeah, yeah, yeah, your technology has an expiration date. available to nonprofits and public libraries for free.

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

Moery Company

The Big Red M” also offers consulting services for membership dues pricing, sponsorship inventory, sales processes, strategic planning and other association operations. Access to the latest technology, such as laptops, to help you reach earnings goals faster and more efficiently.

63 people on GovLoop you should know

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Bourne - Assistive Technology Director/Mass.Gov Chief Technology Strategist, Information Technology Division, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Gwynne Kostin - Director Mobile, Office of Citizen Services & Innovative Technologies, US General Services Administration. Megan Price - Manager, Partnerships and Events, GovLoop. Deborah Rexon - Research and Reference Librarian, 87 FSS Library. I have selected 63 people on GovLoop you should know.