Don’t Nickel-and-Dime Members: Ideas to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

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But, HFMA has cast that old non-dues revenue practice aside. HFMA’s approach sounds like a great way for an association to become indispensable to members, but there’s one challenge we must address: how to make up for lost non-dues revenue when free education is a membership benefit. Rethinking non-dues revenue: from products to partnerships. It cannot just be about revenue, but about content,’ said Bruce Rosenthal, strategic advisor at Bruce Rosenthal Associates, LLC.

Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

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However, whether increasing non-dues revenue or new member recruitment, it’s just as important that your organization follows through with these goals. Non-dues revenue capabilities: Offset the cost of purchasing your AMS by choosing one that allows you to collect non-dues revenue through it. Manage registration, marketing efforts, and product add-on revenue all through your main database. Online learning management technology (your LMS).

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Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue

Aptify

Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue. What do you do when your association’s revenue goes flat? Here are three revenue-boosting ideas you can take to your board today. It may be time to consider some new ways to boost your revenue stream beyond membership dues. Consider upgrading up your job board software so you can not only attract more members and improve member retention, but also increase non-dues revenue.

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Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue

Aptify

Beyond membership dues: 3 ways to boost your association’s revenue. What do you do when your association’s revenue goes flat? Here are three revenue-boosting ideas you can take to your board today. It may be time to consider some new ways to boost your revenue stream beyond membership dues. Consider upgrading up your job board software so you can not only attract more members and improve member retention, but also increase non-dues revenue.

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New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

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These reasons may align with one or more strategic goals for your association, such as: Revenue Generation – boost non-dues revenue with online and blended learning programs. If recruiting younger members is a key strategic goal for your association, you may want to restructure or repackage your education offering for millennials to outline how your programs and credentials can help them to secure employment.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.11.20

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Jim Taylor at BoardSource explains how to recruit for board diversity without disrespecting people of color —and shares a personal example that should make you squirm. LMS/CRM integration. LMS Demo Day. So what features should you be looking for in an LMS?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.18.20

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The ROI Member Recruitment Brochure: How to Create Brochures That Positively Influence Membership Decisions. The ROI of Words: How to Write Website Copy That Will Drive Member Renewal and Recruitment. – LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.

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5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Association’s Event

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Plus, events are one of the ways that your association can raise non-dues revenue. . With the right tools and strategies on your side, you can build out an approach to event planning that will always support these goals of recruitment and engagement. Encourage current members to volunteer for events or try and recruit others for you. Updating your recruitment strategies and how they fit into your events will be key : Show that your association advocates for something.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.1.19

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Billhighway suggests several resources and strategies a national association can provide to help chapters with member recruitment. Your AMS’ member portal is first and foremost a member engagement tool, says MemberSuite, but they suggest several ways you can also use a portal to generate non-dues revenue. When you see the kind of retention and revenue his association gets, you know he’s doing something (many things) right.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.9.20

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Luring members/customers to your LMS. WBT Systems says, “The LMS is the workhorse for the professional development team, but it has many more uses beyond hosting online courses.” The ROI Member Recruitment Brochure: How to Create Brochures That Positively Influence Membership Decisions.

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How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management

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Integrating eLearning tools, like a Learning Management System (LMS), with your online community can help you establish a reputation for delivering valuable educational content. With an integrated eLearning tool like an LMS, your association can use its online community to: Give members access to a live webinar platform for educational presentations, resource sharing, and anything they’ll need before, during, or after an event. Interested in filling more chairs at your next event?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.16.20

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The ROI Member Recruitment Brochure: How to Create Brochures That Positively Influence Membership Decisions. Associations that rely on events to drive revenue face an uncertain 2021 conference environment but need to start planning now. Live Review (LMS demos).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.10.20

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That’s why I like the “most popular posts of the past year” posts that come out this time of year, like this one from AMS provider MemberSuite and this one from LMS provider WBT Systems. Try on learning formats you can create in your LMS right now. Whether you’re adding new team members, refreshing staff skills, or changing your recruitment and retention approach, now is a great time to determine your HR needs. LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

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When you’re selecting technology, like a learning management system (LMS), there’s so many ways you can botch the decision, mostly because you don’t know what you don’t know. WBT Systems suggests ten factors you should consider while developing requirements for your new LMS. You’ve worked your a** off to recruit new members and you’ve successfully brought them aboard. LMS Success: Keys to Building Participation and Revenue.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.11.16

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Learn what LMS features create a unified learning experience, how a LMS benefits learners and staff, and why that matters. Learn how to stretch the value of your conference content, and increase the potential of non-dues revenue, by maximizing the use of your event’s content. membership marketing, member retention, non-dues revenue). – The Secret to Recruiting Talent: Authentic Employer Branding.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.11.19

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The resulting report from this survey provides benchmarking data and insight into how more than 1,000 associations recruit, engage and retain members and certificants. Even though WBT is a learning management system (LMS) provider, not one of the trends and opportunities they highlight is about technology. Unlocking the Member Voice: An All New Member Benefit and Revenue Generator. LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.8.19

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Billhighway suggests how you can help your chapters with member recruitment by sharing your digital and technical expertise and resources. Don’t wait until your LMS implementation is nearing the end to figure out what kind of reports you need. The time for discussing reporting requirements is way back before you even select an LMS platform. WBT Systems explains how to identify your LMS reporting requirements.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.18.16

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EDT*- Recruiting and Retaining Talent (Virtual Lunch). Learn what companies are doing in the association management community to recruit high performers with positive attitudes and how to build a loyal, high performing team resulting in higher retention rates for your AMC. What Community and Social Features Are Vital to Your Organization’s LMS? Measuring: Banner Ad Programs for Revenue & Insight.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.18.16

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EDT*- Recruiting and Retaining Talent (Virtual Lunch). Learn what companies are doing in the association management community to recruit high performers with positive attitudes and how to build a loyal, high performing team resulting in higher retention rates for your AMC. What Community and Social Features Are Vital to Your Organization’s LMS? Measuring: Banner Ad Programs for Revenue & Insight.

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8 things your association’s online career center should do

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Want to deliver a career center experience that offers unmatched value to your members while driving revenue for your organization? You may already recognize the importance of an online career center for providing member value and generating non-dues revenue for your organization. The job seekers who use your job board (members and prospective members alike) also use other popular sites such as Google, Indeed, Glass Door, Zip Recruiter, and LinkedIn.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

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Next Generation LMS: Apps, Authoring and Curation. Find out the difference between traditional LMS, Learning Experience Platforms, and Program Experience Platforms; the artificial intelligence necessity for personalized learning; how mobile implementation is paramount to a successful online learning strategy; and how and why subject matter experts need phone-based authoring capabilities. Recruit and Retain Millennial Members.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.6.20

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The ROI Member Recruitment Brochure: How to Create Brochures That Positively Influence Membership Decisions. The ROI of Words: How to Write Website Copy That Will Drive Member Renewal and Recruitment. Conquering the Confusion: The Role of the LMS in the Evolving Learntech Landscape. In the Low Touch Economy, revenue, engagement and growth are happening online.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

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MemberSuite shares membership marketing tactics to use before, during and after your event to recruit non-member attendees. Increasingly LMS platforms are moving from a course catalog approach to a home where ideas are shared by learners and interaction in an important element to the online education experience. Unlocking Revenue by Driving Learner Engagement. Jessica Lane, Director of Client Success, Freestone LMS, Community Brands.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.28.20

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MemberSuite suggests taking advantage of this opportunity to rethink your relationship with corporate revenue partners —sponsors and exhibitors—and work with them to find new ways of generating non-dues revenue for your association.

9 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

Want to deliver a career center experience that offers unmatched value to your members while driving revenue for your organization? You may already recognize the importance of an online career center for providing member value and generating non-dues revenue for your organization. The job seekers who use your job board (members and prospective members alike) also use other popular sites such as Google, Indeed, Glass Door, Zip Recruiter, and LinkedIn.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

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Unlocking the Member Voice: An All New Member Benefit and Revenue Generator. You can help your members make smarter buying decisions, give them a place to voice opinions on products and services they use at work all while creating a new unexpected source of non-dues revenue for your organization. LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.21.20

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They explain how to deliver value to virtual event sponsors—value that will generate more revenue for your association. The ROI Member Recruitment Brochure: How to Create Brochures That Positively Influence Membership Decisions.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

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WBT Systems describes some of what they’ve learned as an LMS provider over the years about online teaching in their tips for new virtual presenters and instructors. Pair his post with this one from Northstar Meetings Group: 17 ideas for incorporating revenue-generating opportunities into your online meetings, conferences and webcasts. Explore strategies for generating revenue through sponsorships, partnership and other sales opportunities through virtual events.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.4.20

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Looking for job advice from an executive recruiter? Julien Bois, Accounting/Finance Recruiter. The ROI Member Recruitment Brochure: How to Create Brochures That Positively Influence Membership Decisions. Mon 9/14 – LMS Demo Day.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

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Even someone without any tech experience can turn their website into a new member recruiter — in just an afternoon. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) hosts as many as six online conferences each year, grossing over $1 million in revenue annually. Hear their scalable strategies for conference and content planning, event marketing, repurposing content, and recruiting sponsors. The LMS Meets 2017: What Every Buyer Must Know.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

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Even someone without any tech experience can turn their website into a new member recruiter — in just an afternoon. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) hosts as many as six online conferences each year, grossing over $1 million in revenue annually. Hear their scalable strategies for conference and content planning, event marketing, repurposing content, and recruiting sponsors. The LMS Meets 2017: What Every Buyer Must Know.

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Associations and the Vision Thing

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Member recruitment, new revenue growth, generational shifts, technology demands, and the need to transform their organizations into “On Demand” service providers to meet the growing demands of their members – some or all of these make up the business climate associations must compete and succeed in today. For others, our recent acquisition of LMS provider Digital Ignite was the start.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.5.18

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Maximizing Association Revenue in a Flat Dues Environment (Washington DC & webinar). Many associations and other membership-based nonprofits are seeing flat or declining dues revenues as demographic changes and increasing competition are combining to eat away at a once-reliable source of funds. LMS Selection: Mastering the Process, Avoiding the Pitfalls. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Dave Coriale is a robot.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.21.17

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LMS provider WBT Systems writes about instructional design innovations that associations could borrow from “ModPo” and a few other award-winning MOOCs. Learn the key rules that should guide your mobile solution search; how to find solutions that are as flexible as you need them to be; how to identify mobile solutions that allow you to maximize revenue, engagement, or any other goal; and the common mistakes event managers make when searching for mobile solutions.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.8.21

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The ROI Member Recruitment Brochure: How to Create Brochures That Positively Influence Membership Decisions. The ROI of Words: How to Write Website Copy That Will Drive Member Renewal and Recruitment. Shira Lotzar, Career Coach and Recruiter, Purposeful Hire.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.24.17

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Hear about the changing role of the LMS. Presenters: Christina Wurster, Chief Revenue Officer, Heart Rhythm Society. Membership Recruitment Tips from the Best Sales People. Hear advice for recruiting and engaging new members at live events, recruiting mid-market companies, and qualifying prospects through issue webinars and content delivery.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

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– Buying an LMS Today to Meet the Learning Needs of Tomorrow. Hear about the future of learning technologies and how to support learning needs in 2017 and beyond, including: key insights into the future of eLearning; the importance of having the right technology to keep up with your learners’ needs; LMS features and capabilities to support next-level trends, including social, mobile, AI, etc. – Maximize Your Revenue with Conversion Optimization: Website Best Practices.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.9.18

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But most will agree that recruitment and retention feels tougher now than ever before. Learn how associations are successfully using marketing automation to drive renewal revenue and convey the value of membership, identify messaging that resonates with members, and save staff time and automate manual processes. Find out what challenges each organization needed to solve, what they learned during LMS implementation, and what benefits they’ve gained from integrating their AMS and LMS.

Online Education: How It Can Print Money For Associations

Tom Morrison

In today''s association environment, it is imperative associations look outside their dues structure to add value to members and much needed revenue to their funding sources. Effective non-dues revenue programs that are meaningful to members can have a dramatic impact on an associations budget. Once our association began to dig into meaningful programs for our members, our non-dues revenue began to grow like crazy through member engagement.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

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TopClass LMS provider WBT Systems suggests several ways to create these new sponsorship opportunities. Find out why the most successful fundraisers raise more money by NOT treating everyone equally, and why you shouldn’t either; the keys to creating compelling, multi-channel campaigns to recruit new members and volunteers; and why millennials are loyal to some organizations and not others, and how you can create the right experience to attract them.