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How to Make 2013 a Great Year: Your Guide to a More Productive Life

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Peter is a blogger for Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Forbes magazines. I always enjoy the sense of possibility that comes with an approaching New Year. Fueled by holiday beverages, and reflected in a roaring fire, I see a more interesting and productive year on the horizon.

Cutting Edge Social Media for Associations

Association Navigator

The magazine for association executives, Associations Now , has another great issue this month (Feb. 2013). The highlight is the article about the social media strategy at the Colorado Oil and Gas Association.

What’s Your Favorite Mars Product?

Association Navigator

Don’t miss the great article in the new Fortune magazine about Mars – Inside Mars, one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For , by David A. Kaplan. Here’s what I find interesting: Mars’ headquarters is in McLean, Virginia, the DC suburb where I live.

A Library of Event Checklists

Association Navigator

Meetings & Conventions magazine has a great library of checklists that will help you in planning a wide range of events. Ritz Carlton Laguna Nigel – Courtesy of Ritz Carlton.

How Does Nick Saban Do It?

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Fortune magazine. There’s an interesting article in the September 24, 2012 Fortune magazine, “ Leadership Lessons from Nick Saban ” by Brian O’Keefe, a former Birmingham resident who spent time earlier this year inside the Saban bubble in Tuscaloosa.

Scanning the Horizon on the Chesapeake Bay

Association Navigator

Before we departed I printed a copy of Save the Bay , the nice quarterly magazine of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF). Early Morning on Lake Ogleton, near Annapolis, Maryland. I’m just back from a short cruise on the amazing Chesapeake Bay.


Association Navigator

There’s a fascinating article on the last page of the recent Food Technology , the monthly magazine of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). Almost half of American consumers learn about food via social networking sites, such as Twitter and Facebook, according to a new study.”.

Association Leader: Ernie Rosenberg

Association Navigator

I wrote an article that was consistent with Ernie’s key points in the same magazine late last year, “Protecting Intellectual Property in the Age of Transparency” P&F , November 2011. Ernie Rosenberg, President & CEO, American Cleaning Institute.

Taking Your Member Magazine From Good to Great

Association Adviser

An association magazine should be the most highly valued tool in an association’s communications toolbox. The sheer complexity of producing a member magazine, however, can prevent us from recognizing.

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Taking Your Member Magazine From Good to Great: Part 2

Association Adviser

Once you have a good understanding of some of the main components of a member magazine’s content strategy, you're ready to move on to marketing and promotion.

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Taking Your Member Magazine From Good to Great: Part 3

Association Adviser

This week we’ve published a detailed three-part series about uncovering your member magazine’s potential. In Part 3, we show how getting the most out of your member magazine – including non-dues.

Why You Should Market Your Association’s Print Magazine  

Associations Now

Print magazines are coming back, but that means more competition in an already crunched space for association publications. A case for marketing your magazine and some ways to do it. . Print magazines are back, but they’re different. . “A

How to Evolve Your Magazine’s Brand

Association Adviser

The post How to Evolve Your Magazine’s Brand appeared first on Association Adviser -. Marketing & Communications association communications association magazine branding magazine brand new brandWhat to consider when you’re ready to rethink, rebrand and relaunch your association publication. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Engage volunteers, take a page from the magazine

Aaron Wolowiec

For the last year I’ve had the opportunity to serve on the editorial advisory board of Michigan Meetings + Event s magazine. We attend board meetings to discuss details of the magazine—what we think works, what we think should be improved—and swap stories about the state of the industry.

American and Canadian Interior Design Groups Merge Their Magazines

Associations Now

Last week, the American Society of Interior Designers and the Interior Designers of Canada announced their decision to combine their magazines—a move that better reflects the industry’s North American market and extends the publication’s reach.

Tuesday Buzz: How Your Magazine Reinforces Membership

Associations Now

An association magazine gives you the ability to highlight and double down on your business goals—particularly membership issues. Bottom line: a strong member magazine is all about alignment.” This guide from Laptop magazine should help you in your decision-making process.

What Membership Organizations Can Learn From Magazines


Magazines contain some clues. The post What Membership Organizations Can Learn From Magazines appeared first on GrowthZone. A guest blog by Kyle Sexton.

What Your Magazine Cover Says About Membership

Associations Now

Associations are built by and for members, which is why one association promised to put its 15,000th member on the cover of its magazine. In July, the cover of both magazines will feature Laura Burke, a compliance coordinator at St.

Plan to Succeed in the Magazine Production Process

Association Adviser

A clearly defined editorial plan can help ease the magazine production process and help you reach your communications goals. Create an editorial committee that regularly meets and plans relevant editorial topics for your magazine. Tracy Tompkins.

American Medical Association Shutters News Magazine

Associations Now

Easley told Folio magazine that the AM News business model, which relied predominantly on print advertising, was problematic. The post American Medical Association Shutters News Magazine appeared first on Associations Now

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Uncategorized magazines subscription Our annual print edition of Association Adviser will be published in the next few weeks. Follow this link to subscribe for free! Are you planning to attend this year’s ASAE Annual Meeting & Expo?

Magazine Industry to Ad Buyers: ROI or Your Money Back

Associations Now

A new initiative led by MPA: The Association of Magazine Media promises large advertisers that magazines can still drive big results—and it’s putting its members’ money where their mouth is.

National Geographic Society Maps Out Magazine’s For-Profit Future

Associations Now

The legendary nonprofit organization will give up majority ownership of its media assets, including its iconic magazine, to 21st Century Fox. The magazine, the most famous product of the National Geographic Society , has become an icon of geography, world culture, and science.

Are Tablet-Based Magazines Really Working?

Associations Now

Digital magazines for the iPad and other platforms hold promise for the publishing industry, but the format’s still experiencing some growing pains. But if your association has made a bet on tablet-based magazines, this story might excite you a little less.

What can association publishers learn from the Time Inc.’s magazine dump?

SCD Group

Time Inc has is "spinning off" its magazines such as Sports Illustrated, Money and Time. When I first started work in the association world, I was assigned to manage the transition of the association’s magazine from a house organ to a commercial magazine.

Magazine Association Softens Hard Line on Native Ads

Associations Now

The American Society of Magazine Editors, known for having standards that barred magazine editors from working on advertorial content, has now softened that approach in a set of new guidelines.

Time Magazine Flouts Industry Guidelines With New Cover Ads

Associations Now

In what could prove a major test for the magazine industry, publishing giant Time, Inc., It goes directly against the American Society of Magazine Editors’ (ASME) guidelines, but that didn’t stop Time Magazine from introducing a microscopic new type of ad last week.

Magazine Groups Help Give Metrics a Digital Update

Associations Now

As industry changes increasingly turn print magazines into iPad and mobile endeavors, magazine and advertising groups joined forces with Adobe to help create standards that work well with the new formats.

Low-Cost Magazine Publishing On Demand

Wild Apricot Blog

Flying quietly under the Hewlett-Packard umbrella, MagCloud is a new online service that helps groups and individuals to publish their own magazines in the US, Canada, and the UK. It's affordable for even the smallest non-profit, and print-on-demand technology means that no paper (or money) is wasted on printing copies that might not be sold.( read more ).

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Beyond the Newsstand: New Tool Captures Print and Digital Magazine Consumption

Associations Now

To account for changes in how people read magazines, the Association of Magazine Media launched a new audience-measurement tool that calculates content consumption across a variety of platforms and formats. Currently, the index measures data for 147 magazine brands from 30 companies.

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Watch or Read? Magazines Offering Digital Video Content

Associations Now

Condé Nast announced the addition of more than 30 new online video series to accompany some of its flagship magazines last week. See how one association is also incorporating video as part of its magazine content.

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Membership+Marketing+Magazines+ 3 other articles for association executives

SCD Group

Why Redesign Your Magazine and How Much Should it Cost? Gauge – if only it would measure your magazine ROI!Results Should a magazine redesign have objective, measurable goals? Raising Awareness Through Newsjacking By Lori Halley via Wild Apricot blog In our lightening-paced, globally connected world teaming with social media memes, 7 second video clips and 140 character news bytes, how can you get attention and keep your non-profit or your cause top of mind?

Henri Makembe Featured in Campaigns & Elections Magazine

Beekeeper Group

First it was National Journal, now a feature in Campaigns & Elections magazine (May edition). Beekeeper Group’s very own public affairs rock star, Henri Makembe, is setting the advocacy world on fire. Ok, ok, so maybe that’s a little too … Continue reading → Press Coverage


Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters Custom-Publishing Relationship with Dow Jones Media Group

NonProfit University Blog

June 12, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)– Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced it has entered a custom-publishing relationship with Dow Jones Media Group to present RESIDE®, a bespoke luxury lifestyle magazine. MADISON, N.J./June

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How Activism & Social Media Landed Me in TIME Magazine

Beekeeper Group

We at Beekeeper Group often tout the benefits of social media for bringing traditional media attention to your association/corporation/nonprofit, but now I have a unique and personal case study. You’ve probably heard of Uber – a new on-demand car service … Continue reading → Digital Tactics Press Coverage Social Media

NEW YORK | NY Times, New Yorker share media award for Weinstein stories

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK (AP) — A journalism prize panel has once again paired the work of The New York Times and The New Yorker magazine on sexual harassment and abuse. General Harvey Weinstein New York Syracuse University The New York Times The New Yorker magazine TodayNews Weinstein stories

Texas News: Texas Wins Sixth Gold Shovel Award For Job Creation & Business Investments

NonProfit University Blog

AUSTIN, TX – Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas has been awarded the Gold Shovel Award by Area Development Magazine for new job growth and business investments. General development magazine gold shovel award Texas Texas News texas political news TodayNews

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FRANKFURT, Germany | German minister urges jobless fund, tax to bolster euro

NonProfit University Blog

Finance Minister Olaf Scholz made his proposals in an interview with Der Spiegel magazine made public Saturday. General Der Spiegel magazine European Stability Mechanism Frankfurt Germany Germany's finance minister TodayNews U.S.

QR Codes Best in Magazines, Newspapers and Packaging

Association Adviser

September 2011 -- Marketing & Communication Research says young affluent males are the most likely to jump on the QR bandwagon. Learn how QR codes can be integrated easily into your existing media and marketing campaigns. By Association Adviser staff

NEW YORK | Could disgraced attorney general be charged with a crime?

NonProfit University Blog

Investigators say they are just beginning to look into the allegations made by four women who told The New Yorker magazine they were slapped, choked and verbally abused by the Schneiderman, often during sexual intercourse.