Small-Staff Engagement Hack: Members Helping Members

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Here’s one hack in particular we think you’ll love: event planning ASAE member engagement Association ViewsAs you may know, a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to attend the American Society of Association Executives’ (ASAE) 2018 Annual Meeting & Exposition.

Just Another Association

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Being just another association means that members perceive your organization as focused on what it needs instead of helping the members and their companies, professions or industries achieve their outcomes. Today’s board members are different.

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Local Mission, Local Partner - Friday Fix

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Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. June 15th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Let’s imagine for a moment that you are the Maryland Association of Ice Road Truckers (This is an attempt to fictionalize an association. If you are a state organization that promotes the rights and interests of ice road truckers in Maryland, does it benefit your members to use a trucking company that does not employ Maryland-based drivers?

Death of a Road Warrior

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In my first association job (working for the Parenteral Drug Association in Bethesda, Maryland), I was responsible for member engagement and helping to form new chapters. A gift from my father. When I graduated from high school, my father bought me a suitcase.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.29.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Reboarding members. WBT shares ideas for using what you learn during reboarding to better serve members. How to Go Virtual (While Still Creating an Engaging Experience).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.15.20

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How to Go Virtual (While Still Creating an Engaging Experience). Learn how to take events online in a way that is going to deliver high value, create an engaging experience, and preserve the outcomes you were seeking to achieve with your in-person conference.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

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I’m reading a lot about “Zoom fatigue” these days, which concerns me because associations are relying on Zoom (and other web-conferencing platforms) to educate and connect members to each other. Fri 4/24 at 1 p.m.* – 13 Secrets to Help You Create an Insanely Engaging Virtual Meeting Today.

Death of a Road Warrior

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In my first association job (working for the Parenteral Drug Association in Bethesda, Maryland), I was responsible for member engagement and helping to form new chapters. A gift from my father. When I graduated from high school, my father bought me a suitcase.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.21.16

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Location: Maryland Association for Justice, 6240 Old Dobbin Ln, Columbia MD. 10 Things You Can Do Right Now to Meet (or Surpass) Your Membership Engagement Goals for 2016. Registration is limited to association CEOs and any team members they bring with them.

BIG SOCIALFISH ANNOUNCEMENT

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Quote from Rich Finstein, president of CommPartners : “Engagement is a learning imperative, and also a business imperative for associations.

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

This award honors the learning solution vendor which best caters for the unique and varied requirements of associations that provide education and certification programs for their members.

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Eric Lanke: Stop Calling It Strategic Planning

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. These programs should both serve the interests of our members and engage them in the process of their development and execution. The Board arrived at these by broadly sounding out our members, staff, and volunteers. Member Engagement. (9).

Need More Non-Dues Revenue?

Association Adviser

” Or “Members want everything so customized these days, I’ve got 10,000 packages for 10,000 members.” Advertising and sponsorship should be seen as a member benefit, not as a nuisance. When executed well, it helps members find and vet vendors and partners.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.26.18

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An Association Advisor interview with Tamela Blalock, CAE , reveals her superpowers: member development and revenue generation. How Your Organization Can Use AI to Increase Member Engagement Right Now. Learn three ways you can use Google to attract and engage more members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.19.18

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From digital utopia to data utopia… MemberSuite explains how a data governance team can help your association put your data house in order —which means getting to know your data and your members better.

How Smart Associations Grow Membership

Association Adviser

As the old Groucho Marx line goes, “I wouldn’t belong to any club that would accept me as a member.” You don’t need a big budget and sophisticated technology to have a deep understanding of your members and the ability to provide highly personalized service.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.17.20

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Fret not, Billhighway has plenty of ideas for (and examples of) connecting chapter members virtually. Lisa Block at Velvet Chainsaw Consulting reminds associations that decisions made in response to this crisis will have a long-term impact on members, so act with generosity and empathy.

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

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Every association wants to recruit millennial members, but the cost of membership may exceed a millennial’s budget. Young members also have to think about registration fees and travel expenses for events. Although they’re the biggest generation in the workforce, millennials make up only 19 percent of association members, per MGI. Here are several ways your association can help millennials—prospects and members—find jobs and see what kind of value you offer.

SCD Group: Some Associations Are Exploring YouTube's Potential

SCD Group

Todays Guest Bloggers are Elissa Leif & Barbara Haupt of MiniMatters and focuses on the use of video for your associations communications and member engagement. ".[T]echnology YouTube is not the be-all-and-end-all for how Associations can use video, but a look at YouTube offers a window to the many ways Associations are using video to promote conferences, to connect, to provide formal and informal training, and most of all, to demonstrate value to members and potential members.

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