Need More Non-Dues Revenue?

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Tino Mantella, who has guided the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) to a seven-fold increase in revenue and a 500-percent boost in membership since taking the helm in 2004 observed that “the more you can run like a business, the more you can impact the not-for-profit world.”

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For those readers located in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area, I wanted to invite you to attend an interactive session that I am leading for the Maryland Society of Association Executives discussing the results from our Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report. Non-Dues Revenue. (1). Membership Marketing Blog. Membership marketing – acquiring, engaging, upgrading, and renewing members – is the cornerstone for associations and relationship driven organizations.

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Just Another Association

Potomac Core

Associations who seek to grow or expand revenues need to be more than just another association. Having this connectivity is the critical ingredient to making your association durable and more able to grow revenue. Strive to Be More Than Just Another Association .

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.15.20

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Chapters can continue to generate non-dues revenue by partnering with their sponsors in new ways. Billhighway explains how to help chapters leverage their event and content assets to deliver desperately needed revenue to their bottom line and value to sponsors.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.29.20

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Presenters: Stefanie Reeves, Executive Director, Maryland Psychological Association. In cases of cancelled/postponed events, associations are struggling to find ways to save sponsorship revenue.

The Mission Driven Volunteer Rides Again!

Spark Consulting

How do I balance mission/big vision and the practical things we need to do to keep the doors open (like make sure we have a positive revenue flow)? PH: And read the Maryland CPA case study … they started with asking questions and then made changes slowly.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

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Your non-dues revenue doesn’t have to suffer when you move to virtual. Smart surveys can turn your communications strategy into a fine-tuned, sophisticated engine of revenue. Virtual events can be an opportunity to generate revenue, at a lower cost.

Report: The Story Machine Learning Tells About Nonprofits

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For example, three major West Coast states (Arizona, California, and Washington) most commonly focus on youth character development, while key mid-Atlantic states (Maryland and Virginia) are mostly driven by economic development.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

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Hear about five web strategies that will help you beat the competition, engage members and prospects, and grow revenue. Location: Maryland Psychological Association, Columbia, MD. If you’re looking for a way to contribute to the association community, I’ve got one for you.

Reads of the Week: April 19, 2013

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When she examined one association’s programs, she discovered that social media was helping them create value and revenue, yet the exec said just the opposite. Tom Hood, CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs does. First… Oh, Boston, you’re my home.

Death of a Road Warrior


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.

Bill Aims To Help Nonprofits Keep Tax-Exempt Status

Associations Now

If the Internal Revenue Service is considering revoking a nonprofit organization’s tax-exempt status, the nonprofit should at least get advance warning, according to a new Senate bill.

Two Web Strategy Screencasts

High Context

Revenue Examples. Many thanks to the folks at the following organizations: Air Conditioning Contractors of America ; American Institute of Physics ; Maryland Chamber of Commerce ; and HopeWell Cancer Support. I created two screencasts (video of a browser session with voice over) showing websites that demonstrate several of the web strategies that I cover in my book, Online and On Mission: Practical Web Strategy for Breakthrough Results.

Niche Publishing: Your Content Strategy Can’t Stay Still

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But perhaps the saddest bit of news of this nature was last week’s announcement that the American Journalism Review , which survived for 38 long years mostly with the backing of the University of Maryland, would close up shop.

Does Your Membership Team Have Ninja-Like Reflexes?

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This helped to increase dues revenue and meet niche demands, like custom support with marketing and communications services from the association. “It At the ASAE Great Ideas Conference next month, an experienced Parkour athlete will train association leaders on flexible movements.

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Is your strategic plan on a page?


This is a guest post by Tom Hood, the awesome and social CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs. When things were predictable and we could project trends of membership, revenue streams and even costs.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.17.20

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While associations are included in some of the CARES Act’s programs, trade and professional associations experiencing severe revenue losses during the current pandemic were excluded from the popular and beneficial Paycheck Protection Program. Finding New Revenue Streams.

The IRS’ Training Video Problem

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Two of the most beloved TV shows of the 1960s are giving the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) major headaches this week—and could be the latest front in a long crackdown on conference spending.

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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. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Innovation isn’t about ideas.

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

A job board will attract millennials—and revenue too thanks to the employers who post positions. It’s a win-win for both,” said Charlene Templeton , assistant dean of continuing education at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland. Millennials get their share of depressing headlines these days—like this one from NBC News : “Majority of millennials are in debt, hitting pause on major life events.”. A stunning sad fact: only 22 percent of millennials are debt-free.

The Downsides of Awesome Apps

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Because of that, when I go to ASAE events—such as last week’s Technology Conference in National Harbor, Maryland—I generally make a point of hitting the app-finding sessions by Beth Ziesenis , who has become the maven of all things apps in the association space.

As Atlantic City Casinos Fold, Industry Group Ups Anti-Regulation Game

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According to a report earlier this year, casino revenue in the city has declined by 50 percent since 2006, the same year Pennsylvania opened its first casinos. And since then, Maryland and New York have expanded in-state gambling operations.

Coronavirus Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know


The monthlong shutdown will cause lost revenues conservatively estimated at $100 million. About this list. I started this listing on February 20th, when there was still a question of whether or not conferences could still be held with the impending threat of the novel coronavirus.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know


The monthlong shutdown will cause lost revenues conservatively estimated at $100 million.

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In the beginning, it was a “monoline bank,” which means that it derived most of its revenue from one product. The banking industry is literally littered with giants that have been at it for hundreds of years.