Rethinking Revenue: Your Membership Plan

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Massachusetts Society of CPA’s Online Community is Members’ #1 Benefit [Case Study]

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The conversations highlighted issues between CPAs and the Department of Revenue (DOR), including technical issues and software glitches that MSCPA wasn’t aware of, so it stepped in to help. “We Community Advertising Increases Non-Dues Revenue by $14,000. In 2017, MSCPA’s ad space was 75 percent booked, bringing in nearly $14,000 in revenue. Revenue from ads more than covered its community licensing costs for the year.

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Massachusetts Convention Center Authority to Produce Its Own Events

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Rather than be a loss leader, relying on economic stimulus that meetings and events bring to Boston, the convention authority is looking to create revenue by coproducing events. The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority is breaking into the events business in a new way. Hoping to create new sources of revenue, MCCA is launching its own events, including the just-announced Advanced Audio + Applications Exchange (A3E).

4 Tips for Generating More Non-Dues Revenue from Advertising

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By investing in quality digital advertising space, making engagement growth a priority, promoting your space, and striking a good advertising balance, you can increase exposure for your own initiatives or bring in more outside sponsorship, all leading to additional non-dues revenue. Related: 5 Steps to Create a Sponsorship Program That Increases Non-Dues Revenue. If you can get to a good level on each of them, you’re well on your way to increasing your non-dues revenue.

3 membership challenges solved with Nimble AMS

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Driving non-dues revenue. Increasing non-dues revenue with an online storefront. You likely have activities in place to drive non-dues revenue , but how can you increase that revenue? Try optimizing your non-dues revenue activities.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.23.21

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I spent time up in Massachusetts last week with my family enjoying local pizza, my brother’s carnitas, and Italian cookies and pastries , so time in my NC kitchen was limited. Hear about an innovative video playbook based on real-world tactics proven to drive more non-dues revenue.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.31.20

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I guess I need a Massachusetts meatball, not a Neapolitan one. Learn about new options available this year that will increase member retention and non-dues revenue. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Marketing General Inc.’s

Are Noncompete Clauses Going Out of Style?

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At least one labor group has started up specifically to challenge a Massachusetts tech company’s use of the clauses. That point is doubly true for Jimmy John’s, which also agreed last month to drop a noncompete clause that barred its low-wage workers from going to competing restaurants within two miles of a Jimmy John’s location if that restaurant made 10 percent of its revenue from sandwiches. Recent actions in the northeastern U.S.

Energizing Member Engagement

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Corey Rosenbusch, President & CEO, Global Cold Chain Alliance ( GCCA ) notes, “the impact beyond driving revenue was shifting our mindset and Strategic Plan from an inward focus to an outward focus, with an intended impact on member’s Business outcomes.” Two years after their plan was approved, the Trade Association reports a 25% increase in revenue. Driving Sustainable Industry Growth Helps Trade Associations Energize Member Engagement .

6 Tips to Maximize the Success of Your Association’s Publication

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For example, an annual event publication could be your biggest print run of the year – and a huge opportunity for revenue growth and boosting member knowledge. Increase non-dues revenue. This strategy can demonstrate value that improves the member experience, boosting not only the success of your publication, but member retention and association revenue. Explore the free resources in our Higher Logic Non-Dues Revenue Success Kit below.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.9.21

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Even though I’m Massachusetts born and raised, I’m not a snob about canned clams—they have their place. Learn how to build event communities to increase satisfaction and retention, create additional revenue opportunities and drive higher attendance to your hybrid events.

Public Social Network or Private Online Community? 11 Tips to Guide Your Decision

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You add a huge revenue opportunity. Someone else gets the ad revenue. Why send members and prospects somewhere else when you could be bringing that traffic – and potential ad revenue – to your own site? Ads are a great way to increase your organization’s revenue if you have control of the platform. They generated nearly $14,000 in non-dues revenue in a year. Would you build your house on rented land? Or move all your belongings into a hotel room?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.29.20

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Jordan Marsh was a department store chain in Massachusetts that was famous for its big blueberry muffins—mine aren’t as big but they’re just as good. In cases of cancelled/postponed events, associations are struggling to find ways to save sponsorship revenue.

8 Practical Ways to Boost Engagement with Mobile Event Apps

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Why you should pay attention: Mobile event apps can help you generate additional revenue through sponsored ad space and push notifications. Case Study] : Massachusetts Society of CPA’s Online Community is Members’ #1 Benefit. Here’s a fun forecast: The number of mobile users worldwide is expected to reach 7.26 billion in 2020.

Three Small-Scale Ideas for Free Membership

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When you rely on member dues as a significant revenue source, free membership sounds scary. The Massachusetts Society of CPAs, for example, has a free student membership category for young people who may not yet be able to afford member dues. But you don’t have to go big: Limited free membership offers might provide just the boost you need. As the old adage goes, “The best things in life are free.”

Three Small-Scale Ideas for Free Membership

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When you rely on member dues as a significant revenue source, free membership sounds scary. The Massachusetts Society of CPAs, for example, has a free student membership category for young people who may not yet be able to afford member dues. But you don’t have to go big: Limited free membership offers might provide just the boost you need. As the old adage goes, “The best things in life are free.”

Vaping Association: FDA Rules Could Hurt Small Businesses

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billion in revenue this year , according to estimates from Wells Fargo Securities Senior Analyst Bonnie Herzog. The American Heart Association has suggested that vaping only be considered as a last resort for those looking to quit, and groups such as the Massachusetts Medical Society say that more research is needed to back the cessation arguments—particularly because it’s unclear to the public what else might be in the liquid nicotine refills.

Association Helps Local Business Rebound After Boston Bombings

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While Boston continues to deal with the legal, political, and national security fallout from the events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombings, the city and the state of Massachusetts are rallying around local businesses that suffered financially during the crisis. The costs associated with having a business continued, but the revenue was eliminated,” said Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association, in an interview with Boston.com. “It

9 Pieces of Association History You Didn’t Know

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While based in Massachusetts, veterans in Virginia, who were looking for compensation for their military service, reached out looking for help. Hull’s role as one of the country’s first lobbyists led to bigger things: He later became the head of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, the country’s first chartered military organization, and he was the first governor of the newly christened Michigan Territory.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.15.19

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Being from Massachusetts, we scoffed at such a ridiculous statement. Beyond the Logo: Building Real Partnerships to Grow Non-Dues Revenue (virtual and Washington DC). The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Back in my restaurant general manager days, I went through a serious bout of burnout. I pulled myself out of it by reading about leadership—educating myself and getting inspired to make some positive changes at work.

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Hospitality Groups: Could Reduced DC Metro Service Derail Business?

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The Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, which operates Boston’s subway system—known locally as the T—is facing a lawsuit from three area nonprofits after ending late-night weekend service. While the hotel industry brings about $620 million in tax revenue to the region annually, Keene stopped short of forecasting how that discussion will end. “I’ve The general manager of the District’s subway system wants to permanently shorten its hours.

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School Lunches Become a Lobbying Battleground

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Schools also could potentially see decreased revenue when nutrition rules affecting food sold a la carte and from vending machines kick in later this year. “We A recent study by Harvard University researchers [PDF], which focused on four low-income schools in Massachusetts, appears to support the claim that the 2010 law increased children’s intake of fruits and vegetables but hasn’t increased waste.

What Should We Make of “Pay What You Want”?

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It has positively impacted their experiences with membership, revenue, and giving. One Hebrew scholar says PWYW is a clear effort to appeal to modern buying behaviors: “The dues system has fallen out of alignment with the zeitgeist,” said Rabbi Dan Judson, an expert on the history of the financing of American synagogues who teaches at Hebrew College Rabbinical School in Massachusetts. It has positively impacted their experiences with membership, revenue, and giving.

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SCD Group: Best of the Week: 3 key topics for Association CEOs.

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This month, Harvard became the next college to jump on the online education bandwagon, announcing it would be teaming up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to launch a new program of online classes — edX. Reinventing membership as a revenue tool for assoc. Pages. About. Contact. Causeaholic. AMR Management Services. Stronger by Association. Sunday, May 20, 2012. Best of the Week: 3 key topics for Association CEOs, EDs, Execs.

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

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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

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