Introducing SocialLink mobile app to transform your member experience.

YourMembership Blog

It’s the association industry’s first online community and social mobile app built into an association management software. Your association membership is boosted by your members seeking credibility, professional development, competitive advantages and ways to give back.

Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Association membership is one of the most enriching experiences—particularly when you’re part of an association that prioritizes engaging its members. As your association evolves and increases its membership, your engagement strategy should evolve as well.

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What 3 things will your association do well this year?

YourMembership Blog

Be selective with where and how you spend your time and resources. As association executives, we all know we must evolve our business models to remain relevant. It’s not enough to do what’s always been done.

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7 vows to marry AMS tech and your association mission.

YourMembership Blog

Here’s a model to identify where your association management software comes up short and what to do if it does. Successful association management software is like a well-constructed wedding cake.

7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

YourMembership Blog

A golden pot of educational and association industry-building opportunities await leaders and their staff in Orlando.

Personalize the Member Experience, Increase Retention

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Being Thoughtful Takes a Minute… June 12th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. I’ve written about personalizing the member experience for years now but Chris Brogan reminded me in his weekly newsletter just how far personalization can go. How can you do this with your members ?

Broken Association Processes Fracture Member Engagement

Smooth The Path

Three years ago a membership manager wrote a warm welcome letter for all new members to receive. This letter explained the benefits of being a member and how to get involved. Members can just hit reply. Has there been any member feedback?

How to develop your association’s strategy for an engaging member experience

Nimble AMS

Your members expect highly personalized and engaging experiences with your association. Want to make sure your members stick around? Consider these tips for creating a member experience that rivals that of today’s leading for-profit companies. experience?you’re?delivering

6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

Nimble AMS

But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. Sign #1: Your members’ expectations are increasing.

An AMS to optimize your association’s financial operations.

YourMembership Blog

We’ve been busy at YourMembership, enhancing our technology solutions to improve your association membersexperience, streamline your operations and processes, and help your organization grow. YourMembership’s AMS now integrated with QuickBooks Online and Great Plains.

Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

YourMembership Blog

Without question, associations are interested in connecting with millennials as both members and leaders. They also need to utilize technology that captures the member experience. This level of connectivity allows the member to have more control.

The Decision to Renew – What are You Doing to Make it an Easy Choice?

YourMembership Blog

No matter how you look at it, the level of engagement each individual member experiences is a major indicator of whether or not they will renew with an association. We have all heard that a member is most at risk of not renewing during their first year.

Is Your Association Breaking This Key Rule While Trying to Engage Younger Members?

Smooth The Path

I’ve come across many organizations who try endlessly to engage younger members, but to no avail. From my experience, it’s because they’re breaking one key rule without knowing it. Once associations start following that rule, they are able to engage younger members with ease.

What to Do When Your Members Hate Technology

Socious

You just discovered amazing new association management software that will give your association’s staff hours back in their day. It has all the administrative wizardry your staff needs and the member-facing functionality to keep your members and prospects engaged.

9 Steps for Building Member Personas

Higher Logic

The best associations don’t just think up something to say because they know they need to keep members engaged – they use personas to help them find the most relevant, helpful information for each member. What Are Member Personas? Why Are Member Personas Important?

What to do when the Wrong Person Mistakenly Gets Access to a Member Benefit

Smooth The Path

What do we do when a non-member gets access to a member-only benefit? Sometimes the system accidentally gives the wrong person access to member-only resources. Non-members may come to a chapter event without registering. Related: Member-proofing your association.

Our Vision of the Future of Membership Software Technology

YourMembership Blog

Deliver high value content and services to members that align with the organization’s stated values. I want to highlight three areas where we will experience significant change this year that will ultimately have a positive impact on the associations we serve as well as their members.

What’s Next? 6 Membership Trends to Watch in 2017

Socious

A lot has changed on the membership side of things as well and it will continue to change this next year. We talk to dozens of membership organizations every day and we’re constantly amazed by how much has changed for them recently. From paper checks to marketing automation and targeted email drip campaigns , every year brings something new for membership management. So what does 2017 have in store for those us working in membership and member marketing?

Living in the Golden Age of Disruption

YourMembership Blog

The pace of change we experience today is both exhausting and exhilarating, depending on your perspective. If you can’t match free same-day delivery, you had better deliver over-the-top customer experience in your stores.”

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Become a Member (Again) - Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. September 14th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management. My experience?

Member Organizations: Listening Plus Action for Best Results

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Who Cares If You’re Listening… March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends.

How technology can improve your association’s value prop

Aptify

Keeping members around long-term by continuously providing value. . If members think your organization provides too little value, they’re not likely to renew. Keeping members around year after year means continually providing them with value. Consider the member journey.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.29.20

Reid All About it

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. I wonder how PCMA and its attendees felt about the experience.

The evolution of member benefit priorities throughout the career journey

Aptify

A recent Community Brands study shows that members rank the priority of benefits differently as they move through their careers. As an association professional, you likely think about how your members prioritize the benefits your association provides them. Association Management

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How to Use Metrics and Data in Membership Organizations

Association Success

How can you leverage metrics and data to increase member engagement? There are numerous benefits of digital technology to harness in associations, but today, I want to tell you about metrics and data in membership organizations and how to effectively use them. Clarify who your members are. You can capture these quickly and easily using personas and member journey maps. Know your core membership data points.

What is an AMS System? Your Association Questions, Answered

Fonteva

Each year, associations work hard to host memorable events and offer educational courses to keep their members engaged and invested in the community. Make online processes and data management easy for everyone by selecting the right AMS system for you. Event management tools.

Five Things Associations Can Learn From Amazon

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. January 25th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. Associations can use this same strategic thinking and customer focus to win over members. Prime membership. Amazon offered a paid membership program that bundled free 2-day shipping, free streaming video and other perks.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. For the ninth year in a row, Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) is conducting its Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.13.17

Reid All About it

It’s that time of year – your chance to participate in the industry’s most comprehensive study on membership marketing. For the ninth year in a row, Marketing General Incorporated (MGI) is conducting its Membership Marketing Benchmarking Survey.

6 Tips to Improve Your Association’s Management with Data

Fonteva

When associations thrive, they see boosts in member recruitment and improved retention rates. They experience strong event turnout and growing engagement through other channels such as social media and discussion boards. Offer events that interest your members.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.9.18

Reid All About it

MemberSuite shares the many different ways your association can collect and update member data throughout the membership journey. Association project managers carry a heavy load, especially if they’re expected to juggle their regular job along with their project responsibilities.

5 eLearning Implementation Best Practices for Associations

Fonteva

If your association is looking for more ways to facilitate your members’ professional development and encourage them to take active roles in all that your association has to offer, you’ll want to consider providing them with eLearning opportunities. Interactive learning experiences.

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Want More Engaged Members? Clean Up Your Data

Association Adviser

To fully engage members, your membership management team should know as much as possible about each member and have that information at your fingertips. When members trust you to store information about them, you don’t want to jeopardize that trust by responding to or engaging with them based on inaccurate information. When it comes to member data, go for quality over quantity. . What member data should you collect?

5 Effective Web Design Strategies to Attract New Members

Fonteva

When it comes to inspiring potential members to join your association, an attractive and easy-to-use website is an essential component of the process. Your goal is to design a website that your members can navigate—and your team members can update—with ease.