3 tips to gain board approval for a new membership management software

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You’ve read white-papers, investigated pricing and discussed with peers, you know that membership management software will help grow your organization. This will be one of the most important decisions your organization makes as it will impact members, staff, and the bottom line. An investment of a new (or first) membership management system will need to gain board approval. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Industry Trends New Technology

Membership Management Software + Social Networking

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Membership Management Software + Social Networking. What’s the point of social networking for member-centric organizations? Download mp3 | Social Membership. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing.

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Storytelling Tip ? Capturing the Difference

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

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Orgs versus Humans

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 8th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Attending ASAE Next Week? Don't Miss Our Social Media Contest!

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

Win with Social Media at ACCE2012

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

Stop Wasting Time with Social Media

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. September 18th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. So… today stop: Listening to member suggestions. Conversing with members. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing.

Content with Fewer Words Aids Multi-tasking Audience

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Literary prizes are not at stake, the member’s (or potential member’s) attention span is. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Pricing.

Content Recycling Tip

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. For instance if you are writing an article about improving events , you would write it very differently whether you were targeting membership directors, event coordinators or event attendees. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing.

Turning a Good-bye into a Good Buy: Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 10th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. When someone wants to unsubscribe from your mailing list (or for member-based organizations - doesn’t renew their membership), do not allow them to say good-bye without offering a different way to stay connected. Pricing.

Is Your Member Organization Evolving? Don't Do It Alone.

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Co-Evolution and the Member-based Organization. May 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. The same is true of the member-based organization. With member expectations changing, services, dues structure and offerings must evolve as well. Pricing.

Are Your Members Telling You to Try a Wedge Salad?

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Are Your Members Telling You to Try a Wedge Salad? January 26th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management. None of those reasons are good ones (especially not from a member perspective). . Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing.

Content Marketing is?

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

The One Question You Don't Want New Members Asking

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. August 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Whether you create a video introduction for your new members or welcome them with an email and a suggested activity, make sure you tell them where to start. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management.

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Risk Management ? How to Begin the Conversation

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Risk Management – How to Begin the Conversation. February 6th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. Prior to joining YM two years ago, Mike served as Risk Manager for a yacht manufacturing company. The first is defining risk management. Member Engagement + Retention.

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How Employees' Secret Skills Can Help You Uncover Success

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. May 1st, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Did you know your membership director writes novels on the side? Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

The Art of the Volley

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. June 5th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Your member organization used to only be able to reach a select few over a couple of zip codes without investing a huge amount of money. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management.

Who Loves You, Baby?

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. August 28th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. It takes work and luck and, as he points 0ut, only your best customers (or in our case – members) will follow through. Who are your best members? Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management.

Be Quick About it ? Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 30th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. The key to handling more questions than you have time in the day is by managing expectations. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing.

The Number One Thing Successful Networkers Do

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. May 25th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Online Communities: A Popular Misconception

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 1st, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. Implementing a private online community with a robust feature set doesn’t mean your entire member base will flock to it immediately. It takes content, fun features and care/maintenance of someone in a community manager role. Pricing.

Get Out There: Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social.

Reach Out ? Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 17th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Access your member database. Or if you’re feeling really zany – call the member. Think back to when this person was an active member of your organization. Membership Management.

A Quick Way to Invigorate Your Off-site Meeting

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. July 6th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. So I figured this would be a good book when I got around to it but as I was browsing the library shelves looking for some books on engagement it was there. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Pricing.

What the Three Bears Knew Best

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. April 27th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. You want your content to have the same effect on for your members. Your member will let you know because you’ll catch her enjoying it and when you do, make sure you offer more of the same. Member Engagement + Retention.

The Ultimate Risk Member-based Organizations Face with SOPA

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. The Ultimate Risk Member-based Organizations Face with SOPA. My biggest concern for the operation of member-based organizations, businesses and nonprofits is the risk and responsibility (not to mention costs) they would now assume. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management.

Become a Member (Again) - Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. September 14th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management. This seems like odd advice to give someone who works in a membership organization. Being part of a new group gives you perspective of a new member experience. Member Engagement + Retention.

Personalize the Member Experience, Increase Retention

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. 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 ?

Seeing it Through Your Members' Eyes ? Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Seeing it Through Your Members’ Eyes – Friday Fix. February 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. ” The same concept can be applied to community management. Visit your private online community and create a fake member.

Customer Service in Your Member Organization

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 15th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management. Today’s technology, can help us make our members feel special even those we only see once a year. With membership management tools we can remember details about their lives and our past conversations.

Community Manager Appreciation Day

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Community Manager Appreciation Day. Today we celebrate Community Managers (as well as the Chinese New Year). In honor of Community Managers Appreciation Day, we’re sharing this report on Community Managers compiled by SocialFresh. What do you think is essential in a community manager?

Don't Fear Your Employees Becoming Bigger Than You

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. The same can be said of a very forward-facing employee (or member of your organization) as long as he or she knows what’s expected, knows what your goals and organizational mission are and feels valued. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions.

Who Are Your Sales People?

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 1st, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. What is making sales and membership’s job exponentially harder is that no one wants a hard sell anymore. This should occur in a very organic sense if they are empowered to place your customer/member first.

The Power of Social ? I Need Your Help

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. August 29th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. 3) Engage with its customers. 10)Enhance Customer Relationship Management. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing.

Don't Get Left in Time

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

First Step to Content Marketing for Associations

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. September 10th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Benchmarking and its Application to Your Member-based Organization

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Benchmarking and its Application to Your Member-based Organization. January 12th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends , YourMembership.com News. Benchmarking helps your members see where they are. Pricing.

Good Enough: the silent killer of organizations

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. July 27th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social.

Finished or Perfect: which do you prefer?

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. From a membership management software standpoint, will you ever find perfection? Even if you hire an outside group to customize it for you, there will be endless meetings, planning sessions and project management required. Potential members? Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing.

Optimizing Your Page Titles ? Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Pricing. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.