Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

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Your members are more than a source of revenue for your association. Members who find value in your member community don’t keep their feelings a secret. They’re not shy about telling their friends and coworkers that they’re a member of your association. Membership Sales.

4 ways to convince your board membership management software’s a smart investment.

YourMembership Blog

Despite the benefits of membership management software, board members are often hesitant about moving forward with the investment if your old, outdated and manual systems still work. The post 4 ways to convince your board membership management software’s a smart investment. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Member Recruitment

Millennial Member Engagement: 6 Little Hacks to Try

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A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend Membership2020 , a one-day learning event centered around next-gen recruitment and retention strategies. While the takeaways were boundless (and the insights fascinating), there were a few little hacks (related to Millennial member engagement) that I found particularly interesting. association management member engagement membership management Association Views

New Member Engagement – Looking For Value Beyond the Welcome Kit

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I came across an article recently that was making the case for the undeniable value of the age old new member packet for today’s association. Interesting thought, but I don’t think a new member packet on its own comes close to getting the job done. That’s where member engagement lives.

The Membership Manager’s Wish List

Associations Now

’Tis the season of giving and receiving, and we know that association membership managers have more than sweaters and ties on their wish lists this year. We asked a few to share what they’d like to find in their stockings to help them meet member needs in 2017.

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association

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Technology has shifted everything from the way we collect membership dues to the channels we use to communicate with prospects. What was once a phone call is now an email sent through your association management software. Get Your Free Membership Management Software Buyer's Guide.

3 Real Ways to Improve Your Membership Marketing Program

YourMembership Blog

To successfully attract and keep association members, continually remind yourselves membership marketing is a process. Many associations struggle to improve their membership growth and retention. To successfully attract and keep members, you […].

5 questions to better market your career center.

YourMembership Blog

That’s because they know employers savvy enough to recruit via their relevant association channels are looking for […]. Nothing promotes a career center like putting relevant, niche jobs in front of professionals.

2018 Member Recruitment Techniques: What's Hot and What's Not

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We’ve recently checked out Marketing General Incorporated’s Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report and found some member recruitment facts we think you should know! Check out what member recruitment techniques your association needs to focus on and the ones you can ditch in 2018! association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter marketing

Quality trumps volume of applications for association career centers in 2017.

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A recruiter’s job is to provide internal clients (aka hiring managers) with potential candidates to interview that—if hired—will help advance the organization’s performance. Spend less time competing with mass job boards that offer a larger number of far less qualified talent.

[Guest Post] Your Association’s Website Is Your Best Member Recruitment Tool

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The following blog post was written by SBI Association Management , a Seattle-based and AMCI-accredited association management company. Prospective members are used to finding everything from the best-rated camera to the safest car seat online, so it’s no surprise they’re using similar “shopping tactics” to decide on joining your association. There are many parallels between buying a product and buying a membership in a professional association.

How Moose Became King of the Forest: 5 Tips for Recruiting

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Five Tips to Rock Membership from Moose. May 15th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Membership Management.

The Small-Staff Guide to New Member Onboarding

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If we had to guess, we’d say you probably put a LOT of time and energy into recruiting new members - and that’s completely understandable. Your members are the lifeblood of your organization. Not sure how to onboard your new members?

Your Member Recruiting Campaign Will Fail Without This

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. April 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. ” His answer surprised me but we continued talking about what YourMembership.com does and our involvement with associations, membership management and online community. Member Engagement + Retention.

Raise the Roof on ROI

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In the highly competitive association world, member data is a vital asset that you should be putting to work. Member Acquisition vs. Member Retention. One of the easiest ways to grow your membership is to not lose your current members. New Member Activity.

Leading Engagement from the Outside in: Your Questions Answered

YourMembership Blog

All during May we’ve focused on member engagement , from the strategies you should consider to increase you success in your efforts, to the overall impact to any association when member engagement isn’t successful or a focus or priority.

A Deeper Look at the Big Bang Disruptions Facing Associations

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They were: Advanced web platforms – the web platform of 5-10 years ago no longer serves your member’s needs. Mobile/Smart Devices – associations need to connect where their members live. Freemium/Try Before You Buy membership models.

Hard time getting new members? Maybe you’re in their way.

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It is the age-old challenge for all associations – how do I successfully recruit new members and keep the ones I have? Value and relevance lead to recruitment and retention. There are fairly painless ways to engage prospects, provide them value, and lock them in as members.

Where Do You Fit in the On-Demand Economy?

YourMembership Blog

If your members are trying to connect with your organization at 11 pm to register for an event, get information on continuing education , or wanting to access other information or services and can’t connect with you, how would you know? Do you need groceries and have them delivered in an hour?

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The Small-Staff Guide to Volunteer Management

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So to help you out, we’ve put together a few quick tips for volunteer recruitment, onboarding, and retention. association management association leadership member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

5 Ways to Entice Young Professionals to Volunteer

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Recruiting volunteers is a struggle in itself, but recruiting young volunteers presents a whole new set of challenges. Take a look: association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

Flipping the Membership Equation – Your Questions Answered

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Last month we held our Thought Leadership webinar, Flipping the Membership Equation: Thinking Different about Member Retention and Recruitment , and it turned out to be the largest turnout for the webinar series to date.

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself When Looking for Volunteers

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If membership recruitment is tough (which it is), volunteer recruitment is 10x tougher. You’re asking people to give their time - a scarce resource, particularly nowadays. So what’s the trick?

Four Ways Your Career Center Can Add Value to Your Association’s Conference

YourMembership Blog

While that is true, stay with me while I share four ways you can connect your association’s Career Center to your annual conference and add value for your members in attendance and sponsors. Being able to promote their employer brand is very important to their success as recruiters.

Associations and the Vision Thing

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But we wanted more, in part because we knew our customers and the members they serve needed and expected more. These moves alone changed the conversation for a lot of people looking at the Association Management Software (AMS) industry, as it exists today.

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Reimagining the Volunteer Model in Associations – Your Questions Answered

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Hoffman, CAE, President and Association Manager for Mariner Management & Marketing presented. Peggy took us on a thought-provoking look at the challenging work of volunteer recruitment for associations with Reimagining the Volunteer Model in Association.

Great News – America’s Hiring and Associations have a Reason to Celebrate

YourMembership Blog

America’s hiring again and associations and their members have reason to celebrate. The ongoing race to identify and recruit qualified talent will only increase as we move into 2015. They are engaged employees that are working somewhere else.

The Risk of Not Owning Your Online Brand

YourMembership Blog

While on the surface it might seem like a good idea since their LinkedIn group has over 5,000 members, a recent news story about the social media giant might give anyone reason to pause and reconsider that strategy.

Believe it or Not, “Members Only” Doesn’t Always Benefit Your Members

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It’s not easy to identify ways to make the value of membership offerings resonate with young professionals , but every association and membership organization will need to recruit them and it can be done.

Top 5 Association Marketing Takeaways from Xperience2014

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Last week we shared the most noteworthy association management concepts from the Xperience2014 Customer Conference, held March 31 – April 1, 2014 at the Vinoy Renaissance Resort in St. 3) Demonstrate how you will eliminate your members’ pain, and. (4)

Hard time getting new members? Maybe you’re in their way.

YourMembership Blog

It is the age-old challenge for all associations – how do I successfully recruit new members and keep the ones I have? Value and relevance lead to recruitment and retention. Maybe the pathway to become a member of your association is dated and no longer appealing to the very people you are trying to reach. There are fairly painless ways to engage prospects, provide them value, and lock them in as members. The post Hard time getting new members?

The World of Opportunities for AMCs: A YM Perspective

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We are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for AMCi, because Association Management Companies (AMCs) have always been an important part of our success. These include: How to remain a relevant concern for their members and industry they serve. How to help members succeed in their careers.

Eric Lanke: Everyone Is Responsible for Member Recruitment

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Member Engagement. Everyone Is Responsible for Member Recruitment. Weidner wanted to find out what would make MSCI indispensable to members. Everyone," he said, "is responsible for member recruitment.". Not just the membership manager, but everyone.

Three Ways Associations Can Build Brand Awareness Using Technology

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Association Management or Membership Management Software. Association Management Software (AMS) is the hub for connecting your association to your members via technology. What about members that actually find new jobs via your career center?

2014 is done. Bring on the New Year!

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New Member Engagement – Looking For Value Beyond the Welcome Kit. I came across an article recently that was making the case for the undeniable value of the age old new member packet for today’s association. Use Design to Define Your Association’s Brand and Grow Membership.

Have You Outgrown Your Membership Database?

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In our recent Blog Reader Survey, membership growth/acquisition ranked as the second most important issue facing small membership-based organizations for 2011, just behind member communications and engagement. But before you start brainstorming ideas for member engagement and recruitment strategies, there is an important building block that you need to have in place as a foundation - an effective member/contact database.(

Become a Member (Again) - Friday Fix

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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. How do they recruit?

I'm Afraid You'll Find Out That We.

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. July 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member recruitment. I want more members.

The Future of Associations

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. December 21st, 2011 | Posted in Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. Member Engagement + Retention.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

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Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for. Without your membersengagement, your organization wouldn’t be able to do what it needs to do. And unfortunately, members sometimes have to leave your organization.