Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

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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.

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.

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4 talking points to justify membership management software

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Are your strategies limited by your technology? With the right technology, you can keep track of member activities and assess critical metrics to know when your member engagement practices gain traction and increase membership. The post 4 talking points to justify membership management software appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement

Ringing the Bell for Member Engagement

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Member engagement played a big role in the content that was presented in the meeting’s sessions. They were passionate in describing the challenges they are facing and also in their willingness to explore new ideas addressing member engagement. represented ad hoc members.

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

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With advances in association management systems (AMS), associations are attracting millennials , as well as other high-priority groups of professionals. For that reason, we’ve outlined several ways you can use technology to keep your association members engaged and involved.

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

Member Engagement Strategies: A Guide for Associations

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Association memberships are rewarding experiences and unique in the way that members pay dues in order to continue to be a part of the organization. Engagement secures your association’s relevance and fuels healthy member retention. What is member engagement?

4 Steps to Assessing Your Membership Management Software Needs

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In a less dramatic sense, if you’ve worked for an association or membership organization, selecting membership management software can feel the same way. What your members want from a features perspective. Get Your Free Membership Management Software Buyer's Guide.

Are You Taking a “Backwards” Approach to Member Engagement?

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Engagement has always been at the heart of building and sustaining the connection between associations and their members. The thing is, most of us are still not doing a very good job of engaging our members. Membership Management

The Secrets to Increasing Ongoing Member Engagement [Web Class]

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Having worked with associations and user groups for many years, it always amazes me that such small groups of people are able to manage and provide so much value to such large groups of members. 4 Secrets to Increasing Long-Term Member Engagement.

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6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

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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.

Modernize your association with an integrated, cloud-based solution.

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Leverage mobile capabilities to access member information anytime, anywhere. Are your strategies limited by your technology?

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3 steps to drive student membership growth.

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Strategies to expand your association’s younger membership base. Do you have a strategy in place to grow your association’s pipeline of younger members?

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5 concepts for associations we’ve learned in professional education.

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That’s after 15 years of success and even the mistakes which made them possible. In professional education, like in any field, there’s a preponderance of misconceptions which affect our daily practices and implementations. And the risky part is when they start cementing into practices.

Broken Association Processes Fracture Member Engagement

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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?

The Undeniable Value of an Integrated Membership Management Software System

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What’s your data integration strategy for your association? Many organizations don’t have a strategy or even realize how using a tool like an integrated Member Management Software (MMS) solution can be a game changer in increasing the level of engagement and overall value they provide to the members they serve. Data integration should be thought of as strategic technology that is formed around a well defined and well understood data strategy.

The Undeniable Value of an Integrated Membership Management Software System

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What’s your data integration strategy for your association? Many organizations don’t have a strategy or even realize how using a tool like an integrated Member Management Software (MMS) solution can be a game changer in increasing the level of engagement and overall value they provide to the members they serve. Data integration should be thought of as strategic technology that is formed around a well defined and well understood data strategy.

Creating a Video Strategy? Answer These 4 Questions First

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Think it may be time to adopt a video strategy? association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterThese days, the written word seems to shrink by comparison to what your eyes see (live and in living color) and what your ears hear (even so, PLEASE don’t stop reading this blog; we love and value you). And, why shouldn’t this be the case?

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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.

Building Strategic Member Touchpoints: 3 Tips for Association Pros

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Every time you engage with your members or your members engage with you - that’s a touchpoint. Now touchpoints are crucial because they dictate emotion, opinion, and action (basically everything you want to be positive from your members).

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25 (Cost-Effective) Ways to Thank Your Volunteers

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They help out with events, administrative tasks, strategy on occasion - the list goes on and on. association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterAs an association professional, you understand the importance of volunteers.

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Leading Engagement from the Outside in: Your Questions Answered

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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.

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.

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.

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. Data integration and access to drive strategy and personalization.

Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

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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. The massive growth of mobile technology has thoroughly shifted the way associations manage their business.

Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

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Supporters, members, and donors are the lifeblood of your organization or association. They’re the very reason for your membership program in the first place. Needless to say, keeping them engaged is of paramount importance. Committees and other member-managed groups.

Where Does Your Association Stand on Stakeholder Development?

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This week I received an email from noted thought leader and speaker, Jeff De Cagna, FASAE, sharing his thoughts on my most recent blog post on member engagement. The status quo for how organizations connect with members and prospects no longer holds up.

5 Essential Must Haves for Your Association’s eLearning Efforts: Your Questions Answered

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As I mentioned last time , Learning Management Systems, and e-Learning in general, are hot topics for many associations as they look to keep up with their members’ growing professional development needs, and the disruptive innovations and the players driving change in this dynamic market.

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Social Media ROI in Dollars & Cents – Your Questions Answered

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Last week we held YourMembership’s November Thought Leadership webinar Social Media ROI in Dollars & Cents , with Ben Martin, CAE, noted speaker and Chief Engagement Officer for Online Community Results.

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

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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.

Search Engines and Social Media. Your questions answered.

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We had many association professionals attend who are still working to come up with a winning strategy regarding search engine optimization (SEO) and social media. Ask the Thought Leader Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Social Media and Business Trend

Search Engines and Social Media. Your questions answered.

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We had many association professionals attend who are still working to come up with a winning strategy regarding search engine optimization (SEO) and social media. Ask the Thought Leader Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Social Media and Business Trend

The Top Questions To Ask To Get A Good Member Testimonial

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Getting the trust of a potential member is one of the biggest challenges when it comes to building your member base. While you can work on your member acquisition strategy, we also recommend including the tried and true method of word of mouth marketing into your plan.

5 Ways to Ratchet Your Retention Rates through the Roof – Your Questions Answered

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For many associations member retention drives are right around the corner. This is especially true if your membership cycle is by calendar year. Doesn’t member retention start the moment a member pays their dues? Consider providing a universal membership application.

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Observations from the Launch Pad

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For three days we had the opportunity to meet with over 300 association professionals focusing our discussions on YM’s vision for the industry and where we expect to take our Member Engagement Platform in the months and years ahead.

Gamification: member organizations play for keeps

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Before joining YourMembership.com, Leni worked for Marriott International as a Spa Manager at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club. Virtually every type of business that we deal with is incorporating gaming into their strategy thanks to gamification.

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? 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.

Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Numbers aren’t Strategy. April 17th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. Is strategy just an afterthought?

Let Your Member Data Be Your New BFF

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Capturing, analyzing and implementing strategies based on the data provided by your members is a key ingredient to making sure your association remains relevant and continues to provide value to members and the industry at large.