Millennial Member Engagement: 6 Little Hacks to Try

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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 ViewsA few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend Membership2020 , a one-day learning event centered around next-gen recruitment and retention strategies.

What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

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There’s plenty of talk among organizations on how to recruit and engage Millennials but are you getting them involved to the point they are assuming the role of your next ED? And what would your organization look like if it was Millennial led? Millennials were raised to be collaborative [.] ( Read more. ) The post What If Your ED Was a Millennial? Member Engagement + Retention associations change gen y millennials

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The One Thing You Need to do to Attract Millennials

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Categories: Member Engagement + Retention Tags: millennials TIME Magazine published a recent article entitled The Me Me Me Generation. The subhead read “Millennials are lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents.” ” Before the rage of the Millennial reader befalls me, I want to throw out the two statistics this article touts. The post The One Thing You Need to do to Attract Millennials appeared first on YourMembership.com.

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. When you take full advantage of the resources available to you, you can achieve a lot within your association and among your members. Member portals/directories.

How to Convince Association Millennials to Stick Around in 2019

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With the average age of the association workforce starting to shift toward the younger generations, it’s crucial that you’re considering what it will take to keep Millennials plugged into your association. Check out these values that your association should focus on to keep association Millennials around in 2019. Small Staff Chatter membership management association leadership member engagement member retention

What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

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There’s plenty of talk among organizations on how to recruit and engage Millennials but are you getting them involved to the point they are assuming the role of your next ED? And what would your organization look like if it was Millennial led? Millennials were raised to be collaborative [.] ( Read more. ) The post What If Your ED Was a Millennial? Member Engagement + Retention associations change gen y millennials

Why Building Community Online is Important When Attracting and Engaging Millennials

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71% of American adults think that millennials are selfish. People look at millennials on their smartphones and tablets and say they’re focused on themselves, lacking engagement with other people. Member Engagement Online Community Public Social Networks MillennialsThat’s according to a recent public opinion survey from Reason-Rupe , and it gives valuable insight into how society views one of the largest generations in history.

What Association Millennials Want: Meetings Edition

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Remember how we mentioned that more and more Millennials will be entering the workforce? Well, it’s now estimated that by 2020 at least half of the adult workforce will be Millennials. Take a look at these four ways that you can immediately start making your meetings more appealing to the Millennial crowd. member engagement member retention Small Staff Chatter

Three Ideas to Ramp Up Digital Member Engagement

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Associations pros frequently cite member engagement as a top challenge, and many of the most effective ways to make easier connections with members are in the digital realm. Here are three items to add to your online engagement plan in the new year. If January is for making new year’s resolutions, then association professionals might want to spend some quality time thinking about boosting member engagement in the coming year.

Millennials and The Rise of Virtual Volunteering

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How would you finish this sentence: “Millennials are __”? It turns out, as Millennials take #blessed selfies and appear entitled at work, they’re actually giving more time and money to charity than previous generations. Maybe Millennials aren’t as bad as the media makes them out to be. How are millennials different? According the 2015 Millennial Impact Report , 70 percent of millennials volunteer at least one hour a year, and 37 percent volunteer up to 10 hours a year.

Is There REALLY a Difference Between Your Millennial and Gen Z Members?

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For a long time, Millennials were the prime topic of conversation among association and chamber professionals. How can we get them to engage - and stay engaged - with our organization? Take a look: member engagement Association ViewsWhat benefits will appeal to them? Now, the talk has shifted to Generation Z.but with the same questions still applying. Is there a difference between the two generations?

How to Increase Millennial/Gen Z Membership in Professional Organizations

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member engagementMany associations are facing a daunting generational challenge. Baby Boomers are retiring en masse, having provided many associations with a stable membership for the past 40 years.

Tuesday Buzz: Why Millennial Member Engagement Means Letting Go

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Millennial member engagement isn’t easy, but letting go of a little control could make things easier. Engaging younger audiences—a.k.a. millennials, those famous unicorns of new membership—is not the easiest thing to pull off. According to consultant and author Jamie Notter, it’s important to realize that the best way to engage millennials is to embrace the fact that they like to be in charge of something.

Why is disengagement happening at associations?

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Millennials and generation Y just feel they don’t belong. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement MillennialsThe year was 2000. The startup that launched in 1998 had outgrown the garage, relocating to a nondescript building in an office park a couple of miles off the highway. Outside that building, on an asphalt parking lot, yellow police tape marked off an area where. The post Why is disengagement happening at associations? appeared first on YourMembership.

10 Association Communications Stats with Tips to Reach Younger Members More Effectively

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What do your members want? The sooner associations wake up to the reality that their multigenerational membership base isn’t going to retain itself with an outdated communications strategy, the sooner they can break through to emerging generations and maximize overall engagement and retention. And by doing this, you aren’t communicating member benefits effectively, you’re showing them that you don’t know what they really need from your association. A cheer for 2020: ??

Webinar Recap: Attracting Young Professionals to Your Association

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Strategist, and Tara Pawlak, Community Brands Director of Marketing, shared top strategies that associations are using to grow their young professional membership, including: Young member priorities, like job opportunities and professional development. Understanding Career Stages: When Do Members Join? If you are a member of a professional membership organization like an association, think back to what stage of your career you were in when you first joined.

Attracting Millennials Through the Art of Storytelling

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In fact, by telling a compelling story, you can actually boost Millennial recruitment. Here are a few ideas: association management member engagement Small Staff ChatterStorytelling is a powerful tool for your association. It connects people and brings a human feel to your organization. Now the key word there is compelling. So what makes a compelling story?

ICYMI: Key Takeaways From Our 2018 Super Forum Keynote Speakers

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Both women, experts in their fields – Jackie in customer loyalty, and Kim in workplace trends – shared insights we can apply to our workplace, in our families, and with our members and customers. No matter how you feel about Lady Gaga, her methods are good examples for us to learn from as we work to create member and customer loyalty. You need to keep giving your customers or members something to talk about in order to continue building community. Millennials.

Are You Ready for When Millennials Take Over – Your Questions Answered

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Just a week removed from the last YM monthly webinar Are You Ready for When Millennials Take Over with Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant, CAE from Cultures That Work, I ran into both of them at Elevate. They were speaking on topics addressing millennials related to culture building and the effective use of social media to drive member engagement. Without question, there is a lot of interest for many associations on how to connect with millennials as members and leaders.

Tuesday Buzz: Gamify Your Member Engagement

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Also: Why millennials value culture over salary. Building member engagement is at the top of the to-do list for many associations, and it can often be a challenge, especially if you’re starting from nothing. That said, there are plenty of tools in the toolkit for getting your audience engaged, and gamification might be a key place to start. This keeps members motivated to participate.” Embrace Those Pesky Millennials.

The Dynamic Duo: Careers and Learning

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Did you know that 80% of Millennials are interested in relevant job opportunities based on their current certifications? Wouldn’t it be great if you could easily provide your members with both? Providing your members with continuing education courses and job openings in one view will not only give them an unparalleled experience, but also increase. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Learning Management System Non-dues Revenue

Is It Time to Ax Your Young Professionals Group?

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Association Management Member Engagement MillennialsDo you remember sitting at the kiddie table? I do, and it’s a memory that brings up mixed feelings. I loved the kiddie table when I was five, but by 14 I was tired of all the screaming children. I wanted to move on to the main table. I imagine you can think of a time when you wanted the same thing.

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Use your association job board to drive membership and increase revenue

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We all know that job opportunities rank as one of the top benefits an association can offer its members. In fact, with a growing Millennial workforce, the importance of offering opportunities for career growth and advancement will only increase. While it’s imperative that your career center evolves to maximize engagement (and revenue), it’s not always.

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

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This is how you can prove your new member community will be a valuable technology investment. While the way you align your proposed member community with your executives’ goals will vary by association, five of the most common priorities you might find in the strategic plan include new member acquisition, member engagement and retention, non-dues revenue growth, advocacy and legislation, and maintaining relevance. New Member Acquisition.

Members Hire Strategic Solutions

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Facing increasing pressure to produce results, they only engage in activities that help them overcome business challenges and achieve results. Associations are meeting their new mandate, by energizing their Boards to do big things, and help their members thrive in an era of uncertainty. Build nimble and cost-effective strategic solutions to address challenges and position members for growth. Engaging and enabling the organization. Breaking news.

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Engaging Younger Supporters

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Millennials are now the largest generation in American history. engagement member engagementHow is your organization embracing, recruiting and reaching out to this generation? read more ).

Lessons From MCON on Millennial Engagement and Membership

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MCON, the millennial conference, showcased research and ideas from those working in the social impact sector, including how to engage millennials in small-step activism. Last week, I attended the millennial conference— MCON 2017 —in Washington, DC. A big hurdle facing all cause-oriented organizations is the process to millennial activation. Luckily, millennials say they’re increasing and intensifying their cause-oriented engagement in 2017.

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

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Millennials get their share of depressing headlines these days—like this one from NBC News : “Majority of millennials are in debt, hitting pause on major life events.”. A stunning sad fact: only 22 percent of millennials are debt-free. The state of millennial membership. Every association wants to recruit millennial members, but the cost of membership may exceed a millennial’s budget. Recruitment strategy: help millennials get jobs.

Generational Marketing: Quick Tips for Association and Chamber Pros

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Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, Gen Z. You likely have members (or will soon have members) of all four generations. Baby Boomers have different likes, goals, and preferences than Millennials. member engagement Small Staff Chatter engaging-your-membersAnd as you know, each generation is different. What does that mean for your association or chamber of commerce?

What Association Millenials Want: Meetings Edition

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Remember how we mentioned that more and more Millennials will be entering the workforce? Well, it’s now estimated that by 2020 at least half of the adult workforce will be Millennials. Take a look at these four ways that you can immediately start making your meetings more appealing to the Millennial crowd. member engagement member retention Small Staff Chatter

Innovative Workforce Solutions

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Associations are increasingly well positioned to help members and industries build innovative workforce solutions through their professional development and certification products. As waves of innovation, millennials, and baby boomer retirements alter future workforce design, forward thinking organizations can transform themselves and become professional development partners for their members. Gain a better understanding of incoming millennial employees.

4 Free Member Benefits for Under-30s

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Millennials want a brand that motivates, guides, and connects them through experiences.”. The Perks of Association Membership for Young Professionals is an unbranded, free flyer for associations to use for member recruitment. designed to help members to develop professionally. Associations help members create a name for themselves. Members can participate in programs that help them with the steps to become a recognized industry leader. Member Engagement Growt

5 Things Associations are Doing Wrong and How to Fix Them (Part 1)

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Associations and other member-based organizations are facing a new set of challenges. These challenges have been blamed on a myriad of things including social media, the economy, and even millennials. Association Management Software Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends associations member engagement membership management software

A Simple Tactic to Appeal to Prospective Young Members

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In an article recently featured in Minnesota Meetings and Events magazine, GrowthZone explored benefits that attract young professional members. This demographic has high expectations for their association memberships; with the influx of millennials and Gen Z into the workspace, associations must continue to consider their offerings carefully. Of all the benefits associations should promote in order to attract young members, resume building is particularly enticing. “By

Your Guide to Gen Z: 3 Common Misconceptions

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As the focus shifts from Millennials to Generation Z, we begin to see the stereotypes and biases for our generation form. member engagement Small Staff ChatterWhile some are perfect in depicting our technologically-savvy group of individuals, many stray a little far from the truth. As a Gen Z-er myself, I’ve selected a few “facts,” or more accurately -- misconceptions about my generation that I would like to dive into a little further.

Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

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Here are the five essential takeaways you should know: Shifting requires accommodating the millennials entering the workforce. Without question, associations are interested in connecting with millennials as both members and leaders. Millennial needs and wants are different than those of generations past. In order to make a successful shift for your organization, you must look at the millennial generation’s work style, expectations and long term goals.

People Are People No Matter Their Generation

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When I read something that says millennials want more work-life balance, I think, “gee, I’m a GenXer, and I want that too.” ” Or, they say millennials want to find meaning in their work. But attracting and retaining younger members is a real issue for associations. Our environment has shifted so much that the typical association structure does not serve new members well. New members don’t have the time or the luxury of attention.

How to Get Young Professionals to Volunteer

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Half of Americans are under age 30 and millennials have become the largest share of the U.S. millennial noun [mil-len-ee-uh l] A person born in the 1980s or 1990s, especially in the U.S.; a member of Generation Y. Young professionals (aka Millennials) are the future of member-based organizations. Myth: Millennials are not willing to join or take an active role in an association. . Which begs the question: Can you afford not to engage them?

Eric Lanke: Millennials Are the New Slackers

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Member Engagement. Millennials Are the New Slackers. In this case, the blogger is Andrew McAfee and his target is the "entitlement mentality" of many Millennials. The deepest one Ive come across recently goes something like at a time of high unemployment and persistent joblessness, Millennials are asking for more concessions and perks from their employers. Millennials are the new kids on the block when it comes to the workplace. Member Engagement. (9).

3 Tips to Transform New Graduates into Association Members

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It’s that time of the year where newly-minted millennials are ready to hit the workforce. Have you started thinking about engagement tactics to snatch up these new graduates before they move down the pipeline? association management member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterIt’s important for associations to understand the motivators for this generation and understand what methods will attract this new talent. Don’t worry!