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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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.

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Three Ideas to Ramp Up Digital Member Engagement

Associations Now

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.

What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

YourMembership Blog

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?

The One Thing You Need to do to Attract Millennials

YourMembership Blog

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.”

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 Millennials

What If Your ED Was a Millennial?

YourMembership Blog

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?

Tuesday Buzz: Why Millennial Member Engagement Means Letting Go

Associations Now

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.

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. member engagement member retention Small Staff Chatter

Millennials and The Rise of Virtual Volunteering

Higher Logic

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.

Member Engagement Buzz, Bench Warmers Or Change Makers & More

Wild Apricot

This week''s link round-up offers 5 posts on member engagement; insight into Millennials and why you should consider having them on your board, as well as the Top 150 Nonprofit Blogs. nonprofit Apricot Jam

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 Views

How to Increase Millennial/Gen Z Membership in Professional Organizations

HighRoad Solution

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: Gamify Your Member Engagement

Associations Now

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. This keeps members motivated to participate.”

ICYMI: Key Takeaways From Our 2018 Super Forum Keynote Speakers

Higher Logic

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. Millennial employees, do you wonder why your Gen X employer feels distant? Millennials.

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.

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.

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

YourMembership Blog

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.

Why is disengagement happening at associations?

YourMembership Blog

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.

Help Millennials Get Jobs: Offer Online Learning & Career Resources

WBT Systems

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.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

Lessons From MCON on Millennial Engagement and Membership

Associations Now

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.

Innovative Workforce Solutions

Potomac Core

Associations are increasingly well positioned to help members and industries build innovative workforce solutions through their professional development and certification products. How can Associations help members respond to this growing challenge and build innovative workforce solutions?

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.

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-members

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. member engagement member retention Small Staff Chatter

3 Member Benefit Trends for 2020

GrowthZone

Membership expert, Frank Kenny, explains three of the hottest member benefits trends out there. If you want 2020 to be the year you adjust member benefits, we have some ideas for you. Members expect a lot these days. In 2020, you need to consider the member experience.

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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. Millennials are the new kids on the block when it comes to the workplace. Member Engagement. (9).

A Simple Tactic to Appeal to Prospective Young Members

GrowthZone

In an article recently featured in Minnesota Meetings and Events magazine, GrowthZone explored benefits that attract young professional members. Of all the benefits associations should promote in order to attract young members, resume building is particularly enticing. “By Tweet.

How Chambers Can Leverage Pokémon GO (and Why They Should)

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Chambers of commerce have a very unique opportunity to support their members (and even provide more member benefits) through the popular mobile game, Pokémon GO. And now, your members can actually become an official part of the game: member engagement Small Staff Chatter

How to Move Past the “Millennial” Conversation and Actually Change your Association

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The Millennial generation are not the “kids these days” we’ve been lamenting for the last ten years. Now is the time for associations to start adapting to today’s reality, and the Millennials happen to be helpful guides in that process.

Positive Association Disruption

Potomac Core

How can an Association overtake an economic cycle and put its members and itself in the driver’s seat? What Keeps Members Up At Night? Updating the Association’s Strategic plan provided the perfect opportunity to engage members and the board of directors.

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How to Get Young Professionals to Volunteer

GrowthZone

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. Which begs the question: Can you afford not to engage them?

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.

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 Chatter

Young Association Members: Myths vs. Facts

GrowthZone

This generation is sure to determine the future of associations, making the participation of young professionals critical to the vitality and longevity of member-based organizations. Myths & Facts: Myth: Millennials are “Generation Me,” the self-centered generation. Tweet.

Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

YourMembership Blog

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.

Disruptive Innovation Creates Association Opportunities

Potomac Core

In a slowing and uneven global economy, are your members looking somewhere else for lower cost and innovative solutions? Are your members less confident about their growth opportunities than they were a year or two ago?

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?

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 ).