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

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?

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?

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.

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.

Your Member Recruiting Campaign Will Fail Without This

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. April 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. It’s more than just making sure your offerings are in tune with what your members want and need. But it’s not just the millennials who are struggling with reasons to join their parents’ (or grandparents’) organizations. Member Engagement + Retention.

Engaging Younger Supporters

Wild Apricot

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

Mission possible: Finding and keeping volunteers

Aaron Wolowiec

It’s the first board meeting of the year and the room is packed with enthusiastic volunteer board members. And later that month, committee members flock to your building to discuss the assignments for the year. Are you seeing a surge in GenX and millennial volunteers?

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. Alternatively, a recruiter could search for qualified candidates based on the courses they’ve taken. We know you and your members are counting on us.

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Survey Says… Online Education’s Role in Membership Marketing

WBT Systems

Associations want to know how their membership recruitment, retention, and marketing tactics compare to others so they can improve member growth and engagement. MGI noted the benefits of recruiting younger members: associations with increases in their one-year membership and five-year membership numbers are significantly more likely to have a higher percentage of millennial members. Offer member and non-member pricing.

From the Corner Office: Scott Wiley, CAE

Association Adviser

Scott Wiley, CAE, head of the Ohio Society of CPAs , and newly elected Chair of the ASAE board, shares his thoughts about advocacy, millennials, member engagement and the importance of financial literacy in an exclusive Association Adviser interview. . SW : Engage with us.

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The World of Opportunities for AMCs: A YM Perspective

YourMembership Blog

These include: How to remain a relevant concern for their members and industry they serve. How the serve an evolving membership, specifically the need to address generational changes within their member structure. How to retain members and recruit new members for the future.

The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. How Do You Innovate With Millennials? May 31st, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Innovating with millennials sounds like a no-brainer.

What Makes Young Members Tick?

Associations Now

While many from the Gen Z and millennial generations decide to join associations, they’re skeptical about the value and benefits that membership brings. Did you know that by next year, millennials will make up more than half of the global workforce? Peer-to-peer recruitment.

Solutions for Your Membership Conundrum

Association Adviser

Delivering the right value to the right members at the right time. Members tell us we’re sending them too much. The same members tell us they never know about events, professional development opportunities or other benefits to which they’re entitled.

How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. Every staff member uses it regularly and can provide valuable insight about how end users should use your tech tools.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.3.17

Reid All About it

You don’t see many posts about recruiting small businesses for membership , so I was excited to read this one by J.P. He quickly takes on benefits, recruitment tactics and dues for small or start-up businesses. How Millennials and Baby Boomers Can Work Together.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

Reid All About it

Learn how modern website design elements can increase member engagement. Hear about strategies that help turn prospects into new members and ways to customize your website to fit the needs of your members. Out of the Mouth of Millennials. Host: Engage Software.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.2.16

Reid All About it

Learn how modern website design elements can increase member engagement. Hear about strategies that help turn prospects into new members and ways to customize your website to fit the needs of your members. Out of the Mouth of Millennials. Host: Engage Software.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

Reid All About it

The Halfway Rule ,” as explained by Amanda Kaiser at Smooth the Path, is one that no association should forget, especially when it comes to dealing with newer and younger members. Presenter: Becky Willis, VP of Enterprise Engagement, EdCast. Recruit and Retain Millennial Members.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.4.16

Reid All About it

Insights from the Global Engagement Index 2016: Strengthening Member & Customer Relations Globally. The Global Engagement Index (GEI) measures the performance, relationship strength and outcome of engagement tactics as seen through the eyes of associations’ customers and members.

New Survey Highlights Challenges Facing Small-Membership Associations

Associations Now

The survey of organizations with fewer than 500 members revealed positive membership trends but found ongoing concern about delivering member value. The survey gathered input from 487 organizations that represent fewer than 500 members and have operating budgets of less than $500,000.

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

The key to this is to understand the needs and expectations of your members with regard to association education programs. Certification and Accreditation Management – simplify the process for administrators and members.

9 Steps for Building Member Personas

Higher Logic

The best associations don’t just think up something to say because they know they need to keep members engaged – they use personas to help them find the most relevant, helpful information for each member. What Are Member Personas? Why Are Member Personas Important?

Does Your Member Communication Tell Your Association’s Story Well?

Association Adviser

Does your member communication convey who your association is, what you do and how it relates to members? One report states that Millennials have a 12-second attention span when browsing online and Generation Z has an 8-second attention span. Members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.9.18

Reid All About it

By changing their mindset and conversations with chapters , RAPS built stronger relationships with their chapters and helped them increase member engagement. Learn the seven steps to event marketing survival and top tactics to attract and engage attendees.

Does Your Membership Team Have a Diversity and Inclusion Mindset?

Associations Now

Their “Ask The Guru” discussion looked at how to maximize member engagement through diversity and inclusion efforts. The biggest takeaway for membership teams: As you work to recruit, retain, and engage members, always be thinking about D+I.

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Tuesday Buzz: Increase Your Appeal to Introverts

Associations Now

Don’t leave your introverted members out in the cold. Create opportunities to get them engaged by respecting their personality traits. Also: Give your boomer members a little notice. Associations are hungry for advice on recruiting millennials.

Challenges Continue, but Membership Stays Strong

Associations Now

The truth is, membership teams face a lot of heartache, and probably some sleepless nights, thinking about membership acquisition, engagement, and retention. If your membership team has thought long and hard about how to engage younger members , it’s for good reason.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.10.17

Reid All About it

Reggie Henry, Chief Information and Engagement Officer at ASAE, said in a recent Association Success post : “…as our communities grow, the possibility of really knowing our members and responding to their needs effectively becomes more elusive. Members can find information anywhere.

Eric Lanke: Who Revolves Around Who?

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. I also read this fantastic post on SocialFish by Ryan Crowe about an outsider Millennials perspective on associations and association membership. I am a member of several associations. But isnt that what a member ultimately wants? Eric Lanke.

Lunchtime Links: How to Get Volunteers (And How to Keep Them)

Associations Now

Like zombies, committee members engage in busy work instead of generating new ideas to further the mission of the organization,” she writes, citing advice from Elizabeth Engel, CEO of Spark Consulting. How does your organization recruit and retain volunteers?

Social Media Roundup: Employee Satisfaction Is Like Brand Engagement

Associations Now

How your brand-engagement strategy translates to your employee-satisfaction techniques. When it comes to improving engagement among your office staff, here’s the number-one rule: Satisfy your employees as you would your members.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.9.19

Reid All About it

Their post describes the benefits of learning subscriptions for members, employers and associations, and shares ideas for tiers, pricing, and retention tactics. I’m wondering if the growing personalization trend will lead to members expecting their association to personalize content too.

The Future of Online Communities is Curated Content - and that’s Great for Community Managers!

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Some have experienced success, and others haven’t quite figured out yet what it will take to engage their members online If you’re still trying to figure out this puzzle for your organization, don’t give up! This is a recipe for failure in terms of engagement.