New Year, New Technology?

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. New Year, New Technology? It’s an excellent time to reevaluate the technology you’re using. The goal behind technology, as I’ve written in past posts, is to simplify your daily tasks. January is technology month here at the YourMembership.com blog. (Of Of course, technology is on our minds every day because that’s what we do.) Pricing.

3 tips to gain board approval for a new membership management software

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You’ve read white-papers, investigated pricing and discussed with peers, you know that membership management software will help grow your organization. This will be one of the most important decisions your organization makes as it will impact members, staff, and the bottom line. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Industry Trends New TechnologyYou’ve done your research.

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Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. April 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Gamifiying your organization is not about technology. As mentioned in this blog post , providing staff (or members, for that matter) with rapid, timely feedback is essential to growth and incentives. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing.

What Technology Makes the Must-Have List?

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. What Technology Makes the Must-Have List? Working in a technology company means we have a lot of early adopters. I recently asked this group of experts what technology they couldn’t live without. Are your members like our staff? It makes us more efficient and saves time but what does it mean for your member-centric organization? member community.

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. feature, you’ll see that our research shows association leaders are more likely to invest in new tools, technologies and processes than they are in hiring more people. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Need for better measurement and engagement.

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

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 Constant Transformation

Potomac Core

Members Hire Constant Transformation. Despite profitability, Industries are using new technologies to prepare for whatever comes next. As a result, Associations must continually transform themselves if they want to keep pace with members. Traditional member benefit and services models are being replaced with a savvy focus helping Industries solve their biggest problems and win in the marketplace. Members Hire Constant Transformation. Late Breaking News.

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13 Secrets to Help You Create an Insanely Engaging Virtual Meeting Today

Smooth The Path

This was unfortunate because even pre-COVID-19, most association members could not get to a conference in any given year. What happens to the other 90% of members who don’t receive any of our conference goodness? After years of advertisement-in-disguise-webinars, awkward committee calls, and broken online conference technology, the scene finally started to shift. Here are the session details: 13 Secrets to Help You Create an Insanely Engaging Virtual Meeting Today.

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6 Tips to Maximize the Success of Your Association’s Publication

Higher Logic

If your association is interested in maximizing the educational value its offering members, you might already know that having a publication is a great asset to your content strategy. Association members want to learn, and there are multiple different ways publications can support that. For example, an annual event publication could be your biggest print run of the year – and a huge opportunity for revenue growth and boosting member knowledge. Improve member retention.

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Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

.orgCommunity

Somewhere back in the Dark Ages of IT- say two years ago, because that’s how fast the electronic world moves now ¬- we thought about technology as a tool to do business. Technology has made the leap out of the toolbox. And, they are already the most influential group of technology trendsetters. Broadening the constituent base – leaders should think beyond members to consider sponsors, exhibitors, advertisers, partners and other groups who could be engaged.

Association Relevance Despite Market Turbulence

Potomac Core

In order to remain relevant to their members Trade Association CEO’s focus more on understanding industry challenges then helping drive industry outcomes. Slow Growth Creates Member Engagement Opportunities. Factors that include China, oil price volatility, a less than robust U.S. For Jahn and TFI it’s about understanding those internal and external challenges and then engaging members to help build solutions and drive industry results.

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Don't Get Left in Time

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. ” For technology enthusiasts this means a lot of things involving servers and data but to many users it means receiving new features immediately — no downloads, no installs, no waiting. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Be Quick About it ? Friday Fix

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 30th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Culture, technology, television, social media…whatever you want to blame…has conditioned us to expect instant gratification. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Don?t let legacy association management software be your legacy

Nimble AMS

How will the technology decisions you make today affect your association’s future? Make sure your association doesn’t pay the price for outdated software. Have you considered how the technology decisions you make today will affect your association’s future? Paying the price for a legacy AMS system. In addition, customizing legacy software as your needs change often requires hiring a developer or re-engaging your software vendor. Technology

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.4.20

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It includes questions about the impact of the pandemic on strategy, pricing, etc. If you’re interested in how much emphasis other organizations will put on areas ranging from blended learning to microlearning to combating downward price pressure, this is data you will find valuable.

Are Your Association’s Social Media Posts Invisible?

GrowthZone

Is it reaching your members? He and his wife are hosting friends for dinner and he is looking for a reasonably priced table wine. When sharing educational posts, offer guidance to your members (and prospects). He has taught social media, digital marketing, and technology strategies to business audiences from around the world. Social Media Member Engagement GrowthA guest blog by Frank Kenny.

Customer Service in Your Member Organization

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 15th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management. Today’s technology, can help us make our members feel special even those we only see once a year. How are you customizing your offerings based on your members’ preferences? Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing.

Putting the Member at the Heart of Your Association’s Activities with a Modern AMS

Nimble AMS

It’s an approach that puts members at the center of an association’s activities. In a recent report about CRM suites, Forrester noted that the value of CRM has shifted toward helping organizations better support customers in their engagement journeys to bring about satisfaction and long-term loyalty. Aren’t your activities focused on member engagement, acquisition and retention? Technology

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Need new ideas for attracting members? Follow this 7-step framework for success

Association Success

The membership economy applies to any organization that acquires and retains members, ranging from traditional associations to for-profit companies like Amazon and Netflix. A funnel that brings new members into your organization. Of course, not every member will fit the same mold.

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Playing to Your Strengths: Friday Fix

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 9th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Whatever your strength be it location, new office, new technology, state-of-the-art conference facility, fascinating speakers – whatever it is, make sure your members know about it. Make sure your members know what’s different about you and you’ll stand out from all the noise. Pricing.

Orgs versus Humans

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 8th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Tags: member community , member organizations , member retention. Membership Software Association Management Software.

Stop Wasting Time with Social Media

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. September 18th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. So… today stop: Listening to member suggestions. Conversing with members. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Attending ASAE Next Week? Don't Miss Our Social Media Contest!

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter have a new book coming out, The Non-Obvious Guide to Employee Engagement. The book presents a provocative alternative solution to one of the biggest problems in workplaces: declining employee engagement. WBT Systems recommends partnering with member companies to design and deliver learning content so they don’t send their employees elsewhere.

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Content with Fewer Words Aids Multi-tasking Audience

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. March 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. In today’s eMarketer there were some interesting statistics about multimedia use, specifically mobile technology aiding in an increase of multimedia consumption. Literary prizes are not at stake, the member’s (or potential member’s) attention span is.

Win with Social Media at ACCE2012

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.16.20

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Due to the pandemic and uncertain economy, associations are constantly creating new resources for members and making changes to business as usual—yes, they’re innovating! Virtual conference pricing. – Member ROI Simplified: Safeguarding Your Organization’s Future.

Turning a Good-bye into a Good Buy: Friday Fix

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 10th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. When someone wants to unsubscribe from your mailing list (or for member-based organizations - doesn’t renew their membership), do not allow them to say good-bye without offering a different way to stay connected. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing.

Community Manager Appreciation Day

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. And although it may seem like an Internet holiday (sort of like a Hallmark holiday but with more technology advocates), the person behind your technology is as essential as the technology itself. member community. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations.

Content Recycling Tip

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.11.20

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The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Virtual conference pricing. 9 things your association, chapter or chamber can do to help members improve their lives during this pandemic. Virtual Events – How to Keep Your Attendees Engaged.

Storytelling Tip ? Capturing the Difference

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.3.20

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Your association can help staff, volunteer leaders, and members know better by offering (and requiring for some) diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) education. Fri 7/3 at 1 p.m.* – How to Go Virtual (While Still Creating an Engaging Experience). Learn how to take events online in a way that is going to deliver high value, create an engaging experience, and preserve the outcomes you were seeking to achieve with your in-person conference. Host: Open Access Technologies, Inc.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.25.20

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Fri 9/25 at 10 a.m.* – Member ROI Simplified: Safeguarding Your Organization’s Future. The most important method for safeguarding your organization’s future is to research, embrace, and maximize your Member ROI. More info/register (fee for non-MPI members). Sanders, CMP, CMM, Senior Director of Community Engagement, MPI. How to Go Virtual (While Still Creating an Engaging Experience). Hear about some major considerations for online engagement.

The One Question You Don't Want New Members Asking

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. August 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Whether you create a video introduction for your new members or welcome them with an email and a suggested activity, make sure you tell them where to start. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.10.20

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They warn, “We are already paying the price in greater risk aversion among writers, artists, and journalists who fear for their livelihoods if they depart from the consensus, or even lack sufficient zeal in agreement.” But now, you must consider your attendees’ attention and engagement capabilities when planning virtual events. More info/register (fee for MPI non-members). How to Go Virtual (While Still Creating an Engaging Experience).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.22.16

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– Social Media 201: Content Curation, Time Management and Audience Engagement. Learn about tools to help you minimize the amount of time you’re spending on social media, while maximizing the size and engagement level of your audience. With innovation moving today at light speed, you need to leverage a strong platform if you want to deliver a world-class member experience. Building a Better Digital Strategy for Member-Based Organizations (Thirty on Thursday).

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Get Out There: Friday Fix

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. February 24th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. That can mean surrounding yourself with people smarter than you, more charismatic than you, funnier, more technologically advanced than you, more adept at social media than you…you get the idea. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing.

How Employees' Secret Skills Can Help You Uncover Success

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. May 1st, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software Tags: engaging members , member community , retaining members. Membership Software Association Management Software.

The Art of the Volley

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Pricing. Technology. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. June 5th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Your member organization used to only be able to reach a select few over a couple of zip codes without investing a huge amount of money. Member Engagement + Retention. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations.