Come Chat about Member Engagement

Spark Consulting

Are associations taking a backwards approach to member engagement? Associations have always been “about” engagement of course, and in the past several years, we’ve had a renewed focus on engaging our audiences. Could that be because we’ve been thinking about engagement all wrong, focusing on what we want members to do and how we define value? innovation leadership membership social media whitepaper #assnchat Anna Caraveli engagement KiKi L'Italien

Member Engagement, Blockchain Style

Associations Now

The Government Blockchain Association is hoping to juice up engagement by, fittingly, offering tokens to members as part of a long-term experiment. The more active members are, the more they accumulate tokens—which will have value on a member exchange in future years.

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Member Engagement Starts at Home

Eric Lanke

I was talking about some comments offered in the "Walking the Walk of Deep Member Engagement" learning lab Elizabeth Engel , Peggy Hoffman and I ran at the recent ASAE Marketing, Membership and Communications Conference. Member Engagement Associations

Eric Lanke: Innovation Circle on Member Engagement

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Innovation Circle on Member Engagement. Im leading one on Member Engagement. My own focus on Member Engagement arises directly from the challenges facing my own association. Labels: Member Engagement. Eric Lanke.

Industry Study Brings a New Way for Association Professionals to Think About Member Engagement

Smooth The Path

There was one theme running so strongly through each member research project I could not ignore it. It was that members who engaged very early in their membership were more excited about the association than members who reported that “the association just grew on them.”

Eric Lanke: Issues with Member Engagement

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Issues with Member Engagement. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what were trying to achieve with it here. How do you use social media to engage members? Member Engagement. (9).

Member Engagement Solution #7: Advisory Groups Can Be Tremendous Win-Wins

Eric Lanke

Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what we're trying to achieve with it here. I've previously posted on some of the member engagement issues people in the Circle are wrestling with. Most staff members need this education.

Eric Lanke: Member Engagement Solution #1: Don't Forget the Fun

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Member Engagement Solution #1: Dont Forget the Fun. Ours is focused on member engagement, and you can get an overview of what it is and what were trying to achieve with it here. Member Engagement Solution #1: Dont Forget the Fun.

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. New Member Acquisition. The goal: Every year, bringing in new members is likely to be on your association’s list. Use community to reach future members.

Members Hire Industry Advocacy and Promotion

Potomac Core

As Associations ponder their future strategies, the message is clear: Members hire industry advocacy and promotion. Organizations who embrace the mantra that Members hire Industry advocacy and promotion are doing well. Members Hire Industry Advocacy and Promotion. .

Association Supply Chain Advocacy

Potomac Core

Association Supply Chain Advocacy can be a game changer for members. By uniting the Supply Chain through Associations members can better influence the destiny of their company and their Industry in ways they could not do on their own. This could be the dawn of Member Engagement 3.0.

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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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Yes. Really. Nights and Weekends.

Eric Lanke

image source I teased this last week when I mentioned that I spent a portion of my weekend reviewing proposals for ASAE''s Innovation Grant Program. Associations Member Engagement It''s one of my volunteer activities, I said, and.like a lot of those functions, I had to find time away from my professional responsibilities in order to get them done.

Use Social Capital to Measure Social Media

AssociCom

Here is a post by Helen Reynolds that proposes measuring influence. member engagement Online Communities social networking social-mediaIt seems there is a rush to spend money on social media and therefore a need to justify social media expenditures by return on investment (ROI). Of course measurement is necessary, but please use the right measurement. ROI is not the right measurement for most social media efforts.

Use Social Capital to Measure Social Media

AssociCom

Here is a post by Helen Reynolds that proposes measuring influence. member engagement Online Communities social networking social-mediaIt seems there is a rush to spend money on social media and therefore a need to justify social media expenditures by return on investment (ROI). Of course measurement is necessary, but please use the right measurement. ROI is not the right measurement for most social media efforts.

A 360-Degree View of Outsourcing Content Management

Association Adviser

If your association needs help bridging the staffing gap or creating effective, engaging communication plans, outsourcing content management could be a viable, cost-friendly option. By creating value for associations, outsourcing creates value for members & contributes to greater member engagement. During the request for proposal process, make sure to share your objectives and encourage creativity.

My top 10 insights from MemberWise’s Digital Excellence 2017 report

Optimist Consulting

The findings are particularly helpful if you are looking to benchmark or write proposals/business cases for digital change/transformation and need to back them up with statistics from across the sector. 2017 remains all about member engagement, operational efficiency and revenue growth.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.7.19

Reid All About it

Moonshots might seem unrealistic when first proposed, but that didn’t stop Henry Ford or the Wright brothers. MemberSuite recommends a member-first approach to your association’s email strategy. Should suppliers be members ? We Want You Back: Tools to Re-Engage Lapsed Members.

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A Do-It-Yourself Approach to Meetings

Associations Now

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology offers grants that fund members’ big ideas for small meetings. Members get to see their programs come to life, and SPSP has a new way to engage members. We’ve been getting more and more proposals,” Meyers says.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 04.26.19

Reid All About it

Every corner of your business is impacted by technology: human resources, hiring, finance, operations, communications, and member engagement. How to Save Time Making Conference Education & Proposal Management Systems Work Together.

Retaining Longtime Members: What We Thought We Knew

Association Success

How we invited members to share their expertise, and inspired engagement. Last year, we noticed a trend at our association: A segment of longtime members was not engaging with us or renewing. When Exponent Philanthropy acquired a more powerful database in 2016, we started tracking and analyzing member engagement. We wanted to find out: How do members interact with us most? Which members are least and most engaged?

Crowdsource Members to Propel Ideas and Projects Forward

Associations Now

At #ASAE19, several speakers explored how associations can use crowdsourcing to generate new ideas and opportunities for member engagement. They and several other speakers at the conference described how to use crowdsourcing to give members more power.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.16.16

Reid All About it

How do know when it’s smart to partner up on programs for your members? How can you uncover and make use of buried data to better serve your members? David Iams, Career, Member, and Professional Activities Manager, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – USA.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.3.17

Reid All About it

Hear why mobile trends are influencing member engagement with your organization. – Walking the Walk: Engage Volunteers in your Volunteer Engagement Program. Engaging Your Board & Others in Difficult Decisions.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.24.20

Reid All About it

I’m reading a lot about “Zoom fatigue” these days, which concerns me because associations are relying on Zoom (and other web-conferencing platforms) to educate and connect members to each other. Fri 4/24 at 1 p.m.* – 13 Secrets to Help You Create an Insanely Engaging Virtual Meeting Today.

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: Everyone Is Responsible for Member Recruitment

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Everyone Is Responsible for Member Recruitment. Theres a lot of leadership lessons in it, but the thing that really caught my attention was the new business model he proposed and was able to create. Labels: Member Engagement. Eric Lanke.

Eric Lanke: Association Concept Cars

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Associations should absolutely produce concept cars, if by that we mean proposals for radical new programs or services that have the potential to excite their membership bases and wildly exceed their expectations. Provocative Proposals for Change.

Eric Lanke: Taking Risks to Avoid Loss

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Most people, like the monkeys in the video, consistently engage in the riskier behavior when the stakes include non-trivial losses. What will the members think if it falls on its face? Provocative Proposals for Change. Member Engagement. (9).

Must Member Dues Always Be Monetary?

Associations Now

A proposed model for the future of membership in public broadcasting raises an intriguing question for associations: Could volunteering be another way to pay membership dues? ” In other words, listeners and viewers could become members by volunteering rather than donating.

Eric Lanke: Online Privacy and Generational Divides

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. People generally have one of two reactions when I propose this concept to them--and they usually break down along clear generational lines. Provocative Proposals for Change. Member Engagement. (9). Innovation Circle on Member Engagement.

Eric Lanke: Bucking the Trend

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. In 2009 and 2010, we were very concerned about member retention and attendance at our conferences. This is another reason why I have chosen to focus on member engagement as a topic of innovation in my association. Labels: Member Engagement.

Monday Buzz: Flipping Your Engagement Perspective

Associations Now

A new way of thinking could entirely reverse your association’s perspective on the relationships fueling member engagement. Go back into your memory and recall a time you were truly, actively engaged with something—a work project, a hobby, whatever it may be.

Eric Lanke: I Don't Want to Serve on Your Committee

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Do you want me to get engaged with your organization? Labels: Member Engagement. Provocative Proposals for Change. Member Engagement. (9). Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages. Leadership. Innovation.

NAASF Crowdsources Customer Support and Advocacy with Online Community

Higher Logic

The North American Association of Subway® Franchisees (NAASF) uses online community to advocate for members and solve industry problems for fast food franchises. In NAASF’s early days, it used a basic website and email campaigns to reach out to members. of community members.

Eric Lanke: The Chairman's Gift

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Labels: Member Engagement. Provocative Proposals for Change. Member Engagement. (9). Member Engagement Solution #1: Don't Forget the Fu. Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages. Leadership. Innovation.

Eric Lanke: Trust and Association Nextpeditions

Eric Lanke

Member Engagement. Can you imagine the members of your association doing this? They have the trust of their members, and it isnt a trust thats blindly given. Labels: Member Engagement. Provocative Proposals for Change. Member Engagement. (9).

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Frank Kenny: Selling Memberships with Social Media

GrowthZone

You have also engaged with people, going beyond mere awareness of your organization to the point of building relationships and building up the ‘know, like, and trust’ factors. The online engagement you’ve done is like striking up conversations with people you are interested in.

When Members Vote on Dues

Associations Now

Associations don’t typically grant members voting power on dues increases, but one association that does has found a formula that keeps members happy and revenue growing. That proposal, however, was never put to a vote.