2017 Member Engagement Strategy

Potomac Core

Presidential and Congressional Elections, economic performance inside and outside the United States, mergers and acquisitions, baby boomer retirements , terror threats, and technology disruptions will influence whether or not professionals and corporate executives engage in their associations.

11 Elements of a Winning Member Engagement Strategy

Higher Logic

The numbers represent speculated percentages of online engagement, with 90 percent of participants only viewing content, 9 percent responding to content, and 1 percent actively participating in the creation of new content. Why is a Member Engagement Strategy So Important?

Compelling Member Engagement

Potomac Core

Polarization in Washington, DC, and market disruption are opening doors for Associations to create more compelling member engagement experiences for their members. Compelling Member Engagement Using “Pull” and “Push” . Compelling Member Engagemen t.

What Every CEO Needs to Know About Member Engagement

Smooth The Path

Member engagement is what makes associations successful. Member engagement should be every association’s first goal because everything from revenues to member satisfaction to advancing the profession or industry flows from this single goal.

Adopting education strategy to jump-start member engagement

Aaron Wolowiec

ET, I’ll have the pleasure of delivering a webinar titled, “Adopting Education Strategy to Jump-Start Member Engagement.” This session is presented by Young Association Professionals, Aggregage , Association Universe and Infinite Conferencing as part of The New World of Member Engagement Webinar Series. . In a nutshell, the interactive webinars help association professionals think differently to drive member engagement. On Wednesday, Jan.

4 Tips for Generating More Non-Dues Revenue from Advertising

Higher Logic

By investing in quality digital advertising space, making engagement growth a priority, promoting your space, and striking a good advertising balance, you can increase exposure for your own initiatives or bring in more outside sponsorship, all leading to additional non-dues revenue.

3 Engagement Strategies Drive Growth

Potomac Core

These Associations are playing activist roles, they are engaging industry value chains and promoting the value that the industry and its products bring to customers and the marketplace. What is clear is that 3 Engagement Strategies Drive Growth. Strategic Member Engagement.

Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Numbers aren’t Strategy. But knowing what you want to sell from a dollar/revenue standpoint is not the same thing as developing the strategy behind it. After all, numbers aren’t strategy.

Getting Under the Surface of Member Engagement

SocialFish

It’s a hot topic in both corporate AND association circles: engagement. The for-profit folks tend to talk more about employee engagement, though engaging customers gets attention over there as well. Increased “engagement” equals increased revenue.

Finding the Middle Ground on Member Engagement

Associations Now

Every member has his or her own reasons for engaging with your association, but how do you best serve diverse needs while maintaining focus on common goals? ” The mix of engagement methods that will maximize both reach and ‘stickiness’ is unique to every association.

A Major League Member-Engagement Metric

Associations Now

Tracking engagement on a per-member basis is valuable, but what could an association learn from an organization-wide engagement indicator? An organization-wide engagement KPI could reveal an association’s ability to drive collective action.

Disruptive Advocacy Strategies

Potomac Core

Can Disruptive Advocacy Strategies unlock industry growth and cost saving opportunities for your members in a slow growth economy? For example, through survey research in 2014, the Global Cold Chain Alliance identified key business outcomes that matter most to its members.

3 Association Radical Transformation Strategies

Potomac Core

In several instances, several Association CEO’s are utilizing radical transformation strategies to increase their relevance to the members and the industries they serve. Association Radical Transformation Strategies. 3 Association Radical Transformation Strategies.

Q&A: A Balanced Approach to Member Engagement

Association Adviser

During our webinar about the current state of association communications, our attendees brought up numerous questions about recommended strategies, tactics, platforms and communication practices. Download a recording of “A Balanced Approach to Member Engagement” here. We recommend surveying your members about their demographics and preferences at least once every two years, but preferably once per year. What is the industry standard for member survey responses?

Why Scoring Member Engagement Matters, Part 1

SocialFish

—————— This blog post will teach you how to quantify member engagement and leverage that knowledge to make your members happier and your association stronger. Member engagement has always been crucial to the ultimate success of any association.

Why Scoring Member Engagement Matters, Part 2

SocialFish

Choosing the Best Indicators to Measure Engagement. Members who engage in a way that is aligned with their association’s strategic goals directly help the association grow stronger and more relevant. Any association that has the ability to objectively score member engagement is in the enviable position of being able to measure the effectiveness of its members in supporting its strategy. Composite Engagement Score (CES) allows you to do just that.

Maximum Member Engagement SOLVES EVERYTHING

Tom Morrison

You see, in 2006 we decided the number one strategy in the strategic plan was to put members FIRST.do Look at our key numbers and the increase since 2006: Membership Increase: 13% Dues: 25% Revenue Per Member: 33% Non-Dues Revenue: 132% Associate Sponsorships: 68% Net Worth: 1,058% 98.5%

Association Innovation Delivers Growth

Potomac Core

What capabilities should your association have in order to deliver revenue growth and strong retention? Return on Member Engagement. Throughout the process board members keenly focused on capabilities and priorities they wanted from their industry association.

Disruptive Associations

Potomac Core

Be assured that the current slow growth environment or an economic downturn will inflict significant pain on your revenues and membership at some point. Disruptive Associations. A snapshot by the Conference Board of both the U.S.

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Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Your members are more than a source of revenue for your association. Members who find value in your member community don’t keep their feelings a secret. They’re not shy about telling their friends and coworkers that they’re a member of your association.

Members Hire Constant Transformation

Potomac Core

Members Hire Constant Transformation. As a result, Associations must continually transform themselves if they want to keep pace with members. Practice Transparent ROI – Frequently seek insights and communicate progress on investments made to grow the Industry with Board members.

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Associations Improve Bottom-line with Non-Dues Based Revenue

YourMembership Blog

Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Improving the Bottom Line with Non-Dues Revenue. The aim is to create a portfolio of opportunities that delivers both a sound return on investment and increases your members’ enjoyment of your offerings.

So You Think You Know Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

More than half (54 percent) of the executives who took part in our annual association communication benchmarking study felt their organization’s inability to generate non-dues-revenue (NDR) was a serious or significant challenge — up substantially from 2015. Features Revenue non-dues revenue

Funding Industry Innovation

Potomac Core

Associations who are Funding Industry Innovation can position themselves as essential partners in helping members achieve business outcomes. Value is no longer about services that boards or members view as neither relevant nor impactful.

Need More Non-Dues Revenue?

Association Adviser

” Or “Members want everything so customized these days, I’ve got 10,000 packages for 10,000 members.” Advertising and sponsorship should be seen as a member benefit, not as a nuisance. When executed well, it helps members find and vet vendors and partners.

Post Brexit Associations

Potomac Core

However, in a rapidly evolving global market, how aligned is your association in order to help your members and their industries meet new challenges? These reorganizations also have: Highly engaged and strategic boards. Highly Engaged and Strategic Boards.

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Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

Blue Sky eLearn

Supporters, members, and donors are the lifeblood of your organization or association. Needless to say, keeping them engaged is of paramount importance. Slipping engagement statistics can be a serious warning sign for your organization! Committees and other member-managed groups.

Data Fuels Active Innovation

Potomac Core

In a growing trend, Association CEO’s and their Board Members are utilizing economic data as important context for their strategic deliberations. Member Engagement Creates Association Relevance. 60% Revenue Growth Reflects Inspiration and Momentum.

Association Staff #1 DRIVER to Maximizing Member Engagement

Tom Morrison

In the world of associations, all members join your association for one reason or another. According to current association research, the #1 challenge of associations is "engaging members in the programs that can help them improve their business."

How to Analyze Your Association’s Survey Data Without Losing Your Mind

Socious

It can help them evaluate an industry, develop strategies to increase revenue or member retention, and tell them what benefits members want to see. Association Member Engagement Analytics Crowdsourcing

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5 Ways to Power Boost Your Revenue from Member Communication

Association Adviser

How can we increase non-dues revenue? One of the most valuable revenue-building tools all associations have in their arsenal is member communications. Think about what it takes to produce a successful line of member communications products.

5 Ways to Power Boost Your Revenue from Member Communications

Association Adviser

How can we increase non-dues revenue? One of the most valuable revenue-building tools all associations have in their arsenal is member communications. Think about what it takes to produce a successful line of member communications products.

Strategic Planning: Issue Driven vs Member Engagement

Tom Morrison

When your next strategic planning retreat takes place, will your board's focus revolve around being "issue driven" or "maximizing member engagement." Many members aren't intimately familiar with the strategic plan and think that is something only privy to the board.

Back to Basics: Make Member Communication Useful, Accessible and Engaging to Earn More Revenue

Association Adviser

Thankfully, there are varied approaches to increase non-dues revenue (NDR) from member communication. Member communication platforms can range from an association’s official website, magazine, newsletter or directory, and serve as channels for advertiser support.

A Letter to My Association Family: Embrace the Pursuit of Non-Dues Revenue!

Association Adviser

To my association family: Generating non-dues revenue (NDR) and increasing those figures year over year for associations is a key responsibility of being a Senior Group Publisher (that’s me!) Often, they aren’t—which is where we run into trouble with membership growth, retention and revenue.

4 Ways to Use Events + Conferences to Increase Online Community Engagement

Higher Logic

It can also boost community engagement. This is great news for association members or customers who are looking to network with people in your organization, their peers, and other experts, as live events can deliver a lot of enthusiasm for a cause, company, or product.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development. When it comes to keeping your association’s members engaged, your software solutions are your secret weapon.

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Generate Revenue from Email Newsletters

Informz

We are excited to welcome Jeff Spock, CEO at Association Revenue Partners, a valued Informz partner as a guest blogger today. Your email communications tool can be used in many ways — both immediate and long-term — to gain revenue from a powerful email platform like Informz.

Association Outside In Case Study

Potomac Core

If your members face top line growth challenges, generational transfer issues, and evolving consumer expectations, how can your Association support member success? growth and global market volatility, companies are seeking new and innovative approaches to grow revenue.

Engagement is the Fuel that Drives Us

Smooth The Path

Engaged members are the chief evangelists for many associations. Most new members join because a member told them about the association. Engaged members are volunteers, speakers, mentors, writers, evaluators, and community engagers.