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?

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3 Add-on Tools to Drive Association Revenue + Amplify Member Engagement

Higher Logic

You can elevate the success of your online community and marketing automation activities by integrating solutions that fuel long-term engagement , like data collection, mobile apps, and volunteer management programs. Resource: 8 Practical Ways to Boost Engagement with Mobile Event Apps.

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.

6 Ways Associations Can Use Webinars to Engage Members and Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Higher Logic

Video conferencing and virtual events have never been more important to business as it is now - especially for associations who need to keep members engaged and revenues high. Onboard New Members. Onboard New Members.

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.

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.

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.

Association Management Systems (AMS): 5 Software Strategies

Higher Logic

Your association provides your members with many different opportunities to develop as professionals and grow in their careers. Let’s take a look at how your association can use your AMS to engage and provide for your members with these five strategies: Create comprehensive member profiles.

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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 Association Growth Strategies

Potomac Core

It’s all about alignment with industry and professional outcomes that your members care most about. 3 Association Growth Strategies. In doing so, GCCA is helping its members drive future outcomes. Here again the organization impacts member outcomes.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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%

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.

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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Run Your Virtual Event with Confidence: Tips for a Great Show

Higher Logic

Your virtual conference can still be meaningful and engaging for your audience. Put on a Great Virtual Conference with These 6 Strategies. Including a face-to-face aspect can radically improve engagement during your sessions. Optimize educational sessions for engagement.

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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.

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.

Want to Maximize Association Membership Value? Create Indispensable Engagement

Higher Logic

Although “engaging people” might not seem like the most groundbreaking approach to organizational growth, it’s a simple idea that has wide-reaching effects. What is engagement, at its core? Maybe you’re struggling with: Retaining and recruiting more members. Member Retention.

10 Association Communications Stats with Tips to Reach Younger Members More Effectively

Higher Logic

What do your members want? The sooner associations wake up to the reality that their multigenerational membership base isn’t going to retain itself with an outdated communications strategy, the sooner they can break through to emerging generations and maximize overall engagement and retention.

Members Hire Strategic Solutions

Potomac Core

Facing increasing pressure to produce results, they only engage in activities that help them overcome business challenges and achieve results. Associations are meeting their new mandate, by energizing their Boards to do big things, and help their members thrive in an era of uncertainty.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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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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."

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.