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.

Building a Community: 5 Tips for Digital Member Engagement

Blue Sky eLearn

Association membership is one of the most enriching experiences—particularly when you’re part of an association that prioritizes engaging its members. As your association evolves and increases its membership, your engagement strategy should evolve as well.

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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.

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?

6 Digital Tactics to Keep Association Members Engaged

Blue Sky eLearn

For that reason, we’ve outlined several ways you can use technology to keep your association members engaged and involved. When you take full advantage of the resources available to you, you can achieve a lot within your association and among your members.

Three Ideas to Ramp Up Digital Member Engagement

Associations Now

Associations pros frequently cite member engagement as a top challenge, and many of the most effective ways to make easier connections with members are in the digital realm. Here are three items to add to your online engagement plan in the new year.

The Secrets to Increasing Ongoing Member Engagement [Web Class]

Socious

Having worked with associations and user groups for many years, it always amazes me that such small groups of people are able to manage and provide so much value to such large groups of members. It’s no fault of their own, they just don’t have all the tools they need to be successful.

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How Engagement Tools Improve Association Event Management

Higher Logic

Achieving this goal is easier said than done without effective tools, but it’s a common core objective among associations (for good reason). If the purpose of your event is to educate your members, are they aware of the benefits and knowledge they stand to gain by attending?

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3 Surprising Uses for Member Engagement Metrics (that Can Make You Money)

Socious

“In this age of the customer, the only sustainable competitive advantage is knowledge of and engagement with customers.”. Your members are your customers and understanding their concerns, priorities, and interests in order to keep them engaged is crucial.

Getting Members Engaged Is Like Running a Maker Lab

Eric Lanke

I pulled that quote from the introduction of the recently-released white paper, "Leading Engagement from the Outside In: Become an Indispensable Partner in Your Members' Success," by Anna Caraveli and Elizabeth Weaver Engel. Associations Member Engagement

Why Member Engagement No Longer Means Face-to-Face

GrowthZone

Your members don’t need to show up to all your events to be engaged. Here’s one of five proven tactics that will increase member engagement through online interaction. Use Storytelling to Drive Digital Engagement. Your members joined for a reason.

How to Leverage Mobility Strategies for Member Engagement

Association Adviser

A mobility strategy thus becomes crucial for harnessing member engagement for your association. Engaged members directly translate into increased member retention as well as an increase in new members. Define the Engagement Goals for your Organization.

The Mobile Frontier: Create Frictionless Content and Help Members Engage

Higher Logic

Engagement -- it’s that golden word everyone talks about and one important sign of a healthy community. Part of creating member engagement -- discussions, content creation, connections -- is removing all the barriers you can. That really shows the power of engagement.

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.

Member Engagement vs Engaging Your Members

Slice-Works

Which questions sound more like your association’s internal conversation: How can we get members to buy more of program X, product Y or service Z? OR How can we enable members to achieve the outcomes that matter most to them? How can we get members to help us accomplish this goal?

Are You Taking a “Backwards” Approach to Member Engagement?

YourMembership Blog

Engagement has always been at the heart of building and sustaining the connection between associations and their members. The thing is, most of us are still not doing a very good job of engaging our members.

How a Thoughtful Marketing Strategy Drives Member Engagement

Associations Now

Marketing tactics can be powerful tools for driving member engagement, but only if they’re deployed correctly. For example, “Is it that 20 percent of my members are doing 80 percent of my work, and I need to engage my members more broadly?”

Five Tech Tools that Every Association Needs to Be a Leader in Their Industry

Socious

Innovative association professionals understand the importance of keeping an eye on technology because ultimately it is a cost-effective way to streamline daily operations and keep members engaged. Association Management Member Engagement Membership Database Association Trends

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Tuesday Buzz: Gamify Your Member Engagement

Associations Now

Building member engagement is at the top of the to-do list for many associations, and it can often be a challenge, especially if you’re starting from nothing. This keeps members motivated to participate.”

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 3

SocialFish

Deciding on your association’s top strategic priorities leads you to the step of discovering Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that measure engagement of each member relative to those priorities. CES (Composite Engagement Score) makes it easy to do that.

Why Scoring Member Engagement Matters, Part 4

SocialFish

With an awareness of how essential it is to be able to score member engagement, and with an understanding of how to build a CES model, it’s time to implement the CES model you’ve designed. This worksheet will have the member ID, the KPI name, and the KPI value.

Q&A: A Balanced Approach to Member Engagement

Association Adviser

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. Ask what parts of their membership they value the most and which aspects of their membership they use the most, so you know what keeps them engaged with your association and more likely to renew their membership.

How Onboarding Is Key to Future Member Engagement

Aptify

So, act to influence your members across that whole lifecycle arc. With a solid inbound marketing plan , you can expect membership rates to continually increase, but it’s also important to proactively focus on delighting those members throughout their time with your association — not just a month before they’ll need to renew. You need to deliver on the reason they became a member. Good onboarding campaigns don’t overwhelm new members.

Social Media Roundup: The Personal Approach to Member Engagement

Associations Now

Get personal to boost your member engagement. A step-by-step guide to member engagement for everyone would be ideal—but an individualized approach is your solution when it comes to increasing involvement. Plus: how mobile technology can benefit your recruiting efforts.

3 Features To Increase Member Engagement at Your Association

Breezio

Generating ongoing member engagement for your association is about more than just giving your members a good experience. With increased engagement, you can boost renewal rates and attract new members. Engagement Association Tools

7 Email Marketing Trends to Try for Increasing Member Engagement

MembersClicks

Email continues to be a leading communication channel for reaching members. As new tools and functionality are built, the possibilities for member engagement can be incredibly exciting! Here are a few email trends that are becoming more popular in 2018 and are focused on audience engagement. So exciting, in fact, that you may not know where to begin. Pick two or three (or more!) and give them a try: Small Staff Chatter marketing

Member Engagement vs Engaging Your Members

Slice-Works

Which questions sound more like your association’s internal conversation: How can we get members to buy more of program X, product Y or service Z? OR How can we enable members to achieve the outcomes that matter most to them? How can we get members to help us accomplish this goal?

Thursday Buzz: Weak Member Engagement? Look At Your Staff.

Associations Now

You can’t rely on your volunteers all the time to get your members motivated—your staffers have to do the job too, even if they’re not membership pros. Also: Microsoft introduces a new—and very snazzy—member to the Office family.

Why Measuring Member Engagement for Unions is More Important Now than Ever Before

Aptify

In the past, unions have had a relatively easy time recruiting members and collecting dues. of American are members of unions – down from an estimated 30-40% in the 1940s and 1950s. An easy-to-use and rewarding online experience is therefore key for union members.

Build a Sustainable Brand with Purpose-Driven Marketing

Higher Logic

Considering that many modern-day consumers want to make a real and meaningful difference with their dollar, why not tune into that and involve your customers or members in the opportunity to do so? Put Your Brand Purpose Into Action with Engagement Tools. Purpose – what is it?

How to Use Google Tools for Member Engagement

Associations Live

Did you know all of these tools can help engage your members? Each message should be unique to that members needs. When you use social media tools, 60% of the time you should be tweeting, posting, talking about or sharing news about your members. All members are different, its up to you to decide which tools will help create enthusiasm within your membership. Ask yourself, is there a better way I should be communicating with my members?

Engage Your Membership with Social Technology [Case Study]

Higher Logic

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) was ready to take member engagement to the next level. As its member base grew, the association needed to adjust member communications to match. The Benefits: Enhanced engagement from the entire ASAE community.

Stay relevant to your association’s members in today’s social world.

YourMembership Blog

Associations face the constant challenge of making decisions about how to efficiently meet their missions and member responsibilities. An integrated online community keeps you in control.

Here’s How LinkedIn is a Powerful Association Tool

GrowthZone

But, it’s not just a place to park your resume and connect with people – it is a must for associations who engage in social media. association blog members will actually read. Focus on offering value any time you engage. Social Media Member Engagement

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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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3 Online Community Management Tools That Turn Members into Contributors

Socious

Well, it usually means that you’re really responsible for keeping your community members engaged and participating. There is a lot that goes into getting your community members active in your online community. How do you make your members feel bought-in to your community?

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Onboarding for Retention: How to Engage New Members for the Long-Term

Higher Logic

Onboarding new members is a critical step for associations, and often one that is missed or under-emphasized. That first year of membership has a big influence on whether that member will renew with you. Are members drawn in so much that they want to remain and participate?

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Tuesday Buzz: Use Your Website to Boost Member Engagement

Associations Now

Don’t overlook your website as a valuable tool for increasing your overall member engagement. Almost all associations are interested in keeping their members engaged. After all, high engagement means greater retention.

Three Collaboration Tools Component Relations Pros Swear By

Associations Now

In an ongoing Billhighway blog series, Marketing Leads Charlotte Muylaert and Sarah Garrity highlight several membership tools to streamline chapter data collection , design , and content efforts. Each tool supplies users with several templates that can be tweaked and used within minutes.

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