Introducing SocialLink mobile app to transform your member experience.

YourMembership Blog

It’s the association industry’s first online community and social mobile app built into an association management software. Your association membership is boosted by your members seeking credibility, professional development, competitive advantages and ways to give back.

Personalize the Member Experience, Increase Retention

YourMembership Blog

Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Ideas to help you engage, empower and retain members. Being Thoughtful Takes a Minute… June 12th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention. I’ve written about personalizing the member experience for years now but Chris Brogan reminded me in his weekly newsletter just how far personalization can go. How can you do this with your members ?

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3 technology trends to improve your association’s member experience

Nimble AMS

These three should be on your priority list to ensure a great member experience. Failing to keep up with technology may cause your organization to fall behind in its ability to deliver a great member experience. Keeping up with member expectations.

How to Get Amazon-Level Personalization (With No Extra Effort)

Socious

Email Communication Membership Management Software Member ExperienceI’m attending a wedding next month.

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6 Compelling Reasons to Consolidate Your Association’s Technology Systems

Socious

Training Membership Management Software AMS Software Member ExperienceHow many times have you heard someone say that they want to make a difference?

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How to develop your association’s strategy for an engaging member experience

Nimble AMS

Your members expect highly personalized and engaging experiences with your association. Want to make sure your members stick around? Consider these tips for creating a member experience that rivals that of today’s leading for-profit companies. experience?you’re?delivering

6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

Nimble AMS

But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. But while you’re enjoying growth, your association management software (AMS) may not be keeping pace. Sign #1: Your members’ expectations are increasing.

How to Customize Your Member Experience (With Limited Time and Money)

MembersClicks

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could customize everything little thing you did for your members? We’re talking content, meetings, events - the whole member experience. But that’s not to say you can’t customize your member experience at all.

7 vows to marry AMS tech and your association mission.

YourMembership Blog

Here’s a model to identify where your association management software comes up short and what to do if it does. Successful association management software is like a well-constructed wedding cake.

7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

YourMembership Blog

A golden pot of educational and association industry-building opportunities await leaders and their staff in Orlando.

How to Get Amazon-Level Personalization (With No Extra Effort)

Socious

The dresses were Amazon’s suggestion, and that personalized recommendation created an ideal online experience for me. But Amazon isn’t the only pervasive brand that’s personalizing the online customer and member experience. Personalizing the Member Experience Takeaway.

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6 Compelling Reasons to Consolidate Your Association’s Technology Systems

Socious

You’re working to improve your members’ lives or make meaningful social and legislative changes. Event software plans and manages events, but it won’t take care of your membership dues, for example. Benefit #3) Provide a Seamless Member Experience.

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Are Members Getting Enough Stardust?

Smooth The Path

The job of a membership manager is to send out welcome letters. Going beyond member’s expectations. The post Are Members Getting Enough Stardust? Think about your favorite neighborhood restaurant. What do you like about going there? They make good food, right?

An AMS to optimize your association’s financial operations.

YourMembership Blog

We’ve been busy at YourMembership, enhancing our technology solutions to improve your association membersexperience, streamline your operations and processes, and help your organization grow. YourMembership’s AMS now integrated with QuickBooks Online and Great Plains.

How Small-Staff Associations Can Get People to Come Back to their Websites (Without Extra Work)

Higher Logic

That’s what associations and nonprofits are often tasked with, especially when a small staff is doing website work on top of events, benefit programs, and membership management. Getting members and prospects to come back to your website daily, weekly, or monthly is a challenge.

Choose Wisely: Will an AMS or an Online Community Better Achieve Your Current Goals?

Higher Logic

Association Management Software (AMS) is the go-to software tool for membership management and is incredibly valuable. For associations who are prioritizing more efficient membership management, an AMS is generally the best option.

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9 Steps for Building Member Personas

Higher Logic

The best associations don’t just think up something to say because they know they need to keep members engaged – they use personas to help them find the most relevant, helpful information for each member. What Are Member Personas? Why Are Member Personas Important?

Personalization Tips: How to Reach More Association Members Through your AMS Software

Socious

And neither do your members. It’s a smoother, more enjoyable experience. It’s also something people, your members included, have come to expect. After all, why would your members want to see a call-to-action to join your association when they’ve already paid their dues?

What to do when the Wrong Person Mistakenly Gets Access to a Member Benefit

Smooth The Path

What do we do when a non-member gets access to a member-only benefit? Sometimes the system accidentally gives the wrong person access to member-only resources. Non-members may come to a chapter event without registering. Related: Member-proofing your association.

5 Factors that Can Make or Break Your Association Website Redesign

Socious

That doesn’t even get into branding, navigation, or walking your loyal members through the transition. By doing your due diligence in the planning stage, you’ll help ensure that your new website is successful and meets staff, customer, and member needs. If you don’t, your redesign could fall flat, or worse, chase valuable members and prospects away. Instead, redesigns should be based on your members and meeting their expectations. There was wood everywhere.

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4 Little-Known Services from Your AMS Software Vendor that Will Save You Time and Money

Socious

Are different jobs are suited for different people based on their experience and expertise? Those with experience and in-depth knowledge spend their time elsewhere, on high-level tasks. For instance, running reports from your association management software is a common responsibility.

Is Your Association Breaking This Key Rule While Trying to Engage Younger Members?

Smooth The Path

I’ve come across many organizations who try endlessly to engage younger members, but to no avail. From my experience, it’s because they’re breaking one key rule without knowing it. Once associations start following that rule, they are able to engage younger members with ease.

Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

YourMembership Blog

Without question, associations are interested in connecting with millennials as both members and leaders. They also need to utilize technology that captures the member experience. This level of connectivity allows the member to have more control.

Broken Association Processes Fracture Member Engagement

Smooth The Path

Three years ago a membership manager wrote a warm welcome letter for all new members to receive. This letter explained the benefits of being a member and how to get involved. Members can just hit reply. Has there been any member feedback?

What to Do When Your Members Hate Technology

Socious

You just discovered amazing new association management software that will give your association’s staff hours back in their day. It has all the administrative wizardry your staff needs and the member-facing functionality to keep your members and prospects engaged.

Why Associations Need to Take Back Control of Their Websites Today (And How to Do It)

Socious

It’s probably the same for your members. It is also the first place people go to stay engaged after they become members. They want to create the best possible impression on members and prospects from the very beginning, maintaining that positive outlook throughout the member lifecycle.

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What Will Association Management Software Look Like in 5 Years?

Socious

But what does that mean for association management software? Association professionals and consultants spend a lot of time trying to predict the “association of the future” and what it takes to meet our members’ needs, but what can we expect from the technology? Flying cars.

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding for Your Association

Socious

This post won’t tell you what colors to choose for your website or logo because that depends on your association, its members, and the brand atmosphere you want to create. Age, experience, and culture all affect our perceptions of colors and what they mean to us. Experience.

What’s Next? 6 Membership Trends to Watch in 2017

Socious

A lot has changed on the membership side of things as well and it will continue to change this next year. We talk to dozens of membership organizations every day and we’re constantly amazed by how much has changed for them recently. From paper checks to marketing automation and targeted email drip campaigns , every year brings something new for membership management. So what does 2017 have in store for those us working in membership and member marketing?

Technology, your association, and your members. Where do you stand?

YourMembership Blog

How do you go about making decisions involving the technology needs for your association that enable you to serve your members more effectively? With younger members come expectations related to the membership experience they demand. Membership Management

The Decision to Renew – What are You Doing to Make it an Easy Choice?

YourMembership Blog

No matter how you look at it, the level of engagement each individual member experiences is a major indicator of whether or not they will renew with an association. We have all heard that a member is most at risk of not renewing during their first year.

Our Vision of the Future of Membership Software Technology

YourMembership Blog

Deliver high value content and services to members that align with the organization’s stated values. I want to highlight three areas where we will experience significant change this year that will ultimately have a positive impact on the associations we serve as well as their members.

Living in the Golden Age of Disruption

YourMembership Blog

The pace of change we experience today is both exhausting and exhilarating, depending on your perspective. If you can’t match free same-day delivery, you had better deliver over-the-top customer experience in your stores.”

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The Dos and Don’ts of Advertising on Your Association Website

YourMembership Blog

It’s the source where members get information, interact with each other, learn about member benefits, and it’s also a place where you’ve worked hard to create value-added member benefits, possibly with an offering like an organization-specific, niche job posting board.

Actually, It Is Personal: Engaging Your Members With an Old School Approach

YourMembership Blog

We all know that people who aren’t treated well don’t stick around, whether that be employees, customers, or members. The same can be said for members and their associations. They must create a member experience based on undeniable value. Membership Management

The Dos and Don’ts of Advertising on Your Association Website

YourMembership Blog

It’s the source where members get information, interact with each other, learn about member benefits, and it’s also a place where you’ve worked hard to create value-added member benefits, possibly with an offering like an organization-specific, niche job posting board. As such you are the trusted source for your members who look to you for professional guidance and support but also for additional, member-only benefits such as “preferred partner” products and services.

A Peek Inside Your MemberClicks Toolbox

MembersClicks

Recruiting members, planning events, managing benefits: You have a LOT on your plate. This article was originally published on 5/7/2019 and was updated on 2/4/2020 for added value.

A Peek Inside Your MemberClicks Toolbox

MembersClicks

Recruiting members, planning events, managing benefits: You have a LOT on your plate. If you could add a new, easy-to-use tool to help alleviate the headaches and give you extra time.would you?

I’m Already a Member; Don’t You Know That?

YourMembership Blog

I recently requested information for an upcoming conference from an association that I’ve been a member of for a few years. as a new member. Simply put, their system didn’t recognize me as an existing member. Management & Strategy.

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How technology can improve your association’s value prop

Aptify

Keeping members around long-term by continuously providing value. . If members think your organization provides too little value, they’re not likely to renew. Keeping members around year after year means continually providing them with value. Consider the member journey.