4 Easy Steps to Effectively Evaluate Membership Management Software

Socious

Then the board, your boss, or maybe a staff member uttered those dreaded words, “ I think we need new membership management software.” Association Membership Management Software AMS Software

7 Membership Management Reminders for 2017

MembersClick

But before you dive too heavily into those, take a look at these important reminders (some big, some small) regarding membership management in 2017: association management association leadership member engagement member retention membership management Association Views

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The Top 5 Membership Management Software Platforms

Wild Apricot Blog

With almost 200 different membership management software platforms, choosing which is right for your organization is no easy task. Membership management top-5 capterna

The Membership Manager’s Wish List

Associations Now

’Tis the season of giving and receiving, and we know that association membership managers have more than sweaters and ties on their wish lists this year. I will get to the holiday shopping and wrapping soon, but first I wanted to hear from membership professionals.

4 Steps to Assessing Your Membership Management Software Needs

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In a less dramatic sense, if you’ve worked for an association or membership organization, selecting membership management software can feel the same way. Association Management Employee Productivity Membership Management Software

Wild Apricot Is The #1 Most Popular Membership Management Software!

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Here are the highlights of Capterra's recently released Top 20 Most Popular Membership Management Software Solutions, in which Wild Apricot ranked #1! membership management software

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association

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Analytics Association Trends Membership Management Software“We’re still in the first minutes of the first day of the internet revolution.” Scott Cook, cofounder of Intuit, director of eBay and Procter & Gamble.

Top Downloaded Membership Management Content of 2016

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If you follow our blog regularly, you probably know that we touch on a variety of topics - everything from remembering names at networking events to shopping for association management software. association management membership management Small Staff Chatter

How to Use Membership Management Software to Recruit Members

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guest post, Leah Merrill suggests four ways you can use your membership management software to help you grow those members and perform outreach. membership website

Membership Management Software + Social Networking

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Membership Management At Multi-Chapter Organizations

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is some insight into membership management at organizations with multiple chapters, branches or affiliates - based on the findings of our Multi-Chapter Benchmarking Survey. Multi-Chapter-Benchmarking-Survey

Wild Apricot Ranked #1 Membership Management Software for 3 years in a Row!

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Wild Apricot is proud to once again rank #1 among Capterra’s Top Membership Management Software. Each year Capterra conducts a review to determine the top 20 membership management software options. See why we're #1! Wild Apricot

Integrated, automated membership renewal campaign leads to $18,000 increase in revenue.

YourMembership Blog

How one association went from a low-cost email marketing program to a more efficient process and better data quality to streamline membership renewal campaigns.

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.

What 3 things will your association do well this year?

YourMembership Blog

Be selective with where and how you spend your time and resources. As association executives, we all know we must evolve our business models to remain relevant. It’s not enough to do what’s always been done.

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6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 2.

YourMembership Blog

This is the second of a two-part series from Real Magnet looking at best practices for re-engaging your association members. For a refresher, read part 1 here. In March, we shared the first three basic best practices for re-engaging your association members. Now, here’s the other three.

Membership Management and More in Wild Apricot - My Experience

Wild Apricot Blog

I share my experience with the membership management and blogging components of the software. membership website builder Wild ApricotHere's another update on my personal adventures with Wild Apricot.

An AMS to optimize your association’s financial operations.

YourMembership Blog

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

Association member retention: hard lesson learned.

YourMembership Blog

As a previous association membership manager, one of my biggest challenges was dealing with member retention. Industry News + Trends Membership ManagementThe day we lost a member, we gained perspective.

6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 1.

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Build vs Buy a Membership Management Solution: 10 Considerations for Choosing What's Right for Your Organization

Wild Apricot Blog

Should your organization build a membership management solution? If you're a membership manager, you will eventually face this question. buy build criteria membership-managerOr buy one? I put this post together to help guide you through the process of making the right decision for your organization.

‘A’ is for automation: how a simple word can change your world.

YourMembership Blog

Industry News + Trends Membership ManagementAssociation auto-renewal + advanced reporting automation enables engagement + retention. As associations become more and more data-driven, the need for automation and efficiency is even more critical.

5 reasons everyone at your association needs to go to #Xperience17.

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It’s a sure way of learning new ideas to make stronger connections with your members, adapt new technologies and grow your membership […]. #leadership #inspiration #learning #innovation #technology – all in one place.

5 concepts for associations we’ve learned in professional education.

YourMembership Blog

That’s after 15 years of success and even the mistakes which made them possible. In professional education, like in any field, there’s a preponderance of misconceptions which affect our daily practices and implementations. And the risky part is when they start cementing into practices.

10 keys to creating and growing a customer service culture at your organization.

YourMembership Blog

What does a culture of accountability look like at your association or nonprofit? Here’s a guest blog article from Abila‘s Director of Client Success Jessica Lane who answers the question. As we have seen, time and time again, word of mouth can make or break a company’s reputation.

3 ways career centers increase member engagement.

YourMembership Blog

Your career center is another way to engage members and ensure they understand the benefits of your association. Are your association members passing by your website more often than you’d like? Maybe your last onsite networking event didn’t have many attendees.

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.

5 Bad Membership Management Software Habits You Need to Break

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Database ManagementLet’s face it— bad data surrounds all of us. Open the Contacts app in your phone, and you see duplicates all over the place. Send out invitations to your birthday party next month, and you get three back because of bad addresses. Call someone to wish them a happy birthday, and they tell you it was two days ago. Or worse, reach out to the CEO at your association’s top client, only to find out they were replaced four months ago—something you should have known.

Association leaders, stop! 10 things not worth doing during the New Year.

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Three Ideas for Member Engagement

YourMembership Blog

While it is hard to believe anyone would want to break up with us, as membership organizations we all know it happens sometimes. Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management engaging members member retention retention

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

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Member Benefits Marketing Strategy Association Management Services Membership Management SoftwareTry to count how many websites you visited yesterday. Or even today – just this morning. Do you know? Or have you already lost count?

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

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7 issues nonprofits can turn into opportunities.

YourMembership Blog

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5 questions to better market your career center.

YourMembership Blog

Nothing promotes a career center like putting relevant, niche jobs in front of professionals. When it comes time to look for a new job, professionals turn first to associations, which are among the best places to start.

Why Did Socious Create a New Association Management Software Platform?

Socious

Association Management Company News Membership Management Association TrendsSome people think we are crazy.

Create real value from 2017 learning trends.

YourMembership Blog

Let’s attack the hype machine in learning. It’s big, but easy to take down. In the education industry, we are notorious hype builders. We quickly herald the start of new trends as quickly as our digitally shortened attention spans enable us.

Accurate association member data drives better engagement + revenue.

YourMembership Blog

Data management and data integrity is a demanding job for you and your association. Updated profile data is more than just getting current email address information. But, it has to be done. Your association is only as good as your member data, and it’s a big task to keep it clean.

7 Learning Styles to Incorporate at Your Next Conference

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association management event planning member engagement membership management Small Staff ChatterWe all know that running a conference takes a lot of time, money, and energy. But running your conference so that you’ll get maximum engagement is a whole other level.

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.

Membership meets engagement in today’s modern world.

YourMembership Blog

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