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

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Technology has shifted everything from the way we collect membership dues to the channels we use to communicate with prospects. What was once a phone call is now an email sent through your association management software. Get Your Free Membership Management Software Buyer's Guide.

15 Content Ideas for Your Association’s Newsletter

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Does your association send out a monthly or bi-monthly newsletter? But don’t stop sending out those monthly or bi-monthly newsletters because they’re a GREAT way to engage your association’s membership. If so, you know coming up with ideas can sometimes be tough.

6 Ways to Supercharge Your Association’s Newsletter

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So you have a newsletter and it’s filled with some pretty valuable information, but people aren’t really opening it or engaging with it the way you’d like.

Naming Your Association’s Newsletter: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

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When it comes to newsletters, sometimes the name is just as important as the content inside. Now we’ll be the first to admit, naming can be tricky, so to help you out, here are four questions to ask yourself when embarking on the newsletter naming journey: association management membership management Small Staff Chatter marketingYou want it to be fun, catchy, memorable - something your members will want to open and read through.

24+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: October 2010

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20+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: September 2010

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What to Do When Your Members Hate Technology

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You just discovered amazing new association management software that will give your association’s staff hours back in their day. Feature your new technology system and its benefits in your email newsletter.

Member Engagement: When It’s Not You, It’s Them

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Plus, they need a little help making engagement a habit - they’re not used to visiting your website or reading your weekly newsletter, and they need help fitting that in their day-to-day. Here are a few tips: association management member engagement membership management Association Views

Brushing up on the Basics: A Refresher on Membership Essentials

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One minute you’re drafting your monthly newsletter, then the next you’re planning for your annual conference. Which is why I particularly enjoyed Lowell Aplebaum , Melody Jordan-Carr , and Miriam Wolk’s session as ASAE Annual titled, “A Refresher on Membership Essentials.”.

Marketing for Success: Customize Association Content for Purpose, Audience, Delivery Channel

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Increase membership. Retain membership. These shared objectives define your membership’s “identity” and, by tailoring content to position your association as the champion of that identity, you can obtain and retain long-term, dues-paying members. Member Newsletters.

Use Design to Define Your Association’s Brand and Grow Membership

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Further, your brand elements carry through to your member collateral including renewal notices, internal/external communication, member newsletters, association letterhead, member cards, staff business cards, etc. Membership Management

Engaging Your Members Through Routine

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Now imagine having to throw in something new, like reading a weekly newsletter or checking out a monthly calendar (plus actually having to register for those events). association management member engagement membership management Small Staff Chatter

Great News – America’s Hiring and Associations have a Reason to Celebrate

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You interact with them through your website, newsletters, emails, social media channels and events. Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management YourMembership NewsAmerica’s hiring again and associations and their members have reason to celebrate.

Look Beyond the Renewal: The Best Sources of Non-Dues Revenue

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” Dues-based associations, regardless of industry or size, need to identify ways to stay relevant and competitive in an environment where members and prospects want proof of value before they hand over their money to pay for membership. Newsletter and Publication Advertising.

The World of Opportunities for AMCs: A YM Perspective

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We are proud to be the Platinum Sponsor for AMCi, because Association Management Companies (AMCs) have always been an important part of our success. How the serve an evolving membership, specifically the need to address generational changes within their member structure.

SXSW is here! Association Weekly Wrap-Up for March 8th!

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3) Are you Walking a Tightrope When it Comes to Your Association’s Membership Marketing? Shelly Alcorn, an association blogger, describes this situation as follows: “Leadership obsessed with recruitment at all costs will champion such things as running reckless membership promotion campaigns, offering deep, unsustainable dues discounts, offering commissions for new member sign-ups, or offering lavish prizes in member-get-a-member contests,” she writes.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

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Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for. This occurs for a variety of reasons, most of them a natural part of the membership cycle, but it does mean that your organization has to constantly find new members.

Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

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They’re the very reason for your membership program in the first place. While no membership programs actively neglect their engagement techniques, it can still be incredibly easy to forget about the foundation of your success: member engagement.

Playing to Your Strengths: Friday Fix

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Never assume that just because it was in your most recent newsletter that everyone knows about it. You are competing for viewer time not just membership dollars. Membership Management. Membership Solutions. YourMembership.com® | The Complete Online Member Community® | Membership Management Software | Membership Software

Personalize the Member Experience, Increase Retention

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. 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. In his newsletter he wrote about how the folks at Social Media Camp in Victoria, British Columbia made his experience memorable. They did so in minutes but it had such an effect on him he wrote about it in his newsletter.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

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Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for. This occurs for a variety of reasons, most of them a natural part of the membership cycle, but it does mean that your organization has to constantly find new members.

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

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Your membership management software , online community, and website are a few options. A simple, manageable jumping off point, cleaning your data will help ensure that the rest of your analysis is useful and accurate. 90% of millennials love your email newsletter.

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3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

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That is, if your membership program offers incredible value to your members, then any introduction to your program is a natural advertisement ! Try these strategies, all made possible with the right association management software solution: Increase exposure to your membership program.

Gamification: member organizations play for keeps

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Before joining YourMembership.com, Leni worked for Marriott International as a Spa Manager at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club. YourMembership.com has made it easy for you through its recent addition of gamification features to its membership management software.

Keep Members Coming Back

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. and your membership base is growing steadily through word-of-mouth. Through hard work and dedication you have achieved your membership goals! Here at LocalShops1.com we have a monthly e-newsletter, and we also maintain a private members-only group on Facebook, in addition to our main Facebook page. Highlight the most active members in your e-newsletters or social media posts.

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Member Organizations: Listening Plus Action for Best Results

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. 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 [.]. Membership Management.

Daily Buzz: Microsoft Outlook Gets Verified

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Organizations have to opt in to get the verified icon, but once obtained, it can validate you and your content, as well as give consumers better access to contact information, newsletter subscriptions, and more. The Event Manager Blog offers 10 tips to consider for your pricing strategy.

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Monday Buzz: Membership Success Fueled by the Web

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The Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants was founded in 1976, but it wasn’t until recently that its membership really began to take off. What was the cause of a sudden 25 percent increase in its membership?

Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5

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We are looking for someone who can manage multiple email marketing campaigns, write copy, manage our web content, edit video and help us increase the visibility of all of our efforts, but particularly those surrounding the educational programming we offer our industry.

Get Members’ Attention With Their Own Data

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But the message was more than just “Hey, join our councils,” says Natalie Sherry, MSIMC, CUDE, membership manager for CUNA councils. What do people care about most? Themselves.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – April 26

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Web and Digital Marketing Manager , National Association of Landscape Professionals – Are you a digital marketing guru, interested in the latest advances in digital marketing, SEO, social media and website strategy?

To Increase Member Retention, Rate and Score Engagement

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Most membership managers can tell you their association’s member retention rate off the top of their head. But a new membership benchmarking report from Advanced Solutions International (ASI) says that retention rates are slipping.

CMI's Association Management Blog: Get It in Writing

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Memorialize the agreement in a newsletter/message to the board/staff memo/etc. and ask parties to the agreement to proof it before pubication : Here is an article for the newsletter/board update/etc.; Challenge Management, Inc. Return to Challenge Management Website.

12 Volunteer Management Practices to Adopt Now

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Answer me this: would any credible, successful HR professional manage paid staff the way volunteers are managed in your organization? So getting better at volunteer management might just mean getting better results at membership recruitment and retention

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.20.18

Reid All About it

Your association will come out way ahead if you outsource some of your IT tasks to a Managed Service Provider (MSP). Learn about the art and science behind the engagement strategies used by top organizations to drive membership growth. Host: Event Manager Blog.

12 Volunteer Management Practices to Adopt for 2011

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Answer me this: would any credible, successful HR professional manage paid staff the way volunteers are managed in your organization? Ensure that volunteer contributions are tracked in your membership management systems, be that a sophisticated AMS, a few fields in another type of database, or index cards with handwritten notations. So getting better at volunteer management might just mean getting better results at membership recruitment and retention.

5 Keys to Effective Knowledge Transfer for Nonprofits

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This blog is sponsored by Wild Apricot membership software : a set of tools for membership administration , event registration , website management , online fundraising - with friendly and knowledgeable tech support. in combination with the other delivery methods tailored to your particular audience and message, such as reports, newsletters, fact sheets, etc., This blog is sponsored by Wild Apricot software: membership management , event. event managment.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.13.18

Reid All About it

Billhighway talked to Courtney McNair Bulger, vice president for membership and chapter relations for NAIOP, to find out how they did it. Mon 4/16 at 1 p.m.* – Growing Membership in the Digital Age.

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