Membership Management: 4 Top Ways to Maximize Engagement

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Your members are more than a source of revenue for your association. And before you get started, make sure you have the right membership management software to help you put these strategies into place. Start with Fonteva’s ultimate buyer’s guide to association management software.². With the right association management software, it’s easy to set up opportunities for members to make the community their own. Membership Sales.

Accurate association member data drives better engagement + revenue.

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Data management and data integrity is a demanding job for you and your association. Career Centers eLearning Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information Thought Leaders association management association management software association members association revenue data integrity data management member engagement member renewal member retention membership data membership growth

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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. The first step in finding membership management software that fits your organization is understanding what you need from current and future perspectives. Get Your Free Membership Management Software Buyer's Guide. 4 Steps to Assess Your Membership Software Needs.

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. Yesterday’s paper check is now a simple electronic submission in your membership database. Get Your Free Membership Management Software Buyer's Guide. The Evolution of Membership Management Software.

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

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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. Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) provides veterinary management professionals ongoing education, certifications, and networking opportunities. Formed in 1981, VHMA has grown to serve over 2,700 members across North America. VHMA was […].

6 signs your association needs a new membership management system

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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. And if you aren’t responsive to members during periods of growth, you stand to lose them when it’s time to renew their membership. With these challenges in mind, here are six signs that it’s time for a new membership management system.

Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. April 17th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. We all have financial goals to obtain, be it membership goals, sales goals, event ticket goals or any other. But knowing what you want to sell from a dollar/revenue standpoint is not the same thing as developing the strategy behind it. To reach your revenue goals you must also have a strategy. . Membership Management.

The Undeniable Value of an Integrated Membership Management Software System

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Many organizations don’t have a strategy or even realize how using a tool like an integrated Member Management Software (MMS) solution can be a game changer in increasing the level of engagement and overall value they provide to the members they serve. For many associations the time and cost saved in only having to deal with a single provider for all the functionality they need to manage their organization is reason to celebrate. I have a question for you.

The Undeniable Value of an Integrated Membership Management Software System

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Many organizations don’t have a strategy or even realize how using a tool like an integrated Member Management Software (MMS) solution can be a game changer in increasing the level of engagement and overall value they provide to the members they serve. For many associations the time and cost saved in only having to deal with a single provider for all the functionality they need to manage their organization is reason to celebrate. I have a question for you.

Associations Improve Bottom-line with Non-Dues Based Revenue

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Membership Software Association Management Software. Management Team. Improving the Bottom Line with Non-Dues Revenue. March 20th, 2012 | Posted in Membership Management. While I’m not going to weigh in on either side (that is a decision best made by individual associations on a per case basis), what does become even more important is alternate forms of non-dues revenue. Buyer’s guides are also a popular way to increase non-dues revenue.

Non-Dues Revenue for Your Organization, Savings for Your Members

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Categories: Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management , YourMembership.com News Tags: cost savings , member community , member rewards , membership , non-dues revenue , value Looking for a source of non-dues revenue for your membership organization? The post Non-Dues Revenue for Your Organization, Savings for Your Members appeared first on YourMembership.com.

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. As associations take on the pressures of the economy and increasing member demands, it becomes vital to identify and implement non-dues revenue opportunities to help ensure financial health. Membership Software. Membership Management

Creating a Non-Dues Revenue Strategy: 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

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Non-dues revenue is something ALL associations try to produce. But how they go about producing that non-dues revenue, well, it varies. So how can you create a non-dues revenue strategy that’s going to work well for your association? When drafting a plan, consider the following questions: association management membership management Association ViewsWhat works well for some associations may not work well for others.

5 questions to better market your career center.

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7 lucky reasons to attend Xperience 2017.

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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 […]. Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information Revenue Solutions Social Media and Business Trends YourMembership News association career center association management software conference innovation leadership skills learning management system member engagement membership growth

6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 1.

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Likewise, the potential of shrinking your list places you in danger of losing revenue, members or donations. […]. Industry News + Trends Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Product Information association members email marketing member engagement member re-engagement membership marketingThis is the first of a two-part series from Real Magnet looking at best practices for re-engaging your association members.

Where Do You Fit in the On-Demand Economy?

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The reality is to continue to grow and succeed membership organizations must have a robust virtual presence. Does it have the technology behind it to deliver the membership experience your members and prospects are expecting ? So how does an association or membership organization become an active participant in the on-demand economy? To register and pay for membership dues, event registrations, products, and more. Outstanding resource for generating non-dues revenue.

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6 Steps to Pinpoint Your Most Engaged Members in 5 Minutes or Less (And Why You Need to)

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In the last several years they’ve begun touting engagement as a way to increase revenue, renewals, and customer acquisition. Online Community Software Member Engagement Customer Engagement Membership Management SoftwareForbes , Associations Now , and Association Universe. What do these publications have in common? These and many other go-to industry hubs now frequently feature articles that highlight the importance of engagement as well as tips for how to encourage it.

11 Ways to Provide Your Members with a VIP Conference Experience

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Events are likely one of your association’s biggest revenue drivers. But are you maximizing the amount of revenue your event could bring in? association management event planning member engagement membership management Association ViewsYes, ‘upselling’ is often thought of as a negative term, but people are willing to pay for better experiences, and so it’s important that you’re at least offering those to your members and attendees.

Stop guessing and start knowing

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We’ve gotten much more sophisticated in the data we can share with our sponsors,” USTA Chief Revenue Officer Lewis Sherr told CIO in February. “We Utilizing cloud and data to increase your revenue, provide better member services and increase member engagement offer new opportunity. What data do we look at to predict attendance and revenue based on the locations that are selected? Membership Management

5 Things You Should Aim to “Get” at Your Next Meeting or Trade Show

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Not only is it a primary way to raise revenue, but it’s a huge opportunity to engage your members and attract potential members. Here are five things you should aim to “get” at your next meeting or trade show: association management event planning membership management Association ViewsYour annual meeting or trade show is a BIG opportunity for your association.

Five Essential Takeaways from #AskJP

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The massive growth of mobile technology has thoroughly shifted the way associations manage their business. Associations often focus on technology from a cost perspective, but must shift to thinking about revenue generation and member value. Member Engagement + Retention Membership ManagementDid you miss #AskJP, our first CEO Twitter chat, on December 3 rd ?

The 10 Essential Questions to Answer for the 2015 Association Budgeting Season

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By answering the following questions regarding revenue, expenses and long-term planning you can be prepared today for future success: Where can we invest in major functional areas to return maximum ROI? What are the revenues that will offset costs? Based on renewal rates and member acquisition campaigns what will be our dues revenue? What non-dues revenue is projected (advertising/sponsorships, career centers, etc.)? Where are there other available revenue streams?

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

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This is why including advertising on your website through tools such as banner ads – but only from companies that have been fully vetted and researched for integrity and true member benefit – can be a win/win for your association’s revenue stream and also beneficial as value-added services for your members. Advertising the Right Way Increases Revenue, Enhances Member Experience. Tap the Complete Revenue Potential of Your Website. Membership Management

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

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This is why including advertising on your website through tools such as banner ads – but only from companies that have been fully vetted and researched for integrity and true member benefit – can be a win/win for your association’s revenue stream and also beneficial as value-added services for your members. Advertising the Right Way Increases Revenue, Enhances Member Experience. Tap the Complete Revenue Potential of Your Website. Membership Management

Raise the Roof on ROI

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If you are using a Membership Management Software (MMS) system, you have tools at your disposal that can help turn the tide in your membership efforts, and it can really come down to something as simple as running the correct reports. One of the easiest ways to grow your membership is to not lose your current members. A new member’s first year of membership is a critical point for your association to provide an experience beyond what they were expecting.

The Risk of Not Owning Your Online Brand

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You should keep in mind that the revenue social media networks generate comes from the data they constantly collect – from your members and anyone else who freely shares their personal data by using these systems. LinkedIn generates revenue through three main channels – talent solutions, marketing solutions, and premium subscriptions. Premium subscriptions allow users to move beyond a free membership and gain access to more features by paying a value added premium.

Leading Engagement from the Outside in: Your Questions Answered

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The information they provided made It became abundantly clear that associations and all membership organizations need to move from an inside-out to an outside-in approach to member engagement. Mary will share her thoughts on perpetual membership, touch points and managed contacts. You’ll learn what associations with high retention rates are doing that others aren’t; and, most importantly, identify the five questions every membership association needs to be asking today.

Three Ways Associations Can Build Brand Awareness Using Technology

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Association Management or Membership Management Software. Association Management Software (AMS) is the hub for connecting your association to your members via technology. It really comes down to member data and putting that data to work to drive engagement and create membership value. An association career center is an excellent tool for building member loyalty, recruiting new members, and driving non-dues revenue for your association.

Flipping the Membership Equation – Your Questions Answered

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Last month we held our Thought Leadership webinar, Flipping the Membership Equation: Thinking Different about Member Retention and Recruitment , and it turned out to be the largest turnout for the webinar series to date. Freemium, multi-tiered and try before you buy options are becoming a part of the changing membership landscape. The post Flipping the Membership Equation – Your Questions Answered appeared first on YourMembership.

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Refocusing on Jobs and Education in 2015

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Three areas of concern come to light when looking at the overall potential of LinkedIn and other for profits crowding into areas of service previously “owned” by associations: Non-Dues Revenue – The potential loss of much desired revenue generated through recruiting fees via paid job postings and online advertising. Data that allows LinkedIn to develop new products and services with huge revenue generating potential. Membership Management

2015 Association Management Trends and Important News from YM

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It’s only the first week of the New Year and we are already off to an exciting start as YourMembership proudly announced this week the acquisition of Digital Ignite and that we will be adding its Learning Management System to YM’s expanding suite of products. There’s no getting around the fact that new technology, tools and management techniques are coming at us faster and faster these days leaving little time to effectively evaluate and choose between alternatives.

Four Ways Your Career Center Can Add Value to Your Association’s Conference

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It will provide those employers willing to pay extra for the exposure they are seeking at your event, and can actually be a great source of additional revenue. We all know an association’s Career Center is both a valuable member benefit and a great source for non-dues revenue. Member Engagement + Retention Membership ManagementI know, you’re thinking, “How can my association’s Career Center add value to my annual conference?” A valid question.

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

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The key to brand design is creating memorable, motivating visuals that drive the commerce you’re looking for such as increasing membership, mobilizing members toward a common goal, generating non-dues revenue such as preferred partner marketing with outside vendors, etc. The post Use Design to Define Your Association’s Brand and Grow Membership appeared first on YourMembership. Membership Management

Reimagining the Volunteer Model in Associations – Your Questions Answered

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Hoffman, CAE, President and Association Manager for Mariner Management & Marketing presented. We all know that membership is the lifeblood that makes associations a viable concern; however, it is the volunteers, often behind the scenes, that fuel the engine that moves our organizations forward. We need our continuing education, we need our lobbyists, and yes, we must have our non-dues revenue. Last week we held our monthly thought leadership webinar where Peggy M.

Associations and the Vision Thing

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Member recruitment, new revenue growth, generational shifts, technology demands, and the need to transform their organizations into “On Demand” service providers to meet the growing demands of their members – some or all of these make up the business climate associations must compete and succeed in today. These moves alone changed the conversation for a lot of people looking at the Association Management Software (AMS) industry, as it exists today.

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Tips for Cranking Up the Engagement Factor at Your Conference

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Next week I’ll share another strategy for increasing engagement while growing non-dues revenue at your conference. Membership ManagementYou and I have both experienced it. Whether you’re delivering your presentation at the podium or monitoring a session from the back of the room, it is sometimes virtually impossible to ignore all of the faces buried in their smart phones, iPads or laptops. What gives? Is the meeting that boring?

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4 Easy Ways to Take Your Marketing Up a Notch

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You already have SO much on your plate: engaging your existing members, raising non-dues revenue, going back and forth between your board - marketing is just one more thing to add to the list. association management association leadership membership management Small Staff ChatterMarketing your association can seem like a huge undertaking.

Believe it or Not, “Members Only” Doesn’t Always Benefit Your Members

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It’s not easy to identify ways to make the value of membership offerings resonate with young professionals , but every association and membership organization will need to recruit them and it can be done. We recently held our June webinar entitled Flipping the Membership Equation: Thinking Differently About Membership Recruitment and Retention. Case Studies Member Engagement + Retention Membership Management Social Media and Business Trends YourMembership News