How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

Daily Buzz: How Millennials Engage With Causes

Associations Now

Millennials, tech, activism—a 10-year study shares how the plugged-in generation interacts with causes and social issues. A statement that should come as no surprise to anyone: Millennials are engaged in technology and leverage it as a tool for activism.

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2013: A Millennial’s Perspective

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Your pricing and member benefits need to reflect that. This embrace of technology that makes association life easier should be applauded and further supported in 2014. Pricing Challenges. Kelly Donovan, Naylor.

Why Millennials Join Associations and What Associations Can Do to Keep Them

Association Adviser

Despite popular sentiment that millennials are disinterested in joining traditional professional associations, young people are uniquely positioned to benefit from association membership in important ways. Educational and professional resources : millennials love to learn.

How to Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

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Generation Z and young Millennials are different. New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. The 4 Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z.

Greeting Card Industry Shifts Over Millennial Taste

Associations Now

Millennials have eschewed sending greeting cards, so the industry has gotten edgier in response—making room for different voices and different kinds of cards. However, the news isn’t terrible: According to GCA, about 60 percent of millennials have purchased a card over the last year.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

How Millennials’ Shifting Tastes Are Changing Car Buying

Associations Now

Those crazy millennials have been keeping the auto industry on edge—partly because they’re buying cars a lot later, and that caught dealers off guard. The post How Millennials’ Shifting Tastes Are Changing Car Buying appeared first on Associations Now

EVOLVE: Technology will Mandate Marketers to Keep Up with the Times

SocialFish

Smartphones have become an imperative, especially among Millennials. It has become the medium that allows them to search, retrieve recommendations, do price comparisons and make purchases. Marketers have to adapt and stay on top of the channels and technologies.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. Consider alternative delivery methods and new technologies. Finally, some advice for millennials reading this: “You have personal power and more options than you have ever had. When I graduated college 16 years ago, times were different.

Associations play an important role in higher education

Aaron Wolowiec

And then comes the price tag. Consider alternative delivery methods and new technologies. Finally, some advice for millennials reading this: “You have personal power and more options than you have ever had. When I graduated college 16 years ago, times were different.

The Trick to Innovating with Gen Y

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. How Do You Innovate With Millennials? There have been many articles written on how to attract millennials and hopefully, by now, you’ve put some processes and activities in place to attract this very large generation. Pricing.

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career, Part Three

Blue Sky eLearn

We also dove into technological advancements and their effect on the workforce and the economy. We know that a college degree does not get you as far as it used to, and that technology is rapidly changing entire industries. Part One & Two – What We Learned.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.28.16

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The survey will help the association community better understand how membership organizations use or don’t use social technologies to deliver learning. The size or budget of your association, and whether you use or don’t use social technologies, doesn’t matter.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

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Attracting millennial/young professional supporters. 4 million US jobs are expected to be disrupted by technology and other factors between now and 2026. The Millennial Generation: A Demographic Bridge to America’s Diverse Future (Washington DC).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.30.16

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Since technology has become such an integral part of everyday life, it’s more important than ever for organizations to find ways to connect with their members online. Leveraging the Millennial Generation in your Workplace. Joey Price, CEO, Jumpstart: HR.

What Smart Associations Do Differently

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Also look at learning preferences, technology adoption and topic interests. Technology is not synonymous for innovation; some associations are having breakthroughs by going back to old tech. In response to this challenge, some associations have made impressive gains in their adoption of technology, particularly in the areas of mobile, social media, video, online learning, connectivity and more. I checked in with two of my millennial colleagues to get their take.

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Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

This is how you can prove your new member community will be a valuable technology investment. Many associations are looking to technology to help them achieve various goals like millennial recruitment and maximizing staff resources. Objection 1: Price.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.27.17

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Make a checklist out of this one: Kylee Coffman at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how to make Google love your association website. “ Host: ASAE Technology Section. Moderators: Laura Lewis, Director of Technology, Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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Gen Y Favors Loyalty When Shaping Brand Perception, Study Finds

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Millennials are practical and engaged when forming brand perception, contradicting the idea of their “brand agnostic” mindset, a Concentric Marketing study finds. 30 percent cite price as the primary motivator behind a purchase. Get those millennials talking.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.21.16

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Tagoras , a consulting and education firm specializing in the market for lifelong learning, invites you to participate in a survey that will help our community better understand how membership organizations use or don’t use social technologies to deliver learning.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

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Millennials are spending more time at home than previous generations , per research uncovered by Sarah Todd at Quartz. Now, other organizations are leveraging the unique strengths of open source to deliver world-class learning at an affordable price.

Smaller Loaves: Lessons on Adapting to Your Audience From the Bread Industry

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One way to do this could be by producing a podcast, a format that is increasingly popular with millennials ages 25 to 34, according to research from the National Association of Broadcasters. Set a price that matches your audience.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.15.17

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Dave Coriale at DelCor Technology Solutions isn’t one to use that kind of language in public but he did share 12 steps association CEOs can take to avoid becoming the next Equifax —and avoid getting the axe.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.22.19

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Dan Hickey at DelCor describes the seven steps your association should take when building a technology project team. Presenter: Chris Green, Senior Application Analyst at Association Technologies, Inc. Hosts: Unleashed Technologies and Siteimprove.

Why (and How) to Design Association Education for Young Professionals

WBT Systems

Millennials will make up nearly half the U.S. Generational definitions vary but most characterize millennials (or Generation Y) as 21 to 35 year olds. Generation Z, usually described as those who are 21 and under, is already a bigger group than the millennials or the boomers. Millennials in the workplace. Boomer and Gen X executives have been reading and talking about millennials for the last decade at least. contributor Nicolas Cole , a millennial himself.

Can Associations Thrive in a Crowded Marketplace?

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If your association is in the same industry as any of these membership sites, then your members likely have more alternative choices when it comes to benefits and price. By providing skills development and job opportunities, your association could also help attract millennial members.

Study: How Can You Make Professional Development More Meaningful for Members?

Associations Now

A new report from the nonprofit technology company Abila notes that people are always looking for great educational resources—though the growth of outside offerings means they may not rely only on yours.

Age Doesn't Matter. Goal Does. - Friday Fix

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Pricing. Technology. If you want someone who gets the technology and has a smart phone, there’s a wide ocean to fish in. Pricing. Tags: gen y , millennials , online community , social media , social media strategy. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press.

Your Member Recruiting Campaign Will Fail Without This

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Pricing. Technology. But it’s not just the millennials who are struggling with reasons to join their parents’ (or grandparents’) organizations. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team. Partner Programs.

Shopping Center Group Helps Members Navigate Industry Disruption

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McGee recognizes that there are major factors putting pressure on the retail industry, namely technology—which is driving the rise of e-commerce, online retailers, and price transparency—and changes in demographics.

Key Takeaways Association Marketers Need to Know from ASAE’s 2017 #MMCCon

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During “10 Marketing KPIs Every Association Should Be Measuring,” Dave Martin with Aptify and Michael Skiados with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association talked about just how much the marketing landscape has moved toward data-driven technology.

Top Findings from the Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

Membership Marketing

Ideally changing the membership packaging is designed to respond to new market conditions, give members more options, and competitively price membership. Finally, some associations are thriving through innovative ways to attract and provide value to Millennials and Generation X members.

Why You Need to Adopt a Sharing Economy to Keep your Conference Relevant

Velvet Chainsaw

It may take a few years, but my money is on a long-term shift to a buyer’s market — especially for room inventory attractive to the huge Millennial market. Supply and demand has the greatest impact on hotel-room pricing. It’s smart. It’s social. It’s green.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 8.9.19

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Their post describes the benefits of learning subscriptions for members, employers and associations, and shares ideas for tiers, pricing, and retention tactics. Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders: How to Attract, Retain and Engage Millennial and Gen Z Talent.

Your Members’ Tech Comfort Level Matters

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That’s not an unusual spot for an association exec to occupy regarding technology. and other countries, but also members who lack much access to technology at all. Someday, AHA might be dealing with millennials or generation Xers who keep their phones at their side.

To Invite Innovation, Make Friends With Risk and Change

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When we were new entrepreneurs, you could fit the scope of technology into the same neat boxes that contained the hardware and software that made it run. Medicine is a complex environment where exponential advancements in research and technology are occurring simultaneously with a transformation in the way that physicians’ practice. The accelerated timeline of these activities reflects the organization’s belief in the value of synchronizing technology and operations.

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

Technology is enabling a greater awareness of how companies are servicing customer demands. Millennials…have a lot of faith in the disruption of the financial system, so much so that 33% think they won’t need a bank in the near future.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.16.18

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Find out how onsite event technology helps you gather invaluable data for measuring and tracking the attendee journey and proving the impact of your event. Discover some of the latest applications of methodology and technology currently being used (and some peeks into the future as well).

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Membership Wakeup Call for Associations

Association Adviser

As we go live with this issue, the stock market is near its all-time high, housing prices are rebounding in most parts of the country and the jobless rate has significantly improved since we launched Association Adviser in March 2010. Hank Berkowitz, Editor-in-Chief.