Federal Agencies Urged to Cancel Their Washington Post and New York Times Subscriptions

Moery Company

Recent news of federal agencies being urged to cancel their Washington Post and New York Times subscriptions could have a huge impact on the associations that advertise in the special edition publications.

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How The New York Times Turned Unsolicited Donations Into a Successful Program

Associations Now

For slightly more than a month, The New York Times has been asking its subscribers for a little help in donating subscriptions to U.S. The post How The New York Times Turned Unsolicited Donations Into a Successful Program appeared first on Associations Now

New York Times and Paid Content

High Context

The New York Times has announced a new paid content model for their online content. They are not offering anything new to their best prospects, they are removing what draws them in the first place It is also rather complicated which will suppress sales a bit. Why not offer new value to your most voracious online readers and charge for that? Use what you have to create new offerings that you’ve never provided before but can scale in the online world.

Make Your Exhibitor Marketing Campaign a Success

Association Adviser

Planning your association’s exhibitor marketing is a surefire way to increase non-dues revenue because it forces your staff to carefully consider the exhibitor experience and improve upon it.

Bill Introduced to Overhaul Nonprofit Laws in New York

Associations Now

The product of more than a year of deliberations led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the Nonprofit Revitalization Act and the Executive Compensation Reform Act represent the first major reforms to the state’s nonprofit laws in 40 years. New York lawmakers introduced two pieces of legislation last week that they say would improve governance and oversight of the state’s tax-exempt community and rein in excessive compensation for top charity executives.

Will “Subscription Economy” Impact Association Memberships?

SCD Group

The New York Times: Running Faster And Faster To Stay In The Same Place By Matthew Ingram via Gigaom Ingram’s piece focuses on the struggle of The New York Times to increase subscription income – including fees from its online content – to replace “tanking” advertising revenues.

New Revenue Streams Slow Decline of Newspaper Industry

Associations Now

Adjusting business models and finding new sources of income helped the newspaper industry slow its revenue decline to just 2 percent in 2012. The newspaper industry’s revenue peaked in 2005, and it’s been downhill ever since.

Should you shorten your workweek?

Association Success

The estate planning service in New Zealand famously ran its own experiment , which was so successful it instituted the practice full-time. Still, as the New York Times reported, the concept of a four-day workweek has been floated for more than 100 years.

IRS Reluctantly Planning Mass Tax Exemption Revocations

Association Law

According to an article in The New York Times published on April 22, 2010 , a staggering one-fourth of all nonprofit organizations will have their tax exemptions automatically revoked on May 15, 2010, based on their failure to file annual tax returns. Historically, nonprofit organizations with $25,000 or less in revenues have been exempt from filing requirements. Even tax-exempt organizations with no revenue at all are required to file an annual return.

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Executive Connections: Train, Learn, Survive.

Executive Connections

I attended the Software Information Industry Association (SIIA) Information Industry Summit (IIS) in New York City last week, and I was encouraged by the positive attitudes expressed by leaders in the content industry. In the midst of the current economic turmoil, she sees an opportunity to train 21 st Century employees in new skills—skills that we may not have even heard about yet. Executive Connections. « Launching a Special Year With a Great Summit | Main.

A night away? We sure did pay.

Aaron Wolowiec

According to a new report by STR Inc. , According to the STR report, New York City boasted the highest room rates in 2014, where hotel guests paid an average of $263 a night. And Nashville, Denver and Atlanta were the hotspots for revenue growth in 2014.

N.Y. Governor Rocks Tradeshow Boat

Associations Now

Event organizers in New York City are objecting to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement last week that the New York Boat Show will return to its mid- to late-January dates, leaving several other shows unmoored. A group of tradeshow exhibitors is asking New York Gov.

Game Plan 2014: Seeing Around the Corners

Association Adviser

Most associations agree non-dues revenue is essential, but our research shows very few ask advertisers and sponsors for their input. Plotke lamented that associations tell her non-dues revenue is more important than ever.

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From the Corner Office: Carol Khoury, NYSSA

Association Adviser

This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Carol Khoury, managing director of membership & marketing, for the 10,000-member New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). It’s a “new world order” out there, and they have to adapt. Carol Khoury.

What Smart Associations Do Differently

Association Adviser

New Orleans Saints. New York Giants. A new study from Iris Mobile and The Center for Media Research found that 75 percent of millennials (Gen Y) access the Internet via their phones. They can also provide new sources of sponsorship revenue and member leads by identifying trends in attendee behavior and content interests. Video is also a valuable form of content, learning, non-dues revenue and even membership leads.

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Reads of the Week: November 2, 2012

Reid All About it

In response to thousands of retweets of erroneous Weather Channel and CNN reports that the New York Stock Exchange had been flooded with “three feet” of water, Twitter users, some reporters and many not, were relentless: photos of the outside of the building, flood-free, were posted.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

Reid All About it

WBT Systems describes some of what they’ve learned as an LMS provider over the years about online teaching in their tips for new virtual presenters and instructors. Gabrielle Hamilton, New York Times ). Fri 5/1 at 9 a.m.* – Exec Connect: Navigating the New Normal.

Association Boosts Legal Fight Over NYC Taxi Medallions

Associations Now

New York City taxi medallions have severely declined in value as a result of the rise in app-based ride-hailing alternatives. million each but now have a value of as little as $150,000, according to The New York Times.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

Reid All About it

If you’ve ever tried to get people at work to adopt a new technology, you know what kind of uphill battle that can be. Is your association seeking new streams of non-dues revenue as well as new streams of content for your digital and print publications?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.15.20

Reid All About it

Chapters can continue to generate non-dues revenue by partnering with their sponsors in new ways. Billhighway explains how to help chapters leverage their event and content assets to deliver desperately needed revenue to their bottom line and value to sponsors.

Is Your Nonprofit Tax Status at Risk?

Wild Apricot

As the New York Times reported , late last week: The new law, embedded in the 393 pages of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, also directed the Internal Revenue Service to revoke the tax exemptions of groups that failed to file for three consecutive years. Up to 25% of American nonprofits – charities, trade associations and membership groups – will lose their tax-exempt status at midnight on May 15, when the provisions of a 2006 federal bill kick in.

Study: Nonprofits That Follow BBB Standards Raise More Money

Associations Now

Specifically, the research by professor Greg Chen of the City University of New York’s Baruch College looked at charities’ records from the years between 2006 and 2011. recommended as a consideration for charities that seek to increase revenue from donative sources.”

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How NYC’s Foam-Container Ban Won Over an Association Ally

Associations Now

Despite the higher cost of using alternatives to polystyrene containers for food packaging, the New York State Restaurant Association backed the city’s new ban on the material, thanks in part to some key concessions.

Local Media Association Brings Accelerator Program to Publishers of Color

Associations Now

Working with five major African-American-owned newspapers, LMA is using its recently launched accelerator program to help the papers expand digital revenue.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.31.20

Reid All About it

Even more shocking (to me), year after year, new leaders take the reins—until they don’t. Julie Weed, New York Times ). A new episode is posted every Monday by 1 p.m. Learn about new options available this year that will increase member retention and non-dues revenue.

The Association Business Model: It’s Time For A Massive Overhaul.

Association Success

Organizations like Netflix, Harvard Business Review, and the New York Times made content easy to access and use through personalization and one-click, one-time purchasing. It’s no wonder why over half of all associations are experiencing flat or declining membership and revenue growth.

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Should Associations Offer Conference Subscription Packages?

Associations Now

Earlier this week, the New York Mets announced that they’d be offering a new Netflix-style ticket subscription package this season. It’s a great way to gain access to Citi Field at a low cost,” Chris Zaber, the Mets’ senior vice president of ticket sales, told the New York Post.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

Reid All About it

One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. Professionals who don’t keep learning are the new “at-risk” group. But Nicholas Kristof at The New York Times explains why 2017 was the best year in human history. New Scientist ).

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Associations are the Key to our Nation’s History and Prosperity

YourMembership Blog

New laws were developed to support and define these new groups and the role they would come to play in our educational and political system. was the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, which was formed in 1768 by 20 merchants.

Report: The Story Machine Learning Tells About Nonprofits

Associations Now

Meanwhile, benefits and insurance nonprofits tend to get the best funding in the Midwest and a handful of other isolated states around the country (Nevada, New Mexico, Arkansas, New Jersey).

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.4.19

Reid All About it

WBT Systems suggests ten factors you should consider while developing requirements for your new LMS. MemberSuite shares the secret to retaining new members. Vietnamese-style pork meatballs , a recipe from the New York Times, came together quickly for a weeknight meal.

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The Guardian Expands U.S. Reporting With New Nonprofit Arm

Associations Now

In comments to The New York Times , Rachel White, the president of theguardian.org, noted that the goal of the endeavor was to put journalistic weight behind issues that were getting short shrift in the modern media environment but were important to the foundations.

Blogging Elsewhere: April 2011

Reid All About it

Will you pay $195 a year to read the New York Times online? In a quest for revenue, the Times will erect a paywall on March 28. The folks at TMG’s Engage blog explain the Times’ new metered approach.

INBOUND Conference: A Sample Agenda for Customer Marketers


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Could This Hotel’s Room Service Move Start a Trend?

Associations Now

The New York Hilton Midtown is discontinuing its room service option in August. Business travelers staying at the New York Hilton Midtown will have one less option to satisfy a late-night craving come August. percent of a hotel’s revenue, down from 1.3

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.17.20

Reid All About it

They’re finding community, establishing identity, and exploring new trends that have not yet found mainstream acceptance.”. One of my other favorite sources of recipes, besides Bon Appetit, is the New York Times. A new episode is posted every Monday by 1 p.m.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.5.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… When I was in charge of getting a new AMS back at my old association, I had no idea how to approach selection and implementation. Unlocking Revenue by Driving Learner Engagement.

Back to The Future: Associations in 2010

Portage Group

New Revenue Models Increased competition from sources such as the internet and social media are allowing people to access networks and resources without having to pay a membership fee. Here’s an article on the debate from the New York Times.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.12.17

Reid All About it

If you anticipate having to make the case to your board for a new AMS or for any type of new software , check out this advice from Aptify. The new CIO is more than a technology manager. How to Fuel Exceptional New Member Experiences. Location: New York NY.