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.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and New York SHIELD Act for Associations, Nonprofits, and Other 501(c) Organizations

Delcor

Most recently, California and New York have expanded their data privacy protections by enacting the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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: 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?

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.

The Prime Effect: How Amazon Is Helping Retail Membership

Associations Now

There seems to be room for retailers to increase their subscription revenue; customers do not appear to mind paying more for subscription services and memberships,” AlixPartners’ New York director, Roshan Varma, wrote in a blog post.

How Leaky Should Your Paywall Be?

Associations Now

But if your digital publication is reliant on ad revenue, you might want to hold off. Even companies that were once more permissive with their paywalls, like The New York Times , are starting to push registration on readers.

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

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.

7 Secrets of a Master Digital Story Teller

Vanguard Tech

Organizations must embrace the new way that people receive and consume information. I was a radio news director and reporter in New Jersey and New York, one of the most competitive media markets in the U.S.

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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INBOUND Conference: A Sample Agenda for Customer Marketers

Socious

Gary will appear with Gwyneth Paltrow, will.i.am, and Jessica Alba on Apple's new unscripted series “Planet of the Apps,” and he also currently hosts “The #AskGaryVee Show” podcast. Learn how to navigate this new realm, where technology and marketing are husband and wife.

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Taxi Associations Struggle With Dropping Medallion Prices

Associations Now

In New York City, an industry group is raising alarms, accusing the city’s taxi commission of making the problem worse by covering it up. At one point, a New York City taxi medallion cost more than $1 million, and they have regularly sold for six figures elsewhere.

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Wednesday Buzz: Budget Tips for Community Associations

Associations Now

Plus: Microsoft’s latest investment in New York education. And like all organizations, community associations need to keep an eye out for new, underdeveloped revenue streams—for example, from pet fees or penalties for violations of community rules, McKuen writes.

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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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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: 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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CEIR Report: Tradeshows Continue Growth Streak

Associations Now

According to new research released this week by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, the first quarter of 2016 maintained its streak of growth, improving by 2.6 Every main metric used in CEIR’s reporting showed an improvement, though some, like real revenue (which rose 5.4

Report: LGBT-Owned Businesses on the Rise

Associations Now

That’s according to a new report from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), which analyzed the economic impact of LGBT-owned businesses throughout the country. LGBT businesses aren’t just startups, and they generate a lot of revenue. million in annual revenue.

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Friday Buzz: The Great Airplane Seating Debate

Associations Now

If Acro Aircraft Seating gets its way, your next business trip could feature an entirely new seating arrangement. ” But opinion notwithstanding, where do the new seats fit into the market? Is this redesigned airline-seating plan right for you?