My top 8 highlights from RSA’s e-newsletter

Optimist Consulting

I delivered an e-newsletter workshop recently for a client. One of the activities I took the group through was looking at other membership organisation’s e-newsletters. Do you use any of these techniques in your e-newsletters? Uncategorized e-newsletters membership

Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To

Higher Logic

Although some might think them old-school, email newsletters are having a renaissance. It doesn’t matter what the subject is, there is a newsletter out there for it. Perhaps newsletters are a way of making sense of all the information out there. CMX Hub Newsletter.

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The Golden Age of Newsletters

Higher Logic

In fact, good old fashioned email newsletters are having a bit of a renaissance. I used to get most of my reading material from social media (a place I still go) but am now often guided by newsletters -- everything from 730DC to Buzzfeed News to Lena Dunham’s Lenny and more (who knows how many newsletters I’ve signed up for recently). I like the commentary and specificity of each newsletter. What is it about newsletters that’s becoming so trendy?

3 Key Insights On E-newsletters

Wild Apricot Blog

In past conversations, we''ve learned that many associations, clubs and non-profits use e-newsletters to communicate with their members with varying degrees of success. newsletter Communications So we revisited the subject in a recent Advisory session. Here are 3 key insights.

April Newsletter: What Rhymes with April

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter april 9000Maple? Bagel? Playful? A plate full of staples? A drill? Does anything really truly rhyme with April? Anyways, one exciting piece of news is that we reached 9,000 paying customers this week (not including free accounts)!

Transforming Your E-Newsletter

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a review of a Network for Good e-book on making the transition from a print newsletter to an email version. And for those wanting tips on refreshing an existing email newsletter, here's an article that might help. newsletter member communications

Pew: Digital News Sites More Likely to Have Email Newsletters Than Apps

Associations Now

A Pew analysis of large digital news outlets suggests that most find email newsletters and social media presences essential—but apps, on the other hand, are less common. The post Pew: Digital News Sites More Likely to Have Email Newsletters Than Apps appeared first on Associations Now

The State of the Nonprofit Newsletter

Wild Apricot Blog

If you missed the Nonprofit Blog Carnival's Nonprofit Newsletter Trends and Tips, here's a recap and some additional posts and resources. nonprofit newsletters

Why wait for an Association's Monthly Newsletter?

SCD Group

When sharing information for your association’s members, why wait for a “Monthly Newsletter?”. I love ASAE’s digital Associations Now , the daily electronic newsletter providing valuable information for association professions. Weekly newsletter?

What's in a Newsletter?

Cvent Association Tips

We know that most associations send out a newsletter on a periodic basis, both electronically and on paper. Don't post full articles in your newsletter - add headlines and teasers to entice people to read more on your website. • Lastly, get feedback about your newsletters.

July Update: AWS Migration Complete

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter July-UpdateRead all about how our migration to Amazon Web Services went, plus a new feature, updates to our mobile app, a free webinar, and more.

Monday Buzz: The State of Nonprofit Newsletters

Associations Now

Some early newsletter insights emerge from the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. “If you want to do what the majority of nonprofits are doing (61 percent), you should send your email newsletter at least monthly,” Miller writes.

June Update: Next Week’s Move to Improve Our System Performance

Wild Apricot Blog

July-NewsletterRead about our switch to Amazon Web Services, updates to our mobile app, and other news.

February Update: What to Expect in Our First Major Release of 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

free-webinars scheduled-e-mail-blasts march newsletterFind out what to expect in our 1st major release of 2017 and sign up for free expert webinars in February and March.

March Update: An Update on our Update

Wild Apricot Blog

march newsletterFind out how our latest release went and want changes we've reverted. We've also got a free webinar coming up and some helpful resources from industry experts.

September 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post September 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Newsletter Archives What is the real cost of waiting? What’s the cost of inaction? Another few months of trying to manage multiple databases and wondering whether you have the most up-to-date member list? An unknown number of prospective members who pass your association by simply because your website looks dated and isn’t user friendly? Another board meeting [.] ( Read more. )

July 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post July 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Newsletter Archives online community Featured Article The Naked Truth about Technology Ever have that sinking feeling that something isn’t right? After the keys/wallet mental checklist, you realize with a sinking feeling you forgot your cellphone. The anxiety behind this realization is akin to being exposed in public. We have become exceptionally dependent on our technology. According to a [.] ( Read more. )

July 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

The post July 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Newsletter Archives Featured Article The Naked Truth about Technology Ever have that sinking feeling that something isn’t right? After the keys/wallet mental checklist, you realize with a sinking feeling you forgot your cellphone. The anxiety behind this realization is akin to being exposed in public. We have become exceptionally dependent on our technology. According to a [.] ( Read more. )

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. Remember that newsletter I referenced? So every month, I jump into Constant Contact to look at stats. Admittedly, I’m a word nerd, but I find the stats and data fascinating.

May Update: Our Improved App

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter mobile mayBesides the clear blue skies and the bright warm sun, May brings the beautiful blossoms of apricot trees, as pictured here. Reminiscing aside, here’s what happened this month in the world of Wild Apricot.

July Update: Wild Apricot Turns 10

Wild Apricot Blog

downtime solution-splitting ten-years july newsletterWild Apricot turns 10 years old, four new email templates, an update on our mobile app, and more.

June Update: Why is Next Month Special for Nonprofits?

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter update juneWhat is so special about July for membership organizations? Based on a study we conducted of over 1 million events you’ve created in Wild Apricot, July is the hottest month for big events. We’re talking retreats, conventions, and conferences.

Thursday Buzz: Make Your Newsletters More Relevant

Associations Now

The audience is king when it comes to your newsletters. “It may sound obvious, but having a thorough understanding of what your members/readers want helps enormously when creating content for your newsletter.” What do you consider most important about newsletter strategy?

October Update: Minor Software Update and Increased Security

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter octoberRead about our scheduled software update, our PCI DSS compliance, and more.

September Update: We Take Your Feedback Seriously

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter septemberWe try our best to understand and respond to every one of your messages. It’s your feedback that has made Wild Apricot the product that it is today. Read about some of the struggles we've had and what we're doing about them.

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. Remember that newsletter I referenced? So every month, I jump into Constant Contact to look at stats. Admittedly, I’m a word nerd, but I find the stats and data fascinating.

Generate Revenue from Email Newsletters

Informz

As a representative of industries and vertical markets, your email newsletter is a connection point to facilitate the exchange of important information for your community. The immediate way to gain revenue is to sell digital sponsorships within your newsletter.

10 point checklist to maximise impact of member e-newsletters

Optimist Consulting

On 3 rd December I delivered a full-day workshop for the Small Charities Coalition on Building engagement through e-mail newsletters. What are the open and click through rates for your e-newsletter? clear on objectives: It’s a good idea to write 3 or 4 objectives for your e-newsletter.

Newsletter Update

Moving through the Association World

It has been a lot of hard work but it looks like the TMG Connection Newsletter is very close to launching. I ended up taking the newsletter in a different direction, continuing with the HTML format, which I am using MailChimp to create. I also created a blog to serve as the newsletter website, www.tmgconnection.com. I also created a subscribe form for anyone interested in receiving the newsletter.

August Update: Software News

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter update augustIf you'd like to know about our latest software developments, you'll be happy to know that we released a major update just last week: Wild Apricot Version 5.8. Find out about the four major features in this release.

January Update: Features Being Developed in 2017

Wild Apricot Blog

january newsletter featuresFind out which features we are developing in 2017 and sign up for February's free expert webinar.

Newsletter Launch

Moving through the Association World

It took a bit longer than planned but we finally finished up the re-launch effort of the TMG Connection Newsletter. You can view the newsletter here , and the blog that goes along with it here. I think a lot of what I talk about on here will lead into some content for the blog and upcoming newsletters. So far the response has been great. While the traffic to the blog has not been heavy, it has been enough to see what worked and what did not work.

‘Tis the Season for Gifting Your Members

Association Adviser

Membership Technology events membership responsive design gifts holidays website newsletter dues membership duesGive a gift to your members that goes beyond tangibility and increases their engagement with your association. Here are six gifts you can give your association members this holiday season, and you’ll. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

2 genius ways to up your member engagement game.

YourMembership Blog

Can you count all the channels, blogs, newsletters, etc. Raise your hand if you feel like your member engagement tactics aren’t working well with your association members. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We’re living in a time when people are inundated with messages and content from a variety of channels 24/7. you’re subscribed to? The post 2 genius ways to up your member engagement game. appeared first on YourMembership. YourMembership News Member Engagement Industry Trends

Nonprofit Newsletter: Free Tools to Create and Merge PDFs

Wild Apricot Blog

One small nonprofit I work with has chosen to publish its monthly membership newsletter as a magazine-style document in Portable Document Format (PDF), rather than as an email blast. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Non-profit Communications collaboration PDF open source application software newsletters

Kurt Nagle: Fostering Global Collaboration

Association Adviser

From the Corner Office Leadership AAPA AAPA Industry Services Magazine advocacy Alert Newsletter American Association of Port Authorities Kurt Nagle member communications non-dues revenue public port authorities Seaports Advisory Seaports Deliver Prosperity Seaports Magazine

Trade Association CEO Support: Newsletter Distribution

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. Newsletter Distribution. How tight should you control your associations newsletter distribution? Newsletter Distribution.

Trade Association CEO Support: The Newsletter

Trade Association CEO Blog

Ask me for a quote on many projects like: Newsletter design, newsletter strategy, newsletter production, strategic planning, budgeting, evaluation of endorsed programs, governance structuring, bylaws, education programming, member database selection/conversion/optimization/training, discussion facilitation and more. The Newsletter. The primary objective of a trade association newsletter is to get read by the members. The key, then, is to make it OUR newsletter.

Email-Driven Curation: Get Your Voice Out Front

Associations Now

Curation Tips If you’re looking to create a newsletter of your own, The Association Contrarian Report’s Jeff De Cagna offers these tips. Perhaps a curated newsletter written under your own name—rather than your association’s—could do the trick.

Digital Transformation Stalls Without Strong Leadership

Associations Now

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, for instance, dramatically streamlined its newsletter production process by implementing a content-personalization solution.