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

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. )

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?

Nonprofit Newsletter vs. Nonprofit Blog: Which Will Bring More Success

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a full look at the pros and cons of publishing a nonprofit newsletter versus a blogs to help you figure out the best content marketing strategy for your nonprofit. blog newsletter

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. )

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. )

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.

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.

Refreshing Your E-newsletter

Wild Apricot Blog

It's spring cleaning season - a good time to review and refresh your e-newsletter. Associations E-mail marketing member communication newsletters nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications nptechHere are some tips to get you started.( read more ).

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

How to Write a Newsletter Your Members Will Actually Want to Read

Wild Apricot Blog

Does your digital newsletter have low engagement? Here's how to write a newsletter your members actually want to read

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)!

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.

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

15 Content Ideas for Your Association’s Newsletter

MembersClicks

Does your association send out a monthly or bi-monthly newsletter? But don’t stop sending out those monthly or bi-monthly newsletters because they’re a GREAT way to engage your association’s membership. If so, you know coming up with ideas can sometimes be tough.

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.

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.

6 Ways to Supercharge Your Association’s Newsletter

MembersClicks

So you have a newsletter and it’s filled with some pretty valuable information, but people aren’t really opening it or engaging with it the way you’d like.

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?

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.

Naming Your Association’s Newsletter: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

MembersClicks

When it comes to newsletters, sometimes the name is just as important as the content inside. Now we’ll be the first to admit, naming can be tricky, so to help you out, here are four questions to ask yourself when embarking on the newsletter naming journey: association management membership management Small Staff Chatter marketingYou want it to be fun, catchy, memorable - something your members will want to open and read through.

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.

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?

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.

Association Basics: How to Write a “Year in Review” Newsletter

MembersClicks

One of the easiest ways to do that is to write a newsletter to recap your association’s year. This newsletter should cover the big highlights of 2017 as well as include your association’s updates for 2018. We think that this little newsletter can have a big impact. Take a look at the four categories you should include to knock your “Year in Review” newsletter out of the park!

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

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

September Update: The Only Taxes You Will Be Excited to See

Wild Apricot Blog

For the September 2018 newsletter, we share updates on online store taxes, upcoming events, and our recent blog posts. september newsletter update

October Update: Don't Miss Our Free Membership Growth Online Summit 2018

Wild Apricot Blog

newsletter update october growth-summit location-mapping app-for-membersIn our October update we look at the new member app on Android, member location mapping, and some support FAQs.

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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.

AE on the Verge: 3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter

AE on the Verge

3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter. Im sometimes asked why our association e-newsletter isnt loaded with a template, graphics, colors, and pictures. Check out what a heavily formatted and imaged newsletter looks like on a very small screen. We encourage members to take sections of our newsletter to redistribute to their clients/customers/others or into social media. A newsletter I've been receiving in text converted to a prettier format.

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.

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August Update: Keeping Your Wild Apricot Account Secure

Wild Apricot Blog

security Online-Store august-2018 newsletterOur round up for August includes information on how we keep your data secure, some new online store features, and a blog post packed with fundraising ideas.

Smart Subject Lines for Email Newsletters

High Context

In this screencast I show how SmartBrief uses a custom subject line in their email newsletter to drive people to open and scroll down the message. David Gammel's Web Strategy Report Archive E-mail Marketing Screencast

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.

Wild Apricot Blog : Does Your Nonprofit Need an Email Newsletter Service?

Wild Apricot Blog

Is Your Newsletter a 98-lb Weakling? : Off Stage

Off Stage

25, 2009 - Is Your Newsletter a 98-lb Weakling? Put the WAV group’s newsletter on your mailing list. Every AE needs a daily reading list, and in my estimation, this newsletter is one of them. Anyway, today’s WAV group publication sparked a thought about a topic for this blog— newsletters. What caught my attention was the following paragraph from WAVE (the name of the WAV group newsletter): “The old consumer problem was Junk Mail in the Mail Box.

October Update: Minor Software Update and Increased Security

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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.

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.

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.

Bright Idea: Less is more

Aaron Wolowiec

Recognizing the dying state of newsletters, the American Association of PAs downsized to a single e-newsletter to deliver news while better engaging its members