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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.

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?

15 Content Ideas for Your Association’s Newsletter

MembersClick

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.

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)!

6 Ways to Supercharge Your Association’s Newsletter

MembersClick

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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. )

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

How Vimeo’s Community Helps Them Create Better Products

Higher Logic

Although she doesn’t have a community manager title any more, Alexandra’s career began in community management - and she’s taken those lessons with her.She’s also part of the We Support NYC team, who curates a weekly community management and support newsletter (one of our favorites!).

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.

Non-profit Superpowers, Powerful Facebook Content, and More

Wild Apricot Blog

This week’s link round-up offers 4 posts that can help you “unlock and use your superpower”, identify powerful Facebook content, tell compelling stories on your website, and create great donor newsletters. Facebook Apricot Jam Communications

Link Love Friday: Ditch the Boring; Why Prospects Don’t Join & More

Wild Apricot Blog

This week''s link round-up offers 5 posts on: effective board meetings; nonprofit e-Newsletters; "why prospects don''t join and members leave"; online community; and event fundraising. nonprofit membership Apricot Jam

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Readz

Thanks For Playing

Does your association have a magazine or newsletter? skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 25 June 2012. Always the Last to Know: Readz. Is it online? Is it just a boring plain HTML version of the printed stories? Readz wants to help you out, by making a multimedia rich version of your publications that looks gorgeous on tablets. Share on FriendFeed. Labels: cool technology. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post.

Seven Keys to Great Testimonials

Spark Consulting

ASAE’s June 2010 Communications Section newsletter (login required) listed 7 key questions to ask to generate compelling testimonials: Why did you choose to participate with <your program>?

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

Wild Apricot Blog