7 Content Types to Consider in Your Organization's Next Newsletter

MembersClicks

Not long ago on the MemberClicks blog, we touched on content ideas for your organization's newsletter. But in addition to content topics , there are also different content types you can play around with to keep things fresh and your readers engaged.

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 Fresh Content Ideas for Your Organization's Newsletter

MembersClicks

Newsletters are great for engaging your organization’s membership. But in order for your newsletter to effectively do that, the content must be: Valuable. Easily scannable (No one wants an overly-long email). Fresh.

Five Tips for Improving Your Email Newsletter Workflow

Associations Now

Trying to reach your audience with an email newsletter? Consider these tips for newsletter success. Whether you’re starting a newsletter or refreshing on an email product you’ve already built, a lot has to go right before you hit “send.”

Who Should Own Your Email Newsletter Production Process?

Associations Now

The email newsletter is a centerpiece of digital strategy for many organizations. And this can make executing your email newsletter tricky business. And, of course, volunteers might want a say in what goes inside your email newsletter.

Daily Buzz: Whittle Down Your Email Newsletters

Associations Now

What changes would make your email newsletters more engaging? The Wall Street Journal is starting by cutting back on the number of newsletters it produces. How many newsletters does your organization send out each week?

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?

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.

Gamification: member organizations play for keeps

YourMembership Blog

Businesses and organizations are using this tactic to create brand awareness and drive user engagement. by 2015, 40% of Global 1000 organizations will use gamification as the primary mechanism to transform business operations.

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? Organize them by subject.

Waning Donor Numbers Could Prove a “Huge” Problem for Organizations

Associations Now

Rather, organizations need to approach their donors as partners. It should interact with other parts of the organization to come up with engagement plans that retain and cultivate donors. What is your organization doing to build relationships with its donors?

Member Organizations: Listening Plus Action for Best Results

YourMembership Blog

Whether you are a member-centric organization or a corporation, listening is not enough. I’ve written about personalizing the member experience for years now but Chris Brogan reminded me in his weekly newsletter just how far personalization can [.].

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

SocialFish

The social media network isn’t just limited to commercial entities, but is also beneficial to a wide range of not-for-profit organizations who support various causes. The challenge for most organizations on Twitter lies in getting a good number of followers, and growing followers.

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.

January Update: Guess Who’s the Keynote Speaker for our Annual User Conference

Wild Apricot

This month's update includes the announcement of the keynote speaker at PersoniFest, our annual user conference, a chance to win an award for your organization, and info on Integromat and our latest release. integromat persi-awards personifest 2019 january update newsletter

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

Wild Apricot

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.

Top 3 Live Streaming Apps to Humanize Your Organization [Part I]

Slice-Works

3) How do I even advocate to my board why my organization should even BE live streaming? Pros: • Scheduling Live Streams: ◦ Provides host a link which you can email out to your newsletter list, ◦ Post on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to boost traffic, and.

June Update: Why is Next Month Special for Nonprofits?

Wild Apricot

What is so special about July for membership organizations? newsletter update juneBased 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.

Social Media Benchmarking: Gauging Success for Project and Organizations in Global Health and Development

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: You need a identify a measurable goal for your integrated social media strategy that can be linked to your organization’s overall results and pick a data point or KPI that you will collect along the way to measure success. Flickr Photo by Kevlar.

Top 3 Live Streaming Apps to Humanize Your Organization [Part I]

Slice-Works

3) How do I even advocate to my board why my organization should even BE live streaming? Pros: • Scheduling Live Streams: ◦ Provides host a link which you can email out to your newsletter list, ◦ Post on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to boost traffic, and.

20+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: September 2010

Wild Apricot

Have a look – you’re sure to find an online learning opportunity that’s of interest to folks in your organization. Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest Fundraising nptech Marketing Best practices Volunteers E-mail marketing events Social networking case studies Non-profit Communications websites training Membership management Donor management webinar software social media newsletters

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Readz

Thanks For Playing

Does your association have a magazine or newsletter? Splash: Refreshment For Your Small-Staff Organization. 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.

Lovely Charts

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking for a way to jazz up your organization’s reports, newsletters, web pages and other publications, what about a chart? Tags: Non-profit technology nptech images websites application newsletters Not just the usual boxes and arrows with plain-Jane text labels, but something more of an eye-catching illustration: a lovely chart! read more ).

3 Ways to (Better) Showcase Members in Social Media

YourMembership Blog

Social media gurus tell member organizations again and again – don’t make it about you, make it about them. Interview them for an article for your newsletter.

Keep Members Coming Back

YourMembership Blog

You are in charge of an amazing organization, complete with a compelling mission statement, an advisory board of talented and influential community leaders, and a platform that offers a gazillion perks. Here at LocalShops1.com we have a monthly e-newsletter, and we also maintain a private members-only group on Facebook, in addition to our main Facebook page. They’ll also be more likely to support other members, and that makes your organization stronger.

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The Internal Blog: A Management Tool : Off Stage

Off Stage

Of course, back then nobody talked about interaction to these messages: most newsletters didnt even have a Letters to the Editor section, and anyway, who wanted to wait a week or a month before seeing some response from a reader? Off Stage. 26, 2009 - The Internal Blog: A Management Tool.

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Thanks For Playing: Friday Top 5

Thanks For Playing

I am known as a pretty organized person. My Top 5 Tips for Keeping Your Ish Organized: Paper files are for suckers. Select a convention for organizing directories and naming your files and STICK TO IT. Reading pile is not for single sheets of paper - its for things like magazines and newsletters. Splash: Refreshment For Your Small-Staff Organization. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 20 July 2012.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Building Creative.

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. The best are delivered in a free newsletter every Sunday and make for an inspired start to the week ahead. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

The Humble E-Mail: An Appreciation

Guilt by Association

I ponder the e-mail this week because our organization just installed and launched a new e-mail marketing and newsletter platform, integrated with our association management system. Tagged: e-mail marketing, e-mail newsletters. e-mail marketing e-mail newsletters

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Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. It offers a daily or weekly newsletter as well as a database of ideas, trends, and innovations organized into more than 20 industry categories.

Learning Along The Way: Transitioning a Client When an Executive.

Learning Along the Way

I was excited to receive my copy of ASAEs AMC Connection December 2009 e-newsletter. You see, this newsletter contains my first ever published article, "Transitioning a Client When an Executive Leaves". Ive reprinted the article below for those of you who can not access the e-newsletter. They have many great resources, like this newsletter, to offer association professionals. organizations? transform the organization. About. Archives.

Would You Join Your Association? - Moery Company

Moery Company

So, today is a fantastic time to give yourself some margin and: Review your website and evaluate your e-newsletter, the content for your annual meeting, and the board of directors meeting agenda (would you show up for that?). IStock_Credit:anyaberkut.

Reaching Out To Global Markets Through Meetings & Events.

GlowGlobally

The following post was written by Ajay Bhojwani, MCI director of association management, consulting and congresses for MCI Middle East in Dubai and published in ASAE’s Global Link newsletter, July 2010. Some of the key success factors for organizing international meetings are.

A Guide to the Association Market in China ? GrowGlobally.org

GlowGlobally

The following article below appeared in the September 2010 issue of ASAE’s Global Link e-newsletter. Key elements for a business plan should include developing, localizing, and distributing certifications and publications and organizing events. GrowGlobally.org.

Why Does Membership Have to Be So Complicated?

Moery Company

We must provide prospects an avenue to join our organizations with ease and with less bureaucracy. The fact of the matter is, many of the people who put these rules in place at our organizations are folks who have never had to sell anything on behalf of the association.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Crowdsourcing.

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I contribute content for a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. Each year, almost 2,000 training and learning professionals gather in Orlando, Florida, for the annual Masie Center Conference, hosted by "futurist, analyst, researcher, and organizer" Elliott Masie. Participative decision-making forms like quality circles have become mainstays in many organizations.

How Hard Times Affect a CEO's Career and - Plexus Consulting Group

Plexus Consulting

Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

How Hard Times Affect a CEO's Career and - Plexus Consulting Group

Plexus Consulting

Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S. Plexus Consulting Group® For health, education, workforce, finance and other non profit and public service organizations that want to leverage resources and strategically plan for U.S. skip to main | skip to sidebar.