Call for Presentations: Dead or Alive?

Aaron Wolowiec

And by “quality” I mean different, leading-edge, innovative and engaging presentations. Identifies the most qualified and diverse individuals to present those sessions.

Three Tools for Recycling Past Presentations for Content Marketing

The Big Picture

Her Spin Sucks email newsletter is one of my favorite reads each week, so when Gini Dietrich sent out an invite for a free webinar on the future of content marketing, how could I resist? I was impressed that she took a presentation that she had already given and extended its shelf life. .

Four Tools for Recycling Past Presentations for Content Marketing

The Big Picture

Her Spin Sucks email newsletter is one of my favorite reads each week, so when Gini Dietrich sent out an invite for a free webinar on the future of content marketing, how could I resist? I was impressed that she took a presentation that she had already given and extended its shelf life. . If you're like me, you give, prepare, write, edit, and (re)design many presentations throughout the year - for yourself and for many others.

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.

Membership Marketing on a Shoestring Budget, NAHB-Style

Spark Consulting

I had the opportunity to present Membership Marketing on a Shoestring Budget for the National Association of Home Builders’ Association Leadership Institute earlier this week. Automate your blog content posting into an e-newsletter – for bonus points, let your members set their preferences for topics they’d like to hear about, and send PERSONALIZED e-newsletters. marketing presentations NAHB

18 tips for negotiating with speakers

Aaron Wolowiec

And, by the way, could this person present for free – or, at the very least, for a significantly reduced honorarium? In my experience, there are generally two types of speakers: Those who recycle the same three to five presentations from conference to conference with little (if any) customization; and. Speakers invest a significant amount of time into developing presentations. Association reproduces any/all training materials for the presentation.

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Speakers Required To Promote Your Conference In Social Media Must Follow FTC Endorsement Guidelines

Velvet Chainsaw

I am often now required to do more than just show up and present. Jenise Fryatt , co-owner/marketing director for Icon Presentations AV for events, recently wrote about speaking on social media for a large industry conference. We’ve come a long way, baby! Loretta Lynn.

Membership Marketing on a Shoestring

Thanks For Playing

I'm presenting on the topic above at the Events By Design Small Staff Association workshop today, and while it's too late to join us, I thought I could share my best membership marketing tips for small staff associations (aka "the handout") with everyone. Find a complimentary organization or two, and swap member lists, swap magazine ads, swap e-newsletter promotions, swap banner ads, swap conference attendance/booths/speaking spots, etc. presentations Marketing membership

The Big Picture: Tips for Conference Un-Bloggers (and Bloggers too)

The Big Picture

In the latest edition of his Cool Tools newsletter , Kevin Kelly points to a free e-book by Bruno Giussani and Ethan Zuckerman, Tips for Conference Bloggers. My Presentations. The Big Picture.

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Powerful Presentations Tip #6: Great Slides Are By Design, Not Default

Idea Architects

While I don’t use handouts for all my sessions, I do see them as integral to many presentations and lament others who forget their potential to enhance learning. Three brilliant books already cover this topic better than I ever could hope to do: Beyond Bullet Points by Cliff Atkinson , slideology by Nancy Duarte , and Presentation Z en by Garr Reynolds. Many conferences no longer provide handouts as they green their meetings, and I’m all for anything that reduces paper waste.

The Big Picture: Click Here

The Big Picture

In a recent ASAE Communications Section newsletter, Leslie O’Flahavan and Marilynne Rudick tell us that to "rev up our Web writing" we need to get rid of click here altogether. So forget “Click here to subscribe to the newsletter.” Instead, your link should be: “Subscribe to the newsletter.” I dont disagree specifically with the newsletter example they give, but with the concept in general. My Presentations. The Big Picture.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Design Principles for 5-Star Learning

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. When a workshop’s emphasis is on facilitating participant learning instead of delivering the presenter’s information, a very different exchange of value occurs. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

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

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

The Big Picture: Words and Phrases That Trigger Some Spam Filters

The Big Picture

In delicious synchronicity, moments later the ASAEs Technoscope newsletter arrived in my Inbox. My Presentations. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Click Here | Main. | The Best Way to Have a Good Idea » February 27, 2006. Words and Phrases That Trigger Some Spam Filters.

Moving Participants from Passive to Active

Idea Architects

Here's a very simple principle anyone who makes presentations or leads workshops should commit to memory: for every segment of content, a more engaging way to present it exists. What often happens, however, is a presenter focuses almost exclusively on content or teaching technique.

#MondayMotivation Quotes for Associations

GrowthZone

Engage your members and prospects with dozens of motivational quotes that can be used in blog articles, newsletters, and across social media. Newsletters. Presentations.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seen Elsewhere: Crowdsourcing.

Idea Architects

He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts. In one of my volunteer roles, I contribute content for a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community.

#MondayMotivation Quotes for Associations

GrowthZone

Engage your members and prospects with dozens of motivational quotes that can be used in blog articles, newsletters, and across social media. Newsletters. Presentations.

#MondayMotivation Quotes for Association Marketing

GrowthZone

Engage your members and prospects with dozens of motivational quotes that can be used in blog articles, newsletters, and across social media. Newsletters. Presentations.

Why Associations Should be in the Podcasting Game - Moery Company

Moery Company

I compare podcasts to what the e-newsletter was like to businesses some 15 to 20 years ago. In fact, we’ve walked into a sales presentation and the prospect mentions episodes they’ve listened to. It’s no secret I’m a HUGE fan of the podcast.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

For example, your organizations can offer each other: Advertising space in emails or newsletters. An e-book in return for a newsletter subscription. Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for.

Membership Hack: Chapter Trivia

Associations Now

Once a week, an email newsletter profiles a different ACMP chapter. At the bottom of the newsletter, members click a link to take a four-question quiz about the chapter. Winners must be present at the opening general session to collect their prizes.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.14.18

Reid All About it

14 best content marketing newsletters for 2019. Presenter: Michael Spinosa, CEO at Unleashed Technologies. Presenter: Mazarine Treyz, Wild Woman Fundraising. Presenters: John Leh, CEO and Lead Analyst at Talented Learning.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 4.12.19

Reid All About it

Here’s a little piece I did on microvolunteering —one of my longtime soapbox topics—for my state association’s newsletter. Presenters: Bhavani Krishnan, Agile expert, and Mason Chaudhry, COO, xScion. Presenter: Gary Wohlfeill of CrowdRise by GoFundMe.

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A look back at 2015

Aaron Wolowiec

Very engaging, personable, knowledgeable, understood his market, well prepared, very good at herding cats, great content, well-presented. In addition, Event Garde published a newsletter each month, with an average open rate of 600.

Serious Questions: What will it take for your association’s stakeholders to thrive?

Principled Innovation

Serious Questions newsletter. Each issue of the newsletter presents a serious question on which I offer my thoughts for newsletter subscribers. Blog once the current month’s issue of the newsletter is released. Serious Questions newsletter, please subscribe today. Serious Questions newsletter. Each issue of the newsletter presents a serious question on which I offer my thoughts for newsletter subscribers.

How to Analyze Your Association’s Survey Data Without Losing Your Mind

Socious

The percentage of members who love your email newsletter may different by age, for example. Your data, based on groups, might look something like this: Overall, 70% of members love your email newsletter. 90% of millennials love your email newsletter.

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Serious Questions: Are associations dead?

Principled Innovation

Serious Questions newsletter. Each issue of the newsletter presents a serious question on which I offer my thoughts for newsletter subscribers. Serious Questions newsletter, please subscribe today. Serious Questions newsletter. Each issue of the newsletter presents a serious question on which I offer my thoughts for newsletter subscribers. In August, I launched the P.

Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

Blue Sky eLearn

Maybe some of your members don’t have much time to stay engaged; a podcast newsletter to listen to on the way to work is the perfect solution. Announce the session on your (print and/or audio) newsletter a week or two in advance.

8 Practical Ways to Boost Engagement with Mobile Event Apps

Higher Logic

Meeting and conference attendees increasingly expect ways to engage organizers, presenters, and each other – from the moment they register until months after the event. Publish an event blog or newsletter.

Ideas for Reframing Your Community’s Awesome Content

Higher Logic

By taking the discussions, blog posts, and resources shared in your community and reframing them, you can present this highly-relevant, crowd-sourced content to the world. Here are a few possibilities: Newsletters.

Digital Transformation Stalls Without Strong Leadership

Associations Now

Real digital transformation occurs when courageous leaders align goals in practice as well as theory, manage opportunity more than risk, and prioritize the future versus retrofit the present.”.

7 Online Member Acquisition Strategies to Grow Your Base

Blue Sky eLearn

For example, your organizations can offer each other: Advertising space in emails or newsletters. An e-book in return for a newsletter subscription. Your membership base is the heart of your organization, no matter what type of organization you work for.

8 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

In addition, you can include a jobs feed or widget in your member and prospective member e-newsletters with recently posted jobs that sponsors have paid extra to promote. It might just become one of the most viewed/clicked-upon sections of your newsletter. .

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How to Get Amazon-Level Personalization (With No Extra Effort)

Socious

Members who attended your conference may be interested in presentation slides, for example. Method #2) Tailored Email Newsletters. I’m attending a wedding next month.

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Lunchtime Links: How In-Person Meetings Improve Social Networking

Associations Now

Plus: Creating more engaging—and more profitable—association newsletters. Social media presents new and seemingly infinite ways to connect with members and colleagues online; it also, unfortunately, provides the perfect excuse to avoid bona fide human contact.

Privilege Active Learning

Idea Architects

I n T he Chronicle Higher of Education's Teaching newsletter , a Grand Valley State University professor suggests we should privilege active learning. What often happens, however, is a presenter or facilitator focuses almost exclusively on content or format.

4 Email Marketing Tips Worth Embracing

Associations Now

The rise of email hasn’t just been a shot in the arm for marketing tactics like the ever-present drip campaign , but it’s also been a big win for editorial newsletters that are often driven by individual voices.

9 things your association’s online career center should do

Aptify

In addition, you can include a jobs feed or widget in your member and prospective member e-newsletters with recently posted jobs that sponsors have paid extra to promote. It might just become one of the most viewed/clicked-upon sections of your newsletter. .

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