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. .

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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

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: The Forest and the Trees

The Big Picture

That's what the e-newsletter link promised. That newsletter did not have even ONE grammatical error, I'm sure. Be sure to check out this 18-point checklist for proofreaders before sending out your next e-newsletter to members. 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.

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.

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: 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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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.

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.

How to Launch Your Virtual Event Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

Make parts of it available in newsletters or magazine articles, things like that. You can place the logo on the viewing screen or on all of the presentation slides. Think about transcribing the webinar into an e-book, a white paper, a newsletter, or magazine articles.

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#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.

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: 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.

Webinar Sponsorships During Uncertain Times – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 226

Moery Company

Make parts of it available in newsletters or magazine articles, things like that. You can place the logo on the viewing screen or on all of the presentation slides. Think about transcribing the webinar into an e-book, a white paper, a newsletter, or magazine articles.

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.

#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.

Are you creating content you don’t actually need?

Association Success

When Hilary Marsh was at the National Association of Realtors, she remembers taking a look at all the newsletters that went out to their members. The newsletters, which went out to about a million people, were being opened by fewer and fewer people. . NAR’s staff of about 300 people represented 23 different departments, and there was no streamlined newsletter. By 2009, they were sending about 100 million newsletters, according to a presentation Marsh put together. .

Association Field Report (March 23, 2020)

Moery Company

Are you going to have minimal involvement from them and consisting of a logo placement, branding on the registration page announcing the webinar, or a listing on the slides that are used during the presentation?

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Here’s a big idea: Innovation can be small

Association Success

While we were nervous they might share the newsletter with non-members, we realized they could download the PDF and share it regardless, so why not embrace this potential marketing and give our members what they want? Let’s make a bet.

Privilege Active Learning: In-Person and Online

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.

26 ways association professionals find problem-solving inspiration

Association Success

We asked what newsletters, organizations, podcasts and even TV shows they found helped them work harder and smarter. . Industry-specific newsletters : It’s vital for association professionals to stay up-to-date on the issues that most impact the people and organizations they serve.

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.

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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Observations from the Field Including Short- and Long-Term Strategies for Moving Forward – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 228

Moery Company

I presented a whole revision of a sponsorship program in the midst of the pandemic to another CEO yesterday. Check out our blog at moerycompany.com and subscribe to our weekly newsletter.

Managing the Communications Plan for Your Association’s Virtual Event

Protech

This can include the i nitial event re- launch , social media promotions, newsletter emails and new product and service announcements. By Heather Hughes, Marketing Communications Specialist.

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.

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: 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.

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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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.

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.

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

If so, secure a copy of the strategic plan, and use it as the guide for your presentation. You don't have to be a hypnotist or a master of persuasion to build support for an online community among your association’s board and executive team.

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.