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.

Five Tips for Improving Your Email Newsletter Workflow

Associations Now

Trying to reach your audience with an email newsletter? You need the right tools, the right processes, and the right people behind you. Consider these tips for newsletter success. So make sure your process incorporates flexibility and a little deadline wiggle room.

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.

Kickstart a Video Campaign with this Simple Process

Web Courseworks Associations

Simplest Process for Quick and Easy Videos. Once you have the tools above, follow the below process to kickstart your first video campaign. It’s important to keep your call to action in mind throughout this process. Use your social channels, newsletter, and email marketing.

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November Update: Major Software and Mobile App Updates

Wild Apricot

Plus, we will be releasing an update to our mobile app, featuring support for Square, the mobile credit card processing solution. newsletter november-updateI’m happy to announce that our next major version of Wild Apricot has been scheduled to launch in December.

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. But it goes to show that in this day and age, you can, as a proofreader, watch (and catch) all of your p's and q's and still be flummoxed in the communication process by an incorrect link. Be sure to check out this 18-point checklist for proofreaders before sending out your next e-newsletter to members. The Big Picture.

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.

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

We’ve worked with hundreds of associations while they were knee deep in this process. For instance, is having your newsletter tracking in your AMS a requirement? If you are interested in advanced features, ask for a demonstration of how those specific processes work on a live site.

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. Consider involving staff in the transition and search process. About. Archives.

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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Small staff? Embrace Content Marketing

Moery Company

5 : The blogs and videos provide the content for a weekly e-newsletter. This process converts a single entry into a multi-channel loop of thought leadership delivered on multiple platforms. The Moery Company faced major headwinds in its start-up phase.

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

Plexus Consulting

Published in a recent S+B newsletter, the authors write that “the economic conditions at the beginning of a manager’s career…have lasting effects on the career path and the ultimate outcome as a CEO” Starting a career in a recession “also affects a CEO’s approach to management”, the researchers say. Three Processes to Align Mission & Money. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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

Plexus Consulting

Published in a recent S+B newsletter, the authors write that “the economic conditions at the beginning of a manager’s career…have lasting effects on the career path and the ultimate outcome as a CEO” Starting a career in a recession “also affects a CEO’s approach to management”, the researchers say. Three Processes to Align Mission & Money. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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. Email scheduling, personalization, and distribution are key to a strong communication strategy, and your organization needs a software solution that can streamline this process.

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. But it goes to show that in this day and age, you can, as a proofreader, watch (and catch) all of your p's and q's and still be flummoxed in the communication process by an incorrect link. Be sure to check out this 18-point checklist for proofreaders before sending out your next e-newsletter to members. "An 18-point checklist for proofreaders."

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.4.16

Reid All About it

They’ll tell you what you need to know to ensure your technology, processes, and people work together to help your association achieve its goals. Newsletters. If you have favorite blogs, newsletters, podcasts, or webcasts, please let me know in the comments so I can check them out.

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.

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. Email scheduling, personalization, and distribution are key to a strong communication strategy, and your organization needs a software solution that can streamline this process.

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!).

How to Create a Strategy That Includes Everyone

Associations Now

One possible path, suggests strategy consultant Dave Algoso, is to think of strategy less as a specific goal and more of a process. That may involve directly including them in the discussion process. Highlight implementation progress and challenges in the newsletter.

Design Thinking: A Team Sport Your Association is Ready to Play

Revverberations

With Design Thinking, a good deal of the process is empathizing with your audience and really getting to the root of their needs. Iteration is purposefully embedded in the process to continuously improve and refine.

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2015 Favorite Community Reads

Higher Logic

This is an awesome weekly newsletter. But one of my favorite parts about their newsletter is many articles they link to aren’t specifically about community. For example, I found this Washington Post Article about newsletters from Community.is.

8 Tips to Write Emails Your Association Members Will Open

Higher Logic

If you send out different kinds of emails (newsletters, event information, system communications about your technology etc.) If you send out a consistent communication such as a weekly or monthly newsletter, don't use “Newsletter” as the subject line each time – booooring (and uninformative).

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Digital Transformation Stalls Without Strong Leadership

Associations Now

While technology has the power to reshape processes and drive down costs, many digital transformation strategies lack the C-level support needed to succeed. A recent survey spells out challenges that leaders need to overcome to bring about change within their organizations.

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

Socious

Using surveys to collect information is only one part of a larger process involved in getting actionable data, however. The percentage of members who love your email newsletter may different by age, for example. 90% of millennials love your email newsletter.

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Turn Your Community into a Content Marketing Engine

Higher Logic

Content marketing is the process of creating valuable and customized content geared towards your target audience and then delivering it at the right time in the right places. This step is so important and will guide the rest of the process! Newsletters. Develop a Process.

6 Ways Associations Can Improve Chapter Performance

Higher Logic

Support Chapters’ Priorities and Processes. Encourage your chapters to find the routines and processes that work well for them. Featuring top chapters on your association homepage, in a blog, or via a newsletter. If your association has chapters, how many does it have?

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

Socious

Method #2) Tailored Email Newsletters. Instead of creating one generalized newsletter for all your members, give each of your members the option to have a personalized newsletter delivered to them every day, week, or month. I’m attending a wedding next month.

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Does Your Association Need a Stop Doing List?

Associations Now

You need a really transparent process that is deliberate so you can figure out which potatoes stay and which potatoes go. The process of evaluating all your programs must also start from the top-down.

AI and Email: A Match Made in Heaven?

Associations Now

While Practical Ecommerce ’s Carolyn Nye said AI can help tweak these processes in an intelligent way, it isn’t a full replacement for a human being.

Better Member Retention From Frictionless Experiences Designed for Your Association

Association Success

Grocery chain executives are likely having conversations like this, “maybe my grocery store carries the same items as the grocery store down the street, but I can change the grocery buying process making it quicker and easier for shoppers. Quick-to-read but highly valuable newsletters. Try standing in your member's shoes. In the age of infinite choice, organizations can not afford to make the purchase experience difficult.

Membership Marketing on a Shoestring Budget, NAHB-Style

Spark Consulting

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. Engage students NOT in your field – could you work with a marketing student on new collateral, save money by paying her at a lower rate, and help her get experience in the process?

4 Tips for Generating More Non-Dues Revenue from Advertising

Higher Logic

And, it’s not too hard to do: If you’ve got pots and jars, something to pickle, stick to the process, and invite a few taste testers, then you’re golden. Pickle talk: You understand the process in all its finesse and delicacies.

Machine Learning: Optimize Your Team for Artificial Intelligence

Associations Now

Sure, technologies like machine learning, natural language processing, and automation could help reshape how your association works and serves its members. You don’t necessarily need AI experts on your staff, said Amith Nagarajan, chairman of the AI-driven newsletter platform Rasa.io.

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Friday Buzz: Free Your Mind and the Rest Will Follow

Associations Now

“If you’re coming home from work [with a lot] on your mind, and it takes you a half an hour to work it out, and then you solve problems and feel great, maybe that’s your way of processing,” Shallard says. Are you overloading your newsletters with content?

The Secret to Marketing Your Community: Show, Don't Tell

Higher Logic

Does your organization have a newsletter? You have cultivated all of that beautiful content, so make a newsletter or a blog post or an email blast out of it, wherein you feature the best of the best conversations.

Easy Social Media Posts for Associations

GrowthZone

It includes two full pages of strategically-selected motivational quotes that can be used in blog articles, newsletters, and across all social media platforms. Managing social media for an association can be monotonous. Coming up with a content plan for posts can be just plain hard.

Call for Presentations: Dead or Alive?

Aaron Wolowiec

I hope this helps spark some ideas of how you might tweak the process within your own organization to ensure the “right” content at your next event. With their help, we would then secure speakers and share with them the actual needs/learning objectives identified throughout this process.

Daily Buzz: Involve Members in Content Creation

Associations Now

Journalists at the site regularly lean on all 60,000 members to ask for potential sources, information, and inspiration for new stories—a process that works so well that it’s now expanding to the U.S. Your members have a unique view into the industry they represent.

The Documents to Include in an Association Board Manual

GrowthZone

Board processes. Executive Director/CEO compensation performance appraisal process. Most recent newsletter. Any association worth its salt should provide their board of directors members with a detailed manual.