Association Alumni Networks

Spark Consulting

Hoffman, Casnocha, and Yeh propose taking lessons from start-ups and learning to work with and accommodate the “entrepreneurial” employee. They posit things like discounts, company swag, free insights or intelligence reports, and alumni newsletters for company alumni.

Friday Buzz: Free Your Mind and the Rest Will Follow

Associations Now

Are you overloading your newsletters with content? During an audit of the newsletter for its flagship magazine, EDUCAUSE Review Online , the association spotted a problem: The newsletter had a ton of content, but readers weren’t clicking on much of it.

Association Communication Evolution

AssociCom

The term does capture the essence of the switch from top-down, one to many mass communication technologies such as publishing a magazine or newsletter, to the anyone can communicate, many to many communication possible with forums, wikis, blogs and online communities. People will still read their monthly newsletter or magazine and some will do so online. The 44 fellows (members) that are elected per year can be proposed for fellowship online via e-Lect.

When the Staff Leader Is the Only Staffer

Associations Now

Prepare and disseminate the newsletter and other communications on time. Patt gently proposed a second option, selling the point that it was a more likely success that was in line with the mission.

Artificial Intelligence for Good: A Few Good Articles To Read #AI4Good

Beth Kanter

The article includes list of proposed best practices for use of AI in development and other social good fields. Note for more examples of AI used in nonprofit field program work in a variety of applications, check out: Cohort 3 “All Things AI” newsletter and podcast.

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Appalachian Hardwood Group: Laminates Come With Health Risks

Associations Now

These emissions can cause a bounty of unwanted health risks including nasal and lung cancer, nausea, and asthma,” the association explained in its February newsletter [PDF]. The EPA issued proposed rules in 2013 and says it expects to finalize those rules sometime this year.

How to generate Twitter leads using automation

SocialFish

Luckily, we have other methods and tools like social media and newsletters like HARO at our disposal that, through basic trial and error, we can hone so these valuable mentions come to us. submit speaker proposals”. submit your speaker proposal”.

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Engaging Leadership to Eliminate Deadwood Programs: Repair, Replace, Reinforce

SCD Group

New AMC staff brainstormed ideas and proposed eliminating the printed version and replacing with an online version that could be updated regularly. The second initiative was a newsletter template that was created as a members benefit to include industry tips and tricks.

DC Commission Considering Business Tax on All Employers

Associations Now

In a weekly public policy e-newsletter to members, ASAE stated that it was concerned that the commission was not aware of some local taxes that associations and nonprofits already pay and that such a tax specifically targeting nonprofits would affect many associations’ finances.

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Eric Lanke: The Mind of the Community

Eric Lanke

But the meeting planner or the newsletter publisher? Provocative Proposals for Change. Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages. Leadership. Innovation. Member Engagement. Generations. Books Read. Fiction. Monday, January 30, 2012. The Mind of the Community. image source.

4DX Is Harder Than It Reads, Part 2

Eric Lanke

There are conferences to plan, industry reports to compile and promote, e-Newsletters to write and disseminate, workforce development programs to oversee and coordinate.

Capital Campaign Marketing Strategies for the Tech-Savvy

SocialFish

In addition to past success stories of children the hospital has helped, they’ve included images and video for what the proposed renovations will look like as well as a section highlighting the many ways you can support their campaign. In emails and digital newsletters.

Eric Lanke: Why Innovation is Hard

Eric Lanke

We had a board meeting to prepare for, a conference to plan, a newsletter to get out, a website to redesign, staffing issues to deal with. Provocative Proposals for Change. Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages. Leadership. Innovation. Member Engagement. Generations.

5 Ways to Nurture Professional Relationships

Association Adviser

Whether we partner with an association on one monthly newsletter or their entire communications platform, I cultivate a relationship with each and every association. I will send over proposal ideas in 15 minutes.

Expanding the Hive: Beekeeper Group Welcomes New Bees

Beekeeper Group

Leslie Carlson , Account Manager , previously worked as the Communications Manager of Sister to Sister: The Women’s Heart Health Foundation, she managed social media pages, created content for the website, drafted fact sheets and newsletter items, and helping develop sponsorship proposals. Beekeeper Group has grown significantly, and continues to grow with the addition of five new-bees.

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

Beth Kanter

Bots can answer basic questions like “How can I learn more,” and offer a link to sign up for your nonprofit’s email newsletters or action alerts. More sophisticated bots can help educate and engage your supporters about your nonprofit’s issues, programs or services.

Bipartisan Campaign Finance Bill Aims to ‘Follow the Money’

Associations Now

In December 2011, the FEC issued a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding reporting and disclosure rules for Super PACs in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

Association Adviser

On the regulatory side, rulemaking starts out with a proposed rule. I published an article in VSAE’s newsletter one time.

The First Milepost for the 3-Way Management Team

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. I could not find in ASAE any examples of what I was proposing. Trade Association CEO Support.

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A Crash Course in Landing Pages : Off Stage

Off Stage

Realtors agree this is a very bad idea and will bring great harm to the real estate business, so they’ve issued a position paper which analyzes the impact of the proposed destructive legislation on homeowners and businesses in the community. This rule is, of course, a necessary component of a blog, a newsletter, a flyer, an article or press release: always add the buttons for Facebook, Twitter, email, and other sharing options. Off Stage.

7 association management techniques that come from having a teenager

AE on the Verge

There was a vendor who promised a proposal by a particular date - four weeks and multiple excuses later, still no proposal. Same is true with volunteers, officers and staff - if someone writes a great newsletter article, did a wonderful radio interview, ran a great meeting, secured a sponsor - tell them! I think those who start in association management after their kids pass the teenage years have the added bonus of the wisdom that comes from that parenting.

Changing Its Tune: Trade Group for Music Retailers Gets New Name, Expanded Vision

Associations Now

One thing’s for sure: It’s going to take more than a yearly convention and an industry newsletter to get the job done, he said.

Dorothy, We Aren't in Vermont Anymore. : Off Stage

Off Stage

Let’s say it’s an issue of whether or not the association should take a position on the location a proposed new highway in your community. The Board proposes a questionnaire to the members (“Let’s survey the troops!”). Off Stage.

Wise Words from the Corner Office

Association Adviser

On the regulatory side, rulemaking starts out with a proposed rule. I published an article in VSAE’s newsletter one time. We’ve had a fun and interesting year speaking to association executives of all backgrounds and departments about how they arrived in their positions, what they love about their jobs and what challenges them.

Solutions for Your Membership Conundrum

Association Adviser

In response, NRCA hired a membership experience coordinator who calls new members after they join, gets them registered for NRCA’s website and electronic newsletters and generally stays in regular contact with them every three months during the critical first year of membership. “It’s

Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World

Beth Kanter

I’m honored to be included on a panel proposed by him, along with Carrie Rice , called “ How to Conquer Technology Distraction and Burnout and Be More Present for Yourself, Team, and Organization for the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference. (If

Taking a Fresh Look at Association Sponsorships, Part 2

Association Adviser

This includes lanyards, newsletters, banners, website advertising, category exclusivity and more. Keep this list close to your computer or tablet and make sure every proposal, presentation or follow-up effort passes these filters before you hit the SEND button. By Bob Burris.

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Sample Strategy and guidelines for Group/Affinity Services

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. Make no proposal that is not in the best interest of the member. Trade Association CEO Support.

Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed

Beth Kanter

A blog carnival is a series of blog posts related to one theme, in this case, the promotion of USDA-proposed nutritional standards for snacks in schools, which coincided with a Kids’ Safe and Healthful Foods Project poll showing that most Americans support the guidelines.

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Association Straight Talk : Off Stage

Off Stage

Weve designed expensive MLS systems for members who have no motivation to acquire the tools of the trade and learn how to use them effectively and weve continued expensive practices such as printed newsletters, magazines, and forms in deference to the older members who proudly proclaim their neo-Luddism. What I am proposing is an online discussion group. Off Stage. 16, 2009 - Association Straight Talk.