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. Your marketing team might see its purpose as largely promotional and would prefer to put its imprint on the matter.

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?

How Communications Teams Can Help Boost Nondues Revenue

Associations Now

A recent report from Naylor finds most communications teams are concerned they don’t generate enough nondues revenue. While the report highlighted general trends in communications teams, it also dug into their role in generating nondues revenue. “[T]here

Four Reasons Your Marketing Team Needs Community

Higher Logic

But it does mean that your marketing team can learn what makes your members tick and how to bring in more leads. Save ad space for you to promote monthly webinars, large conferences or anything else the marketing team needs to promote -- like a new ebook or brochure launch.

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Machine Learning: Optimize Your Team for Artificial Intelligence

Associations Now

But finding the right opportunities, and staffing with those opportunities in mind, is the hard part, especially if there’s resistance within your team. Forge the Right Internal Team.

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Association Staff Stretched to the Limit? How to Get More for Your Association Without Breaking Your Team

Association Adviser

Sure, you can put together a design for your monthly e-newsletter, but will it be done as effectively as one by a design professional? Managers must have an open and honest understanding of their teams’ capabilities.

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Putting the Team in Teamwork: How Groups Can Perform Better

Associations Now

MIT researchers have identified three characteristics of top-performing teams. Find out what they have in common and how you can build those attributes into your next team project. There’s research making the rounds that suggests having women on teams makes for smarter teams.

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Wednesday Buzz: Make Your Team Feel Valued

Associations Now

Are you putting a ton of effort into making your team meetings more productive? Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Blog shares ways to integrate your email newsletter and social media strategies. The post Wednesday Buzz: Make Your Team Feel Valued appeared first on Associations Now

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June Update: Here's What You Can Do With Version 7.0

Wild Apricot

This month's newsletter introduces you to 3 of the new features in version 7.0, plus we start a new segment to help you get to know our team

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. The First Milepost for the 3-Way Management Team. The First Milepost for the 3-Way Management Team. Trade Association CEO Support.

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Does it Make Sense to Hire a Consultant to help your Membership

Membership Marketing

Does it Make Sense to Hire a Consultant to help your Membership Marketing Team? In an article in the November issue of ASAE’s Consultants Connection newsletter (member sign in required), I make the case that there are at least five good reasons to add a consultant to your team. What positions on your marketing team do you look to fill with a consultant? Membership Marketing Blog.

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

For instance, is having your newsletter tracking in your AMS a requirement? If so, you'll want an AMS that provides robust newsletter functionality or has a comprehensive integration with a robust newsletter tool.”. Purchasing new technology is a big undertaking.

Why Does Membership Have to Be So Complicated?

Moery Company

From where I stand, we need to intentionally focus on how we can level out the process for prospects to not only join the association but to register for a convention, buy an ad in your newsletter or a booth at your annual meeting. Consult your sales team on membership best practices.

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. Any change to a clients team has an effect on the entire office. 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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Plexus Consulting Group?: Have You Considered An Executive.

Plexus Consulting

An article in the Summer 2011 Plexus newsletter Horizon, edited by Douglas Kleine, CAE, and titled “If Coaches Are Good for Executive Directors (and Basketball Teams), Why Not for Board Chairs?”, The author notes that if coaching can produce successful athletic teams, it can also produce successful volunteer (and staff) leaders. 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. 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. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

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!).

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. To learn more about these and other essential features that your team needs, check out this membership management guide from Fonteva. An e-book in return for a newsletter subscription.

Failure to Adapt - Moery Company

Moery Company

I look to my team to keep me apprised of what they see coming down the pike. For example, to garner greater newsletter engagement, we assess modifications. IStock_Credit:marekuliasz.

A look back at 2015

Aaron Wolowiec

The Event Garde Relay for Life team. So again this year, Event Garde sponsored a Relay for Life team, walking 24 hours around the track at East Lansing High School in recognition of those fighting cancer, in honor of those who’ve triumphed and in remembrance of those who’ve lost their battles.

2015 Favorite Community Reads

Higher Logic

The Community Roundtable team has so many good resources for community managers. 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.

Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

Blue Sky eLearn

It’s easy to identify and discuss ways to boost member engagement , but actually putting them into practice can be a challenge when your team has so much on its plate. Announce the session on your (print and/or audio) newsletter a week or two in advance.

Massachusetts Society of CPA’s Online Community is Members’ #1 Benefit [Case Study]

Higher Logic

Kara and her team prepared seed questions to help encourage their members to start contributing, but it turned out they didn’t need most of them. MSCPA’s daily digests and weekly community e-newsletter are popular with both lurkers and active contributors.

Cut through communication clutter

Aaron Wolowiec

More than one-half of respondents have optimized their websites for mobile, while more than one-third have done so for newsletters and blogs for mobile. percent feel their publishing/content creation teams are understaffed. percent feel their social media teams are understaffed. “To

5 Unexpectedly Thoughtful Ways to Thank Your Association’s Volunteers

Higher Logic

Take plenty of photos and highlight them in slideshows in your online community or an article in your print newsletter to extend post-event engagement. Whether they’re in your office or working remotely, your association probably has volunteers contributing to projects every day.

4 Professional Services that Save Associations Time and Money

Higher Logic

The downside is that your team probably can’t do everything they want to. Additionally, community managers create and distribute newsletters, moderate community activity, and generate reports about member engagement.

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. To learn more about these and other essential features that your team needs, check out this membership management guide from Fonteva. An e-book in return for a newsletter subscription.

Your new website isn’t ready for launch. And that’s OK.

Vanguard Tech

Your team has scoured every nook and cranny of your old website and spent hours making every pixel perfect for your new online home. Newsletters, press releases, announcements and more are churned out every day. You’ve toiled for months.

Is Grittiness one of the Keys to Success?

Association Leaders

So I’ve also become a reader of blog postings and online newsletters – mostly on – you guessed it, leadership. Today, I read an interesting article in an online newsletter I read regularly called “strategy + business” The article is an interview with a psychologist (Angela Duckworth) who is a recent MacArthur Fellow who has a theory about how “grit” contributes to success in life. I like to read but don’t make enough time for it.

5 Steps to Create a Sponsorship Program that Increases Non-Dues Revenue

Higher Logic

E-newsletters and physical magazines. Organizations that sponsor your e-newsletter, for instance, may reach 5,000 people every week. Analyze the feedback with your team and make improvements where needed. Sponsorship programs are tricky.

On Becoming the Netflix of Associations

Association Success

Key to our purpose-driven structure are four teams that flow together, all working towards the same end. The teams are: strategy, content, acquisition and retention. The so-called ‘end in mind’ these teams share is staff and customer engagement. With these teams, we are eliminating a number of silos (in fact, there will be fewer departments as they are traditionally understood, but I’ll get to that in a moment). Content Team. Acquisition Team.

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4 Tips for Generating More Non-Dues Revenue from Advertising

Higher Logic

If you don’t have someone on your team with user experience (UX) or user interface (UI) design chops, consider hiring or consulting with an expert so your website and online community really glow.

How to Create a Strategy That Includes Everyone

Associations Now

Teams need to embed the strategy by tailoring it to their specific work and by building their own agility,” he writes. “At Highlight implementation progress and challenges in the newsletter.

3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether you host a cocktail hour, a charity run, or a multi-day conference, you’re giving non-member attendees a number of opportunities to interact with your leadership team as well as current members. When it comes to recruitment for your association, you have to walk a thin line.

Five Ways to Lead Better and Keep Your Best Employees

Associations Now

What this means is that your leadership style can be the deciding factor in whether that team member leaves. For example, if people mention a lack of transparency, think about how you might deliver more insight to your team. Support your team.

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3 Ways to Strengthen Communication Using Smart Member Data

Higher Logic

With all your different teams working with the same data, you can strengthen your strategies across the board. Manage email newsletter subscriptions.

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.