July 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

Featured Article The Naked Truth about Technology Ever have that sinking feeling that something isn’t right? We have become exceptionally dependent on our technology. The post July 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Newsletter Archives After the keys/wallet mental checklist, you realize with a sinking feeling you forgot your cellphone. The anxiety behind this realization is akin to being exposed in public.

July 2013 Newsletter

YourMembership Blog

Featured Article The Naked Truth about Technology Ever have that sinking feeling that something isn’t right? We have become exceptionally dependent on our technology. The post July 2013 Newsletter appeared first on YourMembership.com. Newsletter Archives online community After the keys/wallet mental checklist, you realize with a sinking feeling you forgot your cellphone. The anxiety behind this realization is akin to being exposed in public.

Four Community Newsletters You Need to Subscribe To

Higher Logic

Although some might think them old-school, email newsletters are having a renaissance. It doesn’t matter what the subject is, there is a newsletter out there for it. Perhaps newsletters are a way of making sense of all the information out there. CMX Hub Newsletter.

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

Purchasing new technology is a big undertaking. Ariel Brandt Lautman , Online Community Manager for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, has a list of questions to review before she purchases new technology.

Face Your Fear of Technology

Association Adviser

Technology (and the thought of it) sometimes elicits a similar response. I’ve worked with hundreds of associations and here are some of the responses I have gotten when asking about their take on “technology” or “new ways” of reaching and engaging their members: Do we have to?

Interview with an Expert: Emilio Arocho, Director of Technology and Digital Strategy at FDLI

Blue Sky eLearn

As Director of Technology and Digital Strategy at the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), he facilitates data-driven decision making across teams and tailors cloud architecture and business processes to anticipate and exceed stakeholder demands. How long have you been involved with technology in the association space? What are some of the most common questions you get about technology? Ignoring emerging technology and digital practices is a bad idea.

5 Ways Technology Can Push Your Fundraising Strategy Forward

Higher Logic

We all know it’s true: technology is becoming more vital with each passing day. As useful (and addictive ) as technology can be, many nonprofits still don’t know how to reap the full benefits of their various software platforms.

Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

Why wait for an Association's Monthly Newsletter?

SCD Group

When sharing information for your association’s members, why wait for a “Monthly Newsletter?”. I love ASAE’s digital Associations Now , the daily electronic newsletter providing valuable information for association professions. Weekly newsletter?

What to Do When Your Members Hate Technology

Socious

Maybe they’re less experienced with web-based technology. More Members Are Using (and Enjoying) Technology Than You Might Think. First, why do you think your members will hate your new technology? 4 Tips to Convince Members to Love Your New Association Technology.

Member Personalization: Can Technology Replicate Real Relationships?

Associations Now

As associations get better at using technology to personalize products and services to each individual member, what happens to direct human engagement between the member and the association? The post Member Personalization: Can Technology Replicate Real Relationships?

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. We’ll delve into the findings shortly, but first, Informz points out marketing automation technology has transformed the way associations communicate. Remember that newsletter I referenced?

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. We’ll delve into the findings shortly, but first, Informz points out marketing automation technology has transformed the way associations communicate. Remember that newsletter I referenced?

Techsoup Canada: Technology for nonprofits and charities

SilkStart

As an association, technology can be a tremendous asset in achieving your mission. When an association has access to robust technology — as well as the knowledge and capacity to put tech to proper use — the impact can be transformative. Unfortunately, many associations has a fraught relationship to technology. We’re a nonprofit that helps Canadian charities, nonprofits, and libraries use technology more effectively achieve their missions.

The Benefits of an AI-Powered eNewsletter 

Association Adviser

Features Marketing & Communications Technology AI-powered newsletters artificial intelligence rasa.ioAssociations produce valuable content for members, but it's easy for that information to get lost in a crowded inbox.

How Technology Partners Help Associations Comply with GDPR

WBT Systems

Since the EU approved GDPR on April 14, 2016, association technology firms have had lots of time to prepare for GDPR. In this post, we describe what your technology providers should do to help your association comply with GDPR. It also means: Asking co-workers and technology partners a lot of questions. An EU citizen with a Gmail address who signs up for a newsletter or downloads a PDF. LMS, AMS, CMS, and other technology partners are “data processors.”.

Is Your Newsletter a 98-lb Weakling? : Off Stage

Off Stage

25, 2009 - Is Your Newsletter a 98-lb Weakling? Put the WAV group’s newsletter on your mailing list. Every AE needs a daily reading list, and in my estimation, this newsletter is one of them. By and large, the WAV group articles are about important industry stuff—trends, technology, economy. Anyway, today’s WAV group publication sparked a thought about a topic for this blog— newsletters. 26, 2009 - RE: Is Your Newsletter a 98-lb Weakling?

Trade Association CEO Support: Newsletter Distribution

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. Newsletter Distribution. How tight should you control your associations newsletter distribution? Newsletter Distribution.

AE on the Verge: 3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter

AE on the Verge

3 Reasons to use only text in your e-newsletter. Im sometimes asked why our association e-newsletter isnt loaded with a template, graphics, colors, and pictures. Check out what a heavily formatted and imaged newsletter looks like on a very small screen. We encourage members to take sections of our newsletter to redistribute to their clients/customers/others or into social media. A newsletter I've been receiving in text converted to a prettier format.

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.

Lunchtime Links: Invest in New Technologies That Matter

Associations Now

How to evaluate new technologies. New technologies are all around us, every day. Worthy tech: There’s no hiding from technology. But not every new technology is worth your time—or your money. How does your organization evaluate new technologies?

24+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: October 2010

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest Fundraising nptech Marketing Best practices Volunteers E-mail marketing events SEO Social networking case studies Non-profit Communications websites training Membership management Donor management webinar software social media newsletters search engine optimization

‘Tis the Season for Gifting Your Members

Association Adviser

Membership Technology events membership responsive design gifts holidays website newsletter dues membership duesGive a gift to your members that goes beyond tangibility and increases their engagement with your association. Here are six gifts you can give your association members this holiday season, and you’ll. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

20+ Free Webinars for Nonprofits: September 2010

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest Fundraising nptech Marketing Best practices Volunteers E-mail marketing events Social networking case studies Non-profit Communications websites training Membership management Donor management webinar software social media newsletters

Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

So when I came across “Association Learning + Technology 2014,” a recent report by Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele , founders of consulting firm Tagoras , imagine my delight! Young or old, technology has redefined the way we learn and work. The point is: Don’t be afraid to taste technology.

Lovely Charts

Wild Apricot

If you’re looking for a way to jazz up your organization’s reports, newsletters, web pages and other publications, what about a chart? Tags: Non-profit technology nptech images websites application newsletters Not just the usual boxes and arrows with plain-Jane text labels, but something more of an eye-catching illustration: a lovely chart! read more ).

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.

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. Start with subject lines for emails and e-newsletters. As a writer and professional communicator, nothing (O.K.,

Trade Association CEO Support: Using Technology

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. Using Technology. Using Technology. Trade Association CEO Support.

Achieve More by Connecting the Dots for Your Association

Association Adviser

Too often, associations think of their technology solutions from too narrow a perspective: How can my AMS more effectively manage my member data, or, how can my career center help me provide increased member value? But can your technology more effectively amplify ALL your content??

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Readz

Thanks For Playing

Does your association have a magazine or newsletter? Labels: cool technology. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008. 25 June 2012. Always the Last to Know: Readz. Is it online? Is it just a boring plain HTML version of the printed stories? Readz wants to help you out, by making a multimedia rich version of your publications that looks gorgeous on tablets. Share on FriendFeed. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post.

The Paperless Association

Association Management

At least that’s the case for many technology industry associations. As for newsletters and surveys, they are usually all electronic too. Technology Association association management Board of Directors communications finance Membership operations technology industry

Mobile Messaging Wildfire

Association Management

Meanwhile, association management communications are still largely rooted in store-and-forward email technology first developed more than 40 years ago. Operations Technology communications Association Management Company

New data: Volunteerism at an all-time low

Aaron Wolowiec

In addition, Millennials thrive on cross-mentoring with older volunteers, especially when it comes to technology, said Elizabeth Engel , CEO and chief strategist for Spark Consulting, LLC. As parents, I think most of us want to instill in our children the importance of giving back.

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What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

The future of technology , and the caveman law: tech v. E-newsletters still work, and work well. blog roundup cool technology innovation leadership management marketing Associations Now Christina Smith Innovation Excellence Jamie Notter McKinley Advisors SEO Shelly Alcorn Technology Review How can you tell if your CEO is ready for innovation? These questions could help. primitive desires? Bet on primitive desires every time.

Clean Up Your (Email) Act

Association Adviser

Before your association sends its next member newsletter or email announcement, ask yourself: when was the last time you updated your email list? Marketing & Communications Technology email email bounce rate email bounces email list email marketing email strategy role emails

Extreme trends or the new normal?

Aaron Wolowiec

In a 24/7 plugged-in society, businesses need to embrace change and welcome technology. Gone are the days of 10-page newsletters and here to stay are the days of SMS alerts. An online engagement center at the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting. Photo courtesy of ASAE on Flickr.

Top 3 Live Streaming Apps to Humanize Your Organization [Part I]

Slice-Works

Consequently, they swiftly embraced change as the needs of their audience adapts, requiring the technology to morph and change with them. Feeling overwhelmed with all this talk about the “next big things” in marketing and social media?

5 Reasons Why Associations Should Use Vertical Video

GrowthZone

association’s blog articles, newsletters, and social media posts. Social Media TechnologySmartphone use has disrupted the way we create and consume videos, but people love to hate vertical video – or do they ?

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What’s Old School Tech is New Again

Association Adviser

Technology is great, and associations are using it in creative ways that drive member engagement to new levels and advocate for their industries. Oftentimes, the technologies that have been around the longest can still be among the most effective.