My top 8 highlights from RSA’s e-newsletter

Optimist Consulting

I delivered an e-newsletter workshop recently for a client. One of the activities I took the group through was looking at other membership organisation’s e-newsletters. Do you use any of these techniques in your e-newsletters? Uncategorized e-newsletters membership

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. Think hard about your content—and choose your tools carefully.

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Nonprofit Newsletter: Free Tools to Create and Merge PDFs

Wild Apricot

One small nonprofit I work with has chosen to publish its monthly membership newsletter as a magazine-style document in Portable Document Format (PDF), rather than as an email blast. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Non-profit Communications collaboration PDF open source application software newsletters

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.

Monday Buzz: The State of Nonprofit Newsletters

Associations Now

Some early newsletter insights emerge from the 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Plus: a new tool designed to “unlock the potential of voice.” ” The post Monday Buzz: The State of Nonprofit Newsletters appeared first on Associations Now

3 Creative Ways Associations and Nonprofits Can Use Volunteer Management Tools

Higher Logic

Volunteer tools are standard for associations and nonprofits, and they can be used for much more than just standard volunteer tasks. Common Volunteer Management Tools. Here are three ways you can use your volunteer tools in non-traditional ways.

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Tools you can use to organize your content strategy

Association Success

There are learning courses, conference panels, blog posts, newsletters — both digital and on paper, case studies and white papers. Know of any tools that should be on this list but aren’t? Asana : This tool allows you to manually create a workflow for your projects.

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[Cool Social Tools] QiqoChat for Live Online Events


Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! Cool Social Tools

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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?

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media


Thankfully though, there’s also a long list of tools now available for this specific task. Here’s a list of tools we picked out to help you find and post the most relevant and share-worthy content. you can create newsletters with top content. Cool Social Tools Implementation

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6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”


All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. To follow up on this, here are essential tools that will help you get more exposure to your content. These tools could be the difference between content that goes unseen, and content that goes viral.

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Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

Online engagement tools open up a new world of advertising space and give you a new way to attract sponsors with compelling and diverse offers around events, community ad space, and member newsletters and mailings. MTI chose online community as a tool for digital transformation.

Report: Social Media Gaining Ground as Talent Recruitment Tool

Associations Now

The fundamentals of staff recruiting aren’t exactly on their way out, but HR departments should take note: Social media is gaining ground as a talent prospecting tool. Less popular were job-specific email newsletters, which just 5 percent of respondents had success with.

Why Your Attendees Are Your Best Marketing Tools

Associations Now

Sure, direct-mail pieces and email newsletters can be compelling. The post Why Your Attendees Are Your Best Marketing Tools appeared first on Associations Now But having your attendees market your conferences or events for you may be a sure-fire way to engage new audiences.

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The Influencer Marketing Tool That Made All The Difference

Association Success

Of course, you can (and should) work to make sure you have created as comprehensive a Toolkit as possible, including text for Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook posts, as well as for any newsletters or emails that you speakers and partners may want to send. You've Been Hit By a Snöball!

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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. Articles are short, and bigger issues are addressed in helpful ‘white papers’ (which, by the way, are an effective communication tool for your members—if you don’t know about them, go to Wikipedia or click here ). Off Stage.

When Your Best-in-Breed Tool Suddenly Wants to Do it All

Associations Now

When it comes to enterprise software, there are two camps—a variety of best-in-breed tools or an all-in-one suite. There’s been something of a long-standing debate in the tech sphere when it comes to tools: Best-in-breed or all-in-one? A few thoughts: Consider your legacy tool.

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July Update: 8 Super Easy Tech Tools to Grow Your Membership

Wild Apricot

In this month's newsletter, you'll find your invite to a webinar packed with tech tool tips to save you time, plus an introduction to recurring donations, support FAQs and more

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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? With Gini's example fresh in my mind, I started investigating free or inexpensive tools I could use to recycle presentation material for content marketing.

The Internal Blog: A Management Tool : Off Stage

Off Stage

26, 2009 - The Internal Blog: A Management Tool. The use of blogs for promotion of the association to the public is a generally accepted tool. If your online association newsletter doesnt have a click here to post a response to almost every article, you are still in the dark ages.

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No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. 1 tool for marketing among associations. Remember that newsletter I referenced? So every month, I jump into Constant Contact to look at stats.

No more masses for association marketers

Aaron Wolowiec

As some of you may know, Event Garde sends a monthly e-newsletter. 1 tool for marketing among associations. Remember that newsletter I referenced? So every month, I jump into Constant Contact to look at stats.

Stronger by Association: Cool New Tech Tools

AMR Management Services

Cool New Tech Tools. Over the past several weeks, I’ve run across some new and interesting tools that may be useful for associations and non-profits. Special thanks to a few of my colleagues who have shared information on new tools they’ve come across. Pages.

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Membership Marketing Blog: Maximizing your Website as a Tool for.

Membership Marketing

Maximizing your Website as a Tool for Membership Recruitment. This information typically comes in the form of a free email newsletter or a white paper on an important topic of interest to visitors. Maximizing your Website as a Tool for Membership R. Membership Marketing Blog.

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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. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally.

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Are podcasts returning as an association communications tool?

SCD Group

I wondered how many associations use podcasting as part of their content delivery tools. Start-up BlogTalkRadio has a similar feature, offering free Web tools to let anyone record a show, using their telephones as microphones, and a Web platform to bring on guests and callers.

Canva for Associations


That’s why I think Canva will become an essential tool in your association’s marketing toolkit. Canva is an online tool used by millions to create graphics for anything from a simple blog post to entire presentations. association tools Silkstart tools

10 years of Mizz Information…and 10 free or cheap digital marketing tools

Mizz Information

It’s been a while since I wrote this post about free tools for small staff associations so I figured I’d find 10 new cool free/cheap tools to share with you for bearing with me and my rants for a decade. 10 Free or Cheap Digital Marketing Tools.

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Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

Luckily, there are digital tools designed specifically to help you through the process! Robust reporting tools: Ensure your AMS can provide the reports your association needs, when you need them. Email Newsletter. Luckily, there are a ton of tools to help you with the charge.

How to generate Twitter leads using automation


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. It’s by far the single most underutilized tool when it comes to modern day PR.

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A Guide to the Association Market in China ?


The following article below appeared in the September 2010 issue of ASAE’s Global Link e-newsletter. Web-based products like e-newsletters, webinars, social and networking platforms (Twitter, Facebook), mobile channels, or other cyber-related activities work well.

9 Tips to Enhance the Speech as a Powerful Association PR Tool

SCD Group

A carefully crafted, well delivered and strategically placed speech can serve as an important association PR and content marketing tool. Do a story on the talk in your association newsletter or other publications.

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Seen Elsewhere: Resources for Trend Scanning, Gaming, Productivity

Idea Architects

In one of my volunteer roles, I write a feature in the ASAE Executive Management Section IdeaLink newsletter called Seen Elsewhere. It offers a daily or weekly newsletter as well as a database of ideas, trends, and innovations organized into more than 20 industry categories.

3 Tips for Effective communication with your HOA members


Newsletters Newsletters are a convenient way to get information to a large group. In this digital age many associations use a digital newsletter for communications. There are some associations that mail newsletters via USPS.

The Humble E-Mail: An Appreciation

Guilt by Association

I’ve read about people trying to survive only with other communication tools; good luck to them.). I ponder the e-mail this week because our organization just installed and launched a new e-mail marketing and newsletter platform, integrated with our association management system.

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

What Functionality Do You Need in This Tool? Make a list of essential functionality that other tools will not provide. For instance, is having your newsletter tracking in your AMS a requirement? Keep that in mind when choosing tools for a large or less tech-savvy team.

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. But, it’s a much more powerful communications tool and a trend that’s already taking off. So, the broadcasts can be great marketing tools. It’s no secret I’m a HUGE fan of the podcast.

How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho

Beth Kanter

This weekend, I got to spend some time at a beautiful conference center on Falling Leaf Lake with 140 grassroots environmental organizations, all grantees of Patagonia, at the Tools for Grassroots Activists Conference. Strategy Tips Tools and Tactics Visual

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Photoshopping Without Photoshop: Resources for Association Marketers


Many association marketers have told us they wish they had a tool like Photoshop so they can put together stunning newsletters and promotional images, and quickly make simple edits to graphics. But unfortunately, a Photoshop license is an expense that most associations will forego - especially if it’s not a tool that someone will use frequently.

Top 6 Types of Content and Perks to Offer Your Members

Blue Sky eLearn

This means resisting the impulse to treat these opportunities solely as promotional tools. Yes, eLearning content like webinars are powerful tools for attracting new members, but they are also necessary to offer real value for your existing members too.