Organized Chaos - Moery Company

Moery Company

Everyone has their idea of organization. all are designed to keep you organized. I’ve found it helpful to talk with others about how they stay organized during the day and I’ve pieced together my personal strategy: I start the week off with a big sheet of blank paper.

Association Chat: The Digital Organization

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

The March 24, 2015 edition of Association Chat will focus on The Digital Organization - inspired by this great book. Is your association a digital organization? Does your organization focus on always improving? Do employees have room to experiment in your organization?

Why Your Organization Needs a Member Directory

Wild Apricot

Consider creating a member directory for your organization to facilitate outreach, support your communications, and more Wondering how to keep your members connected?

What Did Your Organization Serve up for Breakfast This Morning?

Moery Company

If we know culture is the most important part of any successful business, what is your organization doing to create a positive and healthy culture? What is your organization doing to improve its culture? The post What Did Your Organization Serve up for Breakfast This Morning?

How to Provide Member Development Opportunities in Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Members typically join associations because they want to grow on both personal and professional levels. Read these seven member development ideas and start providing more value to your members

Data Culture: Why Your Organization Should Think Beyond Big Data

Associations Now

Is now the time to remove the term “big data” from your vocabulary and rethink how you can best become a data-driven organization? You may be using data, but are you integrating data deep into your organization’s DNA?

And the Winner is … Your Organization

Association Management

The post And the Winner is … Your Organization appeared first on Professional Association Management Company | Virtual Inc. The Oscars. The Nobel Prize. The Palme d’Or. The Man Booker Prize. The Pulitzer Prize. The world is captivated by the bestowing of awards for achievement.

How to Attract New Sponsors to Your Organization - Moery Company

Moery Company

“How can we bring new sponsors into our organization?” We use Data.com, but you can also use Hoovers to sort organizations by SIC code, and the results will help to develop a new list of potential sponsors.

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization's Member Experience

Wild Apricot

Here are 9 ways you can improve their member experience of your organization and engage your members more than ever Wondering how to keep your members around forever?

Why Most Organizations Get New Member Onboarding Wrong — and 3 Ways to Do It Right

Wild Apricot

Associations tend to have very robust renewal programs, but meager new member onboarding programs. Here's how you can create a strong new member onboarding program in 3 easy steps

Many Organizations Accidentally Ignore New Members

Smooth The Path

But this is a shame since turning the membership funnel upside down is a big opportunity for many organizations to increase their member retention rates. New member onboarding programs methodically show each new member exactly how the organization can help them.

4 Types of Member Testimonials Your Organization Needs

MembersClicks

Word-of-mouth marketing trumps ALL other forms of marketing - that’s nothing new. But it just means the need for testimonials is greater than ever.

How education protects organizations from fiascos.

YourMembership Blog

United Airlines farce could’ve been alleviated or stopped with some proper employee training. United Airlines recently landed itself into an escalating PR nightmare, and it hasn’t yet left people’s minds or tweets. How could it?

Does Your Organization Pass the Toothbrush Test?

Reid All About it

How does your organization live up to that test? If not, it’s way past time to research your market, talk to people and find out how you can meet their needs in a way that no other organization can.

Starting a Chapter of an Organization: The Ultimate Guide

Wild Apricot

This guide contains everything you need to know about starting a new chapter of an organization: what a chapter organization is, why you might want to start a new chapter, rather than a new nonprofit, a few organizations you can work with, and more. chapter-software chapter-organization

Build a Better Organization with Community

Higher Logic

But will community help your entire organization? When your organization fully embraces an online community, bringing every single customer into the fray, the beneficial effects of community trickle down into ever aspect of the organization.

How Toxic Employees Affect Organizations

Associations Now

Workers who are seen as negative to company culture represent an interesting conundrum—they end up costing organizations money and poisoning other workers, but they’re often good at getting themselves promoted. Even in the happiest organizations, unhappy people can wreak havoc.

Your Growing Organization Needs an Online Community

Higher Logic

Online communities aren’t just for enormous, multinational companies -- small organizations need them, too, just as much as the behemoths do. How do communities make sense for small organizations, where every decision -- big or small -- can make a huge difference in your bottom line?

Expense Reports Are Evolving, But Are Organizations?

Associations Now

While technologies like artificial intelligence can make it easier to pinpoint instances of expense-report fraud, many organizations haven’t embraced digital reporting. While there are lots of digital options to manage expenses, many organizations aren’t using them.

Gamification: member organizations play for keeps

YourMembership Blog

Businesses and organizations are using this tactic to create brand awareness and drive user engagement. by 2015, 40% of Global 1000 organizations will use gamification as the primary mechanism to transform business operations.

How to Organize Volunteers to Maximize Impact

Wild Apricot

So, how do you organize your volunteers in a way that maximizes their impact with your organization, and, you know… makes them want to stick it out in the long run? association nonprofit organize VolunteersWith over 62.5 million people volunteering in the US and 12.7 million in Canada, there’s certainly not a shortage volunteers.

Is your organization mobile app ready?

Aaron Wolowiec

Whether or not your association currently utilizes a mobile app for its annual meeting or as part of a larger, annual engagement strategy, the question remains: Just how ready is your organization to deploy a mobile app?

How to Increase Millennial/Gen Z Membership in Professional Organizations

HighRoad Solution

Many associations are facing a daunting generational challenge. Baby Boomers are retiring en masse, having provided many associations with a stable membership for the past 40 years. member engagement

Taxonomy, Categories and Sitefinity – Organization Meets Presentation

Vanguard Tech

“Taxonomy – a scheme of classification” One of the most powerful features of the Sitefinity Content Management System is the ability to assign a taxonomy to content, allowing website managers to filter, sort and display content based on a set of defined categories.

What 15 Year-Olds Can Teach Organizations About Content Strategy

Higher Logic

Lack of support from within their own organization’s walls is often mentioned as a communications strategy struggle. She is a key representative of that organization, and she needs true feedback to properly steer her content strategy.

Is Your Member Organization Evolving? Don't Do It Alone.

YourMembership Blog

Co-Evolution and the Member-based Organization. The same is true of the member-based organization. Evolution doesn’t happen in isolation so you don’t want to plan for the future by thinking only of your organization.

Creating Change Adept Organizations

Wired4Leadership

Not-for-profit organizations, social sector groups and associations are not inherently designed to be nimble. The principles of democracy that underlie the structure of most non-profit organizations are by design slow and deliberative.

Is Your Organization Risking Members' Privacy by Connecting on Facebook?

Higher Logic

On the front-end sales line here at Higher Logic, we often hear organizations are happy with using social media platforms as their main line of communication with and between their members. They say to "never build on rented land," but is that always true?

5 Things Your Organization Should Do to Improve Website Accessibility

Associations Now

These problems happened even though WordPress has a sizable team dedicated to accessibility and a heavy focus on the issue that many organizations do not. The post 5 Things Your Organization Should Do to Improve Website Accessibility appeared first on Associations Now

When An Organization Takes a Stand

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

We talked about the timeline for the PR crisis, issues with handling contracts and vendors, and Rich's suggestions for how association executives might best prepare themselves and their organizations for similar problems.

The Marketing of Value for your Organization

YourMembership Blog

The post The Marketing of Value for your Organization appeared first on YourMembership.com. A few weeks ago I wrote about perceived member value – the idea that it’s not valuable unless your members perceive it as valuable. But how exactly do you get there? Listen.

Where Are Organizations the Most Traditional?

Jamie Notter

Do you design your organization around the needs of the employees, or is it around the needs of management? In our research into the future of work, we see organizations actually putting the needs of employees first.

Waning Donor Numbers Could Prove a “Huge” Problem for Organizations

Associations Now

Rather, organizations need to approach their donors as partners. It should interact with other parts of the organization to come up with engagement plans that retain and cultivate donors. What is your organization doing to build relationships with its donors?

Struggling to Stay Organized? Try Google Keep!

MembersClicks

Even if you’re a fairly organized person (your desk is clean, your papers are all put away, your emails are filed nicely into folders, etc.), that can be a game-changer in terms of staying organized.

How Organizations Can Weather Market Volatility

Associations Now

The post How Organizations Can Weather Market Volatility appeared first on Associations Now While associations may be anxious about their investments given the market’s recent ups and downs, experts says such volatility is pretty normal.

#ASAE17 session: Build an experience-driven organization.

YourMembership Blog

The future of organizations fit into an established framework or system, and, if managed well, success followed. The post #ASAE17 session: Build an experience-driven organization. Not long ago, strategy was king. Forecasting, planning and placing smart bets created the power sources within associations and nonprofits. Today, uncertainty is palpable. Planning for next quarter is a challenge; even more difficult is committing to decisions.

3 Ways Organizations Win at Marketing

Wild Apricot

Organizations that seem to win at marketing their mission and their programs. You see them every day. On Instagram, on Facebook and IRL (in real life). They are everywhere and their donor family (and budget) is large! Here are the three things they're doing right — and how you can too! Nonprofit-Marketing

4 Tips for Members Location Mapping to Suit Any Organization

Wild Apricot

These tips will help any organization save time and make their members' lives easier with the members location mapping gadget. product map members-location-mapping

Don't Let Ego Kill Innovation in your Organization

YourMembership Blog

If you are satisfied with your organization’s success there’s no reason to innovate. You’ve even talked to other membership organizations and your numbers trump theirs a million times over. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations.

Is Your Organization Compatible with Millennials?

Jamie Notter

They will see the whole you as an organization. You need to BE an organization that makes sense to them. Since publishing When Millennials Take Over , we've been consistently approached by people wanting us to answer a central question: how do we attract Millennials?