Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

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However, whether increasing non-dues revenue or new member recruitment, it’s just as important that your organization follows through with these goals. We’ve gathered four tips to help you organize your association’s key data and communications, and then keep them organized as the year progresses. From creating processes for handling your association’s most valuable asset (your data) to delegating tasks to maintain an organized strategy, this guide covers it all.

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. The post Organized Chaos appeared first on The Moery Company. What it looks like and how it feels. There are a ton of tools available – apps, websites, planners, calendars, etc.….

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Why your membership organization needs super users

Association Success

Every membership organization has members who go above and beyond. . But as much as you might appreciate your organization’s super users, it’s not always clear how to bring them into your overall strategy. . Most organizations host several tentpole events each year.

Thinking Through Your Organization’s ROI

Moery Company

What is the “Value Added” to their organization? The post Thinking Through Your Organization’s ROI appeared first on The Moery Company. The Big Red “M” has spent the last few of weeks thinking through our return on investment (ROI). Our goal has been to create a snapshot representative of the value of our services that our association partners and prospective clients will understand.

Build or Buy an LMS? How to Pick the Right Solution for Your Budget

BUDGET. When it comes to picking your next LMS that six-letter word is probably the most important part of the decision-making process. So, what are your options to get the best possible eLearning solution without breaking the bank? Build it or buy it. This guide from Lambda’s eLearning experts details absolutely everything you need to consider so you can pick the perfect eLearning solution for your organization and budget.

How to Manage Your Organization Virtually

Wild Apricot

Top six areas of your organization that can be done virtually, so you can stay on top of its needs even when you’re in the midst of social distancing

3 basic metrics all organizations should prioritize

Association Success

For those organizations who are not ready to dive into hiring a CDO, paying attention to these three metrics builds the foundation your marketing team needs to accurately create a game plan for organizational growth.

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?

Get a Pulse on Your Organization’s Culture – Association Field Report (September 25, 2020)

Moery Company

You will probably face smaller discretionary budgets as you work on recruiting new members into your organization. How do they feel about the organization? I would like to share a conversation I had with our team last week. It was a great conversation!

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Resources to Help Your Organization Adapt During COVID-19

Wild Apricot

If you're facing unexpected challenges at the moment, here are some resources to support you and your organization as you adapt. You'll find information on running online events, working remotely, online fundraising, and more

AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

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

Twitter for Nonprofits: Does Your Organization Really Need to Tweet?

Wild Apricot

Is Twitter right for your organization For some nonprofits, Twitter is the perfect platform to grow their community, while others are better off putting their efforts elsewhere.

Fresh Formats for Your Organization’s Webinars

MembersClicks

But with so many webinars being offered, how can you ensure your organization’s webinars stand out? More webinars are taking place now than ever before. And that’s not a bad thing — they’re a great way to engage both your members and prospects.

101 Ways To Get New Members For Your Organization

Wild Apricot

Here are 101 ways your organization can attract and recruit more members both in the short and long term Want to grow your membership?

2020 LMS Considerations: Platform Organization and Taxonomy

CommPartners

Blog Education content elearning Keyword search layout learning LMS members navigation onboarding One-click imagery or terms organization Personalized learning paths: Self-Assessment Quiz: taxonomy The Evolution of the Association LMS: 10 Considerations for 2020

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How Dedicated Community Management is Helping These 3 Organizations Level Up Engagement

Higher Logic

The post How Dedicated Community Management is Helping These 3 Organizations Level Up Engagement appeared first on Higher Logic. The post How Dedicated Community Management is Helping These 3 Organizations Level Up Engagement appeared first on Higher Logic.

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.

The Donation List Template Your Organization Needs to Stay on Track

Wild Apricot

Download this donation list template so that your organization never loses track of which donations you’ve gotten, as well as who sent them and whether or not they’ve received a thank-you letter

Announcing The How Organizations Grow Membership & Revenue Research Report 2020?

Wild Apricot

Want to learn how other membership organizations are growing and gaining revenue? Check out our soon-to-be-released report (and fill it out for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card

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?

The Best Membership Marketing Strategies for Any Organization in 2020

Wild Apricot

Membership marketing is one of the best ways to grow and maintain your organization’s membership program. Here are some of the top membership marketing strategies you should be using in 2020

Everything Your Organization Needs to Know About In-Kind Donations

Wild Apricot

In-kind donations can help you grow your fundraising, stretch your resources, and build your community. But how do you get in-kind donations? In this guide, I'll show you how to solicit, record, acknowledge, and report these gifts

Why organizations should invest in their employees’ failures

Association Success

Having a workplace culture that supports its employees through times like these is necessary for the long-term success of an organization. In order to do that, organizations have to be approachable, understanding and go out of their way to check in with employees. “It’s

How Association Leaders Are Pivoting Their Organizations – Notes From Our Covid19 Executive Leader Round Table

Moery Company

Organizations are using Microsoft Teams and GoToMeeting, to name a few, for secure connections. The post How Association Leaders Are Pivoting Their Organizations – Notes From Our Covid19 Executive Leader Round Table appeared first on The Moery Company. Last week we hosted a COVID-19 Roundtable with association executives and asked them what was working, and what was not working, in various areas of their operations.

Why Your Organization Needs a Member Satisfaction Survey + 20 Questions

Wild Apricot

A member satisfaction survey is a great tool your organization can use to identify the needs of your members and how to best meet them. This article will help you get started

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How to increase engagement and inclusivity in your organization

Association Success

People who listen to respond rather than to understand are missing a crucial skill — active listening.”. Why organizations should invest in their employee’s failures. The post How to increase engagement and inclusivity in your organization appeared first on AssociationSuccess.org.

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

Wordpress for Nonprofits: Everything Your Organization Needs to Know

Wild Apricot

If your nonprofit needs a website, Wordpress might be a great option. This guide will cover everything you need to know and help you make a decision about using Wordpress

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. We added $140,000 of total sponsorship for that same event in 2018 – of which, I believe 10 to 12 of those new sponsors had been on the organization’s existing list! The post How to Attract New Sponsors to Your Organization appeared first on The Moery Company.

Association Chat: The Digital Organization

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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? Does your organization use technology to better communicate internally? In your role, how would you choose to next invest in technology for your organization? Do employees have room to experiment in your organization?

June Update: New Releases to Improve Your Organization

Wild Apricot

This month, we’re announcing new product features and releases that will make life easier for you and your organization. We have also added new content to help you make the most of Wild Apricot and better connect with members

How to Price Your Organization's Virtual Event

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Many organizations are reluctant because virtual events lack several of the components in-person events offer (face-to-face networking being a primary one). Well, for every organization — and even every event — it’s different. If you’ve hosted or are planning to host a virtual event in 2020 (or beyond), let me ask you.did you charge or are you planning on charging for attendance?

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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

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? Karen provides internal business consulting, executive coaching to organizations, including employee relations, workplace culture, leadership training, and staffing. The post What Did Your Organization Serve up for Breakfast This Morning?

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. Before Google makes an acquisition, the target company must first pass co-founder Larry Page’s toothbrush test: Is the company’s product or service used regularly to make people’s lives better? Do your clients or members depend on something you provide to do their jobs?

How to increase engagement and inclusivity in your organization

Association Success

As many organizations are taking steps to create dialogue on racism and inclusivity, they must ask themselves: Are we communicating in ways that actually allow others to feel comfortable and welcome enough to speak up?”. How this survey revealed the racial inequities in the association industry.

How education protects organizations from fiascos.

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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? A graphic video of Dr. David Dao was forwarded, copied, shared and tweeted globally in a fury of consumer backlash. […].

What Do Netflix and Your Organization Have in Common?

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What does that mean for your organization? How many people do you know who’ve cut the cord on cable? Maybe you’re one of those people. You got tired of paying for channels you never watched, and so you dropped cable for Netflix. (Or Or Hulu. Or both.).

Gamification: member organizations play for keeps

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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. By employing gamification, your organization can persuade members to engage and participate with more frequency and for longer duration. If you put these important game pieces into action, your organization will be winning in no time!