Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

However, whether increasing non-dues revenue or new member recruitment, it’s just as important that your organization follows through with these goals. to keep your association organized and on track. Uncategorized ams association organization associations LMS

The #1 Student Organization Software Used By 100+ Student Organizations

Wild Apricot

Many other student organizations have already automated their administrative work with student organization software, maybe it's time you did too

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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.

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?

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.

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?

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?

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.

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

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).

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

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

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.

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.

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?

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?

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.

Spring Clean Your Organization's Database: 4 Tips

MembersClicks

When you think of your organization’s database, what comes to mind? If you’re like most companies and organizations, it’s probably a combination of the two - and that’s completely normal. A goldmine of valuable information? A giant mess? A combination of the two?

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.

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?

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.

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?

Daily Buzz: Why Your Organization Needs a Threat Model

Associations Now

With cyberattacks becoming more complex and more frequent, organizations must remain vigilant in their cybersecurity efforts. One way to shield your organization from an attack is to implement a threat model, says Maggie Jauregui at The Next Web.

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

5 reasons Aptify is the ideal AMS for organizations

Aptify

Learn about the capabilities your IT team needs to support your evolving organization. Aptify association management software helps IT teams work efficiently and effectively to support large organizations with complex, evolving processes.

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.

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.

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?

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 Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? A learning organization becomes more like a community that members can feel a commitment to. Is your Association a Learning Organization. My organization invites people to contribute to the organization’s vision.

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

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.

Future Configurations for Member Organizations

Smooth The Path

Many associations organize around demographics like profession, industry or field, and geography (county, state, national, international). The post Future Configurations for Member Organizations appeared first on Smooth The Path.

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

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.

What Your Organization & Exhibitors Can Learn from Event Data

Membersuite

Event and attendee data provide solid evidence of the interests of attendees and the performance of exhibitors as well as valuable information about industry trends. Here are a few insights that your association can learn from your event data

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.

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?

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.