New Technological Realities: What’s on the Market?

Association Success

Technology to send your association hurtling into the future. This is a trendy topic these days because these technologies are increasingly accessible in the market. They can be given away in gift bags due to size, price, and easy user experience.

7 tips for getting the most out of an RFP for your next AMS

Nimble AMS

Best practices say that when you’re ready to find a new association management software (AMS) system, you should issue a request for proposal (RFP). Read on for tips to ensure your RFP drives accurate proposals and helps you find the right AMS for your organization. Proposal due date.

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How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs : Off Stage

Off Stage

I reviewed the proposed new Social Marketing course from Internet Crusade, as well—it’s going to be very helpful to our members, I think (should be released soon!). It stands to reason that once the application is there, is being used by members, and the price is right, you as an AE will want to see how far you can go in using it to build community in your own organization. Technology. Off Stage. 13, 2009 - How to Use Twitter: A Guide for AEs.

8 Tips for Recruiting High-Quality Webinar Speakers

Blue Sky eLearn

Of course, the timing, technology, and ease of use for the learner are super important, but the absolute most important part to the success of your webinar is the content and subject matter expert (SME). How about proposing to them an interview, rather than a formal slide presentation?

ICANN Delays Sale of.Org Registry, Asks for More Information

Associations Now

The announced sale of the.org domain to a private equity firm surfaced a lot of debate in the nonprofit and technology spaces in recent weeks. The price of the sale was initially undisclosed, though it was later revealed to be $1.135 billion. “We

New Coalition Starts Push Against Efforts to Raise Import Taxes

Associations Now

Americans for Affordable Products, a coalition that includes 140 major businesses and trade groups, launched this week in response to proposals by Republicans to boost import taxes. The coalition argues that such a tax will raise prices on consumers while discouraging innovation.

Thursday Buzz: Recognizing the Association World’s Brightest Minds

Associations Now

“Washington’s Leading Association and Nonprofit Innovators,” an event in Arlington, Virginia’s, Crystal City neighborhood, recognized 20 association executives for their groundbreaking approaches to technology, revenue, and events.

Groups Boost Opposition to Comcast Merger

Associations Now

With Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable under regulatory scrutiny, associations and advocacy groups in the technology and cable sectors are ramping up their lobbying efforts.

In-Flight Electronics: The Role Associations Played in Making It Happen

Associations Now

Numerous associations, unions, airlines, technology and aerospace companies, regulators, and others took part in the Portable Electronic Devices Aviation Rulemaking Committee (PED ARC), which put together a proposal [PDF] on the issue last month—leading to FAA approval on Thursday.

Your Members’ Tech Comfort Level Matters

Associations Now

That’s not an unusual spot for an association exec to occupy regarding technology. and other countries, but also members who lack much access to technology at all. But that’s not happening yet, and for now the current audience defines the technology.

Is the World Ready for “Talking” Cars?

Associations Now

Focused on Making Cars Smarter At least one group is strongly focused on issues similar to talking cars—the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), which represents both the auto industry and technology firms.

Social Media Roundup: Ramp Up Your Cybersecurity Protocols

Associations Now

Though the methods and perpetrators behind the intrusion remain unknown, and as the significance of the breaches and proposed solutions are debated , it is clear that every one of your association’s online outposts needs to be protected. Bet on technology and healthcare.

11 Audiovisual Negotiating Tips For Meeting Success

Velvet Chainsaw

Audio And Visuals And Technologies, Oh My. Companies release new AV technologies and tools on a regular basis. Share your budget parameters and let your AV partner propose solutions that give you the most for your money. Secure a guarantee on final bill price. Tweet.

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The Consequences of Moving Fast and Breaking Things

Associations Now

I’m writing about technology, so Apple is a great subject, OK?!?). Well, in certain ways, that is: Apple is still facing lingering effects from losing a price-fixing lawsuit earlier this year. The Justice Department’s proposed sanctions sound painful.

Are You A Risky RFP Abuser?

Velvet Chainsaw

Hotels react by throwing technology and lower-level sales professionals against the problem. Planners put hotels in a grid comparing date availability and initial price quote. The RFP (Request for Proposal) follows after that. Tweet. Our profession is at risk.

Thursday Buzz: Amazon Lights a Mobile Fire

Associations Now

Also: Make sure your organization has a strong handle on technology issues, or you might be going in two directions at once. You may want to take a gander at Microsoft’s proposed pricing changes.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 11.8.19

Reid All About it

The deadline for proposals is next Friday, November 15. It’s 2019 and people interact with technology all day from their mobile device to systems at work to smart devices at home. Host: Association Women Technology Champions. Ten Strategies for Pricing eLearning Content.

Mastering the Art of Work/Life Balance in a Digital World

Beth Kanter

I love connecting with nonprofit technology colleagues who are also promoting work/life balance and how to avoid digital distractions. I was seeking a way to combine my interest in technology and helping people. After that time, the price will be the suggested value of $97.

Eric Lanke: The Giant Hairball of Complexity

Eric Lanke

So when Netflix raised its prices 60% and then decided to split its DVD delivery service off from its video streaming service, you wouldve thought I would have had a strong negative reaction. Provocative Proposals for Change. Eric Lanke. Association executive and author. Pages.

Dorothy, We Aren't in Vermont Anymore. : Off Stage

Off Stage

Let’s say it’s an issue of whether or not the association should take a position on the location a proposed new highway in your community. The Board proposes a questionnaire to the members (“Let’s survey the troops!”). Technology presents you with options.

The NEW Internet Landscape: A Primer for Realtors and MLSs : Off.

Off Stage

Each application carried a hefty price tag of $185,000. Further details, including pricing for additional domains and other related products will be announced at a later date.” Technology. Off Stage. 13, 2012 - The NEW Internet Landscape: A Primer for Realtors and MLSs.

Membership Marketing Blog: The End of Membership as We Know It

Membership Marketing

Her fundamental thesis is that “three key shifts in our society have caused a decline in membership: economic rescission, demographic shifts, and rapidly changing technology. Sladek proposes a number of solutions to help in meeting these membership challenges. Price. (9).

Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Everyone – directors, staff and members – pays the price in poor association performance if there is not a strong partnership. But we had some technology advantages that older associations struggled with. Our previous online job board wasn’t using current technology.

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Plexus Consulting Group?: What Can Be Done to Restart Growth

Plexus Consulting

Although aimed at the for-profit private sector and public sector, leaders in non-profit organizations may learn from the author’s proposals. If conditions are right, private-sector innovation and jobs will follow” · Meet the resource-productivity imperative: The steady decline in real resource prices enjoyed throughout the 20 th century has now reversed course. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Everyone – directors, staff and members – pays the price in poor association performance if there is not a strong partnership. But we had some technology advantages that older associations struggled with. Our previous online job board wasn’t using current technology.

Team 52

The First Milepost for the 3-Way Management Team

Trade Association CEO Blog

When I resigned I asked the Board to consider hiring me in a new role: Executive Advisor, where I would continue to provide them that unique insight, motivation and talent of an ASAE Certified Association Executive without having to pay full price for it. I could not find in ASAE any examples of what I was proposing. Trade Association CEO Support.

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Successfully Embracing Change is a Team Effort

Association Adviser

Everyone – directors, staff and members – pays the price in poor association performance if there is not a strong partnership. But we had some technology advantages that older associations struggled with. The changes I was proposing were quick ones that gave NBOA some early successes and that aligned with our strategy and plan at the time, so the board was supportive. Our previous online job board wasn’t using current technology.

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Association Certification and Accreditation Programs: Minimizing the Liability Risks

Plexus Consulting

Standards should never be arbitrary or capricious, or vague or ambiguous, and procedures should be developed that document the development and reasonableness of, and the objective basis for, proposed standards. Moreover, nothing in excess of a reasonable price should be charged to apply for or receive certification or recertification. Prior to finalizing certification standards, provide interested parties with notice of the proposed standards and an opportunity to comment.

Sample Strategy and guidelines for Group/Affinity Services

Trade Association CEO Blog

The program offers a business an exclusive and substantial savings as compared to the general price available to that business through that vendor or other like competitors. Make no proposal that is not in the best interest of the member. Through the years I have progressed with responsibilities in membership development, member benefits, education, government affairs, international relations, chapter relations, database technologies and meetings/trade shows.