3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

Purchasing new technology is a big undertaking. Ariel Brandt Lautman , Online Community Manager for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, has a list of questions to review before she purchases new technology.

Periodic Goal Review

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Periodic Goal Review. It’s also shown me that taking time to periodically review what is (or isn’t) working is valuable to the overall success of the goal. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team.

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Why You Should Be Using Customer Reviews in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

Join the Review Society to dig into it more. . Professionals Trust Peer Reviews. Reviews are a powerful social media tool for B2B organizations precisely because they reflect the way professionals make decisions: namely, by imitating what the other guy is doing.

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EVOLVE: Technology will Mandate Marketers to Keep Up with the Times

SocialFish

Access proliferation puts the customer in an active role that allows them to take control over what they buy through search, friend recommendations, site reviews, text/chat communication. Marketers have to adapt and stay on top of the channels and technologies.

What Technology Makes the Must-Have List?

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. What Technology Makes the Must-Have List? Working in a technology company means we have a lot of early adopters. We can throw the topic on our employee community and have countless user opinions/reviews. I recently asked this group of experts what technology they couldn’t live without. By defining technology in that fashion, it’s easy to classify Velcro (or hook and loop) closures as something pretty great. Pricing.

How to Create Your Association Technology Vendor Shortlist (by Cutting Through the Sales Speak)

Socious

The salesperson aims to figure out what the buyer wants to pay monthly, while the buyer is looking at the total price. The buyer assumes the monthly payment works out to be the final price of the car but often they’re worlds apart. Step #6) Discuss Pricing.

2013: A Millennial’s Perspective

Association Adviser

With just a few weeks left in 2013, the wave of top ten lists and year-in-review articles is flowing in full tsunami force. Your pricing and member benefits need to reflect that. Pricing Challenges. Kelly Donovan, Naylor.

Best Practices for Selecting an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

It’s important to have a budget in mind when you begin narrowing down the LMS providers you would like to evaluate, as pricing can vary widely. Ask for testimonials, case studies, read reviews and maybe even reach out to a few references. Selecting an LMS is a big decision.

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Be Specific ? Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Akismet rounds it up neatly for me to review at my leisure. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding.

Seeing it Through Your Members' Eyes ? Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. She suggested writing your own bad review/critique. Now write your own “review” of your member site. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team. Partner Programs. Corporate Responsibility. Inside YM.

The Process of Recovery from a Disaster

Association Management

Services like Amazon Web Services, Office 365 and hosting providers can be your backup at a lower price point. Step 5: Review. Association Management Technology

How to Meet the Membership & Education Expectations of Millennials and Gen Z

.orgCommunity

New research shows they have much greater price sensitivity and much lower brand loyalty than older generations. YPs grew up in a world of Amazon and Yelp reviews, and brand influencers on YouTube and Instagram. Generation Z and young Millennials are different.

Juice Up Your Conference App

Velvet Chainsaw

Beware of too-good-to-be-true pricing. When you’re reviewing potential conference apps, ask how the provider will help you market the app. Look for major industry technology providers to build or partner with leading mobile app solutions.

An Associations Journey to Find a Smarter AMS

GrowthZone

GrowthZone had great reviews, the price was right, and they knew our language ,” she commented. Productivity TechnologyAn inside look at one GrowthZone customer’s journey from an outdated data management system to a full AMS complete with NAHB WMS upload.

How to Use Customer Engagement Data to Identify New Sales Opportunities

Higher Logic

Review Purchase History and Budget. Review the products your customers have purchased historically, how frequently they make purchases, and how long it has been since their last purchase. If your customer stays in a single price point, you should too. Review Current Events.

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Event App Due Diligence

Velvet Chainsaw

Have discussions directly with your provider and request recent proof of Apple Review Board app approval from them. This summer they updated the App Store Review Guidelines. They’re becoming more feature rich and prices are being pushed down. Event Technology

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.8.19

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UCLA Anderson Review ). Presenters: Mike Kovach, Senior Digital Consultant, Adage Technologies. Jake Toohey, Senior Digital Consultant, Adage Technologies. Strategic Pricing for Educational Products. Pricing for education products is all over the map.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.13.19

Reid All About it

In a 2019 survey of high-tech companies, more than 40% of the respondents said they hire Customer Success Managers , according to an article in the Harvard Business Review. Mon 12/16 at 11 a.m.* – Audit and Improve Peer Review Efficiency at the Journals You Manage.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.19.18

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One thing we can predict about the future: implementing new technology will never stop. A key ingredient for successful technology projects is collaboration. Mike Guerrieri at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how technology and collaboration can be a virtuous cycle.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.18.19

Reid All About it

A classic marketing mantra (about pricing) is flawed. Special guest Brian Carter will review the trends that have changed industries, why so many organizations have lost traction, and how top performers are growing and winning today. Host: Association Women in Technology Champions.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.10.19

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… “5G, when fully implemented, is poised to be a very big deal, a far bigger transformation in mobile technology than any previous generational shift. Read more at the Harvard Business Review.

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Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

The whitepaper notes that associations must be willing to review their strategy to put as much emphasis on education as they do on membership, in order to truly establish themselves as an alternative. Why Emphasize Technology for Association Education Programs?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 10.28.16

Reid All About it

He also reviews four books that “can open your eyes to the importance of neuro-plasticity and how you can intentionally take steps to increase your brain’s productivity.” The size or budget of your association, and whether you use or don’t use social technologies, doesn’t matter.

Is Syncing Your AMS and Accounting Software Necessary?

Association Adviser

Some AMS systems may offer complete, customized accounting functionality for a much higher price, but associations on a tech budget are stuck working with both an AMS and an accounting software system to cover their membership database and financial accounting needs.

Content with Fewer Words Aids Multi-tasking Audience

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Review your web content often. In today’s eMarketer there were some interesting statistics about multimedia use, specifically mobile technology aiding in an increase of multimedia consumption. Keep this “double-dipping” sort of consumption in mind when writing and reviewing your content. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs.

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.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.26.18

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4 million US jobs are expected to be disrupted by technology and other factors between now and 2026. Harvard Business Review ). Make Your Marketing Technology Resolutions for 2018. Eric McDonald, sales executive and pricing expert.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.6.19

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Nilofer Merchant, Harvard Business Review ). Learn how event technology can simplify each phase of the event planning lifecycle; from venue sourcing to website building, employee wrangling, reporting, and everything in between.

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AMCs Engaged!

YourMembership Blog

To remain competitive in business, we must move from annual reviews of our strategic plan to a much more dynamic shifting and assessment of our plan and our performance. Price sits high in the consideration criteria when selecting technology. Are You Built for Speed?

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.8.17

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Yes, the ASAE Technology Conference is next week! Ann McDermott at DelCor Technology Solutions explains how to develop that list and why you should do it before asking around for AMS recommendations or sample RFPs. Review Chat (Association Chat). Host: The Review Society.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

Reid All About it

If you use online community software, please consider leaving a review on the new site, ReviewMyCommunity.net. If you do, you’ll be granted a lifetime subscription to read the reviews of others. The folks behind the site hope to hit a critical mass of 100 reviews soon.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.10.17

Reid All About it

If you use online community software, please consider leaving a review on the new site, ReviewMyCommunity.net. If you do, you’ll be granted a lifetime subscription to read the reviews of others. The folks behind the site hope to hit a critical mass of 100 reviews soon.

Association Learning: Does your Story Inspire Members?

WBT Systems

The results that Harley Davidson have achieved by leveraging the stories and passion of their community are incredible, and are outlined in this Harvard Business Review article. For example, if you only offer education through conferences, could you look at incorporating some technology?

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10 Tips for Creating an Effective Marketing Piece

Spark Consulting

I’ll be facilitating the discussion, and the nice folks at CESSE asked me to prepare some general tips to help people as they reviewed each others’ materials. Innovations in print technology have really brought the cost down. Are the prices right?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.17.19

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Mike Guerrieri of DelCor Technology Solutions shares a rescue plan for improving your association’s IT maturity —coconut shell cocktails not included. Some quick hits before we get to next week’s free webinars: Five alternatives to the annual performance review.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.7.18

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Review a custom hotel contract (ready for signature) process that adds meeting value, generates real cost savings and assures risk reduction. Review My AMS’ Teri Carden. Event Technology Trends in 2019. Hear about the top ten event technology trends coming in 2019.

Finding Radical Value in Core Competencies

Association Subculture

Rising college tuition costs, shrinking numbers of seats, and new technology based delivery systems are combining to create a perfect storm in the adult education world. New technologies are becoming more and more affordable for associations.

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A Quick Way to Invigorate Your Off-site Meeting

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Here’s one I’m repurposing into an innovative Friday Fix: Pink talks about replacing your off-site (planning or review) meeting with a FedEx Day. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company. News + Press. Customers. Management Team.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.20.17

Reid All About it

How we manage our career and go about finding work has radically shifted due to emerging technologies and constantly changing economic conditions. Review SCORM and xAPI side-by-side to see the expanded capabilities xAPI has over SCORM.

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8 Reasons Your Customer Support Improves with an Online Community

Higher Logic

You need a way to differentiate yourself outside of product and price, which can only be tweaked so much. It will often cause them to select you for renewals and recommend you even if your prices are higher than the competition.