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. What Functionality Do You Need in This Tool?

Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

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Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

So without further ado, here are eight social media management tools and apps that will help you enhance productivity while cutting down time: 1. HootSuite is hands down the most commonly used tool for social media management by profits and non-profits alike. Raven Tools.

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How To Identify Technologies That Matter

Velvet Chainsaw

Many of us are looking for the next, big, shiny new technology tool. Yet the noise about new technologies makes it very difficult to identify which tools really matter. The parade of new technologies and advances is persistent. High rate of technology change.

How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

6 Compelling Reasons to Consolidate Your Association’s Technology Systems

Socious

The problem is that most association technology only does one thing really well. To take care of all your needs, you need to make multiple technology purchases. Here are six of the top benefits that associations see when they consolidate their technology.

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How Associations Can Improve The Member Experience Through Technology

Nimble AMS

Three technology innovations associations should embrace for a better member experience. Turn to technology innovation. Enterprise cloud platform technologies have transformed the association management software (AMS) landscape. Technology

Simplifying Social with a Content Curation Tool

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. A Tool to Simplify Social. To counteract this “temptation,” efficiency tools are paramount. 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. Careers.

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Want Travelers to Stop “Going Rogue”? Improve Your Booking Tools

Associations Now

To keep your employees compliant with your travel-booking policies, the solution is to improve your tools, says a new study. The biggest problem may be that consumer tools are often perceived to be significantly better than corporate tools, particularly where it matters most: price.

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Arrested Development? A Strategic Approach to Technology Reboots Association Growth

.orgCommunity

Somewhere back in the Dark Ages of IT- say two years ago, because that’s how fast the electronic world moves now ¬- we thought about technology as a tool to do business. Technology has made the leap out of the toolbox.

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. I recently asked this group of experts what technology they couldn’t live without. Such a handy tool to make sure you go exactly where you intend to. Okay, so we also have some comedians at YourMembership.com but velcro is technology in the sense that technology is only a tool for helping you become more efficient.

In 2017, Take Control of Your Technology

Associations Now

In many ways, the notion of the “middle” has come to define association technology this year. Sure, Slack is awesome, but do you find the per-user price tag a bit much? The post In 2017, Take Control of Your Technology appeared first on Associations Now

Why It May Be Time to Ditch Your Association’s Event Tools for Your AMS Software

Socious

They’re inexpensive and the extra variety I get is worth the price of my occasionally overlapping options. There will always be a learning curve with a new system and you need to make sure you’re prepared to put in the time and effort to learn the new tools.

Insurance Commissioners Launch Tool for Assessing New Auto Insurance Types

Associations Now

NAIC, noting the recent trend of more urban adults foregoing driving, is making the case for usage-based insurance, with the help of a new assessment tool. The technology is becoming more common in any case.

Membership Marketing Blog: Maximizing your Website as a Tool for.

Membership Marketing

Maximizing your Website as a Tool for Membership Recruitment. Pricing Your Product, Service, or Membership. Does Wal-Mart Announce a Price Increase? Maximizing your Website as a Tool for Membership R. Price. (9). price testing. (5). Membership Marketing Blog.

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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.

Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

So when I came across “Association Learning + Technology 2014,” a recent report by Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele , founders of consulting firm Tagoras , imagine my delight! Young or old, technology has redefined the way we learn and work. The point is: Don’t be afraid to taste technology.

Lunchtime Links: Invest in New Technologies That Matter

Associations Now

How to evaluate new technologies. New technologies are all around us, every day. Worthy tech: There’s no hiding from technology. But not every new technology is worth your time—or your money. How does your organization evaluate new technologies?

5 Things to Consider When Choosing an LMS

Blue Sky eLearn

Can you have different pricing for different groups of people? But if it doesn’t play well with others it becomes a platform on its own island versus a tech tool within your organization’s digital ecosystem.

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Essential Nonprofit Software of 2014

SocialFish

As we watch some of our wildest sci-fi fantasies become reality , the potential of technology seems limitless. From fax machines, to email, to smartwatches, technology has transformed the way the world does business. Accounting and Payroll Tools.

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

In the last few weeks, there have been a few good research studies and web sites relaunched that cover technology, data, funding, and trends. Here’s a roundup. Collaborative Technologies: Helping Funders Work Together Better. Technology for Good Report.

Purchasing Fundraising Software: A Small Shop’s Guide

SocialFish

As the world has become increasingly more technological, a wide and diverse array of organizational software has been developed to assist nonprofits in their fundraising and stewardship efforts. Nonprofit software is often priced based on the number of constituents it is able to hold.

The Answer Site: a Social Media Tool for Successful Real Estate.

Off Stage

4, 2011 - The Answer Site: a Social Media Tool for Successful Real Estate Communities. Invariably I would be cornered by some member of the public with a real estate question (“What’s a good price for waterfront property?”) Technology. Off Stage.

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

Nimble AMS

The primary purpose of an RFP: to gather proposals and discover how well potential products meet your requirements at an acceptable price. An RFP is a valuable tool to help ensure a successful software project. Nimble AMS Association Software Technology

Spring Cleaning for your PC

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Thought we’d share a nifty little tool to help you “clean” your PC. Pricing. Tags: data security , database , Technology. 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.

Stop Waiting. It’s Time for Associations to Use Marketing Automation

GrowthZone

There are many tools on the market now that make setting up the system drop-dead easy, even for those without technical skills. Lack of money is no longer a valid reason for not implementing basic marketing automation systems because the price has come down significantly.

The Process of Recovery from a Disaster

Association Management

The cloud can be a great tool for utilizing redundant systems and services readily in the event of the loss of local physical systems and data. Services like Amazon Web Services, Office 365 and hosting providers can be your backup at a lower price point.

Compare Association Management Software Platforms

GrowthZone

These membership management tools – contact database, email system, billing and payment options, event platform, website builder, and other useful services – will streamline your association’s operations and drive growth for your organization. Pricing available upon request.

Put Your AMS to Work Earning Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

First, look to what is typically the most heavily-utilized module in your AMS – the event registration tools intertwined with the member database and website – to help you earn non-dues revenue. Pricing levels are typically configurable on a member-type basis.

Juice Up Your Conference App

Velvet Chainsaw

In fact, most major conferences are in their second or third year of implementing this attendee-centric tool. Beware of too-good-to-be-true pricing. Look for major industry technology providers to build or partner with leading mobile app solutions.

If You Really Understood Digital Disruption You Would Be Shaking In Your Boots

Velvet Chainsaw

The prevalence of free tools and services. Digital disruption depends on free tools…and more free tools are coming! Apple, Facebook, Google, YouTube are just a few of the companies that continue to introduce free tools.

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How to Start or Grow Your Online Career Center

Association Adviser

The content (inclusive of articles, tips, tools, and other resources) you need to maximize your career center’s success will be found across the organization. The most successful career centers are those the executive staff supports by giving it the attention needed to make it a robust tool.

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Putting the Member at the Heart of Your Association’s Activities with a Modern AMS

Nimble AMS

Using business intelligence tools, they can draw on their huge volumes of data to pinpoint optimal pricing, products, content and engagement for a very personalized member experience. TechnologyMany membership-based organizations are moving to enterprise customer relationship management (CRM) platforms as the foundation for their association management software (AMS). And for good reason. It’s an approach that puts members at the center of an association’s activities.

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Customer Service in Your Member Organization

YourMembership Blog

Pricing. Technology. Today’s technology, can help us make our members feel special even those we only see once a year. With membership management tools we can remember details about their lives and our past conversations. Pricing. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Company.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks Associations

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. We like that idea, and we agree that you need to provide many different pricing models.

Why Data Analytics is Important and How to Budget Accurately

Higher Logic

This is the primary job of a data analytics tool : to display the full picture – from how your users interact with the community to which sessions they attended at a conference, and how engagement impacts retention rates and transactions. Account for More Than the Price Tag.

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Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

Questions Are More Important Than Answers When Evaluating Your Association’s Tech

Association Adviser

Changing up the technology or software systems your association uses is scary. Most tech comes with a significant price tag and an even more significant amount of time and effort required to train on it and become proficient at its use. The duo discussed their experience rebuilding the tech stack for AIA and developing best practices to ensure your association has the right technology in place to meet your operational and member needs. WHEN do you look at technology?

The Top 5 Reasons Your Members Aren't Renewing (and What to Do About It)

Higher Logic

Embrace engagement technology tools: Using tech tools like online community and marketing automation can help you get members involved. Again, look to engagement tools to help you with this task.

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