4 Great Ideas From a Membership Idea Exchange

Associations Now

When one association hosted a membership-development idea exchange for its chapter leaders (a great idea itself), the recruitment and engagement ideas got members talking. Another chapter asked members to participate in a two-hour member-recruitment call center.

And, You Have to Have the Right Staff

Eric Lanke

Last week I wrote about my experience as Board Chair for the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives (WSAE). Recruit your fellow Board members to make a more lasting impact.

Chose Your Dimensions of Diversity and Get Started

Eric Lanke

For instance, in a teaching association, diversity in volunteer leadership could mean recruiting K-12 teachers into leadership roles traditionally held by college professors.

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Member Engagement and Association Building Blocks

Eric Lanke

Before joining the board of the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives, I was just a member.

Don’t Forget Your Members are People

Associations Now

We believe peer-peer outreach is good for recruitment, but not for retention. There’s a lot of power in data, engagement scoring, and finely tuned marketing campaigns, but don’t lose sight of the people behind all those numbers.

Teens Aren't the Only Bullies

Mizz Information

Or how about headlines like this one, from Business Insider “ Wall Streeters Are Passing Around This Awful Email A Wisconsin Student Sent To A Recruiter ”? Another week, another heartbreaking story about a teen who took her life because of bullying.