It Takes Resources

Eric Lanke

Another lesson for me this week that demonstrates how a strategy without the resources to support it is a recipe for failure. What resources are those? But the need for resources almost always extends beyond just dollars.

Our Favorite 2016 Summer Community Resources

Higher Logic

We compiled a list of some of our favorite resources to keep you updated while you bounce around the summer months. No, this isn’t your standard reading list -- in fact, very few of these resources are actually blogs or books. Great Community Resources (Twitter List).

3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter's Blog

This post summarizes a few resources. 3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits and Philanthropy. While I highly recommend them, it is a commitment of time and resources. More recently, Luma has launched an online platform called “ Luma Workplace.”

Small, But Mighty: A Resource for Small Nonprofit Leaders

Beth Kanter's Blog

Small, But Mighty: A Resource for Small Nonprofit Leaders by Debra Natenson and Karen Walker. Strategically, this decision made a lot of sense because undertaking the work of the PI requires significant resources, which are often unavailable to smaller organizations.

Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

This is a list of free or cheap web, social media, marketing and design resources that I presented in my session, 20 Tools to Help You MacGyver Your Small Association’s Communications, at YourMembership Xperience 2016. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information.

An Open Letter to Human Resources

Jamie Notter

Dear Human Resources Field, I’ve been struggling with how to say this in the most supportive and effective way possible (because I do love you), but after a seemingly endless stream of imperfect drafts that I have deleted, I’ve decided to just blurt it out: I’m done with you.

Leadership Resources For Sale

Idea Architects

When you've been consulting and speaking as long as I have you tend to stockpile some resources that never get put to use with clients. The complete bundle of new diversity, team development, innovation, and other leadership resources would cost $1732.95

National Alzheimer’s Month Spotlights Caretaker Fatigue, Resources

Associations Now

The Alzheimer’s Association is taking advantage of the national limelight to distribute information and resources to its audience. The post National Alzheimer’s Month Spotlights Caretaker Fatigue, Resources appeared first on Associations Now

Talking About Resources at the Board Table Is Hard

Eric Lanke

Their goals are bigger than their resources. And if we respect the talents and dedication of our staff, then let's give them goals they can actually achieve with the resources that they have. But I'm not sure why.

Association Resources - The ARC - a blog & resource

Portage Group

New Year Planning Resource Round-up

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is a list of resources to help you get your organization (e.g., member renewals, events, volunteer recruitment, website and much more) off to a good start in 2015. membership-technology

We’re in the History of Community Management Resources!

SocialFish

A few highlights in the infographic below, but check out the full list with resource links here – [link] – which includes Open Community (remember that?)

Share resources across your multi-chapter association

SilkStart

Administrators of multi-chapter associations can easily create and share a collection of resources and content with their chapters using simple and efficient website tools. Here are three ways that associations can leverage an AMS to share resources.

Marketing Resources for Associations and Small Businesses

Association Navigator

Here are some good marketing resources for your association or professional services firm. Verto isn’t a Hinge client yet, but I am impressed with the quality of their resources and webinars, as well as the overall polish, look, and feel of their materials.

5 Free Resources for Association Pros

MembersClicks

Association professionals, you work tirelessly every day to make your industries better (often with very few resources and an abundance of setbacks). That said, we want you to know that there are plenty of resources out there designed to help you accomplish your mission.

Resource: The Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter's Blog

The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar have created the Social Media Toolkit to aid professionals within the charity and third sectors. I’m thrilled to have contributed a chapter. There are many guides to digital and social media. From Dummies guides to video tutorials, it’s all out there.

Beyond the Software: 5 Resources Your AMS Provider SHOULD Offer

MembersClicks

Association professionals switch association management software providers for all sorts of reasons, but two of the biggest are lack of support and resources. A good AMS provider should WANT to help you succeed, and to help you succeed, they should provide you with a bank of valuable resources. Specifically, they should offer…. association management membership management Association Views association software

New Resource Helps Medical Group Members Stay Regulatory Compliant

Associations Now

The Ambulatory Surgery Center Association is working to help its members stay in compliance with regulations with its latest resource addition. The post New Resource Helps Medical Group Members Stay Regulatory Compliant appeared first on Associations Now

New Infographics Resource From Idealware

Wild Apricot Blog

Here''s an overview of a new resource from Idealware that can help you understand when and how to use infographics. infographic

Volunteer Recruitment Resource

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a new volunteer recruitment resource that offers tips and secrets from volunteer managers. Volunteers

Fall Planning Resource Round-up

Wild Apricot Blog

Here''s a round-up of resources to help with fall membership planning. From member and volunteer recruitment, to refreshing your website or communications – we''ve got you covered with helpful guides, articles and blog posts. membership events Volunteers

Video For Good - Tips and Resources

Wild Apricot Blog

If you''re thinking about getting started with video for good, here are some tips and resources. nonprofit Video

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Resource: The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Playbook

Beth Kanter's Blog

I am thrilled to share The Emerging Leaders Playbook. It offers a comprehensive guide for emerging leaders and their mentors to help them make sense of the changing nature of leadership.

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning

SocialFish

I created this resource list to accompany the presentation, which I figure I’d share here on Mizz Information since social media and social learning are hot topics in the association world.

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Done With Dull! - a blog & resource

Portage Group

Social Learning Resources

SocialFish

I unfortunately missed my favorite Twitter chat last week, #swchat (Social Workplace Chat) but I always read the accompanying summary blog post and check out the resources.

How Monitoring Your Online Community Can Lead to Big ROI (plus 9 other resources)

Socious

Every week we aim to make your life easier by compiling the best customer community articles from around the web right here on our blog. This week, our favorite articles focus on providing our readers with tips for skyrocketing your ROI and improving customer experience.

Non-profit Report & Resource Round-up

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's a roundup of resources, reports and guides for non-profits and membership organizations. We've included overviews of Facebook's Non-profit Resource Centre, two reports on mobile use and a Nonprofit Guide to Internet Marketing.( nonprofit Non-profit research Resources social mediaread more ).

How to Build Lasting Customer Relationships (plus 9 other helpful resources)

Socious

Every week we aim to make your life easier by compiling the best online community articles from around the web right here on our blog. This week, our favorite articles focus on tips for increasing customer engagement and perfecting the customer experience.

How to Grow Your Company By Turning Your Product into a Platform (plus 9 other resources)

Socious

Every week we aim to make your life easier by compiling the best online community articles from around the web right here on our blog. This week, our favorite articles focus on providing our readers with tips for building online communities and increasing engagement.

Groups Release Local Government Broadband Resource Guide

Associations Now

Through the National Resource Network, the International City/County Management Association released a resource guide to help local governments increase high-speed internet access. The post Groups Release Local Government Broadband Resource Guide appeared first on Associations Now

How to Tackle Customer Experience Challenges (plus 9 other helpful resources)

Socious

Every week we aim to make your life easier by compiling the best online community articles from around the web right here on our blog. This week, our favorite articles focus digital marketing and improving the customer experience.

Monday Buzz: Take Advantage of Google’s Management Resources

Associations Now

Looking for more leadership development resources? ” As you can imagine, Google has spent years developing internal leadership development resources to help train its managers. Google is giving theirs away for free. Also: Take your team-bonding experiences to the extreme.

Physical Education Group Launches Advocacy Resources for Teachers

Associations Now

The post Physical Education Group Launches Advocacy Resources for Teachers appeared first on Associations Now

How to Inspire Fierce Customer Loyalty (plus 9 other insightful resources)

Socious

Every week we aim to make your life easier by compiling the best online community articles from around the web right here on our blog. This week, our favorite articles focus on tips for jumpstarting customer loyalty and digital engagement. Association Management Social Business Customer Retention

New Resource Connects Veterinarians to State Wellness Programs

Associations Now

The American Veterinary Medical Association’s new website resource offers information on state-based mental health programs available to veterinarians. A new resource from the American Veterinary Medical Association is helping professionals in the field get the emotional support they need.

Groups Launch Online Resource to Inspire Brand Marketers

Associations Now

By providing a wide array of resources, the Brand Inspiration Center hopes to help marketers overcome these challenges. The post Groups Launch Online Resource to Inspire Brand Marketers appeared first on Associations Now

3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

SocialFish

Here are three of our favorite hidden resources – and yes, we hope you’ll share the secret with others! Sometimes, finding resources doesn’t have to mean scrambling for more budget, setting aside other priorities, or hiring more staff. Guest post by Jenna Sauber, CauseVox.

Thursday Buzz: The Largest Online Resource You’re Not Using

Associations Now

Hootsuite provides a handy how-to guide for using Reddit as a resource for market research. The post Thursday Buzz: The Largest Online Resource You’re Not Using appeared first on Associations Now

Resources for Measuring What Matters

Beth Kanter's Blog

I’ve been curating resources on nonprofit measurement over on Scoop.It, with eye towards collecting useful material related to social media and social impact measurement. The resource also includes some case studies.