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Accurate association member data drives better engagement + revenue.

YourMembership Blog

Updated profile data is more than just getting current email address information. Data management and data integrity is a demanding job for you and your association. But, it has to be done. Your association is only as good as your member data, and it’s a big task to keep it clean.

Non-Dues Revenue: The Basics

Wild Apricot Blog

Are you maximizing your potential for supplier non-dues revenue? In this guest blog post, Bob Jonas, Managing Director of Association Revenue Solutions, shows you how. revenue nonprofit

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Associations Improve Bottom-line with Non-Dues Based Revenue

YourMembership Blog

Improving the Bottom Line with Non-Dues Revenue. While I’m not going to weigh in on either side (that is a decision best made by individual associations on a per case basis), what does become even more important is alternate forms of non-dues revenue.

4 Ideas for 2017 Nondues Revenue Resolutions

Associations Now

As 2017 approaches, here are four questions to ask to create realistic routes toward accomplishing your resolutions related to nondues revenue. What are your 2017 nondues revenue questolutions? The post 4 Ideas for 2017 Nondues Revenue Resolutions appeared first on Associations Now

Develop a Revenue-Generating Sponsored Digital Content Program

Associations Now

Here are some tips on how to make digital advertising supplements both an educational benefit to your members and a nondues revenue generator for your association. Good news for associations is that these sponsored supplements can serve as an additional nondues revenue stream.

Tuesday Buzz: Diversify Your Revenue Streams

Associations Now

For any membership organization, raising nondues revenue is a must. Membership dues are an important part of your revenue stream. But a recent report from the ASAE Foundation showed a dramatic drop in average revenue from professional association dues over the past several decades.

15 Ideas for Non-dues Revenue Streams

Wild Apricot Blog

Is your organization looking for non-dues revenue streams? Here are some highlights from our Small Membership Survey Report that might offer some ideas. membership Small-Membership-Survey-Report

Associations Report an Increase in Sponsorship Revenue

Associations Now

An increase in revenue was just one of the many association sponsorship trends a new IEG survey revealed. Also on the list: what types of companies associations are partnering with, what benefits they’re offering sponsors, and how associations plan to continue to increase this type of revenue.

4 Common Website Problems that Cost You Members and Revenue

Wild Apricot Blog

If you're not growing your membership or generating the kind of revenue you want, your website could be a major culprit. In fact, most membership organizations suffer from at least one major website problem. The good news is, fixing these website issues is probably a lot easier than you might think. design website builder Abourahma Lamees

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Non-Dues Revenue Is Alive and Well

Association Adviser

From advertising and sponsorships to grants, affinity programs and strategic partnerships, always keep the 3Ws of non-dues revenue in mind. The post Non-Dues Revenue Is Alive and Well appeared first.

How a Sharpened Focus on Mission Upped Revenue, Membership

Associations Now

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation finds that a focus on purpose yielded new memberships and increased revenue. In the same period, AACVPR’s revenue from educational offerings more than doubled from $98,224 in FY2012 to $202,189 in FY16.

Non-Dues Revenue for Your Organization, Savings for Your Members

YourMembership Blog

Categories: Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management , News Tags: cost savings , member community , member rewards , membership , non-dues revenue , value Looking for a source of non-dues revenue for your membership organization? The post Non-Dues Revenue for Your Organization, Savings for Your Members appeared first on

Secrets For Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenues

Velvet Chainsaw

Yet, the traditional revenue mix from exhibits and sponsorship is changing. Recently, Dave and I had the pleasure of leading a session at the ASAE Annual Meeting: Secrets For Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenues. Secrets for Growing Conference Sponsorship Revenues from Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Many conference and trade show organizers are focusing more attention on exhibit and sponsorship sales.

Is Your Non-Dues Revenue Strategy Old-Fashioned?


In his book, Team of Teams, General Stanley McChrystal writes about the need for constant adaptation and resiliency. Like other contemporary management thought-leaders, he argues (from experience) that traditional hierarchy, top-down, command-and-control structures are rapidly gaining obsolescence.

Expert Opinions Wanted: Take Part in a New Non-Dues Revenue Survey


A new study is capturing the stories and strategies behind what association leaders are doing to innovate and generate income within their organizations.

Revenues, Expenses, and Assets.Oh My! Canada's Premier Association Financial Benchmarking Resource is Here!

Portage Group

Your education, programs and events more revenue-positive? Do you ever wonder how your association stacks up when it comes to your finances? Could your expenses and liabilities be lower? Your operations leaner?

So You Think You Know Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

More than half (54 percent) of the executives who took part in our annual association communication benchmarking study felt their organization’s inability to generate non-dues-revenue (NDR) was a serious or significant challenge — up substantially from 2015. Features Revenue non-dues revenue

Diversifying from Dues: Ways to drive non-dues revenue for your association

Association Management

” So a diverse revenue stream isn’t just a “nice to have” for associations, it’s often a matter of survival. Fortunately, there are some tried and true strategies toward increasing revenue. There are two truisms that affect association finances.

3 Surprising Uses for Member Engagement Metrics (that Can Make You Money)


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Got NDR (Non-Dues Revenue)?

Association Adviser

Many associations overestimate how much revenue a new NDR program will generate and underestimate how much time and resources it will require. “Our direct revenue for print advertising has reached a 10-year high,” reported TRSA’s Ricci. The post Got NDR (Non-Dues Revenue)?

Revenue Numbers Aren't Strategy

YourMembership Blog

But knowing what you want to sell from a dollar/revenue standpoint is not the same thing as developing the strategy behind it. To reach your revenue goals you must also have a strategy. . Sadly, some organizations confuse communicating revenue goals with organizational ones.

Thursday Buzz: VIP Experiences That Drive Revenue

Associations Now

By providing a few extra perks, you can deliver a special conference experience to those members and boost your own revenue at the same time. The post Thursday Buzz: VIP Experiences That Drive Revenue appeared first on Associations Now

How are association publishers building new and existing revenue streams?


The Angerosa Research Foundation —a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the association publishing and communication professions through industry research—is gathering data on diverse sources of media-related nondues revenue at associations across the country.

A Meaningful, Sustainable Way to Rev Your Non-Dues Revenue. But be Patient.


Fact: Most employees are not nearly as engaged as you want. That's a statistical likelihood. And that hurts your income. "Employee engagement" can be described in a number of different ways.

The Power of Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

I recently attended a large seminar about non-dues revenue (NDR) strategies for association leaders. Ask for little bits of revenue along the way rather than a large, all-encompassing package. Watch video of Gabriel Eckert discussing non-dues revenue.

It’s time for associations to exploit programmatic advertising.

YourMembership Blog

Machine learning technology + analytics increase value + grow non-dues revenue. Associations and advertisers are capitalizing on the power of analytics and machine learning technology to drive non-dues revenue and sponsorship value. Industry News + Trends Revenue Solutions

Rethink Your Revenue Models

Association Adviser

The post Rethink Your Revenue Models by Hank Berkowitz first appeared on From the Front Lines Revenue ASAE annual association revenue revenue revenue models

Adopting Responsive Design Without Abandoning Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

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Ready to Grow ROI? Online Communities Can Help You Generate New Revenue Streams


Resource: Case studies on how to leverage your online community to find untapped revenue sources. Online communities are inherently useful outlets for growth and increased revenue.

Cinco Ways Marketing Can Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Association Adviser

Marketing can be just as instrumental for associations as it is for consumer beverages, when it comes to raising awareness of your non-dues revenue opportunities. From the Front Lines Marketing & Communications association marketing communications education programs events marketing NDR non-dues revenue podcasts revenue sponsorship opportunities videos webinars

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Is Your Association Really Maximizing Its Non-Dues Revenue?

Association Adviser

Features Revenue advertising association communications Jon Meurlott Laura Taylor NDR non-dues revenue revenue webinar

10 Things You Need to Know About Non-Dues Revenue, Part 2

Association Adviser

As we discussed in Part 1, there are more ways than ever for associations to communicate with members, so it’s only natural to assume there are more ways for associations to earn non-dues revenue. Features non-dues revenue sponsorships

Share Your Expertise: Take Part in a New Non-Dues Revenue Survey


A new study is capturing the stories and strategies behind what association leaders are doing to innovate and generate income within their organizations.

5 reasons everyone at your association needs to go to #Xperience17.

YourMembership Blog

#leadership #inspiration #learning #innovation #technology – all in one place. As an association leader, you have a great case for going to Xperience 2017. It’s a chance to grow your skills in leadership.

The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning

WBT Systems

Is your association generating as much non-dues revenue as it needs to, wants to, or has the potential to? One great way to do this is to look to your online education and certification programs – with your Association Learning Management System, generating non-dues revenue is easy!

Boost Non-Dues Revenue Through Instagram

Association Adviser

Are you earning revenue from it? Learn how one association is boosting their non-dues revenue through Instagram. The post Boost Non-Dues Revenue Through Instagram appeared. Features Marketing & Communications association marketing Instagram non-dues revenue social media technology You''ve heard of Instagram. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Why association job boards grow in a vast sea of job aggregators.

YourMembership Blog

Career Centers Revenue Solutions Thought LeadersJust drop your hook where association members are to find highly qualified + talented job candidates. In a prior job, I served as a hiring manager for a department at a Fortune 500 company.

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Earning Non-Dues Revenue: Make the Effort To Do It Right

Association Adviser

There are two universal truths about non-dues revenue: associations love it, and can always use more. According to the Naylor sales team, however, there are several more non-dues revenue truths. Features From the Front Lines Revenue association communications association media NDR non-dues revenue sales sales leads For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Non-Dues Revenue: Like it or Not, Cash is King

Association Adviser

Features Revenue Aaron Weisberg AMS Association management system Brian Choate career centers Caren Kelly events Exchange Events Karl Ely Kelly Donovan Clark Liz Richards MHEDA Michael Pennington NDR non-dues revenue social media sponsored content sponsorships Timberlake AMS Solutions video WRLA Jack Welch, the former hard-charging CEO of General Electric, was famous for boiling down business strategy into basic terms. Take one of his favorites:, “Cash is king.”

Did You Know: The Most Valuable Source of Non-Dues Revenue is Diversified

Association Adviser

Last month, we asked our readers: What are your most valuable sources of non-dues revenue? It’s not surprising that this group was cited as the most valuable source of non-dues revenue by half of our poll’s participants.