Understanding B2B Online Reviews

SocialFish

Obtaining online reviews as a B2B industry or organization is not quite as easy or common as it is for your typical B2C business. Especially for those businesses who engage their audience or consumers through social media, online reviews can be fairly easy to acquire.

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Learning about Soyfoods, a Book Review

Association Navigator

Uncategorized Association Management Books soyfoods book reviewJohn H. The Skinny on Soy. By Marie Oser. Learning about soyfoods is on the top of my list these days.

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Review: When Millennials Take Over

Spark Consulting

I recently had the opportunity to read a review copy of When Millennials Take Over , a new book by Jamie Notter and Maddie Grant of Culture That Works designed to help us get past the freak out and to a “ridiculously optimistic” view of the future of work.

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Thinking About an Organizational Review?

Portage Group

By Alan Ward The thought of conducting an organizational review shouldn’t give anyone reason for sweaty palms. There is little time to stop and take stock … and that’s precisely why you have to think about doing the organizational review in the first place. Keep it Simple!

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Book Review: Joy, Inc.

Jamie Notter

Joy, Inc.: How We Built A Workplace People Love. by Richard Sheridan. Portfolio/Penguin, 2013. This book is by Richard Sheridan, who is the CEO of Menlo Innovations , a software company in Ann Arbor, Michigan. They’ve been covered by Inc. ,

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Book Review: Fierce Loyalty

Jamie Notter

I’m halfway through several good business books right now, but I was able to squeeze in a small but very good book this week that is worthy of a review. Fierce Loyalty: Unlocking the DNA of Wildly Successful Communities. by Sarah Robinson. Hayfield Publishing, 2012.

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Book Review: Work That Matters

Beth Kanter's Blog

Last month I was lucky enough to run into Maia Duerr who participated in Wake’s Tech2EmpowerUSA at a workshop I was facilitating on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit. Maia Duerr recently published a book called “ Work that Matters: Create a Livelihood that Reflects Your Core Intention.”

Should you remove negative reviews from your community?

Higher Logic

Hopefully the restaurant either sees your review and apologizes, or a future customer decides to eat somewhere else. According to Jay Baer’s book, Hug Your Haters , 80 percent of American consumers say they trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.

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5 membership management software metrics to constantly review.

YourMembership Blog

The post 5 membership management software metrics to constantly review. How often are you looking at your membership management metrics? At my last association, we looked at metrics every day. We even had a visualization room where anyone in the organization can visibly see how we were trending. It enabled the entire staff to start thinking how their individual job impacted our outcomes. You may. appeared first on YourMembership. Membership & Marketing Member Retention Data Managemen

Part 1 - Live Peer Review in Our Online Community

Breezio

In this four part series, I am going to share with you some of our unique experiences using Breezio for live online community peer review and collaborative note-taking at conferences. Collaboration Community peer review BioTreks Community

Book Review: Small Giants

Jamie Notter

As you can see, this is not a new book–bordering on 10 years old–but it’s worth a review, because it has some really good ideas in it, backed by good research. Small Giants: Companies that Choose to Be Great Instead of Big. by Bo Burlingham. Portfolio, 2005.

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Tips for Association Employee Reviews

GrowthZone

It’s important not to wait until the review to communicate with an about performance improvements. Better yet, consider doing an informal feedback session for a type of mid-year review just to check in on goals. Employee evaluations don’t have to be unpleasant.

Review Gate

Golden's Rules for Association

Give the Metropolitan Opera credit. When its leadership screws up, they do it on a truly operatic scale. The Met is a nonprofit, structured in a manner not unlike many associations. There is the parent organization, the opera company, that delivers the core value to its membership (audience). And there is its educational foundation, the [.]. Association Advocacy The Nature of Associations association journals censorship leadership Transparency

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Book Review: Do Lead

Jamie Notter

Do Lead: Share your vision. Inspire others. Achieve the impossible. by Les McKeown. Do Book Co, 2014. In Chapter 3 of Humanize , Maddie and I take to task the authors, experts, and even “gurus” on the topic of leadership.

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A Year in Review: Wild Apricot and Personify

Wild Apricot Blog

Dmitry Ivanov, our General Manager, reviews how the year has gone since our acquisition by Personify. Personify

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Book Review: Delivering Happiness

Jamie Notter

Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose. by Tony Hsieh. Business Plus, 2010. The online retailer Zappos is arguably the premiere poster-child for company culture in today’s business world.

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Still Struggling with Performance Reviews

Jamie Notter

I’ve recently come across another battery of articles full of fist-shaking at performance reviews. Microsoft just dumped its “forced ranking” policy , although apparently Yahoo just added it , and Adobe has gotten rid of performance reviews altogether!

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Lucky 13: Mariner's Year in Review

Mariner

Who says 13 is an unlucky number? Not the three of us at Mariner! Year 13 was our best year yet. It was also our busiest. And it was chock full of firsts. Probably the coolest thing about last year was how lucky we were to try new things and work with some awesome new clients

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Still Trying to Figure Out Performance Reviews

Jamie Notter

There is an article in the April Harvard Business Review by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall about how they have transformed the Performance management system at Deloitte.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Online Reviews and Associations

SocialFish

Online review sites are an innovative way for associations to bring in revenue and provide value to their members. Did you know? Learn more at 100reviews.com.

Book Review: The Imagination Gap

Beth Kanter's Blog

My colleague Brian Reich has just published a new book, The Imagination Gap. I’ve known Brian for over ten years and he is a brilliant strategist for executive leaders and global brands – nonprofits, startups, and political organizations.

Celebrating 2017 Communities, New and Old: Higher Logic’s Year in Review

Higher Logic

It’s been an eventful year to say the least, with our team and product expanding to cover everything from engagement and collaboration to automation. It’s clear we had a lot to celebrate in 2017, and now have plenty to be thankful for as we reflect during the holiday season.

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Book Review: The Crowdfunding Revolution

SocialFish

Book review Social, In Theory This is a guest post from Dan Marom, co-author of The Crowdfunding Revolution.

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Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

This is a guest post from Michael Rosenblum , author of iPhone Millionaire.

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Book Review: Social Media ROI

Jamie Notter

Social Media ROI: Managing and Measuring Social Media Efforts in Your Organization. by Olivier Blanchard.

Periodic Goal Review

YourMembership Blog

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. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Corporate + Social. Education + Alumni. Advantages. Branding. Control. Add-On Products. Support. Pricing. Company. News + Press. Customers. Technology. Management Team. Partner Programs.

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Book Review: Leadership and Self-Deception

Jamie Notter

Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box. by the Arbinger Institute. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. This book argues that many problems we face internally in our organizations (conflict among employees or silos, nasty bosses, ineffective employees, etc.)

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December Update: A Year In Review

Wild Apricot Blog

In this month’s update, Dmitry Buterin reflects on his time at Wild Apricot and gives a month-by-month overview of the features we launched this year

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Book Review - Business Storytelling for Dummies

Association Subculture

I typically don''t do book reviews (especially for friends and colleagues) since I am not good at filtering myself and I don''t do puff pieces.

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2017 New Idea Search: #2 Member Year in Review

Mariner

When the email arrived, I was curious. How did my year size up? Well, if the email had come from ASAE, it would have definitely looked way fuller! So naturally I thought, this would have been cool if my association had done this - an idea

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Book Review - Humanize by Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter

Association Subculture

Book Review - Humanize by Maddie Grant and Jamie Notter. This is a book review of Humanize - How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. Book Review - Humanize by Maddie Grant and Jamie N. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, December 15, 2011.

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Should the Annual Review Be a Thing of the Past?

Association Adviser

The annual performance review: It’s a source of dread and anxiety for managers and employees alike. Let’s be honest, annual reviews have not kept up with the pace of change in the workplace. The post Should the Annual Review Be a Thing of the Past?

Clarity, Control, and Performance Reviews

SocialFish

Surprisingly enough, you can start with performance reviews. Performance reviews are a great place to start. Social media has thrived under the mantra “Clarity over control.”

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Why the Performance Review Is Worth Saving

Associations Now

As brain-shatteringly hard-to-resolve mental challenges go, the employee performance review seems to be right up there with the trolley problem and the nature of consciousness. When companies eliminate reviews,” they write, “managers actually devote less time to performance management.”.

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Book Review: Sharing Cities – Activating the Urban Commons

Beth Kanter's Blog

Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons is a collection of 137 case studies and policies in 11 categories how self-organized, democratic, and people-powered policies and initiatives can help solve some of the most thorny problems we face around the world in urban areas.

People Powered Communities in 2015: Higher Logic's Year in Review

Higher Logic

The holidays are a great time to reflect on all of the year’s hard work, and what we’ve accomplished together in 2015. I’d like to brag about a few outstanding goals Higher Logic (and our clients!) achieved this year. Automation Rules.Ruled.

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Think Check-Ins, Not Performance Reviews

Associations Now

Annual performance reviews are dead. Last year Harvard Business Review highlighted Deloitte’s efforts to adopt a check-in format, which involved asking team leaders to hold weekly check-ins with employees.

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Book Review: Solving Tough Problems

Jamie Notter

Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities. by Adam Kahane (Berrett-Keohler, 2004).

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Book Review: Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital Age

Beth Kanter's Blog

My colleague, Julia Campbell, has just published a book, “ Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits ” and was kind enough to share an advanced copy.

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Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth Kanter's Blog

I’m getting a jump on my summer reading! Colleagues Kari Dunn Saratovsky and Derrick Feldmann have published a new book called Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement.

Book Review: Stand Out Social Marketing

SocialFish

This is a guest post from Mike Lewis, VP of Marketing for Awareness and author of Stand Out Social Marketing: How to Rise Above the Noise, Differentiate Your Brand, and Build an Outstanding Online Presence.

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Task Management Reviews: Basecamp

.orgCommunity

This seven-part blog series reviews/ offers the pros and [More]. From : Blog Entry >> Jessica's Blog Entry First of seven parts in this occasional blog series featuring the pros and cons of popular online task management tools. How effective are your to-do lists and project plans? Interested but overwhelmed by the avalanche of apps and platforms? Are you a user of pen-and-paper methods: Post-its, leather-bound planners, and the like?

Natural Symbiosis: Review Culture and Our Associations

Association Success

I know what I need, and it isn’t a salesperson.” * According to recent research from Wake Forest University, B2B decision making is increasingly being informed by customer reviews. This mixture of expert objectivity on the one hand, and mutual respect and trust on the other, makes associations incredibly well placed to leverage this trend in B2B buying habits, and offer their members trusted review sites laser-focused on their business niche.