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

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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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.

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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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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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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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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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: 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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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.

Scaling Up Excellence (Review)

Jamie Notter

I am particularly excited to review this book because I had the privilege to get an advance copy from the authors (it doesn’t actually go on sale until tomorrow). Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less. By Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao. Crown Business, 2014.

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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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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.

Why You Should Be Using Customer Reviews in Your Social Media Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

Join the Review Society to dig into it more. . Professionals Trust Peer Reviews. Reviews are a powerful social media tool for B2B organizations precisely because they reflect the way professionals make decisions: namely, by imitating what the other guy is doing.

Should You Conduct a Business Process Review?

Associations Now

A look at the ins and outs of a business process review—and why an association might consider conducting one. are integral to the overall success of an organization—and a business process review is a great tool for getting those answers. “A What does a business process review look like?

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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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?

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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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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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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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 - 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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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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December Update: A Year In Review

Wild Apricot Blog

It's the end of 2016. In this update, read about all our highs and lows of the year. newsletter update december

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Share Your Members’ “Year in Review”

Associations Now

Businesses like Marriott, Spotify, and Facebook are using “year in review” campaigns to connect and engage with users, customers, and members. One example, says Peggy Hoffman, CAE, president of Mariner Management and Marketing, is the “member year in review” note.

Is There a Better Way to Conduct Performance Reviews?

Associations Now

A look at how NACE International swapped its annual performance reviews for monthly self-evaluations and check-ins. There’s nothing that brings together a boss and an employee more than the annual performance review. What are you doing to refresh performance reviews at your association?

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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Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

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

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?

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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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.

Task Management Reviews: Quip

.orgCommunity

From : Blog Entry >> Jessica's Blog Entry Sixth of seven parts in this occasional.orgSource blog series featuring the pros and cons of popular online task management tools. Quip is an online platform for managing projects and personal tasks of any size. The Good: Quip integrates chat, documents, spreadsheets and task lists in one product experiencemaking it easy to tie together all the pieces of your project in one shared folder, where everyone can see all the context and easily collaborate.

Task Management Reviews: QuickBase

.orgCommunity

From : Blog Entry >> Jessica's Blog Entry Fifth of seven parts in this occasional blog series featuring the pros and cons of popular online task management tools. QuickBase is an online platform for managing projects and personal tasks. Known for their custom project management tools, QuickBooks has the ability to connect every team member, regardless of location, for major task productivity improvements.

Bill Could Protect Consumers Who Post Online Reviews

Associations Now

The Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016, a bipartisan bill that passed the House earlier this month, could protect consumers if they post a review on Yelp or elsewhere that’s critical of a business or organization.

Task Management Reviews: Airtable

.orgCommunity

From : Blog Entry >> Jessica's Blog Entry The third entry in this occasional blog series featuring the pros and cons of popular online task management tools. Airtable takes a different approach to the strict and structured applications we are accustomed to using by presenting the opportunity to build and create your own way of organizing anythingwhether its your personal agenda to your professional task listall housed in one application.

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

Beth Kanter's Blog

” I was honored to write a book blurb after reading an early draft, but my copy just arrived in the mail and wanted to share review on my blog as part of my preparation for doing an interview with her next week.

Book Review: Social Media ROI

Jamie Notter

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