INBOUND Conference: A Sample Agenda for Customer Marketers
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Gary Vaynerchuk. Anna Kendrick. Alec Baldwin. 4 days, a dozen high-profile headliners, and so many sessions it will make your head spin. Customer Relationship Management Customer Marketing HubSpot Tips
Associations and Social Media in 2014: An Interview with Amy Sample Ward of NTEN
JUNE 9, 2014
Amy Sample Ward is the thought-leading CEO of NTEN , where the nonprofit technology community meets. The post Associations and Social Media in 2014: An Interview with Amy Sample Ward of NTEN appeared first on Association Strategies, Association Videos | Association Mavens.
Always the Last to Know: Sample Size Calculator
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Sometimes you actually need to survey a representative random sample of people and get statistically valid results. Enter the Riley Research Associates Sample Calculator. As they point out, sample bias is only one potential bias. Ever do a survey? (Of Of course you have – you’re an association professional.).
Failure is good: it's about learning. Mistakes are bad execution
JUNE 7, 2012
On Tuesday, Maddie and I presented at the Blogworld New York conference, along with Amy Sample Ward from NTEN. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Leadership insight.right when you need it. Failure versus Mistakes. Posted June 7, 2012. in Change , Humanize , Learning - 7 comments. Tweet. It was fabulous to present with Amy. She told great stories about how NTEN actually puts into practice a lot of the ideas we express in Humanize.
Free content sample from the PMCP
SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
Not for long, but there’s still time to register for the Private Community Management Certificate Program , worth 8 CAE credit hours! Registration is filling up fast, but there’s still time to secure your spot! Not fully sold?
How to publish a book and why you should care
JANUARY 7, 2013
Here you can also access a variety of free downloads, tests, templates and sample contracts.
Sample Invocation Policy for Associations
AE on the Verge
AUGUST 1, 2012
An association exec recently posted a sample ecumenical Invocation Policy on a listserve, that could be useful for others. Here it is: "It is the policy of (insert association name) that if a prayer is used to open a (insert association name) meeting or event that it be a broad, inclusive invocation of faith that unifies rather than divides on the basis of religion and does not express a preference for one religion over another.". association management tips
Webinar: How to Humanize Your Nonprofit
NOVEMBER 20, 2012
I was going to blog about next week’s FREE Avectra webinar on how to Humanize your nonprofit (featuring not only me and Maddie, but also Amy Sample Ward from one of our favorite, and most human, organizations: NTEN)… but Maddie beat me to it.
[Cool Infographic Friday] The evolution of SEO
MARCH 6, 2015
Read a free sample chapter and please help us spread the word! Tip o’ the hat to Keyword Eye and Wyzowl. —————— ( photo credit ). —————– When Millennials Take Over is launching!
[Cool Infographic Friday] How #Millennials View Work
APRIL 10, 2015
Get a sample chapter here. Love how this infographic debunks some of the crap said out there about Millennials. As does our book. Are you a Millennial? We want YOU to be part of our ongoing research related to When Millennials Take Over. Participate in our survey and let your voice be counted.
Why Online Communities Still Aren’t a Top Business Strategy (And How to Change That)
MARCH 30, 2017
The Community Roundtable’s State of Community Management 2016 report, derived from a sample of 339 community professionals, discovered that “half of best-in-class communities regularly track activity, behavior change and outcomes, compared with just 19% of the overall sample.”
I’m Celebrating NTEN on #GivingTuesday (Dec. 3rd at 9 am PST) – Join Me and NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward
Beth Kanter's Blog
NOVEMBER 25, 2013
Join me for a chat on #GivingTuesday, December 3 at 9:00 am PST on my LinkedIn Influencer blog with NTEN CEO, Amy Sample Ward. Join me for a chat on #GivingTuesday, December 3 at 9:00 am PST on my LinkedIn Influencer blog with NTEN CEO, Amy Sample Ward.
Sample Strategy and guidelines for Group/Affinity Services
Trade Association CEO Blog
AUGUST 1, 2010
Sample Strategy and guidelines for Group/Affinity Services. Sample Strategy and guidelines for Group/Affinity. Trade Association CEO Support. The role of association CEO is diverse and whether youre a volunteer or a paid staff executive director this blog is the starting line for concepts and ideas to solve your leadership challenges. The Role of Association CEO.
Help Us Promote Community Manager Appreciation Day January 23
JANUARY 10, 2017
Here is the promo kit , chock full of sample Tweets, Facebook posts, and a longer form blog post that you can use to help us get the word out. Can you help us promote Community Manager Appreciation Day?
Fresh Links on Apricot Jam
Wild Apricot Blog
MARCH 30, 2012
Here is a sampling of the freshest membership and non-profit links we've bookmarked on Apricot Jam this week. Fundraising membership events Volunteers Apricot Jam leadership social media
Margin of Error - Here's a quick rule of thumb to the question: "What's the best sample size?"
Experts in Membership Marketing
APRIL 30, 2013
An often asked question is "How many responses do I need to get on my survey to make sure that it is valid?" Jeff Tranguch, Research Analyst with MGI, prepared a very quick email to one of my clients on precisely this today. A really bright guy, I wanted to share it with you because of its simplicity and brevity. Here it is in his words. "As As you can see, the number drops as you approach 1000 responses.
Association’s New Database Puts Anatomy Under a Virtual Microscope
APRIL 10, 2017
The American Association of Anatomists is pooling together the virtual microscopic samples of research facilities around the country with its new Virtual Microscopy Database. Researchers approved for the program will be expected to share their anatomical samples with others taking part.
SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You
Beth Kanter's Blog
MARCH 10, 2014
Alexandra gave an overview of the methodology offered by her company, Vision Critical , and some insights they have learned from combining a survey data from large sample with appending actual social media usage. Our sample was combined US and Canada populations).
Is Small Data the Next Big Thing?
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
And what if your organization simply doesn’t have the resources or sample size to conduct these types of experiments? Most people aren’t skilled woodworkers -- but almost anyone can build an IKEA dresser. That’s how intuitive the company’s design and instructions are.
Psychological Association Portal Offers APA Style Guidance
JULY 19, 2016
The portal hosts hundreds of learning sources, including video guides and tutorials, the full Publication Manual , quizzes, sample papers and references, and sample tables and figures. If you want to look at what an empirical paper should look like, you can click on the sample paper.
Everything You Need To Know About Online Community Management
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Each session comes with a sample document, template or plan that you can adapt for use at your organization. DON’T BE LEFT OUT! JOIN THE 150+ ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES WHO HAVE TAKEN THIS PROGRAM!
Recruit the Whole Person
JANUARY 21, 2015
It’s easy to dismiss this finding: small sample size, people with different (possibly less individualistic) cultural backgrounds, in the limbo land of being a grad student, where you’re no longer an adolescent, but you’re maybe not quite fully an adult yet either.
Community Dream to Reality: Top Five Ways to Prove Value to Executives
JANUARY 7, 2016
BONUS: Check out these great templates for sample community business, budget and revenue model planning. ( If you want to live the community dream, you’re going to need executives on your side.
Delivering Member Value through Association Sponsored Research
MAY 4, 2016
Here are samples of how one association has gained national attention by sharing their findings from member polls on critical healthcare issues. Whether you serve members in a trade association or individual membership association, value is something that members want to receive from you.
What Is the ROI of Your Culture?
OCTOBER 27, 2015
If you're interested in this offer, email Maddie ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) to see a sample Culture Book and get the ball rolling on getting the ROI of YOUR culture. Quick poll: do these statements accurately describe your organization?
7 Reasons Associations, Chapters AND Members Love Auto-Renewal Membership Plans
APRIL 11, 2017
And that’s just a tiny sample of the booming subscription market. Is it time for your association to become part of the subscription economy? Many of your members and your membership prospects are consumers of the subscription economy.
Conference Lessons You Can Learn From Apple
DECEMBER 3, 2012
Customers Want To Sample The Product. Step three is visiting a visual showcase to sample the product. Step four is sample the merchandise. How do you allow potential attendees to sample the product?
Membership Hack: Workshop Essentials
MAY 19, 2017
Typically, workshops take place two to three months after instruction, and Rubalcava says members are encouraged to bring samples of their work for critiquing by hired instructors. The Utah Nonprofits Association does more than just train its members.
What If Everyone Could Facilitate?
JUNE 24, 2015
In far too many organizations, facilitation is still seen as something done by an external consultant or internal manager or leader instead of a core capacity and contribution that everyone should be capable and confident of making. I want to change that.
Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Pre-Order Your Copy Now!
Beth Kanter's Blog
APRIL 13, 2015
Other esteemed contributors include: Jayne Cravens, Aria Finger, Holly Ross, Amy Sample Ward, Joe Waters, Scott Henderson, Meg Garlinghouse, Robert Eggers, and Greg Baldwin.
Protech Associates Creates “Tier 1 Support on Steroids”
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
They also shared best practices for how to market a new community to drive user adoption and participation, including sample welcome letters we could send to new members and how-to documentation that users could download. Based in Columbia, Maryland, Protech Associates, Inc.
Associations With Engaged Communities Have Higher Retention Rates
DECEMBER 2, 2014
From the report: “ The renewal rates for engaged organizations sampled for this analysis were consistently higher than the industry average renewal rates cited by MGI. If you read this blog, you know I’m obsessed with two things: associations and community management.
Thanks For Playing
OCTOBER 30, 2012
Mitch and I and a panel of experts (aka the Brown Bag attendees) will provide on-the-spot analysis and advice for the samples you bring to help improve your marketing and communciations efforts. Is your magazine frumpy? Is your blog out-of-date? Are your social media efforts mismatched? Join me and Mitch Arnowitz ( Tuvel Communications ) at MGI (623 N. Washington Street) for the November Alexandria Brown Bag on Thursday, November 15, at 11:30 am.
Study: Nonprofits That Follow BBB Standards Raise More Money
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
His analysis [PDF] showed that charities in the national sample that adhered to the 20 BBB WGA standards raised roughly 8 percent more in fundraising revenue; in the Metro New York sample, charities that met all the guidelines reported a 13.5
Hello, Perfect Community Manager - Are You There?
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
Let’s say you did the research and crafted the perfect job description for this new position, thanks to samples like this one from Online Community Results. Are you looking to hire a community manager for your online community? You’re not alone. In fact, the search is on.
Associations Live: Cash Management & Reserves
DECEMBER 27, 2010
Have a formal investment policy - Sample Investment Policy , Sample Investment Policy #2 Check on bank and credit card fees - where can you save? skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Monday, December 27, 2010. Cash Management & Reserves. Top Three Takeaways from the Financial Networking Group Meeting - 10.3.10
11 Must Reads for Every Community Manager
OCTOBER 6, 2015
This is just a sampling of all the great resources that are out in the world of online communities. The internet is awash in resources and it can be overwhelming. Between blogs and books, Twitter feeds and LinkedIn influencers, it’s hard to know where to start for good community resources.
Membership Growth Online Summit: An Incredible Event for Nonprofits
MARCH 21, 2016
Over 1 week in April, Wild Apricot is bringing in 7 nonprofit marketing experts (like John Haydon , Robbie Kellman Baxter , and Amy Sample Ward ) to share their best tactics and strategies on how to attract and retain new members.
Good Advice Isn’t Easy
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Maddie and I did a webinar yesterday along with Amy Sample Ward from NTEN.
[Cool Infographic Friday] FIFA World Cup – the only infographic that matters
JUNE 18, 2014
The simulation eliminates ambiguity and provides an accurate projection as a result of its large sample size.