Association Growth Strategy: 6 Tech Tools to Drive Member Recruitment + Retention

Higher Logic

Association membership in the modern age is all about providing people with real value on their terms, and strategically leveraging technology is an effective way to attract and retain those members who you’ll transform into your trusty advocates. When you invest in this tech tool, you’re investing in the professional growth of your members. Data Collection / Automation Tools. Read: 3 Creative Ways Associations and Nonprofits Can Use Volunteer Management Tools.

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Tech Tools for Chapters


To help with this, we’ve compiled a list of available tools and resources that chapters can use to address many of these tasks. Keep in mind that there are a gazillion+ tools and new technologies coming online every day so this list is far from completeRunning a successful chapter can be a daunting task and nothing makes it more so than the operational side of things.

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49 Popular Nonprofit Software Tools That Save Time and Money

Wild Apricot

Here are 49 of the most popular nonprofit software tools perfect for that. technology nonprofit-softwareLike any company, your nonprofit needs software to increase productivity.

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing New Association Technology

Higher Logic

Purchasing new technology is a big undertaking. Ariel Brandt Lautman , Online Community Manager for the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, has a list of questions to review before she purchases new technology. What Functionality Do You Need in This Tool? Make a list of essential functionality that other tools will not provide. The more people on your team, the more likely it is you’ll have different tolerances for technology.

Technology in the Workplace: Merging Boomers and Millennials


As even the most traditional workplaces are modernizing their technology systems and creating technology-based strategies, the lines between younger and older generations are clear. Their native understanding of technology widens the gap among a workforce even more. How then do organizations harness the intuitive understanding of younger generations and the strong-work ethic and resourceful old generations to make a technology-based strategy the most effective?

Engage Your Membership with Social Technology [Case Study]

Higher Logic

So it gave members a voice and a platform with powerful social networking, discussion, and information-sharing tools. The Challenge: Increase engagement by upgrading online collaboration tools. The association turned to Higher Logic’s online community platform, an industry leader in cloud-based networking, collaboration and mobile membership tools for associations and nonprofits. Online Community Engagement Member Engagement Collaboration Tools Integration

Interview with an Expert: Emilio Arocho, Director of Technology and Digital Strategy at FDLI

Blue Sky eLearn

As Director of Technology and Digital Strategy at the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), he facilitates data-driven decision making across teams and tailors cloud architecture and business processes to anticipate and exceed stakeholder demands. How long have you been involved with technology in the association space? What are some of the most common questions you get about technology? Ignoring emerging technology and digital practices is a bad idea.

Technology truths for meetings and events

Aaron Wolowiec

I’ve admitted it before, and I’ll do it again: I’m a social media and technology addict. So when I’m choosing conferences to attend, I look for technology use. In the first half of this year, American Express Global Business and Travel surveyed 336 meeting planners and 161 meeting and event attendees to learn more about the evolving landscape of technology in meetings. How do you use technology for your meetings and events?

Cool Social Tools: EventKloud


This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. This is the problem EventKloud solves: we act as a technology partner in order to optimize an organization’s event marketing, and ensure that each event gets as many attendees as possible, and that your marketing improves week after week. The result of these three tools working together is a massive revolution in the event marketing workflow. Cool Social Tools

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Becoming a Champion of Technological Innovation

Association Success

I’ve always embraced technology, and I’ve pushed that forward in every position I’ve been in. Today’s technological advancements present many possibilities and solutions for organizations. Although most people can agree that there is always room for improvement, there are limitations and doubts surrounding the idea of bringing in new technology into operations and changing the way things work. How can you encourage your organization to embrace a tech culture?

Follow the Technology Trends and Don’t Get Left Behind - Moery Company

Moery Company

Today’s association business environment requires us to stay abreast of ever-evolving technologies, and be ready to pivot. At one time, email was the shiny new sales tool. In fact, technology is moving fast in every industry, and we must stay ahead of the curve to meet our business objectives with success. Everyone has access to these tools, and you don’t need a fancy tracking platform to get started.

Best Association Management Tools: What Combination of Technologies Do You Need?

HighRoad Solution

Are we making the most of the tools we have? If you’re a tech leader at an association, you probably find yourself struggling with the same questions over and over. Questions like: How do I support the unique organizational structure of an association? How can the tech stack support the lead generation goals of the marketing team? How do we increase engagement and boost retention? Is it time to add new elements to our tech stack? Association Management

3 Add-on Tools to Drive Association Revenue + Amplify Member Engagement

Higher Logic

Is your association leveraging technology to its fullest potential? As you strategize for the future, consider a few add-on tools to help you amplify the impact of your online community and strengthen your ability to meet the personalized needs of your members while driving association revenue, among other business objectives like recruitment and advocacy. Bundle Integrated SaaS Tools to Increase Association Revenue + Platform Impact.

Technology Considerations for Moving to a Virtual Office


These organizations have leveraged digital workplace tools to get work completed, communicate, and collaborate all from outside of a physical office. What follows are some key technology considerations before you make the leap. Choose Your Technology Infrastructure Wisely.

Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer


This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. Message from Giovanni Solarte, one of the Co-founders: “During my studies of Master AEMS at École Polytechnique, I realized that one key for succeed is to be up-to date with the areas you love or you are passionate about, in my case the automobile technology and photography. Related Posts Cool Social Tools: Ravetree I signed a contract with an AMS.

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2020 Association Technology Trends And Predictions

Nimble AMS

Want to know what’s on the horizon for association technology in 2020? But when it comes to association technology trends, you don’t necessarily have to look far into the future to see the road ahead. Just as Tesla aims to reimagine an everyday item like the car, associations will reimagine their use of key technology such as their association management software (AMS) systems. The post 2020 Association Technology Trends And Predictions appeared first on

5 Ways Technology Can Push Your Fundraising Strategy Forward

Higher Logic

We all know it’s true: technology is becoming more vital with each passing day. As useful (and addictive ) as technology can be, many nonprofits still don’t know how to reap the full benefits of their various software platforms. Between donation tools, donor or member management software, online community platforms, and other technological tools, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the capabilities and forget to make the most of these amazing solutions.

Simplifying Social with a Content Curation Tool

YourMembership Blog

Technology. A Tool to Simplify Social. To counteract this “temptation,” efficiency tools are paramount. 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. Management Team. Partner Programs. Corporate Responsibility. Inside YM. Careers. Contact.

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Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. Before you take a look under the hood or consider test driving a core technology that you’re going to make part of your event and business processes, consider these ten criteria for vetting: 1. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

48 No-Brainer Tools Every Marketer Needs

Higher Logic

Tools, technology, and coffee keep us running. Since there are so many tools out there, our marketing team came together to compile a list of our favorites to share with you. OneNote is a digital notebook with nice organization tools, making it easy to cleanly jot down meeting notes or brainstorming ideas. Trello and Airtable are two good project management software tools you can use to help keep those plates in the air.

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Problems Associations Have When Upscaling Marketing Technology

HighRoad Solution

Marketing technology, or MarTech, is more powerful than ever these days. You can upgrade to tools that will revolutionize your association’s communication strategy, automate new member recruitment, and provide powerful data-driven insights

Problems Associations Have When Upscaling Marketing Technology

HighRoad Solution

Marketing technology, or MarTech, is more powerful than ever these days. You can upgrade to tools that will revolutionize your association’s communication strategy, automate new member recruitment, and provide powerful data-driven insights

How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. feature, you’ll see that our research shows association leaders are more likely to invest in new tools, technologies and processes than they are in hiring more people. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

Do Associations Really Get Technology?

Association Adviser

There are two things you can count on this time of year: One, tech will be at the center of the last-minute holiday shopping blitz; and two, many of the latest tech tools and gadgets will be on the. Features Technology 2016 AGC of America APCO International Blue Sky Blue Sky Broadcast California Association of Health Facilities Innovation Maryland Asoscition of CPAs naylor technology Timberlake

2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference Focus on Tools and Strategies

Wild Apricot

Nearly 1200 people working in nonprofits and technology will come together from around the world for the 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco, April 26-28, 2009. More than ever, technology is helping nonprofits tap into and build communities to create social change. At this NTC, we'll pay special attention to the tools and strategies that are reshaping.(

100 Online Tools for Non-Profits

Wild Apricot

Tight in the budget and short on staff, non-profits are always on the lookout for new ways to get things done — and the Internet is a real treasure trove of useful tools. Tags: Non-profit technology Fundraising nptech Web 2.0 Here are 100 different applications to help you out with a variety of tasks from project tracking and collaboration to donor and membership management, and from building your non-profit website to tracking its effectiveness.( read more ).

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100 More Online Tools for Non-Profits – Part 1

Wild Apricot

You’ll find a variety of tech tools in this 2-part series, from volunteer and member management, to web publishing and document sharing, to back office tasks, project management, and more.( application nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech Web 2.0 read more ). web based software web-based software

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The Essential Association Membership Tool

Association Adviser

Features Membership Technology association education Blue Sky Broadcast learning management system LMS member education online education online learning online training professional developmentAlmost every association has considered expanding the reach of their education programs from location-based events, and the accessibility of other educational resources, by providing online learning. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

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What Technology Makes the Must-Have List?

YourMembership Blog

Technology. What Technology Makes the Must-Have List? Working in a technology company means we have a lot of early adopters. I recently asked this group of experts what technology they couldn’t live without. Such a handy tool to make sure you go exactly where you intend to. Okay, so we also have some comedians at but velcro is technology in the sense that technology is only a tool for helping you become more efficient.

Tech Tools to Create Cool Content for Social Media

Association Adviser

” She always has great suggestions for tech tools that are easy, inexpensive and fun. Technology Beth Ziesenis mobile apps social media tech tools technology Beth Ziesenis is known as “Your Nerdy Best Friend.” I always make sure I check out her sessions when. For more about this topic, click on the headline.

Next #CultureChat: Culture and Technology

Jamie Notter

But we think this topic is worth waiting for, Culture and Technology: Technology doesn’t just impact productivity and efficiency--it can shape your culture. How you use intranets, internal online communities, and even basic information sharing tools will end up pushing your culture in one direction or another, so you’d better make it intentional. There are also specific technologies designed to shape culture that can be employed.

Technology: The Communication Enabler

Association Success

As a systems developer for 10+ years, a manager for about a year, and yes, a huge techy, I have firmly come to believe in the importance of technology for assisting in building bridges and opening communications between people. One primary example of how problems manifest between silos is when different departments use overlapping and incompatible technologies while still expecting them to work together. Harness the power of your IT department to break down silos.

100 More Online Tools for Non-Profits – Part 2

Wild Apricot

This is the second in our 2-part series listing a variety of tech tools non-profits can use, from volunteer and member management, to fundraising, to website creation, community building, collaboration, and more.( application nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech Web 2.0

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Five Cool Tools for Small Staff Associations


I know there are many, many others out there in similar positions, trying to do all that needs to be done to keep pace with current technology and marcom trends on a micro or non-existent budget. XML Sitemap Generator is a free tool that lets you enter your site’s url and generates a sitemap that shows all content and lets you know exactly how many pages are in your existing site. Cool Social Tools Featured From the Trenches Implementation

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When Event Technology Sends You Running For Cover

Wild Apricot

Overwhelmed with all of the event technology options? A new article in our Hub offers ideas for identifying relevant event trends and optimizing your existing tech tools. event software events

3 technologies associations can use to connect with members and grow their audience

Association Success

While print publications and events remain important, membership organizations now rely on emerging technology to drive engagement and growth. . Among the many forms this technology can take, three stand out: Mobile devices. Tools to analyze data.

Small but Mighty – Tech Tools on a Budget


A small budget doesn’t mean your organization’s technology can’t be mighty. If you weren’t able to hear their recent presentations, here are some tools that level the IT playing field and help minnows swim alongside the sharks. This software gives you the tools to create attention grabbing email campaigns that turn leads into customers. It’s an electronic world with technology driving organizational communications and growth.

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Technology Assessments and Association IT: Part I


WHAT 2 YEARS OF TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENTS REVEAL ABOUT ASSOCIATION IT: DATA and DIGITAL. When we perform technology assessments for clients, we use our IT Maturity Model to gauge how effectively they’re managing IT across four domains: data, digital, infrastructure, and management. What are the most common technology issues for these associations? Many helpful tools exist but you first need to find the strategy that works best for your organization.

The Right Tools for the Job

Association Management

Technology associations based on standards efforts share many common goals and challenges. While organizational goals may differ, most new initiatives focus on developing a set of standards and associated specifications around a new or “improved” technology, promoting those standards in the industry to accelerate adoption, and ensuring the right marketing and communications programs are in place to keep a solid drumbeat of messaging to both members and the marketplace.

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How to Improve Technology the Agile Way

Association Success

When I think of organizations looking to make improvements to their technology, I always picture this cartoon : a team of cavemen pushing materials on a cart made of square wheels while two friends stand next to them waiting to install round wheels. Of course, it takes more effort overall to use the older technology yet human nature will still resist the obvious improvement. Data is accessible and there are so many great business analytics tools available to make the most it.