March, 2020

LMS Support: Top questions you’re not asking your LMS vendors — but should

Blue Sky eLearn

If you’re in the market for an LMS, you’re probably waist deep in the search process and dreaming of the light at the end of the tunnel. There are many important factors to consider when narrowing down the list of hundreds of vendors to your top three or four possible solutions.

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Run Your Virtual Event with Confidence: Tips for a Great Show

Higher Logic

As COVID-19 forces events from in-person to virtual , the first and most essential thing is a mindset shift: Going digital was not your plan, but it’s your chance to make the most of a bad situation.

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4 tips for member engagement using an online community

YourMembership Blog

Despite recent health concerns and cancelled events, your association still needs to engage members with each other and with your organization. It’s time to employ virtual alternatives to in-person events.

49 Free Nonprofit Webinars for April 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in April 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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AMC-Managed Organizations are More Stable than Standalone Organizations

Why do organizations managed by Association Management Companies outperform standalone organizations? This paper seeks to answer that question through the results of a study examining the rates of change in the length of chief staff executive tenure and changes in office locations of membership-based organizations between 2009 and 2015.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.27.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… The Virtual Conferences Survey from Tagoras comes at an opportune time since virtual events are on everyone’s mind.

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It’s Time to Get Started: 5 Key Steps to Success with a Virtual Conference

Blue Sky eLearn

Whether a virtual conference is driven by the current virus COVID-19 virus, financial considerations, member outreach, or beneficial global dialogue, the fundamental process for planning and implementation remains the same.

Webinar Recap: Attracting Young Professionals to Your Association

Higher Logic

To attract young professionals to your association, you have to understand what matters to them in their early career stages and what really drives them to succeed. Wondering how to get in the mindset of a young professional in today’s world?

3 quick tips for small associations to show their thankfulness

YourMembership Blog

Why do I call it an art? There’s no art behind being thankful. Anyone can do it, right? Anyone can be thankful but expressing the thanks in a meaningful way (to the recipient) is an art. In this case I’m not talking about the medium, I’m referring to the message.

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A Guide to Remote Working for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

If your nonprofit is considering remote working, this guide will help you decide whether it's for you and how to make it work

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 3.20.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Is it over yet? Wow, has this been the longest week ever or what? I’ve got more to share than usual—I think that might be a pattern for a while. Virtual strategy meetings.

Tips for Working from Home

Spark Consulting

I have to caveat this by saying I can’t help you with what do to with your kids (I don’t have any myself) or with your team telework tech (it’s just me here at Spark). I have been working for myself from my home office for nearly eight years.

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5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager

Blue Sky eLearn

Congratulations! You have decided to implement a L earning M anagement S ystem (LMS) , you’ve secured a budget from your board and you have a few fellow colleagues that have agreed to help you on this mission. Your members have been asking for more content, and now you have a way to deliver it! But where do you start and how do you ensure that your LMS actual goes live in a timely manner?

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Own Your Voice: Celebrating International Women’s Day at Higher Logic

Higher Logic

Pictured from left to right: (Top) Laura, Bettina, Sana, Jess (Bottom) Lila, Jenna, Allison, Gina, Veronique. Higher Logic’s Women in Technology (WiT) Community kicked off 2020 by launching the theme of "Own It."

?6 ways AMS technology can make your small association’s event planning easier

YourMembership Blog

There’s no need to struggle through event planning because you have a small staff. An AMS system with modern event technology built in can make your association’s event planning easier. Membership & Marketing Member Engagement Email Marketing Social Media Non-dues Revenue Event Management

What To Do If You Have to Cancel Your Event

Wild Apricot

Is your nonprofit forced to cancel your events in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's how to handle it, and 3 options for what to do instead

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Virtual Meeting Etiquette (Best Practices for Conference and Video Calls)

Association Leaders

Associations, companies and other organizations have been using conference and video calling to meet and conduct business for many years. Most of us are very experienced with the process and have developed methods to be productive and polite when holding these “virtual” meetings. During the last few weeks the sheer number of virtual meetings and volume of participants has grown exponentially.

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How to Use Learner Journey Mapping to Improve the Educational Experience

WBT Systems

How to Use Learner Journey Mapping to Improve the Educational Experience. Read more about How to Use Learner Journey Mapping to Improve the Educational Experience

Meet the Team – Jackie Bessette, Business Development Manager

Moery Company

Transcript: Hi guys, it’s Jackie Bessette, Business Development Manager at The Moery Company and I am here today to share a little bit about my background.

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10 Ways to Learn with Higher Logic

Higher Logic

Here at Higher Logic, we’re passionate about lifelong learning and dedicated to providing resources to drive our customers’ to achieve their goals. Education is the foundation of success. But the thing about knowledge is: You have to want it. According to research : “ Lifelong learning is the ‘ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated’ pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons.

4 communication tips for small-staff associations during a health crisis 

YourMembership Blog

While you hoped that you would never have to experience a crisis impacting your association, here you are. Every day brings more uncertainty with the spread of Coronavirus and your association has a need to expand your communication.

Why a CRM Might Work Better for Your Association Than an AMS + Our Top 10 Picks

Wild Apricot

Not sure what kind of software to use to help manage your association? This guide will help you decide and introduce you to 10 CRM tools worth considering

In Letter, ASAE Makes Case for Associations to Receive Federal Coronavirus Aid

Associations Now

In a letter to White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, ASAE says that associations shouldn’t be left out of conversations regarding aid packages related to the coronavirus.

Prepare for a Different Set of Member Needs During the COVID-19 Crisis

WBT Systems

Prepare for a Different Set of Member Needs During the COVID-19 Crisis. Read more about Prepare for a Different Set of Member Needs During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Members Hire Strategic Solutions

Potomac Core

Breaking news. Executives and Professionals seek strategic solutions from their Associations. Facing increasing pressure to produce results, they only engage in activities that help them overcome business challenges and achieve results.

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Why a Customer Community Should be Central to Your Customer Experience

Higher Logic

If you’re trying to improve the customer experience, start by looking at whether your digital customer experience is disjointed. As a SaaS provider or B2B company, “digital” might be the only way a customer interacts with you.

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6 ways a microsite can help your small association drive big results

YourMembership Blog

Whether you’re hosting virtual or in-person events, it’s always important to look for ways to more effectively communicate the events’ value.

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How to Create a Crisis Communications Plan for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

When a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic strikes, is your nonprofit ready with a well thought out communications plan? Here's how to put one together

Navigating Change for Associations

Moery Company

The past week our personal and professional lives have been upended. Cancelled events and meetings. Sectors with members that were thriving last month are now wondering how they will stay in business next month. Figuring out how to home school our children while simultaneously leading an association.

Help Members Cope with the Economic Impact of COVID-19

WBT Systems

Help Members Cope with the Economic Impact of COVID-19. Read more about Help Members Cope with the Economic Impact of COVID-19

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Film Group Launches Program to Diversify Movie Sets

Associations Now

The initiative of the Association of Film Commissioners International seeks to make it easier for film and TV producers to widen their lens when it comes to booking locations, talent, and crew.

Success Stories: 9 Award-Winning Customers Highlighted at Super Forum 2019

Higher Logic

Every year at Super Forum , we award customers who went above and beyond with their communities and automated campaigns. We’d like to take a moment to look back at the 2019 winners and share the tips and tricks they’re using to truly shine. Meet 9 Award-Winning Higher Logic Customers.

3 ways to attract more young members to your association

YourMembership Blog

It’s always important to recruit new members for your association. After all, a steady stream of new members helps grow your organization and backfill the members who leave due to job/career change, retirement, etc.

How to Collect Member Feedback the Right Way

Wild Apricot

Gathering member feedback and taking action on the results is a foolproof way to increase member retention. This guide will show you exactly how to go about collecting feedback from your members

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