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How Do We Pitch Existing Sponsors a Webinar Sponsorship – Ask JP #022

Moery Company

The other day, a good friend asked me, “Hey, we’re struggling a bit when it comes to converting existing sponsors – ones that we’re having great engagement with – into webinar sponsorships. They’re hesitant about the idea.” ” Here’s the advice that I gave my friend: One.

9 Proven Ways to Increase Member Retention Right Now

Wild Apricot

Here are 9 proven ways to increase member retention — featuring expert advice, real life examples, research, and more. By the end, you'll have the blueprint to create a solid strategy to start increasing member retention at your organization right away

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Reboarding Members: A Strategy for Increasing Member Engagement & Retention

WBT Systems

Reboarding Members: A Strategy for Increasing Member Engagement & Retention. Read more about Reboarding Members: A Strategy for Increasing Member Engagement & Retention

[Guest Post] How Your Board Can Strengthen Its Relationship with Members

MembersClicks

The following blog post was written by SBI Association Management , the premier association management company (AMC) in the Pacific Northwest. Trade associations and professional societies face challenges and uncertainties they haven’t experienced in at least ten years — if ever. That’s the bad news.

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.

Moving Forward: How to Recover, Relaunch, and Rebound – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 234

Moery Company

This week we’re covering topics that association leaders should be focusing on when it comes to communications, virtual events, and sponsorships.

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How to share bad news via Zoom

Association Success

If this was five months ago I would say delivering bad news remotely is unacceptable. But things have changed. As remote offices and virtual events become the new norm, it is inevitable that we will have to navigate sharing bad news through virtual means.

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A Microsite is Your Association’s One-Stop Content Hub

Association Adviser

Your website is one of the most valuable communications tools your association has for reaching members and providing them with need-to-know information. There are times, however, when your association’s content needs to stand alone and serve a specific purpose or audience.

ASAE Voices Support for Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (H.R. 7011) Introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney

AssociationChat

[ From ASAE ]. May 27, 2020. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. ASAE Voices Support for Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (H.R. 7011) Introduced by Rep. Carolyn Maloney. WASHINGTON— ASAE endorsed a bill introduced on May 26 by Rep.

New and Improved MemberClicks Training and User Groups

MembersClicks

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4 Innovations courtesy of the coronavirus

Association Success

I recently walked into my gym for the first time in months. I’ve entered those awkward double doors thousands of times, but never like this. As soon as I entered, a man standing behind a giant plastic door with a thermal camera approached me and took my temperature.

3 New Member Onboarding Techniques for Resource-Strapped Associations

Smooth The Path

New member onboarding programs are technically advanced at some associations. These associations segment members and deploy sophisticated automated email campaigns. Production-quality videos are frequently employed. Advanced measurement techniques are used, like engagement scoring.

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Managing the Communications Plan for Your Association’s Virtual Event

Protech

By Heather Hughes, Marketing Communications Specialist. After shifting away from an in-person customer celebration at the Four Seasons in Baltimore due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Protech Associates’ Fusion 2020 Customer Conference surpassed all previous attendance numbers for the event.

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The Future of Face-to-Face is Cloudy

Velvet Chainsaw

I am getting a little overwhelmed by the many predictions that so-called experts are sharing about the future of face-to-face meetings. The range of opinions–from wild optimism to frightening pessimism–is exhausting to wade through.

Getting your podcast off the ground: insights from a successful association podcast

Association Success

The popularity of podcasting isn’t slowing down anytime soon. As of January 2020, there were more than 30 million podcast episodes available for download and 900,000 different shows to choose from.

The Hottest Trends in New Member Onboarding for Associations

Smooth The Path

New member onboarding is evolving across the association industry. Once upon a time, the standard in onboarding was a mailed letter and maybe a welcome kit. Perhaps the new member would be asked to introduce themselves at a chapter event.

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2020 Event Technology Trends

Eplys

How to leverage event technology to elevate your next event. What is Event Technology? Event technology is any kind of software that improves the event process for both event planners, and/or attendees.

Create Community at Your Virtual Conference with Higher Logic

CommPartners

Learning at conferences can happen in two ways: peer-to-peer and from subject matter experts. Often, what initially attracts us to a conference are the impressive keynote speakers or interesting sessions that contribute to our professional development.

Be Careful With Your Changing of the Guard

Idea Architects

I facilitated a session a few weeks ago where some participants talked about the need to replace the "old guard" with some new faces and fresh thinking. It's a common concern and a common expression.

Statement On The Announcement Of Negotiating Objectives For A U.S.-Kenya FTA

InternetAssociation

Washington, DC -- IA Director, Trade Policy, Jordan Haas issued the following statement on the release by the Office of the U.S.

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DelCor Works from Home

Delcor

We sent a survey out to the DelCorian team to see how they were coping with working from home under COVID-19 restrictions. Here are the results in infographic form! You can. download a PDF of this as well. Our Company & Community COVID-19