Sat.Mar 16, 2019 - Fri.Mar 22, 2019

4 Tips for Generating More Non-Dues Revenue from Advertising

Higher Logic

If you’re from the Midwest, you probably know someone who loves pickling anything and everything. (Or Or maybe you’re that person?). The picklers I know are all about pickling – from eggs to cukes to fruits.

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Partnership v. Membership: Untangling the Knot

Spark Consulting

I’m excited to announce a new blog series I’ll be writing with Lewis Flax , the founder of Flax Associates , a consulting firm that helps nonprofits support their objectives through establishing mutually beneficial partnerships with corporations.

Engineering for Eighth Graders

Eric Lanke

My association sponsors an outreach and education program for eighth graders.

Sneak peek: Benchmark report on small-staff associations

YourMembership Blog

Associations with small staffs face big challenges. They must attract and engage new members and plan for their organization’s future. But what are their top priorities? Are they expecting growth? How are they preparing for the future? Community Brands set out to answer these and other questions in a recent survey of small staff (10. The post Sneak peek: Benchmark report on small-staff associations appeared first on YourMembership.

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Nonprofit Tax Compliance: Three Things You Need to Know

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn three things you need to know about nonprofit tax compliance, and how to implement them from a filing expert

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#ASAEIdeas19: Go Big by Going Small

Associations Now

Move over, BHAG. According to several speakers on day two of the ASAE Great Ideas Conference, sometimes the best path to innovation is to set aside the big, hairy, audacious goal and go small instead. Your next big idea may be a small one.

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Why and How Rituals Build Resilience in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth Kanter's Blog

Last week I presented a session at the Nonprofit Technology Conference called “ Activating A Culture of Resilience for Sustainable Impact ,” with fellow NTEN board members, Ananda Leeke & Meico Whitlock as well as Carrie Rice. We each tackled a different aspect of resilience.

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[The Highlight Reel] Best Practices for Onboarding New Members

MembersClicks

So a new member joins your association or chamber - YAY! That means more growth for your organization and another person who believes in and supports your mission.

Survey: A Little Bit of Paid Search Goes a Long Way for SEO

Associations Now

A recent survey finds that paid search can often improve your search engine optimization strategy by helping your organization target its attack.

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Build a Better Request for Proposal

Association Adviser

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) can be a useful tool for associations wanting to discover the best options for products or services they need. You ask for bids to fulfill a need, and companies send you their specs and pricing. Easy, right?

How Much Should Your Association Invest in Improving Member Engagement?

HighRoad Solution

Why do people leave associations? Association Management

Do’s and Don’ts of Selecting a Learning Management System (LMS)

MembersClicks

Many associations and chambers toy with the idea of adding a Learning Management System (or LMS) to their tech ecosystem. This especially holds true if you’re in an industry that depends on continued education and certifications.

#ASAEIdeas19: Three Ways to Unlock Your Creativity

Associations Now

Innovation sounds scary, but everyone has the power to think differently, according to three keynote speakers who opened the 2019 ASAE Great Ideas Conference Sunday. They offered three ways to reawaken your creative side. Want to get creative?

Meet Cagin Orgen - IT Manager at MemberSuite

Membersuite

Meet Cagin Orgen, a die-hard Auburn fan born in Turkey that really enjoys working with new technology. Learn more about our IT Manager in this month's Employee Spotlight

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A CEO’s wish list for association staff

Association Success

Caring about your organization means embodying the acronym ‘IF U CARE’. An organization is only as good as its people. This is also true for associations, who not only employ staff, but also attract volunteers to promote its work and advocacies. As a chief executive of an association, I embody the aspirations of my staff and volunteers. I label these aspirations through an acronym, “IF U CARE”, and here is what it stands for: “ I ” is for initiative.

Meet the Solution Advisor Team!

MembersClicks

You’ve probably interacted with at least one of these Clickers along your MemberClicks customer journey. In fact, they may have been the very first Clicker you ever met! Our Solution Advisors work hard to get to know each organization and its unique needs before making their recommendations.

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Groups Concerned Pending Texas Bill Could Weaken LGBTQ Protections

Associations Now

A coalition of business groups and convention and tourism leaders, which includes ASAE, is expressing concern that a pending bill in the Texas Legislature could weaken protections for the state’s LGBTQ workers.

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Six Elements of a Useful Educational Needs Assessment

WBT Systems

Six Elements of a Useful Educational Needs Assessment. Read more about Six Elements of a Useful Educational Needs Assessment

Reinventing Association Governance

Association Success

What is the future of governing? As the sun came up on our last day at the Mayan Dude Ranch, my mind was spinning. Circling around something. Tightening in like our trick roper’s lasso the previous night. No doubt, this all had a little to do with the potent smell of cowboy coffee, horse hair, and last night’s bourbon in my nostrils as we dug into breakfast.

The Lifelong Learner’s Guide to Success: Future-Proofing Your Career; Part One

Blue Sky eLearn

Times are changing; and so are schools, jobs, and the correlation they have between learning and earning. A college degree used to be the main requirement for an individual to start a successful and cognitively-satisfying career.

Leadership, Now With Less Narcissism

Associations Now

The age of the “great man” leader may be over, but one study suggests CEOs still stumble over their egos. A little humility and openness to learning can help. What’s your most effective leadership style? Thousands of online quizzes stand at the ready to help you find the answer.

Association Leaders - Untitled Article

Association Leaders

Think Your Association Needs New Management? You’re in a leadership position in your association. The Board isn’t completely satisfied with the current management team. But you don’t want to go through the hassle and extra work involved with a management change while you’re leading the organization – save that for the next leader, right? Wrong.

Daily Buzz: Act on Member Feedback

Associations Now

You asked for member feedback and received it. Now, what are your organization’s next steps? Also: plan authentic meeting experiences. So, you’ve asked for member feedback, and now the suggestion box is full. What next?

The Power of Muscle Memory

Associations Now

Trying to decide on a tech tool for your team? One consideration: It should encourage good muscle memory, so it creates good user habits and people get better at using it as time goes on. I know it’s happening. I know it’s soon. But I can’t let go.

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