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Change Your Mindset About Non Dues Revenue – Association Field Report (July 16, 2021)

Moery Company

Hey folks from the field today, it’s JP Moery, at the Moery company. I got an observation for you. I’m preparing to give a speech in California and it’s going to be about non dues revenue.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 7.2.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Peer advisory groups. When I worked at NAHB, I always thought the Builder 20 clubs were such a great idea. WBT Systems does too.

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Engagement Lessons from the Pandemic

Spark Consulting

Two weeks ago, I had the opportunity to appear on a virtual panel on engagement, organized by Mary Byers, for the Veterinary Medical Association. We covered a wide range of topics, a few of which I think others would benefit from thinking about, so I’ll be doing a few related blog posts.

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TikTok for Nonprofits: The Beginner’s Guide

Wild Apricot

First launched in 2017 as a short-form video sharing app used mostly by teens, TikTok has exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. As people look for entertainment and connection during long periods of lockdown, the hilarity, quirkiness. marketing

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WW2 to COVID-19: How Remote Tools Help Reinforce Development Post-Program eLearning

Speaker: Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development

In a world where virtual learning is here to stay, answering the question of “What now?” requires us to thoughtfully evaluate how we got here and how we can leverage the knowledge gained during the pandemic to address one of trainings greatest historical challenges – how we reinforce learning to move from knowledge to behavior change. Join Pat D'Amico, Founder and CEO of About-Face Development, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to keep the gears turning

Easily Explore Resources with Higher Logic’s Redesigned Community Library

Higher Logic

The post Easily Explore Resources with Higher Logic’s Redesigned Community Library appeared first on Higher Logic. Our library has a new look and feel, making it easier than ever for your online community members to explore resources.

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Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ

.orgSource

Investing in a learning management system is no longer a choice. An LMS is much more than an enhancement to your website. It is essential equipment in a business environment that is challenging organizations to provide smarter, faster, and more engaging solutions for their customers than ever before.

The Delta Variant Isn’t The Only Reason to Rethink Your Return to the Office

Aaron Wolowiec

A lot of leaders spent the last few months putting in a place a plan to reopen the office (in one form or another) after Labor Day.

10 Types of eLearning Assessments for Your Courses

Web Courseworks Associations

What did the last assessment that you took look like? Perhaps it was a multiple-choice final exam or an essay-style test printed in double-spaced Times New Roman. Either way, we’d guess it looked quite different from the eLearning assessment types we’re going to discuss today.

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ASAE Demo Days October Preview

Nimble AMS

ASAE Demo Days is the perfect opportunity to learn about select products and services for associations. . See how you can arm your team with the tech they need to win everyday.

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Why Most eLearning Fails: How to Create eLearning that Gets Results

Speaker: Tim Slade, Speaker, Author, and Creator of The eLearning Designer's Academy

In this session, we will explore many of the reasons why most eLearning fails and the components that contribute to bad eLearning design. we will also explore how bad eLearning design can negatively affect the learning experience. Finally, this session will walk you through several practical methods you can immediately apply to fix your bad eLearning courses.

7 Steps for Increasing the Effectiveness of Your Association’s Reports

Membersuite

You know it’s time to rethink how your association uses reports when, month after month, you share a report with staff or volunteer leaders and all you hear is: “Hmm, interesting.” A report’s potential is wasted if it’s merely reviewed and forgotten.

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Association Collaboration – Association Field Report (August 13, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello everybody, it’s JP Moery, observations from the field for all of you association and business leaders out there. I had an observation I thought was pretty good that I wanted to share. We’ve got all this polarization and tribalization around issues, policies and views.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.18.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Good advice never goes out of style.

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Want to Generate Explosive Membership Growth?

Spark Consulting

Join me and the nice folks from Grype Digital on Tuesday, October 12 at 3:30 pm ET for Explosive Growth for Associations Through Better Membership Management , the second episode of their second season of video podcasts.

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Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

The Ultimate Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Whenever Kathleen thought about ramping up her nonprofit’s social media presence, she quickly found herself overwhelmed. When she’d started the organization, social media didn’t even exist! She’d invited people to the first. marketing

Integrate for Success: 3 Sweet Results of AMS Integrations

Higher Logic

The post Integrate for Success: 3 Sweet Results of AMS Integrations appeared first on Higher Logic. Why integrate? If your association management software (AMS) can talk to the engagement tools in your tech stack, you can power a much more personalized experience for your members.

Event Email Marketing for Associations: 3 Essentials

Blue Sky eLearn

The first pitfall into member attrition is the assumption that members are committed to sticking with an organization simply because they’ve signed up to pay regular dues.

Normal Left the Party—Survey Reveals Associations Want Her Back

.orgSource

What should we call it—the New Normal, the Next Normal, Another Normal? Please let go of normal. When the DJ stopped playing oldies, Normal left the party.

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

How to Design an Educational Event That Encourages Actual Learning

Aaron Wolowiec

Hosting an education-based conference or meeting can be tricky. Attendees come with multiple learning styles, diverse educational goals, and wildly different attention spans. But it’s possible to host an educational event that satisfies everyone’s checklists

6 Essential Enterprise LMS Features for Your Association

Web Courseworks Associations

As a trade association, you’re balancing the needs of your corporate member organizations and their individual members, working to provide a valuable experience for both.

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Does Your Conference Need an Emcee?

Velvet Chainsaw

Having an emcee at your event was a nice-to-have prior to 2020. Now it’s a must-have. Talk to any meeting owner who has managed a large virtual event this past year using a skilled emcee and he or she will tell you it made all the difference.

5 Ways to Revamp Your Membership Committee

Membersuite

Every association is unique—that old saying is true and you can really see it in membership committees. Some associations can’t live without theirs, some got rid of theirs years ago, and some wonder what to do with their membership committee.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Association Business is Back and Changing – Association Field Report (March 19, 2021)

Moery Company

Hello everybody and welcome to observations from the field. I’ve got four observations for you today. First, association business is coming back. We are seeing some great progress out in the field.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.21.21

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community…. Niche conferences. The riches are in the niches, says WBT Systems. They make an argument for adding smaller, niche virtual conferences to your event lineup.

Engagement: What About Scoring?

Spark Consulting

Back before Maddie and I launched The No BS Guide to Digital Transformation , I had been writing a brief series on member engagement, inspired by serving on a virtual panel on engagement, organized by Mary Byers, for the Veterinary Medical Association.

The Beginner’s Guide to Nonprofit Marketing

Wild Apricot

It’s the age-old question: If you’re running an incredible nonprofit , but no one knows about it, does it really exist? Alright, that’s a bit of a stretch. Seriously, though: If you’ve been struggling to bring in donations, marketing

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.

Going Mobile with Your Online Community? Look for These 3 Features

Higher Logic

The post Going Mobile with Your Online Community? Look for These 3 Features appeared first on Higher Logic. Looking for an online community platform that offers a mobile app? Here are the best features to put on your vendor checklist. The post Going Mobile with Your Online Community?

Planning a Virtual Day of Service for Your Organization

Blue Sky eLearn

Although your association might not be meeting in person right now, plenty of organizations are moving their meetings and events online and engaging members in the digital realm.

Turn Customers Into Community

.orgSource

How do you grow membership in a harsh climate? Attracting a wider audience and turning those customers into community is a good way to start. We’ve been on notice since well before the pandemic that shifts are occurring in why people join an association and what they want once they sign on.

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