2023

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7 Top Association Trends for 2023 + Free Ebook!

Wild Apricot

After the rollercoaster ride of the last three years, you might be wondering how we can predict association trends for 2023. It makes sense to feel uncertain, but trust us when we say that we’re not completely in the dark! Anticipated trends. membership

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Association Brain Food: 1.20.23

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Unpredictable chaos. The recent air traffic shutdown is an example of BANI come to life. BANI stands for Brittle, Anxious, Nonlinear, and Incomprehensible.

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The Top Books for Community Managers in 2023

Higher Logic

The post The Top Books for Community Managers in 2023 appeared first on Higher Logic. In the name of a fresh start this year, Carrie Melissa Jones highlights seven of her top recommended reads for community builders from 2022.

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Thinking Differently About Membership Renewals Part 1

Moery Company

Original Author: JP Moery . Associations have the incredible opportunity to remind their members how much they are valued and how the association can help them. Membership departments scrub contact lists, prepare renewal letters, and double-check the tools members need to renew.

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Is Your L&D Organization Future-Proof?

Speaker: Karl Kapp, Ed.D., Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

If the recent past has taught us anything, it's that L&D organizations need to be nimble, quick, and able to react to both foreseen and unforeseen threats in order to be successful. That means looking to the convergence of technology, learning, and business needs so you can make intelligent, informed decisions regarding both your future and the future of your organization.

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[GUEST BLOG] Why Didn’t You Tell Me? A Better Way to Reach Your Audience

GrowthZone

by Frank Kenny. Do people in your community ever ask you, “Hey, how come you didn’t tell me about such and such?”. It’s so frustrating, especially if you posted the event or program on social media again and again.

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10 Association Trends You Need to Pay Attention to in 2023

Membersuite

The last few years have had their challenges, but I think it’s an exciting time to be part of the association community.

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The Promise & Peril of Creator Tools Like ChatGPT for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently published an opinion piece, “ AI Can Help Nonprofits Reach More Donors But Fundraisers Can’t Ignore Potential Pitfalls ,” a topic that Allison Fine and I have been researching and writing about since 2017.

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Influencers and Influences—2023 Marketing Trends

.orgSource

What can you learn from Charli D’Amelio? Don’t know who Charli is? You definitely need to keep reading. Charli D’Amelio rules the nanosecond video clip. She is a TikTok star influencer and was the first of those ephemeral luminaries to reach 100 million followers.

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Five Ideas Association Boards Must Embrace in 2023

Association Adviser

It is a new year, and we must redouble our efforts to help association boards become more.

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The Art of Making Engaging and Effective Learning Videos

Speaker: Joseph Suarez - Learning Experience Designer at Suarez Media Production

In this webinar, Joseph Suarez will break down the craft, the art, and the science, of video production and reveal how to leverage the production process to create engaging learning videos of all types and sizes.

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50 years and counting: CAI celebrates golden anniversary

Ungrated

Not every organization gets to celebrate 50 years. Those that do drive transformation, integrate new technology, ignite passion, and instill pride.

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What Collaboration Looks Like in 2023

PROPEL

Here’s what holistic collaboration looks like: We have done a number of projects over the last six months that focus on how to adapt to the new hybrid reality in the workplace.

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Recession-Proof Your Association’s Learning Business

WBT Systems

“Learning business” is the phrase used by Tagoras to describe organizations that deliver adult lifelong learning, continuing education, and professional development. Associations are learning businesses along with

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Three Key Warnings When Buying Community Software

Higher Logic

The post Three Key Warnings When Buying Community Software appeared first on Higher Logic. I have been in the community platform space since 2013 and in that time, I have seen and learnt a lot.

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A 12-Month New-Member Onboarding Schedule

Onboarding is more than simply sending out a welcome packet and adding the new member to your association’s email list — it’s a strategic process. Get the step- by-step onboarding schedule now.

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Thinking Differently About Membership Renewals Part 2

Moery Company

Original Author: JP Moery. In Part I of Thinking Differently About Membership Renewals, we discussed evaluating your renewal process and keeping the renewal messaging brief. This blog will look deeper into considering your renewal process from a modernization standpoint. .

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Member Engagement and Retention Cited as Top Challenges in 2023 Association Survey Results

GrowthZone

Near the end of 2022, GrowthZone surveyed over 300 association professionals across the U.S. and Canada. The survey results show growing membership, member engagement/retention of members, and revenue/budget/funding are what worry your association peers most. Can you relate?)

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Practical and Inspirational Takeaways from Expo! Expo! and Convening Leader

Aaron Wolowiec

Shannon Lockwood takes time to stop and reflect on the incredible takeaways and aha moments from the business events professionals and thought leaders who spoke at this year’s Expo! and Convening Leaders conferences. Here are some of her takeaways

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5 Gen Z Values Associations Need to Know

Membersuite

Not every young professional is interested in membership. I know, blasphemous. But they can’t always afford it. And sometimes they don’t get what an association is all about. In our previous post on Gen Z , we looked at five of their values—that list continues here.

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How Do You Measure the Success of Enterprise Learning?

Every organization measures ROI differently. With Thought Industries’ three pillars of learning in this white paper, you can identify what matters to your business, define KPIs and metrics, and see how other organizations measure success and impact.

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New Years Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals: 2023

Beth Kanter

Leaving for my first in-person event in 2022 after two years of pandemic shut down. Rituals are intentional small, tangible acts done routinely and carry meaning. Our family has several New Year’s rituals, including a nature hike.

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5G’s Magic—Powering the 4th Industrial Revolution

.orgSource

If you ever wondered what magic can create a workerless factory, a home that talks to its owners, or a car capable of communicating with other vehicles and pedestrians, 5G is part of that wizardry.

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How Your Association Can Plan for Successful Marketing and PR in 2023: Part II

Association Adviser

In our previous blog, we discussed marketing trends for 2023, along with some tips that your association can leverage to further your reach. In this second installment, we’ll unpack public relations best practices to get your association more publicity in the coming year.

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First Impressions are Memorable

Elevating Engagement

The fortress doors swung closed in front of us, and two French colonial soldiers with silly/stern expressions barred our path. Who goes there?” called out one. I was six years old when my parents took me to Nova Scotia.

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Designing For Engagement: Revive Your L&D Strategy with Gamification, VR, and More

Speaker: Stephen Baer - Chief Creative Officer, ELB Learning & Luke Talbot - Chief Product Officer, Userlane

In this fireside chat, leading L&D experts Stephen Baer & Luke Talbot will discuss the exciting technological advancements in eLearning and how you can choose and implement the right technology for your company.

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Empowering Workplaces, One Conversation At a Time

PROPEL

Sanja Licina and I set out to create a podcast through which wwe could gather as many ideas as we could that would help organizations design their own workplace cultures in ways that would support their people.

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How to promote your new AMS purchase

Nimble AMS

Congrat ulations— you r organiz ation just purchased new association management software ( AMS ) ! What an exciting time for your staff , members , and key stakeholders. But how do you tell everyone about your major AMS investment? We’re here to guide you through the process!

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ICYMI: The Impact of Email Privacy Rules and Tips for Adapting

Higher Logic

The post ICYMI: The Impact of Email Privacy Rules and Tips for Adapting appeared first on Higher Logic. By now, you’ve probably heard of Apple’s Mail Privacy Protection (MPP) feature, which went into effect in September 2021.

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Association Chat Group Chat on January 24th: Amazon Smile’s Untimely Demise + ChatGPT Ate My Job Edition!

AssociationChat

Join the Open Association Chat Group Chat at 2 pm ET on Tuesday, January 24th: The “Amazon Smile’s Untimely Demise + ChatGPT Ate My Job” Edition! It’s an open Association Chat group discussion!

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The Ultimate Crash Course in eLearning Visual Design

Speaker: Connie Malamed, Founder of Mastering Instructional Design and Publisher of The eLearning Coach

Well-designed materials can motivate learners, improve comprehension, and assist optimal retention. If you need rapid, easily actionable ways to improve your eLearning and slides, join this session to learn the power principles that will have the biggest impact on your designs.

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2023 Association Industry Survey Results Released

GrowthZone

Respondents cite reaching prospective members as the top hurdle to growing membership, with attracting younger members next in line. January 17, 2023 – GrowthZone , provider of association management software, released its 2023 Association Industry Survey results.

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Gardian of the Month: Kris Mayo

Aaron Wolowiec

Kris Mayo is our Gardian of the Month! Find out her favorite thing about learning something new, networking advice for wallflowers, her go to resource and what she would title a book about her life

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How to Sell Education to Hard-to-Reach Employees of Member Companies

WBT Systems

Associations have a hard time making employees of member companies aware of and interested in their education programs. Many employees don’t even know about the association or realize they have access to member

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