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4 Ideas for When Your Association’s Revenue Goes Flat

YourMembership Blog

You work hard to develop programs that deliver value for your members. But what do you do when your association’s revenue goes flat? It may be time to diversify your revenue stream beyond membership dues. Here are four ideas to breathe new life into your association’s earnings: Job boards In our Member Loyalty Study, the. The post 4 Ideas for When Your Association’s Revenue Goes Flat appeared first on YourMembership.

Radically Alter the Focus of Your Association’s Marketing

Smooth The Path

Too often an association’s marketing messaging to new members focuses on the association; often how great the association is. We use words like the premier, the largest, and the oldest. We have 500, 5000, or 50,000 members. We are international or we a close-knit and local.

[Infographic] Your Top Frustrations (and Motivations) Revealed!


In Q1 of 2018, MemberClicks conducted an industry survey to ask association and chamber professionals about their biggest goals, challenges, and motivations.

Four Observations for Associations in 2019 - Moery Company

Moery Company

IStock/Credit:Rasica. As you make your plans for 2019 – consider these long-term plays. #1 1 Update your sponsorship programs with new inventory. We’ve detailed through our content on those elements you need to change, and how – but let me give you something to think about right away.

Massachusetts Society of CPA’s Online Community is Members’ #1 Benefit [Case Study]

Higher Logic

A few years ago, MSCPA communicated with its members solely through traditional methods like emails and events. Members connected with one another in the same ways, emailing friends and colleagues or meeting up at events.

JP Moery’s Association Playbook – Episode 157: Member Segmentation, with Guests Pete Kaminskas and Patty Leeman - Moery Company

Moery Company

Implementing membership segmentation can significantly benefit your association. This week, Host JP Moery welcomes to the show CompTIA’s VP of Industry Relations, Pete Kaminskas and Moery Chief Analyst, Patty Leeman. Collectively, they’ve observed membership segmentation play out on a regular basis.

48 Free Nonprofit Webinars for October 2018

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are 48 free nonprofit webinars taking place in October. Free-Nonprofit-Webinars free-webinars webinar-roundup nonprofit-webinars


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4 Email Marketing Tips Worth Embracing

Associations Now

Email may drive your organization’s marketing, but when was the last time you thought about how you use it? It might be time for some smart adjustments. Read on for a few useful tips. Four decades ago this year, a guy named Gary Thuerk sent an email promoting a new product line.

4 Tips for Successful Association Email Campaigns


No one email strategy will work for every association. Therefore, it’s important to understand which types of communications and cadence work best for yours.

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Daily Buzz: Lessons From National Geographic

Associations Now

The National Geographic Society offers cautionary tales and valuable lessons from its membership program. Also: the downside of popularity-based grants. The world has changed dramatically over the past 130 years, and so has the National Geographic Society since its founding in 1888.

The Board’s Burdens: Part 1

Association Adviser

This is the first in a three-part series I will post in the coming months exploring the burdens that are (and are not) integral to board high performance.

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The Most Productive Time for Meetings: Before Lunch

Associations Now

To get the most out of your meetings, schedule them while minds are fresh and moods are up—and ahead of the afternoon slump. You know the dreaded midafternoon slump: that loss of energy that no amount of caffeine can fix.

When You Succeed, We Succeed: Our Customer Success Services


Any membership management software has a learning curve - that time in the beginning as you and your staff learn all the "how to's" of your new system. But what about after that.when you know the “how to's” and you want to focus on the “how best's”? That’s where our Customer Success team comes in.

Association Dead Zones: How to Overcome Geographical Limits

Association Success

Working outside of the Association capital is uniquely challenging - and as such demands some extra effort. It’s no secret – North American associations live and breathe in Chicago, D.C., New York, and other major metropolitan hubs. But whether by circumstance, choice, or necessity, there are many association management professionals working in offices and from home across the continent, from Saskatoon to Albuquerque, Providence to Anchorage.

LEADING OFF: Astros, Cubs can clinch; Wright makes comeback

NonProfit University Blog

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ON THE CUSP. Houston can clinch its second consecutive AL West title — and a best-of-five playoff matchup against Cleveland — with a win at Toronto and an Oakland loss in Seattle. Rookie right-hander Josh James (1-0, 2.81

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | Banter early, pressure late in Ryder Cup

NonProfit University Blog

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France— The Ryder Cup begins with banter and laughs. The pressure comes later. The Europeans haven’t lost on home soil in 25 years. Half of their team was in America on Sunday for the Tour Championship won by Tiger Woods.

CLEVELAND | Singer Gary Numan’s tour bus involved in fatal crash

NonProfit University Blog

CLEVELAND — Police say a tour bus carrying British singer Gary Numan struck and killed a 91-year-old man in Cleveland. Authorities say Numan’s tour bus was making a right turn when it struck the victim as he walked in a crosswalk Monday afternoon.

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning comes in sex assault case

NonProfit University Blog

NORRISTOWN, Pa.— Bill Cosby faces a good chance of being sent to prison Tuesday, when a judge is expected to sentence the TV star who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman. Cosby, 81, will have the opportunity to speak in court before he is sentenced.

NEW YORK | Michael Kors ups the glamour, buys Versace for $2 billion

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK — Michael Kors is buying the Italian fashion house Gianni Versace in a deal worth more than $2 billion (1.83 billion euros), continuing its hard charge into the world of high-end fashion. The deal announced Tuesday follows the New York handbag maker’s $1.35

CHICAGO |Defense to call more witnesses in Chicago officer’s trial

NonProfit University Blog

CHICAGO — Defense attorneys will call more witnesses Tuesday as the murder trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke resumes. A forensic pathologist who testified Monday for the defense criticized the official autopsy results.

10 Things to Know for Today

NonProfit University Blog

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: WHAT NO SUPREME COURT NOMINEE HAS DONE.

CANTON, Conn. | Is a hunt the answer when bears start getting bolder?

NonProfit University Blog

CANTON, Conn.— Tom Bradley had grown accustomed to seeing black bears walk through his Connecticut neighborhood, but this month he was alarmed to find something trying to turn a doorknob to enter his house. He used his key fob to set off his car horn, to scare away whatever was in his garage.

LONDON | Europe tech firms urge tougher rules to offset US dominance

NonProfit University Blog

LONDON — Music streaming sites Spotify and Deezer are among European tech industry players calling on the EU to get tougher on unfair business practices by U.S. giants like Apple, Google and Amazon.

BERLIN | German Catholics release report on church sex abuse

NonProfit University Blog

BERLIN — The German Bishops Conference has released a report on sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Germany saying 3,677 people were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014. Tuesday’s report concludes that more than half of the victims were 13 or younger and most were boys.

PARIS | Macron’s presidency hurt by ex-aide flaunting gun in photo

NonProfit University Blog

PARIS — A French investigative website has published a photo of one of President Emmanuel Macron’s former security aides posing with a gun and a waitress during a campaign stop amid France’s 2017 election — without any known authorization to be armed.

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BANGKOK | Thai police hand over 100 kilos of marijuana for research

NonProfit University Blog

BANGKOK — Thai police on Tuesday handed over around 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of seized marijuana for medical research, as officials seek to produce pot-based medication.

NEW YORK | MLB, NFL, NBA franchises team up for ‘Rally the Vote’ drive

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK— Nine sports franchises from Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NFL are teaming up and asking fans to register to vote.

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby’s day of reckoning arrives

NonProfit University Blog

NORRISTOWN, Pa. Facing the possibility of prison at 81, Bill Cosby arrived at a suburban Philadelphia courthouse Tuesday to learn his punishment for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman over a decade ago in what led to the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | The Latest: Cosby not expected to make courtroom statement

NonProfit University Blog

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — The Latest on Bill Cosby‘s sentencing hearing (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Bill Cosby doesn’t plan to make a statement in court before he’s sentenced for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman.

NANTUCKET, Mass | Fishing crew member charged with murder in attack at sea

NonProfit University Blog

NANTUCKET, Mass. — A member of a fishing boat crew attacked his fellow crew members at sea with a knife and a hammer, killing one of them, federal prosecutors said.

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: 5 powers agree on plan to assist Iran’s exports

NonProfit University Blog

UNITED NATIONS — The latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Five world powers have agreed with Iran to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iran’s exports, including oil, as well as its imports.

FRESNO, Calif. | Trump plan to rollback fuel standards to get second hearing

NonProfit University Blog

FRESNO, Calif. — The Trump administration’s proposal to rollback national fuel economy standards was headed for its second public hearing a day after California officials and scores of speakers here blasted it as a danger to the environment and public health.

NTSB expected to determine cause of Air Canada close call

NonProfit University Blog

Video captured the moment that an Air Canada jet flew off course and just over four other jetliners filled with passengers late on a July night last year in San Francisco. On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board will meet to determine the probable cause of the close call.

WASHINGTON | With newfound aggressiveness, GOP ramps up Kavanaugh fight

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON— Brett Kavanaugh says he won’t let “false accusations drive me out of this process” as he, President Donald Trump and top Republicans mount an aggressive drive to rally the public and GOP senators behind his shaky Supreme Court nomination.

WASHINGTON | Rosenstein’s job to be topic of Thursday meeting with Trump

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON— After a long weekend spent wondering if he should resign or would be fired, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein still has his job — for now. President Donald Trump gave Rosenstein a three-day reprieve pending their face-to-face White House showdown on Thursday.

WASHINGTON | In TV interview, Kavanaugh denies sexually assaulting anyone

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared in a televised interview that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high school or at any other time in his life.

WASHINGTON | Faced with second accuser, Republicans fight for Kavanaugh

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON — The first allegation against Brett Kavanaugh left Republicans rattled and nervous. The second left them angry and ready to fight back.