Making Culture Work (White Paper)

Jamie Notter

My next challenge was to boil that down further so I could get a White Paper version! I am pleased to announce that the White Paper is now ready. Download the free white paper today!

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Customizing the Membership Experience white paper is available.

Portage Group

The Association Trends In-Focus by The Portage Group is a research series summarizing the top trends facing Canadian associations today.

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My free White Paper launched – Membership Retention Essentials!

Optimist Consulting

I was delighted to be asked to write a White Paper for Sterling, one of the leading membership and communication consultancies. I’d love to know what you think of the Paper, so do leave a comment below. Click HERE to download the paper for free.

White Paper: Making Performance Management Work

Jamie Notter

This year I’m launching a new White Paper series that takes some of the key ideas in Humanize and gets practical and concrete with them. I am writing this series of White Papers with that in mind. In the paper I talk about how we can do that (with examples).

Relationship-Driven Fundraising: A New White Paper

The Demand Networks

Customer/member centricity Relationships customer-member engagement fundraising innovation

[White Paper] The Peer to Peer Fundraising Technology Landscape

SocialFish

Check the paper out here. by Mark Becker, Founding Partner, Cathexis Partners. ————-. As the Internet and technology have continued to evolve, peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns have become more sophisticated.

[NEW ICF WHITE PAPER] The Three “E’s” of Healthcare Consumerism

SocialFish

Download this ICF white paper to learn how successful healthcare companies are adopting new approaches to consumer interaction. This paper outlines a simple framework for understanding and applying consumerism concepts to the business of healthcare.

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ROI and the Impact of Social CRM [NEW WHITE PAPER]

SocialFish

Our latest white paper is out! This paper is the second in our Social CRM series. The first paper in the series, Social CRM for Associations , has had close to 2000 downloads to date)!

[WHITE PAPER] Steal Like a Fundraiser: Innovations in Cause-Oriented Fundraising for Associations

SocialFish

Steal This Idea! Associations don’t always have all the answers (we know, you’re shocked). We definitely have some major advantages, not the least of which is that we are highly a cooperative and collaborative community, in large part because there’s not a lot of intra-industry competition (i.e.,

Eric Lanke: The Mind of the Community

Eric Lanke

At a recent WSAE meeting I was asked to explain what we meant in our white paper on Innovation for Associations when we referred to the "mind of community." Had I had a copy of the white paper with me, I could have quoted from it directly. Eric Lanke.

Education: The Key to Member Growth and Loyalty

Wild Apricot Blog

White-Paper Education Shelly-Alcorn Elizabeth-Weaver-EngelIf your association targets recent graduates, young professionals, and those looking to gain more employable credentials (or would like to), you may be familiar with the current educational landscape.

New White Paper: 10 Tips to Develop and Effectively Use Components in Membership Marketing

Experts in Membership Marketing

JUST PUBLISHED! 10 Tips to Develop and Effectively Use Components in Membership Marketing Components offer associations a multitude of opportunities to drive their missions and increase their revenues. From the development of content to driving membership, when properly designed and managed, components become essential channels through which associations develop and deliver their value. But exactly what is a component? What are the elements associations need to consider in creating a component?

Include Is a Verb: Moving from Talk to Action on Diversity and Inclusion

SocialFish

White PaperBy Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE, CEO and Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. Association executives know that the Millennial generation, which will soon be the majority of our workforce and membership base, is the most diverse generation we’ve ever had in the US.

The State of Community Management 2014

SocialFish

Content Strategy From the Trenches Industry Insider Open Community Potluck Useful Data White Paper You know, it, it’s that time again! From the Community Roundtable comes the awesomest comprehensive report on communities.

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Boost Your Innovation Efforts with Lean Startup

SocialFish

Case Study White PaperGuest post by Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate, Director of Information Systems, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and Elizabeth Weaver Engel, CAE, CEO & Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting LLC.

[NEW ICF Whitepaper] Are You Game? The Future of Consumer Engagement in Healthcare

SocialFish

Featured SocialFish News Useful Data White Paper Download this new ICF International whitepaper —and put your gamification knowledge to the test. Examine examples of healthcare gaming, explore key market drivers, and predict gaming trends in achieving healthier populations.

The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm

SocialFish

Guest post from Shelly Alcorn, Principal, Alcorn Associates – Download her excellent paper with Elizabeth Engel here. This paper was a labor of love and has been a number of years in the making. White PaperNo Feeds Found.

Integrating social media into the association communication mix

The Big Picture

 One Orange Feather recently released a  free white paper with primary research, statistics, and case studies. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter.

Is your social media going in the right direction?

SocialFish

Featured SocialFish News White PaperAre you an association or nonprofit whose been doing social media work for a while? Do you need a “gut check” to make sure you’re on the right track? Do you need recommendations for growth or infrastructure improvements?

True Customer Engagement: the Leap Beyond User Experience

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Demand Perspective Featured Humanize Social CRM and ROI Social, In Theory White PaperIn a recent post in the Demand Perspective blog , I wrote about Michael Schrage’s post in Harvard Business Review Blogs called Don’t Confuse Engagement with User Experience.

Membership Marketing Blog: The Membership Lifecycle Turns Five

Membership Marketing

Way back in 2007, I developed a white paper around a concept that I called the Membership Lifecycle. White Paper. (4). Membership Marketing Blog.

Our Gift to You! Happy Holidays from the Portage Group.

Portage Group

If you'd like your copy of Customizing the Membership Experience white paper, send us an email at dtarasca@portagegroup.com #AssnChat #Membership #MembershipExperience #WhitePaper #Customization #HappyHolidays

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The Big Picture: More Use RSS Than Have Heard Of It

The Big Picture

In doing some research, I found this interesting white paper about RSS feeds. The Big Picture. A big-picture view of issues and trends affecting associations - in Mississippi and nationally. Shawn on Facebook. Shawn on Twitter. Shawn on Google+. Shawn on Pinterest. Shawn on LinkedIn. « Free daily cartoons for your blog | Main. | RNC Names eCampaign Director » October 18, 2005. More Use RSS Than Have Heard Of It.

The Hourglass Blog: Association Advantages for Innovation

The Hourglass Blog

Heres part three of the "innovation for associations" white paper Im helping to write while chairing the Innovation Task Force for the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives. Part one of the white paper focused on the principles of innovation we identified from the case studies--organizational traits that are necessary to create a true culture of innovation. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Saturday, August 28, 2010. Association Advantages for Innovation.

Riding the WAV: Useful Whitepapers for AEs and Brokers : Off Stage

Off Stage

For an information junkie like me, White Papers are the greatest thing since encyclopedias. One of the companies whose white papers I’ve appreciated (and cited in previous articles) is the Wav Group, which offers white papers on real estate technology trends.

The Hourglass Blog: Barriers to Innovation in the Association World

The Hourglass Blog

In one of my last posts I shared the principles of innovation weve drafted as part of the "innovation for associations" white paper being written by the WSAE Innovation Task Force. Im sharing the draft pieces of the white paper here on Hourglass to hopefully get some feedback from a broader cross-section of the association world. Ill keep posting additional sections of the draft paper as we write them, and I encourage all of you to share your thoughts and comments.

2017 New Idea Search: #7 Meeting the Education Challenge

Mariner

A good friend and colleague sent me her latest white paper to read. Do you want to believe in associations' ability to change the world? Do you want to help be part of innovating education for all?

How to Grow Your Base of Support Online

SocialFish

Read this white paper to discover how to engage nonprofit supporters in a committed, lasting online relationship. The white paper includes a checklist of best practices for developing online supporter relationships. FREE RESOURCE for ya!

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3 tips to gain board approval for a new membership management software

YourMembership Blog

You’ve read white-papers, investigated pricing and discussed with peers, you know that membership management software will help grow your organization. You’ve done your research. This will be one of the most important decisions your organization makes as it will impact members, staff, and the bottom line. An investment of a new (or first) membership management system will need to gain board approval. Your presentation to the board will move the project.

Education Is Not Enough

Eric Lanke

I just finished reading the latest white paper from Elizabeth Weaver Engel of Spark Consulting, this one written with Shelly Alcorn of Alcorn Associates Management Consulting, entitled "The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm."

Member Relations

Spark Consulting

Back in April, I came out with a white paper of the same name, which focuses on looking at how associations are using AMS and/or CRM to form better relationships with their members and includes case studies of three associations that have each taken a different approach to this. I’m doing my first presentation based on the white paper today at the CESSE annual meeting. My slides: You have already downloaded your free copy of the white paper, right?

Ditch the ladder (& the committee) #Assnchat Recap

Mariner

Elizabeth Engel and I co-hosted the weekly Association Chat yesterday to talk about mission-driven volunteering based on our white paper of the same name (you can download a copy here ). There was quite a number of very interesting points made during the conversation (read the recap here thanks to Kait Solomon ) but two struck me a particularly relevant

The Perfect Storm

Spark Consulting

Over the next week, I’ll be blogging about and sharing excerpts from The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm , the eighth white paper in the ongoing Spark collaborative series. The white paper concludes with practical advice for associations that are eager to get started reshaping education, the employment market, and lifetime learning for the professions and industries you serve.

5 Free Non-profit Reports and Resources

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is a round-up of five free reports, white papers and e-books offering insight on fundraising, resource-raising and mobile phone usage.( read more ). Donor management E-mail marketing Fundraising research

Attention Doesn't Scale

Thanks For Playing

As a component of that presentation, and with Jeff De Cagna 's advice and assistance, I wrote a white paper on the same topic. This week, I'm going to be blogging about what's in the white paper.

#DropsMic Public Speaking Tips for Association Professionals

AMR Management Services

As association professionals, we all engage in written communication pretty much all day every day, whether it’s writing emails, articles, social media posts, press releases, blogs, white papers

Non-profit Report & Resource Round-up

Wild Apricot Blog

Here is a brief review of five recently published research reports, white papers, e-books and guides that might be of interest to non-profit and membership organizations.( read more ). nonprofit non-profit nptech research social media

Avoiding the False Positive

Wild Apricot Blog

In this guest post, Elizabeth Engel and Peter Houstle introduce their newly released white paper, Getting to the “Good Stuff”: Evidence-Based Decision Making for Associations One of the biggest problems we encounter in decision-making is the problem of asking the right question.

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Always the Last to Know: Curata

Thanks For Playing

So if you've read my recent FREE white paper on content curation , hopefully you're all jazzed to start doing it for your members. But how? One way is to use Curata , a tool that helps you easily find, organize, and share content on topics of your choice. Shout out to Ray VanHilst for the link.). cool technology

What Associations Can Learn from Rapid Growth Startups

Socious

The white paper, “ Innovate the Lean Way: Applying Lean Startup Methodology in the Association Environment ,” written by Guillermo Ortiz de Zarate and Elizabeth Weaver Engel, hit the association world back in October of last year and if you haven’t had the chance to read it, you need to.