The Future of Association Management Systems
JANUARY 22, 2015
Associations should budget appropriately for AMS training, especially beyond implementation. What’s the future of AMS? But why? For the future?
Sarah Nason: A Washington Bus Hero
MAY 9, 2011
Sarah Nason, one of the original volunteers who helped get The Washington Bus started, is moving on. Nason: I first met Sarah Nason many years ago when she worked as a Conservation Programs Associate at the Nature Conservancy and shared an office with my friend, Betsy Lyons. Click here to read the Bus's salute to Sarah (it's real goo
[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations
JUNE 3, 2015
DETAILS: Association Executive Breakfast with Mike Bonifer, Chief Creative Officer, bigSTORY. NW, Washington DC. INTERESTED?
Is Your Association’s Website Any Better Than HealthCare.gov?
JANUARY 9, 2014
Every day (or at least I strive for every day….) I read the Washington Post. Namely–an organization’s website REALLY MATTERS to people.
#TECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington
DECEMBER 17, 2010
#TECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington: "The jobs of those who oversee IT in associations and non-profits has changed dramatically over the years from technical to strategic. Georgetown University Associate Dean of Technology Management Beverly Magda and Association of Fundraising Professionals CIO Prabhash Shrestha l
$108 million Ice Bucket Challenge windfall could threaten ALS Association's charity ratings - Washington Business Journal
SEPTEMBER 8, 2014
$108 million Ice Bucket Challenge windfall could threaten ALS Association''s charity ratings - Washington Business Journal
SOCIAL MEDIA MAVENS - Association Bisnow - Washington
JANUARY 11, 2011
SOCIAL MEDIA MAVENS - Association Bisnow - Washington: "Social media manager is the newest position to pop up across organizations. We spoke to two such association and non-profit professionals about their roles
Times are hard. Associations make the world better.
OCTOBER 26, 2011
It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC. It’s about the work that associations do to improve the world around them. For example: Associations make the roads safer. The American Occupational Therapy Association is responsible for Older Driver Safety Awareness Week. Associations feed the world.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANIA - Association Bisnow - Washington
AUGUST 10, 2010
SOCIAL MEDIA MANIA - Association Bisnow - Washington: "t seems not so long ago that we were all minimizing Facebook and Twitter on our desktops every time the boss walked by. Association and non-profit social media managers, users, and lovers came together offline last week at the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network DC's social
Secure your spot today for Monday’s Association Palooza II!
OCTOBER 3, 2013
After a sold out event in June, Association Palooza is back — with more mobile and responsive content, more lessons learned, and more networking.
GUIDE TO MOBILE APPS - Association Bisnow - Washington
FEBRUARY 2, 2010
GUIDE TO MOBILE APPS - Association Bisnow - Washington: "Few associations and non-profits have launched mobile apps, but we predict they're going to be one of the hottest trends of the year. Here's a look at how some organizations are leading the way
GLAMOUR TO GEEK - Association Bisnow - Washington
SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
GLAMOUR TO GEEK - Association Bisnow - Washington: "hould your association newsletter or magazine go online? We're a little biased, so we joined a dozen association-ites at an ASAE idea swap moderated by Stratton Publishing & Marketing's Debra Stratton. Her tips:".
WHAT A GUY! - Association Bisnow - Washington
JULY 16, 2009
Association Bisnow - Washington: "Over 100 execs (and another 5,000 watching online) descended on Venable's offices for Buzz2009, to hear the former Apple leader tout Twitter, at an event sponsored by SmartBrief and SocialFish. WHAT A GUY!
KIDS MAKE THE DARNDEST READERS - Association Bisnow - Washington
SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
KIDS MAKE THE DARNDEST READERS - Association Bisnow - Washington: "How do you turn your Twitter followers and Facebook friends into members? Yesterday, we joined 25 association types at an ASAE idea swap at the Reagan Building to talk about social media.
2012 Association International Conference
Amy Sample Ward
MAY 1, 2012
Location : Washington DC. Description : Is creating a global online community important to reaching and engaging with your association’s constituents or members? This session will explore why several associations have chosen to use virtual options for building their international communities and what they have learned.
Ice Bucket Challenge Still Going Strong: $31.5 Million in Donations to The ALS Association - The ALS Association
AUGUST 20, 2014
Million in Donations to The ALS Association - The ALS Association : Ice Bucket Challenge Still Going Strong: $31.5 Million in Donations to The ALS Association Washington, D.C. August 20, 2014) — As of Wednesday, August 20, The ALS Association has received $31.5 Ice Bucket Challenge Still Going Strong: $31.5
Washington Post: Listserv use soars | Beaconfire Wire
MAY 7, 2007
The reporter also noted that listservs were displacing traditional communications vehicles such as the home owner association newsletter and the community center bulletin board. 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6! What did catch our eye was the size of some of the neighborhood lists.
February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
As of February 2015, 2-1-1 serves over 291 million Americans (93% of the entire population) covering all 50 states plus Washington, DC and Puerto Rico.
The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar
APRIL 1, 2016
American Marketing Association / Scottsdale, AZ / $1,000. DMA / Washington, DC / Not available. Join us in Washington, D.C.,
Are You Ready to Get Started on Content Strategy?
JUNE 11, 2015
If you need a little help getting started and are in the Washington, DC area, you’re in luck. Washington, DC 20005. You’re not alone!
SocNets for Associations | Beaconfire Wire
MAY 27, 2008
Related Posts Web Usability for Associations: Designing for Your Members “Your privacy is very important to us Setting Technology Policies That Make Sense in a Web 2.0 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6! Survey your audience. app you’re thinking about installing? The future is now.
Real Talk About Real Costs for Nonprofits: Stepping Beyond the Overhead Myth
MAY 20, 2015
Overhead. It’s a dirty word in the nonprofit sector. And, yep, I just said it. Why talk about overhead? Isn’t that kind of boring? the overhead).
BIG SOCIALFISH ANNOUNCEMENT
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
CommPartners serves thousands of associations and businesses, and has been an ASAE Endorsed Services partner for the past 13 years. Cheers!!
How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs
JUNE 8, 2016
Seriously. They are awesome. ————– If you don’t understand the mass appeal of Snapchat , you are not alone.
Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies
Tech Soup Blog
AUGUST 31, 2015
Washington, DC: DC Action Data Sprint. Seattle, Washington: AdWords Success and Google Grants for Nonprofits. Upcoming Events. Africa.
Engagement Superpowers In Action
JULY 21, 2011
Projects in your Backyard, Washington Wildlife & Recreation Coalition. Washington Trails Association Freshest Trip Reports , Conservation Northwest's guided hikes , Oregon Wild's guided hikes with carpooling , and Idaho Conservation League's hiking series. Lawn and Garden guide from Washington Toxics Coalition.
Social Media and Leadership Survey Results
OCTOBER 16, 2012
We will be sharing the results of our Social Media and Leadership Survey TODAY, Tuesday October 16 at a workshop in Washington, DC. Rich, Ph.D.,
New Study: Donations Decline for Nonprofits
MAY 18, 2012
Paige spoke at a luncheon that Care2 sponsored of the Direct Marketing Association of Washington (DMAW). The full report is here.
Meme time! How are you going to change the world in 2012?
DECEMBER 29, 2011
And we all know that associations also are doing great things to make the world better. some association awesomeness. For others. Rob Wu.
Congratulate our new VP of Digital Marketing
MARCH 10, 2016
Rosa is an expert direct response marketer who has been running large-scale digital engagement and fundraising campaigns for nonprofits for more than 12 years with progressive organizations including Amnesty International USA , the American Diabetes Association , SEIU , Human Rights Watch and CARE , among others.
How To Swim like a SocialFish.
AUGUST 9, 2012
National Association of Realtors. Association of Corporate Council. National Fluid Power Association. American Nurses Association.
On Collins’ “What Makes Powerful Nonprofit Leaders” – a conversation with Association Trends’ 2007 Young and Aspiring Association Professionals
JANUARY 11, 2008
I was asked to start a conversation going with my fellow bloggers/readers and the other eleven 2007 Young and Aspiring Association Professionals (listed at the bottom of this post, who may or may not be familiar with this kind of blog-conversation format) as named by Association Trends back in November. Lobell and Paul M.
Why you should come to #Tech11
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
Interested in association technology? Mark your calendars for ASAE’s Technology Conference , December 6-8 in Washington DC.
Inconveniently, Subscriptions Still Sustain the Arts
MARCH 16, 2015
This post was originally published on Analysis from TRG Arts. Have you ever wondered why so many arts organizations still sell subscriptions?
One Tweet from a CEO is worth 100 Tweets from Staff
AUGUST 10, 2012
He had thrown his hands up in frustration and decided not to bother. told him I disagreed with what his staff said. Don’t you think?
Social Media, Journalism and “The News Will Find Me”
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
The awesome Debra Askanase of Community Organizer 2.0 Is this a likely future trend?” READ DEBRA’s FULL POST ABOUT THE PRESENTATION HERE.
Come see us at the American Marketing Association’s Nonprofit Marketing Conference! | Beaconfire Wire
JULY 2, 2008
Posted Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008 at 9:04 am by Elizabeth (27 posts) Beaconfire will be exhibiting and presenting at the AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference , which will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC, July 14-16, 2008. 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6!
[Cool Social Tools] IssueLab: To Unlock PDF Jail, Share What You Know
JULY 21, 2016
couple weeks ago, Ernie Smith blogged at Associations Now that “PDF files are like nicotine for nonprofits: Some associations just can’t quit them.”.
The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State
JUNE 7, 2016
We’ve compiled an overview of each state’s associated costs from Harbor Compliance to serve as a helpful stepping stone on the path to starting your own nonprofit organization. Washington. Washington business license application: $19, if applicable. Washington charitable organization registration: $60 ($0 if exempt).
Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!
DECEMBER 1, 2013
The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and we''ve found 124 NTEN Members that are participating!