6 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Association Membership in 2015

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This week kicks off the American Society of Association Executives ’ (ASAE) semiannual Association Management Week and it''s got us thinking: professional associations are hugely essential resources to the individuals that belong to them and the industries they serve.

Social Skills: How Associations Use Social Media: Associations Now

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Social Skills: How Associations Use Social Media: Associations Now : "We already know that associations are becoming more confident and strategic in how they use social media. But two new studies offer a by-the-numbers look at what they’ve done in the social space in the last year." 'via via Blog this

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The Big Picture for Associations

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The Big Picture for Associations

Association Social Media: International Reading Association

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Next up in our interview series, Jayme Gravell, social media strategist at the International Reading Association (IRA). 3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g.

Infographic: Associations Going Mobile

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And after posting that “ mobile apps are a waste of time for associations ” on this blog last year, I’ve gotten a number of requests to talk more about it. We asked ourselves, what are the key questions that will help associations think strategically about their mobile presence?

Association Social Media Jobs

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No Feeds Found. TIME IS RUNNING OUT! We have a special 20% discount for employers for a very limited time: Please use SOCIALFISHVIP at checkout. The SocialFish job board is live!

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Dear Associations: Stop Sending Email

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Dear Associations: Stop Sending Email : "That''s right, I''m looking at you, association marketers. Stop sending all those emails right now, before someone gets hurt." ''via Blog this

7,000 Associations Use This #1 Association Management Software (AMS)

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If you're wondering if Association Management Software can make an impact at your organization, you've come to the right place, because in this article I’m going to share the #1 association management software used by over 7,000 associations. Association-Management-Software ams

Wakefield and Associates (Are they Legit?)

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So, in this particular review, I have highlighted Wakefield and Associates , which is a third party debt collection agency that is based in Colorado. Please, don’t stick your head in the sand with the forsaken belief that Wakefield & Associates will just go away. Are they Legit?

Technology Trends in Associations

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Key findings from the 2014 Association Technology Study from Lehman Reports and what they mean for associations. Technology Trends in Associations from Informz on Vimeo.

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Association Social Media: ASAE

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Associations Now Facebook Page, Twitter account, LinkedIn group and Instagram account (Associations Now staff). 3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g. The post Association Social Media: ASAE appeared first on SocialFish.

Association Social Media: American Anthropological Association

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Welcome Joslyn Osten, Marketing and Communications Manager at the American Anthropological Association! As the Marketing and Communications Manager at the American Anthropological Association , my role resides with the Department of Public Affairs.

Association News | Association Doctor | Social Media: Riding the Current Wave of Technology | Association News

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Association News | Association Doctor | Social Media: Riding the Current Wave of Technology | Association News : t could be said that social media has been the communications equivalent of a tsunami. It has also demolished the association community’s comfort zone, leaving many struggling to grapple with new concepts about how to best engage with key stakeholders (and often each other

Content Strategy for Associations

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deck on content strategy for associations from the awesome Hilary Marsh. Another MUST READ (must view??) Creating a great content strategy from Content Company. ————-. photo credit ).

Association Social Media: International Reading Association

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———— Next up in our interview series, Jayme Gravell, social media strategist at the International Reading Association (IRA). 3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g.

25 Outstanding Homeowner Association Software Tools

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If you’re in the market for homeowner association software, here’s a list of 25 options to consider. homeowner-association HOA

Association Social Media Jobs 10/15

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The SocialFish job board is live! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , digital and technology.

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Trends: Association Management Systems & Online Community Providers: Associations Now

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From Associations Now Trends: Association Management Systems & Online Community Providers: Associations Now : At ASAE’s 2013 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference last week, I visited the expo hall to speak with the industry partners there who provide association management systems (AMSs) and online community platforms (or both).

Association Learning + Technology

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How are associations using learning technologies? The survey can be found at: Association Learning + Technology Survey. Every year or two the folks at Tagoras ask that question, and it’s that time again.

The Complete Guide on How to Start an Association

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This step-by-step guide to covers absolutely everything you need to know about how to start an association in the USA. How-to-Start-an-Association

Association Social Media: NASTAD

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3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g. If budget and resources were no object, what would you love to see in terms of your association’s social media presence in 3 years?

How This #1 Medical Association Management Software Will Save You Time And Money

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Many other medical associations have already automated their administrative work with student organization software, maybe it's time you did too

Association Social Media: American Diabetes Association

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———— In today’s interview, we’re excited to have with us Anna Baker, Senior Manager, Communications & Social Media at the American Diabetes Association. . This is at the American Diabetes Association Home Office in Alexandria, Va.

Association Social Media: American Land Title Association

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——————— Let’s welcome Wayne Stanley, Manager of Public Affairs, American Land Title Association (ALTA) to the SociaFish stage! 3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g.

Association Social Media: ASCD

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The communications team at ASCD is responsible for the association’s traditional and social media outreach, as well as our press room at our Annual Conference and Exhibit Show and the association’s Annual Report.

#TECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington

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#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

Best Practices for Association Microsites

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Best Practices for Association Microsites : Micro web sites and sub branding seem to go hand in hand, as does the angst and elation both bring to trade association marketing departments. Associations 2012: Benchmarks and Best Practices,” white paper, we found that nearly one-half of U.S. I completely support micro site development; it just seems many are launched without strategic goals to support a sub brand, and many have an expiration date.

2012 Association International Conference

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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. Date : May 1-3, 2012. Location : Washington DC. Topic : Build and Nurture Global Online Communities.

Associations Respond to the 2016 Election Results

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Associations traditionally send out a bland proforma statement in support of or welcoming the incoming administration after Presidential elections. National Association of Social Workers. American Hospital Association. Modern Language Association.

Ice Bucket Challenge Still Going Strong: $31.5 Million in Donations to The ALS Association - The ALS Association

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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 These donations have come from existing donors and 637,527 new donors to The Association Ice Bucket Challenge Still Going Strong: $31.5

4 Elements of a High-Engagement Association Website

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4 Elements of a High-Engagement Association Website : "Today, your websites is your number one marketing asset. For associations and other nonprofit membership organization, their website is how they keep members engaged and informed." 'via It’s the first place people look to learn about your organization and take advantage of all that you offer. Your website plays a central role in lead generation, the sales process, and customer retention.

Association Social Media: Philanthropy Ohio

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——————— This interview is with Jessica Howard, Membership Services Associate, Philanthropy Ohio. 3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g.

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Facebook for Associations: Build a Community for Your Nonprofit with These 5 Best Practices

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Want to start harnessing the power of Facebook for associations? facebook-for-nonprofits facebook-for-associationsHere are the five best practices you need to apply to your nonprofit's Facebook strategy today.

Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends

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The post Infographic Friday: 2015 Nonprofit & Association Technology Trends appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Cloud computing continues to intrigue the nonprofit community. The idea of being able to work from anywhere in the world, and still access all your files, regardless of what computer you’re on is attractive for the busy nonprofit. We’ve all have, or hopefully had, one of those servers in the back closet of the office. […].

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Association Social Media: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

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3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g. If budget and resources were no object, what would you love to see in terms of your association’s social media presence in 3 years?

Looking Beyond the Membership Numbers: Associations Now

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Looking Beyond the Membership Numbers: Associations Now : Let’s step back, though, to ask a different question: Do free online community members count the same as paid association members? The answer depends on what exactly an organization is doing with those members and what those members are doing. In other words, it depends on your mission

Hot Association Jobs: November 10

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Communications Manager – American Society on Aging – The American Society on Aging, a nationally renowned professional membership association located in San Francisco, announces an exciting opportunity for a Communications Manager.

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17 Popular Association Management Software (AMS) Options

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If you’d like to know more about how association management software can save your association time and money, read on. Association-Management-Softwarwe amsI’ll explain exactly what it is, what to consider when evaluating options, and 17 of the most popular options to choose from.

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

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——————— In today’s interview, we’re talking to Melissa Zinder, Manager, Social Media & Online Initiatives at the National Business Officers Association!

Association Social Media: American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

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I am SO excited to present the first post in an ongoing series of interviews of Association Social Media Managers. 3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g.

How sriracha helped an association go viral

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How sriracha helped an association go viral : A great case study from Associations Now, plus my favorite condiment!! What could be better? The American Chemical Society created a video about the science behind sriracha – which, at the time of writing, has 476,680 views on YouTube

2016 Top Trend in Association Marketing: Embrace Digital Disruption

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2016 Top Trend in Association Marketing: Embrace Digital Disruption : 'via Blog this

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How Are Associations Using Twitter?

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——— Have you ever thought about all the goals your association has and how Twitter can help you achieve those goals? For many, the association Twitter account is treated like just another promotional channel. Guest post by SocialFish contributor Amanda Kaiser.