Ask the Association Veteran Anything – October 2020

Blue Sky eLearn

The post Ask the Association Veteran Anything – October 2020 appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn. Recently, Blue Sky’s VP of Continuing Education Solutions , Amanda Davis, sat down with our clients and prospects to answer their questions.

The Association 4.0 Podcast Series—Build Skills to Succeed in the Digital Marketplace

.orgSource

That’s why.orgSource,orgCommunity’s partner consultancy, is excited to launch the Association 4.0 The post The Association 4.0 Podcasts are the perfect learning tool for multitaskers. You can walk the dog, workout, or pick up a Starbucks and be educated and entertained at the same time.

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7 Useful Tips to Increase Membership Renewal for Your Association

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Written by Findjoo , this is the third post in a series of three about best practices in digital marketing and fundraising for membership organizations and associations. Post 1: 12 Features Membership Organizations & Associations Should Look for in a CRM.

Ask the Association Veteran Anything – January 2021

Blue Sky eLearn

In January 2021, we ran another segment of Ask the Association Veteran Anything with our VP of C lient Experience, Amanda Davis. The post Ask the Association Veteran Anything – January 2021 appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Why Associations Need to Innovate to Survive

Wild Apricot

Want your association to survive beyond the pandemic? Sarah Sladek, CEO of XYZ University, shares how you can do so

How To Recruit New Members for Your Association on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Written by Findjoo , this is the second post in a series of three about best practices in digital marketing and fundraising for membership organizations and associations. Post #1: 12 Features Membership Organizations & Associations Should Look for in a CRM.

Jootsing: An Unorthodox Approach to Association Innovation

WBT Systems

Jootsing: An Unorthodox Approach to Association Innovation. Read more about Jootsing: An Unorthodox Approach to Association Innovation

How automation can transform your association

Nimble AMS

There might not be a single change you could make to your association that would transform it more than increasing business process automation. With numbers like these, just imagine how much time automation could free up for your association staff. association’s business processes.

The Changing Face of Association Membership

Nimble AMS

Associations have a long history as thriving communities of individuals and companies with common interests and goals. Throughout their history, associations have, in many ways, remained unchanged in form and function. So, what does this mean for associations?

Artificial intelligence 101 for associations

Nimble AMS

Artificial intelligence can help associations operate more efficiently, make more informed decisions, deliver a better member experience, and more. Associations are getting started with AI, too. including their experience with your association.

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

7 Association Trends We'll See in 2021

Wild Apricot

Let’s be honest: 2020 was a tough year for associations. However, despite cutbacks, canceled events, remote staff, and more, associations still managed to survive — congratulations! How you engage with members was flipped entirely on its head.

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4 Crucial Tips for Improving Your Association’s Website

Wild Apricot

Your association’s website is the main touchpoint for members and prospects. Make sure it’s providing the right experience with these easy-to-implement strategies

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

EveryAction

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. That said, how can you make sure you''re getting the most out of your association membership? professional development association

25 Outstanding Homeowner Association Software Tools

Wild Apricot

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

5 Things to Know about Salesforce for Association Management

Web Courseworks Associations

There are plenty of reasons to consider Salesforce for your association management. And the association professionals and executives that do very important work have the right to use the best available tools out there. “We can focus on membership and association needs.

The Salesforce Decision for Association Management

Web Courseworks Associations

Whether you go “packaged” or “native” depends on just how much customization your association requires. In part one of this series, I shared five things you ought to know about Salesforce for association management. You’ve chosen Salesforce.

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

Computer Weekly

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

What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations

WBT Systems

What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations. Read more about What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations

How to make your association’s data talk

Nimble AMS

Your association’s data can be a powerful tool. Next, consider what you can do if you move to a modern association management software (AMS) system. Making data-driven decisions for your association is no longer limited to IT departments or only a select few at the organization.

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The Complete Guide on How to Start an Association

Wild Apricot

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

Innovative, Healthy Associations Have a Growth Mindset. Does Yours?

WBT Systems

Innovative, Healthy Associations Have a Growth Mindset. Read more about Innovative, Healthy Associations Have a Growth Mindset. Does Yours? Does Yours

Remote Work for Associations: 5 Real-World Techniques and Tips

Gravitate

Gravitate Solutions has actively supported teleworking /remote work for our whole team from our founding in 2007. 85% of our people are located at one of our two office locations (Alexandria, VA and Springfield, MO) but we also have individual employees working in 6 states and 3 countries.

How to Get Back Your Association Mojo

WBT Systems

How to Get Back Your Association Mojo. Read more about How to Get Back Your Association Mojo

Top 12 Features Membership Organizations & Associations Should Look for in a CRM

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Written by Findjoo , this is the first post in a series of three about best practices in digital marketing and fundraising for membership organizations and associations. In other cases, you can divide contacts based on which part of your association they are with.

Nucleus named data analytics solution of the Association Laboratory Research Alliance

Gravitate

Gravitate Solutions is pleased to report that Nucleus has been named the official data analytics solution for the Association Laboratory Research Alliance. We are honored to support the world-class work done by the Association Laboratory Research Alliance. Association Forum.

How can associations make member payment processing easier?

Nimble AMS

There are many association activities which are completely essential, yet pretty tedious to do. One time-consuming task association professionals often have to handle is applying a single payment to multiple orders. Reduce the staff burden associated with adjusting memberships.

17 Popular Association Management Software (AMS) Options

Wild Apricot

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.

5 ways to boost your association’s revenue in 2021

Nimble AMS

76 percent of members join an association as a student, recent grad or within the first 5 years of employment. ?. Through this, we learned that associations have to change now. Associations must adopt e-commerce activities that make engaging with your association easy.

A/B Testing: How to Boost Engagement for Association Websites

Velir

If you’re an association marketer, member engagement is a key measure of your success. You can track member engagement through conversions on your website like email newsletter sign-ups, call-to-action click-throughs, downloads, and article shares.

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Associations and the California Consumer Privacy Act

Nimble AMS

Associations should consider upcoming privacy legislation in California that gives their members ownership, control, and security of their personal information. It pays for your association to be aware of what’s needed to stay in compliance with the privacy law.

2020 Association Technology Trends And Predictions

Nimble AMS

Take a cue from the news to see what’s coming in association tech. Want to know what’s on the horizon for association technology in 2020? But when it comes to association technology trends, you don’t necessarily have to look far into the future to see the road ahead.

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The Students Association of MacEwan University Gains Value by Switching to VolunteerHub

Volunteer Hub

The Students Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) switched from another volunteer management solution to VolunteerHub in order to leverage VolunteerHub’s reward and recognition, user groups, and kiosk features.

The Top 10 Association Websites in 2020 + How to Build Your Own

Wild Apricot

Looking to create a website for your association? We've rounded up the top 10 best association websites of 2020 and will show you how to create your own

Frugal Innovation Practices for Associations with Tight Budgets

WBT Systems

Frugal Innovation Practices for Associations with Tight Budgets. Read more about Frugal Innovation Practices for Associations with Tight Budgets

Top 5 Ways the Salesforce Platform Benefits Associations

Nimble AMS

Let’s take a look at the benefits of a Salesforce CRM-based AMS for associations: #1 – Hit the ground running. CRM is critically important for professional and trade associations. Just imagine if your association had access to the same CRM tools that Fortune 500 companies do.

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

Wild Apricot

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.

18 Parent-Teacher Association Fundraising Ideas For During (And After!) COVID-19

Wild Apricot

Just like every other function related to schools, Parent-Teacher Associations have had to pivot quickly. To say the last school year has been tough is an understatement. And after a year of trying to get creative, you may be hitting a wall when trying. fundraising

Preparing your association for blockchain

Nimble AMS

What blockchain technology is and what your association should know about this trending technology. Here’s how you can prepare your association for this trending technology. You may not be one to follow trends for your association. Why should associations care about blockchain technology? If it still seems like a murky idea to you, it might help to think about how your association could use blockchain technology.

Is Your Association Software Really Cloud Based?

Nimble AMS

How do you know if your association management software is in the cloud? Read on to learn characteristics of true cloud-based software plus questions you can ask to tell if your association management software (AMS) is really cloud based.

Gravitate Co-Founders Featured in “Associations 4.0” book

Gravitate

Meg and Tim Ward, co-founders of Gravitate Solutions, share insights on innovation, organizational culture and navigating the digital marketplace in Association 4.0 —An

12 Digital Marketing Channels for Your Association’s Education Programs

WBT Systems

12 Digital Marketing Channels for Your Association’s Education Programs. Read more about 12 Digital Marketing Channels for Your Association’s Education Programs