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Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23


Director of Marketing , Association for Talent Development – ATD seeks a Director of Marketing to support a dynamic organization serving those who develop talent in their organizations. We have an audience of advanced mid-level association and nonprofit practitioners.

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Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 2


Director, Student Engagement , American Medical Association – The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest professional Association of physicians, has a dynamic opportunity for the right individual.

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Hot Association Membership and Marketing Jobs this week – January 26


We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Marketing Manager to work on membership acquisition, engagement, career development, and retention activities within our Marketing department in Washington, DC. We have an audience of advanced mid-level association and nonprofit practitioners.

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The Future of Association Management Systems


This seems to be the question that has haunted association execs for more than 25 years when the initial association management system hit the not-for-profit marketplace. Associations should budget appropriately for AMS training, especially beyond implementation.

Sarah Nason: A Washington Bus Hero


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. Later, as part of the group of people working to launch the Washington Bus, I realized that Sarah Nason was a missing ingredient for getting the Bus moving and helped recruit her.

Association/Nonprofit Social Media Jobs


Here are two of the latest association social media job postings I’ve heard of recently. Online Collaboration Manager - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) (Washington, DC): “The purpose of this position is to be responsible for facilitating online collaboration for ASHA volunteer leaders and Special Interest Group (SIG) affiliates. Manage flow of content from association to digital platforms.

UNTECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington

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UNTECH10 - Association Bisnow - Washington: "When ASAE's Tech Conference was snowed out last week, association techies improvised to create UnTech10, an unofficial alternative at the Renaissance Hotel. Thanks to a Twitter marketing push, nearly 100 showed up in-person and more than 400 participated through a live webcast

FLASH MOBS - Association Bisnow - Washington

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FLASH MOBS - Association Bisnow - Washington: "You may have seen the YouTube clips of strangers simultaneously freezing in place at Grand Central Station or randomly dancing in sync to a Michael Jackson song on the streets of Stockholm. Now, a DC non-profit is harnessing the power of flash mobs

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SOCIAL MEDIA MAVENS - Association Bisnow - Washington

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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

$108 million Ice Bucket Challenge windfall could threaten ALS Association's charity ratings - Washington Business Journal

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$108 million Ice Bucket Challenge windfall could threaten ALS Association''s charity ratings - Washington Business Journal

Times are hard. Associations make the world better.


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. Associations improve health care. Associations help people find new opportunities.

SOCIAL MEDIA MANIA - Association Bisnow - Washington

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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

GUIDE TO MOBILE APPS - Association Bisnow - Washington

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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

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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:".

Secure your spot today for Monday’s Association Palooza II!


After a sold out event in June, Association Palooza is back — with more mobile and responsive content, more lessons learned, and more networking. You asked for more and Association Palooza II delivers! . Association Thought Leaders. Bring the learning back to your association.

WHAT A GUY! - Association Bisnow - Washington

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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. Guy recommends associations use Twitter to advertise and push agendas, which means first gaining many followers by posting interesting content, not 'what are WHAT A GUY!

KIDS MAKE THE DARNDEST READERS - Association Bisnow - Washington

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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. Moderator Lynn Morton, the one woman social media team for American Academy of Physician Assistants, offered tips

2012 Association International Conference

Amy Sample Ward

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

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

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Association of Advancement Services Professionals (AASP) / Chicago, IL / $400. Grant Professionals Association / Atlanta, GA / $840. Independent Sector / Washington, DC / $1,625. ARNOVA / Washington, DC / $380. Wellstone Action / Washington, DC / $140. Associations.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


American Marketing Association / Scottsdale, AZ / $1,000. DMA / Washington, DC / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Washington, DC / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / Washington, DC / Not available.

February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!


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. Breda Anderson VisionLink Marketing Associate 1 [link] 2 [link] 3 [link VisionLink Is Proud To Support 2-1-1s Do you know 2-1-1?

Washington Post: Listserv use soars | Beaconfire Wire

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The reporter also noted that listservs were displacing traditional communications vehicles such as the home owner association newsletter and the community center bulletin board. Beaconfire culture featured in Washington Post Beaconfire Survey: The News Catch us at the 2008 Bridge Conference Make an Accessible Web Site anywhere with WebAnywhere Watch That Space Not Cool, Barack privacy policy | sitemap copyright 2009, beaconfire consulting

Why Self-Interested Volunteers are the Best for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For Washington Trail Association volunteers like Chris O’Brien, donning an orange hard hat out on the trail is a badge of honour.

Are You Ready to Get Started on Content Strategy?


If you need a little help getting started and are in the Washington, DC area, you’re in luck. You’ll be guided by three strategists, each with over 15 years’ experience working with associations and non-profits. Washington, DC 20005.



We are super excited to announce that we are establishing a joint venture with CommPartners , a long-established company in the association industry that focuses on online education programs, knowledge communities and multimedia events for associations.

Real Talk About Real Costs for Nonprofits: Stepping Beyond the Overhead Myth

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That means defining what impact means for the organization, defining the costs associated and working with like organizations not only to compare results, but also to develop best practices. Overhead. It’s a dirty word in the nonprofit sector. And, yep, I just said it.

Engagement Superpowers In Action


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. Buy Fresh, Buy Local from Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture.

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Social Media and Leadership Survey Results


We will be sharing the results of our Social Media and Leadership Survey TODAY, Tuesday October 16 at a workshop in Washington, DC. Reggie Henry, Chief Technology Officer, American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

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Washington, DC: DC Action Data Sprint. Seattle, Washington: AdWords Success and Google Grants for Nonprofits. Seattle, Washington: King County Executive Director's Forum. Washington, DC: Fair Labor Association Weekend Data Sprint.

New Study: Donations Decline for Nonprofits


Yesterday in Washington, DC, Target's senior fundraising analyst Paige Grainger gave a terrific "state of the nonprofit industry" talk, which summarized key findings from Target's latest, 2011 Index.

Meme time! How are you going to change the world in 2012?


And we all know that associations also are doing great things to make the world better. I think that everyone , whether you work for a charitable nonprofit, association, consulting firm, technology vendor, agency etc. some association awesomeness.

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SocNets for Associations | Beaconfire Wire

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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 Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

How To Swim like a SocialFish.


We’ve worked with so many great associations, I can’t help but share the list with you. National Association of Realtors. Association of Corporate Council. National Fluid Power Association. Solar Energy Industries Association.

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How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs


A few examples we love are shown below: Provide Behind the Scenes “Insider” Access : Those of us who work in Washington often take for granted the “sausage making” work of legislation, policy, and politics.

On Collins’ “What Makes Powerful Nonprofit Leaders” – a conversation with Association Trends’ 2007 Young and Aspiring Association Professionals


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. If we are to consider ourselves capable of being future leaders in the association sphere, it seems like this is right on the money.

Why you should come to #Tech11


Interested in association technology? Mark your calendars for ASAE’s Technology Conference , December 6-8 in Washington DC. Reggie Henry, CIO of ASAE, tells us what to look forward to in this video

One Tweet from a CEO is worth 100 Tweets from Staff


I spoke last week at the Council of Manufacturing Associations, to an audience of 200 CEOs. My panel was with Christopher Gahan, Chief of Staff for Senator Toomey of PA, and Shana Glickfield of Beekeeper Group, a digital public affairs agency we work closely with.

Social Media, Journalism and “The News Will Find Me”


just posted a great slide deck of a presentation she gave recently on the impact of social media on journalism to the New England Press and Newspaper Association ‘s Winter Conference. The awesome Debra Askanase of Community Organizer 2.0

Inconveniently, Subscriptions Still Sustain the Arts

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Organizations like the Guthrie Theatre, Washington Pavilion, Hollywood Pantages Theatre, and Houston Ballet are experiencing a subscription resurgence and renaissance. This post was originally published on Analysis from TRG Arts.

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