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  • Is Your Association Breaking This Key Rule While Trying to Engage Younger Members?

    Donald Cowper 02 October 2017 0 comments
    Associations that struggle to attract and engage younger members typically break one key rule. In this post, membership expert Amanda Kaiser reveals what that rule is, and how you can apply it so your organization brings in younger members.
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  • This Formula Tells You When Your Association Will Die (and what to do about it)

    Donald Cowper 20 July 2017 0 comments
    Are you worried your association is dying off? Member engagement expert Sarah Sladek gives you a formula that will predict your organization's life expectancy, and shows you how to ensure your association continues to thrive.
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  • The 6 Best Ways to Find a Speaker for Your Association Events

    Terry Ibele 21 April 2017 0 comments
    Journalist and association member, Luigi Benetton shares his best tips on how to land great speakers for any type of event.
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  • 8 Steps to Organize Volunteers to Maximize Impact

    Terry Ibele 12 April 2016 0 comments
    With over 62.5 million people volunteering in the US and 12.7 million in Canada, there’s certainly not a shortage volunteers. So, how do you organize your volunteers in a way that maximizes their impact with your organization, and, you know… makes them want to stick it out in the long run?
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  • How To Welcome New Members To An Association

    Lori Halley 11 December 2013 0 comments
    10 Tips for making new members feel welcome at your association.
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  • Inconvenient Truths About Committees

    Lori Halley 06 February 2012 2 comments
    A new article in our Hub offers tips and strategies for effective committee development and management.
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  • The Power of Video Storytelling

    Lori Halley 09 December 2011 0 comments
    Video can be effective for telling stories, evoking emotion, gaining support and even recruiting members. Here's a new ebook and some ideas on video storytelling.
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  • Is it The End of Membership As We Know It?

    Lori Halley 02 November 2011 2 comments
    Demand is weak, competition is up - what can associations do to survive and thrive? Here's a review of Sarah Sladek's book, The End of Membership As We Know It.
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  • Association Cycles: Changing of the Guard or Rinse and Repeat?

    Lori Halley 19 September 2011 0 comments
    As your association gears up for a new cycle, will you go through a complete changing of the volunteer guard or do you simply repeat the process over again? Here are some thoughts about staying on course as you enter a new volunteer cycle.
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  • Association Data Management Challenges

    Lori Halley 06 September 2011 0 comments
    What data management challenges are plaguing associations? Here's an overview of EDM's yearly survey of associations and our take on the results.
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  • Fundraising Might Be Hazardous to Your Health

    Lori Halley 08 August 2011 0 comments
    Last week I heard about a potential occupational hazard that can afflict non-profit fundraisers: Vicarious Trauma. It reminded me of how important it is to maintain balance between helping others and taking care of ourselves.
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  • Juggling Priorities at Small Staff Organizations

    Lori Halley 26 July 2011 7 comments
    Is your role at a small non-profit a “superjob” - where you do more than one job's worth of work? Here are a couple of tips on time management that might help you juggle your multiple priorities.
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  • Should You Offer a Member's Forum?

    Lori Halley 15 June 2011 0 comments
    Should your organization offer a member's forum? It can provide a place for your members to virtually congregate, collaborate, discuss and share ideas and can offer your organization insight into your members' interests and needs.
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  • What is your organization’s “digital IQ?”

    Lori Halley 13 December 2010 0 comments
    If your wondering how your organization measures up in the online world, you might find the Digital IQ Index: Public Sector (PDF) study interesting. Conducted by George Washington University School of Business and L2 (a think tank for digital innovation),...
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  • Wild Apricot Updates September 2008

    Dmitriy Buterin 24 September 2008 3 comments
    As you may know, the Wild Apricot blog about non-profit technology is hosted and sponsored by Wild Apricot software. The main focus of our blog is technology help and advice to millions of small non-profits. Among the subscribers to this blog are many...
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