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  • Best of Association Jam : Association Links for August 2009

    Lori Halley 28 August 2009 2 comments
    In this month’s round-up of the most popular association links at AssociationJam.org, we're bringing you two videos, two research reports, tips on tech tools, a commentary on a controversial ad campaign — and a host of takeaways from the 2009 Annual Meeting of ASAE and The Center.
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  • Associations Connect at ASAE 2009 - and Online

    Lori Halley 12 August 2009 1 comments
    If you’re headed for the American Society of Association Executives & The Centre for Association Leadership Annual General Meeting & Expo in Toronto this week — or following ASAE 2009 online — the way to keep up with what’s happening is the...
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  • 100 Online Tools for Non-Profits

    Lori Halley 05 August 2009 39 comments
    Tight in the budget and short on staff, non-profits are always on the lookout for new ways to get things done — and the Internet is a real treasure trove of useful tools. Here are 100 different applications to help you out with a variety of tasks from project tracking and collaboration to donor and membership management, and from building your non-profit website to tracking its effectiveness.
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  • Best of Association Jam : Association Links for July 2009

    Lori Halley 03 August 2009 1 comments
    Social Media was the hot topic at AssociationJam.org in July, in numbers of submissions, views and votes. Fundraising, Technology, and Membership management stories tied for second place. Here’s a look at some of the most popular “AJam” links over the past month, in each of the subject categories.
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  • Best of Association Jam - Association Links for June 2009

    Lori Halley 02 July 2009 0 comments
    In the spirit of " 30 Great Links for Associations ," here are some of the most popular blog posts, articles, presentations, and other web resources submitted to AssociationJam.org in June 2009 — one hot link from each topic category: Membership ,...
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  • 30 Great Links for Associations

    Lori Halley 02 June 2009 3 comments
    We've rounded up 30 of the most useful and interesting stories filed at AssociationJam.org in the past month, just a sample of the resources for associations you’ll find at the portal site. It was quite a challenge to pick out just 3 links in each...
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  • Associations and Non-Profits Share Knowledge at AssociationJam.org

    Lori Halley 23 April 2009 0 comments
    There’s an incredible wealth of information online for member-driven associations and donor-dependent non-profits, but sorting through it all can be quite daunting. That’s where AssociationJam.org comes in — a new way for managers and staff, consultants, volunteers and board members to share their best information and learn from one another.
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  • Nonprofit Budgets Benefit from Greener Events

    Lori Halley 24 March 2009 4 comments
    Isn’t it great when “doing the right thing” can show off your organization in its best light, ease the workload for staff and volunteers, and save you some money as well? Recently I’ve had a small role in helping to organize the annual conference for...
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  • A Closer Look at Facebook Events

    Lori Halley 18 August 2008 13 comments
    Facebook is fast becoming a popular way to publicize an organization's event, invite guests, and track who plans to attend. Facebook Events may be just what your group needs -- but could you be shutting out some of the people who might support your event? The fact is, for non-members of the site, Facebook can feel like a frustrating series of closed doors...
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  • 5pm offers Easy Online Project Management - with 50% discount for nonprofits

    Lori Halley 12 May 2008 16 comments
    Project management software is a tough and competitive field. With so many excellent choices out there, it's hard to know what tools will work best for your organization's needs. Do you want web-based or desktop application? Which features will you...
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  • Producing Demo Videos - Sharing Our Experiences

    Lori Halley 22 April 2008 1 comments
    We have recently put together first 5 videos demoing basic functionality of Wild Apricot software. This has been a great learning experience and we would appreciate any feedback on our videos (which are still work in progress!). We also wanted to summarize...
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  • Wild Apricot News: Wild Apricot Receives Top Marks for Ease of Setup and Ease of Use

    Lori Halley 19 March 2008 0 comments
    Web-based membership management software program for clubs, associations and non-profits wins accolades from independent product reviewers Toronto, ON March 19, 2008 -- Wild Apricot, a fully integrated, turn-key website with integrated member database...
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  • Online Member Services Best Practices (Part 1 of 2)

    Lori Halley 18 September 2007 3 comments
    How do you interact with hundreds or even thousands of members and supporters worldwide - and with very limited resources? How can you improve member satisfaction, increase renewal rates and reduce the costs and time spent on member support? Today,...
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  • Five Ways Nonprofits Can Use Flickr to Reach New Audiences

    Lori Halley 20 April 2007 11 comments
    A couple of weeks ago, I attended a Flickr session at the Non-Profit Technology Conference . A common question asked was “How can we use Flickr to reach new audiences?” A lot of nonprofits have started using Flickr to increase their visibility online....
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  • New features: Custom member fields, event attendee database and currency options

    Dmitriy Buterin 28 November 2006 3 comments
    Release 2.8 for November 29th, 2006, Wednesday. One great advantage of hosted web software (Wild Apricot being an example of such a service focused on non-profits) is that you do not have to bother with system upgrades. We take care of that for you....
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