In the weekly Membership Hack column, we share the little ways that associations save time, money, and resources while delivering value to members all year long. Here are some of our favorites from 2018.
The holidays are not always bright and cheery. For some, they’re filled with stress and anxiety. The National Funeral Directors Association helps members address these feelings with free online resources and phone counseling.
Voice-recognition devices are growing in popularity and offer opportunities for associations to engage members at home. Here’s how associations are experimenting with the apps that bring Alexa and other similar technologies to life.
When looking to grow globally, many associations tap the power of international chapters to pursue the mission worldwide by bringing staff and volunteers together at the local level. Here’s how three associations are deploying international chapters, at different stages of maturity, to build on business and membership opportunities abroad.
Help board members become thoughtful social media users.
Today, even your phone can be virtual. Here’s how one association is using virtual phones to save money and collaborate.
To avoid sticker shock, increase dues gradually.
How a small-staff association amplifies its campaigns for volunteers.
Members of the American Angus Association show their pride by wearing Angus Brand apparel, which is sold in a new online retail store. Merchandise and apparel sales also support a worthy cause.
Many associations have an online marketplace where they sell books, gear, and other swag to members. But not all e-commerce platforms are created equal. An association executive shares his secrets to creating a marketplace that engages members and maximizes sales.