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Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Mar 11, 2020

How to Reap the Benefits of a Podcast Without Producing It

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Mar 11, 2020

When the International Parking and Mobility Institute was looking to launch a podcast, the group realized doing it well would require a large time commitment. A clever partnership is providing the advantages of a podcast without monopolizing staff hours.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Oct 11, 2019

Thinking of a Podcast? Here Are Four Tips To Do Things Right

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Oct 11, 2019

The popularity of podcasting means you might have to double down on the strategy when bringing your message to the world on the way to making an impact. Read on for some podcasting tips.

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Jul 24, 2019

Why One Group Took the Plunge Into Podcasting

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Jul 24, 2019

The International Trademark Association launched a podcast last fall to talk industry trends. The twice-monthly cast not only helps promote INTA’s goals but also helps the organization reach a broader audience.

Technology by Ernie Smith Apr 10, 2019

Study: Podcast Listeners Skew Millennial, Use Lots of Social Media

Technology by Ernie Smith Apr 10, 2019

A new report shared at the National Association of Broadcasters’ annual conference highlights a few potentially surprising tends. Among them: Many podcast listeners follow along on YouTube, not iTunes.

Membership by Tim Ebner Mar 19, 2019

Reach Members on the Air with Podcasts

Membership by Tim Ebner Mar 19, 2019

Podcasts are growing in popularity right now, and it could be a medium ripe for associations to recruit, retain, and engage members.

Technology by Sophia Conforti Mar 7, 2019

Daily Buzz: Podcasts on the Rise

Technology by Sophia Conforti Mar 7, 2019

Although social media use is common among Americans, the numbers are stalling. But when it comes to podcasts and smart speakers, there’s nowhere to go but up. Also: Market your educational offerings to employers.

Technology by Tim Ebner Feb 1, 2019

Tech Memo: Podcasting Play

Technology by Tim Ebner Feb 1, 2019

The popular medium is a place for experimentation. Here’s how the Online News Association is putting its mark on a space where many of its members can also be found.

Technology by Ernie Smith Dec 21, 2018

As Podcasting Matures, Data Standardization Efforts Emerge

Technology by Ernie Smith Dec 21, 2018

The podcasting market, which is growing into a major media force of its own, is fostering an array of new tracking standards, including one produced by NPR. The Interactive Advertising Bureau, meanwhile, is launching a certification campaign.

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Jun 14, 2018

How the American Camp Association Created its Podcast

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Jun 14, 2018

It’s no secret that podcasts are rising in popularity. Here’s how the American Camp Association created its CampWire podcast as an extension of the content it’s already producing.  

Money & Business by Ernie Smith May 8, 2018

Paper Checkoff Board Takes Podcasts Analog With New Magazine

Money & Business by Ernie Smith May 8, 2018

The Paper and Packaging Board teamed with a number of popular podcasts and a major bookstore chain to highlight the value of paper in heavily-stylized form.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Dec 21, 2017

Thursday Buzz: From Magazine to Podcast

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Dec 21, 2017

How one well-known company that dropped its iconic magazine is bringing it back—in podcast form. Also: the hard part of selling professional development.

Membership by Raegan Johnson Jul 28, 2017

Friday Buzz: Can Podcasts Drive Membership?

Membership by Raegan Johnson Jul 28, 2017

Podcasts may be a membership growth opportunity for your association. Also: How to prevent phishing attacks in your national and local chapters.

Technology by Ernie Smith Jun 20, 2017

Is Now the Time for Your Association to Embrace Podcasting?

Technology by Ernie Smith Jun 20, 2017

The world of online radio in general and podcasting in particular are seeing major growth, according to recent data from Pew Research Center. But in podcasting, there's still plenty of room for things to improve, especially in terms of advertising and analytics.

Meetings by Samantha Whitehorne Mar 3, 2017

Is a Live Podcast an Event Format to Consider?

Meetings by Samantha Whitehorne Mar 3, 2017

Event and session formats are constantly evolving to meet attendee expectations. Is a live podcast another one to add to the mix?

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Dec 12, 2016

Why Podcasting Works for Leading (and Leaders)

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Dec 12, 2016

Executives aren't always expert tweeters and bloggers. But in podcasting, they likely have a natural fit.

Money & Business by Mark Athitakis Dec 1, 2016

Podcast News: Get Your Association on the Airwaves

Money & Business by Mark Athitakis Dec 1, 2016

Conversational and quirky, association podcasts can be much more than shop talk. Done right, they can engage professional members with a need to know and larger audiences with niche interests. Do podcasts have a place in your content strategy? Three association podcasters share what they’ve learned from behind the mic.

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Oct 6, 2016

How to Produce Revenue-Generating Association Podcasts

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Oct 6, 2016

New reports show that podcasting is steadily growing in popularity, especially among millennial consumers. Here’s how associations can make use of podcasting—and bring in some nondues revenue dollars in the process.

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Jul 8, 2020

How Communication Teams Are Pivoting as COVID-19 Affects Revenue

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Jul 8, 2020

The recently released 2020 Association Communications Benchmarking Report found that while the pandemic has dampened expectations of nondues revenue, associations are making changes to bridge the gap, including more webinars and tailored communication to members.

Money & Business by Michael Hickey Jul 2, 2020

Daily Buzz: Recognizing the Signs of Burnout

Money & Business by Michael Hickey Jul 2, 2020

Don't underestimate the need to keep your workload manageable and take time time to rest and recharge. Also: the rise of the Substack generation.

Membership by Ernie Smith May 4, 2020

Performance Under Pressure: Lessons From COVID-19 Success Stories

Membership by Ernie Smith May 4, 2020

These are tough times for almost every organization, but some for-profits are finding ways to make membership or subscription models continue to work for them. Here’s what they’re doing.

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Apr 20, 2020

Executive Summary: Natasha Bethea

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Apr 20, 2020

Natasha Bethea, the director of marketing and membership for the Information Technology Industry Council, volunteers when she’s not at the office.

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Apr 20, 2020

Startup Story: Military Veterans in Journalism

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Apr 20, 2020

New associations launch to fill a void in their sector. Here, newbies tell us what got them started, how they’re succeeding, and what they plan to do next.

Technology by Ernie Smith Apr 7, 2020

Lessons on Content Consumption From Quibi

Technology by Ernie Smith Apr 7, 2020

The new streaming video service, which launched this week, is aiming to deliver high-quality content for a mobile-first audience. Whether or not it works, it suggests a sea change in how digital content is made.

Technology by Michael Hickey Mar 24, 2020

Daily Buzz: How Business Leaders Can Prepare for AI

Technology by Michael Hickey Mar 24, 2020

The way we work in the future will be different, and organizations need to be ready. Also: Want your audience to trust your content? Don’t forget about fact-checking.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Mar 23, 2020

How Should Associations Approach a Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity?

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Mar 23, 2020

According to a new report from Classy, it’s important to focus on what a potential corporate sponsor can get out of a partnership just as much as how it can benefit your organization.

Money & Business by Michael Hickey Feb 19, 2020

Daily Buzz: Nonprofit Trends to Look Out for This Year

Money & Business by Michael Hickey Feb 19, 2020

Use industry standards to inform your organization's goals and decisions in 2020. Also: setting up board members for success.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Feb 12, 2020

Are Political Ads on Social Media OK? Many Say Yes

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Feb 12, 2020

A new study from the Public Affairs Council finds that even given recent controversy over the use of political ads on social media, nearly half of Americans don’t find their use objectionable.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Feb 5, 2020

We Asked, You Answered: Public Transit Commuter Strategies

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Feb 5, 2020

Not everyone has a 30-minute car ride ahead of them. We asked readers who commute to work by train, bus, or other form of non-driving transportation what they do to pass the time. Here’s what they said.

Money & Business by Michael Hickey Feb 4, 2020

Daily Buzz: Find Purpose Beyond the Paycheck

Money & Business by Michael Hickey Feb 4, 2020

Figure out how your work can serve others, not just yourself. Also: Why you should hire someone outside of your industry.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Jan 30, 2020

We Asked, You Answered: Making the Most of Drive Time

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Jan 30, 2020

If you're not one of those lucky folks who commute in their bunny slippers down the hall to their home office, you're likely spending some time behind the wheel each day. Here's how a few association pros make those most of their daily drive time.

Brand Connection by Manifest Jan 27, 2020

Put These 3 Trends on Your Marketing Radar for 2020

Brand Connection by Manifest Jan 27, 2020

[Sponsored] With a new decade underway, here are content marketing ideas to help you stay ahead of the association pack.

Leadership by Michael Hickey Jan 16, 2020

Daily Buzz: Don’t Be the Scary Boss

Leadership by Michael Hickey Jan 16, 2020

You may be intimidating your employees without knowing it. Also: Taking your digital content to the next level.

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Jan 12, 2020

Executive Summary: Will McCauley, DVM, MBA

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Jan 12, 2020

Will McCauley, DVM, MBA, the director of the Veterinary Biologics Section of the Animal Health Institute, is getting married this year.

Brand Connection by Manifest Jan 6, 2020

Are You Ready to Tackle What Lies Ahead in 2020?

Brand Connection by Manifest Jan 6, 2020

[Sponsored] It’s a new year and a new decade—don’t create a new excuse to put off your big innovation plans.

Technology by Ernie Smith Dec 9, 2019

Stop Kicking the Can Down the Road: The Dangers of Technical Debt

Technology by Ernie Smith Dec 9, 2019

It can feel like you’re saving money by delaying a technical fix or update, but in reality, you may be setting yourself up for bigger costs later on, according to speakers at the ASAE Technology Exploration Conference last week.

Membership by Tim Ebner Nov 26, 2019

Send the Right Message About Membership ROI

Membership by Tim Ebner Nov 26, 2019

Your messaging on membership’s return on investment is often as important as the benefits you provide. Consider whether you’re striking the right tone.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Nov 13, 2019

Daily Buzz: How to Handle Payment Disputes

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Nov 13, 2019

The keys to dealing with a financial dispute? Careful listening, research, and transparency. Also: the difference between what meeting planners and attendees want from events.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Sep 27, 2019

Daily Buzz: Show Volunteers Their Impact

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Sep 27, 2019

Making a difference is a main reason why volunteers give their time. Show them that impact to keep them engaged. Also: What is “content”?

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Sep 25, 2019

How Communications Teams Can Help Boost Nondues Revenue

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Sep 25, 2019

A recent report from Naylor finds most communications teams are concerned they don’t generate enough nondues revenue. While content and sponsorship customization are good steps to take now, ad retargeting and podcasting could drive revenue in the future.

Technology by Sophia Conforti Sep 18, 2019

Daily Buzz: Change Your Mindset to Embrace Digitalization

Technology by Sophia Conforti Sep 18, 2019

A digital transformation is about more than new technology. A successful shift includes a mindset change, too. Also: New members feel new longer than you might think.

Membership by Tim Ebner Sep 10, 2019

Make Ethics Support a Member Benefit

Membership by Tim Ebner Sep 10, 2019

If a member faces an ethical dilemma, does your association offer a helping hand? At the Institute of Management Accountants, ethical guidance is a critical member benefit and engagement opportunity.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Sep 9, 2019

Daily Buzz: To Blog or Not to Blog?

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Sep 9, 2019

Considering adding a blog to your association website? Let us sway you in the direction of yes. Also: Understand the vision behind your online community.

Membership by Tim Ebner Aug 20, 2019

How Omnichannel Marketing Can Build Relationships With Your Members

Membership by Tim Ebner Aug 20, 2019

Two new reports point to member engagement challenges for associations, which could mean it’s time to test out an omnichannel marketing strategy—and, no, that’s not the same thing as multichannel marketing. Here’s what the omnichannel approach looks like.

Membership by Tim Ebner Aug 13, 2019

Crowdsource Members to Propel Ideas and Projects Forward

Membership by Tim Ebner Aug 13, 2019

The wisdom of the crowd can go to work for your association. At #ASAE19, several speakers explored how associations can use crowdsourcing to generate new ideas and opportunities for member engagement.

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Aug 13, 2019

Daily Buzz: How to Stay Relevant in Changing Times

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Aug 13, 2019

When new technology and the constant news cycle push your association out of the spotlight, you must find a way to adapt. Also: a Legend-ary night at ASAE’s Annual Meeting.

Technology by Sophia Conforti Aug 7, 2019

Daily Buzz: Where’s the Line in Personalization?

Technology by Sophia Conforti Aug 7, 2019

Take care to avoid the “creepiness factor” when implementing personalization tactics. Also: A few awesome facts about coffee, because why not?

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Aug 5, 2019

Daily Buzz: Risk Factors for a Starvation Cycle

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Aug 5, 2019

If programs receive most of a nonprofit’s budget, other essential departments are at risk of a starvation cycle, a new report finds. Also: Without value, your podcast is a dud.

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Jul 31, 2019

Three Ways for Marketing Teams to Improve Content Strategy

Money & Business by Rasheeda Childress Jul 31, 2019

Marketing departments need a content strategy that aligns with the association’s mission, engages members, and allows for repurposing across multiple channels.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Jul 24, 2019

Daily Buzz: When Freebies Are Problematic

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Jul 24, 2019

Offering a giveaway? Let fashion retailer Forever 21 give you a lesson in what not to do. Also: the difference between workflow and process.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Jul 18, 2019

Daily Buzz: What Constitutes a PR Fail?

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Jul 18, 2019

Not hearing back from your media contacts? You may be annoying them. Also: how to leverage criticism for creativity.

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Jul 16, 2019

Daily Buzz: Should Your Association Get Political?

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Jul 16, 2019

In a time of political division, knowing who your members are and following through on your mission is more important. Also: Find your competitive edge in education.

Membership by Sophia Conforti Jul 12, 2019

Daily Buzz: Consider Freelancers as a Member Segment

Membership by Sophia Conforti Jul 12, 2019

The number of freelancers is growing. Tapping independent workers as a member segment increases your association’s value. Also: Does diversity training work?

Technology by Tim Ebner Jun 2, 2019

AI At Your Service

Technology by Tim Ebner Jun 2, 2019

Automated technologies powered by artificial intelligence—voice-enabled devices and tools like chatbots—offer speed and efficiency, but also require careful planning, testing, and integration. Here’s how a few associations are putting them to good use to improve member service.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Jun 2, 2019

Executive Summary: Brenda Villarreal

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Jun 2, 2019

Brenda Villarreal, the executive director of the PRSM Foundation, Inc. and the PRSM Association’s Senior Director of Knowledge Development, plans to take more risks this year.

Membership by Kevin Joy May 22, 2019

Daily Buzz: Volunteer to Fight Loneliness

Membership by Kevin Joy May 22, 2019

Sharing goodwill with people of different ages and backgrounds can reap big health benefits. Also: lessons from Gwyneth Paltrow’s event business.

Membership by Tim Ebner May 21, 2019

Get Member Thinking on Nondues Revenue Projects

Membership by Tim Ebner May 21, 2019

When your association designs new products and services, do you tap your members for input? Maybe you should. Here are a few areas where members might help you boost your organization’s bottom line.

Technology by Sophia Conforti May 14, 2019

Daily Buzz: Improve IT Maturity

Technology by Sophia Conforti May 14, 2019

IT needs often fall to the wayside, resulting in outdated processes and solutions. Also: Ask members about their email preferences.

Technology by Ernie Smith Apr 29, 2019

Why Some CEOs Still Struggle With Social Media

Technology by Ernie Smith Apr 29, 2019

At this point, social media is old hat, but many leaders find it challenging to capture the right tone online. (Even the big names!) Is the answer to show a little humanity—but not too much?

Meetings by Samantha Whitehorne Apr 25, 2019

Turn Your Harshest Critics Into Your Biggest Supporters

Meetings by Samantha Whitehorne Apr 25, 2019

While associations may want to hide from negative feedback related to their events, confronting it and responding creatively can turn dissatisfied attendees into die-hard conference supporters.

Membership by Sophia Conforti Apr 23, 2019

Daily Buzz: The Challenges of a Virtual Chapter

Membership by Sophia Conforti Apr 23, 2019

A virtual chapter might fit in with an increasingly digital-first world, but it can also present organizational obstacles. Also: easy actions for planning sustainable meetings.

Membership by Tim Ebner Apr 12, 2019

Membership Hack: A Tech Tool for Member Onboarding

Membership by Tim Ebner Apr 12, 2019

Trello is a web-based app that’s popular for project management. One association uses Trello’s kanban boards, which visualize workflows, to onboard new members.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Apr 5, 2019

Daily Buzz: TSA’s Luggage-Scanning Tech Is Getting Better

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Apr 5, 2019

With improved scanner technology, the TSA will soon no longer require travelers to remove laptops and other items from carry-on luggage. Also: Your learning management system’s role in volunteering.

Technology by Ernie Smith Apr 2, 2019

New EdTech Program Aims to Boost Tech Literacy for Adults

Technology by Ernie Smith Apr 2, 2019

The International Society for Technology in Education’s new SkillRise initiative aims to provide resources that could help raise the digital literacy level within the working world.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Mar 20, 2019

Daily Buzz: Maximize Your Content Marketing Strategy

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Mar 20, 2019

Content is just content unless it’s working to achieve a higher goal. Also: why a meeting's change initiative often fails.

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Mar 5, 2019

Daily Buzz: The Benefits of Self-Service Check-In

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Mar 5, 2019

The check-in process can be a big pain point for attendees—and a logistical challenge for planners. Employ self-service technology to remedy both issues. Also: Keep in touch with volunteers through text.

Membership by Tim Ebner Feb 26, 2019

Put Members in the Spotlight as Meeting Storytellers

Membership by Tim Ebner Feb 26, 2019

When members gather at conferences, you have a big opportunity to collect their stories to showcase the people who make up your community. Some specific tools, distribution channels, and strategies will help you put them in the spotlight.

Membership by Sophia Conforti Feb 20, 2019

Daily Buzz: Make the Case for Employer-Paid Membership

Membership by Sophia Conforti Feb 20, 2019

A potential member wants to join your association. Here’s how to help them persuade their employer to pay their dues. Also: how vertical video fares on social media.

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Feb 12, 2019

Daily Buzz: Blockchain's Role for Events

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Feb 12, 2019

Blockchain technology may prove an essential new tool for event ticketing—in no small part because of its added security benefits. Also: Design a successful meeting badge.

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Feb 6, 2019

Daily Buzz: Create a Voice-Rich Culture

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Feb 6, 2019

To improve workplace environments, leaders should promote a culture of speaking up. Also: ideas for more inclusive events.

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Feb 1, 2019

Executive Summary: Danielle Duran Baron, CAE

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Feb 1, 2019

Danielle Duran Baron, CAE, the executive director of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, says that concerts are her stress relief.

Money & Business by Allison Torres Burtka Jan 30, 2019

How Associations Can Become Thought Leaders

Money & Business by Allison Torres Burtka Jan 30, 2019

For associations to be seen as a trusted resource, they must get their knowledge, along with their members’ knowledge, out to the broader community that they represent. Here's a look at some examples for getting it done.

Technology by Ernie Smith Jan 21, 2019

Watch Out: Email Mergers Are Heating Up

Technology by Ernie Smith Jan 21, 2019

In the past year, a number of major email service providers—particularly, and most prominently, Campaign Monitor—have expanded via acquisition. What should associations know, and what are the pitfalls to avoid?

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Jan 15, 2019

Daily Buzz: Market Your Meeting on the Cheap

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Jan 15, 2019

A robust event marketing campaign can be expensive—but you don’t have to have a big budget to succeed. Try these free strategies, from the Event Manager Blog. Also: embracing remote workforce culture.

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Jan 2, 2019

Daily Buzz: Lectures Are Killing Your Event

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Jan 2, 2019

Classroom-style lectures limit meeting engagement. Instead, make events more social. Also: four types of emails to send in 2019.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Dec 14, 2018

Minnesota Police Chiefs’ Digital Campaign Aims to Boost Recruitment

Leadership by Ernie Smith Dec 14, 2018

Whether in big cities or small towns, recruiting is becoming a major challenge for Minnesota police forces—and it’s a problem the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association’s Wear the Badge campaign aims to reverse.

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Dec 11, 2018

Daily Buzz: The Case for Competent Jerks

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Dec 11, 2018

In the likability versus skills debate, competency wins out, according to a new study. Also: what an office dog can do for company culture.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Nov 6, 2018

Daily Buzz: Pizza at the Polls

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Nov 6, 2018

This nonprofit sends fresh pizzas to the polls for voters facing long lines. Also: developing a meeting planning process.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Oct 30, 2018

Daily Buzz: Should Your Association Start a Print Publication?

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Oct 30, 2018

Digital communication is great, but print publications can also lead to organizational growth and extended reach. Also: lessons from this week’s Associations @ Work conference.

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Oct 23, 2018

Daily Buzz: Event Technology in 2019

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Oct 23, 2018

Meeting technology will shift in 2019. Here’s what that might look like, according to industry experts. Also: engaging members during onboarding.

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Oct 16, 2018

Daily Buzz: Agile Development Strategies

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Oct 16, 2018

Industries are always changing—which means people need to be flexible to succeed. An agile development plan can help you grow. Also: uncovering unconscious bias.

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Oct 11, 2018

Daily Buzz: Leading a Remote Workforce

Leadership by Sophia Conforti Oct 11, 2018

Managing a virtual team requires clean logistics, great communication, and a lot of trust. Here’s how to do it, from Entrepreneur. Also: elements of a content strategy.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 19, 2018

Daily Buzz: Don’t Kill Curiosity

Leadership by Ernie Smith Sep 19, 2018

A Harvard Business School professor warns that the wrong tactics could harm employees’ ability to come up with new and creative ideas. Also: Make sure your influencer marketing strategy makes sense.

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Sep 17, 2018

Daily Buzz: Find the Right Conference Speaker

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Sep 17, 2018

You want a speaker at your meeting that will give value to attendees. Here’s how to start your search. Also: making meetings purposeful.

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Sep 7, 2018

Daily Buzz: Don't Let Your Vacation Stress You Out

Money & Business by Sophia Conforti Sep 7, 2018

Taking a vacation is supposed to be relaxing, but working overtime to prepare for one is not. Here’s what to do to minimize stress before, during, and after your time off. Also: what the meeting business wants from speakers.

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Aug 29, 2018

Daily Buzz: Find the Right Tech for Your Meeting

Meetings by Sophia Conforti Aug 29, 2018

Technology will help your meeting succeed—just make sure it works for attendees and exhibitors, too. Also: why your emails are being marked as spam.

Membership by Tim Ebner Aug 28, 2018

3 Mistakes to Avoid During Member Onboarding

Membership by Tim Ebner Aug 28, 2018

Common missteps or incorrect assumptions can jeopardize new-member relationships. The author of Retention Point, a new book on how to establish lasting connections with members, identifies three common errors organizations make in the onboarding process.

Technology by Sophia Conforti Aug 22, 2018

Daily Buzz: Your Online Community Isn’t Special

Technology by Sophia Conforti Aug 22, 2018

Online community engagement is important for members, but the value it brings to your association is more significant. Also: how to implement new ideas from the ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition.

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Aug 19, 2018

How to Lead on Improving Chapters

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Aug 19, 2018

The relationship between associations and their components can be a fraught one. Creating a culture of trust and communication can make a difference.

Technology by Ernie Smith Aug 13, 2018

What Happens When Everyone Offers a Membership Model

Technology by Ernie Smith Aug 13, 2018

Associations have never had a monopoly on the concept of membership, but as it becomes more common online even for the smallest of creators (thanks, Patreon), now might be a good time to consider how to up your game—both with tech and strategy.

Membership by Sophia Conforti Aug 8, 2018

Daily Buzz: What Should You Make of Facebook’s Paid Groups?

Membership by Sophia Conforti Aug 8, 2018

What the future of paid membership subscriptions could look like on Facebook, from The Membership Guys podcast. Also: how bad data hygiene can mess up your direct mail campaign.

Membership by Tim Ebner Jul 20, 2018

Membership Hack: Bite-Sized Learning

Membership by Tim Ebner Jul 20, 2018

The Direct Selling Association creates podcasts to not only help its members learn from their colleagues but also to meet them “where they are.”

Money & Business by Raegan Johnson Jul 20, 2018

Daily Buzz: Experimenting With a Four-Day Workweek

Money & Business by Raegan Johnson Jul 20, 2018

One New Zealand firm recently tested a four-day workweek, resulting in happier employees and no drop in productivity. Also: A project from major tech giants aims to let people transfer their data from app to app.

Meetings by Raegan Johnson Jul 12, 2018

Thursday Buzz: Storytelling on the Event Stage

Meetings by Raegan Johnson Jul 12, 2018

The Financial Times is experimenting with creative forms of storytelling at the theater. Also: Why you should ditch the prepared remarks the next time you speak.

Membership by Ernie Smith Jul 10, 2018

Three Membership Tactics to Borrow From This Year’s Prime Day

Membership by Ernie Smith Jul 10, 2018

Amazon’s annual promotional event for its Prime membership offering is getting a few new wrinkles this year thanks to changes within the Seattle-based company. Their tactics might prove useful to borrow from.

Membership by Emily Bratcher Jul 3, 2018

Toastmasters International Modernizes its Education Program

Membership by Emily Bratcher Jul 3, 2018

With an aim to better serve its members who were wanting different kinds of education delivered in different formats, Toastmasters launched the Pathways learning experience.

Technology by Ernie Smith Jul 3, 2018

Email Marketing and the Problem of Too Much Choice

Technology by Ernie Smith Jul 3, 2018

The good news is that there are so many email marketing providers out there that you could probably find one to cover absolutely anything you can think of. The bad news? You have to choose one, and without doing your research, that choice can be crippling.

Meetings by Raegan Johnson Jun 7, 2018

Thursday Buzz: Is Your Conference Seating Sexist?

Meetings by Raegan Johnson Jun 7, 2018

If you're not careful, your stage design may put your female panelists in uncomfortable situations. Also: What a retired Air Force four-star general has to say about leadership.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Jun 1, 2018

Executive Summary: Diana Erani

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Jun 1, 2018

Diana Erani, the vice president of health informatics for the Massachusetts League Of Community Health Centers, has an imperfect piece of advice to share.

Leadership by Raegan Johnson May 17, 2018

Thursday Buzz: How Google Learns From Failure

Leadership by Raegan Johnson May 17, 2018

Google's postmortem process helps their teams turn mistakes into valuable learning experiences. Also: Podcasts could help to boost event attendance.

Technology by Ernie Smith May 8, 2018

Can You Acquire Like a Tech Company?

Technology by Ernie Smith May 8, 2018

The surprise acquisition of a podcast app by a number of major public radio companies shows that even traditional organizations are taking a tech-world approach to acquiring promising startups. Could associations pull a similar trick?

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Apr 30, 2018

How a CEO Can Handle the Stress of More Roles

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Apr 30, 2018

Studies show that executives manage more tasks and have more direct reports—and receive less feedback than they should. Successful leaders have broad networks, and know how to expand them.

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Apr 19, 2018

3 Ways to Boost Your Messaging Skills

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Apr 19, 2018

Want to make your association’s messaging to members more effective? Here are three tips to make it more personalized and relevant.

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Mar 26, 2018

Why Employees Need to Be Sold on Professional Development

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Mar 26, 2018

Everybody wants to climb the ladder, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need some institutional encouragement. Associations can take some lessons from how they court members to make it happen.

Membership by Ernie Smith Feb 5, 2018

Checking in on Media Membership Programs: How Are They Doing?

Membership by Ernie Smith Feb 5, 2018

News outlets in recent years have put a lot of weight into membership programs, with an eye toward sustainability. Some are seeing major successes, while others are ready to tweak the model. Read on for a list of highlights.

Membership by Ernie Smith Jan 22, 2018

Monday Buzz: The Tensions Between Volunteers and Staff

Membership by Ernie Smith Jan 22, 2018

If you want to avoid strain between association volunteers and staff, it’s key that all stakeholders are on the same page. Also: Shutter an ailing online community? One association blogger says not so fast.

Money & Business by Raegan Johnson Jan 3, 2018

Wednesday Buzz: Add Audio to Your 2018 Marketing Strategy

Money & Business by Raegan Johnson Jan 3, 2018

Audio marketing has evolved far past radio spots. Learn some tips to integrate audio into your marketing strategy. Also: With one simple tweet, Elon Musk delivers a valuable leadership lesson.

Money & Business by Allison Torres Burtka Dec 1, 2017

What's Next In Association Learning?

Money & Business by Allison Torres Burtka Dec 1, 2017

Do your education offerings deliver what you want them to? If you're looking to reinvigorate your professional development program in 2018, current trends suggest that opportunities lie in assessing what you're trying to accomplish, harnessing data, rethinking content and delivery, and trying some unconventional approaches.

Membership by Tim Ebner Nov 15, 2017

Go Deeper with Member Storytelling

Membership by Tim Ebner Nov 15, 2017

Associations can leverage the power of storytelling to unearth history, encourage conversation, and get to know your members at a much deeper level.

Technology by Ernie Smith Oct 31, 2017

Should Associations Look Into the Audiobook Trend?

Technology by Ernie Smith Oct 31, 2017

Riding the same wave of success as podcasting, audiobooks have grown significantly in the past few years. If your association has a publishing arm, it could be an opportunity worth jumping into.

Technology by Ernie Smith Oct 31, 2017

The Patreon-ification of Membership

Technology by Ernie Smith Oct 31, 2017

For years, the language of membership has often felt unique to the world of associations. But with the success of the tech startup Patreon, which will hand out $150 million to creators this year, we may be on the brink of a moment where membership concepts grow more mainstream. That could be a good thing for associations.

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Oct 23, 2017

How Leaders Can Make Meetings Matter (Even More)

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Oct 23, 2017

The annual conference is usually perceived as a big gathering or a big revenue driver. But it can also be the source of content you build communicating your mission around.

Meetings by Mark Athitakis Oct 11, 2017

Long Live The Learning: A Year-Round Content Strategy

Meetings by Mark Athitakis Oct 11, 2017

The valuable knowledge delivered at your conferences deserves a life that lasts longer than a few days. From livestreaming and hashtags to webinars and podcasts, associations are getting savvier at making conference wisdom part of a year-round content strategy that adds value for attendees and engages a wider audience. For association professionals taking time away […]

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Oct 11, 2017

Executive Summary: Laura Ransone

Money & Business by Associations Now Staff Oct 11, 2017

Laura Ransone, the director of membership & events at the Washington, DC-based Women in Government Relations (managed by Interel + AMG), is working on her MBA.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Oct 3, 2017

Report: Influencers Becoming More Important as Marketing Tools

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Oct 3, 2017

A new report from the consulting firm A.T. Kearney makes the case that influencer marketing can be more targeted and effective than traditional types of marketing, which aim at broader, affluent audiences.

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Sep 28, 2017

Is Your Association Leaving Money on the Table?

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Sep 28, 2017

A new report on nondues revenue from Avenue M Group offers some takeaways for associations looking to bolster their nondues revenue generators. Hint: It’s not always about adding something new.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Aug 8, 2017

Pew: Digital News Sites More Likely to Have Email Newsletters Than Apps

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Aug 8, 2017

A Pew analysis of large digital news outlets suggests that most digital media outlets find email newsletters and social media presences essential—but apps, on the other hand, are less common.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Aug 1, 2017

Executive Summary: Joe Lindahl, MA

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Aug 1, 2017

Joe Lindahl, MA, the senior operations manager at the Association Management Center in Chicago, is trying to limit his screen time this year.

Membership by Tim Ebner Jul 26, 2017

How to Attract and Grow Member Influencers

Membership by Tim Ebner Jul 26, 2017

Influencers can be your best conduit to membership and spreading new ideas. But how do you tap an influencer? You don’t need Kim Kardashian. Start by engaging your most committed members.

Membership by Mark Athitakis Jul 21, 2017

With New Name, Detroit Sports Media Group Makes a Pitch for New Members

Membership by Mark Athitakis Jul 21, 2017

Long the home for TV and radio journalists, the Motor City group now welcomes sports journalists across media and will boost initiatives to support emerging professionals aspiring to cover Detroit’s sports scene.

Technology by Ernie Smith Jul 7, 2017

Association Gives White House History a Home in the Cloud

Technology by Ernie Smith Jul 7, 2017

The White House Historical Association, which has a relatively new digital library, is working with Amazon Web Services to significantly expand its online offerings to the public.

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Jun 19, 2017

Josh Earnest's Four Tips for Advocacy in Divisive Times

Leadership by Mark Athitakis Jun 19, 2017

The former White House press secretary under President Barack Obama sees a broken D.C. political culture. But he says he believes associations can get their message heard despite the fractures

Technology by Ernie Smith May 30, 2017

When You Should Build Your Content Around Your Users’ Habits

Technology by Ernie Smith May 30, 2017

If you’re trying to reach modern audiences with your content strategy, your association needs to be multiple places, offering multiple contexts. But a quick reminder: Not every piece of content may be so easy to mold.

Leadership by Raegan Johnson May 23, 2017

Tuesday Buzz: Is Your Leadership Pipeline Clogged?

Leadership by Raegan Johnson May 23, 2017

Why it may be time to reassess your organization’s leadership path. Also: Xperience Design Project premieres with innovative viewing formats.

Membership by Raegan Johnson May 16, 2017

Tuesday Buzz: Use Your Website to Boost Member Engagement

Membership by Raegan Johnson May 16, 2017

Don’t overlook your website as a valuable tool for increasing your overall member engagement. Also: Why rewarding top contributors in your communities could backfire.

Meetings by Raegan Johnson Apr 18, 2017

Tuesday Buzz: Are Single Parents Missing Your Meetings?

Meetings by Raegan Johnson Apr 18, 2017

When it comes to meeting attendance, single parents may not be receiving the support they need. Also: how to optimize your keyword research.

Money & Business by Allison Torres Burtka Feb 21, 2017

Library Association Partners With Sarah Jessica Parker on Online Book Club Platform

Money & Business by Allison Torres Burtka Feb 21, 2017

The American Library Association’s Book Club Central aims to centralize resources for book clubs, encourage reading, and highlight libraries’ role in their communities. Actor Sarah Jessica Parker will serve as honorary chair.

Technology by Ernie Smith Feb 21, 2017

Tuesday Buzz: A Direct Mail Disruptor

Technology by Ernie Smith Feb 21, 2017

The direct mail startup Mailjoy borrows some of its postcard-mailing strategies from the world of email marketing. Also: The importance of foresight.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Feb 1, 2017

Executive Summary: Rick Burt

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Feb 1, 2017

Rick Burt, the training and development manager for Alpha Gamma Delta International Fraternity, would be a flight attendant if he wasn't doing this.

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Dec 22, 2016

4 Ideas for 2017 Nondues Revenue Resolutions

Money & Business by Emily Bratcher Dec 22, 2016

As 2017 approaches, here are four questions to ask to create realistic routes toward accomplishing your resolutions related to nondues revenue.

Technology by Ernie Smith Dec 16, 2016

Friday Buzz: Avocados Earn Emoji Love

Technology by Ernie Smith Dec 16, 2016

The trade group Avocados From Mexico celebrates its namesake fruit’s new emoji fame. Also: Why your organization shouldn’t have too many arbitrary business rules.

Meetings by Samantha Whitehorne Nov 3, 2016

Conference Circuit: Three Days at the Museum

Meetings by Samantha Whitehorne Nov 3, 2016

The New England Museum Association’s 98th Annual Conference is set to start in Mystic, Connecticut, next week.

Membership by Joe Rominiecki Oct 26, 2016

Questioning the Folk Theories of Association Membership

Membership by Joe Rominiecki Oct 26, 2016

We all know the core fundamentals of how membership works in associations—or do we? Take a moment to consider how these bits of conventional wisdom may be off the mark.

Technology by Ernie Smith Oct 17, 2016

Monday Buzz: In-Your-Face Security

Technology by Ernie Smith Oct 17, 2016

The growing appeal of using selfies as a form of security—and the weaknesses of such a strategy. Also: Slack's weaknesses as a community platform.

Technology by Ernie Smith Oct 11, 2016

Does the Banner Ad Still Make Sense in 2016?

Technology by Ernie Smith Oct 11, 2016

The recent move away from text-based content online may be a side effect of the fact that banner ads just don't work all that well. But a major trade group, along with The New York Times, is trying to rethink the ads in a way that could actually produce a balance between content and commerce. Here's the scoop.

Membership by Ernie Smith Aug 24, 2016

Wednesday Buzz: Slack as a Member Benefit? Maybe

Membership by Ernie Smith Aug 24, 2016

How one podcast network juiced engagement with its most die-hard users through Slack. Also: Why you should consider what might happen if you fail.

Membership by Joe Rominiecki Aug 3, 2016

Reward Members for What They're Already Doing

Membership by Joe Rominiecki Aug 3, 2016

A new membership program from comic-book giant Marvel shows earning loyalty may be as simple as rewarding existing behavior.

Technology by Ernie Smith Jul 26, 2016

Should You Let a YouTuber Do Your Marketing?

Technology by Ernie Smith Jul 26, 2016

Influencer marketing, or the concept of getting a prominent online creator to sell your product to their audience, has a significant ROI potential if done well, but it can be difficult to get started. Check out some tips for trying out the strategy for your association.

Technology by Ernie Smith Jun 28, 2016

Stop Being So Bold: Iterative Design's Many Perks

Technology by Ernie Smith Jun 28, 2016

Trying to design effectively for your users? You can't keep blowing up bridges to create a new path. Here's why iterative design is a philosophy for your association to follow, no matter the platform.

Money & Business by Eli Zimmerman May 13, 2016

Friday Buzz: Convincing Media to Cover Your Conference

Money & Business by Eli Zimmerman May 13, 2016

Leveraging media outlets can be the best way to get the word out about your conference, and here's how to do it. Plus: The benefits of social recruiting.

Technology by Ernie Smith May 3, 2016

A New Strategy for Event Social Media

Technology by Ernie Smith May 3, 2016

At events, we use social media to engage with our attendees and to keep the hashtag flowing. Should event social media be a deeper part of the process? A new startup makes the case for social strategizing months before the event.

Money & Business by Alex Beall Apr 19, 2016

Counseling Group, Boys and Girls Clubs Tackle Youth Mental Health

Money & Business by Alex Beall Apr 19, 2016

During April’s Counseling Awareness Month, the American Counseling Association rolled out an online toolkit to help staff and volunteers for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America best maintain the mental well-being of youth.

Technology by Ernie Smith Mar 15, 2016

What Happens When You Don't Optimize Your Content

Technology by Ernie Smith Mar 15, 2016

Associations produce a lot of content, but if that content isn't properly optimized for your audience, you may be wasting a lot of time on content the people you care about don't really care about—or worse, hiding the content they actually are interested in. The solution to this problem may be hiding in your data.

Leadership by Morgan Little Feb 29, 2016

Monday Buzz: Learning Collaboration Lessons From Academia

Leadership by Morgan Little Feb 29, 2016

Can the world of academic teach us a thing or two about collaboration? Plus: How one podcast handles a seemingly impossible amount of feedback.

Money & Business by Morgan Little Feb 24, 2016

Wednesday Buzz: Why Remote Work Is Here to Stay

Money & Business by Morgan Little Feb 24, 2016

An in-depth look into the history of labor and the efficiency of remote work builds the case for working from home. Plus: the information you need to debunk email myths.

Money & Business by Kristin Clarke Dec 1, 2015

Content That Clicks: Build Your Strategic Content Marketing Plan

Money & Business by Kristin Clarke Dec 1, 2015

Members and prospects often complain that associations push marketing messages to them without thinking about whether they’re relevant. Organizations have plenty of content to share, but knowing its purpose, place, and intended audience can help shape a strategic content marketing plan that helps you deliver on member needs and build deeper relationships.

Money & Business by Morgan Little Nov 23, 2015

Monday Buzz: The State of Vacation Deprivation

Money & Business by Morgan Little Nov 23, 2015

A new study finds which workforces are making the most of their vacation days, and which are leaving their benefits unused.

Money & Business by Eli Zimmerman Nov 2, 2015

Monday Buzz: Lessons From the Fall of Grantland

Money & Business by Eli Zimmerman Nov 2, 2015

What associations can learn from the "suspension" of the iconic sports website. Plus: Nonprofits may need to step up their social media game.

Membership by Morgan Little Sep 9, 2015

Wednesday Buzz: How to Get Results Using Video

Membership by Morgan Little Sep 9, 2015

Everyone's always talking about video, but what are some legitimate ways to use it for lead conversion? Plus: a new podcast for the association community debuts.

Technology by Morgan Little Aug 14, 2015

Friday Buzz: Monitoring Employees' Social Statements

Technology by Morgan Little Aug 14, 2015

How strict is your association when it comes to controlling what employees are saying online? Plus: Facebook's (slight) organic boom.

Money & Business by Morgan Little Aug 12, 2015

Wednesday Buzz: When Free Admission Doesn't Work

Money & Business by Morgan Little Aug 12, 2015

Take a data-driven dive into why free admission isn't a one-stop solution for the museum world. Plus: Is Pinterest really a social network?

Meetings by Morgan Little Jul 15, 2015

Wednesday Buzz: A TSA PreCheck Reminder

Meetings by Morgan Little Jul 15, 2015

With plenty of summer days left to go, the Transportation Security Administration is continuing its PreCheck push. Plus: email marketing advice, in podcast form.

Membership by Morgan Little Jun 8, 2015

Monday Buzz: When a Publisher Tackles Membership

Membership by Morgan Little Jun 8, 2015

Has Slate's push to turn readers into paying members paid off? Plus: What's going on with Facebook Instant Articles?

Meetings by Morgan Little May 4, 2015

Monday Buzz: 100 Years of Kindness to Animals

Meetings by Morgan Little May 4, 2015

A celebration of humane treatment of animals hits a centennial landmark. Plus: A familiar face in membership joins the podcasting arena. One hundred years into its campaign to encourage Americans to be more kind to animals, the American Humane Association (AHA) is showing no signs of slowing down. Be Kind to Animals Week,” which began […]

Money & Business by Rob Stott Mar 23, 2015

What Millennials' News Consumption Habits Mean for Associations

Money & Business by Rob Stott Mar 23, 2015

A new report found that millennials are not willing to pay for news and that while they don’t actively seek news through social media, they often get their information through Facebook and YouTube anyway. How does these findings affect associations?

Meetings by Samantha Whitehorne Feb 27, 2015

Incorporating the Old With the New at Events

Meetings by Samantha Whitehorne Feb 27, 2015

You want your conference to be on trend, but there’s something to be said for nostalgia. Could the adage “everything old is new again” apply to your next event?

Money & Business by Katie Bascuas Feb 19, 2015

Where Do You Lie On The Digital Transformation Spectrum?

Money & Business by Katie Bascuas Feb 19, 2015

While two associations recently announced plans to bolster strategies to keep pace with the digital transformation, a new report on nonprofit digital outlooks outlines the trends and challenges of going digital.

Technology by Morgan Little Nov 17, 2014

Monday Buzz: Facebook Cracks Down on Promotional Posts

Technology by Morgan Little Nov 17, 2014

The world's biggest social network is souring on promotional posts, and your association could be impacted. Plus: The National Conference Center plays host to a feel-good story involving an eagle.

Membership by Ernie Smith Nov 7, 2014

Friday Buzz: Make Hybrid Membership Work for You

Membership by Ernie Smith Nov 7, 2014

An association-membership firm offers tips to move beyond the traditional one-size-fits-all approach. Also: What nonprofit marketers should know about Google's new Inbox platform.

Leadership by Morgan Little Aug 25, 2014

Monday Buzz: How to Curate Like a Pro

Leadership by Morgan Little Aug 25, 2014

When it comes to influencing conversations and informing members, curation is a valuable talent. But where do you start? Plus: How smaller groups lead to greater engagement when it comes to email.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Aug 1, 2014

Executive Summary: Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Aug 1, 2014

Tom Hood, CPA, CITP, CGMA, the CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs, has authorship (and tweeting) on his mind.

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Jul 29, 2014

Tuesday Buzz: Say No to Wine and Cheese, Nonprofits

Money & Business by Ernie Smith Jul 29, 2014

Why nonprofit donor events need to get beyond simply being fancy-schmancy affairs. Also: A generational expert talks up her latest book.

Membership by Morgan Little Apr 22, 2014

Social Media Roundup: Payment Each Day Keeps Annoyance at Bay

Membership by Morgan Little Apr 22, 2014

Cross Slate’s palm with silver, and an old web annoyance is gone. Plus: your board as an association advocate. No matter how wonderful, every association and its website have some minor annoyances or obstacles that stand in the way of a smooth member experience. Perhaps the snags are an opportunity for a new benefit? Find […]

Membership by Ernie Smith Mar 25, 2014

Access as a Benefit: Slate's News-Focused Take on Membership

Membership by Ernie Smith Mar 25, 2014

In keeping with the trend of news outlets hunting for new revenue models, the popular online magazine is planning to offer memberships to its readers. The company's top editor compares its approach to Amazon Prime.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Mar 20, 2014

ICANN Goes It Alone: What's Next for the Internet?

Leadership by Ernie Smith Mar 20, 2014

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a U.S. government-backed group that manages the internet's infrastructure, will eventually wean itself towards a multistakeholder model. Here's what that means for the internet as a whole.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Nov 20, 2013

Lunchtime Links: Storytelling for Newbies

Leadership by Ernie Smith Nov 20, 2013

Why it's important to work on your storytelling skills. Also: Create a framework for members and volunteers to tell a few good stories of their own.

Money & Business by Corey Murray Sep 17, 2013

Lunchtime Links: The Most Beautiful Ad Ever?

Money & Business by Corey Murray Sep 17, 2013

The power and freedom of nontraditional advertising campaigns. Also: how to boost the appeal of your fundraising efforts.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Jun 1, 2013

Executive Summary: Sarah M. Hagy, CAE

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Jun 1, 2013

Executive Director for Fernley & Fernley, Inc., Sarah M. Hagy, CAE, tells us her goals and daily routine.

Technology by Scott Steinberg Jun 1, 2013

Tech Memo: Tech to Watch

Technology by Scott Steinberg Jun 1, 2013

How to keep pace with mobile members through networking, streaming and content publishing.

Money & Business by Katie Bascuas May 8, 2013

Rebrand with a Twist: Free Membership

Money & Business by Katie Bascuas May 8, 2013

To keep pace with the changing publishing industry and to help increase member numbers, one West Coast marketing association is changing its name and offering complimentary membership.

Money & Business by Katie Bascuas May 6, 2013

Watch or Read? Magazines Offering Digital Video Content

Money & Business by Katie Bascuas May 6, 2013

Condé Nast announced the addition of more than 30 new online video series to accompany some of its flagship magazines last week. See how one association is also incorporating video as part of its magazine content.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Feb 1, 2013

Executive Summary: Adam Thocher

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Feb 1, 2013

Adam Thocher, the director of membership services for the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy in Falls Church, Virginia tells us what makes him tick.

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Feb 1, 2013

CEO to CEO: Encourage Innovation

Leadership by Associations Now Staff Feb 1, 2013

What does your association do to encourage innovation in your industry? We pose the question to a group of association CEOs.

Money & Business by Katie Bascuas Jan 29, 2013

Psychological Association Builds Employee Well-Being Resource

Money & Business by Katie Bascuas Jan 29, 2013

Employers can access free research, tips, and tools as part of the association’s new push to promote healthier workplaces—and its members’ expertise.

Money & Business by Chloe Thompson Jan 25, 2013

Lunchtime Links: Slow and Focused Wins the Race

Money & Business by Chloe Thompson Jan 25, 2013

Why less is more when using social media effectively. Plus: How to deal with the big bosses.

Leadership by Ernie Smith Jan 7, 2013

Social Media Roundup: Don't Get Too Comfortable

Leadership by Ernie Smith Jan 7, 2013

Nothing good ever came from sitting around and doing nothing, so get moving. Also: Why it's time to stop making excuses to not do social media.

Membership by Chloe Thompson Dec 12, 2012

Keeping Members Content with Good Content

Membership by Chloe Thompson Dec 12, 2012

As the saying goes: 'if you build it, they will come.' Are you building quality content?