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Is it time for a governance makeover in your organization?
By Robert C. Harris
How long does it take a member to communicate a problem or idea to reach a satisfactory resolution in your organization? Does it enter the governance pipeline only to be delayed, lost or unresolved? As nonprofits struggle for relevance, the governance structure should not be the root of the problem. Now is a good time to look at your governance structure and determine if it needs a makeover.
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How to create the custom member experience (with limited cash)
MemberClicks
Your association may not have the money for big welcome packets or a lot of events. Never fear! Your members can still feel like they’re having a custom experience even without taking a chunk out of your budget.
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Why most leadership development programs for women fail and how to change that
Fast Company
Companies are boasting about their efforts to attract and retain women. Employee networking groups for women have sprung up like wildflowers, and with them websites, blogs and special programs, all heralding the efforts being made to bring more women into leadership. We see more female-centric lists popping up: the most powerful women, spotlights on women and companies where women want to work.With all this hoopla, surely women are making great strides in the business world. Or are they?
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Member needs should drive your tech efforts
Associations Now
With technology becoming a bigger driver of member interest than ever, associations should be ready to build tech products that serve member needs. For one big-name organization that’s heeding that call, the solution came in the form of a hardware partnership.
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Conference and trade show sponsors want relevance
Midcourse Corrections
As we strive to deliver outstanding attendee experiences, our eyes turn to sponsorship. After all, somebody has to pay for this. Yet sponsorship tends to follow the same random path: Logos are slapped on every last bit of real estate. Banner ads and app alerts multiply. As the promotional noise increases, attendee attention plummets – thus making sponsorship less appealing. While eyeballs and clicks might have mattered to some degree in years past, that era is ending. Sponsorship investors are getting more sophisticated – and so must you.
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3 keys to managing association content
MultiView
Do you know how much content cycles through your association in any given month? Between massive websites, internal and external publications, social media channels, member and/or donor campaigns and other initiatives, you’re juggling hundreds of files and thousands of data touchpoints. It is critical to have the right tools to manage all this information.
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Infographics for associations
Stronger By Association
Most people receive countless emails and view hundreds of images and ads online in just one day. How does an association reach its members, let alone potential members, with so much information at every turn? One solution is an infographic. Infographics present an opportunity to build brand awareness and educate without being boring or long-winded, and can simply be created in-house by using online tools.
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How much does it cost to create e-learning?
Tagoras
There is a long enough history of e-learning development at this point that we have a pretty good idea of the cost to create e-learning on average. We also know the major factors that impact those costs. This post takes a look at both.
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