Corporate vs Association LMS: Key Differences Explained

  When it comes to choosing a learning management system (LMS), it is important to understand the differences between an association LMS and a corporate LMS. While both systems have similarities, there are several distinct differences that you should keep in mind. Association LMS vendors exclusively work with non-profit organizations. They enable associations to sell […]

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Academic vs Association LMS: 4 Key Differences

  Last time, we covered the differences between custom-built enterprise learning management systems (LMS) and association LMS; this time, we’ll be going over how academic systems differ from those made for associations. 1. Academic LMS focus on grades; associations focus on professional development First, let’s look at the core reason for each LMS. What is […]

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SaaS vs Custom LMS: Which is Right for Your Association?

  One of the biggest challenges an association leader can face when choosing a learning management system (LMS) is figuring out whether a custom-built enterprise LMS or software as a service (SaaS) LMS is best for them. Both options have advantages and disadvantages, so it can be difficult to decide which is the ideal system […]

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3 Ways to Increase Non-dues Revenue for Your Association’s Online Continuing Education Program

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  Increasing non-dues revenue for your association’s online continuing education program requires you to focus on numerous components that all have to fit together to create value for your members. From the online learning platform you select, to the way you market your continuing education courses, creating a successful online continuing education program is a […]

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Can an Agile Mindset Benefit Association Leaders?

  No matter the industry, the ability to complete projects in an efficient, organized manner is essential to an association’s success. Whether you’re working as a leader or as part of a team, having the confidence that any task–big or small–is being executed at the highest level is critical. In the past, organizations placed greater […]

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Five Ways to Build an Airtight Business Case for an Online Learning Platform

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  If you are an association executive or decision-maker tasked with membership engagement, membership growth, and the generation of non-dues revenue, you will certainly understand the importance of offering continuing education as part of your strategy to achieve your association’s objectives.  While you may be fully aware of the benefits of offering continuing education programs […]

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Increase Non-dues Revenue with Interactive and Competency Based elearning

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  Increasing non-dues revenue is one of the primary challenges that associations face today. While selling online education courses is a valuable revenue source for some associations, there are ever-increasing opportunities for associations looking to expand their catalog. This article discusses strategies that associations can adopt to expand their catalog and increase non-dues revenue. Interactive […]

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The 4 Strategic Plans Your Association Needs to Survive and Thrive in 2021 and Beyond – Webinar

The global pandemic has created unprecedented challenges and unexpected opportunities. Some of these opportunities can be found in the way we engage members, in the way we grow our non-dues revenue, and in the way we choose and streamline our technologies. That said, to act on these opportunities effectively, your strategic plan needs to connect […]

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Helpful Tips for an Association Membership Manager

  A membership manager has multiple tasks and wears a variety of hats, but the essence of their job is to drive engagement with the association and grow membership. They need to use their knowledge of the industry including trends, member needs and tendencies, and available opportunities–to create interest in their association. For obvious reasons, […]

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Keeping Members on Your Association’s Website

  Capturing the interest of members both new and old is one of the most important goals for any association; however, it’s not enough to just create interest. To drive successful and continuous engagement, associations need to take their audience from the initial contact all the way to their goal– whether that goal be information, […]

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