10 Tips for Hosting Engaging Virtual Events for Associations

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  It is no surprise that in-person events and conferences require a lot of time due to the meticulous planning and execution needed for a successful event. In addition, extensive advertising and promotions are a must in order for associations to maximize their return on investment. Hosting virtual events is no different, with one additional […]

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The Why and The How of Online Events and Conferences

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  In-person events such as seminars, conferences and conventions, have long been the staple of associations’ non-dues revenue streams. In fact, as much as 41% consider it their most valuable source of ancillary earnings, according to Association Adviser. Organized properly, they can certainly help diversify revenue, create necessary brand recognition and member loyalty. However, in-person […]

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10 Ways for Associations to Offer Benefits for Sponsors and Exhibitors Online

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  As more events are being cancelled, many associations are opting to ramp up their online continuing education sessions and conferences in order to soften the negative financial impact. Some are pre-recording their sessions and making them available on-demand, while others are choosing to live-stream on the scheduled date. So, how does the shift towards […]

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How Associations Can Benefit From Social Media

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  Social media can yield many benefits for an association. In the marketing world, social media represents one of the strongest tools available. Utilizing this avenue can create more brand awareness than traditional advertising, increase traffic to your website, and help improve conversion rates for visitors and consumers. Yet there’s more to social media than […]

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Closing the Technological Gap: Taking the Fear Out of Updating Your Association’s Technology

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  Not everyone feels the same about technology, so associations shouldn’t expect every member to welcome technological changes with open arms. Each generation and each individual relies on technology in considerably different ways. While some use it in nearly every aspect of their lives and can adopt new innovations easily, others use it more sparingly […]

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Best Practices for Associations to Maintain Higher Membership Retention Rates

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By Dr. Laurelle Jno Baptiste   Most Associations strive to bring in more new members and keep existing members, but many don’t know how to accomplish this. By observing the trends in The 2017 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report, I created a best practices list based on the actions of the highest-performing associations with over 80% […]

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Why Associations Should Consider Multi-Channel Marketing Campaigns

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By Dr. Laurelle Jno Baptiste Today’s online consumers report that ads are more pervasive, more plentiful, and more intrusive than ever before. As a result of years of being bombarded with ads, online users have developed banner blindness, the subconscious ability to ignore banner ads. While many believe this is only relevant to certain ad […]

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