Technology Tips and Tools to Help Bar Associations Build Trust and Support Members – Part 5

Since starting the Vocalmeet/Lexum article series, we’ve covered website improvement, research tools, cloud functionality, and online safety. Today, we’ll wrap up by covering how you can gain attention and help members with one of the internet’s best networking tools: social media! Tool: Social Media (and Related Apps) Next to your association’s website, social media may […]

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Technology Tips and Tools to Help Bar Associations Build Trust and Support Members – Part 4

We’ve now covered your bar association’s website, research tools, and cloud functionality; this time, we’ll be looking at how to protect your organization from internet miscreants and digital troublemakers! Tip: Safety First You want your association’s data to be accessible, but not too accessible–at least, not to the wrong people! Keep your files secure by […]

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Technology Tips and Tools to Help Bar Associations Build Trust and Support Members – Part 3

Continuing our series of articles in partnership with Lexum, this week we’ll be looking into the nebulous world of cloud computing. You may have heard the term tossed around, but how does it apply to bar associations? Read on to find out! Tool: the Cloud You may have heard of “cloud computing” (or just, “the […]

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Technology Tips and Tools to Help Bar Associations Build Trust and Support Members – Part 2

If you’re looking for tips and tools to help your bar association make the most of the internet, you’re in luck! Vocalmeet and Lexum’s new series has got you covered. Last week, we looked at how to improve your association’s website; this week, we’ll be delving into one of the most crucial components of the […]

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Supercharge Your CE: Taking Advantage of Niche Content

Did you know? Over half of members join associations to learn industry best practices and to educate themselves on specialized topics–topics they can’t find anywhere else! What does that mean for member-based organizations? Well, they have to be proactive in providing content that is both useful and relevant to their members, as well as hits […]

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Comparing Virtual Conference Software and Learning Management Systems

As a member-based organization or association, you may be wondering whether you need virtual conference software or a learning management system (LMS) While both types of software have their own distinct advantages, they are designed for different purposes. In this article, we’ll be looking at the differences between virtual conference software and learning management systems, […]

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Building Better CLE: Tips for Bar Associations

It can be difficult for many attorneys to find good Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses. Fortunately, there are lots of resources available to turn to! Recently, Vocalmeet attended ACLEA’s 58th annual meeting, which was dedicated to helping bar associations improve their professional development programs. Most states require a certain number of CLE hours each year […]

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Post-Purchase Service: Why It’s Crucial When Picking an LMS Vendor

As you consider which learning management system (LMS) to purchase, it’s important to not only think about its features and price, but also the quality of the post-purchase service the vendor you select provides. A vendor’s post-purchase service is crucial in ensuring that you are able to get the most out of your LMS and […]

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Why Member-Based Organizations Are Choosing to Host Their Own Continuing Education Programs

In our previous article, we looked at the Inadvertent Dangers of Outsourcing Your Continuing Education to Third-Parties; this time, we’ll be looking at how hosting your own continuing education content solves this problem! While there are pros and cons to each approach (third-party programs, your own programs, or a combination), hosting your own programs is […]

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The Inadvertent Dangers of Outsourcing Your Continuing Education to Third-Parties

When it comes to offering continuing education (CE) courses, associations typically have three main options: they can send their members to third-party learning sites, host their own programs, or offer a combination of both. For some associations, they choose to send their members to third-party eLearning sites for their CE courses. This is largely due […]

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