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 the […]

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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 for […]

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Launching Your New LMS: 6 Steps for a Successful Rollout

There’s more to consider than just the software when it comes to launching a new learning management system (LMS). In fact, the implementation process is one of the most important aspects of a successful LMS project–and one that association leaders often overlook. Your LMS project can quickly go off the rails if it isn’t adequately […]

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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 Courses: […]

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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, a […]

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What if I Told You Associations Can Use Memes to Grow Membership and Drive Member Engagement?

Memes dominate social media. These little snippets of cultural currency are often humorous and are easily identifiable, they really are perfect for the online medium! As a result, organizations are now using memes to spread brand awareness. In many cases, memes have been used to influence you without you even knowing it. Since memes are […]

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Why Legal Associations Should Care About Their Website to Increase Online CLE Sales

Though there may be a number of reasons as to why legal associations may be disappointed in their online CLE sales, one key reason may be the lack of marketing. Marketing online CLE courses requires a different strategy than marketing in-person CLE sessions. For example, it’s not enough to simply rebrand all in-person sessions as […]

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Proven Strategies for Associations to Run Successful Online Events: Part 3

Can associations generate revenue with online events? Yes, of course! Can associations use the same strategy to market online events as they would in-person events? Well, not necessarily. Welcome back to our conversation on proven strategies that associations have used to run successful online events with Dr. Laurelle Jno Baptiste, Vice President of Professional Services […]

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Proven Strategies for Associations to Run Successful Online Events: Part 2

  Can associations offer hybrid events without breaking the bank? The answer is YES! Welcome back to our conversation with Dr. Laurelle Jno Baptiste, Vice President of Professional Services at Vocalmeet, on proven strategies that associations have used to run successful online events. In Part 1, we focused on the key factors that associations must […]

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Proven Strategies for Associations to Run Successful Online Events: Part 1

  Live stream, on-demand video, webinar, learning management system, virtual conference, hybrid conference…and the list goes on. It is no secret that more in-person events shifted online in 2020 than anyone could have ever predicted. Based on common principles of economics, the significant increase in demand consequently led to a significant increase in supply. With […]

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