Going the Extra Mile: Making Sure Your Association is the Go-To for Continuing Education

  Continuing education courses are some of the most effective ways for professionals to acquire new skills and advanced training. For that reason, associations use continuing education as a powerful and attractive membership benefit. Yet, offering meaningful training requires commitment and effort, so associations look for validation and rewards from their work. To help associations […]

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How to Win Members and Influence Renewals

  Members are the lifeblood of every association. While maintaining a solid membership represents the central mission, acquiring new members remains a yearly challenge. According to the Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report, less than half of all associations increased their new member acquisitions in 2018 and nearly 25% of associations saw a decrease in renewals. To […]

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Three Keys to Offering Great Lifelong Learning Programs

  As the saying goes, knowledge is power. For any association, it is important to provide  members with opportunities to continuously grow in their professions. To help achieve this, offering continuing education programs can be instrumental in attracting new members who are excited about learning opportunities that further their overall development and also provides opportunities […]

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Five Tips to Engage Members in Your Online Community

  Creating a private online community can have a profound impact on an association and its members.  It provides associations with the unique opportunity to establish a private social hub that caters specifically to members and at the same time foster engagement between members with similar mindsets and values. In addition, the online community can […]

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How Your Association Can Take Advantage of Website and Member Analytics

  The digital world offers associations the ability to connect with members in ways that were never possible before. Memberships have improved and associations everywhere are benefitting, but many are still barely scratching the surface of what they have access to. While technology has given rise to more efficient member management, the true strength of […]

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How Vocalmeet Can Help Your Association Increase Member Engagement and Grow Revenue

  According to the 2014 Operating Ratio Report from the American Society for Association Executives (ASAE), most associations have four primary revenue sources (outside of private donors): membership, events, certifications, educational programs, and the sale of goods and services. With today’s association members requiring the convenience of engaging with associations online, Vocalmeet understands that a positive […]

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