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Boosting Membership Retention from the Start: Your Members’ First 3 Months

Does membership retention really begin the second a member joins your association?

It should! The better you onboard, the more likely your members are to renew.

So the question then becomes...how do you effectively onboard your new members? What should you be doing in their first few months? Here’s a breakdown:

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ENGAGE. IN PERSON. Introducing the First Annual MC LIVE!

Calling all MemberClicks and WebLink users!

We’re excited to announce the first annual MC LIVE!

MC LIVE! brings together hundreds of association and chamber professionals for three days of educational breakouts, hands-on instruction, and exceptional networking. This October 10-12, join us at the JW Marriott Indianapolis Downtown for a shockingly refreshing technology conference experience that will empower the way you lead your organization and transform how you serve your members.

This event is born directly out of our acquisition of WebLink - you see, the WebLink team produced the annual Summit (sound familiar, WL users?) for 15+ years. We’re thrilled the continue the tradition, and grow on the foundation that has been built!

We’ll continue to release more details (including a full agenda), but in the meantime here’s what attendees can expect:

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What Does it Mean to Have a "Heart for Service"?

If you’ve been a part of MemberClicks Nation (you all, our users) for a while, you’ll know that we hold our mission very close to us. And if you haven’t, get used to hearing about it! Because we honestly circle back to our mission - and our values - in everything we do.

The MemberClicks mission is to empower member-based organizations to thrive through refreshing technology and a heart for service.

Obviously our main purpose for existing is the technology, right? That’s what you know us for! We are the technology partner to over 3,000 trade & professional associations, chambers of commerce and association management companies. And to us, it’s vital that you walk away from any MemberClicks interaction completely refreshed - whether that’s with the Help team, during your time in Onboarding, the first phone call with a Solution Adviser...or even reading this blog post.

But this (almost) Valentine’s Day, it’s only appropriate that we talk about that “heart for service” bit. What exactly does it mean for us to empower you with a heart for service? I think it’s easiest to explain in three buckets:

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How to Simplify Speaker Selection with an Abstract Management Tool

While conferences are exciting to plan and execute, the actual process of sifting through and managing your submissions for session presenters can often be incredibly daunting. Without a system in place, you’re looking at hours of work between reading them, organizing your review team, gathering feedback and ensuring that selections are made fairly, timely and securely.

That’s where abstract management comes into play! Abstract management tools take all of that headache away and more, allowing you to manage submissions - and their reviews - with ease. Here are just a few ways that using an abstract management solution will save your association staff time (and energy) this conference season:

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Mark Your Calendars! February Events & Training Opportunities

Our 2018 calendar is packed with trade shows, meetings and conferences that we’ll be attending all across the country. While that makes for a busy year, we’re so excited to hit the road and see as many of you as we can, face to face! Comment below or send us an email to let us know if we’ll be seeing you at any of these February events (or just stop by and say hi).

And for when we can’t see you in person, there are always training and best practice webinars! See below for what’s on tap this month, and to register.

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7 Ways a Conference App Adds Value to Your Event

Having a conference app just for your event is a seriously powerful tool. They are designed to get more attendee engagement - all while providing a refreshing experience. Plus, when you have a go-to partner to lean on for your conference app needs, you can focus on the content and event planning.

We’ve identified seven major benefits to creating an app dedicated solely to your conference. As you read, think about how each of these benefits would make your biggest annual event easier to manage!

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Welcome to MC Insider!

New year, new blog!

MC Insider is a weekly series for our users, dedicated to all things MemberClicks: product features and pointers, training details, webinar announcements, a glimpse into our day-to-day lives at our three office locations (Atlanta, Indianapolis, and Vancouver)...and so much more!

Every Tuesday you’ll receive the new post straight to your inbox (don’t worry, you can unsubscribe...although that would make us pretty sad). Read, comment, share with your colleagues - and most importantly, let us know what YOU want to read about! Send us an email with your suggestions.

In the meantime, we thought you might be interested in what some Clickers anticipate will be hot topics for the association industry in 2018. Do you agree? Disagree? Have other thoughts you’d like to share? We wanna hear ‘em - comment below!

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