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3 Fresh Marketing Ideas to Try at Your Organization This Spring

We love a good season change, especially when it means warmer (and longer) days ahead. And it seems like there’s just something about spring that tends to perk people up. Maybe it’s the sunshine. Or the fresh air. Or the bright, blooming flowers.

Whatever it is, use that energy in your organization’s marketing efforts. Check out these fresh ideas to try out this spring:

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3 Fresh Marketing Ideas to Try at Your Organization This Spring

We love a good season change, especially when it means warmer (and longer) days ahead. And it seems like there’s just something about spring that tends to perk people up. Maybe it’s the sunshine. Or the fresh air. Or the bright, blooming flowers.

Whatever it is, use that energy in your organization’s marketing efforts. Check out these fresh ideas to try out this spring:

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Our Checklist for Maintaining a Mobile-Friendly Website

Did you know that in the last two years, over 50 percent of website traffic has come from mobile devices? Fifty percent!!

That means that half the time, your website visitors (members and non-members) are viewing your content on a smartphone or tablet. And the fact is, how your website shows up on a phone is much different than the way it shows up on a desktop, so you need to consider all the angles when making changes and updates. Think about it:

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Mark Your Calendar! Q2-2019 Training Opportunities & Events

We’re at it again! Event season is heating up, so we’re hitting the road to man trade show booths, host sessions, and simply attend!

We can’t wait to see you out and about. Read on to find out where we’ll be in April, May and June - and to view your online training opportunities in those months, too!

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Managing Member Expectations: 4 Tips

To a certain extent, we all have expectations about things, and your members are no different. They expect certain benefits from your organization and a certain level of service. (Yup, we’re all in the customer service business.)

So the trick then is managing those expectations. You don’t always know what your members are thinking or expecting, so it’s up to you to set the bar.

Below are just a few tips for managing member expectations (so you ALL remain happy):

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Spring Cleaning at Your Organization: What to Keep, What to Toss

Spring is officially here! And while it may not feel like it yet, it’s never too early to start indulging in a little spring cleaning - and that means at your office too! (Clear space = clear mind.)

As you organize, check out these recommendations for what to keep and what to toss:

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5 Reminders for Shooting High-Quality Video on Your Phone

You’ve heard it (and probably seen it) time and time again: Video content is growing in popularity.

Now that may either excite you or terrify you, depending on your comfort level with filming video. But the good news is, you really don’t have to have ANY videography experience to put together a top-notch video. All you need is your phone, a vision, and a few best practices in hand.

In fact, here are five key reminders for shooting high-quality videos on your phone:

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Meet the Solution Advisor Team!

You’ve probably interacted with at least one of these Clickers along your MemberClicks customer journey. In fact, they may have been the very first Clicker you ever met! Our Solution Advisors work hard to get to know each organization and its unique needs before making their recommendations. Yes, even if that recommendation is NOT one of our solutions! (Talk about taking it personally - one of our seven values.)

Meet our caring, driven, hard-working team of Solution Advisors!

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Do’s and Don’ts of Selecting a Learning Management System (LMS)

Many associations and chambers toy with the idea of adding a Learning Management System (or LMS) to their tech ecosystem. This especially holds true if you’re in an industry that depends on continued education and certifications.

But, finding the right combination of cost, accessibility, and functionality always seems to stump those in search of an LMS that’ll accomplish organizational goals. Here are some do’s and don’ts that should send you down the right path:

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[The Highlight Reel] Best Practices for Onboarding New Members

So a new member joins your association or chamber - YAY! That means more growth for your organization and another person who believes in and supports your mission.

But in order to keep that member long-term, it’s important to engage them right off the bat, and that means having a solid new member onboarding program in place.

Whether you’re starting from scratch or simply need to revamp your existing program, check out these best practices for onboarding new members:

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[From GSAE] 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Seeking an Intern

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a webinar hosted by the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE). The topic was “Developing a Sustainable Internship Program,” and the presenters were Tracey Dowling, Program Director of Experiential Learning at Florida State University (FSU), and Li Pon, Senior Assistant Director of Experiential Learning at FSU.

The webinar was PACKED with information about how to create and maintain a successful internship program, but it kicked off with the question...should you?

Maybe you’ve pondered the idea of hiring an intern before. Or maybe you have hired an intern before, and you’re wondering whether or not you should do it again.

Either way, before seeking an intern (whether it’s for the 1st time or the 21st time), Dowling and Pon recommend asking yourself the following three questions:

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