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Association Leadership

How to Respond to Negative Feedback

No matter how much work you put into something or what your intentions might have been, at some point in time, you’re bound to receive some...

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Small Staff Chatter

Preparing Young Professionals for Leadership Roles: 6 Tips

Part of your duty as a member-based organization is to prepare your youngest members to continue your work - whether that’s with the organization...

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Boosting Member Engagement [Thanksgiving Edition]

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and while that means that most will be out of the office (at least for a few days), it also means that most...

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Association Leadership

How to Get Your Staff (And Volunteers) to Speak Up in Meetings

Meetings tend to get a bad rap, but that’s really only when attendees feel like their time was wasted. When everyone’s time is well spent, I think...

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Member Engagement

End-of-Year Member Survey for Associations and Chambers

The end of the year is the ideal time to reflect on what’s working (and what isn’t) at your association or chamber and make plans to tackle key...

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Membership Management

Your November Membership Management Checklist

Happy November! As the holidays approach, you might find yourself becoming a bit more frazzled. You’re balancing end-of-year initiatives plus...

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Small Staff Chatter

Creating a Compelling "Call for Committee Volunteers" at Your Association or Chamber

Few projects could be completed (and/or completed well) without the help of committees. Not only do committee members assist with...

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5 Different Kinds of Online Education Initiatives for Members

“We’ve been trying to get an online educational initiative off the ground for (2, 5, 10+) years...we just don’t know where to start.”

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Does Your New Member Welcome Packet Include These Four Elements?

Hopefully your organization sends out - either via email or traditional mail - a new member welcome packet to help onboard your newest...

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5 Musts for Your Membership Website: Part 2

If you read our blog yesterday, you learned the five musts of the public-facing side of your membership website. Well today, we’re...

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Member Retention

The Secret to Retention? Give Members the Benefits they WANT

Most members see value in membership directly from the benefits they get for paying dues. It feels transactional, but it makes sense!...

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Seasonal Promotions at Your Association or Chamber

Q4 brings many things, but one of the most loved (and most fun): holidays! There’s Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, and...

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