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Tech Resolutions for 2018

Posted by Kim Harwood on Jan 17, 2018 11:30:00 AM

On the way into work today, I heard a sad stat, “80% of New Year’s resolutions will fail by the second week of February!”  That is rather dismal, but perhaps the resolutions were too lofty or ill-conceived or simply never a real commitment from the beginning. Whatever the case, we have list of realistic and beneficial technology resolutions that you will definitely want to keep this year!

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Topics: digital technology, Association Executives, Association Management, Trends, Association trends, Innovation

Retaining new members through a new member orientation webinar

Posted by Katherine Mandusic Finley, Ph.D., CAE, CFRE, CMP on Jan 3, 2018 11:30:00 AM

According to Marketing General (in their 2017 Membership Marking Benchmarking Report), the retention rate among new members for individual membership associations averages 64 percent. This is much lower than the overall member retention rate, which averages 77 percent. Therefore, it is important associations engage new members as quickly as possible after they join.

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Topics: Members, membership, digital technology, Association Executives, Association Management, Member Recruitment and Retention, Trends, Association trends, Innovation, Webinar

Three technology trends to deploy in 2018

Posted by Melanie Foursha on Dec 20, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Every day we see information on the internet and hear from colleagues about the latest and greatest piece of technology. It can be a little overwhelming deciding which next big trend will help my association and members. I would encourage all to embrace these 3 technology trends for 2018.

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Topics: Association Executives, Association Management, Trends, Association trends, Innovation

Read the Top 5 ISAE Blogs of 2017

Posted by Nicky Copland on Dec 6, 2017 9:35:00 AM

We know you’re busy. Life and work get crazy, and it’s hard to find time to get different perspectives on association best practices, or even just organizational skills that will help you at the office and at home. The ISAE Blog strives to bring you those tips every other week, and sometimes, certain blogs really resonate with our readers.

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Topics: membership, Association Executives, Association Management, Programs, Trends, Association trends, Innovation

What if we didn’t have members?

Posted by Tara Puckey on Nov 22, 2017 3:58:00 PM

Think this through with me for a second: What if we didn’t have members?

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Topics: membership, Association Executives, Association Management, Programs, Trends, Association trends, Innovation

7 Trends for Associations

Posted by Katherine Mandusic Finley, Ph.D., CAE, CFRE, CMP on Nov 8, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Did you know that according to BuzzFeed, big hair, big round glasses, and putting pink pom-poms on everything will be a few of the “fashion” trends of 2017 that we will “cringe about in 2027”? If only keeping up with trends that affect associations were as easy as changing hairdressers, going on the Internet to buy inexpensive (and ugly) glasses, and going to the local dollar store to stock up on pink pom-poms and glue. And wouldn’t it be nice if trends that affect associations could so easily written off ten years later as just a fad. 

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Topics: Association Executives, Association Management, Trends, Association trends, Innovation

Innovation in Event & Program Design

Posted by Kim Harwood on Oct 25, 2017 9:15:00 AM

At last week’s Trend Camp, Keynote Michael Miserendino, President of GravityDrive, and the “TED talk” presentation team focused on innovation in member and user experience when designing events and educational programs. For those of you who missed the Trend Camp last week in Carmel, we have captured a few key takeaways from the camp in this post.

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Topics: Meetings, Event Planning, events, Association Executives, Association Management, Trends, Association trends, Innovation, Design, UX

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