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4 Reasons Associations Need a Young Professionals Committee
4 Reasons Associations Need a Young Professionals Committee
Providing professional development resources and support for your younger members can really raise the bar on your association’s membership success.
Give New Members the Personal Touch during Chapter Onboarding
Give New Members the Personal Touch during Chapter Onboarding
The first few months after they join your association, a new member is evaluating whether they made the right choice. Has membership met their expectations?
New Member Onboarding: It’s Not Just Show & Tell
New Member Onboarding: It’s Not Just Show & Tell
Survey says member renewal rates increase from 62 percent to 68 percent after the implementation of a new member onboarding (engagement) plan. See why.
Aiming to Innovate? Look Beyond the Usual Suspects
Aiming to Innovate? Look Beyond the Usual Suspects
When you look for inspiration from the same sources all the time, the ideas you generate can feel stale. Perhaps the solution involves uncovering fresh ideas in new places.
Use Your Membership Portal to Drive Non-Dues Revenue
Use Your Membership Portal to Drive Non-Dues Revenue
Engagement might be the top priority of a membership portal, but it can generate revenue from your other offerings too. It is the ultimate engagement tool.
Wanted by Chapters Everywhere: Member Recruitment Training
Wanted by Chapters Everywhere: Member Recruitment Training
Who are the membership experts at your association? Chapter are expected to know. Give them the boost they need by providing member recruitment training.
The Top 6 Ways Chapter Banking Can Improve Your Life
The Top 6 Ways Chapter Banking Can Improve Your Life
Once chapter leaders get past the fear of change, they see how chapter banking can improve their lives and grow the national-chapter relationship.
Waning Donor Numbers Could Prove a "Huge" Problem For Organizations
How to Overcome Possible Resistance to Chapter Banking
Anticipate that some chapters may object to a Chapter Banking solution. We’ll share strategies for how to overcome resistance from your chapters.
The Digital Boost Your Chapters Need to Recruit Members
The Digital Boost Your Chapters Need to Recruit Members
Your chapter leaders can’t give enough attention to their organization’s digital presence, particularly their website and email marketing. Here's a few tools to help ease the membership recruitment process.
Why National Should Never Underestimate the Power of Chapters
Why National Should Never Underestimate the Power of Chapters
Chapters can reach a unique audience for programs that national cannot. Understand the benefits of chapters, how conflicts arise, and how to support them.
The Best of the Best Resources For Membership Data Metrics
The Best of the Best Resources For Membership Data Metrics
When it comes to membership data, the first step is to identify what data is most important, meaningful and actionable to your association. Learn from four of the best resources on membership data metrics.
#ChapterLove: Collaborating at All Levels
Showing your chapters some love is a winning strategy for driving engagement at all levels of your organization. Why? Because chapters create the stickiest type of member interactions—local engagement. Join us to learn simple ways you can show your chapters some love and help address the often contentious National-chapter relationship woes.
Wow Your Chapters with These Member Recruitment Resources
Wow Your Chapters with These Member Recruitment Resources
When it comes to member recruitment, chapter intentions are good, but execution? Not much. We share ideas for member recruitment resources and strategies.
Membership Hack: Onboarding Webinars For New Members
Membership Hack: Onboarding Webinars For New Members
The International Coach Federation onboards new members using a live webinar to introduce them to key benefits and services. See how they do it.
How NIGP Provides Resources for Chapter Leaders & Members
How NIGP Provides Resources for Chapter Leaders & Members
Rick Grimm, from NIGP, shares the importance of establishing a regular feedback loop with chapter leaders, so they understand how to support them.

Guides & Templates

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2018 Association Component Exchange (CEX) Workbook
2018 Association Component Exchange (CEX) Workbook

The 2018 Association Component Exchange (CEX) workbook is your guide to experiencing the speakers, sessions, takeaways, and more from our 2018 conference.

Chapter Banking Whitepaper
Chapter Banking Whitepaper

Discover the advantages of chapter banking in your association and see how this transformative technology can benefit your chapters.

50 Ways to Boost Association Membership
50 Ways to Boost Association Membership

To help, we’ve compiled a list of the top 50 ways your association can boost its membership, acquire new members, improve the sign-up process, and retain members.

The Current State of Chapters Whitepaper
The Current State of Chapters Whitepaper

The current state of chapters has been examined in order to best understand the underlying problems and needs of chapter-based associations.

Member Loyalty Study: A Deep Dive into Member Retention & Preferences
Member Loyalty Study: A Deep Dive into Member Retention & Preferences

What’s driving member retention? Where do different segments of members fall within the loyalty spectrum? How do members like to consume content?

Are Your Association Chapters Reaching Their Highest Potential
Are Your Association Chapters Reaching Their Highest Potential

We solve inherent operational and data complexities that impact component-based associations by unifying data systems, simplifying administrative processes.

2018 Association Annual Survey Results
2018 Association Annual Survey Results

The 2018 Annual Association Trends Survey respondents shared details on everything from mobile payments to operating budgets.

Dashboard Indicators for Chapter Success
Dashboard Indicators for Chapter Success

The dashboard indicator concept flashes visual signs of organizational health. See how this tool can monitor key success factors and warn of problems.

Driving Chapter Value Whitepaper
Driving Chapter Value Whitepaper

Understand how smarter investment will boost the chapter ROI at your association. The success of chapters will drive bigger and better returns.

Chapter Dashboard & Data Metrics
Chapter Dashboard & Data Metrics

We share industry articles to help you identify what data is most important, meaningful and actionable to your association.

Investigating Models of Chapter Engagement
Investigating Models of Chapter Engagement

In the Chapter Engagement handout, we investigate models of engagement outside traditional chapters. We’ll share industry articles and case studies.

Are Chapters Worth The Effort: 2016 Chapter Benchmarking Report
Are Chapters Worth The Effort: 2016 Chapter Benchmarking Report

The first Chapter Benchmarking Study sought to shed light on association chapter programs from structure to support to measurement.

7 Ways to Make Chapter KPIs Successful
7 Ways to Make Chapter KPIs Successful

In this workbook, we lead you through developing KPIs and dashboards, analyze your current gathering process, and teach you how to share your data.

Selling the Value of Fraternity & Sorority Housing
Selling the Value of Fraternity & Sorority Housing

In this template, you will learn how to sell the value of fraternity and sorority housing and understand why the experience matters.

2016 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report
2016 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report

The 2016 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report explores the membership marketing initiatives and outcomes of 828 participating associations.

The State of Your Chapter Dashboard: Identifying the Next Steps for Your Association
The State of Your Chapter Dashboard: Identifying the Next Steps for Your Association

Dashboards, business intelligence, analytics! Follow our step-by-step evaluation to improve the state of your chapter dashboard.

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