Advice & Tips offered by membership/association professionals and commercial providers.

3 Ways to Increase Member Engagement on your Website

2017-06-20T14:34:33+00:00 Friday, 16 June, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Sahar Dolev-Blitental Marketing Executive, Pedalo Web Design   Increasing member engagement has been pinpointed by the sector as the top goal for 2017, according to the Digital Excellence Report published by MemberWise.  If built correctly, your website can be an ideal platform to help you boost engagement.  It can be designed so [...]

GDPR 360° – Selecting a good processor for 2018

2017-06-16T13:53:14+00:00 Wednesday, 14 June, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing|

Guest blog by: Paul Dawson-Hart, Member360 In less than a year it will be the responsibility of Membership Organisations to ensure personal data is secured in accordance with the GDPR regulation and that any 3rd party processors are vetted to ensure the same. But what does this mean? What is a processor and how might [...]

Member value is like an old pair of trainers

2017-06-09T10:52:57+00:00 Friday, 9 June, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Research|

By Guest Blogger: Ruth Doyle, Senior Consultant Ashridge Communications I had an interesting conversation with a neighbour recently: in response to a village storm-in-a teacup, they said “but we communicated with everyone; we told them what we were doing”. But it’s easy to forget, that telling is not communicating. And so it is with product [...]

Top tips to increase readership of your key publications

2017-06-09T10:51:22+00:00 Friday, 2 June, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Christine Hassall, Marketing Executive Senior Internet   Almost every charity, non-profit organisation and trade association has some form of publication that they create for their members. Publications are an accessible and engaging way to aid your members’ development, so getting them seen is essential! Here are some tips that will help you gain [...]

Roll up, roll up, and get your GDPR cure here

2017-05-16T13:08:49+00:00 Tuesday, 16 May, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise|

Guest blog by: Paul Dawson-Hart, Member360 My first ‘eye opening’ GDPR experience was sitting in a room studying for GDPR exams with a mix of Information Governance/InfoSec consultants, multi-national aerospace, defence, IT and pharma organisations as well as a guy from GCHQ who said he worked at Matalan. As the sole membership sector representative I [...]

Membership Hacks from Membership Excellence 2017

2017-05-09T08:43:07+00:00 Tuesday, 9 May, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, Memberwise, MemberWise conference|

Guest blog by:   Abby Wright-Parkes, Optimist Consulting & Lynda Rigby, Institute of Biomedical Science We thought it would be useful for everyone if we wrote up the top tips from the day to share across the network. Some might seem obvious, but attending a learning event like MEMX, gives membership professionals the time to take [...]

How to Increase Member Engagement (part 2)

2017-05-22T08:25:28+00:00 Tuesday, 2 May, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: |

Think of Members as Consumers and Harness Your Member Data, says Jenny Parsons, COO, ProTech – the second in a two-part series, the first blog can be found here   Is your member data an untapped asset? Why aren’t membership organisations and associations taking the same approach? Why don’t they analyse the data they hold on [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of making videos with your phone

2017-04-14T17:59:36+00:00 Wednesday, 12 April, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: |

  By Guest Blogger: Ann Wright Managing Director Rough House Media   Do you use video as a tool to promote your organisation? And if you don’t, do you feel as if you ought to? According to Cisco’s Visual Marketing Index, global consumer internet video traffic will account for 80 percent of all consumer internet traffic [...]

How to Increase Member Engagement

2017-05-22T08:25:28+00:00 Wednesday, 29 March, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

Think of Members as Consumers and Harness Your Member Data, says Jenny Parsons, COO, ProTech – the first in a two-part series of guest blogs.     The number one key goal for membership organisations and associations, revealed in the Digital Excellence Summary Report 2017 from MemberWise is to increase member engagement. Increasing member engagement [...]

How to Boost New Members Joining on your Website

2017-06-20T14:35:14+00:00 Wednesday, 22 March, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Sahar Dolev-Blitental Marketing Executive, Pedalo Web Design   Do you feel that your website could be working better in terms of new member joining?  You are not alone.  This is a common concern that many membership organisations face.  You’ve taken the time to get to know your user audience and your membership [...]