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Can a ‘Club within a Club’ Inspire Your Association?

2017-08-18T17:01:41+00:00 Thursday, 17 August, 2017|Categories: Member Engagement|Tags: , |

It’s not often you’ll see me review a Premier League football club initiative, however I’ve been so impressed with the engagement focused principles behind Manchester City Football Club's (MCFC) new 'The Tunnel Club' I wanted to share them with you. Firstly I need to be clear that I am not a MUFC fan, and Secondly [...]

How social listening can improve your membership experience

2017-08-10T15:48:02+00:00 Thursday, 3 August, 2017|Categories: Memberwise|Tags: |

Guest Blogger: - Aika Peto, Director - Agile Rose Marketing   I usually find that membership organisations are successfully focused on their outbound social media activity – content calendars, blogging, tweeting and so on. Yet there is the other side of the equation – listening to what members think, say and do with the communications [...]

Optimising Online New Member Acquisition – It’s all about having a shop window, shelves and an open door

2017-08-01T11:04:46+00:00 Tuesday, 1 August, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Member Engagement|Tags: , , |

In the first of a short series of GoCardless sponsored blog articles (by MemberWise Network Founder, Richard Gott) we investigate why your website is key to improving new member acquisition and retention. Get in the mind of your prospective online members In an increasingly virtual world many prospective new members will find out about your [...]

Women in leadership roles – mentoring should be encouraged earlier

2017-07-14T10:43:42+00:00 Friday, 14 July, 2017|Categories: Opinion Piece|Tags: |

Author: Rachel Loke, 5th Year KCL Dentistry Student and a committee member of the KCL Women in Dentistry society. As an undergraduate dental student, I feel I am lucky to have had encountered a number of female role models who are in positions of leadership. With statistics estimating that women will make up over 50% [...]

Membership Excellence 2017 Wall

2017-06-13T07:05:45+00:00 Tuesday, 6 June, 2017|Categories: Memberwise|Tags: , , |

This year our Official Illustrator, Caroline Chapple, created the Membership Excellence 2017 Wall. It encapsulates all of the key themes/topics presented and raised during our popular national conference. This is great resource to explore if you are considering improving member engagement value and growth. We recommend printing it off and including as an item on [...]

Sharing Your Members’ Personal Data with Outsourced Providers?

2017-03-22T12:41:35+00:00 Wednesday, 22 March, 2017|Categories: Memberwise|Tags: , , , |

I regularly receive queries from membership organisations and associations regarding data protection. It can be a rather 'dry' topic (if I am honest) but it is definately something we must all take seriously; but what about our providers? "Data Breach" - There's two words that send shivers down my spine as a membership professional and [...]

Neuroscience and CPD: Making new connections between Academia and Business

2017-03-05T16:16:12+00:00 Sunday, 5 March, 2017|Categories: Best practice sharing|Tags: , |

Guest Blog by: - Amanda Rosewarne, Director - CPD Standards Office (CPDSO)   “Just like paths in a forest, you lose the connections you don’t use.” Neuroscientist and Author, David Eaglman The CPD Standards Office has become increasingly interested in neuroscience and behaviour change and has started to focus some of their research on CPD [...]

MemberWise to Celebrate Failure

2017-03-02T10:19:28+00:00 Wednesday, 1 March, 2017|Categories: Memberwise, MemberWise conference|Tags: |

Yes. You read the title correctly. At Membership Excellence 2017 we're going to celebrate failure. We introduce Fail Fast Forward. The aim of this Sector First conference theme is to enable association and membership professionals to learn from each other's past mistakes (Fail) to ensure future risk of failure is minimised, and the likelihood of [...]

MEMX 2017 Accredited by the CPD Standards Office

2017-02-07T09:03:21+00:00 Tuesday, 7 February, 2017|Categories: Memberwise|Tags: , |

We’re pleased to announce that Membership Excellence 2017 (#MEMX2017) is accredited by the CPD Standards Office (CPDSO) Each of our national conferences provide delegates with high quality learning and insight. We believe it's important to deliver content to the highest standard and independent accreditation quality assures this activity. The CPD Standards Office event accreditation process [...]

Harness your ‘data’ to improve your learners’ experience

2017-02-06T12:29:46+00:00 Monday, 6 February, 2017|Categories: Memberwise|

Guest Blog by: Jenny Parsons (McTiernan) COO, ProTech   Do you think of ‘big’ data as only being important to those ‘big’ enterprises operating outside of the NFP sector and who are daily inundated with huge amounts of data? If the answer is yes, you are missing a trick! If you are a NFP/Association that [...]