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Security Threat

2016-10-13T06:55:50+00:00 Monday, 5 September, 2016|Categories: Interview, Memberwise|Tags: , , , , |

Jenny McTiernan, COO, ProTech (a MemberWise Recognised Supplier) asks Martyn Croft, co-founder of the Charities Security Forum and CIO at The Salvation Army UK Territory, for his thoughts on avoiding some of today’s key cybersecurity threats. With security high on the agenda the Salvation Army chose ProTech’s Government ‘OFFICIAL’ Security accredited CRM solution as the [...]

Charitable Associations & Google AdWords – how to increase your marketing budget by £90,000 per year for free (if eligible)

2016-10-13T06:55:50+00:00 Sunday, 28 August, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips|Tags: , , |

I revisited the Google Ad Grant scheme and was pleased to see it is still in operation. I have gone through the small print and it looks like charitable membership organisations and associations can participate and receive up to £90,000 worth of Google AdWord credits per year (equivalent to $10,000 per month) provided they meet [...]

Connecting Great Associations with Great Providers

2017-05-22T08:24:11+00:00 Wednesday, 27 July, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , |

We think it’s important to ensure association and membership professionals can quickly and easily find information about leading commercial providers servicing the association and membership sector. We 'walk the talk' in this area and outline how we are doing this below! Let's get the 'killer questions' out of the way first: Q: How do we [...]

Are Your Member Emails Performing Well Enough?

2017-06-20T11:57:07+00:00 Monday, 25 July, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Opinion Piece|Tags: |

As social media continues to grow in terms of users and channels, you could be forgiven for thinking that email marketing is losing its ROI. However, statistics from the latest Harnessing the Web 2016 survey summary report from MemberWise show that membership organisations and associations are still using and seeing the value in email marketing. [...]

Delete – Almost 50% of Members Removed to Increase Member Engagement

2016-10-18T15:42:48+00:00 Monday, 11 July, 2016|Categories: Member Engagement, Opinion Piece|Tags: , , , |

This article was written by Guest Blogger: Beth Williams, Quality and Membership Officer London Youth Traditionally a decline in membership numbers is viewed as a problem, however at London Youth we’ve discovered the opposite to be true. For years London Youth has proudly proclaimed itself to be a network of over 400 youth clubs across [...]

CPD Benchmarking for Professional Bodies – Moving CPD into the Digital Age

2016-10-13T06:55:52+00:00 Thursday, 9 June, 2016|Categories: Research|Tags: , , |

In partnership with the MemberWise Network, the CPD Standards Office is hosting a research consultation for associations and membership organisations.  Exploring the new “digital era of CPD” including new technology trends, as well as social and legislative demands, the consultation will focus on the real impact the digital age is having on CPD policies, recording [...]

Working and Meeting in a Secure Digital Workplace

2016-10-13T06:55:52+00:00 Tuesday, 7 June, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , |

Digital workspaces are an essential component of modern businesses. Although digital workspaces are proving increasingly popular and becoming widespread, the continuous testing and release of new features and functions means they can still be considered very much an emerging technology. What are the key considerations you need to make before moving some of your operations [...]

What exactly is ‘digital transformation’ and why should an organisation be doing it?

2016-10-13T06:55:52+00:00 Friday, 3 June, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Opinion Piece, Trends|Tags: , |

Article by Guest Blogger: Jenny McTiernan COO of ProTech Digital transformation, like any other kind of business transformation should be seen as the integration of people, processes and technology to achieve improvements in customer satisfaction, engagement and overall cost effectiveness. As with any change digital transformation should be embedded within, and be broadly supportive of [...]

India, China or Norway – Where to start?

2017-05-12T12:09:48+00:00 Friday, 20 May, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips|Tags: , |

Authors: Katherine Grimshaw and Kim Ansell, K2 Consulting One of the most difficult decisions for membership organisations looking to take their first steps towards international growth is where to start. As we discussed in our last blog, the opportunities seem endless, the potential numbers mind-boggling and the risks can easily get overlooked in all the [...]

User Experience (Ux) on Membership Sites: take a leap into the digital future

2016-10-13T06:55:52+00:00 Tuesday, 17 May, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , , , , , |

Author: Sahar Dolev-Blitental, Marketing Executive at Pedalo Web Design If you’re having trouble meeting your membership registration quota, struggling with member retention or finding it difficult to meet your current members’ ever growing demands and expectations, you are not alone.  The digital landscape has shifted massively over the last few years, and many UK membership [...]