Shared by practitioners = professionals working within the membership/association sector.

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

2017-03-30T09:47:28+00:00 Wednesday, 29 March, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, 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

2017-04-12T10:19:30+00:00 Wednesday, 22 March, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Sahar Dolev-Blietental 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 [...]

Life after launch – how a website flourishes

2017-03-21T21:50:03+00:00 Tuesday, 21 March, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Christine Hassall, Marketing Executive Senior Internet   This is always one of the biggest things on our clients’ minds as we’re working through a project with them. For membership organisations updating the website is usually a long, carefully thought out process from the moment you decide you need a new website, to getting [...]

How can membership organisations offer more value?

2017-03-21T14:33:09+00:00 Tuesday, 21 March, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Rosemary Cooper-Clark, Chief Executive, C C Consulting Ltd   Many membership organisations recommend that their members undertake CPD (Continuing professional development) hours as part of their professional development.   For example, the Institute of Directors recommends 30 hours annually.  Whether it is a recommendation or a mandatory requirement, membership organisations across different sectors recognise [...]

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 [...]

Contextualisation is the key to delivering powerful digital experiences for members

2017-03-02T20:48:16+00:00 Wednesday, 15 February, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

    By Guest Blogger: Tim Chalklen Director and Owner at Unified Solutions     In our previous MemberWise guest blog 'Get personal with members' we spoke about how personalising the member's online experience will make them feel valued while helping to build and maintain brand loyalty. This blog takes you to the next level of personalisation throwing 'contextualisation' into the mix. [...]

How much should you spend on a membership website?

2017-02-03T11:16:38+00:00 Friday, 3 February, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger:Ben Mactaggart, Commercial Director Senior Internet   One of the biggest factors in selecting a provider is the cost. Websites can cost from £500 to over £500,000, but how much should you pay? Below are some of the key questions you should ask when collecting proposals from potential suppliers: Have you got a [...]

8 tips to amplify your social media content

2017-02-01T14:46:17+00:00 Wednesday, 1 February, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

  By Guest Blogger: Ben Cocke, Director at Agile Rose   Let’s assume you have ‘the basics’ in place – a content marketing plan, regular flow of messaging going out on the main social media channels such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. But in these times when information itself is an increasingly an available and [...]

From international congresses to fungal forays: when to webinar

2017-01-03T14:28:54+00:00 Tuesday, 3 January, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

  By Guest Blogger: Emma Thompson, Director Ashridge Communications   Most - if not all - membership organisations offer events for their members, from international technology congresses to fungal forays in the woods.  The purpose of the event can vary, but when can a physical event - where the underlying aim is to connect people [...]