MemberWise Blog 2017-01-25T14:12:03+00:00

Welcome to the MemberWise Blog! A collaborative project that provides innovative membership organisation and association-specific articles from membership and association professionals, influencers, thought-leaders and solution providers. The Blog is a great place to pick up handy tips to improve member recruitment, retention, value, engagement and growth!

The State of User Experience (UX) on Association websites in the UK

Tuesday, 6 December, 2016|Categories: Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Research, Survey|

Author: Sahar Dolev-Blitental, Marketing Executive at Pedalo Web Design       Pedalo Web Design is pleased to announce the [...]

An Opportunity to Temperature Check Your Association’s Online Activities

Sunday, 4 December, 2016|Categories: Research|Tags: , |

Ever wondered how your organisation’s online activity compares with other leading membership bodies? Here’s a unique and completely free opportunity [...]

How to engage with a new generation of members – our top tips

Friday, 2 December, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Christine Hassall, Marketing Executive Senior Internet     From speaking with clients and non-clients within the membership and [...]

Hand Held Voting & The Open University Students Association at MemberWise Harnessing the Web 2016 Conference

Friday, 18 November, 2016|Categories: Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

ERS work with hundreds of membership organisations, each with different memberships in terms of demographics, requirements and preferences. It is [...]

Direct Debit UK’s most popular payment method for memberships

Wednesday, 9 November, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Member Engagement, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Research|

By Guest Blogger: Nicola Anderson VP Marketing at GoCardless   Professional membership organisations have gone from strength to strength in [...]

Overcoming Key Learning & Qualification Challenges is Not Rocket Science!

Tuesday, 8 November, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips|Tags: , , |

Guest Blogger: Nitin Thakrar, Director of eLearning Studios, a ProTech strategic partner   Overcoming Key Learning & Qualification Challenges is [...]

It’s time to defend your organisation from malicious Ransomware

Wednesday, 2 November, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Invitation, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

  By Guest Blogger: James Tappenden, Marketing Executive, TSG   The spooky Halloween season has passed us by, with many of us [...]

Time for Your Membership Body’s Brand to Evolve?

Friday, 21 October, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

  By Guest Blogger: Christine Hassall, Marketing Executive, Senior Internet The best way to attract website visitors, reach your organisation’s goals and [...]

#DIGITALHACKS @ Harnessing the Web 2016

Tuesday, 11 October, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise conference|Tags: , , |

Following this year's national Association and Membership Professional web focused conference, Harnessing the Web 2016, we gain insight on the [...]

Game Changer Alert – Insurance Products For You and Your Members

Wednesday, 21 September, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Message from MemberWise|Tags: , , , , , |

  We are pleased to announce that the MemberWise Network is now working in partnership with Hiscox to provide you [...]

Is Your Web Presence Engaging?

Tuesday, 13 September, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Member Engagement, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Christine Hassall Marketing Executive Senior Internet Before we can answer this question, let’s define what ‘engaging’ means. [...]

How a Digital Transformation Becomes a People Transformation Within Associations

Tuesday, 6 September, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Opinion Piece|Tags: , |

Guest Blogger: Patrick De Sutter Adviser 2Impact People vs technology. The real challenge in Digital Transformations for many member associations. [...]

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

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 [...]

Connecting Great Associations with Great Providers

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 [...]