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!

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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Harnessing the Web 2016 – The Report – My Key Take Away

Monday, 2 May, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Publication/ Review|Tags: , |

How are associations harnessing the web? What are the sector's key digital goals and challenges? This year we may have [...]

International Membership Growth – the risks of opportunity

Wednesday, 30 March, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: |

Authors: Katherine Grimshaw and Kim Ansell, K2 Consulting The fast changing demand for skills and jobs is driving worldwide competition [...]

Driving Membership Body Efficiency – The 3 Wins

Tuesday, 1 March, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, MemberWise seminar|Tags: , , , |

The MemberWise ‘Harnessing the Web’ Research Report 2015' highlighted some of the key challenges facing membership organisations and associations as [...]

Utilising data and technology to drive the member experience

Tuesday, 1 March, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , |

Author: Shannon Dority, Marketing Executive Abacus eMedia. Providing a valuable and engaging member experience remains a top priority for all [...]

We are all responsible for our own behaviour

Sunday, 14 February, 2016|Categories: MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Opinion Piece, Publication/ Review|Tags: , , , |

Author: Susie Kay, MD of The Professionalism Group and a MemberWise Ambassador. Choosing a consultant from the sector makes a [...]

Top 4 shifts in continuing professional development (Network Views)

Wednesday, 10 February, 2016|Categories: Best practice sharing, Opinion Piece|Tags: , , |

Network Views – an opinion piece on a set monthly theme that gives a voice to the thought leaders of [...]

Micro-learning- fast, effective and high quality

Thursday, 4 February, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , , |

Author: Amanda Rosewarne, Director of CPD Accreditation and Research, The CPD Standards Office E-Learning platforms and micro-learning tools may be [...]

Recruiting e-learning professionals: trends, tips and typical salaries

Wednesday, 27 January, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Trends|Tags: , |

Author: Samantha Johnston, Consultant for TPP Education & Training.  There’s currently a big focus on e-learning and e-assessment in membership bodies. [...]

7 Attributes of Successful Leaders

Wednesday, 13 January, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Research|Tags: , |

Author: Gavin Ellwood, Director of Ellwood Atfield. I recruit the people who talk for you. Reputation matters. While it takes [...]

Recruitment Trends in the Membership Sector

Sunday, 10 January, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Trends|Tags: , |

Author: Kristina Preston, Senior Consultant, TPP Education & Training,  at TPP Recruitment, the charity recruitment specialists. Sourcing candidates from outside [...]

The Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

Sunday, 10 January, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , , |

Skills as a barrier to digital progress and moving membership to the next level Author: Mags Rivett, Head of Digital [...]

How to embrace the use of technology at your member events

Sunday, 10 January, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , |

Author: Olivia Widdop, Social Media and Events Manager at Glisser Fear grips us all. Whether it is rational or irrational, [...]