ANNOUNCEMENT – A New Era in New Job Search & Staff Recruitment (MemberWise & Huntress)

2017-10-17T14:05:25+00:00 Thursday, 5 October, 2017|Categories: Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Message from MemberWise|Tags: |

Following the successful launch of the MemberWise Network’s new Jobs Board, MemberWise Jobs, in September we are pleased to announce a strategic partnership with leading membership sector recruitment agency, Huntress. Our exciting new partnership will deliver the following great benefits to MemberWise Network members: -  Free recruitment information and advice for membership organisations/associations - One-week [...]

Why Consent isn’t always the Holy Grail for the Membership Sector

2017-10-17T14:04:37+00:00 Monday, 18 September, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Memberwise|

Guest blog by: Paul Dawson-Hart, Member360 Now that the GDPR bandwagon is at warp speed it’s refreshing that Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner, came out fighting last month, with her blog countering the GDPR myths that snake oil vendors are spouting around fines, data protection officers, breach reporting and the subject of this blog - consent; [...]

How social listening can improve your membership experience

2017-10-17T14:04:13+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 [...]

GDPR – Repermissioning Member Data: A Rock and a Hard place?

2017-10-17T14:03:54+00:00 Friday, 28 July, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise|

Guest blog by:Paul Dawson-Hart, Member360 Over the last few months my advice on this tricky topic has been to adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach and avoid any irreversible action until the ICO releases final guidance on consent - scheduled for the end of July 2017.  Actions that is, such as Weatherspoon’s decision to delete [...]

Leadership Tips from MemberWise Event

2017-10-17T14:03:00+00:00 Sunday, 2 July, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Rosemary Cooper-Clark, Chief Executive, C C Consulting Ltd   In June, MemberWise and highflyingdivas organised an evening for female leaders in the membership sector, which was kindly hosted by Melanie Stancliffe, Partner at Irwin Mitchell and supported by Abby Wright-Parkes of Optimist Consulting.  Key speakers were Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of RCGP and Jane [...]

Membership Excellence 2017 Wall

2017-10-17T14:02:19+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 [...]

Top tips to increase readership of your key publications

2017-10-17T14:02:05+00:00 Friday, 2 June, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Christine Hassall, Marketing Executive Senior Internet   Almost every charity, non-profit organisation and trade association has some form of publication that they create for their members. Publications are an accessible and engaging way to aid your members’ development, so getting them seen is essential! Here are some tips that will help you gain [...]

Roll up, roll up, and get your GDPR cure here

2017-10-17T14:01:34+00:00 Tuesday, 16 May, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise|

Guest blog by: Paul Dawson-Hart, Member360 My first ‘eye opening’ GDPR experience was sitting in a room studying for GDPR exams with a mix of Information Governance/InfoSec consultants, multi-national aerospace, defence, IT and pharma organisations as well as a guy from GCHQ who said he worked at Matalan. As the sole membership sector representative I [...]

Membership Hacks from Membership Excellence 2017

2017-10-17T14:01:42+00:00 Tuesday, 9 May, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, Memberwise, MemberWise conference|

Guest blog by:   Abby Wright-Parkes, Optimist Consulting & Lynda Rigby, Institute of Biomedical Science We thought it would be useful for everyone if we wrote up the top tips from the day to share across the network. Some might seem obvious, but attending a learning event like MEMX, gives membership professionals the time to take [...]

Sharing Your Members’ Personal Data with Outsourced Providers?

2017-10-17T14:00:45+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 [...]