How a Digital Transformation Becomes a People Transformation Within Associations

2016-10-13T06:55:49+00:00 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. Patrick De Sutter, technology advisor gives 4 tips on making a good start with your digital transformation Members at the heart of your process Digital Transformation doesn’t cover the whole process. If member associations want [...]

Recruitment Trends in the Membership Sector

2016-10-13T06:55:57+00:00 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 sector The big story in the membership sector over the last few years has been the rise of digital and how organisations have had to evolve to meet their members’ changing expectations. Members want [...]

The Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

2017-01-08T12:38:51+00:00 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 & Marketing at Purple Vision  I read with interest  a headline in December – ‘skills shortage the biggest barrier to digital progress overtaking legacy systems’ – it’s given me cause to ponder why this is [...]

Benefits of working with creative design agencies – putting ideas into practice

2016-10-13T06:55:57+00:00 Sunday, 10 January, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , , |

Author: Sari Inger Bouvet, Senior Marketing Associate at  ‎Direct Approach Design & Marketing Creative design agencies vary widely in size and scope and cater for different kinds of companies and their customers – and this is key for membership managers to understand especially when looking to appoint and work with an agency to retain and [...]

Digital channel shift strategy and elections

2017-05-18T13:06:34+00:00 Sunday, 10 January, 2016|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , |

Author: Luke Ashby, Digital Consultant at Electoral Reform Services (ERS) Digital by default is the UK Government’s 18-point design service standard, which is moving government transactional services online, wherever possible. This concept is not restricted to central and local government. Most, if not all, organisations will be aware of channel shift, and of the benefits [...]

#HTWEB15: Taking a BIG step

2016-10-13T06:55:59+00:00 Tuesday, 10 November, 2015|Categories: MemberWise conference, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Survey|Tags: , , , , |

Last week I was chairing a seminar track at Harnessing the Web 2015 (#HTWEB15), the biggest MemberWise conference to date with 300 delegates registered. My seminar track, held in Room 2, was supported by Pixl8 and SmartImpact. It was focused on how to optimise online member engagement, value and growth. One of the themes that [...]

Using the right communication channel for your members

2017-05-18T13:06:34+00:00 Tuesday, 27 October, 2015|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , |

Author: Tor Boorman is Marketing Manager for Kaldor, the software house behind Pugpig; the lightest, fastest, most flexible mobile publishing platform that’s helping institutions all over the world to create beautiful, unique and engaging content apps.     Using the right communication channel for your members It isn’t difficult to notice the influence mobile devices [...]

4th November 2015 – The Day the Membership & Association Sector Takes Online to the Next Level: Be Part of It!

2016-10-13T06:56:03+00:00 Monday, 19 October, 2015|Categories: Invitation, MemberWise conference|Tags: , , , , , |

MemberWise, the independent network for association and membership professionals, delivers two annual conferences per year: Harnessing the Web (autumn) and Membership Excellence (spring). These vibrant 1 day conferences are must-attend events in the association and membership sector's calendar. Harnessing the Web 2015 conference will take on 4th November at Lancaster Hotel – conveniently located in [...]

3 key elements of a successful digital transformation

2016-10-13T06:56:03+00:00 Sunday, 4 October, 2015|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , , , , |

Author: Rob Barr is Divisional Director for Access’ Not-For-Profit (NFP) division, with responsibility for 1,000 customers and the NFP product roadmap. Rob has many years’ experience in the NFP sector and is passionate about ensuring that Access software remains relevant and adds value to the organisations it serves.   3 key elements of a successful [...]

Are you living and breathing digital?

2016-10-19T13:20:09+00:00 Friday, 25 September, 2015|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise conference, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , , , , , |

Author: Tim Chalklen. Tim is Managing Director of Unified Solutions, a leading Digital Media Agency based in the Thames Valley. Alongside his business partner and Technical Director Peter Johnson, Tim has navigated the company through interesting and challenging times over the past 20 years. Having worked extensively with many membership organisations over the years including [...]