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So far Richard Gott has created 104 blog entries.

MemberWise Accredited as Provider of Training Excellence

2018-01-21T16:54:01+00:00Monday, 15 January, 2018|Categories: Memberwise|

The MemberWise Network is delighted to announce that it has obtained the Provider of Training Excellence (PTE) accreditation awarded by the Professional Development Consortium.  This formal accreditation highlights and acknowledges the quality and calibre of the training and events programmes that the MemberWise Network delivers. Most importantly it confirms that our content is of a [...]

From a woman in property to a woman of property (Female Leadership in Membership Seminar Review))

2017-12-12T07:51:21+00:00Tuesday, 12 December, 2017|Categories: MemberWise seminar|Tags: , |

Guest Blogger: Erin Johnson Communications Officer, Institute of Biomedical Science In this Guest Blog Article Erin reviews the network's recent Female Leaders in Membership Seminar delivered in partnership with highflyingdivas and hosted by Kingston Smith LLP. The Issue – Entrepreneur, Rosemary Cooper-Clark, recognised that women across the UK might wish they had a supportive professional [...]

10 tips to keep your membership organisation fighting fit

2018-05-15T08:26:53+00:00Friday, 27 October, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips|Tags: |

In this latest guest post (sponsored by GoCardless), membership sector expert, Richard Gott,  looks at how membership organisations are adapting their offerings to meet the needs of members today, and give 10 practical tips to enable change. If you were able to completely rebuild your membership organisation (and its current systems and processes) from scratch, [...]

MEMX 2018: Could You Be One of Our Inspirational Speakers?

2017-10-18T12:48:38+00:00Wednesday, 18 October, 2017|Categories: MemberWise conference|Tags: |

The MemberWise Network is curating the content for the association and membership sector's leading annual membership best practice conference, Membership Excellence 2018 (#MEMX 2018). Could you be one of our inspirational membership expert speakers? 25th April 2018 / Park Plaza London Victoria / London The process kicks off today with us inviting association/membership professionals (at [...]

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

2017-10-17T14:05:25+00:00Thursday, 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 [...]

Can a ‘Club within a Club’ Inspire Your Association?

2017-10-17T14:04:25+00:00Thursday, 17 August, 2017|Categories: Member Engagement|Tags: , |

It’s not often you’ll see me review a Premier League football club initiative, however I’ve been so impressed with the engagement focused principles behind Manchester City Football Club's (MCFC) new 'The Tunnel Club' I wanted to share them with you. Firstly I need to be clear that I am not a MUFC fan, and Secondly [...]

How social listening can improve your membership experience

2017-10-17T14:04:13+00:00Thursday, 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 [...]

Optimising Online New Member Acquisition – It’s all about having a shop window, shelves and an open door

2017-10-17T14:04:06+00:00Tuesday, 1 August, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Member Engagement|Tags: , , |

In the first of a short series of GoCardless sponsored blog articles (by MemberWise Network Founder, Richard Gott) we investigate why your website is key to improving new member acquisition and retention. Get in the mind of your prospective online members In an increasingly virtual world many prospective new members will find out about your [...]

Women in leadership roles – mentoring should be encouraged earlier

2018-05-15T08:18:27+00:00Friday, 14 July, 2017|Categories: Opinion Piece|Tags: |

Author: Rachel Loke, 5th Year KCL Dentistry Student and a committee member of the KCL Women in Dentistry society. As an undergraduate dental student, I feel I am lucky to have had encountered a number of female role models who are in positions of leadership. With statistics estimating that women will make up over 50% [...]