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!

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

Tuesday, 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 [...]

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

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 [...]

How to build your organisation’s CRM requirements list

Tuesday, 4 July, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Marc Thevenin International Business Development Manager at EUDONET One of the most common mistakes I have been [...]

Leadership Tips from MemberWise Event

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 [...]

3 Ways to Increase Member Engagement on your Website

Friday, 16 June, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Sahar Dolev-Blitental Marketing Executive, Pedalo Web Design   Increasing member engagement has been pinpointed by the sector [...]

Member value is like an old pair of trainers

Friday, 9 June, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, Research|

By Guest Blogger: Ruth Doyle, Senior Consultant Ashridge Communications I had an interesting conversation with a neighbour recently: in response [...]

Top tips to increase readership of your key publications

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 [...]

Membership Hacks from Membership Excellence 2017

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 [...]

How to Increase Member Engagement (part 2)

Tuesday, 2 May, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Member Engagement, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: |

Think of Members as Consumers and Harness Your Member Data, says Jenny Parsons, COO, ProTech – the second in a [...]

The Dos and Don’ts of making videos with your phone

Wednesday, 12 April, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: |

  By Guest Blogger: Ann Wright Managing Director Rough House Media   Do you use video as a tool to promote [...]

How to Boost New Members Joining on your Website

Wednesday, 22 March, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Sahar Dolev-Blitental Marketing Executive, Pedalo Web Design   Do you feel that your website could be working [...]

Sharing Your Members’ Personal Data with Outsourced Providers?

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 [...]

Life after launch – how a website flourishes

Tuesday, 21 March, 2017|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Christine Hassall, Marketing Executive Senior Internet   This is always one of the biggest things on our clients’ [...]