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Where to start, revenue or member engagement?

2019-06-07T10:39:41+01:00Friday, 7 June, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Ben Sturt, Managing Director Chrysalis Digital Your objectives are to grow the organisation’s revenue, diversify from existing revenue streams and increase the engagement from your members, while acquiring new ones.  Member requirements are changing so fast, servicing existing members and not leaving them behind while evolving and expanding can feel like an [...]

Why diversity is essential for organisations to thrive

2019-05-14T17:13:05+01:00Tuesday, 14 May, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Jenny King, Managing Director Iroko Consulting   Recruiting and retaining good candidates is an increasing challenge for most membership bodies. UK unemployment levels are at their lowest for 40 years. The impact of the change to free movement for EU workers is yet unknown. Often the focus during candidate assessments is on [...]

Build a dialogue and increase engagement

2019-05-26T13:44:07+01:00Tuesday, 7 May, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Member Engagement, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Narinder Sangha, CEO IYAM   The challenge organisations face today is boosting engagement even if membership numbers maybe declining. Instant communication platforms are great tools to effectively communicate, connect and supercharge activities. So whilst reading the 3 Little Pigs to my grandniece last week, I thought there were some parallels (please humour [...]

Rising Above the Online Noise – when the telephone beats email hands-down

2019-04-24T16:52:28+01:00Wednesday, 24 April, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Amanda Gilmer, Managing Director Chord UK   Sending email is quick, cheap and easy. But communicating using just one channel doesn't work.  Membership and association teams need to add value to the member journey across multiple channels. This can only be achieved by having meaningful conversations that build trust. So when is [...]

Websites shouldn’t play second fiddle to CRM

2019-04-18T12:59:10+01:00Thursday, 18 April, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Ben Sturt, Managing Director Chrysalis Digital CRM discussions have always led the way in conversations related to improving member engagement, but are we forgetting about the importance of your website?  Digital savvy members are demanding more and more, they want to feel individual, they are more time poor and expect you to [...]

Making Your Mobile Event App a Success Part 3: On-Site Activities and Actions (At Your Event)

2019-04-17T11:10:02+01:00Sunday, 31 March, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Russ Magnuson Results Direct Mobile   This is Part 3 in a series of articles about ensuring success with a mobile event app for your organisation’s annual conference or meeting. Part 1 covered “Selecting Your Event App.” Part 2 took a deeper look at pre-event activities with “Preparing and Planning (Before Your [...]

How hard is it for members to carry out and demonstrate CPD, and for Membership Bodies to administer members’ CPD progress?

2019-04-03T11:04:34+01:00Thursday, 28 March, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Russell Ward Co-Founder of Meta Capability This article is a continuation from Part 1 published on the Memberwise blog on the 28th February 2019. The illustrated system was created for and with the RIBA. Getting recognition for completing CPD Everyone likes to be recognised for their achievements, especially if they have spent [...]

What do career resources for members look like in 2019?

2019-03-25T16:55:22+01:00Monday, 25 March, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Matt Craven, Managing Director The CV & Interview Advisors Members of professional bodies are almost always ‘career-minded’ people who are focused on career advancement. It’s often the single reason they joined a professional body in the first place. So why are career development resources a bit of an after-thought across the membership [...]

Data Empowers Member Focused Decision Making

2019-03-14T09:17:09+01:00Thursday, 14 March, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Ben Sturt, Managing Director Chrysalis Digital As we know increasing member engagement and potential revenue is what we all strive for …..what if I said it is within your grasp? We have been discussing new CRM/CMS systems and the pitfalls to watch out for during our last few blogs. Therefore, we felt [...]

Bringing Technology to Annual Meetings for Membership Bodies and Associations

2019-03-11T20:37:47+01:00Tuesday, 12 March, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Peter Fowler, Managing Director, UK Lumi The annual meeting is a crucial part of any organisation’s interactions with its members, giving them an opportunity to hear how the organisation is doing and discuss its future plans and prospects. Yet there is a feeling that for many associations, the annual meeting is little [...]