Building a member focused app in-house or outsource? Pros and cons

2019-04-01T07:58:52+01:00Monday, 1 April, 2019|Categories: Memberwise|

By Guest Blogger: Graham Duffill, CEO Page Lizard So, your membership organisation needs an app. What are the options available? Build it in-house Outsource the build Out-of-the box platform app Customised modular app 1. Building an app yourself If the app is central to your business success it makes sense to build it in-house. It [...]

Introducing The CPD Intelligence Community

2019-03-28T18:31:32+01:00Thursday, 28 March, 2019|Categories: Memberwise|

We’re pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new (pilot) online community for CPD/learning professionals working within membership organisations and associations. Introducing the CPD Intelligence Community... A free online professional community exclusively for professionals (at all career levels/stages) who are responsible for planning, delivering, reviewing and/or measuring continuing professional development (including learning/eLearning, qualifications and [...]

How We Change Membership Focused Conference Perceptions, Expectations & Experiences

2019-02-26T14:56:54+01:00Tuesday, 26 February, 2019|Categories: Memberwise|

  Written by: Richard Gott, MemberWise Network Chair     It’s very easy for me to say to you: ‘come to our next conference, MEMX 2019, it’s going to be the biggest and best ever’! If you haven’t been to a MemberWise Conference you will probably think: ‘well he would say that wouldn’t he - [...]

Political Parties Membership: What can we learn from them as a sector?

2019-02-25T21:09:20+01:00Monday, 25 February, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise conference|

By Kerrie Fuller Associate Director of Engagement MemberWise Network Membership of political parties has been in steady decline since its peak in the early 1950s. As a (overdue!) response to this, in 2018, three academics were funded to research key trends and issues with political party membership. Here are the top 5 lessons we can [...]

Getting Your Membership Career Sorted in 2019

2019-01-15T15:14:16+01:00Tuesday, 15 January, 2019|Categories: Advice & Tips, Memberwise, Message from MemberWise|

By Kerrie Fuller Associate Director of Engagement MemberWise Network January is a great time to create your goals for the year when it comes to your work and career. Here are the top ten ideas on how to manage your membership career effectively in 2019: 1) Look for opportunities in your current role Think about [...]

Net Promoter Score – a defence (well, sort of)

2019-03-21T21:35:06+01:00Thursday, 29 November, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise|

By Guest Blogger: Sarah Corney, Head of Customer Experience Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development   Back in October I was invited to speak at the #CXDay in Birmingham on a panel of industry experts and CX-er’s ‘at the coal face’ (so to speak). (I was definitely in the ‘coal face’ camp!) I was talking about [...]

Why you need to offer your members career development opportunities with digital learning

2018-11-29T08:07:40+01:00Thursday, 29 November, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise conference, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Tracy Capaldi-Drewett, Group Commercial Director MicroLearn The business ecosystem is more volatile than ever with increased competition, the drive for digital transformation and an uncertain political environment. It becomes even more vital that  membership organisations embrace the need for rapid change both in terms of attracting, retaining and bringing value to its [...]

Replacing your CRM/CMS? Steps for success.

2018-11-28T14:48:27+01:00Wednesday, 28 November, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Ben Sturt, Managing Director Chrysalis Digital You know you need to modernise your CRM system and your website needs to be refreshed, aligned and integrated but where do you start? As you embark on this journey, you are not alone. Many organisations within this sector and outside are on this path – [...]

Never Mind The Gap…try plugging it!

2018-11-27T10:38:18+01:00Tuesday, 27 November, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Jeremy Cama, Founder Atkins-Shield Ltd How Membership Associations can help plug the UK’s serious unmet legal needs gap. Love it or loath it, the law and its frequently over-enthusiastic first cousin, red tape, affect us all in some way, each and every day. Whether in our personal or business capacities, there is [...]

Using artificial intelligence to retain members

2018-11-20T15:54:06+01:00Tuesday, 20 November, 2018|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, Memberwise, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|

By Guest Blogger: Adam Legge, Director of Development Silverbear Imagine if you could predict when – and why – your membership was about to decline. Suppose you could gain insight that enabled you to know who, by age, gender or even by name, was about to ‘drop off’ and be able to do something to stop [...]