August 28, 2014

Membership Headlines

By Erik Schonher, CeM, MBA |  06-13-2014

Today more associations are increasing their total membership counts than not, and even more are successfully recruiting new members. These findings come from the soon-to-be-released 2014 edition of Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report, an in-depth survey of leading business indicators among associations, conducted annually by Marketing General Inc.

05-09-2014

TRENDS will present its annual Membership Special Focus, sponsored by Marketing General Inc., in May. Here is a preview from the report by the author, MGI VP Eric Schoner. What are the three top reasons executives believe are keeping their associations from growing? And where is membership engagement growing?

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By Steve Lane |  06-13-2014

It’s easy to rationalize that members leave due to economic or other factors outside of an association’s control. But, member retention is really about stimulating “connectedness” based upon a differentiating and compelling experience that meets member’s specific needs.

 

08-07-2014

Survey is effort to understand what makes association websites most successful

By Eileen Johnson, Esq. |  05-09-2014

How can you make membership in your association relevant to young professionals? Here are 5 tips to jump start the membership benefits conversation

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