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Is There Still Power in Print?

When critics create a fake war between print and digital, the loser is actually the member, who feels equally comfortable in both worlds. In fact, the hype around print’s demise hides the fact that your association may need traditional media more than ever. By Joe Stella Here’s what you know: People are exposed to more digital content than ever before. About 92,000 […]

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Three Keys to Integrating a Member Self-Service Portal

Three Keys to Integrating a Member Self-Service Portal Self-service portals within your association’s content management system can create exceptional member experiences. By Beth Lilienstein The goal or mission of every association is to provide an exceptional member experience, whether through an optimized website, strategic email communications, technology-enhanced events, marketing automation or 360° member lifecycle management. But the key to effectively providing a remarkable experience […]

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Is There Still Power in Print?

Is There Still Power in Print? When critics create a fake war between print and digital, the loser is actually the member, who feels equally comfortable in both worlds. In fact, the hype around print’s demise hides the fact that your association may need traditional media more than ever. By Joe Stella Here’s what you know: People are exposed to more digital content […]

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Association Media & Publishing Reveals 35th Annual EXCEL Award Winners

The Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards is America’s largest and most prestigious awards program that exclusively recognizes innovation and leadership in association media, publishing, marketing, and communications. Among the more than 850 entries this year, only 218 of those were selected by judges as worthy of an EXCEL Award. Sheridan is AM&P’s Premiere Corporate Underwriter and sponsored the 2015 […]

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Association Media & Publishing Reveals 35th Annual EXCEL Award Winners

Association Media & Publishing Reveals 35th Annual EXCEL Award Winners The Association Media & Publishing EXCEL Awards is America’s largest and most prestigious awards program that exclusively recognizes innovation and leadership in association media, publishing, marketing, and communications. Among the more than 850 entries this year, only 218 of those were selected by judges as worthy of an EXCEL Award. Sheridan is […]

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Busted: Nonprofits Will Have to Pay the Photography Piper

For a long time now, many nonprofits have thought it was OK to find a photo for a newsletter, website, or other publication online, and then cut and paste it into their publication or website. However, due to new image tracking technologies, the free ride is over. By Joshua J. Kaufman A nonprofit that is strapped for cash needs an image for […]

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3 Steps to Selecting the Right Multimedia Tool

3 Steps to Selecting the Right Multimedia ToolWhen considering your communication options, know your audience’s preferences and balance that with the best technology for the content. By Josephine Christian Multimedia technologies are tools to help associations increase their influence to a specific group. However, the assumption that any association can produce effective multimedia content or use any social media platform to expand […]

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Busted: Nonprofits Will Have to Pay the Photography Piper

Busted: Nonprofits Will Have to Pay the Photography Piper Foxr a long time now, many nonprofits have thought it was OK to find a photo for a newsletter, website, or other publication online, and then cut and paste it into their publication or website. However, due to new image tracking technologies, the free ride is over. By Joshua J. Kaufman A nonprofit that […]

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What Engaged Associations Know That You Don’t

What Engaged Associations Know That You Don’t ASAE, IPWEA, NASS, and ASA are great examples of associations with successful engagement strategies, offering diversity of activity and resources on their community sites. Here are the steps you need to boost your community engagement strategy. By Caitlin McDonnell Struhs When it comes right down to it, the function of an online community is all about […]

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Not Just the Facts: Infuse Life Into Your Data

Not Just the Facts: Infuse Life Into Your Data Expand your brand’s reach with creatively presented research data. By Alessia Kirkland Associations usually present research data in the same old way — a boring report format. A standard report works for the true believers, people who are vested in the mission of your organization and are willing to read through lists of data. […]

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How to Create Annual Reports that are Retained — Not Recycled

How to Create Annual Reports that are Retained — Not Recycled At AM&P’s Annual Meeting — just a few weeks away — association professionals can access a design-oriented session track that includes presentations on “Reviving the Annual Report” and “How a Magazine Redesign Reinvented the Member Experience.” Here are some highlights from the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation’s upcoming talk on how […]

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How to Create a Rewarding Career in Association Publishing

Association publishing careers offer robust opportunities — if you never let yourself go unchallenged in your job. By Stephanie Kern A high school teacher. A public relations specialist. A journalism graduate. Like so many of the professionals in the industry today, the panelists of the May 20th AM&P Lunch & Learn, “How to Create a Rewarding Career in Association Publishing,” didn’t set […]

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