Why Operating Like a Business Makes Sense for Your Association’s Digital Marketing Plans

June 3, 2022

Where consumers go, marketers follow – and in 2022, both groups are increasingly spending more time and money online. The digital advertising industry grew by a record 35% last year as companies focused on reaching target audiences who are now spending on-average 7-hours a day online. This PARtners @ Work edition features Feathr to show how the digital marketing agency is helping associations think like a business in the digital space.

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Managing Your Relationship with Your CRM

May 16, 2022

Customer relationship management (CRM) software is the hottest and fastest growing software on the market. By 2025, it’s expected to reach over $80 billion dollars in revenue. But bring up the term “CRM” to your colleagues and you will likely invoke a smile or a squirm — and often both.

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Poll: Digital Non-Dues

April 29, 2022

Non-dues revenue is critical for association teams to grow, gain market share and innovate with industry partners. But working to gain approval, implementation and execution can sometimes cause analysis paralysis. Take this one-question poll to share how your association is approaching non-dues revenue.

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Why a Strategic Approach to LinkedIn Could be the Missing Link for Your Association

March 3, 2022

If there was one profile page that existed to represent all associations, LinkedIn would be a no-brainer first level connection. The shared common interests between the two – building connections, creating opportunities, and improving communities – make associations and LinkedIn a natural match. So why are some association teams still hesitant to utilize the platform that boasts over 800 million members worldwide?

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PARtners @ Work: Intero Advisory

February 2, 2022

Intero Advisory works with businesses and individuals to maximize their online brand, community, and activity through the LinkedIn platform. CEO and Founder Colleen McKenna shares 10 steps your team can take to craft an effective and personal LinkedIn strategy.

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PARtners @ Work: Learner Mobile

July 27, 2021

We think PAR’s association partners do some pretty great work! In our “PARtners at Work” series, we highlight the different ways they are impacting our association communities. This week, we’re profiling Learner Mobile, a mobile learning platform that combines convenience, continuous learning and configurability. Below is an interview with Mike Thompson, CEO of Learner Mobile.…

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Members on the Move: How Association Members Benefit from Becoming Modern Learners

May 21, 2021

As associations look for new ways to educate and inform members, one answer is in the palm of their hands: Mobile learning. It’s a growing industry that’s expected to reach $78.5 billion by 2025 as corporations, educational institutions and associations work to better meet customer, student and member needs wherever they are — and that is increasingly in front of their smartphones.

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How to Prioritize Your Association’s Tech Decisions

October 26, 2020

We know we need technology to grow our association communities, but at times we struggle to know which solutions are the right (and more importantly, the wrong) ones for us.
Rick Borry is the Chief Architect of Webvent, a webcast management and hosting company, and provides insight into how associations should prioritize their unique tech decisions.

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Experience vs. Innovation: How to Balance an Experienced Sales Team with Newer Sales Platforms

October 15, 2020

A seasoned and experienced sales team knows the importance of relationship-building and when to listen to what a client wants. But what happens when what the client wants is a new-fangled digital offer that a sales team has never experienced or doesn’t fully understand?

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Jump Into Video: How to Plan and Execute Video Marketing

October 9, 2020

You’ve decided to incorporate video into your association’s marketing plan. It’s a smart move — in 2020, video is the most commonly used format in content marketing, overtaking blogs and infographics. And with in-person events going by the wayside indefinitely, video allows associations to connect to their members in more personal ways.

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Why Operating Like a Business Makes Sense for Your Association’s Digital Marketing Plans

Where consumers go, marketers follow – and in 2022, both groups are increasingly spending more time and money online. The digital advertising industry grew by a record 35% last year as companies focused on reaching target audiences who are now spending on-average 7-hours a day online. This PARtners @ Work edition features Feathr to show how the digital marketing agency is helping associations think like a business in the digital space.

Managing Your Relationship with Your CRM

Customer relationship management (CRM) software is the hottest and fastest growing software on the market. By 2025, it’s expected to reach over $80 billion dollars in revenue. But bring up the term “CRM” to your colleagues and you will likely invoke a smile or a squirm — and often both.

Poll: Digital Non-Dues

Non-dues revenue is critical for association teams to grow, gain market share and innovate with industry partners. But working to gain approval, implementation and execution can sometimes cause analysis paralysis. Take this one-question poll to share how your association is approaching non-dues revenue.

Why a Strategic Approach to LinkedIn Could be the Missing Link for Your Association

If there was one profile page that existed to represent all associations, LinkedIn would be a no-brainer first level connection. The shared common interests between the two – building connections, creating opportunities, and improving communities – make associations and LinkedIn a natural match. So why are some association teams still hesitant to utilize the platform that boasts over 800 million members worldwide?

PARtners @ Work: Intero Advisory

Intero Advisory works with businesses and individuals to maximize their online brand, community, and activity through the LinkedIn platform. CEO and Founder Colleen McKenna shares 10 steps your team can take to craft an effective and personal LinkedIn strategy.

PARtners @ Work: Learner Mobile

We think PAR’s association partners do some pretty great work! In our “PARtners at Work” series, we highlight the different ways they are impacting our…

Members on the Move: How Association Members Benefit from Becoming Modern Learners

As associations look for new ways to educate and inform members, one answer is in the palm of their hands: Mobile learning. It’s a growing industry that’s expected to reach $78.5 billion by 2025 as corporations, educational institutions and associations work to better meet customer, student and member needs wherever they are — and that is increasingly in front of their smartphones.

How to Prioritize Your Association’s Tech Decisions

We know we need technology to grow our association communities, but at times we struggle to know which solutions are the right (and more importantly, the wrong) ones for us.
Rick Borry is the Chief Architect of Webvent, a webcast management and hosting company, and provides insight into how associations should prioritize their unique tech decisions.

Experience vs. Innovation: How to Balance an Experienced Sales Team with Newer Sales Platforms

A seasoned and experienced sales team knows the importance of relationship-building and when to listen to what a client wants. But what happens when what the client wants is a new-fangled digital offer that a sales team has never experienced or doesn’t fully understand?

Jump Into Video: How to Plan and Execute Video Marketing

You’ve decided to incorporate video into your association’s marketing plan. It’s a smart move — in 2020, video is the most commonly used format in content marketing, overtaking blogs and infographics. And with in-person events going by the wayside indefinitely, video allows associations to connect to their members in more personal ways.

PARtners @ Work: Webvent

Sponsored webcasts are one way to increase nondues revenue, even while so many association products and programs are on the decline. Webvent, a webcast management system, reports that sponsored webcasts are up 20% from last year for their clients. Additionally, Webvent clients have seen anywhere from a 26% to 150% increase in attendance per webcast in 2020.