Why Your Association Should Normalize Getting Back in Touch

March 22, 2023

Relationships are difficult to build but easy to lose. In sales it takes hours of prospecting and multiple outreaches to connect with a new customer, but just a few months of inactivity to lose touch. That’s okay according to Relationships to Infinity author Jason Levin.

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Why an Affinity Program Could Be a Win-Win-Win for Your Association

March 15, 2023

Associations are looking for new sources of non-dues revenue, members want increased value and companies are searching for meaningful partnerships. It can be challenging to find initiatives that meet each criterion, but affinity programs could be the win-win-win solution for everyone involved. In this PARtners @ Work feature, CardConnect shares the partner’s perspective on affinity programs.

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Discover How to Standout on LinkedIn

October 18, 2022

Colleen McKenna is the Founder and CEO of Intero Advisory and the author of the book ‘It’s Business, Not Social.’ More than 750 companies have engaged with Intero Advisory over the years for LinkedIn strategy, training, coaching, and campaign management. This December, McKenna will be be accessible to attendees of the Professionals for Association Revenue’s RevUP Summit as she presents a ‘LinkedIn for Business Development’ workshop.

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How One Association Utilized Its Vision Statement to Create an Award-Winning Website

July 28, 2022

A well-crafted association vision statement conveys the direction of your organization to members, partners, and industry colleagues. While identifying your association’s vision is an essential first step, using it to guide key decisions can transform programs and your association’s most effective communication tool – its website.

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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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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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PAR GOATs Share Insights for 2022

December 8, 2021

In the final webcast of 2021, The Professionals for Association Revenue celebrated the PAR community’s top contributors and recognized them as the Greatest of ALL Twenty-Twenty One (GOATs). In this video and post, our GOATs share what they learned in 2021 and give insight into how they believe associations can best move forward in 2022.

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Turning Challenge into Opportunity: PAR Members Look to the Possibilities of the Future

November 18, 2021

“Wouldn’t it be great if…?” That’s the question PAR webcast presenter and Unmuted CEO Rachel Druckenmiller presented to our PAR audience in her webcast, 2020 Vision: How to Reframe and Refocus Current Frustrations into Future Success. We look at some of their answers in this recap.

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Poll: Partner Programs

November 1, 2021

Many associations have had success with an enterprise approach to marketing and industry partnership. The opportunity for non-dues revenue and alignment can grow by matching solution providers to a program that helps them reach corporate objectives for visibility, thought leadership, and client engagement. Does your association provide a partner program that includes a multi-channel approach to marketing, events and subject matter expertise?

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Inspired Marketing: How to Find Creative Innovation for Your Next Sales Project

Creating marketing to support sales efforts can be hard, especially when it’s for a brand-new product or service. We invited Brittany Parrotte, the Senior Marketing and Event Manager at Hi-Fidelity Group, to take us through her project inspirations.

Rejuvenate Your Revenue: Create a Product Your Supplier Members Will Gladly Buy

Your association is looking for creative ways to create content. Your advertisers, or potential advertisers, are searching for meaningful exposure. That’s where a paid supplier program comes in- an advertiser pays for exposure in an area of expertise they would like to promote, and the association writes and delivers the content.